Aerospace News

Icon delivers first airplane with airframe manufactured entirely in Tijuana
Icon Aircraft announced the delivery of the first Model Year 2018 (MY18) A5 amphibious sports plane with airframe structures manufactured entirely at ICON's new in-house composites manufacturing facility in Tijuana. The unit delivered to former Major League Baseball pitcher, Roy Halladay, is also t...
Queretaro's aerospace sector has a US$70 million portfolio
The State's Ministry of Sustainable Development (SEDESU) is reporting several ongoing projects in the aerospace sector 's portfolio, valued at roughly US$70 million, said the head of this State Office, Marco Antonio del Prete Tercero. Ten investment projects for this industry have been started in th...
Textron expands its new aircraft sales and service network in Mexico
Textron Aviation Inc. announced is strengthening its presence in Mexico by expanding channel partner Aerolineas Ejecutivas’ role to include new aircraft sales and service for its full jet and turboprop portfolio. Aerolineas Ejecutivas is among the most established and largest business aviation co...
Airbus plans to double production capacity in Queretaro
European aircraft manufacturer Airbus revealed efforts in Mexico to double its production capacity in four years by renewing its technologies and planning the growth of its workforce in Queretaro. With more than 32 years in the country and around US$ 100 million of consolidated investment to date, ...
Honeywell forecasts strong demand for business jets in Mexico
Despite the business jet aviation industry facing a modest pace for near-term orders due to an uncertain economic and political environment, Honeywell forecasts up to 8,300 new business jet deliveries worth US$ 249 billion from 2017 to 2027, down 2-3% points from the 2016 10-year forecast. Accordin...