Kuwait-based Wataniya Airways has firmed up an order for the 25 Airbus A320neo family aircraft at the Farnborough Air Show and indicated it is looking at further aircraft acquisitions.
The U.S. Air Force will receive the first of its long-awaited Boeing KC-46A aerial refueling tankers in October. The multirole aircraft is capable of air refueling using both boom and hose-and-drogue systems and can carry cargo, passengers and patients.
As countries modernize their rotary-wing fleets, they are bringing much-needed relief to the helicopter manufacturers suffering from a downturn driven by oil and gas industry woes.
The aircraft proves easy to fly manually and brings a new level of safety-enhancing automation to the airliner cockpit. Photo: Airbus
As the 2018 Farnborough Airshow showcases the latest and greatest in aviation and aerospace, we look at some of the technologies shaping the industry’s future.