RAC, ADB Safegate to launch next-generation airport management platform

Riyadh Airport Company (RAC), which operates King Khalid International Airport (KKIA) in Riyadh, has collaborated with ADB Safegate to launch a next-generation airport management platform at KKIA. The platform will enable RAC to take full control of operations at KKIA by facilitating proactive and data-driven decision-making, improving planning, disruption management and utilization of airport assetsRead More

BAE Systems to provide data management system to MOD

The Ministry of Defense (MOD) has awarded a five year contract to BAE Systems to provide a data management system to multiple ships in the Royal Navy fleet including the Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers, Type 45 destroyers and the new Type 26 frigates. The BAE Systems tool, known as Support Information Knowledge Management (S-IKM),Read More

Andover selects FactoryLogix’s Manufacturing 4.0 platform

Andover, Massachusetts-based Mercury Systems Inc., which offers secure mission-critical technologies for aerospace and defense, has selected Aegis Software’s FactoryLogix platform. Aegis is a global provider of manufacturing operations management (MOM) software. By implementing a holistic Manufacturing 4.0 platform, Mercury will rapidly achieve a digital transformation that supports global standardization and offers extensive yet effortless configurabilityRead More

Honda Aircraft reveals new upgraded aircraft HondaJet Elite S

Honda Aircraft Co. has revealed a new upgraded aircraft, the HondaJet Elite S, at its first-ever virtual product launch event themed “Innovation Continues: Elite S.” The HondaJet Elite S features several upgrades that expand operational capability and improve flight operation. With maximum takeoff weight increased 200 lb, customers can now fly up to 120nm (138Read More

IATA to incorporate Unilabs’ worldwide covid-19 testing network into IATA Travel Pass

Unilabs, the leading European diagnostic services provider, and the International Air Transport Association (IATA), the trade association for the world’s airlines, have signed an agreement to incorporate Unilabs’ worldwide Covid-19 testing network into IATA Travel Pass. The agreement will make Unilabs one of the first major lab groups to be integrated into IATA’s Travel PassRead More

DARPA picks 3 companies to design thermal propulsion system that will operate above low Earth orbit in 2025

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has picked three companies to design a nuclear thermal propulsion system that will operate above low Earth orbit in 2025, the US agency announced in April. General Atomics, Blue Origin and Lockheed Martin received contract awards and will be the prime contractors for the first phase of the DemonstrationRead More

Aviation specialists launch first in-flight 100% sustainable aviation fuel emissions study on commercial passenger jet

A team of aerospace specialists has launched the world’s first in-flight emissions study using 100% sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) on a wide-body commercial passenger aircraft. Airbus, German research center DLR, Rolls-Royce and SAF producer Neste have teamed up to start the pioneering ‘Emission and Climate Impact of Alternative Fuels’ (ECLIF3) project looking into the effectsRead More

New Saudi satellites to serve development goals in Science and Technology sector

The Saudi Press Agency (SPA) said the first called Shahin Sat 17 was an affiliation with Saudi Arabia’s King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) and the second, a CubeSat is affiliated with King Saud University (KSU). Shahin Sat 17, is one of a new generation of small size satellites and designed to trackRead More

Boeing, BAE Systems to start LRIP for US Air Force

Boeing has signed a USD50 million contract with BAE Systems to start the Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP) of F-15 Eagle Passive Active Warning and Survivability System (EPAWSS) for the US Air Force. The electronic warfare (EW) and countermeasures system provides advanced electromagnetic capabilities that protect pilots and help them maintain air superiority during theirRead More

Deutsche Aircraft leads way in era of clean aviation through D328eco platform

Deutsche Aircraft has ambitious plans of leading the way in new era of clean aviation through the development of D328eco platform. The D32eco will be a game-changer to provide more efficient, cost-effective and environmentally friendly air travel to provide an eco-friendly solution for operators. Features of the D328eco – State-of-the-art flight deck design and capabilitiesRead More