Engineering

June 23, 2011 - 4:30am
Solar Impulse

The world debut of solar-powered Solar Impulse airplane could hardly have happened in less auspicious weather conditions.

June 23, 2011 - 4:05am

Surveillance of aircraft by ground radar in proximity of wind farms is an increasing concern and Terma (Hall E E2) claims to have the answer with its Scanter 4002 radar system.

June 23, 2011 - 3:30am

Romania has ordered Raytheon mode-S monopulse secondary surveillance radars for three of its airports as part of its upgrade to comply with European Union requirements for air traffic management. The U.S.

June 21, 2011 - 8:58pm

Embraer Defense and Security has selected Liebherr-Aerospace to provide the environmental and cabin pressure control system for the KC-390 military airlifter. The systems will be developed and manufactured in Toulouse, France, and will feature integrated control architecture combined with high-reliability lightweight pneumatic and mechanical components.

June 21, 2011 - 8:52pm

L-3’s Avionics Systems (Static F 186) continues its success in the field of providing electronic standby instrument systems (ESIS) with further selections of the company’s products for high-profile aircraft programs.

June 21, 2011 - 5:20am

When Rockwell Collins officially celebrated the first full-rate production delivery of its ARC-210 RT-1939(C) Generation 5 radio to PMA 209, the air combat electronics program office of the U.S. Naval Air Systems Command in late April, it marked a milestone.

June 21, 2011 - 1:41am

Daher-Socata (Hall 2B C186, Static C63) has been selected by ENAC (Ecole Nationale de l’Aviation Civile), France’s national aviation school, for the avionics modernization of 37 Daher-Socata TB 20 Trinidad light aircraft in the ENAC training fleet.

June 20, 2011 - 7:20pm

When Peg Billson first was approached about the opportunity to take over leadership of BBA Aviation’s Legacy Support division and its Ontic subsidiary, it took her just a few minutes to understand the unique nature of the company’s business model.

June 19, 2011 - 9:20pm

Airline fuel savings of 4 percent and quieter, cleaner airports are predicted for an electrically powered “green” taxing system for airplanes being developed by Safran and Honeywell. The two companies signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on Sunday to form a joint-venture company to develop the system.

June 19, 2011 - 8:12pm

Embraer Defense and Security has selected Liebherr-Aerospace to provide the environmental and cabin pressure control system for the KC-390 military airlifter. The systems will be developed and manufactured in Toulouse, France, and will feature integrated control architecture combined with high-reliability lightweight pneumatic and mechanical components.

 
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