ROLLS-ROYCE made first flight (15 minutes) of its all-electric Spirit of Innovation aircraft with 400kW (>500 hp) electric powertrain out of Boscombe Down
AIA says aerospace and defense industry accounted for 1.8% ($382b) of US GDP in 2020 and supported >2.09m US jobs (1.4% of total US employment), down 4% v
CAE was selected by BETA Technologies as partner to design and develop its pilot and maintenance technician training program for the ALIA eVTOL aircraft.
CYIENT, India introduced AS9145 supplier PPAP (Production Part Approval Process) compliance software/services for enabling intelligent supply chain.
SA GROUP acquired the aircraft division of CLASSIC TRIM, Denmark (interior\ cleaning/restoration/refurbishment/mods).
ATR has kicked off its 40-year anniversary: https://youtu.be/of9PcVKv02c
TOPCAST AVIATION SUPPLIES, Hong Kong was selected by Greene Tweed as exclusive distributor for aerospace OEMs in Asia-Pacific and South America for >1,300
AAR was selected by Arkwin Industries as exclusive distributor for its engine actuation/commercial aviation products for commercial aviation aftermarket.