Textron Aviation Special Missions delivers Beechcraft King Air 350CER aircraft to aid in aerial survey and emergency response missions

Beechcraft King Air 350CER / Textron Aviation

Textron Aviation Inc., announced today it has delivered a missionized Beechcraft King Air 350CER turboprop aircraft to the Department of Commerce’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Office of Marine & Aviation Operations (OMAO).

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4D-TBO: a new approach to aircraft trajectory prediction

Although some uncertainty exists about the exact timeline for air traffic recovery in the short term, global forecasts are clear: tomorrow’s air traffic will be increasingly dense. In fact, this outlook raises vital questions about the aviation industry’s future environmental footprint. As a result, air traffic management (ATM) is becoming an increasingly important—and complex—focus area.

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Samad Aerospace hits major e-Starling milestone with 1st flight of 50% scale demonstrator

Another crucial milestone has been met in SAMAD AEROSPACE’S Starling Programme. 30 November 2020 has seen the successful conventional take-off and landing (CTOL) flight test of the company’s 50% scale fully electric aircraft.

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Leonardo: the successful C-27J Spartan sheds its skin to reach new performance heights

C-27J Next Generation / Leonardo

Leonardo has begun the final testing of the C-27J Next Generation which features new equipment, a new avionics system and advanced aerodynamic devices, these will enhance the existing high performance of the aircraft. The first C-27J in the new configuration will be delivered to an undisclosed customer in 2021.

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U.S. Navy awards Sikorsky contract to build six more CH-53K heavy lift helicopters

CH-53K Sikorsky

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT) will build six additional production CH-53K King Stallion helicopters under a new contract for the U.S. Navy. The aircraft will further support the U.S. Marine Corps in its mission to conduct expeditionary heavy-lift assault transport of armored vehicles, equipment and personnel to support distributed operations deep inland from a sea-based center of operations.

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