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Rolls-Royce will Supply Trent 700 Engines to Singapore Airlines




Rolls-Royce Wins $1BN Order From Singapore Airlines

Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has won a $1bn order from Singapore Airlines to supply Trent 700 engines to power 15 Airbus A330 aircraft, Along with TotalCare® services support.


 Singapore Airlines already operates 19 Trent 700-powered A330s, the first of which was delivered in 2009.

The Trent 700 is the most fuel efficient, cleanest and quietest engine on the A330. Since it entered service in 1995, Rolls-Royce has continued to improve its performance by incorporating advanced technology from the Trent 900 and Trent 1000. These enhancements have delivered a one per cent reduction in fuel consumption, which saves 800 tonnes of CO2 per aircraft, per year.

Nick Devall, Rolls-Royce, Chief Commercial Officer – Civil Aerospace, said: “The Trent 700 has proven itself to be the most efficient engine for the Airbus A330. Our continuous investment in the improvement of our products has ensured that the Trent 700 is the clear leader in the market. Singapore Airlines has been a great partner and we are delighted to extend this relationship further.”

The Trent 700, the only engine designed specifically for the A330, has won more than 75 per cent of orders in the last three years. More than 1,300 Trent 700 engines are now in service or on order.

Rolls Royce A&P Mechanic - Needed to Perform Flight Line Tests

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Rolls Royce A&P Mechanic - Everett, WA PlaneTechs
Salary band     Any
Salary details     $56,000 - $61,000 a year
Location     Washington
Job type     Contract/Self-employed
 Equipment: Rolls Royce Engine
Company     PlaneTechs
Contact     PlaneTechs
Job categories     Airworthiness Engineer, Licensed Maintenance - Line, Mechs,techs,elecs, Testing
Expires     21/07/2011
Position:A&P Mechanic
Job Description: Experienced A&P Mechanics are needed to perform Flight Line Tests on Rolls Royce Engines (Trent 1000) for our client in Everett, WA.

Overview:
    Inspect, test, repair, maintain, and service aircraft.
    Read and interpret aircraft maintenance manuals and specifications to determine feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components.
    Modify aircraft structures, space vehicles, systems, or components, following drawings, engineering orders and technical publications.
    Examine and inspect engine or other components for cracks, breaks, or leaks.
    Disassemble and inspect parts for wear, warping, or other defects.
    Assemble and install electrical, plumbing, mechanical, hydraulic, and structural components and accessories, using hand tools and power tools.
    Adjust, align, and calibrate aircraft systems, using hand tools, gauges, and test equipment.
    Test engine and system operations, using testing equipment, and listens to engine sounds to detect and diagnose malfunctions.
    Service and maintain aircraft systems by performing tasks, such as flushing crankcase, cleaning screens, greasing moving parts, and checking brakes.
    Perform maintenance IAW FAA approved technical data.
    Research FAA technical data to locate applicable data relevant to assigned tasks.
    Other duties may be assigned.

Qualified Candidates For A&P Mechanic Position Will Have the Following Education/Experience:

    An A&P License is required.
    4+ years of experience as an Aviation A&P Mechanic is required.
    6 of 24 months of recent experience as an Aviation A&P Mechanic is required.
    Rolls Royce Engine experience is required.
    Must be able to document maintenance performed on required forms.
    Knowledge of design techniques, principles, tools and instruments involved in the production and use of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.

    Must have knowledge of materials, methods, and the appropriate tools to construct objects, structures, and buildings.
    High School Diploma or equivalent.
    Must be a U.S. Citizen.
    A valid clear driver's license.
Apply: Aviation Job Openings

Line Maintenance Technician Jobs: Airborne Maintenance & Engineering Services, Inc.




Line Maintenance A & P Technician .CVG - Airborne Maintenance & Engineering Services, Inc
Position: A & P Technician     Base Pay: $15.00 - $25.00
Employee Type: Full Time     Leads Others: No
Required Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent
Required Experience: 2 yrs preferred
Travel Required: As needed    

Line Maintenance Nature of work:
What you will do:
Troubleshooting, inspections, routine and non-routine maintenance on customer aircraft in accordance with applicable technical data, customer maintenance program requirements, within estimated or budgeted hours and within FAA and customer standards of quality.  Returns to Service aircraft that have completed all required maintenance actions utilizing logbooks or customer authorized documentation.  Performs additional duties as assigned.

What you need:
    High school diploma OR GED
    Airframe and Powerplant license
    Basic understanding of FAA regulations pertaining to CFR Part 145 repair station operations
    2 years experience preferred
    Must provide tools as listed on required tool listing
Apply: http://www.airbornemx.com/

IndiGo Low-fare Airline selects Pratt & Whitney EcoPower® Engine Wash




PARIS AIR SHOW – IndiGo Airlines selects Pratt & Whitney EcoPower® Engine Wash and signed a long-term agreement with Pratt & Whitney to use the company's environmentally responsible engine wash service on the airline's fleet of Airbus A320 aircraft. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) company.

Through this agreement, IndiGo will receive approximately 200 washes annually on its growing fleet of V2500-powered A320s. The washes will be performed at the Mumbai International Airport.

IndiGo president Aditya Ghosh says, "This agreement also allows us to increase the operational efficiency of our growing fleet."
“IndiGo works hard to keep costs down and stay on schedule without compromising the customer’s experience,” said Lou Quattrocchi, Pratt &Whitney Product Line Management vice president.
“EcoPower engine wash will help IndiGo continue to do this by decreasing its fuel expense and keeping its engines on wing longer.”
IndiGo is India’s largest low-fare airline with its headquarters in Gurgaon, Haryana, India and its Main Base in Delhi. The airline operates 259 daily domestic flights linking 26 destinations throughout India. IndiGo was recently awarded the award for Best Performing Airbus A320 Family Operator in Asia Pacific/Middle East/ Africa at Airbus A320 symposium held in Toronto in May, 2011.This was based both on fleet utilization and performance achievements in the Fleet Size category of more than 30 aircraft.

Advantages of EcoPower Engine Wash System
  1. Pratt & Whitney's patented EcoPower engine wash system reduces fuel burn by as much as 1.2 percent, eliminating approximately three pounds of carbon dioxide emissions for every pound of fuel saved
  2. While also decreasing engine gas temperature, increasing the amount of time an engine can stay on wing. 
EcoPower is a registered trademark of United Technologies Corporation.
V2500 is a registered trademark of International Aero Engines, AG
 
Pratt & Whitney is a world leader in the design, manufacture and service of aircraft engines, space propulsion systems and industrial gas turbines. United Technologies, based in Hartford, Conn., is a diversified company providing high technology products and services to the global aerospace and commercial building industries.
 

Honeywell Offers Certified Programs for Marine Engineering and Merchant Navy Professionals




Announcing Certified Courses in Industrial Automation and Control Engineering from Honeywell.
 DCS Training Program
This four-week training course focuses on Distributed Control System and applications in the process industry.It is designed for final year degree students, new engineering graduates and working individuals who want to enhance their career opportunities and upgrade their knowledge in the field.

Conducted by the renowned JRD TATA Automation Training Centre of Honeywell in Pune, this course will introduce the latest industry trends, and provide knowledge and tools relevant to the control and automation industry.

Benefits
Increase your market value by equipping yourself with the skills required by prospective employers. Get valuable exposure yourself with the skills required by prospective employers. Valuable exposure to the industrial environment with one week of in-plant training. Placement may be considered at HAIL based on individual performance and available requirement.
DCS, PLC and SCADA Course:
11th July to 5th August 2011
1st August to 26th August 2011
5th Sep to 30th Sep 2011

Marine Engineering Training Program
Honeywell also offers a similar program on control systems for ships, designed for Marine Engineering students and Merchant Navy Professionals.
Marine and Merchant Navy Course Duration: 4th July to 29th July 2011

-  more information email hail.atc@honeywell.com or call +91 20 66780367/54

B.Tech in Aviation Engineering Including Commercial Pilot License with Training in USFA, USA




Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Kakinada (JNTUK) - Apply for 4-year B.Tech (Aviation Engineering) including Commercial Pilot License(CPL) Training in USFA, USA

STUDY IN KAKINADA, INDIA & TEXAS, USA
Admission into Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (JNTUK) for 4-year International Dual B.Tech Degree in Aviation Engineering and Private Pilot, Commercial Pilot with Multi Engine, Certified Flight Instructor and Certified Ground Instructor Advanced and Instrument rating, by USFA, Texas, USA

General Information
1. GENERAL: (1) 4-year International Collaborative Dual Degree Program with US Flight Academy, Texas, USA is designed for the advantage of Student Community through which students can acquire all the following Degrees/Diplomas/Certificates:
01. B.Tech. (Aviation Engineering) by JNTUK, Kakinada after 4 years of total study in India and USA.
02. Private Pilot Licence (PPL) by USFA, USA after completion of 3 months of Training at USFA, Texas.
03. Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL) with Multi Engine by USFA, USA after completion of 18 months of Training at USFA, Texas.
04. Certified Flight Instructor and Certified Ground Instructor Advanced & Instrument rating, by USFA, Texas, USA, after 21 Months of study at JNTUK & USA.
05. Associate of Applied Science ( Professional Pilot Degree) by USFA, USA after 4 years of study in India and USA.
This 4-year B.Tech.(Aviation Engineering) and other degrees are recognized globally through USFA, a US Government recognized Flight Academy of International Standards serving since 23 years and JNTUK, Kakinada, an AICTE and UGC recognized and funded Government University, established as an Institution in 1946.  (2) Applications for admission will be processed jointly by JNTUK and USFA .(3) There will be no provision for students to discontinue the studies in the middle of the program and claim alternative degree.  (4) Admissions are all purely provisional and the University reserves the right to cancel the admission at any stage.

OTHER FEATURES:

(1) USFA has 14 Aircrafts available for world-class training (Single engine, Multi-engine, Turbine engine, Aerobatic flights). (2) Student can convert his/her study Visa to Working Visa within these two years of stay at Texas. (3) Job assurance for top 10 students out of 16 students trained by USFA. (4) The training required for Conversion of FAA licence to DGCA licence, will be facilitated by USFA and JNTUK both. (5) As all licences and Certificates issued by USFA are recognized by  FFA, the student has credibility and eligibility for jobs all over the world.

IMPORTANT DATES 
Last Date for Submission of Application along with DD of Rs 1000   :  28 June 2011
Date of Entrance Test   :  30 June 2011 (Thursday)
Announcement of Result (Posted in jntuk.edu.in web site)   :  01 July 2011 (Friday)
Date of Admission Counseling – First Phase: JNTUK, Kakinada (Tuition Fee to be paid)  :  04 July 2011 (Monday)
Commencement of Class work at JNTUK, Kakinada  :  11 July 2011 (Monday)

Important Contacts: For any details regarding Application Form or admission into JNTUK, Kakinada visit:  www.jntuk.edu.in

Boeing: Airlines Need $4 trillion worth of New Aircraft by 2030




Boeing: $4 Trillion in New Aircraft Needed

Airlines will need $4 trillion worth of new planes to meet a pickup in passenger numbers, particularly in the Asia-Pacific region.

Airlines will need 33,500 new jets from now through 2030, Boeing said in a statement.

The largest market will be for single-aisle jets seating between 90 and 240 passengers, with most the growth in the booming Asia Pacific region.

The planemaker says it raised its forecast after passenger air traffic rose 8 percent in 2010, after declining about 2 percent in 2009 when much of the world was experiencing a deep recession.

Boeing announced that it will ramp up production of the next-generation B737, its most popular jet.

Boeing is the biggest maker of commercial planes is a $32 billion business with 65,000 employees worldwide after Airbus, based on 2010 deliveries. Airbus delivered 510 commercial planes last year, compared with 462 for Boeing.

Lufthansa Student Centre Help You Make the Best Choices




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You can find information on universities, consulates, visa regulations, health, insurance, travel tips and much more right here.

That is not all. To help you save even more as you make a major investment in your life, the Lufthansa Student Centre assures you of the very best travel offers.

The Lufthansa Student Centre is an attempt to bring together all the resources to guide you through this maze.

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Emirates Jobs: Aircraft Maintenance Technician

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Aircraft Maintenance Technician
Emirates Job details
Salary band     Any
Salary details     Competitive Tax Free Salary
Location     Middle East, United Arab Emirates, Dubai
Job type     Any
Company     Emirates
Contact     Recruitment Team
Job categories     Avionics/Electronics, Mechs,techs,elecs
Expires     20/06/2011
       
Maintenance Technician Job Description
Junior Maintenance Technician The Position:
As part of a team of technicians as directed by the (Senior) Maintenance Technician/Maintenance Supervisor, assist in carrying out all scheduled and non scheduled maintenance, servicing, fault finding and repair on all equipment /vehicles and plant maintained by various Technical Services Workshops to ensure functional reliability to meet the 24 hour requirements of the operations.Equipment maintained include all Ground Support Equipment used by dnata Airport Operation departments for providing service to all aircraft (airlines) using Dubai International Airport & EK Engineering; all EK ULDs; all vehicles & automobiles used by various EK departments & other organizations within Dubai International Airport;all cargo handling equipment at the DN Cargo & EK Sky Cargo warehouses;equipment used by EK Flight Catering.

Salary & Benefits:
We offer an attractive tax-free salary, paid in Dirhams, the local currency of the UAE. The Dirham is linked to the Special Drawing Right of the International Monetary Fund. It has been held constant against the US dollar since the end of 1980 at a mid-rate of approximately US$1= Dh3.66. Besides travel benefits normally associated with an airline, more information on employee benefits is available within the 'Working Here' section of this site. By viewing the 'Dubai Lifestyle' section in the site you can also consider the benefits of Dubai as a location to live and work in.

Experience and Qualifications:
    10 Years schooling or equivalent
    Certificate in Mechanical or Automobile or Electrical or Electronics or Air-Conditioning & Refrigeration Engineering from reputed Industrial Training Institution.
    Experience 3 and above in Facilities/Maintenance.Auto/Electric Mechanic
    Exprience in similar engineering workshop/organization in the field of maintenance
    Knowledge of Mechanical and/or Electrical and/or Electronics and/or Automobile and/or Air-Conditioning & Refrigeration systems.
    Any specialised training on PLCs/AC-DC Motor Control Systems/AC-DC generators/Traction Batteries & Chargers and Material handling equipment would be an advantage. A valid UAE driving licence is preferred.

To Apply:
To express your interest in the above vacancy please apply on-line by clicking below, and complete our application form. We will then consider your application and contact you should we wish to shortlist you for an interview. Should you not receive an invitation for an interview within 5 weeks please assume that on this occasion you have been unsuccessful. We will retain your details for 12 months unless advised otherwise and re-consider you for future opportunities as they arise. Please also note that if you are not shortlisted you can also update your application at anytime and apply for other opportunities.
Job posted by Emirates

Jobs for Licensed Aircraft Engineers in Malaysia

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Licensed Maintenance Job details
Salary band     At least $100k
Salary details     $5000 - $8500 per month + TAX
Location     Malaysia
Job type     Full time
Company     Virtual Human Resources
Contact     Sunette Van Aarde
Job categories     Licensed Maintenance - Line
Expires     08/06/2011


Job Description
Our Cilent in Asia currently have immediate PERMANENT (3 year fixed term) positions for Licensed Aircraft Engineers (Mechanical and Avionics).

Opportunities are for Line and Base Maintenance.

A/C Ratings should be a combination with minimum 2 ratings (a/c and engine) listed as follows:

B747 - 400 / PW4000 Engines
B777 RR Trent 800 Engines
A330 series / PW4000 Engines
B737 CL / NG /CFM56 Engine
A320 /V2500 and CFM56 Engine

Other ratings such as A340 may be considered.

Current licenses recognized are the following: Holder of basic license from either
United Kingdom EASA/CAA,
New Zealand CAA,
Australian CASA,
Singapore CAAS,
Brunei CAA or
Hong Kong CAD

Minimum of 5 years experience as Licensed Aircraft Engineer.
Further to this candidates must possess the ability to communicate effectively at all levels as well as participate in a team-working environment.

To apply or discuss further information, please contact Sunette on             +44 207 500 7986       or email to sunette@v-hr.com
Job posted by Virtual Human Resources

Best xbox Flight Game: Ace Combat 6

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Ace Combat 6: Fires of Liberation (Xbox 360)
The landscapes are absolutely stunning.

Ace Combat 6 takes place in a fictional world, although aside from geography and nomenclature, it might as well be our own. The Emmerian good guys seemingly represent the Western world, complete with green-lawned suburban homes, whereas the enemy hails from USSR-inspired Estovakia (a comparison that is cemented in every time you hear an Emmerian refer to the residents at "Stovies").

 If you're a veteran and really want to feel like a top gun, you can grab the $150 package that includes flight sticks. The sticks work just fine and give you that great in-the-cockpit feel. But if you don't have the cash or are simply cautious about using a yoke and a joystick, don't worry: Your controller will get the job done serviceably.

Each mission features multiple operations, so expect things to get a little chaotic.

The missions themselves are quite exciting, though you may not get this impression from the first 5 or 6 of them, because the difficulty level slowly rises for the first few hours. In fact, until you reach the later stages of the game, crashing is your most serious threat.


Pros: great graphics (when not too close to the ground), intense gameplay

Cons: this may just be me, but the people in the narratives lips dont go with their words and that annoys me! ha

Summary: this is a really good game!! i loved it and have beaten it twice!! the first mission was really fun and fast paced!! although the 3-5 missions can kinda be moring and the desert canyon mission was a little tedious for me! ha but over all the game has ups and downs, and you really get into the game!! i know a couple of times i was really angry that i died!! ha but i thought, hum! this is a game why am i yelling at the tv?! ha lol but yes i would deffinatly recommend this game to anyone who loves fast paced adrinaly rushing games!!!

Pros: Online play, great controls and graphics, dynamic solo gameplay

Cons: Still missing AC5 great features, stock, predictable storyline.



Overall it's an excellent game and if you are an Ace Combat fan, it's a must have. If you have never played any of the games in the series but would like to, this is a good time to get into it, although I recommend you play Ace Combat 5 a few times first.

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