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 New FAA report shows no evidence of collision between drones and aircraft http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsnew-faa-report-shows-no-evidence-of-collision-between-drone-and-aircraft-5749748 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsnew-faa-report-shows-no-evidence-of-collision-between-drone-and-aircraft-5749748 The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has revealed that a number of reported collision incidents between aircraft and an unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) could not be verified by the agency. Mon, 27 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Nasa launches new sounding rocket to study auroras http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsnasa-launches-new-sounding-rocket-to-study-auroras-5747916 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsnasa-launches-new-sounding-rocket-to-study-auroras-5747916 Nasa has launched the first of four sounding rockets into space to study the structure of auroras. Mon, 27 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Gulfstream’s second G600 aircraft joins test flight programme http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsgulfstreams-second-g600-aircraft-joins-test-flight-programme-5749982 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsgulfstreams-second-g600-aircraft-joins-test-flight-programme-5749982 Gulfstream Aerospace has completed the first test flight of its second G600 aircraft, as part of an ongoing flight test campaign. Mon, 27 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Lilium Jet http://www.aerospace-technology.com/projects/lilium-jet/ http://www.aerospace-technology.com/projects/lilium-jet/ Lilium Jet, a two-seat lightweight vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) commuter aircraft, is being developed by Lilium Aviation, which is based at the European Space Agency's Business Incubation Centre in Bavaria, Germany. Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Deals this week: Boeing, MTU Aero Engines, Metamaterial Technologies http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-boeing-mtu-aero-engines-metamaterial-technologies-5747838 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-boeing-mtu-aero-engines-metamaterial-technologies-5747838 Chinese carrier Juneyao Airlines has placed an order with The Boeing Company for five 787-9 Dreamliner twin-engine jet aircraft. Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT World View opens new facility in Spaceport Tucson, US http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsworld-view-opens-new-facility-in-spaceport-tucson-us-5748929 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsworld-view-opens-new-facility-in-spaceport-tucson-us-5748929 World View Enterprises has opened its new global headquarters campus by Spaceport Tucson in the US, in order to manufacture balloons for travellers willing to explore the stratospheric layer of the Earth's atmosphere. Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Boeing delivers new 787-9 Dreamliner to Korean Air http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsboeing-delivers-new-787-9-dreamliner-to-korean-air-5747897 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsboeing-delivers-new-787-9-dreamliner-to-korean-air-5747897 Boeing has delivered a new 787-9 Dreamliner to Korean Air, making the airline first to operate the aircraft type in South Korea. Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Nasa discovers seven Earth-size exoplanets http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsnasa-discovers-seven-earth-size-exoplanets-5748872 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsnasa-discovers-seven-earth-size-exoplanets-5748872 Nasa’s Spitzer telescope has found seven Earth-sized planets orbiting around a single star. Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Special Coating for Seat Rails http://www.aerospace-technology.com/contractors/paints/ahc/presscoating-seat-rails.html http://www.aerospace-technology.com/contractors/paints/ahc/presscoating-seat-rails.html The corrosion and wear protection of seat rails for aircraft made from a high-strength aluminium alloy is improved by a special coating process from AHC Oberflächentechnik. Thu, 23 Feb 2017 13:25:00 GMT Workhorse Group and UPS conduct drone delivery test in US http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsworkhorse-group-ups-conduct-drone-delivery-test-in-us-5747563 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsworkhorse-group-ups-conduct-drone-delivery-test-in-us-5747563 US-based drone developer Workhorse Group and UPS have performed an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) delivery test in Lithia, Florida. Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT MTI and Airbus to develop metaAIR laser protection product for aviation industry http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsmti-airbus-to-develop-metaair-laser-protection-product-for-aviation-industry-5747389 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsmti-airbus-to-develop-metaair-laser-protection-product-for-aviation-industry-5747389 Canada-based Metamaterial Technologies (MTI) and its Lamda Guard optical filters division has signed a new deal with Airbus to validate, certify and commercialise its flexible metaAIR laser protection product for the aviation sector. Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Antonov AN-124 ships engine for Swiss Airlines’ Boeing 777-300ER http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsantonov-an-124-ships-engine-for-swiss-airlines-boeing-777-300er-5747737 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsantonov-an-124-ships-engine-for-swiss-airlines-boeing-777-300er-5747737 An Antonov An-124 aircraft has transported a GE90 engine for a Swiss Airlines-operated Boeing 777-300ER plane, which was stranded in Iqaluit, Canada. Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Quality Avionics-Avionics Supply, Installation, Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul Services http://www.aerospace-technology.com/contractors/electronic/qualityavionics/ http://www.aerospace-technology.com/contractors/electronic/qualityavionics/ Quality Avionics is a family owned and operated business providing fixed and rotary wing avionics support in maintenance service, repairs and both new and second hand product sales.Based at Archerfie... Wed, 22 Feb 2017 15:37:00 GMT HSH Aerospace Finishes-Water-Borne Aircraft Interior Coatings http://www.aerospace-technology.com/contractors/paints/hsh/ http://www.aerospace-technology.com/contractors/paints/hsh/ More than 20 years ago, the founder of HSH Aerospace Finishes, Hans Helsdingen, had the vision to start developing water-borne coatings for the aircraft cabin. Wed, 22 Feb 2017 15:28:00 GMT Stäubli Electrical Connectors-Interconnection Solutions and Contact Systems for Aerospace Technologies http://www.aerospace-technology.com/contractors/power/multi-contact-usa/ http://www.aerospace-technology.com/contractors/power/multi-contact-usa/ Stäubli Electrical Connectors specialises in the design and development of electrical connection solutions and contact systems that can be tailored to the specific requirements of the aerospace and defence industry. Wed, 22 Feb 2017 14:56:00 GMT Boeing to build new satellite for SKY Perfect JSAT and Kacific Broadband Satellites http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsboeing-to-build-new-satellite-for-sky-perfect-jsat-and-kacific-broadband-satellites-5745933 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsboeing-to-build-new-satellite-for-sky-perfect-jsat-and-kacific-broadband-satellites-5745933 Boeing has received an order from Tokyo-based SKY Perfect JSAT and Singapore-based Kacific Broadband Satellites to build a 702 satellite to address the communication and broadband needs across the Asia-Pacific. Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Lufthansa Technik and MTU Aero Engines to form new joint venture company http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newslufthansa-technik-and-mtu-aero-engines-to-form-new-joint-venture-company-5745982 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newslufthansa-technik-and-mtu-aero-engines-to-form-new-joint-venture-company-5745982 Aircraft maintenance company Lufthansa Technik and Germany-based MTU Aero Engines are to established a joint venture (JV) for the maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services of geared turbofan (GTF) engines. Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT ATSB begins investigation into King Air B200 crash in Australia http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsatsb-begins-investigation-into-king-air-b200-crash-in-australia-5746422 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsatsb-begins-investigation-into-king-air-b200-crash-in-australia-5746422 The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) has launched a probe into the crash of a Beechcraft B200 Super King Air aircraft, which killed all five people onboard after hitting a shopping centre in Melbourne. Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Exechon unveils XMini at IDEX in UAE http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsexechon-unveils-xmini-at-idex-in-uae-5745436 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsexechon-unveils-xmini-at-idex-in-uae-5745436 The Exechon joint venture (JV) has introduced its new XMini at the International Defence Exposition and Conference (IDEX) in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Boeing unveils first 787-10 Dreamliner http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsboeing-unveils-first-787-10-dreamliner-5745114 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsboeing-unveils-first-787-10-dreamliner-5745114 Boeing has introduced its first 787-10 Dreamliner aircraft family at its facility in South Carolina, US. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT