SINGAPORE (Feb. 6, 2018) – Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, is debuting its newest and largest aircraft to date to the Asia-Pacific market – the flagship, super-midsize Cessna Citation Longitude business jet. For the first time in the region, customers can experience first-hand the aircraft’s spacious, comfortable and whisper-quiet cabin at this week’s Singapore Airshow.
SINGAPORE (Feb. 6, 2018) – Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced it has been granted certification for the midsize Cessna Citation Latitude by the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) and the Civil Aviation Safety Authority of Australia (CASA), with the region’s first deliveries underway.
Rheinmetall and Sikorsky will collaborate to lead a team of German industrial providers to offer the best solution for STH, including dependable maintenance, training and other program support for the German Armed Forces
BONN, Germany, Feb. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Rheinmetall and Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Company signed a strategic teaming agreement for competing in the German Air Force “Schwerer Transporthubschrauber” (STH) Program.
Integrated system simplifies high accuracy targeting of guns, rockets and missiles for medium attack roles
SINGAPORE, Feb. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) company, has completed qualification to military standards of a comprehensive weapons system for S-70M / S-70i™ Black Hawk helicopters. Fully integrated with the aircraft’s existing avionics, the system allows either pilot to place munitions quickly from forward firing guns, rocket pods and laser-designated air-to-ground missile launchers onto static or moving targets with high accuracy.
New NASA Space Sensors to Address Key Earth Science Questions
Why is the Arctic warming faster than the rest of the planet? Does mineral dust warm or cool the atmosphere? NASA has selected two new, creative research proposals to develop small, space-based instruments that will tackle these fundamental questions about our home planet and its environment.
Combined Optics, Science Instruments of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope Arrive in California
|The optical telescope and integrated science instrument module (OTIS) of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope is lifted inside of a specially designed shipping container called the Space Telescope Transporter for Air, Road and Sea (STTARS) at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston.
Credits: NASA/Chris Gunn
|The Space Telescope Transporter for Air, Road and Sea (STTARS), a specially designed shipping container that held the optical telescope and integrated science instrument module (OTIS) of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, is unloaded from a U.S. military C-5 Charlie aircraft at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) on Feb. 2, 2018.
Credits: NASA/Chris Gunn
The two halves of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope now reside at Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems in Redondo Beach, California, where they will come together to form the complete observatory.
JANUARY 2018 TRAFFIC STATISTICS
WIZZ AIR GROWS PASSENGER NUMBERS BY 24%
MAJOR EXPANSION IN VIENNA
Geneva, 5 February 2018: Wizz Air Holdings Plc (“Wizz Air”), the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, today announces passenger statistics for January 2018.
In January 2018, Wizz Air continued to expand its network, operations and customer offering with the following announcements:
Longest-range MAX airplane to begin flight test in the coming weeks
First delivery to Southwest Airlines set for 2019
RENTON, Wash., Feb. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] marked another airplane development milestone today as thousands of employees celebrated the debut of the first 737 MAX 7 at the company’s Renton, Wash. factory.
Ryanair has announced its 34th destination from Budapest Airport, with the introduction of a twice-weekly operation to Amman in W18/19. The 2,251-kilometre sector to the Jordanian capital city is a brand new destination for the Hungarian gateway, which offers services to Aqaba in the south of the Middle Eastern country on its Red Sea coast. With this new route addition, the capital city airport will offer 131 destinations in 119 cities from 47 countries in W18/19.