Aviation Equipment

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.<br /> Read More

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

Transportation Industry Products

Sikorsky Recognizes Bristow for Outstanding S-92® Helicopter Rescue Accomplishments

March 4, 2016

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Sikorsky recognized Bristow Helicopters today for its critical role in safely evacuating hundreds of workers with S-92® helicopters from six oil platforms in the North Sea on Dec. 31, 2015. Sikorsky President Dan Schultz presented the recognition to Bristow President and CEO Jonathan Baliff in a ceremony at the 2016 Helicopter Association International Heli-Expo show. Bristow... Read More

Transportation Industry Products

Era Group Inc. Becomes the First Operator with a GWE S-92® Helicopter

March 4, 2016

LOUISVILLE, Ky., – Sikorsky recognized Era Group Inc. today as the first operator to enter revenue service with a new production Sikorsky S-92® helicopter with Gross Weight Expansion (GWE). The event was conducted at the 2016 Helicopter Association International Heli-Expo show at Sikorsky's booth where Era's S-92 helicopter is on display. Sikorsky Aircraft is a Lockheed Martin... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Transportation Industry Products, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Lightweight Bladder Tanks Fueling The UAV Industry

March 3, 2016

Aero Tec Laboratories (ATL) of Ramsey, New Jersey, an AS 9100C registered company, manufactures extremely lightweight yet ultra rugged flexible fuel bladder tanks for the unmanned aerospace industry. Many industry leaders such as AAI/Textron, Boeing, General Atomics and Raytheon, depend on ATL’s bladder tanks to fuel their unmanned projects and provide a lightweight, maximum fuel capacity... Read More

Transportation Industry Products

LifePort S-92® Helicopter Flooring Durability Improvement

March 3, 2016

LifePort designs and delivers floors for use in search and rescue operations. WOODLAND, Wash. - LifePort, a Sikorsky company, has designed and delivered a sea floor that seals an entire S-92® cabin being utilized for search and rescue (SAR) missions. The unique floor layout allows for the installation of seats, a LifePort Stacking Litter System (SLS) and an internal auxiliary fuel tank.... Read More

Software, Transportation Industry Products

Design Software Supports Spirit AeroSystems' Early Delivery of Bell V-280 Valor Tiltrotor Fuselage

December 14, 2015

HyperSizer® software, from Collier Research, automates structural sizing and load analyses HAMPTON, Va. – When announcing the completion of the Bell V-280 tiltrotor fuselage at a September press conference, Bell Helicopter leadership applauded the Bell Helicopter/Spirit AeroSystems team for a job well done, ahead of schedule and within budget. This event marked the culmination of a... Read More

Transportation Industry Products

Boeing Debuts First 737 MAX 8

December 14, 2015

New single-aisle airplane rolls out of paint in striking livery Program prepares for flight test to begin in early 2016 RENTON, Wash.,  -- Today, thousands of Boeing (NYSE: BA) employees in Renton, Wash., celebrated the completion of final assembly of the first 737 MAX 8. "Today marks another in a long series of milestones that our team has achieved on time, per plan, together," said... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Transportation Industry Products

Automated FODetect Solution Now Deployed in Seattle-Tacoma Airport

December 7, 2015

FOD Detection Technology, developed by Xsight Systems and integrated by Leidos, Provides Enhanced Airport Runway Safety SEATTLE - The Port of Seattle announced the launch of the state-of-the-art runway management solution RunWize™, which includes FODetect®, automated Foreign Object Debris (FOD) detection and BirdWize™, ground level bird hazard management, developed by Xsight Systems and... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Services, Transportation Industry Products, Vision Systems

Measuring Coastal Slope Movements from the Air

December 4, 2015

Carlos  Gonzales  from  3D  Laser  Mapping  will  explore  the  capabilities  of  combining  airborne  laser scanning and photography as an approach to measure coastal slope movements, during his talk at MMT in Sydney, Australia. (9-11th December, 2015) Successful  measurement  of  coastal  areas  is  crucial  to  determine  the  potential  impact  upon  local... Read More

Display & Presentation Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments, Transportation Industry Products

Head Up Display combines real-world and synthetic views.

December 1, 2015

Combined Vision System, FalconEye, provides flight crews with Head Up Display (HUD) that improves situational awareness and safety regardless of time of day or weather conditions. Composed of 6 different sensors, camera fuses images from both visible and infrared (IR) spectrums to enable combination of synthetic, database-driven terrain mapping as well as thermal and low-light camera images. Synthesized view presented to pilot clearly delineates between real, enhanced, and synthetic worlds. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Material Handling & Storage, Plant Furnishings & Accessories, Safety & Security Equipment, Thermal & Heating Equipment, Transportation Industry Products

UTC Aerospace Systems Features Business Aircraft Systems and Cabin Interiors Products at NBAA 2015

November 19, 2015

CHARLOTTE, N.C., – UTC Aerospace Systems will display a range of capabilities in the business aircraft segment at its exhibit during the National Business Aviation Association's (NBAA) Business Aircraft Conference and Exhibition, which takes place in Las Vegas, Nevada, November 17 - 19. UTC Aerospace Systems is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). The UTC Aerospace Systems... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Transportation Industry Products

Touchscreen Control increases civilian aviation flexibility.

November 17, 2015

Used for overhead panels in civilian aviation, Korry utility control system (UCS) technology replaces separate display and switching components. Functions can be changed by updating software, and triple redundancy involves 3 displays, each with 2 channels, that allow for one channel to be down without interfering with normal aircraft operation. Other features include anti-fingerprint surface; high-brightness, high-contrast display; open architecture; and sizes from 3ATI to 15.4 in. Read More

Transportation Industry Products

Jeppesen to Provide U.S. Air Force with iPad-Based Electronic Flight Bag Services

November 9, 2015

Air Mobility Command will use FliteDeck Pro to streamline critical flight information access ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – Jeppesen, a part of Boeing Commercial Aviation Services, and the U.S. Air Force Air Mobility Command today announced an agreement to provide iPad-based electronic flight bag (EFB) services for approximately 1,160 Mobility Air Force aircraft, and more than 16,000 related Air Force... Read More