Tag Archives: aerospace

Sentinel 3 system enhances QinetiQ’s Aircraft EMC testing capability

PPM Test has been working with QinetiQ Ltd to improve their EMC testing services. QinetiQ is a globally recognised leader in aircraft EMC certification testing and has been using the previous Sentinel II fibre optic link system for over 20 years. The upgrade to Sentinel 3 will be a significant …

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Curtiss-Wright selected by KAI to provide complete data acquisition system solution for fighter aircraft

Curtiss-Wright’s Defense Solutions division, a trusted leading supplier of flight test instrumentation (FTI) system solutions, today announced that it was awarded a contract by Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) to provide a complete data acquisition system (DAS) for use in flight-test campaigns for the new 5th generation Korean Fighter eXperimental (KF-X) multirole fighter aircraft. Under …

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Evolution Measurement appointed UK distributor for DMA

Evolution Measurement are proud to announce that they have been appointed the UK distributor for Italian flight test instrument manufacturer, D. Marchiori Srl. (DMA). DMA design and manufacture test equipment for aircraft systems and components such as: RVSM Air Data Test Sets and Systems; Pitot-Static adapters and air data accessory …

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Delta Airlines installs two RPI turbine rotor assembly systems

RPI UK has installed two integrated rotor measurement and assembly platforms (iMAPs) at Delta Airlines; the Rolls-Royce approved MRO facility. RPI is the world’s leading specialist developer and manufacturer of precision positioning devices for high accuracy rotary and angular inspection systems. The Atlanta-based Delta Airlines facility carry out maintenance, repair …

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UK aerospace businesses grow R&D spending by more than any other sector

The UK aerospace industry has grown its R&D spending by more than any other sector, the latest ONS data has revealed. Aerospace businesses increased their spending on research and development by £210m, according to the latest statistics for 2018 released last week. This was a rise of 14%, taking total …

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MTC’S aerospace additive manufacturing innovation hub launched

The Manufacturing Technology Centre‘s new innovation and knowledge hub for metal additive manufacturing, has been launched to industry at an event at the MTC’s Coventry campus. In a significant advance for the UK, the new hub aims to lead research, development and collaboration on metal additive manufacturing, developing and testing …

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TÜV SÜD launches Aerospace Fluid Susceptibility Test Service

TÜV SÜD has launched its new fluid susceptibility test service, to help aerospace manufacturers determine whether materials used in equipment can tolerate the damaging effects of fluid contaminants. TÜV SÜD’s new fluid susceptibility test service will rigorously test aviation components to ensure they comply with the requirements of aerospace and defence standards. This includes commercial avionics standard RTCA DO-160 (Environmental Conditions and Test Procedures for …

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Trescal to present a variety of new developments at the International Paris Air Show

Trescal will present a variety of new developments at the International Paris Air Show, the world’s largest aerospace event. The recent acquisitions of Sfint and Acteam have expanded the group’s service offering. Sfint specialises in temperature measurement and offers a comprehensive range of temperature sensor calibration, on-site inspection and thermal installation …

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MTC works on aerospace world-first

The Coventry-based Manufacturing Technology Centre is playing a major role in a ground-breaking project to develop the world’s first unmanned variable buoyancy-powered ultra-long endurance aircraft. The autonomously-controlled Phoenix aircraft has undergone successful test flights and has the potential to take the lead in the world development of pseudo-satellites. Pseudo-satellites are …

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MTC aids big productivity gains at family run company

A family owned precision engineering company in Coventry has achieved a 10 per cent increase in its forward order book and has made double-digit productivity gains with the help of experts from the Manufacturing Technology Centre. An SME team from the MTC’s Manufacturing Support Services operation worked with managers and …

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