MAGNIX

Apr 14, 2021
MAGNIX, WA reports noise testing of its eBeaver aircraft four decreases from 16-22 dBA across all flight phases.
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AIRBP

Apr 14, 2021
AIRBP began supplying sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to three airports in UK: London Biggin Hill, Hawarden and Bristol.
Aerospace
ALASKA AIRLINES

ALASKA AIRLINES and SkyNRG AMERICAS signed MOU to increase investment to develop/produce sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) from municipal solid waste.

amy.hardcastle… Wed, 04/14/2021 - 17:28
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WHO'SNEWS: UNIVERSAL AVIONICS

Don Milum as Director of Sales of Universal Avionics, Tucson, AZ.

amy.hardcastle… Wed, 04/14/2021 - 17:25
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Jet Linx And Wheels Up Enter Vertical-Lift Partnerships

By Bill Carey Apr 14, 2021
Jet Linx Aviation and Wheels Up have entered into partnerships to offer helicopter services, leading to new urban-air-mobility vehicles.
Aerospace
Orbital Sidekick Completes $16M Series A Round
Orbital Sidekick, a San Francisco-based startup aiming to offer satellite-based hyperspectral imaging and data analytics for the energy sector and others, has wrapped up a $16 million series A investment round, as expected.
guy.ferneyhoug… Wed, 04/14/2021 - 09:12
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Airbus’ High-Speed Rotary-Wing Racer Takes Shape

By Tony Osborne Apr 14, 2021
Racer’s development has involved industry and academia from across Europe.
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Opinion: The Latest Challenge For Defense Primes
The “fleet” of defense competitors has been growing in recent years, and new entrants may have different tactics, resources and goals.
ARTURO.MORA@IN… Wed, 04/14/2021 - 03:00
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US PRESIDENT

US President is proposing creation of a DARPA-like organization to conduct high-risk, high-payoff advanced research into climate resilience as part of FY22 b

amy.hardcastle… Tue, 04/13/2021 - 17:53
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BOEING

BOEING delivered 29 airliners (19 737 MAXs; three 737NGs; 747-8F; two 767-300Fs; two 777s; two 787s) in March vs 20 (737-800A; three 767-2Cs; two 767-300Fs;

amy.hardcastle… Tue, 04/13/2021 - 17:40
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DONALDSON AEROSPACE & DEFENSE

DONALDSON AEROSPACE & DEFENSE, CA has FAA PMA for replacement GEnx fuel filter. PROPONENT is distributor.

amy.hardcastle… Tue, 04/13/2021 - 17:25
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AIRBUS

Apr 13, 2021
AIRBUS completed assembly of first A321XLR center wing box at Nantes for delivery to final assembly site in Hamburg.
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IFPL GROUP

IFPL GROUP, UK, an IFEC company, acquired UK-based COBALT AEROSPACE for LED lighting/floor path marking systems.

amy.hardcastle… Tue, 04/13/2021 - 17:24
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SEARCHLIGHT CAPITAL PARTNERS

SEARCHLIGHT CAPITAL PARTNERS agreed to acquire TECHNICAL AIRBORNE COMPONENTS, Belgium (rods/struts) from TransDigm Group; TAC has presence in all fixed-wing

amy.hardcastle… Tue, 04/13/2021 - 17:23
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END STATE SOLUTIONS

END STATE SOLUTIONS, WA and NEAR SPACE, OR teamed to provide flight testing and FAA certification services for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS).

amy.hardcastle… Tue, 04/13/2021 - 17:14
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AIRBUS

AIRBUS made first flight of Beluga using sustainable aviation fuel (SAF).

amy.hardcastle… Tue, 04/13/2021 - 17:11
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VSE AVIATION

VSE AVIATION announced 15-year, $1b engine accessories distribution agreement with unidentified OEM for >6,000 flight-critical components used in >100

amy.hardcastle… Tue, 04/13/2021 - 17:10
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Bell Proposes 525 For Upcoming German Police Requirement

By Tony Osborne Apr 13, 2021
Bell has created a team of potential suppliers in Germany as it offers its Model 525 helicopter as a platform for the Bundespolizei.
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Blade To Secure First Passenger Electric Air Taxis From Beta

By Graham Warwick Apr 13, 2021
Blade Urban Air Mobility has struck a deal with Beta Technologies to secure up to 20 Alia electric air taxis.
Aerospace

Babcock Considers Selling Emergency Helicopter Businesses 

By Tony Osborne Apr 13, 2021
LONDON—Babcock is mulling the sale of its emergency helicopter businesses as part of a streamlining effort after taking a £1.7 billion ($2.3 billion) hit to its profits. 
Aircraft & Propulsion
Airbus Studies Potential For A350 And A380 Freighters
With cargo demand rising since the beginning of the pandemic, Airbus sounds out the potential for A350 and A380 freighter versions.
jack.freifelde… Tue, 04/13/2021 - 08:00
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Northrop’s MEV Docks With Active Intelsat Satellite To Extend Its Life
The second Mission Extension Vehicle, MEV-2, autonomously docked with the Intelsat 10-02 satellite on April 12 in its operational GEO location at 1 deg. West longitude.
jeff.morris@av… Tue, 04/13/2021 - 04:28
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South Korea Sets Sights On Exports With KF-21 Rollout

By Tony Osborne Apr 13, 2021
KF-21 fighter development will strengthen economy and national defense, says South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in.
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EMPOWERED VENTURES

EMPOWERED VENTURES, IN has acquired FIRSTAR PRECISION, OH (precision machined custom components).

amy.hardcastle… Mon, 04/12/2021 - 20:38
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WHO'SNEWS: AFG HOLDINGS

Michael Walter to Chief Executive Officer of AFG Holdings, Houston.

amy.hardcastle… Mon, 04/12/2021 - 20:37
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