24 May 2024

Coulson Aviation

Coulson Aviation introduces highest capacity large air tanker

Coulson Aviation has announced the arrival of the company’s first Boeing 737-700 aircraft to be converted into the world’s highest capacity Large Air Tanker (LAT). This is the first of up to ten aircraft, and Coulson is proud to continue its partnership with Southwest Airlines, which has supplied Coulson with its entire 737 fleet to […]

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Sikorsky is flight testing a rotor blown wing tail sitter VTOL UAS © Lockheed Martin

Sikorsky flight-tests scalable ‘rotor blown wing’ UAS

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, is conducting flight tests to refine the control laws and aerodynamics of a novel vertical take-off and landing un-crewed aerial system (VTOL/UAS). These tests aim to demonstrate the efficiency and scalability of a twin proprotor ‘rotor blown wing’ configuration that takes off and lands vertically like a helicopter and transitions

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Patrick de Castelbajac joins GE Aerospace as Chief Strategy Officer

GE Aerospace has announced the appointment of Patrick de Castelbajac as Chief Strategy Officer, effective from 24 June 2024. De Castelbajac will report directly to GE Aerospace Chairman and CEO H. Lawrence Culp Jr. In his new role, de Castelbajac will oversee the company’s enterprise strategic planning. He will collaborate with GE Aerospace’s business and

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Air cargo tonnages and rates from key Middle East and Asian markets remain elevated

Air cargo tonnages and rates from key Middle East and Asian origin markets remain highly elevated, especially to Europe, as strong demand and disruptions to ocean freight services meet limited capacity on key lanes, pushing up rates dramatically on several major intercontinental routes.   According to the latest weekly figures and analysis from WorldACD Market

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Hugo Brouillard (l), Chief Operating Officer and President of Affiliates of DRAKKAR, including Avianor and Josh Vanderveen (r), VP of Maintenance at Air Canada © Avianor

Avianor, Air Canada sign long-term A220 maintenance agreement

Avianor, an affiliate of DRAKKAR with more than 25 years of aerospace experience in commercial and military aircraft maintenance and interior solutions, and Air Canada have officially signed a substantial contract that marks a significant advancement in aerospace maintenance. This agreement formalises the longstanding partnership between the two parties since the initial letter of intent

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