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Air Force looking into advanced staring infrared search and track for fighter aircraft

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio, 28 July 2014. U.S. Air Force electro-optics researchers are reaching out to industry for ideas and enabling technologies for a next-generation infrared search-and-track (IRST) system to provide advanced passive surveillance, tracking, and target-acquisition capability for military combat aircraft.

Lee Air chooses ARINC 429 databus interfaces from GE for Cessna aircraft

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., 28 July 2014. Avionics designers at Lee Air Inc. in Wichita, Kan., needed ARINC 429 databus interface for PC/104-Plus embedded computing systems for Cessna aircraft. They found their solution from GE Intelligent Platforms in Huntsville, Ala.

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COMSOFT and skyguide partner to advance aeronautical information management

DUBAI, U.A.E., 25 July 2014. Skyguide and COMSOFT officials have entered into a partnership to advance aeronautical information management (AIM) and COMSOFT’s AIM core product CADAS-AIMDB, designed to assist air navigation service providers (ANSPs) as they implement the ICAO AIS to AIM roadmap.

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L-3’s FA5003 Cockpit Voice and Data Recorder Selected for Embraer E-Jets E2

SARASOTA, Fla., 24 July 2014. Embraer officials have selected the FA5003 Cockpit Voice and Data Recorder (CVDR) system from L-3 Aviation Products (L-3 AP) as its standard forward-fit solution for the E-Jets E2 commercial aircraft program.

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AEA to award money for ADS-B upgrades to five aircraft owners at AirVenture

LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo., 23 July 2014. Aircraft Electronics Association officials, to help incentivize owners of general aviation (GA) aircraft to meet the Federal Aviation Administration's ADS-B Out mandate, will randomly award five aircraft owners with $1,000 toward an ADS-B compliant upgrade.

Lockheed Martin chooses flight-control systems from NAI for DARPA ARES unmanned helicopter

BOHEMIA, N.Y., 21 July 2014. Aircraft designers at the Lockheed Martin Corp. Skunk Works segment in Palmdale, Calif., needed a navigation system for an experimental unmanned cargo helicopter for future military forces. They found their solution from North Atlantic Industries (NAI) in Bohemia, N.Y.

Raytheon avionics radio demonstration paves the way for upgrading U.S. Army helicopter fleet

REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala., 21 July 2014. Avionics radio experts at the Raytheon Co. Space and Airborne Systems segment in El Segundo, Calif., are providing the first major helicopter radio upgrade since to the U.S. Army rotorcraft fleet since 2005 with the company's RT-1987 radio, Raytheon officials say.

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Parker Aerospace wins MRO contract to support Airbus A320, A330, and A380 aircraft

FARNBOROUGH, England, 18 July 2014. Parker Aerospace, a business segment of Parker Hannifin Corp., won a maintenance support agreement with Airbus for its Flight Hour Services (FHS)—including maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) services on components fitted on a wide range of Airbus platforms, including the A320, A330, and A380 commercial aircraft.

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NAFI sponsors MyGoFlight's iPad EFB challenge seminars and contests

FARNBOROUGH, England, 18 July 2014. National Association of Flight Instructors (NAFI) has partnered with MyGoFlight to sponsor a national seminar/contest series for pilots making the transition from a paper-based to a paperless cockpit using an Apple iPad tablet computer as an electronic flight bag (EFB).

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Raytheon showcases advanced weapons, missile defense technology at Farnborough International Airshow

FARNBOROUGH, England, 18 July 2014. Precision weapons, advanced gunfire detectors, tiny jammers, and a bus-size radar that tracks missiles as they hurtle through space are all part of Raytheon Company's (NYSE:RTN) technology showcase at the Farnborough International Airshow in England.

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Parker Aerospace develops around-the-clock Global Customer Response Center for MRO customers

FARNBOROUGH, England, 18 July 2014. Parker Aerospace, a business segment of Parker Hannifin Corp., is pleased to announce the development of a global customer response center, which will provide a full range of business and technical customer services to Parker Aerospace maintenance, repair, and overhaul customers 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. 

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Parker Aerospace and AVIC JVs open facilities in China to support COMAC C919 aircraft

FARNBOROUGH, England, 17 July 2014. Parker Aerospace and its joint ventures with AVIC FACRI and AVIC Jincheng have received business licenses from the Nanjing and Xi’an governments to operate the joint ventures in China.

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Parker develops modular cooling pumps for specialized electronics and sensor suites

FARNBOROUGH, England, 16 July 2014. Engineers at Parker Aerospace, a business segment of Parker Hannifin Corp., are developing a family of polyalphaolefin (PAO) cooling pumps ideally suited for specialized electronic or sensor suites. Modular products will support low-production volumes that are common in domestic and international defense markets.

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Parker Aerospace to provide high-temperature fuel hoses and support for new Rolls-Royce engines for Boeing 787 aircraft

FARNBOROUGH, England, 16 July 2014. Rolls-Royce officials have selected Parker Aerospace to provide high-temperature fuel hoses and lifetime support on Trent 1000-TEN and Trent 1000 package C engines.

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Parker Aerospace expands global support in Middle East

FARNBOROUGH, England, 16 July 2014. Customer Support Operations officials at Parker Aerospace, a business segment of Parker Hannifin Corp., have launched a global pooling center in the Middle East to provide increased regional service support for customers.

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Advanced Atomization Technologies signs maintenance, repair, and overhaul agreement with Aero Gulf Norway

FARNBOROUGH, England, 16 July 2014. Advanced Atomization Technologies (AA TECH), the joint venture between Parker Aerospace and GE Aviation, has signed a multi-year maintenance support agreement with maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) company Aero Gulf Norway to provide MRO services for CFM56 fuel nozzles in support of Aero Gulf Norway’s engine overhaul shop.

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F-35 flies for first time at Farnborough International Airshow

FARNBOROUGH, England, 15 July 2014. The F-35 Lightning II fifth-generation, multirole military aircraft is flying for the first time at the Farnborough International Airshow.

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Parker Aerospace launches integrated oil system for next-generation aircraft

FARNBOROUGH, England, 15 July 2014. Parker Aerospace, a business segment of Parker Hannifin Corp., is developing an integrated engine lubrication system that simplifies system design and operation while reducing weight and package size on next-generation helicopters and small-engine aircraft.

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Parker designs integrated oil replenishment system for business jet applications

FARNBOROUGH, England, 15 July 2014. Parker Aerospace, a business segment of Parker Hannifin Corp., is designing an integrated engine oil replenishment system as an option for business jet (bizjet) aircraft.

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Airbus Group brings commercial and military aircraft, propulsion and training systems to Farnborough Airshow

FARNBOROUGH, England, 15 July 2014. During Farnborough Airshow, Airbus Group is presenting current and emerging aeronautics technologies, including the A380 double-decker aircraft, new A350 XWB, military airlifter A400M, and a full-size A350 XWB cockpit mock-up. Additionally, Airbus Defence and Space is showing the multi-mission C295 aircraft and the Atlante unmanned aerial system at Farnborough International Airshow 2014.

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Textron Aviation brings four aircraft to Farnborough International Airshow

FARNBOROUGH, England, 15 July 2014. Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, is featuring four aircraft and sharing a chalet with other Textron companies—Bell Helicopter, Textron AirLand, and Textron Systems—at the Farnborough International Airshow this week in Farnborough, England.

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U.K. and U.S. show off F-35 and Sea Harrier VTOL aircraft

FARNBOROUGH, England, 15 July 2014. The F-35 Lightning II’s presence at Farnborough International Airshow 2014 (FIA14) marks a unique aviation first with the aircraft’s Vertical Take Off and Landing (VTOL) predecessor, the Sea Harrier, also present at the show.

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Aircraft participation up at Farnborough International Airshow 2014

FARNBOROUGH, England, 15 July 2014. Farnborough International Ltd. officials have received a record number of requests to exhibit aircraft at the Farnborough International Airshow (FIA) in both the static aircraft park and the flying display, including more large-body aircraft than in recent years. To date, more than 70 aircraft are confirmed as part of the static lineup and another 23 for the flying display.

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Elbit Systems showcases next-generation pilot situational awareness, flight safety, and aircraft protection

FARNBOROUGH, England, 15 July 2014. Elbit Systems officials are demonstrating solutions designed to meet the changing requirements of the defense and commercial aviation industries at Farnborough International Airshow 2014.

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Technical Fibre Products and AGC AeroComposites introduce lightweight composite for aircraft fuel systems

FARNBOROUGH, England, 15 July 2014. Technical Fibre Products (TFP) and AGC AeroComposites (AGC) are debuting a lightweight composite solution for aircraft fuel systems at the Farnborough International Airshow.

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Gore-Flight Microwave Assemblies, 6 Series designed to deliver lowest insertion loss before and after install

FARNBOROUGH, England, 15 July 2014. W. L. Gore & Associates Inc. has introduced new GORE-FLIGHT Microwave Assemblies, 6 Series lightweight cable solutions, designed to deliver low insertion loss before and after installation and help to ensure reliable performance for the life of the system.

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Rockwell Collins selects Crane Aerospace & Electronics ATRU for power conversion on Embraer E-2

FARNBOROUGH, England, 15 July 2014. Crane Aerospace & Electronics, Power Solutions, will supply the Auto-Transformer Rectifier Unit (ATRU) to provide reliable power conversion for the Rockwell Collins Horizontal Stabilizer Control Unit (HSCU) supplied to Embraer. The HSCU will be used on the Embraer E2 E-Jet family of medium-range aircraft, to be introduced by 2018. 

Boeing to install infrared search and track systems on Navy carrier-based jet fighters

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 14 July 2014. U.S. Navy air combat experts are asking electro-optics engineers at the Boeing Co. to produce passive sensors for the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet jet fighter-bomber to enable the aircraft to detect, track, and attack enemy aircraft in a stealthy way without making its presence known.

Raytheon to provide multispectral sensors for Navy long-range reconnaissance aircraft

CRANE, Ind., 14 July 2014. Electro-optics designers at the Raytheon Co. Space and Airborne Systems segment in McKinney, Texas, will build advanced multispectral sensors for U.S. Navy long-range reconnaissance aircraft under terms of a $19.7 million contract modification.

Honeywell to upgrade antenna electronics for Air Force satellite-control station

LOS ANGELES AFB, Calif., 14 July 2014. Satellite control experts at Honeywell Aerospace will upgrade the electronics at Air Force Satellite Control Network (AFSCN) facilities at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., under terms of a $12.9 million contract modification.

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