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2011-04-13
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Greg Hopton, President, AVL Test Systems, Inc., and Frank Commiskey, AVL's Director of Business Development for Emission Products, discussed with AEI the company's recent selection by the U.S. EPA for critical automotive emissions testing to take place at the National Vehicle and Fuel Emissions Laboratory (NVFEL) in Ann Arbor, MI.
2008-06-30
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Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. announced an agreement with the U.S. Army Aviation Applied Technology Directorate to develop a new, integrated solution for enhanced helicopter rotor durability and capability.
2014-06-23
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GE Aviation recently broke ground for its new machining factory in West Jefferson, NC. The new 80,000-ft² expansion will allow for increased capacity as the shop assumes additional machining work. The increase in volume is driven largely by orders for the new LEAP jet engine of CFM International, a 50:50 joint company of GE and Snecma (Safran) of France.
2012-03-12
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Verizon and VIA Motors announced that they will collaborate to develop and demonstrate plug-in electric work vehicles using VIA's eREV (extended range electric vehicle) technology and evaluate the technology for possible wide-scale application into Verizon's fleet.
2011-05-04
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Saab selected Eaton Corp. to design complete ducting systems for the Gripen Next Generation (NG) fighter aircraft’s bleed air and environmental control systems. Components manufactured by Eaton for the Gripen Next Generation aircraft include pneumatic ducts, rigid and flexible joints, and V-band couplings.
2010-12-06
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Bell Helicopter and the U.S. Army Aviation Applied Technology Directorate signed a $30 million Technology Investment Agreement to develop drive system technology under the Future Advanced Rotorcraft Drive System (FARDS) program.
2014-09-24
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Aerojet Rocketdyne announced the establishment of an Advanced Hydrocarbon Propulsion Development Office (AHPDO) in Huntsville, AL. The facility will focus on delivering a 21st-century advanced hydrocarbon rocket engine and the integration of the company's ongoing hydrocarbon technology and development efforts.
2011-06-19
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Ricardo Inc. formed a strategic business alliance with XRD Inc. (XRDi) and NW UAV to design, develop, and manufacture a family of heavy-fuel engine solutions for unmanned systems. Branded Wolverine, the new engine line combines Ricardo's engineering expertise with XRDi's propriety combustion technology and NW UAV's advanced manufacturing capabilities.
2008-06-30
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Pratt & Whitney selected Goodrich Corp. to be the exclusive provider of the complete nacelle systems for its new Geared Turbofan engine for both the Mitsubishi Regional Jet and the Bombardier CSeries aircraft families.
2012-01-10
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BMW used the occasion of the North American International Auto Show to introduce the sixth generation of the 3 Series sedan and ActiveHybrid 3, dubbed the first full hybrid compact sport sedan in the premium segment.
2008-06-30
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The Advanced Turbine Engine Co. LLC, a Honeywell and Pratt & Whitney joint venture, was awarded a $108 million contract by the U.S. Army for the Advanced Affordable Turbine Engine (AATE) technology demonstrator program.
2012-07-07
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Pratt & Whitney finalized an agreement to purchase Rolls-Royce's program share in International Aero Engines (IAE). IAE is a multinational aero engine consortium whose shareholders now consist of Pratt & Whitney, Pratt & Whitney Aero Engines International GmbH, Japanese Aero Engines Corp.
2013-08-25
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Chromalloy signed 10-year repair license and supplier agreements with Honeywell. The agreements cover aircraft engine components and engineering services for parts, and special coating processes. Chromalloy will repair and manufacture gas path components and provide thermal barrier coatings and other materials for aircraft engines.
2008-06-30
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After several years of working closely with the U.S. Navy and Marines Corps, GE-Aviation has been awarded $1.4 million in initial funding to perform nonrecurring engineering work associated with the integration of an engine upgrade into the AH-1Z helicopter.
2008-11-18
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Pratt & Whitney and Volvo Aero Norge signed an agreement to manufacture diffuser cases for the F135 propulsion system for the F35 Lightning II. This agreement, combined with previous agreements signed with the company, has a potential value of more than $700 million in production over the life of the program.
2008-06-30
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Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) and MTU Aero Engines GmbH signed a memorandum of understanding to jointly pursue business opportunities in the European UAV market. Under the five-year agreement, P&WC and MTU will cooperate in positioning themselves for participation in future European UAV programs.
2012-03-02
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Aveos signed a five-year agreement for the repair and overhaul of Snecma's CFM56-5 platform engines and Line Replaceable Units (LRUs). Aveos has been providing MRO engine capacity to Snecma for almost 15 years, according to Paul Lochab, Chief Commercial Officer, Aveos Fleet Performance.
2012-11-30
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Parker Aerospace and GE Aviation reached an agreement to form a joint venture, Advanced Atomization Technologies LLC, to enhance the development and manufacture of commercial aircraft engine fuel nozzles.
2009-10-14
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A new report by an SAE International committee has standardized language that will help clarify existing standards on aircraft emissions. The report’s easy-to-understand language will assist modelers in creating more consistent results.
2011-04-14
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For participants in the “Top 5 Electrification Technologies for 2011” panel at the SAE 2011 World Congress in Detroit, recognition that a shift toward electrification is not simply a welcome change but also a necessity was clearly evident.
2011-06-30
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TECT Power, a supplier of gas turbine engine components, has established a partnership with MTU Aero Engines of Germany. TECT Power will serve as the sole outside supplier of MTU-designed high-pressure compressor integrally bladed rotors (IBRs) for Pratt & Whitney PurePower engines.
2011-10-19
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Pratt & Whitney and Rolls-Royce have restructured their participation in IAE International Aero Engines AG, which produces the V2500 engine for the A320 family of aircraft. Under the terms of the agreement, Rolls-Royce will sell its equity and program shares in IAE to P&W for $1.5 billion.
2011-09-29
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Pratt & Whitney, Japan Aero Engines Corp., and MTU Aero Engines AG will collaborate to provide the PurePower PW1100G-JM engine for the Airbus A320neo program. Under the collaboration agreement, MTU will hold an 18% share and be responsible for the low-pressure turbine and participate jointly with P&W in the high-pressure compressor.
2011-06-29
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Aerojet, QinetiQ, and EADS Astrium Crisa announced that the companies have entered into a joint agreement to supply the XENITH (Xenon Ion Thruster) ion propulsion system to the worldwide commercial spacecraft market.
2008-06-30
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GE Aviation announced a $30 million expansion of the GE Aviation Service Operating (GEASO) facility in Singapore. Expected to get under way in April, the expansion will increase total production square footage of the facility by 20%, from 200,000 to 250,000 ft² by the time the project is completed in mid-2009.
2008-06-30
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Rolls-Royce established a joint venture company with GKN Aerospace to carry out research and development into the use of composite materials in aero engine fan blades. Funding for the research and development is expected to be approximately £11 million.
2008-06-30
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NASA awarded a contract modification valued at $812.5 million to ATK Launch Systems Inc., of Brigham City, UT, for continued delivery of space shuttle reusable solid rocket motors. The modification changes the current contract to align production to launch schedule requirements through Sept. 30, 2010.
2010-09-07
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GE Aviation announced plans to create an environmental coatings facility for advanced military jet engine components in Alabama. GE Aviation is in the final stages of selecting a location for creating an Environmental Coatings Center of Excellence, which will enhance components for the GE/Rolls-Royce F136 jet engine for the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) F-35 program.
2008-06-30
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Virgin Atlantic issued a $2.6 billion contract to Rolls-Royce for Trent 1000 engines to power its fleet of Boeing 787 Dreamliners. The order is for Trent 1000s to power up to 43 Boeing 787s and consists of 15 firm aircraft plus eight options and a further 20 purchase rights.
2009-01-12
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Goodrich Corp. and Rolls-Royce Group plc have formed a joint-venture company to develop and supply engine controls for Rolls-Royce aero engines. The company, Rolls-Royce Goodrich Engine Control Systems Ltd., operates as Aero Engine Controls, of which each company owns 50%.
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