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Inmarsat prepares to launch Inmarsat-5 F2 in February
Aerospace Technology, January 23, 2015
UK satellite telecommunications firm Inmarsat is preparing to launch its Inmarsat-5 F2 (I-5 F2) satellite on 1 February.
Nasa and ATK prepare for static-fire test of SLS booster qualification motor
Aerospace Technology, January 23, 2015
Nasa and ATK have installed the first Space Launch System (SLS) booster qualification motor, QM-1, in a test stand in Utah in preparations for its static-fire test in March.
Horizon Air to buy two Bombardier Q400 NextGen aircraft
Aerospace Technology, January 23, 2015
Horizon Air Industries, a subsidiary of Alaska Air Group, has signed a deal to purchase two Bombardier Q400 NextGen aircraft.
SES selects Arianespace to launch SES-12 communications satellite
Aerospace Technology, January 23, 2015
Luxembourg-based commercial satellite operator SES has selected Arianespace to launch its first all-electric communications satellite, SES-12.
Aviation Graphix Opens New Facility in Austria
Aerospace Technology, January 23, 2015
Aviation Graphix is delighted to announce the opening of its new European-based facility.
AeroMobil 3.0 Flying Car
Aerospace Technology, January 22, 2015
The AeroMobil 3.0 Flying Car prototype was unveiled at the Pioneers festival in Vienna, Austria, in October 2014.
Boeing to build CMMB Vision's mobile multimedia services satellite
Aerospace Technology, January 22, 2015
Boeing Satellite Systems International has been selected by New York Broadband (NYBB) to build a L-band satellite.
Nasa and Microsoft develop tool for virtual exploration on Mars
Aerospace Technology, January 22, 2015
Nasa has partnered with tech giant Microsoft to develop a new software, OnSight, to work virtually on Mars with the Curiosity rover.
Australia seeks proposals for potential recovery of Flight MH370
Aerospace Technology, January 22, 2015
The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) is seeking proposals from organisations to prepare for potential recovery of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.
MTU Maintenance gets ?200m engine overhaul contract from Japan's Solaseed Air
Aerospace Technology, January 22, 2015
Engine MRO service provider MTU Maintenance has secured a ?200m contract from Japanese low-cost carrier Solaseed Air to provide maintenance services for its 24 CFM56-7B and 7BE engines on Boeing 737-800 aircraft.
International Airfinance signs deal to buy Airbus A330-200 aircraft
Aerospace Technology, January 22, 2015
Dubai-based International Airfinance (IAFC) has signed a deal with Airbus to buy five wide-body A330-200 aircraft, with an option to purchase another four.
Boeing and University of Washington open research lab in Seattle
Aerospace Technology, January 21, 2015
Boeing and University of Washington (UW) have opened a new research centre in the US to focus on aircraft and spacecraft assembly and manufacturing technologies.
SpaceX raises $1bn to fund space and satellite technologies
Aerospace Technology, January 21, 2015
Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) has raised $1bn through a financing round with Google and Fidelity Investments.
United Airlines looks to change ten Boeing 787 ordered for 777-300ERs
Aerospace Technology, January 21, 2015
United Airlines (UAL) is reportedly planning to swap at least ten of its ordered 787 Dreamliners for the 777-300ER aircraft.
Solar Impulse 2 prepares to take first global flight
Aerospace Technology, January 21, 2015
Solar-powered aircraft Solar Impulse 2 is preparing to take a flight of 35,000km in its first attempt from Abu Dhabi in late February or early March.
ESA realigns Cluster satellites to study solar wind impact on Earth
Aerospace Technology, January 20, 2015
The European Space Agency (ESA) has manoeuvred two satellites of the Cluster constellation to study the impact of solar wind on the Earth''s magnetic field.
GKN Aerospace to supply components for Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engine
Aerospace Technology, January 20, 2015
Rolls-Royce has awarded a $200m contract to GKN Aerospace to supply components for the Trent 1000 engine.
Nasa to use Isaac robot to produce composite structures for aerospace vehicles
Aerospace Technology, January 20, 2015
Nasa is preparing to use an integrated structural assembly of advanced composites (Isaac) robot to produce composite structures and materials for aerospace vehicles.
Preliminary investigation suggests no terrorism link to AirAsia flight crash
Aerospace Technology, January 20, 2015
Indonesian air safety investigators have said that data from the black box flight recorders of the AirAsia flight QZ8501 has shown no evidence that the aircraft was brought down by terrorists.
Safran opens aircraft carbon brakes manufacturing plant in Malaysia
Aerospace Technology, January 19, 2015
Safran has opened a new facility in Sendayan, Malaysia, to produce carbon brakes for commercial aircraft.