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 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 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 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 GOES-16 Weather Satellite http://www.aerospace-technology.com/projects/goes-r-weather-satellite/ http://www.aerospace-technology.com/projects/goes-r-weather-satellite/ The GOES-16, formerly known as Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite R Series (GOES-R), is the first of four next-generation geostationary weather satellites being developed by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Fri, 20 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Tyvak Nanosatellite Systems to provide small spacecraft for Nasa’s PTD missions http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newstyvak-nanosatellite-systems-to-provide-small-spacecraft-for-nasas-ptd-missions-5716652 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newstyvak-nanosatellite-systems-to-provide-small-spacecraft-for-nasas-ptd-missions-5716652 US-based Tyvak Nanosatellite Systems has been selected to provide a set of small spacecraft for Nasa’s Pathfinder Technology Demonstrator (PTD) missions. Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Deals this week: Arianespace, Airbus, Jeju Air http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-arianespace-airbus-jeju-air-5715337 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-arianespace-airbus-jeju-air-5715337 Japan-based SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation has selected Arianespace to provide launch services for its JCSAT-17 telecommunications satellite. Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT