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 Sky and Space Global completes construction of three demonstration nano-satellites http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsconstruction-of-three-demonstration-nano-satellites-of-sky-and-space-global-completed-5723021 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsconstruction-of-three-demonstration-nano-satellites-of-sky-and-space-global-completed-5723021 Australia-based Sky and Space Global (SAS) has completed construction on the hardware and operating systems of its 3 Diamonds commercial demonstration nano-satellites. Tue, 24 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT New study predicts inclusion of more digital instruments on passenger vehicles by 2025 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsnew-study-predicts-inclusion-of-more-digital-instruments-on-passenger-vehicles-by-2025-5723028 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsnew-study-predicts-inclusion-of-more-digital-instruments-on-passenger-vehicles-by-2025-5723028 New research from US-based consulting firm Frost & Sullivan has revealed that one in every four passenger vehicles to be sold by 2025 is expected to include digital instrument clusters, passenger infotainment systems, and integrated biometrics with b… Tue, 24 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT AerCap to lease 20 new aircraft to Loong Air http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsaercap-to-lease-20-new-aircraft-to-loong-air-5723150 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsaercap-to-lease-20-new-aircraft-to-loong-air-5723150 Ireland-based aircraft leasing firm AerCap Holdings has entered an agreement to lease 20 new aircraft to Chinese carrier Loong Air. Tue, 24 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Airbus to provide satellite communication systems for UGAP http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsairbus-to-provide-satellite-communication-systems-for-ugap-5721834 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsairbus-to-provide-satellite-communication-systems-for-ugap-5721834 Airbus Defence and Space has secured a deal to provide satellite communication systems for French national procurement agency UGAP. Mon, 23 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT CENIT to develop software toolset for BionicAircraft project http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newscenit-to-develop-software-toolset-for-bionicaircraft-project-5721741 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newscenit-to-develop-software-toolset-for-bionicaircraft-project-5721741 Global IT specialist CENIT is set to develop a software toolset for an automated bionic design, as part of the BionicAircraft research project. Mon, 23 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Metis Design licenses CNT technology to UTC to build new aircraft de-icing products http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsmetis-design-licenses-cnt-technology-to-utc-to-build-new-aircraft-de-icing-products-5721843 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsmetis-design-licenses-cnt-technology-to-utc-to-build-new-aircraft-de-icing-products-5721843 United Technologies (UTC) Aerospace Systems has won an exclusive licence from Metis Design to use a carbon nanotube (CNT) heater based technology for manufacturing aircraft ice protection systems. Mon, 23 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT MIS and Axiom Space to manufacture products in space http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsmis-axiom-space-to-manufacture-products-in-space-5720660 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsmis-axiom-space-to-manufacture-products-in-space-5720660 US-based Made In Space (MIS) has signed a deal with Axiom Space to jointly produce products in space for commercial customers. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Deals this week: Airbus, Boeing, Swiss International Air Lines http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-airbus-boeing-swiss-international-air-lines-5720706 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-airbus-boeing-swiss-international-air-lines-5720706 Airbus has secured an order from Saudi Arabian airline Flynas for 60 A320neo family aircraft. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Safran to acquire Zodiac Aerospace for €10bn http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newssafran-to-acquire-zodiac-aerospace-for-10bn-5720853 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newssafran-to-acquire-zodiac-aerospace-for-10bn-5720853 French aircraft engine manufacturer Safran has entered into negotiations to acquire Zodiac Aerospace in a €10bn deal. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT IFS acquires aviation solution provider Mxi Technologies http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsifs-acquires-aviation-solution-provider-mxi-technologies-5720141 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsifs-acquires-aviation-solution-provider-mxi-technologies-5720141 Global enterprise applications company IFS has completed the acquisition of Mxi Technologies for an undisclosed sum. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Masdar Institute, Thales and MINES ParisTech to develop applications for Stratobus airship http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsmasdar-institute-thales-and-mines-paristech-to-develop-applications-for-stratobus-airship-5720164 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsmasdar-institute-thales-and-mines-paristech-to-develop-applications-for-stratobus-airship-5720164 UAE-based Masdar Institute has entered a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Thales Alenia Space and French engineering university MINES ParisTech to jointly develop applications for the Stratobus drone-satellite hybrid airship. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT NTU Singapore launches new nano-satellite from ISS http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsntu-singapore-launches-new-nano-satellite-from-iss-5720147 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsntu-singapore-launches-new-nano-satellite-from-iss-5720147 Singapore's Nanyang Technological University (NTU) has launched its new AOBA VELOX-III satellite from the International Space Station (ISS). Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Avionica to provide e-Enablement solution for Cathay Pacific Airways http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsavionica-to-provide-e-enablement-solution-for-cathay-pacific-airways-5719057 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsavionica-to-provide-e-enablement-solution-for-cathay-pacific-airways-5719057 US-based Avionica has been selected to provide its new e-Enabled solution for a fleet of Cathay Pacific aircraft. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Widerøe to buy up to 15 E2 aircraft from Embraer http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newswidere-to-buy-up-to-15-e2-aircraft-from-embraer-5719119 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newswidere-to-buy-up-to-15-e2-aircraft-from-embraer-5719119 Scandinavian regional airline Widerøe has entered a deal with Embraer to acquire up to 15 new E2 family aircraft, which includes three firm orders for E190-E2 and purchase rights for 12 E2 planes. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Hunt for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 suspended http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newshunt-for-malaysia-airlines-flight-mh370-suspended-5719069 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newshunt-for-malaysia-airlines-flight-mh370-suspended-5719069 The underwater search undertaken by the governments of Australia, Malaysia and China to find the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has been called off. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT ACT Airlines cargo plane crash kills 37 in Kyrgyzstan http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsact-airlines-cargo-plane-crash-killed-37-in-kyrgyzstan-5718108 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsact-airlines-cargo-plane-crash-killed-37-in-kyrgyzstan-5718108 An ACT Airlines cargo plane has crashed into a village in Kyrgyzstan, killing all four crew members and 33 civilians on the ground. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Airbus wins A320neo order from Saudi Arabian carrier Flynas http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsairbus-wins-60-a320neo-order-from-saudi-arabian-carrier-flynas-5718112 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsairbus-wins-60-a320neo-order-from-saudi-arabian-carrier-flynas-5718112 Saudi Arabian low-cost carrier Flynas has entered a deal to purchase 60 A320neo family aircraft from Airbus. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT India’s SpiceJet to buy 205 aircraft from Boeing for $22bn http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsindias-spicejet-to-buy-205-aircraft-from-boeing-for-22bn-5718096 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsindias-spicejet-to-buy-205-aircraft-from-boeing-for-22bn-5718096 India-based low-cost airline SpiceJet has agreed to purchase up to 205 aircraft from US manufacturer Boeing, potentially worth $22bn. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Airbus starts ‘Enter the SpaceDataHighway’ challenge http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsairbus-starts-enter-the-spacedatahighway-challenge-5716640 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsairbus-starts-enter-the-spacedatahighway-challenge-5716640 Airbus has launched its new Enter the SpaceDataHighway challenge, in order to encourage innovation and expand its application portfolio. Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT SpaceX launches ten satellites for Iridium Communications http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsspacex-launches-ten-satellites-for-iridium-communications-5716982 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsspacex-launches-ten-satellites-for-iridium-communications-5716982 SpaceX has launched the first batch of ten communication satellites for Iridium from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, US. Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT