Precision Turbines, Inc.
Wed, May 14, 2014                                                  Volume 7, Issue 10



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Analysis: Boeing 777X Improvements Start With Engines

The success of the Boeing (BA) 777 led to demand for an even more sophisticated generation of the Boeing 777: The Boeing 777X. The 'X' was launched at the Dubai Air Show 2013, gathering record breaking orders and commitments. Boeing said it was not a question whether there would be a successor of the current 777 generation, but more of a question...Read More  


Xiamen Airlines To Implement Boeing Airplane Health Management Solutions

Xiamen Airlines has selected Boeing's Airplane Health Management (AHM) system to enhance efficiency in its maintenance and engineering operations. The agreement includes implementation of AHM for the current Xiamen Airlines fleet of 94 Next-Generation 737s and six 787 Dreamliners on order...Read More


Congressional Panel Votes To Save A-10 

Even though it's likely only a temporary reprieve, it's still good news for supporters of the A-10 Thunderbolt II as backers seek to head off the iconic tank buster's imminent retirement. A House Armed Services Committee panel has voted to delay deactivation of the A-10...Read More


Bombardier Begins Building Next-gen Globals 

Bombardier Aerospace has started assembling major structures for the first flight-test vehicle (FTV1) of the Global 7000 and 8000 program, the Canadian aircraft manufacturer announced yesterday. FTV1 will be a Global 7000 prototype, a company spokeswoman told...Read More 


Sikorsky To Build Next Marine One Fleet 

The U.S. Navy has awarded Stratford, Conn.-based Sikorsky Aircraft the contract to build the next fleet of helicopters for the President of the United States. The $1.24-billion VXX Presidential Helicopter Replacement contract calls for the testing and delivery of six FAA-certified S-92s specially modified for the mission, as well as two training...Read More


Dassault Falcon 7X Sets Speed Record
On May 2, the 7X traveled from New York's Teterboro Airport to London City Airport at an average speed of Mach 0.88 in 5 hours and 54 minutes. The company has submitted the time to the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale in Switzerland for recognition as an official world record...Read More 

American Shares Soar 5 Months After Merger

The merger between American Airlines and US Airways has led to a successful turnaround at the carrier. Five months after the merger was completed, shares of American Airlines Group are trading at 40% more than the day the merger concluded. "In the long term, this strong domestic network will catalyze American's...Read More  


American Airlines Pilot Reports Near-Collision With UAV

The pilot of regional flight operating for American Airlines says he nearly collided with a UAV earlier this year while landing at Tallahassee, FL. The pilot was not named. Reuters reports that FAA Unmanned Aircraft System Integration Office manager Jim Williams said at an industry conference that "[t]he airplane pilot said that the UAS...Read More


Platforms Matter: Evolution Of Naval Aviation

In outward appearance and the scope of their operations, they seemingly have nothing in common. While the A-1 Triad was constructed of wood and fabric with a top speed that would put it in the slow lane on a modern interstate highway, the X-47B Unmanned Combat Air Systemrepresents cutting edge...Read More

Airbus A350 XWB Undergoes Water Ingestion Testing In France

Airbus has finished water ingestion testing for its A350 XWB at a facility in France. Airbus said testing of its fourth test aircraft, the MSN 4, "validates how the aircraft would behave on a very rain-soaked runway, and verifies that neither the water under the aircraft nor the spray generated by the nose landing gear will enter the engines...Read More   


Researchers Study Ways To Efficiently Board Planes

Researchers say passengers with more than one carry-on bag slow everyone down when they board planes. Seating such passengers away from one another in the airplane cabin, preferably in window seats, would allow everyone else to more quickly board and take their seats. "If you have a row to separate...Read More  


Turkey Cements First F-35 Order

Turkey's defense ministry placed a firm order for the first two F-35A Lightning IIs for the Turkish air force, the country's government announced. "Turkey continues her forecast of the acquisition of 100 F-35A aircraft as planned and declared previously," according to an official April 6...Read More


Sikorsky Receives Contract From US Navy 

Sikorsky Aircraft has been awarded a $7.9 million firm-fixed-price delivery order against a previously awarded basic ordering agreement for aircraft mine counter measure removable mission equipment B kits in support of the MH-60S aircraft. Work will be...Read More


Exelis To Provide F-16 Illuminator 

The contract is a follow-on from an initial contract award for the subsystem issued in September 2012. CWI works as a special-purpose transmitter with the F-16 control radar and mission computer to provide guidance for semi-active missiles. Radio frequency energy provides illumination for airborne...Read More


Bomber Budget Could Double After 2019

A Pentagon document obtained by Bloomberg News outlines the spending, which would jump to about $9.5 billion in FY2020 from less that $5 billion in the current fiscal year. It would remain at near that level for four years before dropping to about $8 billion per year...Read More


Airbus Shuffles American Airlines A320 Order

Reuters reports that American has shifted orders for 30 A321neo airplanes to "options" with 100 of the largest variant of the A320 family still listed as firm orders, according to data released this week by Airbus. But 71 airplanes that were to have been leased by the airline as part of the then-record-setting deal now show up as direct purchases on Airbus' order...Read More


April Marks New F-35 Flying Records

The Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II aircraft fleet, which surpassed 16,000 cumulative program flight hours to date in April, flew a monthly record high for System Development and Demonstration (SDD) with 282 flight hours and 153 flights in April."The SDD fleet achieving more than 150 flights in one month speaks to the quality of this aircraft and the commitment of this team," said J.D. McFarlan, Lockheed Martin's...Read More


Envoy Air CEO: We Will Keep Flying Around 200 Aircraft

Pedro Fábregas, the CEO and president of Envoy Air, reassured employees about the future of the regional carrier. "As American has previously stated, 25 of our Embraer 140 aircraft will be retired by the end of 2014 and Envoy will continue to fly approximately 200 aircraft for the foreseeable future -- including our 47 larger Bombardier CRJ-700 aircraft," he said...Read More


American Posts 4.7% Increase In Passenger Traffic For April

The airlines' parent company said that based on April results and forecasts for May and June, it continued to expect that a key financial figure - revenue for each seat flown one mile - would rise by between 4 percent and 6 percent in the second quarter...Read More 


Remains Of Vietnam-era Air Force Captain Return Home

Air Force officials handed over the remains of Vietnam War-era Capt. Douglas Ferguson to his family in Lakewood, Wash., for a full military honors burial, announced the service. Ferguson was killed when his F-4D Phantom was shot down over Laos on Dec. 30, 1969, according to a JB Lewis-McChord, Wash., release. After 44 years, members of the Joint POW/MIA...Read More 

AFRICOM Aids In Search For Kidnapped Nigerian School Girls

US Africa Command dispatched 16 military personnel to assist the Nigerian government in its efforts to locate more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by the Boko Haram terrorist group, according to a May 12 AFRICOMrelease. The team is participating in a State Department-led "interagency coordination and assessment cell," and includes experts in communications, logistics...Read More


USAF Defends Sole-Source EELV Deal

The U.S. Air Force is defending its sole-source buy of launches from United Launch Alliance (ULA) as a "good deal" for the taxpayer, amid a lawsuit from upstartSpace Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) which claims to have been unfairly excluded from competing and potentially providing a better price...Read More

MH370 Shapes New EASA Recorder Standards

Europe's aviation regulator has fast-tracked and strengthened proposed enhancements to make flight recorders and aircraft easier to locate following overwater accidents.MH370 Shapes New EASA Recorder Standards...Read More

Elbit Systems Launches Skylens

Packed in a lightweight, easy-to-install device, similar to a pair of sunglasses, Skylens is a revolutionary approach to meet the challenges of today's aviators. Suitable for day and night operations and for all weather conditions, the system provides head-up information while minimizing the dependency on airport instrumentation. Equipped with Skylens...Read More

JetBlue Upgrades Premium Seating Options With Mint

JetBlue's new Mint cabin section -- the airline's first effort in differentiated seating -- will serve up tapas and Wi-Fi when the new premium service debuts next month. "Mint is a product that is clearly designed to really focus on two markets in particular with terrific paid premium demand," said Mark Powers, JetBlue's chief financial officer...Read More

NTSB Recommends FAA, NWS Improve Forecasts To Pilots

The NTSB has issued nine recommendations addressing the need to provide more comprehensive preflight weather information to pilots. The recommendations were issued to both the FAA and the National Weather Service (NWS), who are jointly responsible for providing such information to pilots...Read More 

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