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Modernising the Be-200 amphibious aircraft for foreign markets

Rostec’s United Engine has presented the project to re-equip the Be-200 amphibious aircraft with the Russian-French SaM146 engine unit. The presentation took place at the ongoing Hydroaviasalon-2018 exhibition in the Russian city of Gelendzhik. The modernisation will make it possible to introduce the aircraft on the European and American markets, and also to begin the validation of the aircraft in the transport and passenger configurations.
7th September 2018

Helping maximise aircraft test time efficiency

Helping maximise aircraft test time efficiency
HBM has announced its latest free webinar; 'Maximising Test Time Efficiency in Aircraft Testing', which will take place on 18th September 2018 at 9am (GMT). As different test types such as structural, functional and wind tunnel testing grow, the need to both reduce the setup times and increase the efficiency of testing time is essential for economical processing.
13th August 2018

New platform features small form factor for ISR defence designs

New platform features small form factor for ISR defence designs
Kontron has announced its COBALT(TM) 901|400 Series with MIL-STD-1553. Designed as a mission-ready platform for a wide range of aircraft-based defence applications, COBALT with MIL-STD-1553 provides complex serial data bus sub-system support. This addition to Kontron's proven COBALT family extends its extensive and rugged small form factor features for usage in high density multi-protocol airborne embedded applications.
31st July 2018


Partnership to accelerate time to market for Air Mobility

Partnership to accelerate time to market for Air Mobility
Callen-Lenz and Lynx Software Technologies have announced a strategic teaming to address the fast-developing Air Mobility, Personal Air Vehicle and Certified Unmanned Air System markets around the globe. Lynx’s LynxSecure Safety Bundle (LSB) and Callen-Lenz’ development of flight control and vehicle management systems for unmanned and optionally manned aircraft together provide a solution to rapid development of multi-core based systems that offer critical SWaP-C (size, weight, power and cost) benefits.
20th July 2018

Safety bundles for Intel multi-core processors delivered

Safety bundles for Intel multi-core processors delivered
It has been announced that the partnership between LDRA and Lynx Software Technologies is being extended to integrate the LDRA tool suite with the LynxSecure Safety Bundle (LSB). The LDRA tool suite is available for use with the LynxOS family of operating systems, including LynxOS-178, for the development and verification of high and mixed criticality embedded applications.
19th June 2018

3D printing platform selected for US air force research

3D printing platform selected for US air force research
3D Systems has announced that its Figure 4 Production system has been selected for the US Air Force-sponsored research focused on integrating high-speed 3D printing into the aircraft maintenance supply chain. Overseen by America Makes, the national additive manufacturing innovation institute, and led by the University of Dayton Research Institute (UDRI), this initiative project brings together 3D printing and aerospace manufacturing leaders, including 3D Systems, Lockheed Martin, Orbital ATK and Northrop Grumman.
15th May 2018

PXI switching module selected for A-10C aircraft ground support

PXI switching module selected for A-10C aircraft ground support
Pickering Interfaces has announced that the U.S. Air Force, Ogden Air Logistics Complex at Hill AFB, Utah, recently awarded them a contract for a large quantity of their 6U High-Density Matrix modules (model 45-542) for the PXI switching requirement that is part of the PATS-70A (Portable Automated Test Set) for the O-Level and I-Level maintenance of A-10C aircraft.
14th May 2018

Airborne server supports connectivity and wireless IFE applications

Airborne server supports connectivity and wireless IFE applications
Kontron has announced the selection of the company's ACE Flight 4608 server by Global Eagle Entertainment, Inc. Starting in 2018, Global Eagle will deploy the ACE Flight 4608 as a key component of its next-generation Airconnect system, which provides high-speed KU Band connectivity services to airline customers throughout the world. Airconnect supports delivery of Internet connectivity, IPTV and wireless IFE services to passengers and crew, while the ACE Flight 4608 acts as the SMU in the Global Eagle system.
11th April 2018

DMG MORI technology helps achieve OEE for ejector company

DMG MORI technology helps achieve OEE for ejector company
As the next DMG MORI NMV3000 DCG with 32 pallets is delivered, that will make the total number of DMG MORI machines at Martin Baker 23 and counting. Martin-Baker, known worldwide for its ejector seats, is a major customer for DMG MORI. During the 70 years the company has been running, it has saved over 7,500 lives and the company has been honoured to receive 11 Queen’s Awards. Its latest designs offer unprecedented life-saving capabilities and there are over 17,000 of its seats currently in service.
28th February 2018

Spacecraft emulator test system aids flight control

Spacecraft emulator test system aids flight control
Manufacturer and developer of instrumentation products for dynamometer testing, SAKOR Technologies, has announced that it has supplied a test system to Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) to be used to test the atmospheric flight control system for the Dream Chaser spacecraft. Dream Chaser is a lifting-body, reusable, crewed or uncrewed horizontal-landing vehicle. It is owned and operated by Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) and is designed as a space utility vehicle for low-Earth orbit.
14th February 2018


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