VR Simulators – The Future of Pilot Training?

VR Simulators – The Future of Pilot Training?

There is no doubt that flight simulators have been a useful tool for pilots who need to learn how to fly. There are many reasons why virtual reality (VR) is the next great technological breakthrough gaining acceptance as the new way to train...
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Electromechanical Actuators Advance But Hydraulic Still Reigns

Electromechanical Actuators Advance But Hydraulic Still Reigns

The move toward the more electric aircraft and electric actuators addresses a couple of key issues, according to Stan Griffin, director of engineering for Triumph Group’s fluid power and actuation business. “One is that hydraulic actuators leak. Secondly, ...
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Vietnam Needs More MRO Capacity

Vietnam Needs More MRO Capacity

  The announced joint venture between Vietnam Airlines and ST Engineering will support the growing Vietnamese airlines. Yesterday’s announcement about a component maintenance joint venture between ST Engineering and Vietnam Airlines was the latest indic...
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ST Engineering, Vietnam Airlines To Launch Component MRO JV

ST Engineering, Vietnam Airlines To Launch Component MRO JV

    The joint venture between ST Engineering Aerospace and Vietnam Airlines Engineering will begin operations soon at existing Vietnam Airlines maintenance facilities. ST Engineering Aerospace is branching into Vietnam for the first time with a new join...
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Can Robots Help With Predictive Maintenance?

Can Robots Help With Predictive Maintenance?

OEM platforms like Airbus’s Skywise analyze massive volumes of data and then engineers manually write predictive algorithms, the Lisa exec explains. For the airline demonstration Lisa applied its robotic approach to heating, ventilation and air-conditioning...
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AAI signs technical assistance pact with Boeing

AAI signs technical assistance pact with Boeing

The US aircraft maker Boeing co and national airports body Airports Authority of India (AAI) Tuesday announced the signing of a technical assistance agreement for developing a comprehensive roadmap for modernisation of air traffic services in the country. The ...
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A Better Tool For 3D Metal Repair

A Better Tool For 3D Metal Repair

Called LENS, the Optomex plugin’s control moves a part seamlessly beneath the laser deposition head, making overhangs obsolete, eliminating the need for support structures and minimizing material removal post processing, cutting build time and saving costs. ...
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Augmented Reality’s MRO Future is Mobile

Augmented Reality’s MRO Future is Mobile

Interest in augmented reality (AR) from the aviation MRO segment has been growing in recent years, with the likes of AFI KLM E&M exploring the technology as a means of technician training while OEMs such as Boeing, Airbus and Honeywell have...
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To Redefine Aerospace We Must Reimagine Aftermarket MRO

To Redefine Aerospace We Must Reimagine Aftermarket MRO

Aviation aftermarket MRO is a value-added service that accompanies the delivery of new aircraft. Industry suppliers must do more to deliver an aftermarket digital ecosystem that decreases inefficiency and improves the customer experience. The solution is an af...
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Boeing Looks to Make Reparations for 737 MAX Grounding as it Works on NMA

Boeing Looks to Make Reparations for 737 MAX Grounding as it Works on NMA

Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg doesn’t blame the airlines that are clamoring for compensation after the grounding of the 737 MAX – he said it’s the plan. “We’re working with individual customers”, Muilenburg said at Bernstein&...
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