Airbus signs MOU with Hellenic Space Agency for future space cooperation

AgreementwillcoverEarthobservation, spaceexploration, and futuregrowthopportunities

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London/Athens, 21 May 2019 – Airbus and the Hellenic Space Agency have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) covering future space cooperation. The MOU will focus on Earth observation, space exploration and future growth opportunities including software research and space policy.

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Textron Aviation European parts warehouse expansion highlights continued investment in customer support

GENEVA (May 21, 2019) – Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced it is doubling the size of its European Distribution Center (EUDC) in Düsseldorf later this year, highlighting the company’s continued investment in European customer support that covers all its Beechcraft, Cessna and Hawker products.

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Textron Aviation displays special mission strength; showcasing air ambulance configured Citation Latitude at EBACE

GENEVA (May 21, 2019) – Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, is showcasing its first air ambulance configuration of the popular Citation Latitude at its static display at the 2019 European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition, highlighting the company’s strength in special mission capabilities across its wide range of Beechcraft and Cessna aircraft. The Latitude, purchased by Babcock Scandinavian Air Ambulance for aeromedical operations in Norway, delivers the first custom OEM interior solution for medevac missions on the platform. The production-certified interior configuration offers compatibility with a wide range of medical equipment, giving operators flexibility in selecting the perfect fixtures to meet their mission requirements.

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Bombardier Enhances Operations at London Biggin Hill Service Centre with Addition of New Refurbishment and Repair Shop

  • Leading Austrian-based business aircraft interior manufacturer F/LIST will establish and support key interior capabilities at Bombardier’s Biggin Hill Service Centre
  • New deal with F/LIST will offer customers full spectrum of offerings from touch-ups to full cabin refurbishments
  • Enhanced Biggin Hill Service Centre will modify close to 3,000 sq. ft. into new interior repair and refurbishment shop
  • With continued high demand for OEM services in the region, enhancements will further support customers in Europe
  • New interior shop operational readiness planned in the coming months and will add 20 local jobs over the next several years

GENEVA, May 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bombardier is pleased to announce that its service centre at London Biggin Hill Airport is adding enhanced interior repair and refurbishment activities to the facility, providing customers in the region with extended maintenance and support capabilities. Austrian-based F/LIST, one of the most respected global manufacturers of high-end interiors for business aircraft, will partner with Bombardier on the development of the enhanced interior shop, which will significantly enhance support and service operations for customers in the region.

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Cessna SkyCourier advances through development; prototype assembly underway

GENEVA (May 20, 2019) – Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced new milestones in its Cessna SkyCourier twin utility turboprop development program, with assembly underway for the prototype aircraft and the additional five flight and ground test articles. Component testing also continues for the new propeller, nose landing gear and fuel system.

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Cessna Denali propels to next stage of development; engine tests exceeding expectations

GENEVA (May 20, 2019) – Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today it is nearing completion of the Cessna Denali prototype as well as the first two flight and three ground test articles, the latest milestone in the development of the company’s new clean-sheet, high-performance single-engine turboprop.

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Bombardier’s Versatile Nuage Chaise for Global 5500 and Global 6500 Aircraft Makes European Debut at EBACE

  • Nuage chaise will make its worldwide debut at the European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition on May 21, 2019
  • Nuage chaise will be ready to install on board the Global 5500 and Global 6500 aircraft upon entry-into-service as planned later this year
  • Innovative lounge seating converts into a flat surface for sleeping or banquet-style dining around the conference grouping table
  • Adds new dimensions to the Global 5500 and Global 6500 aircraft with revolutionary four-in-one seating options in the conference suite
  • Designed around Bombardier’s patented Nuage seat, the spacious cabins aboard the newest additions to the Global family of aircraft feature unique levels of innovation, comfort and the smoothest ride

GENEVA, May 20, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bombardier will unveil a prototype of its Nuage chaise, a revolutionary seat innovation on board the Global family of aircraft, at the 2019 European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE). The innovative Nuage chaise is business aviation’s first and only lounge chair that converts into a flat surface for sleeping or banquet-style dining around the conference grouping table. Within the fluid lines of its exceptionally crafted architecture is a marvel of furniture engineering, meticulously designed to maximize comfort in flight.

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Bombardier Welcomes First Global 6500 Aircraft into its State-of-the-art Completion Facility in Montreal

  • First production Global 6500 aircraft moves into the Laurent Beaudoin Completion Centre, as the newest member of the Global family advances towards entry-into-service as planned later this year
  • Ninety per cent of total flight test complete, wing and engine in final stages of validation
  • All testing on first flight test vehicle is complete; aircraft is retired
  • The Global 6500 aircraft offers greater range, a larger cabin and a smoother ride than competitor aircraft in the same class
  • Featuring Bombardier’s patented and innovative Nuage seating, the spacious cabin is designed for an unprecedented level of comfort

GENEVA, May 20, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bombardier is pleased to announce that the first Global 6500 aircraft was inducted in its state-of-the-art completion centre in Montreal moving the new addition to the Global family closer to entry-into-service later this year.

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Bombardier Further Improves Segment-defining Challenger 350 Aircraft with Suite of Enhancements

  • Performance improvement package now allows the Challenger 350 aircraft to fly up to 1,500 NM farther out of short runways
  • Newly introduced Head-up Display (HUD) and Enhanced Vision System (EVS) capabilities now available to complement the aircraft’s unmatched versatility
  • Enhanced sound-proofing technology further establishes the Challenger 350 aircraft cabin as the quietest in its class
  • Challenger 300 series aircraft family boasts more deliveries in the last decade than any other business jet platform

GENEVA, May 20, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bombardier today confirmed a suite of updates to its Challenger 350 aircraft are all progressing on track for implementation in 2019, further underscoring its leadership position in the super mid-size segment. New enhancements for the aircraft include a performance improvement package particularly effective for short runways, available compact Head-up Display (HUD) and Enhanced Vision System (EVS), along with improved cockpit aesthetics and cabin sound-proofing technology.

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