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Jury Awards 2008 Helicopter Crash Victims, GE Loses $177 million Judgment

Friday, March 30, 2012
By George Hatcher
Jury Awards 2008 Helicopter Crash Victims, GE Loses $177 million Judgment

What: GE Engines in Sikorsky S-61N helicopter Where: Portland Courtroom When: Aug. 5, 2008 crash, March 28, 2012 Jury decision Who: 9 crash fatalities Why: The Aug. 5, 2008 crash occurred after a loss of power in the No. 2 engine shortly after takeoff from a nearly 6,000-foot-high mountaintop in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest.... »

GE Selected as Engine Supplier for Next-Generation Military Helicopter

Wednesday, January 18, 2012
By George Hatcher

GE Aviation has been selected by Sikorsky Aircraft as a member of a newly-formed team that is building a next-generation helicopter for evaluation by the U.S. military. GE Aviation will provide the engine to enable the aircraft — designated the S-97 RAIDERTM helicopter – to demonstrate state-of-the-art advancements in rotorcraft technology. GE is among... »

Germany: Singapore Airlines Runway Excursion

Thursday, November 3, 2011
By George Hatcher
Germany:  Singapore Airlines Runway Excursion

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Bastian Ding What: Singapore Airlines Boeing 777-312ER en route from Manchester to München-Franz Josef Strauss Airport, Germany Where: Germany When: Nov 3, 2011 at 12:14 Who: 158 passengers Why: Although there were problems presented to ATC in advance, on landing in Munich, the Singapore... »

May 2011 Saab Crash in Argentina

Monday, June 27, 2011
By George Hatcher
May 2011 Saab Crash in Argentina

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Alberto U. What: Sol Linaeas Aereas Saab 340A Where: 20 km (12.5 mls) N of Prahuaniyeu, RN Argentina When: May 18, 2011 Who: 3 crew, 19 passengers Why: After the last radio contact at 20:50, the aircraft crashed near Los Menucos en-route Neuquen to... »

Single Survivor Pulled from Crash

Saturday, April 16, 2011
By George Hatcher
Single Survivor Pulled from Crash

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Robert Matthews What: United Nations – UN/Georgian Airways Canadair CL600 2B19 Regional Jet CRJ-100ER on the return trip from Kinshasa-N’Djili Airport (FIH) to Kisangani (FKI) and Entebbe (and back) Where: Kinshasa-N’Djili Airport, Congo When: 04 APR 2011 2 pm. Who: 4 crew, 29 passengers... »

UN Plane Crashes in Stormy Congo

Tuesday, April 5, 2011
By George Hatcher
UN Plane Crashes in Stormy Congo

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Robert Matthews What: United Nations/Georgian Airways Canadair CL-600-2B19 Regional Jet CRJ-100ER en route from Kinshasa-N’Djili Airport (FIH) to Kisangani (FKI) and Entebbe (EBB), Uganda and back. Where: Kinshasa-N’Djili Airport (FIH) Congo When: 04 APR 2011 2 pm local time Who: 29 passengers 3 crew... »

HAL and GE Aviation Sign Contract for Hawk Aircraft Components

Thursday, February 10, 2011
By George Hatcher
HAL and GE Aviation Sign Contract for Hawk Aircraft Components

Bengaluru, INDIA– GE Aviation and India’s premium public sector Aerospace Company Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) have signed 30-year contract that covers license to carry out repairs and overhaul of various avionics, instruments and hydraulic products for the Hawk Mk132 aircraft, an Advanced Jet Trainer operated by the Indian Air Force. This license will provide... »

Aircraft Industries Purchases GE’s M601 and H80 Engines for L410 Aircraft

Thursday, February 10, 2011
By George Hatcher
Aircraft Industries Purchases GE’s M601 and H80 Engines for L410 Aircraft

–EVENDALE, OHIO– Aircraft Industries, a Czech-based aircraft manufacturer, signed a five-year sales agreement with GE Aviation for the purchase of M601 and H80 engines. The engine agreement is for the L410-UVP-E20 aircraft, a twin-engine commuter aircraft, with annual production of 10+ units. “GE is proud to enter into this strategic partnership with Aircraft Industries,... »

Air India Signs OnPoint Solution Agreement for Its GE90 Engine Fleet

Wednesday, February 2, 2011
By George Hatcher

February 01, 2011 Air India Signs OnPoint Solution Agreement for Its GE90 Engine Fleet –DUBAI– GE Aviation and India’s national carrier Air India have signed a 20-year OnPointSM solution agreement that covers its GE90 engines. The value of the agreement is not being released. Air India will expand its maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO)... »

Alitalia Signs OnPoint Fuel & Carbon Solutions Agreement

Wednesday, February 2, 2011
By George Hatcher

–DUBAI– Alitalia has signed an OnPointSM Fuel & Carbon Solutions agreement with GE Aviation. Using proprietary decision software and fuel-consulting expertise, GE’s Fuel & Carbon Solutions will work with Alitalia to identify and track operational improvements that could reduce the airline’s fuel spend by an average of three percent on given segments. “Alitalia has... »

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