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Boeing hopes Emirates talks can boost 747-8 sales
Wichita Business Journal
The Boeing Co. is in talks with Emirates that it hopes could help boost the sluggish sales of its 747-8. Emirates is the world's largest operator of the Airbus A380 superjumbo, but a call for better fuel burn on its largest jets may have opened the door to the Boeing rival. According to Boeing's senior vice president of sales and marketing, John Wojick, "The new engines they're pressing Airbus to put on their plane, we've already got four of them." Wojick continued, "We think we have a good solution."
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Banyan technicians honored on AMT Day
Aviation Pros
Banyan Air Service of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, celebrated its 9th annual AMT Day recently. AMT Day pays tribute to Charles E. Taylor — the first Aircraft Maintenance Technician — who built Orville and Wilbur Wright's engine. This day is special for the aircraft technicians at Banyan as they are honored for their dedication to aviation and safety. Dave Valenta, director of maintenance for Banyan organized the lunch-time event and gave an overview of the accomplishments during the last year; including adding the Challenger 605 to the Banyan repair station.
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GE's next generation of jet engines to be tested at SCLA
Victor Valley Daily Press
General Electric is installing enough wiring and fiber optic cable in one aircraft to stretch from the Victor Valley to Denver, nearly 900 miles. GE's Flight Test Operations center at the Southern California Logistics Airport in Victorville acquired a 20-year-old Boeing 747 three years ago and has spent the last 14 months installing state-of-the-art avionics, according to GE. The aircraft, which arrived at GE's test center recently, will help technicians and engineers test next-generation jet engines like the LEAP, the GE9X and the Passport.
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RBR Maintenance welcomes new Sheet Metal Lead
Aviation Pros
RBR Maintenance Inc. recently announced they have hired Gary Welch as Sheet Metal Lead. Gary joined the RBR team on May 13. With over 50 years in aviation, Gary has extensive experience in heavy structural repairs, interior installation/modifications, inspection, quality control and aircraft maintenance. Gary first began his career in aviation in the United States Air Force from 1963 to 1967, where he specialized in F105 aircraft airframe repair. Following his time in the military, Gary has worked with a variety of well-known aviation companies where he spent time as a sheet metal mechanic, assembler/installer, production manager and shop supervisor.
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New force emerges for Meyers aircraft
AIN Online
GlobalParts Group of Augusta, Kansas, has acquired the type certificate, intellectual property, tooling and assets of the 1960s-vintage Meyers/Aero Commander 200 piston single and formed a subsidiary, Interceptor Aviation, to facilitate the servicing and support of the aircraft. The acquisition also includes the TC for, and the sole example of, the Interceptor 400 — a pressurized, TPE331 turboprop-powered variant of the Meyers 200 that first flew in June 1969 and received FAA type certification in 1971.
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Rolls-Royce Trent 1000-TEN runs for the 1st time
Aviation Pros
Rolls-Royce announced the first run of the Trent 1000-TEN, which will power all variants of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. The engine, which is scheduled to be certified to 78,000 lbs. thrust by the end of 2015, will offer commonality for customers operating a combination of 787 Dreamliner models and provide margin to Boeing requirements for 76,000 lbs. of thrust at entry into service. The Trent 1000-TEN draws on technologies from the Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engine and Advance engine program, delivering thrust and efficiency improvements.
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EC225 emergency lubrication system modified
AIN Online
The emergency lubrication system of the EC225 was modified last summer. The European Aviation Safety Agency approved the changes, including replacing the air and glycol pressure switches, modifying the glycol pump and improving the system's maintenance. The modification eliminates false alarms and cancels flight manual limitations.
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1st flight for Solar Impulse 2
AVweb
Solar Impulse 2 — the solar-electric aircraft designed to fly around the world — flew more than two hours recently, for a successful maiden flight. The single-seat aircraft launched from the Payerne aerodrome in Switzerland, with test pilot Marcus Scherdel in command. "Si2 incorporates a vast amount of new technology to render it more efficient, reliable and in particular better adapted to long-haul flights," said André Borschberg, Solar Impulse CEO.
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