Airbus

February 19, 2008 - 3:40am

Boeing has acknowledged its embarrassment over the effect of delays on customers in the Asia Pacific region and despite a characteristic refusal by some executives here to discuss compensation payments, one manager freely offered a gesture of contrition.

February 18, 2008 - 10:50pm

Crane Aerospace & Electronics has new developments to demonstrate and display on Stand No. Q94, including the company’s SmartStem tire pressure indication system. The system provides fast and dependable wireless pressure measurements that reduce maintenance costs, improve safety and extend tire life.

February 18, 2008 - 10:50pm

Crane Aerospace & Electronics has new developments to demonstrate and display on Stand No. Q94, including the company’s SmartStem tire pressure indication system. The system provides fast and dependable wireless pressure measurements that reduce maintenance costs, improve safety and extend tire life.

February 18, 2008 - 10:49pm

With two airframe applications already secured and early test results looking “very, very good,” Pratt & Whitney’s geared turbofan (GTF) development engine appears headed for first flight in June.

February 18, 2008 - 10:49pm

With two airframe applications already secured and early test results looking “very, very good,” Pratt & Whitney’s geared turbofan (GTF) development engine appears headed for first flight in June.

February 17, 2008 - 11:06pm

Aerostructures and equipment manufacturer Goodrich (Chalet CD07) tomorrow will inaugurate its new maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facility here in Singapore. The facility is now Goodrich’s largest MRO facility in the world. In addition to sophisticated composite repairs, the Charlotte, North Carolina-based company is here doing research and development, such as a fan cowl for Pratt & Whitney’s geared turbofan.

February 17, 2008 - 10:56pm

Rolls-Royce has confirmed a follow-on order from Singapore Airlines for Trent 900 engines to power SIA’s nine additional Airbus A380s.

February 17, 2008 - 10:54pm

In what is the second commitment for the newest member of the Airbus corporate jetliner family, an unidentified Asian customer has placed a firm order for an Airbus A350XWB Prestige. The aircraft will feature a VIP interior and will be powered by Rolls-Royce Trent XWB87 engines. The choice of cabin outfitter has yet to be announced.

February 17, 2008 - 10:09pm

 At a recent seminar on “mobility and sustainability” in air transport, held at EADS’s Astrium site in Bremen, company CEO Louis Gallois confidently dismissed fears relating to an economic downturn.

February 17, 2008 - 6:10pm

Airbus enjoyed a record year in terms of net orders (including cancellations or order conversions), adding orders for 1,341 airplanes worth $157 million (r107 million) by the end of 2007. The company claims this represents a 30-percent increase on its previous record, set in 2005.

 
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