Precision Turbines, Inc.

 Thurs, August 20, 2015                                                 Volume 8, Issue 16



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Boeing projects a demand for 1,740 new airplanes, valued at $240 billion, over the next 20 years in India. The company released its annual India Current Market Outlook (CMO) in Mumbai, forecasting the South Asia region will have among the highest traffic growth around the world at 8.6 percent. "Over the next 20 years, Boeing forecasts India will need 1,740 new airplanes worth $240 billion," said Dinesh Keskar, senior vice president of Asia Pacific and India Sales, Boeing Commercial...Read More

Boeing To Support British Airways 787 Dreamliners With Component Services
Boeing has signed a contract with British Airways to provide Component Services for its 787 Dreamliner fleet. Under the 12-year agreement, Boeing will supply British Airways 787s with a carefully selected pool of high-value parts, enabling the airline to reduce its inventory management costs while improving component availability.Component Services, part of Boeing GoldCare, offers solutions for airlines' materials, engineering and maintenance needs. British Airways currently has eight...Read More

American Debuts 787 On Route From Chicago To Tokyo
AA's new Dreamliner service on its Tokyo route makes the airline one of just three carriers using the relatively-new aircraft on regularly-scheduled service from Chicago. LOT Polish Airlines was first to introduce the 787 at O'Hare in mid-2013. Late last year Royal Jordanian Airlines also began exclusively using the 787 on flights between O'Hare and Amman, Jordan...Read More

Washington Center Blackout Traced To Software Glitch
If the FAA's top brass wanted to send a clear message to lawmakers that they really have no business managing the NextGen ATC infrastructure modernization program, a crippling computer meltdown in Washington D.C.'s airspace snarling air traffic up and down the East Coast on a busy summer travel weekend would be just the way do it.The FAA most assuredly did not want to send any such message, especially with some in Congress calling for a privatized corporation to take over ATC in the face of FAA NextGen upgrade...Read More

All Feared Dead In Indonesian ATR Crash
Rescue workers in Indonesia have reached the crash site of an ATR-42 twin turboprop that went down in a mountainous area with 54 people on board, a senior government official told reporters. The teams on the ground have so far found at least 38 bodies at the scene and haven't found any survivors, according to media reports.
Helicopters are being deployed to the densely forested area in the eastern Indonesian province of Papua to begin the recovery process, according to CNN.The airliner, operated by the Indonesian carrier Trigana Air...Read More

IndiGo Firms Up Order For 250 A320Neo Aircraft
India's largest domestic airline by market share, IndiGo celebrated their 9th birthday by firming up their last year's commitment and ordering 250 A320neo Family aircraft. This historical aircraft purchase agreement was signed on the 69th Independence Day of India on the 15th of August, 2015."This new order further reaffirms IndiGo's commitment to the long-term development of affordable air transportation in India and overseas," said Aditya Ghosh, president of IndiGo. "The additional fuel efficient A320neo aircraft will enable us to continue to bring our low fares and...Read More

Debris Possibly From Indonesian Airliner Accident Spotted
Searchers say they have spotted what may be wreckage from a Trigana Air Service ATR-42-300 that dropped off radar Sunday in a mountainous region of Indonesia. Air traffic controllers lost contact with the plane about 2:55 p.m. local time Sunday afternoon, according to a report from CNN. The plane with 54 Indonesian citizens on board, had departed from Sentani Airport in Jayapura at 2:22 p.m. and was scheduled to land in Oksibil at about 3:16 p.m. There were reportedly thunderstorms in the region where the plane went down...Read More

Air Force Upgrades 100-Year-Old Technology
Spatial disorientation, the inability to determine one's position in an open space, can lead to a dangerous scenario inside a cockpit. The disorientation is caused when the body's internal gyros do not match up with aircraft instrument readings and what the pilot expects to see. It occurs because current trainer technology is not of a high enough quality. However, that's changing with the implementation of a new simulator, the GYRO Integrated Physiological Trainer II, into Specialized...Read More

SkyWest Airlines Pilots Move Forward With Three-Year Agreement
SkyWest Airlines' pilots last week accepted a three-year pay agreement, securing top compensation and work rules in the regional industry. The agreement, for which the strong majority of pilots voted in favor, is effective immediately and runs through mid-2018."SkyWest pilots are top of our industry, and this agreement reflects that position," said Mike Thompson, SkyWest Airlines Chief Operating Officer. "This vote reaffirms SkyWest's position as an industry leader and ensures...Read More

Missing WWII Airmen Identified
More than 70 years after their B-26G Marauder was shot down near Seffern, Germany, a crew of airmen is coming home, the Defense Department POW/MIA Accounting Agency announced Tuesday Aug. 11. Army Air Forces 1st Lt. William P. Cook and a crew of five airmen took off from Saint Quentin, France, on Dec. 23, 1944, to bomb an enemy-held bridge in Eller, Germany. The plane crashed near the Germany-Belgium border, but Army Graves Registration Command was unable to find the aircraft and crew after the war, according to the release. The site...Read More
Beechcraft Celebrates 900th Delivery In T-6 Military Training Program
Beechcraft Defense Company has delivered its 900th Beechcraft T-6 military training aircraft. The milestone aircraft was delivered to the United States Navy's Training Air Wing 5 based at Whiting Field in Milton, Florida, during a ceremony held at the company's headquarters in Wichita, Kansas.The aircraft represents the 224th T-6B military trainer delivered to the U.S.  Navy as part of the Joint Primary Aircraft Training System (JPATS) program."Building the most efficient and...Read More

Delta Pilots Make Blind Emergency Landing
The passengers of a Delta Air Lines Airbus A320 got the fright of their lives on Friday on their way from Boston to Salt Lake City when the pilots of the airliner flew into a storm with extreme hail but subsequently managed to make an improvised emergency landing in Denver.The airplane suffered major structural damage as a result of a severe hailstorm, the Daily Mail reported. The impact from the pounding hail stones, which were reported as baseball-sized, shattered the nose cone and...Read More

FAA Proposes $325,000 Civil Penalty Against Southwest Airlines
The FAA has proposed a $325,000 civil penalty against Southwest Airlines of Dallas, Texas, for allegedly operating a Boeing 737 that was not in compliance with Federal Aviation Regulations. On July 9, 2014, an FAA inspector performed an aging aircraft inspection on the Boeing 737 while it was at a maintenance facility in San Salvador, El Salvador. The inspector discovered that Southwest improperly recorded a temporary repair to an approximately nine-inch crease in the aluminum skin of...Read More

Famous Boeing 707 Barrel Roll Was 60 Years Ago This Month
Call it a high "pucker factor" moment, particularly for Boeing executives on the ground. It was 60 years ago on August 7th that Tex Johnson famously barrel-rolled Boeing's prototype 707 over Lake Washington during the Gold Cup hydroplane race. According to The Seattle Times, there were many airline executives attending the boat races, and Boeing's entry into the realm of jet airliners was scheduled for a fly-over. But Johnson, without the knowledge of Boeing's then-president Bill Allen...Read More

Analyst: F-35 Not Prepared To Run The Show Despite Being Officially 'Ready'
After being developed for more than 14 years, costing more than $400 billion to make and 7 years too late, the Lockheed Martin F-35 fighter jet has finally been officially approved 'ready for combat' by the U.S. Marine Corps. This immense milestone in the development of the world's most expensive weapons program has once again spurred the debate on the jet's capabilities and its readiness to take the throne from the legendary F-16. Nevertheless, it seems like this debate could be far from over as there might be some challenges waiting ahead...Read More

IAG Orders 31 Widebody And Single Aisle Airbus Aircraft
International Airlines Group (IAG) has signed a firm order for 31 Airbus aircraft, which includes 11 wide-body aircraft (eight A350-900s, three A330-200s) and 20 A320neos. The A350s and A330s are slated for Iberia's fleet modernization and to open new long-haul routes, and the A320neos will be allocated to the group's airlines for fleet replacement. With this latest order for 31 aircraft IAG and its airlines have ordered a total of nearly 450 aircraft from Airbus. IAG's airlines British Airways...Read More

Report: Commercial UAV Market Worth $1.27 Billion By 2020
According to a new market research report "UAV Drone Market for Commercial by Type (Fixed Wing, Rotary Blade, Quad Rotor), Technology (Energy & Propulsion System, Automation, Collision Avoidance), Application (Government, Agriculture, Manufacturing, Retail) & Geography - Global Forecast to 2020", published by MarketsandMarkets, the total Commercial UAV Market was valued at $15.22 Million in 2014, and is expected to reach $1.27 Billion by 2020...Read More

Company Plans To Convert 747 Into Firefighting Aircraft
A new company comprised of airplanes, hardware, and people from the former Evergreen Supertanker Services plans to make use of the fire suppression system STC and hardware developed by Evergreen International Aviation to convert a Boeing-747-400BCF (Boeing Converted Freighter) into an enormous tanker for fighting fires. The website reports that Global SuperTanker Services has....Read More

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