Precision Turbines, Inc.

 Wed, June 10, 2015                                                 Volume 8, Issue 12



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Boeing Predicts Strong Air Travel Demand; Expects Orders For 750 Planes 

Boeing Co said it expects airline passenger traffic to rise more than 6 percent in 2015, possibly close to 6.5 percent, above its long-range forecast of about 5 percent. The world's largest plane maker said it still expects to book firm orders for at least 750 new airplanes this year, though it has booked only 136 net orders so far in 2015."We've got work to do," to hit the order target, Randy Tinseth, Boeing vice president of marketing, said in a series of briefings ahead of the Paris Airshow that starts June 15...Read More

Boeing Reveals 'Challenging' 757 Replacement Requirements

Boeing says airline requirements for a potential 757 replacement or middle-of-the-market (MOM) sector aircraft are coalescing on performance targets that will not only be tough to reach but also challenging to meet in a modular design that could also be scaled down to replace the 737. "We've probably seen over 30 customers and talked to them about really what they are looking for in an airplane bigger than the 737 MAX family...Read More


Aeroflot Adds Long-Haul Capacity With New 777-300ER
Aeroflot has taken delivery of a new factory-direct Boeing 777-300ER - the 13th of 16 aircraft B777-300ER's ordered by Aeroflot. The latest addition to its fleet further expands Aeroflot's capacity on long-haul routes to such destinations as (but not limited to) Shanghai, Beijing, Hong Kong, Seoul, Tokyo, New York, Los Angeles, from its base at Moscow's Sheremetyevo International Airport, a fast-growing hub for East-West transit traffic. The new 777-300ER is configured with Business Class, Economy Class and Comfort Class cabins...Read More

American Airlines CEO Addresses Capacity Growth 

American Airlines CEO Doug Parker addressed questions about airline industry growth on Sunday. He said the key question is whether growth in the industry was a "one time catch-up," or if airlines are expanding, "just because times are good." American Airlines has vowed to hold down expansion in order to maximize profit margins...Read More


KC-46 Blooms a Boom 

A KC-46A Pegasus test airframe flew in the tanker configuration for the first time on a certification flight earlier last week, manufacturer Boeing announced. Provisioned 767-2C test airframe EMD-1 took off with both the KC-46's planned flying boom, and twin, wing-tip mounted refueling pods to check the configuration's airworthiness on June 2, according to a photo release. The first full-up KC-46 Pegasus tanker (EMD-2) is slated to fly for the first time this summer, according to Boeing...Read More


Boeing 787-10 Running Ahead Of Schedule

The 787-10 has amassed a credible orderbook three years before service entry. But beyond its market potential, the double-stretch may help Boeing in other ways by blazing a trail toward unprecedented levels of commonality in its future widebody line-up...Read More


AIB Report On F-35A Engine Fire Released

"Catastrophic engine failure" caused the June 23, 2014, engine fire in an F-35A strike fighter assigned to the 58th Fighter Squadron at Eglin AFB, Fla., according to a summary of the accident investigation board report, released June 5. "The engine failed when the third stage forward integral arm of a rotor fractured and liberated during the takeoff roll," according to a USAF release. "Pieces of the failed rotor arm cut through the engine's fan case, the engine base, an internal fuel tank, and hydraulic...Read More


FAA Certifies Cessna Citation Latitude 

The FAA has granted type certification to Cessna's new Citation Latitude, according to Textron. Deliveries are scheduled to begin in the third quarter of this year. Textron says the new Citation Latitude represents the perfect balance of comfort and efficiency and is the first business jet to combine a roomy, flat floor, stand-up cabin, with a midsize price and best-in-class operating costs. "From inception, we looked at every aspect of how we design, build and deliver new products to the market with the goal...Read More

French Prosecutor Says Andreas Lubitz Contacted Several Doctors
Andreas Lubitz, the Germanwings pilot who is accused of intentionally flying an airliner with 150 passengers on board into the ground in the French Alps killing everyone on board, reached out to several doctors about an unspecified ailment, according to the French prosecutor leading the investigation into the crash. The Associated Press reports that Marseille prosecutor Brice Robin said he had received information about the inquiries from counterparts in other countries. He said he is reviewing the information prior to a meeting...Read More

Sullenberger Movie On The Hollywood Radar
Clint Eastwood has announced his next movie project, and it's one that will tackle a story for which we all know that outcome, and will probably go see anyway. Eastwood will direct a movie based on the life of Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, the pilot who famously ditched a US Airways Airbus A320 in the Hudson River after a bird strike in January 2009. Not a single life was lost when the airplane went down in the river. Yahoo News reports that Sullenberger said in a statement that he was pleased that Eastwood would direct the...Read More

Boeing Engineer Is Honored For Ingenious, Cost-Saving Solution 

A Boeing engineer's software solution to a tail problem has earned him the company's title of Engineer of the Year. Vedad Mahmulyin saved Boeing millions of dollars and two years' time in development of the 787-10 by enabling the manufacturer to re-employ the tail stabilizers from the 787-8 on the new, longer plane rather than design a whole new set...Read More 


United Flights Grounded By 'Computer Glitch' 

A computer glitch Tuesday morning caused all United Airlines flights to be grounded for about half an hour Tuesday, but for some passengers, the delay was much longer. The FAA stopped United flights about 8:54 a.m. EDT, citing what it said were "automation issues." United added in a Tweet that it was delaying its flights "to ensure aircraft departed with proper dispatch information." The ground stop was lifted by the FAA at about 9:33 a.m. EDT. However, by that time, the damage had been done, and many flights...Read More 

Sonex CEO Killed In Oshkosh Crash

Sonex CEO Jeremy Monnett and a company mechanic were killed on Tuesday in the crash of an experimental Sonex Sport Acro at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, where the company is based. The two-seat single-engine taildragger crashed into a row of Oshkosh trucks near the east end of Runway 9 for undetermined reasons. Nobody on the ground was injured...Read More


Boeing Starts Assembly Of First 737 MAX 

Boeing  employees in Renton, WA have started building the first 737 MAX on schedule. Last week, employees started to assemble the wings for the first 737 MAX flight test airplane. Wings are the first 737 components to be assembled in the Renton production process. "Employees in Renton are the best in the world at building single-aisle airplanes and now this world-class team is building the future with the first 737 MAX," said Keith Leverkuhn, vice president and general manager, 737 MAX. "Achieving...Read More 


Airbus Releases Statement Regarding AIT To A400M Operators
Airbus Defense and Space sent an Accident Information Transmission (AIT) Tuesday as an update to the Alert Operator Transmission (AOT) of May 19 to all operators of the A400M. This AIT informs that the DFDR (digital flight data recorder) and CVR (cockpit voice recorder) readouts have been successfully completed and that preliminary analysis has been conducted by...Read More 

American Airlines To Begin Using Dreamliner On Cargo Routes

American has announced that it will begin using B787-800 craft on several of its cargo routes. The new 787s offer several advantages for cargo flights to Asia including greater capacity, easier loading, and better fuel economy...Read More

USAF Commercial Integration Cell Pilot Program Underway

This Commercial Integration Cell (CIC) pilot program establishes a research and development environment within the Joint Space Operations Center (JSpOC) to explore the operational, technical and legal aspects of a partnership between the Defense Department and industry, leveraging mutual capabilities and information sets to enhance Space Domain Awareness and improve the JFCC Space Commander's Space Operational Command and Control...Read More

Navy Receives 25th P-8A

The first P-8A Poseidon aircraft of Low-Rate Initial Production (LRIP) lot 4 takes off from a Boeing facility in Seattle June 2, embarking on the five-hour ferry flight to Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland, where it will join Air Test and Evaluation Squadron One to  temporarily support operational test efforts. This arrival is the 25th aircraft to join the Navy's current P-8 inventory. Lot 4 is comprised of the final 13 LRIP aircraft. Full-Rate Production (FRP) manufacturing begins next month with the first FRP aircraft joining...Read More

Marines Make Progress With F-35B During OT-1
Marines and sailors have worked together since May 18 to conduct Operational Testing 1, the assessment of the integration of the F-35B Lightning II, at sea, aboard USS Wasp (LHD-1).Throughout OT-1, the aircraft and personnel involved have been challenged with a wide variety of flight and deck operations, allowing the gathering of data which will lay the groundwork for future F-35B deployments aboard U.S. Navy amphibious carriers."This operational test period that we are conducting is going to be a direct representative...Read More

Dassault Aviation Rolls Out First Falcon 5X
Dassault Aviation has lifted the veil on the highly anticipated Falcon 5X at Dassault's Bordeaux-Merignac final assembly facility before an audience of 400 customers, operators, suppliers and certification authority representatives. Dassault says the 5X will offer the largest cabin cross-section of any purpose built business jet. And its 5,200 nm range will permit it to connect the majority of the world's most heavily travelled city pairs. But the company says the new twinjet will be more fuel efficient than any other...Read More

Eastern Air Lines Returns To The Skies 

After a 24 year absence, Eastern Air Lines has returned to the skies of Florida. The airline is mainly operating schedules to Havana on behalf of Havana Air, but recently flew a group of war veterans to the U.S. capital as part of an Honor Flight...Read More


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