Precision Turbines, Inc.
Wed, April 16, 2014                                                  Volume 7, Issue 8  



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Air Force's KC-46A Tanker Development Passes The Halfway Mark

The Air Force's first KC-46A tanker is going through ground testing at this time and the first flight is scheduled for this summer. If this schedule is maintained, full flight testing will be well underway by the end of this year.However, according to an article in the Air Force Times, It's still behind the original scheduled time line...Read More


Boeing Phantom Badger Certified For V-22 Transport 

Sometimes one of the most difficult things about operating a military ground vehicle where it's needed is getting it there. After a recent series of successful tests, the U.S. Navy last month certified that the Boeing Phantom Badger combat support vehicle can be transported inside a V-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft...Read More


Air Force Receives Fifth GPS IIF from Boeing
Boeing recently handed over control of the fifth Global Positioning System IIF satellite to the Air Force, according to an April 8 company release. The GPS IIF, which launched on Feb. 20, joins the rest of the GPS constellation and "increases the precision of position, navigation, and timing data sent to users around the world," states the release...Read More  

Boeing To Close C-17 Production In Mid-2015
Boeing will end production of the C-17 Globemaster III and close its Long Beach, Calif., final assembly facility in September 2015, three months earlier than originally expected. The schedule was adjusted based on "current market trends and the timing of expected orders," states the release...Read More


Southwest Airlines Introduces First Aircraft Featuring Split Scimitar Winglets

Southwest Airlines on Wednesday operated its first revenue flight utilizing a Boeing 737-800 equipped with Aviation Partner's Boeing Split Scimitar Winglets. The newly designed winglet differs than those currently installed on the carrier's fleet of Boeing 737s, with aerodynamic...Read More


United Airlines' First Boeing 787-9 Rolls Out Of The Factory

United Airlines' first 787-9 Dreamliner rolled out of final assembly Tuesday evening at Boeing's Everett, WA facility. The rollout marks the first major milestone in the aircraft's production ahead of its expected delivery this summer. The Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner is the second and newest member of the fuel-efficient 787 family...Read More 


Army Modifies CH-47F Cargo Contract with Boeing
Boeing was awarded an $8.8 million modification to its existing contract for a CH-47F cargo helicopter to provide additional production lot 13 long lead funding and additional production lot 12 over and above funding. Estimated completion date for the project is Dec. 31, 2020...Read More

American To Revamp 777-200ERs Interiors

American Airlines plans to reconfigure its fleet of Boeing 777-200ERs later this year, boosting the number of seats from 247 to 260. The carrier aims to enhance the overall travel experience for passengers by adding new seats, new configurations and new entertainment systems when the rework into a two-class configuration begins later...Read More  

After the recent news about Facebook potentially acquiring Titan Aerospace, Google has snatched up the New Mexico-based company instead. While Google did not disclosed the financial details of the deal, it is likely to be a rather hefty price tag considering Facebook ended...Read More

Carriers Increase Connectivity to Meet Data Demand

Airlines executives and engineers alike convened together at AMC/AEEC Toronto on the topic of in-flight connectivity yesterday, where data and entertainment demand emerged as priorities for airlines. Mark Sorensen, Delta Air Lines senior principal engineer, cabin avionics engineering said that Delta Air Lines has pursued connectivity...Read More


AgustaWestland Offers New Trainer in U.S. Navy Competition

AgustaWestland, manufacturer of the AW119 Koala, brought a new variant of the light, single-engine turbine to last week's Sea-Air-Space conference outside of Washington, DC. The aircraft, designated the AW119Kx, is intended to compete for the title of the Department of the Navy's new helicopter trainer...Read More


Southwest Employees To Get Record Profit-Sharing Payout 

Southwest Airlines employees will receive a record profit-sharing payout in September, totaling $228 million, up 88% from a year earlier. In a recent interview, Chief Operating Officer Mike Van de Ven said, "We're trying to give our employees a secure future with a lot of upside...Read More


FAA's NextGen Upgrade Will Further Enhance Accuracy And Reliability Of Aircraft Tracking 

The Federal Aviation Administration has finished its upgrade for the Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) radio network across the U.S. "This upgrade is an important step in laying the foundation for the NextGen system, which provides controllers a much more precise view of the airspace, gives pilots much more awareness and information...Read More


Avgeeks Work To Solve Mystery Of Flight 370

On various online forums, aviation geeks have been active posting pictures and discussing what might have happened to Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. The Professional Pilots Rumour Network attracts a community with some technical expertise and at moderators remind participants to focus on the facts...Read More


Scorpion Eyed For RIAT, Farnborough Debut

Textron is hoping to send its Scorpion prototype light attack, reconnaissance aircraft to an international coming-out at the U.K.'s Royal International AirTattoo and Farnborough Air Show in July...Read More

Rolls-Royce Awarded $100 M To Service US Navy T-45 Trainer Aircraft Engines

Rolls-Royce has been awarded a Contractor Logistics Support (CLS) contract valued at over $100 million by the US Department of Defense to provide continued support for the F405 (Adour) engines that power the US Navy's T-45 training aircraft. The follow-on, one-year contract will continue the successful...Read More


Paperless Cockpit Concept Moves To The Other Side Of The Cockpit Door

Delta Air Lines will equip more than 20,000 flight attendants with handheld Nokia Lumia 1520 phablets, which will serve as their on-board manual and in-flight sales device as well as a platform for future, more personalized in-flight customer service....Read More


Lockheed Martin, ONR Demonstrate Airborne Autonomy Technology 

As autonomous technologies continue to develop and grow within the U.S. Marine Corps and the U.S. Navy, Lockheed Martin and the Office of Naval Research (ONR) successfully demonstrated the Lockheed Martin OPTIMUS mission system's ability to accomplish an autonomous approach and landing in an...Read More 


The Best Laid F-35 Plans

An individual F-35 would cost around $112 million today; however, that figure will decrease if planned buys unfold as anticipated, said Lt. Gen. Christopher Bogdan during a Senate Armed Services Committee's airland panel on April 8. "We've seen the price come down lot after lot, and [that] will continue well into the 2020s," Bogdan said...Read More


Airbus' US A320 Final Assembly Line Takes Shape 

One year after the ground breaking ceremony for Airbus' first A320 Family assembly facility to be built in the U.S., the Mobile Assembly Line is making good progress. The main buildings are taking shape and the first employees have started their on-the-job training at Airbus Hamburg in Germany...Read More


Piedmont Airlines Flight Attendants Ratify New Contract

Piedmont Airlines flight attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), have voted in favor of a new contract that includes pay increases and work rule improvements for the nearly 200 regional Flight Attendants. The agreement was reached with the assistance of the National Mediation Board (NMB)...Read More


American Airlines To Buy, Rather Than Lease, 62 Airbus A320s

American Airlines Group said in a government filing it has exercised its option to purchase 62 Airbus A320 family aircraft scheduled for delivery starting in 2015. American had already planned to take delivery of the 62 aircraft between the 2015 first quarter and the 2017 third quarter, but was...Read More


Navy's X-47B Completes First Night Flight

X-47B is one of several unmanned aircraft programs under development with the Navy's Unmanned Carrier-launched Surveillance and Strike program (UCLASS). In 2013, the aircraft, an X-47B demonstrator built by Northrop Grumman, achieved a number of significant firsts for Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS)...Read More


Airbus Elegance Shortens Lead Times, Shaves Cost

In a bid to revitalize flagging market sales, Airbus has launched a new version of its ACJ319 corporate jet with a simplified, modular concept that will shave millions of dollars off an airplane that usually lists for $87 million and will get aircraft into customers' hands six to eight months sooner...Read More


Learjet 85 Makes Long-Awaited Maiden Flight

The Bombardier Learjet 85 successfully completed its maiden flight yesterday, marking the beginning of the all-composite midsize jet's flight-test program. Flight-test vehicle one (FTV1) lifted off from Wichita Mid Continent International Airport yesterday at 8:19 a.m. CST...Read More 


Opinion: Airline Service Is Critical To Economic Development

InterVISTAS Consulting Executive Vice President William Swelbar says a recent New York Times column, "Losses at Smaller Airports Are Unlikely to Be Reversed," misses the mark by failing to address structural forces, such as the price of jet fuel and burdensome federal regulations, that profoundly affect air service to smaller markets...Read More


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