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Conti Federal Wins $81.4M Aircraft Shelters Contract

December 1, 2021

Via: Industry Today

Conti Federal Services, a leading U.S. government construction and engineering firm specializing in complex critical infrastructure, disaster response and recovery, and environmental remediation projects, has been awarded an $84,417,417 design-bid-build contract to construct hardened aircraft shelters and support facilities in […]


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Astroscale raises $109m Series F for on-orbit servicing

December 1, 2021

Via: Electronics Weekly

The Series F round brings its total capital raised to $300m and the company says the latest investment will accelerate its on-orbit services technology development and enable it to take on more employees. The round was led by THE FUND […]


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Rolls-Royce Delivers 1000th Trent XWB-84 Engine

November 23, 2021

Via: ASD News

Rolls-Royce announced today that it has delivered its 1000th Trent XWB–84, achieving another key milestone for the engine programme. The engine, which will power an Airbus A350-900, was built at the company’s state-of-the-art Production Test Facility in Derby, England. The […]


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Satellite Industry Grows as Investors Bet Billions on Space-Derived Data

November 22, 2021

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Dozens of companies are dotting the skies with satellites, part of a growing bet that buyers on Earth will pay billions of dollars for a more granular view of the planet. Not all of the companies are likely to make […]


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Rocket Lab Launches 107th Satellite To Orbit, Successfully Tests Helicopter Recovery Operations

November 19, 2021

Via: ASD News

Rocket Lab, a leading launch and space systems company, has successfully deployed two satellites to orbit for real-time geospatial monitoring company BlackSky (NYSE: BKSY). Rocket Lab also successfully introduced helicopter operations to a recovery mission for the first time, using […]


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Collins Aerospace To Create 60 Jobs With Kansas Expansion

November 11, 2021

Via: Business Facilities Magazine

Collins Aerospace is set to expand into a new 279,000-square-foot facility in Lenexa, KS. The new facility, which will create 60 jobs in the region, has generated an approximate $55 million investment in the community. “This new facility is an […]


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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 […]


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FCC approves Boeing broadband satellite constellation

November 5, 2021

Via: Electronics Weekly

The plan – when the V-band Constellation is complete – is to provide high speed data access to consumers on a global basis, starting with the U.S. The constellation will consist of 132 low Earth orbit (LEO) satellites in a […]


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GE Evergreen Expands Repair Operations Capability

November 2, 2021

Via: ASD News

GE Evergreen Engine Services (GEEVES), a joint venture between Evergreen Aviation Technology Corp (EGAT) and GE Aviation, announced the opening in October of a new component repair site located at Guanyin Industrial Park in Taiwan. Previous component repairs were performed […]


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As climate concerns threaten air travel, aviation industry banks on technology solutions

October 27, 2021

Via: Phys.org

As aviation struggles to emerge from the historic, pandemic-driven downturn, another longer-term challenge already looms. Concern about air travel’s contribution to climate change threatens to curtail growth of an industry that has expanded steadily for decades, shrinking the world for […]