Air International 2018-08
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The Australian Army Aviation Corps received 39 Sikorsky S-70A-9 Black Hawk helicopters and the survivors will be retired from service in 2019.
THE LATEST Global Market Forecast (GMF) from Airbus, the company's long-term prediction on future commercial aircraft sales, was issued early in July. The company is predicting a doubling in the numbers of commercial aircraft in service from 2018 to 2037, by which time it will expand to more than 48,000 aircraft.
The first ACJ320neo large cabin corporate jet is now undergoing final assembly at Airbus’ facility in Hamburg. It is due to be delivered to launch customer Acropolis Aviation in the third quarter of 2018.
Compared with the University of Michigan’s previous Citation Encore, the new Learjet 75 offers a range of improvements, including a wider cabin door, larger cabin interior and the ability to cruise at a higher speed.
Airbus now classifies the A330 alongside the A321 as a medium aircraft in its product portfolio.
The University of North Dakota ordered a second R44 Cadet after evaluating its first helicopter in extreme temperature conditions.
Northern Escape Collection's Phenom 300E is the first of its kind to be operated in the Asia-Pacific region and was handed over at Embraer Executive Jets' facility in Melbourne, Florida, in late June 2018.
An experimental landing gear featured tiny holes designed to allow some air to flow through the fairing to reduce noise.
NASA says there was a 70% reduction in aircraft noise during recent trials involving its Gulfstream III testbed from the Armstrong Flight Research Center.
Two of the initial batch of three Airbus Helicopters H175 helicopters for Hong Kong's Government Flying Service (B-LVD and B-LVE).
George Geng, President of Reignwood Zhuhai and Cynthia Garneau, President of Bell Canada at the handover ceremony on June 7, 2018, of the first three Bell 505 Jet Ranger X helicopters to be delivered to China.
The 100th Bell 505 Jet Ranger X produced was handed over to Hunt Companies on June 26, 2018. The helicopter will be used for corporate travel duties.
The first of Swiss Air-Rescue Rega's new H145s will become operational from the company's base in Bern in October 2018.