Collins Aerospace has acquired Dutch Thermoplastic Components in a deal that brings under the US aviation giant’s umbrella the manufacturing of thousands of composite parts, including longerons, struts and stiffeners.
Citing the risk of altimeter interference, the US airline and aerospace industries have asked the US government to temporarily prevent cellular telecommunications providers from starting to use newly available radio frequencies.
Honeywell has developed a new line of avionics that the company says is lighter and more intuitive than current systems and that significantly advances the state of avionics connectivity and autonomy, potentially one day allowing for fewer pilots in the cockpit.
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