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Arianespace to launch PeruSat-1 Earth observation satellite
27 March, 2015
Arianespace has secured a contract from Airbus Defence and Space to launch the Peruvian Earth observation satellite, PeruSat-1, on-board its Vega launch vehicle....
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ESA seeks new techniques for clearing derelict satellites from space
Friday, March 27, 2015 The ESA is seeking new designs and techniques to collect and remove derelict satellites in orbit....

RBC Bearings to acquire Sargent Aerospace & Defense for $500m
Friday, March 27, 2015 RBC Bearings has signed a deal to acquire Dover's Sargent Aerospace & Defense business for $500m....

UK allocates £10m funds for civil aerospace technologies
Friday, March 27, 2015 The UK Government has allocated £10m to support development of new technologies for the civil aerospace industry....

Amazon criticises FAA on delaying approvals for drone testing
Thursday, March 26, 2015 Amazon has criticised the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for delaying approvals for drone testing....

Hainan Airlines plans to place $7.7bn order for 30 Boeing 787 Dreamliners
Thursday, March 26, 2015 China-based Hainan Airlines is planning to place an order worth $7.7bn with Boeing for 30 787 Dreamliners....

Lockheed Martin buys high-speed wind tunnel for aerospace applications
Thursday, March 26, 2015 Lockheed Martin has acquired a high-speed wind tunnel (HSWT), which is said to be the only one of its kind in the US....

TESTIA to commercialise Structural Monitoring Systems’ aircraft cracks monitoring technology
Thursday, March 26, 2015 Structural Monitoring Systems (SMS) has partnered with TESTIA, to commercialise its Comparative Vacuum Monitoring (CVM) technology for aircraft....

Black box recovered from Germanwings’ crashed A320
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 Air investigators have recovered a black box flight recorder of the Germanwings’ A320 aircraft that crashed in the French Alps, killing all the 150 passengers and crew on-board....

Hainan Airlines selects Rockwell Collins’ head-up guidance system for Boeing 737 aircraft
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 Rockwell Collins has secured a contract from Hainan Airlines to provide head-up guidance system (HGS) for the airlines’ Next-Generation Boeing 737 aircraft and flight...

Orbital ATK secures contract from Nasa to build JPSS-2 satellite
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 Orbital ATK has secured a $253m contract from Nasa to design and build Joint Polar Satellite Systems-2 (JPSS-2) spacecraft for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)....


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PPG Installs Electrocoat Primer System at Coast Guard Aviation Logistics Centre
Tuesday, February 17, 2015 by PPG Aerospace PPG Industries’ aerospace coatings group has installed the first commercial system in the US for the application of its aerospace electrocoat (e-coat) primer to aircraft parts at the US Coast...

SNC Acquires 328 Support Services
Tuesday, February 10, 2015 by 328 Support Services GmbH Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) has completed the acquisition of 328 Support Services GmbH (328), a UK and Germany-based aircraft...

Creative Tent’s Helicopter Storage Solutions
Tuesday, February 03, 2015 by Creative Tent International Creative Tent International has worked with Erickson to provide storage and maintenance solutions for air cranes for several...

Legacy Building Solutions Announces New Office in Chile
Monday, February 02, 2015 by Legacy Building Solutions Legacy Building Solutions has opened a new satellite office in Santiago, Chile, which will expand the company's presence in Latin...

Legacy Building Solutions Announces New Webinar
Thursday, January 29, 2015 by Legacy Building Solutions Legacy Building Solutions has announced a new complimentary webinar, focusing on building for high-corrosive...

PPG Develops Flexible Nozzles for Aerospace Sealant Applications
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 by PPG Aerospace PPG Industries has developed flexible nozzles that are easily shaped by hand at room temperature for use with cartridges to apply aerospace...

Aviation Graphix Opens New Facility in Austria
Friday, January 23, 2015 by Aviation Graphix Aviation Graphix is delighted to announce the opening of its new European-based...

Legacy Announces Arrival of Jim Kumpula as General Manager - Canada
Friday, January 16, 2015 by Legacy Building Solutions Legacy Building Solutions has announced the appointment of Jim Kumpula as general manager -...

PPG Ergonomic Scrapers Improve Aerospace Sealant Removal
Wednesday, January 07, 2015 by PPG Aerospace PPG Industries has expanded its line of SEMCO™ sealant removal tools with ergonomically designed scrapers that improve the efficiency of aerospace sealant removal and reduce operator...

Morgan Advanced Materials Axial and Radial Seals for Severe Service Conditions
Tuesday, December 23, 2014 by Morgan Advanced Materials Morgan Advanced Materials’ seals and bearings business provides superior quality axial and radial seal components for applications in severe service...


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