Private jet travel pitched at first-class price

Travel in private aircraft like this Embraer 300 is being offered at deep discounts by Jumpjets. On-demand private jet travel from 40 cities to 500 U.S. airports will soon be an option for prices starting at an average of less than $3,000 per round trip flight, thanks to patent-pending scheduling software developed by a California … More Private jet travel pitched at first-class price

Is Bombardier Flying Under The Radar Of Aerospace Investors?

Bombardier (BDRBF.PK) is a Canadian train and airplane manufacturer, which trades under the symbols BBD.A and BBD.B on the Toronto Stock Exchange. According to its most recent annual report for the fiscal year ended January 31, 2011, and an investor fact sheet provided by the company, Bombardier is the third largest civil airplane manufacturer in the world. The report … More Is Bombardier Flying Under The Radar Of Aerospace Investors?

Rolls Joins Forces With Pratt On Future GTF

Oct 12, 2011   By Guy Norris guy_norris@aviationweek.com LOS ANGELES  In an unprecedented move designed to outflank General Electric and its CFM partner Snecma, Pratt and Whitney and Rolls-Royce have announced plans to form a new engine joint venture to power future mid-size aircraft based initially on the geared turbofan (GTF) configuration. The shock about-turn … More Rolls Joins Forces With Pratt On Future GTF

G.E. to Share Jet Technology With China in New Joint Venture

By DAVID BARBOZA, CHRISTOPHER DREW and STEVE LOHR This article was reported by David Barboza, Christopher Drewand Steve Lohr and written by Mr. Lohr. Lin Zuoming, president of Aviation Industry Corporation of China, with Jeffrey R. Immelt, G.E.’s chief, at a 2009 event in Beijing. As China strives for leadership in the world’s most advanced industries, it sees commercial jetliners — … More G.E. to Share Jet Technology With China in New Joint Venture

Boeing Challenges Industry to Meet Unprecedented Demand for Aviation Personnel

Boeing Challenges Industry to Meet Unprecedented Demand for Aviation Personnel   LE BOURGET, France, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) today called upon the aviation industry to invest, evolve and adapt to support the expected exponential growth in demand for qualified aviation personnel as the company released its 2011 Pilot and Technician Outlook … More Boeing Challenges Industry to Meet Unprecedented Demand for Aviation Personnel

PNT meeting on Lightsquared testing effects on GPS usage

L-Band Testing by Garmin of Llightsquared proposed frequency usage and effect on GPS The Space-Based PNT National Coordination Office is located in the Dept. of Commerce Hoover Building Representatives from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), LightSquared, and Trimble will weigh in on theGPS vs. LightSquared interference at the afternoon session of a National Space-Based Positioning, Navigation and Timing (PNT) … More PNT meeting on Lightsquared testing effects on GPS usage