News from Aerospace and Aviation Industry



VSR700 prototype performs first flight
2019/11/13 | AEROCONTACT | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

The prototype of Airbus Helicopters’ VSR700 unmanned aerial system has performed its first flight at a drone test centre near Aix-en-Provence in the south of Fra...


2019/11/13 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

Boeing on Monday said it expects the 737 MAX airplane, which was grounded after two crashes killed 346 people, to resume flying in January, delaying its return by one...


Denis Allard named general manager of Thales Alenia Space's Toulouse plant
2019/11/13 | AEROCONTACT | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

Denis Allard has been named General Manager of the Thales Alenia Space plant in Toulouse. He replaces Albert Cerro, who has retired.A graduate of the Ecole Supé...


Thales, peking university and école polytechnique sign a strategic cooperation agreement in physics to further advance scientific research in China
2019/11/13 | AEROCONTACT | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

- In the presence of Chinese President Xi Jinping and French President Emmanuel Macron, Thales is greatly honored to sign a strategic Cooperation Agreement with Peking...


Boeing Names New Communications Leader for Commercial Airplanes Business
2019/11/13 | AEROCONTACT | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

Boeing [NYSE:BA] today announced the appointment of Conrad Chun as vice president of Communications for Boeing Commercial Airplanes, effective immediately.Ch...


2019/10/31 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

Boeing announced Thursday up to 50 of its popular 737NG planes had been grounded after cracks in them were detected, in another blow to the US aircraft maker followin...


2019/10/31 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

Boeing announced Thursday up to 50 of its popular 737NG planes had been grounded after cracks in them were detected, in another blow to the US aircraft maker followin...


2019/10/31 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

Australian flag carrier Qantas said Thursday it had grounded one Boeing 737NG due to a structural crack, and was urgently inspecting 32 others for the flaw.The ground...


India's IndiGo shops for 300 Airbus planes
2019/10/31 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

Indian airline IndiGo has placed an order for 300 A320neo family aircraft from Airbus, making it one of its largest-ever orders from a single firm, worth over $33.2 b...


2019/10/31 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | INDUSTRY / TECHNOLOGY

Boeing Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg faced another round of tough questions on Wednesday, with US lawmakers calling out the aerospace giant for not holding top le...