Tag Archives: Airbus

QinetiQ to Continue Hardware Service Work on Int’l Space Station Module

QinetiQ will continue to help maintain hardware components the company developed for the International Space Station’s Columbus module under a contract extension through the end of this year. The company said Tuesday that it has also been working with Airbus to support the QinetiQ-developed scientific instruments for research inside the module. Airbus acts as …

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Saab Continues to Supply Component Parts to Aircraft Manufacturers

Saab continues to support aircraft manufacturers Airbus and Boeing by supplying composite and metal components, such as wing parts, doors and hatches under Saab’s civil aircraft production business based in Linköping, Sweden. Saab most recently signed a contract to supply the attachment structure for Airbus A350XWB-1000‘s landing flaps, the company said Sunday. The December …

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Airbus Defence and Space Unveils New Satellite Comms Offering; Danny Côté Comments

Airbus Group’s defense and space business unit has introduced a fresh satellite communications offering for mining customers.< The Terralink Companion Quick Deploy 1.2m VSAT system is designed for various communication applications such as email, Internet, file transfer and voice calling through wired and wireless networks, Airbus said Thursday. Danny Côté, …

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Rockwell Collins Picks NTS for Airbus Test Equipment, Services; William McGinnis Comments

Rockwell Collins has awarded National Technical Systems a contract to provide equipment and services that intend to help assess the performance and capabilities of a new Airbus plance. Work to be carried out at a plant in Albuquerque, N. M., will include the production of mechanical tools for simulating trimmable horizontal stabilizer actuators of …

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Report: UK Planning 10-Year Aerospace Investment Program

The U.K.’s coalition government will set aside hundreds of millions of dollars to invest in its aerospace sector in a bid to jump-start growth in the sector. Reuters reports that Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg will announce the 10-year plan before Wednesday’s budget proposal. Airbus, Bombardier and Rolls-Royce will contribute …

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Boeing Joins Aviation Company Team to Promote Sustainable Biofuels

Boeing will work with Airbus and Embraer to develop and promote aviation biofuels, the Chicago-based aerospace firm announced Thursday. Jim Albaugh, commercial airplanes president and CEO, signed the agreement with Airbus President and CEO Tom Enders and Paulo Cesar Silva, Embraer’s commercial aviation president. Albaugh said the price of oil …

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