Dutch firm Fokker Technologies, a division of GKN Aerospace, and aerospace manufacturer Aequs on Thursday signed an agreement to supply machined components for Boeing's Chinook heavy lift helicopter that India is buying.
In a significant step toward expanding research opportunities aboard the International Space Station (ISS) and reducing its dependence on Russian launch facilities, NASA has ordered California based-company SpaceX to launch astronauts from US soil.
The C919, a narrow-body jet which can seat 168 passengers, has been under production at a facility in commercial hub Shanghai for over a year, as workers assembled components under the guidance of Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China (COMAC).
American aviation giant Boeing on Friday said it plans to assemble either its Chinook heavy-lift helicopters or Apache attack choppers in India even as it gears to offer the possibility of manufacturing a fighter jet aircraft in the country.
Faced with frequent grounding of its "game changer" Dreamliner Boeing 787-800 aircraft due to glitches, national carrier Air India is likely to hold a meeting with Boeing officials here next week to discuss the issue, sources said Wednesday.
With India clearing the USD 3.1 billion helicopter deal with aviation major Boeing ahead of the Prime Minister's US visit, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Friday expressed hope that the country would get a "return gift" from America.
Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the US, the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) today cleared a multi-billion dollar deal for 22 Apache attack helicopters and 15 Chinook heavy-lift choppers with American aviation giant Boeing.
US aerospace giant Boeing has reached deals with Chinese firms to sell 300 aircraft and open a completion centre in the Asian country, China's official Xinhua news agency reported, as President Xi Jinping began his first state visit to the United States.
Two months after Union transport minister Nitin Gadkari had said Boeing had disassociated itself with the much-delayed USD 100-million MRO facility in Nagpur, the American planemaker has said it has completed the work and handed over the facility to Air India last month.