New News information at Aerospace Technology New and updated information from News listed on www.aerospace-technology.com http://www.aerospace-technology.com/ en-us http://www.aerospace-technology.com/ New News information at Aerospace Technology http://www.aerospace-technology.com/content/images/logo_big.gif New ocean drift analysis from Australia’s CSIRO unveils possible location of MH370 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsnew-ocean-drift-analysis-from-australias-csiro-unveils-possible-location-of-mh370-5794395 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsnew-ocean-drift-analysis-from-australias-csiro-unveils-possible-location-of-mh370-5794395 A new ocean drift analysis report from Australia’s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) has revealed the possible location of the missing Malaysia Airlines MH370 flight that involved a Boeing 777 aircraft. Sun, 23 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Virgin America receives new LEAP-1A-powered A321neo aircraft from Airbus http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsvirgin-america-receives-new-leap-1a-powered-a321neo-aircraft-from-airbus-5794168 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsvirgin-america-receives-new-leap-1a-powered-a321neo-aircraft-from-airbus-5794168 US-based airline Virgin America has taken delivery of a new A321neo aircraft from Airbus. Sun, 23 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT WestJet plans to launch new ultra-low-cost airline later this year http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newswestjet-plans-to-launch-new-ultra-low-cost-airline-later-this-year-5794302 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newswestjet-plans-to-launch-new-ultra-low-cost-airline-later-this-year-5794302 Canadian airline WestJet has revealed its plan to introduce a new ultra-low-cost carrier (ULCC) in order to provide no-frills, affordable travel options to the travellers. Sun, 23 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Deals this week: Triumph Group, ISRO, Silk Way http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-triumph-group-isro-silk-way-5791529 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-triumph-group-isro-silk-way-5791529 Triumph Group will supply composite detail and assembly parts for the 787 Dreamliner manufactured by Boeing, as part of a contract awarded by the latter. Thu, 20 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Nasa develops 3D-printed metallic fabrics for use in space missions http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsnasa-develops-3-d-printed-metallic-fabrics-for-use-in-space-missions-5793192 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsnasa-develops-3-d-printed-metallic-fabrics-for-use-in-space-missions-5793192 Scientists at Nasa’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California, US, have developed 3D-printed metal fabric prototypes for various space applications. Thu, 20 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT China launches first unmanned cargo spacecraft into space http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newschina-launches-first-unmanned-cargo-spacecraft-into-space-5793207 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newschina-launches-first-unmanned-cargo-spacecraft-into-space-5793207 China has launched its first unmanned cargo spacecraft into space from Wenchang Satellite Launch Centre in Hainan. Thu, 20 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Etihad Airways and Diehl to jointly develop 3D-printed cabin plastic parts for aircraft http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsetihad-airways-and-diehl-to-jointly-develop-3d-printed-cabin-plastic-part-for-aircraft-5793030 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsetihad-airways-and-diehl-to-jointly-develop-3d-printed-cabin-plastic-part-for-aircraft-5793030 UAE-based Etihad Airways Engineering has entered a deal with Diehl Aerosystems to jointly design, manufacture and install a new 3D-printed cabin plastic component for one of its customers. Thu, 20 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Sikorsky to expand helicopter support services in Asia-Pacific region http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newssikorsky-to-expand-helicopter-support-services-in-asia-pacific-region-5791829 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newssikorsky-to-expand-helicopter-support-services-in-asia-pacific-region-5791829 Lockheed Martin unit Sikorsky has revealed a plan to expand its S-92 and S-76 helicopter support services in the Asia-Pacific region. Wed, 19 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Airbus Helicopters and SingPost to jointly trial new drone delivery system http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsairbus-helicopters-and-singpost-to-jointly-trial-new-drone-delivery-system-5791803 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsairbus-helicopters-and-singpost-to-jointly-trial-new-drone-delivery-system-5791803 Airbus Helicopters has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Singapore Post (SingPost) to trial the new Skyways drone-enabled parcel delivery project. Wed, 19 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT United Airlines and Lufthansa finalise cargo joint venture deal http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsunited-airlines-and-lufthansa-finalise-cargo-joint-venture-deal-5791985 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsunited-airlines-and-lufthansa-finalise-cargo-joint-venture-deal-5791985 US-based United Airlines (UAL) has entered a joint venture agreement with Germany’s Lufthansa Cargo to establish a joint venture (JV) to cater to routes to the US and Europe. Wed, 19 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT PEMCO to maintain Frontier Airlines’ aircraft fleet http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newspemco-to-maintain-frontier-airlines-aircraft-fleet-5790358 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newspemco-to-maintain-frontier-airlines-aircraft-fleet-5790358 Air Transport Services Group (ATSG) subsidiary PEMCO World Air Services (PEMCO) has secured a deal to provide maintenance services to US-based low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines. Tue, 18 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Orbital ATK launches Nasa’s new cargo resupply mission to ISS http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsorbital-atk-launches-nasas-new-cargo-resupply-mission-to-iss-5790716 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsorbital-atk-launches-nasas-new-cargo-resupply-mission-to-iss-5790716 Orbital ATK has launched a new cargo resupply mission to the orbiting International Space Station (ISS) on behalf of Nasa from the Space Launch Complex site at Cape Canaveral, Florida, US. Tue, 18 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT UAE’s Masdar Institute opens Yahsat Space Laboratory to develop miniature satellite http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsuaes-masdar-institute-opens-yahsat-space-laboratory-to-develop-miniature-satellite-5790442 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsuaes-masdar-institute-opens-yahsat-space-laboratory-to-develop-miniature-satellite-5790442 UAE-based Masdar Institute (MI) has inaugurated a new laboratory to facilitate the construction, testing and launching of the miniature CubeSat satellite. Tue, 18 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Silk Way to buy ten Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft for $1.1bn http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newssilk-way-to-buy-ten-boeing-737-max-8-aircraft-for-11bn-5788882 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newssilk-way-to-buy-ten-boeing-737-max-8-aircraft-for-11bn-5788882 Azerbaijan-based airline Silk Way has placed a $1.1bn order to purchase ten 737 MAX 8 aircraft. Mon, 17 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Rockwell Collins acquires B/E Aerospace for $8.3bn http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsrockwell-collins-acquires-be-aerospace-for-83bn-5789167 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsrockwell-collins-acquires-be-aerospace-for-83bn-5789167 Rockwell Collins has concluded the acquisition of aircraft cabin interior products and services provider B/E Aerospace for $8.6bn. Mon, 17 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Plane crash near supermarket in Portugal kills five people http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsplane-crash-near-supermarket-in-portugal-kills-five-people-5789467 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsplane-crash-near-supermarket-in-portugal-kills-five-people-5789467 A light aircraft has crashed into a supermarket warehouse near Lisbon, Portugal, killing five people. Mon, 17 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT ATSG West Leasing to convert two Boeing 737-400 aircraft for China’s Okay Airways http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsatsg-west-leasing-to-convert-two-boeing-737-400-aircraft-for-chinas-okay-airways-5786391 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsatsg-west-leasing-to-convert-two-boeing-737-400-aircraft-for-chinas-okay-airways-5786391 Air Transport Services Group’s (ATSG) Ireland-based subsidiary ATSG West Leasing has purchased two Boeing 737-400 aircraft, which will be converted to freighter configuration for China’s Okay Airways. Wed, 12 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Deals this week: Boeing, Mitsubishi Electric, PROS http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-boeing-mitsubishi-electric-pros-5786369 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-boeing-mitsubishi-electric-pros-5786369 The Boeing Company has placed an order with Norway-based Norsk Titanium for the production of 3D-printed structural titanium components. Wed, 12 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Arconic installs Stretcher technology to produce aerospace grade plates in Davenport, US http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsarconic-installs-stretcher-technology-to-produce-aerospace-grade-plates-in-davenport-us-5786382 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsarconic-installs-stretcher-technology-to-produce-aerospace-grade-plates-in-davenport-us-5786382 US-based Arconic has installed its new Very Thick Plate Stretcher (Stretcher) manufacturing technology at its facility in Davenport, Iowa, to manufacture highly differentiated aluminium plate for the aerospace and industrial sector. Wed, 12 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Aero Gearbox International JV opens new aircraft engine facility in Poland http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsaero-gearbox-international-opens-new-aircraft-engine-facility-in-poland-5786983 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsaero-gearbox-international-opens-new-aircraft-engine-facility-in-poland-5786983 The Aero Gearbox International (AGI) joint venture (JV) between Rolls-Royce and Safran Transmission Systems (Safran) has opened a new facility in Ropczyce, Poland. Wed, 12 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT