Archive for the 'Global' Category

Turboprops Could Face Crossover Narrowbody Jet Challenge

Crossover narrowbody jets, with quieter, more efficient engines, could impinge on turboprop market.

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Booming E-Commerce Sector Drives Air Cargo Demand

Though belly capacity increasingly helps meet the demand, there is still a need for widebody freighters.

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Premium-Seat Weight On Long-Range Flights Could Mar Bottom Line

Some airlines are discovering that premium seats are heavier than expected and threaten the economics of flying extreme ranges.

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Boeing, Embraer Mull Combination That Could Reset OEM Industry

The No. 1 and No. 3 makers of large commercial aircraft, Boeing and Embraer, are in talks to formally align, although the Brazilian government appears to be the main hurdle, the companies and financial analysts said Dec. 21.

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Opinion: The Great Jetliner Ramp-up In Perspective

A reality check on the rosy outlook for airliners

Market demand for new aircraft can support continued growth through 2019 and even afterward.

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Market Stability, New Tech Could Shape 2018 Rotorcraft Market

Tiltrotors, diesel-power and urban air mobility rotorcraft vie for 2018 milestones

2018 could be a big year for new entrants to the rotorcraft business.

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New MRO Regulations To Expect In 2018

Several aviation safety agencies plan MRO-related rulemakings

Regulators around the world still trying to remove any possibility for aviation accidents or losses of life. …

Key Milestones Loom For New Civil And Military Engines

Adaptive technology, ultra-high bypass and gears drive new engine developments

The gas turbine continues to evolve and advance, even as interest accelerates in alternate p…

Spurring Vigorous Avionics MRO Market

Retrofits lead a growth phase for the avionics-upgrade market

Market for avionics retrofits showing strong growth in response to ADS-B mandates and older aircraft remainin…

Fresh Produce And E-Commerce Should Keep Cargo Volumes Growing In 2018

Buoyed by strong demand in 2017, cargo operators are optimistic

After a strong 2017, air cargo operators are optimistic that growth trends will continue in 2018, albeit at…

Airframe MRO Market Shifting As New Technology Takes Flight

Advanced materials, smarter designs mean fewer, shorter heavy checks for newest models

Offshoring MRO becomes less attractive as maintenance needs for renewed fleets decl…

Satcom-Enabled Broadband Will Provide Expanded Flight Deck Apps

The Indigo Partners order for 430 aircraft could drive a new trend in the business

Inmarsat, Iridium and Cobham developing systems for improved broadband flight deck conne…

Asia-Pacific Will Lead Coming Surge In Engine MRO Demand

Strong growth projected for new-generation and legacy powerplants

Aviation Week predicts that the global engine MRO market will increase in value by nearly one-third durin…

Top 10 MRO Trend Predictions For 2018

With 2,100 new commercial aircraft entering the world market, MROs will be looking for technologies that increase their efficiency.

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CheckTime System Calculates Effectiveness Of Deicing Fluid

Remaining effective time is updated by the minute and communicated via ACARS to the flight deck.

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The Week In Technology, Dec. 18-22, 2017

Circulation-control UAV; X-57 battery success; Airbus autonomous landing sensor; Falcons train drones; daring Bugatti’s sad end.

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Opinion: Big Data’s Tyranny In Aerospace

To grow and succeed in the digital age, companies need leaders who can free themselves from the tyranny of data.

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