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Boeing, Atlas Air Celebrate Delivery of Final 747

February 1, 2023

Via: ASD News

Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Atlas Air Worldwide [Nasdaq: AAWW] joined thousands of people – including current and former employees as well as customers and suppliers – to celebrate the delivery of the final 747 to Atlas, bringing to a close […]


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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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Nasa deepens bond with Japan for space cooperation

January 17, 2023

Via: Electronics Weekly

Described as building on a long history of collaboration in space exploration between the U.S. and Japan, it’s full title is: “The Framework Agreement Between the Government of Japan and the Government of the United States of America for Cooperation […]


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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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Hyundai Motor Group’s Supernal collaborates with Microsoft to advance critical technology for Advanced Air Mobility

January 3, 2023

Via: PR Newswire

Supernal today announced a collaboration with Microsoft to advance autonomy, digital operations and cloud integration technologies for the aviation industry by running Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) on the Microsoft cloud platform. With Microsoft Azure, Supernal can leverage the flexibility and […]


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GKN Aerospace and ArianeGroup Extend Partnership on Ariane 6 Rocket Engine Subsystems

December 19, 2022

Via: ASD News

GKN Aerospace has signed a contract with ArianeGroup to supply the next phase of Ariane 6 turbines and Vulcain nozzles. The contract includes the manufacturing and supply of units for the next 14 Ariane 6 launchers, to be produced from […]


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GKN Aerospace To Move AM Center Of Excellence To Texas

November 28, 2022

Via: Business Facilities Magazine

GKN Aerospace will relocate its North America additive manufacturing (AM) center of excellence to the Lone Star Commerce Center in Fort Worth, TX. The move will strengthen the UK-based company’s position as an additive technology leader with a larger facility, […]


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EHang Participates in EUSPA Project SAMVA for EGNOS Adoption in Advanced Air Mobility

November 22, 2022

Via: ASD News

EHang Holdings Limited (Nasdaq: EH) (“EHang” or the “Company”), the world’s leading Autonomous Aerial Vehicle (“AAV”) technology platform company, announced its participation in an EU-funded project, the SBAS (EGNOS) Adoption in Multicopter VTOL Aircraft (“SAMVA”) project, for deploying European Geostationary […]


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Airbus and ArianeGroup Sign Ariane 6 Transition Batch Contract in Spain

November 22, 2022

Via: ASD News

Airbus and ArianeGroup have signed a contract for the next transition batch of Ariane 6 large carbon fibre structures. The contract includes the manufacturing and supply of innovative, large, lightweight structures for the next fourteen Ariane 6 launchers, to be […]


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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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Rocket Lab wins $14m satellite separation contracts

November 11, 2022

Via: Electronics Weekly

The two contracts will see the space launch services company supply 80 Lightband Separation Systems (Lightbands) to the manufacturers of the satellites, one of which is Lockheed Martin, the prime contractor involved. These Lightbands are separation systems that are used […]


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Boeing, Silk Way West Airlines Announce Order for 777-8 Freighters

November 10, 2022

Via: ASD News

Boeing (NYSE:BA) and Silk Way West Airlines have finalized an order of two 777-8 Freighters, with options for two additional airplanes. The two companies announced the agreement at a signing ceremony today at Boeing Commercial Airplanes’ Seattle Delivery Center. The […]


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GE Delivers 250th CT7-2E1 Engine

November 8, 2022

Via: ASD News

GE’s CT7-2E1 hit a significant milestone with its 250th engine delivery. The 250th CT7-2E1 engine was shipped to Leonardo in late September in support of the AW149 and AW189 helicopter programs respectively. According to Elissa Lee, Director of GE Aerospace’s […]


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NASA Science, Cargo Launches on NGC Resupply Mission

November 8, 2022

Via: ASD News

A Northrop Grumman Cygnus resupply spacecraft is on its way to the International Space Station with more than 8,200 pounds of science investigations and cargo after launching at 5:32 a.m. EST Monday from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. NASA […]


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Rocket Lab Opens Archimedes Engine Test Stand at Stennis Space Center in Mississippi

November 7, 2022

Via: ASD News

Rocket Lab USA, Inc. (Nasdaq: RKLB) (“Rocket Lab” or “the Company”), a leading launch and space systems company, today kicked off operations for testing the Archimedes engine with a ribbon cutting ceremony at NASA’s historic Stennis Space Center in Mississippi. […]


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Virgin Galactic Announces Primary Suppliers for Delta Class Spaceships

November 3, 2022

Via: ASD News

Virgin Galactic Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPCE) (the “Company” or “Virgin Galactic”), an aerospace and space travel company, today announced that it has reached agreement with Bell Textron Inc. (“Bell”) and Qarbon Aerospace to manufacture key subassemblies for the Company’s new […]


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Alaska Airlines Orders 52 Boeing 737 MAX Jets to Further Modernize Fleet

October 26, 2022

Via: ASD News

Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Alaska Airlines today announced the carrier is expanding its 737 MAX fleet with an order for 52 airplanes, exercising options for an additional 42 737-10 and 10 737-9 jets. With the order, the airline is advancing […]


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Airbus and Salam Join Forces for HAPS Connectivity Services

October 25, 2022

Via: ASD News

Airbus´ HAPS Connectivity Business has signed a strategic partnership with Salam, a leading Saudi telecommunications and ICT company and part of the Mawarid Media & Communications Group (MMCG), to progress the development of private networks, IoT applications, disaster management solutions […]


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Boeing Forecast: Latin America and Caribbean Fleet to Nearly Double Over Next 20 Years

October 24, 2022

Via: ASD News

With Latin American air travel outpacing the industry’s global recovery, the region’s commercial fleet is projected to grow by more than 85% over the next 20 years, fueled by the strength of domestic and intra-regional travel, Boeing [NYSE: BA] said […]


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GloFo gets $30m to develop GaN-on-Silicon process

October 18, 2022

Via: Electronics Weekly

The funding will allow the company to purchase tools and extend development and implementation of 200mm GaN wafer manufacturing. The incorporation of scaled GaN manufacturing into the fab’s capabilities enables it to make ICs for high-power applications including electric vehicles, […]