BAE Systems announced today that it is currently training an unprecedented 2,036 apprentices across its UK-based defence and security businesses – equivalent to around six per cent of its 34,000 UK employees. This is the largest ever number in the Company’s history, surpassing an original target to train 2,000 apprentices in 2018. In addition, BAE Systems announced today plans to recruit an additional 574 apprentices to join in September 2017.
|Alfa Laval BWTS gets USCG type approval|
December 27, 2016 — The USCG based its type approval of PureBallast on CMFDA/FDA testing conducted at DHI in Denmark. This testing was performed using the same hardware, power consumption and flow as the already IMO-certified version of the PureBallast 3 family.
Moscow, 27 December 2016 – JSC “Sukhoi Civil Aircraft”(SCA), together with operators, have completed the Sukhoi Superjet 100 fleet inspection. Aircraft which have successfully passed the inspection have resumed flights. The reason for the inspection was the previously detected defect in the stabilizer attachment bands on one aircraft.
As part of a routine inspection of an SSJ in Russia, a defect was detected in an element of the tail stabilizer in an area not critical to the aircraft operation. The element has a multi-level redundancy system and was design with a stability margin far exceeding its service loads.
The element was designed and tested in accordance with the Russian and European airworthiness requirements of IAC AR (Interstate Aviation Committee Aviation Register) Type Certificate and its validation by EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency).
SCAC together with operators is performing inspections of the SSJ100 fleet in operation; a Technical Decision on Continued Airworthiness of SSJ100 Aircraft was issued.
- Title China’s Tian Shan mountains
- Released 23/12/2016 10:00 am
- Copyright contains modified Copernicus Sentinel data (2016), processed by ESA
- DescriptionSentinel-2A takes us over northwestern China near the border with Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan in this false-colour image.
All-Boeing carrier’s order total now stands at 26 airplanes following eight deliveries in 2016
LEEDS, United Kingdom, Dec. 23, 2016 – Boeing (NYSE: BA) and UK Leisure Airline Jet2.com have finalized an order for four Next Generation 737-800s, valued at $384 million at current list prices.
Jet2.com, an all-Boeing carrier, previously had 30 Next Generation 737-800s on order, eight have been delivered already in 2016.