In Partnership With

March 19, 2013

Who’s Where

COMMERCIAL AIRCRAFT

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Who’s Where

Shinichiro Ito (see photos) has been appointed president and CEO of Tokyo-based ANA Holdings and chairman of All Nippon Airways Co. He was president and CEO of ANA Group, where he will be succeeded by Osamu Shinobe, currently senior executive VR. ANA Chairman Yoji Ohashi will become chairman of ANA Holdings.
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COMMERCIAL AIRCRAFT

SoleSearching

Boeing makes sole-source power choice as prerequisite to 777X pre-launch go-ahead

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COMMERCIAL AIRCRAFT

Charging Back

787 battery certification test plan to be conducted under stricter regulatory guidelines

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787 BATTERY CHANGES

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CSerious

Bombardier stretches the CS300, entering Airbus/Boeing territory

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ROTORCRAFT

New Clues

Eurocopter shines light on family concept for new wave of helicopters

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UNEXPECTED ORIGINS

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ROTORCRAFT

TILTING TO THE FUTURE

Las Vegas AgustaWestland is using an unconventional tiltrotor fanin-wing demonstrator, flown in secret in Italy since 2011, as a self-funded technology incubator for advanced rotorcraft concepts. Measuring several meters in span, the “Project Zero” sub-scale demonstrator has two electrically driven, tilting rotors embedded in the wing.

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MRO Edition

Check Collaboration

Operators, OEMs and MRO providers work together to optimize maintenance programs

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MAINTENANCE CHECK

Ripple Effect

Deferring maintenance happens, and postponing a component overhaul or two that is not time-sensitive should not have a big impact on an operation or maintenance lines. But what happens when you have to cut your maintenance budget by 5-9%? That might cause a bit of pain, but it still should be doable.

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