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L3Harris Launches Automated Cockpit Voice Recorder and Flight Data Recorder Validation Service

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L3Harris Launches Automated Cockpit Voice Recorder and Flight Data Recorder Validation Service

Joy Finnegan

L3Harris Technologies has launched Express Readout, an automated aircraft recorder validation service which provides the necessary reports about recorder functionality as mandated by aviation authorities. Global aviation authorities require aircraft operators to provide annual compliance for flight data recorders and cockpit voice recorders, including those with datalink capabilities to prove they are functioning correctly. Express…

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Two New Capabilities for T-RX Avionics Radio Tester

Joy Finnegan

CCX Technologies is adding GPS Signal Generator and VDL Mode 2 capabilities to its T-RX Avionics Radio and Pulse Testers (T-RX). The new capabilities are being developed in response to user requests. Chris Bartlett, CCX Technologies president,the T-RX to be a highly valued tool in the shop by ensuring new testing capabilities are easily accessible without having to purchase another new piece of hardware….

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Astronics Introduces Next-Gen Land Mobile Radio Service Monitor

Joy Finnegan

Astronics Corporation, a provider of advanced technologies for global aerospace, defense, and other mission critical industries, announced the Freedom R8200 Communications System Analyzer, a next-generation land mobile radio (LMR) test instrument for public safety, maritime, commercial, and critical infrastructure communications systems. The new service monitor is the first test instrument that combines comprehensive digital and…

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The DAES Group Announces New Business Partnership

Joy Finnegan

DAES Group has announced a new business partnership with MDS Aero, a leading supplier of turnkey test solutions for engine and engine components. The agreement was signed on February 12. MDS Aero designs, builds, and upgrades aero engine test facilities all over the world. MDS has been a partner for aviation industry companies such as…

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Acroamatics Telemetry Systems Chosen to Support Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile

Joy Finnegan

Acroamatics Telemetry Systems (Acroamatics), a Delta Information Systems Company, has been selected by Northrop Grumman to deliver multiple Model 3022AP Portable Multi-function Telemetry Processing Systems in support of the Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile (AARGM) program production and test operations. Northrop Grumman’s AARGM is a supersonic, medium-range, air-launched tactical missile compatible with U.S. and allied strike…

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Delta Digital Video Awarded Contract for Full-Rate Production of Avionics Test System

Joy Finnegan

Lockheed Martin has approved full rate production for Delta Digital Video to deliver multiple Model VSC/900 Universal Video Format Converters for use in the electronic Consolidated Automated Support System (eCASS) program. Delta Digital says eCASS is the workhorse for avionics repair across the Naval Aviation Enterprise. The system can support more than 750 avionics components…

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Airbus’ BelugaXL enters into service

Charlotte Daniels

Airbus has announced that its BelugaXL has entered into service, providing the manufacturer with 30% extra transport capacity. This additional support will aid on-going production ramp-up of its commercial aircraft programmes. The aircraft made its first operational flight on 9 January, and is the first of six BelugaXL to begin work alongside the BelugaST predecessors….

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FAA Opens One-of-a-Kind Fire Research Facility in Atlantic City

Joy Finnegan

The FAA completed construction and opened a new indoor fire research facility in December to conduct performance tests of potential replacement fire extinguishing agents. The work conducted in this new $5 million, 2,500 square-foot facility will support research on fluorine-free firefighting foams. The fully enclosed fire-test facility will eliminate weather related variables in testing and…

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Rolls-Royce’s new facility dedicated to engine efficiency

Charlotte Daniels

Rolls-Royce has opened a new facility in Bristol, UK. The site will develop jet engine technologies to reduce emissions and increase efficiencies, while utilising low-energy, low-emissions processes. By maximising raw materials, the manufacturer also aims to reduce overall waste. According to Rolls-Royce, from January 2020 the composite technology hub will develop fan blades and fan…

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PCB Completes Construction of $1 Million Clean Room Facility

Joy Finnegan

PCB Piezotronics announced the completion of new environmentally controlled clean rooms totaling 4,300 sq. ft. at their headquarters. Earlier this year, the sensor manufacturer began assembly of all pressure and force products in this new state-of-the-art facility.  Sensor elements and other critical assemblies are manufactured within a 1,200 sq. ft. room, which meets or exceeds…

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Barfield Appoints Mercier as SVP of Ops Doral

Joy Finnegan

Barfield Inc. has appointed Gilles Mercier as senior vice president of Operations of its Doral facilities. Mercier will oversee the operations of the two facilities, manage the teams and further improve the overall performance.“We could not be more thrilled to have Gilles as part of our team. He has the drive, the temperament, and the…

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