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March 16, 2021
New ThinKom Antenna Design Offers Flexible Installation Options for Special-Purpose Aircraft
ThinKom Solutions, Inc. has developed a new product variant of its VICTS aero satellite communication antennas enabling more flexible installation choices and allowing for smaller distributed and embedded phased-array applications.
December 2, 2020
Pratt & Whitney PT6 turboprop engine makes General Aviation history: 50,000th engine rolls off the Production Line
Pratt & Whitney, a division of Raytheon Technologies, announced that the 50,000th PT6 turboprop engine has rolled off the production line achieving an exceptional milestone in General Aviation.
September 24, 2020
Rolls-Royce completes ground-testing of technology set to power the world's fastest all-electric plane
Rolls-Royce has completed testing of the ground-breaking technology that will power the world's fastest all-electric plane.
September 14, 2020
Rolls-Royce launches Virtual Reality Maintenance Training Software
Rolls-Royce has launched its new Virtual Reality Maintenance Training Software for its AE 2100 engines powering C-130J aircraft, with the first training system to enter service with the U.S. Air Force at Kirtland Air Force Base in New Mexico, US.
July 10, 2020
Pipistrel's E-811 - the first electric engine certified for use in General Aviation - now available to other OEMs
Pipistrel obtained a Type-Certification for E-811 as the world's first electric engine certified for use in General Aviation. The engine, fully certified by European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), is now also available to other aircraft designers and manufacturers globally.
July 8, 2020
Flying Colours Corp. teams with Aviation Clean Air to make flying safer
Flying Colours Corp. has signed a distributor agreement with Savannah, Georgia-based Aviation Clean Air (ACA), to act as an installation facility for ACA Needle Point Bi-Polar Ionization (NPBI™) Components within the North American region.
June 24, 2020
Northrop Grumman completes preliminary design review for Next-Generation Overhead Persistent Infrared Subsystem
Northrop Grumman Corporation and Ball Aerospace have successfully completed the preliminary design review (PDR) for the Next-Generation Overhead Persistent Infrared (Next Gen OPIR) Geosynchronous (GEO) Block 0 mission payload.
March 4, 2020
GA-ASI and L3Harris Technologies successfully integrate WESCAM MX-20 onto MQ-9
Team SkyGuardian® adds advanced ISR capabilities
March 4, 2020
Commtact Announces Successful Integration of its Wireless Communications Systems on Board a UAV of Central European Manufacturer
Commtact's system was swiftly airborne, enabling long-range Beyond Line of Sight continuous communications
February 19, 2020
GA-ASI holds second multi-domain operations demo using Gray Eagle ER
On January 30th, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. showcased an impressive suite of long range sensors on its Gray Eagle Extended Range Unmanned Aircraft System during flight operations at Yuma Proving Grounds.
January 27, 2020
AiRXOS Supercharges Ecosystem Partners to Accelerate Advanced Unmanned Operations – Empowering Customers with End-to-End Unmanned Aircraft System Solution
The AiRXOS Air Mobility™ Platform adds 11 new partners – industry-leading unmanned solutions, applications, service and business providers to increase advanced operations scalability and sustainability
January 9, 2020
Rolls-Royce opens new facility in Bristol, UK to develop components for cleaner, quieter, more-efficient jet engines
A new Rolls-Royce facility which will develop jet engine technologies set to transform flight, reduce emissions and set new benchmarks for efficiency has opened in Bristol, UK.
January 9, 2020
Alltec Composite Materials is specialized in the production of flight control rods using carbon fiber for civil and military aircraft
The employed technology ensures weight reduction, which results in greater aircraft performance
December 18, 2019
LITENING at 20: Shaping the Future of Precision Targeting
When Northrop Grumman delivered its first LITENING advanced targeting pod two decades ago, it brought unprecedented precision and situational awareness to strike, surveillance and humanitarian missions.
October 29, 2019
Northrop Grumman's Grand Sky facility successfully conducts flight control test
Northrop Grumman Corporation announced today that it successfully completed a flight control test of a NASA Global Hawk from its Grand Sky facility near Grand Forks, North Dakota.
October 23, 2019
Lockheed Martin and TRC Reach Definitive Agreement
Lockheed Martin and TRC Companies ("TRC") announced today a definitive agreement in which TRC will acquire Lockheed Martin Energy's Distributed Energy Solutions group.
October 7, 2019
GA-ASI partnering with NASA to demo commercial mission with a large UAS in Southern California
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) has signed a cooperative agreement with NASA to perform a demonstration flight as part of the agency's project to integrate Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) into the National Airspace System (NAS).
September 17, 2019
Lockheed Martin continues Advanced EOTS development
Lockheed Martin has continued development of its Advanced Electro-Optical Targeting System (EOTS), which offers crystal clear resolution, unmatched multi-spectral range and significant cost savings for the F-35 Lightning II.
October 29, 2014
Safran announces R&D collaborations with Indian Institutions
Global Aerospace, Defence, and Security leader Safran announces the Research and Development collaborations with Foundation for Innovation & Technology Transfer...