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Boeing raises forecast for new aircraft demand

Posted 22 June 2017

Boeing has raised its forecast for new airplane demand, projecting the need for 41,030 new airplanes over the next 20 years valued at $6.1 trillion dollars.

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Flight simulation technique centre in India purchases simulator from Flight Safety International

Posted 22 June 2017

FlightSafety International, that has a training centre in South Africa, has signed an agreement with Flight Simulation Technique Centre (FSTC) for the purchase of a full flight

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PARIS AIRSHOW: GE and its JV partners receive more than $31 billion in orders

Posted 22 June 2017

GE Aviation and its joint venture companies, led by CFM International, announced more than $31 billion (USD) in orders and commitments at this week's Paris Air Show.

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Airbus launches new open aviation data platform to support digital

Posted 22 June 2017

Airbus has launched a new aviation data platform in collaboration with Palantir Technologies – pioneers in big-data integration and advanced analytics. Skywise aims to become the single platform of reference used

in Business Aviation

NAC and Piper to bring M600 for African audiences

Posted 21 June 2017

NAC, Piper Aircraft's sales representative in Africa, is collaborating with the American manufacturer to exhibit the company's flagship M600 across Africa.

in Air Transport

ATR sees market potential for ATR 42-600 with enhanced STOL capabilities

Posted 21 June 2017

ATR is finalising the evaluation for the launch of a version of the ATR 42-600 with enhanced Short Take-Off and Landing (STOL) capabilities. The regional turboprop aircraft manufacturer is ready to offer this

in Air Transport

PARIS AIRSHOW: Mauritania Airlines announce order for One 737 MAX 8

Posted 21 June 2017

Boeing and Mauritania Airlines today announced an order for one 737 MAX 8 airplane at the 2017 Paris Air Show.

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PARIS AIRSHOW: Rolls-Royce wins $1.5bn Trent XWB order from Ethiopian Airlines

Posted 21 June 2017

Rolls-Royce has won a major order from Ethiopian Airlines to provide Trent XWB engines for ten new Airbus A350-900 aircraft with TotalCare service support, further increasing our order book for new

in Business Aviation

Aviation Management Services in IS-BAO Auditor Reaccreditation

Posted 21 June 2017

Locally owned and based Aviation Management Services (Cayman) (AMS) has completed the Stage 3 audit and registration for a large operator in the MENA region.

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AFI KLM E&M to support Air Mauritius

Posted 21 June 2017

AFI KLM E&M have won the component support contract for Air Mauritius's new Airbus A350s.

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Tiger bares its teeth

Posted 7 June 2017

For decades, Botswana has avoided social division and corruption, and has been widely praised as an “African tiger”, with a successful economy, an 85% literacy rate, and a Government rated 35th out of 176 countries in

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Issue 2, Vol 5: African Aerospace April - June 2017

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CAE and Ethiopian Airlines sign five-year agreement
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Airbus VSR700 helicopter demonstrator performs first autonomous flights
Airbus Helicopters recently started autonomous fli...

Technology

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Honeywell and NASA bring supersonic flight to the masses to cut flight time
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France-South Africa space cooperation
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