Capital Aircraft Takes Flight, Integration of First Production Aircraft Begins Next Month
SAN DIEGO – 8 December 2016 – General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI), a leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA), tactical reconnaissance radars, and electro-optic surveillance systems, today announced the commencement of flight testing for its MQ-1C Gray Eagle... Read More
Saab Receives Contract for Components to the U.S. Marine Corps' Ground/Air Task-Oriented Radar ProgramDecember 7, 2016
SYRACUSE, N.Y., Dec. 5, 2016 - Defense and security company Saab's U.S.-based company, Saab Defense and Security USA, LLC., has been awarded a contract from Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) for additional components and subsystems of the U.S. Marine Corps AN/TPS-80 Ground/Air Task Oriented Radar (G/ATOR) system. The funded value of the contract is $18.6 Million (166 MSEK).... Read More
Providing continuous 3D adaptive in-field calibration with hard and soft magnetic interference compensation, AHRS-M2 uses programmable sensor app NorthTek Forth interpreter. Using AdaptNav III sensor fusion algorithm, system provide real-time noise characterization and active gyro drift compensation. Delivering full 360° rollover capability using quaternions, system delivers 0.2° RMS of... Read More
Aireon and FlightAware Announce New Partnership with SITAONAIR to Provide Space-Based ADS-B Flight Tracking to AirlinesDecember 1, 2016
SITAONAIR customers will have access to 100 percent global, real-time flight tracking in 2018 with no new avionics required
MCLEAN, Virginia, Nov. 29, 2016 - Aireon LLC, FlightAware and SITAONAIR today announced a new partnership to provide SITAONAIR's airline customers with Aireon's space-based automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) data. Starting in 2018, SITAONAIR... Read More
SAN DIEGO -28 November 2016 - 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 its Type-Certifiable Predator® B (TCPB) variant completed its first flight test at the company’s Gray Butte Flight Operations Facility near Palmdale,... Read More
LAKE FOREST, California, November 28, 2016 Panasonic Avionics Corporation (Panasonic) and Safety Line today unveiled a strategic partnership that will enable airlines to benefit from significant fuel savings.
Panasonic Weather Solutions (PWS) provides Safety Line with enhanced global weather forecast through real-time weather data collection from its TAMDAR sensors and FlightLink[TM]... Read More
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C., Nov. 25, 2016 - Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Vietnam Airlines celebrated the delivery of the flag carrier's 10th 787-9 Dreamliner today.
"Vietnam Airlines is proud to welcome our 10th Boeing 787 Dreamliner on behalf of Vietnam Airlines, only 16 months after we took delivery of the first of these state-of-the-art new aircraft," said Phan Xuan Duc, Executive Vice... Read More
Interior Demonstrates Cabin Flexibility And Customization
SAVANNAH, Ga., Nov. 21, 2016 - Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. is pleased to display three of its business jets at the Middle East and North Africa Business Aviation Association (MEBAA) Show Dec. 6-8 in Dubai. The static display will include the company flagship Gulfstream G650ER as well as the high-performing Gulfstream G550 and the... Read More
FORT WORTH, Texas, Nov. 21, 2016 - Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) was awarded a $1.2 billion contract to upgrade 134 F-16 aircraft for the Republic of Korea Air Force (ROKAF).
The upgrades are based on the advanced F-16V configuration. Among the enhancements are an Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radar, a modern commercial off-the-shelf (COTS)-based avionics subsystem, a... Read More
HALIFAX, Nov. 17, 2016 - Today, Chorus Aviation Inc. ('Chorus') (TSX: CHR) announced the delivery of the first of four Bombardier CRJ1000 regional jets to Air Nostrum, Lineas Aereas Del Mediterraneo, S.A. ('Air Nostrum'), officially launching its regional aircraft leasing transaction with the European carrier.
"Our revenue diversification strategy is taking another... Read More
Potential to Deliver Humanitarian Rations to 3,400 People Daily
SAN DIEGO - 14 November, 2016 - 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, announced today that it can provide a company-owned aircraft to support humanitarian relief efforts.... Read More
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Nov. 10, 2016 - Amerijet International, Inc. announced today that it has approved Starcom Systems Kylos Air GPS Tracking Device for Air Cargo use aboard its Aircraft. Amerijet, with offices in 78 countries and moving more than 300 million pounds per year has identified the need for the latest in tracking technology to better serve its shipping clientele. Starcom Systems... Read More
An extended range version of its multi-mission jet-powered Predator® C Avenger, GA‑ASI’s new Avenger® Extended Range (ER) aircraft features wingspan of 76 feet and 2,200 pounds of additional fuel, and is capable of 15 to 20 hours of endurance. Offering long loiter Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) and precision-strike capability, ER supports a range of sensors and... Read More
Airplanes will support carrier's fleet expansion plans EVERETT, Wash. - Boeing [NYSE: BA and UPS [NYSE: UPS today announced an order for 14 747-8 Freighters. The agreement also includes an option to purchase an additional 14 of the cargo airplanes.Â "These aircraft are a strategic investment for increased capacity for UPS customers around the globe," said Brendan Canavan, president, UPS... Read More
TORONTO - Magellan Aerospace ("Magellan") announced today that it will be producing F-35 Lightning II horizontal tail assemblies under an agreement with BAE Systems. The agreement is the continuation of annual contract awards made to Magellan by BAE Systems for F-35 assemblies, valued at more than CDN $70 million over a two year period. Magellan and BAE Systems have been working together to... Read More
Measuring less than Â¾” diameter, SW45023 Exit Door Lamp Switch is rated at 2.0A resistive load at 28VDC input and switch life of 200,000 minimum cycles. Weighing less than 15 grams, unit offers custom PC pinsÂ 0.025 square for mating into next higher assembly connector. Featuring push-On/remain-In/push-off switch mechanism with plunger travel of approximately 0.19”, deviceÂ comes... Read More
Capability Significantly Reduces Operator Training Costs and Landing Incidents SAN DIEGO – General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), a leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA), radars, and electro-optic and related mission solutions, today announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)/Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has released its newest flight... Read More
SID and STAR Departure and Arrival Charts help pilots increase safety in flight and raise awareness of both physical obstacles and dangers, and regulatory environment for each procedure. Enhancements include addition of terrain, distinctive use of color to identify important features, and true-to-scale depiction of chart elements. MSAs within plan view provide minimum clearance of objects near... Read More
U.S. Navy Awards Raytheon $255 Million to complete Development of Next Generation Precision Landing SystemOctober 21, 2016
System equips the F-35 and unmanned aircraft with safer, more accurate landing guidance DULLES, Va. - The U.S. Navy awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a $255 million contract for development and production readiness of its next generation precision landing system. The Joint Precision Approach and Landing System uses GPS satellite navigation to provide more accurate landing guidance for manned... Read More
SYRACUSE, N.Y., Sept. 21, 2016Â - Saab Defense and Security USA has received an order from the U.S. Navy to provide the AN/SPN-50 (V)1 Shipboard Air Traffic Radar. The first award for the Engineering and Manufacturing Development (EMD) phase of the program includes the initial procurement of three radars over a four-year period. The radar will be deployed to the US Navy's Aircraft Carrier... Read More