MRJ Completes First Flight

Nagoya: Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) today conducted the first flight of the first flight test aircraft for the MRJ (Mitsubishi Regional Jet), their next-generation regional jet. The MRJ took off from Nagoya Airport and confirmed its basic characteristics and functionality in ascent, descent and turning in airspace off the Pacific coast […]

Jinggong General Aviation exclusive Chinese distributor of Eclipse Jet

Jinggong General Aviation exclusive Chinese distributor of Eclipse Jet

XI’AN, China- ONE Aviation is pleased to announce Jinggong General Aviation Co., Ltd. as the exclusive distributor for the Eclipse Jet in China. Jinggong General Aviation, now in its eleventh year of safe operation throughout China, offers an integrated, one-stop sales, training, and service platform for each of the various aircraft they represent, including Cirrus and […]

Asia Aerospace City takes flight with Nottingham expertise

Asia Aerospace City takes flight with Nottingham expertise

Asia Aerospace City brings together University research with the Aerospace Malaysian Innovation Centre (AMIC) and MARA Aerospace & Technologies (M-AeroTech), a Malaysian government agency.  Kuala Lumpur-based Asia Aerospace City was officially launched at this year’s Farnborough International Airshow, one of the world’s largest aerospace exhibitions and air displays. The University signed a Memorandum of Understanding […]

ATAG: Supporting Asia-Pacific Regional Growth Through Aviation

ATAG: Supporting Asia-Pacific Regional Growth Through Aviation

GENEVA –  The air transport industry plays an important role in supporting the growth of economies across Asia-Pacific, according to a new study released today by the Air Transport Action Group (ATAG) at its Global Sustainable Aviation Summit in Geneva, Switzerland. The report, Aviation: Benefits Beyond Borders outlines how air transport supports 24.2 million jobs […]

Composite helicopter made in New Zealand

Composite helicopter made in New Zealand

This years’ spectacular show centrepiece at EMEX 2014 is the New Zealand designed and built carbon fibre composite helicopter manufactured in Dairy Flat by the Composite Helicopter Co. It wasn’t a good look for the prototype machine to ditch into Auckland harbour, but that’s in the past, those days are gone and fine tuning and […]

Singapore Airshow 2014 nets deals worth US$32 Billion

Singapore Airshow 2014 nets deals worth US$32 Billion

Singapore Airshow 2014 wrapped up the trade segment of the six-day event with deals announced worth US$32 billion, surpassing the value of deals announced in 2012. Major announcements include contracts for Airbus, Embraer, Boeing and Rolls-Royce. This reinforces Singapore Airshow’s standing as one of the most important aerospace and defence exhibitions in the world. Singapore Airshow […]

Airbus speaking of a stretch version of the super jumbo

While Singapore Airlines has been busy showing off its new A380 super jumbo, the giant’s manufacturer, Airbus, already is speaking of a stretch version of the plane that would even further expand the number of seats on offer. Even before the A380 tOOK to the skies on a commercial basis, Airbus chief operating officer John […]