1CALL expansion brings localized support for Textron Aviation customers in Central and South America

 

WICHITA, Kan. (March 15, 2017) – Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced it has bolstered its 1CALL offering for Cessna Citation, Beechcraft King Air and Hawker customers operating in Central and South America. Working with its regional channel partners, TAM Aviação Executiva (TAM) and Central Charter de Colombia (Central Charter), the company is providing AOG support tailored to meet the unique needs of customers throughout the region.

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42 is the answer

  • Title Samantha working on TripeLux
  • Released 06/10/2015 11:45 pm
  • Copyright ESA/NASA
  • DescriptionESA astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti working on the Triplelux experiment during her 2015 Futura mission to the International Space Station.

    Triplelux is an ESA investigation into the effects of microgravity on immune cells, using the Biolab facility in Columbus on the International Space Station.

    Cells were spun to recreate different levels of gravity, from zero to the level we feel on Earth, allowing researchers to compare samples and exclude other factors in the results.

    Although the cells went into disarray in weightlessness, they reacted ultra-rapidly and fully recovered inside 42 seconds.

    Samantha commented: “Working on the TripleLux experiment. TripleLux B is an ESA investigation into the effects of microgravity on immune cells, which takes place in the Biolab facility in Columbus. Biolab has required some unplanned maintenance work (a smoke detector quite deep in the belly of the rack had to be replaced) but luckily it was back in shape before the cell cultures expired. TripleLux B operations were successfully completed yesterday. Next up in Biolab is TripleLux A, with the cell cultures arriving soon on SpX-6.”

    Follow Samantha via samanthacristoforetti.esa.int

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15 March 2017Forty-two is the answer, but what is the question? Scientists from the University of Zurich wanted to probe how immune cells adapt to weightlessness so they sent an experiment to the International Space Station with ESA.

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Rockwell Collins introduces ARINC cMUSE, cloud-native common use passenger processing solution

Ottawa International Airport is the launch customer for Rockwell Collins’ ARINC cMUSE™, the company’s next generation cloud-native passenger processing system.

  • Ottawa International Airport is launch customer for new platform

AMSTERDAM (March 14, 2017) – Rockwell Collins today introduced ARINC cMUSE™, the company’s next generation cloud-native Common Use Passenger Processing System (CUPPS) designed to provide an affordable and flexible check-in system for airports. Ottawa International Airport (YOW) will be the first airport to implement the new platform.

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The world’s best airport terminal is in Munich

Munich Airport and Lufthansa chosen for major honor

Munich Airport and Lufthansa can bask in the glory of a highly coveted accolade: At the 2017 World Airports Award, announced by the London-based Skytrax Institute, Munich Airport’s Terminal 2 was honored as the world’s number one terminal. The rankings are based on a survey of 14 million passengers around the world. Terminal 2, which opened in 2003, now includes the new satellite facility that went into operation last April. The completion of the expansion project has increased Terminal 2’s capacity from 11 million to 36 million passengers per year. The new building has 27 pierside stands, providing passengers with direct access to their aircraft with no need for a bus transfer. Terminal 2 is jointly operated by Munich Airport and Lufthansa as a 60:40 partnership.

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Airbus ships first high-power all-electric EUTELSAT 172B satellite to Kourou for Eutelsat

 

All-electric propulsion for orbit-raising and on-station manoeuvers inaugurates significant mass savings on this class of mission

Toulouse, 15/03/2017 – EUTELSAT 172B, the first high power all-electric telecommunications satellite, is now ready for shipment on 20 March from the Airbus satellite assembly facility in Toulouse to Kourou, French Guiana for Eutelsat, one of the world’s leading satellite operators. The satellite will be launched into orbit on an Ariane 5 in April, and will provide enhanced telecommunications, in-flight broadband and broadcast services for the Asia-Pacific region.

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Lockheed Martin Canada Delivers High Fidelity Combat System Trainer to Royal New Zealand Navy

OTTAWA, Ontario, March 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Completing the first major delivery under the New Zealand ANZAC Frigate System Upgrade Project, prime systems integrator Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Canada and Chief of Navy Rear Admiral John Martin have officially opened the New Zealand ANZAC combat system trainer.

 

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