DSI and Honeywell sign Licensing and Exclusive Global Master Distribution Agreements

Diagnostic Solutions International (DSI) and Honeywell International have signed a licensing agreement and an exclusive global master distribution agreement for Diagnostic Solutions International to manufacture, market, distribute, sell and support Condition-Based Maintenance (CBM) Systems and Health Usage Monitoring Systems (HUMS) products in the worldwide marketplace. Through this partnership, Diagnostic Solutions International assumes responsibility, with limited…

JetSmart Signs V2500 Maintenance Service Agreement

JetSmart has signed an eight-year service agreement, with optional extension to 10 years, with IAE International Aero Engines to maintain its current fleet of V2500-powered A320ceos. The V2500 engine is offered through IAE International Aero Engines , a multinational aero engine consortium whose shareholders comprise Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corporation, Pratt…

Southwest Flight Slides Off End of Burbank Runway

A Southwest Airlines flight skidded off the runway after it landed and could not stop Thursday morning, December 6, 2018. The airport is equipped with a system precisely for the purpose of stopping a skidding aircraft called an Engineered Material Arresting System. The system slows the aircraft and hopefully stops it before departing the paved…

Wind River Brings VxWorks Safety Portfolio to NXP Platforms

Wind River announced expanded VxWorks real-time operating system (RTOS) support for leading NXP platforms, including NXP i.MX 8 and NXP QorIQ T2080 and T2081 multi-core platforms. This comes in addition to NXP’s already supported Layerscape family, including the LS1021A, LS1043A, and LS1046A. With these updates, Wind River says it continues to demonstrate its commitment to…

Rolls-Royce Selects Uptake’s Industrial AI Software to Maximize Availability of its Trent Engine Fleet

Industrial AI and IoT software maker, Uptake, and Rolls-Royce have joined forces to extend Rolls-Royce’s digital ecosystem. Complimenting the company’s in-house data science expertise in its R2Data Labs, an acceleration hub for data innovation, Uptake will demonstrate how its capabilities can help Rolls-Royce implement a data-science-first approach to optimizing the performance of its Trent engine…

First Chairman of LHT, Wolfgang Mayrhuber, Has Died

Wolfgang Mayrhuber, former chairman and CEO of Deutsche Lufthansa AG, passed away Saturday, December 1st, 2018, at the age of 71, due to a serious illness. Carsten Spohr, chairman of the Executive Board of the Lufthansa Group, expressed his deep sympathy on behalf of the 134,000 employees of the Lufthansa Group. “Wolfgang Mayrhuber has served…