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Embraer’s New Praetor 500 Is Awarded Type Certification in São Paulo During LABACE

Embraer’s new Praetor 500 midsize business jet was awarded Type Certification from Brazil's National Civil Aviation Authority (Agência Nacional de...

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Manned Systems

HondaJet Is the Most Delivered Very Light Business Jet in 2019

Honda Aircraft Company’s HondaJet is outpacing its competitors in the very light business jet category with the most aircraft delivered in the first half of 2019, according...

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Electronics & Computers

OXIS Energy and Bye Aerospace Partner to Develop Advanced Lithium Sulfur Battery Cells for Aviation

Bye Aerospace is looking at OXIS Energy Ltd.’s lithium-sulfur (Li-S) battery cell technology to power its future aircraft and air-taxi...

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Electronics & Computers

Honeywell Acquires TruTrak and Expands General Aviation Avionics Portfolio

TruTrak Flight Systems, an autopilot system developer specializing in experimental and light aircraft, will become part of Honeywell Aerospace’s BendixKing. The...

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Software

BendixKing and Airwork Are Developing Cockpit Upgrades for the Often Overlooked Small- and Medium-Sized Helicopter Market

Honeywell International Inc.’s subsidiary BendixKing is working with Airwork New Zealand to develop Supplemental...

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RF & Microwave Electronics

Pratt & Whitney Develops Digitally Curated Maintenance Solutions for General Aviation

Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corporation based in East Hartford, Connecticut, has launched a new data-rich mobile application...

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Automotive

Sonex Aircraft Is Developing the World's Most Afforadable Jet Trainer

While small electric aircraft like Bye Aerospace eFlyer aircraft may guarantee operating costs under $50 per hour, Sonex Aircraft, LLC is carving out a niche in...

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Automotive

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Will Acquire Bombardier’s Regional Jet Program

After failing to establish itself in the commercial aviation market against entrenched competition from The Boeing Company and Airbus SE, Montreal-based...

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Manned Systems

NASA Crash Landing Is a Complete Success

NASA just crash landed a Fokker F28 Mark 1000 Fellowship short-range, narrow-body airliner. The event, an experiment to gather crash-safety data, occurred at NASA Langley Research Center’s...

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Automotive

Dassault Falcon 8X Breaks U.S. Coast-To-Coast Record

Paris-based Dassault Aviation SA (Dassault) just broke the coast-to-coast speed record with the company’s new ultra-long range, trijet Dassault Falcon 8X business jet. The flagship...

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Robotics, Automation & Control

Volocopter’s All-Electric UAM Vehicle Benefits from Honeywell’s Advanced Navigation and Flight Tech

Honeywell International Inc. will lend its expertise in autonomous sensing and flight technologies to the navigation and automatic...

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Aerospace

AVIC Subsidiary Continental Aerospace Will Power the Upcoming Diamond DA50, Expands into Electric Propulsion

Continental Aerospace Technologies (Continental) of Mobile Alabama – a subsidiary of Beijing-based Aviation Industry...

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Power

UTC’s Project 804 Hybrid-Electric Demonstrator May Increase Regional Jet Efficiency by 30 Percent

United Technologies Corporation (UTC) is collaborating with its subsidiaries Pratt & Whitney and Collins Aerospace to develop a...

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Aerospace

“The Grid” Promises to Be the Most Advanced Electric Propulsion Laboratory in the Aerospace Industry

Collins Aerospace, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corporation (UTC), has laid out its plans for what is calling “The Grid”...

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Defense

Wichita State’s National Center for Advanced Materials Performance Partners with SAE International to Standardize Lightweight Aerospace Materials

The National Center for Advanced Materials Performance (NCAMP) of Wichita State University...

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RF & Microwave Electronics

Wind River, Collins Aerospace Explore the Future of AI/ML in Avionics

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) will continue to bring about significant changes in aircraft cockpits and help move commercial, military, and...

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Aerospace

Collins Aerospace Cabin Solutions Maintain Passenger Experience While Reducing Aircraft Weight

The application of light emitting diode (LED) technology in automotive and aerospace cabins has led to widespread energy and cost savings....

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Defense

FAA Certifies AeroVonics' Economical Avionics Upgrade for Light General Aviation Aircraft

AeroVonics LLC, an aerospace startup based in Albuquerque, New Mexico, has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification for its...

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Green Design & Manufacturing

AIA Predicts Flying Air Taxis, Supersonic Air Travel, and Space Industry for 2050

Arlington, Virginia-based Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) has collected input from leaders in the aerospace and defense industries and built a...

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Green Design & Manufacturing

SAE International Releases New Process for Measuring Aerosols in Aircraft Exhaust

SAE International, based in Warrendale, Pennsylvania, has published a new recommended practice for assessing the amount of nonvolatile particulate matter...

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Power

Is the Future of Aerial Autonomy up in the Air?

At January’s CES ’19, more than 170 exhibitors showed aerial drones of various shapes and sizes. Potential use cases for these devices appear to be limitless, but technical, legal and...

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Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Rockford Xellerix to Support Pilatus PC-24 Electrification

Pilatus Aircraft Ltd. of Stans, Switzerland has awarded a long-term multi-year contract to Abu Dhabi-based Rockford Xellerix for the assembly of wire looms and cable harnesses...

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Defense

Curtiss-Wright Black Boxes Receive European Approval

Curtiss-Wright Corporation’s Fortress line of combined cockpit voice recorders (CVRs) and flight data recorders (FDRs) are now have European Technical Standard Order (ETSO) approval....

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Defense

Curtiss-Wright and Honeywell Team to Develop Cloud-Enabled Flight Recorders of the Future

Davidson, North Carolina-based Curtiss-Wright Corporation and Honeywell International, Inc. of Charlotte, North Carolina will co-develop a...

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Aircraft Parachute Recovery Systems

BRS Aerospace
South St. Paul, MN
651-457-7491
www.brsaerospace.com

BRS Aerospace has engaged Wichita State University's National Institute for Aviation Research (WSU-NIAR) to develop...

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Manned Systems

NATS Will Test AI at Heathrow to Reduce Weather-Related Flight Delays

NATS Holdings (NATS), formerly National Air Traffic Services and the United Kingdom’s (UK’s) main air navigation service provider, is exploring the impact of...

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Rolls-Royce’s Race to Develop the World’s Fastest All-Electric Aircraft

Inside a hangar bay at Gloucestershire airport in South West England, London-based Rolls-Royce plc has gathered a team of British engineers, designers, and data...

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Electronics & Computers

SAE International’s Fundamentals of Electric Aircraft Takes Deep Dive on Aircraft Electrification Paradigm Shift, Innovation

SAE International’s latest release, Fundamentals of Electric Aircraft, offers an objective view of current...

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Defense

The UK’s First Digital Air Traffic Control Tower

Cranfield Airport just became the first airport in the United Kingdom (UK) to have an operational digital air traffic control (ATC) center. Over the next few months, the airport –...

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