Aerospace News

Sikorsky S-92 helicopters aim for the offshore oil and gas industry in Mexico
Aircraft manufacturer Lockheed Martin announced that Mexico's Directorate General of Civil Aeronautics (DGAC) has approved the Offshore and Utility Type Certificate for the Sikorsky S-92 helicopter. The certificate enables the operation of S-92 helicopters in Mexico, in all production configurations...
Mexico’s aerospace industry on track to exceed US$ 8 billion exports this year
Mexico has become a global manufacturing center for the aerospace industry, which has allowed this sector to grow at an annual rate of more than 15%, support more than 50,000 jobs and maintain encouraging prospects of the future, said Carlos Robles, president of the Mexican Federation of the Aerospa...
Building up local aerospace supply chain in Queretaro
Increasing the integration of local supply chain into the aerospace industry is one of the strategies that industrial leaders from Queretaro are pursuing, but at the same time it is a challenge as it implies to receive the necessary certifications to supply this sector. The president of the Queretar...
SkyPlus, first Aerospace park in Guanajuato
The first Aerospace Park in Guanajuato, SkyPlus, is offering a competitiveness bonus with 15% annual growth rates and manufacturing costs lower than 13.5% of the US costs, hence becoming the sixth provider in the Country. Mexico is currently the third global destination for aerospace manufacturing i...
Aerospace mergers and acquisitions reach record US$ 62 billion in nine months
The Aerospace and Defense sector saw mergers and acquisitions for US$ 44 billion in deal value during the third quarter of 2017. After three quarters, 2017 is already a record year for the industry, says a new report (pdf) by consulting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). Year-to-date deal value as ...