Monthly Archives: July 2012

American Sport Aviation Icon, Glasair, Sold To Chinese Buyer

  Glasair Aviation Acquired by Mr. Fang Tieji, Chairman of Jilin Hanxing Group Glasair Aviation LLC (Glasair), and Mr. Fang Tieji, Chairman of Jilin Hanxing Group co., Ltd., have announced that Mr. Fang has acquired Glasair’s kit-aircraft manufacturing assets. Glasair Aviation manufactures the very popular Glasair, Glastar and Sportsman lines of personal aircraft, having delivered […]

Eaton Home NG Power Unit may be able to fuel GA Aircraft also?

Eaton Home NG Power Unit By Thomas Black – Jul 20, 2012 1:03 PM MT Eaton Corp. (ETN) and General Electric Co. (GE) are working on competing projects to develop a $500 home natural-gas fueling station, enticing car owners to switch to a fuel that has become cheap because of shale drilling. Their efforts are part of a U.S. […]

United Tech in talks to sell Rocketdyne to GenCorp

By Andrea Shalal-Esa WASHINGTON | Wed Jul 18, 2012 7:24pm EDT (Reuters) – United Technologies Corp (UTX.N) is in final discussions to sell its Rocketdyne business to GenCorp Inc (GY.N), a maker of aerospace propulsion systems, two people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday. The deal, which may come late this week or early next week according […]

Masten Space Systems takes its Xaero suborbital rocket out for a spin

By Brian Dodson The Masten Xaero landing vertically on it’s launch platform in the Mohave desert In celebration of the two hundred and thirty sixth anniversary of the signing of the United States Declaration of Independence from British rule, Masten Space Systems has performed a record-setting flight of their vertical takeoff, vertical landing (VTVL) Xaero suborbital […]

ATK Unveils Unique Liberty Capability

LIBERTY TRANSPORTATION SERVICE TO HAVE EXTENDED CARGO CONFIGURATION Jul 3, 2012   ARLINGTON, Va., July 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — ATK (NYSE: ATK), the company leading development of the Liberty commercial spacecraft, is pleased to announce an expanded crew and cargo capability. The extended cargo configuration will allow the Liberty spacecraft to take full advantage of the […]

Airbus starts production of upgraded A320

By David Pearson FARNBOROUGH, England–Airbus said Sunday it has started cutting metal–the first stage of a production process–for a more fuel-efficient version of its best-selling A320 single-aisle airliner. The A320neo, planned to enter into service from late 2015, will be equipped with a new type of engine and wingtip devices that together are expected to […]

Twin Otter 400

400S Multi-Page IT IS HARD TO IMPROVE ON A LEGEND… Our solution? Start again, providing the performance, reliability and versatility that has come to be expected from the twin otter in over 40 years of worldwide operations. Still Canada’s most successful 19-seat commercial aircraft program with more than 800 aircraft built, the Twin Otter is […]