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Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

Unmanned aircraft cleared for commercial flights in California

May 15, 2024

Via: Electronics Weekly

The AiRanger aircraft has a 5.7m wingspan, weights 100kg and can fly for 12 hours or 1,200km. Power comes from an 8hp engine. Rules constrain its altitude to 8,000feet (~2,500m) and a ~11,000km2 area while obeying FAA ‘visual flight rules’. […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

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 […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

US Navy Awards Sikorsky Contract to Build 35 CH-53K Helicopters

August 25, 2023

Via: ASD News

The U.S. Navy awarded Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), a $2.7 billion contract to build and deliver 35 additional CH-53K® helicopters – the largest procurement to date for this multi-mission aircraft. “This contract award for 35 CH-53K helicopters […]


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Boeing to Advance Aerospace Innovation through Korean Industry Partnerships

April 25, 2023

Via: ASD News

Boeing has signed a new partnering agreement with Korean industry to expand joint research and development activities and further develop critical aviation technologies. Boeing, the Korea Evaluation Institute of Industrial Technology (KEIT), and the Korea Institute for Advancement of Technology […]


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Airbus Boosts Wide-Body Production, Increasing Pressure on Boeing

February 16, 2023

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Airbus is rapidly boosting production of its two biggest aircraft models, bringing rates close to prepandemic levels as it prepares to lure surging interest amid the recovery in international traffic. The plane maker on Thursday said it would lift monthly […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

BT trials antenna for 5G coverage from stratospheric aeroplanes

January 30, 2023

Via: Electronics Weekly

“This partnership will build on SPL’s world-first 5G demonstration from the stratosphere in 2022,” said SPL CEO Richard Deakin. Funded by Innovate UK, the trials will be at BT’s labs at Adastral Park and “could offer transformational opportunities for sectors […]


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Stellantis to Build Electric Aircraft with Archer and Provide Strategic Funding for Growth

January 5, 2023

Via: ASD News

Stellantis N.V.  and Archer Aviation Inc. (NYSE: ACHR) today announced that they have agreed to significantly expand their partnership by joining forces to manufacture Archer’s flagship electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft, Midnight. Stellantis will work with Archer to […]


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Archer Unveils its Production Aircraft, Midnight

November 18, 2022

Via: ASD News

Archer Aviation Inc. (NYSE: ACHR), a leader in eVTOL aircraft, today publicly unveiled its production aircraft, Midnight, a pilot-plus-four-passenger eVTOL aircraft during its Open House event in Palo Alto, CA. Midnight is the evolution of Archer’s demonstrator eVTOL aircraft, Maker, […]


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Electra Flies Solar-Electric Hybrid Research Aircraft

September 28, 2022

Via: ASD News

Electra.aero, Inc. (“Electra”), a next-gen aerospace company with a mission to help decarbonize aviation and open new air transportation markets, announced today that it has completed the first flight of a solar-battery hybrid electric research aircraft. This 90-foot wingspan unmanned […]


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Bristow Signs Order of up to 55 BETA Technologies ALIA-250 eVTOL Aircraft

August 9, 2022

Via: ASD News

Bristow Group Inc. (NYSE: VTOL), the world’s leading global provider of innovative and sustainable vertical flight solutions, has placed a firm order for five electrically powered vertical take-off and landing ALIA-250 (“ALIA”) aircraft manufactured by electric aviation company BETA Technologies, […]


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Eve and Falcon Aviation Services announce partnership to introduce eVTOL flights in Dubai

June 8, 2022

Via: ASD News

In April 2022, a subsidiary of Eve Holding, Inc. (“Eve” or the “Company”) (NYSE: EVEX; EVEXW) and Falcon Aviation Services (“Falcon”), a leading Business Aviation Services operator in the Middle East and Africa region, signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) […]


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Gozen Holding Orders 100 Vx4 Aircraft to Bring Zero Emissions Air Travel to Turkey

March 29, 2022

Via: ASD News

Avolon, the international aircraft leasing company, announces that Gözen Holding, one of Turkey’s leading aviation conglomerates and owner of Freebird Airlines, has committed to purchase or lease up to 50 VX4 eVTOL aircraft from Avolon, with the option to purchase […]


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Airbus and Partners to Establish Aircraft Lifecycle Centre in China

January 19, 2022

Via: ASD News

Airbus has signed a Memorandum Of Understanding (MOU) with the city of Chengdu and Tarmac Aerosave for the development of the first sustainable aircraft “lifecycle” service centre in China. This agreement will cover a range of activities from aircraft parking […]


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Rose Cay Partners with ZeroAvia to Fund Hydrogen-Electric Powered Zero-Emission Aircraft

November 10, 2021

Via: ASD News

ZeroAvia, a leader in zero-emission passenger aircraft, today announced an Aircraft and Infrastructure financing collaboration with Rose Cay GP, LLP (“Rose Cay”), a US-based real asset special situations investment platform. Alex J. Parker, Managing Partner at Rose Cay, said: “Rose […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas, Process, Production

Boeing to Build New Factory in Illinois to Produce MQ-25 Stingray

September 20, 2021

Via: ASD News

Boeing [NYSE: BA] will build the Navy’s newest carrier-based aircraft at a new high-tech facility in Illinois, bringing the benefits of digital aircraft design and production to the Navy and up to 300 advanced manufacturing jobs to the greater St. […]


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Breeze Airways Confirms Order for 20 Additional A220-300 Aircraft from Mobile Final Assembly Line

September 14, 2021

Via: ASD News

Breeze Airways has revealed its new A220-300 livery, while confirming that it has reached a purchase agreement with Airbus for 20 more of the aircraft. This previously undisclosed order for 20 brings Breeze’s total order book to 80 A220-300s, the […]


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Boeing Nets $1.7B for P-8A Poseidon Submarine Hunters

April 1, 2021

Via: ASD News

The U.S. Navy today awarded Boeing [NYSE: BA] a $1.6 billion production contract for the next 11 P-8A Poseidon aircraft. Nine aircraft will join the U.S. Navy fleet and two will go to the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF), a […]


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Uganda Airlines Flies Further With its Brand-new A330neo

December 24, 2020

Via: ASD News

Uganda Airlines, the country’s flag-carrier, has taken delivery of its first A330neo, the latest version of the most popular widebody airliner. It is the first Airbus aircraft delivered to Uganda Airlines, which was established in 2019. In line with the […]


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Air China Introduces 2nd ARJ21 Aircraft

November 5, 2020

Via: ASD News

Air China received the 2nd ARJ21 aircraft in Shanghai on October 27th, 2020, which indicates the delivery of the 36th ARJ21 aircraft to customers by Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China, Ltd. (COMAC). The aircraft was introduced by means of financial […]


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Airbus Delivers its 1st US-Assembled A220 from Mobile, Alabama

October 27, 2020

Via: ASD News

Airbus has delivered its first U.S.-assembled A220 aircraft from Mobile, Alabama, underlining the aircraft manufacturer’s role as a global aircraft producer and heralding the arrival of a new era in Airbus aircraft production in the United States. The aircraft was […]