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FAA directive requires cockpit display upgrades on Boeing aircraft over Wi-Fi interference
02 October, 2014
The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has unveiled a new airworthiness directive that mandates airlines to replace cockpit display units (DU) on more than 1,300 Boeing 777 and 737...
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Airbus A350-900 receives EASA clearance
Wednesday, October 01, 2014 Airbus has obtained the European Aviation Safety Agency’s (EASA) type certification for new-generation commercial airliner A350-900....

Rockwell Collins tests commercial avionics system for unmanned flights
Wednesday, October 01, 2014 Avionics firm Rockwell Collins has partnered with the University of Iowa to test a commercial avionics system for unmanned aircraft....

US and India to collaborate on two space missions
Wednesday, October 01, 2014 Nasa and the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) have signed agreements to collaborate on an earth-observing satellite and future joint missions to explore Mars....

Aleris China facility to supply aluminium plates for Bombardier aircraft
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 Aleris is to supply aluminium plates from its facility in Zhenjiang, China, to Bombardier Aerospace for use in the production of aircraft components. ...

Nasa’s Orion capsule in final integration stage for deep-space test flight
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 Nasa's Orion exploration capsule has been moved to the Launch Abort System Facility at Kennedy Space Center, Florida, US, for its integration with the launch abort system (LAS)....

UK to develop intergalactic GPS instrument to explore universe
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 A team led by UK Astronomy Technology Centre (ATC) has won a €9m contract to build multi-object optical and near-infrared spectrograph (MOONS) that will help explore the formation...

Airbus’s Zephyr pseudo-satellite completes maiden civil flight in Dubai
Monday, September 29, 2014 The Airbus Zephyr programme and the Emirates Institution for Advanced Science and Technology (EIAST) have completed the maiden civil flight of high-altitude pseudo-satellite (HAPS) in Dubai....

ESA to launch Philae lander on comet 67P in November
Monday, September 29, 2014 The European Space Agency’s (ESA) Rosetta spacecraft is preparing to launch a small lander, Philae, onto the surface of the 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko comet on 12 November....

Macquarie AirFinance to buy 40 Bombardier CS300 aircraft
Monday, September 29, 2014 A wholly owned subsidiary of Macquarie AirFinance has signed a deal with Bombardier Commercial Aircraft to buy 40 CS300 aircraft, which will be leased to airlines worldwide....

Airbus completes maiden flight of A320neo aircraft
Friday, September 26, 2014 Airbus has successfully completed the first flight of its fuel efficient new A320neo with plans to put the aircraft into service in late-2015....


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Spirit AeroSystems Uses Large Fabric Structure from Legacy Building Solutions
Wednesday, October 01, 2014 by Legacy Building Solutions Spirit AeroSystems, one of the world’s largest non-OEM designers and manufacturers of aerostructures for commercial, military and regional jets, has opened a new storage facility at...

PPG Aerospace Transparencies Group Named Gulfstream Supplier of the Year
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 by PPG Aerospace PPG Industries’ (NYSE:PPG) aerospace transparencies group has been named a 2013 Supplier of the Year by the Gulfstream Aerospace...

PPG Aerospace Coatings Help Colourise LOT Polish Airlines 85th Anniversary Livery
Friday, September 19, 2014 by PPG Aerospace Coatings by PPG Industries' (NYSE:PPG) aerospace business helped LOT Polish Airlines (Polskie Linie Lotnicze LOT) colourise the livery of an Embraer E175 jet, which was painted to celebrate...

AHC Develops Selective Hard Chrome Plating Process
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 by AHC Oberflächentechnik AHC has developed a selective hard chrome plating process, called SELGA-COAT®...

Casing Sewer Inspection
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 by AHC Oberflächentechnik A particular coating for aluminium alloys allows the construction of lightweight and easy-to-clean sewer inspection...

PPG Aerospace Customers Attend Electrocoat Primer Seminar
Friday, August 29, 2014 by PPG Aerospace European aerospace coatings customers of PPG Industries (NYSE:PPG) visited a seminar in Marly, France, to listen to the company's technical experts discuss the benefits of AEROCRON(TM)...

PPG Aerospace Expands Operations in Japan
Monday, August 18, 2014 by PPG Aerospace PPG Industries (NYSE:PPG) has expanded its aerospace business operations in Japan, with the relocation of its application support centre to a site in Miyoshi that supports increased...

Oerlikon Metco Well Positioned to Meet Global Market Demand for Advanced Ceramics
Thursday, August 14, 2014 by Oerlikon-Metco Oerlikon Metco has announced increased manufacturing capacity for its advanced ceramics products to meet growing demand from the aerospace, power generation and other...

PPG Aerospace Adds Packaging Capabilities at Site in France
Friday, August 01, 2014 by PPG Aerospace PPG Industries (NYSE:PPG) has begun operation of a new packaging unit installed at its Gonfreville coatings plant and aerospace application support centre in...

Cooper Standard Technical Rubber at Aircraft Interiors EXPO Americas 2014
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 by Cooper Standard Technical Rubber Cooper Standard Technical Rubber invites you to visit our stand at the Aircraft Interiors EXPO, held in October 2014 in Seattle,...


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