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FAA proposes a new engine bird ingestion capability

FAA proposes a new engine bird ingestion capability

The FAA is proposing the addition of a new test requirement to the airworthiness regulation addressing engine bird ingestion. The current regulation ensures bird ingestion capability of the turbofan engine fan blades, but the existing test conditions do not adequately

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Italy and Russia to build joint aircraft maintenance centre

Italy and Russia to build joint aircraft maintenance centre

Atitech has signed an agreement with the Russian state company Rostec and its subsidiary Tekhnodinamika on the construction of an MRO centre near Moscow. The facility, which is scheduled to be completed within two years, will provide maintenance and repair

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CDB Aviation signs new lessee Air Seychelles

CDB Aviation signs new lessee Air Seychelles

CDB Aviation has signed a lease agreement for one new Airbus A320neo aircraft with the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, Air Seychelles. “We are delighted to welcome our newest customer in Africa, Air Seychelles, and to support the

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CDB Aviation delivers the last of six A320neos to SAS

CDB Aviation delivers the last of six A320neos to SAS

CDB Aviation Lease Finance (CDB Aviation), a wholly owned Irish subsidiary of China Development Bank Financial Leasing, has delivered the final aircraft of a fleet of six Airbus A320-200neos to Scandinavia’s largest airline, SAS, as part of a sale and

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Shenzhen Airlines takes delivery of its first A320neo

Shenzhen Airlines takes delivery of its first A320neo

Shenzhen Airlines has taken delivery of the airline’s first Airbus A320neo aircraft. In addition to the newly delivered aircraft, the airline has 26 GTF-powered A320neo family aircraft on firm order. Shenzhen Airlines currently operates 41 Pratt & Whitney V2500 powered

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Air India Express 737-800 overshoots runway

Air India Express 737-800 overshoots runway

Air India Express 737-800 aircraft arriving from Vijaywada overshot the runway yesterday while landing at Mumbai airport in heavy rain. The Boeing 737-800 aircraft stopped 10 feet beyond the end of the runway on the paved stopway, an Air India

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Two IndiGo aircraft in near miss

Two IndiGo aircraft in near miss

Local reports states that two IndiGo aircraft flew too close to each other over Bengaluru airspace triggering their Traffic Collision Avoidance Systems, which caused the two planes to separate to a safe distance. Indigo said the incident has been reported

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Capital injection for Air India

Capital injection for Air India

The Indian government has provided Air India with additional funds totalling 21 billion rupees ($305 million) to assist with running costs.

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Perry Bradley succeeds Rick Kennedy at GE

Perry Bradley succeeds Rick Kennedy at GE

GE Aviation has appointed Perry Bradley director of media relations. Bradley will lead all media relations activity, including crisis communications and developing and maintaining relationships with key traditional and non-traditional media outlets. He replaces Rick Kennedy, who is retiring September

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MTU Maintenance Canada completes first V2500 shop visit

MTU Maintenance Canada completes first V2500 shop visit

MTU Maintenance Canada celebrated the redelivery of the first V2500 engine for customer IAE International Aero Engines (IAE) in Vancouver at the end of June. The engine falls under the contract between IAE and MTU last year that sees MTU

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