Lufthansa Technik Develops Waterless Engine Wash Product

Lufthansa Technik Develops Waterless Engine Wash Product

Lufthansa Technik (LHT) has developed a new engine wash procedure that will allow waterless washing of aircraft engines in any type of weather. Cyclean Dry Ice, which uses a mobile blasting system to shoot tiny dry ice pellets into an aircraft...
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JLG Introduces ClearSky Fleet Management System

JLG Introduces ClearSky Fleet Management System

JLG Industries, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company and a global manufacturer of aerial work platforms and telehandlers, recently released its ClearSky fleet management telematics solution. ClearSky combines multi-year service plans and several hardware opti...
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New Solar Powered Drone will Stay Airborne for Whole Year

New Solar Powered Drone will Stay Airborne for Whole Year

The PHASA-35 high-altitude, long endurance unmanned aerial vehicle (HALE UAV) could stay airborne for a whole year using nothing but solar power. The project is a collaboration between BAE Systems and Prismatic. Test flights will take place next year and...
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Lufthansa Technik Develops Waterless Engine Wash Product

Lufthansa Technik Develops Waterless Engine Wash Product

Lufthansa Technik (LHT) has developed a new engine wash procedure that will allow waterless washing of aircraft engines in any type of weather. Cyclean Dry Ice, which uses a mobile blasting system to shoot tiny dry ice pellets into an...
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IATA, CFM International Sign Pro-Competitive Agreement on Engine Maintenance

IATA, CFM International Sign Pro-Competitive Agreement on Engine Maintenance

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that it has entered into an agreement with CFM International (CFM) that will lead to increased competition in the market for maintenance, repair and overhaul services (MRO) on engines. Under the agre...
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Can We Handle the Truth? Data Veracity in MRO

Can We Handle the Truth? Data Veracity in MRO

Getting access to data from aircraft, aligning the industry around data standards and providing data security are all essential to maximizing return on digital investments. There is a measurable gap between aerospace and defense (A&D) companies’ desire t...
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Rolls-Royce Developing Robotics For Engine Maintenance

Rolls-Royce Developing Robotics For Engine Maintenance

Rolls-Royce showcased four robotics projects it is developing for engine maintenance at Farnborough on July 17. Rolls’ “inspect” project utilizes fiber network cameras permanently housed inside an engine—essentially allowing the engine to inspe...
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Vaping co-pilot caused Air China plane to plummet, officials say

Vaping co-pilot caused Air China plane to plummet, officials say

A co-pilot smoking an electronic cigarette in the cockpit of an Air China flight caused the plane to suddenly drop 6,000 meters (19,600 feet) when he mistakenly turned off its air conditioning system. Why oxygen masks are released on planes...
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Boeing forecasts $15tr market

Boeing forecasts $15tr market

Boeing has lifted its long-term Commercial Market Outlook (CMO) forecast for commercial airplanes, as rising passenger traffic and upcoming airplane retirements drive the need for 42,730new jets – valued at $6.3tr – over the next 20 years. The global...
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Boeing Sees Doubling of Pilot Need over 20 Years

Boeing Sees Doubling of Pilot Need over 20 Years

Boeing projects a demand for 790,000 pilots over the next 20 years, representing a doubling of the present workforce. Released Monday at EAA AirVenture 2018 as part of Boeing’s 2018 Pilot & Technician Outlook, the projection calls for the most...
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