Spring Testing Solution Available from L. S. Starrett

The L.S. Starrett Co. has announced the introduction of a basic, affordable Spring testing solution designed for compression and extension springs. The new Starrett S1 Spring Testing Systems were developed for high volume production testing for users seeking more consistent results over manual testing methods. Starrett says their S1 Systems feature “easy-to-use test templates that…

Ericsson and Panasonic Avionics Delivering 5G-Ready Platform

Ericsson and Panasonic Avionics Corporation (Panasonic) have announced that Ericsson’s Core Network as a Service solution is now live, supporting connectivity services across multiple markets served by Panasonic. Ericsson’s Core Network as a Service solution will help Panasonic and its subsidiary AeroMobile, a global GSMA telecoms operator, provide data, voice and messaging services to the…

Cobham plc Hosted UK Secretary of State for Defence

David Lockwood, Cobham’s CEO welcomed UK Secretary of State for Defence, Gavin Williamson and Michael Tomlinson, Member of Parliament for Mid Dorset and North Poole at their Wimborne facility in December. Employing around 1,000 people on the site at the Wimborne location and the visitors were shown a number of key projects for the Royal…

Connected Aircraft Market Trends to 2024: Top Key Players Honeywell, Panasonic, Thales, Kontron, Gogo, Cobham, IBM, Google, Spafax and Microsoft

Connected Aircraft Market size is projected to grow substantially during the forecast time frame owing to the increasing number of air passengers and a high demand for in-flight high-speed Internet connectivity by the passengers. Connected aircraft systems provide in-flight entertainment to air passengers with the provision of high-quality audio, video, games, flight details, music, movies,…

Ampex Data Systems Announces Long Term Agreement with Collins Aerospace

Ampex Data Systems (Ampex), a Delta Information Systems Company, has signed a long term agreement (LTA) with Collins Aerospace to deliver TuffServ solid state recorders (SSRs), memory storage systems, and mission data loaders for use in Collins Aerospace’s MS-110 airborne reconnaissance systems. The TuffServ SSRs will leverage use of the Ampex Common Compute Environment (ACCE),…

Wind River VxWorks Lands on Mars (Again) with NASA’s Insight Spacecraft

Wind River is proud to announce that today NASA’s InSight Mars Lander, with the help of its VxWorks real-time operating system (RTOS), reached a historical milestone in its journey to Mars; InSight made its 12,300mph descent to the red planet with a successful landing. With the Insight lander’s avionics system based on VxWorks, this NASA mission…

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…

SD Avionics Developing Flat Panel Antenna in Partnership with QEST

SD Avionics, the hardware manufacturing division of Satcom Direct, has partnered with QEST Quantenelektronische Systeme. to develop a new flat panel connectivity antenna for business and military aviation. The electronically steered phased-array antenna system aims to be the smallest and most efficient form factor, bringing high speed connectivity to a wider range of aircraft. SD…

UMS SKELDAR and Airflite to Partner for MRO Service in Australasia

UMS SKELDAR has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Airflite Pty. Ltd. to provide maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) and technical support services for the rotary unmanned UAV portfolio including the NATO-compliant flagship VTOL (Vertical Take-Off and Landing) SKELDAR V-200 and its variants. The agreement was announced at Land Forces 2018 in Adelaide (4-6…