Textron Aviation showcases robust product portfolio at Singapore Airshow

SINGAPORE (Feb. 5, 2018) – Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, demonstrating its commitment to the Asia-Pacific region, is displaying six of its class-leading aircraft at the 2018 Singapore Airshow, Feb. 6-9. Featured in the lineup are the Cessna Citation Longitude, making its APAC debut, the region’s best-selling Beechcraft King Air 350i and Cessna Grand Caravan EX turboprops, as well as the Cessna Citation Latitude, Citation CJ4 and Citation Sovereign+ jets.

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Textron Aviation invests in support and service for APAC operators, elevates customer experience

 

SINGAPORE (Feb. 6, 2018) – Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced at the Singapore Airshow its increased investment in factory-direct service and support footprint for its customers throughout the APAC region. The company has demonstrated its investment this year through a significantly increased parts inventory, augmented capabilities at its Singapore Service Center and an expanded team of in-region experts.

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Flagship Cessna Citation Longitude lands at Singapore Airshow, makes Asia-Pacific debut

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.

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Cessna Citation Latitude touches down in Asia-Pacific with China and Australia certifications

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.

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Rheinmetall and Sikorsky Sign a Strategic Teaming Agreement to Offer CH-53K for Germany’s New Heavy Lift Helicopter Competition

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.

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Sikorsky Qualifies Weapons System for Digital Black Hawk Helicopter

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.

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New NASA Space Sensors to Address Key Earth Science Questions

New NASA Space Sensors to Address Key Earth Science Questions

2011 composite satellite image shows the expanse of Arctic sea ice (center) and the Greenland Ice Sheet (lower right)
A pair of CubeSat satellites will probe a little-studied portion of the radiant energy emitted by the complex Arctic environment for clues to why the region is warming faster than the rest of the planet. This 2011 composite satellite image shows the expanse of Arctic sea ice (center) and the Greenland Ice Sheet (lower right).
Credits: NASA

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.

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Combined Optics, Science Instruments of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope Arrive in California

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.

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Wizz Air January Traffic Stats

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:

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