PW4170 Advantage70 Powerplant Available For The Larger Airplane
Pratt & Whitney will offer its PW4170 Advantage70 engine for the new Airbus 240 tonne A330 aircraft. "With its demonstrated reliability, outstanding performance and low cost of ownership, Pratt & Whitney is pleased to offer its PW4170 Advantage70 engine for the new Airbus 240 tonne A330 aircraft," said Lou Quattrocchi, Pratt & Whitney vice president, Commercial Programs.
In October of last year, the Baltimore Police Department ordered four EC120 helicopters as part of a fleet renewal program for its current fleet of four EC120s that it has been operating since 2000. The delivery of two of the department’s new EC120s will take place in July, with the remaining two delivered in August.
Deal Valued At $90 Million With Flag Carrier Of Kazakhstan
Air Astana has selected Pratt & Whitney's PW4000-94" engine for its order of three firm and one option Boeing 767-300 ER aircraft. The contract is valued at approximately $90 million. Delivery of the engines will start in 2013.
Royal Thai Army To Acquire Two Black Hawk Helos From Sikorsky
Sikorsky announced Monday that the Royal Thai Army has signed a Letter of Offer and Acceptance (LOA) to acquire two UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters through the United States Government's Foreign Military Sales channel. Upon delivery, Thailand will become the first member of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to fly the very latest version of the Black Hawk helicopter operated by the U.S. Army.
Eurocopter will provide the leading Northern European helicopter operator Blueway Group with a total of four new EC225s in 2012. Two of these helicopters are already in service for crew change operations on the Danish continental shelf. The third aircraft was delivered today during a ceremony at Eurocopter’s facilities in Marignane while the final helicopter is to be handed over before the end of the year.
Providing Enhanced Situational Awareness And Mission Management
Elbit Systems' CockpitNG, the next generation cockpit for fighter aircraft, helicopters, trainers and airlifters is on display at Farnborough last week. The new and upgraded version of the CockpitNG is comprised of a large area display (LAD), a Low-Profile Head-up Display (LPHUD) and Elbit Systems Targo Helmet Mounted Avionics system.
A Cocoa Beach, Florida airshow promoter has gambled and gone "all in" hoping NASA will provide his star fly-by attraction, the final space shuttle, Endeavor. Rather than schedule his annual Cocoa Beach airshow on its usual dates in October, promoter Bryan Lilley decided to take a chance on NASA scheduling and moved his airshow into September.
Aero Linx: Hang Gliding in Amarillo, TX
Have you ever dreamed that you were flying? Well, think about how it would be to run off a hill and then all of a sudden you began flying through the air. That is what it is like to hang glide. In Amarillo, there aren't very many hills, so another method they use to hang glide is to tow the person and their hang glider up into the air.