Predictive Techniques Improve Cabin Air System Reliability

Predictive Techniques Improve Cabin Air System Reliability

Cabin air system designers have to deal with difficult working conditions for their products but have harnessed big data analytics to make them more reliable and maintainable. Most of these systems use engine bleed air, which introduces major technical challenges....
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Japan-Built Mitsubishi Regional Jet Finally Set to Take Flight

Japan-Built Mitsubishi Regional Jet Finally Set to Take Flight

Japan finally breaks into the regional jet market with the much-delayed debut of Mitsubishi’s MRJ aircraft. A new, long-delayed 88-passenger jet may finally be the right plane at the right time. With few seats and smaller fuselages, regional jets are...
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Safety Management Software Can Save Time And Mistakes

Safety Management Software Can Save Time And Mistakes

  The 25-year-old software is designed to support MROs by eliminating bureaucracy and automating and streamlining business processes for regulatory compliance, safety management and risk management, explains Ideagen spokesman Joe O’Brien. “The software pr...
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Grounding of Jet Airways Highlights Challenges of the India Market

Grounding of Jet Airways Highlights Challenges of the India Market

Grounding of Jet Airways has impacted the credibility of double-digit growth of Indian civil aviation”. The crisis at Jet Airways that risks 23,000 jobs, has come at an exceptionally sensitive time for Prime Minister Narendra Modi who’s seeking re-elec...
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Boeing Dreamliner Manufacturing Plant cited for Aircraft Safety Lapses

Boeing Dreamliner Manufacturing Plant cited for Aircraft Safety Lapses

At a time when Boeing faces intense criticism about its handling of its 737 Max aircraft, problems with Dreamliner manufacturing in South Carolina is most unwelcome news. Boeing Co.’s factory in North Charleston, S.C., one of two plants that produces...
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What Does the CFM-IATA Deal Really Change?

What Does the CFM-IATA Deal Really Change?

It’s now almost a year since CFM signed up to a set of “conduct policies” with IATA, thereby ending the latter’s complaint to the European Commission about alleged abuse of a dominant position. Since then, many MRO companies and engine...
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CFM Monitoring Leap Fleet For Issue Linked To Southwest Engine Failure

CFM Monitoring Leap Fleet For Issue Linked To Southwest Engine Failure

CFM International is monitoring its Leap engine fleet for signs of an issue believed to be tied to the March 26 contained engine failure on a Southwest Airlines 737 MAX 8 that was being ferried to storage. The engine-maker has targeted...
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Africa’s aviation sector forecast to grow 5% per annum over next 20 years

Africa’s aviation sector forecast to grow 5% per annum over next 20 years

Inaugural CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa will place spotlight on Africa’s vast aviation potential as continent continues to increase airline frequency to the GCC. IATA forecasts suggest that Africa will become one of the fastest growing aviation reg...
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S.S. White Technologies Highlights Custom Flexible Shafts for Aerospace

S.S. White Technologies Highlights Custom Flexible Shafts for Aerospace

S.S. White Technologies, the worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of flexible shafts and related assemblies, highlights bespoke flexible shaft solutions for aerospace applications. Flexible shafts transmit rotary motion much like a solid shaft, but c...
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FAA Board Doesn’t Think Boeing 737 Max Pilots Need More Simulator Time

FAA Board Doesn’t Think Boeing 737 Max Pilots Need More Simulator Time

This is just one step in the process of returning the Max to service. A board of pilot experts appointed by U.S. aviation regulators has reviewed Boeing Co.’s proposed software fix for the grounded 737 Max aircraft and concluded that...
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