Sikorsky S-92® Helicopters Certified to Operate in Mexico

STRATFORD, Conn., Nov. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Mexico’s Directorate General of Civil Aeronautics (DGAC) approved the Offshore and Utility Type Certificate for the Sikorsky S-92® helicopter. The certificate enables the operation of S-92 helicopters in Mexico, in all production configurations including offshore oil and gas transportation, search and rescue, as well as regional airline passenger service and VIP transportation.

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Rockwell Collins’ Stage™ content service to feature premium Arabic content from OSN

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (Nov. 14, 2017) – Rockwell Collins has signed an exclusive agreement with Orbit Showtime Network (OSN), the leading entertainment network in the Middle East and North Africa, for premium Arabic TV series on its Stage™ wireless streaming and content management service for business aircraft. The multi-year agreement provides Rockwell Collins with 3,000 hours of high-definition (HD) content, including dramas, comedies and lifestyle programming.

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Boeing, Royal Jordanian Airlines Announce Strategic Training Agreement

– Five-year contract will provide comprehensive 787 pilot training

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Nov. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Royal Jordanian Airlines today announced at the 2017 Dubai Air Show the carrier has selected Boeing to provide its 787 flight training. Under the five-year strategic agreement, Boeing will provide Royal Jordanian with a comprehensive training solution, including pilot type-rating and recurrent training at its London Gatwick training campus.

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University of Michigan Study Suggests Soldiers Could Cover Inclined Terrain More Easily Using Lockheed Martin’s FORTIS K-SRD Exoskeleton

Study verifies that the knee exoskeleton consistently reduces metabolic cost

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov.13, 2017 – A study by the University of Michigan Human Neuromechanics Laboratory suggests that battle-equipped soldiers would be less fatigued if they wore Lockheed Martin’s [NYSE: LMT] FORTIS Knee-Stress Relief Device (K-SRD)TM exoskeleton on inclined terrain. The independently funded study states that “K-SRD consistently decreased the cost of transport of walking up an incline with a load.”

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Textron Aviation begins delivery of 10 Cessna Grand Caravan EX turboprops to support charter service in Botswana

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (Nov. 14, 2017) – Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced at Dubai Airshow that it is has begun delivery to Tuareg Aviation Ltd for 10 Cessna Grand Caravan EX turboprops. The aircraft will be operated by Mack Air (Pty) Ltd to provide charter, cargo and logistic services between a network of independently owned bush safari lodges in the popular Okavango Delta and Kalahari Plains regions of Botswana. The aircraft will partially replace Mack Air’s current fleet, which currently also includes Grand Caravan turboprops.

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Planetary Resources delivers the Arkyd-6 spacecraft. It’s on its way to the launch pad!

We are excited to share with you that we’ve delivered the Arkyd-6 spacecraft, our second technology demonstrator.  The spacecraft has officially begun its journey to the launch pad which you can watch here.

In the weeks leading up to launch day, we’ll be sharing with you information on the Arkyd-6, its mission and the team who built it – so, be on the lookout!


Azerbaijan Airlines gets connected from the cockpit to cabin with help from Rockwell Collins

Deliveries of Azerbaijan’s new Boeing 737 MAX fleet will begin by the end of the year

  • Among the first true nose-to-tail connectivity solutions in market
  • Passengers will have access to fastest global in-flight internet speeds available
  • MultiScan™ ThreatTrack weather radar detects weather hazards during all phases of flight

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (Nov. 12, 2017) – Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) has selected

Rockwell Collins to provide its global, high-speed broadband in-flight connectivity, overhead in-flight entertainment (IFE) and a full suite of advanced avionics—including Rockwell Collins’ MultiScan™ ThreatTrack weather radar—for 10 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. Deliveries are expected to begin by the end of this year.

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