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Swiss International Air Lines orders up to 25 A320neo
Swiss International Air Lines orders up to 25 A320neo
9/17/2014 6:31:33 PM
Lufthansa Group’s supervisory board has announced that SWISS, a member-airline of the Group, will expand its A320 fleet with a firm order for 15 A320neo aircraft, plus an additional ten of the type to be confirmed at a later stage. The fuel-efficient NEO-fleet will gradually renew and replace SWISS’ existing fleet of A320 Family aircraft. “Our decision to go with the …
Bombardier First to Deliver Honeywell’s High-Speed “Jetwave” Connectivity Hardware for Business Jets
9/16/2014 11:22:33 AM
Bombardier Business Aircraft will be the launch business aircraft manufacturer for Honeywell Aerospace’s ;(NYSE: HON) JetWave Ka-Band satellite connectivity system.  Honeywell’s JetWave hardware exclusively supports Inmarsat’s forthcoming Jet ConneX* (JX) service which, when it goes live in 2015, will provide business jet passengers with high-speed, in-flight connectivity …
US Air Force Expands RQ-4 Global Hawk Fleet
9/15/2014 1:28:18 PM
The U.S. Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) a $354 million primarily firm-fixed-price contract to expand their RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aircraft system (UAS) fleet by three aircraft. Global Hawk operates multiple sensors simultaneously to gather intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) data. The new aircraft are Multi-INT models that …
Thales Alenia Space signs new EGNOS framework contract with ESA
9/12/2014 10:43:43 AM
Thales Alenia Space announced today that it has signed a new framework contract with the European Space Agency (ESA) concerning the EGNOS navigation system. The contract will enable ESA, delegated by the European Commission, to order work packages from Thales Alenia Space France for the period 2014-2017, to develop new versions of EGNOS V2. Designed to ensure the continuous …
McMurray Stern at COPSWEST, Booth #509
9/10/2014 5:52:51 PM
McMurray Stern, Southern California’s leader in innovative storage development and records management solutions, announces its exhibit at COPSWEST Training & Expo this year. The event takes place on October 6-9 at the Long Beach Convention Center. McMurray Stern will be located at booth #509.   COPSWEST gathers all public safety and law enforcement professionals in the …
Lockheed Martin Unveils Major Capability Upgrades to Proven A2100 Satellite Platform
9/8/2014 10:27:47 AM
Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] today announced two major upgrades to the A2100 family of satellites that provide broadband, mobile and military communications, as well as GPS services to millions of people around the globe. With more than 40 satellites currently flying, the Lockheed Martin A2100 is undergoing a modernization to reduce cost and speed delivery timelines – all while …
World’s Busiest Airport Upgrades to Saab’s Latest Collaborative Decision Making & Efficiency Tool Suite
9/8/2014 9:27:02 AM
Defense and security company Saab has received a contract renewal from the City of Atlanta Department of Aviation to expand its Aerobahn airport surface management platform in use at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL). This will bring a number of new and advanced products and tools to the ATL airport operations community that will further enhance the …

NASA Television to Broadcast Sept. 10 Return of Space Station Crew
NASA Television to Broadcast Sept. 10 Return of Space Station Crew
9/5/2014 7:46:03 PM
Three crew members aboard the International Space Station are scheduled to end almost six months on the orbiting laboratory on Sept. 10 and NASA Television will provide complete coverage. Expedition 40 Commander Steve Swanson of NASA and Flight Engineers Alexander Skvortsov and Oleg Artemyev of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) will undock their Soyuz spacecraft …
ETI Offers One-Day Workshop on Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing for Manufacturing
9/3/2014 11:51:32 AM
Effective Training, Inc., (ETI) an SAE International Company, announces “ GD &T for Manufacturing ,” a one-day workshop designed specifically for manufacturing personnel. The workshop explains how to interpret common geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T) specifications and other types of tolerancing indicated on two-dimensional engineering drawings.  The …
Rockwell Collins expands Pro Line Fusion® upgrade to include Pro Line II-equipped King Air 350 aircraft
9/3/2014 11:33:35 AM
Intuitive, icon-based, touchscreen primary flight displays—exclusively available from Rockwell Collins—provide easy, eyes-forward operation Features larger primary flight displays and higher resolution synthetic vision than any other King Air 350 glass cockpit retrofit on the market today Upgrade is lowest cost, least invasive available and leverages original …
Dassault Falcon Jet Breaks Ground on Little Rock Expansion
9/2/2014 3:31:58 PM
Dassault Falcon Jet broke ground today on a major expansion and upgrade of its Little Rock, Arkansas completion facility dedicated to two new models, the Falcon 5X very large body twin jet and ultra-long range Falcon 8X trijet. Introduced in October 2013 and May 2014 respectively, the new models will significantly expand the Falcon fleet and meet customer demand for additional …
Rolls-Royce tests composite fan systems for Advance and UltraFan™ at John C. Stennis Space Center
9/1/2014 11:04:42 AM
The Rolls-Royce composite carbon/titanium (CTi) fan system for the Advance and UltraFan™ engine designs has completed its most recent phase of testing at the company’s outdoor jet engine test facility at the John C. Stennis Space Center in Mississippi. The fan system undertook crosswind testing on a Trent 1000 ALPS (Advanced Low Pressure System technology) engine, ahead of …
European Heritage Days 2014: Safran Aerospace Museum opens its doors all weekend
9/1/2014 10:46:29 AM
The Safran Aerospace Museum opens its doors to the public the weekend of September 20 and 21, 2014 for the 31st European Heritage Days. Whether you’re an aviation or history buff, or just out with the family for a fun visit, the Safran Museum will introduce you to an unrivaled collection of historic aircraft engines and other aerospace artifacts, some over 100 years old. The …

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