Aerospace Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the web site en-us Aerospace Technology-Updates China’s new C919 indigenous aircraft completes high-speed taxiing test China’s indigenously built C919 narrow-body aircraft has concluded its fourth round of high-speed taxiing test at Pudong International Airport in Shanghai. Mon, 24 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Gogo and SES to improve in-flight connectivity over North America and Pacific Ocean routes Global broadband connectivity provider Gogo has signed a new capacity deal with satellite operator SES to offer improved in-flight connectivity services for the aircraft operating in routes over North America and the Pacific Ocean. Mon, 24 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT ESA urges global space fraternity to jointly resolve space debris issue The European Space Agency (ESA) has urged the international space stakeholders to formulate a joint action plan to address the issue of space debris. Mon, 24 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT New ocean drift analysis from Australia’s CSIRO unveils possible location of MH370 A new ocean drift analysis report from Australia’s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) has revealed the possible location of the missing Malaysia Airlines MH370 flight that involved a Boeing 777 aircraft. Sun, 23 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Virgin America receives new LEAP-1A-powered A321neo aircraft from Airbus US-based airline Virgin America has taken delivery of a new A321neo aircraft from Airbus. Sun, 23 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT WestJet plans to launch new ultra-low-cost airline later this year Canadian airline WestJet has revealed its plan to introduce a new ultra-low-cost carrier (ULCC) in order to provide no-frills, affordable travel options to the travellers. Sun, 23 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Deals this week: Triumph Group, ISRO, Silk Way Triumph Group will supply composite detail and assembly parts for the 787 Dreamliner manufactured by Boeing, as part of a contract awarded by the latter. Thu, 20 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Nasa develops 3D-printed metallic fabrics for use in space missions Scientists at Nasa’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California, US, have developed 3D-printed metal fabric prototypes for various space applications. Thu, 20 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT China launches first unmanned cargo spacecraft into space China has launched its first unmanned cargo spacecraft into space from Wenchang Satellite Launch Centre in Hainan. Thu, 20 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT ACJ320neo Jet Airbus Corporate Jets (ACJ) 320 new engine options neo aircraft is the longest-range single-aisle business jet in the A320 family manufactured by Airbus. Thu, 20 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Etihad Airways and Diehl to jointly develop 3D-printed cabin plastic parts for aircraft UAE-based Etihad Airways Engineering has entered a deal with Diehl Aerosystems to jointly design, manufacture and install a new 3D-printed cabin plastic component for one of its customers. Thu, 20 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT AQUA CLEAN-High-Performance Cleaning Solutions for the Aerospace Industry AQUA CLEAN manufactures industrial cleaning systems in the aerospace, automotive, engineering, metalworking and railway industries.Our client-base includes Aeroflot, Agusta Westland, Airbus, Emirates... Wed, 19 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Sikorsky to expand helicopter support services in Asia-Pacific region Lockheed Martin unit Sikorsky has revealed a plan to expand its S-92 and S-76 helicopter support services in the Asia-Pacific region. Wed, 19 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Airbus Helicopters and SingPost to jointly trial new drone delivery system Airbus Helicopters has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Singapore Post (SingPost) to trial the new Skyways drone-enabled parcel delivery project. Wed, 19 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT United Airlines and Lufthansa finalise cargo joint venture deal US-based United Airlines (UAL) has entered a joint venture agreement with Germany’s Lufthansa Cargo to establish a joint venture (JV) to cater to routes to the US and Europe. Wed, 19 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Stäubli to Showcase Clean Energy Connections Solutions at ACT EXPO In May, Stäubli are to exhibit a variety of ground-breaking products at the ACT EXPO in Long Beach, California and will be offering a substantial amount of connection solutions for alternative fuel sectors. Tue, 18 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT PEMCO to maintain Frontier Airlines’ aircraft fleet Air Transport Services Group (ATSG) subsidiary PEMCO World Air Services (PEMCO) has secured a deal to provide maintenance services to US-based low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines. Tue, 18 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Orbital ATK launches Nasa’s new cargo resupply mission to ISS Orbital ATK has launched a new cargo resupply mission to the orbiting International Space Station (ISS) on behalf of Nasa from the Space Launch Complex site at Cape Canaveral, Florida, US. Tue, 18 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT UAE’s Masdar Institute opens Yahsat Space Laboratory to develop miniature satellite UAE-based Masdar Institute (MI) has inaugurated a new laboratory to facilitate the construction, testing and launching of the miniature CubeSat satellite. 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