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 Biggles Labelling-Specialists in Design, Manufacture and Supply of Interior Aircraft Placards and External Decals http://www.aerospace-technology.com/contractors/interiors/biggles/ http://www.aerospace-technology.com/contractors/interiors/biggles/ Biggles Labelling Limited is the industries' leading manufacturer and supplier of internal aircraft placards. We provide an unrivalled range of decals and placards for a full range of commercial, freight and executive aircraft. Fri, 31 Jul 2015 10:47:00 GMT Bombardier postpones Global 7000 entry-into-service to 2018 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsbombardier-postpones-global-7000-entry-into-service-to-2018-4636316 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsbombardier-postpones-global-7000-entry-into-service-to-2018-4636316 Bombardier has postponed the commercial debut of its Global 7000 business jet to the second half of 2018, from the original entry-into-service plan for next year, to accelerate its CSeries programme. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT GE to provide GEnx-1B engines for CIT Aerospace’s Boeing 787 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsge-to-provide-genx-1b-engines-for-cit-aerospaces-boeing-787-4636137 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsge-to-provide-genx-1b-engines-for-cit-aerospaces-boeing-787-4636137 CIT Aerospace has awarded a $200m contract to GE Aviation to provide GEnx-1B engines for its four Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Debris found on Reunion Island likely to be from MH370 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsdebris-found-on-reunion-island-likely-to-be-from-mh370-4636321 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsdebris-found-on-reunion-island-likely-to-be-from-mh370-4636321 Aircraft debris found on the French island of La Réunion in the Indian Ocean is believed to be the component of the ill-fated flight MH370 that disappeared in March last year. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Wyle selected to provide biomedical services for Nasa’s deep-space missions http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newswyle-selected-to-provide-biomedical-services-for-nasas-deep-space-missions-4636266 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newswyle-selected-to-provide-biomedical-services-for-nasas-deep-space-missions-4636266 Wyle Laboratories has secured a contract with Nasa to provide biomedical, medical and health services to its future human spaceflight platforms being managed at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, US. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT TransDigm to acquire PneuDraulics for $325m http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newstransdigm-to-acquire-pneudraulics-for-325m-4635212 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newstransdigm-to-acquire-pneudraulics-for-325m-4635212 Aircraft components manufacturer TransDigm has signed a deal to acquire US-based PneuDraulics for $325m in cash. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Energid Technologies is developing a lightweight robot arm for the ISS http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsenergid-technologies-is-developing-a-lightweight-robot-arm-for-the-iss-4635361 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsenergid-technologies-is-developing-a-lightweight-robot-arm-for-the-iss-4635361 Energid Technologies has secured funding from Nasa to develop a lightweight robot arm for use with small robotic research platforms that fly onboard the International Space Station (ISS). Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT SpiceJet looks to buy 100 narrow-body aircraft http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsspicejet-looks-to-buy-100-narrow-body-aircraft-4635269 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsspicejet-looks-to-buy-100-narrow-body-aircraft-4635269 Indian low-cost airline SpiceJet is planning to purchase around 100 narrow-body aircraft from Boeing and Airbus. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT FAA backs ‘Know Before You Fly’ campaign to tackle drones obstructing firefighters http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsfaa-backs-know-before-you-fly-campaign-to-tackle-drones-obstructing-firefighters-4635282 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsfaa-backs-know-before-you-fly-campaign-to-tackle-drones-obstructing-firefighters-4635282 The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has partnered with industry firms and the modelling community on a 'Know Before You Fly' campaign, to promote awareness among unmanned aircraft (UAS) operators. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Air China to raise $1.9bn to purchase 787 Dreamliner aircraft http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsair-china-to-raise-19bn-to-purchase-787-dreamliner-aircraft-4634014 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsair-china-to-raise-19bn-to-purchase-787-dreamliner-aircraft-4634014 Air China is planning to raise CNY12bn ($1.9bn) through private placement of new shares, to fund the purchase of 15 Boeing 787 Dreamliner aeroplanes. Tue, 28 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT GKN to acquire Netherlands-based Fokker Technologies for €706m http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsgkn-to-acquire-netherlands-based-fokker-technologies-for-706m-4633860 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsgkn-to-acquire-netherlands-based-fokker-technologies-for-706m-4633860 UK-based GKN has signed a deal to acquire Netherlands-based Fokker Technologies from Arle Capital for €706m, in order to strengthen its presence in the aerospace industry. Tue, 28 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Solvay to acquire US-based Cytec for $5.5bn http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newssolvay-to-acquire-us-based-cytec-for-55bn-4634219 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newssolvay-to-acquire-us-based-cytec-for-55bn-4634219 Belgian firm Solvay has signed a deal to acquire US-based Cytec for $5.5bn, to exploit the demand for lightweight composite materials in the aerospace industry. Tue, 28 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT GE Capital Aviation Services to sell 17 aircraft to Orix for $750m http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsge-capital-aviation-services-to-sell-17-aircraft-to-orix-for-750m-4633905 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsge-capital-aviation-services-to-sell-17-aircraft-to-orix-for-750m-4633905 Japanese financial services group Orix will buy 17 aircraft from GE Capital Aviation Services for around $750m. Tue, 28 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT PPG Introduces Qualified Redesigned Sliding Cockpit Windows for A320 Family http://www.aerospace-technology.com/contractors/paints/ppg-aerospace/pressppg-sliding-cockpit-windows-a320.html http://www.aerospace-technology.com/contractors/paints/ppg-aerospace/pressppg-sliding-cockpit-windows-a320.html PPG Industries (NYSE:PPG) aerospace transparencies group has introduced redesigned sliding cockpit windows for the Airbus A320 Family that are expected to have improved field performance over the previous design and afford cost-effective replacement. Tue, 28 Jul 2015 15:24:00 GMT Two more satellites join China’s Beidou global navigation system http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newstwo-more-satellites-join-chinas-beidou-global-navigation-system-4632714 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newstwo-more-satellites-join-chinas-beidou-global-navigation-system-4632714 A Long March-3B / Expedition-1 carrier rocket has successfully launched two navigation satellites to join China's Beidou global navigation network, from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in the south-western province of Sichuan. Mon, 27 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Galileo satellites begin final preparations for launch from French Guiana http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsgalileo-satellites-begin-final-preparations-for-launch-from-french-guiana-4632718 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsgalileo-satellites-begin-final-preparations-for-launch-from-french-guiana-4632718 The ninth and tenth Galileo satellites have reached French Guiana to begin final preparations for launch aboard the Soyuz rocket in September. Mon, 27 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT JUpiter ICy moons Explorer (JUICE) Spacecraft http://www.aerospace-technology.com/projects/jupiter-icy-moons-explorer-juice-spacecraft/ http://www.aerospace-technology.com/projects/jupiter-icy-moons-explorer-juice-spacecraft/ The JUpiter ICy moons Explorer (JUICE) is an interplanetary mission spacecraft being developed by the European Space Agency (ESA). The spacecraft is intended to visit the Jovian system to study three of Jupiter's Galilean moons - Ganymede, Callisto, … Mon, 27 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Precision Castparts to acquire Noranco for $560m http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsprecision-castparts-to-acquire-noranco-for-560m-4633122 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsprecision-castparts-to-acquire-noranco-for-560m-4633122 Precision Castparts (PCC) has signed a deal to acquire Noranco from MidOcean Partners and PSP Investments for $560m. Mon, 27 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT UK scientists trial bomb-proof lining to tackle aircraft explosions http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsuk-scientists-trial-bomb-proof-lining-to-tackle-aircraft-explosions-4632766 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsuk-scientists-trial-bomb-proof-lining-to-tackle-aircraft-explosions-4632766 A team of scientists, including some from the University of Sheffield, have trialled a bomb-proof lining technology on an aircraft at Cotswolds Airport in the UK. Mon, 27 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Shandong Hairuo General Aviation to buy six Cessna Skyhawk 172s http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsshandong-hairuo-general-aviation-to-buy-six-cessna-skyhawk-172s-4631964 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsshandong-hairuo-general-aviation-to-buy-six-cessna-skyhawk-172s-4631964 China-based Shandong Hairuo General Aviation has placed an order with Textron's subsidiary Cessna Aircraft to purchase six Skyhawk 172 aircraft. 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