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Aerojet Rocketdyne’s electric propulsion system selected for Europe’s Neosat mission
30 January, 2015
Airbus Defence and Space and Thales Alenia Space have awarded a contract to Aerojet Rocketdyne to develop an electronic controller for the XR-5 Hall Thruster for the Neosat...
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Malaysia declares MH370 disappearance as an accident
Friday, January 30, 2015 The Malaysian Government has declared the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 as an accident, which is in one of the world's biggest aviation...

Space agencies from France and China collaborate on ocean-observing satellite programme
Friday, January 30, 2015 The Centre national d'études spatiales (CNES) of France and the China National Space Administration (CNSA) have partnered to develop a China-France oceanography satellite...

UK consortium to develop imaging technology to produce carbon composite aircraft
Friday, January 30, 2015 A consortium-led by British defence technology firm QinetiQ is working on new imaging technology, to design and manufacture current and future generations of carbon composite...

Piper Aircraft launches single-engine Meridian M500 business jet
Thursday, January 29, 2015 Piper Aircraft has launched the M-Class single-engine Meridian M500 business...

Safran opens research and technology centre in France
Thursday, January 29, 2015 Safran has inaugurated a research and technology centre in Saclay, Paris, France, to focus on electric aircraft, new aircraft propulsion architectures and information and communications...

Southwest Airlines to equip Boeing 737s with McMurdo’s emergency locator transmitters
Thursday, January 29, 2015 Southwest Airlines has selected McMurdo's emergency locator transmitters (ELTs) for its fleet of 636 Boeing 737...

VSE acquires Killick Aerospace’s aircraft MRO and engine components businesses
Thursday, January 29, 2015 US-based technical services company VSE has completed its acquisition of Killick Aerospace's four business...

Aviation consortium to develop non-halon fire extinguishing solutions for aircrafts
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 A consortium of aviation manufacturers, along with other industry companies, is working to develop non-halon fire extinguishing solutions for use in aviation engines and auxiliary power unit...

AVIC Aircraft selects Parker Aerospace’s flight controls and hydraulic system for MA700 aircraft
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 Aviation Industry Corporation of China's AVIC Aircraft has awarded a contract to Parker Aerospace to provide flight control actuation and a hydraulic system for the new MA700 regional...

Japan Airlines finalises deal for 32 Mitsubishi Regional Jets
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 Japan Airlines (JAL) has finalised a deal with Mitsubishi Aircraft to purchase 32 Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ)...


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Press Releases

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...

Oerlikon Awarded Ten-Year Agreement by Snecma
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 by Oerlikon-Metco Oerlikon’s Surface Solutions Segment has been awarded a ten-year agreement by Snecma,worth more than CHF90m, for the supply of leading edge aviation propulsion (LEAD) engine...

PPG Aerospace to Supply Gulfstream Windows and Assemblies for G500 and G600 Jets
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 by PPG Aerospace PPG Industries’ aerospace transparencies group has been selected by Gulfstream to supply windshields, side cockpit windows and passenger-cabin window assemblies for the G500™ and G600™...

PPG Aerospace Supplying Production and Spare Windows for Embraer KC-390
Monday, November 17, 2014 by PPG Aerospace PPG Industries’ aerospace transparencies group is designing windshields for the KC-390 military transport...

PPG Facilities Win Northrop Grumman Supplier Awards
Monday, November 10, 2014 by PPG Aerospace Three facilities operated by PPG Industries' (NYSE:PPG) aerospace business have been recognised by Northrop Grumman Corporation's Aerospace Systems sector with the 2013 Platinum Source...


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