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 JetBlue orders 30 more A321 aircraft from Airbus http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsjetblue-orders-30-more-a321-aircraft-from-airbus-4961571 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsjetblue-orders-30-more-a321-aircraft-from-airbus-4961571 US-based JetBlue Airways has modified a previous deal with Airbus to add 30 more A321 aircraft, which include 15 Airbus A321ceo with 'current engine option' and 15 A321neo jets with 'new engine option'. Tue, 26 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT EPA makes progress on aircraft emission regulation http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsepa-makes-progress-on-aircraft-emission-regulation-4961333 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsepa-makes-progress-on-aircraft-emission-regulation-4961333 The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has confirmed a final endangerment and contribution findings, which reveal that carbon emissions from certain aircraft engines are a risk to public health and environment. Tue, 26 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT Boeing selects Bastion Technologies under Nasa’s small business development programme http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsboeing-selects-bastion-technologies-under-nasas-small-business-development-programme-4961586 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsboeing-selects-bastion-technologies-under-nasas-small-business-development-programme-4961586 Boeing has selected US-based engineering and scientific services company Bastion Technologies to help enhance the latter's expertise and opportunities in the aerospace market. Tue, 26 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT FAA Certificate Given to Aero Design Services http://www.aerospace-technology.com/contractors/interiors/aero_design/pressfaa-certificate-given-to-aero-design-services.html http://www.aerospace-technology.com/contractors/interiors/aero_design/pressfaa-certificate-given-to-aero-design-services.html Aero Design Services of St Petersburg, FL has been awarded FAA STC's for A319, A320 and A321 MAX PAX cabin seating after FAA authorised Type Certificate increase in passenger seating capacity. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT National Test Pilot School receives EASA certification http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsnational-test-pilot-school-receives-easa-certification-4960340 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsnational-test-pilot-school-receives-easa-certification-4960340 The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has certified US-based National Test Pilot School (NTPS) as the first part-ORA approved training organisation (ATO) to conduct part-FCL flight test training. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT China’s AVIC unveils new amphibious aircraft AG600 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newschinas-avic-unveils-new-amphibious-aircraft-ag600-4960297 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newschinas-avic-unveils-new-amphibious-aircraft-ag600-4960297 Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) has unveiled the world’s largest amphibious aircraft, known as the AG600, in a production line in the southern city of Zhuhai. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT Solar Impulse 2 begins last leg of world tour from Cairo, Egypt http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newssolar-impulse-2-begins-last-leg-of-world-tour-from-cairo-egypt-4959953 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newssolar-impulse-2-begins-last-leg-of-world-tour-from-cairo-egypt-4959953 The Solar Impulse 2 (Si2) aircraft has taken off from Cairo, Egypt, for the last leg of its round-the-world journey, which will end in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT Australia’s nbn to launch Sky Muster II satellite in October http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsaustralias-nbn-to-launch-sky-muster-ii-satellite-in-october-4958937 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsaustralias-nbn-to-launch-sky-muster-ii-satellite-in-october-4958937 Australia's National Broadband Network (nbn) is set to launch its second satellite into space in October. Sun, 24 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT Airbus delivers CFM-powered A320neo to Pegasus Airlines http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsairbus-delivers-cfm-powered-a320neo-to-pegasus-airlines-4958898 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsairbus-delivers-cfm-powered-a320neo-to-pegasus-airlines-4958898 Turkey-based low-cost airline Pegasus Airlines has taken delivery of its first A320neo single-aisle aircraft powered by CFM International’s LEAP-1A engines from Airbus. Sun, 24 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT ULA, Ball Aerospace and Space Foundation launch sport rocket in US http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsula-ball-aerospace-and-space-foundation-launch-sport-rocket-in-us-4958919 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsula-ball-aerospace-and-space-foundation-launch-sport-rocket-in-us-4958919 United Launch Alliance (ULA), Ball Aerospace and non-profit organisation Space Foundation have sponsored the launch of Future Heavy, a new high-power sport rocket. Sun, 24 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 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 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 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 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 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 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