How the joint French, German and Spanish Future Combat Air System will handle future international sales remains to be seen after the two countries signed a new export agreement. At the same time, Germany and France are at odds over the aircraft's design features, including where it will be carrier capable.
Preventing Friction, Wear, & Corrosion Developed 50+ years ago the coating and method of application, known as the "TIODIZE PROCESS", has been specified for use on practically every major space, military and commercial aircraft program. The "TIODIZE PROCESS" produces anti-galling and wear resistant properties to the surface of titanium and its alloys, with no dimensional change. Learn more.
Leonardo is at work on solar-powered drone designs for aircraft that could stay aloft indefinitely. The company is planning to produce the new drone in 2021 and says it could "improve the company's competitive advantage in the aerospace business for the next 20 years," according to CEO Alessandro Profumo.
What is Electronics Manufacturing Services? The electronics manufacturing services market is dynamic, and the demand for electronic components and outsourced manufacturing services is growing. Learn about the driving factors of EMS, applications, challenges, and what to consider when outsourcing the manufacturing of your product.
StandardAero has been certified by the Federal Aviation Administration to provide maintenance on support of Rolls-Royce RB211-535 engines. Rolls-Royce is transferring in-service support of the engine to StandardAero.
Blockchain -- also called a distributed ledger -- is becoming increasingly popular in aviation as a way to enhance data sharing and transparency across the industry by time-stamping the transactions that occur with each component. While blockchain can bring back value to used parts that don't have proper documentation, some worry about the lack of control over their own data.
Air Canada has displayed its first Airbus 220, which will begin replacing older aircraft in its fleet later this year. The new aircraft is 20% more fuel efficient than its predecessors, and it will make new routes financially feasible and open up new connection options for passengers.
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