Hai Heli-Expo


Come visit us at BOOTH #3807, at the 2017 HAI HELI-EXPO! HAI HELI-EXPO is where the global helicopter industry gathers to build professionals, networks, and solutions. Looking for your next aircraft, vendor, mentor, job, or professional development or opportunity? You’ll find them all in Dallas at HAI HELI-EXPO 2017! With 20,000 industry professionals, including 20%…


International Paris Air Show

52nd International Paris Air Show

Since its launch in 1909, the International Paris Air Show has constantly grown, and remains the largest aerospace event in the world. The Show is a special time for every company, providing an occasion to meet up with all the key players in the aerospace industry, seize fresh commercial opportunities, present their expertise and innovations…


Sunshine Metals Secures New Deal at FIA


Phil Milazzo, CEO of HM Dunn Aerosystems announced the realisation of a multi-year supply chain partnership with Sunshine Metals, an Aero Metals Alliance company during the 2016 Farnborough International Airshow.

According to Milazzo, the agreement for aerospace plate products and value-add machining services “builds the winning relationship that will make both HM Dunn and Sunshine Metals successful for many years to come”.

Sam Romeo, president of Sunshine Metals, stated: “Aero Metals Alliance remains dedicated to the creation of innovative supply chain systems that reduce waste while optimising bottom-line value for every customer.”


​Boeing cleared for military sale to U.K. that would mean Wichita work

According to a report from Reuters, Boeing (NYSE: BA) has gotten approval from the Pentagon for the sale of up to nine P-8A Poseidon aircraft to Britain. While Congress could still block the deal, the close relations between the two countries make any legislative roadblocks unlikely.

Should the sale go through, it would check off the priority for the surveillance and anti-submarine warfare capabilities the U.K.’s increased defense budget sought in procuring the P-8A.

The aircraft is based off Boeing’s 737-800 passenger jet, a plane which Wichita-based Spirit AeroSystems Inc. (NYSE: SPR), with the help of its local supply base, builds about 70 percent of for Boeing.


Air France To Retire Boeing 747 Operations With Final Flight January 10

Air France will end more than 40 years of Boeing 747 operations with a final commercial flight from Mexico City to Paris-Charles de Gaulle (CDG) on Jan. 10.

The French flag carrier will conduct two tribute 747 flights over France and several landmarks on Jan. 14 to and from Paris CDG.

The SkyTeam member was an early customer of the 747—its first flight from Paris to New York launched June 3, 1970.

Icelandic ACMI specialist Air Atlanta recently acquired two Air France 747-400s.

After Jan. 10, Air France will operate 3X-weekly Paris CDG-Mexico City using an Airbus A380 and 4X-weekly with a Boeing 777-300ER, becoming daily A380 service from the end of March.