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Republic of Korea Military to discuss future milsatcom plans in London this NovemberFor the first time in its 19-year history, SMi Group’s Global MilSatCom Conference & Exhibition will be featuring South Korea in its speaker line-up for this year’s event. With recent threats surging within the region, South Korea ha…
Mercury Receives $3.8M Order for Advanced EW ApplicationANDOVER, Mass. -  Mercury Systems, Inc. announced it received a $3.8Morder from a leading defense prime contractor for high-performance radio frequency (RF) and microwave modulesintegrated into an advanced electronic warfare system.  T…
CHA awarded multimillion-dollar US Army contractVirginia Beach, Va.  -  The U.S. Army Contracting Command has awarded Cape Henry Associates (CHA) a three-year, $49 million hybrid contract to mature an advanced Human Systems Engineering (HSE) Lighthouse framework and discrete functional m…
Airbus foresees more China A330 ordersAirbus expects Chinese carriers to place orders for more A330 aircraft as a result of domestic capacity upgauging, says its chief operating officer and president of commercial aircraft Fabrice Bregier.
Airbus foresees more China A330 ordersAirbus expects Chinese carriers to place orders for more A330 aircraft as a result of domestic capacity upgauging, says its chief operating officer and president of commercial aircraft Fabrice Bregier.
JAL identified as customer for four 787-8sJapan Airlines has been identified as the customer for four Boeing 787-8s that were previously attributed to an unidentified customer.
JAL identified as customer for four 787-8sJapan Airlines has been identified as the customer for four Boeing 787-8s that were previously attributed to an unidentified customer.
PICTURE: First Qantas 787-9 breaks coverQantas s first Boeing 787-9 has emerged from the manufacturer s paint shop, resplendent in the carrier s new Silveroo livery.
PICTURE: First Qantas 787-9 breaks coverQantas s first Boeing 787-9 has emerged from the manufacturer s paint shop, resplendent in the carrier s new Silveroo livery.
Aircraft Briefs-Sept. 20, 2017
Aircraft Briefs-Sept. 20, 2017

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Monarch Airlines conducts strategy review
UK-based scheduled leisure carrier Monarch Airlines is carrying out a major review of its operations to plot its future course, and has begun talks with potential strategic partners.

Lessor TrueNoord boosts expansion plans with new investor
Netherlands-based lessor TrueNoord has picked up a new investor that it says will help provide increased funding for its planned expansion in the regional aircraft market.

Air Canada begins narrowbody fleet expansion
After several years of focusing on widebody fleet renewal, Air Canada is now preparing to start introducing a large number of new narrowbodies.

Virgin Australia tests off-airport check-in service
Virgin Australia has begun using a “pop-up” baggage check-in service developed jointly by Australian aviation tech company OACIS (Off Airport Check-in Solutions) and Madrid-based travel industry IT developer A…
Airberlin rescue deal uncertain after new threat emerges
The airberlin bankruptcy reached a new level of complexity and uncertainty, after a creditor filed an application to declare Austrian subsidiary NIKI bankrupt as well.

​Gripen Aggressor enters the fray in US red air competitionSaab is exploring the burgeoning red air market with its Gripen Aggressor, but the new adversary aircraft could face a tough competition against cheaper, former military jets.
P&W offers F135 upgrade for depot insertion after 2023Pratt & Whitney will offer a drop-in thrust or fuel efficiency upgrade for the Lockheed Martin F-35 s engine as the fighter s joint programme office develops options for the Block 4.2 upgrade package now scheduled to enter service in late 2023.
Flight Design C4 piston-single set for relaunchLift Aviation the new owner of German light aircraft manufacturer Flight Design is hoping to relaunch development of the C4 piston-single and is seeking partners to help finance and manufacture the four-seat type, with a view to securing certificatio…
Flight Design C4 piston-single set for relaunchLift Aviation the new owner of German light aircraft manufacturer Flight Design is hoping to relaunch development of the C4 piston-single and is seeking partners to help finance and manufacture the four-seat type, with a view to securing certificatio…
Flight Design C4 piston-single set for relaunchLift Aviation the new owner of German light aircraft manufacturer Flight Design is hoping to relaunch development of the C4 piston-single and is seeking partners to help finance and manufacture the four-seat type, with a view to securing certificatio…
Only 40,000 GA aircraft ADS-B Out compliant as US deadline nearsOnly 40,000 general aviation (GA) aircraft flying in the USA have been equipped with automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) Out equipment ahead of the Federal Aviation Administration s 1 January 2020 deadline, according to the General Avi…
Only 40,000 GA aircraft ADS-B Out compliant as US deadline nearsOnly 40,000 general aviation (GA) aircraft flying in the USA have been equipped with automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) Out equipment ahead of the Federal Aviation Administration s 1 January 2020 deadline, according to the General Avi…
Only 40,000 GA aircraft ADS-B Out compliant as US deadline nearsOnly 40,000 general aviation (GA) aircraft flying in the USA have been equipped with automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) Out equipment ahead of the Federal Aviation Administration s 1 January 2020 deadline, according to the General Avi…
Airbus A330 Tianjin completion center to strengthen China ties
Airbus has opened an A330 Completion and Delivery Center (C&DC) in Tianjin, China, to strengthen its expansion and strategic partnership with China.

France speeds PC-21 deliveriesFrance appears to have accelerated the delivery of 17 Pilatus PC-21 high-speed turboprops which will operate as trainer aircraft for its air force.