NASA has established a public-private partnership with five organizations, including FAA, to advance research and certification of composite materials that could improve the performance of future aircraft.
UK-headquartered aerostructures supplier GKN Aerospace has struck a deal to acquire aircraft systems, components and maintenance firm Fokker Technologies Group from Arle Capital for €706 million ($780 million)....More
NASA has established a public-private partnership with five organizations, including FAA, to advance research and certification of composite materials that could improve the performance of future aircraft....More
Airbus and VSMPO-AVISMA Corp. have signed a memorandum of understanding to develop an end-to-end strategic collaboration, which covers development, processing and recycling of titanium material utilized for all Airbus aircraft programs....More
The US majors will not give up on their campaign against the Gulf carriers, which present the biggest-ever threat to the future of US airlines, the CEO of United Airlines said in a speech in New York Thursday....More
Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) president Tim Canoll said the wider public has to be educated about the threat laser pointers pose to aircraft and help law enforcement catch people shining lasers into cockpits....More
US airlines, particularly regional carriers, have expressed hope that strict pilot training requirements implemented by FAA in 2013 will be eased in FAA reauthorization legislation expected to be taken up by Congress later this year, but there will likely be a strong push back against any efforts to change the rules....More