BRITISH EQUESTRIAN TEAMS SET TO BENEFIT FROM FIGHTER JET TECHNOLOGY

Britain’s elite equestrian teams will benefit from sensor technologies normally used to manage cockpit conditions for fighter pilots to improve their competitive performance. The project is part of BAE Systems’ ongoing technology partnership with UK Sport and will support the teams transporting horses to major competitive events throughout the season.

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UK F-35Bs reach flight test milestone

Lockheed Martin Fort Worth Texas Photo by Randy A Crites customer Sydney Carroll BK-3 first flight takeoff flown by Alan Norman

Feature: Why cross-sector working is good for aerospace testing
Luke Schreier, vice president and general manager of aerospace, defense, and government business for National Instruments believes it’s time for aerospace testing companies to start partnerships with companies in other sectors more…

 

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Boeing Invests in Isotropic Systems Ltd. to Expand Satellite Communications Capabilities

Isotropic Systems offers increased data transmission capabilities at reduced costs for satellite service providers

Boeing HorizonX Ventures investment bolsters Boeing’s support of UK aerospace innovation

LONDON, Jan. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] today announced its investment in Isotropic Systems Ltd., a London-based startup pioneering next-generation solutions to better connect people and enterprises around the globe.

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easyJet partners with market intelligence specialists, e-DNA

Leicester, UK, 16 January, 2019: e-DNA has been chosen by easyJet, Europe’s leading carrier to operate its advanced, price-intelligence product ChannelEye across the airline’s network. Powered by Big Data and Artificial Intelligence (AI), ChannelEye delivers vital pricing insights and competitive intelligence data that will enable easyJet to monitor and more effectively manage its third-party distribution channels.
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Innovative mobility solutions of tomorrow presented by Munich Airport and bayern design

LabCampus, flying taxis and more

What will mobility look like in the future? This question is explored in a new exhibition: “Simply Move”. Staged by bayern design, the Center of Excellence for Design of the State of Bavaria, in cooperation with Munich Airport, Simply Move covers topics ranging from self-driving cars and vertical take-off taxis to Munich Airport’s unique innovation center LabCampus. Visitors can experience the nine exciting future visions in the Terminal 2 check-in area.

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Iridium Certus Goes Live; World’s First Truly Global Broadband Service

Deployed teams, assets, autonomous vehicles, and ships can now activate this state-of-the-art connectivity platform

MCLEAN, Va. – January 16, 2019 – Iridium Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:IRDM) announced today the commercial launch of its Iridium Certus broadband service, the first new capability activated from the company’s $3 billion Iridium® NEXT satellite replacement program.  Iridium Certus is a unique platform designed for the development of specialty applications and is the world’s only truly global broadband service, offering on-the-move internet and high-quality voice access.  The service enables mobile office functionality for deployed teams and two-way remote communication for assets, autonomous vehicles, trains, aircraft and ships at sea.  This also includes safety-of-life services, where Iridium Certus is uniquely suited for the critical communications needs of teams operating beyond the reach of cellular coverage, including first responders and search and rescue organizations.  This announcement marks the end of an extensive global testing phase, including beta trials with live customers; the initial service is targeted at maritime and terrestrial applications, with Iridium Certus aviation solutions expected later in 2019, once certified.

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Zenith Aircraft returns to Sebring Sport Aviation Expo

Start building and flying in 2019!
Zenith Aircraft’s popular hands-on kit building workshops are returning to the Sebring U.S. Sport Aviation Expo next week!

Plan now to join us in sunny Florida to gain hands-on kit building experience.

Back by popular demand, Zenith Aircraft Company is bringing its famous two-day hands-on kit aircraft building workshop to the Sebring Sport Aviation Expo. The Zenith workshops are aimed at the first-time airplane builder and have become popular with sport aviation enthusiasts who are considering whether or not to build their own aircraft, but are unsure if they have the required skills, workspace and tools.

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