ILA Berlin 2014

Latest news from ILA Berlin 2014

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  • ILA: ESA makes great step for Orion

    News | 22 May 2014 09:56 | Dan Thisdell

    ​The development of a key component in transatlantic spaceflight co-operation took a leap forward yesterday, with European Space Agency approval of the design for the service module it will supply for NASA’s Orion crew capsule.
  • ​ILA: Lufthansa Technik boosts R&D efforts

    News | 22 May 2014 09:34

    Lufthansa Technik is quadrupling its investment in research and development of new product and services.
  • ILA: ESG has Global ambition for German SIGINT gap

    News | 22 May 2014 08:53

    ​Germany’s ESG Elektroniksystem und Logistik is showing its proposal for a replacement for the nation’s ill-fated Euro Hawk signals intelligence programme at the ILA Berlin air show.
  • ILA: Airbus Helicopters sets X4 reveal date

    News | 22 May 2014 08:14

    ​Airbus Helicopters will reveal the shape of its new 4-6t family of X4 helicopters at the next Heli-Expo show in Anaheim, California, early in 2015, the company’s chief executive said at the ILA Berlin air show. The aircraft, which has been in development for several years, is intended as a replacement for the Dauphin family of machines.
  • ILA: Elbit to supply protection system for Luftwaffe A400M

    News | 22 May 2014 07:54 | Michael Gubisch

    ​Germany’s Bundeswehr has selected Elbit Systems’ J-MUSIC countermeasure equipment for its ordered Airbus A400M transport fleet.
  • ILA: Ariane 6 can hit cost target, Dordain says

    News | 22 May 2014 07:37 | Dan Thisdell

    European Space Agency director general Jean-Jacques Dordain has underscored the agency’s confidence that it can meet the ambitious cost and performance targets set for its all-new Ariane 6 heavy launcher.
  • ILA: Galileo on track, says ESA

    News | 22 May 2014 07:22 | Dan Thisdell

    ​The European Space Agency is on track to orbit four more of its Galileo navigation satellite by year-end, giving it eight in orbit to allow the provision of early services from early 2015.
  • ILA: LHT to trial mobile composite repair robot in 2015

    News | 21 May 2014 16:59 | Michael Gubisch

    Lufthansa Technik is to deploy a robot as mobile MRO equipment for composite repairs next year.
  • ILA: Diehl sees no need for further acquisitions

    News | 21 May 2014 14:14 | Michael Gubisch

    Diehl Aerosystems is planning no further acquisitions after the takeover of interior equipment specialist AOA later this year.
  • ILA: A380 remains a ‘customer magnet’ for Emirates

    News | 21 May 2014 11:55 | Mark Pilling

    ​The Airbus A380 continues to be Emirates’ most in-demand product seven years after entering service with the carrier, says Hubert Frach, the carrier’s divisional senior vice-president, commercial operations west, responsible for sales in the Americas, Europe, Africa and the Russian Federation.
  • ILA: Pressure mounts on Ariane 6 partners

    News | 20 May 2014 16:49 | Dan Thisdell

    ​Indications of intra-European discord over the plan for replacing the European Space Agency’s Ariane 5 heavy lift launcher that came to light on the eve of the show look set to be a main point of interest for ESA director general Jean-Jacques Dordain at his press briefing this morning.
  • ILA: Roketsan, Airbus sign defence pact

    News | 20 May 2014 16:13

    ​Turkish company Roketsan has linked up with Airbus Defence & Space to investigate collaboration on several military aerospace projects, including the projected TFX fighter programme.
  • ILA: Airbus pushes for radical propulsion leap

    News | 20 May 2014 15:17 | Dan Thisdell

    ​Airbus is literally powering ahead with its vision of a hybrid-electric regional transport aircraft – by preparing to begin serious development of the radical propulsion system on a Munich testbed that will be fully functioning within two years.
  • ILA: Sea Lion to avoid past NH90 pitfalls, says Faury

    News | 20 May 2014 14:55

    ​The German navy’s planned Sea Lion version of the NH Industries NH90 will not incur the same level of development risk as earlier variants of the rotorcraft, the chief executive of Airbus Helicopters says.
  • ILA: Product launch lifts Rockwell Collins

    News | 20 May 2014 12:08

    ​Rockwell Collins marked the first day of the ILA Berlin air show by launching its FMC-4000 series of flight and mission computers.
  • ILA: DLR looks to the future with LamAiR concept

    News | 20 May 2014 11:27 | Dan Thisdell

    ​At German aerospace research agency DLR, modern composite technology is finally catching up with a 1970s fast jet vision of the future – to slash airliner fuel burn by up to 13% by using forward-swept wings.
  • ILA: Getting ready for Clean Sky 2

    News | 20 May 2014 10:07 | Dan Thisdell

    ​Thursday’s ILA programme will bring together top European aerospace technology experts to discuss the objectives of the €4 billion ($5.5 billion) Clean Sky 2 next-generation aircraft research programme, which was given the green light earlier this month by EU member state governments.
  • ILA: How Tecnatom looks beneath the surface

    News | 20 May 2014 09:18 | Dan Thisdell

    ​Non-destructive testing systems specialist Tecnatom (Hall 1, stand 1115) is on hand to talk about laser ultrasonics – the technology it says is opening a new era of speed and precision in examining complex composite parts for flaws.
  • ILA: International Suppliers Centre opens for business

    News | 20 May 2014 09:12

    ​The ILA Berlin air show’s International Suppliers Centre (ISC) has opened its doors for business, with the ‘fair within a fair’ proving to be more popular than ever.
  • ILA: Tanan UAV bulks up for naval service

    News | 20 May 2014 08:27 | Dominic Perry

    ​Airbus Defence & Space is gearing up for the first flight of a new, higher-weight variant of its Tanan vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) unmanned air vehicle.
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