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Embraer Delivers Nine Commercial and 21 Executive Jets in 3Q21

Source: Embraer Embraer (NYSE: ERJ; B3: EMBR3) delivered a total of 30 jets in the third quarter of 2021, of which nine were commercial aircraft and 21 were executive jets (14 light and seven large). As of September 30, the firm order backlog totaled USD 16,8 billion. During 3Q21, in the executive aviation segment, Embraer delivered its 1,500th business jet. The milestone aircraft was a Phenom 300E, the best-selling light jet for nine years in a row, which was delivered to Haute Aviation, a Swiss company focused on charter, brokerage, and aircraft management. In the commercial aviation segment, Embraer announced the sale of 16 new E175 jets to SkyWest, Inc. for operation in the Delta Air Lines network, adding to [...]

2021-10-21T19:18:27+03:00October 21st, 2021|MANUFACTURERS, News|

Embraer Renews the Pool Program Agreement with TAP express

Source: Embraer Embraer announced today at the MRO Europe, a leading aeronautical maintenance event, that it has signed the renewal of the Pool Program with TAP express, TAP Air Portugal’s subsidiary. The contract includes broad support for components to the airline’s E-Jets fleet. Currently, Embraer’s Pool Program supports more than 50 airlines worldwide. “Over the years, Embraer's support has proven to be of tremendous value to our operation. Having Embraer at our side gives us the peace of mind of being able to focus only on day-to-day operations in order to offer passengers our best service,” said Valter Fernandes, Managing Director of TAP express. Since 1998, TAP express, formerly known as PGA-Portugália Airlines, has trusted Embraer for the support of [...]

2021-10-21T15:04:07+03:00October 20th, 2021|AIRLINES, MANUFACTURERS, News|

Embraer and Air Montenegro Announce Pool Program Agreement

Source: Embraer Embraer announced today at the MRO Europe, a leading aeronautical maintenance event, that it has signed a Pool Program agreement with Air Montenegro to support a wide range of repairable components for the airline’s fleet of two E195s. Currently, Embraer’s Pool Program supports more than 50 airlines worldwide. Embraer provides support to airlines worldwide, with its technical expertise and its vast component services network. The results are significant savings in repair and inventory carrying costs and a reduction in warehousing space and resources required for repair management, while ultimately providing guaranteed performance levels. Embraer Services & Support’s portfolio offers a wide range of competitive solutions designed to every customer to support the growing fleet of Embraer aircraft worldwide [...]

2021-10-20T21:06:25+03:00October 20th, 2021|MANUFACTURERS, News|

Boeing Global Services CEO Ted Colbert Named Black Engineer of the Year

Source: Boeing Ted Colbert, president and CEO of Boeing Global Services, has been named Black Engineer of the Year (BEYA) for 2022 by U.S. Black Engineer & Information Technology magazine. The award, the highest honor in the long-running program, recognizes a public or private sector leader who has navigated business challenges and expanded opportunities for African-Americans in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. "Ted Colbert's leadership, advocacy and true passion to drive positive change is nothing short of an inspiration," said Tyrone Taborn, CEO and Chief Content Officer for Career Communications Group, a media company that seeks to promote STEM careers. "Our selection committee prides itself on identifying Black leaders that champion diversity, equity and inclusion in all they do – [...]

2021-10-19T18:00:17+03:00October 19th, 2021|MANUFACTURERS, News|

Boeing names Heidi Grant as Business Development Leader

Source: Boeing Pentagon veteran to lead sales team for company's defense, space and government services portfolios Heidi Grant, director of the U.S. Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA), has been selected to lead Boeing's defense, space and government services sales teams. She will join the company Nov. 8 as vice president of Business Development, leading the organization previously known as Global Sales and Marketing (GSM). In her current role she is responsible for the administration and execution of U.S. Department of Defense security cooperation programs and activities involving defense articles, military training and other defense-related services. She began her U.S. Department of Defense career in 1989 and held key roles with the departments of the Navy and Air Force, Office of [...]

2021-10-15T18:19:51+03:00October 15th, 2021|MANUFACTURERS, News|

Frontier Airlines selects Skywise Health Monitoring as future fleet performance tool

Source: Airbus Skywise Health Monitoring to be deployed on 111 Frontier Airlines aircraft Digital Services continue its growth in North America Frontier Airlines has become the latest North American operator to adopt Skywise Health Monitoring as its key future fleet performance tool under a five year contract covering 111 single-aisle aircraft. Launched in 2019, Skywise Health Monitoring (SHM) gathers live diagnostic feeds from the aircraft through its ACARS* link to the airline’s information system. Frontier will use the solution for its A320 Family fleet. Airbus’ SHM will support the airline’s maintenance and engineering teams by enabling real-time management of aircraft events and troubleshooting. This will help the airline in identifying, prioritising, analysing and handling in-service events, enabling quicker decision-making and [...]

2021-10-14T17:45:49+03:00October 14th, 2021|AIRLINES, MANUFACTURERS, News|

Boeing Announces Third-Quarter Deliveries

Source: Boeing The Boeing Company announced today major program deliveries across its commercial and defense operations for the third quarter of 2021. "We made important progress driving stability throughout our operations in the third quarter, as we prioritized safety and quality and worked to deliver for our customers," the company said. "Our defense and services teams delivered across several key programs. In our commercial business, we increased 737 MAX deliveries in the quarter, and progressed in safely returning the 737 MAX to service in more international markets. We are also continuing to complete comprehensive inspections across the 787 production system and within the supply chain, while holding detailed, transparent discussions with the FAA, suppliers and our customers. Production resources remain [...]

2021-10-13T03:00:04+03:00October 13th, 2021|MANUFACTURERS, News|

Airbus Helicopters UH-72 Lakota fleet surpasses one million flight hours, with U.S. Army, Navy and National Guard units

Source: Airbus The Airbus Helicopters UH-72 Lakota fleet has exceeded the 1 million flight-hour mark, some 15 years after the first Lakota UH-72A entered service for the U.S. Army and following the first delivery of the newest UH-72B to the National Guard, as announced at the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) trade show in Washington, D.C. “Many of the men and women who build the Lakota in Mississippi are U.S. military veterans themselves, and they take a lot of pride in supporting the aviators who serve our nation,” said Scott Tumpak, who is responsible for Airbus military helicopter programs in the U.S. “The million-hour milestone is a testament to the commitment of that workforce who has supported unprecedented [...]

2021-10-12T06:18:36+03:00October 12th, 2021|MANUFACTURERS, News|

Latest Commercial Aircraft figures

Source: Airbus September 2021 deliveries: 40 to 25 customers September 2021 orders: 1 2021 deliveries to date: 424 to 74 customers   A300/A310 A220/A320 A330/A340/A350 A380 Total Total orders 816 16334 3108 251 20509 Total deliveries 816 10211 2341 248 13616 Aircraft in fleet 285 9615 2097 243 12240  

2021-10-13T05:22:44+03:00October 12th, 2021|MANUFACTURERS, News|

Airbus Zephyr Solar High Altitude Platform System (HAPS) reaches new heights in its successful 2021 summer test flights

Source: Airbus Achieved 36 days of stratospheric flight, across two 2021 flights, proving Zephyr’s status as the only HAPS able to perform at length in the stratosphere Set a new world record for absolute altitude for this class of UAS at 76,100ft. Secured and exercised FAA flight approvals operating inside the US National Airspace System (NAS) Demonstrated successful flight with multiple payload integrations and tested new OPAZ payload, streaming Earth observation data Proved Zephyr can operationalize the stratosphere, achieving some 2,435 total flight hours and demonstrating precise stratospheric manoeuvrability and station-keeping over points on the ground. The Airbus Zephyr S completes a successful 2021 test flight campaign in the United States.  The final Airbus solar-powered High Altitude Platform System (HAPS) [...]

2021-10-12T06:03:55+03:00October 12th, 2021|MANUFACTURERS, News|