Aviation International News

2020-07-03
Australia to buy LRASM; Unveils Strategic Plan

Australia to buy LRASM; Unveils Strategic Plan

The Australian Department of Defence (DoD) is to buy an unspecified number of the Lockheed Martin AGM-158C Long-Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM), the country’s defense minister, Linda […]
2020-07-03
Airbus H160 Gets EASA Nod

Airbus H160 Gets EASA Nod

Airbus Helicopters’ medium twin H160 received EASA type certification approval on July 1. The company said it is expecting FAA certification validation “shortly” before first delivery […]
2020-07-03
ATR To Cut Regional Airliner Production by Half

ATR To Cut Regional Airliner Production by Half

Franco-Italian turboprop maker ATR will cut production by 50 percent and reduce its workforce by 204 positions—including 186 in France—in response to Covid 19-related business pressures, […]
2020-07-02
FAA and Boeing Complete 737 Max Certification Flights

FAA and Boeing Complete 737 Max Certification Flights

The FAA and Boeing flew the last of a series of certification flights with the 737 Max Wednesday, marking the completion of three days of tests […]
2020-07-02
IG Report Says Boeing Withheld Max Data from FAA

IG Report Says Boeing Withheld Max Data from FAA

Boeing failed to submit certification documents to the Federal Aviation Administration on modifications to the 737 Max jet’s Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System (MCAS), including significantly increasing […]
2020-07-02

NBAA Cancels 2020 BACE, Citing Health Safety

Citing health and safety concerns, NBAA took the extraordinary step Wednesday to cancel its 2020 Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE) that was to have taken […]