Precision Turbines, Inc.

 Wed, June 24, 2015                                                 Volume 8, Issue 13



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Boeing Opens State-Of-The-Art Research Center In Alabama 

Boeing has officially opened its new research and technology center in Alabama. The facility will serve as the company's hub for collaborative technology development with academic institutions and research partners in analytics and simulation in the Southeast United States. Local government leaders and Boeing Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President of Engineering, Operations & Technology John Tracy joined employees to open the facility's 80,000 square feet of laboratories and offices that are devoted to the creation...Read More


Boeing Reveals R&D Studies, Technology Innovations At Paris Air Show 

Boeing on Monday outlined a variety of leading-edge technologies with the potential to make the flying experience more comfortable and exciting, as well as making airplanes more economical and efficient. Boeing presented an overview of its research and development efforts at the Paris Air Show. "We really feel that we've taken our airplane designs to the next level," said Mike Sinnett, vice president of Product Development, Boeing Commercial Airplanes....Read More

Boeing, Ethiopian Airlines Announce Order For Six 787 Dreamliners 

Boeing and Ethiopian Airlines have announced an order for six 787-8 Dreamliner at the Paris Air Show. The order was previously attributed to an unidentified customer on Boeing's Orders and Deliveries website. The Dreamliners complement the airline's existing 13 787s currently operating in the fleet and are part of Ethiopian's long-term strategy to increase capacity and provide greater route flexibility to and from its hub in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia...Read More


UTC Aerospace Systems To Supply 12 Systems For Boeing 777X
Boeing has selected UTC Aerospace Systems for multiple systems for the new Boeing 777X large, twin-engine jet."These systems not only comprise proven technologies from our systems experience on the Boeing 777, but will also contain new technical solutions to support the improved performance and operating efficiencies of the 777X," said Gail Baker, vice president, Aerospace Customers and Business Development. UTC Aerospace Systems' 777X electric power generating system is a completely...Read More 

Boeing, SMBC Aviation Capital Announce Order For 10 737 MAX 8s 

Boeing and SMBC Aviation Capital, one of the world's largest aircraft lessors, announced an order for 10 737 MAX 8s today at the Paris Air Show. This deal adds to a 2014 order placed by the lessor for 80 737 MAX 8s for a total of 90 on order."Last year we placed the largest ever single order of 737 MAXs by a lessor, and we are pleased to be adding further to that tally today," said Peter Barrett, CEO, SMBC Aviation Capital. "This aircraft is set to play a key role in our growing business in the years to come, and we look forward...Read More 


American Sponsors Wings For Autism Event At Kansas City Airport 

On Saturday, Kansas City International Airport teamed up with American Airlines and ARC, an organization that advocates for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities for the first "Wings for Autism" event. Flying can be overwhelming and it can be especially stressful for families who have children with autism and other developmental issues. The idea for "Wings for Autism" is to introduce those children to the routines of the airport...Read More


Hackers Attack Airline Computer Systems, Grounding Flights 

On Sunday unknown cyber attackers breached the flight planning computers of Polish carrier LOT at Warsaw's Chopin International Airport, prompting LOT to cancel 10 flights. The cyber attack is the first we know of against an airline's flight planning computers, though last month a cyber security researcher flying on a United Airlines flight from Denver to Syracuse tweeted that he thought he controlled the aircraft's EICAS (the crew alerting system) through remote computer access while in flight. Chris Roberts...Read More

Five-Year Warranty, Maintenance Plan Now Standard For Eclipse 550 

ONE Aviation has announced that the Eclipse 550 will now come standard with a comprehensive 5-year Aircraft Warranty and a 5-year Eclipse Advantage maintenance program. The Eclipse Advantage program covers the cost of all scheduled maintenance inspections on an Eclipse Jet for the first 5 years or 1,000 flight hours. These exciting changes are the first of many that ONE aviation will be revealing over the next several months to demonstrate their customer focus and continuing commitment to producing the most innovative...Read More


Appeal Successful: National Guard Soldier To Be Buried At Arlington

The U.S. Army has overturned its decision to not allow the burial of Staff Sgt. Thomas Florich in Arlington National Cemetery after an appeal from the National Guard soldier's parents. SSgt. Florich was one of 10 troops fatally injured when the helicopter he was aboard went down in the fog in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Pensacola, FL in March. His family had requested burial in Arlington National Cemetery, but the Army had denied the request because Florich was not on active duty at the time of the accident...Read More

Pratt & Whitney F135 Engine Powers USS Wasp Sea Trials
Pratt & Whitney powered the first shipboard Marine Corps F-35B operational test from the USS Wasp from May 18-29 off the coasts of Virginia and North Carolina. Four F-35B aircraft from Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121 and two F-35B aircraft from Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 501 performed more than 100 short takeoffs and vertical landings, with nearly flawless performance from the F135 propulsion system during the 10 day sea trials. "We are delighted with the exceptional performance of the F135 during OT-1, and are proud...Read More

Under the leadership of CEO Richard Anderson, Delta Airlines has shrunk its overall debt from $10 billion to $7.4 billion in March 2015 while expanding its reach through acquisitions and partnerships with other airlines around the world. In this Q&A, Anderson says the company is also looking at a segmented price structure to better serve customers...Read More

Synergy Commits To 62 A320neo Family Aircraft
Synergy Aerospace Corporation, Avianca's largest shareholder and owner of Avianca Brasil, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Airbus for 62 A320neo Family aircraft. The agreement paves the way for Avianca Brasil to base its fleet renewal and network growth strategy on the A320neo Family."These 62 A320neo aircraft will make it possible for Avianca Brasil to take an important leap toward growing and modernizing its fleet, while improving passenger experience," said German Efromovich...Read More

SkyWest Confirms Order For Eight E175s 

SkyWest has placed a firm order for eight E175 jets. The aircraft will be flown by SkyWest Airlines under a Capacity Purchase Agreement (CPA) with Alaska Airlines. The value of the contract, which will be included in Embraer's 2015 second-quarter backlog, is estimated at USD 355 million based on 2015 list prices. This is the second agreement between SkyWest and Alaska Airlines involving the E175. In November of last year, the two companies signed a CPA for seven aircraft of the same model. The first airplane in Alaska Airlines livery...Read More 


United Airlines To Add More E175s To The United Express Fleet

Embraer S.A. has announced an agreement with United Airlines to add additional E175 jets to the United Express fleet. The agreement consists of ten firm orders, which will be included in Embraer's 2015 second-quarter backlog. Additionally, Embraer expects that United or one of the carriers that operates as United Express will convert options for 18 aircraft to firm orders in the near term. The ten firm orders have an estimated value of $444 million based on current list price....Read More

Pratt & Whitney Signs Agreement With Azul

Pratt & Whitney and Azul have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for a Fleet Management Program supporting off-wing maintenance for 30 firm Embraer E195-E2 jets plus options for 20 aircraft, powered by PurePower engines. The PurePower PW1900G engine is the sole source powerplant on the E190-E2 and the E195-E2 jets. Deliveries are anticipated to begin in 2020. "The integration of the industry-changing PurePower engine with Embraer's acclaimed E-Jets E2 will provide Azul exceptional performance for many years...Read More

Back To Basics For The F-35 

LE BOURGET, France - As Lockheed Martin and the Pentagon attempt over the next year or so to assemble a three-year block buy of 400-500 F-35 Joint Strike Fighters, potential customers will be looking for firm definition behind the much-redefined Block 4 upgrade process, which will lay out all the capabilities that the F-35 will have between now and 2027...Read More

F-35 Gun Pod Testing To Begin This Summer

Le Bourget, France-The gun pod for the F-35B and C-model will begin testing this summer, but the F-35B will have close air support weapons capabilities when initial operational capability is declared, Lockheed Martin officials said at the Paris Air Show last week. Marine leaders have said they would be comfortable taking the F-35B to war once IOC is declared, emphasizing their confidence in the aircraft's abilities in that mission, Lockheed's F-35 Executive Vice President Lorraine Martin said at the...Read More

Airbus Defence And Space Set To Resume A400M Deliveries

As a result, all A400Ms are now cleared for flight provided they have undergone the checks specified by the manufacturer in the Alert Operator Transmission (AOT) of 19 May 2015. Airbus Defence and Space´s own three development aircraft, and the 12 aircraft delivered to customers prior to the accident were not affected by the restrictions. The production plan for the year is under review following the accident but currently is still targeting at least...Read More

Rolls-Royce Receives US Defence Service Contracts Valued At Up To $224 Million

Rolls-Royce has received services contracts valued at up to $224 million to support US military branches and global air forces supplied by the US Department of Defense. The contracts will support Rolls-Royce AE 2100, Adour (F405) and T56 engines across a variety of fleets. Services to be supplied by Rolls-Royce include logistics support, engineering, parts, repairs, field services and design modifications...Read More

Virgin Atlantic To Install New Honeywell Flight Management Service

Virgin Atlantic Airways will be the first airline to install Honewell's new flight management service to help airlines increase efficiency and improve fuel conservation. The new Honeywell Flight Management System (FMS) Datalink Service will provide pilots with access to updated and customized wind and temperature information to better optimize the vertical profile of a flight and improve fuel predictions. Virgin Atlantic will implement the...Read More

Airbus Signs Partnership Agreements With Universities 

Airbus Group has signed partnership agreements with seven leading European aeronautics and engineering universities to ensure students graduate with the skills required by industry to face future challenges generated by a more complex and competitive environment. A signing ceremony took place at the Paris Air Show in the presence of the universities' representatives and senior Airbus Group management...Read More

P-51D Pilot Missing From WWII Accounted For

The remains of a U.S. serviceman, missing since World War II, have been identified and are being returned to his family for burial with full military honors, according to the the Department of Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA). U.S. Army Air Forces 2nd Lt. John W. Herb of Cleveland, Ohio, was buried June 18, in Arlington National Cemetery. On April 13, 1945, Herb was assigned to the 368th Fighter Squadron, 359th Fighter Group, 1st Air Division, as the pilot of an P-51D Mustang. His aircraft sustained damage while strafing German...Read More

Two Planes Begin Takeoff Rolls At The Same Time

A Southwest flight and a Delta flight reportedly began their takeoff rolls on intersecting runways at the same time last Tuesday evening at Chicago's Midway Airport.The southwest flight was departing for Tulsa, OK, while the Delta flight was en route to Atlanta, according to a report from WBBM-TV. The FAA said in a statement that the incident occurred at about 7:40 p.m. local time. Preliminary information shows that the Southwest flight had been...Read More


2015 Warrior Games Kick-Off At Quantico

The Defense Department launched the 2015 Warrior Games June 19 at the National Museum of the Marine Corps in Quantico, Va. Some 250 athletes that have been wounded or injured, physically or emotionally, during their military tenure, will participate in the games, which run through June 28. Teams represented the Air Force, Army, Marine Corps, Navy/Coast Guard, US Special Operations Command, and the British Armed Forces. Defense Secretary Ash Carter and Marine Corps Commandant Gen. Joseph Dunford were...Read More



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