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WILL HYDROGEN BE THE KEY TO SUSTAINABLE AVIATION

WILL HYDROGEN BE THE KEY TO SUSTAINABLE AVIATION

ARRIS Composites to Collaborate with Airbus On Composite Research

Joy Finnegan

ARRIS, a California-based advanced manufacturer enabling the use of high-performance composites in mass-market products and industrial applications, recently revealed a research project with Airbus focused on the production of cabin brackets. This aims to demonstrate significant reductions in aviation emissions by leveraging innovative manufacturing methods and materials. By replacing a metal bracket (220g) with a…

Xwing and Inmarsat Partner to Create Command and Control Solution for Autonomous Aviation

Joy Finnegan

Pioneering autonomy for aviation company, Xwing has signed a memorandum of understanding for a proposed development partnership with Inmarsat to create a dedicated terminal and associated services for autonomous aircraft, utilizing their newly launched Inmarsat Velaris UAV connectivity solution. Having recently announced its latest $40M funding round, $400M valuation and completion of the world’s first…

Grid Raster Awarded the US Air Force SBIR Phase II Contract to Improve CV-22 Osprey Aircraft Wiring and Maintenance Using Augmented Reality

Grid Raster Awarded the US Air Force SBIR Phase II Contract to Improve CV-22 Osprey Aircraft Wiring and Maintenance Using Augmented Reality

Joy Finnegan

Grid Raster, a provider of cloud-based Extended Reality (XR) platforms that power high-performance and scalable Augmented Reality (AR)/Virtual Reality (VR)/Mixed Reality (MR) experiences for enterprises, announced that the U.S. Air Force (USAF) awarded them an SBIR Phase II contract to improve “Aircraft Wiring Maintenance.” This project will support the USAF’s fleet of CV-22 Osprey aircraft…

A Computationally Quick Approach to Predict Molten Droplet Solidification on a Solid Surface

Joy Finnegan

A study was recently published in the journal International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer the process of how molten particles solidify when they deposit on the interior surface of jet engines is described. These depositions can cause significant damage and can degrade the performance of aircraft engine, so understanding them can help develop a universal…

Amprius Technologies Awarded U.S. Army Contract to Develop 100% Silicon Anode Li-Ion Batteries Using Si-Nanowire

Joy Finnegan

Amprius Technologies announced a contract award with the U.S. Army’s Rapid Capabilities and Critical Technologies Office (RCCTO). The contract, an 18-month rapid prototyping effort, includes the design, development, and validation of state-of-the-art, high energy density lithium-ion batteries to be used in unmanned aircraft system (UAS) applications such as drone systems used by the U.S. Army….

Gulfstream Introduces Two All-New Business Jets

Joy Finnegan

Gulfstream announced the new aircraft before a live audience at its Savannah headquarters along with a global virtual broadcast via its website, Facebook and YouTube. The exclusive event featured a virtual tour of the new G400 and a live reveal of the first G800, stunning attendees and viewers as it made its debut. “For more…

Airbus, Air France and DSNA Celebrate Inaugural Demonstration Flight of ALBATROSS Project

Joy Finnegan

Airbus, Air France and DSNAAirbus, Air France and DSNA, the French Air Navigation Service Provider (ANSP), have begun working towards the development of “most energy efficient flights”, following their inaugural demonstration flight from Paris to Toulouse Blagnac on the day of the Airbus Summit event in late September 2021. The aircraft flew an optimized trajectory,…

Marotta Controls Announces Availability of Smart Thermal Management Solution for Navy Weapons Systems

Joy Finnegan

Marotta Controls, a rapidly growing aerospace and defense supplier, announced the availability of its advanced Automatic Source Transfer Valve (ASTV) system designed to cool shipboard combat systems computing cabinets. The ASTV is a smart thermal management solution fully integrated with an electronic controller capable of communicating directly with shipboard mission control systems for simplified, remote…

Marilake Publishes New Capability List with more Galley Equipment Added

Joy Finnegan

Marilake Aerosystems, the independent Avionics, Instrument and Galley Equipment repair workshop based in Ferndown, Dorset, UK has published an updated Capability List to include more Galley Equipment. “Since the previous revision (24) published earlier in the year over 200 additional parts have been added to the latest list,” commented James Wilson, business development manager. “This…

Airbus to Deliver U.S.-Completed Commercial Aircraft with Sustainable Aviation Fuel

Joy Finnegan

Airbus will start delivering all aircraft from its U.S. manufacturing facility in Mobile, Alabama with Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) on board later this year. The initiative is a further step toward fulfilling Airbus’ commitment to carbon-neutral growth in the aviation sector.Airbus has reached an agreement with Signature Flight Support to supply SAF to its Mobile facility. No later than November 2021,…

AMADA WELD TECH Announces CD-V Series Welding Power Supplies

Joy Finnegan

AMADA WELD TECH announces the CD-V Series of Capacitive Discharge Power Supplies and TL-V Series of weld heads. Featuring a fully controllable dual pulse output and a full-colour 3.5” user interface, the CD-V Series gives consistent welding output for repeatable process results. Typical applications for the CD-V series include battery tab welding, interconnects, honeycomb tacking,…

New Report by QinetiQ: Becoming ‘The Hardest Target’ for Adversaries

Joy Finnegan

The nations able to perfect a holistic approach to technological deterrents will make themselves the hardest targets for enemies to strike, according to a new report released by QinetiQ. Superior technologies, deployable with powerful and immediate effect, and exploiting them to their fullest potential is critical for gaining future competitive advantage. Owning the most advanced…

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