AAR selected as distributor for Leach International Corp

AAR has been selected as the main distributor for Leach International Corporation. As part of the agreement, AAR OEM Solutions will be stocking, promoting and selling electromechanical and solid-state switch gears, such as relays, switches, relay panels and power distribution units to OEMs for new production, commercial airlines and MRO…

EmbraerX introduces Beacon to combat maintenance interruptions

EmbraerX has introduced a new business platform that will serve a diversified fleet of aircraft, named Beacon. The platform is designed to connect and synchronise industry resources, the aftermarket supply chain, and aviation services professionals in a more agile and efficient way, to keep aircraft flying. The launch customer is…

Harbour Air looks to become world’s first all-electric airline

Harbour Air will transform its short-hop seaplane fleet into an all-electric commercial fleet with help from MagniX, who will supply the company with the magni 500 engine, a 750 horsepower all-electric motor. The magni500 electric motors will produce around 2,075 foot-pounds of torque. This would give the aircraft an estimated flight…

Collins Aerospace continues to support Airbus A320neo

Collins Aerospace Systems has delivered its the 1,000th nacelle for the A320neo program, delivering the 9,000th V2500 nacelle, and continuing to support the ramp-up of the A220 nacelle program. The relationship with Airbus, which now spans 45 years, dates back to the A300, the first Airbus aircraft. The milestones achieved…

Honeywell updates investors

Honeywell recently hosted its annual investor day at its US headquarters in Morris Plains, New Jersey, which focused on driving organic growth acceleration, continuous margin expansion and cash flow improvement. In the latest equity research by Jeffries, it is reported that Honeywell expects mid-to-high single digit growth from China with up…

Embraer delivers 22 jets in Q1 2019

Embraer has delivered a total of 22 jets in the first quarter of 2019, of which 11 were commercial aircraft and 11 were executive jets, including eight light and three large. As of March 31, the firm order backlog totalled $16 billion. In the first quarter of 2019, Embraer delivered the…

Spirit Aerosystems to halt increased production of 737 Max aircraft

Spirit Aerosystems has announced that it will maintain its current delivery rate on the Boeing 737 program of 52 shipsets per month. This follows Boeing’s announcement that it will reduce its own production rate of the aircraft to 42 aircraft per month. “Previously, we had planned to increase production to…

Bombardier unveils Soleil Lighting System on Global 7500 aircraft

Bombardier Business Aircraft has introduced the Soleil lighting system on its Global 7500 business jet, which has been designed and developed exclusively for the aircraft. The Soleil lighting system is a circadian rhythm-based cabin lighting technology fully integrated with the flight management system, and it introduces Dynamic Daylight Simulation feature…

Bombardier delivers one Q400 Aircraft to Qazaq Air

Bombardier has delivered the first of two Q400 aircraft ordered by Qazaq Air JSC of Kazakhstan (Qazaq Air) in 2017. The order followed Qazaq Air’s successful launch of domestic service in Kazakhstan in July 2015, using three leased Q400 aircraft. Qazaq Air’s Acting Chief Executive Officer, Adel Dauletbek and the…

Air Botswana signs pool program agreement for its E170

Embraer has signed  a Pool  Program Agreement  with Air  Botswana to  support a  wide  range  of repairable components  for itsE170aircraft. The multiyear Pool Program Agreement includes full repair coverage for components and parts as well as unlimited access to a large stock of components at Embraer’s distribution centre. “Air Botswana…

Embraer and Binter sign total support program for new E195-E2 fleet

Embraer and Binter have signed a multiyear Total Support Program (TSP) agreement to support the airline’s new E195-E2 fleet, Embraer’s  second  generation of E-Jets. The Total Support Program, dedicated to E2 customers, is a new product offered by Embraer TechCare  designed  to  allow  airlines  to  minimize  their  upfront  investment  on…