Aerospace News

Spirit AeroSystems acquires equipment in Mexico to set up a machining center
Large aero structures and components manufacturer Spirit AeroSystems announced it has created a 3- and 4-axis machining center of excellence (COE) at its McAlester, Oklahoma, facility in addition to creating a 5-axis machining COE at its headquarters in Wichita, Kansas. The 5-axis COE at Wichita wi...
Guadalajara inaugurates air bridge to export to Korea and Canada
The Guadalajara-Vancouver air bridge has been inaugurated. It will boost agri-food and perishable products exports from all of Mexico. With this, the plan is to send up to 200 tons of agri-food products per week, with three frequencies, arriving to their destination within five hours, when it used t...
Young man from Aguascalientes, nominee for the 2017 National Youth Award
Fernando Mier Hicks, from Aguascalientes, was nominated to receive the National Youth Award in Science and Technology. Mier Hicks is a Mechatronics Engineer graduated from the Monterrey Institute of Technology, Master and Doctor of Aerospace Engineering by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (...
Construction of the NAICM cargo train to cost 38% more
The cargo train that is being built in order to speed up the transportation of materials in the construction process of the New International Mexico City Airport (NAICM), had a 38% cost increase due to variations in exchange rates and fees for railroad usage; the plan is to have the train start oper...
Airbus, aiming at the development of the A380plus
Airbus presented a development report of the enhanced A380, the "A380plus", which includes aerodynamic innovations, as well as new and larger wingtip devices (winglets) and other wing enhancements that support fuel savings of up to 4%. John Leahy, Director of Operations with Airbus, pointed out that...