International aerospace and defence engineering group Meggitt PLC has secured a £3.7 million grant for R&D of next-generation aerospace engines. Provided through the UK govt Aerospace Technology Institute programme, the grant will be matched by a consortium of business partners.
As part of Cyber Security Awareness Month, Canada’s Communications Security Establishment (CSE), has released Assemblyline, one of its own cyber defence tools, as open source software.
The United States Coast Guard deployed C-27J Spartans – its newest medium range surveillance aircraft – to assist in relief following Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.
The Royal Thai Police has received two H175 helicopters from Airbus Helicopters, making it the first in Asia Pacific to operate the newest rotorcraft. The Royal Thai Police will be using this super medium aircraft, equipped with the latest aircraft technology and capabilities, for VVIP transportation and various police missions.
By efficiently analyzing mountains of data from sensors monitoring key components and behaviour of the aircraft, FlyScan can enhance flight safety, increase fleet availability, and reduce the maintenance burden.
Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure and Frequentis have been selected to supply mission-critical technologies for the “ELKOS Austria” project, a nationwide, unified command and communication system. The companies will also support the refurbishment of the current control and command system at the warning centre in Lower Austria.
Norwegian air ambulance operator, NOLAS, became the first civil customer to receive an helicopter equipped with the advanced Helionix avionics system.
Airbus Helicopters Canada is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Innovation in Safety Award. The Innovation in Safety Award was established to measure the advancements and accomplishments of organizations and individuals working to uphold Canadian helicopter safe flying practices.
The Canadian Armed Forces have sent air assets, liaison and personnel to support the ongoing emergency response to the wildfires in British Columbia.
At the Paris Air Show this week, Stellwagen Group (recently acquired by Toronto-based Acasta Enterprises) signed a firm order for 12 Airbus C295 medium transport aircraft in the first sale to a leasing company achieved by Airbus Defence and Space.