Precision Turbines, Inc.

 Wed, November 26, 2014                                                  Volume 7, Issue 24



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 To All Our Friends & Family


          PTI would would like to wish everyone a very blessed holiday season and a very Happy Thanksgiving. As we prepare to spend time with our loved ones for Thanksgiving tomorrow, we would kindly ask that you to keep the men and women of our armed forces in your thoughts and prayers who might not be able to spend parts of this holiday season with theirs.  


Boeing Predicts Strong Demand For 777

Experts say Boeing could face a drop in demand for its 777 aircraft as the manufacturer prepares to release the 777X in 2020. However, Boeing predicts strong demand for the 777. "We expect demand for the 777 to remain healthy through the end of this decade," Boeing CEO Jim McNerney said...Read More 


Boeing Stays In F-16 Upgrade Race

Boeing plans to continue competing with Lockheed Martin for F-16 upgrade business despite the cancellation of BAE Systems' contract to modernize Korea's F-16s, according to company officials attending the Defense IQ International Fighter conference in London...Read More


Boeing: No Plans To Extend Range Of 737 MAX 9 

Boeing does not plan to offer a 737 MAX 9 with longer range. "We are very happy with where the MAX 9 sits and feel the competition is simply doing things to catch up with it," said Randy Tinseth, vice president of marketing at Boeing Commercial Airplanes...Read More


Louis Chenevert, the architect of the biggest aerospace and defense (A&D) acquisition ever and a driving force behind Pratt & Whitney's geared turbofan (GTF) engine, has stepped down as chairman and CEO of 

United Technologies Corp

. (UTC). Gregory J. Hayes, UTC's chief financial officer, is replacing him as CEO. Edward A. Kangas, a member of UTC's board, will become non-executive chairman...Read More

New Crew Arrives At Space Station

Three new crew members representing the United States, Russia and Italy are at the International Space Station (ISS). The Soyuz TMA-15M vehicle docked to the International Space Station at 9:48 p.m. EST, above the Pacific Ocean, approaching the coast of Ecuador. Terry Virts of NASA, Soyuz Commander Anton Shkaplerov of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) and Samantha Cristoforetti of the European Space Agency launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in...Read More

F-35, F-22 Combine Capabilities In Operational Integration Training Mission
The U.S. Air Force deployed four F-22 Raptors from Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, to Eglin Air Force Base, earlier this month for the unit's first operational integration training mission with the F-35A Lightning II assigned to the 33rd Fighter Wing. The purpose of the training was to improve integrated employment of fifth-generation assets and tactics. The training allowed both units to gain operational familiarization and capture lessons learned to improve...Read More 

Delta Air Lines has confirmed its order for  Airbus A350-900 and A330-900neo airplanes to replace older generation Boeing 747 and 767 aircraft starting in 2017 and 2019, respectively. The airline said in a news release that the order for 25 Airbus A350-900 aircraft and 25 advanced Airbus A330-900neo aircraft fits within Delta's existing capacity and capital expenditure plan and continues the airline's focus on making prudent, cost-effective investments...Read More 


Lockheed Updates Unmanned U-2 Concept

Lockheed Martin has crafted a reduced-cost plan to "optionally man" its U-2, throwing a new possibility into the mix as Congress weighs whether to shift to an all-Northrop Grumman Global Hawk unmanned aircraft fleet for high-altitude reconnaissance...Read More

Pentagon, Lockheed Sign F-35 LRIP 8 Deal

The Pentagon andLockheed Martin have agreed to cost targets for the eighth low-rate, initial production (LRIP) lot of F-35s, setting theirs sights on $94.8 million per F-35A. Target cost for the F-35B, to be used by the U.S.Marine Corps, is $102 million and the F-35C Navy variant is targeted at $115.7 million, according to Joe Dellavedova, F-35 spokesman for the Pentagon...Read More

A-10s Support Inherent Resolve
The first A-10s recently redeployed from Afghanistan to the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing at an undisclosed base in the Gulf region, marking the first confirmed deployment of the close air support aircraft in support of anti-ISIS operations in Iraq and Syria. The A-10s, assigned to the 122nd Fighter Wing at Fort Wayne ANGS, Ind., arrived in the Gulf Nov. 17-21 and are now flying in theater as the 163rd Expeditionary Fighter Squadron...Read More


DFW Predicts Thanksgiving Holiday Travelers To Hit 2.25M 

Officials at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport predict 2.25 million passengers will travel through the airport during the Thanksgiving holiday. "Millions of customers will be traveling through D/FW Airport this holiday season, and it is our mission to make the journey as easy and cheerful as possible," said Sean Donohue, airport CEO, in a statement...Read More 

Air Force Funds Research On Thermal Management Technology For Fighters
Managing heat that is generated by electronic subsystems in next-generation aircraft is a vexing challenge for aerospace system designers. In the interest of meeting this challenge, the Air Force recently provided follow-on funding for a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) effort that is identifying improved methods for heat conduction and rejection from system electronics for advanced fighter aircraft...Read More

Search For MH370 Continues Off The Australian Coast
The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) says that it has searched more than 2,600 square miles of ocean floor as it continues to lead the effort to locate Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 (MH370) which it is suspected went down in the area off the western coast of Australia in March of this year. In an operational update, the ATSB said that Fugro Equator's mobilization to conduct underwater search activities has been postponed due to delays in...Read More


Gulfstream Manufactures 100th G650
Gulfstream Aerospace said Tuesday it has manufactured the 100th G650. The ultra-long-range business jet was delivered to a customer on Nov. 14, 2014. "The production of the 100th G650 is a testament to the demand for this amazing aircraft," said Larry Flynn, president, Gulfstream. "It truly set a new world standard for performance, range, speed, safety and...Read More

Air Force Utilizes Innovation To Improve Aircraft Performance

Airbus Defense And Space To Provide Orion Service Module

The European Space Agency (ESA) has named Airbus Defense and Space as the prime contractor for the development and construction of the service module for Orion, the future American human space capsule. The contract is worth around $487 million. The service module will provide propulsion, power supply, thermal control and the central elements of the life support system of the American capsule...Read More

WestJet Reaches Tentative Agreement With Pilot Association

WestJet has reached a tentative agreement with its more than 1,200 pilots, represented by the WestJet Pilot Association (WJPA), the airline announced Monday. The agreement's highlights will be available in early December and voting will begin later in the month. "This is a collaborative agreement that will ensure WestJet remains fully competitive into the future, while providing our pilots...Read More

Air5428 Platform Selected For UK Military Flying Training System

BAE Systems Air5428 pilot training platform, Beechcraft's T-6C military trainer, will be used to train the next generation of United Kingdom military pilots. On behalf of the UK Ministry of Defense, the Ascent consortium recently selected the Beechcraft T-6C  as the aircraft to complement the BAE Systems Hawk T2 in the training pipeline to conduct fixed wing flight training for the Royal Air Force (RAF), Royal Navy (RN) and Army Air Corp pilots...Read More


FLYHT Receives Airbus A320 Certification From EASA

FLYHT Aerospace Solutions Ltd. has received a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for its Automated Flight Information Reporting System (AFIRS) 228 on the Airbus A320 series aircraft from EASA). "This STC opens many doors for the AFIRS 228," commented Jeff Brunner, FLYHT's Vice President of Certification Engineering & China Operations. "Many smaller countries and leasing companies accept approval from the state of manufacture...Read More


Hagel Resigns

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Monday announced his resignation after leading the Defense Department for the past 21 months. "It's been the greatest privilege of my life to lead and, most importantly, to serve with the men and women of the Defense Department and support their families. I am immensely proud of what we've accomplished during this time," said Hagel during a joint appearance with President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden at the White House...Read More


JetBlue Announces Plan To Charge For Checked Bags 

JetBlue Airways announced it will begin charging for checked bags. "We believe the plan laid out today benefits our three key stakeholders," said Robin Hayes, president of JetBlue. "It delivers improved, sustainable profitability for our investors, the best travel experience for our customers and ensures a strong, healthy company for our crewmembers...Read More


Air Canada To Deploy 787 On Route To Beijing 

Air Canada plans to deploy its Boeing 787 Dreamliner on more international routes, including service from Vancouver to Beijing. The 787, which can typically seat 251 passengers, will replace the 767 with a capacity for 191 passengers. Air Canada will have a fleet of 6 Dreamliners by the end of the year...Read More


Boeing South Carolina Begins Final Assembly Of Its First 787-9 

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has started final assembly of the 787-9 Dreamliner at its South Carolina facility. The team began joining large fuselage sections of the newest 787 Nov. 22 on schedule, a proud milestone for the South Carolina team and another sign of stability for the program. The North Charleston, S.C., site joins Boeing's Everett, Wash., final assembly, which began 787-9 production in May 2013. United Airlines will take delivery of the first South Carolina...Read More


Frontier Airlines Orders Nine A321ceo Aircraft 

Frontier Airlines has placed a firm order for nine Airbus A321ceo (current engine option) aircraft. This is the first time Frontier has ordered the largest member of the Airbus A320 Family. The airline currently flies a fleet of 35 A319ceo, and 20 A320ceo aircraft. In addition, Frontier has on its order backlog 80 A320neo (new engine option) family aircraft...Read More

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