All Systems & Interiors news – Page 16

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    Phenom 100 gets approval for Garmin G1000 NXi upgrade


    Garmin has secured US certification for the next-generation G1000 NXi integrated flightdeck on the Embraer Phenom 100, and says its will perform the first upgrades on the entry-level business jet “very soon”.

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    China Eastern receives first A350 with cockpit touchscreens


    China Eastern Airlines has taken delivery of the first Airbus A350 to be fitted with a touchscreen option for the large displays in the aircraft’s cockpit. The initial aircraft to receive the option is an A350-900, MSN373, which is registered B-30CW. FlightGlobal had reported last year that Airbus was testing ...

  • Zipair Tokyo Economy Seat

    Zipair Tokyo reveals cabin for 787-8s


    Japanese start-up carrier Zipair Tokyo has equipped its first Boeing 787-8 aircraft with Jamco and Recaro seats. This is configured with 290 seats across two classes, with Jamco supplying 18 full-flat seats in business class and 272 seats in economy class from Recaro. Source: Zipair Tokyo The Zipair ...

  • Recaro produces about a third of its seats in China

    Recaro boosts capacity at China factory


    Recaro Aircraft Seating has opened its expanded production facility in Qingdao, China, increasing production capacity at the site to 60,000 seats per annum. The expansion adds 7,500 square metres and will accommodate up to five new assembly lines. Source: Recaro Recaro produces about a third of its seats ...

  • CAE Virtual Reality trainer

    CAE debuts new virtual reality system for cheaper pilot training


    Pilot training company CAE has unveiled a new virtual reality training system it says can help militaries accelerate pilot training and reduce pilot training costs.

  • Thales future cockpit - Thales

    Will technology transform efficiency of flight?


    In his classic A Brief History of Time, Stephen Hawking freely admitted he struggled to visualise multiple dimensions – barely coping with two. If the physicist who upturned thinking about black holes, relativity and quantum mechanics could not quite grapple with the shape of the universe (or in his case, ...

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    Seating firm Adient Aerospace snaps up Lift by EnCore


    Aircraft seating joint venture Adient Aerospace has significantly increased its operation with the acquisition of economy-class specialist Lift by EnCore.

  • Ameco A319CJ 1

    Ameco unveils A319CJ cabin mock-up


    Chinese MRO firm Ameco has unveiled a full-scale cabin interior mock-up of the Airbus A319 corporate jet, its first for the variant.

  • News

    Invert Robotics partners NDT to progress in aviation


    New Zealand robotics company Invert Robotics has partnered with US aerospace non-destructive testing group NDT Solutions (NDTS) in a deal that will see its innovative robotic solution developed for aerospace applications.

  • News

    Thales connected cockpit puts 5D flight management on horizon


    Thales is promising a “game-changer” in flight management systems (FMS) with an internet-connected but secure system designed to let pilots take advantage of the full spectrum of available flight, weather and air traffic data to realise optimised flight trajectories for time and fuel efficiency – from 2024.

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    Beechcraft King Air 350 gets nose modification


    The Beechcraft King Air 350 twin-engined turboprop family is now available with a nose modification that adds an extra 0.34cb m (12cb ft) of volume, for up to 113kg (250lb) of additional payload.

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    Boeing communications head to resign


    Boeing’s senior vice president of communications, Anne Toulouse, will be retiring from her post in 2020, the Chicago-based aircraft manufacturer says in a statement on 22 November.

  • LM-100J

    Lockheed eyes night firefighting with LM-100J


    Lockheed Martin is eager to develop a unique night firefighting capability for its LM-100J FireHerc variant.

  • News

    ​Sain succeeds Nakano as CEO of Panasonic Avionics


    Panasonic Avionics has hired former Boeing Global Services executive Ken Sain as chief executive, succeeding former CEO Hideo Nakano.

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    ​AJW Technique charts North American growth


    Since established seven years ago, Montreal component repair shop AJW Technique acted largely as a supplier to its UK-based parent AJW Group.

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    Airbus and EasyJet to jointly study electric aircraft


    EasyJet and Airbus have signed a memorandum of understanding to jointly assess the potential of hybrid- and full-electric aircraft for short-haul flights across Europe.

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    VR Technologies outlines fast pace of VRT500 development


    VR Technologies has unveiled ambitious plans for its developmental VRT500 light-single helicopter, including final assembly of the type in Italy and potential hybridisation of the platform.

  • News

    MEA picks Honeywell avionics for new Airbus fleet


    Middle East Airlines has signed an agreement with Honeywell for cockpit technology in its new Airbus fleet.

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    UAE to join MBDA effort on SmartGlider missile


    Missile maker MBDA is looking to collaborate with the UAE on the development of its SmartGlider munition as part of an agreement between France and the Middle Eastern nation.

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    DUBAI: Honeywell and S&K seal support pact


    ​Honeywell and MRO provider S&K Logistics Services have signed an agreement that will reduce the downtime and cut costs for customers buying defence equipment via the US government’s Foreign Military Sales mechanism.