Aerospace News

United Technologies considers acquisition of Rockwell Collins, including a plant in Mexicali
Jet-engine manufacturer United Technologies Corp. is considering the possibility of acquiring Rockwell Collins Inc., a cockpit gear supplier, in a deal that would rank among the largest ever in the aerospace industry, reported Bloomberg in recent days citing people familiar with the matter. Rockwel...
California-based ICON Aircraft resumes deliveries
California-based ICON Aircraft announced it has resumed customer deliveries with six of its A5 light sport amphibious aircrafts in June and July.  “These are the first customer deliveries the company has made since announcing a production delay last spring. The owners are located in Washington, ...
WireMasters to supply on-site assistance at Gulfstream’s facility in Mexicali
WireMasters, Inc. announced earlier this month that it has been awarded a contract to support the assembly of Gulfstream wire harnesses. WireMasters, Inc. will provide on-site delivery of wire, cable, and other cable harness assembly raw materials, as well as logistics and forecasting support. The m...
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...