Aerospace Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the www.aerospace-technology.com web site http://www.aerospace-technology.com/ en-us http://www.aerospace-technology.com/ Aerospace Technology-Updates http://www.aerospace-technology.com/content/images/logo_big.gif Bombardier extends authorised service facility agreement with China’s STAECO http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsbombardier-extends-authorised-service-facility-agreement-with-chinas-staeco-4957661 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsbombardier-extends-authorised-service-facility-agreement-with-chinas-staeco-4957661 Bombardier Commercial Aircraft has renewed its authorised service facility (ASF) agreement with China-based Taikoo (Shandong) Aircraft Engineering Company (STAECO) for another three years. Thu, 21 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT Facebook tests solar-powered Aquila drone prototype http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsfacebook-tests-solar-powered-aquila-drone-prototype-4957467 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsfacebook-tests-solar-powered-aquila-drone-prototype-4957467 Online social networking service provider Facebook has completed the test flight of a solar-powered drone or unmanned aircraft prototype, Aquila, in a bid to provide internet connectivity to remote parts of the globe. Thu, 21 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT Deals this week: UTC Aerospace Systems, Aleris, AerCap http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-utc-aerospace-systems-aleris-aercap-4956420 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-utc-aerospace-systems-aleris-aercap-4956420 UTC Aerospace Systems has been awarded a contract to provide wheels and carbon brakes for the A320neo single-aisle aircraft fleet of HNA Group Company Ltd. (HNA Aviation). Thu, 21 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT Thales completes satellite construction for Inmarsat’s European Aviation Network http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsthales-completes-satellite-construction-for-inmarsats-european-aviation-network-4957978 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsthales-completes-satellite-construction-for-inmarsats-european-aviation-network-4957978 Thales Alenia Space has completed the construction and related sub-system tests of a satellite, which will provide in-flight connectivity for Inmarsat’s European Aviation Network (EAN). Thu, 21 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT Honeywell Aerospace and Airbus to develop runway safety solution for Lufthansa http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newshoneywell-aerospace-and-airbus-to-develop-runway-safety-solution-for-lufthansa-4956365 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newshoneywell-aerospace-and-airbus-to-develop-runway-safety-solution-for-lufthansa-4956365 Honeywell Aerospace along with Airbus and German airline Lufthansa Group has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to jointly develop a runway safety solution for Lufthansa Group’s fleet of aircraft. Wed, 20 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT Nasa establishes new research institute to protect astronauts in deep space missions http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsnasa-establishes-new-research-institute-to-protect-astronauts-in-deep-space-missions-4956588 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsnasa-establishes-new-research-institute-to-protect-astronauts-in-deep-space-missions-4956588 Nasa along with the Baylor College of Medicine is planning to operate a new institute in order to conduct research and develop new ways to reduce risks to humans on long-duration deep space missions, including the agency’s proposed journey to Mars. Wed, 20 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT Vector Space Systems completes Garvey Spacecraft acquisition http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsvector-space-systems-completes-garvey-spacecraft-acquisition-4956179 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsvector-space-systems-completes-garvey-spacecraft-acquisition-4956179 Micro satellite space launch company Vector Space Systems has completed the acquisition of Garvey Spacecraft in a move to help improve micro satellite launch capabilities. Wed, 20 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT Aleris wins multi-year deal to supply aluminum plates and sheets to Airbus http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsaleris-securs-multi-year-deal-supply-aluminum-plate-sheet-airbus-4954957 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsaleris-securs-multi-year-deal-supply-aluminum-plate-sheet-airbus-4954957 Aleris has secured a multi-year contract to supply aluminum plates and sheets for manufacturing of all Airbus aircraft. Tue, 19 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft http://www.aerospace-technology.com/projects/osiris-rex-spacecraft/ http://www.aerospace-technology.com/projects/osiris-rex-spacecraft/ The Origins-Spectral Interpretation-Resource Identification-Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) is an experimental asteroid sampling spacecraft developed by NASA. Tue, 19 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT Boeing forecasts India needs 1,850 new aeroplanes over next 20 years http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsboeing-forecasts-india-require-1850-new-aeroplanes-over-next-20-years-4954917 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsboeing-forecasts-india-require-1850-new-aeroplanes-over-next-20-years-4954917 Boeing has predicted that India will need 1,850 new aeroplanes over the next two decades, costing an estimated $265bn. Tue, 19 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT Boeing signs agreement with Rambus to protect aerospace from security threats http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsboeing-signs-agreement-rambus-protect-aerospace-defence-systems-security-threats-4955275 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsboeing-signs-agreement-rambus-protect-aerospace-defence-systems-security-threats-4955275 Rambus's cryptography research division has signed a licence agreement for the inclusion of advanced differential power analysis (DPA) countermeasures in Boeing products. Tue, 19 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT Aero Design Services Awarded FAA STC http://www.aerospace-technology.com/contractors/interiors/aero_design/pressaero-design-services-awarded.html http://www.aerospace-technology.com/contractors/interiors/aero_design/pressaero-design-services-awarded.html Aero Design Services of St Petersburg, FL has been awarded FAA STC for 767-200, -300, -400 Class II crew rest enclosure. Tue, 19 Jul 2016 08:28:00 GMT NASA selects five companies for Mars orbiter concept studies http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsnasa-selects-five-companies-mars-orbiter-concept-studies-4953821 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsnasa-selects-five-companies-mars-orbiter-concept-studies-4953821 NASA has chosen five aerospace companies to conduct four-month concept studies for a potential future Mars orbiter mission. Mon, 18 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT Ethiopian Airlines and Aerosud Group to form aerospace manufacturing JV in Ethiopia http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsethiopian-airlines-aerosud-group-form-aerospace-manufacturing-jv-ethiopia-4953642 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsethiopian-airlines-aerosud-group-form-aerospace-manufacturing-jv-ethiopia-4953642 Ethiopia's flag carrier Ethiopian Airlines has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with South Africa’s Aerosud Group to establish an aerospace manufacturing joint venture (JV) in the country. Mon, 18 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT EU Referendum Result to Slow Down Manufacturing Sector Recovery http://www.aerospace-technology.com/contractors/metals/columbia-metals-ltd/presseu-referendum-slow-down-manufacturing-recovery.html http://www.aerospace-technology.com/contractors/metals/columbia-metals-ltd/presseu-referendum-slow-down-manufacturing-recovery.html The EU referendum result has taken the wind out of the sails of the UK's precision engineers, according to Columbia Metals' Q2 survey of market conditions in the sector. Mon, 18 Jul 2016 09:48:00 GMT SpaceX launches ninth cargo flight to ISS http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsspacex-launches-ninth-cargo-flight-to-iss-4952009 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsspacex-launches-ninth-cargo-flight-to-iss-4952009 US-based aerospace company SpaceX has launched its Dragon cargo craft on a Falcon Nine rocket from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida as part of the company’s Commercial Resupply Services-9 (CRS-9) mission. Sun, 17 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT UAV prototype with graphene-made wings makes first flight in UK http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsuav-prototype-with-graphene-made-wings-makes-first-flight-in-uk-4951507 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsuav-prototype-with-graphene-made-wings-makes-first-flight-in-uk-4951507 A new unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) prototype equipped with graphene-made wings has made its first public flight in the Farnborough Air Show 2016 held in the UK. Sun, 17 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT Norwegian places order for 30 A321LRs http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsnorwegian-places-order-for-30-a321lrs-4951502 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsnorwegian-places-order-for-30-a321lrs-4951502 Low-cost carrier Norwegian has placed an order for 30 A321LRs with Airbus, a move that follows the signing of a commitment in June 2012 for 100 A320neo aircraft. Sun, 17 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT Aerobond Choose TracWare Software for Their Business http://www.aerospace-technology.com/contractors/design/tracware/pressaerobound-choose-tracware-software.html http://www.aerospace-technology.com/contractors/design/tracware/pressaerobound-choose-tracware-software.html Aerobond is an independently owned company, located at Adelaide Airport, South Australia. Fri, 15 Jul 2016 13:57:00 GMT APAC Report on Australian Space Capabilities http://www.aerospace-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/satellite_systems/apac-report-on/ http://www.aerospace-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/satellite_systems/apac-report-on/ Since the early days of the space age Australia has been an active participant in space activities. Fri, 15 Jul 2016 09:04:00 GMT