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US manufacturing technology orders up from Jan. 2024, down 26.5% from Feb. 2023

April 13, 2024

Via: Today's Medical Developments

Orders of manufacturing technology, measured by the U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders Report published by AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology, totaled $343.3 million in February 2024. This was a 2.1% increase from January 2024 but a 26.5% decline from […]


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Dubai-Based Company Orders Over 100 Flying Cars

March 27, 2024

Via: ASD News

Aviterra, a Dubai-based company concluded a historic deal with PAL-V to bring the Liberty flying car to the Middle East and Africa. Aviterra is acquiring over 100 PAL-V Liberty flying cars, making an investment, and formalizing a partnership for the […]


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Boeing, Thai Airways Announce Order for 45 787 Dreamliners to Grow Fleet and Network

February 20, 2024

Via: ASD News

Boeing and Thai Airways announced today the flagship carrier placed an order for 45 787 Dreamliners as the airline looks to modernize and grow its widebody fleet and international network. Thai Airways selected the 787-9 to support its long-term strategy […]


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Rocket Lab Successfully Launches Mission Designed to Investigate Removing Space Junk from Orbit

February 19, 2024

Via: ASD News

Rocket Lab USA, Inc., a global leader in launch services and space systems, today launched its 44th Electron rocket, successfully deploying an orbital debris inspection satellite for Astroscale Japan Inc. The mission, named “On Closer Inspection”, launched from Pad B […]


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Triad builds division for aerospace and defence mixed-signal ICs

February 8, 2024

Via: Electronics Weekly

“Having participated in the aerospace and defense industry for numerous years, Triad takes the next strategic leap by establishing TMD as a dedicated center for high-performance high-reliability integrated circuit development,” said TMD CTO Jim Kemerling. “Utilising our analogue and mixed-signal […]


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Joby to Install First Electric Air Taxi Charger in Greater New York City Region

January 24, 2024

Via: ASD News

Joby Aviation, Inc., a company developing electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft for commercial passenger service, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement with Helo Holdings, Inc., (“HHI”), to install the first air taxi charger in the greater […]


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Joby and Atlantic Aviation Collaborate to Electrify Infrastructure in New York and Southern California

January 18, 2024

Via: ASD News

Joby Aviation, Inc., a company developing electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft for commercial passenger service, today announced it is collaborating with Atlantic Aviation to electrify existing aviation infrastructure in New York and Southern California, paving the way for […]


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Airbus Delivers 1st Aircraft from New Toulouse Final Assembly Line – an A321neo to Pegasus Airlines

December 28, 2023

Via: ASD News

Airbus has successfully delivered its first Airbus A321neo assembled at its newest A320 Family Final Assembly Line (FAL) in Toulouse. The A321neo, which will be operated by Pegasus Airlines, the leading low-cost carrier (LCC) in Türkiye, is the first delivery […]


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Bombardier Announces Firm Order for 12 Challenger 3500 Jets

December 27, 2023

Via: ASD News

Bombardier today announced that the company has received a firm order for 12 Challenger 3500 aircraft. The transaction for the firm order is valued at US$326.4 million based on list prices. The customer has chosen the super-midsize market leader for […]


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Joby, NASA Simulation Demos Up To 120 Air Taxi Operations Per Hour in Busy Airspace

December 21, 2023

Via: ASD News

Joby Aviation, Inc., a company developing electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft for commercial passenger service, today announced it has successfully completed a series of air traffic simulations with NASA’s Ames Research Center that evaluated how air taxi operations […]


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Lilium Starts Production of the Lilium Jet in Watershed Moment for Sustainable Aviation

December 6, 2023

Via: ASD News

Lilium N.V., developer of the first all-electric vertical take-off and landing (“eVTOL”) jet, today announces the start of production of the Lilium Jet, following the arrival of the first Lilium Jet fuselage at Lilium’s final assembly line. In parallel, Lilium’s […]


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Airbus Starts Galileo 2nd Generation Satellite Production

December 4, 2023

Via: ASD News

Full production has begun on the six Galileo Second Generation (G2) satellites at Airbus’ site in Friedrichshafen, Germany, with the arrival of the first satellite Flight Model structure from Beyond Gravity in Zurich. After initial preparation the panels will be […]


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Bell Announces Delivery of 3rd HEMS Bell 429 to Air Zermatt

November 30, 2023

Via: ASD News

Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. company, announced at European Rotors 2023, the delivery of its third Bell 429 to Swiss-based helicopter rescue company, Air Zermatt. “Air Zermatt’s acquisition of a third Bell 429 not only highlights their devotion to […]


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NASA Tests In-Flight Capability of Artemis Moon Rocket Engine

November 30, 2023

Via: ASD News

NASA conducted the third RS-25 engine hot fire in a critical 12-test certification series Nov. 29, demonstrating a key capability necessary for flight of the SLS (Space Launch System) rocket during Artemis missions to the Moon and beyond. NASA is […]


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Early Production Continues on Advanced Upper Stage for NASA Moon Rocket

November 7, 2023

Via: ASD News

Technicians at NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans have completed a major portion of a weld confidence article for the advanced upper stage of NASA’s SLS (Space Launch System) rocket. The hardware was rotated to a horizontal position and […]


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GKN Aerospace and GE Sign Major Agreement on Industry-leading Aero Engines

November 6, 2023

Via: ASD News

GKN Aerospace and GE have deepened their long-term partnership on a series of industry-leading engines including the GEnx programme, the fastest-selling high-thrust engine. The new agreement focuses on three key areas: new technology insertion, fan case production and assembly, and […]


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Rocket Lab Receives FAA Authorization to Resume Launches

October 30, 2023

Via: ASD News

Rocket Lab USA, Inc., a global leader in launch services and space systems, today announced it has received authorization from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to resume Electron launches from Launch Complex 1. The authorization comes after Rocket Lab experienced […]


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AerCap to Lease 3 New Boeing 787-9 Aircraft and 25 New Boeing MAX-8 Aircraft

October 26, 2023

Via: ASD News

AerCap Holdings N.V. today announced that it has reached agreement with Turkish Airlines for the lease of three new Boeing 787-9 aircraft and 25 new MAX-8 aircraft, and lease extensions for six used Airbus A330-200 aircraft. The new aircraft are […]


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Airbus Helicopters Boosts Competitiveness With 3D Printing

October 24, 2023

Via: ASD News

Airbus Helicopters has opened a new 3D printing centre at its Donauwörth site, significantly expanding its in-house capacity for this innovative process. Airbus Helicopters now operates three machines for components made of titanium, four for plastic parts and, as a […]


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Airbus Expansion Project In Mobile, AL To Net 1,000 Jobs

October 23, 2023

Via: Business Facilities Magazine

Airbus recently broke ground on the third Family Final Assembly Line (FAL) for its Mobile, Alabama growth project that will bring 1,000 jobs to the area. It’s the latest move in a project that Governor Kay Ivey said represents a […]