Congress Running Out of Time to Act on FY15 Budget

By Shaun McDougall, Forecast International WASHINGTON – The continuing resolution keeping the U.S. government’s doors open expires on December 11, and it remains to be seen if Congress will be …

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Thales Holds Course In Face of Europe’s Economic Struggles

by Richard Pettibone, Forecast International While Europe’s economic recovery struggles through fits and starts, Thales has maintained a steady course. Thanks to earlier restructuring efforts, the firm has improved its …

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Swiss Department of Defense Pushes Back on F-5 Sale Rumors

By Dan Darling, Forecast International Switzerland’s Department of Defense, Civil Protection and Sports has shot down media rumors that some of the Swiss Air Force F-5 Tiger combat aircraft have …

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Bombardier Shifts Gears With Restructuring

by Richard Pettibone, Forecast International After getting its long-delayed CSeries jet in the air in late 2013, Bombardier suffered a setback in mid-2014 when an engine failed. This latest delay …

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Airbus A350-900 Receives EASA Type Certification

By Douglas Royce, Forecast International TOULOUSE, France – The Airbus A350-900 received Type Certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) on September 30. The certified aircraft is powered by …

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