TurbineAero started moving into its new state-of-the-art facility in Chonburi, Thailand on July 31 that will enable it to bring most of its repair processes under its own roof. The move also enables it to move out of the building operated by Triumph, where it has been co-located since acquiring Triumph Aviation Services-Asia in Thailand in 2017, then buying Triumph Aviation Services Asia APU repair produce line in May 2018.
The Chinese government is suspending the rights of its citizens to make individual visits to Taiwan, restricting visitations only to groups organized by travel agencies.
John Dowd submitted the following photo and note: “Puff, the dragon, visited EAA AirVenture Oshkosh on July 25, 2019. Of course the world’s largest and most ancient flyer would want to visit the world’s largest fly in. Some might say it is “anthropomorphism,” but they’d be wrong. The photo was taken by the Ultralight Barn.” […]
This year’s EAA AirVenture was the biggest ever.
Spirit AeroSystems plans to continue producing Boeing 737 fuselages at a 52/month rate for the foreseeable future, storing extra inventory now and burning it off once Boeing ramps production up sometime in 2020.
The three-day event included career seminars, Young Eagle flights, cookouts, free camping, and more.
USAF testers have begun preparations for flight tests of a prototype autonomous combat aircraft by flying a suite of safety software in a subscale jet-powered unmanned aircraft at Edwards AFB in California.
The Pentagon says data from an upcoming four-year test campaign covering 40 flights and three basic vehicle concepts will lay the foundation for a comprehensive hypersonic weapon road map.
Air France-KLM Group on July 31 reported a 26% decline in its 2019 second-quarter (Q2) net profit to €81 million ($92 million), down from €111 million a year ago.
The German Navy has chosen the NH90 to replace its aging fleet of shipboard Westland Lynx helicopters.