Latest stories

  • Sikorsky Gets Canada's OK for S-92 Helicopter Gross Weight Expansion - top government contractors - best government contracting event
    in ,

    Sikorsky Gets Canada’s OK for S-92 Helicopter Gross Weight Expansion

    Lockheed Martin‘s Sikorsky subsidiary has received approval from Canadian regulators for a gross weight expansion of the S-92 helicopter platform. The company said Tuesday the certification allows Sikorsky to increase the helicopter’s payload capacity from 26,500 pounds to 27,700 pounds. The Federal Aviation Administration approved a similar modification three years ago. Sikorsky aims to obtain European Aviation Safety Agency certification […] More

  • Iridium Satellites Host Aireon's Space-Based Air Traffic Surveillance Tech - top government contractors - best government contracting event
    in ,

    Iridium Satellites Host Aireon’s Space-Based Air Traffic Surveillance Tech

    Iridium Communications‘ fifth set of NEXT satellites that launched Friday includes Aireon-built global air traffic surveillance technology payloads. Aireon said Friday its Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast system is designed to provide aircraft tracking coverage with a 15-minute update interval and help airlines test aircraft tracking systems via space-based ADS-B. The International Civil Aviation Organization and European Aviation Safety […] More

  • U.S., Canada, EU Certify Honeywell Satcom Tech, Connectivity Service for Helicopters - top government contractors - best government contracting event
    in ,

    U.S., Canada, EU Certify Honeywell Satcom Tech, Connectivity Service for Helicopters

    U.S., Canadian and European aviation regulatory agencies have approved Honeywell‘s  satellite communication system and cabin connectivity service to facilitate Wi-Fi access onboard multiple helicopter models. Honeywell said Wednesday it received a Federal Aviation Administration supplemental type certificate for the use of Aspire 200 satcom technolology on Airbus AS350 and Sikorsky UH-60 Blackhawk helicopters. Transport Canada and the European Aviation Safety Agency […] More

  • Airbus DS Receives EASA Approval for UAS Design & Development - top government contractors - best government contracting event
    in ,

    Airbus DS Receives EASA Approval for UAS Design & Development

    Airbus‘ defense and space subsidiary has received the approval of the European Aviation Safety Agency for the design and development of potential civil-certified unmanned aircraft systems. The Design Organization Approval for UAS expands the company’s existing DOA for conventional manned aircraft in support of efforts to achieve civil type certification for Airbus DS aerial drones, the company said Thursday. “Establishing […] More

  • Elbit, Opgal Partner to Make Aeronautic Vision Systems; Amit Mattatia Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
    in

    Elbit, Opgal Partner to Make Aeronautic Vision Systems; Amit Mattatia Comments

    Elbit Systems of America will work with Opgal to produce devices designed to have thermal imaging features for aviation pilots to have view of surroundings during aerial operations. The vision systems are intended to withstand extreme weather conditions and offer visibility for preventive measures in aircraft landing and approach, Opgal said Wednesday. The contract, which […] More

  • Northrop Facility Certified to Repair European Aircraft; Carl Smith Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
    in

    Northrop Facility Certified to Repair European Aircraft; Carl Smith Comments

    Northrop Grumman Corp. has been certified by the European Aviation Safety Agency to work on European-registered aircraft at its Rolling Meadows, Ill. repair station, according to a company statement. Carl Smith, Northrop’s land and self protection systems division infrared countermeasures vice president, said the certification will allow the company to extend its client base. The company opened the […] More

ExecutiveBiz Logo

Receive Daily News Briefing And Event Updates Straight to Your Inbox