Aviation Equipment

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Drone Racing League Reaches out to Connekt, LLC Help Design the Newest Version of Their Custom Quadcopter, the DRL Racer3

Jul 05, 2017

Quote from Ryan Gury, director of Product Development, “Scott Raitt of Connekt, LLC has worked with DRL’s design team over the past year. He has helped bring visions to life and is a tremendous asset with mechanical prototypes and design. The combination of DRL's design and Connekt's modeling skills has helped the team in many facets.”

Upon design completion Connekt, LLC... Read More

Transportation Industry Products

Sikorsky Signs Five-Year Production Contract to Build Black Hawk Helicopters for U.S. Army

Jul 04, 2017

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., June 30, 2017 - The U.S. government and Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) company, today signed a five-year contract for 257 H-60 Black Hawk helicopters to be delivered to the U.S. Army and Foreign Military Sales (FMS) customers. The multi-year contract will yield significant savings for the U.S. government compared with purchasing the same quantity across five separate... Read More

Transportation Industry Products

Dash 8-100 Package Freighter comes with fire-resistant liner.

Apr 26, 2017

Having load capacity of 4,500 kg and volume of 39 cu m, Dash 8-100 Package Freighter Conversion Aircraft is equipped with reinforced cargo floor and LED interior lighting system. Featuring 1.27 m x 1.52 m aft cargo door and door sill height of 1.02 m, Freighter provides range of up to 800 nautical miles fully laden. Aircraft is designed with comprehensive smoke detection system and ventilation... Read More

Transportation Industry Products

LightningStrike XV-24A Demonstrator Successfully Completes Subscale Flight Test Program

Apr 10, 2017

MANASSAS, Va., April 4, 2017 - Aurora's XV-24A LightningStrike Vertical Take-off and Landing (VTOL) X-Plane subscale vehicle demonstrator (SVD) aircraft completed its planned flight test program in early March at Webster Outlying Field in Southern Maryland. Funded by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the SVD successfully demonstrated key technical features the... Read More

Transportation Industry Products

LightningStrike XV-24A Demonstrator Successfully Completes Subscale Flight Test Program

Apr 08, 2017

MANASSAS, Va., April 4, 2017 - Aurora's XV-24A LightningStrike Vertical Take-off and Landing (VTOL) X-Plane subscale vehicle demonstrator (SVD) aircraft completed its planned flight test program in early March at Webster Outlying Field in Southern Maryland. Funded by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the SVD successfully demonstrated key technical features the... Read More

Transportation Industry Products

GA-ASI Starts Flight Testing for Production Representative Gray Eagle Extended Range

Dec 12, 2016

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

Safety & Security Equipment, Transportation Industry Products

Saab Receives Contract for Components to the U.S. Marine Corps' Ground/Air Task-Oriented Radar Program

Dec 07, 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).

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Transportation Industry Products

Attitude Heading Reference System-M2 supports multiple communication protocols.

Dec 02, 2016

Providing continuous 3D adaptive in-field calibration with hard and soft magnetic interference compensation, AHRS-M2 uses programmable sensor apps through 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°... Read More

Transportation Industry Products

Aireon and FlightAware Announce New Partnership with SITAONAIR to Provide Space-Based ADS-B Flight Tracking to Airlines

Dec 01, 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

Transportation Industry Products

GA-ASI’s Type-Certifiable Predator B Takes Flight

Nov 30, 2016

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

Materials & Material Processing, Transportation Industry Products, Vision Systems

Panasonic Avionics Partners with Safety Line to Deliver Airline Fuel Savings

Nov 30, 2016

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

Transportation Industry Products

Boeing Delivers 10th 787 Dreamliner to Vietnam Airlines

Nov 30, 2016

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

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Transportation Industry Products

Gulfstream to Showcase Four-Living-Area G650ER at MEBAA 2016

Nov 23, 2016

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

Transportation Industry Products

Lockheed Martin Awarded $1.2 billion to Modernize Republic of Korea F-16s

Nov 23, 2016

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

Transportation Industry Products

Chorus Aviation Delivers First Bombardier CRJ1000 Regional Jet to Air Nostrum

Nov 19, 2016

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

Transportation Industry Products

GA-ASI Offers Capital Aircraft to Support Humanitarian Efforts

Nov 16, 2016

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.

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Construction Equipment and Supplies, Transportation Industry Products

Amerijet Airlines approves Starcom Systems GPS Tracking Devices

Nov 14, 2016

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

Transportation Industry Products

GA-ASI's Avenger® Extended Range (ER) Aircraft comes with 44-foot long fuselage.

Nov 14, 2016

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

Transportation Industry Products

Boeing, UPS Announce Order for 14 747-8 Freighters

Oct 31, 2016

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.  "These aircraft are a strategic investment for increased capacity for UPS customers around the globe," said Brendan Canavan, president, UPS... Read More

Transportation Industry Products

Magellan Aerospace Signs Agreement with BAE Systems for F-35 Lightning II Assemblies

Oct 31, 2016

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