Aerospace Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the web site en-us Aerospace Technology-Updates Oerlikon Eldim Products and Services Brochure Forward-thinking OEMs develop strong partnerships with trusted suppliers to achieve the competitive advantage critical to their success. Oerlikon Eldim, an Oerlikon Metco Company, is such a supplier. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 10:10:00 GMT GKN Aerospace-led consortium to create additive material for aerospace components A consortium-led by GKN Aerospace is working to formulate titanium powder for use in additive manufacturing (AM) of aerospace components. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Emirates Airline places €8.7bn Trent 900 engine order for A380 aircraft Emirates Airline has placed a €8.7bn order with Rolls-Royce for Trent 900 engines to equip its 50 Airbus A380 aircraft. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Sierra Nevada and DLR extend partnership for Dream Chaser spacecraft Sierra Nevada (SNC) has extended its partnership with German Aerospace Center (DLR) to explore new technologies for its crewed and uncrewed Dream Chaser spacecraft. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT KSI Data Sciences introduces video and data solution for commercial drones KSI Data Sciences has unveiled MissionCaster video and data for commercial drones and other robotic platforms that can transfer drone data online. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Improving Thermal Protection Through New Material Solutions Sulzer Metco's customers have long benefited from robust and reliable thermal barrier coating (TBC) solutions that protect their turbine engines from the ravages of high temperatures. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 11:28:00 GMT Improved Anti-Fretting Solution for Titanium Alloys The configuration and fit of gas turbine compressor blade roots and disc slots is critical, designed to withstand the vibrations and high dynamic forces generated in service. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 11:23:00 GMT Thermal Protection for Turbine Engines Oerlikon Metco's new XCL TBC materials deliver outstanding performance in turbine engines with service temperatures that are 150 to 200 °C (270 to 360 °F) higher than conventional TBC materials. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 11:17:00 GMT Rocket Lab unveils battery-powered rocket for satellite launches Rocket Lab has unveiled the details of its Electron launch system, said to be the world's first battery-powered rocket. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Nasa selects $118m worth aerospace technology projects in US Nasa has selected $118.1m of aerospace technology and innovation projects from small businesses and research institutions in the US that will support the agency in its future missions into the solar system and beyond. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Airbus integrates airframe structural analysis solution with Altair’s HyperWorks platform Airbus Defence and Space has partnered with Altair to integrate its STRENGTH2000 solution with the latter’s HyperWorks platform, to offer users with airframe structural analysis and verification capabilities. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Dassault Systèmes and Assystem to develop tool for personalised aircraft cabins Dassault Systèmes has partnered with Assystem to develop an integrated cabin customisation and personalisation platform, to design and simulate future in-flight solutions. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Honeywell, Inmarsat and Kymeta to develop internet connectivity system for aircraft Honeywell and Inmarsat have partnered with Kymeta to design a Ka-band wireless antenna for business and commercial aircraft, to provide in-flight internet connectivity to passengers. Tue, 14 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Boeing plans to develop passenger and cargo combi jet Boeing is planning to develop a combi version of the Boeing Business Jet (BBJ) with a split configuration of passengers and cargo. Tue, 14 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifts-off on CRS-6 mission to ISS A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket has taken-off with Dragon spacecraft from Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, US, as part of the sixth commercial resupply services (CRS) mission to the International Space Station (ISS). Tue, 14 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Lockheed Martin plans app-based space ground station operations Lockheed Martin is preparing to integrate customised apps to its ground station solutions for managing future space exploration. Tue, 14 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Air Côte d’Ivoire places order for two Q400 NextGen aircraft Ivory Coast flag carrier Air Côte d’Ivoire has placed an order with Bombardier Commercial Aircraft for two Q400 NextGen aircraft. Mon, 13 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT United Launch Alliance shows plans for Vulcan next-generation launch system Boeing-Lockheed Martin joint venture United Launch Alliance (ULA) has unveiled details of its Vulcan, a next-generation launch system intended to end US reliance on Russia-built rocket engines. Mon, 13 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Nasa-sponsored launch tests sensors to study surface of Moon or Mars A Nasa-sponsored launch has recently taken place from the Mojave Air and Space Port in Mojave, California, US, with an on-board sensor package developed by Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) to study large pits on the surface of the moon or Mars. Mon, 13 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Ascent Solar supplies solar cells for Silent Falcon unmanned aircraft Ascent Solar Technologies has started supplying lightweight and flexible thin-film solar cells for Bye Aerospace’s Silent Falcon unmanned aircraft (SFUAS). Mon, 13 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT