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Aeronautical Society of SA’s annual conference opens in Pretoria

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The Aeronautical Society of South Africa (AeSSA) has kicked off its annual conference in Pretoria, which is exploring unmanned aerial vehicles, aircraft design and...

Aeronautical Society celebrates women in emerging technologies

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August is traditionally Women’s Month and the Aeronautical Society of South Africa (Cape Chapter) took the opportunity to hold a seminar on Women in...

Key opportunities exist for South Africa in the space sector

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The South African space sector holds a number of opportunities for local companies, notably small satellite design, manufacture and launch and payload development. This is...

IFS looking to add more value in the African aerospace and...

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Enterprise resource planning (ERP) specialist IFS is targeting the South African National Defence Force (SANDF), South African Police Service (SAPS), defence companies and other...

Honeywell launches new business unit to capture drone market

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Honeywell International Inc, a major supplier of aerospace products, said Monday it launched an unmanned aerial systems business to bet on the autonomous aviation...

France presents aid package to ‘save’ aerospace industry

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France launched what it said was a 15 billion euro ($17 billion) rescue plan for its aerospace industry on Tuesday, warning 100 000 jobs...

To the moon, mars and beyond

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The South African National Space Agency (SANSA) has entered into a partnership with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to host a Deep Space...

Rocket accidently fired by Chadian Air Force at N’Djamena airport, killing...

On 17 April, as the crew of a Chadian Air Force Sukhoi Su-25 (NATO reporting name: Frogfoot) was preparing for a mission from the...

Sentian Aerospace wins AVI Awards 2019

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  South African aviation innovation company, Sentian Aerospace, has won the overall winner and small, micro and medium enterprises (SMME) winner accolades at the fifth...

Aeronautical Society gearing up for annual conference

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The Aeronautical Society of South Africa (AeSSA) is gearing up for its annual conference next week under the theme ‘African Aerospace – Innovation and...

ATAC gets first Mirage F1 into the air

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The Airborne Tactical Advantage Company (ATAC), now owned by Textron, has recently performed the maiden flight of one of the 63 Mirage F1s it...

Ahrlac fate in business rescue practitioner’s hands in on-going shareholder battle

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The business rescue process for the Ahrlac aircraft, being developed by Paramount and the Aerospace Development Corporation (ADC), is fraught with complications as the...

African commercial aviation services market worth $215 billion through 2028 –...

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The African commercial aviation services market will be worth $215 billion through 2028 and the continent will require 1 160 airliners, according to a...

First CAV tenants expected within months

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A change in modus operandi that will see the Centurion Aviation Village (CAV) become an entity resorting under the Gauteng Growth and Development Agency...

First tenants sign up for Centurion Aerospace Village

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The much maligned Centurion Aerospace Village (CAV) developmentd looks to be back on track with two tenants committing to space in the...

Nothing to show for R133 million at Centurion Aerospace Village –...

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What was supposed to provide a proper foot in the door for small and medium-sized enterprises to South Africa's aerospace industry has,...

Profitable outlook for global aerospace and defence industry

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The global aerospace and defence industry will experience a significant increase in revenues in 2018 after a year of subdued growth, according...

International military aviation weekly news roundup

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Brought to you by ADIT – The Bulletin is a roundup of military aviation news from around the world over the last...

Varied and informative lineup for the 2017 Aerospace, Maritime and Defence...

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Come 28 September the captains of South Africa's defence industry as well as those who use its products and services will gather...

Global aerospace boom is over, but likely no bust ahead

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Demand for jetliners made by Boeing and Airbus is in decline but no big bust for the industry lies ahead, a leading...

Morocco an example of aerospace manufacturing innovation

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In just 15 years, Morocco has become a major aerospace industry manufacturing hub: the country hosts over 110 companies, comprising over 11,500...

Aerospace and defence revenue expected to pick up in 2017

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Higher defence spending is one of the factors that is expected to return growth to the global aerospace and defence sectors this...

Global aerospace and defence outlook shifts to positive

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The global aerospace and defence sector outlook has moved from stable to positive in 2017, according to Fitch Ratings, which said the...

Aerospace and defence sectors rebounding – report

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The global aerospace and defence sectors are rebounding, according to a new report from Deloitte, which said that the commercial aerospace backlog...

Aviation – “still the strongest industry on the planet…for now”

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This was the title of the presentation given last month to the National Aeronautic Association (NAA) by aerospace markets guru, Richard Aboulafia,...

Aerospace and defence industry to grow 3 per cent this year...

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The global aerospace and defence industry will grow three per cent this year, driven mainly by the commercial aerospace sector, according to...

Heavy investment into aerospace and defence by IT and Internet players

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The recent announcement by Google that it will acquire satellite company Skybox Imaging for $500 million demonstrates that IT and Internet players...

Strong demand for helicopters in emerging markets – report

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Demand for helicopters has increased substantially in the emerging markets of the Asia-Pacific, Central Asia and Middle East as growth declines in...

Deloitte predicts strong aerospace, weak defence market in 2014

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According to Deloitte, revenue growth in the 5% range is expected for the overall aerospace and defence industry in 2014. In its...

Angola buying 18 ex-Indian Su-30s – report

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The Angolan Air Force has bought 18 ex-Indian Air Force Su-30K Flanker fighter aircraft from Russian state arms exporter Rosoboronexport, according to...

Denel’s aerospace and aviation divisions face future with confidence

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Partnerships are central to the continued success of the two major aerospace players in the State-owned defence industry conglomerate Denel. Both Mike Kgobe,...

Atlas Elektronik, Thales Deutschland to modernise combat system of F124 frigate

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Atlas Elektronik and Thales Deutschland have jointly been commissioned to modernise the combat system of the German Class F124 frigates. The CEOs...

Beechcraft delivers 800th T-6 military trainer

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Beechcraft has delivered the 800th Beechcraft T-6 Texan II military training aircraft, which was among two Beechcraft T-6Bs delivered this week to...

Aerospace outlook positive, defence negative in 2013 – report

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The global defence industry is expected to shrink while the commercial aerospace industry is expected to see record growth in 2013, according...

Defence to shrink, commercial aircraft production to grow in 2013 –...

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The global defence industry's revenue will most likely continue to slide as a result of cuts in military spending, while the commercial...

Ethiopian Airlines orders additional Boeing 777-200LR

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Ethiopian Airlines has ordered another 777-200LR (Longer Range) Worldliner from Boeing, adding to its fleet of five 777-200LRs, allowing it to increase...

Lockheed offers high local content Super Hercules to SAAF

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Lockheed Martin is offering its C-130XJ ‘Expandable' Super Hercules with maximum local content to the South African Air Force (SAAF) to meet...

Indian Air Force buys 75 PC-7 Mk II trainers

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The Indian Air Force has entered into a contract with Pilatus for 75 new PC-7 Mk II turboprop trainers, worth more than...

Tanker, transport aircraft market worth 2 400 aircraft over next 30...

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The worldwide market for light, medium and heavy transport aircraft and tankers is worth 2 400 aircraft valued at US$240 billion over...

Ivor Ichikowitz: Home-grown hi-tech aircraft an example of can-do spirit

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If I were an ambitious 30-year-old black South African, say a junior manager in a Johannesburg corporation, trying to fulfil my dreams,...

Velvet Sky goes into liquidation

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Grounded airline Velvet Sky has been placed under provisional liquidation, after a ruling by the Pietermaritzburg High Court on Friday. Trade union...

Embraer sells Super Tucanos to three African countries

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Embraer has sold its Super Tucano light attack/trainer aircraft to Burkina Faso, Angola and Mauritania in deals worth a combined US$180 million,...

India to ask airlines to shun EU carbon scheme

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India is poised to ask airlines not to take part in the European Union emissions trading scheme, a senior official said, in...

RwandAir buying two Bombardier CRJ900s

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RwandAir has signed a firm order for two CRJ900 NextGen regional jets from Bombardier, making it the first operator in Eastern Africa...

Velvet Sky’s liquidation postponed indefinitely

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The liquidation application brought against low cost carrier Velvet Sky has been adjourned indefinitely as one of its creditors launched an application...

Global air crashes at all time low

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The accident rate for Western-built jets is the lowest in aviation history, surpassing the previous mark set in 2010, says the International...

Aerospace and defence sector faces tough times in 2012 – report

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The commercial aircraft sector is likely to enjoy high production volumes this year due to increasing demand for leisure and business travel,...

Aviation bodies see turbulent 2012 for airlines

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Rising fuel prices and financial turmoil in Europe signal big problems for the international airline industry in 2012 and are likely to...

Dutch to get Lynx helicopter back from Libya

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The Dutch Ministry of Defence will get back the Lynx helicopter it was forced to abandon on a Libyan beach last year...

Japan says may cancel Lockheed F-35 if price rises

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Japan may cancel orders for Lockheed Martin's F-35 fighter jets in the case of a price rise or delivery delay, Defence Minister...

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