Aerospace News

UTC chief defends global trade, NAFTA 
United Technologies Corp. CEO Greg Hayes defended global trade and argued against "tearing up" the North American Free Trade Agreement last Monday during the Concordia Annual Summit in New York, a gathering of business executives, leaders of nonprofit groups and politicians. Hayes acknowledged NAFT...
Bombardier considers to shift more Q400 plane work from Canada to Mexico
Bombardier Inc. considers options to shift more component work on its Q400 plane from Toronto to Mexico or another lower-cost region, the plane and train maker said to Canadian media in recent days. The Montreal-based company has announced it will reduce costs on the turboprop plane by moving Q400 ...
SolAero delivers first solar wing for Bye Aerospace’s unmanned aerial vehicle
SolAero Technologies Corp, an Albuquerque-based provider of solar cells and solar panels to satellite and spacecraft manufacturer, announced the completion and delivery of the first solar wing for Bye Aerospace’s “StratoAirNet”, a solar-electric unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV).  SolAero is int...
Sedena creates airplanes again, one century later
Airplanes designed and manufactured by the Mexican military will be crossing the sky, just like they did a century ago. The Azteca project by Sedena is in the take-off track now. With a US$ 6.5 million investment, the Military Aeronautic industry in Mexico is developing three aircraft to train cadet...
UTC, Rockwell Collins combine aerospace operations, including four Mexican facilities 
United Technologies Corp. (UTC) and Rockwell Collins, Inc. announced that they have reached a definitive agreement under which United Technologies will acquire Rockwell Collins for US$ 140.00 per share, in cash and UTC stock. The purchase price implies a total equity value of US$ 23 billion and a to...