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 July's top stories: South Korea F-X III Fighter bidding, Iran upgrades defence-testing http://www.aerospace-technology.com/features/feature-july-stories-south-korea-fighter-bidding-iran-air-defence/ http://www.aerospace-technology.com/features/feature-july-stories-south-korea-fighter-bidding-iran-air-defence/ The South Korean Defense Acquisition Program Administration is planning to resume bidding for the country's F-X III Fighter programme in August 2013, while Iran has upgraded its S-200 long-range air defence missile system to improve its operational c… Sat, 03 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Endorsement from Canada as 328 Support Services GmbH Wins TCCA Approved Status http://www.aerospace-technology.com/contractors/maintenance/328support/press328-support-services-wins-status.html http://www.aerospace-technology.com/contractors/maintenance/328support/press328-support-services-wins-status.html 328 Support Services GmbH (328), has been endorsed by Canada's Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA) with the award of broad maintenance approval. Fri, 02 Dec 2016 11:42:00 GMT Turkish Airlines selects Cabot Aviation to lease eight airbus A330-200 jets http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsturkish-airlines-selects-cabot-aviation-to-lease-eight-airbus-a330-200-jets-5686103 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsturkish-airlines-selects-cabot-aviation-to-lease-eight-airbus-a330-200-jets-5686103 Air Partner’s aircraft remarketing division Cabot Aviation has been chosen by Turkish Airlines to re-market eight Airbus A330-200 aircraft for sublease. Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT NTU Singapore and Stratasys create 3D print ready-to-fly drone http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsntu-singapore-stratasys-3d-print-ready-to-fly-drone-5686266 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsntu-singapore-stratasys-3d-print-ready-to-fly-drone-5686266 Researchers at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have collaborated with Stratasys’ Asia Pacific subsidiary to create a 3D-printed ready-to-fly drone with embedded electronics using aerospace-grade material. Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Spirit AeroSystems delivers 737 MAX thrust reverser to Boeing http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsspirit-aerosystems-delivers-737-max-thrust-reverser-to-boeing-5686299 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsspirit-aerosystems-delivers-737-max-thrust-reverser-to-boeing-5686299 US-based aerostructure manufacturer Spirit AeroSystems has delivered the first thrust reverser with a new composite inner wall for Boeing’s 737 MAX flight test programme. Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Deals this week: RUAG Group, MTU Maintenance, Airbus http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-ruag-group-mtu-maintenance-airbus-5685315 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-ruag-group-mtu-maintenance-airbus-5685315 RUAG Group has been contracted by OneWeb Satellites, a joint venture between OneWeb and Airbus Group, to build structures for approximately 900 satellites of the OneWeb constellation. Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Orbital ATK and Nasa start developing new robotic technologies for in-orbit applications http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsorbital-atk-nasa-start-developing-new-robotic-technologies-for-in-orbit-applications-5684833 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsorbital-atk-nasa-start-developing-new-robotic-technologies-for-in-orbit-applications-5684833 Orbital ATK has started a public-private partnership with Nasa’s Space Technology Mission Directorate (STMD) to establish a commercial infrastructure for robotic assembly and services (CIRAS) in space. Thu, 01 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT WTO rules against US tax breaks for Boeing’s new 777X aircraft http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newswto-rules-against-us-tax-breaks-for-boeings-new-777x-aircraft-5684998 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newswto-rules-against-us-tax-breaks-for-boeings-new-777x-aircraft-5684998 The World Trade Organisation (WTO) has ruled that a tax benefit granted by Washington, US, to help Boeing manufacture its new 777X long-haul aircraft family was a prohibited subsidy. Thu, 01 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Aircalin orders two new Airbus A330neo and two A320neo jets http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsaircalin-orders-two-new-airbus-a330neo-and-two-a320neo-jets-5684825 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsaircalin-orders-two-new-airbus-a330neo-and-two-a320neo-jets-5684825 New Caledonia-based airline Aircalin has entered a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to buy two new A320neo single-aisle and two A330-900 wide-body aircraft from Airbus. Thu, 01 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Inmarsat and Deutsche Telekom conduct test flights for European Aviation Network http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsinmarsat-deutsche-telekom-conduct-test-flights-for-european-aviation-network-5682424 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsinmarsat-deutsche-telekom-conduct-test-flights-for-european-aviation-network-5682424 Inmarsat, Deutsche Telekom, Nokia and Thales have tested the European Aviation Networks (EAN) in a flight programme conducted in four test sites in the UK. Wed, 30 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT Flyht and GAMECO finalise aircraft MRO deal http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsflyht-gameco-finalise-aircraft-mro-deal-5683476 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsflyht-gameco-finalise-aircraft-mro-deal-5683476 Canada-based Flyht Aerospace Solutions has entered a deal with Guangzhou Aircraft Maintenance Engineering Company (GAMECO) to provide repair services to its customers in China. Wed, 30 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT Bombardier delivers first CS300 jet to airBaltic http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsbombardier-delivers-first-cs300-jet-to-airbaltic-5683456 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsbombardier-delivers-first-cs300-jet-to-airbaltic-5683456 Bombardier Commercial Aircraft has delivered the first CS300 plane to launch operator Air Baltic (airBaltic). Wed, 30 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT Vietnam Airlines receives new Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsvietnam-airlines-receives-new-boeing-787-dreamliner-aircraft-5682409 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsvietnam-airlines-receives-new-boeing-787-dreamliner-aircraft-5682409 Vietnam Airlines has taken delivery of the tenth new 787 Dreamliner aircraft from Boeing. Tue, 29 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT ANA and LOT Polish Airlines expand code-share deal http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsana-lot-polish-airlines-expand-code-share-deal-5682433 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsana-lot-polish-airlines-expand-code-share-deal-5682433 Japan-based carrier All Nippon Airways (ANA) has expanded its code-share agreement with LOT Polish Airlines (LOT), including a number of domestic Japanese routes operated by ANA. Tue, 29 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT Plane crash in Colombia kills 75 passengers http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsplane-crash-in-colombia-kills-76-passengers-5682685 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsplane-crash-in-colombia-kills-76-passengers-5682685 A charter aircraft has crashed in Cerro Gordo, Colombia, killing 75 of the 81 people on-board, including 22 players from Brazilian football club Chapecoense. Tue, 29 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT Eutelsat Quantum Satellite http://www.aerospace-technology.com/projects/eutelsat-quantum-satellite/ http://www.aerospace-technology.com/projects/eutelsat-quantum-satellite/ The Quantum-class telecommunications satellite is being developed by the public-private partnership between Eutelsat and the European Space Agency (ESA). Tue, 29 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT UK’s CAA updates guidelines for commercial drones http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsuks-caa-updates-guidelines-for-commercial-drones-5681364 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsuks-caa-updates-guidelines-for-commercial-drones-5681364 The UK's Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has unveiled an updated set of guidelines for commercial drones in order to help users conduct a safe and legal flight. Mon, 28 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT Thales and Sener to develop optical payloads for space missions http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsthales-sener-to-develop-optical-payloads-for-space-missions-5681270 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsthales-sener-to-develop-optical-payloads-for-space-missions-5681270 Thales Alenia Space has entered a strategic agreement with Spanish engineering and technology group Sener to jointly implement a business plan that will help develop optical payloads for space missions. Mon, 28 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT Yahsat to launch new communication satellite by next year http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsyahsat-to-launch-new-communication-satellite-by-next-year-5681289 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsyahsat-to-launch-new-communication-satellite-by-next-year-5681289 The UAE's Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (Yahsat) is planning to launch a new communication satellite by early next year, with an aim to expand broadband coverage in Africa and Brazil. Mon, 28 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT 328 Design GmbH Partners with Columbia Jet Service GmbH http://www.aerospace-technology.com/contractors/maintenance/328support/press328-design-gmbh-328-columbia.html http://www.aerospace-technology.com/contractors/maintenance/328support/press328-design-gmbh-328-columbia.html 328 Design GmbH (328DO), part of the 328 Group has partnered with Columbia Jet Service GmbH to offer an STC for ADS-B Out featured by Rockwell Collins on Gulfstream G150 & G200 aircraft, representing around 360 aircraft worldwide. Fri, 25 Nov 2016 16:38:00 GMT