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Thales’s new FlytX avionics suite for latest-generation helicopter programmes

The FlytX avionics suite will equip the future H160M Guépard, the military version of the H160 from Airbus Helicopters. FlytX is based on the Avionics 2020 concept unveiled at the 2013 Paris Air Show and comprises an intuitive touchscreen interface designed by pilots for pilots. Military helicopters are called on to perform reconnaissance, fire support, surveillance and search-and- rescue missi...

Keeping our skies safe and secure: identify and track drones in real-time

There is no need to explain why the control of drone topic is more than important today. Our sky traffic becomes different. We have to be ready to work on safety, as a primary issue in order to organize and regulate it. Let us present you the step forward in that direction made by Thales and Gemalto. They will work together to develop systems for remote identification and tracking of Un...

New partnership to Develop Interior for Overture, Mach-2.2 Airliner

Boom Supersonic has partnered with JPA Design to develop the cabin interior for Overture, its Mach-2.2 commercial airliner. JPA Design has created interiors for the most prestigious airlines, trains and hotels in the world. Working in collaboration with Boom's internal team, JPA Design will reimagine the onboard passenger experience and create a tranquil, stress-free journey from...

New cutting machine for aircraft recycling

TARMAC Aerosave, a subsidiary of Airbus Group, Safran Aircraft Engines and SUEZ, presents another aircraft dismantling system. The leading company in aircraft storage with maintenance in flight conditions, maintenance and recycling, is attending the Paris Air Show from the 17th to the 21st of June 2019. The new system, which complements the cutting gantry based at the Tarbes site, has the main adv...

Congratulations Japan Airlines, first A350 XWB delivered

Japan Airlines (JAL) has taken delivery of its first A350 XWB at Airbus Headquarters in Toulouse, France. The A350-900 is the first aircraft produced by Airbus for JAL. The milestone event was attended by JAL Representative Director and Chairman Yoshiharu Ueki and Airbus Chief Commercial Officer Christian Scherer. Altogether, JAL has ordered 31 A350 XWB aircraft, comprising 18 A350-900s and 13...

Ansat for the first time in Europe at Paris Air Show 2019

Russian Helicopters Holding Company (part of Rostec State Corporation) will present the multi-purpose Ansat helicopters for the first time in Europe at the 53th International Paris Air Show, held in the French capital during June 17-23. Ansat will be shown in both its medical and VIP transport variants.   Ansat helicopters manufactured by the Kazan Helicopter Plant will be displayed at...

French Air Force bolsters its fleet of H225Ms

The French Defence Procurement Agency DGA has signed an order to purchase an additional H225M which will be operated by the French Air Force. The aircraft will be delivered in a configuration that allows it to be interoperable with the existing fleet of 10 H225Ms in the French Air Force and in particular it will be capable of inflight refuelling, an essential operational advantage that t...

New Franco-American Aircraft Manufacturer

News like this one a faw from being seen too often. Due to the major step in company's development Daher became New Franco-American Aircraft Manufacturer!  Daher acquires Quest Aircraft Company, based in Sandpoint, Idaho, USA, which builds the Kodiak 100. With this acquisition, Daher strengthens two of its strategic pillars by: Reinforcing its aircraft manufac...

Welcome the Mitsubishi SpaceJet Family of Aircraft

It is official now, so please welcome the Mitsubishi SpaceJet family of aircraft!  SpaceJet is the commercial name for the product family that includes the SpaceJet M90 (previously known by the developmental designation of MRJ90) and a new member, the SpaceJet M100, a new standard in regional air travel. The Mitsubishi SpaceJet family of aircraft is designed to address demand in the u...

Embraer multi-mission airlift KC-390 comes to Paris

Visitors of International Paris Air Show will have the opportunity to discover he first KC-390 multi-mission airlift configured to operate with the Brazilian Air Force (FAB). Don't miss the demonstration flight during first two days of the show! The aircraft, number 004, will be in the static area from June 17 to 23 at the Le Bourget airport. In agreement with the FAB, the airplane wil...

World’s First Next-Generation Emergency Beacon for Commercial Aircraft

Orolia, the world leader in Resilient Positioning, Navigation and Timing (PNT) solutions, is introducing a world first in aviation safety technology, the Kannad Ultima-S Emergency Locator Transmitter (ELT) for commercial aircraft. The Kannad Ultima-S, designed to be installed in the cabin of commercial aircraft or in its life raft, is the first ELT capable of notifying the crew about the laun...

Paris Air Show Debut of Gulfstream G600

It is the moment right before making the first appearance in Paris, a step into stage lights for Gulfstream G600. A chance for aviation professionals and aviation lovers to discover that amazing aircraft. During  the International Paris Air Show June it will join the Gulfstream G280, Gulfstream G550 and Gulfstream G650ER on static display. "The European response to the G6...

Etihad Airways partners with Swae to launch artificial intelligence powered crowd sourcing and engagement platform

Etihad Airways and Swae have partnered to launch iFikra, an artificial intelligence-powered platform aimed at unlocking the full potential of Etihad’s workforce by enabling every employee to contribute to innovation. Designed to harness the collective creativity of the organisation, the iFikra platform is a pilot aimed at promotingintrapreneurship by allowing...

General Aviation future in the Silicone Valley by Daher

General Aviation future in the Silicone Valley. Sounds interesting? Then you have to find out in details about the hackathon even by Daher. Daher launched an event that challenges innovators to develop computing capabilities, artificial intelligence processes and other software that could further improve its TBM family of turboprop-powered general aviation aircraft. Called the “Ge...

Aircraft data and enhance predictive maintenance capabilities - Airbus and United Airlines

United Airlines has become the latest U.S. airline to connect to Airbus’ open-data platform, Skywise, following an agreement recently signed between the airline and Airbus. United will leverage Skywise to enhance all aspects of its maintenance and engineering operations on its Airbus fleet. With flexible and visual tools, Skywise enables airlines to store, access, manage and analyse data...

UAS delighted to receive fourth Sapphire Pegasus Business Aviation Award

Congratulations! UAS International Trip Support (UAS) has been lauded as winner of the Innovation in Business Aviation Category at the 2019 fourth annual Sapphire Pegasus Business Aviation Awards.  Established in 2000, UAS has continental headquarters in Houston, Hong Kong, Johannesburg, and Dubai, and regional offices in Beijing, Nairobi, and Lagos.  The award is the f...

Safran and Uber unveil a full-scale cabin mockup based on a vision of on-demand urban air mobility vehicle

Urban Air Mobility - we are getting used to head a lot and to see latest projetcs and concepts. This time, let's have a look at eVTOL cabin, presented by Safran and Uber.  The cabin that will ensure a consistent passenger experience, no matter the vehicle manufacturer. Safran achieves such a concept thanks to its own expertise as the world's #1 cabin interior provider and ut...

EASA Part 145 Certification for AerFin

AerFin, received EASA Part 145 maintenance organisation approval certification for its engine MRO services at its 100,000 sq.ft UK facility, extending its aftermarket services and move towards enhancing its MRO capability across multiple platforms. The approval will see AerFin’s capabilities expanded to include engine piece part component inspection, testing, certification, borescope insp...

New Flying Vehicle Concept for Future Urban Air Mobility by EmbraerX

Welcome a new electric flying vehicle concept by EmbraerX!​ The aircraft concept, with electric vertical take-off and landing capability, known as eVTOL, is part of the EmbraerX multi-project approach. Embraer’s disruptive business subsidiary is working on a collaborative effort to enable and accelerate the urban mobility ecosystem. “As a market accelerator committed to developin...

The Bravo phase of expansion of its Satcom Direct Data Center

The Bravo phase of expansion of its Satcom Direct Data Center is completed! The second stage of a four-part expansion has doubled the existing footprint to 10,000 square feet at the Melbourne, Florida headquarters. The extended facility has added capacity for a further 120+ server cabinets providing secure data storage for aviation and terrestrial clients of all sizes. As planned, the Brav...

4 additional Sonaca 200s for Air Academy New CAG

During its initial order, the Air Academy New CAG aviation school had agreed to purchase 8 Sonaca 200 Trainers (including 4 firm orders and 4 options). Denis Petitfrère, the Director of Air Academy New CAG, said "The first two Sonaca 200s, which were put into service in March 2019, gave us total satisfaction. Each plane has had 200 hours of flight and feedback from the instructors and...