Air International 2019-06
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Russian helicopters hope the establishment of a local maintenance centre for its Kazan Ansat helicopter, to be developed in co-operation with Craft Avia Centre, will boost regional sales.
Russian Helicopters recently demonstrated a Mil Mi-171 helicopter, fitted with Klimov VK-2500-03 engines under high altitude conditions to Civil Aviation Administration of China authorities.
Research is underway into graphene's potential for aerospace.
The recently-delivered H215 Super Puma will allow China's SGGAC to expand its operations in remote regions of the country.
The Loft is a new cabin feature on Virgin Atlantic Airbus A350-1000s.
HONDA AIRCRAFT Company announced on April 11, 2019, that its HA-420 HondaJet Elite has received type certification from Transport Canada Civil Aviation. The company says the milestone clears the way for the delivery of the first aircraft to the Canadian market, which was due to begin immediately.
Preparations for a test flight of the Airbus Zephyr, one of several new solar-powered, high-altitude, long-endurance systems under development.
The first ACJ319neo is pictured taking off on its maiden flight from Hamburg on April 24, 2019.
The first Airbus AC319neo departs Toulouse on its record-breaking flight of 16 hours 10 minutes on April 26, 2019.
The crew of the record-breaking ACJ319neo flight after their return to Toulouse on April 26, 2019. Left to right: Flight Test Engineer Jim Fawcett, Captain Olivier Falipou, First Officer Georges Myzckowski, K5 Aviation CEO and Chief Pilot Erik Scheidt, Experimental Test Pilot Frank Chapman and Flight Test Engineer Patrice Cadieu.
Embraer now describes its E-Jets E2 range, which includes the E195-E2, pictured here on an early test flight, as crossover jets able to be used for different roles.
THE SECOND member of the performance tests and the other Embraer E-Jets E2 family, the E195-E2, has received its type certification from three regulatory agencies: ANAC (the Brazilian Civil Aviation Agency), the US Federal Aviation Administration and the European Aviation Safety Agency.