Aerospace & Defence
QinetiQ Australia to design UAS flight test range
QinetiQ Australia has been awarded a contract to design and construct an Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Flight Test Range (FTR) on behalf of the Queensland Government.
Analogue interface module has multicard synchronisation
The LXD30K0 low latency, wide bandwidth analogue interface FMC (FPGA Mezzanine Card) module has been released by Logic-x, a supplier of off-the-shelf Adaptable Compute Acceleration Platforms (ACAP) and sensor processing modules
RoHS-compliant cable assemblies are halogen free
A new series of RoHS and REACH-compliant, low-smoke zero-halogen (LSZH) and plenum-rated, twinaxial cable assemblies for use in demanding mil/aero applications has been released by MilesTek, an Infinite Electronics brand.
COVID-19 might trigger aviation digital transformation
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on the aviation industry leaving several airlines fighting for their lives. The crisis might spark a digital transformation in the industry to raise efficiency and cut costs.
The next-gen of manufacturing could happen in space
The company which is leading the space manufacturing revolution, Space Forge has secured a £600k of funding package from the Development Bank of Wales, alongside Bristol Private Equity Club and Innovate UK.
Harwell Space Cluster launches ten-year strategy
The Harwell Space Cluster has released its ten-year growth strategy. The strategy supports the cluster’s ambition to become the most compelling global gateway to the space sector, making it an even more powerful engine of growth, innovation, and investment for the whole of the UK.
ECS delivers training analysis for AH-64E Apache Guardian
Waymon Armstrong, CEO/president, has announced that the US Army Program Executive Office – Aviation (PEO Aviation) Project Manager Apache (PM Apache) office has awarded Engineering & Computer Simulations (ECS) a contract extension for additional upgrades to its aviation maintenance training and modernization programs.
Collaboration on EWIS for Alice all-electric aircraft
The collaboration agreement covers the design and manufacture of wings, empennage and electrical wiring interconnection systems (EWIS) for Alice, the ground-breaking regional electric aircraft recently launched by Eviation. The aircraft is aiming to change the way people travel, by making journeys of distances up to 650 miles more sustainable.
Motors help aircraft make the most out of their fuel
On December 17, 1903 in North Carolina, the Wright Flyer became the first powered, heavier-than-air machine to achieve sustained flight with a pilot aboard. The modern ambition for many aircraft designers is to achieve the opposite — aircraft that is lighter than air.
Airport runway FOD detection system market slated to grow
The global airport runway FOD detection system market is poised to grow steadily at a CAGR of ~4% across the forecast period (2020-2030). Aviation authorities across the globe are focusing on adoption of airport runway FOD detection systems to ensure safety of aircrafts.