Aviation Equipment

Mechanical Power Transmission, Transportation Industry Products

U.S. Army Selects ATEC to Design Dramatically Improved Helicopter Engine for Black Hawk and Apache Fleets

August 25, 2016

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - The U.S. Army has announced that the Advanced Turbine Engine Company (ATEC), a joint venture of Honeywell and Pratt Whitney, has been awarded a contract for preliminary design review of a new engine for the Army's fleet of Black Hawk and Apache helicopters. The two-year contract, part of the Army's Improved Turbine Engine (ITE) program, will support the design of... Read More

Transportation Industry Products, Vision Systems

HERMES® 450 Soars during the North Dakota UAS Field Day

August 24, 2016

Elbit System of America holds an informative gathering to highlight the flights of the large scale Unmanned Aircraft System over North Dakota for precision agriculture and electric distribution infrastructure damage assessment. FORT WORTH, Texas - Elbit Systems of America, a subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd, along with its local partners, hosted an Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) field day... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Transportation Industry Products

VCC L65 Series LED Indicators enhance illumination in high vibration applications.

August 19, 2016

Offering a 30 or 45 degree viewing angle, the 5mm diffused LED panel mount indicators are shock and impact vibration resistant. Attaining full brightness in microseconds, the indicators are suited for applications wherein frequent on/off cycling occur including aircraft instrumentation, and transportation dashboards. RoHS and REACH compliant, LED indicators can be mounted into a 0.315" (8.0mm) panel hole, operating in voltages from 2VDC to 24VDC. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Transportation Industry Products

Solar Impulse 2 Finishes Flight with ETEL's Proud Assistance

August 11, 2016

SCHAUMBURG, IL –  Recently the Solar Impulse 2 airplane finished its flight around the globe, with airtime lasting over 500 hours and is the first plane to do so relying entirely on Solar Energy.  With an ETEL motor inside, the Solar Impulse 2 successfully started in Abu Dhabi and flew across Asia, the Pacific Ocean, the United States, Atlantic Ocean, and Europe before heading right back... Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments, Transportation Industry Products

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Unveils New Data-Driven Automation Solution at IMTS

August 10, 2016

Press Conference Scheduled for Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at 1pm in Booth E-5202 North Kingstown, RI – Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence North America today announced its Integrated Solutions Business group will unveil a new-to-the-market Automation solution at IMTS (International Manufacturing Technology Show) 2016, McCormick Place, Chicago, IL from September 12 – 16, 2016. This... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Transportation Industry Products

Aircraft Data Collector aids health and performance evaluation.

August 1, 2016

Lightweight and scalable, Pulse™ Health Monitoring System (HMS) enables real-time aircraft condition evaluation. This system, using remote sensor interface, diagnostic and prognostic analytics software modules, and wireless communication, collects data on overall aircraft health and performance. Collected data can be processed onboard or transferred off board for storage and further analytic processing. Solution also works seamlessly with Pulse™ Ground Stations. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Software, Transportation Industry Products

Middle East Technical University Leverages VABS to Accelerate Design of Composite Wind Turbine Blades

July 14, 2016

North Logan, Utah (USA) - AnalySwift, LLC, a provider of efficient high-fidelity modeling software for composites and other advanced materials, announced today Middle East Technical University (METU) is leveraging its powerful VABS software to accelerate design of composite wind turbine and helicopter rotor blades. METU has used VABS for a variety of projects in its Department of Aerospace... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Transportation Industry Products

Spacefaring Raytheon Technology Makes Air Travel Better, Safer

July 13, 2016

Newly launched satellite payload sustains improved GPS navigation availability and accuracy CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., -- Raytheon's newest payload, a technology package that improves the availability and accuracy of Global Positioning System signals for aviation, has launched into orbit for its 12-year mission. The Raytheon-developed system is a key element of the Federal Aviation... Read More

Safety & Security Equipment, Transportation Industry Products

Europe's Military Cargo Aircraft Gear Up to Help Fight Wildfires with Newly Approved System

July 12, 2016

The Guardian, an advanced aerial firefighting system from Caylym Techonologies, is authorized for use in foreign countries. FRESNO, Calif. - This year, Fresno-based Caylym Technologies was invited to the Spartan C-27J's operator's conference to showcase their unique aerial firefighting system. Each year Leonardo Aircraft, formerly Alenia, introduces and updates users on the... Read More

Transportation Industry Products

Certifiable Predator B Fuselage Integration Begins

July 11, 2016

Marks First Step of Physical Production; Flight Testing Planned for Late 2016 SAN DIEGO – General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), a leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) systems, radars, and electro-optic and related mission systems solutions, today announced that fuselage integration of its new Certifiable Predator® B (CPB) RPA system in now underway. ... Read More

Plant Furnishings & Accessories, Transportation Industry Products

Preformed Packing offers OEM replacement parts to aid maintenance.

June 22, 2016

Messier-Bugatti-Dowty part number BT34-5 consists of part of piston housing, which acts as sub-assembly of Carbon Brake Assembly. Latter is installed on left of right axle of main landing gear of various models of Boeing 777-200, 300, 300ER, 200LR, and F Series aircraft. FAA PMA replacement parts are available to promote cost reduction when maintaining SAFRAN, Messier-Bugatti-Dowty, Carbon Brake Assembly systems. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Transportation Industry Products

Cable Assemblies, Adapters suit military and commercial aircraft.

June 20, 2016

Titan Ground Power™ Series includes 28 Vdc, 270 Vdc, and 400 Hz cable assemblies and field-replaceable adapters resistant to fluctuating and severe climatic conditions. Floating sockets independently adjust to aircraft receptacle pins. Cable assemblies consist of jumpers, single-point refueling cables, and extension cables; lengths range from 20–100 ft; and connector types include round, rectangular, or trapezoidal. Configurations also include banded, 6-around-1, and neoprene jacketed. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments, Transportation Industry Products

LED Panel Mount Indicators support frequent on/off cycling.

May 19, 2016

Featuring round protruding LED position that offers 25–50° viewing angle, L63 Series 3 mm Diffused LED Indicators achieve full brightness in microseconds and are suited for applications subject to frequent on/off cycling including aircraft instrumentation, industrial control panels, and transportation dashboards. Units offer front panel snap-in mounting and fit into 0.244 in. hole without additional hardware. Available in red, green, and yellow, 2–3.2 Vdc devices are designed with straight leads. Read More

Services, Transportation Industry Products

Certifiable Predator B Completes Fuselage Integrity Testing

May 9, 2016

Major Step in Validating Aircraft Airworthiness Achieved SAN DIEGO – General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), a leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) systems, radars, and electro-optic and related mission systems solutions, today announced that it has successfully completed fuselage structural integrity testing of its Certifiable Predator® B (CPB) RPA. ... Read More

Transportation Industry Products

Insitu to Showcase its New Commercial Business Division and Latest Tech at Xponential 2016

April 28, 2016

BINGEN, Wash. - After earning its wings serving the defense industry since 2004, Insitu is excited to showcase its new commercial business unit and platform of professional aviation products and services at AUVSI's Xponential 2016 in New Orleans. In addition to its ScanEagle and RQ-21A Blackjack air vehicles, visitors to the Insitu booth will experience: Inexa | Control - An intuitive,... Read More

Safety & Security Equipment, Transportation Industry Products

PASSUR has Contracted and Installed its New Surface Management System, Including PASSUR Surface Surveillance Technology, at Three Airports, and is Under Contract for Three Additional Installations

April 26, 2016

STAMFORD, Conn - PASSUR Aerospace, Inc. (OTC: PSSR), an aviation business intelligence, big data, and software solutions company, announced that it has contracted and installed its Surface Management System, including PASSUR Surface Multilateration "SMLAT" surveillance technology, at three airports, and is under contract for three additional installations of its Surface Management System. ... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Plant Furnishings & Accessories, Transportation Industry Products

Coming Soon: Airbus 380 and Boeing 747 Side-by-Side at MRO in America's Heartland

April 20, 2016

In June 2016 the Chicago Rockford International Airport (RFD) will open dual 300’ span hangars built by Rubb Building Systems to be operated by AAR. Strategically located in the Midwest, this advanced MRO facility will employ over 500 skilled workers. Neither snow, nor rain, nor cold, nor heat, nor wind nor gloom of funding are stopping Chicago Rockford International’s new MRO facility... Read More

Services, Transportation Industry Products

CNC Machining Services offer expanded capabilities, capacities.

April 18, 2016

Machining services, made possible via Okuma LB45III-C / 2000 CNC machine, cover parts up to 26 in. dia x 80 in. long. Its long, horizontal bed capacity is suited for creating large parts, such as long shafts required by aerospace industry, or long liners required for oil and gas industry.
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Transportation Industry Products

PARPRO Mexico Selected to Provide Assemblies for Commercial Aerospace Cabin Interiors

April 15, 2016

Crane Aerospace Awards PARPRO Long Term Agreement CARLSBAD, CA - PARPRO Mexico, a business unit of PARPRO (4916:TW), a full service Embedded Design Solutions and Manufacturing Services company, has been awarded a Long Term Agreement (LTA) from Crane Aerospace Inc., to provide mechanical control assemblies for commercial aerospace cabin interiors. This award is a multi-year contract valued at... Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Transportation Industry Products

DARPA Selects Aurora to Build VTOL X-Plane Technology Demonstrator

March 8, 2016

Aurora's Revolutionary Aircraft Design Includes the First-Ever Distributed Hybrid-Electric Propulsion System MANASSAS, Va. - Aurora Flight Sciences announced today that the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded the company the prime contract for Phase 2 of the Agency's Vertical Takeoff and Landing Experimental Plane (VTOL X-Plane) program. Experience the... Read More