Precision Turbines, Inc.
Wed, June 19 , 2013                                                  Volume 6, Issue 13



PT6A-617760.48726  1516 2084Sale
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Precision Turbines Receives JT15D-4B STC 

Boca Raton, Florida-based Precision Turbines has achieved its first supplemental type certificate for Citation II operators, which allows the company to replace Pratt & Whitney Canada JT15D-4 engines with JT15D-4B engines without time limits...Read More    


Boeing Launches 787-10 Dreamliner

Boeing has launched the 787-10 Dreamliner, the third member of the 787 family, at the Paris Air show. Commitments for 102 airplanes from five customers across Europe, Asia and North America provide a strong foundation to support development and production of the newest Dreamliner...Read More


Boeing, Air Lease Corporation Announce Commitment For 30 787-10Xs

Boeing has announced the signing of a a memorandum of understanding with Air Lease Corporation (ALC) to purchase 33 airplanes. The Los Angeles-based leasing company has committed to order three 787-9 and 30 787-10X Dreamliners...Read More  


Airbus A350 Executes First Flight As Wide-Body Clash Hots Up

Airbus SAS's new A350 wide-body returned from its maiden flight after a four-hour airborne test of the long-range airliner, in a show of confidence that the jet can enter service in late 2014 and challenge Boeing Co. (BA) Two test pilots and four engineers returned the A350 to the airfield at Airbus headquarters in Toulouse, southwestern France, shortly after 2 p.m., after they had performed the first flight under the gaze of 12,000 spectators that included workers, journalists and senior management...Read More

Airbus Clocks 59 Orders For New A350 Wide-Body Jet

Airbus raked in orders Wednesday for its new A350, announcing 59 sales of the wide-body jet that flew for the first time last week. Singapore Airlines ordered 30 A350-900s, with an option to buy another 20 of the 900s or the larger 1000 model. The airline had already ordered 20 of the A350...Read More


The High Cost Of Saving Money

The sequester that has grounded 33 Air Force fighter squadrons will cost a lot of money to undo, Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Welsh said on June 17. Speaking at an AFA-sponsored Air Force breakfast in Arlington, Va., Welsh said the "big impact" of the sequester "will not be felt this year, it's next year and the year after that."...Read More 


Momentum Building To Bring PW1100G GTF Under IAE

Although not a new concept, the idea of rebranding Pratt & Whitney's PW1100G geared turbofan for the Airbus A320NEO as an International Aero Engine (IAE) product is gaining momentum. The possible move was discussed at Saturday's meeting of the joint venture's board here, although no decision was taken, says IAE President Jon Beatty...Read More


Airline Leasing Company Purchases 20 Airbus A380s

An airline leasing company signed an agreement to purchase 20 Airbus A380s, the world's largest passenger plane. While the purchase price of the plane is $400 million, Doric Asset Finance plans to lease the plane for only $1.8 million per month. "We'd like to think that a significant part of the order will go to operators that have not yet got the A380 in their fleet," said Paul Kent, Doric's chief commercial officer...Read More 


VistaJet Places $1B Order For Challenger 350s

VistaJet is expanding its 35-airplane fleet of Bombardier Globals and Challengers, having placed an order today at the Paris Air Show for 20 super-midsize Challenger 350s and options for 20 more. At list price, the order is worth some $1.035 billion if all options are exercised. Deliveries to VistaJet will begin in about 12 months...Read More


Bombardier: 24,000 Bizjet Deliveries Over Next 20 Years

Saying it is "confident in the strong, long-term potential of the business aircraft industry," Bombardier Aerospace released a 20-year forecast on Friday that predicts deliveries of 24,000 business jets worth $650 billion in the segments in which the company competes. Bombardier's latest business aircraft market forecast anticipates 9,800 aircraft deliveries worth $269 billion from 2013 to 2022 and 14,200 aircraft worth $381 billion from 2023 to 2032...Read More  


American Engages Customers In Advance Of Merger

American Airlines has prepared answers to customer questions about the carrier's proposed merger with US Airways. "This is a historic time as American Airlines and US Airways announce plans to create the new American Airlines," the carrier said. "The combined company will retain the iconic American Airlines brand, and together we plan to create a premier global carrier that provides customers with access to more choices across a larger global network."...Read More 


Embry-Riddle, Diamond Aircraft Announce Partnership In Paris

At the Paris Air Show, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Diamond Aircraft announced a partnership that aims to expand Diamond's research and development program at the school's Daytona Beach, Fla., campus. This year, the Florida Legislature approved $9 million in funding to build a wind tunnel and experimental aerodynamics laboratory at the school...Read More


Beechcraft Looks Abroad For Growth In Military Markets

Beechcraft Defense Company said that it expects the growth in international defense budgets to lead to demand for its trainer and light attack aircraft. Although most Western nations saw defense cuts in 2012, military spending rose by 7.8 percent in North Africa, 8.4 percent in the Middle East and 4.2 percent in Latin America...Read More


Fleet Grows, Training Increases For F-35

The largest fleet of F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighters grew to 25 aircraft as the F-35 Integrated Training Center at Florida's Eglin Air Force Base welcomed two new Air Force F-35A variants of the multi-role fighter to the Emerald Coast, June 5. The expansion gives the 58th Fighter Squadron the ability to fly an expanded schedule and more readily put student pilots through the F-35 training course, according to Maj. Jay Spohn, assistant director of operations at the...Read More


United Is Flying High In 2013, CEO Says

United CEO Jeff Smisek is encouraged by the progress the carrier has made this year, citing improved on-time performance, and a drop in the number of customer complaints. "For far too long, we've operated this company as an airline: Airlines don't make money," he said. Instead he wants employees to view United as a business...Read More 


GE Aviation Receives $15B In Orders In 2 Days of Air Show

GE Aviation received $15 billion in orders during the first two days of the Paris Air Show, according to spokeswoman Deborah Case. The orders included agreements with United Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Japan Airlines and Air Canada, among others...Read More 


Bombardier Releases Annual Business And Commercial Aircraft Market Forecast

Bombardier Aerospace has released its annual 20-year forecast for the business and commercial aircraft markets with signs of forward momentum beginning to emerge. While demand for new aircraft orders will continue to come from established and developed markets, the growth potential in emerging markets such as China, India, Russia and Latin America is predicted to play an increasingly important role in the global aviation marketplace...Read More 


GAO Denies Beechcraft Protest Over LAS Contract

The General Accountability Office (GAO) on Thursday denied Beechcraft Corporation's protest of the U.S. Air Force contract award to Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) and partner Embraer Defense & Security for the Air Force's Light Air Support (LAS) program. The LAS program is an integral part of the U.S. government's overall Building Partnership Capacity efforts around the world and immediately supports the development of an indigenous air force in Afghanistan...Read More 


Delta Forecasts Strong Q2 Because Of Lower Fuel Costs

Delta Air Lines forecast a healthy profit in the second quarter due to lower fuel costs. "June is shaping up to be a strong quarter," said Delta President Edward Bastian. He predicted an operating margin for the quarter of 9% to 11%...Read More 


Connecticut Names Whitehead First In Flight

It's a debate that could ignite a feud between the North and South. This week, Connecticut legislators passed a bill that includes a paragraph buried within its text stating that Gustave Whitehead and not the Wright Brothers should be recognized as the first to fly - at least north of...Read More 


Rare Dornier Do 17 Recovered From English Channel
After weeks of weather delays, RAF Museum recovery workers this week were able to raise the wreckage of a German Dornier Do 17 that crashed into the English Channel more than seven decades ago. The rare airplane, which was shot down during the Battle of Britain...Read More


American Airlines To Add Seats To 737s And MD-80s, Matching Supply To Demand

AMR Corp., the parent company of American Airlines, plans to add more seats to some aircraft. The carrier plans to add seats to Boeing 737s and McDonnell Douglas MD-80s. Lauri Curtis, American's vice president of flight service, said, "As you probably know, we are constantly taking a look at what our operation needs, and that includes how our fleet is configured...Read More  


NASA Selects 2013 Astronaut Candidate Class

Air Force Lt. Col. Tyler Hague is among an elite group of eight astronaut candidates selected by NASA to train for future space missions. The new class-the first since 2009-could find themselves walking on an asteroid and eventually even Mars, states a NASA release. "These new space explorers asked to join NASA because they know we're doing big, bold things here - developing missions to go farther into space than ever before," NASA Administrator Charles Bolden said...Read More 


Pratt & Whitney Adds Thrust To Pace Of 135 Contract Negotiations

Paris-Pratt & Whitney is working with the F-35 strike fighter program office to conclude contract negotiations on the next three lots of F-135 engines by year's end, said Bennett Croswell, president of the company's military engines sector. Those buys are low-rate initial production 6 for 36 F-135s, LRIP 7 for 41 engines, and LRIP 8 for 43 engines, Croswell told the Daily Report here on June 16 on the eve of the 50th Paris Air Show...Read More


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