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News from key aerospace industry associations on ATC/ATM, avionics, helicopters, and UAS

Cooperation, integration key to safe single airspace with civil and military aircraft, says Eurocontrol’s Director General

Cooperation, integration key to safe single airspace with civil and military aircraft, says Eurocontrol’s Director General

ATCA/CMAC, NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., 30 Sept. 2014. “Airspace should not be designated as either permanently civil or military but considered as a continuum in which all use requirements have to be accommodated to the greatest extent possible,” says Frank Brenner, director general of Eurocontrol, during the Air Traffic Control Association’s Civil/Military Aviation Conference (CMAC) in National Harbor, Md.

Air Traffic Control Association partners with Intelligent Aerospace

Air Traffic Control Association partners with Intelligent Aerospace

ATCA/CMAC, NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., 30 Sept. 2014. Intelligent Aerospace, the annual aerospace event and industry resource, and the Air Traffic Control Association (ATCA), the renowned industry association dedicated to progress in the science of air traffic control and the preservation of a safe flight environment in Alexandria, Va., have entered into a strategic partnership to jointly support and serve the rapidly expanding global aerospace community. The agreement was struck during ATCA’s 59th Annual Conference and Exposition and Civil/Military Aviation Conference (CMAC) being held this week, 28 September – 1 October 2014, in National Harbor, Maryland.

Air Traffic Control Association’s CMAC opens, fosters civil and military collaboration

Air Traffic Control Association’s CMAC opens, fosters civil and military collaboration

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., 30 Sept. 2014. Opportunities exist for collaboration between civil and military organizations to increase the safety and efficiency of air traffic management, recognizes Peter Dumont, president and CEO of the Air Traffic Control Association (ATCA) during the association’s Civil/Military Aviation Conference (CMAC).

All avionics technology domains growing, with exception of HUDs, says Thales Avionics’ Gatti

All avionics technology domains growing, with exception of HUDs, says Thales Avionics’ Gatti

CINCINNATI, Ohio, 25 Sept. 2014. The avionics sector sits at the intersection of two major technology domains: electronics and aeronautical – with the added pressure of certification, describes Marc Gatti of Thales Avionics during his talk, titled “Technological Changes and Competitive Advantage: the New Deal for Avionics Firms,” at the SAE Aerospace Systems and Technology Conference (ASTC) in Cincinnati, Ohio, this week.

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Aerospace technology leaders open SAE 2014 Aerospace Systems and Technology Conference

WARRENDALE, Pa., 13 Aug. 2014. SAE International is holding the SAE 2014 Aerospace Systems and Technology Conference 23-25 Sept. 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Neil R. Garrigan, executive manager, Advanced Technology Systems, Programs and Strategy at GE Aviation, is delivering the keynote speech to open the conference.

Accenture

Farnborough Airshow agenda: the biggest aerospace challenges and how to solve them

Most of the difficult challenges with building airplanes are well known, such as delivering them to market faster at lower costs, yet the solutions to them continue to be elusive or insufficient. In fact, well publicized delays in delivering major aircraft models to market have cost the industry billions of dollars.

Intelligent Aerospace

Groundbreaking Intelligent Aerospace Event Issues Call for Papers

SPOKANE, Wash., 3 July 2014. Intelligent Aerospace Conference Director Courtney E. Howard is issuing a Call for Papers for the Intelligent Aerospace 2015 conference, to be held 6-8 Oct. 2015 at Passenger Terminal Amsterdam, Netherlands.

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Are black boxes obsolete?

By Chip Downing, Wind River
Black boxes have been the foundation of safety analyses for over 50 years, but do we need a more modern, more timely, and more accurate way to understand airline safety issues?

Got Weather?

FAA and general aviation leaders launch Got Weather? safety campaign

WASHINGTON, 1 May 2014. General aviation (GA) groups and the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT’s) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) are partnering to launch an eight-month “Got Weather? #GotWx” national safety campaign to help GA pilots prepare for potential weather challenges during the 2014 flying season. 

CARIC

Consortium for Aerospace Research and Innovation in Canada launches

MONTRÉAL, Québec, 22 April 2014. The Consortium for Aerospace Research and Innovation in Canada (CARIC), an initiative of Industry Canada and the Aerospace Industries Association of Canada (AIAC), has launched to serve as a national research and technology network that unites stakeholders from industry, universities, colleges, and research institutions to advance strategic aerospace technology areas and facilitate collaborative research and development.

navAero completes RTCA rapid decompression and EMI tests on iPad Air

navAero completes RTCA rapid decompression and EMI tests on iPad Air

SUNDSVALL, Sweden, 17 March 2014. navAero, having completed RTCA DO160-G testing for Electromagnetic Interference and Rapid Decompression on Apple iPad Air tablets, announces additional offerings of value-added services for deployment of tablet devices as Class 2 electronic flight bag (EFB) platforms.

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Boeing to pay bonuses to engineers, machinists, others following strong 2013

EVERETT, Wash., 5 Feb. 2014. The Boeing Company officials announced plans to pay bonuses to engineers, machinists, and other employees in response to the company's strong 2013 performance.

IAM

International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers District 751 president to retire

SEATTLE, 15 Jan. 2014. The International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers (IAMAW) Union District Lodge 751 President Tom Wroblewski in Seattle announced that he will retire, due to health concerns, at the end of January.

ICAO

Aerospace plays critical role in economy, international partnerships, innovation, says ICAO’s Woerth

MONTREAL, 2 Dec. 2013. The U.S. and aerospace have been inseparable, from birth, explains Ambassador Duane E. Woerth, U.S. permanent representative to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) council at the Aerospace Innovation Forum in Montreal.

INCOSE

INCOSE to host Avionics Forum for industry leaders at Dubai Airshow

DUBAI, 25 Oct. 2013. Building on the momentum of the local avionics industry, and the world-renowned Dubai Airshow, theInternational Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE) will be hosting its first Avionics Forum, an all-day avionics engineering event during the Dubai Airshow on 19 November 2013.


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