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Ariane 5 lifts-off THOR 7 and SICRAL 2 satellites from French Guiana spaceport
27 April, 2015
Telenor Satellite Broadcasting's (TSB) THOR 7 and Telespazio's SICRAL 2 satellites have successfully been lifted-off aboard an Ariane 5 from spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana....
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Dover sells Sargent Aerospace & Defense unit for $500m
Monday, April 27, 2015 Dover has completed the sale of its Sargent Aerospace & Defense unit to RBC Bearings for $500m....

Rice University researchers design furniture for use in space
Monday, April 27, 2015 Students from Rice University have designed and assembled a prototype chair and table for astronauts during future manned space missions....

Aerojet Rocketdyne to develop electric propulsion system for Nasa's deepspace missions
Friday, April 24, 2015 Nasa has selected Aerojet Rocketdyne to design an electric propulsion system to power its future manned spaceflights to cislunar space and beyond to Mars....

Bombardier to build MRO services facility for business jets in China
Friday, April 24, 2015 Bombardier and Tianjin Airport Economic Area have confirmed plans to establish a joint venture, to provide maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services for Bombardier business aircraft in China....

ESA's Aeolus mission moves ahead with delivery of wind lasers
Friday, April 24, 2015 Wind lasers for the European Space Agency's (ESA) Aeolus spacecraft are ready to be integrated into Aladin, a wind lidar instrument, in preparation for launch in 2016....

Pratt & Whitney to provide PurePower engines for Air New Zealand’s A320neo fleet
Friday, April 24, 2015 Pratt & Whitney has secured a contract from Air New Zealand to provide PurePower PW1100G-JM engines for the A320neo aircraft family....

GKN Aerospace to supply wing skins for Gulfstream G500 and G600 business jets
Thursday, April 23, 2015 Gulfstream Aerospace has awarded a contract to GKN Aerospace to provide wing skins for its G500 and G600 business jets....

Japan contemplates stricter regulations on unmanned aircraft
Thursday, April 23, 2015 The Japanese Government is planning to amend legislation and rules governing unmanned aircraft to tackle potential threats posed by them such as terror attacks....

Korean Air Aerospace to provide Sharklet wingtips for Airbus A330neo
Thursday, April 23, 2015 Airbus has selected Korean Air Aerospace Division (KAL-ASD) to supply Sharklet wingtip devices, including a wingspan extension for the new A330neo airliners....

Nasa creates first 3D printed copper rocket engine component
Thursday, April 23, 2015 Nasa has produced the first copper rocket engine component, a combustion chamber liner, using 3D printing technology....


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Press Releases

PPG Aerospace Solar-Control Coatings use Eggplant-Like Technology for Cooler Planes
Thursday, April 09, 2015 by PPG Aerospace A new solar-heat-management coating system by PPG Industries' aerospace business helps keep aircraft passenger cabins...

328 Gets United Arab Emirates Design Organisation Approval
Wednesday, April 01, 2015 by 328 Support Services GmbH 328 is pleased to announce that 328 Design GmbH (328DO) has successfully achieved the supplemental DOA approval from the General Civil Aviation Authority GCAA of the United Arab Emirates....

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 -...


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