10:40 p.m. Jan. 25, 2021
Airbus helicopters book 268 net orders in 2020Airbus SE said Tuesday that its Airbus Helicopters division booked 268 net orders in 2020 in a market heavily affected by the coronavirus pandemic. The helicopter-manufacturing unit of the European plane maker reported 289 gross orders and delivered 300 helicopters last year, it said. Write to Olivia Bugault at olivia.bugault@wsj.
9:03 p.m. Nov. 26, 2020
Germany places $3.22B order for NH90 helicopters(Adds details of order, including value.) The Bundeswehr, Germany's federal defense forces, ordered 31 NH90 helicopters for the navy's shipborne operations from NHIndustries for 2.7 billion euros ($3.22 billion), a spokesman for the German Ministry of Defense told Dow Jones Thursday. The new Sea Tiger helicopters from NHIndustries --wholly owned by Airbus Helicopters, Leonardo Helicopters and Fokker-- are set to replace the German navy's Sea Lynx Mk88A fleet, which entered service in 1981.
3:23 a.m. Oct. 29, 2020
Textron tops profit views but revenue falls shyTextron Inc. on Thursday posted a smaller third-quarter profit and lower revenue year over year as deliveries of jet and turboprop airplanes declined during the coronavirus pandemic. The Rhode Island-based aerospace company, maker of Cessna airplanes and Bell helicopters, logged a net profit of $115 million, or 50 cents a share, compared with a profit of $220 million, or 95 cents a share, in the same three-month period a year earlier.
10:52 p.m. Sept. 8, 2020
Airbus gets order from Japan's helicopter operatorAirbus SE said Wednesday that Japan's helicopter operator Nakanihon Air has ordered one of its H215 heavy helicopters. The H215 is a twin-engine, heavy-lift helicopter and is a member of the Super Puma helicopter family.
7:24 a.m. July 14, 2020
- By Tomi Kilgore
Boeing's Q2 commercial airplane deliveries drop 78% from last year as COVID-19 weighsBoeing Co. reported Tuesday a 78% decline in second-quarter commercial airplane deliveries, citing the "significant impacts" of the COVID-19 pandemic on its customers and operations, which included a several-week shutdown of production. The aerospace and defense giant said it delivered a total of 20 commercial airplanes during the quarter, down from 90 a year ago. Deliveries of 737 planes fell to 4 from 24, while 787 deliveries dropped to 7 from 42. Year to date, Boeing has delivered 70 commercial airplanes, down from 239 at the same time last year. Meanwhile, Boeing said its defense, space and security business made a total of 44 deliveries in the second quarter, including a total of 27 AH-64 Apache new and remanufactured helicopters, compared with 37 deliveries last year, including 17 AH-64 Apaches. Boeing's stock rose 0.4% in morning trading. It has run up 25% over the past three months, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average has gained 9.9%.
4:25 a.m. June 11, 2020
- By Jason Brennan
Remove SWAT teams from small towns and 5 more ways Americans can stop rewarding bad policing We need to change the financial incentives that give us ever more aggressive policingWe need to change the financial incentives that give us ever more aggressive policing.
9:55 a.m. June 2, 2020
- Associated Press
Pelosi calls on Trump to be a healer-in-chief and not a fanner of the flames of division and unrestPelosi, reading from Bible scripture at the Capitol, drew on past presidents — including George H.W. Bush speaking in the aftermath of the Rodney King unrest and Barack Obama following the death of Eric Garner — as models of the nation’s chief executive at a time of crisis.