22 January 2024

Midnight electric air taxi © Archer

Archer Aviation and NASA sign Space Act Agreement

Archer Aviation (Archer) has signed a Space Act Agreement with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). The collaboration will kick off with an initial project focused on studying high-performance battery cells and safety testing targeted for advanced air mobility (AAM) and space applications.  Archer believes that while the supply chain for electric vehicles in […]

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The signing of the new agreement took place at 'Wings India' in Hyderabad © Air India Express

Lufthansa Technik partners with Air India Express for engine maintenance

During last week’s ‘Wings India’ event in Hyderabad, India, Lufthansa Technik (LHT) and Air India Express have inked an agreement in the realm of engine maintenance services (EMS). This contract encompasses the overhaul of a minimum of three CFM56-7B engines utilised in the Boeing 737-800 fleet. This newly finalised agreement marks the first-ever collaboration between

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Safran and ONERA have started wind tunnel tests with ECOENGInE, a 1:5 scale demonstrator of the forthcoming Open Fan technology

Safran and ONERA commence wind tunnel testing for future Open Fan technology

Safran Aircraft Engines and France’s national aerospace research agency, ONERA, have initiated wind tunnel testing with the ECOENGInE, a 1:5 scale demonstrator of the forthcoming Open Fan technology. These trials are taking place at ONERA’s wind tunnel facility in Modane, France. The Open Fan, a disruptive architecture and a vital component of the CFM RISE

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Delta Air Lines is of operator of the B737-900ER

FAA recommends visual inspections for B737-900ER door plugs

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has recommended visual inspections for Boeing 737-900ER aircraft due to their similarities with the model involved in a mid-air emergency on an Alaska Airlines flight on January 5, 2024. These inspections should primarily concentrate on “mid-exit door plugs,” as specified by the FAA in a statement. This is the

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