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Bell’s Michael Thacker on Urban Air Mobility

Testimony of Michael Thacker, Executive Vice President, Technology and Innovation at Bell, in front of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology on July 24, 2018. Bell’s Executive Vice President of Technology and Innovation Michael Thacker testifies to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology on Urban Air Mobility: The Way Forward. “AT… Read More ›

2016 CFM orders surpass 2,600 engines

2016 orders valued at nearly $36 billion U.S. at list price Total LEAP engines orders valued at $170 billion U.S. at list price Production maintaining historic highs CFM International achieved near record orders in 2016, with the company booking a total of 2,677 engines, including 876 CFM56 engines (commercial, military and spares) and 1,801 LEAP… Read More ›

AW609 programme moves forward preparing for icing trials.

Several ground and flight tests already performed in Philadelphia by the third AW609 prototype  Aircraft remains on schedule to begin icing trials this winter  FAA certification is on track for 2018 The AW609 TiltRotor programme is expected to start icing trials soon following recent ground and flight testing activities. These advances have been made in… Read More ›

Safety Precautions regarding the Transport by Air of Damaged, Defective or Recalled Lithium Batteries

On 09/02/2017 EASA withdrew the SIB 2016-14 R1 and published SIB 2017-01. This SIB contains general recommendations regarding the transport by air, as cargo and by passengers, of damaged, recalled, defective or potentially hazardous lithium batteries, including those contained in equipment. The difference between this new SIB and the previous one is that the recommendations… Read More ›

Pratt & Whitney and CCAT Announce New CT Dream It. Do It. Ambassador Program

The Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology Inc. (CCAT) and Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corporation (NYSE:UTX), announced the launch of the Connecticut. Dream It. Do It. Ambassador Program – a collaboration of talented, young employees who play the role of manufacturing industry ambassadors to area youth. Pratt & Whitney is the first… Read More ›

RUAG Technology: Staff reduction at Mechanical Engineering in Altdorf cannot be excluded if competitiveness is to be retained.

In order to remain internationally competitive in future, to be profitable, and to continue to execute orders in Switzerland, the optimisation of cost structures to EU and euro levels is necessary in the area of precision manufacture of large components (Mechanical Engineering) by RUAG Technology in Altdorf. A staff reduction of around 40 employees can… Read More ›

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