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Boeing and Saab sign joint development agreement
Dec. 6, 2013, St. Louis, Mo. - Boeing and Saab AB have signed a Joint Development Agreement (JDA) to jointly develop and build a new advanced, cost-efficient T-X Family of Systems training solution for the upcoming competition to replace the U.S. Air Force's aging T-38 aircrew training system.
Nantong Tongzhou Bay Aviation to acquire 30 Q400s
Dec. 6, 2013, Toronto - Bombardier Aerospace announced today that Nantong Tongzhou Bay Aviation Industry Co., Ltd. has signed a letter of intent (LOI) to acquire 30 firm Q400 NextGen aircraft, as it prepares to launch commercial airline operations in China through an airline to be named "Sutong Airlines." Sutong Airlines, to be based in Nantong, Jiangsu plans to operate an all-Bombardier fleet of Q400 NextGen airliners when it starts operations in 2015.
Buffalo Airways plane catches fire in Yellowknife
Dec. 6, 2013, Yellowknife, N.W.T. - The Transportation Safety Board is investigating after a Buffalo Airways C-46 airplane caught fire after it blew an engine while taxiing down the runway at the Yellowknife airport around 8 a.m.
First aviation Ph.D students to graduate from Embry-Riddle
Dec. 5, 2013, Daytona Beach, Fla. - Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University will reach a proud milestone this month when eight students will be the first to graduate from Embry-Riddle’s first-ever Ph.D. programs launched in 2010. Ranging in age from 26 to 57, five of the students earned a Ph.D. in Aviation and three earned a Ph.D. in Engineering Physics.
Canada's Aviation Hall of Fame to induct four members
Dec. 5, 2013, Wetaskiwin, Alta. - Canada’s Aviation Hall of Fame (CAHF) will induct four new members at its 41st annual gala dinner and ceremony to be held in Calgary, Thursday, May 29, 2014.
Airbus signs research agreement with MIT
Dec. 5, 2013, Paris, Fra. - Airbus has signed a research agreement with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to explore the use of digital manufacturing in aerospace. Working with Neil Gershenfeld, director of MIT’s Center for Bits and Atoms (CBA) and his team, the aircraft manufacturer will evaluate how the digital material concepts being developed at MIT can potentially be applied to the design and construction of aerospace vehicles.
Air Industries secures multi-year deal with UTC Aerospace
Dec. 5, 2013, Bay Shore, N.Y. - Air Industries Group has secured a new multi-year contract with UTC Aerospace Systems - Aerostructures to deliver nacelle thrust struts in support of its requirements for the Mitsubishi Regional Jet.
Air travel maintains strong growth: IATA
Dec. 5, 2013, Geneva, Sui. - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for October showing a moderate acceleration of the robust demand trend of the last few months.
Bombardier may test CSeries in U.S. to avoid bad weather
Dec. 4, 2013, Montreal - Bombardier may get around Quebec's sometimes severe winter weather by conducting some flight tests of its new CSeries commercial aircraft in the United States, at the same location where its new Learjet 85 business jet is set for its maiden flight in the coming weeks.
Bombardier replaces VP of sales for commercial aircraft
Dec. 4, 2013, Montreal - Bombardier says the hiring of a new chief salesman for commercial aircraft is not a recognition of problems with orders for its new CSeries airplane.