Additional aircrew, flying hours, and engineering support are needed to sustain the UK Royal Air Force (RAF's) fleet of Lockheed Martin C-130J Hercules transport aircraft beyond 2019, according to a safety investigation into the loss of one its aircraft in Iraq. The enquiry into the accident
Collins Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has received the Global Positioning Systems Directorate (GPS-D) security certification from the U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center (USAF SMC) for its Military Code (M-Code) Common GPS Module (CGM). Security certification validates compliance to the stringent Military GPS User Equipment (MGUE) hardware and software security design specification. With security certification, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) can significantly expand MGUE receiver integration and testing locations supporting the operational deployment of M-Code. Collins Aerospace's ...
Leading small unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) manufacturer DJI has committed to installing surveillance receivers on new models weighing more than 250 grams by 2020, a safety measure intended to make drone pilots aware of nearby manned aircraft transmitting their position.
As per ICRA note, this is primarily attributable due to adverse impact on the industry capacity which has been hit hard due to grounding of aircraft of Jet Airways (India) Limited, starting February 2019 (due to liquidity constraints) and eventual discontinuation of its operations with effect from April 18, 2019.
The French Air Force is ramping up the recruitment and training of unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) crews to cope with the service's expanding air vehicle inventory. While the 1/33 Belfort UAV squadron currently flies five GA-ASI MQ-9 Reaper medium-altitude long-endurance (MALE) UAVs using 20
Lufthansa Technik Maintenance International (LTMI) formally opened its new, and first, facility in South Africa on Wednesday afternoon. The facility has been established at Johannesburg's OR Tambo International Airport. A second facility is being set up Cape Town. Both facilities are initially intended to provide line maintenance for South African private-sector airline company Comair, which operates the British Airways brand in South Africa and the Kulula low-cost airline. Comair operates a fleet comprised entirely of various models of Boeing 737s.