25 September 2020

Rolls-Royce successfully completes ground testing of world’s fastest all-electric plane

Rolls-Royce’s aerospace division has announced the completion of ground testing for the U.K.-government-backed ACCEL program – ACCEL being short for ‘Accelerating the Electrification of Flight – for its 500hp electric powertrain ‘ionBird’. The engine will be used early next year in an attempt to break world speed records in its ‘Spirit of Innovation’ plane which […]

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EASA enters strategic cooperation with Germany’s BSI on cyber security

The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and Germany’s Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) agreed to work together to enhance cyber security in international aviation, tackling the threats to flight safety posed by the increased digitization of aircraft and inter-connectivity of aviation systems.  EASA Executive Director Patrick Ky and President of the BSI Arne

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Spirit AeroSystems reinvigorates its commitment to aftermarket presence in Asia

Spirit AeroSystems has expanded its aftermarket footprint in Asia through a multi-year partnership with Evergreen Aviation Technologies (EGAT) and a maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) customer agreement with EVA Air for Boeing 777 GE90 nacelles. EGAT, an aircraft MRO facility based in Taiwan, is highly-proficient in airframe component and composite repairs. The agreements position Spirit for growth and significantly reduce MRO

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Israel Aerospace Industries expands tactical UAV activity, acquires 50% of BlueBird Aero Systems

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has signed an agreement to acquire 50% of the equity of BlueBird Aero Systems. Bluebird, a leading UAS developer and integrator in the small tactical arena, has been providing its solutions to Israeli forces and worldwide customers for close to two decades. As part of the transaction, IAI is acquiring the

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Embraer appoints Marcel Santiago to lead Contracts and Asset Management team

Marcelo Santiago has been appointed to lead the Contracts and Asset Management team of Embraer’s commercial aviation business unit per October 1. In this critical role, he will report directly to Arjan Meijer, President and CEO Embraer Commercial Aviation. Having joined Embraer on the E-Jet program in 2001, Santiago has, for the last seven years,

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SITA helps Lufthansa Group deliver contactless, mobile way to report and track delayed baggage

Lufthansa Group has launched a completely contactless way for passengers to report delayed baggage from their mobile device, avoiding long queues at busy baggage service counters or offices. SITA’s initial trials of WorldTracer® Self Service showed that the service has already proved to be popular with travelers, with two-thirds opting to use this service instead

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