Precision Turbines, Inc.

 Wed, July 9, 2014                                                  Volume 7, Issue 14



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Boeing Aims To Build 747-8s Faster  

Boeing is "very close" to reaching deals in sales campaigns for the 747-8 that would fill some empty production slots in 2016. "We want to be back at rate 1.75," says 747 Vice President and General Manager Eric Lindblad. He declines to disclose the exact split between freighters and passenger aircraft but adds that "there are a lot of Intercontinentals in the conversations that we are having...Read More 


Boeing Offers KC-46 Tanker In Republic Of Korea Competition

Boeing has formally offered to the Republic of Korea (ROK) the KC-46, the U.S. Air Force's next-generation tanker, as Korea prepares to acquire four aircraft for its first tanker squadron. "We've been a strategic and industrial partner with the Republic of Korea for more than six decades and remain committed to helping Korea strengthen its defense capabilities and aerospace...Read More 


NASA, Boeing Sign Space Launch System Contract 

NASA has finalized a contract with Boeing to develop the core stage of the Space Launch System (SLS), the most powerful rocket ever built and destined to propel America's return to human exploration of deep space.The $2.8 billion contract validates Boeing's earlier selection as the prime contractor on the SLS core stage, including the avionics...Read More 


Boeing 777s Carry 25% More Cargo Than Older Aircraft 

Many airlines are using cargo space in passenger planes to transport cargo instead of purchasing new cargo jets. Boeing 777s offer 25% more cargo space than its 747s, and electronics take up less space than ever before. "I was stunned and amazed by just how much capacity there is below deck" on the 777, said Glen Langdon, president of Langdon Asset Management...Read More 


Lake Ontario Yields a Treasure

An exploration team discovered the nearly intact remains of an Air Force Beechcraft C-45 on the floor of Lake Ontario, near Oswego, N.Y., the team announced on July 8. On Sept. 11, 1952, the twin-engined light transport suffered a single engine failure on a flight from Bedford, Mass., to the former Griffiss AFB, N.Y...Read More


Accident Sends 737 Fuselages Plunging Into River

Several Boeing fuselages were thrown into the Clark Fork River in Montana when a train carrying a Boeing shipment from Wichita to Seattle derailed on Thursday. The components - which included six complete 737 fuselages, as well as parts for a 777 and 747 - were....Read More


Video: Near Collision At Barcelona Airport

Talk about a close encounter. The crew of a UTair Boeing 767-300 preparing to land on Runway 02 at Barcelona-El Prat Airport on Saturday got a big surprise just a few moments before touchdown when an Airbus A340 taxied across the runway, directly intersecting the 767's...Read More


NASA To Perform Air Quality Research Study
NASA's latest study will bring a King Air research aircraft and a P-3B to Boulder, Co., to examine what factors lead to ozone levels in summer that exceed national health standards. Colorado is the last stop for NASA's research lead by the agency's Deriving Information on Surface Conditions from Column and Vertically Resolved Observations Relevant to Air Quality (DISCOVER-AQ) team...Read More


Corporate Jets Boost Productivity, Profits

A well-managed corporate airplane can boost productivity and profitability among top-tier management, says Steve Wiley of Special Services Corp., a Greenville, S.C.-based charter operation. When considering whether a corporate jet would be appropriate, a company should take into consideration several factors, including personnel time invested...Read More


American To Honor Executive By Naming Operations Center After Him

American Airlines Group announced plans to name its new operations center in Fort Worth, Texas, after the late Bob Baker, who worked for American Airlines for 34 years. "Bob Baker was widely regarded for his commitment to safety, reliability and operational integrity," said Doug Parker, American's chairman and CEO, in a statement...Read More 


Airbus CEO: Sales Of A330neo Could Exceed 1,000

Fabrice Bregier, CEO of Airbus Group, predicts the aircraft manufacturer could sell more than 1,000 A330neos if it goes forward with a revamp of the A330. Bregier also said a weaker euro could help Airbus compete in the export market...Read More


Contract Awarded To Produce Final Super Hornets And Growlers 

The F/A-18 and EA-18G Program Office (PMA-265) has announced a contract award to Boeing for 44 F/A-18 Super Hornet and EA-18G Growler aircraft over the next two years."The F/A-18 and EA-18G program continues to thrive, and it is by far the predominant tactical force for naval aviation - both U.S. Navy and Marine Corps," said Capt. Frank Morley, PMA-265 program manager...Read More 


American Airlines expects to report $800 million in revenue for cargo traffic this year. New international routes also offer new opportunities for cargo traffic. At Dallas-Fort Worth airport, American also handles perishable food such as salmon from Chile and mangoes from Peru. "What's great about these new airplanes is they have really good cargo capacity...Read More  

Airbus' A350 XWB To Make First Air Show Appearance At Farnborough
The newest member of the Airbus commercial aircraft family will be making its first airshow appearance at the 2014 Farnborough International Airshow taking place July 14-20. The A350 XWB will take part in the flying and static display for the first part of the week while the A380 will be on display throughout the week...Read More 


Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, P-8A Poseidon Make First Airshow Appearances

Boeing has confirmed that the new 787-9 Dreamliner and the P-8A Poseidon will participate for the first time in flying displays at the Farnborough International Airshow, which runs July 14-20. This year's airshow marks the 40th anniversary of Boeing's participation at Farnborough. The 787-9 - flight test airplane ZB001 -- will be on static and flying display from July 14 through mid-day July 18...Read More

NASA Awards Launch Complex 39B Refurbishment Contract
NASA has awarded a contract to Precision Mechanical Inc. of Cocoa, Florida, to refurbish the Environmental Control System at Launch Complex 39B at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The firm-fixed price contract with two options was awarded June 30 and has a maximum value of $11.23 million with a performance period of 412 days. Precision Mechanical Inc. shall...Read More 


Navy Awards $3.6 Billion Multiyear Contract For 25 E-2D Aircraft

The U.S. Navy has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation a $3.6 billion fixed price, incentive fee multiyear contract to deliver 25 new E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft, bringing the total number of aircraft on contract to 50. Developed and produced by Northrop Grumman, the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye is the world's only aircraft specifically designed as a carrier-based airborne...Read More  


Southwest Launches First International Flights

Southwest Airlines launched its first international flights on Tuesday with service from Baltimore to the Caribbean. "Our opportunity is to grow beyond the 48 states to all of North America, potentially, serving it all with 737s and even having the range to reach the northern part of South America," said Gary Kelly, CEO of Southwest Airlines...Read More


Honda's First Jet Completes Maiden Flight

According to a company statement, the first production version of the HondaJet completed an 84 minute flight from its headquarters in Greesboro, N.C. During the flight, the aircraft climbed to 15,500 feet and reached 348 Knots True Airspeed (KTAS).  Honda said the flight crew was able to complete several checks during the flight, including low and high speed handling characteristics, landing gear and the...Read More


Air Base Defense

With the "strategic rebalance" to the sprawling Asia-Pacific region, the US armed services increasingly are sending small forces to unfamiliar, remote locations far different from their usual established overseas bases. Many of those deployments involve Air Force aircraft, either as the primary mission provider or for logistical support to US or friendly foreign ground units. These small, expeditionary packages, as a means to answer widely...Read More


Boeing's decision to assemble the 777X in Washington means that aerospace suppliers may be drawn to the state to capitalize on the move, says Washington Gov. Jay Inslee's aerospace adviser, Alex Pietsch. The Boeing decision has made it easier to recruit companies, he explained. "A lot of conversations before were, 'Talk to us when the 777X lands,'" he said...Read More 


Boeing Delivers 1,500th 747 

"Lufthansa is honored that the 1,500th 747 will fly with the Lufthansa livery," said Nico Buchholz, executive vice president, Lufthansa Group Fleet Management. "Lufthansa is an important partner and a valued advisor in developing new commercial airplanes with exceptional economical and ecological performance such as the 747-8. The commemorative logo will be a reminder of our relationship with Boeing, now and into the future...Read More 


Aviation Pioneer Rollin King Dies At 83 

Rollin King, who co-founded Southwest Airlines along with Herb Kelleher, died at 83 last week. King and Kelleher had the idea for a Texas airline in 1967, and sketched the route map on a cocktail napkin, according to Southwest lore. "The extended family of Southwest Airlines employees and retirees shares in the loss of Rollin King and honors the legacy of affordable...Read More


Alaska Airlines Saving Fuel Through NextGen Procedures 

Alaska Airlines is starting to realize the fuel saving benefits of the FAA's Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) in Seattle, according to testimony from the carrier's vice president of flight operations Gary Beck before the Senate subcommittee on aviation.  The airline is using new flight procedures as a result of the agency's Greener Skies...Read More


Gone West: Louis Zamperini 

Louis Zamperini had been a bombardier during WWII when his airplane went down in the Pacific Ocean. Zamperini survived on a life raft for 47 days before being captured by the Japanese and spending the rest of the war in prison camps, where he was often tortured. The Los Angeles Daily News reports that before the war, Zamparini had been a track star. He competed in the 5,000 meter run in the 1936 Olympics in Berlin...Read More


U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds Flight Times Set For Oshkosh

The Thunderbirds will perform what they describe as a "practice show" - basically, a full dress rehearsal for the weekend - at 5 p.m. on Friday, August 1. This comes at the end of the regular afternoon air show. On Saturday, August 2, the Thunderbirds will again fly at 5 p.m. as the final performers in the afternoon air show, which once again...Read More


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