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  • Global Aerospace Materials Market to Grow By $10.1 Billion During 2019-2025

    AluminumAlloys,oneofthesegmentsanalyzedandsizedinthisstudy,displaysthepotentialtogrowatover6.4%.Theshiftingdynamicssupportingthisgrowthmakesitcriticalforbusinessesinthisspacetokeepabreastofthechangingpulseofthemarket.PoisedtoreachoverUS$10.9Billionbytheyear2025,AluminumAlloyswillbringinhealthygainsaddingsignificantmomentumtoglobalgrowth.   Whileglobalmegatrendssweepingthroughthemarketinfluencetheprimarydirectionofgrowth,regionalmarketsareswayedbymoregranularlocallyuniquebusinessdrivers.Representingthedevelopedworld,theUnitedStateswillmaintaina5.4%growthmomentum.   WithinEurope,whichcontinuestoremainanimportantelementintheworldeconomy,GermanywilladdoverUS$399.8Milliontotheregion'ssizeandcloutinthenext5to6years.OverUS$1BillionworthofprojecteddemandintheregionwillcomefromotheremergingEasternEuropeanmarkets.   InJapan,AluminumAlloyswillreachamarketsizeofUS$652.5Millionbythecloseoftheanalysisperiod.Astheworld'ssecondlargesteconomyandthenewgamechangeringlobalmarkets,Chinaexhibitsthepotentialtogrowat9%overthenextcoupleofyearsandaddapproximatelyUS$2.7Billionintermsofaddressableopportunityforthepickingbyaspiringbusinessesandtheirastuteleaders.   Competitorsidentifiedinthismarketinclude:   AlcoaCorporation(USA) AlerisCorporation(USA) AMGAdvancedMetallurgicalGroupN.V.(TheNetherlands) AmiMetals,Inc.(USA) ATI(USA) Avdel(India)Pvt.Ltd.(India) ConstelliumN.V.(TheNetherlands) CytecSolvayGroup(USA) DowDuPont,Inc.(USA) HexcelCorporation(USA) Hindalco-AlmexAerospaceLimited(India) KaiserAluminumCorporation(USA) KobeSteelLtd.(Japan) KoninklijkeTenCateBV(TheNetherlands) LeeAerospace(USA) MaterionCorporation(USA) ParkElectrochemicalCorporation(USA) RenegadeMaterialsCorporation(USA) SGLCarbonSE(Germany) SofitecAero,S.L.(Spain) TATAAdvancedMaterialsLimited(India) TeijinLtd.(Japan) thyssenkruppAerospaceGermanyGmbH(Germany) TorayIndustries,Inc.(Japan) Vsmpo-AvismaCorporation(Russia)   KeyTopicsCovered I.METHODOLOGY II.EXECUTIVESUMMARY   1.MARKETOVERVIEW AerospaceMaterials:AnIntroductoryPrelude EvolutioninAerospaceMaterialsIndustry:FromAluminumtoCompositestoNanocompositestoGraphene RisingDemandforNewCivilianAircraftAmidGrowingPassenger&CargoTrafficWidensMarketOpportunities StrongOrderBacklogMaintainsHealthyMomentuminAircraftProduction UptrendinMilitaryAircraftSegmentontheBackofMountingGeopoliticalRisksandIncreasingGlobalMilitarySpending:KeyOpportunityIndicator IncreasingDemandforSophisticatedMilitaryAircraftincludingUAVs GlobalCompetitorMarketShares AerospaceMaterialsCompetitorMarketShareScenarioWorldwide(in%):2019&2025 GlobalCompetitorMarketSharesbySegment AluminumAlloys(Type)GlobalCompetitorMarketSharePositioningfor2019&2025 SteelAlloys(Type)MarketShareBreakdownofKeyPlayers:2019&2025 TitaniumAlloys(Type)CompetitorRevenueShare(in%):2019&2025 SuperAlloys(Type)MarketShareShiftbyCompany:2019&2025 CompositeMaterials(Type)GlobalCompetitorMarketSharePositioningfor2019&2025 Commercial&MilitaryAircraft(AircraftType)MarketShareBreakdownofKeyPlayers:2019&2025   Business&GeneralAviation(AircraftType)CompetitorRevenueShare(in%):2019&2025 2.FOCUSONSELECTPLAYERS 3.MARKETTRENDS&DRIVERS   Composites:TheDominantAerospaceMaterialCategory ProgressiveExpansioninUseCaseResultsinCompositesEvolvingasMainstreamAerospaceMaterial KeyBenefitsOfferedwithRegardstoWeight,Strength,Fatigue&OverallEfficiencyMakeCompositesthePrimaryMaterialsinAircraftDesign CarbonContinuestoMakeGainsasBest-in-ClassAerospaceCompositesMaterial EstablishedRoleofAluminiuminAircraftManufacturingRendersStrongOutlookforAluminiumAlloys TitaniumAlloysGainWiderTractioninAircraftEngines&Airframes NickelAlloysCombineImmenseStrengthandExtremeTemperatureTolerance SteelAlloysLendTractioninProducingLong-LastingFasteners&LandingGearBolts Alloy321:Top-of-ClassSteelAlloythatCanEndureExtremeTemperatures MagnesiumAlloysGainAttentionwithGoodCastingCharacteristics AircraftElectricalSystems:TheStrongholdApplicationforCopper&CopperAlloys NanocompositesQuicklyEvolveintoAdvancedSolutionsinAircraftConstruction GrapheneEmergesasMiracleMaterialforAerospaceIndustry GrapheneGainsImmediateTractioninAircraftWingFabrication LatestDevelopmentsinAerospaceGrapheneMaterialsSpace 3DPrintingEasesStringentMaterialRequirementCriteriainAerospacePartsManufacturing OngoingRegulatoryEmphasisonReducingAerospaceCO2EmissionstoGiveEdgetoUltra-LightweightMaterials ICAO'sCORSIAStandardSettoRedefinetheDynamicsintheAerospaceMaterialsMarket PRODUCTOVERVIEW   AerospaceMaterials:Introduction   4.GLOBALMARKETPERSPECTIVE III.MARKETANALYSIS GEOGRAPHICMARKETANALYSIS UNITEDSTATES MarketFacts&Figures USAerospaceMaterialsMarketShare(in%)byCompany:2019&2025 AluminumAlloys(Type)MarketShareAnalysis(in%)ofLeadingPlayersintheUSfor2019&2025 SteelAlloys(Type)CompetitorRevenueShare(in%)intheUS:2019&2025 TitaniumAlloys(Type)MarketShareBreakdown(in%)ofMajorPlayersintheUS:2019&2025 SuperAlloys(Type)MarketintheUS:PercentageBreakdownofRevenuesbyCompanyfor2019&2025 CompositeMaterials(Type)CompetitorMarketShareBreakdown(in%)intheUSfor2019&2025 Commercial&MilitaryAircraft(AircraftType)Market:RevenueShareBreakdown(in%)ofKeyPlayersintheUS:2019&2025 Business&GeneralAviation(AircraftType)MarketShareAnalysis(in%)ofLeadingPlayersintheUSfor2019&2025   CANADA JAPAN CHINA EUROPE   MarketFacts&Figures EuropeanAerospaceMaterialsMarket:CompetitorMarketShareScenario(in%)for2019&2025 AluminumAlloys(Type)MarketShare(in%)byCompanyinEurope:2019&2025 SteelAlloys(Type)MarketShare(in%)ofMajorPlayersinEurope:2019&2025 TitaniumAlloys(Type)CompetitorMarketShareAnalysis(in%)inEurope:2019&2025 SuperAlloys(Type)MarketinEurope:CompetitorRevenueShareShift(in%)for2019&2025 CompositeMaterials(Type)CompetitorMarketShare(in%)PositioninginEuropefor2019&2025 Commercial&MilitaryAircraft(AircraftType)KeyPlayerMarketShareBreakdown(in%)inEurope:2019&2025 Business&GeneralAviation(AircraftType)MarketShare(in%)byCompanyinEurope:2019&2025 FRANCE GERMANY ITALY UNITEDKINGDOM SPAIN RUSSIA RESTOFEUROPE ASIA-PACIFIC AUSTRALIA INDIA SOUTHKOREA RESTOFASIA-PACIFIC LATINAMERICA ARGENTINA BRAZIL MEXICO RESTOFLATINAMERICA MIDDLEEAST IRAN ISRAEL SAUDIARABIA UNITEDARABEMIRATES RESTOFMIDDLEEAST AFRICA IV.COMPETITION V.CURATEDRESEARCH   WiththedevelopmentofaviationindustryinChinaandtheincreaseofthedemandofcivilaircraft,thedemandofChina'saviationmaterialsindustryisconstantlyreleased.Aviationmaterialsandprocesstechnologyarethetwocornerstonesoflayingthemanufacturingcapacityofaviationindustry,thebiggestbottleneckrestrictingthedevelopmentofChina'scivilaviationindustryatpresent,andalsooneofthemostextensiveandpotentialcoreareasofChina'saviationmanufacturingindustrychaintowardsamoreopenandmatureprocess.Thedevelopmentofmaterialsisofgreatsignificancetothedevelopmentofaviationequipment.Theaviationmaterialsindustryisundoubtedlyoneofthemostdynamicareasforgrowthandinvestmentopportunities.   Underthisbackground, 7th AnnualChinaAeronauticalMaterialsandProcessSummit2019 whichisanunmissableconferencewillbeheldonNovember14th -15th inBeijing.   Register yourinterestorgetintouchwith marketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.

    Sep 12,2019
  • Collins Aerospace to Build US$50m Electrical Systems Testing Lab

    CollinsAerospaceSystemsplanstobuildwhatitiscallingtheaerospaceindustry’smostadvancedelectricpowersystemslaboratoryinRockford,Illinois.   The25,000-square-foothigh-power,high-voltagelaboratory,whichCollinsiscallingTheGrid,willbeusedtodesignandtestsystemslikethehigh-powergeneratorsthatwillbeusedinmoreelectricaircraftforcommercial,military,businessaviation,dronesandairtaxis. CollinsAerospaceexpectstheUS$50millionlaboratorytobecompleteandfullyoperationalby2021.TheGridispartofaUS$150millioninvestmentinelectricalsystemstestinginfrastructurethecompanyplanstomakeduringthenextthreeyears.   CollinsAerospaceCEOKellyOrtbergsaid,“TheGridpositionsustoremaintheworldleaderintheelectrificationofaircraftfordecadestocome.   “Inthenot-too-distantfuture,hybrid-electricandfullyelectricaircraftwillrevolutionizeairtravelasweknowit—openingupnewmarketslikeurbanairmobility,whilere-invigoratingotherslikeregionalservicetounderutilizedairports.”   AmongthefirstplatformstobesupportedbyTheGridwillbetherecentlyunveiledUnitedTechnologiesCorp(UTC)hybrid-electricflightdemonstrator,Project804.ThegoalofProject804,developedbythecompany’sadvancedproductsgroup,istore-engineandflyaregionalturbopropaircraftpoweredbya2MW-classhybrid-electricpropulsionsystem.   TheadvancedprojectsgroupcombinestheengineeringexpertiseandexperienceofCollinsAerospace,Pratt&WhitneyandUTC’sresearchcentre.   CollinsAerospacewilluseTheGridtohelpdesignandtesta1MWmotor,motorcontrollerandbatterysysteminsupportofthisgoal.The1MWmotorwillbetheaerospaceindustry’smostpowerdenseandefficienttodate. Thenewmotorandmotorcontrollerwillbeusedtoassistthedemonstrator’sfuel-burningengineaspartofitshybrid-electricpropulsionsystem.TheGridwillbeoneofahandfuloffacilitiesintheworldwiththecapabilitytotestcompleteelectricpropulsionsystemsofthiscapacity.   CollinsAerospace,formerlyRockwellCollins,wasacquiredbyengineeringconglomerateUTCinNovember2018. Duringthe“13th Five-YearPlan”period,domesticcivilaircraftshavedevelopedrapidlyinsuchfourmajorsectorsastrunkliner,regionalaircraft,generalaviationandhelicopter.Relevant data showsthatChinaneedsmorethan7,000civilaircraftsin2017-2036,withatotalvalueofmorethanUSD1trillion.TheannualaveragemarketspaceofChina'selectromechanicalsystemsexceedsUSD8billion.Atpresent,theelectromechanicalsystemforaviationindustryprovides11systems,includingpowersystem,fuelsystem,hydraulicsystem,auxiliarypowersystemandairmanagementsystem,forcivilaircraftssuchasC919,MA60,MA700,AG600,ARJ21,Y12,AC313,LE500,andHO300.TheCivilElectromechanicsSystemInternationalForum2019iscommittedtooptimizingtheelectromechanicalproductsofcivilaircraftsanddigitalmanufacturingwithinformationtechnologytoachieveexcellenceintheautomationofelectromechanicalsystems.   Underthisbackground,the4th AnnualAEROELECTROMECHANICSCHINA2019willbeheldinthecityofNanjingonOctober22nd –23rd, register yourinterestorgetintouchwith marketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.

    Sep 12,2019
  • Rolls Accelerates Trent Blade Swaps, Alters Risk Modeling

    Rolls-Royceisfast-trackingtheremovalofcertainolderTrent1000bladesandmodifyingitsblade-lifecalculationmethodsintheaftermathofaNorwegianAir787incident.   Rolls-Royceisfast-trackingtheremovalofcertainolderTrent1000intermediatepressureturbine(IPT)bladesandmodifyingitsblade-lifecalculationmethodsintheaftermathofaNorwegianAir787enginefailurenearRomelinkedtobladesthatcrackedbeforeestablishedlifelimits.   TheAug.10incidentoccurredjustafterNorwegian787-8LN-LNDdepartedRome–FiumicinoInternationalAirport(FCO)forLosAngeles.Theleft-sideenginefailuresentbladefragmentsintothestreetsoftheRomesuburbofFiumicino.TheflightcrewshuttheenginedownandsafelyreturnedtoFCO.   AnupdatefromItaly’sANSVaccidentinvestigationbodyissuedSept.4saidthattwoadjacentIPTbladesfailedinsidetheTrent1000-G/01A—a“PackageB”version.Theforwardbladesuffereda“progressivefailure,”whilethetrailingbladesufferedan“overloadfailure,”ANSVsaid.    Theprogressivefailureissimilarto10previousTrent1000incidentslinkedtosulphidation-relatedfatiguecausedbypollutantsinteracting withhighenginetemperatures.TheissueaffectsbothPackageBandPackageCvariants.   Rollsintroducedamodifiedbladelastyear,andworkedwiththeEuropeanAviationSafetyAgency(EASA)toestablishlifelimitsforpre-modificationbladesasthenewpartsarerolledout.Rollsusedfleetsamplingandotherdatatoprojecteachbladeserialnumber'sexposuretoavarietyofconditions—includingtimeoperatedwithincertaintemperaturebandsandexposuretospecificpollutantsindifferentenvironments—andsetlifelimits.Thelimitswereputinplaceaftertheeighthprogressive-failureincident,whichtookplaceinJuly2018.   Investigatorsdeterminedtheprogressivefailureoccurredat1,210cycles,or200cyclesbeforetheblade'sprojectedlifelimit.Theoverloadfailurehappenedafter1,337cycles—103cyclesbeforetheblade'slifelimit.   TheprematurefailuressuggestthatRolls’hard-lifelimitsare“notsufficienttoavoiddetrimentaleffectsonsafety,”ANSVsaid.TheagencyrecommendsthatEASA“definemorestringenttimelimits”fortheaffectedblades,and“re-evaluatethewholevalidityoftheservicemanagement”Rollsusedtominimizeriskofbladefailures.   ANSValsourgedEASAtoconsiderade-pairingmandatethatwouldnotpermittwoengineswithpre-modified-standardbladestooperateonthesameairframe.Suchaprovisionexistedearlyon,butwhenRollsdevelopedthenewblade,itsetlifelimitsonolderbladesthatwerebelowthede-pairingthreshold,andEASAdroppedthemandate.    AviationWeekFleetDataServicesshowsabout640Trent1000sinservice,including140Trent1000TENs.Onlyabout3%ofthefleethavethepre-modification-standardblades,Rollssaid.Rollsisworkingtogetthosebladesoutofthefleetasquicklyaspossible,bringingforwardplannedswapswherepossible.   "TheearlydeteriorationofIPTbladesofthisstandardofbladeisaknownissuewithanongoingprogramofmodificationalreadyagreedwithEASA,”Rollssaid."Weareworkingwithourcustomerstoacceleratethepaceofthisprogram.”   Rollsindicatedthatitsbladelife-limitcalculationmethodshave“furtherevolved”andwillbeusedtoadjustTrent1000servicestrategies.ItisnotclearwhetherthechangeswillonlyaffectthelimitednumberofTrent1000pre-modificationbladesstillflying,orwillhavewiderimplications. “WerespecttherecommendationsthathavebeenpublishedbytheANSV,”Rollsadded."WewillcontinuetoworkcloselywiththeItalianauthoritiestosupporttheirinvestigation,andwithEASAastheyconsidertherecommendationsintheANSVreport.”   TheIPTproblemsareoneofaseriesofissuesthathaveplaguedTrent1000operators,leaving787sgroundedwhileenginesundergoshopvisitsandwaitonneworairworthyparts.Rollshassaiditexpectstospendacombinedtotalofabout$1billioninmitigationmeasuresin2019and2020.   Thedevelopmentofnewaeroenginetechnologyisfacingvariousopportunitiesandchallenges,airworthinesssafetyisalwaysanissuethatcannotbeignored,understandthisbackground,the8th ChinaAerospacePropulsionTechnology willbeheldinthecityofXi’anonSeptember26th –27th,2019.Meanwhile,Ms.QiLei,DeputyDirectorofLawsandStandardsOfficefromAirworthinessCertificationCenter(Directorate)ofCAAC,shewilladdressthekeynotespeechfocuson“NewTechnicalAirworthinessRequirementsForAeroEngines”,analysisofthecurrentsituationandtrendofnewaero-enginetechnologies,bringouttheproblemsandchallengesintheprocessofairworthinesscertification.   Register yourinterestorgetintouchwith marketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.

    Sep 12,2019
  • American Airlines Has Launched Facial Recognition At The Boarding Gate, Part of A Trend Sweeping US Airports

    AmericanAirlineshasstartedusingfacialrecognitiontechnologyonpassengersatboardinggates,partofagrowingindustrytrendthatairlinesandairportssaywillmaketravellingfasterandmoresecure.   AmericanisusingthetechnologyatDallas/ForthWorthInternationalAirportinTexas,wherepassengerscangettheirfacescannedinsteadofusingtheirboardingpasstoboardtheplane,localnewsstationCBS11Newsreported.   Passengers,however,stillneedboththeirboardingpassandanID,liketheirpassport,togetthroughairportsecurity.   Thetechnologyiscurrentlyopt-inonly,andpassengerscanusetheirIDsinstead,Americansaid. FornowitisonlybeingusedinTerminalDoftheairport,whichisusedforinternationalflights,butAmericansaidthatitplanstoexpandthetechnologyto75differentinternationalboardinggatesacrossitsterminals.   BrandonDuggins,American'sseniormanagerforinternationaloperationsattheairport,toldCBS11Newsthat"mostofthetravellersareactuallyexcitedaboutit.It'snewtechnology."   Inastatement,theairlinecalledthetechnologyan"additionalconvenienceduringthedepartureprocess."   Anticipatingdataprivacyconcerns,Americansaidthatitdoesnotkeepthepicturesoffaces:"Nocustomerbiometricswilleverbestored."   ItsaidthattheimagesscannedaresenttoaclouddatabaseusedbyUSCustomsandBorderProtection.   FacialRecognitionIsNowBeingUsedMoreandMoreforAirlineTravel Agrowingnumberofairportsandairlinesareembracingfacialrecognitionsystems,with14airportsusingthetechnologyasofAugust2018,accordingtotheWashingtonPost.   USCustomsandBorderProtectionsaidthattechnologywilleventuallybeexpandedtoallUSairportsthatflyinternationally.   AmericanAirlinespreviouslytrialedfacialrecognitionatLosAngeles'LAXairportattheendof2018,andtheairlinesaiditwill"continueevaluatingtheprogramanditspotentialexpansiontomorelocationsandflightsthroughoutitsglobalnetwork."   ThetechnologyisalsousedbyGermanairlineLufthansaatLAX,withtheairlinecallingita"fasterandmoreconvenientprocessesforgueststomovethroughtheairport."DeltaAirlinesusesitatHartsfield-JacksonAtlantaInternationalAirport.AirAsiaalsousesthetechnology.   ThetechnologyisalsoinuseinairportslikeSingapore'sChangiairportandLondon'sHeathrowAirport.   Heathrowsaidthatits2018trialofthetechnologyfoundthatthetechnologycould"reducetheaveragepassenger'sjourneytimebyuptoathird."   Thetechnologyisalsousedintheelectronicpassportgatesthathavebeenintroducedinmanycountries.TheUKgovernmentsaysthegates"provideafasterroutethroughtheborderastheyalloweligiblepassengerstobeprocessedquicklyandsecurely."   Buttheincreasinglywidespreaduseoffacialrecognitionsystemshascausedprivacyconcerns. SilkieCarlo,thedirectorofUKdigitalrightsgroupBigBrotherWatch,toldtheBBCin2018:"Thegrowthofrealtimefacialrecognitioninpublicplacesisalarming."   "Itcouldbethefinalnailinthecoffinforindividualprivacyandtherighttobeanonymousinpublic." ShepointedtowherethetechnologyhasbeencontroversialintheUK:"Evenifsomeusesaresociallywell-intended,itisatechnologythatlendsitselftoauthoritarianismaswehavealreadyseenintheUKwhereithasbeenusedtomonitorprotestsandcollectbiometricphotosofinnocentpeople."   Somecampaignersthinkthattheuseofthetechnologyshouldbepausedtohaveagreaterdiscussionabouthowandwhyitisused.   JeramieD.Scott,nationalsecuritycounselfortheUSElectronicPrivacyInformationCenter,toldTheWashingtonPostlastyearthat"thereisverylittlefederallawthatprovidesanytypeofprotectionsorlimitationswithrespecttotheuseofbiometricsingeneralandtheuseoffacialrecognitioninparticular."   Hesaid:"Weneedtotakeastepbackbecausetherewillbeconsequencesthatwemightnotthinkaboutunlesswesitdownandhaveameaningfuldiscussion."   underthisbackground theCivilAviationCustomerLoyaltyManagementForum2019 willbeheld,thiseventishostedby ChineseSocietyof AeronauticsandAstronautics CivilAircraftOperationSupportSub-committeeand ShanghaiSocietyofAeronautics,organizedby COMAC Shanghai AircraftCustomerServiceCo.,Ltd &Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltdwhichwillbeheldon October 30th -31st,2019inShanghai,China.Theconferencewillfocusontopicssuchas Customer Data Analyze, Improving Fly Experience&  Precision Marketing Strategy.   Register yourinterestorgetintouchwith  marketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.

    Sep 12,2019
  • Airbus Strengthens Its Partnership With China

    AirbushasstrengtheneditspartnershipwithChina'saviationindustry,andhassignednewagreementwithAVICtodeepenindustrialcooperationonAirbussingleaisleproduction.TheagreementwassignedinfrontofChinesePremierLiKeqiangandvisitingGermanChancellorAngelaMerkelattheGreatHallofthePeopleinBeijing.   ThecooperationwithAVICwillimproveAirbusSingleAisleaircraft(A319/A320)fuselageequippinginTianjin,China.ThefirstdeliveryofaChina-equippedAirbusSingleAisleaircraft(A319/A320)fuselageisslatedinthesecondquarterof2021.   ThepartnershipbetweenAirbusandChineseaviationindustryoncommercialaircraftdatesbackto1985atthesigningofthefirstsub-contractingagreementwithXi'anAircraftCompany(currentlyAVICAircraftCo.Ltd)onmanufacturingandassemblingaccessdoorsforAirbusA300/A310wide-bodyaircraft.   Under thisbackground,the "2019CivilAircraftIndustryInternationalForum(CAIIF2019)"isscheduledtobeheldin Xi'anonSeptember26th -27th,2019,whichwilltalkaboutAirworthinessCertificationaboutChinaandinGlobalaswell.CAIIF2019willbringtogether200delegatesfromGovernmentAgencies,RegionalCivilAviationBureau,DomesticandForeignAirlines,IndustryAssociationandAlliance,AirborneInterconnectSystemIntegrator,AircraftManufacturer,ThirdPartyServiceCompany,AeroEngineCompany,AssemblyCenter,TheBoeingCompany,Airbusalltogethertositdownanddiscussabouttheproblemswe’refacingnowinCertification,AircraftDesignandManufacture,AirborneSystems.   Register yourinterestor getintouchwith marketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.

    Sep 12,2019
  • CAE, Directional Aviation Ink Exclusive Training Deal

    TrainingservicesproviderandsimulatormanufacturerCAEhasagreedtoadealwithinvestmentfirmDirectionalAviationCapital(DAC)tobetheexclusivetrainingservicesprovidertosixDAC-ownedbusinessaircraftoperators,aswellasacquirefor$85milliona50percentstakeinSimcomHoldings,anotherDACcompanythatprovidessimulator-basedtrainingtopilotsandmechanics.“OurinvestmentinSimcomisanotherstepintheexpansionofCAE'sbusinessaviationtrainingbusinessthatgivesusaccesstoarapidlygrowingcustomerbaseasDirectionalAviationaffiliates'exclusivetrainingpartnerforthenext15years,”saidCAEpresidentandCEOMarcParent.   ThesixDAC-ownedcompaniesunderwhichCAEandSimcomwillhaveanexclusivetrainingagreementareFlexjet,FlightOptions,Flairjet,Sirio,NextantAerospace,andCorporateWings.Combined,theseoperatorshaveafleetof175businessaircraft.   AnotherpartoftheagreementcallsforSimcomtopurchaseequipmentfromMontreal,Canada-basedCAE,includingfivefull-flightsimulators. “WehaveaclearvisionforSimcom'sfutureasaninnovativetrainingproviderfocusedontheowner-flownmarket,aswellasfleetoperators,”SimcompresidentandCEO EricHinson said. “WeareextremelypleasedtopartnerwithCAEandleverageitsindustry-leadingtechnologyandtrainingexpertisetobetterserveourcustomers.”HeadquarteredinOrlando,Florida,withtwotrainingcentersthere,Simcomoperates47simulatorsspanningjets,turboprops,andpistonairplanes.ItalsooperatestrainingcentersinScottsdale,Arizona,andHumberside,UK.   DACprincipalKennRiccisaidhiscompany’sholdingsaccountforoneofthelargestbusinessaviationfleetsintheworld,“andweplanonhavingsignificantgrowthinthefuture.WiththispartnershipwithCAE,ouroperatorswillhaveaccesstothelatestsolutionsinaviationtrainingfromtheindustryleader.”   Underthisbackground,the5th AnnualCivilAviationTrainingForum2019 willbeheldonSeptember25th-26th,2019 in Sanya,China. Theforumsubjectis"Pioneering and Innovative, Leading New Revolution of Aviation training"aimsto  introduce advance ideas and methods, share successful experiences, combine with that situation of the aviation division itself, to open up more efficient and more active training mechanism.Theconferencewillfocusontopicssuchas simulatortraining,flightsafety andnewaircrafttraining.   Register yourinterestorgetintouchwith marketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.

    Sep 12,2019
  • ZeroAvia Unveils Hydrogen Fuel Cell Powertrain For Aviation

    Inthelatestefforttomakeaviationsustainableandreducegreenhousegasemissions,ZeroAvia announced advancementsindevelopingahydrogen-fueledelectricpowertrain.   Thesolutionaimstodeliverthesameperformanceasaconventionalaircraftengine,andmuchloweroperatingcosts.ZeroAviaplanstostartsupplyingitsplatformtocommercialoperatorsandaircraftmanufacturersin2022,initiallytargetingupto500-mileregionalflightsin10to20-seatfixed-wingaircraft.   ZeroAviawasfoundedbyserialcleantechentrepreneurValMiftakhov,whoisalsoanavidairplaneandhelicopterpilot.HepreviouslyfoundedandwastheCEOofeMotorWerks,asmartgridelectricvehiclechargingcompanyacquiredin2017.ThecoreleadershipteamatZeroAviaincludesalumnifromTesla,BMW,NVIDIA,ZeeAero,AirLiquide,andSystemIQ,aswellasotherfoundingmembersofeMotorWerks.   Thecompanyisalreadyflight-testingitspowertrainprototypeinaPiperM-Classairframe.TheFederalAviationAdministrationissuedanExperimentalR&DCertificatetoZeroAvia’sPiperM-ClassR&Dplatformearlierthisyear.   Ata2-tontakeoffweightandwithsixseatsinabusiness-classarrangement,itiscurrentlytheworld’slargestzero-emissionaircraftflyingwithoutanyfossilfuelsupport,accordingtopubliclyavailableinformation.Theaircrafthascompletedavarietyoftestflights,whichvalidatedkeycomponentsandtheirintegrationintoacompletepowertrainsystem.Thesetestsconfirmthecompany’sfueleconomyandmaximumpowerdeliverytargets.   ZeroAviaisinitiallytargeting500-mileflightstoservetheshort-haulandcommuterairtravelmarkets,whichmakeupnearlyhalfthecommercialflightsworldwide.PoweredbyZeroAviapowertrains,smallerzero-emissionaircraftcouldachievesimilarper-seateconomicsastoday’slargeregionaljets,allowingeconomicaluseofsmallerlocalairportsforpoint-to-pointtravelwithvirtuallynosecuritylinesordelays,andamuchmorepleasantoverallflyingexperience.   Inadditiontopassengertransport,theZeroAviapowertraincouldhaveapplicationsacrossotherusecasesincludingcargo,airtaxi,agriculture,aswellasacrosstheaircrafttypes,includingmannedandunmannedfixed-wing,rotorcraft,andmore.   Startingin2022,theZeroAviapowertrainwillofferoperatorsasustainableoptionfornewaircraftmadebyestablishedmanufacturerswherecustomersalreadypurchasetheiraircraft.ZeroAviawillleasethedrivetraintocustomersandprovidefuelandmaintenanceaspartofitspower-by-the-hourmodel,inwhichcustomerspayonlyforthehoursthattheyusethedrivetrain.Thismodelemulatesengineleasingoptionsalreadypopularintheaviationmarket.   Duringthe“13th Five-YearPlan”period,domesticcivilaircraftshavedevelopedrapidlyinsuchfourmajorsectorsastrunkliner,regionalaircraft,generalaviationandhelicopter.Relevant data showsthatChinaneedsmorethan7,000civilaircraftsin2017-2036,withatotalvalueofmorethanUSD1trillion.TheannualaveragemarketspaceofChina'selectromechanicalsystemsexceedsUSD8billion.Atpresent,theelectromechanicalsystemforaviationindustryprovides11systems,includingpowersystem,fuelsystem,hydraulicsystem,auxiliarypowersystemandairmanagementsystem,forcivilaircraftssuchasC919,MA60,MA700,AG600,ARJ21,Y12,AC313,LE500,andHO300.TheCivilElectromechanicsSystemInternationalForum2019iscommittedtooptimizingtheelectromechanicalproductsofcivilaircraftsanddigitalmanufacturingwithinformationtechnologytoachieveexcellenceintheautomationofelectromechanicalsystems.   Underthisbackground,the4th AnnualAEROELECTROMECHANICSCHINA2019willbeheldinthecityofNanjingonOctober22nd –23rd, register yourinterestorgetintouchwith marketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.

    Aug 29,2019
  • ARJ21 Regional Passenger Jetliner Showcases High-Altitude Performance

    TheARJ21,China'sfirsthomebuiltregionalpassengerjetliner,isundertakingthree-daydemonstrationflightsinSouthwestChina,toshowcaseitsperformanceinplateauareasandfurtherexploremarketopportunitiesintheregion.   BetweenTuesdayandThursday,ARJ21willflyseveralroutesbetweeneightairports,includingKunming,LijiangandDaliairportsinYunnanprovince.Duringtheperiod,CommercialAircraftCorpofChina,itsdeveloper,alsoheldaseminarwithitscustomerstodiscusstheoperationsandpotentialofChina'shighlandaviationregionalmarket.   Triggeredbygrowingdemand,moredomesticcarriersarelaunchingnewflightsconnectingless-denselypopulatedsmallercitiestoimproveconnectivity.Yunnan,withabundanttourismresources,has15civilairportsintheprovince.Itaimstoachieveanannualpassengerthroughputof150millionby2030,accordingtothelocalgovernment.   Lastyear,thepassengerthroughputofYunnanreached67.6million.ChangshuiInternationalAirportinKunming,theprovincialcapitalofYunnan,isexpectedtobecomeaninternationalhubairportwithmultipleconnectionstoSoutheastAsiancountries.Nowthepassengerthroughputoftheairportisranked35thglobally.   "TheARJ21isthefirstregionalaircraftdesignedinaccordancewiththeoperatingconditionsofcentralandwesternChina,andnorthernChina.Ithasgoodhigh-temperatureperformanceandanti-crosswindabilityinhighaltitude,anditisparticularlycompatiblewiththetakeoffandlandingconditionsofairportsinSouthwestChina,"COMACsaidinastatement.   Bytheendof2018,Chinahad36high-altitudeairports,whicharemainlylocatedinwesternChina.TheairportsofKunming,Lijiang,LanzhouofGansuprovince,andXiningofQinghaiprovince,accountformorethan95percentofthetotaltrafficvolumeofplateauairportsinChina,accordingtotheCivilAviationAdministrationofChina.   ChengduAirlines,thefirstcustomeroftheARJ21,haslaunchedmorethan20flightsandtransportedmorethan450,000passengerswiththeaircraftmodel.Now,theairlineowns12ARJ21.   GenghisKhanAirlines,thefirstregionalairlineoftheInnerMongoliaautonomousregionandthesecondcustomeroftheARJ21,madeitsfirstcommercialflightfromHohhottoUlaanhotwiththeaircraftonJuly26.Infiveyears,thecarrieraimstoownafleetwith25airplanes,itsaid.   "Chinaisgrowingaregionalaviationmodelwithitsownuniquefeatures,andthecentralandwesternpartsofChinahaverichopportunitiestodevelopregionalaviation.Theexpansionoftheregionalaviationmarketandthesocioeconomicdevelopmentoftheregionwillpromoteeachothermutually,"saidLiGuijin,aprofessorattheCivilAviationManagementInstituteofChina.   BesidestheARJ21,aircraftmanufacturersincludingEmbraerofBrazil,BombardierIncofCanada,andRussia'sSukhoi,aremajorplayersintheregionalaviationmarket.   Under thisbackground,the "2019CivilAircraftIndustryInternationalForum(CAIIF2019)"isscheduledtobeheldinXi'anonSeptember26th-27th,2019,whichwilltalkaboutAirworthinessCertificationaboutChinaandinGlobalaswell.CAIIF2019willbringtogether200delegatesfromGovernmentAgencies,RegionalCivilAviationBureau,DomesticandForeignAirlines,IndustryAssociationandAlliance,AirborneInterconnectSystemIntegrator,AircraftManufacturer,ThirdPartyServiceCompany,AeroEngineCompany,AssemblyCenter,TheBoeingCompany,Airbusalltogethertositdownanddiscussabouttheproblemswe’refacingnowinCertification,AircraftDesignandManufacture,AirborneSystems.   Register yourinterestor getintouchwith marketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.

    Aug 29,2019
  • UK Airports to Roll Out New 3D Baggage Scanners By 2022

    TheUKgovernmentannouncedAug.25thatnew-generation3DscannersshouldbeinstalledatallmajorairportsbyDecember2022,promisingfastersecuritychecks.   Thenewscannerswillbeabletoscanbaggagefrommultipleangles,givingsecuritystaffaclearerideaofthecontentsofcarry-onbags.   Potentially,itcouldmeananendtopassengershavingtoremoveliquidsandelectronicequipmentfromtheirbagsforcloserinspectionbysecuritypersonnel.Ultimately,itmayalsobringanendtotherestrictionofhavingnocontainerwithmorethan100mlofliquidincarry-onbags.   UKprimeministerBorisJohnsonannouncedtheplansonthesidelinesoftheG7summitofmajorindustrialnationstakingplaceinBiarritz,France.   TheUKDepartmentforTransportsaidthenewscannerswouldberolledoutoverthenextfewyears,withallmajorUKairports—thoughttobethosehandlingmorethan1millionpassengersannually—instructedtohavethetechnologyinplacebyDec.1,2022.   “WearehometothelargestaviationnetworkinEurope,withmillionsofpeoplepassingthroughourairportseveryyearforwork,holidaysandfamilyvisits,”Johnsonsaid.   “We’resettostreamlinethosetripswiththerolloutofthisground-breakingtechnology.BymakingjourneysthroughUKairportseasierthanever,thisnewequipmentwillhelpboostthevitalroleourairportsplayinsecuringtheUK’spositionasaglobalhubfortrade,tourismandinvestment.”   LondonHeathrowAirport iscurrentlytrialingthenew3Dequipment.HeathrowCEOJohnHolland-Kayesaidthetechnology“willtransformthepassengerexperience,makingairtravelsimple,streamlinedandmoresecurethroughtheUK’sonlyhubairport.”   underthisbackground theCivilAviationCustomerLoyaltyManagementForum2019 willbeheld,thiseventishostedby ChineseSocietyof AeronauticsandAstronautics CivilAircraftOperationSupportSub-committeeand ShanghaiSocietyofAeronautics,organizedby COMAC Shanghai AircraftCustomerServiceCo.,Ltd &Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltdwhichwillbeheldon October 30th -31st,2019inShanghai,China.Theconferencewillfocusontopicssuchas Customer Data Analyze, Improving Fly Experience&  Precision Marketing Strategy.   Register yourinterestorgetintouchwith  marketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.

    Aug 29,2019
  • FAA Says It Will Invite Global Boeing 737 MAX Pilots to Simulator Tests

    TheU.S.FederalAviationAdministrationsaidonThursdayitwouldinviteBoeing737MAXpilotsfromacrosstheworldtoparticipateinsimulatortestsaspartoftheprocesstorecertifytheaircraftforflightfollowingtwofatalcrashes.   Earlier,ReutersreportedthattheagencyhadaskedthethreeU.S.airlinesthatoperatetheMAXtoprovidethenamesofsomepilotswhohadonlyflownthe737foraroundayear,includingatleastoneMAXflight.   Inastatement,theFAAsaidithadnotspecifiedthenumberofrequiredhoursofflightexperience,butsaidthecandidateswouldbeacross-sectionoflinepilotsandmusthaveexperienceatthecontrolsoftheMAX.   BoeingCo'slatest737narrow-bodymodel,theMAX,wasgroundedworldwideinMarchaftertwocrasheswithinfivemonthsinIndonesiaandEthiopiathatkilled346people.   Boeinghasbeenreprogrammingsoftwareforastall-preventionsystematthecenterofbothcrashes,whichtheFAAmustapprovebeforetheplanefliesagaincommercially.   TheFAAsaidithadnotyetspecifiedafirmscheduleforthetests.   Boeinghassaiditisworkingtowardgettingthe737MAXflyingagaincommerciallyintheearlyfourthquarter.ReutersreportedonThursdaythatithadtoldsuppliersitplannedtoramp737productionbackupinFebruary,sendingitsshares4%higher.   Theworld'slargestplanemakerslowedits737productionrateinAprilbecausedeliveriesoftheMAX,whichmakesupthebulkofitssingle-aisleproduction,werefrozenunderthegrounding,hittingitssupplychainandairlinecustomers.   IntheUnitedStates,MAXoperatorsSouthwestAirlinesCo,AmericanAirlinesandUnitedAirlineshavehadtocancelhundredsofdailyflightsastheywrestlewithslimmerfleetsatatimeofstrongdomesticairtraveldemand.   TheMAXisBoeing'sfastest-sellingaircraft,withabout5,000pendingorders.   Aspartofitsowntestingprocess,Boeinghasinvitedseniorairlinepilotstoexperimentwiththesoftwarefixandusesimulatorstorunscenariossimilartotheonesthatledtothetwocrashes.   ButsourcestoldReutersthattheFAAalsowantedtoobservenewer737pilots.OnesourcesaidthesimulatortestsweresupposedtobeconductedduringthefirstweekofSeptemberbuthadbeenpushedbacktothemiddleofthemonth.   TheFAA,whichisworkingalongsideglobalregulators,hassaidrepeatedlyitdoesnothaveafixedtimelinetoapprovethegroundedjetstoflycommerciallyagain.   Underthisbackground,the5th AnnualCivilAviationTrainingForum2019 willbeheld onSeptember25th-26th,2019 in Sanya,China.    The subject is "Pioneering and Innovative, Leading New Revolution of Aviation training" aims tointroduce advance ideas and methods, share successful experiences, combine with that situation of the aviation division itself, to open up more efficient and more active training mechanism.Theconferencewillfocusontopicssuchas UPRT,NewTechnologyOperation,SOQA,JUSTCultureandnewaircrafttraining.   Register yourinterestorgetintouchwith marketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.

    Aug 29,2019
  • Advantages And Disadvantages of Using Composite Materials in Airplanes

    Compositematerials—especiallythosemadefromglassfibers,carbonfibers,andKevlar—arewidelyusedintheaircraftindustry.Theyarestrongerandlighterthanaluminum,themetalthat'smostcommonlyusedinaircraftbodies.   Compositematerialsaresonamedbecausetheyconsistoftwoormorematerials.Thecompositesusedinplanesconsistoffiberssuspendedinamatrixof epoxyresin.   Fiberglassisacompositematerialmadeofglassfibersandepoxyresin.Itwasfirstusedinaircraft,byBoeing,inthe1950s.TheBoeing787Dreamlinerwasthefirstcommercialairplanetobeconstructedfrom 50%compositematerials,mostlycarbonfibercomposites;AllNipponAirwaysputthefirst787intoserviceinOctober2011.Theremainderoftheplaneconsistsmostlyofaluminum,titanium,andsteel.   Compositematerialshaverevolutionizedaviation,buttheirusedoespresentsomeengineeringandmaintenancechallenges.Hereisaroundupoftheadvantagesanddisadvantagesofusingcompositesinaircraft.   Advantages Weightreductionisthesinglegreatestadvantageofcompositematerialusage.Alower-weightplaneismorefuel-efficientbecauseitrequireslessfueltopropelitselfforward.   Compositesarealsoincrediblystrongandasaresulthaveahigherstrength-to-weightratio,alsoknownasspecificstrength,thanthemetalsusedinmakingaircraft.Inaddition,theyresistcompressionanddon'teasilybreakundertension.   Compositematerialsaren'tpronetocorrosionduetoharshchemicals,andthey'reresistanttomanyhighlyreactivechemicals.Theycanalsohandlewidevariationsintemperatureandexposuretosevereweather.   Anotherbigadvantageofcompositesistheirdesignflexibility:Theycanbemadeintojustaboutshape.Andasingle,oddlyshapedpieceofcompositecanreplacemanypiecesmadeofothermaterials.Thathelpfulcharacteristiccutsdownonmaintenanceandsocanreducecostsoverthelifetimeofaplane.   Onceacompositepiecehasbeenformed,itmaintainsitsshapeandsize.That'simportantintheaircraftindustrybecauseitmeanstheessentialpartsofaplanemadeoutofcompositematerialswon'tgrow,shrink,orchangeformasenvironmentalconditionsvary.   Disadvantages Perhapsthebiggestdisadvantageofcompositematerialsforaircraftandcomponentmanufacturersistheirhigherinitialcostcomparedwithmetals.Thegreatercostislargelyduetothepriceofthefibersandthecomplicatedprocessrequiredtomakethefinishedmaterials.   Itcanbedifficulttotellwhentheinteriorstructureofacompositeaircraftpiecehasbeendamaged.Thatmakesinspectionsdifficultandmorecostly.   Oneissuethatcomesupduringinspectionsis delamination—whenlayersofcompositesseparate.Thebiggestcauseofdelaminationisanimpacttothecompositepiece.Watercaninfiltrateapiecethathasexperienceddelamination,andtheproblemwillgetworseasthewaterfreezesandthaws.   Standardaircraftcompositematerialsdonotconductelectricityandso,unlikealuminum,cannotpreventlightningfrombeingdirectedtoaplane'sfueltanks.Thatproblemwascorrectedforthe787by incorporatingwiremeshintothecomposite.   Finally,theresinusedincompositematerialsweakensat temperaturesaslowas150degreesFahrenheit,andatemperatureabove300degreesmightresultinaircraftfailure.Whencompositematerialsburn,theygiveofftoxicfumesandmicro-particlesintotheair,causinghealthrisks.Forallofthosereasons,firepreventioniscrucialonplanesbuiltwithcomposites.   WiththedevelopmentofaviationindustryinChinaandtheincreaseofthedemandofcivilaircraft,thedemandofChina'saviationmaterialsindustryisconstantlyreleased.Aviationmaterialsandprocesstechnologyarethetwocornerstonesoflayingthemanufacturingcapacityofaviationindustry,thebiggestbottleneckrestrictingthedevelopmentofChina'scivilaviationindustryatpresent,andalsooneofthemostextensiveandpotentialcoreareasofChina'saviationmanufacturingindustrychaintowardsamoreopenandmatureprocess.Thedevelopmentofmaterialsisofgreatsignificancetothedevelopmentofaviationequipment.Theaviationmaterialsindustryisundoubtedlyoneofthemostdynamicareasforgrowthandinvestmentopportunities.   Underthisbackground,7th AnnualChinaAeronauticalMaterialsandProcessSummit2019 whichisanunmissableconferencewillbeheldonNovember14th -15th inBeijing.   Register yourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.

    Aug 29,2019
  • Engine Alliance GP7200 Inspection Launched After Fracture Find

    OperatorsofEngineAllianceGP7200-poweredAirbusA380saresetforanewroundofinspectionsafterafracturewasfoundinafanhuboftheenginethatsufferedamid-airfailureonanAirFranceaircraftoverGreenlandinSeptember2017.   Thefanhubcomponent,alsoknownasthefirst-stagelow-pressurecompressorrotorassembly,wasdiscoveredinJulybyFrance’sBEAairaccidentinvestigationagencyafteranalmosttwo-yearsearch.TheassemblysectionwasburieddeepinsnowafterdisintegratingoverGreenlandduringaflightfromParistoLosAngeles.Theaircraft,whichhad521passengersandcrew,divertedtoGooseBay,Canada.   TheBEAsaidAug.21thatthefanhubhadbeenexaminedbytheEngineAlliance,undertheBEA’ssupervision,andthatanengineinspectioncampaignwouldbelaunchedsoon.“Metallurgicalexaminationoftherecoveredtitaniumfanhubfragmentidentifiedasubsurfacefatiguecrackorigin,”saysthesafetyagency.“Thefracturewasinitiatedinamicrotextured areaapproximatelyinthemiddleoftheslotbottom,”itadds.“Examinationofthefractureisongoing.”   TheBEAstatementcomesaftertheFAAissuedtwonewairworthinessdirectives(AD)ontheGP7200that calledforchecksoftherotorassembly,includingaone-timeeddy-currentinspectionofthefanhubbladeslotbottomandbladeslotfrontedge.Operatorsareaskedtocheckforcracksandperformavisualinspectionoftheenginefanhubassemblyfordamage.    ForallGP7270andGP7277enginestheADalsorequiresanindependentinspectionoftheenginefanhubassemblypriortoreassemblyoftheenginefanhubbladelockassembly,whileforcertainserial-numberedGP7270andGP7277modelsreplacementoftheenginefanhubbladelockassemblyisalsorequired,theagencyadded.    Inaddition,theFAAhasalsomandatedinspectionoftheengine’sstage6sealringforcorrectinstallationandinspectionofthehigh-pressurecompressor(HPC)stages2-5spoolforcracks.Dependingontheresultsoftheinspections,italsocallsforreplacementoftheHPCstages2-5spoolwithaneligiblepart. TheagencysaystheADrequiresthesameinspectionsbutreducestheinspectionintervalandaddsarepetitiveinspectionandamandatoryterminatingaction.“ThisADwaspromptedbyashopfindingofaxialcracksintheinterstage5-6sealteethoftheHPCstages2-5spoolspacerarmduetoanincorrectlyinstalledstage6sealring.”    BothADscomeintoforceAug.30andareissuedtoaddressunsafeconditionsontheseproducts,theFAAsaid.Emirates,Etihad,Korean,AirFranceandQataroperateAirbusA380spoweredbyEngineAllianceengines.AnAirFrancespokesmansaid: "AirFrancestrictlyfollowstheinspectionplanrequestedbytheenginemanufacturerEngineAlliance,whoseenginespoweritsA380s.”    HenotedthatEngineAlliancehadissuedaservicebulletinrequestingtheinspectionofthepartconcernedonGP7200enginesshortlyaftertheincident.“TheseinspectionswerecarriedoutonallA380sinserviceatAirFrance,including10aircraftand40engines."   TheEngineAlliancesaysit“isalreadyperforminginspectionsandmaintenanceinaccordancewiththeAug.15FAAairworthinessdirective.Wearesupportingourcustomersandcoordinatingwiththemtoensuretheprocessiscompletedinatimelymanner.”   Aero-engine,thewell-known‘crownjewelry’,isalsothecuttingedgeoftheequipmentmanufacturingindustry.Itisestimatedthatinthenext10years,China'smilitaryandcivilianaviationenginemarketwillexceedtheannualaveragemarketsizeofmorethan110billionyuan,ofwhichmorethan80billionarecivilianmarkets.Inthenext20years,China'sairlineswillhaveabout4,700newmachinesdelivered,withamarketvalueofmorethan$500billion.Thesubstantialincreaseindemandforthewholemachinewilldefinitelydrivethemarketforenginedemand.Assumethattheenginepriceis25%ofthewholemachineprice,andthedomesticenginemarketshareis40%.Thedomesticaircraftenginedemanddrivenbythegrowthofdomesticpassengeraircraftinthenext20yearsis50billionUSdollars.   Underthisbackground, 8th ChinaAerospacePropulsionTechnology onSeptember26th –27th,2019,itisan unmissableconferenceinXi’an.Attractedmorethan120professionalaudiencetoattend.Meanwhile,Mr.TUFangze,TechnicalMarketingManagerfromNationalInstruments(NI)hasconfirmedtoparticipateinthisyear’sforum,histopicis“APlatformBasedSolutionforAreo-EngineTestunderNewTechnologyTrend”.    Register yourinterestorgetintouchwith marketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.

    Aug 29,2019
  • Rolls Royce About to Fix Trent 1000 Engine Problem

    RollsRoycereportedanetlossof£909million(988.74million)forthefirsthalfof2019.ThemanufacturersaiditwasabouttofixtheproblemsaffectingitsTrent1000engines.   Thecompany’s financialresults wereaffectedbytheinterruptionoftheA380production.   RollsRoycewasproducingtheTrent900forthesuperjumbo.Itassessedthetotalimpactat£245millionofexceptionalcosts.Thelargerestructuringplan,announcedinJune2018,alsoadded£69millioninchargesthishalf-year.   Whileweigheddownbythesecharges,RollsRoycestillincreaseditsturnoverup5.3%,to£7.9billion.   RollsRoyceannouncedonJune14,2018,itwouldcut4,600jobsby2020,mainlyintheUnitedKingdom,inordertosimplifyitsoperationsandsaveupto£400millionayear.   AwayoutforTrent1000? Inearly2016,thelaunchcustomeroftheBoeing787,AllNipponAirways(ANA),detectedunusualcorrosioninbladesofintermediate-pressureturbine(IPT),resultinginearlywearandcrackingonTrent1000PackageCengines.    Twoyearslater,inJune2018,itwasdiscoveredthatthePackageBwasaffectedtoo.ThisforcedRollsRoycetostartalongcampaignofinspectionsandreplacementofdefectiveparts.    “WehavemadegoodprogressonresolvingtheTrent1000compressorissue,thoughregretfully,customerdisruptionremains,”saidWarrenEast,generalmanager.Thecostofthesedefectiveengines,includingcompensations,willbearound£1.6billion.    InJanuary2019,earlywearofthehigh-pressureturbine(HPT)bladeof Trent1000TEN wasalsodetected,promptingformoreinspections.RollsRoyceexpectscoststobe“withintheboundsofnormalriskwemanageonourprogrammesinanygivenyear”.   Interviewedby BBCRadio,EastsaidthegroupwasgettingreadyfortheBrexit,duetohappenattheendofOctober.RollsRoycehasalreadyspent£100million,includingincreasinginventory,tomeetthedeadline.“Wewouldobviouslypreferadealbecausethatisthebestwayofprovidingcertaintyforbusinessbutwe’vealwaysbeenpreparedforano-dealofsomekind,”saidEast.   Aero-engine,thewell-known‘crownjewelry’,isalsothecuttingedgeoftheequipmentmanufacturingindustry.Itisestimatedthatinthenext10years,China'smilitaryandcivilianaviationenginemarketwillexceedtheannualaveragemarketsizeofmorethan110billionyuan,ofwhichmorethan80billionarecivilianmarkets.Inthenext20years,China'sairlineswillhaveabout4,700newmachinesdelivered,withamarketvalueofmorethan$500billion.Thesubstantialincreaseindemandforthewholemachinewilldefinitelydrivethemarketforenginedemand.Assumethattheenginepriceis25%ofthewholemachineprice,andthedomesticenginemarketshareis40%.Thedomesticaircraftenginedemanddrivenbythegrowthofdomesticpassengeraircraftinthenext20yearsis50billionUSdollars.   Understhisbackground,8th ChinaAerospacePropulsionTechnology onSeptember26th –27th,2019,itisan unmissableconferenceinXi’an.Attractedmorethan120professionalaudiencetoattend.   Register yourinterestorgetintouchwith marketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.

    Aug 16,2019
  • Oerlikon And MT Aerospace Team Up on Additive Efficiency

    Thenewpartnershipaimstoprovideaone-stop-shopsolutionforadditivelymanufacturedaerospacecomponents.   OerlikonAMand MTAerospace haveannouncedapartnershipinwhichbothcompanieswillworktogethertobringefficiencyandcostsavingstotheaerospaceanddefensemarkets.   Thecompanieswillcombinetheircorecompetenciestoprovideanend-to-endsolutiontocustomers,withMTAerospacefocusingonsystemandproductdesignwithinlightweightmetalstructuresandOerlikonfocusingonadditivemanufacturing(AM)designandproduction.   “Withtheirbundledexpertise,thetwopartnercompaniescovertheentirevaluechainfromcomponentdesignandmanufacturingtotestingandqualification,”explainsHansSteininger,CEO,MTAerospaceAG.“Inthisway,wecanoffercustomersa‘one-stop-shop’solutionfromproductspecificationtothefinished,qualifiedpart.”   ArepresentativeforOerlikonsaysthattogether,thecompanieswill“beabletoapplythebestpossibledesignsolutionleveragingawiderspectrumofcapabilities,therebyoptimizingresultsintermsofneededperformanceorcost.” AccordingtoOerlikon,workingtogetherwillenablethecompaniestooptimallydesignspecificpartsorcomponents.   “Throughthispartnership,welookforwardtocontinuingtoleadinnovationanddigitizationtrendsintheaerospaceindustrybyacceleratingandscalinguptheprocessfromconcepttooperationaldelivery,”saysMichaelSüss,chairmanoftheboardofdirectors,Oerlikon.“Toadvancetheapplicationofadditivemanufacturing,collaborationwithkeyplayerslikeMTAerospaceisessential.Wearelookingforwardtobringingmoreadditivelymanufacturedpartstoaerospace.”   ThispartnershipisnotOerlikon’sfirstforayintoaerospaceindustrycollaborations.Lastyear, OerlikonannouncedpartnershipswithLufthansaTechnik(LHT)andBoeing tocollaborateonresearchintowaysaerospaceAMcanbemoreeasilystandardizedandqualified.   AccordingtoarepresentativeforOerlikon,thecompanycompleteditsinitialprojectwithLHTtounderstandbuild-to-buildvariabilityacrossmultiplemachinesusingthe718powderOerlikonproducestodayintheU.S.ItcontinuestoworkinclosecooperationwithLHTtodevelopspecificationsthatwillallowpowderbedAMtobecertifiedforuseinMRObytheEASA,andseveraltestandqualificationprojectsareunderway.   Meanwhile,theBoeingcollaborationisgoingaccordingtoplanandOerlikon’srepresentativesaysthecompanyhas“generatedasignificantamountofstaticandfatiguetestdatafrombuildsacrossmultiplemachinesinmultiplefacilities.”Thetestdataisbeingusedasanacceleratortostartseveraltitaniumdevelopment,testandqualificationactivitieswithOerlikon’sotheraerospacecustomers.   WiththedevelopmentofaviationindustryinChinaandtheincreaseofthedemandofcivilaircraft,thedemandofChina'saviationmaterialsindustryisconstantlyreleased.Aviationmaterialsandprocesstechnologyarethetwocornerstonesoflayingthemanufacturingcapacityofaviationindustry,thebiggestbottleneckrestrictingthedevelopmentofChina'scivilaviationindustryatpresent,andalsooneofthemostextensiveandpotentialcoreareasofChina'saviationmanufacturingindustrychaintowardsamoreopenandmatureprocess.Thedevelopmentofmaterialsisofgreatsignificancetothedevelopmentofaviationequipment.Theaviationmaterialsindustryisundoubtedlyoneofthemostdynamicareasforgrowthandinvestmentopportunities.   Underthisbackground,7th AnnualChinaAeronauticalMaterialsandProcessSummit2019 whichisanunmissableconferencewillbeheldonNovember14th -15th inBeijing.   Register yourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.

    Aug 16,2019
  • Collins Aerospace Identifies Future Market Opportunities

    CollinsAerospacereckonsithasmanyopportunitiestocontinueexpandingitsbusinessbothinthenearfutureandlongerterm. Nowacompanywith70,000employeesandannualrevenuesof$26billion,CollinsAerospacewas created inNovemberwhen UTCAerospaceSystemsmergedwithRockwellCollins.  CEOKellyOrtbergtold AIN that,whileoverthenextfouryearsthecompanywillpursuea$500million-plus“runrate”ofcostsynergies,“themoreexcitingpart”ofCollinsAerospace’scontinuingevolutionwillbetoidentifyandachievetherevenuesynergiesarisingfromthemergerofthetwobigaerospace-industrysuppliers. “Wearealreadyprosecutingthose”revenuesynergies,saidOrtberg,identifyingthreeareasofopportunityCollinsAerospacewillhavetoincreaseitsrevenuebaseintheneartermandatleastfourareaswhichthecompanyexpectstooffermajornew-businessopportunitiesfurtherintothefuture.Eachofitssixmajorbusinesses—avionics,missionsystems,aerostructures,mechanicalsystems,powerandcontrols,andaircraftinteriors—isnow“of$3-to$5billionsize[inannualrevenues]andallareofsignificantscaleinthemarket.Eachis[number]oneortwoinitsmarketspace.” DIGITALCONNECTEDAIRCRAFT Longer-term,inmarketsthatdon’tnecessarilyyetexist,majorbusinessopportunitieswilllieforCollinsAerospaceincreating“thedigitalconnectedaircraft,”accordingtoOrtberg.Suchanaircraftcouldintegrate avionicsproducedbytheformerRockwellCollinsbusinesswithairdatasystemsmanufacturedbytheformerUTASRosemontbusiness,improvingdataanalytics,prognostics,andsystemsmanagement. CollinsAerospaceexpectsalsotofindmajorlong-termbusinessopportunitiesasaircraftdesigncontinuestoevolvetowardmore-electricaircraft,which,liketheBoeing787,willrelyalmostcompletelyonelectricpowertooperatetheirsystems.CollinsAerospaceisalreadytheclearleaderinthisdevelopingmarketbecauseitprovidestheelectricalpower-generationanddistributionsystemsforthe787,alongwithotherelectricalsystemssuchasthe787’senvironmentalcontrolsystem,andtheF-35LightningII,Ortbergsaid. Now,thecompanywilluseitsnewlyestablishedaircraftelectrical-systemsR&Dcenter,TheGrid,as“adevelopmentcenterforhigh-powerdistribution,higherelectrification,andmanaginghighervoltagesonthoseaircraft,”hesaid.“It’sabigopportunityforus.It’sawaysoutbutwe’redrivingdevelopment”ofthetechnologyandmarket. Project804isUnitedTechnologiesAdvancedProjects'cooperativeendeavorwithsistercompanyPratt&Whitneytocreateahybrid-powerdemonstratoraircraftusingaDeHavillandDash8airframe.Thehybridsystemwillprovideelectricpowertoboosttheturbopropengines’outputwhenhighpowerlevelsarerequired. “Anenginewithelectricalboostcapability…canbemademuchsmallerandmoreefficient,becauseyouusetheelectricalpowerfortakeoffandclimb,whenyouneedadditionalthrust,”saidOrtberg.CollinsAerospaceshowed amodeloftheProject804aircraft attheParisAirshowinJuneandwilleventuallyflythefull-scaledemonstrator. Thecompanyalsobelieves“autonomous,intelligent”aviationcontrolsandsensorswillprovidelong-termbusinessopportunitiesintwomajorareas.Onewillbeinincreasingtheautomationofclassicalaviationfunctionsandtasks,forinstanceusingnewtechnologiestoallowcommercialaircrafttoflysafelywithfewerpilots,saidOrtberg. OpportunitiesmightwellalsoariseforCollinsAerospaceinthefast-growingdronemarket.“It’snotanewmarket,buttheunmannedplatformstillpresentsnewopportunitiesforus”—moreprobablyincivilratherthanmilitaryaviation.“Bigfutureopportunities”willexistindevelopingtheautonomouscontrolsandtraffic-integrationcapabilitiesthatwillallowunmannedaircrafttoflyroutinelyincivilairspace,hesaid. GROWTHOPPORTUNITIES Withcivilaviationrepresentingabout70percentofitsbusinesstodayandmilitaryaerospaceabout30percent,Ortbergsaidbothworldsoffersubstantialcontinuinggrowthopportunitiesforhiscompany.CollinsAerospaceproductsaresoubiquitousonallofthelatestcommercialaircraftandtheirengines—particularlythehigh-sellingsingle-aislejetairlinerfamilies—thatthecontinuingstrengthofcommercialaviationcreatesnaturalOEMandaftermarketbusinessgrowthforthesupplier. Meanwhile,businessaviationisrecoveringonlyslowlyfromitslastdownturn,butCollinsAerospacegenerallyhasamuchhighercontentshareonnewerbusinessaircraftmodelsthanitdid20yearsago,hesaid.Ortbergseeshiscompanytodayasbeing“inasgoodapositionaswe’veeverbeenin”duringhis30yearsintheaerospaceindustry. AsaresultofthetwomostrecentU.S.defensebudgets,CollinsAerospace’s“military[business]hasbeenverystrong,”saidOrtberg.“We’reexpectingittocomedowntomoremodestgrowth,butwe’regenerallyunder-servedinthatmarket”andthecompanyisprioritizingdeepermarketpenetration.Oneareaofparticularbusiness-growthpromiseis“defensecommunications,particularly…providingamoresecureGPSsignalinadeniedorjammedenvironment,”hesaid.“Assuredprecisionnavigationandtimingisanimportantareaweplayin—wehaveaseriesofprogramsinthatarea.” Inmilitaryaerospace,“thereareallsortsofnewopportunities,”saidOrtberg,identifyingfour:producing“finer-qualitysensors;distributinginformationintheGPS-deniedenvironment;distributingtimingonthebattlefield;andhelpingcommunicationssystemsworkintheGPS-deniedenvironment. Duringthe“13th Five-YearPlan”period,domesticcivilaircraftshavedevelopedrapidlyinsuchfourmajorsectorsastrunkliner,regionalaircraft,generalaviationandhelicopter.Relevant data showsthatChinaneedsmorethan7,000civilaircraftsin2017-2036,withatotalvalueofmorethanUSD1trillion.TheannualaveragemarketspaceofChina'selectromechanicalsystemsexceedsUSD8billion.Atpresent,theelectromechanicalsystemforaviationindustryprovides11systems,includingpowersystem,fuelsystem,hydraulicsystem,auxiliarypowersystemandairmanagementsystem,forcivilaircraftssuchasC919,MA60,MA700,AG600,ARJ21,Y12,AC313,LE500,andHO300.TheCivilElectromechanicsSystemInternationalForum2019iscommittedtooptimizingtheelectromechanicalproductsofcivilaircraftsanddigitalmanufacturingwithinformationtechnologytoachieveexcellenceintheautomationofelectromechanicalsystems.   Underthisbackground,the4th AnnualAEROELECTROMECHANICSCHINA2019willbeheldinthecityofNanjingonOctober22nd –23rd, register yourinterestorgetintouchwith marketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.

    Aug 16,2019
  • Air France Introduces New Baggage Tracking Technology

    Asfrom2020,AirFrancewillensurebaggagetrackingatParis-CharlesdeGaulleairportusingtagsequippedwithRFIDchipsincooperationwithParisAéroport. AirFranceisoneoftheveryfirstairlinesintheworldtohavedecided,incollaborationwithParisAéroport,toimplementtheuseofRFIDtechnology.ForAirFrancein2020,thisrepresentsabout8millionpiecesofbaggageperyearwhichwillbetaggedinthisway. ThistechnologywillgraduallybedeployedatAirFrance’sotherairports,aswellasatallParis-CharlesdeGaulleterminals,particularlyTerminal1. ForAirFranceandParisAéroport,thechallengesaretwofold: –Respondtocustomers’needforinformationabouttheirbaggage; –Improvebaggageidentificationandtracking(withgainsinoperationalperformance)andreduceassociatedoperatingcosts. Overthenextfewyears,theestimatedgrowthinairtrafficshouldleadtoadoublingofthenumberofbagstransportedannually,whichcurrentlystandsat4.6billion1. Withintheframeworkofitsresolution753,IATA(InternationalAirTransportAssociation)stipulatesinparticularthatbaggagemustbetracedthroughoutitsjourney(atcheck-in,boarding,transferandarrival).Italsorecommendstheglobaldeploymentofbaggagetrackingusingradiofrequencyidentification(RFID)chips. AirlineshavethereforecommittedtochangingtheirbaggagetagstoRFIDtagsoverthenextfewyears. Alain-HervéBernard,ChiefOperatingOfficeratAirFrance,said:“AirFranceandParisAéroporthaveacommonchallengeintermsofcustomersatisfactionandthesmoothrunningofouroperations.Withmorethan50millioncustomerscarriedonboardourflightseachyear,RFIDtechnologyprovidesuswithaninnovativesolutiontoimprovethetrackingandidentificationofbaggage,guaranteeitstransitunderoptimalsafetyandsecurityconditions,reduceourcostsandimproveouroperationalperformancebyreducingthetimeittakestofindmissingitems.” MarcHoualla,ManagingDirectorofParis-CharlesdeGaulleAirport,commented:“TheuseofRFIDtechnologyimprovestheprocessingofcheckedbaggagebyreducinghandlingandtransfertimes,optimizingcapacityandsignificantlyfacilitatingbaggagetracking.Thistechnologyisamustinouraimtobeoneofthebestairportsintheworldforbaggagehandling.” underthisbackgroundtheCivilAviationCustomerLoyaltyManagementForum2019willbeheld,thiseventishostedby ChineseSocietyof AeronauticsandAstronautics CivilAircraftOperationSupportSub-committeeand ShanghaiSocietyofAeronautics,organizedby COMAC Shanghai AircraftCustomerServiceCo.,Ltd &Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,LtdwhichwillbeheldonOctober 30th-31st,2019inShanghai,China.TheconferencewillfocusontopicssuchasCustomer Data Analyze, Improving Fly Experience&  Precision Marketing Strategy. Registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Aug 16,2019
  • Carriers Set to Boost Local Hires Amid Pilot Shortage

    Chinesecarriersareexploringwaystorecruitandtrainmoretalentlocallytocopewiththeacuteshortageofpilotsandtrainingfacilities,amidsurgingdemandforairtravelinthecountry.   Currently,onlyafewmajordomesticairlineshavewell-establishedpilottrainingsystems.Manysmallandbudgetcarriersareyettobuildtheirownpilottrainingmechanismsandlacktrainingfacilitieslikeflightsimulators.   Foreigncompanies,however,arelookingtomakeinroadsintoChina'scivilaviationmarketbysettingupmorepilottrainingfacilities.AviaSolutionsGroup,aLithuania-basedaviationservicescompany,planstoestablishapilottrainingcenterinZhengzhou,Henanprovince.Thecenterissettoopenin2020,andwillprovidetrainingservicesforChineseairlines,itsaid.   InlateJuly,thecompanysignedajointventureagreementwithHenanCivilAviationDevelopmentandInvestmentCo,markingtheestablishmentofanewentitynamedBAATrainingChina.ThecenterwillbelocatedintheeconomiczoneoftheZhengzhouairportandisinclosevicinityoftheZhengzhouXinzhengInternationalAirport.   "Onaverage,itcostsaboutUS$250toUS$350perhourtotrainapilotwithasimulator,dependingonwhetherthetrainingiscarriedoutduringdaytimeornighttime,"saidGediminasZiemelis,chairmanoftheboardofAviaSolutionsGroup.   "Currently,about1,500pilotswhoworkforChinesecarriersarebeingtrainedabroadeveryyear,andwearelookingtofulfillthedemandforpilottraininginthecountry,"hesaid.   WithplannedinvestmentofmorethanUS$60million,thecenterwillbeequippedwithsixflightsimulators,includingsimulatorsfortheA320neo,B737NGandtheB737MAX.Theywillprovidepilot,cabincrewandgroundhandlingtraining,thecompanysaid.   Thefirstflightsimulatorwillbereadyforuseinthesecondhalfof2020.Ultimately,thetrainingcenterissettooffer40,000hoursoftrainingayearfor4,000currentandnewpilots.   "Therearemorethan20pilottrainingschoolsinChinanow,andthenumberofairports,airspaceandrouteresourcesarequitetight.Thetrainingofpilotsinvolvesfinishingmultipletaskslistedinthesyllabus,whichcallsforfrequentuseofrelatedaviationresources,"saidGuanLixin,principaloftheCivilAviationFlightUniversityofChina.   Facingtheshortageofpilots,manydomesticcarriershaveloosenedtheirrequirementsonvisionandheightwhenrecruitingnewtalent.Thosewhohavetakenoperationstocorrectvisionsarealsoallowedtosignupforthehiring.AirChinasaidtheheightofpotentialpilotsshouldbebetween168cmand188cm,andtherangehasbeenexpandedthanbefore.   VirginAustralia,aleadingglobalcarrier,isintalkswithaChineseconglomerate,whichisoneofitsshareholders,toopenapilottrainingschoolinTamworth,NewSouthWales,totrainAustralianandChinesepilots,theDailyTelegraphreported.   Overthenext20years,USaircraftmanufacturerBoeingCopredictedthatworldwide,804,000newcivilaviationpilotswillbeneeded.Thestrongdemandwillcomefromamixoffleetgrowth,retirements,andattrition,Boeingsaidinitslatestpilotandtechnicianoutlookreport.   Inthenexttwodecades,theAsia-Pacificregionwillleadtheglobalgrowthindemandforpilots,witharequirementfor266,000newpilots,includingpilotsforcommercialflights,businessaviationandhelicopters,thereportsaid.   Usually,itcostsabout800,000yuan(US$114,300)totrainanaspiringpilotforfouryearsatapilottrainingacademy,andpilotsneedtotaketrainingforspecificaircraftmodelsforaboutayearaftertheygraduate.   Besides,theCivilAviationAdministrationofChinarequiresthatafteronebecomesaco-pilot,oneneedstotakeadditionaltrainingtwiceayear,whichcancostabout120,000yuanayear.Afterfiveyears,pilotsmaybecomeacaptain,saidindustryreports.   Underthisbackground,the5th AnnualCivilAviationTrainingForum2019 willbeheldonSeptember25th-26th,2019 in Sanya,China. Theforumsubjectis"Pioneering and Innovative, Leading New Revolution of Aviation training"aimstointroduce advance ideas and methods, share successful experiences, combine with that situation of the aviation division itself, to open up more efficient and more active training mechanism.Theconferencewillfocusontopicssuchas UPRT,NewTechnologyOperation,SOQA,JUSTCultureandnewaircrafttraining.   Register yourinterestorgetintouchwith marketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.

    Aug 15,2019
  • C919 Jet Aims to Get Airworthiness Certification in 2021

    CommercialAircraftCorpofChina(COMAC)aimstoreceiveanairworthinesscertificatefortheC919,China'sfirsthome-builtnarrow-bodypassengerjet,in2021,saidWuGuanghui,chiefdesignerfortheC919program.  DuringameetinginSuzhouCityofJiangsuProvince,theacademicianattheChineseAcademyofEngineeringoutlinedthreestagesinChina’sdevelopmentofcommercialaircraft,startingwiththeregionaljetlinerARJ21thathas78to90seatsandaflightrangeof2,225to3,700kilometers.  TheARJ21regionaljetlinerenteredmassproductionandcommercialflightoperationsin2008.ThirteenARJ21aircrafthavebeendelivered,usedon26routestotransport400,000passengerstodate.  Forthesecondstage,thenarrow-bodyC919aircraftwillbeabletocarry156to168passengersandhaveaflightrangeof4,075to5,555kilometres.  OnAug1,thefourthC919prototypecompleteditsmaidentestflight.FourC919jetsarenowundergoingmoreintensetestflightsatvariousairportsinChina.Todate,COMAChasreceived815ordersfortheC919from28customersworldwide.  TheChina-Russiawide-bodyaircraftdevelopmentproject,theCR929,hascompletedjointconceptdesignandislookingforsuppliersasitmovesintothepreliminarydesignstage,accordingtoWu. Under thisbackground,the "2019CivilAircraftIndustryInternationalForum(CAIIF2019)"isscheduledtobeheldinXi'anonSeptember26th-27th,2019,whichwilltalkaboutAirworthinessCertificationaboutChinaandinGlobalaswell.CAIIF2019willbringtogether200delegatesfromGovernmentAgencies,RegionalCivilAviationBureau,DomesticandForeignAirlines,IndustryAssociationandAlliance,AirborneInterconnectSystemIntegrator,AircraftManufacturer,ThirdPartyServiceCompany,AeroEngineCompany,AssemblyCenter,TheBoeingCompany,Airbusalltogethertositdownanddiscussabouttheproblemswe’refacingnowinCertification,AircraftDesignandManufacture,AirborneSystems.   Register yourinterestor getintouchwith marketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.

    Aug 15,2019
  • Delta's Focus on Passenger Experience and Loyalty Has its Profits and its Stock Soaring

    Duringitssecond-quarterearningscall,Deltaannouncedrecord-breakingnumbersonprofits,passengers,andperformance.   Notably,premium-cabinsales,combinedwithloyaltyanddirect-booking,contributedtothesuccess.Sodidluck—unlikecompetitorsAmericanAirlinesandUnitedAirlines,Deltadoesn'thaveany737Maxaircraftinitsfleet.   Thereportrepresentsareturn-on-investmentforDelta'semphasisonbranding,performance,andpassengerexperience.   AsDeltahelditssecond-quarterinvestorscallonThursdayitseemedthatCEOEdBastianwasonthevergeoftakingavictorylap.   WhileotherUSairlinesstrugglewithmaintenanceproblems,labor-relationsdisasters,andschedulingdifficultiesthankstotheongoinggroundingoftheBoeing737Max,Deltamanagedtosteerclearoftheseissues.   However,itwasn'tjustamatterofavoidingthepitfallsthathaveplagueditscompetitionoverrecentmonths—althoughthatcertainlydidn'thurt.Deltaisalsoseeingitspastinvestmentsarestartingtopayoff.   TheairlineraiseditsoutlookfortheyearandbeatWallStreetexpectationsbypostingarecord$1.5billioninprofit,buttheairlinealsosawitspremium-classticketsalesandoverallcustomerloyaltystrengthen,contributingtothesuccess.   Overthepastyear,Deltahasfoundthatmorecustomersarewillingtobookdirectlywiththeairlineandpayformoreexpensiveseats,upendingtheideathatcustomersareprimarilylookingforthecheapestpossiblefares.   Deltahasrolledoutnewfeaturesandcommitmentsoverthepastseveralyearsrelatingtopassengerexperienceinanefforttodriveloyalty,anditappearstobepayingdividends.   AccordingtoBastian,travelersarebuying65-70%ofpremium-cabinseats,includingoninternationalanddomesticroutes.In2011,only13%ofdomesticfirst-classseatsweresold.   However,althoughtherevenuefocuswasonpremiumseats,Deltaisalsofindingitsbrand,andpastinvestments,engenderingloyaltyinthemaincabin.   Whilehighersalesofpremiumseatsmeansfewerfreeupgradesforfrequentflyers,Delta'sfrequent-flyerprogramisalsoaddingtoitsbottomline.   TheairlinesignedanewcontractwithAmericanExpressearlierthisyeartoissueco-brandedrewardscreditcards—thecontractwasworthanestimated$7billionannuallyby2023.Loyaltyrevenuesgrewjustunder20%to$1.2billionthisquarter.   Asidefrompurerevenue,highercustomerloyaltydiscussedonthecallisalmostcertainlyaproductofbrandingandproduct.Delta'sreputationasthe mostreliable mainlineUScarrier,combinedwithnew,premiumfeatures intheeconomycabin,begetloyaltyand,insomecases,motivatecustomerstopayhigherfares.Evenanoft-promotedcommitmenttohavingin-flightentertainmentscreensonmostaircraft—comparedwithotherairlineswhichcutthescreens—helps.   That'salsodrivenmorepeopletobookdirectlywiththeairline,ratherthanlookingthroughthird-partysitesandcomparingpriceswithothercarriers.AccordingtoBastian,10-15%ofcustomerscurrentlybookthroughonlinetravelagencies—downfromone-thirdofcustomers10yearsago.   RhondaCrawford,Delta'sVPofGlobalDistributionandDigitalStrategy,notedonacallwithBusinessInsiderthattheairlinemakesanefforttohighlightitsnewandimprovedproductsduringtheflight-searchprocess—givingpassengersadditionalreasontopurchasedirectly.   "That'swhywegiveyouaflag,whensearching,toknow;areyougoingtobeonanewairplane?Areyougoingtobeinanewupgradedcabin?"shesaid.   ThatflagwillbecomeevenmorecommonasDeltatakesdeliveriesofnewAirbusA330neoandA220aircraft.Duringtheinvestorcall,BastiansaidtheairlinehasmovedupitsplantoretireitsagingMD-90fleetbytwoyears.Thelastflightsonthoseaircraftwillbein2022.   "Whenyousteponanewairplane,it'savery,verydifferentfeeling,"Crawfordsaid,anticipatingthefuturereturnontheinvestmentinnewaircraft."Everybodygetsexcitedbythat.Thesameaswhenwerideinanewcar."   Theresultshavebeengoodnewsforeveryonefrompassengerstostockholders—asofFridayafternoon,Delta'sstockwasontracktocloseatafive-yearhigh.   underthisbackground theCivilAviationCustomerLoyaltyManagementForum2019 willbeheld,thiseventishostedby ChineseSocietyof AeronauticsandAstronautics CivilAircraftOperationSupportSub-committeeand ShanghaiSocietyofAeronautics,organizedby COMAC Shanghai AircraftCustomerServiceCo.,Ltd &Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltdwhichwillbeheldon October 30th -31st  ,2019inShanghai,China.Theconferencewillfocusontopicssuchas Customer Data Analyze, Improving Fly Experience&  Precision Marketing Strategy.   Register yourinterestorgetintouchwith  marketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.

    Aug 2,2019
  • Aircraft Hydraulic System Market 2018-2025 Shares, Trend and Growth Report

    AircraftHydraulicSystemMarketresearchreportdeliversaclosewatchonleadingcompetitorswithstrategicanalysis,microandmacromarkettrendandscenarios,pricinganalysisandaholisticoverviewofthemarketsituationsintheforecastperiod.ItisaprofessionalandadetailedreportfocusingonAircraftHydraulicSystemMarket’sprimaryandsecondarydrivers,marketshare,leadingsegmentsandgeographicalanalysis.   Further,keyplayers,majorcollaborations,mergerandacquisitionsalongwithtrendinginnovationandbusinesspoliciesarereviewedintheAircraftHydraulicSystemMarketreport.Thereportcontainsbasic,secondaryandadvancedinformationpertainingtotheAircraftHydraulicSystemMarketglobalstatusandtrend,marketsize,share,growth,trendsanalysis,segmentandforecastsfrom2019–2025.   ThereportprovidesananalysisoftheAircraftHydraulicSystemmarket’scompetitivelandscapeandoffersinformationonseveralcompaniesincluding CompanyA CompanyB CompanyC andOthers   TheAircraftHydraulicSystemmarketreportpresentsanoriginalandindependentinquiryintheAircraftHydraulicSystemmarket.Furthermore,themarketevaluationintermsofvalueandvolume(US$mnandthousandunits)consistsofdatafromacrossallfiveregionsoftheglobeincluding:NorthAmerica,AsiaPacific,SouthAmerica,MiddleEast&Africa,andEurope.   ProductSegmentAnalysisoftheAircraftHydraulicSystemMarketis: ProductTypeSegmentation:ProductI,ProductII,ProductIIIandOthers ApplicationTypeSegmentation: ApplicationI,ApplicationII,ApplicationIIIandOthers ChannelSegmentation:(DirectSales,Distributor)   SomekeypointsofAircraftHydraulicSystemMarketresearchreport: AircraftHydraulicSystemMarketStrategicDevelopments:Thestudycomprisesthekeystrategicdevelopmentsofthemarket,comprisingR&D,newproductlaunch,M&A,agreements,collaborations,partnerships,jointventures,andregionalgrowthoftheleadingcompetitorsoperatinginthemarketonaglobalandregionalscale.   AircraftHydraulicSystemMarketFeatures: Thereportevaluatedkeymarketfeatures,capacity,capacityutilizationrate,includingrevenue,price,gross,production,productionrate,consumption,import,export,supply,demand,cost,marketshare,CAGR,andgrossmargin.Inaddition,thestudyoffersacomprehensivestudyofthekeymarketdynamicsandtheirlatesttrends,alongwithpertinentmarketsegmentsandsub-segments.   AircraftHydraulicSystemMarketAnalyticalTools: TheGlobalAircraftHydraulicSystemreportincludestheaccuratelystudiedandassesseddataofthekeyindustryplayersandtheirscopeinthemarketbymeansofanumberofanalyticaltools.TheanalyticaltoolssuchasPorter’sfiveforcesanalysis,SWOTanalysis,feasibilitystudy,andinvestmentreturnanalysishavebeenusedtoanalyzethegrowthofthekeyplayersoperatinginthemarket.   KeyreasontopurchaseAircraftHydraulicSystemMarketreport: 1)Tostrategicallyprofilethekeyplayersandcomprehensivelyanalyzetheirgrowthstrategies. 2)CAGRofthemarketduringtheforecastperiod2019-2023. 3)DetailedinformationonfactorsthatwillacceleratethegrowthoftheAircraftHydraulicSystemmarketduringthenextfiveyears. 4)PreciseestimationoftheglobalAircraftHydraulicSystemmarketsizeanditscontributiontotheparentmarket. 5)Athoroughanalysisofthemarket’scompetitivelandscapeanddetailedinformationonseveralvendors.    Duringthe“13th Five-YearPlan”period,domesticcivilaircraftshavedevelopedrapidlyinsuchfourmajorsectorsastrunkliner,regionalaircraft,generalaviationandhelicopter.Relevant data showsthatChinaneedsmorethan7,000civilaircraftsin2017-2036,withatotalvalueofmorethanUSD1trillion.TheannualaveragemarketspaceofChina'selectromechanicalsystemsexceedsUSD8billion.Atpresent,theelectromechanicalsystemforaviationindustryprovides11systems,includingpowersystem,fuelsystem,hydraulicsystem,auxiliarypowersystemandairmanagementsystem,forcivilaircraftssuchasC919,MA60,MA700,AG600,ARJ21,Y12,AC313,LE500,andHO300.TheCivilElectromechanicsSystemInternationalForum2019iscommittedtooptimizingtheelectromechanicalproductsofcivilaircraftsanddigitalmanufacturingwithinformationtechnologytoachieveexcellenceintheautomationofelectromechanicalsystems.   Underthisbackground,the4th AnnualAEROELECTROMECHANICSCHINA2019willbeheldinthecityofNanjingonOctober22nd –23rd,register yourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.

    Aug 2,2019
  • Redbird Unveils Guided Independent Instrument Training

    RedbirdFlightSimulations unveiledthelatestinitsGuidedIndependentFlightTrainingproductsatEAAAirVentureOshkosh2019:GIFTInstrumentRating,designedtohelpstudentpilotsadvancefasterandmorecost-effectivelythroughtheirinstrumenttraining.   ItfollowsonGIFTPrivatePilot,whichwasintroducedtwoyearsago.   “GIFTassumesthetediousroleofintroducingstudentstoconceptsanddevelopingproficiencythroughrepetition,allowingflightinstructorstofocusmoreonevaluatingskillslikejudgmentanddecision-making,”explainedJoshHarnagel,vicepresidentofmarketing.   SimilartoGIFTPrivatePilot,everymoduleinthenewinstrumenttrainingsupplementincludesapre-flightvideoandawrittenbrief,asimulatormissionwithAI-poweredreal-timecoachingandcorrections,apost-flightdebriefwithobjectivescoringbasedontheFAAAirmanCertificationStandards(ACS),andin-depthpost-flightreviewandtrendtrackingontheRedbirdCloud.   However,GIFTInstrumentRatingisevenmorecustomizable,givingstudentpilotshundredsofvariationsandsettingsoptionsforeachapproachtypeandmaneuver.Forexample,whenthe“SurpriseMe”featureisenabled,GIFTwillrandomizethesettingstocreatehighlyrealistictrainingscenariosthatareunpredictableforthestudentpilot,companyofficialssaid.   Redbirdalsohasimprovedthein-flightandpost-flightcapabilitiesofGIFTInstrumentRating,accordingtocompanyofficials.Addedfunctionalitytothein-flightscreenhelpsstudentsmaintainsituationalawareness,stayontask,andaccessreferencematerialsandimportantdetailsabouttheflightinsession,suchasobjectives,initialconditions,aircraftconfigurations,andmore.   “TherevampedscoringsystemallowsforminordeviationsfromtheACSwhilemakingmasterydifficulttoachieve,whichcreatesanengagingtrainingenvironmentthatencouragesstudentpilotstorevisitmissionsandimprovetheirproficiency,”officialsaddedinapreparedrelease.   GIFTInstrumentRatingwasdevelopedforuseonanyRedbirdtrainingdevice.Thecoursewarecanbeusedinconjunctionwithmostexistingcurriculums,officialsnote.   Underthisbackground,the5th AnnualCivilAviationTrainingForum2019 willbeheldonSeptember25th-26th,2019 in Sanya,China. Theforumsubjectis"Pioneering and Innovative, Leading New Revolution of Aviation training"aimstointroduce advance ideas and methods, share successful experiences, combine with that situation of the aviation division itself, to open up more efficient and more active training mechanism.Theconferencewillfocusontopicssuchas UPRT,NewTechnologyOperation,HardLanding,SOQA,JUSTCultureandnewaircrafttraining.   Register yourinterestorgetintouchwith marketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.

    Aug 2,2019
  • S7 Technics Adopts New Technology for Aircraft Interior Parts

    S7Technicshasstartedtousevacuumthermoformingforthemanufactureofaircraftinteriorparts.   S7Technics hasbeguntomanufactureplasticproductsusingvacuumthermoforming.Thenewmethod willallowthecompanyto expandtherangeofitemsitisabletoproduceforaircraftinteriors.   S7Technics’specialistsatNovosibirsk’sTolmachevoairporthavebeenmanufacturing plasticcomponentssince2015,withpressurecastingtechniquesusedbefore.    Vacuumthermoforminginvolvesheatingaplasticsheetandstretchingitaroundamoldwithavacuum.Aftertheparthascooled,themold isremovedwithairpressure.   Currently,vacuumthermoformingproducesplasticpassengerseatbacksthatareinstalledonS7Airlines’AirbusA320family.Inthenearfuture,S7willbegintomanufactureotherelementsofaircraftinteriors.   WiththedevelopmentofaviationindustryinChinaandtheincreaseofthedemandofcivilaircraft,thedemandofChina'saviationmaterialsindustryisconstantlyreleased.Aviationmaterialsandprocesstechnologyarethetwocornerstonesoflayingthemanufacturingcapacityofaviationindustry,thebiggestbottleneckrestrictingthedevelopmentofChina'scivilaviationindustryatpresent,andalsooneofthemostextensiveandpotentialcoreareasofChina'saviationmanufacturingindustrychaintowardsamoreopenandmatureprocess.Thedevelopmentofmaterialsisofgreatsignificancetothedevelopmentofaviationequipment.Theaviationmaterialsindustryisundoubtedlyoneofthemostdynamicareasforgrowthandinvestmentopportunities.   Underthisbackground,7th AnnualChinaAeronauticalMaterialsandProcessSummit2019 whichisanunmissableconferencewillbeheldonNovember14th -15th inBeijing.   Register yourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.

    Aug 2,2019
  • GE and XTI to Study Hybrid Propulsion Solution for TriFan 600 with GE’s Catalyst

    XTIAircraftCompanyhasselectedGE’sCatalystTMengineasthecoreofitsTriFan600hybrid-electricpropulsionsystem.ThetwocompanieswillworktogethertodefineaserieshybridarchitecturethatwillmeettheTriFanperformancerequirements.   GE’sCatalystisthefirstclean-sheetturbopropenginetohitthegeneralaviationmarketinmorethan30years,enablingbetterperformancethroughprovenGEcommercialtechnology.Operatingasaserieshybridgenerator,GE’sCatalystisdesignedtoanswerthepropulsionandsystemneedsofaircraftintheemergingmegawatthybridpropulsionmarket.   Itcurrentlyhas98patentedtechnologiesandisthefirstengineinitsclasstointroducetwostagesofvariablestatorvanes,cooledhigh-pressureturbinebladesandmore3-Dprintedpartsthananyothercommercialengineinhistory.Itperformsatanindustry-best16:1overallpressureratio.ThesekeytechnologiesenableGE’sCatalysttoextractmorepowerataltitude,aswellasexcessthermodynamicpowerforgrowthinaircraftcapabilityoverthelifetimeofasystem.   CatalystisdesignedtoincorporateaFullAuthorityDigitalEngineControl(FADEC)toallowsimplerintegrationwiththeaircraft’sautopilot,flightcontrolsystems,andavionics,enablingseamlesscontrolforthepilotwhileprotectingallenginelimitsinallphasesofflight.   TheTriFan600willhavethespeed,rangeandcomfortofabusinessjet andtheabilitytotakeoffandlandvertically,likeahelicopter.Usingthreeductedfans,theTriFan600liftsoffvertically.Itstwowingfansthenrotateforwardforaseamlesstransitiontocruisespeedanditsinitialclimb.Itwillreach30,000feetandcruisetothedestinationasahighlyefficientbusinessaircraft.TheTriFan600willincorporateadvancedsafetyfeatures,includingautopilotandcomputerizedcontrolsfortakeoffandlanding.   Aero-engine,thewell-known‘crownjewelry’,isalsothecuttingedgeoftheequipmentmanufacturingindustry.Itisestimatedthatinthenext10years,China'smilitaryandcivilianaviationenginemarketwillexceedtheannualaveragemarketsizeofmorethan110billionyuan,ofwhichmorethan80billionarecivilianmarkets.Inthenext20years,China'sairlineswillhaveabout4,700newmachinesdelivered,withamarketvalueofmorethan$500billion.Thesubstantialincreaseindemandforthewholemachinewilldefinitelydrivethemarketforenginedemand.Assumethattheenginepriceis25%ofthewholemachineprice,andthedomesticenginemarketshareis40%.Thedomesticaircraftenginedemanddrivenbythegrowthofdomesticpassengeraircraftinthenext20yearsis50billionUSdollars.   Understhisbackground,8th ChinaAerospacePropulsionTechnology onSeptember26th –27th,2019,itisan unmissableconferenceinXi’an.Attractedmorethan120professionalaudiencetoattend.   Register yourinterestorgetintouchwith marketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.

    Aug 2,2019
  • Comac Forges Ahead with C919 Flight Tests

    AthirdprototypeofComac’sC919narrowbodypassengerjetflewfromthecompany'sShanghaiproductionfacilitytoitsflighttestoperationinXi’an,incentralChina,Fridayinpreparationforanewroundofflighttests.    AccordingtoComac,prototype103tookofffrom ShanghaiPudongInternationalAirportat6:32a.m.localtimeandremainedairbornefor2hours39minutesbeforelandingsafelyat Xi'an’sYanliangAviationIndustrialBase. Themanufacturersaidtheprototypewillinitiallyundergoaseriesofmodificationsbeforeitbeginsflutterandairspeedcalibrationtesting.Engineeringteamswillalsocarryoutoperational,performance,andloadtests. Aircraft103completeditsinauguralflightlastDecember,havingflownfor1hour38minutes.    Meanwhile,Comac’sfirstprototype,101,continuesitsflight-testcampaignatXi’anwhileaircraft102undergoesflighttesting atDongyingShengliAirportineastChina'sShandongProvince.Prototype101completeditslong-delayedfirstflightinMay2017followedbyalong-distancetestflightsixmonthslater.Aircraft102conductedasuccessfultwo-hourfirstflightinDecemberofthatyearandbothprototypesflewagaininJune2018aspartofacontrol-stabilitytestandsystemscheck.    Inabidtoaccelerateitsflight-testcampaign,ComacplanstoflyanadditionalthreeC919prototypesthisyear.Coded104,105,and106,thethreeprototypeshavereached variousstagesofdevelopment.Oncecomplete,theywilljointheflight-testprogram,bringingthetotalnumberofC919stosix.   Comachasscheduledthesixprototypestocollectivelypassthroughsome729testitemsand4,200hoursofflightbeforetheC919obtainscertificationfromtheCivilAviationAdministrationofChina(CAAC).China’sfirstindigenousairliner,theARJ21,logged5,000hoursbeforereceivingCAACcertification. Inaseparatedevelopment,Chinesestart-upGenghisKhan AirlineslaunchedcommercialoperationsFridayfromitsbaseatHohhotBaitaInternationalAirporttoUlanhotAirport,effectivelybecomingthesecondoperatoroftheARJ21afterComac-ownedChengduAirlines.BasedinInnerMongolia,thenewlyestablishedcarrieristhefirsttocommittooperatingafleetconsistingsolelyoftheChinese-maderegionaljet.InitialroutesincludeconnectingtodestinationsinInnerMongolia. GobeyondtheheadlineswithAIN’sfreeweeklydigestofthenewsshapingtheairtransportindustry. GenghisKhantookdeliveryofitsfirstARJ21-700onFebruary22anditssecondonJune6.ThecarrierexpectstotakedeliveryoftwomoreARJ21sthisyear.Planscallforafleetof25jets,poweredbyGeneralElectricCF34-10Aengines,tooperate60routesto40destinationswithinfiveyears. Under thisbackground,the "2019CivilAircraftIndustryInternationalForum(CAIIF2019)"isscheduledtobeheldinXi'anonSeptember26th-27th,2019,whichwilltalkaboutAirworthinessCertificationaboutChinaandinGlobalaswell.CAIIF2019willbringtogether200delegatesfromGovernmentAgencies,RegionalCivilAviationBureau,DomesticandForeignAirlines,IndustryAssociationandAlliance,AirborneInterconnectSystemIntegrator,AircraftManufacturer,ThirdPartyServiceCompany,AeroEngineCompany,AssemblyCenter,TheBoeingCompany,Airbusalltogethertositdownanddiscussabouttheproblemswe’refacingnowinCertification,AircraftDesignandManufacture,AirborneSystems.   Register yourinterestor getintouchwith marketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.

    Aug 2,2019
  • GE and XTI to Study Hybrid Propulsion Solution for TriFan 600 With GE’s Catalyst

    XTIAircraftCompanyhasselectedGE’sCatalystTMengineasthecoreofitsTriFan600hybrid-electricpropulsionsystem.ThetwocompanieswillworktogethertodefineaserieshybridarchitecturethatwillmeettheTriFanperformancerequirements. GE’sCatalystisthefirstclean-sheetturbopropenginetohitthegeneralaviationmarketinmorethan30years,enablingbetterperformancethroughprovenGEcommercialtechnology.Operatingasaserieshybridgenerator,GE’sCatalystisdesignedtoanswerthepropulsionandsystemneedsofaircraftintheemergingmegawatthybridpropulsionmarket. Itcurrentlyhas98patentedtechnologiesandisthefirstengineinitsclasstointroducetwostagesofvariablestatorvanes,cooledhigh-pressureturbinebladesandmore3-Dprintedpartsthananyothercommercialengineinhistory.Itperformsatanindustry-best16:1overallpressureratio.ThesekeytechnologiesenableGE’sCatalysttoextractmorepowerataltitude,aswellasexcessthermodynamicpowerforgrowthinaircraftcapabilityoverthelifetimeofasystem. CatalystisdesignedtoincorporateaFullAuthorityDigitalEngineControl(FADEC)toallowsimplerintegrationwiththeaircraft’sautopilot,flightcontrolsystems,andavionics,enablingseamlesscontrolforthepilotwhileprotectingallenginelimitsinallphasesofflight. TheTriFan600willhavethespeed,rangeandcomfortofabusinessjet andtheabilitytotakeoffandlandvertically,likeahelicopter.Usingthreeductedfans,theTriFan600liftsoffvertically.Itstwowingfansthenrotateforwardforaseamlesstransitiontocruisespeedanditsinitialclimb.Itwillreach30,000feetandcruisetothedestinationasahighlyefficientbusinessaircraft.TheTriFan600willincorporateadvancedsafetyfeatures,includingautopilotandcomputerizedcontrolsfortakeoffandlanding. Aero-engine,thewell-known‘crownjewelry’,isalsothecuttingedgeoftheequipmentmanufacturingindustry.Itisestimatedthatinthenext10years,China'smilitaryandcivilianaviationenginemarketwillexceedtheannualaveragemarketsizeofmorethan110billionyuan,ofwhichmorethan80billionarecivilianmarkets.Inthenext20years,China'sairlineswillhaveabout4,700newmachinesdelivered,withamarketvalueofmorethan$500billion.Thesubstantialincreaseindemandforthewholemachinewilldefinitelydrivethemarketforenginedemand.Assumethattheenginepriceis25%ofthewholemachineprice,andthedomesticenginemarketshareis40%.Thedomesticaircraftenginedemanddrivenbythegrowthofdomesticpassengeraircraftinthenext20yearsis50billionUSdollars. Understhisbackground,8thChinaAerospacePropulsionTechnologyonSeptember26th–27th,2019,itisanunmissableconferenceinXi’an.Attractedmorethan120professionalaudiencetoattend. Registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Jul 30,2019
  • Delta's Focus on Passenger Experience And Loyalty Has its Profits And its Stock Soaring

    Duringitssecond-quarterearningscall,Deltaannouncedrecord-breakingnumbersonprofits,passengers,andperformance. Notably,premium-cabinsales,combinedwithloyaltyanddirect-booking,contributedtothesuccess.Sodidluck—unlikecompetitorsAmericanAirlinesandUnitedAirlines,Deltadoesn'thaveany737Maxaircraftinitsfleet. Thereportrepresentsareturn-on-investmentforDelta'semphasisonbranding,performance,andpassengerexperience. AsDeltahelditssecond-quarterinvestorscallonThursdayitseemedthatCEOEdBastianwasonthevergeoftakingavictorylap. WhileotherUSairlinesstrugglewithmaintenanceproblems,labor-relationsdisasters,andschedulingdifficultiesthankstotheongoinggroundingoftheBoeing737Max,Deltamanagedtosteerclearoftheseissues. However,itwasn'tjustamatterofavoidingthepitfallsthathaveplagueditscompetitionoverrecentmonths—althoughthatcertainlydidn'thurt.Deltaisalsoseeingitspastinvestmentsarestartingtopayoff. TheairlineraiseditsoutlookfortheyearandbeatWallStreetexpectationsbypostingarecord$1.5billioninprofit,buttheairlinealsosawitspremium-classticketsalesandoverallcustomerloyaltystrengthen,contributingtothesuccess. Overthepastyear,Deltahasfoundthatmorecustomersarewillingtobookdirectlywiththeairlineandpayformoreexpensiveseats,upendingtheideathatcustomersareprimarilylookingforthecheapestpossiblefares. Deltahasrolledoutnewfeaturesandcommitmentsoverthepastseveralyearsrelatingtopassengerexperienceinanefforttodriveloyalty,anditappearstobepayingdividends. AccordingtoBastian,travelersarebuying65-70%ofpremium-cabinseats,includingoninternationalanddomesticroutes.In2011,only13%ofdomesticfirst-classseatsweresold. However,althoughtherevenuefocuswasonpremiumseats,Deltaisalsofindingitsbrand,andpastinvestments,engenderingloyaltyinthemaincabin. Whilehighersalesofpremiumseatsmeansfewerfreeupgradesforfrequentflyers,Delta'sfrequent-flyerprogramisalsoaddingtoitsbottomline. Readmore:Boeingannouncedamajorleadershipshuffleforitstroubled737Maxteam,andtheheadoftheprogramisout hairlinesignedanewcontractwithAmericanExpressearlierthisyeartoissueco-brandedrewardscreditcards—thecontractwasworthanestimated$7billionannuallyby2023.Loyaltyrevenuesgrewjustunder20%to$1.2billionthisquarter. Asidefrompurerevenue,highercustomerloyaltydiscussedonthecallisalmostcertainlyaproductofbrandingandproduct.Delta'sreputationasthe mostreliable mainlineUScarrier,combinedwithnew,premiumfeatures intheeconomycabin,begetloyaltyand,insomecases,motivatecustomerstopayhigherfares.Evenanoft-promotedcommitmenttohavingin-flightentertainmentscreensonmostaircraft—comparedwithotherairlineswhichcutthescreens—helps. That'salsodrivenmorepeopletobookdirectlywiththeairline,ratherthanlookingthroughthird-partysitesandcomparingpriceswithothercarriers.AccordingtoBastian,10-15%ofcustomerscurrentlybookthroughonlinetravelagencies—downfromone-thirdofcustomers10yearsago. RhondaCrawford,Delta'sVPofGlobalDistributionandDigitalStrategy,notedonacallwithBusinessInsiderthattheairlinemakesanefforttohighlightitsnewandimprovedproductsduringtheflight-searchprocess—givingpassengersadditionalreasontopurchasedirectly. "That'swhywegiveyouaflag,whensearching,toknow;areyougoingtobeonanewairplane?Areyougoingtobeinanewupgradedcabin?"shesaid. ThatflagwillbecomeevenmorecommonasDeltatakesdeliveriesofnewAirbusA330neoandA220aircraft.Duringtheinvestorcall,BastiansaidtheairlinehasmovedupitsplantoretireitsagingMD-90fleetbytwoyears.Thelastflightsonthoseaircraftwillbein2022. "Whenyousteponanewairplane,it'savery,verydifferentfeeling,"Crawfordsaid,anticipatingthefuturereturnontheinvestmentinnewaircraft."Everybodygetsexcitedbythat.Thesameaswhenwerideinanewcar." Theresultshavebeengoodnewsforeveryonefrompassengerstostockholders—asofFridayafternoon,Delta'sstockwasontracktocloseatafive-yearhigh. underthisbackground theCivilAviationCustomerLoyaltyManagementForum2019 willbeheld,thiseventishostedby ChineseSocietyof AeronauticsandAstronautics CivilAircraftOperationSupportSub-committeeand ShanghaiSocietyofAeronautics,organizedby COMAC Shanghai AircraftCustomerServiceCo.,Ltd &Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltdwhichwillbeheldon October 30th -31st  ,2019inShanghai,China.Theconferencewillfocusontopicssuchas Customer Data Analyze, Improving Fly Experience&  Precision Marketing Strategy. Register yourinterestorgetintouch with marketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.

    Jul 30,2019
  • EASA Certifies Safran Arrano 1A Engine Powering H160 Helicopter

    SafranHelicopterEngineshasreceivedEASA(EuropeanAviationSafetyAgency)TypeCertificationforitsArrano1Aengine,installedintheAirbusHelicoptersH160.Arranoisanewgenerationengineinthe1,100to1,300shppowerrange,perfectlysuitedfornewfour-to-sixtonnehelicopters.TheH160madeitsfirstflightwiththeArranoinJanuary2016. ArranoProgramDirectorCyrilleRessejac-Duparcsaid,"weareproudtoannounceArranocertificationhereatleBourget.ThisengineliesatthevanguardofSafranHelicopterEngines'newenginerangeanditsperformanceisunrivalled.Itfeatureslowoperationalandsupportcosts,easymaintenanceandalowerenvironmentalfootprint.Afteratestcampaignof10,000hours,including2,000inflight,wearenowreadytosupportH160entry-into-service.SafranHelicopterEnginesisalsostronglycommittedtodevelopingtheHIL(HélicoptèresInterarméesLégers)militaryvariant". "ArranoisamajorassetoftheH160andonethatisfullyalignedwiththeprogramme'soverallambitionofbringinginnovationsforgreatercustomersatisfaction,thankstoitslowerfuelconsumption,itshighlevelofperformance,anditsmaintenanceplanthathasbeenharmonizedwiththatofthehelicopter's,.Itscertificationpassesanewmilestoneonthehelicopter'sentry-into-serviceroadmap",saidBernardFujarski,AirbusHelicoptersH160ProgramDirector. Arranointegratesthebestinaero-enginetechnologies.Itsinnovativedesignfeaturesanew-generationdigitalcontrolsystemthatoffersgreaterin-flightresponsiveness,enhancingbothsafetyandpilothandling.Itcombinesahighlyefficienttwo-stagecentrifugalcompressor,developedwithintheEuropeanCleanSkyprogram,withnew-designvariableinletguidevanes(IGV).Throughimprovingtheengine'sthermalefficiency,thesecomponentscontributetoreducingfuelconsumptionby15%,overotherin-serviceengines.Thegyratorycombustionchamberfeaturesfuelinjectorsmadeusingadditivemanufacturing(3D-printing)techniques.Theseenhanceenginestartperformanceinallweathersandaltitudes,andcontributetoreducingemissions. TheArranohasbeendesignedwithsimplemaintenanceinmind,andcomponentsandaccessoriesareeasytoaccess,disassembleandexchange.Servicingtimeishalfthatofpreviousgenerationengines.OperatorsalsobenefitfromnewdigitalservicesfromSafranHelicopterEngines,includinganelectronicenginelogbook(BOOST)andengine-lifedatatracking(HealthMonitoring). Aero-engine,thewellknown‘crownjewelry’,isalsothecuttingedgeoftheequipmentmanufacturingindustry.Itis estimatedthatinthenext10years,China'smilitaryandcivilianaviationenginemarketwillexceedtheannualaverage marketsizeofmorethan110billionyuan,ofwhichmorethan80billionarecivilianmarkets.Inthenext20years, China'sairlineswillhaveabout4,700newmachinesdelivered,withamarketvalueofmorethan$500billion.The substantialincreaseindemandforthewholemachinewilldefinitelydrivethemarketforenginedemand.Assume thattheenginepriceis25%ofthewholemachineprice,andthedomesticenginemarketshareis40%.Thedomestic aircraftenginedemanddrivenbythegrowthofdomesticpassengeraircraftinthenext20yearsis50billionUS dollars.   Underthisbackground,8th ChinaAerospacePropulsionTechnologyForum2019 onSeptember27th isan unmissableconferenceinXi’an.   Registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.

    Jul 15,2019
  • Next Steps For Using Additive Manufacturing For Repairs

    Amidalltheexcitementaboutthepotentialofadditivemanufacturing(AM)intheaftermarket,today’sapplicationsareoftenquiteprosaic.Plasticairvents,windowbreatherpipesandvideo-monitorshroudsareunderstandablestartingpointsforMROcompaniesfamiliarizingthemselveswiththetechnology,buttheyareunlikelytopersuadethat3Dprintingwilltransformtheindustryanytimesoon. Ofcourse,muchbiggerdevelopmentsareunderwayataircraftandenginemanufacturers,whichareinvestingbillionsinAMandhavealreadybegunproducingsomemetalcomponents.ExamplesincludefuelnozzlesfortheCFMLeapengineanda1.5-m-wide(4.9-ft.)front-bearinghousingfortheRolls-RoyceTrentXWBengine. Inprinciple,themetalprintingprocessisverysimilartothatusedbyMROstoproduceplasticcabinparts,butmetallicAMcomponentscanexhibitlowerstaticandfatiguestrengthsthanrolledbilletsofmetal.Overcomingsuchchallengesrequiresconsiderableinvestmentandtesting,whichmaykeeptheproductionofmoreadvancedcomponentsoutsidethereachofairlinesandMROproviders. “TheAMmanufacturingmethods,andtosomedegreethematerials,lackthesamedegreeofindustrystandardizationthatwenowtakeforgrantedwithmetallicandcompositelaminatedparts,”notesVictorHo,AARvicepresidentforengineering.“AARhasfoundpart-to-partvariabilityduringstructuraltestsofAMarticlesthatwereprintedbetweensimilarmachines.” Insteadofcomplexstructuralandmetalcomponents,theMROcommunityismorelikelytofocusitsAMeffortsonpartsandtoolingthataresimplertoprototype,produceandcertify.Theotheravenueforthemtoexploreisadditiverepairs. DependingonhowonedefinesAMrepairs,thetechniqueiseitherinitsinfancyinaerospaceorisbuildingondecadesofpriorexperience.Certaintypesofweldingareaformofadditivemanufacturing,althoughthetechniquescommonlyassociatedwithfabricatingcomponents—suchasfusingormeltingmetalorplasticpowders—arestillunderdevelopmentintherepaircontext. WiththedevelopmentofaviationindustryinChinaandtheincreaseofthedemandofcivilaircraft,thedemandofChina'saviationmaterialsindustryisconstantlyreleased.Aviationmaterialsandprocesstechnologyarethetwocornerstonesoflayingthemanufacturingcapacityofaviationindustry,thebiggestbottleneckrestrictingthedevelopmentofChina'scivilaviationindustryatpresent,andalsooneofthemostextensiveandpotentialcoreareasofChina'saviationmanufacturingindustrychaintowardsamoreopenandmatureprocess.Thedevelopmentofmaterialsisofgreatsignificancetothedevelopmentofaviationequipment.Theaviationmaterialsindustryisundoubtedlyoneofthemostdynamicareasforgrowthandinvestmentopportunities.  Underthisbackground,7th AnnualChinaAeronauticalMaterialsandProcessSummit2019 whichisanunmissableconferencewillbeheldonNovember14th -15th inthecityofBeijing.   Register yourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.cc formoredetails. 

    Jul 15,2019
  • Boeing Debuting 777 to Serve As 2019 Flying Test Bed

    Boeingislaunchingitslatestroundofflight-testingtoassessnewtechnologiesthatcouldaddressreal-worldchallengesforairplaneoperatorsandpassengers—fromenhancingsafetyandsustainabilitytoimprovingtheflyingexperience.ThecompanyisdebutingaBoeing777thatwillserveasthe2019flyingtestbedfor50projects. Boeing’secoDemonstratorprogramfirsttooktotheskiesin2012.Fiveairplanes—a737-800,787-8Dreamliner,757,EmbraerE170and777Freighter—havetested112technologiesthrough2018.MorethanathirdofthetechnologieshavetransitionedtoimplementationatBoeingorbyprogrampartners.Nearlyhalfremaininfurtherdevelopmentwhiletestingontheotherprojectswasdiscontinuedafterlearningswereaccomplished. AmongthetechnologiesnowinuseareiPadappsthatprovidereal-timeinformationtopilots,enablingthemtoreducefueluseandemissions;customapproachpathinformationtoreducecommunitynoise;andacamerasystemonthe777Xthatwillhelppilotsavoidgroundobstacles. AkeypartoftheecoDemonstratorprogramiscollaborationwithindustrypartnerstojointlytesttechnologiesandsharelearningsthatadvanceaviation.Morethanadozenpartnersareparticipatinginthe2019program,includinganindustryconsortiumdevelopingaconnectivitystandardfornetworkedcabinsofthefutureknownasiCabin. Flighttestswillbeconductedthisfall.TheflightswillincludeatriptoFrankfurtAirportinGermany,wheretheecoDemonstrator’stechnologymissionwillbepresentedtogovernmentofficials,industryrepresentativesandSTEMstudentstohelpinspirethenextgenerationinaerospaceleadership.Amajorityofthetestflightswillflyonsustainableaviationfueltoreducecarbondioxideemissionsanddemonstratethefuel’sviability. Underthisbackground,the "2019CivilAircraftIndustryInternationalForum(CAIIF2019)"isscheduledtobeheldinXi'anonSeptember26th-27th,2019,whichishostedbyChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronautics,organizedbyAVICXACCommercialAircraftCo.,Ltd,AECCXi’anAero-EngineLtd.,AVICXi’anFlightAutomaticControlResearchInstitute,andGalleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Registeryourinterestor getintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Jul 16,2019
  • China Eastern Introduces RFID-tech in Luggage Tracking at Shanghai Airports

    ChinaEasternAirlineshascomprehensivelyintroducedradiofrequencyidentificationdevices(RFID)inluggagetrackingattwomajorcivilairportsinShanghai,accordingtotheairlineWednesday. StartingfromJuly,ChinaEasternhasputtheRFID-techintooperationatShanghaiHongqiaoInternationalAirportandShanghaiPudongInternationalAirport,theairlinesaid. TheRFID-techisamongthemostadvancedluggage-managementtechnologiesintheglobalcivilaviationindustry.Comparedwiththecurrentbaggagetagscanningtechnology,theRFID-techprovidesairpassengersfasterandmoreefficientservice. Itallowsairpassengerstofollowthereal-timeinformationoftheirluggagewithanelectronicdevice. BeijingDaxingInternationalAirport,scheduledtogointooperationinSeptember,willcomprehensivelyintroducetheRFID-techinluggagetracking. China'scivilaviationauthoritiesareworkinghardtocreatesafe,green,smartandhuman-orientedairports.Easyandefficientluggagemanagementisamongthekeymeasurementsofasmartairport. Luggagetrackingwithsmarttoolisalsoanimportantfactorwhichcaninfluencecustomerloyaltyandwillbehighlyconcernedbyairlines,underthisbackgrounditwillbeahottopicintheCivilAviationCustomerLoyaltyManagementForum2019,thiseventishostedby ChineseSocietyof AeronauticsandAstronautics CivilAircraftOperationSupportSub-committeeand ShanghaiSocietyofAeronautics,organizedby COMAC Shanghai AircraftCustomerServiceCo.,Ltd &Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,LtdwhichwillbeheldonOctober 30th -31st  ,2019inShanghai,China.Theconferencewillfocusontopicssuchas Customer Data Analyze, Improving Fly Experience&  Precision Marketing Strategy. Registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Jul 15,2019
  • L3 Harris Opens New London Training Center

    PrinceCharlesofficiallyopenedL3Harris'snew$200millionLondonTrainingCentreatCrawley,nearGatwickAirport,onJune10.ThecentersitsadjacenttoitsnewsimulatorproductionfacilityandmarksamoveoutofthenearbyThalesfacility;L3(asitwasthencalled)acquiredThalesCivilAircraftSimulation&Trainingin2012buthiredalargesectionoftheThalesbuilding,whileThalescontinueditsownmilitarysimulationandtrainingactivitiesbehindapartitionwalluntilthenewL3Harriscenterwasready. UKAviationMinisterCharlotteVerealsoattendedtheceremony,whichinvolvedPrinceCharlesunveilingaplaqueafterflyinganL3HarrisRealitySevenA320full-flightsimulatorintoGlasgow.Charlescharacterizedflyinginhisdayas“bytheseatofyourpantsandbydeadreckoning”duringtheceremony. “OurinvestmentinthisfacilityreflectsourconfidenceinthegrowthopportunitiesintheUKandtheaviationindustry,illustratedclearlybythedemandfornewairlinepilotsacrosstheworld,”saidAlanCrawford,presidentofL3HarrisCommercialAviation. HeaddedthatthecompanybuiltthefacilityonlandwheretheoriginalRediffusionsat. “Sowearecomingbacktoourspiritualhome,”heproclaimed.Already26ofthecompany’sairlinepartnershaveusedthefacility,hesaid,notingtheneedfortheindustrytotrain30,000professionalpilotsoverthenextfiveyearstosatisfyfleetgrowth(basedonaircraftorders)andpilotretirements. Duringatouroftheproductionfacility,MiteshPatel,directorofsales,marketing,and customerexcellence,saidthatthecompanyhasdeliveredbetween80and85simulators inthepastthreeyears.Headdedthathebasedthefigureonaircraftunitsonlybecausethemodularsystemmateswithamotionsystemandavisualsystematthecustomers’premises. Patelsaidtheproductionbuildingholds10bays,someofwhichthecompanycoulduse tosupplementthetrainingsideofthebusinesswithitsownsimulators,addingadditionalflexibility. Lastyear,hesaid,thecompanybuilt22simulatorsinCrawley, 18ofwhichwentforcustomeruse andtheothersforitsin-housetrainingbusiness.L3Harris planstosendtwosimulators—anA320anda737—to Arlington,Texas,whichpreviouslyhashousedonlymilitarysimulators. Meanwhile,thecompanycontinuestoexpand itstrainingcapacity.Crawfordtold AIN thatfollowingtheacquisitionofCTCatBournemouth,ithasincreasedthenumberofpilotstrained from300to1,700ayear;italsomaintainscentersinPortugal,NewZealand,andnowCranfieldintheUK,whichopenedrecently.FortheU.S. marketandChinaitoperatesatrainingcenterinSanford,Florida. Finally,CrawfordsaidtheacquisitionofFareham-basedFlightDataServiceshasgivenitin-depthflightdatarecorderanalysiscapabilities,whichtiesinbothwithitsrecordersjointventurewiththeThalesL3jointventureACSS andanewserviceforairlinestotaketheirdataandfeeditbackintotraining.Withthecompany’sEthossoftwareithaspartneredwithDeltaAirLinesinaprojecttoallowpilotstoseetheirownperformanceontabletdevices. SimulationtrainingisalwaysabigsubjectinflightTraining,alsohighlyconcernedandhottopicduringthe5th AnnualCivilAviationTrainingForum2019whichwillbeheldonSeptember25th-26th,2019 inSanya,China. Theforumsubjectis"Pioneering and Innovative, Leading New Revolution of Aviation training"aimstointroduce advance ideas and methods, share successful experiences, combine with that situation of the aviation division itself, to open up more efficient and more active training mechanism.Theconferencewillfocusontopicssuchas UPRT,NewTechnologyOperation,HardLanding,SOQA,JUSTCultureandnewaircrafttraining. Registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Jul 15,2019
  • 3rd Civil Helicopter Industry International Forum 2019 was Successfully Held in Shanghai

    Accordingtothe“13thFive-YearDevelopmentPlanofGeneralAviation”issuedbytheNationalDevelopmentandReformCommission,Chinawillvigorouslypromotethedevelopmentofgeneralaviationculture,tourism,leisureandentertainment,whilestrengtheningtheprotectionandimprovementofpeople'slivelihood,andstrengtheningtheapplicationofgeneralaircraftinemergencyrescueandshort-distancetransportation.Itisestimatedthatby2020,thesizeofChina'sgeneralaviationfleetwillreachmorethan5000,andthecompositegrowthratewillreach17.5%. Underthisbackground,the3rdCivilHelicopterIndustryInternationalForum2019wassuccessfullyheldinShanghaifromJune26th-27th,2019.TheforumisAdvisedbytheCAACEastChinaRegionalAdministration,HostedbytheChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronautics,supportedbyCAACEastChinaGeneralAviationServiceCenter,OrganizedbyLONGHUAAIRPORTGROUPCOMPANY,ChinaHelicopterDesignandResearchInstitute,AECCHunanAviationPowerplantResearchInstitute,AVICShanghaiAviationElectronicCo.,Ltd.,AVICATMSYSTEMandEQUIPMENTCORPORATIONLIMITED,Co-organizedbyGalleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. LiuGaozhuo,HonoraryChairmanofChineseSocietyofAeronautics&Astronautics,madeanopeningspeechandYangGuoqing,FormerDeputyDirectorGeneraloftheCivilAviationAdministrationofChina,madeawelcomingspeech. LiuGaozhuo,HonoraryChairmanofChineseSocietyofAeronautics&Astronautics YangGuoqing,FormerDeputyDirectorGeneraloftheCivilAviationAdministrationofChina Attheforum,therelevantleadersofCAAC,HelicopterResearchInstituteandenterprisedeliveredspeechesonthedevelopmentofOEM,engineandairborneequipmentincivilhelicopterindustry,aswellastheoperation,maintenance,training,serviceandmarketanalysisofcivilhelicopter,soastopromotetheintegrationandcooperationofindustry,ensuretheoperation,safetyandreliabilityofcivilhelicopter. OntheafternoonofJune27th,theparticipantswenttoCAACEastChinaGeneralAviationServiceCenterandLonghuaAirportforavisittounderstandthecurrentsituationoftheGeneralAviationindustry,andexperiencethevigorousdevelopmentofGeneralAviation. Thetwo-dayforumendedsatisfactorilyandattractednearly200guestsfromdomesticandforeignhelicopteroperators,OEMs,helicoptersystemsuppliers,parts,equipmentsuppliers,governmentsandindustrymedia.Theaimofthisforumistobuildaninternationalcommunicationplatformtostrengthenindustrycooperation,promotecommonprogressanddevelopmentofcivilhelicopterindustryathomeandabroad,explorelow-costhelicopteroperationschemes,andfurthercreateneweconomicgrowthpointsandhighervaluefortheindustry.Wehopethatmoreexpertsandscholarswillparticipateintheforumnextyear.

    Jul 4,2019
  • Aircraft Engine Electrical Wiring Harnesses And Cable Assembly Market to Witness Astonishing Growth With Key Players| AMETEK, GKN, Nexans

    AircraftEngineElectricalWiringHarnessesandCableAssemblyMarket researchreportisprovidedonmajorfactorssuchasconsumerneedsandchangesobservedinthemovertime,marketsalesintermsofvalueandvolume,emergingopportunities,marketgrowthtrends,factorsdrivingthismarket,threatsassociatedwiththemandmarketperformanceofkeyvendorsalongwithkeyregions.Fromaglobalperspective,thisreportrepresentsanoverallAircraftEngineElectricalWiringHarnessesandCableAssemblysmarketsizebyanalyzinghistoricaldataandfutureprospectinAerospace&Defencesector.Regionally,thisreportfocusesonseveralkeyregions:NorthAmerica,Europe,China,andJapan. AboutAircraftEngineElectricalWiringHarnessesandCableAssembly Anelectricalwiringharnessisanassemblyofelectricalcablesorwiresthattransmitsignalsorelectricalpowertotheengine.Thesecablesarebondedtogetherbyusingstrapsandcablelacing.ThegrowthoftheglobalcommercialaircraftgasturbineengineMarketismainlypropelledbythegrowingglobalpassengertrafficandthedemandforfuel-efficientaircraft.Commercialaircraftoriginalequipmentmanufacturers(OEMs)areactivelyengagedinthedevelopmentofnewgenerationaircraftthatfeaturebothdecreasedfuelconsumptionandreducednoiseandcarbonemissions. IndustryanalystsforecasttheglobalaircraftengineelectricalwiringharnessesandcableassemblyMarkettogrowataCAGRof6.50%duringtheperiod2019-2023. AssemblyMarkettopmanufacturersnamely AMETEK,GKN,Nexans,Safran,andZodiacAerospace,AeroFlite,CarlisleIT,Co-OperativeIndustriesAerospace&Defense,andTEConnectivity, areanalyzedforthe Productportfolio,Segmentfocus,Geographicfocus,Businesssegments Organizationaldevelopments, and Strength-weaknessanalysis. Thekeytoanysuccessfulbusinessisunderstandingthenewdemandsofthecustomersandkeepingaclosewatchonthechangingmodeloftheclientbase.Themoreyouengagewithyourclientbase,thecleareryouareaboutthemostproductivewaysinwhichtohookyouridealcustomer.Predictingwhatyourcustomerswant,evenbeforetheythemselvesknowaboutit,isthefirststeptoprofitableinnovation. AircraftEngineElectricalWiringHarnessesandCableAssemblyMarketreportconsiders mainproducttypesandmarketisanalyzedfortheMarketsize,Marketopportunityforthesetypes.Also,past,currentandanticipatedmarketsituationsandgrowthrateareprovided. TheCAGRofeachsegmentintheAircraftEngineElectricalWiringHarnessesandCableAssemblymarketalongwithglobalmarket(asawhole)isexplainedwithgreatease.Also,globalandregionalAircraftEngineElectricalWiringHarnessesandCableAssemblymarketsupplychainanalysisprovidesvitalinfoaboutproducers,distributorsandkeyend-usersinthemarket.Italsoexplainsimport-exportsituations,affectingfactorsetc.   Under thisbackground,the "2019ChinaAerospacePropulsionTechnoogyForum(CAPTF2019)"isscheduledtobeheldinXi'anonSeptember26th-27th,2019,whichwilltalkaboutAirworthinessCertificationaboutChinaandinGlobalaswell.CAPTF2019willbringtogether200delegatesfromGovernmentAgencies,RegionalCivilAviationBureau,DomesticandForeignAirlines,IndustryAssociationandAlliance,AirborneInterconnectSystemIntegrator,AircraftManufacturer,ThirdPartyServiceCompany,AeroEngineCompany,AssemblyCenter,TheBoeingCompany,Airbusalltogethertositdownanddiscussabouttheproblemswe’refacingnowinCertification,AircraftDesignandManufacture,AirborneSystems.   Register yourinterestor getintouchwith marketing@galleon.cc formoredetails. 

    Jul 3,2019
  • Evolving AFP For The Next Generation

    Ifautomatedfiberplacement(AFP)andautomatedtapelaying(ATL)werethemanufacturingprocessesthatenabledwidespreadapplicationofcompositesintheBoeing787andAirbusA350,thenitwillalso beAFP/ATLthatleadthewayforthenextgenerationofcommercialaircraft,nowondrawingboards.Thedifferencethistimearound?Rate. Boeingestimatesthat,by2037,theworldwillneedmorethan31,000newsingle-aisleaircrafttomeetpassengerdemand.Airbusforecastsaneedformorethan28,000single-aisleaircraftby2037.Bothcompaniesareconsideringreplacementsoftheirsingle-aislestalwarts—the737(Boeing)andtheA320(Airbus).Bothcompaniesareexpectedtoemploycompositessignificantlyonanynewaircrafttheydevelop.Bothcompaniesaretellingtheirsupplychainstoexpectproductionratesfortheseplanesof60-100planespermonth,withemphasison100.Thesingle-aislecategory,forbothcompanies,representsabouttwothirdsoftotalglobaldemand,whichmeansthatthemanufacturingenvironmentdevelopedforsingle-aisleaircraftwillbecomethedefaultmanufacturingenvironmentforaerocompositesfortheforeseeablefuture. Allofthismeansthatautomationtechnologymustbedevelopednowifitwantstokeepupwiththequalityandproductionraterequirementsofnext-generationaircraft.NoneofthisislostonElectroimpact (EI,Mukilteo,Wash.,U.S.)seniorengineerToddRudberg.RudbergandEIenteredthecompositesworldin2004whenthecompanydevelopedAFPtechnologyformanufactureofthe787Section41forwardfuselagesectionfabricatedbySpiritAeroSystems (Wichita,Kan.,U.S.).EIsubsequentlywentontoproduceAFPandATLsystems formanufactureofother787structures,A350structures,enginestructuresand,mostrecently,Boeing777Xwingspars.Now,Rudbergislookingatthefutureofnext-generationaircraftmanufactureandseesopportunitiesforAFPtoimprove.Substantially. Theopportunities,saysRudberg,areobviouswhenonelooksatthedata.Infact,EIhasdevelopedseveralmetricstohelpthecompanyunderstandwhatitsmachinerydoeswell,andwhatitcanimprove.First,inlookingoverthe2019AFPlandscape,RudbergseesmyriadthreatstocurrentAFPtechnology,includingATL,handlayup,flatchargesofwovenfabricsand,ofcourse,aluminum. TheAFPmetricsRudbergdevelopedcomefromafullproductiondemonstrator(FPD)projectforwhichEIconductedfourpre-productionbuilds.Datafromoneofthosebuilds,doneinFebruary2019with“standard”EIAFPtechnology,revealedasubstantialmachineutilizationchallenge,withmachineusetimefallingintooneofsevenbuckets: Laserprojection:30% Run:27% Inspection:22% Break:10% Operator-inducedstop:6% Errorrecovery:3% Image:2% Lookedatanotherway,withcurrenttechnology,thereisonevalue-addedoperation inAFP(run),withallelsedeemed non-value-addedoperations.Thustheratioofvaluetonon-valueoperationsis1:3.“Theindustryreallywants3:1,andsodoI,”saysRudberg,“andI’dliketogetthisdonebeforeIretire.”Thegoal,simply,istoreducethetimeconsumedbynon-value-addedoperations. ThereisalsooneoverarchingAFPmetricthatneedsexplanation:meanstripsbeforefailure(MSBF).Thisistheaveragenumberoffibertowsplacedbetweenplacementfailures.Thelargerthisnumber,ofcourse,themorereliablethemachineandtheprocessis.TheFebruaryFPDbuild,saysRudberg,hada5,365MSBF. Thegoals LookingmorecloselyatAFPoperation,saysRudberg,EIhasdirectcontroloveronlythreeoperations:run,errorrecoveryandinspection.Andthisiswherethecompanyisfocusingitsefforts.Thatsaid,Rudbergpointsoutthattheairframeralsohasaroletoplay,particularlyinreductionofqualityinspections,breaksandoperator-inducedstops.“Wehavetorealizethatruntimeshavegottenreallylowbecausemachinesareveryfast,”hesays,“andanythingthatisnon-value-addedhasamassiveimpactonyourutilization.So,itturnsoutthisisateamsport.NotonlydoestheOEM—me—havetodobetter,theairframeralsohassomeresponsibility.” Fornext-generationaircraftmanufacture,RudbergwantstoincreaseMSBFto>20,000,boostruntimeto77%andcompletelyeliminatelaserprojection,operator-inducedstopandimage.How?Rudbergidentifiesthreetechnologyareasthatcanfacilitatethistransition:servo-drivencreels,100%in-processinspectionanddatamanagement,orEI4.0. AllthreehavebeenassessedbyEIinaseriesofrecentFPDprojectbuildsafterthatinitialFebruarybuild.DatafromtheFPD projectitselfprovethatEIisheadedintherightdirection.RudbergsaystheAFPsystemused—calledMuSCLE—achieved1,500horseppowerpeakpower,0.5Gacceleration/deceleration,a4,000inches/minutelaydownrate,aheadturntimeof1second,asparcornerspeedof120degrees/secondand6,000MSBF(achievedinproduction). Theconversiontoservomotorcreels,andawayfromservopneumaticcreels,saysRudberg,hasbeendonetoincreasetowplacementspeed,towplacementaccuracy,towtensioncontrolandoverallbuildreliability.ThecompanyhasspentthelasttwoyearsworkingonacompactservodrivethatcanbeinstalledontheEImodularhead.Theresultsofthetechnology,sofar,arepromising;testingshows:15,000MSBF,87%fasteraddspeed,36%fastercutspeed,betterendplacementaccuracy.Further,EIprovedthattheservomotorcreelsystemcouldbeusedtoplacedrycarbonfibers. Thekeyforinspectionisthe“in-process”part.EIalreadyhasinspectiontechnology,developedwithAlignedVision (Chelmsford,Mass.,U.S.)anddeployedonthe777Xwingmanufacturingline thatuseslaserandvisiontechnologytocheckforlaps,gaps,wrinkles,end-placementerrorsandforeignobjectdebris(FOD).Thissystem,however,existsindependentoftheAFPsystemandrequiresaclearfieldofviewtooperate—meaningtheAFPheadmustbemoved.RudbergandEIhavedevelopedanewinspectionsystem,calledRIPIT,thatisintegraltotheAFPheadandinspectsfiberplacementassoonasitoccurs. AsBoeingandAirbusconsiderout-of-autoclavecompositesmanufacturingprocesses,theabilityofAFPsystemstoefficientlyplacedrycarbonfiberswillbecritical.ThisdemonstratorsparshowsdryfiberplacedbyanElectroimpactsystem. EIwillnotdivulgethenatureofthetechnologybehindRIPITexcepttosaythatitisnotlaser-orvision-based.Inanycase,Rudbergsaystestsofthesystemrevealthatitisabletodetect,inrealtime,towslippageto±0.030inch,addplacementto±0.050inchandcutplacementto±0.050inch.Further,saysRudberg,“WehavedoneplentyoftrialscorrelatingRIPITdatawiththeexistingBoeing-qualifiedvisionsystem[AlignedVisionsystemusedon777X]andwegetcorrelation.” Thevalueofdatamanagement,saysRudberg,restsintheabilityofEI’ssystemstohelpfabricatorsseemoreclearlyhowwelltheAFPprocessisworking.Tothatend,EIhasdevelopeddatavisualizationsoftware—EI4.0—thatoffersvisibilityintonotjusthowagivenmachineperformed(basedonMSBF)duringagivenbuild,buthowindividualtowsandsequencesperformed.Basically,thesoftwarehelpstheoperatorseeexactlywhereintheAFPheadtheproblemis.“So,wewillusethisEI4.0toindicatewherethey[operators]needtogolookintheAFPheadtomakechanges,”Rudbergsays. Usingthissoftware,itispossibletographicallydisplayMSBFforavarietyofmachinefunctionsandidentifyproblemfibertowsandparticularlychallengingsequences.Thesoftwarealsomeasuresandreportsothermachineactivitiesthatmighterodeutilization.Usingthesedatamanagementtools,EIwasabletooptimizeandreducethebuildtimefortheOPSfrommorethan50minutestojustlessthan40minutes.Othertoolsincludeshiftperformancecomparisonsandplyanglecomparisons. “Idobelievethatutilizationof75%isarealisticgoalorexpectation,”Rudbergasserts.“But,it’sgoingtotaketeamwork,it’sgoingtotakeorganizationalinitiativeandfollow-throughfromtheairframer,it’sgoingtotakeourimprovedtechnology,it’sgoingtotakebetterpreventivemaintenanceandpredictivemaintenance,andbettertoolstoanalyzecelluseandmachineperformance.” Under thisbackground,the "2019CivilAircraftIndustryInternationalForum(CAIIF2019)"isscheduledtobeheldinXi'anonSeptember26th-27th,2019,whichwilltalkaboutAirworthinessCertificationaboutChinaandinGlobalaswell.CAIIF2019willbringtogether200delegatesfromGovernmentAgencies,RegionalCivilAviationBureau,DomesticandForeignAirlines,IndustryAssociationandAlliance,AirborneInterconnectSystemIntegrator,AircraftManufacturer,ThirdPartyServiceCompany,AeroEngineCompany,AssemblyCenter,TheBoeingCompany,Airbusalltogethertositdownanddiscussabouttheproblemswe’refacingnowinCertification,AircraftDesignandManufacture,AirborneSystems.   Register yourinterestor getintouchwith marketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.

    Jul 3,2019
  • Astronautic Gets U.S. FAA Nod for RoadRunner

    AstronauticsreceivedU.S.FAAsupplementaltypecertification(STC)forinstallationofitsRoadRunnerdrop-inreplacementelectronicflightinstrument(EFI)aboardLeonardoA109/119helicopters.EASAandNationalCivilAviationAgencyofBrazilapprovalsareexpectedtofollowforthesehelicopters,whilecustomershipments,availablethroughAstronautics’authorizeddealernetwork,havealreadybegun.TheSTCfollowsTSOapprovalannouncedearlierthismonth. Designedtoreduceoperatingandmaintenancecosts,theRoadRunnerismadetoreplacefive-inchADIandHSIelectromechanicalunits.TheunitisembeddedwithincreasedsafetyfunctionalitythatisfoundonmodernEFIS,includingHTAWSandsyntheticvision.Thiscomeswitha“reallybigweightsavings,”saidAstronauticspresidentChadCundiff,estimatingthatitcouldamountto15poundsperflightdeck. OneofthekeyaspectsfortheRoadRunneristhatitwasdesignedforeaseofinstallation.Itcomeswithawiringadapterharnessandfitsintoexistingslotsforelectromechanicalunits.“Youarenotcuttingpanelsorrunningwiresallovertheaircraft,”Cundiffsaid,addingthattheinstallationcouldtakeplaceinadayortwo. AstronauticsownstheinitialSTContheA109,butalreadyhadbegunpre-productionshippingtocustomersand/orinstallationcentersfordevelopmentofSTCsonotheraircraft,hesaid. Thecompany(Hall3,StandA40) haslinedupaworldwidenetworkof16dealers,someofwhichwillbeworkingonSTCs.CundiffbelievestheinitialSTCswillinvolveaircraftsuchastheBell212,412,and214,aswellastheUH-60LFirehawk.UnitedRotorcraftselectedtheAFI4700RoadRunnerEFIfortwoofitsFirehawksoperatedbytheVenturaCountyFireDepartmentinCalifornia. Duringthe“13thFive-YearPlan”period,domesticcivilaircraftshavedevelopedrapidlyinsuchfourmajorsectorsastrunkliner,regionalaircraft,generalaviationandhelicopter.Relevant data showsthatChinaneedsmorethan7,000civilaircraftsin2017-2036,withatotalvalueofmorethanUSD1trillion.TheannualaveragemarketspaceofChina'selectromechanicalsystemsexceedsUSD8billion.Atpresent,theelectromechanicalsystemforaviationindustryprovides11systems,includingpowersystem,fuelsystem,hydraulicsystem,auxiliarypowersystemandairmanagementsystem,forcivilaircraftssuchasC919,MA60,MA700,AG600,ARJ21,Y12,AC313,LE500,andHO300.TheCivilElectromechanicsSystemInternationalForum2019iscommittedtooptimizingtheelectromechanicalproductsofcivilaircraftsanddigitalmanufacturingwithinformationtechnologytoachieveexcellenceintheautomationofelectromechanicalsystems.  Underthisbackground,the4thAnnualAEROELECTROMECHANICSCHINA2019willbeheldinthecityofNanjingonOctober22nd–23rd,registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Jul 1,2019
  • Why Better Simulator Training is Key To Getting 737 MAX Off The Ground

    RecertificationoftheBoeing737MAXjetlinerhasbroughtintointensefocusakeypartof pilottraining:simulators.Byreplicatingthelookandfeelofanaircraft cockpit,simulatorsareessentialforbuildingpilots’knowledgeandskills, whileallowingthemtoexperiencethephysicalaspectsofoperatingaircraft. Simulatorsareessentialfordevelopingpsychomotorskills(bothgrossmotorandfinemotor)thatarecritical inaviation,aswellasinmanyotherindustries,fromhealthcaretomilitary anddefense.Inaviation,simulatorsallowpilotstotrainforreal-world scenariosfromroutineoperationstomidflightemergencies.Inthese simulations,pilotstesttheirknowledgeandcognitiveskillssuchascritical thinkinganddeveloppsychomotorskills,includingmanualoperationduring emergencies. Simulatortraininghasbeenatthecenterofthe737MAX recertificationdiscussiongivenquestionsaboutthephysicalstrengthrequired forpilotstomanuallycrankaflight-controlwheelduringmid-flight emergencies.TheFederalAviation Administration(FAA)saidit hasbeenexaminingthisissue,althoughitdoesnotexpectittodelaythe plane’sreturntoservice.Twofatalcrashesof737Maxplanesoperated byLionAirandEthiopian Airlineshavebeenlinkedto malfunctionsintheflight-controlsystem. Theimportanceofsimulatortrainingwasfurtherunderscoredby Capt.Chesley“Sully”Sullenberger,whoin2009pilotedtheUSAirwaysplane thatmadeanemergencylandingontheHudsonRiver.IntestimonybeforetheHouseTransportationCommittee,Sullenberger stated:"Wemustmakesurethateveryonewhooccupiesapilotseatis fullyarmedwiththeinformation,knowledge,training,skillandjudgmenttobe abletobetheabsolutemasteroftheaircraftandallitscomponentsystems andofthesituationssimultaneouslyandcontinuouslythroughouttheflight.” Heunderscoredtheimportanceof“physical,firsthandexperience,”saying, “ReadingaboutitonaniPadisnotevenclosetosufficient.” Pilottrainingcanbemademoreeffectivebyusinga“blended” approach—thatis,simulatorscombinedwithbyadvanced e-learning—ideally,adaptive learning.Inotherfields,ablended approachspeakstothecombinationofin-classroominstructionand computer-basedadaptivelearning.Thistypeofblendedenvironmenthasbeen showntobehighlyeffectiveineducationandworkforcetraining. Inaviation,blendedsolutionswouldcombineadaptivelearning withsimulatorsthatprovideafull-immersionexperience.Adaptivelearningcan deliverpersonalizedinstructioninoperationsand safetyprotocolswhilealso building21st centuryskillsofcriticalthinking,communication, collaboration,andcreativity.Suchblendedinstructionisimperativefor pilotsandcrews,andisincreasinglybeingusedforgroundpersonnel,aswell asforjobsacrossmultipleindustrieswheresafetyisparamount,and error-preventioncansavelives. Inaviation,adaptivelearningisbeingusedforflight operationstraining,suchastoimprovecrewschedulingforgreaterefficiency andcostsavings.Whentechnologyisupgradedoranewsystemisrolledout,adaptive learningcanhelpworkersgetuptospeedquickly. Adaptivelearningdeliverspersonalizedinstructiontailoredto theneedsofeachlearner.Usingaquestions-firstapproach,advancedadaptive learningplatformsdeterminewhateachlearnerhasmasteredandwherethereare specificknowledgegapsthatneedtobeaddressedwithprecision.Learners spendtimeonlyonthoseareasinwhichtheyneeddevelopment,whileskipping overwhattheyhavealreadymastered,thusreducingthetimeittakestoreach proficiency.Furthermore,instructionpresentedwithspacedrepetitionhelps maintainknowledgeovertime.Aswehaveseenamongearlyadoptersofadaptive learninginavarietyofindustries,timesavingsinreachingproficiencyofasmuchas50%arecommon, comparedtotraditionale-learningorinstructor-ledtraining. Acrossmultipleindustries,simulatorsandadaptivelearning provideacomplementaryapproachtobuildingknowledge,skills,and experiences,particularlyinhigh-pressuresituations.Inhealthcare,students, doctors,nurses,EMTs,andothercliniciansusesimulatorstogainexperience withcertainpatientprocedures.Simulatorsalsohelpbuildfinemotorskills, suchasfordoctorsornursesinsertinganIV.Adaptivelearningfurtherbuilds knowledgeandcompetence,byuncoveringgapsandtheneedforadditional instructioninawaythatissupportiveandnonjudgmental. Astechnologyadvances,onemodeoflearningwillnotsuffice. Thecombinationofstate-of-the-artsimulatorsandadvancedadaptivelearning platformswillhelpensureprofessionalsgaintheknowledgeandskillsthey needtoperformtheirjobswithcompetenceandconfidencefortheprotectionof consumerseverywhere.Inaviation,thisblendedapproachcanenhancepilot trainingandhelpensuresafeoperationofaircraft,particularlyinmidflight emergencieswhenknowledge,skills,andpsychomotorskillsmustcometogether inautomaticresponses. Simulationtrainingisalwaysabigsubjectinflight Training,alsohighlyconcernedandhottopicduringthe5thAnnualCivil AviationTrainingForum2019whichwillbeheldonSeptember25th-26th, 2019 in Sanya,China.Thesubject"Pioneering and Innovative,LeadingNewRevolutionofAviationTraining" aimstointroduceforeignadvanceideasandmethods,sharesuccessfulexperiences,combinewiththatsituationofaviationdivisionitself,toopenupmoreefficientandmoreactivetrainingmechanism.. Theconferencewillfocusontopicssuchas UPRT,NewTechnology Operation,HardLanding,SOQA,JUSTCultureandnewaircrafttraining. Registeryourinterestorgetin touchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformore details.

    Jul 1,2019
  • Delta is First Airline to Use Apple Message App to Help Passengers on The Go

    Deltaismakinganotherindustry-leading movetoconnectwithcustomersintheirchannelofchoicebybecomingthefirst airlinetousetheMessagesappviaAppleBusinessChat. TheoptiontomessagefromaniOS deviceallowscustomerstoconnectwithaliveDeltarepresentativetoreceive in-the-momentassistance,orwithaDeltaVirtualAssistanttogetquick answerstofrequentlyaskedquestions. Thenewmobileassisttoolis beingrolledoutinphasestosomecustomersthissummertotestpreferences anddemandandisslatedtobeintegratedintotheFlyDeltaappforall customersthisfall.Itwillbringevenmoreconvenientcommunicationsaccess tocustomersonthego,buildingonthedelta.com“NeedHelp”messaginginterfacethat launchedearlierthisyeartoravereviews. “Thisisaboutconnectingwith ourcustomerswheretheyare—andmanyhavetoldusthatthey’drathermessage withusthanengageonotherchannelslikethephone,emailorsocialmedia,” saidToriForbes-Roberts,VicePresident—ReservationSalesandCustomerCare. “Messagingisfast,it’seasyanditempowersourcustomerstoconnectwithus ontheirterms—messageswillevenbesavedandremainavailablesocustomers havealifelinetoDeltawhentheyneeditmost.” Forbes-Robertsaddedthat messagingisexpectedtoreducewaittimesinallchannelsthanksinpartto theVirtualAssistantcapableofidentifyinganswerstosimple,common questionseasilyfoundondelta.combefore aliveReservationsspecialistisengaged.Evenso,acustomercanasktospeak withaliverepresentativeatanytimetoaddressquestions,comments,and challenges,whilemakingthecallonwhentostart,stopandcontinue conversationsonatimelinethatbestsuitstheirneeds. RhondaCrawford,Delta’sVice PresidentofDistribution&DigitalChannels,saidthatenablingmessaging intheairline’sdigitaltoolsisanaturalnextstepindelta.comandtheFly Deltaappbeingasintuitiveandhelpfulaspossible. “WewantDeltacustomerstofeel infullcontroloftheirexperiencewithDelta,butknowthatwe’rejusta clickortapawaywhentheyneedus,”shesaid.“We’veseenincredible messagingengagementonourdelta.complatformandintegratingtheMessages functionalityintotheFlyDeltaappisanimportantpartofourongoingwork topositionourmobileplatformastheconsummatetravelcompanion.” HowitWorks Duringthephasedrollout,some customersreceivingDelta’ssummertraveltipsemailpriortotheirtripwill seea“NeedHelp”linkatthebottomoftheiremail.Whenthelinkistapped fromtheiriOSdevice,theMessagesappwillautomaticallylaunchandconnect customerswithDelta—thesamewaytheymessagewithfriendsandfamily. Whenthesamelinkisclicked usinganalternatedevice,includingadesktopcomputer,thecustomerwillbe connectedtothedelta.com“Need Help”messaginginterface.DeltawillalsoperformlimitedtestsofApple BusinessChatfromdirectlyinsidetheFlyDeltaiOSappthissummer. "Regardlessofthe innovativesolutionsweexplore,ourgoalisalwaysthesame,"said Forbes-Roberts."Wewanttodevelophigh-techtoolsthatenablehigh-touch connections–meaningouremployeesandcustomershavetechnologytheyneedto engagemostmeaningfullywitheachother." Overthepastseveralyears, Deltahasinvestedmillionsdevelopingdigitaltoolsforemployeesand customerstofostermeaningfulengagementsandtransformtravelintoapartof thejourneytolookforwardto. Theglobalcarrierhasledthe industryonanumberofinnovativemobilesolutionstoeasethestressof travelincludingtheaward-winningFlyDeltaappthatfeaturesautomatic check-in,integrated wayfindingandRFIDbagtrackingalong withtheabilitytopurchase upgradeswithSkyMiles.Delta'scontinuedinvestment acrossthecustomerexperiencetomaketravelmoreenjoyableincludes assistanceandrecognitiononthegowithmobileagentandflightattendanttools,across-industry alliancethatwillempowercustomerswithaseamlessin-cabinconnectivity experience,andagroundbreaking appthathelpsDeltapilotsavoidturbulenceforamore comfortableflight. JetBlueAnnounces NewWinterService,HoustonRelocation With theadventofdigitalmarketingeraandthechangeofairtransportmarket environment,loyaltyprogramhasbecomeanimportantsourceforairlinesto increaseancillary revenue,andloyaltymanagementhasnaturallybecomea corebusinessofairlines.Theincreaseofairtransportrevenueis facing severechallengeofmarketcompetition,especiallythecompetition oflowfares.Potentialrevenuefromairlineloyaltyprogramshasbecomea focusamongdifferentrevenuegrowthchannels,underthisbackground,theCivilAviationCustomerLoyalty ManagementForum2019willbeorganized,thiseventishostedby Chinese Societyof AeronauticsandAstronautics CivilAircraftOperation SupportSub-committeeand ShanghaiSocietyofAeronautics,organized by COMAC Shanghai AircraftCustomerServiceCo., Ltd &Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltdwhichwillbeheld onOctober 30th-31st,2019inShanghai,China.The conferencewillfocusontopicssuchas Customer Data Analyze, Improving Fly Experience &  Precision Marketing Strategy. Registeryourinterestorgetin touchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformore details.

    Jul 1,2019
  • Aircraft Electrical Systems Market Size 2025 to Amass Considerable Returns from the North America

    AircraftElectricalSystemsMarketisanticipatedtoachievelucrativegrowthinthecomingyearsledbyIncreasingaircraftproductionacrosstheglobeowingtoproliferationoflow-costcarriersandimprovedairlinenetworks.Supportinggovernmentinitiativesalongwithrisingadoptionofopenskiesagreementsarefurtherboostingtheindustryshare.Expandingtourismsectoralongwithrisingdisposableincomeareprovidingapositiveoutlookfortheindustryexpansion. Aircraftmanufacturesarecontinuouslyfocusingonmanufacturinglightweightaircraftstoimproveoperationalefficiencyalongwithcomplyingtothestringentregulatorynorms.Moreover,theproliferationoflowerweightwiringalongwithrisingpreferenceforhighdensitybatteriesarepositivelyinfluencingtheaircraftelectricalsystemsmarketshare.Additionally,increasingelectricalcomponentsinaircraftsalongwithincreasingadoptionofmoreelectricaircraftsarefelicitatingtherequirementforsuitablepowermanagementsystems,therebyexpandingtheindustrysize. AircraftelectricalsystemsmarketplayersarecontinuouslyinvestinginR&Dfordevelopingadvancedaircraftelectricalsystemsforimprovingefficiencyandreduceloadsinthebatteries.ManufacturersarecontinuouslydevelopingtheTransformerRectifierUnit(TRU)technology,thatenablesformultiplevoltagesystemsusingacombinationofDC&ACbuses,therebysupportinginoverallelectricalsystemsefficiency. Basedoncomponents,theaircraftelectricalsystemsmarketisclassifiedintogeneratorsandauxiliarypowerunit.Advancedturbogeneratorscombinesimple-cyclemagneticbearingcoolingturbinetechnologyandelectricalpowergeneration.Thesystemcanprovideliquidcoolingandelectricalpowertoimplementadvancedradarsystemsinmilitaryaircrafts,therebypositivelyinfluencingtheindustry. Theaircraftelectricalsystemsmarketbasedonaircraftcanbeclassifiedintocommercialaircraft,military,regionaljets,andhelicopters.Thegrowthinthehelicopterscanbecreditedtothecapabilityofperformingdiversifiedrangeofoperationsincludingverticaltake-off&landing,alongwiththeabilitytohoveroversmallerareas.Moreover,theincreasingusageoftheseaircraftsfortourism,emergencyandrescuemissionsfurtheracceleratesthesegmentshareoverthestudytimeframe. Theaircraftelectricalsystemsmarketbasedondistributionchannelcanbeclassifiedaslinefitandretrofit.Thegrowthintheretrofitsegmentcanbecreditedtothestringentregulationsandpoliciesmandatingthereplacementandmaintenanceofaircraftcomponentsafteracertainflightcycletomaintainairworthiness.Moreover,thereplacementsrequiredincasesonwearandtearowingtocontinuousoperationsfurtherexpandsthesegmentsize. FewplayersoperatingintheaircraftelectricalsystemsmarketshareincludeHoneywell,UTC,Astronics,Fokkertechnologies,Safran,andThales.Strategicinvestmentsforadvancedproductdevelopmentareamongtheprominentstrategiesadoptedbyindustryplayerstoexpandtheirmarketshare.Forinstance,in2018,UTCAerospaceannouncedaninvestmentofaroundUSD3billionfordevelopmentofmore-electricinitiative,thataimstoreplacehydraulicandpneumaticsystemsinaircraftswithelectricalcomponents,therebyprovidingapositiveoutlookfortheindustryexpansion. Duringthe“13thFive-YearPlan”period,domesticcivilaircraftshavedevelopedrapidlyinsuchfourmajorsectorsastrunkliner,regionalaircraft,generalaviationandhelicopter.Relevant data showsthatChinaneedsmorethan7,000civilaircraftsin2017-2036,withatotalvalueofmorethanUSD1trillion.TheannualaveragemarketspaceofChina'selectromechanicalsystemsexceedsUSD8billion.Atpresent,theelectromechanicalsystemforaviationindustryprovides11systems,includingpowersystem,fuelsystem,hydraulicsystem,auxiliarypowersystemandairmanagementsystem,forcivilaircraftssuchasC919,MA60,MA700,AG600,ARJ21,Y12,AC313,LE500,andHO300.TheCivilElectromechanicsSystemInternationalForum2019iscommittedtooptimizingtheelectromechanicalproductsofcivilaircraftsanddigitalmanufacturingwithinformationtechnologytoachieveexcellenceintheautomationofelectromechanicalsystems. Underthisbackground,the4thAnnualAEROELECTROMECHANICSCHINA2019willbeheldinthecityofNanjingonOctober22nd–23rd,registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Jun 14,2019
  • Bell Completes Air Medical Training Exercise

    BellHelicopter,aTextronInc.(NYSE:TXT)company,incollaborationwithShaanxiHelicopterCo.Ltd.(SHC)andShaanxiProvincialPeople’sHospital,announcedthesuccessfulcompletionofanAirMedicalServices(AMS)trainingexerciseinChina.ThisexerciseisaninitialsteptowarddevelopingairmedicalcapabilityfortheImplementationProgramforaJointPilotofAviationMedicalRescuelaunchedearlierthisyearbytheNationalHealthCommissionofChinaandtheCivilAviationAuthorityofChina(CAAC).   “TogetherwithSHC,weareexcitedtobeleadingthedevelopmentofanAirMedicalServicesnetworkinChina,”saidJacintoMonge,BellManagingDirectorforNorthAsia.“Duringthetwo-weekevent,expertiseonbestpracticeswassharedthroughacademicseminarsandpracticaltrainingusingreal-lifesimulations.”   WiththesupportfromMed-TransCorporation,aleadingUSairmedicalservicecompany,morethan50peoplefromShaanxiHelicopterandthePeople’sHospitalparticipatedintheexercisewhichcoveredaviationsafetypracticesandculture,functionsandresponsibilitiesformedicaltransport,flightplanninganddecisionmaking,crewresourcemanagementandflightphysiology.Inaddition,anintroductiontothecross-functionalcoordinationamongemergencyresponse,medicalcare,dispatchandaviationwasprovidedtocreateasafeandeffectiveairmedicalnetworksolutionforChina.   ResearchfromTheAssociationofAirMedicalServices(AAMS)andASCEND,hasshownthatairmedicalservicescansignificantlyreducethemortalityrateofpatientsandimprovetheoutcomeoftreatment.Atpresent,therearemorethan1,200civilianairmedicalhelicoptersserving320millionpeopleintheUnitedStates;Chinacurrentlyhaslessthan100civilianairmedicalhelicoptersserving1.4billionpeople.China’scentralgovernmentplanstobuildamodernhealthcaresystemwhichwillincludeanextensiveairmedicalservicesnetwork.   CHENZhi, thePresidentelectandsecretary-generalofChinaAssociationofEmergencyMedicineandResuscitation (CAEMR),willbeourkeynotespeakeratCivilHelicopterIndustryInternationalForum.HewillgivethespeechaboutTheDevelopmentofInternationalModernAviationMedicalRescueAndChina'sPractice.CHIIF2019issupportedbyCAACEastChinaGeneralAviationServiceCenterandwillbeheldonJune26th –27th,2019,at Shanghai PullmanSouthHotel, China.   Formoredetails,pleaseclick REGISTER  oremailto:marketing@galleon.cc.

    Jun 13,2019
  • Pratt & Whitney Reduces Life Limits For A220, E190/E195-E2 Engines

    Pratt&WhitneyhasreducedlifelimitsonPW1500GandPW1900Ggearedturbofan(GTF)high-pressurecompressor(HPC)fronthubsafterexcessivecorrosionwasdiscoveredduringaroutineoverhaul,andtheFAAplanstomandatethechange. TheUSagency,inanoticeofproposedrulemaking(NPRM)publishedMay31,saidPrattdiscoveredcorrosiononafronthub“duringaroutineengineoverhaul.”Itwasfoundbeneathanti-corrosioncoating.Theissue“reducesthelow-cyclefatiguecapabilityandcanoccurevenduringenginedowntime,”theagencyadded. Prattinformedoperatorsoftheissueanditsdecisiontoreducethehublife-limitsinseveralservicebulletinsissuedinAprilandMay.TheNPRMreferstothebulletinsfordetailsonthenewlifelimits. Prattdidnotimmediatelyrespondtoarequestforcomment. ThePW1500GandPW1900GenginespowertheAirbusA220andEmbraerE190/E195-E2families,respectively.FAAsaidthedirectiveaffects18enginesinstalledonUS-registeredaircraft. Atlanta-basedDeltaAirLines istheonlyUSoperatorofeitheraircrafttype—itoperatesA220s. Thelife-limitreductionislikelytobeadoptedbyotherregulatorsaroundtheworld. Underthissituation,“The8thChinaAerospacePropulsionTechnologyForum“isscheduledtobeheldonSeptember26th-27th,2019inXi’anChina. Thereare30aeroenginedesignandmanufacturesorganizationinChina,TheCAPTF2019willcoverallrelatedindustrybuyers.Andwe’dinvite200delegateswhomare:engineeringdirector,manufacturermanager,machineshopleadertoshareaboutthesituationabouttheChinaAerospacePropulsionnowandalsowe’dinvitetheglobalcompanytosharethenewandadvancedtechnologyandprojects.   Register yourinterestor getintouchwith marketing@galleon.cc formoredetails. 

    Jun 12,2019
  • The Big Civil Aircraft Market in China Now

    China-developedregionaljet,theARJ21,willbegincommercialoperationwithitssecondoperator,GenghisKhanAirlines,earlynextmonth. Thenewlyestablishedcarrier,whichisbasedintheInnerMongoliaAutonomousRegion,startedflighttestswithitsfirstARJ21onTuesdaynight betweenHohhotBaitaInternationalAirportandUlanhot. TheInnerMongoliancarrier,approvedbytheCivilAviationAdministrationofChinainMarch2018,planstooperatewithawhollydomesticallydevelopedfleet. IttookdeliveryofitsfirstARJ21inShanghaiinFebruaryandreceivedthesecondjetonTuesday. Theairlineplanstopurchaseatotalof25ARJ21swithinfiveyearsandwillbeginreceivingtheC919,China'sfirsthome-developednarrow-bodyjet,afterthat. ThecarrierisexpectedtonotonlyimprovetransportationinInnerMongoliabutalsohelpexplorethemarketingandindustrialdevelopmentofthedomesticallydevelopedjet. TheARJ21regionaljet,witheightpremierand70economy-classseats,issuitableforthehighterrainofInnerMongolia.Aseven-hourhighwaydrivewithintheregion,forinstance,canbeshortenedtoroughlyanhourbyair. Currently,thejet’ssoleoperator,ChengduAirlines,operates11ARJ21sto20Chinesecities.TheARJ21fleethastransportedsome270,000passengerssinceitstartedcommercialoperationinJune2016. UrumqiAirwillbecomethethirdoperatoroftheARJ21. Thecarrier,whichisbasedintheXinjiangUygurAutonomousRegion,saidtheaircraftissuitableforthelowtemperaturesandelevatedterrainofnorthwestChina. Themultipleoperatorswillhelptofurtherimprovethedesignofthejet,accordingtotheCommercialAircraftCorporationofChina,developeroftheARJ21andC919. BeforetheARJ21testflight,GenghisKhanAirlinesalsocarriedouttwosimulatedemergencyevacuations:onethatalithiumbatterywasonfire,whichoccurredonaBoeing787Dreamliner;second,anenginefailureduringtakeoff. Morethan100ARJ21swillbedeliveredinthenextfiveyearstochallengethedominationoftheBombardierandEmbraerinregionalservices,COMACsaid. TheARJ21-700hasaflightrangeofupto3,700kilometers.ItacquireditsaircrafttypecertificateinDecember2014andcompleteditsmaidenflightinJune2016.MassproductionstartedinSeptember2017. Chinahasinrecentyearssteppedupeffortstobuildupitscommercialaircraftindustry. BesidestheARJ21-700,COMAChasunveiledthelargerC919,anarrow-bodyjetdesignedtorivaltheAirbusA320andtheBoeing737series.AprototypeCR929,thefirstlong-hauljetjointlydevelopedbyChinaandRussia,hasbeenunveiled. SothatwecanseethebigopportunityofhavingcooperationwithChina,andnowwe’llbehaving“The10thCivilAircraftIndustryForum“inSeptember26th-27th,2019whichwillbeheldinXi’anChina.Thisforumwillcoverallrelatedindustrybuyers,willinvite200delegatesfromChinesemainengineplantswhomareengineeringdirector,manufacturermanager,machineshopleader.Andalso,we’dsharetherelatednewadvancedtechnologyandprojects. Registeryourinterestor getintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Jun 12,2019
  • Pilot Proficiency Offers 24/7 Simulator Recurrency Training For Private Pilots

    HasTakenDeliveryOfAFrascaRTDSimulatorForLisle,ILTrainingCenter PilotProficiency,anewpilottrainingbusinessproviding24/7simulatoraccesshastakendeliveryofaFrascaRTDsimulatorandisopenforbusinessattheirfirstpilotrecurrencytrainingcenterlocatedinLisle,IL. ThecompanyoffersFAAapprovedFrascaAATDs(advancedaviationtrainingdevices)inlocationsconvenienttopilotsandavailable24/7. Pilotscanbooksimulatortimebythehourormakeacommitmenttoproficiencywithmonthlysubscriptionplansforaffordablerecurrencytraining.   PilotProficiencyoperatesaFrascaRTD(reconfigurabletrainingdevice)-anAATDfeaturingrealGarminG1000Nxisoftwareforarealisticcockpitexperience.TheRTDcanbeconfiguredtoflyliketheCessna172aswellasCessnaandPiperSeminolemulti-engineaircraftutilizingconversionkits.TheFrascaRTDalsofeaturesathreechannelvisualsystemandenclosure.   UsingtheRTD,pilotscanself-logtheirsimulatorexperiencewithoutaninstructororsafetypilotpresent.Thecompany'sgoalistomakeiteasyforpilotstomaintaintheircurrencybyofferingsimulatorsinlocationswherepilotsliveandwork.RecentchangestoFAR61.57(c)allowinstrument-ratedprivatepilotstologtheirrequiredapproaches,holdingprocedures,andinterceptingandtrackingcoursesinFAAapprovedsimulatorstostaycurrent.PilotProficiency'ssimulatorsareavailable24/7andarefarlessexpensivethanflyinganairplane.   SimulationtrainingisalwaysabigsubjectinflightTraining,alsohighlyconcernedandhottopicduringthe5th AnnualCivilAviationTrainingForum2019 whichwillbeheldonSeptember25th-26th,2019 in Sanya,China. Theforumsubjectis"Pioneering and Innovative, Leading New Revolution of Aviation training"aimstointroduce advance ideas and methods, share successful experiences, combine with that situation of the aviation division itself, to open up more efficient and more active training mechanism.Theconferencewillfocusontopicssuchas UPRT,NewTechnologyOperation,HardLanding,SOQA,JUSTCultureandnewaircrafttraining.   Register yourinterestorgetintouchwith marketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.

    Jun 11,2019
  • GE Just Starting Bizav Engine Development Journey

    Withanewturbofanenteringservicelatelastyearandtwootherenginesindevelopment,itmightseemlikeGEAviation’splantoexpandintothebusinessaviationmarketbeginningadecadeagoisnowwellunderway.Butthat’snothowtheexecutiveleadingthatchargeviewsit.“Weareonajourney,andwearereallyatthestartofthatjourney,”GEAviationv-pandgeneralmanagerofbusiness,generalaviation,andintegratedsystemsBradMottiertold AIN.    ThatjourneybegantosomedegreewiththejointlydevelopedGEHondaHF120engine powering theHondaJetandtheCF34-3BontheBombardierChallenger650,butmorerecentlywiththe18,000-pound-thrustPassportthatenteredservicewithBombardier’sGlobal7500ultra-long-rangebusinessjetlastDecember.WithtwoGlobal7500salreadydelivered,thePassportismeetingorexceedingkeyperformanceparameterssuchasspecificfuelconsumption,weight,emissions,andnoise,PassportproductmanagerLaurenceVigeant-Langloistold AIN.“We’vevalidateditinthefieldwiththosetwoaircraftflyingnow,”sheadded.   Featuringahigh-performancecoresimilartotheCFMLeap,52-inchfan“blisk”—fanbladesanddiskfashionedfromasinglepieceoftitanium—andacompressorwithahigh-pressureratioof23:1,theengineisbearingoutitsreputationwithinthecompanyasasortofenvironmentalteetotaler,Mottiersaid.“Jokingly,someofourpeopleheresaythatit’sreallyamarvelbecauseitdoesn’thaveadrinkingproblem,itdoesn’thaveasmokingproblem, andit’snotoverweight.”GEcontinuestohavediscussionswithOEMsaboutaddingthePassporttootherairframes,headded.   Atthesametimetheenginehasrolledout,so,too,hasateamofGEpeoplewell-versedinthepowerplant,GEAviationservicesproductmanagerJimStokertold AIN. “We’vegotaprettyextensiveserviceandsupportnetworktoday,”heexplained.“Wesupportnearly3,000businessjetenginesthatareoutflyingwithourconciergelevelofservice[calledOnPoint],butwe’reexpandingthecoverageparticularlyinthecriticalareaswherewethinktheGlobal7500saregoingtogo.”TheseareasincludeAsia,theMiddleEast,andAustralia,Stokersaid,aswellastheU.S.andEurope.Andthoseservicesupportpeoplealreadyhaveagreatdealofexperience,havingbeenwiththePassportfromthebeginning.“Ithink,attheend,itwassomewhereinthemid-20,000hoursofsupportexperienceallacrosstheengine[development]andflighttestprograms,”Stokersaid.“That’spartoftheseamlessentryintoservicethatwehavebeenworkingaround,”addedMottier.   SofromwhatweknowthatChinawillbeoneofthecountryneedstheaircraftsthemost,‘The8thChinaAerospacePropulsionTechnologyForum2019’isscheduledtobeheldinXi'anonSeptember26th-27th,2019 whichwillbeheldwith‘The10thCivilAircraftIndustryInternationalForum2019’.Theforumwillattractsmorethan150well-knowninternationalaeroenginebusinessexecutivesandexpertswillbeinvitedtosharetheforefrontdevelopmentsChineseaeroenginemarketdemand,andjointlymakecontributiontoChineseaeroengineindustry.   Register yourinterestor getintouchwith marketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.

    May 29,2019
  • Big Changes in Store for Mitsubishi’s Next MRJ Derivative

    MitsubishiAircraft(Mitac)expects todetailplansforsignificantchangestothesmallerofitstwoMRJregionaljetsunderdevelopmentduringJune’sParisAirShowaspartofanefforttobettersatisfyscopeclause-restrainedairlinesintheU.S.   SpeakingafteraMay10ceremonymarkingtheopeningofMitac’sU.S.headquartersinRenton,Washington,MitacchiefdevelopmentofficerAlexBellamyexplainedthattheairplaneformerlyknownastheMRJ70—whatthecompanynowcalls“theconcept”—willneedtocarry76seatsinathree-classconfigurationwhileretainingtheMRJ70’sabilitytomeetthe86,000-poundmaximumtakeoffweightlimitationsinthescopeclauseswrittenintopilotunionlaborcontractsatthethreeU.S.majorairlines.Bellamy,whoserolewithMitacrecentlyshiftedfromMRJprogramheadtochiefdevelopmentofficer,wouldoffernofurtherdetailsoftheplanotherthantosaytheairplanewouldretaincommonalitywiththelargerMRJ90,certificationandentryintoserviceofwhichthecompanyexpectsbythemiddleofnextyear.   “[Seatingconfigurationis]possiblyonechange,butwehavearefreshandarestatementoveralloftheproducttobringituptothelatesttechnology,”explainedBellamy,whoaddedthattheprojectwouldinvolve“fundamentally”nochangetotheairframe.   MitsubishiconsiderstheU.S.byfarthebiggestmarketfortheMRJ,andwhendevelopmentbeganmorethanadecadeagomostcompanyexecutivesexpectedscopeclausesatthemajorairlinestorelaxenoughtoallowoperationoftheMRJ90attheirregionalaffiliates.Marketconditionsandtheappetitebymainlineairlineexecutivestoconfronttheirpilotgroupsovertheissueshavechanged,however,andMitsubishi’scustomershaveclearlyindicatedtheydon’tplantofurtherpushforconcessionsbythetimecontract-amendabledatesusher inthestartofthenextroundofcollectivebargaining,soonaftertheturnofthedecade.   “Whatwe'vebeenworkingonisIthinkfundamentallyimprovedoverwhattheMRJ70was,”saidBellamy.“TheMRJ70wasaproductinamarketwhichwasdifferentyearsbefore.Andwherewesittodayisamarketwherescopeisn'tgoingtochange,notfortheforeseeablefutureornotforthepredictablefutureanyway.”   Ofcourse,theMRJ’smaincompetitorsforU.S.sales—EmbraerandBombardier—facethesameconstraints.ForEmbraer,thatmeansitsnew76-seatE175-E2,whosemtowalsoexceedsthe86,000-poundlimit,cannotflywiththeregionalaffiliatesofthethreemajorU.S.airlineseither.Bombardier,meanwhile,signaleditsintentiontoexittheairlinerbusinessaltogetherfollowingitsannouncementinearlyMaythatwouldsellitsaerostructuresbusinessesinBelfastandMoroccoaspartof consolidating itsaerospaceenterpriseintoa“single,streamlinedandfullyintegrated”unitlocatedatsitesinMontreal,Mexico,andTexas.   WhetherornotanothercompanyeventuallytakescontrolofBombardier'sCRJprogram,Mitsubishiseesthedevelopmentasonesignofthemarket’slackofappetiteforanythinglessthananew-generationairplanepoweredbynewengines.Embraer,whoseoriginalE175hasdominated76-seatsalesintheU.S.overthepastdecade,woulddisagreegiventhatairplane’srelativelyhealthybacklogandincumbencyadvantages.Nevertheless,BellamycalledtheMRJ“verywellpositionedtobetheonlynext-generationregionalaircraftinthemarketplace.”   “Weseethatoneofourcompetitorsissignalingthattheywishtoexitthemarketspaceentirelyandtheotheroneisgoingtobefocusedonothermarketsectorstoo,”saidBellamy.“Sothey'renotjustgoingtobeintheregionalsectorasit'straditionallydefined.Some90percentofairportstodayhavearegionaljetinthem.Sixty-threepercentofairportsintheU.S.onlyhavearegionaljetinthem.Nearly50percentofaircraftflyingtodayintheUnitedStatesareregionaljets.Sothisisnotashrinkingmarket.Thisisaverysizeablemarket.”   ARJ-21istheregionaljetinchina,ithas528ordersfornow,twelveplaneshavebeendelivered.Andithasbeenconcentratingonthequalityoftheaircraftforcontainsafeflyingwhichmeansithaswidelymarketingobjective.Underthisbackground,the "2019CivilAircraftIndustryInternationalForum(CAIIF2019)"isscheduledtobeheldinXi'anonSeptember26th-27th,2019,whichishostedbyChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronautics,organizedbyAVICXACCommercialAircraftCo.,Ltd,AECCXi’anAero-EngineLtd.,AVICXi’anFlightAutomaticControlResearchInstitute,andGalleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd.   Register yourinterestor getintouchwith marketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.

    May 29,2019
  • SAS And Airbus To Research Hybrid And Electric Aircraft

    SASandAirbushavesignedajointMemorandumofUnderstandingforhybridandelectricaircrafteco-systemandinfrastructurerequirementsresearch.Thisisauniquecooperationtoestablishtherequirementsforthenextgenerationofsustainableaircraft.Theprojectaimstogainanunderstandingoftheintroductionofhybrid-electricaircraftforlarge-scalecommercialuse.   ThepartnershipinvolvesajointresearchprojectwhereSASandAirbuswillworktogethertobuildknowledgeoftheopportunitiesandchallengesregardingoperationsandinfrastructurelinkedtolargescaleintroductionofhybridandelectricaircraftincommercialtraffic.   “WeareproudofourambitioussustainabilityworkandarenowpleasedthatAirbushaschosenSAStopartnerupwithusforthisfutureproject.Ifthisbecomesareality,itwillrevolutionizeemissions”,saysRickardGustafson,CEO,SAS.   SAShasfordecadesworkedtoreduceemissionsandworkedhardandfocusedtowardsamoresustainableflying.SAS’sgoalistoreduceemissionsby25percentby2030,mainlybymodernizingthefleetandincreasingtheuseofbiofuels.Weseeelectricaircraftasthenextstepbeyondthecurrenttechnology.   “WearedelightedtobeembarkingonthispartnershipwithSAS,”saidGraziaVittadini,AirbusChiefTechnologyOfficer.“Leveragingourrespectiveexpertisetoexplorethepotentialofhybrid-electricpropulsionopportunitiesinouraviationeco-system.”   Thecollaborationalsoincludesanambitiontoinvolvearenewableenergysuppliertoensuregenuinezeroemissionsoperations.   Duringthe“13th Five-YearPlan”period,domesticcivilaircraftshavedevelopedrapidlyinsuchfourmajorsectorsastrunkliner,regionalaircraft,generalaviationandhelicopter.Relevant data showsthatChinaneedsmorethan7,000civilaircraftsin2017-2036,withatotalvalueofmorethanUSD1trillion.TheannualaveragemarketspaceofChina'selectromechanicalsystemsexceedsUSD8billion.Atpresent,theelectromechanicalsystemforaviationindustryprovides11systems,includingpowersystem,fuelsystem,hydraulicsystem,auxiliarypowersystemandairmanagementsystem,forcivilaircraftssuchasC919,MA60,MA700,AG600,ARJ21,Y12,AC313,LE500,andHO300.TheCivilElectromechanicsSystemInternationalForum2019iscommittedtooptimizingtheelectromechanicalproductsofcivilaircraftsanddigitalmanufacturingwithinformationtechnologytoachieveexcellenceintheautomationofelectromechanicalsystems.   Underthisbackground,the4th AnnualAEROELECTROMECHANICSCHINA2019willbeheldinthecityofNanjingonOctober22nd –23rd.    Register yourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.

    May 29,2019
  • Dassault's 3D Scanner Speeds Repairs

    Thetoolisparticularlyvaluablewhennosolutionhasbeendocumentedforadentonaflatsurfaceonanairbrake.   DassaultAviation'sscanner hasstartedprovingitsworthinairframerepairs,acceleratingthedamagedescriptionprocess.   Imagineadentonaflatsurfaceonanairbrake.Amaintenancetechniciancanusethe3Dscanner–ahand-helddevice–tocreateanimageofthedamagedcomponent.Alaserprojectsagrid,thedeformationofwhichismeasuredbytwocameras.Fromthere,theassociatedsoftwareprogramdrawsthepartinthreedimensions.   Ontheresultingimage,thetechnicianpointsata“healthy”area(suchastheflatsurfacethatneighborsthedent).Alsofactoredinisthethicknessofthearea.Thisgivestheprogramenoughinformationtobuildanaccuratepictureofthedent,SamirDjoudi,structuraldesignengineer,DassaultFalconService,explains.   3DscanningworkswellwithPolyWorks,adedicatedmetrologyprogram,Djoudiexplained.   Thetoolisparticularlyvaluablewhennosolutionhasbeendocumentedforthatparticulardamage,saysJeanKayanakis,seniorvicepresident, worldwidecustomerserviceandservicecenternetwork.   AccordingtoKayanakis,timesavingscanbesignificant.Theconventional,manualprocesscaninvolvelengthyexchangesbetweenthemaintenanceworkshopandthedesignoffice.With3Dscanning,theearlypartofthedamagerepairprocesscanbeshortenedtoafewdays,fromtwotothreeweeks.   Errorsarebroughttoaminimum.Withthecurrentprocess,thevalueofameasurementcanvarybyafewtenthsofamillimeter,dependingonwhoperformsit,Djoudisaid.Thiscanmakethedifferencebetweenanacceptabledefectandonethatmustberepaired.ThedeviceDassaultusesforscanning,theCreaformHandyScan3D,yields0.01-mmprecision.   Moreover,thetoolimprovesworkingconditions.Incaseatechnicianhastogoandmeasuredamagefrominsideaconfinedarea,heorshewillspendlesstimethere.   Trainingtimecanvaryfromhalfaday,tolearnhowtousethehand-held3Dscanner,toadayandahalftobeautonomouswiththepost-acquisitiondataprocessingprogram.Forapersonwithknowledgeofcomputer-aideddesignwhowouldliketobecomeproficientbystudyingseveralcases,itcanbeoneweek.   Dassaultnowwantstodeploythetoolinitsnetworkofcompany-ownedservicecenters,includingtherecentlyacquiredTAGAviationandExecujetmaintenancefacilities.   Theapplicationofnewtechnologywillpromotefasterandhealthierdevelopmentofaviationmaintenanceindustry,Mr.DanielHUMMEL,SalesSupportCF34(PVBF),fromMTUMaintenanceBerlin-BrandenburgGmbH willparticipateintheupcoming3rd AnnualCivilAircraftOperationSupportTechnologyInternationalForum2019,whichwillheldatCivilAviationUniversityofChina,onJune12th -13th,   Register yourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.

    May 29,2019
  • Boeing Completes 737 MAX Software Update, Working on Pilot Training Plan

    BoeingCosaidonThursdayithadcompletedasoftwareupdateforits737MAXjets,whichhavebeengroundedworldwidesinceMarchaftertheywereinvolvedintwofatalcrashes. TheplanemakersaiditwasintheprocessofsubmittingaplanonpilottrainingtotheU.S.FederalAviationAdministration(FAA)andwouldworkwiththeregulatortoscheduleitscertificationtestflight. TheFAAisplanningameetingonMay23inFortWorth,Texas,withregulatorsfromaroundtheworldtoupdatethemonreviewsofBoeing'ssoftwarefixandonpilottraining. AviationregulatorsfromothercountrieswillhavetoassessBoeing'sproposedfixesandcleartheaircrafttoflyinotherregionsindependentlyoftheFAA. Itisunclearwhenthe737MAXaircraftwillreturntoservice,butU.S.airlineshavesaidtheyhopethejetswillflythissummer. SouthwestAirlinesCoandAmericanAirlinesGroupInc,thetwolargestU.S.operatorsoftheMAX,havepulledthejetsfromtheirschedulesuntilAug.5andAug19,respectively. Theairlines,whichmuststilldecideonpilottraining,havesaidtheywouldusethejetsasspareplanesiftheyareapprovedforflightbeforethosedates. TheFAAsaidonThursdaythatBoeinghadnotyetsubmitteditsfinalsoftwarepackageforapproval. OnWednesday,actingFAAAdministratorDanElwellsaidheexpectedBoeingtomakeitsformalsubmissionforitssoftwareupdateinthenextweekorso. The737MAXwasgroundedfollowingafatalEthiopianAirlinescrashthatkilledall157onboardjustfivemonthsafterasimilarcrashofaLionAirflightkilled189people. BoeinghopesthesoftwareupgradeandassociatedpilottrainingwilladdlayersofprotectiontopreventerroneousdatafromtriggeringasystemcalledMCAS,whichwasactivatedinboththeplanesbeforetheycrashed. Theplanemakersaidithadcompletedsimulatortestingandengineeringtestflightsaswellasdevelopedtrainingandeducationmaterials,whichwerenowbeingreviewedbytheFAA,globalregulatorsandairlinecustomers. Todate,Boeinghasflownthe737MAXwithupdatedsoftwareformorethan360hourson207flights,thecompanysaidhere FlightTrainingisalwaysabigsubjectallaroundtheworld,toconcernthis,the5thAnnualCivilAviationTrainingForum2019whichwillbeheldonSeptember25th-26th,2019 in Sanya,China. Thesubjectis"Pioneering and Innovative, Leading New Revolution of Aviation training"aimstointroduce advance ideas and methods, share successful experiences, combine with that situation of the aviation division itself, to open up more efficient and more active training mechanism.Theconferencewillfocusontopicssuchas UPRT,NewTechnologyOperation,HardLanding,SOQA,JUSTCultureandnewaircrafttraining. Registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    May 29,2019
  • Airbus Delivers ACH145 Helicopter For Use On Super Yachts

    AirbusCorporateHelicopters(ACH)hasdeliveredthefirstoftwoACH145helicopterstoanexistingprivatecustomerasthefirststepinafleetrenewalprogramme. ThetwoaircraftwillbeprimarilyflownfromsuperyachtsintheMediterraneanandCaribbeanregionsonbehalfoftheownerwhoisahighlyexperienceduserofAirbushelicopters. IsleofMan-basedhelicoptermanagementandoperationspecialistLuviairwillmanagetheACH145saswellasanACH160thathasbeenacquired.Thethreeaircraftwillreplaceanotherthreecurrentlyinservice. ThesecondACH145willbedeliveredinthefinalquarterof2019andtheACH160,whichwillbeusedforonshoretransport,willbedeliveredfollowingcertification. LuviairhasoperatedafleetofVIPAirbushelicoptersforalmost20years,managingeveryaspectofitsclients'operationsfromoperationalbasesinLondon,theMediterranean,theCaribbeanandonboardsomeofthelargestsuperyachtsintheworld. TheACH145sfeaturetheACHLineinteriorcabinconceptinabespokeversiondesignedbyLondon-headquarteredHarrisonEidsgaardwhoalsocreatedtheexteriorliveryinspiredbytheyachtenvironment.TheACH160willhavetheACHExclusiveconceptprovidinganexceptionallevelofluxury. FredericLemos,HeadofACH,said:"Wegreatlyvalueourrelationshipwiththiscustomerwhoknowsouraircraftwell,andwestronglyappreciatetheirloyaltyinselectingtheACH145and,inparticular,thenewACH160afternearlytwodecadesofoperatingAirbushelicopters. "ThetransitiontothisnewgenerationofAirbushelicoptersisacleardemonstrationthattheACH160meetsthedemandingrequirementsofthemostdiscerningcorporatehelicoptercustomers." ThefullACHhelicopterrangeconsistsoftheACH125,ACH130,ACH135,ACH145,ACH160andACH175variantsofAirbusHelicopters'comprehensiveandmarket-leadingfamilyoflightandmediummodels.Arangeofpremium-designaircraftcompletions,includingbespokesolutions,isavailableforallmodels. Renownedforitscombinationofversatilityandcomfort,theACHrangeofhelicoptersisadmiredbypassengersandpilotsalikeforitsstylishinteriors,smoothandquietridealliedtoitstechnologicallyadvancedHelionixdigitalavionicssystemensuringcarefreehandlingandthehighestlevelofsafety. Thisyear,JohnnyGU,theMarketingManager-HEMS&SARofAirbusHelicoptersChina,willgiveapresentationabout‘HelicopterEmergencyMedicalService’atCivilHelicopterIndustryInternationalForum.TheforumissupportedbyCAACEastChinaGeneralAviationServiceCenterandwillbeheldonJune26th–27th,2019,atShanghaiJeurongHotel,China. Formoredetails,pleaseclickREGISTERoremailto:marketing@galleon.cc.

    May 30,2019
  • WestJet Will Outsource Most Maintenance On 787s

    WestJetoperatesBombardierQ400s,Boeing737NGs,MAXs,767-300sandnow787-9s,ofwhichithasordered10andoptionedanother10.Evenwiththeopeningofanewwidebodyhangar,theairlinewillcontinuetooutsourceheavychecksonit787s,accordingtoVPofTechnicalOperationsJohnKelly.    “Theheavymaintenance,Cchecksandabove,onthe787willbeoutsourcedtoaqualifiedMRO,”Kellysays.“TheMROthatperformsthisworkhasnotbeenselectedyet.”   Supportof787componentsisoutsourcedtoseveralcompanies,includingSafran,LufthansaTechnic,MichelinandAirFranceIndustriesKLME&M.Off-wingmaintenancefor787’sGEAviationGEnx-1BengineswillbeperformedbyAFI-KLMinAmsterdam.LinemaintenancewithinCanadawillbeperformedbyWestJet,whileLHTdoeslinemaintenanceatallofWestjet’sinternationalstations.   WestJettechnicaloperationsteamconsistsofapproximately690staff.Theseincludeafrontlinestaffof560aircraftmaintenanceengineersandasupport staffof130.Thenew787hangarwillassistthisstaffinseveralways.   Westjet’solderhangarswereallnarrowbodyhangarsandcouldnotaccommodate787sor767sinafullyenclosedenvironment.Withitsfirstthree787sbasedinCalgary,thenewhangarwillenableWestJetdoitsshareofmaintenanceon787sandotherwidebodiesindoorsandataveryhighstandard.“Wecanperformlinemaintenanceandlower-levelchecksatthislocationwithouthavingtoferryorroutetheaircraftelsewhere,”Kellysays.Mechanicscannowworkinanew,state-of-artenvironmentatWestJet’slargesthub.   Kellysayshedoesnotplantobringmore787workin-house.Onthepossibilityofsupporting third-party787sinthefuture,hesaysonly,“wewanttomakesurewehaveagoodhandleonourownoperationandensureitssuccess.Afterwebuildupexperienceandoptimize787operations,wewouldconsiderprovidinglinemaintenancetootheroperatorsshouldtheopportunitypresentitself.”   AsWestjet’s787andnarrowbodyfleetscontinuetogrow,itwilladdmorestaffasrequired.Today,Kellydoesnotseeaneedforadditionalfacilities.“Butthatcouldchangeinthefutureastheairlinegrowsandtheindustryevolves.”   OnJune12th to13th,2019,the3rd AnnualCivilAircraftOperationSupportTechnologyInternationalForum willbeheldatCivilAviationUniversityofChina,inthecityofTianjin.Toattract morethan150professional attendeesfromCAAC,AirChina,ChinaSouthernAirlines,HainanAirlines,EasternAirlinesTechnic,XiamenAirlines,SpringAirlines,LoongAir,ChengduAirlines,AMECO,STARCOandetc…   Theforumisdedicatedtoexploringamorescientificandrationalaviationsuppliessupportsystemtoensurecivilaircraftsafetyoperationandmeetsustainableairworthinessstandardsbymeansofdigitalization,integration,intellectualizationandindustrialInternetplatform.   Resister yourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.

    May 15,2019
  • The Looming Chinese Threat To Airbus And Boeing

    EarlierthisweekCanadiancompanyBombardiermadeanannouncementthatitwassellingoffsubdivisionsinBelfast,IrelandandMorocco.AplantofurtherconsolidateBombardieraerospaceactivitiesintoBombardierAviation.   Whileanassetsalelikethisisn’tcompletelyuncommon,someofthelikelybiddersshouldraiseeyebrowsforsome.TwolargeChinesegovernment-backedorganizations,TheAviationIndustryCorporationofChina(AVIC)andtheCommercialAircraftCorporationofChina(COMAC)arelikelybiddersforthesedivestedassets.   ChineseInterestinBombardierBelfast WhatisgarneringattentiontomostisthatBombardier’sBelfastfacilityiswherethecompositewingsfortheAirbusA220,formerlyknownastheCSeriesaircraft,aremade.AChinesegovernment-backedorganizationgainingcontrolofapremiertechnologicallyadvancedmanufacturingfacilitylikeBombardierBelfastwilldonothingbuthelpChinaadvanceitsownaviationagenda.   Thankfully,thechancesofAirbuslettingthathappenarequiteslim.Manyindustryanalystshaven’truledoutAirbusmakingabidforthefacilitygiventheexistingjointventurebetweenAirbusandBombardierovertheA220seriesaircraft.   It’snosecretthatChinawantstoloosenAirbusandBoeing’sgripinChineseaviation.Chinesegovernment-backedgroupsareworkingtowardsbuildingaircraftthatcaneventuallyreplacecompetitorsandsplittheduopolyintheglobalaviationmarket.   COMACbuilttheC919,essentiallyacloneofanAirbusfamilyaircraft.Mostoftheindustry,however,hasrejectedthisaircraftasvastlyinferiorandnotarealisticcompetitortoanyoftheestablishedaircraftmanufacturers.   AcquiringEstablishedTechnology However,manyareforgettingthequintessentialChinesestrategywhenitcomestodealingwiththerestoftheworld,playthelonggame.COMAChassetuppartnershipswithmanyaviationcompaniesandtechnologytransferisnotjustapoliticaltalkingpoint.Itisarealthreat.Eventually,theChinesewillbecomeadominantplayerinaircraftmanufacturing,it’sonlyamatterofthemdoingitthemselvesorbyeveryonelendingahand.   AirbushasactuallyevenacceleratedChina’slearningcurvewhenitagreedtocreateanassemblyplantfortheAirbusA320inChinaforfinalassemblyofsomeoftheaircraft.ThisessentiallygivestheChinesetechnicalhands-onexperiencewhenitcomestosomeofthemostcomplexandintricatepartsofaircraftmanufacturing.   BoeingopenedupasimilarfacilityinChinafortheBoeing737MAXaircraftthoughlessintensivemanufacturinghappensatthisfacility.   ChinaisgainingaccesstorefinedWesternexpertiseandisadvancingataratefasterthantheWestduetobeingabletocutoutmuchoftherefinementprocessandjustworkwithdevelopedproducts.   Trade-SecretTheft TheUnitedStatesrecentlyreleasedaPentagonreportstatingthat“Chinausesavarietyofmethodstoacquireforeignmilitaryanddual-usetechnologies,includingtargetedforeigndirectinvestment,cybertheft,andexploitationofprivateChinesenationals’accesstothesetechnologies,aswellasharnessingitsintelligenceservices,computerintrusions,andotherillicitapproaches.”   GeneralJosephDunford,ChairmanoftheJointChiefsofStaff,evenwarnedCongressthatU.S.companiesdoingbusinessinChinawereoftenindirectlybenefitingtheChinesemilitary.Chinaisusingbothlegitimateinvestmentsandpartnershipstoillicitactivitytoacquiredual-usetechnologysuchasaviationtechnologyfromtherestoftheworld.   Justrecently,inthelastweekofApril,theUnitedStatesgovernmentchargedAmericanengineerXiaoqingZhengandChinesebusinessmanZhaoxiZhangofconspiringtostealmillionsofdollarsworthofGeneralElectric’stradesecrets,specificallythoserelatingtoGEAviation,oneoftheworld’spremieraircraftenginemanufacturers.   ThetwowerespecificallyinterestedinGEAviation’sexpertiseinturbinetechnology,akeycomponenttomakingaircraftenginesandanareawhereChinasignificantlylacksexpertise.Chinahasidentifiedaerospacetechnologyasakeypillartoitseconomicandmilitaryobjectives.AviationsoftwareandturbinetechnologydeficitsarecurrentlywhatispreventingChinesecompanieslikeCOMACfrommakingcompetitiveaircraft.   AllofthisispartofChina’s“Madein2025”initiativewhichisaimedatvaultingtheChineseeconomyintohigher-valueandtechnologicallyadvancedareasofcompetitionwiththeUnitedStatesandothercountries.IfAirbusandBoeingarenotsupercautiousabouttheirrelationshipwithChinatheywillseethemselvesovershadowedbyChineseaviationmanufacturerswhousedtheirowntechnologyagainstthem.   Sothat,the "2019CivilAircraftIndustryInternationalForum(CAIIF2019)"isscheduledtobeheldinXi'anonSeptember26th-27th,2019.ItisTheTenthCivilAircraftIndustryInternationalForumfrom2009,thethemeofthistimewouldbe‘EnhanceDigitalInnovationCapabilitiestoEnsuretheSafetyandReliabilityofAircraft’,whichmeanswe’dbefocusingontotalkabouttheIntelligentTechnologies,you’dgettoknowhowtheextenttoaircraftmanufacturinghasdevelopedinChinaandinGlobalaswell.Intheforum,you’dhearaboutnewmanufacturingtechnologyinGlobal.   Register yourinterestor getintouchwith marketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.

    May 15,2019
  • CHINA’S FIRST AIRBUS H215 HELICOPTER DELIVERED TO SGGAC

    Aheavytwin-engineAirbusH215helicopterhasbeendeliveredtoChina’sStateGridGeneralAviationCompany(SGGAC).ThecompanybecamethelaunchcustomerfortheH215inChina.   AsubsidiaryoftheStateGridCorporationofChina(SGCC),theworld’slargestutilitycompany,SGGACperformsaerialconstructionandmaintenanceworkalongChina’snetworkofhighandvery-highvoltagepowerlines.     TheH215willjointhecompany’sexistingfleetof15Airbushelicopters,comprisedofH125s,anH120andanH225.ThisadditionwillenableSGGACtoperformnewmissionssuchascablerepair,cablelaying,cargotransportation,andpowerlinepylonsconstructionsindifficult-to-reachareas.   Thehelicoptercomesequippedwitha4.5-toncargosling,hoists,weatherradar,andawire-strikeprotectionsystem.Theconfigurationfeatures17comfortableseatsequippedwithoxygenjacketsforhighaltitudemissions.   “OurcooperationwithAirbusHelicopterssince2012hasbeenatruesuccess.ThankstotheH215’soutstandingperformanceinhighandhotconditionscoupledwithstrongsupportandservicesfromAirbusHelicopters,weareconfidentthatwewillcontinuetodevelopourcapabilitiesperformingnewutilitymissions,”saidWuJielong,ChairmanofSGGAC.   “It’sanhonourtoseeSGGACbecomingthefirstoperatoroftheH215inChina”,saidMarie-AgnesVeve,GeneralManagerofAirbusHelicoptersChina.“Thisachievementreinforcesthelong-termandstrategiccooperationwehavedevelopedwiththecompany,whichalsobecameacertifiedAirbusHelicopters’maintenance,repairandoverhaul(MRO)centreinChinain2018.”   TheH215combinesadvancedavionicsandareliableplatformforruggedmulti-missioncapabilitiesintheworld’sharshestenvironments.Itsbaselineconfigurationoffersextremelycompetitivedirectoperatingandmaintenancecosts.StandardfeaturesincludeprovenMakila1A1engines,thelatestgenerationflightmanagementsystem,andthemostmoderntechnologies,whichincludesaglasscockpitavionicssystemandtherenowned4-axisautopilotfromAirbusHelicopters’advancedH225.   TheintroductionofthisH215increasesChina’sSuperPumafleettonearly40aircraft,performingawiderangeofmissionsfromoil&gastoaerialworktoVIPtransportation.ThefleetissupportedbyAirbusHelicopters’Chinatechnicalteam,itsapprovedhelicopterMROcentreinShenzhen,andanH225fullflightsimulatorlocatedinBeijing.   Inaddition,Airbus'sH135helicopterassemblylineinJimo,Qingdao,ShandongProvince,isexpectedtocompleteplantconstructionbytheendofthisyearandbecomeoperationalinearly2019.Theinitialproductioncapacityoftheassemblylineisexpectedtohaveanannualoutputof18,andgraduallyimproveaccordingtofuturedemand.   Since2014,AIRBUSHelicopterhas nevermissedeveryCivilHelicopterIndustryInternationalForum . Thisyear,asusual,wearegoingtoinviteEduardoDominguezPUERTA,theheadofUrbanAirMobility atAIRBUS,totalkabout ‘UrbanAirTrafficSolution-BreakthroughInAutonomousFlightTechnology’ atCHIIF2019.TheforumissupportedbyCAACEastChinaGeneralAviationServiceCenterandwillbeheldonJune26th –27th,2019,at ShanghaiJrurongHotel, China.   Formoredetails,pleaseclick REGISTER  oremailto:marketing@galleon.cc.

    May 15,2019
  • Boeing Vows Pilot Training And Transparency As It Readies The 737 Max’s Return

    Workerswalkpasta737Max8airplanebeingbuiltatBoeingCo.’sassemblyplantinRenton,Wash.(TedS.Warren/AssociatedPress)   BoeingCo.metwith737MaxoperatorsandlessorsinAmsterdamonTuesday,thefirstofaboutsixsessionsplannedaroundtheworldastheplanemakerlaysthegroundworkforresumingcommercialflightsoftheaircraftaftertwodeadlycrashes.   Executivesareusingthesessionstodiscusshowtomaintainthejetliners,whichweregroundeddaysaftera March10disaster,BoeingspokesmanGordonJohndroesaid.Themeetingswillalsotouchonplansto“turnthefleetbackon”onceregulatorscleartheMaxtofly.Othertopicsinclude pilottraining, softwareupdates andapubliccampaigntobolsterthejet’s bruisedreputation.   “Weknowthatwehaveanumberofareaswhereweneedtoimprove,includingtransparency,”Johndroesaidinaninterview.   Boeingissteppingupcustomeroutreachtwodaysafterrevealingithadknownlongbeforethefirst 737MaxcrashinOctober thatacockpitalertwasn’tworkingthewaybuyersofthejethadbeentold.Themanufacturerisalsofinalizinganupdateforsoftwarethatinbothaccidentspushedtheplane’snosedownuntilpilotslostcontrol.   Thechangeswillneedtobecertifiedbyaviationregulatorsbeforethejetisclearedtoresumecommercialflights,andtheU.S.FederalAviationAdministrationannouncedanewpaneltoreviewthesoftware.   “ThedecisiontoreturntheMaxtocommercialservicerestsinthehandsofglobalregulators,”Johndroesaid.“Inanticipationofthatday,wearemeetingwithourcustomersinregionalconferencestotalkthroughtheactivitiestopreparethefleetandimplementthesoftwareandtrainingrequirements.”   TheFAAisconveningapanelofoutsideexpertsfromtheAirForce,theNationalAeronauticsandSpaceAdministrationandaTransportationDepartmentcentertoreviewBoeing’ssoftwarefixesfortheMax.   Thepanel’srecommendationswill“directlyinformtheFAA’sdecisionconcerningthe737Maxfleet’ssafereturntoservice,”theU.S.regulatorsaidinastatementannouncingtheTechnicalAdvisoryBoard.TheFAAandBoeinghavebeenworkingcloselyonthesoftwareupdate,buttheChicago-basedplanemakerhasn’tcompleteditswork.   ThenewpanelisseparatefromtwootherexistingreviewscreatedbytheFAA.Theagencyhascalledforasummitofinternationalregulatorslaterthismonthtodiscussitssafetyanalysisoftheaircraft.   TheFAAisalsoconductingaJointAuthoritiesTechnicalReview,whichconsistsofeightothercountriesandtheEuropeanAviationSafetyAgency,thatwillexaminetheMax’soriginalcertification.Thatworkisexpectedtotakethreemonths,withinitialmeetingsheldinSeattlelastweek.   TheEuropeanAviationSafetyAgencyisrunningitsownreviewofthe737Max’sdesignandvowednottoallowflightsofBoeing’stop-sellingjetuntilitsprobeisfinished.   AlsoEuropeanAviationSafetyAgency willspeakforthe5th AnnualCivilAviationTrainingForum2019 whichwillbeheldonSeptember25th-26th,2019 in Sanya,China. Thesubjectis"Pioneering and Innovative, Leading New Revolution of Aviation training"aimstointroduce advance ideas and methods, share successful experiences, combine with that situation of the aviation division itself, to open up more efficient and more active training mechanism.Theconferencewillfocusontopicssuchas UPRT,NewTechnologyOperation,PADB,SOQA,JUSTCultureandnewaircrafttraining.   Register yourinterestorgetintouchwith marketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.

    May 15,2019
  • Codename ‘TRUEngine:’ GE Aviation and Microsoft Reveal Aircraft Parts Certification Blockchain

    GEAviation,whichsuppliesjetenginestoabout60%oftheglobalairlineindustry,hasbuiltasupplychaintrackandtraceblockchainwiththehelpofMicrosoftAzure.     GEAviationDigitalGroupaimstosharetheblockchain,aself-builtderivativeofethereum,acrossanindustry-wideconsortiumofpartners.Theledger’susecase,whichisaboutmonitoringandcollatingdatatiedtothemanufactureandlifecycleofcriticalaircraftengineparts,couldscarcelybemorepertinentgiventherecenttravailsofBoeing.     DavidHavara,blockchainCTO,GEAviationDigitalGrouptoldCoinDesk:   “Ourvisionisbeingabletotracepartsastheyaremanufacturedandtheenginewhenit’sshipped.Thenhowthatengineperformsinthefield,whentorepairitandthenre-enteritintothefield.”   WhileGEAviationsellsaircraftenginestocommercialairlinesandthemilitary,GEAviationDigitalGroupisabusinessunitwithinthatwhichemployssome700staffgloballyandsellssoftwareexternallytotheindustry.Aswellasblockchain,thegroupturnsoutarangeof3Dprinting,IoTanddatasciencesolutions.   HavarasaidhisteamhadbeenworkingforamorethantwoyearswithpartnerslikeMTUMaintenancetobuildtheblockchain,apermissionedforkofethereum.   “Whatwearecallingit,kindofinternally,is‘TRUEngine,’”saidHavara.   Havingablockchainwillstructuredatathat’scriticaltothisecosysteminasingleformatandbringittousers’fingertips;typicallytheprocessofdataanalysiscaninvolvethreadingbackthroughmultiplevendorsandERPsystems,notedHavara,adding:     “Ifyouthinkaboutit,aqualityeventintheaircraftengineindustryiscatastrophic.Andtoresearchthattakesmonthsofmanualtime.Drivingefficiencies,accountability,andvisibilityintotheprocessofmakinganenginewillmakeusallsafer.”   MikeWalker,seniordirector,appliedinnovationanddigitaltransformation,atMicrosoft,likenedtheledgertoa“tapestry.”Hesaidithashadtheeffectof“stitchingtogethertheirentiresupplychainintooneview–soyou’vegotafullunderstandingofallthepartners;you’vegotoneecosystemrepositoryinsteadofhundreds,ifnotthousands.”   Blockchainboneyard Aircraftenginesareliquidassets:overafiveyearperiod,some60%ofthemchangehands,makingdocumentationandcertificationsimportant.PartoftheprocessinvolvescustomerslikeDeltaorBritishAirways,forexample,maintainingflighthistoryrecordsofhowmanycyclestheyhaveflownoneachpart,datawhicharethenreturnedtoGEAviationsothattheappropriatepartsarereplacedinatimelymanner.Thishasledtoapaper-basedconundrum,saidHavaras.   “Wecan’tsellthoseusedpartsbackintotheopenmarketwithouttheproperpaperwork,”hesaid.“Whichisreallyacrisisintheindustryatthemoment.AtourwarehousefacilityinTexas,therearetensofmillionsworthofdollarsofinventoryorphaned,becauseoverthelast20yearswedidn’thaveadigitalsolutiontogetthatpaperworktosellthosepartsbackintothemarket.”   WalkerofMicrosoftadded:“Sowhatwehavedonebringscostoptimizationandsignificantsafetyimprovement,butnowweareexposinganewbusinessmodel.WearecreatingaprofitcenterforwhatIlovinglyreferredtoas‘theboneyard’inTexas,whereessentiallytheyputallthesepartswheretheydon’thavetheGEAviationgenuinepaperwork–andyoucandothatforalltheotherboneyardsouttheretoo.”   AlthoughhecouldnotmentionthenamesoftheindustryplayerswhohavebeeninvitedtojointheTRUEngineconsortiumatthistime,Havarasaid:      “Wearetargetingcompanieswhohavealreadyboughtourengines–soitcouldbeDeltaorSouthwestorBA–andtheyhaveamaintenancecontractwithus.WehaveakindofrazorandbladesbusinessmodelwherewesellyoutheengineandthenyouwillsignamaintenanceagreementtobeTRUEnginecertifiedandwewillmaintainthat;sowearerollingthisouttoourmaintenanceagreementbase.”   Walkerdefinedtheblockchainas“aproductionpilot”usinglivedataandbusinessprocesseswithrealcustomers.“Sowehavegotacontrolledrollout,atrickleeffect.Sowewillhavethreeorfourairlinesandthenanothertrickleouttoreachfiveorsix.”   Havarasaidthepricingmodelfortheservicehasnotyetbeenformalizedbutadded:   “Wearereadytosellthisservice.Weareactivelyengagingwithcustomersnowandmoreairlinesareaskingaboutiteveryday.”    Regardingthe3DprintingtechnologyofAeroengine,thisyearwewillsetupatopicnamed‘ApplicationAndDevelopmentOfTitaniumAlloy3DPrintingTechnologyInTheManufactureOfAeroEngineBladesAndRouletteManufacturing’ atthe8th ChinaAerospacePropulsionTechnologyForum2019(heldinconjunctionwithThe10th AnnualCivilAircraftIndustryInternationalForum2019)willbeheldon September26th -27th inthecityofXi’an,China. Furthermore,wewillinviteAECCShenyangAeroEngineResearchInstitutetotalkabouttheDevelopmentOfAeroEngineParts,CoreEnginesAndEngineTestingTechnology,toletthedelegatesknowmoreaboutChineseaeroenginemarket.   Formoredetails 3DprintingtechnolgoyofAeroengine,pleaseclick REGISTER  oremailto:marketing@galleon.cc.

    May 15,2019
  • Bombardier Levels Up On Engine Services In China

    Bombardier'sservicecenterinTianjin,ChinahasreceivedauthorizedservicecenterstatusfromRolls-Royce,GeneralElectric,andHoneywell,enablingthefacilitytoserviceallenginesfittedontheBombardierbusinessjetportfolio.ThisincludestheRolls-RoyceBR710A2-20ontheGlobal5000,GeneralElectricCF34ontheChallenger600family,andHoneywellHTF7000ontheChallenger300family. TheCanadianaircraftmanufacturerisalsolaunchinganewlinemaintenanceserviceattheTianjinservicecenter,offeringAOGmobilerepairalongwithscheduledandunscheduledmaintenanceservicesonChallengerandGlobalaircraftregisteredintheU.S.,Europe,Canada,Bermuda,CaymanIslands,Aruba,Qatar,IsleofMan,SanMarino,andGuernsey. “Currentlyweholdabouta31percentmarketshareintheregionbut,inordertogrow,wemustnotonlyhaveagoodportfolioofaircraft,wemustalsoincreaseourservicesandcapabilitiestosupportthesecustomers,”saidKhaderMattar,Bombardiervicepresidentsales,MiddleEast,Asia-Pacific,andChina.“Wehaveinvestedalotofmoneyintheservicessector,andwiththatweareconfidentthatwecanbenumberonesoon.” Headdedthatmanylocalbanksarenowbeginningtosupportthefinancingofjetpurchases,andthatwillalsospurthegrowthofjetsalesinChina. Bombardier’sGlobal7500,C-FXAI,arrivedforitsairshowdebutatABACE2019afterflyingtoShanghaifromSingapore.AfterABACE,theaircraft—thefirstaircraftdelivered,whichisbeingleasedbackfromtheowner—willspendtwoweeksinChinabeforetouringAfricaandthenwillbeflowntotheEBACEshowinGenevainMay.TheGlobal7500isthelargestpurpose-builtbusinessjetandfeaturesafour-zoneinteriorwithabedroom,entertainmentroom,andtwopassengerseatingzones.Thenewjetcanfly7,700nmwitheightpassengers,andhasahigh-speedcruiseofMach.90andlong-rangecruiseofMach.85. LastChinaAerospacePropulsionTechnologyForum,DavidRIORDAN,theSeniorEngineeringAdvisor(SEA)andChiefTechnicalEngineerofBombardierAerostructures&EngineeringServices,hasgivenapresentationabout‘AdvancedNacelleTechnologiesForImprovingPerformanceOfAircraftPropulsionSystems. Thisyear,gatheringover180delegateswithalllevelsoftheindustry,suchasGovernment,Aero-engineOEMs,MachineTools,Equipment,Parts&Components,Cutter,Software,SurfaceTreatment,Testing,Metal&Composites,Assemblies andsoon,8thChinaAerospacePropulsionTechnologyForum2019(heldinconjunctionwithThe10thAnnualCivilAircraftIndustryInternationalForum2019)willbeheldonSeptember26th-27thinthecityofXi’an,China. Formoredetails,pleaseclickREGISTERoremailto:marketing@galleon.cc

    Apr 29,2019
  • China's Airbus H135 Final Assembly Line Starts Operations

    AirbusHelicoptershasexpandeditsindustrialfootprintandpartnershipwithChinawiththeopeningoftheH135finalassemblylineinQingdao.ThefactoryisthefirsthelicopterFALbuiltbyaforeignmanufacturerinChina,aswellasthefirstH135FALoutsideofEurope.   TheopeningofthisFALfollowsacooperationagreementsignedbetweenAirbusHelicoptersandChinain2016forthepurchaseof100H135sdestinedfortheChinesemarket.Ninety-fiveofthese100helicopterswillbeassembledonthisFALfrom2019onwards.   Maincomponentsincludingthemainfuselage,maingearboxkitsandrearfuselagewillbeshippedtoQingdaofromDonauwörth,GermanyandAlbacete,Spainrespectively.   The6,500sqmQingdaoplantiscomposedoffourworkingstations,apaintbooth,groundandflighttestareas,andadeliverycentre.Thesitewillemployaround40people,23ofwhomreceivedon-the-jobtraininginDonauwörth.   Thefirstaircraftroll-outfromQingdaoisexpectedtotakeplaceinthesecondhalfof2019.Operationswillstartwithanannualcapacityof18helicopters,whichcouldbedoubledtoaccommodatefuturegrowth.   "BeginningtomanufactureH135sinQingdaomarksthestartofanewchapterofSino-Europeancollaboration,aswebecomethefirstforeignhelicoptermanufacturertoopenamanufacturingfacilityinChina,"saidMarie-AgnesVeve,GeneralManagerofAirbusHelicoptersChina."ThisachievementisatestamenttoourcontinuedcommitmenttotheChinesehelicopterindustryandthestrongspiritofcooperationthatexistsbetweenusandourChinesepartners."   TheH135isoneofthemostpopularlighttwin-enginehelicoptersinChina,mainlyoperatinginhelicopteremergencymedicalservices(HEMS),searchandrescue,lawenforcement,firefightingandtourism.Todate,around1,300helicoptersfromtheH135familyareinoperationaroundtheglobe,havingachievedmorethan5millionflighthours.   PresentinChinaformorethan50years,AirbusHelicoptersholdstheleadingpositioninChina'scivilhelicoptermarketwitharound300helicoptersflyingacrossthecountryserving83customers.GiventherapiddevelopmentoftheHEMS,publicservicesandoffshorewindindustriesintheChina,apotentialdemandfor600lighttwin-enginehelicoptersisexpectedoverthenexttwodecades.   Since2014,AIRBUSHelicopterhasbeenourgreatsupporterforCivilHelicopterIndustryInternationalForum everyyear. Besides,it’sourgreathonourtoinviteanotherInternationalHelicopterOEM– LeonardoHelicoptertogiveourgreatsupportbypresentationatourconference.TheSpecifictopicisinfurthercommunication.CHIIF2019,hostedbyChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronautics,willbeheldonJune26th –27th,2019,at ShanghaiJrurongHotel, China.   Formoredetails,pleaseclick REGISTER  oremailto:marketing@galleon.cc.

    Apr 29,2019
  • GAMECO Becomes Boeing Supplier For MRO Support

    Boeing[NYSE:BA]andGuangzhouAircraftMaintenanceEngineeringCompanyLimited(GAMECO)havesignedanMROservicesagreementtoworktogethertoprovideMROsupportintheAsia-Pacificregion.ThroughthisagreementBoeingwillprovideMROmaintenancetrainingandaccesstomaintenancedataandtechnicalsupport,whileGAMECOcommitstomaintainingBoeing’srigorousqualitystandardsforMROservices. “WorkingwithGAMECOsupportsourcommitmenttomeetingtheneedsofourcustomersintheAsia-Pacificregion,”saidKenShaw,vicepresidentofSupplyChainforBoeingGlobalServices.“ByworkingwithanMROproviderintheregion,wecanutilizetheirexistingfootprintandtalenttobestservetheneedsofthelocalmarket.” ThisagreementalsobolstersGAMECO’scapabilitiesandmaintenancesupportofBoeingairplanes. “Thisisatremendousopportunityforus,ouremployeesandourcustomers.WearepleasedtobecomeaBoeingsupplier,tosupportabroadrangeofnewBoeingproductsandservices,benefitfromBoeingextensiveexperienceandtooffernewproductspecifictrainingtoouremployees,”saidNorbertMarx,CEOandgeneralmanagerofGAMECO.“WelookforwardtocollaboratinginsupportofthecomprehensiveMROneedsacrossthemarket.” WithongoingtrainingprovidedbyBoeing,GAMECOisexpectedtomeetorexceedtherequirementstobeaBoeingsupplierofenhancedcompositesandcomponentsrepaircapabilities,landinggearoverhaulandotherMROservices. Therefore,CivilAircraftOperationSupportTechnologyInternationalForum2019(CAOSTIF2019)isscheduledtobeheldinTianjinonJune12th-13th,2019.Theforumwillbringtogetherovertwo-hundreddelegatesfromGovernmentAgencies,OEM,PartsandComponentsManufacturer,AviationSupplier,LeasingCompany,DomesticandForeignAirlines,MROProvider,UniversityandInstitute,andAviationAuthorities&Regulators.GAMECOandBoeingastwocoreattendeeswillnotonlybringtopicsforthemselvesrespectively,alsotheyareinvitedintoapaneldiscussionregardingtheNewAviationMaterialDemandForecastingSystem. Onthisoccasion,youcanseizetheopportunitytoacquirethelatestChinaMROmarket,strengthenthebrandeffect,improvethemarketvisibility,showthevalueofyourcompany'sproducts,andestablishyourownpotentiality. Registeryourinterestor getintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Apr 29,2019
  • Mitsubishi Aircraft Nears Final MRJ70 Design

    JapanesemanufacturerMitsubishiAircraftCorp.isclosetofinalizingarefineddesignfortheMRJ70,theshorterversionofits MRJ regionaljet,andbytheendofJune,twoadditionalMRJ90prototypeswillbereadyforMRJflighttesting,MitsubishiAircraftpresidentHisakazuMizutanisaid. Astheprogramworkstowardmakingamuch-delayedfirstdeliveryinmid-2020,Mizutanisaidthecompanyisaimingtoachieve simultaneousairworthinesscertificationfromtheJapanCivilAviationBureau(JCAB)andthetwoforeignagenciesthatareconductingshadowauditsontheMRJ, theEuropeanAviationSafetyAgency(EASA) andthe FAA. AftermorethanthreeyearsofcompanyevaluationofMRJprototypesintheair,certificationflighttestingundersupervisionoftheJCABbeganMarch3.Thespecificsubjectofthecertificationworkisthe88-seatMRJ90version,whichthe76-seatMRJ70istrailingbyaboutoneyear. ThecompanysaidinNovember2018itwaslookingathowtorefinetheMRJ70,sayinganew“concept”wasrequiredbecause10yearshadpassedsincethelaunchofMRJdevelopment.Theworkisalmostdone.“Wearealmostattheendofconceptstudyingandaretryingtosummarizeouropinions,”MizutanitoldreportersinTokyo.MitsubishiAircraftprovidedexcerptsfromhisremarks.Thestudiesintoimprovementshavefocusedoneconomics,passengercomfortandenvironmentalperformance. TheMRJ70islookingincreasinglyimportanttotheprogram,asmajorUSairlines’pilotcontractscontinuetoforbidoperationofaircraftasheavyastheMRJ90bycarriersunderoutsourcingcontracts.Nonetheless,MizutanisaidtheMRJ90shouldbethepriorityasMitsubishiAircraftseeksmoreorders. Companyflighttestinghasreachedabout2,600hr.InMarchandApril,ithasincludedcrosswindtesting.Sincecompanyflighttestinghadtotaled2,400hr.inearlyNovember,thepacehasevidentlynotbeenfastinthepastfivemonths,presumablybecausethefocushasshiftedtocertificationflighttesting. FAAtookpartinfamiliarizationflightsinMarch,andonMarch27issuedaletterofauthorization,signalingitswillingnesstoformallyparticipateinflighttesting. Theprogramatfirstplannedtouseaconventionaltotaloffiveflight-testaircraft,butrealizedin2016thatthedesignneededchangestoavoidarisktoobtainingatypecertificate.Thatimpliedaneedforoneortwomoreprototypesforthetesteffort,toverifythereviseddesign;inFebruary2018,MitsubishiAircraftannouncedthetwoadditionalprototypeswouldbebuilt.AllsevenareMRJ90s. Theextratwoareinthefinalstageofproductionandwillbeaddedtoflighttestinginthesecondquarter,Mizutanisaid,emphasizingtheircompletionanddeploymentintheflight-testingeffortasthefirstofthreeprioritiesforthecompany.Theotherprioritiesarepreparingtypecertificationdocumentationandtrainingpilots,especiallyforlaunchcustomerandinitialoperatorAllNipponAirways(ANA). WhenMitsubishiAircraftmajorityownerandpartnersformedMitsubishiAircraftandbeganMRJdevelopmentonApril1,2008,thefirstdeliverywasdueinthelastquarterof2013.Fivedelayssincethenhavebeenmainlyattributabletodifficultiesinmeetingcertificationrequirements. Under thisbackground,the"2019CivilAircraftIndustryInternationalForum(CAIIF2019)"isscheduledtobeheldinXi'anonSeptember26th-27th,2019,whichwilltalkaboutAirworthinessCertificationaboutChinaandinGlobalaswell.CAIIF2019willbringtogether200delegatesfromGovernmentAgencies,RegionalCivilAviationBureau,DomesticandForeignAirlines,IndustryAssociationandAlliance,AirborneInterconnectSystemIntegrator,AircraftManufacturer,ThirdPartyServiceCompany,AeroEngineCompany,AssemblyCenter,TheBoeingCompany,Airbusalltogethertositdownanddiscussabouttheproblemswe’refacingnowinCertification,AircraftDesignandManufacture,AirborneSystems. Registeryourinterestor getintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Apr 29,2019
  • FAA Panel Signs Off on 737 Max Training Plan

    AUnitedAirlinesBoeing737Max9aircraftlandsatSanFranciscoInternationalAirportonMarch13,2019inBurlingame,California.TheUnitedStateshasfollowedcountriesaroundtheworldandhasgroundedallBoeing737MaxaircraftfollowingacrashofanEthiopiaAirlines737Max8. (CNN)AFederalAviationAdministrationpanelfoundchangesBoeingmadetoa737Maxstabilizationsystemtobe"operationallysuitable,"andgaveathumbsuptotheplanemaker'splansfortrainingpilotsabouthowthesystemworks. AFlightStandardizationBoard,comprisedofpilotswhoflythe737,saidinadraftreportreleasedTuesdaythatitreviewed"themodifiedManeuveringCharacteristicsAugmentationSystem"andconcludedsimulator-basedtrainingisnotnecessaryforpilotswhoflewthepreviousversionofthe737.Thecompanyhasproposedacomputer-basedtrainingthatwillfamiliarizepilotsupgradingfromthe737NGserieswiththeMCASsystem. Theboard'sdraftreportisastepforwardforBoeingasitworksto returnthe737Maxfleettotheair.Aftertwoweeksforpublicreview,theFAAisexpectedtopublishafinalboardreport. UnitedAirlinesiscanceling737MaxflightsthroughearlyJuly. TheMCASsystemhascomeunderscrutinyfrominvestigatorsreviewingtwofatal737Maxcrashes--theLionAircrash inOctoberandthe EthiopianAirlinescrash inMarch. Boeinghasbeendevelopingandtestingasoftwarechangetothesystemthatwillnowfactorininputfromasecondsensor. Theboard'sreviewprocessincludestestflights,andBoeingCEODennisMuilenburgsaidlastweekthesoftwarehasbeentestedonnearly100testflights. Thereviewonlylookedatthetraining,andnotatthesoftwareitself.BoeinghasnotyetsubmittedthesoftwarechangetotheFAAforcertification,theagencysaidinastatementonTuesday,butthesubmissionisexpected"inthecomingweeks." BoeingdidnotrespondtoarequestforcommentonTuesdayafternoon. Flightsafetyandtrainingefficiencyimprovementhasalwaysbeenthemosthighlyconcernedtopicinpilottraining,underthebackground,the5th AnnualCivilAviationTrainingForum2019 willbeholdonSeptember24th-25th,2019 in Sanya,China. Thesubjectis"Pioneering and Innovative, Leading New Revolution of Aviation training"aimstointroduce advance ideas and methods, share successful experiences, combine with that situation of the aviation division itself, to open up more efficient and more active training mechanism.Theconferencewillfocusontopicssuchas UPRT,ForeignPilotsImport,PADB,SOQA,JUSTCultureandnewaircrafttraining. Register yourinterestorgetintouchwith marketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.

    Apr 29,2019
  • China-Developed ARJ21 Regional Aircraft Realizes 10,000 Flight Hours

    China-developedARJ21regionalairplaneshaverealizedatotalof10,000safetyflighthoursincommercialoperationasoftheendofMarch,accordingtoChengduAirlinesThursday. BytheendofMarch,thefleetofARJ21airplaneshavecarriedaround320,000passengersshuttlingaroundChinesecities,saidChengduAirlines. BasedinChengduinSouthwestChina'sSichuanprovince,ChengduAirlineslaunchedtheARJ21aircraft. Todate,ithasreceived11ARJ21airplanesandusedthemtoconnectmorethan20domesticcities,mostlysecond-tiercities. ChengduAirlineshasbeencontinuouslyusingtheaircraftmodelbyexpandingacross-regionairroutenetworkwithbothtrunkandregionalroutes.AndthefleetsizeofARJ21airplaneswillincreasesteadily,saidtheairline. DevelopedbytheCommercialAircraftCorp.ofChina(COMAC),theARJ21isChina'sfirstindigenouslydevelopedregionalpassengerjetliner. Itisdesignedwith78to90seatsandhasarangeof3,700km.Itcanflyinalpineandplateauregionsandisadaptivetovariousairportconditions. ThefirstARJ21airplanewasdeliveredtoChengduAirlinesin2015.ItconducteditsfirstcommercialflightonJune28,2016. Asanimportantsymbolofthecountry'stechnology,economy,nationaldefensestrengthandindustrializationlevel,theaviationindustryisparticularlyimportanttovigorouslydeveloptheChineseaviationindustry.Theaviationindustryisanimportantindustrythatdrivesthedevelopmentofthenationaleconomy.Thedevelopmentandproductionofadvancedaviationproductswillinevitablydrivethedevelopmentofcutting-edgetechnologies.Therefore,theaviationindustryistheenginethatpromotesindustrialtransformationandupgrading. AccordingtotheMinistryofIndustryandInformationTechnology,theNationalDevelopmentandReformCommissionandotherministriesandcommissions,the"ThirteenthFive-YearPlanforNationalEconomicandSocialDevelopmentofthePeople'sRepublicofChina","MadeinChina2025",clearlypointedoutthatitisnecessarytovigorouslypromotetheorganizationofinnovationandindustrializationspecialprojects,majorengineeringaviationEngineeringequipment.Atthesametime,smartmanufacturingwillbethetoppriorityinvariouspolicyplanstopromotemanufacturingdevelopmentduringthe13thFive-YearPlanperiod.Aeronauticaldigitalmanufacturingtechnologycanrealizedigitalcontrolandrapidmanufacturingofaviationproducts,butdigitalmanufacturingtechnologycannotachieveadaptive,self-optimizedintelligentprocessingofaviationproducts.Inordertoachievehigh-quality,high-efficiencyandlow-costproductionofaviationproducts,itisnecessarytocarryoutresearchonaviationintelligentmanufacturingtechnologyandpromotethetransformationandupgradingofaviationmanufacturing.However,for"smartmanufacturing",theabilitytoimprove"manufacturing"hasbecomethecorethatouraviationindustrymustfocuson.Atpresent,China'sdependenceonforeignimportedproductsishigh,whichalsogreatlylimitsChina'sfurtherdevelopmentofintelligentmanufacturing.Therefore,effortstopromotecoretechnologicalbreakthroughs,upgradeofkeytechnologicallevels,andenhancementofkeyinfrastructurematerialsandcorecomponentmanufacturingcapabilitieswillbeChina'ssmart.Toachievetheprerequisitesforthedevelopmentofleapsandbounds,andinordertoenhanceChina'stechnologicalstrength,enhancetheinternationalcompetitivenessofthemanufacturingindustry,andachievealargemanufacturingcountryintheaviationindustry,wemustvigorouslydeveloptheaviationindustry. Therefore,the"2019CivilAircraftIndustryInternationalForum(CAIIF2019)"isscheduledtobeheldinXi'anonSeptember26th-27th,2019.CAIIF2019willbringtogether200delegatesfromGovernmentAgencies,RegionalCivilAviationBureau,DomesticandForeignAirlines,IndustryAssociationandAlliance,AirborneInterconnectSystemIntegrator,HardwareManufacturer,AircraftManufacturer,ThirdPartyServiceCompany,AeroEngineCompany,AssemblyCenter,TheBoeingCompany,Airbus. Onthisoccasion,youcanseizetheopportunityoftheChineseCivilAircraftmarketdemand,strengthenthebrandeffect,improvethemarketvisibility,showthevalueofyourcompany'sproducts,andtalkwithkeycustomersaboutcooperationprospects. Registeryourinterestor getintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Apr 15,2019
  • Pratt & Whitney Signs Agreement For Repair Services With MTU Maintenance

    10th April,2019:Pratt&Whitneyhassignedalong-termagreement(LTA)withMTUMaintenance(MTU)forrepairservices.MTUwillworktoofferadditionalsupportforPratt&Whitneyoperationalcommercialengines,includingthePW2000,PW6000,andtheInternationalAeroEnginesV2500. "TheagreementmarksthefirstLTAthatAftermarkethassignedwithMTUforoperationalcommercialenginerepairservices.MTUisnotonlyapartnertoPratt&WhitneyonthePratt&WhitneyGTFengineprogrammebutisalsoakeysupplierforouroperationalcommercialenginerepairrequirements,"saidHeatherWalton,seniordirector,AftermarketSupplyChainatPratt&Whitney."WehaveastrongrelationshipwithMTUandhaveworkedcloselyinthepasttoprovidesupportforourcustomers.Weareexcitedtocontinuetobuilduponthatrelationshipwiththemthroughourvariousfleetsofoperationalcommercialengines." TheV2500engineisprovidedthroughIAEInternationalAeroEnginesAG,amultinationalaeroengineconsortiumwhoseshareholderscomprisePratt&Whitney,adivisionofUnitedTechnologiesCorporation;Pratt&WhitneyAeroEnginesInternationalGmbH;MTUAeroEnginesGmbHandJapaneseAeroEnginesCorporation.   Accordingtostatistics,theinvestmentofAsia-pacificairlinesinaviationmaterialinvento?ryis4to5timeshigherthanthatofEuropeanandAmericanairlines.Thereasonsaremainlyattributedtorelativelyhighsparepartsguaranteerequirements,moreinteriordecorationrenovationandrefit,inefficientcustomsclearance,lackofaviationmaterialsharingmechanism,geographicallocationfartherfromtheoriginalfactory,largepassen?geraircraftwithahigherproportionandotherfactors.Amongthem,theoriginalfactory(OEM)isthebiggestbeneficiaryintheaviationmaterialindustry.Inthefuture,OEMwillgainmorebenefitsintheaviationmaterialfieldbycontinuouslypenetratingtheafter-salesmarket.Third-partyserviceproviders(MRO)andairlinesarelookingformorewaystoavoidtheirinterestsbeingcompressed.   Underthisbackground,the3rd AnnualCivilAircraftOperationSupportTechnologyInternationalForumwillheldinthecityofTianjinonJune12th -13th,attractaviationauthorities&regulators,morethan30+airlines,10+MROs&OEMs,parts&componentssuppliers,LeasingCompanieswillparticipateinthisyear’sforum.   Register yourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.

    Apr 15,2019
  • Honeywell And Volocopter To Research And Develop Navigation Solutions

    Honeywell(NYSE:HON)andVolocopterhavesignedanagreementtojointlytestanddevelopnewnavigationandautomaticlandingsystemsforVolocopter’sverticaltakeoffandlandingaircraftastheemergingeraofurbanairmobilitymovesclosertodeliveringanewbreedofcleaner,saferandsmarterairvehicles. ThisagreementlaunchesHoneywell’sextensiveautonomoussensingandflighttechnologies,includinginertialmeasurementunits,attitudeheadingreferencesolutionsandpotentiallyotherurbanairmobility(UAM)innovations,intothisrapidlydevelopingtransportationmarket.ThesesolutionsfeatureandbuildontechnologiesdevelopedunderEurope’sCleanSky2andSingleEuropeanSkyAirTrafficManagementResearch(SESAR)2020industryandgovernmentcollaborationprograms.HoneywellandVolocopteraimtoproveandmatureexistingtechnologiesbytestingandevolvingvarioussensor-basednavigationsystemsforuseinfully-electricverticaltakeoffandlandingaircraft.Thesetestswillhelpthetwocompaniescreatenewtechnologiesforurbanairmobility. “Congestionandtrafficjamscontinuetobetimekillersforpeopleinmodernmegacities.Newtimesaving,environmentallyfriendlysolutionsarerequired,andairtaxiswillcertainlybeoneofthem,”saidJanHendrikBoelens,chieftechnologyofficer,Volocopter.“Honeywell’swealthofexperienceandknowledgeinthedevelopmentofnext-generationavionicstechnologiescombinedwithourmanufacturingexpertisewillmakeautonomous,on-demandairmobilityarealityacrosstheworld.AkeygoalofourcollaborationistoflyaHoneywellinertialmeasurement-basedattitudereferencesystemsolutioninoneofourVolocoptersin2019.” Urbanairmobilitycomprisespersonalairvehicles,suchasflyingtaxis,withon-demandavailabilityandwillprovidefasterandmoreefficientmovementofpeoplewithincitiestoimprovesafetyanddecreasetraffic.Thesepassengerserviceswilleventuallyincludetheuseofautonomousvehicles. Honeywellhasanextensiveaviationhardwareandsoftwareproductportfolio,includingadvancednavigationtechnologiesandfly-by-wireflightcontrolstailoredfortheuniqueneedsofUAMaircraft. “HoneywellisexcitedtobeworkingwithVolocopter,aglobalpioneerintheemergingindustryofurbanairmobility,”saidCarlEsposito,president,ElectronicSolutions,HoneywellAerospace.“Ourgloballegacyofinnovationservesallairspaceusers,asdemonstratedthroughourinvolvementintheCleanSky2andSESAR2020programs.” “AlongsideVolocopter,wewillbebuildingonourfundamentalexpertiseofnavigationsensorsolutionsplusotherlandingexpertise,movingusclosertotherealityofurbanairmobility,”Espositosaid.“OurglobaloutlookstemsfromyearsofworkingalongsideorganizationssuchastheFederalAviationAdministrationandtheEuropeanAviationSafetyAgency.Thiscollaborationhasallowedustoexplorethechallenges,opportunitiesandsafeintegrationoftechnologiesandaircraftincivilairspace.” Honeywellhasmorethan100yearsofexperiencehelpingtodevelopaircraft,anditsproductsflyontensofthousandsofairplanesandrotorcraftworldwide.Earlierthisyear,thecompanyannouncedanotherUAMdevelopmentpartnership,andwillcontinuetoidentifyopportunitiesoverthenextfewyearstohelpbringourknowledgeandexperiencetocompaniesbuildingUAMvehicles. 2019CivilHelicopterIndustryInternationalForum,hostedbyChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronautics,willbeheldonJune26th–27th,2019,inShanghaiCity,China.ThistopicofthisforumwillcoverthewholeindustrychainofCivilHelicopterwillbeastellargatheringwhichhasattractedtheindustryopinionleadersfromtheTop3ChinaHelicopterOEMsincludingChinaHelicopterDesignandResearchInstitute,AVICHarbinAircraftIndustry(Group)Co.,Ltd.andAVICChangheAircraftIndustry(Group)CorporationLtd. WewillalsogatherourorganizingcommitteeincludingHoneywell,CollinsAerospace,ThalestoshareinsightsatCHIIF2019.  REGISTERyourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Apr 15,2019
  • Singapore, ICAO Renew Partnership To Augment Aviation Training

    10thApril,2019: SingaporeandtheInternationalCivilAviationOrganization(ICAO)haverenewedtheirpartnershiptodevelophumancapitalfortheglobalaviationsector. ThenewMemorandumofUnderstanding(MOU)wassignedbyKhawBoonWan,CoordinatingMinisterforInfrastructureandMinisterforTransport,andOlumuyiwaBenardAliu,PresidentoftheCounciloftheICAOattheWorldCivilAviationChiefExecutivesForum2019.TheMOUwillexpandandextendtheSingapore-ICAODevelopingCountriesTrainingProgramme(DCTP)foranotherthreeyearsfrom2019to2022. Accordingtotheagreement,SingaporewillcontributeUS$2.1million(oraboutS$2.9million)inthecomingthreeyearsfor330fellowshipsand10scholarshipsaspartofSingapore'scommitmenttowardshumancapitaldevelopmentininternationalaviation.Thenumberoffellowshipshasgoneupto300underthelastMOU,andservestohelpmeetthedemandfromdevelopingcountriesformoretrainingplaces.TheDCTPwillcontinuetobesponsoredbybothSingaporeMinistryofForeignAffairsandtheCivilAviationAuthorityofSingapore(CAAS). TheDCTPwillprovidefellowshipsandscholarshipswhichwillbeadministeredbyICAOforparticipantsfromdevelopingICAOMemberStatestoattendspecialisedaviationprogrammesattheSingaporeAviationAcademy(SAA),thetrainingarmoftheCAAS. Thesoaringdemandforcivilaviationandtheconsequentfleetexpansionspeedarefarhigherthanthegrowthrateofthenumberofdomesticcaptains, Underthebackground,the5thAnnualCivilAviationTrainingForum2019willbeholdonSeptember25th-26th,2019 in Sanya,China. Thesubjectis"Pioneering and Innovative, Leading New Revolution of Aviation training"aimstointroduce advance ideas and methods, share successful experiences, combine with that situation of the aviation division itself, to open up more efficient and more active training mechanism.Theconferencewillfocusontopicssuchas UPRT,ForeignPilotsImport,PADB,SOQA,GatewaySelectProgram,JUSTCultureandnewaircrafttraining. Registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Apr 15,2019
  • Genesys Aerosystems To Certify Popular HeliSAS Stability Augmentation System

    GenesysAerosystemstocertifypopularHeliSASStabilityAugmentationSystem   GenesysAerosystemsannouncedthatithasbeguntheSupplementalTypeCertification(STC)processforitsVFRversionoftheHelicopterStabilityAugmentationSystem(HeliSAS)autopilotfortheBell505JetRangerX.   “GenesysAerosystemshasalreadyworkedwiththepreviousmodelsofBellHelicopterssuchasthe206B,206L,and407toofferthebenefitsofHeliSASasaretrofitoptionandwewanttoextendtheenhancedcapabilitiestoownerscurrentlyenjoyingtheversatilityofthe505”,saysJamieLuster,GenesysAerosystemsDirectorofSales.“Thestabilityaugmentationisidealforthelight-weightBellplatform,anddecreasestheworkloadsignificantly.”   Weighinglessthan15pounds,theGenesysAerosystemsHeliSAShassetthestandardforimprovingthesafetyandenhancingthecapabilitiesofhelicopters.Thesystem’sadvancedabilitiesreducesingle-pilotworkload,whileprovidingprecise“hands-off”controloftheaircraftduringallmodesofflight–regardlessofwindconditionsorshiftsintheaircraft’sweight.   KeyfeaturesoftheGenesysAerosystemsHeliSASAutopilotandStabilityAugmentationSysteminclude:   Automaticrecoverytonear-levelflightattitudeatallairspeeds. Systemengagementthroughoutallphasesofflightfromstartuptoshutdown. Complete2-axisautopilotfunctionality. Lightweightandlowercostcomparedtoothersystems. CurrentpricingfortheGenesysAerosystemsHeliSASautopilotandstabilityaugmentationis$70,259.Pricingincludesallequipmentrequiredincludingtheinstallationkit;pricingdoesnotincludeinstallation,however.ThecompanyexpectstoreceivetheFAASTCinthe3rdquarterof2019,withEASAcertificationtofollow.Ordersarecurrentlybeingacceptedthroughauthorizeddealers.   “We’vehadanumberof505owners,manyofwhichhadourHeliSASontheirprevioushelicopter,showconsiderableinterestinaddingHeliSAS,”Ms.Lustersaid.“OnceapilotexperiencesflyingwithHeliSAS,itiseasytounderstandthevaluethesystembrings”   Whencomplete,theBell505willaddtothegrowinglistofapprovalsthecompanyalreadyhasforHeliSASinstallationsonotherpopularhelicoptersincludingtheAirbusEC130T2,EC130B4,EC120andAS350series,theBell206B,206L,and407models,RobinsonR44,R66.TheIFRversionoftheHeliSASgainedapprovalontheAirbusEC-145einFebruary2019.   OnJune26th -27th,withCAACEastChinaReginalAdministration’ssupport,wewillgathersystemsuppliersincludingThales,Honeywell,CollinsAerospace,Turbomeca,Parker,liebherretc.tosharetheirindustryleadinginsightsatCivilHelicopterIndustryInternationalForum (heldinconjunctionwithEastChinaGeneralAviationDevelopmentForum )inShanghai.ItwillcoverthewholeindustrychainofcivilhelicopterincludingManufacturing,Operations,MRO,Leasingandsoon.   Formoredetails,pleaseclick REGISTER .

    Mar 29,2019
  • JetTech STCs Garmin TXi Displays in Citations

    JetTechhasreceivedFAAapprovalofitssupplementaltypecertificate(STC)forinstallationofGarmintouchscreenG600andG700TXidisplaysintheCessnaCitation500,501,550,551,S550,and560.TheG700TXicanbeinstalledinthemodel500,550,S550,and560equippedwiththeSperrySPZ500autopilot,whiletheG600TXiisSTC’dforthemodel501and551equippedwiththeSPZ500.TheTXidisplaysmeasure10.6inches.Customerscanoptforeitherasingleordualdisplayinstallation,pairedwithGarmin’sGTN650/750GPStouchscreennavigators. “It'sanaturalupgradepath,whichallowsexistingcustomerstoincludeflightmanagementsystemfunctionalitythroughanintuitivetouchscreeninterface,”saidRobIrwin,founderandmember/managerofJetTech.“Theresultwillbefasterplanning,chartrendering,single-fingerzoomcontrol,andplentyofoptionsforPFD,MFD,andEIS[engine-indicatingsystem]functions.” OtherbenefitsoftheTXiinstallationincludefullycoupledWAAS/LPVinstrumentapproachesandVNAVguidancetohelpwithflyingcomplexRNAVarrivalprocedures,accordingtoJetTech. TheTXidisplayscomewithsyntheticvision,HSImappingoverlays,andcustomizablecrewprofiles.TAWS-Bisoptional. JetTechhasinstalledtheTXidisplaysinitsCitationIIanddemonstratedthesetupinOctoberatNBAA2018. At8thAnnualCivilAvionicsInternationalForum(heldinconjunctionwithAirborneSoftware&AirborneElectronicHardwareSub-Forum),wewillsetupapaneldiscussionaboutNewDevelopmentOfCockpitDisplayControl SystemForCivilAircraft atShanghaiJeurongHotelonApril16th-17th.TheparticipantsincludesJulianK.CHANG,theAssociateTechFellow(ATF)fromBoeingCommercialAirplane,COMACShanghaiAircaftDesignandResearchInstitute,ChinaAeronauticalRadioElectronicsResearchInstitute,JimZHOU,PrincipalStrategicDevelopmentManagerfromCollinsAerospaceandStefanENGELS,RegionalDirectorofStrategicRelationshipManagementfromJEPPESEN–ABoeingCompany. ToclickformoredetailsaboutCAIF2019orcontactmarketing@galleon.cctogetthelatestCAIF2019Agenda.

    Mar 29,2019
  • China Goes Airbus: Purchases 300 Aircraft

    AirbusandChinaAviationSuppliesHoldingCompany(CAS)signedaGeneralTermsAgreement(GTA)coveringthepurchasebyChineseairlinesofatotalof300Airbusaircraft. TheGTAcomprisesof290A320Familyaircraftand10A350XWBFamilyaircraft,reflectingthestrongdemandinallmarketsegmentsincludingdomestic,lowcost,regionalandinternationallonghaulfromChinesecarriers. AccordingtoAirbus’latestChinaMarketForecast2018to2037,Chinawillneedsome7,400newpassengerandfreightersaircraftinthenext20years.Itrepresentsmorethan19percentoftheworldtotaldemandforover37,400newaircraft. BytheendofJanuary2019,thein-serviceAirbusfleetwithChineseoperatorstotaledsome1,730aircraft,ofwhich1,455areA320Family,and17areA350XWBFamilyplanes. Withmorethan14,600A320Familyaircraftorderedandover8,600delivered,theA320istheworld’smostsuccessfulsingle-aisleaircraftFamily. TheA350XWBistheworld’smostmodernandeco-efficientaircraftfamilyshapingthefutureofairtravel.Itisthelong-rangeleaderinthelargewide-bodymarket(300to400+seats). Inthenexttwodecades,Chinesecivilaircraftmarketwillhaveastrongdemandrate,including4631trunkairlinersand726regionalaircrafts,whichvaluedat$648.1billion.By2030,customertraveldemandinChinaisexpectedtoincreaseby5%,civilaviationwillbecomethemainwayforthepublictotravel.Inthenext10years,civilaircraftcapacitywillincreaseby25%.Civilaircraftproductionwillpresenttwotrendsandchallenges:theinfluenceoftheriseofnewmanufacturersandsupplychain.Underthisbackground,ChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronauticshosted10thAnnualCivilAircraftIndustryInternationalForum(CAIIF2019).CAIIFisaninternationalforumfocusingonglobalco-operationandadvancedtechnologyintheChineseaircraftmanufacturingindustryaswellastherelatedpolicythatmightbeadaptanduseduringtheseprocesses. CAIIFdelegateshaverepresentedtheirorganizationseachyearthroughthought-provokingpresentations,paneldiscussionsandboothexhibits;aswellasscoresofone-on-onebusinessmeetings,manyleadingtonewventureswithChinesepartners.Asthe10thannualindustrialevent,CAIIFwillbeheldinthecityXi’an,CHINAonSeptember26th-27th2019. Registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Mar 29,2019
  • Magnetic MRO Expands CAMO Services

    MagneticMROhasgainedapprovalfromEASAforcontinuingairworthinessmanagementorganisation(CAMO)servicesfortheAirbusA330,Boeing777andEmbraer145aircraft. Theupdatedapprovalsgrowthecompany’sreachinthewidebodysegment,followingonfromitsacquisitionearlierthismonthofDutchMRODirectMaintenance,aspecialistinwidebodylinemaintenance.AspartofthebuyoutfromIreland-basedDirectAviationGroup,MagneticMROwilltakeonDirectMaintenance’sexistingservicesfor787andA380aircraft. DirectMaintenance’slinemaintenancecapabilitiescoverAirbusA340,A380andA350aircraft,aswellasBoeing747,777and787aircraft.Inaddition,italsocatersforEmbraer170and190aircraftandMD-11s.MagneticMROtookon11linelocationsintotal. AndreiPavlov,MagneticMRO’scontinuingairworthinessmanager,saystheexpansionoftheCAMOcapabilitycomplementsthecompany’srecentbusinessacquisition.“Thisstrategicalignmentcertainlycreatesagoodbase ofsynergyforMagneticMRO’sfuturebusinessachievementsinthewide-bodymarket,”hesays. HeaddsthattheCAMOapprovalwasextendedtoaidexistingrelationshipswithcustomers,whilepotentiallycreatefuturepartnershipswithnewones. MagneticMROfirstgainedPartMSubpartGcertificationfromEASAforCAMOservicesinApril2015havingsubcontractedsuchservicesformorethanadecade. Accordingtostatistics,theinvestmentofAsia-pacificairlinesinaviationmaterialinvento?ryis4to5timeshigherthanthatofEuropeanandAmericanairlines.Thereasonsaremainlyattributedtorelativelyhighsparepartsguaranteerequirements,moreinteriordecorationrenovationandrefit,inefficientcustomsclearance,lackofaviationmaterialsharingmechanism,geographicallocationfartherfromtheoriginalfactory,largepassen?geraircraftwithahigherproportionandotherfactors.Amongthem,theoriginalfactory(OEM)isthebiggestbeneficiaryintheaviationmaterialindustry.Inthefuture,OEMwillgainmorebenefitsintheaviationmaterialfieldbycontinuouslypenetratingtheafter-salesmarket.Third-partyserviceproviders(MRO)andairlinesarelookingformorewaystoavoidtheirinterestsbeingcompressed. Underthisbackground,the3rdAnnualCivilAircraftOperationSupportTechnologyInternationalForumwillheldinthecityofTianjin onJune12th-13th,attractaviationauthorities&regulators,morethan30+airlines,10+MROs&OEMs,parts&componentssuppliers,LeasingCompanieswillparticipateinthisyear’sforum. Registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Apr 4,2019
  • Lufthansa Aviation Training Selects Spatial To Manufacture Boeing 777-9 Cabin Emergency Evacuation Trainer

    Spatialaproviderofcabincrewtrainingsimulators,hasbeenselectedbyLufthansaAviationTraining(LAT)tomanufactureaB777XCabinEmergencyEvacuationTrainer(CEET). DesignedandbuilttomeetLAT’sexacttrainingrequirementsandinternationalregulatorystandards,theB777X CEET willenablecabincrewtobecomprehensivelytrainedinallsafetyandemergencyprocedures(SEPs)forthisaircrafttypeincludingfireandsmoketraining,doorandexitoperation,securecockpitproceduresandemergencyequipmentusage. TheCEETwillbefittedwithacuttingedgeaudio-visualsystemprovidingforwardandcabinviewsaswellasvirtualslidedeploymentsattheoperationaldoorsencompassinganumberofpotentialemergencyscenariosandaircraftmalfunctions. Oncebuilt,theCEETwillbeshippedandinstalledat LAT’slargesttrainingfacilityinFrankfurt. Moreinnovatedsimulatorswererequiredbyairlines,onntheotherside,thesoaringdemandforcivilaviationandtheconsequentfleetexpansionspeedarefarhigherthanthegrowthrateofthenumberofdomesticcaptains, Underthebackground,the5thAnnualCivilAviationTrainingForum2019willbeholdonSeptember24th-25th,2019inSanya,China. Thesubjectis"Pioneering and Innovative, Leading New Revolution of Aviation training"aimstointroduce advance ideas and methods, share successful experiences, combine with that situation of the aviation division itself, to open up more efficient and more active training mechanism.Theconferencewillfocusontopicssuchas UPRT,ForeignPilotsImport,PADB,SOQA,GatewaySelectProgram,JUSTCultureandnewaircrafttraining. Registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Mar 29,2019
  • Carriers To Offer Next Generation Wi-Fi Services This Year

    Thenext-generationin-flightWi-Fiservices,whichwillprovidesimilarinternetspeedsandconsistencyofhomeandofficenetworks,islikelytobeavailablelaterthisyearondomesticandinternationalflightsofChineseairlines. USaerospacecompanyHoneywellandBeijing-basedAirEsurfingInformationTechnologyCoLtd(ARE)signedacooperationagreementthisweekinBeijing,givingChinesecarriersaccesstohigh-speedin-flightWi-FiservicesthatrelyontheKaband.AREwillberesponsibleforsoftwaredevelopment,localdistributionanddiscussionswithairlines. Thenewserviceswillbe10to100timesfasterthanthecurrentavailablein-flightWi-FithatusestheKuband.AdaptedandcustomizedtotheChinamarket,thenewserviceswillprovidebroadbanddataconnectivityandsignificantlylowerthecosts. "Wehavebeenintouchwithmorethan40Chineseairlines,andallofthemareveryinterestedininstallingthenewin-flightWi-Fiservices.AirChinaishopefulofbecomingoneofthelargestcustomers,"saidGuoMan,presidentofARE. "Thechangefromthecurrentavailablein-flightWi-Fitothenewoneisliketheimprovementfrom2Gto4G.Thecostswillbeloweredaswell,andweareaimingtoprovideWi-Fiservicesthatareaffordableorevenfreetoeveryoneinthefuture,"hesaid. AviationofficialsfromChinaareyettoapprovetheuseofWi-FiservicesreliantonKaband.HoneywellandAREbelievethatoncethesolutioncomesout,theauthoritieswillsupporttheidea,tomeetthegrowingdemandfrompassengers. Currently,about300aircraftinChina,whichmakeupforlessthan10percentofthetotalfleet,areequippedwithWi-Fiservices.ThecurrentonethatreliesonKubandissusceptibletoinstabilityandlostconnectionsduringaflight,especiallywhentheairplaneisflyingoveroceans. "IambullishonthegrowthpotentialofsuchWi-FiservicesinChina.ItwillgiveChineseairlinesacompetitiveedgeinaglobalizedmarket,"saidStevenLien,Asia-PacificpresidentofHoneywellAerospace. "Chinaplaysasignificantroleinourglobalgrowth,andwearecommittedtoworkingwithlocalpartnerstohelpadvancethecountry'saviationindustry,"hesaid. TheinternethasbecomeanessentialpartoflifeinChina,andtheideaofin-flightWi-FiisimmenselypopularamongChinesepassengers.About90percentofthosesurveyedsaidtheavailabilityofin-flightWi-Fiwouldinfluencetheirchoiceofairlines,accordingtoanearlierreportofInmarsat,aLondon-basedproviderofglobalsatellitecommunicationservices. ConnectedAircraftChinaCongress2019(CAC, held at Shanghai JeurongHotel on April17th-18th) isaseriesofactivitiesinthesameperiodoftheCAIF,whichisatopmanagement-gatheringplatformthatofficiallyhostedby CivilAircraftOperationSupportTechnologySub-committeeofCSAA.Supportedby ChinaEasternAirlinesCo.,Ltd.,COMACShanghaiAircraftDesign andResearchInstituteandTaikoo(Shandong)AircraftEngineeringCo.,Ltd.OrganizedbyCOMACShanghaiAircraftCustomerServiceCo.,Ltd.andGalleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Withthethemeof“ThePowerofData,ThePowerofConnected”,CAC2019willbeheldtoimprovepassengerexperience,improveairlineandpassengersafety,growancillaryrevenuesandimproveoperationalefficiency.Morethan30+airlinesandaround180professionalattendeesareexpectedtoparticipateinthisyear’scongress. Registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Mar 29,2019
  • Duncan Aviation Expands its Nebraska Aircraft Battery Shop

    12th March,2019:DuncanAviationexpandsitsaircraftbatteryshopspacetoalmost1,400-square-feetatitsLincoln,Nebraska,location.Theexpansionhasbeenbeneficialforthecompanyastheyhaveaddedanewbatterycooler,receivedalotofbenchspaceandnewadvancedtestsetswhichincludes2400wprogrammableDCelectronicloadbanks,lead-acidanalyzers,andmainNiCadchargeranalyzers.   Theaddedspacehasledtoincreaseinproductivitywithstreamlinedproductionprocessesandimprovedsafetybyreducingtheriskofinjurytoteammembersordamagetobatteriesandequipment.   Thisequipmentconsistsofeverytestset,batterycharger,andcapacitygaugeavailabletocarryoutcapacitychecks,testing,andmaintenanceforeveryaircraftbatteryinserviceonbusinessaircraftinusetoday.   Eachweektheshopseesabout85to100batteriesandonanaverage75percentofbatteriesarechecked,charged,andreturnedtocustomerswithinfivedays.Nearly45percentofthebatteriesthattheshopreceivesisfrominternationalcustomersincludingaircraftoperators,industrypartners,OEMs,competitors,andinternationalmilitary.   BrianTeeters,TeamLeadersaid,“WhentheLincolnfacilityaddedtwonewmaintenancehangarsin2014,thebatteryshopsawanincreaseinbusinessfromaircrafton-siteformaintenance.”   ThecompanyhascontinuedtogrowwiththeadditionofthenewDuncanAviationmaintenancehangarinProvo,Utah. Thebatteryshopwhichisof251-square-foothasdedicatedroomsforbothleadacidandNiCadbatteryservices.   Accordingtostatistics,theinvestmentofAsia-pacificairlinesinaviationmaterialinventoryis4to5timeshigherthanthatofEuropeanandAmericanairlines.Thereasonsaremainlyattributedtorelativelyhighsparepartsguaranteerequirements,moreinteriordecorationrenovationandrefit,inefficientcustomsclearance,lackofaviationmaterialsharingmechanism,geographicallocationfartherfromtheoriginalfactory,largepassengeraircraftwithahigherproportionandotherfactors.Amongthem,theoriginalfactory(OEM)isthebiggestbeneficiaryintheaviationmaterialindustry.Inthefuture,OEMwillgainmorebenefitsintheaviationmaterialfieldbycontinuouslypenetratingtheafter-salesmarket.Third-partyserviceproviders(MRO)andairlinesarelookingformorewaystoavoidtheirinterestsbeingcompressed.   Underthisbackground,the 3rd AnnualCivilAircraftOperationSupportTechnologyInternationalForum (CAOSTIF2019) willbeheldinthecityofTianjin onJune12th-13th,2019.Thisyear’sforumwillattractedover150delegatesfromgovernment,organizations,institutes,universitiesandindustrialenterprises.CAOSTIF2019hostedaround20domesticandinternationalspeakerswhodeliveredkeynotespeechesandjoinedthelivelypaneldiscussion.   Register yourinterestorgetintouchwith marketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.

    Mar 15,2019
  • CHC Helicopter’s H175 Becomes First Helicopter To Be Equipped With Digital Logcards

    7th March,2019:CHCHelicopter,ahelicopterservicescompanyhasreceivedthefirstH175helicopterwithdigitallogcards.AirbusHelicoptersisthefirsthelicoptermanufacturingcompanyonthemarkettotransformpaper-basedlogcardsintoeasy-to-usedigitaldata.   TheH175sarecurrentlyoperatedbyCHCintheNorthSea:oneinNorwich,EnglandandthreeinAberdeen,Scotland.   Withtheall-newdigitallogcard,functionssuchasabilitytoattachdocuments,archive,search,andimmediatelytransferaselectionoflogcardsareeasilypossible.Infuture,applicationssuchastheabilitytosynchronisedatabetweenthedigitallogcardsystemandcustomers’MaintenanceInformationSystems(MIS),ortobuildnewanalyticsaroundthecollecteddatawillbeadded.   “Alogcardisadocumentthattrackstheentirehistoryofcriticalhelicopterparts,frommanufactureallalongtheirin-servicelives.Therearearound2.5millionlogcardsalreadyincirculationthroughouttheworldtoday,withsome80,000newonesbeingproducedeachyear,”saidMatthieuLouvot,ExecutiveVicePresidentofCustomerSupport&ServicesatAirbusHelicopters.“Ournewdigitalversionstoresthecontentinasecuredcloudwhilepreservingtheexistingtemplate,usingthesameprocessandstakeholderrolesandresponsibilitiesasthepaperversion,meaningnoadditionalworkload.”   “Thedigitallogcardsallowustotakebettercareofourselvesandourcustomers,”saidSeanToth,DirectorofGlobalMaintenanceandEngineeringatCHCHelicopter,whichtookdeliveryofitsfourthH175inJanuaryandwillconvertitspaperlogcardstotheelectronicformatinApril.“Thankstothemwecanbetterensureoverallcompliance,whileourstaffimprovesproductivityasourlogcardsareupdatedinrealtime.”   ThedigitallogcardisaresultofacollaborativeeffortinvolvingAirbuscustomersandrepaircentres,whowereconsultedduringdevelopmentandactedasearlyadopters,participatinginayear-longpilotphase.   “Thefeedbackwereceivedfromourpilotusersindicatesthatdigitallogcardsmeetsourobjectivesofdeliveringbetterdataquality,smootherprocesses,timesavings,reliabilityanddataconfidentiality,”saidStephanieBonnefoy-Fourie,wholeadsAirbusHelicopters’ConnectedServicesbusiness.   AllAirbuscustomerstakingdeliveryofanewcivilhelicopterfromApril2019canopttoreceivedigitallogcardsatnoadditionalcost.Also,customerswithexistingpaperlogcardscanconverttheirstothedigitalformat.   OnJune26th -27th,withCAACEastChinaReginalAdministration’ssupport,wewillholdCivilHelicopterIndustryInternationalForum onShanghai,whichwillcoverthewholeindustrychainofcivilhelicopterincludingManufacturing,Operations,MRO,Leasingandsoon.WewillinviteCHCHelicoptertosharetheirinsightabout‘Referenceofhelicoptersafetyoperationmode’ atCHIIF2019.It’sagreatchancetolearnadcancedexperienceaboutHelicopterOperations.   Formoredetails,pleaseclick REGISTER formoredetailedinformationoftheevent.

    Mar 15,2019
  • Astronautics Nearing Finish Line For RoadRunner STC

    Milwaukee,Wisconsin-basedAstronauticsisnearingsupplementaltypecertificate(STC)approvalandhasbegunpre-productionshipmentsofitsRoadRunnerdrop-inreplacementelectronicflightinstrument(EFI).TheRoadrunnerEFIlineispartofabusyproductdevelopmenteffortunderwayatAstronauticsasitmovestoexpandproductiontothreedisplayfamiliesthisspringandpreparesforthelaunchofitsnext-generationsuite. Anticipatingtechnicalstandardordershortly,recentlycompletedqualitytestingontheRoadRunnerEFIandistestinginitiallyforanSTCaboardtheLeonardoA109lighttwin.STCflighttrials,totakeplaceinMinneapolis,areanticipatedinupcomingweeks.Thetestingwillvalidaterequiredcapabilitiesforallphasesofflight,includingLPVapproaches,aswellasthedisplayofotherfunctionssuchasGPSmappingandradar,thecompanysaid. Designedtoreduceoperatingandmaintenancecosts,theRoadRunnerismadetoreplacefive-inchADIandHSIelectromechanicalunits.TheunitisembeddedwithincreasedsafetyfunctionalitythatisfoundonmodernEFIS,includingHTAWSandsyntheticvision.Thiscomeswitha“reallybigweightsavings,”saidAstronauticspresidentChadCundiff,estimatingthatitcouldamountto15poundsperflightdeck. OneofthekeyaspectsfortheRoadRunneristhatitwasdesignedforeaseofinstallation.Itcomeswithanwiringadapterharnessandfitsintoexistingslotsforelectromechanicalunits.“Youarenotcuttingpanelsorrunningwiresallovertheaircraft,”Cundiffsaid,addingthattheinstallationcouldtakeplaceinadayortwo. AstronauticswillowntheinitialSTContheA109,butalreadyhasbegunpre-productionshippingtocustomersand/orinstallationcentersfordevelopmentofSTCsonotheraircraft,hesaid. Thecompanyhaslinedupaworldwidenetworkof16dealers,someofwhichwillbeworkingonSTCs.HebelievestheinitialSTCswillinvolveaircraftsuchastheBell212,412,and214,aswellastheUH-60LFirehawk.UnitedRotorcraftselectedtheAFI4700RoadRunnerEFIfortwoofitsFirehawksoperatedbytheVenturaCountyFireDepartment. ThisyearwehaveconfirmedthatSUREASE,theleadingavionicstestingequipmentsuppliers,willattend8thAnnualCivilAvionicsInternationalForum(heldinconjunctionwithAirborneSoftware&AirborneElectronicHardwareSub-Forum)whichwillbeheldinShanghaiJeurongHotelonApril16th-17th.ToclickformoredetailsaboutCAIF2019orcontactmarketing@galleon.cctogetthelatestCAIF2019Agenda. AboutSUREASE SUREASEisahigh-techenterpriseregisteredinShanghaiin2010.Thecompanyconsistsoffourdivisions,namelyembeddedsystem,industrialinformationtechnology,consultantserviceandsimulation&testtechnology.ItfocusesonR&D,providetotalsolutiononITandcustomizedservices.Ourcoreproductsandservicesincludedatastorageembeddedmodules,industrialschedulingsystemandsimulatedtestdevices.SUREASEsparesnoeffortstokeepandimprovetechnologyinnovationcapabilitybyestablishingsustainabledevelopmentmechanismforR&Dorganizationconstruction,R&DteambuildingandR&Dinvestment,whichservesthestrongguaranteeforthecontinuousenhancementoftechnologyinnovationcapability.SURASEaimstobecominganindustryleadingenterpriseinthreetofiveyearsbyinstantlyimprovingcompanycorecompetencewiththedevelopmentstrategyoftechnologycreationandinnovationgoingfirst,andtheproductsdevelopmentstrategyofuniversalproductscoupledwithcustomizationservices.

    Mar 15,2019
  • Airlines Call For Faster Training Of Controllers To Ease Delays

    EuropeanairlinechiefsonWednesdaycalledforashake-upofairtrafficcontrol,includinggreatercompetitionandfastertraining,toeasebottlenecksthatledtorisingdelaysin2018. RyanairChiefExecutiveMichaelO'Learyhitoutatwhathecalledthe"scam"ofhighchargesfortheuseofairspacedespitestrikesandstaffshortagesandcalledforthetrainingtimefornewcontrollerstofallto6monthsfrom2-3years. "Wecantrainsomeonetoflyanairplanein6months-nottobeacaptain,buttoflytheplane.Airtrafficcontrolisafundamentallysimpleprocess.Itisnotcomplicated,"hetoldReutersafterchairinganindustryreportonairtrafficdelays. Unionsimmediatelyrejectedthesuggestion. "Forthepublic,wecouldcompareourworkwithwhatisdonebysurgeons.Obviously,noonewouldaccepttohavesurgerywithastudentwhoonlyhasa6-monthtraining,"saidJean-DenisLarrere,FirstVicePresidentofATCEUC,whichcoordinatestheworkofEuropeanairtrafficcontrolunions. Airtrafficcontrol(ATC)strikesandstaffshortagescosttheEUeconomy17.6billioneuros($19.9billion)in2018intheworstyearofdelaysforairpassengersinnearlyadecade,industryassociationAirlinesforEurope(A4E)said. The"disgraceful"delaysarecausedbyacombinationofstrikes,poormanagementanddelaysinimplementingnewEuropeanUnion-wideregulations,IAGChiefExecutiveWillieWalshsaid. ThenumberofEUpassengershitbyATCdelaysrose26percentonthepreviousyearto334million,A4Esaid. Airlineswantasystemofcompensationthatwouldallowthemtorecouplossesfromairtrafficcontrolagencies. Theysaythetimeneededtotrainnewcontrollersisexacerbatedbythefactthattheyworkondifferentsystemsandcan'teasilybedeployedfromonecountrytoanother. Theyalsoclaimcurrentrulesgiveairtrafficagenciesanincentivetounderestimatemarketdemandinordertoobtainhigherchargesperflight,eventhoughthisalsoleadstotherecruitmentoffewercontrollersthanneeded-andmoredelays. "Weneedtoexposethiskindofprotectionism,whichiswhatitis,"O'LearytoldReuters. ButCANSO,aninternationalbodyrepresentingnationalairtrafficcontrolproviders,saiddelayshavemanycausesfromtechnicalproblemstoairportcongestionandbadweather. "CANSOanditsmemberswillcontinuetofocusonreducingthosedelayswhicharegenuinelyaddressablebyairtrafficmanagement,"aspokesmansaid. Europeanagencieshaveinvestedover6billioneurossince2011innewinfrastructure,headded. Tyingtheissuetoindustrypledgesonsustainability,A4EsaidoperationalissuessuchasATCstrikeshadledto1milliontonnesofavoidableCO2emissionssince2014. Underthebackground, the5th AnnualCivilAviationTrainingForum2019 willbeholdonSeptember25th-26th,2019 in Sanya,China Thesubjectis"Pioneering and Innovative, Leading New Revolution of Aviation training"aimstointroduce advance ideas and methods, share successful experiences, combine with that situation of the aviation division itself, to open up more efficient and more active training mechanism.Theconferencewillfocusontopicssuchas UPRT,ForeignPilotsImport,PADB,SOQA,GatewaySelectProgram,JUSTCultureandnewaircrafttraining. Register yourinterestorgetintouchwith marketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.

    Mar 15,2019
  • AirSky Partnership Offers Air-To-Ground Network Development

    AvionicsmanufacturerAvidyneandAirspan,acellulartelephonenetworkLTEsmallcelland4Gbasestationmanufacturer,haveformedapartnershipcalledAirSkytodevelop regionalair-to-groundtelecommunicationsnetworks.Underthepartnership,AvidynewouldmanufactureairborneequipmentwhileAirspanwouldbuildthebasestations. Therearecurrentlythreemajorair-to-ground(ATG)airborneconnectivitynetworksoperatingorindevelopment.TheGogoATGnetworkisthelongest-serving,sincetheearly2000s,andcoversthecontinentalU.S.,centralCanadaandotherareasinCanada,andportionsofAlaska.SmartSkyanticipatesswitchingonitsATGnetworkservingmuchofthecontinentalU.S.thisyear.AndinEurope,InmarsatandDeutscheTelekomhavepartneredtodeveloptheEuropeanAviationNetwork,ahigh-speedcombinedATGandsatcomairborneconnectivitysystem. ThisleavesotherregionsintheworldwithoutanyATGnetworkopportunitiesandreliantonlyonsatcom,andthat’sthevoidthatAirSkywantstofill. TheideaistoofferregionsinterestedinATGastandardizedsystemthatisrelativelyeasytobuildout.Thewaythisisdonenowistobuildacustomizedsystemeachtime,startingfromscratch,accordingtoAvidyneCEODanSchwinn.“Thereisnostandard,andnotverymanycompanieshavedoneit.”TheproposedAirSkyA2GnetworkwouldrunonAirspan'sAirSkygroundinfrastructureandservicesanduseAvidyne'sSkyLNXairbornehardware. AirSkyhasthusfarbuiltademonstrationnetworkwithtwogroundstationsinFloridaanddonesomein-flighttesting.Networkspeedsweredemonstratedatupto50Mbpsdownlink,butthebigadvantageofATGoversatcomislowerlatency(signaldelay)becausetheairborneequipmentismuchclosertotheground-basedstationscomparedtosatcomsystems. TheadvantageforthesystemsthatAirSkyisofferingisthatmostcountrieshaveexistingcellulartelephonenetworks,andaddingantennastoairborneATGisrelativelysimple.Forareaswhereairbornetelecomtrafficishigher,headded,“Youcandensify[thenetwork]whereyouneedto.” On-airconnectivity isdefinitelyavitalpartoftherisingtrendinthecommercialaviationindustry.ConsideringthehugedemandofChineseaviationmarket,onApril17th-18th,2019, TheConnectedAircraftChinaCongress2019bringstogether bothChineseandoverseasmainairlinesandcompaniesfromallacrosstheaerospaceandavionicsindustriestoassessmarketlessons,potentialdemandandbestpracticesinglobalconnectedsolutionsforthepassenger,airlineefficiencyandcutting-edgeservices.Throughtheexclusiveinformationaand communication,theCongresswillofferaperfectopportunitytohelpthecompanieslocateattherightpicture andpromoteabettercooperationamongthedifferentfieldsoftheaviationindustry. Registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Mar 15,2019
  • Embedded World 2019: CoreAVI Unveils New AMD E9171 Vulkan Platform

    CoreAVI’sVkCoreSCdriveriscertifiabletoRTCADO-178C/EUROCAEED-12CuptoDesignAssuranceLevel(DAL)Aandiscapableofeliminatingtheneedforseparatecomputeandgraphicsapplicationprogrammableinterfaces(APIs). DuringarecentinterviewwithAvionicsInternational,DanielHerring,seniorsoftwareengineeratCoreAVI,describedhowheandateamofengineersdevelopedthenewestVulkandriverforAMDE9171.AccordingtoHerring,thecompanyseestheuseoftheVulkandriverasahugestepforwardfortheindustryasitenablestheuseofshaderprogramstorunwithingraphicsprocessingunits. VulkanisseenassuchagamechangerbytheembeddedsafetycriticalworldthatKhronosGroupannouncedthecreationoftheirnewVulkanSafetyCriticalWorkingGrouponthefirstdayofEmbeddedWorld2019.Khronos,anopenconsortiumofembeddedhardwareandsoftwarecompanies,alsocreatedtheOpenGLSCspecification.ThenewworkinggroupwillworktocreateopenstandardsbasedontheVulkanAPIspecification. Vulkan’sdriverarchitectureismorestreamlinedthanOpenGLandwilloffermorecontroloverdevicescheduling,synchronizationandresourcemanagementforavionicssystemsintegrators,accordingtoNeilTrevett,presidentofKhronos. ItalsoenablestheuseofbigsingleinstructionmultipledataenginesandtheintegrationofcomputingandcalculationsintoGPUs. “CombiningtheflexibilityofVkCoreSCwithAMD’shigh-performanceRadeonE9171andourGPM0001DO-254graphicsprocessingmoduleIPallowsthenextgenerationofapplicationstoexperiencestate-of-the-artgraphicsandcomputecapabilitieslikeneverbefore,”DamianFozard,CoreAVICEOsaidofthenewsafetycriticalgraphicsandcomputingplatform. ThecompanywantstouseEmbeddedWorld2019todemonstratetheabilityofitsE9171GPU-basedDO-254safetycertifiable3UVPXgraphicsmoduletoreducedevelopmentandcertificationcyclesrequiredfornewsafetycriticalavionicssystems. AmeyDeosthali,seniorproductmanagerforembeddedsolutionsatAMD,describedthenewsolutionasthe“industry’sfirstsafetycertifiableVulkandriver,ontheAMDEmbeddedRadeonE9171GPU-basedmodule.” InordertomakeindustryexpertsathomeandabroadmoreawareoftheactivitiesandroadmapoftheCivilAviationAdministrationofChina, aswellas helpthembettercarryoutChina'savionicsbusiness, weareverywelcomeCAIYong,theSeniorEngineer,DeputyDirector,E&EDivisionofShanghaiAircraftAirworthinessCertificationCenterofCAAC tosharehisinsightsaboutDO178B/C&DO254atAirborneSoftware&AirborneElectronicHardwareForum(SeriesofCAIFactivities). Theforum willbeheldinShanghai JeurongHotel onApril16th-17th ,toclick formoredetailsaboutCAIF2019orcontactmarketing@galleon.cc togetthelatestinformation.

    Feb 28,2019
  • GE Aviation Signs New Digital Network Operations Agreements

    GEAviationhassigneddigitalNetworkOperationsagreementswithAirAsiaandadditionalundisclosedairlines.ImplementationofNetworkOperationswilltakeplacethisyearfortheairlines. “NetworkOperationsdeliverspowerfulsoftwareapplicationsthatcollectandanalyzedatastreamsinrealtimeacrossmultiplesystems,”saidJohnMansfield,chiefdigitalofficerforGEAviation.“Thishelpsairlinesrecoverfromdisruptionsfasterandmoreefficientlythaneverandenablesthemtorecoupsubstantialcostsintheprocess.” AirAsiahassignedafive-yearcontractforNetworkOperationsInsightstoprovideasingleviewofdisruptionimpactsonAirAsia’sentiremulti-hubnetworkwhichcarriescloseto90millionpassengersperyear.ThisincludesaDataScienceprojecttohelpanalyzetheflightscheduleandgiveinsightsintothedelaycauseofdisruption.ThisopportunityfurtheremphasizesAirAsia’scontinuedtrustinourproductsandservices. Withtherapiddevelopmentofaviationindustry,moreandmorecorporationsstarttocooperateandbuildastrongandsolidnetworktoprovidetheaviationwithabetterfuture.EspeciallyinChina,consideringthehugeamountofmarket, on April17th-18th ,2019, The ConnectedAircraftChinaCongress2019 bringstogether bothChineseandoverseasmainairlinesandcompaniesfromallacrosstheaerospaceandavionicsindustriestoassessmarketlessons,potentialdemandandbestpracticesinglobalconnectedsolutionsforthepassenger,airlineefficiencyandcutting-edgeservices.AndmostimportantlytheCongresswillofferaperfectopportunitytohelpthecompanieslocateattherightpicture,buildapleasantcooperationandboostthedevelopmentofaviationindustry.   Register yourinterestorgetintouchwith marketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.

    Feb 27,2019
  • More C919 Prototypes Ready For Test Flight

    C919aircraftmanufacturerCommercialAircraftCorporationofChina(COMAC)saidthatafurtherthreeprototypesoftheaircraftwillhavetheirdebutflightsthisyear,andpreparationsformassproductionofthenation'sfirsthomegrownnarrow-bodypassengerplanewillalsobeaccelerated. AccordingtoCOMAC,threeC919aircraftareundergoingtestingattheC919assemblyworkshopinShanghai'sPudongNewArea--thesecond,thirdandthefourthprototypesoftheC919,ChinaCentralTelevisionreportedonWednesday. The102prototypetestaircraftcompleteditsfirstflightinDecember2017.IthasrecentlyreturnedtoShanghaifromDongyinginShandongprovince,andonFridaystartedtwotothreemonthsofmodificationforafuturetestflight. The103,whichhaditsmaidenflightonDec28,andisundergoingflighttestmodificationforthemoment,willflytoYanliangnearXi'aninShaanxiprovince,wheretheChineseFlightTestEstablishmentislocated,forfurtherflighttests. "The104aircrafthasenteredthefinalassemblystage.Thejetisabouttomakeitsfirstflightafterrollingoffthefinalassemblyline,"saidMengJianxin,deputydirectoroftheC919divisionunderShanghaiAircraftManufacturingCoLtd,COMAC. AccordingtoMeng,the105jetisintheprocessofpartfabrication,andmajorpartsofthe106modelarebeingmanufacturedinaccordancewiththeplan. "Allofthemwillhaveflighttestsbytheendofthisyear,"saidMeng. Withtheparticipationofanotherthreenewprototypes,atotalofsixC919aircraft,includingthe101,willbeassigneddifferenttaskstotesttheC919'sflightperformance. "Theyear2019iskeyfortheC919,anditishopedthatwecanfurtheroptimizetheflighttasks,enhanceflighttestefficiency,andcompleteallthetaskssafely,"saidLaiPeijun,aflighttestengineerwithCOMAC. Theaircraft'sfirstflightonlymarkthebeginningoftheirjourney,andeveryflightmadewillprovidetechnicalsupportforamoresteadyflightthenexttime. "Therearequiteafewtestflightsubjectsthatneedtobeaccomplishedbeforeacommercialaircraftmodelacquiresairworthinesscertification,anditisnecessarytosplitthetasksamongfiveorsixaircraft,"saidLinZhijie,anaviationindustryanalystandcolumnistatcarnoc.com,oneofChina'sbiggestcivilaviationwebsites. Linsaiditisalsoaninternationalconventionforfiveorsixaircrafttoworktogethertocompleteacommercialaircraftmodel'sflighttests.Chinanews.comreportedthattheC919'sflighttestswillinclude729itemsandmaytakeaslongas4,200hours. Thetwin-engine,single-aisleC919,whichiscomparablewiththeupdatedAirbus320andBoeing'snewgeneration737planes,madeitsmaidenflightonMay5,2017. COMAChasreceived815ordersfrom28Chineseandoverseascompanies,whichincludedomesticaviationcompaniesandfinancialleasingcompanies,aswellasinternationalcompaniessuchasGECapitalAviationServices,thelargestcommercialairlineleasingcompanyintheworld,GermanstartupPurenAirlines,andCityAirwaysofThailand. BeforethedeliveryofthefirstC919,twokeymissionsneedtobefulfilled,toreceiveairworthinesscertificationfromtheUSFederalAviationAdministrationandtheEuropeanAviationSafetyAgency,andtocontinuouslyimproveitssafety,reliabilityandeconomy,accordingtoLin. "TheformerwillguaranteeentrytotheUSandEuropeanmarkets,andthelatterisaguaranteeforourhomegrownaircrafttohavemostproblemssettledbeforeitscommercialflights,"hesaid. Underthebackground,the5thAnnualCivilAviationTrainingForum2019(CATF2019)willbeholdonSeptember25th-26th,2019inSanya,China. Thesubjectis"Pioneering and Innovative, Leading New Revolution of Aviation training"aimstointroduce advance ideas and methods, share successful experiences, combine with that situation of the aviation division itself, to open up more efficient and more active training mechanism.Theconferencewillfocusontopicssuchas UPRT,ForeignPilotsImport,PADB,SOQA,GatewaySelectProgram,JUSTCultureandnewaircrafttraining. RegisterforCATF2019 orgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Feb 28,2019
  • Pratt & Whitney Delivers GTF™ PW1900G Production Engines For Embraer E195-E2 Program

    Embraer'snewE195-E2expectedtoenterintoserviceinthesecondhalfof2019©Embraer/P&W   Pratt&WhitneyhasdeliveredtheGTF™PW1900GproductionenginesfortheE195-E2aircraftatEmbraer’sE2finalassemblylineinBrazil.TheE195-E2isexpectedtoenterintoserviceinthesecondhalfof2019withAzulBrazilianAirlines.   Embraer’sE190-E2aircraft,whichisalsopoweredbythePratt&WhitneyPW1900Gengine,enteredserviceinApril2018withWiderøe,followedbyAirAstanainDecember2018.   InadditiontobeingselectedastheexclusivepropulsionsystemfortheE2commercialaircraft,Pratt&Whitney’sAPS2600Eauxiliarypowerunit(APU)isthesole-sourcedAPUfortheE2family.TheAPS2600EAPUgivesairlinesgreaterflexibility,byincreasingthealtitudeceilingforETOPSandotheroperations,andprovidingasignificantincreaseinelectricalpowerdeliverytomeettheneedsoftoday’sairlines.   TheE195-E2aircrafthasmorethan24%reductioninfuelburnperseatthantheprevious-generationE195,withNOxemissions50%belowtheICAOCAEP/6regulationand19dBto20dBofICAOChapter4cumulativenoisemargin.   CommercialAeroEngineShanghaiInternationalForum,basedonChinaNationalSpecialProjectofAeroEngine&GasTurbine,islocatedinShanghai,China.Thisforumaimstosupportaeroengineindustrydevelopmentthroughinformationexchangesandbusinesscooperation.InitiatedbyShanghaiSocietyofAeronauticsandAECCCommercialAircraftEngineCo.,Ltd.,thisannualforumhasbeensuccessfullyheldinthepastthreeyears.TheCommercialAeroEngineShanghaiInternationalForum2019willbeheldinthecityofShanghai,atJeurongHotel,onMarch20th-21st,2019.   Theforumwillanalyzeoptimizedsolutionsthatcouldacceleratetheestablishmentandimprovementsofaeroenginefundamentaltechnologysupport,R&Dandproduction,modificationandverification,productconfigurationthroughkeynotespeech,paneldiscussions,exhibitions,businessmeetingsandmediainterviews.CommercialAeroEngineShanghaiInternationalForum2019,asanauthoritativeandtimelyplatform,promisestounitemorethan200distinguisheddelegatesfromgovernmentbureau,aeroenginedesigner,manufacturer,tester,componentsprovidersandsoftwarecompanies. WelookforwardtomeetingyouinShanghai.   Registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Feb 27,2019
  • Pratt & Whitney GTF™ Engines Power Inaugural A220 Flights by Delta Air Lines

    Pratt&Whitney,adivisionofUnitedTechnologiesCorp.,alongwithAirbusandDeltaAirLinescelebratedtheentryintoservice(EIS)oftheairline'sA220aircraftpoweredbyPratt&WhitneyGTF™engines.ThemomentousoccasionmakesDeltathefirstA220operatorinNorthAmerica.TheeventwascommemoratedwithagatecelebrationatLaGuardiaAirportinNewYork. InApril2016,Deltaannounceditsorderof75firmA220aircraftwithoptionsforupto50additionalaircraftpoweredbyPratt&WhitneyGTFengines. InJanuary,Deltaadded15firmaircraft,increasingitstotalfirmorderto90A220aircraft.DeltaalsoannouncedselectionoftheGTFenginetopoweritsorderof100firmA321neoaircraftinDecember2017withoptionsforupto100additionalaircraft.Additionally,DeltaTechOpsjoinedPratt&Whitney'sgrowingMROnetworkwhichsupportstheGTFenginefleetandPratt&Whitneycustomersworldwide. "DeltahasbeenapioneerintheaviationindustryfordecadesandtodaywecelebrateanothermilestonewiththeDeltateamastheirnewA220aircraftentersservice,"saidRickDeurloo,seniorvicepresidentofsales,marketingandcustomersupportatPratt&Whitney."Delta'sGTF-poweredA220joinsmorethan330otherPratt&WhitneypoweredaircraftalreadyinservicewithDelta.Pratt&WhitneyandDeltahavebuiltastrongandtrustedrelationshipovertheyearsandweareconfidentthatDeltawillenjoytheGTFengine'sproveneconomicandenvironmentalbenefitsontheA220aircraft." TheA220,exclusivelypoweredbytheGTFengine,offersdouble-digitimprovementinoperatingcostscomparedtocurrentgenerationaircraft.It's20%morefuelefficientandprovidesa75%reductioninnoisefootprintandNOxemissions50%belowtheICAOCAEP6regulation. DuringMarch20thto21st,the4thAnnualCommercialAeroEngineShanghaiInternationalForumwillbeheldatNovotelShanghaiHongqiao.TheleadingaeroengineOEMswillshare“HighlyEfficientAndCleanCivilAviationEngineTechnology”,LowerFuelConsumptionRate&LowerEmission,Technicalcomparisonofimprovingengineefficiencyandimprovingpropulsionefficiency,Applicationstatusanddevelopmenttrendofnewenginetechnologydifferentfromtraditionalturbofanengine(intercooledrecuperatedcycleaero-engine,GTF,OpenRotor). Registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Feb 14,2019
  • Norwegian Sells Two Airbus A320neo Aircraft, Launches An Upgraded WiFi Service on European Flights

    ArcticAviationAssets,asubsidiaryofNorwegianAirShuttleASA,hassignedanagreementforsaleoftwoAirbus320neoaircraft. TheaircraftarecurrentlyleasedoutandthusnotoperatedbytheCompany.DeliverywilltakeplaceduringFebruary2019.ThetransactionisexpectedtoincreasetheCompany’sliquidityby$26millionafterrepaymentofdebtandhaveapositiveequityeffect.SaleproceedswillbeusedtorepaydebtandtoincreasetheCompany’sliquidity. ThesaleisinlinewiththeCompany’sstrategyofcapitalizingonthescalebuiltupoverthelastfewyearsandthechangedfocusfromgrowthtoprofitability.Thisannouncementisanextensionoftheinformationprovidedinthestockexchangeannouncement“NorwegianstrengthensitsbalancesheetthroughafullyunderwrittenrightsissueofNOK3billion”on29January,wheresaleofaircraftwashighlightedasameasuretoreducecapitalexpenditures,inadditiontopostponementofaircraftdeliveries. Inothernews, NorwegianiscontinuingtoenhancethepassengerexperiencebycommencingtherolloutofnewandimprovedinflightWiFiconnectivityonboardtheairline’sBoeing737-800fleet. Norwegian,namedEurope’sBestLow-CostAirlinebySkyTrax,wasthefirstairlinetoofferpassengersfreein-flightWiFionallEuropeanflightsin2011.TheairlinebecamethefirsttointroducelivetelevisionovertheskiesofEuropein2015andin2018ittookdeliveryofitsfirstBoeing787-9DreamlinerequippedwithinflightWiFi.Norwegianbecamethefirstlow-costairlinetooffercustomersfreeWiFiforthefulldurationofintercontinentalflights. Today,NorwegianhaslaunchedanupgradedWiFiexperienceonitsBoeing737-800aircraftaspartofimprovingthecustomerexperience.NorwegianoperatesBoeing737-800aircraftonintra-Europeanroutes,routesconnectingEuropewithNorthAfrica,MiddleEastandonflightsbetweentheUSAandFrenchCaribbean. NorwegianwillgraduallyrolloutthenewPremiumWiFiserviceacrossitsBoeing737-800fleetandexpectstocompletetherolloutinmid-February2019. ThreeWi-Fipackagesavailable CustomerstravellingonaBoeing737-800aircraftwiththenewPremiumWi-Fiserviceavailablewillhaveaselectionofthreepackages–SURF,thefreeoptionandtwopaidoptions,SOCIAL+SURFandSTREAM+SURF,bothofferingfasterspeeds. ·SURF–Availableforfree,deliverswebbrowsing,emailandtext-basedmessaging ·SOCIAL+SURF–Providesfasterwebbrowsing,accesstoemailandallsocialmedia.Availablefor5perdevice.(Pricingmaybesubjecttochange.) ·STREAM+SURF–Offersfasterwebbrowsing,emailaccessandsocialmediainadditiontotheabilitytostreamTVshows,moviesandmusiccontentonservicessuchasNetflix,YouTubeandSpotifyamongothers.Availablefor12perdevice.(Pricingmaybesubjecttochange.) NorwegianrecentlystartedintroducingWiFitoitsBoeing787-9DreamlinerandBoeing737MAXfleet.Here,customershavetwochoices–BasicfreeWi-Fiforthefulldurationoflong-haulflightsandapremiumhigh-speedoption,fastenoughtostreamtelevisionshowsandmovies. NorwegianexpectstohavetherolloutofWiFicompletedon50percentofitsBoeing787-9Dreamlineraircraftby2020. Norwegianoperatesayoungfleetofmorethan160aircraftwithanaverageageof3.7years. Astheideaofconnectivityonairincreasinglyspreadsaroundtheworld,likeNorwegian,moreandmoreairlinesstarttoimprovethepassengerexperiencethroughtheconnectedaircrafts.Besides,lowcost,bettersafety,andotherbenefitsattractmoreandmoreairlines,manufacturers,andotheraviationindustrymemberstojoin.Soconnectedaircraftisdefinitelyavitalpartoftherisingtrendinthecommercialaviationindustry.Therefore,onApril17th-18th ,2019, TheConnectedAircraftChinaCongress2019bringstogether bothChineseandoverseasmainairlinesandcompaniesfromallacrosstheaerospaceandavionicsindustriestoassessmarketlessons,potentialdemandandbestpracticesinglobalconnectedsolutionsforthepassenger,airlineefficiencyandcutting-edgeservices.AndmostimportantlytheCongresswillofferaperfectopportunitytohelpthecompanieslocateattherightpictureandbuildapleasantcooperation. Registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Feb 14,2019
  • Delta’s First Airbus A220 Takes Flight with New Technologies

    OnThursday,Feb.7,2019,DeltaAirLinescompletedthefirstpassenger-carryingflightofitsnewAirbusA220,thefirstU.S.carriertodosowiththenewjetfollowingAirbus’ recentregulatoryapprovalsforextendedoperationalflighttimesandauto-landingfeatures. ThejourneytoDeltabecomingtheNorthAmericanlaunchoperatoroftheA220wasextendedbytherecentpartialgovernmentshutdown,whichdelayeditsentryintopassenger-carryingservicefouryearsafteritstartedflyingasBombardier’sCSeries.TheirfirstcommercialflightwastheA220-100variantfeaturing109seats,LEDambientlightingandGogo’ s2Kuin-flightconnectivityantennas,modemandwirelessaccesspoints. Re-brandedastheA220in2018,theaircraftisararebirdwithinthe100-150seatpassengerjetmarketbecauseofthewayitcanextendtraditionalintercontinentalflyingtotrans-AtlantictripsbetweenHeathrowandLaGuardia. TransportCanada’s180-minuteETOPSapprovalfortheA220isthefirstithaseverissuedforacommercialairliner.RobDewar,headofengineeringfortheAirbusA220program,toldAvionicsInternationalthatoneoftheflightcontrolfeatureshisteamreallyfocusedonimprovingforA220pilotsiswhenlandingtheaircraft. “Theavionicsfly-by-wiresoftwarewasdesignedtoprovideadedicatedheadsupdisplayguidanceandauralcuestotheflightcrewtoeasehandlingofthelanding.Forinstance,adedicatedflightcontrollawhasbeendevelopedtoautomaticallyextendtheflightspoilersandprovidemorecapabilityforthelandingmaneuver,”Dewarsaid. ThefirstmajoravionicssystemupgradewasrecentlyintroducedontheA220intheformofaCATIIIautolandcertificationaddedtotheaircraft’sEuropeantypecertificationinNovember. “Theavionics’autopilotalgorithmwasslightlyupdatedduringthedevelopmentoftheautolandsystem,enablingCATIIIoperationscapabilities.ThiswasthereforepartoftheservicebulletinreleasedforCATIII,”Dewarsaid. “Regularavionicsservicebulletinsarereleasedtokeepimprovingthesystemsabilities,thisisperformedaspartofindustrystandardcontinuousproductimprovement,”headded. Delta’snewA220alsofeaturesasuiteofnewpilottabletintegrationfunctionalityintotheaircraft’savionicsdatabus.OneofthefactoryoptionsavailableontheaircraftisEsterlineCMC’saircraftinformationserver,anintegratedinformationmanagementsystemandnetworkconnectivity. Additionally,sincethenewA220featuresGogo’s2kuconnectivity,Deltacanextendtheconnectedcockpitturbulencemonitoringapplicationitspilotsarealreadyusingonotheraircrafttypes.AllofDelta’spilotscurrentlyusethecarrier'sowninternallydevelopedflightweatherviewertabletapplication,whichgivespilotsathree-dimensionalcolor-codedviewoftheirflightpathandadepictionofturbulencealongthatpath.Theyalsohavetheoptionofaddingavisualrepresentationofflightenvironmentitemssuchascloudtopheightsorvolcanicash. AnoverviewofpilotusageoftheapphasshownthatDeltapilotshavereducedthenumberoftimestheychangealtitudeinsearchofsmoothairfromuptoseventimestotwoorthreetimesoverthecourseofanaveragetwo-hourflight. AirbushasalsopositioneditsnewA220ascapableofflyingwherenootheraircraftinitsclasscanflyto. “TheA220istheonlyin-productionaircraftinitsclasscapableofbothservingmostchallengingairports,suchasLondonCityairport,becauseithasthecapabilityofperformingsteepapproachlanding,"Dewarsaid."InordertosupportoperationsinandoutofLondonCity,theaircraft'sinitialdesignhadtherequirementtoincorporatethesteepapproachfunctionalityinordertoincreasedescentcapability,pilotawarenessandcontrol.” Deltacompletedtheaircraft’sfirstflightbetweenNewYorkLaGuardiaandDallas/FortWorthairports.TheairlineextendeditsexistingorderwithAirbustoatotalof90A220sinJanuary,including40A220-100seriesaircraft.Theremaining50willbethelargerA220-300variant. AIRBUSmasterstheleading-edgeavionicstechnology,andthistime,weareveryhonoredtoinviteAvionicsExpertfromAIRBUStoparticipateinandgiveanopendiscussionat8th AnnualCivilAvionicsInternationalForum(CAIF2019),whichwillbeheldinShanghaiJeurongHotelonApril16th-17th.ClickformoredetailsaboutCAIF2019orcontactmarketing@galleon.cctogetthelatestCAIF2019Agenda.

    Feb 14,2019
  • Delta Completes Construction on World’s Largest Engine Test Cell

    Afterbreakinggroundnearly18monthsago,Deltacompletedconstructionontheworld'slargestjetenginetestcellthismonth. Standing48feettall,withinletandexhaustsectionsmeasuring66feetand78feetrespectively,thetestcelliscapableofsafelyrunningamounted,stationaryengineatfullpowerwith150,000poundsofthrust.Tocompare,theairline'scurrenttestcellhasa68,000poundthrustcapacity. ThetestcellwillprovidecapabilitiestotestanewassortmentofenginesthatwilladvanceDeltaintothefuture.Withits150,000poundthrustcapacity,thecellwillopenthedoortomanynew,largerenginetestingcapabilities,includingtheTrent1000,7000andXWBandthePW1100andPW1500variantsoftheGearedTurbofan. TheabilitytotestlargerenginesreinforcesDelta'scommitmenttoofferingrepaircapabilitiesfornewerenginemodelsandhelpsfacilitatefuturedemand. DeltawillhosttheofficialgrandopeningofthetestcellinFebruary.Additionalnextstepsincludetheprovinganddatavalidationforthecell,thecommissioningofthecellwiththeTrentXWBengine,Trent1000ElectricStartSysteminstallation,theTrent1000commissioning,correlationandproductiontest,withthefirstproductiontesttakingplaceinlate2019. Thenewstate-of-the-arttestcellisthefirstcellbuiltbyaU.S.airlineinmorethan20years. InOctober2015,DeltaandRolls-RoycesignedaformalagreementforDeltaTechOpstobecomeanAuthorizedMaintenanceCenterforRolls-Royceengines.Undertheagreement,theairlinewillprovideengineservicesforthelatestgenerationTrentXWB,Trent1000andTrent7000,inadditiontotheBR715,whichhadalreadybeenaddedtoenginecapabilities. AsoneofthelargestaviationmaintenancegroupsinNorthAmerica,DeltaTechOps'shighlyskilledworkforceofover10,000technicians,engineersandothersupportemployeesprovidefull-servicemaintenancetomorethan850Deltaaircraftandtheirenginesaswellasmaintenanceservicestomorethan150otheroperators,cargooperatorsandthemilitaryandgovernment,throughtheairline'sMaintenanceRepairandOverhaulbusiness. Throughexpandedcapabilitiesandnewfacilities,DeltaexpectstogrowthetoplineoftheMRObusinessby$1billionayearinthenextfiveyears. Intermsofenginecutting-edgematerialsandprocessingtechnology,blademanufacturingkeytechnologies,overallleafdiscmanufacturingandrepairtechnologies,Airworthinesscertificationandtestingtechnology,management,maintenanceandotherareastherearestilltechnicaldifficulties.Underthisbackground,the"4thAnnualCommercialAeroEngineShanghaiInternationalForum2019"willbeheldinShanghaion20thto21st,March,2019.Morethan150well-knowndomesticandforeignaeroenginebusinessexecutivesandexpertswillbeinvitedtosharetheforefrontdevelopmentsChineseaeroenginemarketdemand,andjointlymakecontributiontoChineseaeroengineindustry. Registeryouinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Jan 25,2019
  • Collins Begins Development of X-59’s Supersonic Avionics Systems

    CollinsAerospaceengineersaredevelopingamodifiedversionofProLineFusion,newsoftwareapplicationsandanenhancedvisionsystemforNASA’sX-59QuietSuperSonicTechnology(QueSST)aircraft. QueSSTisbeingdevelopedasademonstratoraircraftthatNASAwillusetohelpcivilaviationregulatorsdevelopairworthinessnoisestandardstocertifyandregulatefuturesupersonictransportdesigns.NASAawardedacontracttoLockheedMartinSkunkWorksin2018todesign,buildandflighttesttheX-59lowboomflightdemonstrator. LockheedhasselectedCollinstosupplyamodifiedversionofitsProLineFusionintegratedavionicssuitefortheaircraft.AmongtheX-59specificsoftwareapplicationsbeingdevelopedbytheUTCsubsidiarywillbetheabilityoftheirsystemstoshowpilotswheretheaircraft’ssonicboomwillgenerateanoiseimpactontheground,accordingtoDaveSchreck,vicepresidentandgeneralmanagerformilitaryavionicsandhelicoptersatCollinsAerospace. “Oneofthefocusareasistodevelopafairlyaccuraterepresentationonthegroundofwherethesonicboomwouldexist.We’reconsideringthingssuchasartificialintelligencetoaidinpilotdecision-makingsotheycannotonlyseewheretheboomwillbegeneratedbutalsowhatdecideonwhattypeofactionstheycantaketooptimizetheirflightprofile,”Schrecksaid. NASA’sX-59designreplacesthepilot’straditionalfrontwindowviewwithsensordisplaytechnologyintheformofawindowlessdisplaycockpitsystem.Whenlanding,X-59pilotswilluseCollins’EVS-3600enhancedvisionsystemtoviewreal-timeimageryofrunwaylighting,terrainandobstacles. Undertheircontract,Collinswillprovidedualenhancedvisionsystemswiththeabilitytooverlayviewsfromshortandlongwaveinfraredcoupledwithvisiblelight–allmergedintoonepicture.LockheedisusingitssystemintegrationlabinPalmdale,CaliforniatohousethedevelopmentofProLineFusionfeaturingcustomizationsnecessarytosupportthetypeofflyingtheX-59willdemonstrate.SchreckconfirmedthatCollinsengineersstartedworkingoutoftheintegrationlabinlate2018. Outsideofsoftwareapplicationdevelopment,anotherfocusareaofthedevelopmentteamistoprovideasmuchweightreductionaspossible. “We’redoingeverythingwecantoeliminatesomeofthenonessentialcomponents.Forexample,we’reevaluatinghowwecanminimizethenumberofcontrolpanelsinthetraditionalProLineFusionsetuponsomeofthecommercialandbusinessjetsinservicetoday,”Schrecksaid.Collinsisthelatestinaseriesofavionicsandenginesuppliercontractsaroundseveralmajorsupersonicairtransportaircraftdevelopmentprograms. AtNBAA2018forexample,AerionconfirmedGEAviationandHoneywellAerospaceastheengineandavionicssuppliersforits$120millionAS2supersonicbusinessjet. ExecutivesfromAerionandColorado-basedBoomAerospacerecentlyparticipatedonapaneldiscussionoutliningprojectedmarketdemandandbusinessmodelsaroundtheirrespectivefuturesupersonicciviljetdesigns.BothAerionandBoomexpecttofieldthenextgenerationofsupersonicaircraftbythemid2020s. TheresultsofNASA’sQueSSTprogramwillhelpinformcivilaviationregulatoryauthoritiesonwhatisachievableintermsofpubliclyacceptablesoundandspeedregulationsforsupersonicaircraftwithquieterdesigns. NASAhasalsomadeotherrecentavionicssupplierselectionsfortheX-59,includingtheuseofCoreAVI’sVulkandrivertosupportthegraphicsandcomputingcapabilitiesoftheaircraft’sexternalvisionsystem. Now,withCollinsinplaceastheprimaryavionicssupplier,NASAandLockheedarecontinuingtheirefforttomeetafirstflightgoalfortheX-59by2021. Julian.CHANG,theAssociateTechnicalFellowofBoeingComercialAirplanehasdiscussedenhancedvisionsystemsatCAIF2018.Andthisyear,wewillsetupafurtherpaneldiscussionaboutdisplayandcontrolsystematCivilAvionicsInternationalForum2019(heldinconjunctionwithAirborneSoftware&AirborneElectronicHardwareSub-forum),whichwillbeheldinApril16th-17th,atShanghaiJeurongHotel. CAIF2019,whichhasprovenyearafteryeartobeavaluablesourceofindustryinteligencewillhelpyouconnectwithnewbusinessopportunitiesinChinesemarket. ClickRegistertogetmoreinformation.

    Jan 25,2019
  • China's Aviation Industry Embraces Digital Era

    China'scivilaviationindustryisacceleratingitsadvanceintothedigitalera,withmajorplayerssendingclearsignalsofnewopportunitiesworldwide. Alreadythisyear,ChinaSouthernAirlineshasstartedonlineseatselectionforalldomesticflightsandpaperlesse-boardingpasses. Aswellasbeingmoreconvenientforpassengers,itisamajorstepinrespondingtoinitiativesinenvironment-friendlytravel.Inthefirstweek,about75percentofpassengersondomesticroutesoptedtoselecttheirseatsviadigitaldevices,saidChinaSouthern. BasedinGuangzhou,southChina'sGuangdongProvince,ChinaSouthernoperatesthelargestfleetinAsiaandthethirdbiggestworldwide.In2018,itrecorded139millionpassengerjourneys. "Theglobalaviationindustryisatacrucialpoint.Itistransitioningfromanincrement-drivenmarkettooneinwhichgreatervalueandopportunitiesarebeingextractedfromtheexistingmarket.AnddigitalizationpresentsacrucialopportunityforChina,"saidYuZhanfu,partnerandvicepresidentforGreaterChinaattheRolandBergerconsultancy. Risingcostpressuresandsafetyconcernsareaffectingtheindustryworldwide.Digitalizationisseenaskeytoimprovingoperationalefficiency,upgradingservices,andreshapingdevelopmentmodes. "Itiswidelyrecognizedthatdigitalizationisanewvalue-growthpoint.AlongsidedramaticgrowthinChina'scivilaviationsector,civilaviationauthorities,domesticaviationmanufacturersandtechnologicalgiantsareeyingdigitalization,"saidXuJun,vicepresidentofAsia-PacificOEMsofHoneywellAerospace. Inaddition,withthegradualopeningofvariouspoliciesof"thefirstyearofairInternet",relevantairlineshavebeguntorealizethebenefitsbroughtbyinnovation.Onthisbasis,lookingforwardto2019,thedomesticairlineswillacceleratethepaceofprogressinthefieldofinflightinterconnectionandachieveagreaterleap,andinthisprocess,theinterconnectionaircraftwillalsobedestinedtobecomethekeytothetransformationofdigitalairlines. Soconnectedaircraftisdefinitelyavitalpartoftherisingtrendinthecommercialaviationindustry.ConsideringthehugedemandofChineseaviationmarket,onApril17th-18th,2019,TheConnectedAircraftChinaCongress2019bringstogether bothChineseandoverseasmainairlinesandcompaniesfromallacrosstheaerospaceandavionicsindustriestoassessmarketlessons,potentialdemandandbestpracticesinglobalconnectedsolutionsforthepassenger,airlineefficiencyandcutting-edgeservices.AndmostimportantlytheCongresswillofferaperfectopportunitytohelpthecompanieslocateattherightpictureandbuildapleasantcooperation. Registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Jan 25,2019
  • Redesigned Trent 1000 Compressor Blade Certified

    BoththeFAAandEASAhaveapprovedtheredesignedbladewithbulletinsissuedto787operatorsbyRolls-RoyceandBoeingduringlateDecember. LONDON–Aero-enginemanufacturer,Rolls-Roycesaysithascertifiedaredesignedintermediatepressure(IP)compressorbladeforPackageCvariantsoftheTrent1000enginethatpowerstheBoeing787. BoththeU.S.FAAandtheEuropeanAviationSafetyAgency(EASA)havecertifiedtheredesignedbladeandbulletinswereissuedto787operatorsbyRolls-RoyceandBoeingduringlateDecember,theenginemanufacturerannouncedonJanuary10. TheredesignwaspromptedbythediscoveryofadurabilityissuewithinthebladesofIPcompressorrotor. Although,thecompanyhasinvestedheavilyinadditionalengineeringcapacitytoperformtheinspections,dozensof787sremainfirmlyontheground,enginelessatairportsacrosstheworldpromptingairlinesreadjusttheirtimetablesorbringinadditionalcapacitytomaintaintheirflightschedules. Rolls-Roycesaysithopesthattheintroductionofthenewbladewillalleviatethenumberof787scurrentlysubjecttoAircraftonGround(AOG)events,aswellasrelievethemaintenanceburdenandoperationalrestrictions.Theissueshaveresultedinreducedextended-range,twin-engineoperations(ETOPS)performancelimitsandasetofmandatoryinspections. ThecompanyalsosaysthatthecertificationgivesitconfidenceinintroducingredesignedIPcompressorrotorbladesforbothTrent1000PackageBandTrent1000TENengines.Thecompanyannouncedithaddiscoveredissuesinanumberofhigh-lifePackageBengineslastsummer.  NoissueshavebeenfoundintheTrent1000TEN,butthecompanysaid.itwillredesignthecomponentsasaprecautionarystep.  Rolls-RoycesaysthefirstenginetoreceivethebladesiscurrentlybeingservicedatitsoverhaulservicesfacilityinDerby,whiletheintroductionofthenewbladewilltakeplace“onaphasedbasisasproductionrampsup,”thecompanysaid. Developmentofthenewbladewasa“fast-pacedprogram,”thecompanysaid.TestssawthebladesinstalledonatestengineinDerby,beforebeingfittedtothecompany’sflyingtestbedBoeing747basedinTucson,Arizona. “TheNewBladeTechnologyProvidesReliableSupportForTheDesignOfLongCycleLifeAndHighReliabilityCivilAeroEngine”,thetopicwillbepresentbyRolls-Royceontheupcoming4thAnnualCommercialAeroEngineShanghaiInternationalForum,whichwillbeheldatNovotelShanghaiHongqiaoonMarch20thto21st. Registeryouinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Jan 15,2019
  • Norwegian to Launch Inmarsat GX Inflight Connectivity

    NorwegianpassengerswillsoonexperiencefreeandpremiumWi-Fionboardtheairline’sBoeing787-9Dreamlinerand737MAXlong-haulflightswithRockwellCollinsCabinConnectandInmarsat’sGXhigh-speed,broadbandconnectivitysolution. Thenewservice,whichwilldebutonthemajorityofNorwegian’stransatlanticflights,enablespassengerstostreamvideoandmusiccontent,browsetheweb,accesssocialmedia,voiceandmessagingservicesovertheInmarsatGlobalXpresssatellitenetwork. BorisBubresko,VicePresident,BusinessDevelopmentforNorwegian,said:“We’reaninnovativeairlinethat’sintroducingbrandnewlong-haulaircrafttoourfleetaswellasenhancingourglobalnetworktomeetcustomerdemand. “Providingourpassengerswiththemostreliableandrobustin-flightWi-Ficonnectivityisveryimportanttous. “We’redelightedtoworkwithCollinswhichwillsupportourlong-haulconnectivityneedsaswecontinuetoenhancetheNorwegianpassengerexperienceglobally.” TheairlinesaysthisjointprojectisacriticalpartofNorwegian’svisiontomovetoafully-connectedaircraftfleetinthefuture. Itsaysbeyondenhancingcertainsafetyfunctions,usingbroadbandconnectivityfortheflightdeckwillprovideopportunitiestodelivernewcockpitserviceslikeelectronicflightbagandreal-timehighdefinitionweathertooperators. Manyoftheseserviceswillrequiresignificantamountsofdatatobeexchangedbetweentheaircraftandoperations. “OurabilitytoaddressbothNorwegian’scabinandflightdeckrequirementswithacombinationofindustry-leadingservicesandhardwareprovidestheairlinewithaseamlesssolution,”saidLeAnnRidgeway,VicePresidentandGeneralManager,InformationManagementServicesforCollinsAerospace. “WearecollaboratingwithNorwegiantoachievetheirvisionofoptimisingitsaircraftandenterpriseoperationsaswellasintegratingnewcapabilitiesgoingforward.” PhilipBalaam,PresidentforInmarsatAviation,said:“Inmarsat’sGXsatelliteconstellationallowsairlinestoofferinflightconnectivitythatisfast,reliableandconsistentwithcoverageacrosstheworld. “Norwegian’spassengerswillhaveaccesstothehighestqualityofglobal,resilientandflexiblebroadbandavailableintheskies. “Inthefuture,weareexcitedtoprovideevenmorevaluetoNorwegianthroughthecontinueddevelopmentofourglobalsatellitenetworkandrelatedhardware.” ThesatelliteconnectionismadeusingaHoneywellAerospaceJetWavefuselage-mountedantenna. Morethan50percentofNorwegian’s787-9Dreamlinerfleetisexpectedtoofferin-flightconnectivityby2020.Wi-Fiofferingonthe737MAXfleetwillbegininmid-January. ConnectedAircraftChinaCongress2019(CAC)isaseriesofactivitiesinthesameperiodoftheCAIF,whichisatopmanagement-gatheringplatformthatofficiallyhostedbyCivilAircraftOperationSupportTechnologySub-committeeofCSAA.Supportedby ChinaEasternAirlinesCo.,Ltd.,COMACShanghaiAircraftDesignandResearchInstituteandTaikoo(Shandong)AircraftEngineeringCo.,Ltd.OrganizedbyCOMACShanghaiAircraftCustomerServiceCo.,Ltd.andGalleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Withthethemeof“ThePowerofData,ThePowerofConnected”,CAC2019willbeheldtoimprovepassengerexperience,improveairlineandpassengersafety,growancillaryrevenuesandimproveoperationalefficiency.Morethan30+airlinesandaround150~180professionalattendeesareexpectedtoparticipateinthisyear’scongress Registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Jan 15,2019
  • Cirrus Vision Jet G2 Certified

    CirrusAircrafthasreceivedFAAcertificationforanewversionofitssingle-engineVisionJet,theGeneration2(G2),anddeliveriesofthemodelwillbeginthismonth.Newfeaturesincludeahighermaximumoperatingaltitude,autothrottle,lithium-ionmain-shipbatteries,upgradedavionics,newcabinappointments,andadditionalpaintschemes. TheG2VisionJet’sGarminavionicssuiteisupgradedtothePerspective+configuration,withfasterprocessorsandhigher-resolutiondisplays,FlightStream510wirelessgateway,andaGarminautothrottlesystemfortheFadecWilliamsInternationalFJ33-5Aturbofan.ItsFlightStream510facilitatesGarminConnextflightplantransfers,databaseupdatesviatheGarminPilotapp,andtextmessagingusingGarminPilotandtheGarminGSR56Iridiumsatcom.TheSiriusXMradiosystemcanalsonowbecontrolledbyacellphoneinsteadofthroughtheavionics. Itsautothrottlesimplifiessingle-pilotflyingbymaintainingamanuallysetorFMSprogrammedairspeed.Thesystemautomaticallylowersthepowersettingandadjustsspeedifthejetisflyingtoofast—forexample,preventingexceedanceofspeedrestrictionsintheterminalenvironment.Theautothrottlecanbeusedafter400feetaglontakeoffandduringaninstrumentapproachtominimums.Duringacoupledinstrumentapproach,theautothrottleandautopilotcanautomaticallyflythemissedapproachprocedure. Inaddition,heautothrottlebringsnewfunctionalitytotheGarminElectronicStability&ProtectionSystem(ESP)ontheG2Vision.Forexample,inastall,theautothrottleaddspowertocomplementtheautopilotloweringthenose,eveniftheautothrottleandautopilotarenotengaged.Usingtheemergencydescentmode,theautothrottlelowerspowertoasettingoptimalforthedescentbutalsoforlevelingoffatasafeairspeed(about82percentpower). TheFJ33-5AenginehasalsobeenmodifiedwithanewthrustschedulefromFL240toFL310,thenewmaximumoperatingaltitude(upfromFL280),givingtheG2Visionanimprovedclimbandaseven-knotincreaseincruisespeedatFL280to311ktas.AtFL310,theVisionG2cancruiseat305ktas,oneknotfasterthantheoriginalVisionatFL280(atISAandmtow). OnApril16th-17th,StefanENGELS,theregionaldirectorinStrategicRelationshipManagementofJEPPESEN–ABoeingCompany,andDavidWEI,theDirectorandGeneralManagerofJEPPESENChina,willgivethepresentationabout‘DomesticNavData–theChinaWay’at8thAnnualCivilAvionicsInternationalForum(CAIF2019),(heldinconjunctionwithAirborneSoftware&AirborneElectronicHardwareSub-Forum)in Shanghai.Jeppesenavionicdatasolutionsinclude:navigationdata(NavData®),obstacledata,terraindataandculturaldata.ThesedatasetspowerthelatesttechnologicaladvancesinmanyEFIS,MFDandPFDdisplays.NavData –providesyouwithvitalknowledgeofairportfeatures,runwaycharacteristics,communicationsinformation,waypointfeatures,SIDs,STARs,terminalapproachprocedureinformation,VORs,NDBsandacomprehensivesetofboundariesforcontrolled/restrictedairspace. ClickformoredetailsaboutCAIF2019orcontactmarketing@galleon.cctogetthelatestCAIF2019Agenda.

    Jan 16,2019
  • The Ultimate CJI Guide to Business Aircraft Connectivity

    “Weareallnowconnectedbytheinternet,”saidthelateStephenHawking,“Likeneuronsinagiantbrain.” Whenitcomestochoosingbetweendifferentoptionsforyourprivatejettoconnectwiththerestoftheworld,it’seasytobeconfusedorevenbamboozledbytechnology.Ifthat’syou,remembertheoldstoryofthe farmer’swifewho,onbeingofferedachoiceofcats,saidshedidn’tcarewhatcolorthecreaturewassolongasitcaughtmice. Dorecallthisquaintlittletaleaswetakeyouthroughtheplethoraofconnectivityoptionsavailable.Selectthesystemthatdoesthejobyouneedittodo. Anyeventthatcausesanaircraftnottobeabletotakeitsnextflightisaseriousone.AOGs(AircraftonGround)eventscanrangefromengineissuestocrackedwindscreens,butanincreasingnumberofeventsarebecausetheonboardWi-Fiisn’toperational. Itishardtounderestimatejusthowmuchtheinternethasbecomepartofourdailylives.Weuseitforeverything,frompayingourbills,tocheckingsportsscores,andfromkeepingintouchwithlovedonesindistantplaces,tocrushingsodaandcatchingPokémon. Itisalsoanintegralpartofourworklives.Wewritelittleelectronicletterstoeachotherallday,andanincreasingnumberofusmakeourphonecallsusingVOIP(VoiceoverInternetProtocol)technologythatusestheinternet. Oneofthemajorbenefitsofplayingatonlinecasinoshttps://bonushitlist.com/istheirbonusesandpromotions. Whenwearewithouttheinternet,wecanfeellost.Ifyouwantedtodisconnectfromtheworld20yearsagoallyouhadtodowastakethephoneoffthehookandstopreadingyourpost.Todayyouhavetogothroughdigitaldetox. Therearesomeplacesaroundtheworldthatneithertheinternetnoraphonesignalcanreach–placessuchasthemiddleofdesertsorthetopsofmountains.Forsome,itcanbethedreamgetaway.Forothers,itcanbetheworstnightmarepossible. Itisnotonlytheplacesthataphonesignalcannotreachwherewecannotgetonline.Anaircraftisoneofthoseplaces,althoughrecentadvancesintechnologymeanthatanincreasingnumberofaircraftareinternetequipped. Beingabletousetheinternetonaprivatejetisnoeasyfeat.Tothepassengersinthebackoftheaircraftitlookssimpleenough,choosethecorrectnetworktoconnectto,enterapasswordandofftheygo. Yetdespitethechallenges,passengersstillexpecttobeconnectedwhilstat35,000feet.Tocharterbrokersanaircraftthatdoesnothaveaccesstofast,reliableinternetconnectivityishardertocharteroutthanawell-connectedaircraft. “ManypassengerswillnotflywithoutWiFi,withoutconnectivity,”saysStephane Aligara,businessdevelopmentmanageratARINCDirectCabinServices(nowpartofCollinsAerospace).EvenifitisnotanAOGfailure,thepassengerswillnotflywithoutconnectivity,becausetheyexpecttobeconnected,forentertainmentorforwork.Thatconnectivitythattheyhaveathome,theyexpecttohaveitintheair.” Buttobeabletogettothatstagetakesalotofwork,ittakesalotofequipment.Althoughthepricesofusingtheinternetonanaircraftfortheenduserarecomingdown,thecostsassociatedwithprovidingtheservicearehuge.Fromlaunchingsatellitestoinstallingonboardequipmentontheaircrafttopickupthesignals,therearealotofcostsinvolvedthatthe passengers,thepeopleusingtheinternet,neversee. Whenaircraftownerschoosewhichinternetsystemtouseonboard,theynormallydecidewhichsuppliertogowith.Behindthatdecisionsitstheprovider’sdecisiononwhattypeofconnectionitwilluse.Andbehindthatisthedecisiononwhatsatellitesystemtouse. Noneofthesemattertotheenduser,whoremainsoblivioustoanythingotherthanwhentheycan’tconnecttotheinternetproperlyoriftheconnectionisslow. MuchlikewithhomeWi-Fi,therearedifferentstagesthatasignalneedstogothroughtobeabletoreachtheoutsideworldfromanaircraft.Thiscantakeanywhereuptoeighthops,withthesignalitselfhavingtotravelanestimated100,000kmfromtheonboarddevice,uptothesatellite,downtoserversontheground,totheoutsidenetworkandserversforthecontentbeingserved,andallthewaybackupagain. Initssimplestterms,alltheownerofanaircraftcaresaboutisthespeedoftheconnectionandthatheorshewillbeabletogetaccesswherevertheyfly. Theydonotcareaboutwhoprovidesthe on-board router,orwhatsatellitesystemitisusing.Aslongasitworks,theyarehappy. Thereisamyriadofdifferentcompaniesprovidinginternetservices,butnotallofthemdothesamething.Someprovidetheonboardequipmenttoroutetheinternetsignal,someownsatellitesandsomeleasebandwidthfromotherproviders. Ifyouweretoaskownerswhatinternetsystemtheyuseontheiraircraft,theymightsaySatcomDirect.WhilstSatcomDirectispartofthechain,itsimplysuppliestheonboardroutersthat,inturn,connecttoInmarsat’ssatelliteconstellation,toprovideaKa-bandsolution. “Ithinkthereasonthatweneedthistypeofguideisthatalotofpeopleenterthismarket,andthereisalotofconfusionaboutwhatyou need”saysChrisMoore,COO,SatcomDirect. Consideringthehugemarketofthecivialaviationconnection,morecommunicationanddeeperdiscussionareextremelyvitalfromnotonlytheglobalmanufacturesbutalsothemainairlinesandallthepartsinvolvedtobuildaconnected-ecointheair.Therefore,thethemeof“ThePowerofData,ThePowerofConnected”,the“ConnectedAircraftChinaCongress2019”(CACC2019)willbeheldinthecityofShanghaionApril17th-18th,2019.Itaimstoimprovepassengerexperience,improveairlineandpassengersafety,growancillaryrevenuesandimproveoperationalefficiency.Morethan15+airlines,3mainmobileoperators,4+AircraftOEMs,10+systemintegrator,20+equipmentR&Dcompaniesand15+appdeveloperswillparticipateinthiscongress,registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Dec 27,2018
  • Pratt & Whitney's Geared Turbofan Engine has had a Very Good Year

    InthelongandcomplexhistoryofUnitedTechnologies,2018willlikelyberememberedastheyearthatRockwellCollinswasacquiredandthecompanyannounceditwouldreturntoitsrootsasanaviationenterprisebyseparatingfromitsnon-aerospaceunits.Nodoubtaboutit,thetransformationofUnitedTechnologiesfromamajorsupplierofaircraftengines,electronicsandmechanicalequipmentintothebiggestsuchsupplierintheworld($50billioninrevenues)isasignificantdevelopment. However,itmaybethatthemostimportantdevelopmentshapingthecompany’sfuturesuccessin2018wasbarelynoticedbymanyoutsiders.TheGearedTurbofan(GTF)enginethatitsPratt&Whitneyunitspent20yearsand$10billiondevelopinghaswonbroadacceptanceamongcarriersaroundtheworldbydemonstratingitcandeliverallthepromisedbenefitsinfuelefficiency,noisereductionandemissionsabatementwhilesustaininghighratesofreliability. There’sbeenplentyofcoverageoftheGearedTurbofanthisyear,butfewwritersseemtograspthattheengine’ssuccessin2018representsawatershedinthehistoryofaircraftpropulsion.Everyturbofanuptothispointhasrunitsfrontendandbackendatthesamespeed–eventhoughoptimumefficiencydictatesrunningthefanatthefrontmuchslowerthanthecompressorandturbineelementsintheback.TheGTFchangesallthatbyintroducing3:1reductiongearsbetweenfrontandback,allowingeachpartoftheenginetooperateatthemostefficientspeed. It’sabreakthrough,butlikemanyotherrevolutionarytechnologies,GTF’sintroductionwasaccompaniedbychallenges.Muchofthecoveragefollowingitsintroductionin2016focusedonthosechallenges.Theearlychallengeshavenowbeenresolved,andPrattispoisedtotakemarketsharefromitscompetitors.ThisseemslikeagoodtimetorecapwhatPratt&Whitney–acontributortomythinktank–hasaccomplished,becauseitisgoingtochangethefaceofaviation. Pratt&Whitney'sGearedTurbofanrevolutionizesenginedesignbyintroducing3:1reductiongearsbetweenthefanatthefrontendandbackwhereturbinesandcompressorsarelocated.Asaresult,eachengineelementoperatesatthemostefficientrate.PRATT&WHITNEYStrongdemand. InthetwelvemonthsendingNovember30,Prattreceived2,000ordersandcommitmentsforGearedTurbofans,raisingthetotalto10,000.During2018tenmorecarriersjoinedthecommunityofusers,raisingthetotalnumberofairlinesadoptingthenewpropulsionsystemtoover30.MajorrecentordershavebeenreceivedfromDelta,JetBlueandSwiss,mainlytoequipAirbusA320neoaircraftandtherecentlyrenamedAirbusA220(formerlyBombardier’sCSeries).TheGTFhasalsobeenadoptedbyregionaljetmakersEmbraer,IrkutandMitsubishi. The4thAnnualCommercialAeroEngineShanghaiInternationalForumwillbeheldinthecityofShanghaiatNovotelHongqiao.Focuson“HighlyEfficientAndCleanCivilAviationEngineTechnologyDevelopmentTrends(LowerFuelConsumptionRate&LowerEmission/Technicalcomparisonofimprovingengineefficiencyandimprovingpropulsionefficiency/Applicationstatusanddevelopmenttrendofnewenginetechnologydifferentfromtraditionalturbofanengine(intercooledrecuperatedcycleaero-engine,GTF,OpenRotor))”.Registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Dec 27,2018
  • Fit Trig And Take Advantage Of The FAA 2020 ADS-B Rebate

    OffersExpressLaneServiceForInstallationAtAuthorizedDealers ThedeadlineforADS-BinNorthAmerica2020isnotthatfaraway.RightnowtheFAAisofferingpilotstheopportunitytosecurea$500rebateagainstthecostofavionicsfor2020. TherebatecoversADS-BOutavionicsthatcarryanFAATSOandmeetADS-BOutrulerequirements.Trig’sTT31andTT22transpondersare2020readyandhavethelatestTSO-C166bforADS-BOut.InadditiontoaTrigtransponderyouneedasuitableGPSPositionSourceandGPSantennatobeADS-BOutequipped.TheTrigTT31transponderisaclassleader,itprovidesapracticalupgradeoptionasitusestheoriginalantenna,wiring,encoderandBKtray(KT76A,KT76CorKT78Amodels). ApprovedTrigDealersnowofferauniqueADS-BExpressLaneService.PilotscanreplacetheirlegacyBendixKingtransponderwitha‘plugandplay’TT31ModeStransponder.IfanexistingGNSorGTNWAASNavigatorisinstalledandtheaircraftisfeaturedontheTrig’sSTC(includes650types)thenanADS-BOutinstallationcanbecompletedinaround5hours.Thissaveshundredsofdollarsininstallationtime. Forpilotswhodon’thaveaWAASGPS,Trig’sTN70GPSistheidealADS-Bpositionsource,itcomesinacompletekitwithaTA70certifiedWAASGPSantenna.ExperimentalandlightsportpilotsarebestservedbyTrig’sTN72GPSPositionSource.PairedwithaTrigTT22compacttransponderthisisaFAR91.227compliant2020solution. Trig’sADS-BBundlehasbeendesignedwithexperimentalandlightsportpilotsinmind.ThebundleincludesaTT22transponder,TN72GPSpositionsourceandcertifiedTA70WAASantennaforonly$2899ex.vat.Whenthebundleisinstalled,asacompletesolutionanFAA$500rebateapplicationcanbemade.Thisisagreatdealandonethatwillnotlast!TheFAA’srebatewillendwhenthemoneyrunsout,sodon’twait.Joinotherpilots,fitTrig,get2020readyandclaimnow. Inordertocomplywiththefuturegeneralaviationmarketdevelopmentstrategy,at8thAnnualCivilAvionicsInternationalForum(CAIF2019),whichwillbeheldinShanghaionApril16th-17th,wewillprovidesuppliersofADS-BsolutionswithspeakingsponsorshipopportunitythatrelatedADS-Btopictomeetthecurrentsituationoftheindustrytofindmorecost-effectivesolutions.    ClickformoredetailsaboutCAIF2019orcontactmarketing@galleon.cctogetthelatestCAIF2019Agenda.

    Dec 28,2018
  • Airbus and China Mobile Cooperate to Develop In-flight Wi-fi

    EuropeanaerospacegiantAirbusGrouphassignedanagreementwithChinesetelcoChinaMobiletodevelopin-flightwi-fiservicestomeetincreasingdemandforin-airconnectivity. Thecooperationaimstodevelopanend-to-endsolutionforhigh-speedin-flightconnectivitythatwillsupporttheuseofportabledevicesonboardandtheupcoming5Gtechnologies.    EarlierinJanuarythisyear,theCivilAviationAuthorityofChinaallowedtheuseofmobiledevicesonboardaslongasairplanemodewasswitchedon.Followingthis,demandforin-flightwi-fiisexpectedtosurgeoverthenextfewyearsasmostdomesticrouteshaveyettobeequippedwithwi-fiservicesduetotechnologyandcostlimitations. Currentapproachestoin-flightwi-fiareeitherthroughsatellite-to-planesignalsdirectlyorair-to-groundcommunications.Currently,mostin-flightwi-fioperateviasatellite-to-planesignalsthatcanbeunstableandexpensive. Air-to-groundcommunications,ontheotherhand,arecheaperasgroundsignaltowershavericherresources,aremorestableandeasiertobuild.However,air-to-groundcommunicationsdonotworkwhentheplaneistravellingoverlargebodiesofwater. Bilateralcooperationwillbeconductedthroughsubsidiariesofthetwocompanies,theAirbusChinaInnovationCenterinShenzhenandtheChinaMobileIntelligentMobilityNetworkTechnologyCo.,whichhasafocusonthetransportationindustryand5Gnetworks. ManyofMobileOperatorslikeChinaMobile,commercialairlines,systemintergratorsandetc.fromChinaareactivelyseekingnewproductsandbetterserviceexperiencetosatisfythepassengers’needsasmuchaspossible. Connectedaircraftisdefinitelyavitalpartoftherisingtrendinthecommercialaviationindustry.ConsideringthehugedemandofChineseaviationmarket,onApril17th-18th,2019,TheConnectedAircraftChinaCongress2019bringstogether bothChineseandoverseasmainairlinesandcompaniesfromallacrosstheaerospaceandavionicsindustriestoassessmarketlessons,potentialdemandandbestpracticesinglobalconnectedsolutionsforthepassenger,airlineefficiencyandcutting-edgeservices.AndmostimportantlytheCongresswillofferaperfectopportunitytohelpthecompanieslocateattherightpictureandbuildapleasantcooperation. Registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Dec 13,2018
  • NASA Runs First-Ever Test of New Jet Engine Tech

    Car,truck,trainandaircraftmanufacturershavemadegreatstridesinrecentyearstoreducefuelconsumption,resultinginconsumersavingsandloweremissions.WithNASA’shelp,theaircraftindustryisstrivingtoincreasefuelefficiencyevenmore. Onewaytodothatistocreatenewaircraftenginedesigns.EngineersatNASA’sGlennResearchCenterinClevelandaretestinganewfanandinletdesign,commonlycalledapropulsor,whichcouldincreasefuelefficiencybyfourtoeightpercentmorethantheadvancedenginedesignsairlinesarebeginningtouse. Ontoday’sjetaircraft,theenginesaretypicallylocatedawayfromtheaircraft’sbodytoavoidingestingthelayerofslowerflowingairthatdevelopsalongtheaircraft’ssurfaces,calledboundarylayer.Aerospaceengineersbelievetheycanreducefuelburnbyembeddinganaircraft’senginesintothesesurfacesandingestingtheboundarylayerairflowtopropeltheaircraftthroughitsmission. Itsoundslikeasimpledesignchange,butit’sactuallyquitechallenging.Boundarylayerairflowishighlydistorted,andthatdistortionaffectsthewaythefanperformsandoperates.Thesenewdesignsrequireastrongerfan. Toaddressthesechallenges,NASAGlennistestinganewpropulsorinits8’x6’ WindTunnel.DesignedbyUnitedTechnologiesResearchCenterwithresearchconductedbyVirginiaPolytechnicandStateUniversity,theruggedboundarylayeringesting(BLI)inlet-fancombinationisthefirstofitskindevertobetested. CommercialAeroEngineShanghaiInternationalForum,basedonChinaNationalSpecialProjectofAeroEngine&GasTurbine,islocatedinShanghai,China.Thisforumaimstosupportaeroengineindustrydevelopmentthroughinformationexchangesandbusinesscooperation.InitiatedbyShanghaiSocietyofAeronauticsandAECCCommercialAircraftEngineCo.,Ltd.,thisannualforumhasbeensuccessfullyheldinthepastthreeyears.TheCommercialAeroEngineShanghaiInternationalForum2019willbeheldinthecityofShanghai,atJeurongHotel,onMarch20th-21st,2019. Theforumwillanalyzeoptimizedsolutionsthatcouldacceleratetheestablishmentandimprovementsofaeroenginefundamentaltechnologysupport,R&Dandproduction,modificationandverification,productconfigurationthroughkeynotespeech,paneldiscussions,exhibitions,businessmeetingsandmediainterviews.CommercialAeroEngineShanghaiInternationalForum2019,asanauthoritativeandtimelyplatform,promisestounitemorethan200distinguisheddelegatesfromgovernmentbureau,aeroenginedesigner,manufacturer,tester,componentsprovidersandsoftwarecompanies.WelookforwardtomeetingyouinShanghai. Registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Dec 13,2018
  • Honeywell Advances SURF IA Airport Alerting

    Honeywell,inpartnershipwithAirbus,Dassault,andEurocontrol,hascompletedinitialtestingofSURFIA,asystemthatusesADS-BOutandIntechnologytogivepilotsvisualandaudiowarningsofpotentialrunwayconflicts. SURFIA(SituationalAwarenessontheAirportSurfacewithIndicationsandAlerts),alsoknownasSurfaceIndicationsandAlertsystem,takesrunwayincursionwarningsystemsastepfurtherbyaddingvisualandaudiblealertsofotheraircraftandprovidingtime-to-collisionwarnings. “Traditionally,pilotshavereliedentirelyontheirlineofsightandinstructionsfromairtrafficcontroltoavoidcollisions,”Honeywellexplained. "Therearenoindependentavionicssystemsonthemarkettodaythatcanhelpavoidrunwayaccidentsandcollisions,"saidMikeStewart,vicepresident,advancedtechnologies,HoneywellAerospace. Honeywell’searlierincursion-preventionsystem,RunwayAwarenessandAdvisorySystem(RAAS),wasasoftwareupdatetothePrimusApexorEpicavionicssuite’sEnhancedGroundProximityWarningSystem(EGPWS).Designedtoimprovepilots’situationalawarenessduringtakeoffandlanding,RAASprovidesadvisorieswhenitappearsapilotmightbetryingtotakeofffromataxiway,whentheaircraftisapproachingtherunwayortaxiingontherunway,runwaydistanceremaining,etc. SmartRunwayandSmartLandingarethenextevolutionofRAASandaddmorefeatures,suchasalertswhentakeoffflapsarenotset;therunwayselectedforlandingistooshort;theaircrafthasbeeninanextendedholdonarunway;thereisinsufficientrunwayremaining;anapproachisunstable;theaircraftmaybelandingonataxiway;andmore. “SURFIAallowsustotakeourexistingtechnologyastepfurtherbyhelpingreducetheriskofanincidentwithotheraircraftontherunway,”saidStewart.Byanalyzingpositiondataofotheraircraftattheairport,SURFIA“calculatesfactors,suchastimetocollision,throughspecializedalgorithmstoalertpilotsofsurroundingaircraft. “WithsolutionssuchasHoneywell'sSmartRunway,SmartLanding,andnowSURFIA,wearepioneeringaccidentpreventionthroughbetterpilotawareness,lesslatencyindecision-making,andquickeractions.SURFIAallowsustotakeourexistingtechnologyastepfurtherbyhelpingreducetheriskofanincidentwithotheraircraftontherunway.” Honeywellanditspartners’initialtestingofSURFIAispartofresearchdoneundertheSingleEuropeanSkyAirTrafficManagementResearchprogram. Todiscovermorebusinessopportunitiesinavionicssystem,thistime,HoneywellwillshowinpresenceinCivilAvionicsInternationalForumonApril16th-17th,2019,inJEURONGHotelShanghaitotalkabouttheleading-edgeavionicstechnoloty.Futhermore,atCAIF2019(heldinconjunctionwithAirborneSoftware&AirborneElectronicHardwareSub-ForumonApril17th,2019),Honeywell’spartner,thehumanfactorsexpertofAIRBUShasconfirmedtogiveaspeechaboutIntegratedInnovationOfHuman-to-machineInteractionInCockpitDesign’inCAIF2019.ItwillbesurelytogiveawholenewHF/HMIsolutiontobuildthenewerainavionicsindustry. Toregisteryourinterestspleasecontactmarketing@galleon.cc.

    Dec 13,2018
  • GE Aviation Expands Agreement as Aircraft Industries Engine Provider

    GEAviationhassignedanagreementwithAircraftIndustriestosupplyGEHSeriesturbopropenginesforLetL-410andL-410NGmodelsmanufacturedbytheCzech-basedaircraftmaker. GE’sHSeriesisafamilyofturbopropenginesofferingawiderangeofpowerandperformancecustomizedforbusinessandgeneralaviationaircraft.Featuringpoweroutputoptionsfrom750to850SHPforbothtakeoffandmaximumcontinuousoperation,theHSeriesistheidealpowersolutiontomeettherequirementsoftheL-410series. L-410commuterspoweredbyM601orHSeriesengineshaveoperatedinover60countriesworldwide.Thedurableaircraft’sabilitytolandonshort,unpavedrunwaysenablesoperationinsevereconditions.TheL-410offersmaximumversatilityforavarietyofmissions. GEretainedtherugged,reliablefeaturesofthelegacyM601engine,theninfusedadvancedaerodynamics,materialsandnovelmanufacturingprocessestocreatethemodernHSeriesturbopropenginefamily.TheHSerieshasnovel3Daerodynamicdesignforthecompressorandblisks(bladeddisks)compressorrotors.Italsohasaseriesoftechnicalfeaturesaimedtoincreasepowerdensity,improveenginefuelefficiencyandextenddurability.areamongtheenablersfortheL410s’augmentedhot-daytakeoffperformanceandhigh-altitudecruisespeeds. TheL-410NG,poweredbyGE’sH85-200engine,inheritedthebestofL-410familyaircraftandoffersimprovedflightparameters,operationalcharacteristicsandthelatestavionics.Thankstoanewwingstructure,withintegralfueltankandalmostdoubledfuelcapacity,theL-410NGenablessignificantlylongermaximumrange(2500km/1350NM)andendurance(10hours).Othermajorenhancementstotheaircraftincludegreaterpayload(2154kg/4749lbs.),cockpitandpassengercabinandincreasedservicelife. GEAviationCzechisGE’sheadquartersforitsbusinessandgeneralaviationTurbopropmarketsegment,consolidatingadvancedtechnologies,design,andglobalaftermarketsupportinprovidingtargetedsolutionstothemarket. Inrecentyears,thedevelopmentofglobalaerospaceindustryhasgreatlyenhancedtherequirementsofAircraftOEMsandAirlinecompaniesforaeroengines.Overthenext20years,theChinaairtransportationwillnearlyquadruple.AircraftnoiseandemissionissuesarebecomingthemajorchallengestoChinaairtransportationindustry.Inspiteoftheincreasingrequirementsforhighperformanceandreliability,aeroenginescostsareexpectedtodecrease.Despitetheenhancingthrustandpower,aeroenginenoiseisrequiredtobecontrolledinamoreeffectiveway.Higherclients’expectationsdrivetocontinuousinnovationofaeroengineproducts.CommercialAeroEngineShanghaiInternationalForum(CAESH),basedonChinaNationalSpecialProjectofAeroEngine&GasTurbine,islocatedinShanghai,China.Thisforumaimstosupportaeroengineindustrydevelopmentthroughinformationexchangesandbusinesscooperation.InitiatedbyShanghaiSocietyofAeronauticsandAECCCommercialAircraftEngineCo.,Ltd.,thisannualforumhasbeensuccessfullyheldinthepastthreeyears.The 4thAnnualCommercialAeroEngineShanghaiInternationalForum(CAESH2019)willbeheldinthecityofShanghaionMarch20th-21st,2019atNovotelShanghaiHongqiao.

    Nov 30,2018
  • Satcom Direct Becomes VAR for Inmarsat Jet ConneX

    SatcomDirect(SD)hasbeenappointedaLevel1ValueAddedReseller(VAR)forInmarsat’sJetConneXinflightconnectivityservice. TheLevel1VARstatusmeansthatSDcannowprovidethehigh-speeddataservicedirectlytothebusinessaviationcommunity. SDsaysthenewJetConneXLevel1VARstatusbringsevenmoreflexibilitytothenewly-launchedSDXperiencewhichsimplifiesandimprovesbusinessaviationconnectivityandoperations. SDXperienceisanewfully-synchronized,end-to-endsolutionthatcombinescabinandcockpitcommunicationsservices,aircraftconnectivityhardware,andflightoperationssoftware. SDXperienceallowsthecompanytodelivertailored,customer-drivensolutionstotheglobalbusinessaviationmarketplace. AsaLevel1VAR,SDcustomersalsonowhavemoredirectairtimeproviderchoicesthroughtheSDXperience. DavidGreenhill,PresidentSD,said:“SDwasthefirstbusinessaviationcommunicationsprovidertoprovisionitsservicesandtransmitdataoverInmarsat’sfirsttwoGlobalXpresssatellites.We’redelightedthatoursuccessfulpartnershipcontinuestogrow,andwe’vebecometheleadingsupplierofJetConneXtotheglobalbusinessaviationsector. “Additionally,SDproprietarysolutionsenhanceandoptimisetheJetConneXservicetodeliverunmatchedperformanceintheair. “TheseexclusiveSDservicesallowoperatorstomanageandmaximisebandwidth,improvevoicecallquality,prioritizepassengerdataandmore–bringingthemabetterJetConneXexperience.” PhilipBalaam,President,InmarsatAviationsaid:“Inmarsat’sJetConneXglobalinflightWi-Fihasexperiencedunprecedenteddemandinthebusinessaviationmarket,withmorethan400activationstodateacrosstheworld. AswhatPhilipbalaamsaid,theinflightWi-Fiindustryisonthevergeofexplosivegrowth.MeanwhilewiththestrongsupportoftheChinagovernmentandairlines,moreandmoreopportunitiesemergeand itisdefinitelyagoodpointforallthesupplierstogetinvolved.BesidesthesuccessofSDandJetConne’scooperationpointsouthowcrucialitistochoosetheappropriatepartner.ConsideringtheChinesemarketandthehugedemand,onApril17th-18th,2019,TheConnectedAircraftChinaCongress2019bringstogether  theChinesemainairlinesandcompaniesfromallacrosstheaerospaceandavionicsindustriestoassessmarketlessons,potentialdemandandbestpracticesinglobalconnectedsolutionsforthepassenger,airlineefficiencyandcutting-edgeservices.AndmostimportantlytheCongresswillofferaperfectopportunitytohelpthecompanieslocateattherightpictureandbuildapleasantcooperation. Registeryourinterestorgetintouchwizmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Nov 30,2018
  • Jeppesen Adds New Features to Mobile Flitedeck Efbs

    BoeingyesterdayannouncedenhancementstoJeppesenMobileFliteDeck,apopularelectronicflightbag(EFB)solutionforthebusinessandgeneralaviationmarket.Newfeaturesincludereal-timedatacapabilitiesforfasterdecisionmakingandintelligentdataprocessingbasedonpilotrequirementsandpreferences. “Introducingnewdata-drivenfeaturesforMobileFliteDeckunderscoresourcommitmenttodeliveringworld-classEFBsolutionsforourcustomers,”saidWilliamAmpofo,VicePresident,businessandgeneralaviation,BoeingGlobalServices.“Theseenhancementswillsimplifythepilot’snavigationexperiencebymakingdatamoreaccessibleandusableinallphasesofflight.” EnhancementstoMobileFliteDeckinclude: •JeppesenStandardAirwayManualtextisnowfullyindexedandsearchable,optimizingtheflightpreparationprocess. •Aneworganizedtrackstructuresimplifiesinternational,oceanicflighttracksbyautomaticallyplugginginrouteinformationbasedonenteredarrivalanddepartureairports,eliminatingmanualsmartnotes,whichanalyzechronologicalandgeospatialflightinformationtopresentkeydatapointsforpilotsautomatically,withouttheneedformanualinteraction. •Newstandardinstrumentdeparture/standardarrivalroutes(SID/STAR)chartdatacapabilitiesthatincludeown-shipdepictiontohighlightairplanelocationonthemapinthebusyterminalairspaceenvironment.PilotscannowchoosespecificSID/STARroutingdatatofittheiruniqueflightplansandoperation. Asourlong-termpartner,JeppesenhashelpedaviationProfessionalsworldwidetoreachtheirdestinationssafelyandefficiently.Thistime,JeppesenwillsharetheirlatestsolutioninavionicsatCivilAvionicsInternationalForum(CAIF)onApril16th-17th,2019. Toregisteryourinterest,pleasecontactmarketing@galleon.cc

    Nov 29,2018
  • Virgin Australia to Open New Pilot Training Centre

    VirginAustraliahasannounceditwillbeopeningaworld-classpilottrainingcentreinTamworth.TamworthRegionalCouncilchoseVirginAustraliaGroupastheairlinetoestablishthetrainingcentreintheNewSouthWalescity.     TamworthRegionalCouncilMayorCrColMurrayadded:“FewregionalairportsboastfacilitiesthecalibreofthoseinTamworthsowehavebeenintheveryfortunatepositionofattractingmorethanoneproposaltodelivercommercialpilottrainingservicesatourairport.TheVirginAustraliaGrouphasputforwardaverycompellingproposition,onethatmakesbestuseofourfacilitiesandoffersasustainablereturnforTamworthRegionalAirport.”   “Whiledetailsofouragreementwillbereleasedinduecourse,weremainimpressedwiththeinnovativeapproachtakenbytheVirginAustraliaGroupandtheirgenuinedesiretoworkinpartnershipwithCouncil,ourairportandthebusinesscommunity.Itisthankstovisionarycommunityleadersofthepastthattodaywecanoffersuchwell-establishedpilottrainingfacilities.ItisnowtimeforTamworthRegionalCouncil’svision,alongwiththeglobalvisionoftheVirginAustraliaGroup,forTamworthRegionalAirporttogrowandbecomeaworld-classAviationCentreofExcellence.”   Inordertostrengthentherelationship,buildupmorecooperationbetweenChinesedomesticuniversitiesandinstitutions,wewillorganizethe4th AnnualCivilAviationTrainingInternationalForum(CATF2018),eventvenuewillbesetupinGuanghancity,China,onDecember5th-6th.   CATF2018isorganizedbyCivilAviationFlightUniversityofChinaandCOMACShanghaiAircraftCustomerServiceCo.,Ltd.,itwillfocusonnewtechnologyuseinaviationtraining,effectivenessontrainingcourses,policiesonbalancinggeneralaviationtrainingandcommercialaviationtraining,increasetrainees’ability,allbasedonthecollaborationbetweenChineseflightschools,foreignflightinstitutionsandairlines.CATF2018alsobreedspotentialbusinessopportunitiesbothdomesticallyandinternationally.ItwillbeagreatchancenotonlytoknowthecurrentChinesemarket,butalsomeettheseniorexecutivesfromChineseaviationtrainingindustry.   FormoreinformationaboutlatestaviationtrainingindustryinChina,feelfreetoclickREGISTERwithmoredetails.

    Nov 16,2018
  • Boeing’s New 737 Completion Center in China Ready to Open

    BoeingwillopenitsChina737jetcompletionfacilityinthecoastalcityofZhoushannextmonth,andaimstodeliveritsfirstairplanetoAirChinainDecember.   BoeingChinaPresidentJohnBruns saystheupcomingdeliverywillmarkthefirsttimeBoeingdeliversanaircraftatanoverseassite.   “Wewilldeliverthefirst737aircraftinZhoushanthisyear,andwewillgraduallycontinuetheramp-up,makingannualcapacityreach100,”hesaid.   Bruns’sremarkswerereportedbyXinhua,theCommunistParty-runpressagencyofthePeople’sRepublicofChina.BoeingspokesmanPaulBergman saidBrunswasaccuratelyquoted,butthejetmakermadenoannouncementofitsown.   BoeingpartneredwithCommercialAircraftCorporationofChina(COMAC)tojointlybuildandoperatethecompletioncenter.Boeinginvested$33millionintheventure,andownsthe737deliverycenterentirely.   Theprojectincludesamanufacturinghangar,apaintinghangar,adeliverycenterofficebuilding,maintenancehangar,storagefacilities,parkingapronsandtaxiways.   Unpainted737MaxjetswillflyfromBoeing’sRentonfactorytoZhoushan,wherethey’llbepaintedandhavetheirinteriorsinstalled.   “The737completionanddeliverycenterinZhoushanwillonlyserveourChinesecustomers,supportingthemtoexpandthefleetandbecomemoresuccessfulinthemarket,”Brunssaid.   BrunssaidBoeingwillworktomakeZhoushansuccessful,growingChina’sindustrialaviationsystemandboostingitssuppliers.   AerospaceanalystMichelMerluzeau,recentlyreturnedfromChina,saidZhoushanwaslate,but“nothingdramatic.”    “Inthecontextofatradewar,thisisapositiveforBoeingasitseekstocounterAirbusinthefastestgrowingairplanemarket,”Merluzeausaid.   ThefacilityineasternZhejiangprovinceopensasprofitsatChina’sthreebiggestpassengerairlinestumbledduringthefirstninemonthsdespiterisingtraffic,becauseofhigherfuelpricesandadepreciationoftheChineseyuancurrencyversustheU.S.dollar,OrientAviationreported. ChinaSouthernprofitsfell43percent.ChinaEasternprofitsalsofell43percent. AirChina’sprofitsfell16percent.   Boeingsellsto11Chineseairlines,whichnowbuyoneofeverythreeRenton-made737s.   IanChang,VicePresidentofBoeingChinaandShiJianzhong,VicePresidentofCOMACmadejointpresentationsaboutChinafutureaerospacecooperationonedaypriortotheestablishmentofCOMACBoeingJointCompletionCenterinCivilAircraftIndustryInternationalForum2017(CAIIF2017).Formoreeventdetails,pleaserefertothe post-eventreportofCAIIF2017&CAIIF2018orcontactmarketing@galleon.cc.InCAIIF2019,wewouldhaveAVICXACjoinusasthekeyorganizer.WelookforwardtomeetingyouinCAIIF2019inXi’antogetherwiththeindustrialleadingcompaniesincludingBoeing,Airbus,Bombardier,Embraer,Textron,UAC,COMAC,AVICandetc.

    Nov 16,2018
  • China and Russia Unveil Mock Up of Wide-body Jet to Rival Boeing and Airbus

    ChinaandRussiaareshowingoffforthefirsttimethisweekafull-scalemockupofthecockpitandforwardpassengercabinofitsnewCR929wide-bodyjet   ChinaandRussiathisweekunveiledalargemockupofawide-bodyjetthepartnershopewillonedayrivalsimilaraircraftfromtheBoeingCo.andAirbus. TheChina-RussiaCommercialAircraftInternationalCorp.Co.Ltd(CRAIC)isshowingoffafull-scalemockupofthecockpitandpartofthepassengercabinofitsCR929attheAirshowChinaeventinZhuhai,China,markingthefirstpublicdisplayofthestaticdisplaypiece. Thejointventure,whichconsistsofCommercialAircraftCorp.ofChina(Comac)andUnitedAircraftCorp.ofRussia,isnowintheprocessofselectingthemainsystemsandequipmentsuppliers. Itexpectsthatworktobefinishedbytheendofnextyear,astheaircraftprogressestowardatargetentryintoserviceinthelatterhalfofthenextdecade. Whilesomeindustryobservershavebeenskepticalofthattimeline,whenevertheCR929doesenterthemarketitwillcompeteagainstBoeing’s(NYSE:BA)787DreamlinerandAirbus’A350. BothofthethosejetsrepresentworkforSpiritAeroSystemsInc.(NYSE:SPR),whichbuildsthecompleteforwardfuselageofthe787inWichitaandthecenterfuselagesectionoftheA350atitsplantinKinston,NorthCarolina. TheRussia-Chinajetisbeingdesignedtocarry280passengersinabasicthree-classlayoutoftheCR929-600model.Futureplanscallforafullfamilyofaircrafttoincludealargerandsmallermodel. ItisexpectedthatthefuselageofthenewaircraftwillbebuiltbyChina,whilethewingswillbebuiltbyRussia. AccordingtoareportfromReuters,thecompanysaidthisweekthatitwouldseeksupplierproposalsfromallovertheworld. However,acompanyofficialdeclinedtocommenttothepublicationonwhethercurrenttradeissueswiththeU.S.wouldimpactthosesupplierselections.   Toaccesstheveryfirsthandnewsoftheexecutionofthe1st CR929trialmanufacturing in2019,pleasepayattentiontoJetlinermagazineonthehomepageofCOMAC.Now,theadvertorial slotsareopen!Pleasecontact:marketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.

    Nov 19,2018
  • Euramec and Skylegs to Provide Online Flight Operations Platform for China Aerospace

    EuramecHangzhouR&DCentertodeliver2019China-centricsolution   Hangzhou/Zhuhai-Euramec,theEuropeanproviderofadvancedflightsimulationsolutions,announcedtodayatitsHangzhouR&DCentertorolloutChina’sfirstinternationalcertifiedonlineflightoperationsplatformforthegrowingChineseaerospacemarket.   Aircraftoperatorswillhaveaccesstoanend-to-endaircraftmanagementsolutionthroughmobiledevices,tabletsandwebbrowsersasaresultofarecentlysignedagreementbetweenEuramecandSkylegs.   JumpStartyourbusinessanddriveROI   TheSkylegsonlineflightoperationsplatformisacloud-basedcentralizeddatahubthatintegratesreal-timeoperationalandplanningdata,allbusinessandgovernancerules,andextensivevolumesofdataonaircraft,crew,andpassengers.Withasinglesourceofreality,thedataisthenmodeledandoptimized.   Theresultisasetofcompliantpotentialschedulesforaircraft,crew,andpassengersthatisexecutedwithinminutesratherthanhours.   Skylegsmodulesarebuiltbypilotsforpilots.Themodularsetupincludes: · Schedulingwithautomaticflighttimelimitationcalculationsandsmartcrewrostering · Operationswithdocumentcontrol,ElectronicFlightBag,movementmessagesandliveflightdata · Trainingwithcrewrecordkeeping,qualificationmanagementandcoursescheduling · Saleswithquotation,ClientResourceManagementandinvoicing · SafetyManagementSystemwithreporting,investigationandriskassessmenttools  · Compliancechecklists,galleriesandtaskmanagers · Predictivemaintenanceandelectroniclogbook · Pilotlogbook   TheEuramecSkylegssolutionisofferedtooperatorsofexecutivebusinessaviation,generalaviation,aircharter,aerialwork(specializedservicessuchasagriculture,construction,photography,surveying,observationandpatrol,searchandrescue)andotheraircraftoperatorsinChina.   TheEuramecSkylegsOnlineFlightOperationsPlatformiscertifiedbyseveralCivilAviationAuthoritieswithinEMEA,mostofthemincorporatingaviationregulationslikeEuropeanAviationSafetyAgency(EASA).   SkylegsandtheEuropeanBusinessAviationAssociation(EBAA)cooperateondigitalplatformprogramstobuildadvancedback-officesystemsbasedonEurocontrolandairlinedata.   Eurocontrol,thepan-Europeanairtrafficmanagement(ATM)systemsupportedby41countries,isatrustedSkylegsbusinesspartner.   EuramecCEOBertBuyle:“SkylegsisasuccessstoryinEurope.WearenowdeployingthenextgenerationofflightmanagementsolutionsforChinafromourR&DCenterinHangzhou.ThelocalizedSkylegsplatformwillfitseamlesslywithChineseaerospacestandardsandwillsetanewstandardinthemarket.”   Withthethemeof“ThePowerofData,ThePowerofConnected”,the “ConnectedAircraftChinaCongress2019”(CACC2019) whichwillbeheldinthecityofShanghaionApril17th -18th,2019.Aimstoimprovepassengerexperience,improveairlineandpassengersafety,Growancillaryrevenues,improveoperationalefficiency,morethan15+airlines,3mainmobileoperators,4+AircraftOEMs,10+systemintegrator,20+equipmentR&Dcompanies,15+appdeveloperswillparticipateinthiscongress,register yourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.

    Nov 16,2018
  • GE’s Commercial Airline Engines Receive Green Light for New 3D Printed Part

      GEAerospacehasproducedthis‘certifiedtofly’powerdooropeningsystemusingGEAdditive’sConceptLasertechnology   InthenearfutureGEAviation’sGEnx-2BcommercialairlineenginesthatpowertheBoeing747-8willfeatureanadditivelymanufacturedbracketnowthattheFAAhasapproveda‘changeindesign’request.ThenewpartswillentermassproductionatGEAviation’sfacilityinAuburn,Alabama,beingproducedusingGEAdditiveConceptLaserM2cusingMultilasermachinesthismonth,withthenewbracketspredictedtotaketotheskiesinearlyin2019.Replacingaconventionallymanufacturedpowerdooropeningsystem(PDOS)bracket,thepartisusedonthegroundtoopenandclosethefancowldoorstoenableaccesstothefancompartmentformaintenance.Thenewdesignusesabespoke,interlockingdesigntohouseallfourbracketsonasinglebuildplate,withtheConceptLaserM2cusingmachine’spairoflasersabletoprintanaircraft’sworthofbracketsinonebuild,beforepost-processingandinspection.Thenewmanufacturingmethodreduceswastematerialbyalmost90percent,andtheweightofthepartby10percent,“Wechosethisprojectbecauseitrepresentedseveralfirstsforus.It’sthefirstprogramwecertifiedonaConceptLasermachine,”saidEricGatlin,generalmanager,additiveintegratedproductteam,GEAviation.“It’salsothefirstprojectwetookfromdesigntoproductioninlessthan10months,”“ToensuretheM2cusingmachineswerecertifiedtomeetthestrictrequirementsfortheaerospaceindustry,collaborationonthisprogramhasbeencloserthanusualwithourcolleaguesatGEAdditive.“Aswecontinuethinkingaboutthemanypartswecandesign,redesignandmanufactureonGEAdditivemachines,I’mlookingforwardtoputtingbothourteamsandthetechnologythroughtheirpaces.”TheGEnxisthefastest-selling,high-thrustjetengineinGEAviationhistorywithmorethan1,600enginesonorder.TheGEnx-2Benginepowersthefour-engineBoeing747-8.   ShanghaiSocietyofAeronauticswillhostthe"4th AnnualCommercialAeroEngineShanghaiInternationalForum2019"inShanghaionMarch20th-21st,2019. Morethan150well-knowndomesticandforeignaeroenginebusinessexecutivesandexpertswillbeinvitedtosharetheforefrontdevelopmentsChineseaeroenginemarketdemand,andjointlymakecontributiontoChineseaeroengineindustry.   Register yourinterestorgetintouchwith  marketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.

    Nov 16,2018
  • Boeing to Offer Rockwell Collins Enhanced Flight Vision System and Dual Head-up Guidance System as Linefit Options for the 737 MAX

    RockwellCollins’EnhancedFlightVisionSystem(EFVS)anddualHead-UpGuidanceSystem(HGS™)willsoonbeavailableasfactoryoptionsontheBoeing737MAX,underthetermsofanewagreementreachedbetweenRockwellCollinsandBoeing.   ThenewEFVSutilizesRockwellCollins’proprietaryEVS-3600multispectralsensortoprovidepilotswithanaugmentedrealityviewoftheoutsideworld.Currently,poorvisibilityduetofogorprecipitationisthecauseofmanyfrustratingairlinedelays.Usingmultipleinfraredandvisiblelightcamerasontheoutsideoftheaircraft,theEFVScan“seethrough”thesepoorvisibilityconditionsbetterthanthehumaneye.Whenthepilotsviewthiscameravideoonthehead-updisplays,itallowsthemtobetterdetecttherunwayenvironmentinpoorweatherandcontinueoperatingtheaircraft.   RecentlyreleasedregulationsallowairlinestoleverageRockwellCollins’EFVStoperformoperationsinlowervisibilityconditionsthanwerepreviouslypossible,reducingcostlydelaysforairlinesandimprovingon-timeperformanceforpassengers.   ThedualHGS-6000optionbringsthesameleadingtechnologyalreadyavailableonboththe787Dreamlinerand777Xtothe737MAX.Itprovidespilotsandco-pilotswiththeHGSoperationalandsafetybenefitsthatwerepreviouslyonlyavailableforthecaptain.   TheHGSdisplayscriticalflightinformationinthepilots’forwardfieldofviewandkeepstheirattentionfocusedontheoutsideworld,enhancingoverallsituationalawarenessandsafety.HavingHGSforboththepilotandtheco-pilotaddsanotherlayerofcrewawarenessandacceleratespilotproficiency.   “Boeing’sdecisiontoofferourEFVSanddualHGSonthe737MAXdemonstratesitscommitmenttoprovidingcustomerswithleadingedgecapability,”saidSteveTimm,vicepresidentandgeneralmanager,AirTransportSystemsforRockwellCollins.“Buildingonthesuccessofthemorethan80airlinesalreadyoperatingRockwellCollins’HGStoday,737operatorswhoselectEFVSanddualHGSwillenjoyacompetitiveadvantagethatdirectlytranslatesintoimprovedoperationalcapabilityandcostsavings.”   RockwellCollinshasstandardflightdeckpositionsonallNext-Generation737airplanes,butthe737MAXmarksthecompany’slargestcontributiontodateonanysingleaislejet.RockwellCollinsprovidesstandardlargeformatdisplays,flightcontrols,communications,navigationandsurveillancesystems,lavatories,lighting,insertsandoxygensystems.InadditiontoHGS,MultiScanThreatTrack™weatherradar,IridiumⓇSATCOMandpassengerseatingarealsoavailableasoptions.   Asourorganizingcommitteemember,RockwellCollinswillbringleadingtechnologyat8th AnnualCivilAvionicsInternationalForum(CAIF2019),whichwillbeheldinShanghaionApril16th-17th.Sinceitsinceptionin2012, withmorethan3,000attendees,spanning5continents and over20countries, the annual Civil Avionics International Forum(CAIF)hasprovento be a truly global avionics forum.ByattendingoutexcitingCAIFwillhelpyouconnectwithnewbusinessopportunities.TheCAIFhasprovenyearafteryeartobeavaluablesourceofindustryinteligenceassistingairbornesoftwareandhardwaresystemsuppliersremainontherightstrategicpathfor their China business.   FormoredetailspleaseclickRegisterorcontactmarketing@galleon.cc

    Nov 15,2018
  • Aegean Picks Pratt & Whitney Engines for Its A320neo Aircraft

    Greece’slargestcarrierAegeanAirlines(AGNr.AT)pickedU.S.enginemakerPratt&Whitney(UTX.N)topowerupto62AirbusA320neoaircraft,thecarriersaidonMonday. AegeanAirlinesreachedanagreementwithEuropeanplanemakerAirbusinMarchfortheorderof42aircraftworth$5billion(4.36billioneuros)torenewitsfleetofsingle-aisleplanesandaddcapacityforfutureexpansion. TheorderwasthelargestbyaGreekcarrierandoneofthebiggestinvestmentsbyaprivateGreekcompanyinrecentyears. AegeanAirlinessaidPratt&Whitneyengineswouldbeusedfor30firm,12option,andupto20leasedaircraft. “WeselectedthePratt&WhitneyGTFenginetoprovideourpassengerswiththenewestandmostadvancedtechnologyavailableforournewAirbusaircraft,”saidEftichiosVassilakis,AegeanAirlines’Chairman. Itdidnotgivethevalueoftheorder. Pratt&Whitney,whichalreadypowersmanyoftheairline’saircraft,willalsoprovideenginemaintenancethroughalong-termserviceagreement,Aegeansaid,withoutdisclosingdetails.   TheagreementwithAirbuswaspartofafleetexpansionandrenewalprogramexpectedtotakeplacebetween2020and2025. ThisparticularacquisitionbetweenthemcouldalsoinfluencetheChineseaeroenginemarket,duetothedirectlinkofChineseaircraftprojectARJ21.Underthisbackground,ShanghaiSocietyofAeronauticswillhostthe"4thAnnualCommercialAeroEngineShanghaiInternationalForum2019" inShanghaionMarch20th-21st,2019.Morethan150well-knowndomesticandforeignaeroenginebusinessexecutivesandexpertswillbeinvitedtosharetheforefrontdevelopmentsChineseaeroenginemarketdemand,andjointlymakecontributiontoChineseaeroengineindustry. Registeryourinterestorgetintouchwith marketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Oct 31,2018
  • Hong Kong Airlines Celebrate the Delivery of A350 XWB Aircraft with Thales AVANT IFE and Connectivity

    HongKongAirlinesandThaleswillcelebratetheentryintoserviceoftheairlinesnewA350aircraftinSeptember2018.TheaircraftwillflywithThalesAVANTIFEfeaturingthelatestHighDefinition(HD)screensateveryseatforallgueststoenjoyaspectacularonboardentertainmentexperience.HongKongAirlinesoperatesoneoftheyoungestfleetintheworld.Itsaveragefleetagestandsatjustaround5yearsandcurrentlyoperatingafleetof38aircraft.Theairlinehasbeenawardedtheinternationallyacclaimedfour-starratingfromSkytraxsince2011.Withaneverexpandinginternationalnetwork,HongKongAirlinesreliesonThalesasapartnerofchoicefortheirinflightentertainment.   HongKongAirlineschoseThalesinflightentertainmentandconnectivityforitsfleetof9newA330and19A350featuringAVANT,Thales’sstate-of-the-artIFEsolution,willprovideHongKongAirlines’passengersacustomizableexperiencewitharobustselectionoffeaturesandapplicationsincludinghighdefinition(HD)screensprovidingabrilliantviewingexperience.ThesystemfeaturestheAviiTouchPassengerMediaUnit.Aviiprovidesintuitivenavigation,fullandroidsmartphonelookandfeel,andactsasasecondentertainmentscreen.   WithAVANT,HongKongAirlineguestswillenjoyanimmersiveandengagingexperiencewithunmatchedlevelsofinflightcomfortonthenewaircraft.   “ThalescongratulatesHongKongAirlinesontheirentryintoserviceofthenewA350withAVANTIFE.Aswecontinuetostrengthenourpartnership,togetherwestriveforexceptionalonboardentertainmentexperiencesforalltravelers.”SaidPhilippeCarette,ChiefExecutiveOfficer,ThalesInFlytExperience,“ItisagreathonortoworkalongsideHongKongAirlinesandsupportingtheirambitionstodeliverthebestinflightexperience.” Asmostairlinesarewellontheirwaytoconnectingtheirentirefleets,theconversationisturningonhowairlinescanbestusethisconnectivity.Whatpartnershipscantheyform?Whatlevelsofengagementcantheyultimatelyhavewiththeirpassengersbeyondprovidingjustconnectivity?Howcouldwefigureoutwhatcouldconstitutewinningstrategiesforairlines? Withthethemeof“ThePowerofData,ThePowerofConnected”,the“ConnectedAircraftChinaCongress2019”(CACC2019)whichwillbeheldinthecityofShanghaionApril17th-18th,2019.Aimstoimprovepassengerexperience,improveairlineandpassengersafety,Growancillaryrevenues,improveoperationalefficiency,morethan15+airlines,3mainmobileoperators,4+AircraftOEMs,10+systemintegrator,20+equipmentR&Dcompanies,15+appdeveloperswillparticipateinthiscongress ,register  yourinterestorgetintouchwith  marketing@galleon.cc  formoredetails.

    Oct 31,2018
  • Directional Aviation Acquiring SimCom

    DirectionalAviationhasinkedadefinitiveagreementtoacquireOrlando,Florida-basedaviationsimulationtrainingcompanySimComfromJ.W.ChildsAssociatesforanundisclosedamount.Thetransactionisexpectedtocloseoverthecomingweeks.EricHinsonwillcontinuetoleadSimComasCEO,thecompaniessaid.   “Ourfamilyofcompaniesprovidesafullrangeofservicestotheprivatebusinessaviationindustry.Simulator-basedtrainingisahugepartofourindustry,onethattoucheseverysinglepilotandflightprovider,”saidKennRicci,principalatDirectionalAviation,whichalsoownsFlexjet,NextantAerospace,SentientJet,andConstantAviation,amongothers.“Withthisacquisition,wenowcanprovideaccesstooneoftheworld’smosthighlyrespectedbrandsinourindustry—oneknownforitstechnologyandadvancedflight-trainingcapabilities.” ThedemandforSimCom’strainingservicesisprojectedtoincreasesignificantlybecauseoftheworldwidepilotshortage,accordingtothecompany.Globalairtrafficissettogrowbyapproximately4.6percentannuallyuntil2030,resultinginaneedforalmost70,000newpilotseachyear,itsaid,citingICAOdata.   SimComprovidesinitialandrecurrentpilottrainingforjet,turboprop,andpistonaircraftusingFAA-qualifiedflighttrainingdevicesandfull-motionsimulators.BesidesOrlando,SimComalsohaspilottrainingcentersinScottsdale,Arizona,andKirmington,UK.   Inordertostrengthentherelationship,buildupmorecooperationbetweenChinesedomesticuniversitiesandinstitutions,wewillorganizethe4thAnnualCivilAviationTrainingInternationalForum(CATF2018),eventvenuewillbesetupinGuanghancity,China,onDecember5th-6th.   CATF2018isorganizedbyCivilAviationFlightUniversityofChinaandCOMACShanghaiAircraftCustomerServiceCo.,Ltd.,itwillfocusonnewtechnologyuseinaviationtraining,effectivenessontrainingcourses,policiesonbalancinggeneralaviationtrainingandcommercialaviationtraining,increasetrainees’ability,allbasedonthecollaborationbetweenChineseflightschools,foreignflightinstitutionsandairlines.CATF2018alsobreedspotentialbusinessopportunitiesbothdomesticallyandinternationally.ItwillbeagreatchancenotonlytoknowthecurrentChinesemarket,butalsomeettheseniorexecutivesfromChineseaviationtrainingindustry.   FormoreinformationaboutlatestaviationtrainingindustryinChina,feelfreetoclickREGISTERwithmoredetails.

    Oct 31,2018
  • Universal Avionics Adds Touch EDCU To InSight System

    UniversalAvionicsisofferinganewtouchscreenmodelforitsInSightDisplaySystem'sEFISControlDisplayUnit(ECDU).ItsInSightdisplaysystemisdesignedasanintegratedflightdecksolutionforbusinessaircraft—completewithsyntheticvision,electroniccharts,radiocontrol,andbroadcastweather.InSightcanbeinstalledaseitherforward-fitorretrofit,accordingtoUA.   DubbedTouchECDU,thenewestofferingcombinesmultipleInSightSystemcontrols,includingtheflightdisplays,flightmanagementsystem(FMS),radios,weather,traffic,andterrainintoacentralizedcontroldevice.PendingFAAcertification,UAexpectstheTouchECDUandcorrespondingInSightsoftwareupdatetobeavailablebyyear-end.   "Designedforefficiency,theTouchECDUprovidesfast,easyaccesstoprogrammingInSight,improvinguponthealreadyeasy-to-usesystem,"saidUAv-pofsales,marketing,andsupportDanReida."It'sasmarterwaytousetouchscreentechnology."     TheECDUeliminatestheneedforexternalpanels(thattakeupcockpitspace)byintegratingwiththeprimaryandmultifunctiondisplays,aswellasstandaloneradios.OperatorscanusetheTouchECDU,cursorcontrolpanel,orbothforuniqueandpoint-and-clicksystemcontrol.   Inothernews,thecompany—whichwasacquiredbyElbitSystemsinApril—willreleaseUniLinksoftwareversionSCN31.3fortheUL-80XCommunicationsManagementUnit(CMU)byyear-end. CombinedwiththelatestFMSsoftware,theUniLinkupdate’s“pushtoload”capabilityallowsinformationreceivedfromATCviacontroller-pilotdatalinkcommunications(CPDLC)tobeautomaticallyuploadedintotheFMSflightplan.ItalsopermitsautomatictransitionbetweensatcomandVHF,reducingpilotworkload.   UniLinkSCN31.3includeslatencymonitoringrequiredforuseofFANS1/A+/PBCS(oceanic/remoteoperations)andU.S.domestic(DCL,CPDLC,andenroute);VDLMode2multi-frequency;andabilitytointerfacetoanMCDUandsupportFANSCPDLCwithoutanFMS.   Inordertolearnmorecutting-edgeavionicstechnologies,thetopic‘IntegratedInnovationOfHuman-to-MachineInteractionInCockpitDesign’willbediscussedinCivilAvionicsInternationalForum2019(heldinconjunctionwithAirborneSoftware&AirborneElectronicHardwareSub-forum),whichwillbeheldinApril16th-17th,2019inthecityofShanghai.CAIF2019,whichhasprovenyearafteryeartobeavaluablesourceofindustryinteligencewillhelpyouconnectwithnewbusinessopportunitiesinChinesemarket.   ClickRegistertogetmoreinformation.

    Oct 31,2018
  • Safran Helicopter Engines Celebrates Its 80th Anniversary

     Setupin1938,Turbomeca,nowSafranHelicopterEngines,iscelebratingits80thanniversaryonSeptember20,2018!Initsearlydayswhenthecompanymanufacturedcompressorsforpistonengines,ithasenjoyedsignificantgrowthandbecometheworldleaderinhelicopterengines.Wetakealookbackatthesagaofthecompany'sfounder,JosephSzydlowski.   JosephSzydlowskiwasbornonNovember21,1896inChelm,Poland.In1930,theyoungPolishengineeremigratedtoFrancewherehecontributed greatlytobuildingtheFrenchaerospaceindustry.   Duringtheinter-warperiod,JosephSzydlowskilivedinGermanyandbecameanengineerandinventor.HiscareerinFrancebeganin1930whentheFrenchstatecommissionedhimtomanufactureadieseldemonstratorengine.Asof1936,thefirstpatentsfor "variablecirculation"compressors werefiled.Itwasfromthispointonwardsthatthecompany,managedbyJosephSzydlowskiovera 50-yearperiod,begantogrow.   Twoyearslater,in1938,hesetup Turbomeca withhisassociateAndréPlaniolwithaviewtoharnessingthisinvention.InOctoberthatyear,the firstS39centrifugalcompressor,intendedforaHispano-Suizaengine,rolledoffthesmallproductionlineinBoulogne-Billancourt,asuburbofParis.HewentontobuyaplantinMézières-sur-Seineinordertomeetmassproductionneeds.   In1940,itmovedthecompanytoanunoccupiedzoneinSaint-Pé-de-Bigorre(south-westofFrance),beforemovingitagainin1942toBordes,nearPau,whereitisstilllocatedtoday.    Duringthisperiod,Turbomecamanufacturedturbochargersforgasifierengines.ButtheGermanswereinvadingtheSouthofFranceandseizedalargeproportionofthemachinesandtools.JosephSzydlowskifledtoSwitzerlandhavingentrustedhisplanttoGeneralEngineerMartinot-Lagarde.   August1944:theregionisliberated.SzydlowskireturnedtoBordestogethiscompanybackupandrunning.Here-employedhisstaffandgotholdofthemachinesagain.Turbomecawasbackagain! WorkingalongsidetheengineerPierreMauboussin,whomanagedtheaerospacecompanyFouga,Szydlowskifocusedoperationsondesigninglow-powerjetenginesforanewrangeofaircraftincluding turbine-poweredhelicopters…ThismarkedthestartofagreatadventurethatwouldlinkTurbomecatohelicopterengines.In1948,testingofTurbomeca'sfirstturboshaft,theTT782,tookplace.The1950ssawthereleaseoftheArtousteengine,whichwouldpowerthe AlouetteII,theworld'sfirstmass-producedturbine-poweredhelicopter. Buildingonthesuccessofthefirstturboshaft,JosephSzydlowskipavedthewayfortoday'sbest-sellingenginessuchastheArriel,ArriusoralsoMakila…   JosephSzydlowskidiedattheageof91,onJuly16,1988,theyearTurbomecacelebratedits50thanniversary.   Theaeroengineindustrychainislongandhasawidecoverage,whichhasahugedrivingeffectonthenationaleconomyandtechnologicaldevelopment.AeroengineprojectisalsoakeyprojectinChinainrecentyears.In2015,thegovernmentworkreportforthefirsttimeincludedaeroengineandgasturbinemanufacturinginthereport,reflectingtheunprecedentedimportanceofthestate. Promotedbythenationalsecuritystrategyandthesubstitutionoflocalization,theengineindustryisexpectedtoreceivespecialfundsofmorethan100billionyuan.Overthenext20years,China'saeroenginesandgasturbinesmarketdemandareexpectedtoexceed2trillionyuan.Amongthem,thedemandofthemilitaryaeroenginemarketisabout300billionyuan,thedemandforsupportingserviceisabout500billionyuan;thedemandofthecivilaeroenginemarketisabout900billionyuan,thedemandforsupportingserviceisabout600billionyuan;thegasturbinemarketdemandisabout275billionyuan,andthecorrespondingservicedemandexceeds255billionyuan.   Intermsofenginecutting-edgematerialsandprocessingtechnology,blademanufacturingkeytechnologies,overallleafdiscmanufacturingandrepairtechnologies,Airworthinesscertificationandtestingtechnology,management,maintenanceandotherareastherearestilltechnicaldifficulties.Underthisbackground,the"4thAnnualCommercialAeroEngineShanghaiInternationalForum2019"willbeheldinShanghaion20thto21st,March,2019.Morethan150well-knowndomesticandforeignaeroenginebusinessexecutivesandexpertswillbeinvitedtosharetheforefrontdevelopmentsChineseaeroenginemarketdemand,andjointlymakecontributiontoChineseaeroengineindustry.   Registeryouinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Oct 15,2018
  • Sichuan Airlines Equips A350 with Thales Avant IFE

     SichuanAirlinesisintroducingtheAirbusA350XWB intoservice,agreataircraftinitself,madealittlemorespecialasitisthefirstA350inChinatobeequippedwiththeThalesAvantIFEsystem. ThisdealfurtherstrengthenstherelationshipbetweenSichuanAirlinesandThales,whichisalreadytheairline’spreferredbusinesspartnerinavionics,includingtheflightmanagementsystemforitsA320/A330fleet.   “ThalesishonoredtoequipSichuanAirlines’newA350XWBaircraftwithourstate-of-the-artinflightentertainmentsystem,Avant.WesupportSichuanAirlines’ambitionstodrivethehighestlevelofpassengersatisfactionasweworktogethertoshapenewopportunitiestoprovideatrulyuniqueexperiencetoalltravelers,”statedPhilippeCarette,CEOofThalesInFlytExperience.   Accordingtoforecast,bytheyearof2025,therearemorethan25,000aircraftsexpecttobeloadedwithWi-Fiintheair,andthemarketdemandforconnectedaircrafttechnologywillbeabout$7billion.Thegrowingmarketdemandhasledtothedevelopmentofconnectedaircrafttechnology.Underthisbackground,the“ConnectedAircraftChinaCongress2019”willbeheldinthecityofShanghaionApril17th-18th,morethan20chinadomesticairlinesandindustryleadingsystemintegrationsupplierswillparticipateinthiscongress,registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Oct 15,2018
  • Honeywell GoDirect Adds Flight Plan Upload Feature

    Honeywell’s GoDirectDatalinkserviceisnowcompatiblewithForeFlightandRocketRoute flight-planningapplications,thePhoenix-basedcompanyannouncedtoday.This newfeatureallowspilotstouploadtheirForeFlightandRocketRouteflight plansdirectlytotheiraircraftviaHoneywell’sdatalinknetwork. The company’sdatalinkservicesincludefreetextmessaging,oceanicand predepartureclearances,weatherinformation,customshortcodes,and controllerpilotdatalinkcommunication(CPDLC).Inadditiontothenewflight planuploadingfeature,RocketRoute,ForeFlightandallothercustomersusing GoDirectDatalinkwillsoonalsohaveaccesstoliveflight-trackingdata. Honeywell GoDirecthasalsorolledoutanew,low-costregionaldatalinkplan,dubbed “DatalinkLight.”Thisnewservicepackageforbusinessandgeneralaviation operatorsprovidesreal-timeweatherinformationinthecockpit,whilealso allowingflightplanstobeuploadeddirectlyintotheaircraft’sflight managementsystem. Asoneofourorganizingcommittee,Honeywell,hasalwaysgive‘8th CivilAvionicsInternationalForum2019(CAIF2019)’thebiggestsupport,whichisheldonApril16th-17th, inthecityofShanghai,China.ThistimeHoneywellwillshareitslatestavionicstechnology atourforum.Youwon’twanttomissHoneywell’sleadinginsightsaboutthe industry. Formoredetails,pleaseclickregisterformoredetailedinformationoftheevent.

    Oct 15,2018
  • Euramec Opens China R&D Center for Aerospace Market

    Euramec,aEuropeanproviderofadvancedflightsimulationsolutions,openedaResearchandDevelopment(R&D)CenterinHangzhou,Chinatodesigncustom-madeflightsimulationandaviationtrainingdevicesfortheChineseaerospacemarket.InJune,EuramecwontheStartupSTARProgramAwardfromtheHangzhouCityJiangganDistrictCounciltosetuptheR&Dcenter,whichissupportedbytheHangzhouMunicipalGovernmentaspartofitsChinaInnovation-DriveStrategy. Euramecwillofferdesignandproductionservicestoaircraftmanufacturersrequiringcustom-madeFlightSimulationDevices(FTD)forflighttrainingandflightsimulation,crewandmaintenancetrainingprogramsandforengineeringpurposes.ThecenterwillbeusedtodesignandcreateFTDsfortheCivilAviationmarketandgeneralaviation,andwillincludetheUltra-Lightaircraft(ULM). TheULMsarelightweight,2-seatfixed-wingaircraftthatareequippedwithavionics,whichEuramecsays,makestheminexpensivetopurchaseandmaintain. More andmoreinternationalcompanieschooseChinaastheirnextbiggestproductpromotionmarketbecauseofthehugepotentialinitscivilandgeneralaviationindustry.RecentlyforgeneralaviationindustryinChina,thereareseveralplacesstartedthetrialforopeninglow-altitudeairspace,whichindicatethat,withmorepolicyandinvestmentsupportbyChinesegovernment,thegeneralaviationmarketinChinawillstartboomingforthenextfewyears,nowisthebestopportunitytoexpandyourbusinessinChinamarket. Underthisbackground,CivilAviationFlightUniversityofChina(CAFUC)willorganizethe4thAnnualCivilAviationTrainingInternationalForum(CATF2018)inGuanghancity,China,onDecember5th-6th. FormoreinformationaboutlatestaviationtrainingindustryinChina,feelfreetoclickREGISTERwithmoredetails.

    Oct 15,2018
  • Pilot Shortage: While Ones Suffer Loses, Others Derive Benefits

    Globalaviationisbooming,thedemandforpilotsisskyrocketingandaglobalshortageforpilotsislooming.However,pilotshortagevariesamongdifferentregionsandthisisnotonlybecauseofthegrowingnumbersofpassengersandairlines’fleet.Workingandlivingconditionsalsoplayaveryimportantroleindifferentregionsandtheirnumbersofpilots. LucrativePayforCaptainsinAsia-PacificRegion BasedonCAE’sAirlinePilotDemandOutlook,asignificantneedforpilotswillbeseenintheAsiaPacificregion,wherethetrafficissurgingandtheairlines’fleetsaregrowing.Over90thousandofpilotswillbeneededinthenextdecade.Thisishappeningmainlybecauseofbolsteredincomelevels,whichcreateanenormousdemandforairtravelfrommiddle-incomehouseholds.Moreover,Asia’smarketliberalizationhasallowedregionallow-costcarrierstothriveintheregion.Duetothis,airlinesintheEastarecreatingamazingworkingconditionsforpilots. Extremelycompetitivesalarypackages,offeredbyAsianairlines,isoneofthemosteffectivewaystoattractapilot.Forexample,Chineseairlines,whichhaveanenormousdemandforpilots,offerforeignpilotssalariesthatareuptofourtimeshigherthanintheirhomecountries,suchasBrazilandRussia.AccordingtoTheDailyTelegraph,someChineseairlinescouldpay$26,000after-taxsalarypermonth. FewerNewPilotsintheUS Theselucrativeworkingconditionsattractattentionofmanypilots,however,airlinesintheAsiaPacificregionaremostlyseekingforexperiencedcaptains.AndthemainplacetosourcethemfromisUS,thelargestairtravelmarketintheworld.ThatisespeciallyunfortunateforUS,whodoesnotonlyseethesamegrowingdemandforpilots,butalsohavemanypilotsretiringduetotheirage.FAAforecastsacontinueddecreaseby22,600pilotsannuallybetween2018and2038. EventhoughtheUSmarketseemedattractivetopursueapilotcareerinthe20thcentury,butnowitisquitedifficulttoenterbecauseoftheimposedFAAregulationsfornewpilots.Oneofthemajorregulationsrequiresnewpilotstolog1,500hoursbeforebecomingaFO.DuetothislongdurationtobecomeapilotintheUS,manyfutureaviatorschooseotherregionstostarttheircareer.What’smore,therehasbeenasignificantchangeintheworkforUSpilotswhentheUSCongresschangedthemandatoryretirementageforairlinepilotsfrom60to65.Unfortunately,thismovehasalsocontributedtotheoverwhelmingshortageofpilotsintheUS. LowCostCarriersinEuropeAreonBigRecruitmentDrives GiventheCAE’spredictedfigures,Europealsohasahighdemandforcommercialpilots–50thousandofnewpilotswillbeneededinthecoming10years.Eventhoughtheregionisgrowingataslowerratebecauseofalesssignificantgrowthincertaincountries,lowcostcarrierbusinessmodelcontinuestorapidlyexpand. WorkinginEuropeisthebestplaceforpilotstogainflighthoursandtogetanexperienceofoperatingAirbusA320orBoeing737withoneofEuropeanlowcostoperators.WhilethewagesinthisregionarelowercomparedtotheUSorAsia,itismucheasierfornewpilotstofindajobwithanairlineandnottostrugglewithinsufficientflyinghours.Europeanairlinesaresettingambitiousplansfortheirfleetexpansionandsimultaneouslylookingformorepilots.Consequently,cooperatingwithaviationtrainingcentresonvariouspilottrainingsolutions,usuallyCadetPilotTrainingprograms,todealwiththedemand.Thesekindsofopportunitieswerenotavailablefiveyearsago.Therefore,manyaspiringfuturepilotsaretakingadvantageofpilotshortagetogetasponsorshipfortheirtraining.Iffinancingoftrainingisoneofthebiggestobstaclesforafuturepilot,manyofthemcouldlandtheirdreamjobinaneasierwaywithsponsoredtrainingprogramsinEurope.Thereisalsoagrowingnumberoffinancialsolutionsinthemarketwhichgiveafutureaviatoranaccesstoeducation. AfricanAviationIndustryisFarBelowitsPotential AnotherregionsstrivingforpilotsaretheMiddleEastandAfrica,where,giventheCAE’sfigures,30thousandofpilotswillbeneededinthenextdecade. Africa’saviationmarketispredictedtotoptheglobalchartsoverthenext20years.Unfortunately,Africanaviationisanindustryoperatingfarbelowitspotential.HassanEl-Houry,anauthorof„FlyAfrica“,hasstatedinhisbook,thatmostoftheAfricancountrieshaveprioritisedaviationandnowthesecountriesarecreatingapositiveimpactonAfrica’seconomy.OneimportantargumentisthatAfricaneedsaviationconnectivitytofast-trackgrowingand,unfortunately,duetohighlocalgovernments’supporttonationalcarriers,theoutsidecompetitionislimited. EventhoughAfricahasahugepotentialinthefuture,thesedaysthereexistplentyofchallengesforapilot.AviationinfrastructurethereismuchbehindNorthAmericaorEurope.Technicallypoorweatherforecasting,limitedaccesstoAirTrafficControl,unreliableairportswithlimitedfacilitiesareonlyafewofthosechallengesapilothastofacethere. LatestTechnologiesBrightentheFutureoftheMiddleEastRegion Meanwhile,theMiddleEastregionisalsopredictedtohaveabrightfuture.In2017,theInternationalAirTransportAssociation(IATA)announcedtheMiddleEasthadexperiencedthestrongestgrowthinairpassengertrafficgloballyforthefifthyearinarow.Regionalairlinesareinvestingheavilyinthelatesttechnologiesandservicestoprovidepassengerswithworldclassflyingexperience.Airlines’adoptionofthelatesttechnologiesstronglypreparestheMiddleEastaviationindustrytomeetitsgrowthobjectives. Unfortunately,theMiddleEastregiondoesnothaveenoughtrainingcentrestosupplytherisingdemandforfuturepilots.Forthisreason,manyaspiringfuturepilotsintheMiddleEastleavetheirresidencecountriestoreceivehighqualitytrainingabroadand,inmanycases,theyremainemployedthere. However,ifyoudecidedtostartyourcareerinthisregion,youshouldbeawareofsignificantdifferencesthere.Despitetheunbearableheatandfairlyliberalculture,therealsoexistplentyofdifferencesinemploymentlaw.WorkingpeopleintheMiddleEastarenotrepresentedbyaUnionandifthingsgowrong,everyonehastothink,speakandactforthemselves.Moreover,whenitcomestotheactualcandidateselection,youcanexpectsomeofthemostchallengingselectionprocessesinaviation. Withthecontinuousdevelopmentoftransportationroutes,newtypeofaircraftfleetstartedtodeliver,suchasmassproductionstageofBoeing777X,itwilloperatenextyear;recently,Airbus350XWBhassuccessfullydeliveredtoAirChina;theChinesemadeC919trunklineaircraftalsomadeitstestflights;theChinesemadeARJ21regionalaircraftalreadystartitsairlineoperationaswell.AircraftOEMsstarttopromotetheirlatestproductinChinesemarket,whichisanurgentcallforincreasingprofessionalpilots,technicians,cockpitcrewsandinstructorstomatchthedemandinashortperiodoftime. Underthisbackground,CivilAviationFlightUniversityofChina(CAFUC)willorganizethe4thAnnualCivilAviationTrainingInternationalForum(CATF2018)inGuanghancity,China,onDecember5th-6th. FormoreinformationaboutlatestaviationtrainingindustryinChina,feelfreetoclickREGISTERwithmoredetails.

    Sep 28,2018
  • Avionics Sales Soar 15.5% in First-half 2018

    First-halfworldwidebusinessandgeneralaviationavionicssalesclimbed15.5percentyear-over-year,to$1.322billion,accordingtotheAircraftElectronicsAssociation’s(AEA)latestAvionicsMarketReport.Salesduringthesecondquarterjumped17.8percentfromayearago,to$682.1million. Ofthismorethan$1.3billiontotal,57.5percentcamefromtheretrofitmarket,thanksinparttoavionicsmandatessuchasADS-BandFANS-1/A.Bothretrofitandforward-fitavionicsmarketssawdouble-digitincreasesinthefirstsixmonths,withretrofitsrising18.1percent,to$760.3millionandforward-fitup12.1percent,tonearly$561.6million,AEAsaid. NorthAmerica(U.S.andCanada)accountedfor76.8percentofsalesinthefirstsixmonths,withtheremainderinotherinternationalmarkets. “Thesecond-quarterreportshowscontinuedandsignificantincreasesinsalesforboththeretrofitandforward-fitmarketsduringthefirsthalf,”saidAEApresidentPaulaDerks.“Itisanotherpositiveindicatorfortheoverallhealthoftheindustry.Wehavenowseensixstraightquartersofpositiveyear-over-yearsalesgrowthdatingbacktotheendof2016.” Aforementioneddollaramountsusenetsalespriceandincludeallbusinessandgeneralaviationaircraftelectronicsales,hardware(tiptotail),batteries,andchargeableproductupgrades,accordingtoAEA. Withthisgreatdemandsinglobalavionicsmarket,accordingtoDO-254Standard,theguideforhardwaredesignassuranceofairborneelectronicequipment,wearegoingtosetupaspecialseminarinApril17th,lotsofexpertswillgathertodiscusstheapplicationexperiencetofitinDo-254Standardofourconference–‘8thCivilAvionicsInternationalForum2019(CAIF2019)’,whichwillbeheldinShanghai,China. Onbehalfoftheorganizingcommittee,wesincerelyinviteyoutojointhisconferencetogainmoreleadinginformationaboutcivilespeciallyinthesectionofairborneelectronichardware. Formoredetails,pleaseclickregisterformoredetailedinformationoftheevent.

    Sep 28,2018
  • ST Engineering to Acquire GE's Nacelle Unit

    GEAviationistodivestitsMiddleRiverAircraftSystemsnacelledivisiontoSTEngineering. TheSingaporeangroupsaysitsUSsubsidiary,VisionTechnologiesAerospace,willacquireallthesharesofMRASfora"basepurchaseprice"of$630million. Adjustedforitemsincluding"underfunded"pensionobligations,otherdebt-likeitems,transactionexpensesandnetworkingcapital,thenetpriceforthedealhasbeenestimatedat$440million,STEngineeringsays. BasedinBaltimore,Maryland,MRASspecialisesinthedevelopment,productionandaftermarketsupportofnacelles,thrustreversersandaerostructuresandemploysaround800staff. ThecompanyisthesolesupplierofcertainnacelleequipmentforGEenginespoweringtheAirbusA330,Boeing747-8,767,ComacARJ21andEmbraer190. AsapartnerofSafran–thesolenacellesupplierfortheCFMInternationalLeap-1A,anoptionontheA320neo–MRASsuppliesthrustreversersandothercomponentsforthatnacelle. STEngineeringdescribestheLeap-1AnacelleactivityasakeyprogrammeforMRASandforecaststhesupplier'sproductionoutputwillgrowby40-50%fromcurrentlevels. MRASis"wellpositioned"forgrowthopportunities,bothintheline-fitandaftermarketbusiness,saysSTEngineering. TogetherwithSafran,MRAShasajointventure,Nexcelle,whichisresponsibleforentirenacellesontheLeap-1C–anoptionontheunder-developmentComacC919–andGE'sPassportengine,employedonBombardier'sGlobal7500businessjet. NexcellewillnotbeaffectedbythedivestitureasSTEngineering"willtakeovertheroleofMRAS",theSingaporeangroupsays. NotingarangeofpatentsandotherintellectualpropertyownedbyMRAS,STEngineeringsaystheUSsupplierrepresentsa"strongfit"foritsbusinessandiscentraltoanefforttoexpanditstraditionalmaintenance-basedaerospaceactivitiestothemanufacturingarena. STEngineering'sdivisionalaerospacepresident,LimSerhGhee,says:"MovingupstreamintothebusinessofdesignandmanufacturingofnacelleswillallowustobenefitdirectlyfromtherobustgrowthoftheglobalaircraftfleetasanOEM." Duringthesixmonthsended30June2018,MRASgenerateda$24millionnetprofit,theSingaporeangroupsays. STEngineeringpresidentandchiefexecutiveVincentChongstatesthegroupisona"constantlookouttoacquirecompaniesinourcorebusinessareasoradjacenciesthatwillcontributeprofitablerevenuestreamsandsharpenourcompetitiveedge". HedescribesMRASasa"high-valueandcomplementarybusinessthatwillenhanceourscale,globalreachandcapturesynergiesforthegroup". STEngineeringsees"nocompellingreasonatthispoint"toevaluateapotentialexpansionofMRAS'sfootprintbeyonditsBaltimorebase,thegroupsays.Butitaddsthatitwill"exploreopportunitiestooptimise"theUScompany'sproductionandsupplychain. Followingthedivestiture,MRASwillremain"animportantsupplierofnacellesonourpropulsionsystemsformanyyearstocome",saysGEAircraftEnginespresidentandchiefexecutiveDavidJoyce. Theacquisitionisscheduledtobecompletedbyendoffirstquarter2019. This particularacquisitionbetweenthemcouldalsoinfluencetheChineseaeroenginemarket,duetothedirectlinkofChineseaircraftprojectARJ21.Underthisbackground,ShanghaiSocietyofAeronauticswillhostthe"4thAnnualCommercialAeroEngineShanghaiInternationalForum2019"inShanghaionMarch20th-21st,2019. Morethan150well-knowndomesticandforeignaeroenginebusinessexecutivesandexpertswillbeinvitedtosharetheforefrontdevelopmentsChineseaeroenginemarketdemand,andjointlymakecontributiontoChineseaeroengineindustry. Registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Sep 28,2018
  • Astronics AeroSat Receives China IFC Certification

    AstronicsCorporation(NASDAQ:ATRO),aleadingproviderofadvancedtechnologiesfortheglobalaerospace,defenseandsemiconductorindustries,announcedthatitswhollyownedsubsidiary,AstronicsAeroSat,recentlyreceivedtheCivilAviationAdministrationofChina(CAAC)ValidationofSupplementalTypeCertification(VSTC)ofitssatellitecommunications(SATCOM)connectivitysystem.Specifically,theVSTCvalidatesAstronicsAeroSat’sFliteStream®F-310connectivitysystemanditsnewARINC791-styleAeroShield™radomeandadapterplatesystem.Completedataforthisinflightentertainmentandconnectivity(IFE&C)solutionisavailableinCAACVSTC0870. AstronicsAeroSatFliteStreamSATCOMconnectivity&AeroShieldradomesystemsarenowcertifiedforBoeingB737NGinChina. Withindustry-leadingtechnicalperformance,AstronicsAeroSat’sFliteStreamfuselage-mountedantennasystemsarereadytoimprovetheChineseairlinepassengerconnectivityexperience. “ThisCAACVSTC,alongwiththein-processEuropeanEASASTC,andtheneartermA320-familySTC,willprovideglobalopportunitiesforairlineoperatorsandpassengerstoexperiencethebenefitsofourFliteStream&AeroShieldconnectivitysolutions,”Harrahcontinued. WithmoreinternationalorganizationsstartingtomergeinChinesemarket,onApril17th–18th,2019,TheConnectedAircraftChina2019bringstogethertheChinesemainairlinesandcompaniesfromallacrosstheaerospaceandavionicsindustriestoassessmarketlessons,potentialdemandandbestpracticesinglobalconnectedsolutionsforthepassenger,airlineefficiency,andcutting-edgeservices. Registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Sep 28,2018
  • HAITE and MAB Academy Sign MOU for Training Services Collaboration

    HAITEAviationTraining(HAITE),awholly-ownedsubsidiaryofSichuanHaiteHigh-TechCo.ofChengdu,China(HAITEGroup),andMalaysianAirlinesBerhad(MAB)Academy,asubsidiaryoftheMalaysianAviationGroup(MAG),havecometogethertocollaborateontheprovisionofjointcommercialflightcrewtrainingservicesinMalaysia. Aholisticaviationeducationinstitutionthatprovidesallaspectsofairlinesoperationsandmanagementtraining,MABAcademyisendorsedbytheCivilAviationAuthorityofMalaysia(CAAM),andisastrategicregionaltrainingpartnerwiththeInternationalAirTransportAssociation(IATA). ThetwopartiessignedaMemorandumofUnderstanding(MOU)onAugust29,2018attheHAITESingaporeAviationTrainingCenterlocatedinChangiBusinessPark.HAITEandMABAcademywillworktogethertodevelopandimplementturnkeypilottrainingsolutionstovariousairlinesintheAsiaPacific.Thecompanieswillalsoexplorethesettingupofajointventuretoprovidehigh-fidelitysimulatortrainingforcommercialpilots.Inaddition,bothpartieswillworktowardsconductingaMulti-CrewPilotLicense(MPL)program,andjointlyexploretheprovisionofcabincrewtrainingequipmenttoMABAcademy’snewfacilities. With moreco-operationbetweenChineseenterprisesandinternationaltrainingacademies,Chineseaviationtrainingmarkethascertainlybecomethemostpromisingonearoundtheglobe.Inordertostrengthentherelationshipwithitsestablishedcustomersanddevelopnewbusinesspartnersfromtheglobalmarket,CivilAviationFlightUniversityofChina(CAFUC)willorganizethe4thAnnualCivilAviationTrainingInternationalForum(CATF2018)inGuanghancity,China,onDecember5th-6th. CATFisannuallyhostedbyChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronautics(CSAA),thisyear’seventwillbetargetingpilot,firstofficerandinstructortrainingincommercialaviationandgeneralaviationtraining.Welookforwardtomeetpotentialsuppliersandbusinesspartnersforaviationtrainingacademies,traininguniversities,institutionsandairlinesfrombothdomesticandinternationalmarket. FormoreinformationaboutlatestaviationtrainingindustryinChina,feelfreetoclickREGISTERwithmoredetails.

    Sep 19,2018
  • Xiamen Air and China Eastern Partner with Envee on IFE and Games

    XiamenAirhasselectedEnveeInflightEntertainmentasitsnewIFEcontentserviceprovider.Theagreementcoversgames,applications,mediacontent,mediaservicesandcustomisedservices. Enveehasnowpartneredwith80%ofChina’sairlines,includingAirChina,ChinaSouthernAirlines,ChinaEasternAirlines,HainanAirlines,ShenzhenAirlines,SichuanAirlinesandTibetAir. Duringthisweek’sAPEXEXPOinLongBeach,EnveealsoannouncedthathasagreedadealwithChinaEasternAirlinestoprovidethecarrierwithIFEgames. Theportfolioofmorethan140gamesincludestitlestailoredtobotheasternandwesterntravellers. TheseincludeMahjongg,Gumoko,ChineseChessandZuma,aswellasReal3DExtremeRacingandRealFootball2016. OnApril17th–18th,2019,TheConnectedAircraftChina2019 (CAC2019)bringstogethertheChinesemainairlinesandcompaniesfromallacrosstheaerospaceandavionicsindustriestoassessmarketlessons,potentialdemandandbestpracticesinglobalconnectedsolutionsforthepassenger,airlineefficiency,andcutting-edgeservices. Registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Sep 19,2018
  • Boeing Predicts Need for 600,000 Pilots as Shortage Looms

    Boeinghasagainwarnedofaloomingpilotshortagewithprojectionsthatairlinesworldwidewillneedsome635,000newpilotsinthenext20years. Thecompany's2018Pilot&TechnicianOutlookalsopredictsairlineswillneedsome622,000moreaircrafttechniciansby2037. "Thepilotlaborshortagehascontinuedtotightenamidststrongglobalairtrafficgrowth,"saysBoeing'soutlook."Fleetgrowthrateshavebeenespeciallyhighinemergingmarketsthathaveacomparativelysmallpilotpool.Thishascreatedregionalsupplychallenges." DemandwillbestrongestintheAsia-Pacificregion,wherecarrierswillneedsome240,000pilotsin20years,followedbyNorthAmerica,whereBoeingprojectsdemandfor127,000newpilots. Europeancarrierswillneedsome118,000newpilots,LatinAmericanairlineswillneed43,000pilotsandMiddleEastcarrierswillneed60,000newpilots,Boeingsays. AirlinesinAfrica,andthoseinRussianandCentralAsia,willeachneedlessthan25,000,thereportsays. Thefiguresinthe2018outlookdeclinedslightlyfromBoeing's2017report,whichforecastneedfor637,000newpilotsover20years. Thoughpilotunionshavelongattributedanypilotshortagetolowpay,Boeingsayssignificanttrainingcostshavecontributedtoinsufficientnewrecruits. Thosecostscan"easilyexceed$150,000",Boeingsays. Otherfactorsincludealoomingwaveofpilotretirementsandalack,insomecountries,Chinaincluded,ofsufficienttrainingfacilities. USairlines,forinstance,willlosesome8,000pilotstoretirementinthenextfiveyears,Boeingsays. Inordertostrengthentherelationship,buildupmorecooperationbetweenChinesedomesticuniversitiesandinstitutions,wewillorganizethe4thAnnualCivilAviationTrainingInternationalForum(CATF2018),eventvenuewillbesetupinGuanghancity,China,onDecember5th-6th. CATF2018isco-organizedbyCivilAviationFlightUniversityofChina,itwillfocusonnewtechnologyuseinaviationtraining,effectivenessontrainingcourses,policiesonbalancinggeneralaviationtrainingandcommercialaviationtraining,increasetrainees’ability,allbasedonthecollaborationbetweenChineseflightschools,foreignflightinstitutionsandairlines.CATF2018alsobreedspotentialbusinessopportunitiesbothdomesticallyandinternationally.ItwillbeagreatchancenotonlytoknowthecurrentChinesemarket,butalsomeettheseniorexecutivesfromChineseaviationtrainingindustry. FormoreinformationaboutlatestaviationtrainingindustryinChina,feelfreetoclickREGISTERwithmoredetails.

    Aug 31,2018
  • China's Jushi Firm Celebrates Largest Fiberglass Production in Egypt

    China'sgiantfiberglasscorporationJushicelebratedthecompletionoftheproductionbaseof200,000tonsoffiberglassbyitsbranchinEgypt'sAinSokhnadistrictofSuezseasideprovincesoutheastofCairo onAug.28,2018.(Xinhua/MengTao) AINSOKHNA,Egypt,Aug.29(Xinhua)--China'sgiantfiberglasscorporationJushicelebratedonTuesdaythecompletionoftheproductionbaseof200,000tonsoffiberglassbyitsbranchinEgypt'sAinSokhnadistrictofSuezseasideprovincesoutheastofCairo.   InaceremonyattendedbyseniorChinesediplomatsandEgyptianofficials,JushiGroup'sChairmanZhangYuqiangsaidthattheleapinfiberglassproductionmadebyJushiEgyptwas"miraculous"asitstartedwithanannualproductionof80,000tonsin2014.   "JushiEgypthascompletedaninvestmentofmorethan600millionU.S.dollars.ItiscurrentlythelargestindustrialmanufacturingprojectinvestedbyChinainEgyptwiththelargestamountofinvestment,themostadvancedtechnologyandequipment,andthefastestconstructionspeed,"Zhangtoldtheattendees.  EgyptianworkersareseenattheworkshopofChina'sJushi200,000tonsfiberglassproductionbaseinSuezGovernorate,Egypt,Aug.28,2018.(Xinhua/MengTao) TheChineseleadingfiberglassmanufacturerhelpedEgyptbecomeoneoftheworld'slargestfiberglassproducers. "JushiEgyptistheworld'slargestfiberglassproductionbaseoutsideofChinaandisalsotheonlysuchbaseinAfrica,fillingthegapintheAfricancontinent'sfiberglassmanufacturingindustry,"saidtheJushichief. HeaddedthatJushiEgyptfiberglassproductionbaseisnotonlyamilestoneforChinaJushi's"goout"strategy,"butalsoanimportantachievementandasuccessfulexampleofeconomiccooperationbetweenChinaandEgypt." JushiEgyptisatenantofChina'sTEDA,oneoftheoldestandlargestindustrialdevelopersintheSuezCanalEconomicZone(SCZone)thatisdevelopinganareaof7.23squarekmintheregion. EgyptpaysagreatinterestinChina'sBeltandRoadInitiativeaimedforeconomiccooperationamongtensofstatesaroundtheglobeviatherevivalofancientlandandseatraderoutesthroughinfrastructureprojects. SuezGovernorAhmedHamed(C)visitsChina'sJushi200,000tonsfiberglassproductionbaseinSuezGovernorate,Egypt,Aug.28,2018.(Xinhua/MengTao)   Forhispart,SuezGovernorAhmedHamedreferredtohisprovinceasoneofthe"castles"ofEgyptian-Chineseeconomicandcommercialcooperation.   TheEgyptiangovernorhailedhiscountry'scooperationwithChinathatresultedinChina'sTEDAeconomicandindustrialareainAinSokhna,aswellastheChinesevariousprojectsinEgyptinthefieldsofenergy,wasterecycling,lightrailtransits,communicationsandinformationtechnology. AnEgyptianworkerisseenattheworkshopofChina'sJushi200,000tonsfiberglassproductionbaseinSuezGovernorate,Egypt,Aug.28,2018.(Xinhua/MengTao)   "JushiEgyptforFiberglassIndustryisoneofthemostimportantresultsofeconomiccooperationbetweenthegovernmentsofEgyptandChinaandoneofthelargestChineseinvestmentsontheEgyptiansoilatpresent,"Hamedsaid.   TodeepencooperationbetweenChinaandthemainland,wewillhold9th AnnualCivilAircraftIndustryInternationalForum(CAIIF),onSeptember12th -13th ,inChengducity.   AtCAIIF,YANGZhenmei,DeputyDirectorGeneralintheDepartmentofAircraftAirworthinessCertificationofCivilAviationAdministration ofChina(CACC)aswellasSarbhpreetS.SAWHNEY,theSeniorRepresentativeofAsia-PacificInternationalDivisionofAircraftCertificationService,AviationSafetyofFAA,willexpressthemselvesintheirspeecheswithtopicsaboutcooperationandglobalizationofcivilaircraftindustry.   Youwillgetmoreinformationaboutlatestcooperationmechanismonairworthiness.   Clickregister formoredetails. 

    Aug 31,2018
  • Cost Of Maintaining Composites Can Offset Performance Gains

    InvestigatinghownewcompositerepairtechnologieswillhelpMROproviders Carbonfiberhasalonghistoryincommercialaircraftmanufacturing,butitsfirstlarge-scaleapplicationwasontheBoeing787,whichfeaturescompositematerialsforhalfitsairframe.AirbusfollowedBoeing’sleadandusedcompositesformuchoftheA350’swingsandfuselage,andanyfutureclean-sheetaircraft—aswellasupgradesofexistingmodels—willleanheavilyoncarbonfiberaswell. Compositeshaveseveraladvantagesovermetals:Theyarelighter,theydon’tcorrode,andtheyexhibitbetterfatigueresistance.Thetradeoffisthatmetaliseasiertofix,soMROprovidersneedtoaddnewtools,know-howandprocessestoensuretheyarecapableofhandlingthelatestaircraft. “Beforethelaunchofthe787andA350,wehadmainlybeenprovidingcompositerepairservicesforwetlay-uprepairsoffairingsandothersecondarystructuresofanaircraft,”saysAngChyeKiat,executivevicepresidentofaircraftmaintenanceandmodification,atSTEngineeringAerospace.“Withthefuselageandwingsof787sandA350snowcompromisingcompositematerialaswell,wehavegrownourcapabilitiestosupporttheseplatformsnotonlywithrepairsbutalsomodificationwork.” Inspectionandrepairtechniquesforcompositematerialsaredevelopingapacebutarestillnotasmatureandwell-understoodasthoseinplaceforcommonaerospacemetalssuchasaluminum.Soinsomerespectstheperformancesavingsofnewmaterialsforairlinesareoffsetbyhighersupportcosts,althoughthegreaterdurabilityofcompositesshouldmeanfewermaintenanceevents. Carbonfibercompositesarethemostimportantcompositematerialsforwide-bodyaircraftCR929.AndasthemostauthoritativeindustryconferenceinChina,6thAnnualChinaAeronauticalMaterialsandProcessSummit(CAMPS2018) isgoingtosetuptwoplatesspecificallywhichisaboutthedevelopmenttrendofChina'sfuturewide-bodyaircraftandthelightweightstructureforadvancedcivilaircraftindesigningandmanufacturing.Furthermore,thistimewereceivedChengduGovernment’ssupport.Onbehalfoftheorganizingcommittee,wesincerelyinviteyoutoparticipateinthisforum.In6thAnnualChinaAeronauticalMaterialsandProcessSummit(CAMPS2018),youwillgetfurtherinformationaboutthefuturedemandsofCR929. Formoredetails,pleasepayyourattentionontheupcoming6thAnnualChinaAeronauticalMaterialsandProcessSummit(CAMPS2018),whichwillbeheldinthecityofChengdu,onSeptember12th -13th,2018. Click Register formoredetailedinformationoftheevent.

    Aug 31,2018
  • Boeing HorizonX Ventures Invests in High-speed Metal 3D Printing Company

    BoeingHorizonXVentureshasinvestedinDigitalAlloys,Inc.,acompanybasedinBurlington,Massachusettswhichdevelopshigh-speed,multi-metaladditivemanufacturingsystemsthatproduce3D-printedpartsforaerospaceandotherproductionapplications. DigitalAlloys'JoulePrintingtechnologycanrapidlycombinemultiplemetalsintoeachpart,whichimprovesthermal,electrical,magneticandmechanicalproperties.Theprocessallowsmetalsliketitaniumandhigh-temperaturealloystobe3D-printedforpartsthatcouldbeusedonBoeingproducts. FormedinJanuary2017,DigitalAlloysdevelopedapatented3D-printingapproachthatavoidsthecostandcomplexityofpowder-basedsystems,anddelivershigherresolutionthanotherwire-based3D-printingtechniques. AdditivemanufacturinggeneratesvalueforBoeingbyreducingthecostandtimeneededtodesign,buildanddeliverproductstocustomers.Atpresent,Boeinghasmorethan60,0003D-printedpartsflyingonspace,commercialanddefenseproducts.Thisinvestmentisthelatestexampleofthecompany'scommitmenttoadditivemanufacturinginnovation. Inaddition,IanCHANG,thevicepresidentoperationofBoeingCommercialAirplanesandJamesHUANG,theseniormanagerofBoeingTianjinCompositesCo.,Ltd.,hasconfirmedtobeourspeakersatthe6thAnnualChinaAeronauticalMaterialsandProcessSummit(CAMPS2018),whichwillbeheldinthecityofChengduonSeptember13ththisyear.Theywillshareleadinginsightsaboutadvancedaeronauticalmaterialsatthesummit. Formoredetails,pleasepayyourattentionontheupcoming6thAnnualChinaAeronauticalMaterialsandProcessSummit(CAMPS2018). ClickRegisterformoredetailedinformationoftheevent.

    Aug 15,2018
  • CRAC Issues Request for CR929 Landing Gear Supplier

    China-RussiaInternationalCommercialAircraft(CRAIC),ajointventureestablishedbyChinaCommercialAircraft(COMAC)andRussiaUnitedAircraftCorporation(UAC),issuedarequestforproposal(RFP)onJuly31,2018,fortheCR929landinggeartopotentialsuppliers.   RFPdocumentsincludethemainrequirementsforTier1suppliersduringthewholelifecycleoftheCR929project,includingengineering,qualitycontrol,airworthinesscriteria,andsupplychainmanagement.   ThepotentialsuppliersareexpectedtosubmittheirproposalsbytheendofNovember2018,afterwhichCRAICwillconductanevaluation.Chinese,RussianandEuropeanmanufacturersareconsideredaspotentialcandidates,withadeliberateomissionofanyNorthernAmericansupplier.   TheSino-RussiancompanypreviouslyissuedaRFPforthepropulsionsystemoftheCR929.Itreceivedseveralproposalsandshouldgiveitsfinaldecisionbytheendof2018.   OnJune1,2018,CRACdefinedthemaincharacteristicssuchastheshapeandsizeoftheCR929long-rangewide-bodyaircraft.TheCR929long-rangewide-bodyaircraftisatwinenginecivilaircraftwithitsbasicmodel,theCR929-600,havingarangeof12,000kilometers   Furthermore,UACwillgatherAirbus,COMACShanghaiAircraftDesignandResearchInstitute,COMACShanghaiAircraftManufacturingCo.,Ltd.,EatonChina,andUTCAerospaceSystemtomakeadiscussionabout‘TechnicalFeaturesOfWide-bodyAircraftInDesignAndManufacture’ at9th AnnualCivilAircraftIndustryInternationalForum(CAIIF),on September12th -13th inChengdu.AtCAIIF,youwillgetmoreinformationaboutadvancedcivilaircraftsystemintegrationtechnologyandintelligentmanufacturing.   Clickregister formoredetails. 

    Aug 15,2018
  • Civil Aviation Flight Training and Simulation Market

    Therevenueofcivilaviationflighttrainingandsimulationmarketisexpectedtoreach8.3billiondollarsby2023.Artificialre-creationofaircraftflightandtheenvironmentinwhichitfliesforpilottraining,designorotherpurposesiscalledflightsimulation. Thissimulatedenvironmentgivesthesamereactiontoexternalfactorsasdoestheoriginalflightandalsosimulatestheequationsofhowflightsfly.Itisnotonlyneededforjusttrainingpurposebutalsoforresearchpurposesandperformanceevaluationoftraineesetc.Itisexpectedthatmarketforsimulationandtrainingwillincreaseasthecustomersrequireadvancedvisualandmotiontechnologiesonparwiththeactualaircraftstodayandtheirregulatoryrequirements.Thedemandforairtravelandhencetheneedforpilotshassignificantlyincreased,forexample,therewasa5.7%increasebySeptember2013fromSeptember2012globallyandthe%increasewasevenmorewhenseenregionspecificwithhighestbeingAsiaPacific.Thisdemandforairtravelandpilotsalsoincreasedandincreasesthedemandforaircraftsimulationandtrainingmarket. SofarthehighestmarketshareinthissegmentisobservedinNorthAmericafollowedbyAsiapacific,Europe,MiddleEast,SouthAmericaandAfricarespectively.NorthAmericaisexpectedtomaintainitsvaluewhileinotherareasthemarketsharecanfluctuatebecausethereareimmenseopportunitiesfornewvendorstoenterandalsothereisscopeforjointventures. Demandformorepilots Theaviationsectorhasbeenhitinrecenttimeswithagrowingdemandfornewpilots,astheairlineindustrycontinuestoexperienceglobalshortagesinthenumberofcertifiedpilots.Inthenext20years,airlinesinNorthAmericaalonearegoingtobeinneedofaround117,000newpilots.ProjectedshortageofairlinepilotsintheU.S.isexpectedtoincreasetoover2,000by2025,comparedtotherecordedpilotdeficitof155in2016. Asthesizeofaircraftfleetscontinuetoincreaseworldwide,coupledwiththeincreasedannualgrowthrateoftheglobalairtrafficpassengerdemand,manyairlinecarriershavebeenforcedintoareductioninthenumberofflightschedulesduetoashortageofpilots.Thegrowthofthismarketdemandstheneedfortrainedpilotsandimprovedaviationtrainingmethods.Anothersignificantfactorthatisdrivingthemarketforvirtualtrainingmethodsisrisingfuelprices,andgrowinginternationalregulationofemissionsandnoisepollution.Thus,airlinesprefersimulator-basedtrainingasitrequireslesstimeandcostscomparedtotrainingonactualaircraft.Lately,theaerospacesimulationandtrainingmarketismovingtowardshigh-fidelitydisplays.Earlier,multi-screenframeworkswereusedinthesimulatortotrainpilots.However,withthepresentationofcollimateddisplaysandCobracurveddisplay,flightsimulatorshaveexperiencedmanifoldchange.Theutilizationofnewtechnologies,suchascomputergraphics,mechanicalactuation,anddistributedcomputingaretrendsintheglobalcivilaerospacesimulationmarketthatareimprovingthefeaturesofflightsimulators.Theincreaseincomputingspeedandmemorycapacityofferedbyhigh-performancecomputingcapabilityisenablingsimulatorsandtrainingdevicestoproducebetter-qualityimagesinsidethecockpit. Underthisbackground,‘4thAnnualCivilAviationTrainingInternationalForum2018(CAPTF2018)’willbeheldonDecember5th–6th,2018,inChengdu,China.CATF2018willsharethelatestinformationofChinaaviationtrainingmarkettoexploretheopportunitiesincooperationinChinaaviationtrainingmarket.Theforumwillfocusonhowtobuildthebridgebetweenaviationuniversitytrainingandairlineopera-tions.Throughtheintroductionofadvancedequipmenttoimprovetheinterestoftrainingandreducethegapbetweenpilottrainingandactualflight. Registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Aug 15,2018
  • COMAC Completes High Temperature Testing on ARJ21

    Comachascompleteda12dayprogrammeofhigh-temperaturetestsontheARJ21-700regionaljetatTurpanJiaoheairportinChina’sXinjiangprovince. Themanufacturerstatesthatthetests,involvingtestaircraft103,werelargelyaimedaverifyingsystemdesignchangesaimedatmakingtheARJ21smaintenancemoreefficientandcost-effective. Comacdidnotdetailthechangesmade,butlastyeartheairframersignalledthatin2018itwouldfocusonsystemsupgradesandweightreduction. Thatfollowedaseriesoftestsonanupgradedflightcontrolsystemin2017,andaseparatecrosswindvalidationtrialinKeflavikthatwascompletedinMarch. FlightFleetsAnalyzershowsthattherearefiveARJ21sinservicewithChengduAirlinesandthreeinvolvedinflighttestduties.Comacalsoholdsfirmordersfor127moreofthetype,andoptionsandlettersofintentforafurther399. Inordertoensurethecontinuousairworhtnessofdomesticaircrafts,COMACsupportstoholdCivilAircraftOperationSupportTechnologyInternationalForum togatherrelatedmanufaturers,suppliers,MRO,andairlinestodiscussthe“EstablishmentofOperationSupportSystem”.IndustryexpertsfromtheCAAC,CSAAandCASTwillshareprojectupdateswithinsightsintocurrentChinamarketchallenges. The CivilAircraftOperationSupportTechnologyInternationalForum(CAOSTIF) willbeheldon September13th-14th in Chengdu,China.Networkwithmorethan200delegatesandkeydecisionmakersfromAirlines,MROs,andsuppliers.TheywillshareprojectupdateswithinsightsintocurrentChinamarketchallenges.Weoffersaplatformforinternationalaftermarketproduct&serviceproviderstoexploreopportunitiestopartnerinsupportofagrowingmarketinChina. RegisterCAOSTIForgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.cctogetthelatestagendaoftheconference. 【Contact】 Companyname:Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name:DannieWang EmailAddress:marketing@galleon.cc Phone:+8602151559030

    Aug 17,2018
  • Supply Chains Ready for Nexcelle Nacelle Production Ramps

    NacellemanufacturerNexcellehassupplychainsfullyinplacetosupportrapidproductionrampsforthenacellesitisprovidingfortheBombardierGlobal7500long-rangebusinessjetandtheComacC919largesingle-aislecommercialjet,accordingtopresidentKennethOnderko.NexcelleisajointventurebetweenGEAviation'sMiddleRiverAircraftSystems(MRAS)andSafranNacelles. WithBombardieranditsprogrampartnersexpectingtoreceivetypecertificationoftheGlobal7500inAugust,arapidproductionrampfortheGlobal7500isalreadybeginning,Onderkosaid.NexcellethenexpectsproductionofitsintegratednacellefortheC919’sCFMLeap-1CenginetoacceleratequicklyoncethataircraftachievescertificationbecauseComacalreadyholdsfirmordersandothercommitmentsforsome1,300C919sfromChineseairlinesandleasingcompanies. Founded10yearsagoasanequaljointventurebetweensubsidiariesofGEAviationandSafran,themajoraerospaceOEMs,whicharealsoequalpartnersinenginemanufacturerCFMInternational,NexcellewasmodeledtoconformcloselytotheCFMcorporatestructure.Itwasformed“withtheintentionofbringinganewconcept,withnewtechnologies,ofintegratedpropulsionsystems,”developedbymeansofveryclosecooperationbetweenthenacellecompanyandthemanufacturersoftheenginesinvolved,saidOnderko. Today,Nexcelle’scooperationwithGEAviationandBombardiertocreateanintegratedpropulsionsystemfortheGEPassportenginepoweringtheGlobal7500isabouttotakefruit.Nexcelleisembarkingupon“aprettyhealthythree-yearramp-up”ofproductionoftheaircraft’snacelles,hesaid.WithBombardieralreadyholding“averyhealthybacklogontheGlobal7500,it’saprettyaggressiveramp-upconsideringit’sabusinessjet.” FundamentaltoNexcelle’sabilitytomanagetheramp-upwithoutdisruptionarethecapabilitiesofitsinternalandexternalsuppliers,whichwillneedtoproducenacellecomponentsandpartsoftherequiredqualityinsufficientnumbersandattherighttime.Nexcelleisconfidentitcanensurethis,accordingtoOnderko,whosaidhiscompanycontinuestodemonstratethatabilitytoBombardierinregularreviewsofNexcelle’ssupply-chainandproductionarrangements. “Theadvantageofhavingajointventureisthatyouhavethesupplychainsofbothpartners”availabletohandletherequiredproductionofpartsandcomponents,saidOnderko.HeaddedthatinNexcelle’scasetheadvantageisevenmorepronouncedbecauseitscorporatestructureandsupplychainsareidenticaltothoseoftheCFMpartners,whichcooperatethroughSafranNacelles(astheprogramlead)andMRAStoproducethenacellesforLeap-1AenginesbuiltforAirbusA320neos. “Wehavedoneextensiveworktoensurethesupplybase,externallyandinternally,[isavailableandready]tosupporttheramp-up”ofGlobal7500Passportnacelleproduction,”saidOnderko.“Wehaveplansandmultiplesuppliersinplace,andproductioniscontractedprettywellout”intothethree-yearproductionramp.AsasubsidiaryofPassportmanufacturerGEAviation,MRASistheNexcellepartnerthatservesasthenacelleprogramleadforthePassportintegratedpropulsionsystem. NexcelleissimilarlyconfidentinitsC919nacelle-productionarrangements.“Weusethesame[supply-chainconfirmation]processesforthePassportandtheLeap-1Candwehaverecentlyexpandedbothfacilities[atMRASandSafranNacelles]tohandlethePassportandLeap-1C[nacelleproductionramps],"saidOnderko.AsprogramleadfortheLeap-1Anacelle,SafranNacellesistheNexcellepartnerthatservesastheprogramleadfortheC919nacelle,workingcloselywithCFM. SafranNacellesandSafranAircraftEnginesprovideeachLeap-1CintegratedpropulsionsystemasaunittoComacatitsindustrialcomplexinShanghai,wheretheChinesecompanymatesthepropulsionssystemswiththeaircraft.Comacisnowcompletingproductionofthethirdflight-testC919andCFMwillbedeliveringthataircraft’sLeap-1Cenginessoon,accordingtoOnderko. WhileNexcellecountsonlytheGlobal7500andC919asprogramwinstodate,OnderkoconfirmedthatNexcelleisdiscussingfutureintegratedpropulsion-systemapplicationsforotheraircraft.“Therearepotentialopportunities,”hesaid.“It’sobviousthat,whenwedeliverwhatwesaidwewoulddo,thatcapturespeople’sattention.Thereisactivityregardingfollow-onapplications.” AstheOnderko’ssaying,wecannotice thatfutureintegratedpropulsion-systemapplicationsforotheraircraft canbedeveloped. Recently,AECCwillstartnextgenerationcommercialaeroengine servedforSino-RussiaWide-bodyAircraftCR929withRussiaEnginemanufacturerUEC.Thenewaero-engineisnamedas‘PD35’ andAECCisstartingtheglobalvendorselectionprocessbysendingoutRFIdocument.OnSeptember12th-13th,2018,8thAnnualChinaAerospacePropulsionTechnologyForum(CAPTF2018)willbeheldinthecityofChengdu. Thistimetheyarelookingformoreglobalpartners.Meanwhile,asthemostauthoritativeindustryconferenceinChina,wewillalsohaveamainforumnamedCivilAircraftIndustryInternationalForumandasub-forumcalledChinaAeronauticalMaterialsandProcessSummit,whichishostedbyChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronautics.Onbehalfoftheorganizingcommittee,wesincerelyinviteyoutoparticipateinthisforum.JointlypromotethedevelopmentofChina'saeroengineindustry.In8thAnnualChinaAerospacePropulsionTechnologyForum (CAPTF2018),thetopicof“NewTechnicalAirworthinessRequirementsforAeroEngines”willbeputforward,whichcanmakethedelegatesgetmoreinformationaboutChinesemarket. Formoredetails,pleasepayyourattentionontheupcoming8thAnnualChinaAerospacePropulsionTechnologyForum,whichwillbeheldinthecityofChengdu,onSeptember12th-13th,2018. ClickRegisterformoredetailedinformationoftheevent.

    Jul 26,2018
  • Global and China Carbon Fiber and CFRP Industry Report, 2018-2022

    Asanewgenerationofreinforcedfiberboastingintrinsicpropertiesofcarbonmaterialandexcellentprocessabilityoftextilefiber,carbonfiberistheonewiththehighestspecificstrengthandspecificmodulusamongmass-producedhigh-performancefibers. Theglobaldemandforcarbonfiberapproximated84.2ktin2017,showingaCAGRof12.7%between2012and2017.Withthegrowingdemandfromsuchmarketsasnewenergyvehicleandwindpower,theworld’sdemandforcarbonfiberwillgrowatanannualaveragerateof10.0%orsofrom2018to2022.In2017,thedemandforcarbonfiberinChinesemarketreached23.5kt,soaring19.9%fromayearearlierandsharing27.9%ofglobaltotal,andthefigurewillriseto26.3ktin2018andcloseto400ktin2022. In2017,theworld-renownedcarbonfiberproducersraisedpricessuccessivelyinthewakeofasteadygrowthinmarketdemand,drivingthecarbonfibermarketsizetojumpby14.2%yearonyearandhitUSD2.4billion.Carbonfiberisprimarilybondedwithadhesivesubstrateintocarbonfibercompositesandthenlaunchedintothemarket.Themarketsizeofcarbonfibertothatofcarbonfibercompositesstandsatroughly1:10.TheglobalcarbonfibercompositesmarketwasworthaboutUSD25.1billionin2017,up12.1%onanannualizedbasis,andthefigureisexpectedtobeUSD28.4billionin2018andmorethanUSD45.0billionin2022. Carbonfibercompositeswerefirstutilizedinfieldslikesports&leisure,aviationandaerospace,anditdidnotgetusedinindustrialfieldsuntilthe20thcentury.Ascarbonfiberhashighcostofuse,thecarbonfibercompositesmainlyfindapplicationasakindofstructuralmaterialintheaviationandaerospacefieldcurrentlyaroundtheglobe(theglobaldemandforcarbonfiberfromaviationandaerospacemadeupabout60%in2017).During2018-2022,theglobalmarketsizeofcarbonfibercompositesusedinaviationandaerospacewillmaintainagrowthrateofatleast9.0%.Itisinrecentyearsthatthedemandfromautomotivesectorforcarbonfiberisgrowingbyleapsandbounds.ThemarketsizeofcarbonfibercompositesusedforcarspresentedaCAGRof29.0%between2013and2017,andisanticipatedtokeepagrowthrateofabove30.0%from2018to2022. Theglobalcarbonfibermarketremainedstable,withkeyplayersconsistingofJapaneseToray,Teijin,MitsubishiRayon,U.S.Hexcel,GermanSGL,andChina’sFormosaPlastics.In2017,theworld’stopfivegiantshadthecombinedmarketsizeasapercentageof67.8%,ofwhichTorayledthepackandheld29.2%.AsconcernsChinesepeers,ZhongfuShenyingCarbonFiber,thebiggestproducerofcarbonfiberinChina,seized5.0%sharesworldwide. Asfarassegmentedproductsareconcerned,in2017,over70%oflarge-towcarbonfibermarketshareswerefirmlyheldbyTorayandSGL,andmorethan50%ofsmall-towcarbonfibermarketshareswenttoToray,TeijinandMitsubishiRayon.ItfollowsthatJapanesevendorsarequitecompetitiveintheglobalcarbonfibermarket. Duetosophisticatedmanufacturingprocessandhightechnicalcontentaswellastechnicalconstraintsandlackofequipment,Chinesecarbonfiberindustryisleftbehindoverseascountriesintermsofeithertechnologiesorproductionscale.Nevertheless,thecarbonfiberindustryisadvancingaggressivelywiththepolicysupportinChinainrecentyears,withbreakthroughsmadeintechnologiesandindustrializationofT300,T700andT800carbonfibersuccessivelybroughtintoreality. Carbonfibercompositesarethemostimportantcompositematerialsforwide-bodyaircraftCR929.AndasthemostauthoritativeindustryconferenceinChina,6thAnnualChinaAeronauticalMaterialsandProcessSummit(CAMPS2018)isgoingtosetuptwoplatesspecificallywhichisaboutthedevelopmenttrendofChina'sfuturewide-bodyaircraftandthelightweightstructureforadvancedcivilaircraftindesigningandmanufacturing.Furthermore,thistimewereceivedChengduGovernment’ssupport.Onbehalfoftheorganizingcommittee,wesincerelyinviteyoutoparticipateinthisforum.In6thAnnualChinaAeronauticalMaterialsandProcessSummit(CAMPS2018),youwillgetfurtherinformationaboutthefuturedemandsofCR929. Formoredetails,pleasepayyourattentionontheupcoming6thAnnualChinaAeronauticalMaterialsandProcessSummit(CAMPS2018),whichwillbeheldinthecityofChengdu,onSeptember12th-13th,2018. ClickRegisterformoredetailedinformationoftheevent.

    Jul 26,2018
  • COMAC and UAC Present Rosaviatsiya with Proposals on CR929 Certification Procedures

    CommercialAircraftCorporationofChina (COMAC)and UnitedAircraftCorporation (UAC)presented(28-Jun-2018) Russia's FederalAirTransportAgency (Rosaviatsiya)withproposalsonproceduresforCR929aircraft,developerandmanufacturercertification.TheCivilAviationAdministrationofChina(CAAC,Rosaviatsiya,COMACandUACplanstomeetinSep-2018. OnSeptember12th,the9thAnnualCivilAircraftIndustryInternationalForum(CAIIF2018)willbeheldinthecityofChengdu.Mr.OUYANGXupo,DeputyDirector, DepartmentofAirworthinessCertificationfromCOMACandMr.SarbhpreetSAWHNEY,Manager(a),InternationalDivision,AIR-400,AircraftCertificationServicefromFAAwilladdressthekeynotespeechfocuson“HowWillTheApplicationOfNewAircraftTypesAndTechnologiesMeetTheRequirementsOfAirworthinessCertification”and“HowWillTheCooperationMechanismUnderTheImplementationProcedureForAirworthiness(IPA)BetweenTheUSAndChinaEnhanceTheAirworthinessCertificationWorkOfAviationProducts”. Registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Jul 26,2018
  • China Aircraft Leasing Company Signs CFM Engines to Power its Airbus A320neo Aircraft

    ChinaAircraftLeasingCompany(CALC),afullaircraftvalue-chainsolutionsproviderbasedinHongKonghasselectedCFMInternational’sadvancedLEAP-1Aenginetopower17firmandupto50optionnewAirbusA320neofamilyaircraft. Additionally,CALCfinalisedanorderforCFM56-5Benginestopowerthreefirm,nineoptionAirbusA320ceoaircraft.Thesetwoagreementsarevaluedat$550millionUSatlistprice. “CALCisthelargestindependentleasingcompanyinAsiaandweareproudtobeworkingwiththem.” saidGaëlMéheust,PresidentandCEOofCFMInternational. ChinaAircraftLeasingGroupHoldingsLimited(CALC)isafullaircraftvalue-chainsolutionsproviderfortheglobalaviationindustry.TheGroupanditsmembercompaniesofferservicesateverystageofanaircraftlifecycle,fromnewaircraft,usedaircraft,toaircraftcomingtotheendoftheirlife,capturingtheassetvalueofanaircraftfleetbyproactiveassetmanagement. Recentely,theSVPofPRCSales&MarketingofAircraftRecyclingInternationalLimited ofCALC,PENGXiaofeng,areinvitedtogiveaspeechon“AircraftAssetsValueManagementandOverallSolution” ontheCivilAircraftOperationSupportTechnologyInternationalForum(CAOSTIF). Mr.Penghasmorethan20-yearexperienceinaircraftengineering,ofwhich15yearsinaircraftsalesandleasing.Hespecializesinmanagingdiversifiedcrossfunctionalareasincludingaircraftleasing,sales&assetvaluemanagement,aswellastechnical&professionalsupport.Wearelookingforwardtohiswonderfulspeech. PENGXiaofeng SVP-PRCSales&Marketing AircraftRecyclingInternationalLimited ofCALC Topic:AircraftAssetsValueManagementandOverallSolution TheCivilAircraftOperationSupportTechnologyInternationalForum(CAOSTIF)willbeheldonSeptember13th-14thinChengdu,China.Networkwithmorethan200delegatesandkeydecisionmakersfromAirlines,MROs,andsuppliers.TheywillshareprojectupdateswithinsightsintocurrentChinamarketchallenges.Weoffersaplatformforinternationalaftermarketproduct&serviceproviderstoexploreopportunitiestopartnerinsupportofagrowingmarketinChina. RegisterCAOSTIForgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails. 【Contact】 Companyname:Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name:DannieWang EmailAddress:marketing@galleon.cc Phone:+8602151559030

    Jul 26,2018
  • INTRODUCTION OF NEW ROLLS-ROYCE AIRCRAFT ENGINES WITH FACC TECHNOLOGY

    Rolls-Royce’snewPearl15aircraftengineswithpremiumFACCtechnology:FACCsuppliesthebypassductsfortheturbofans,whichwillbeinstalledinBombardier’slatestvery-long-rangejetsGlobal5500andGlobal6500. Formanyyears,FACChasbeenatechnologypartneroftheworld’sleadingenginemanufacturerRolls-Royce. Thelatestproduct,thenewlydevelopedPearl15enginepoweringBombardier’sstate-of-the-artGlobal5500and6500businessjets,combinesinnovativetechnologywithprovenfunctionsandfeaturessomepremiumFACCtechnology.ThedevelopmentworkforthisprojecthasbeenaccomplishedinclosecooperationbetweentheinternationalaerospacegroupFACCanditscustomerRolls-Royce.“Afteranintensivephaseofcomponentdevelopment,successfulenginetestsandongoingflighttestprograms,weareproudtosupplyourcustomerRolls-RoycewithadvancedcompositecomponentsalsoinitslatestPearlenginefamily.Thus,wehavedemonstratedagainthatourworldwidecustomerscancountonthehighqualityandinnovativetechnologiesofFACC”,saysRobertMachtlinger,CEOofFACC. EfficiencythroughFACCtechnology TheRolls-RoycePearl15engineisoneofthemostefficientenginesavailableinthebusinessaviationsegment.Itenablescustomerstoflytotheirdestinationsfarther,fasterandevenquieter.Throughthesupplyoflightercomponentsandacousticelements,FACCplaysamajorpartinincreasingtheefficiencyoftheengines.Aweight-bearingstructuralelementwasmanufacturedfortheengineandthepylonthatservesasanouteraerodynamicboundaryofthesecondaryairstream.Moreover,itisusedassoundabsorberandpermitseasymaintenanceaccesstotheturbine.Aftercomprehensivetestingandchecking,theEASAcertificatewasgrantedinFebruary. ChinaisFACC’slargestoverseasmarket.AndasthemostauthoritativeindustryconferenceinChina,whichishostedbyChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronautics,FACCwillalsobeoneofourdelegates.Furthermore,thistimewegetthesupportofChengduGovernment.Withthisendorsementaswellasonbehalfoftheorganizingcommittee,wesincerelyinviteyoutoparticipateinthisforum.JointlypromotethedevelopmentofChina'saeroengineindustry.In8thAnnualChinaAerospacePropulsionTechnologyForum(CAPTF2018),thetopicof“NewTechnicalAirworthinessRequirementsforAeroEngines”willbeputforward,whichcanmakethedelegatesgetmoreinformationaboutChinesemarket. Formoredetails,pleasepayyourattentionontheupcoming8thAnnualChinaAerospacePropulsionTechnologyForum,whichwillbeheldinthecityofChengdu,onSeptember12th-13th,2018. ClickRegisterformoredetailedinformationoftheevent.

    Jul 13,2018
  • AIRBUS EXTENDS TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH WITH CHINESE PARTNERS

    Ajointlabestablishedtoexploretheapplicationofnanoscienceinaeronauticindustry. AirbusBeijingEngineeringCentre(ABEC),ajointventurebetweenAirbusandChinaAviationIndustryCorporation(AVIC),openedanewlabonnanocompositematerialsjointlywithNationalCentreforNanoscienceandTechnologyofChina.Onthesameday,thetwopartiessignedacooperationagreementonengineeringpolymernanocompositesforaeronauticapplications. BothsidesagreetocarryoutR&Tactivitiesonelectricallyconductive,self-healingandtougheningnanocomposites.Theaimistoexploretheapplicationofthestate-of-artnanocompositetechnologyintheaeronauticindustry. TheresearchwillbejointlyconductedbyABECengineersandagroupoftopChineseacademiesanduniversities,includingNCNST,TsinghuaUniversity,SunYat-SenUniversity,HKUniversityofScienceandTechnologyandHongKongPolytechnicUniversity.ThecooperationisalsoendorsedbyDuShanyi,memberoftheChineseAcademyofEngineeringandFanShoushan,memberoftheChineseAcademyofScience,whowillactastheprojectconsultants. AirbusalsocommitstosetupanAirbusScholarshipprogrammeinNCNSTtosupportthedevelopmentofthefuturetalentsinthenanosciencearea. LiuMinghua,DirectorofNationalCentreforNanoscienceandTechnologyofChinasaid:“Astheedge-cuttingtechnology,nanoscienceischangingpeople’sperceptionandwillhavegreatimpactonthefutureeconomyandindustrydevelopment.Iamhappytowitnesstoday’ssignaturewithAirbusandlookforwardtoafruitfulresultofourcooperation.AndIwouldliketoexpressmygratitudetoAirbusfortheirsupportonthefuturetalentsnurturingbysettingupanAirbusScholarshipinourcentre.” “IamdelightedtowitnessanothermilestoneinthehistoryofABECandtoseeourcooperationinChinaextendingtonewareaswiththenewpartners.ResearchandinnovationarekeydriversforAirbusandwethinkhighlyofChina’sinnovationabilities.Chinaisaleaderinthefieldofnanoscience,Iamconfidentthatweareabletocontributetothepragmaticapplicationofnanoscienceintheaeronauticindustry,withtheexpertiseofAirbusandourChinesepartners”,saidFrancoisMery,COOofAirbusChinacommercialaircraft. Sinceitscreationin2005,ABEChasbeensuccessfullytakingpartindesigningcomponentsforalltheAirbusprogrammesincludingthecompany’sflagshipA380aswellasA350XWB.Itperformsthespecificdesignworkrelatedtothe5%A350XWBairframeworkpackagestobecarriedoutinChina. Currentlyaround130ChineseengineersworkinABEC,applyingtheirskillsandcompetenciesinlinewithAirbushighestendstandardsandusingstate-of-arttechnologies.Theydevelopengineeringsolutionsalongthefulllifecycleofanaircraft,whichcoversareasfromresearchanddesigntomanufacturingandinservicessupport. Withthegovernment'shighattentionandstrongdomesticmarketdemand,China'scivilaviationindustryisfacingunprecedentedopportunitiesandfavorableenvironment.The“13th Five-YearPlan”andthelaunchof"MadeinChina2025"havepointedoutthedirectionofChina'saviationindustryconstructionandpromotedtherapiddevelopmentofaviationindustryinChina. Focusingonspecialmetalfunctionalmaterials,high-performancestructuralmaterials,functionalpolymermaterials,specialinorganicnonmetallicmaterialsandadvancedcompositematerials.Advancethedevelopmentofsuperconductingmaterials,nanomaterials,graphene,bio-basedmaterialsandotherstrategicfrontiermaterials.Acceleratethedevelopmentofadvancedmelting,solidificationmolding,gasdeposition,profileprocessing,efficientsynthesisofnewmaterialsandotherkeytechnologiesandequipment.Weshouldstrengthenbasicresearchandsystemconstruction,breakthroughbottlenecksinindustrialization,andspeedupupgradingandupgradingofbasicmaterials.Adhereto"innovationdrivenandgreendevelopment",promotetheintegrationofinformationandindustrialization,enhancetheindustrialbasicability,focusonthenewgenerationofinformationtechnologyindustry,high-gradeCNCmachinetoolsandrobots,aeronauticsandAstronauticsequipment,improvetheaircraftmaterialanditsprocessingtechnology,"perceptibility"and"intelligent". Underthisbackground,the‘6thAnnualChinaAeronauticalMaterialsandProcessSummit’(CAMPS2018)willbeheldinthecityofChengduonSeptember12th-13th. Onbehalfoftheorganizingcommittee,wesincerelyinviteyoutoparticipateinthisSummit.JointlypromotethedevelopmentofChina'saeronauticalmaterialsindustry. Registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Jul 13,2018
  • China's C919 Project on Track with Two in Flight Tests

    China'sC919largepassengerplaneprojectismakingsteadyprogress,withtwoplanesundergoingflighttests,accordingtothestate-ownedCommercialAircraftCorp.ofChina(COMAC). ThetwoC919planesareundergoingflighttestsandpreparationsinXi'anandShanghai,saidCOMAC. TheC919,China'sfirstself-developedtrunkjetliner,conducteditssuccessfulmaidenflightonMay5,2017,atShanghaiPudongInternationalAirport. ThefirstC919planereceivedaseriesofmodificationsforitsflighttests,includingawaterbalancesystemmodificationandoverallsystemcalibration.TheflighttestsarebeingheldinYanliang,Xi'anofnorthwestChina'sShaanxiProvince. ThesecondC919hascompletedmultipletestsandmodificationsforitsflighttestmissions.ItiscurrentlyundergoingflighttestsinShanghaiandwillsoonflytotheDongyingflighttestbaseineastChina'sShandongProvince. Todate,theC919projectisonschedule,withflighttests,statictestsandgroundtestsforfollow-upplanesinorder,saidCOMAC. ThethirdC919planeisinitsfinalassemblyphase,withitscablesandairbornesystemscurrentlybeinginstalled. Todate,COMAChasreceived815ordersfortheC919from28customersworldwide. ChinaAviationMarketdemandisthehighestglobally,withnearly7600newcommercialaircraftexpectedwithinthenexttwodecades.DemandgrowthhasdriventheriseofnewChinesemanufacturesalongwiththematurationofChina'saerospaceindustrysupplychain. ManyofCommercialAircraftCorporationofChina's(COMAC)andAviationIndustryCorporationofChina's(AVIC)domesticpartnersareactivelyseekingnewproductandservicevendorstosupportvariousChinesecivilaviationprojects. TheCivilAircraftIndustryInternationalForum(CAIIF)wasfirstheldin2009coincidingwithCOMAC'sestablishmentandtherenewednationalfocustodevelopChina'sCivilAviationIndustry.CAIIF2018the9thinstallmentofthispopularindustryconference,whichwillbeheldinthecityofChengduonSeptember12th-13th,2018. Registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Jul 13,2018
  • CAAC Will Give a Speech on the Establishment of Operation Support System

    AccordingtotheanalysisofAVICgroup,Chinaairtransportmarketwillmaintainsteadygrowthinthenext20years.By2034,Chinaneedstocomplementvarioustypesofcivilaircraft5522. Inthefaceofsuchrapiddevelopmentofaviationnetworkandhugefleetscale,itisnecessarytobuildafter-saleservicemarkettoguaranteeitsfunctionaloperation. However,Chinacivilaircraftoperationsupportsystemisstillintheinitialstageofdevelopment,civilaircraftmaintenancenetworkisnotcomprehensive.Thedigitizationandinformatizationneedtobeupgraded.Sparepartspoolalsoneedtobeestablished. Asaresult,itwouldbethemostconcernedemphasesthathowtobuildamatureoperationsupportnetworktoensureaircraft'sconstantoptimizationforefficiencyandcostinthefuture. Inordertobuildaperfectsystemandsetuptheguaranteesystem,it'sourhonortohaveHeadofFlightStandardDep.ofCAACtogiveaspeach. Thedetailsofspeakerisasfollows: SpeechTopic:EstablishmentofChineseOperationSupportSystem Speaker:ShijunXVE JobTitle:HeadofFlightStandardDep.ofCAAC(CivilAviationAdministrationofChina) Background: OperationSupportSystemstartstoestablishin2016.Aftermarketservicewasdividedbymanyindividualbranchesbefore.InordertobettercompleteacomprehensiveMROservice,CAACdecidedtobuildOperationSupportSystem.Withthegradualimprovementofthesystem,CAACputsforwardnewrequirementseveryyear.Thisyear,It'sourgreathonortohaveCAACtogiveaspeach.Hewillsharetheinformationaboutlatestsystemupdatesandthetechnicalsuggestions. Wesincerelywelcomemoreindustrialexpertsandsupplierscouldjoinusandpromotecommunication.CivilAircraftOperationSupportTechnologyInternationalForum(CAOSTIF)willbeheldonSeptember13th-14thinChengdu,China. RegisterCAOSTIForgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails. 【Contact】 Companyname:Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name:DannieWang EmailAddress:marketing@galleon.cc Phone:+8602151559030

    Jul 13,2018
  • Pace Of Printing 3D Metal Aviation Parts Picking Up

    Three-Dprinting,oradditivemanufacturing,ofpolymerpartsforaircraftinteriorsisdecadesold.Butmetalisnotnaturallyaconvenientliquid,andmetalaircraftpartstendtobesafety-critical,soprintingmetalpartshastakenlongertoadvance. Nevertheless,thepaceofmetalprintingispickingup.ItstartedwithanOEMofengines,whereweightandperformancearecritical.Itisnowspreadingwellbeyondtoavarietyofcomponentsandstructures. OEMsarealsodiversifyingtheiruseof3Dtechnologies.Metalpowdersaswellaswiresarebeingused,anddifferenttechniquesforprintingmetalmaterialsarebeingexploited. Thetwosimplestappealsofprintinghavebeencuttingwasteandproducingpartsquicklyinsmallvolumes.Thefirstcancutcosts,whilethesecondspeedspartstomarket,eliminatingtheneedformassiveinventories. But,3Dprinting’srealpotentialisinredesigningwholesystemsandcomponentstotheexactconfiguration andcontentrequiredfortheirfunctions,notdesigningapartorcollectionofpartsjusttoeasemanufacturebyconventionalmethods.Thispotentialwillonlytrulybetappedasnewenginesandaircraftaredeveloped. Honeywell’sadditive-manufacturinglabinShanghai. Sothereismuchmorecominginadditivemanufacturing.SmartOEMsaretakingearlysteps,partlyforreasonsspecifictoeachprintedpiece,butalsotogainexperienceforthefutureadditiveaerospaceindustry. HoneywellAerospacehasalreadybegunprintingmetalpartsforitsauxiliarypowerunits(APU).DonaldGodfrey,anengineeringfellowinadditivemanufacturingatHoneywell,explainsthechange:Ifacomponentalreadyisinuse,thenprintingitreplacessheet-metalforming,welding,castingorforging.“Honeywellisgoingthroughthisexerciseonmanypartsandapplyingadditivemanufacturingtechnologywhereitmakessense,”hesays. Onereasonforprintingapartmightbethatconventionalmanufacturingisnotyieldingtimelyproduction.Honeywellmightalsodecidetoprintapartifthetraditionalsuppliermovedawayorisnolongerassociatedwiththecompany.OrHoneywellmightprintacomponentifthevendorishavingproblemsmeetingqualitystandards. Godfreynotesthatthebasicdifferencesbetweenpropulsionengines—thefirsttouseprintedparts—andAPUsaresimplysizeandhorsepower.“Bothareturbinesandhavethesamesections:compressor,combustor,high-pressureandlow-pressureturbinesandexhaust,”hesays.PrintingAPUcomponentshasthusbeenahighpriorityatHoneywell. TheOEM’sfirstprintedpart,asplashguardforanAPU,wasshippedtoacustomerDec.18,2015.GodfreysaysitwasaverysimplepartandprintedmostlysothatHoneywellcouldunderstandwhatittooktogetprintedpartsthroughitsownquality-controlsystem,engineeringapprovalsandacceptancebytheFAAandthecustomer. HoneywellisnowprintingductsandoiltubesforAPUs.Thesepartswereselectedforoneoffourreasons:theOEMwashavingdifficultywithvendors,printingcouldreduceleadtimes,printingcouldimprovequalityorprintingcouldreducecosts. Toprinttheseparts,Honeywellisusingtwo3Dtechnologies.Mostprintingisdonewithlaserpowderbedfusion,alsocalleddirectmetallasersintering(DMLS).Asmallerportionuseselectronbeam(EB)melting,alsoknownasEBpowderbedfusion.TheOEMisalsolookingatbinderjetprintinganddirectenergydeposition(DED). HoneywellisevaluatingallnonrotatingcomponentsofAPUsascandidatesforadditivemanufacturing.Theseincludecompressorandturbinecases,brackets,mounts,tubes,vanesanddiffusers. InadditiontoAPUs,Honeywellislookingatadditivemanufacturingforpropulsionenginecomponents.Italreadyhascertifiedsomenon-APUpartsforspaceapplications.“Also,severalmechanicalcomponentprojectsaredueforcertifiedproductionin2018,”Godfreysays. Amuchsmaller,youngercompany,NorskTitanium,haschosenaverydifferentadditiveapproach.The140-personmanufacturerusesitsversionofDEDwithwiretoprintfootlongtitaniumfittingstoholdaftgalleysinplacefor10Boeing787seachmonth. ChiefCommercialOfficerChetFullersayssmall,intricatepartssuchasGEAviation’sfuelnozzlearebestprintedbypowderbedfusiontechniques.Forthebig,structuraltitaniumpartsthatNorskwantstoprint,wire-fedtechnologyisbetter.NorskusesargongastorchesinapatentedprocesscalledRapidPlasmaDeposition.“[Ourparts]startatapoundorlarger.Powdertakestoolongforthat,”saysFuller.Indeed,theNorskmachinesprintkilogramsperhour,notouncesperhour,aspowderbedfusiondoes. Thewire-fedapproachonlyproducespartstonearnetshape,afterwhichexcessmetalmustbemachinedaway.Butitisfastandeconomicalforanyvolumes.Anditsgreatadvantageisthatitcutsthebuy-to-fly(BTF)ratioforpriceytitaniumsubstantially,comparedwithcuttingtitaniumblocks.Conventionallycuttingatitaniumstructuralpartresultsina15:1BTF,Fullerestimates.Norsk’swire-fedprintinghasaBTFofabout3:1.Thatsaves24kg(53lb.)oftitaniumona2-kgpart. Andbecauseitisusingwire,Norskisnotpayingtheexorbitantcostsofmetalpowders.ThesecanreduceoroffsetBTFgains.Titaniumwirecostsmoreperkilogramthantitaniumblock,Fulleracknowledges,“butnotdramaticallymore.”TheOEMusesstandardrollsofTi64titanium,madetoitsownspecificationsfortwistandcleanliness. TheroadtobecomingaBoeingsupplierwaslong.IttookNorsk10yearstodevelopitsfourth-generationnonvacuumprintingmachine,whichprintspartscleanly,quietlyandquickly.Importantforcertification,themachinemeasures600parameterspersecond,ensuringcontrolofthemeltpoolandahomogenousgrainstructureinallprintedparts.Fullersayshiscompany’sthreeNorwegianmachinesandnineNewYorkmachinescanthusallguaranteeproductionofthesameparteverytime.CertificationbytheFAAtook10months. ThecurrentNorskmachinehasaworkenvelopeof900X600X300mm(35X24X12in.).Thecompanyisnowdecidingwhetheritsnextmachinewillaimforlargerpartsorjustmorecomplexones.Fullersaysthatthebesttargetsforhisequipmentarethelatestaircraft—787s,AirbusA350sandtheBombardierCSeries—thatmakeheavyuseoftitanium. NorskisproducinghundredsoftestpartsinvariousshapesandsizestodemonstratetoregulatorsandvariousOEMsthesuitabilityofitsmethodsformanymoreparts.Onceithasprovedthecapabilitiesandconsistencyofitsdepositionprocess,certifyingindividualpartsismucheasierandtakesmuchlesstime.TheOEMcannowusesimulationsoftwareforsometasksleadingtocertification. Fullersaysthebestcandidatesforprintingarepartswithasignificantverticaldimension.Inanycase,theNorwegianOEMshouldhaveplentyofworkahead.IthaspartneredwithSpiritAeroSystems,whichbuildsthousandsoftitaniumparts.Spiritexecutivesexpectthatatleast30%ofthesepartscouldbecandidatesforNorsk’srapid-depositionprocess. Majoraerospacecompaniesthatarenotyetprintingpartsareeagertobegindoingso.Eaton’sAerospaceGroupisinvestingaggressivelyinadditivemanufacturing,withMikeYork,directorofaerospaceadditivemanufacturing,leadingateamofEatonbusinesslinesdedicatedtospecificadditiveapplications. EatonmaintainsacenterofexcellenceinSouthfield,Michigan,fordevelopingbothpolymerandmetaladditives.Thecenterispilotinginitialdevelopmentandwillprovidelow-rateproductionparts. Inaddition,thecenterisdevelopingitsownhigh-temperaturepolymermaterialsforuseinadditivemanufacturing.Eatonwillgotomarkettosourcemetalmaterialfor3Dprinting.Additionally,alargerEatonteaminPune,India,isworkingonsimulationofadditiveprocessesandproducts. “Weseethisasagoodopportunityinaerospace—togainacompetitiveadvantageinspeed,costandperformance,”Yorksays. EatonischieflyinterestedinDMLS,EB,DEDandcoldspraytechniquesformetaladditives.Forpolymers,itisconcentratingondirectlasersinteringandfuseddepositionmodelingwhilealsoexploringotherprocesses. Eatonhasidentifiedmanifolds,valves,filtrationcomponentsandotherproductsascandidatesformetaladditives.Forpolymers,itsinvestigationsincludereplacingsomealuminumpartswithadditivepolymerstosavecostsandreduceweight. Onecriticalfactorindecidingthesuitabilityofanadditiveformakingapartisthatpart’scomplexity.Traditionalmethodsmeantcomplexityincreasedcost,ineithermanufacturingorwelding.Withadditives,themantrais“complexityisfree.”Yorksaysthatasadditiveprocessesimprove,thedegreeofcomplexityrequiredtomakeitthelessexpensiveoptiondecreases.“Applicationsthatdidnotlookattractivetwotothreeyearsagonowdo,”hesays. Anditisnotjustcostthatcanbesaved.Yorksaysthenewdesignsthatadditivemanufacturingenablescanimproveperformancebyreducingweightorsize,orimprovingfluidflowsorpressures. Eatonplanstolaunchitsfirstadditive-manufacturedaerospacepartsbytheendof2019,butmostoftheadditiveportfoliowillcomelater.Yorkpredictsthatin5-10years,asignificantportionoftheEatonportfoliowillbemadethroughtheadditiveprocess. Thenewgenerationofaircraftisconstantlydevelopingtowardshighperformance,highreliability,longlifeservicesandlowcost,andmoreandmoreusesthewholestructure,andthepartstendtobecomplicatedandlarge,whichpromotesthedevelopmentandapplicationofthetechnologyofmaterialadding.Fromthe3DCADmodeloftheparts,themanufacturingtechnologyofmaterialaddingcangreatlyreducethecostandshortenthedevelopmentperiodwithouttheneedofthemold.Itisalsoanimportantmeanstomeettherapidandlowcostdevelopmentofthemodernaircraft.Itisalsooneofthekeytechnologiestomeettheultraspecificationandcomplexmetalstructuremanufacturinginaerospace. The‘6thAnnualChinaAeronauticalMaterialsandProcessSummit’(CAMPS2018)willbeheldinthecityofChengduonSeptember12th-13th.CAMPS2018willbeheldtoimprovetheefficiencyandqualityofmanufacturingprocessexperiencethroughinnovativetechnologyandmaterials. Registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Jun 29,2018
  • China-developed Planes Serve B&R Countrie

    ChinaispickingupthepacedeliveringitsaviationproductstoBeltandRoadcountries. MoreBeltandRoadcountriesareembracingChineseaircraftfamilies,suchastheMA60seriesturboproppassengerplanes,LE500andY-12seriesgeneralplanesandY-8transportaircraft,saidAVICInternational. AVICInternationalisasubsidiaryofthestate-ownedaviationgiantChinaAviationIndustryCorporation,whichfocusesonoverseassalesandpromotionofChina'saircraftandotheraviationproducts. Todate,Chinahasdelivered57MA60/600turbopropplanesto18BeltandRoadcountriesand103Y-12seriesplanesto28BeltandRoadcountries,accordingtoAVICInternational. TheMA60andMA600turbopropaircraft,developedbyAVICXi'anAircraftIndustry(Group)CompanyLtd.,isdesignedtooperateregionalflights,andcouldalsobemodifiedtoprojectartificialprecipitation. TheY-12series,manufacturedbyAVICHarbinAircraftIndustryCompanyLtd.,isaregionalturbopropaircraftdesignedforpassenger,cargoandemergencyrescueflightsinplateauormountainousregions. TheChina-developedaircraftfamiliesaredesignedtomeetdemandsfromthecountry'scomplicatedgeographicalandweatherconditions.Andmostofthemarehighlycosteffective. ThesefeaturesinbothperformanceandpricemaketheChineseaircraftcatertowide-rangingBeltandRoadcountries,especiallythedevelopingcountries. InApril,NepalAirlinesCorporation(NAC),thenationalflagcarrierofNepal,receivedtwo17-seatY-12EplanesfromChina. NACsignedanagreementwithAVICInternationaltoprocuresixaircraft,respectivelytwo56-seatMA60andfour17-seatY-12Ein2012. "TheseaircraftarethesymbolofcooperationbetweenNepalandChina,"saidRabindraAdhikari,NepaliministerforCulture,TourismandCivilAviation,whenreceivingthenewaircraftinApril. "Iamconfidentthatwiththeseplanes,NepalAirlinesCorporationwillbeabletoservethedemandofthegeneralpublicandcontributeinnationaleconomy,"Adhikariadded. BytheendofApril,thedeliveredMA60andMA600aircraftathomeandabroadhaveundertakenmorethan420,000flights,withtotalflighthoursreaching460,000. Theyareoperatingonabout300airroutes,andhavetransportedmorethan11millionpassengersaroundtheworld. Besidesthecivilaviationmarket,China-developedaircraftarealsoservingotherfieldsinBeltandRoadcountries,suchaspilottraining,short-distancetrafficandemergencyrescue. TheLE500,thefirstChinesegeneralplanemodeltoentertheAfricanmarket,completedasuccessfulmaidenflightinSouthAfricainMay. TwoLE500planes,dubbedLittleEagle500inChinese,havesuccessfullyconductedtheirfirstflightsatapilottrainingschoolinSouthAfrica.Theywillsoonservethelocalgeneralaviationmarket. Chinaisjoininghandswithforeignaviationauthoritiesandoperatorstoboostprofessionaltraining,spare-partsupportandaviationnetworkbuilding,accordingtoAVICInternational. AVIChassenttechnicalserviceandmaintenanceteamstosupportthesmoothoperationofChineseplanesinBeltandRoadcountries,asacommitmenttobetterservelocalcustomers. Basedonsuchdomesticandoverseasindustrialbackground,the9thCivilAircraftIndustryInternationalForum2018isjointlyheldby ChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronautics andsupportedbyvariousmajoraircraftOEMsunder CommercialAircraftCooperationofChina(COMAC) and AviationIndustryCorporationofChina(AVIC),aimingtoboostingandpromotinginternationalcommunicationandcooperationinaerospaceindustry,aswellasdrivingthedevelopmentofinternationalaircraftmanufacturingindustry. ClickRegisterformoredetailedinformationoftheevent. 【Contact】 Company:Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name:DannieWang EmailAddress:marketing@galleon.cc Phone:+8602151559030 Fax:+8602151559049

    Jun 29,2018
  • Comac ARJ21 Will Feature Teledyne’s Real Time Monitoring System

    Comac’sARJ21aircraftwillbegettinganewRealTimeMonitoringSystem(RTMS)fromTeledyneControls.Arecently-announcedpartnershipbetweentheChineseaircraftmanufacturerandtheaircraftdataspecialistwillseetheARJ21equippedwithTeledyneControls’ Real-timeMonitoringUnit(RTMU)onceitiscertifiedandreadyforinstallation,whichisexpectedineitherQ3orQ4ofthisyear. TheRTMUincludesabuilt-inQuickAccessRecorder(QAR)andafully-programmableAircraftConditionMonitoringsystem(ACMS),whichcanbemodifiedandenhancedduringoperation.AccordingtoComac,benefitsofthisfullycustomizableACMSincludetheabilityforoperatorstocustomizeaircraftparameters,displayscreens,reportgenerationconditions,andreportformatandcontent.ComacalsocitestheACMSTestersoftwareasabenefit,asitallowsuserstosimulateeventstoverifyfunctionalitypriortoinstallation. TheRTMU’sfunctionalitycanbeenhancedthroughinstallationofTeledyneControls’GroundLinkComm+system,whichcanrecordanddistributedataforaircraftsystemconditionmonitoring,performancetrendingandoperationalqualityassurance.GroundLinkComm+isalreadyinstalledontheARJ21andComacsaysthiswillprovidethebenefitofeliminatingbandwidthconstraintsforlargeACMSreports,sinceGroundLinkComm+cantransmitanddistributethemwirelesslyviacellularnetwork. ComacwillbeinstallingtheRTMUunits—includingthetraysandwiring—oncetheyarecertifiedfortheARJ21.Fornow,TeledyneControlssaystheRTMUwillonlybeinstalledontonewaircraftinproduction.AdecisionhasyettobemadeforexistingARJ21aircraft.ThefirstRTMS-equippedARJ21isexpectedtobedeliveredineitherQ42018orearly2019.Sofar,morethan450ARJ21aircrafthavebeenorderedbymorethan20customers. WiththedevelopmentofChineseAircrafts,theneedofadvancedtechnologyisbooming.Andmoreandmoreairlinesarefocusingonbigdataanalysis. Underthisbackground, CivilAircraftOperationSupport TechnologyInternationalForum(CAOSTIF) willbeheldonSeptember13th-14thinChengdu,China.ThepartnerswillexploreareaswheretheycanleveragetheirstrengthstohelpincreasesupportavailabilityandtechnicalexpertiseforthegrowingoperationsupportmarketinChina. Register CAOSTIForgetintouchwith marketing@galleon.cc formoredetails. 【Contact】 Companyname:Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name:DannieWang EmailAddress: marketing@galleon.cc Phone:+860215155.9030

    Jun 28,2018
  • Announcement From Galleon

    Dearcolleague,  OnJune15,2018,anemailtitled“CallforAbstracts–CivilAvionicsInternationalForum2019”wassentfromourcompanywithmarketing@comac.ccasthesender.SinceitwasnottheofficialemailofGalleon,atthefirsttimeofrealizingthisissue,Galleonimmediatelylookedintothereasonandfoundthattheoriginallydesignatedsendermarketing@galleon.ccwasmaliciouslytamperedwhenissuingexternallythroughathird-partygroupsendingmailboxplatform.Galleonherebydeclaresthatthedomainnameoftheonlyofficialexternalmailboxisgalleon.cc. Galleonreservestherighttolegalaction. Galleonsincerelyapologizesforanyinconveniencebroughttorelatedorganizationandindividualandadoptspositivemeasuresasbelowtoeliminatethenegativeeffectsofsucheventasmuchaspossible. 1.Makeanexternalstatementviaemail,officialwebsite(www.galleon.cc)andwechatofficialaccount(Galleon航空资讯)within24hours;principal:JeremyCHEN-SalesDirector,email:Jeremyc@galleon.cc 2.Communicatewithoursuppliersviaemailandupgradesafetyleveltoavoidrecurring;principal:AdesonXING-OperationDirector,email:adesonx@galleon.cc 3.Wewilladoptpositivemeasurestosolvetheissuebroughttoeachreceiverduetowronginformationofpreviousemailandclarifythemisunderstanding;principal:FrankLi-NewBusinessDevelopmentDirector,email:frankl@galleon.cc Thewrongsenderofthisgroupsendingemailmakesusfeelincrediblysadandalsoexposessomeproblemsoninternalmanagement.Itmakesusfeelguilty.Weherebyextendoursincerethankstoallcolleaguesandfriendswhohavegivenusstrongsupportandimmediatereminderthathelpustofindoutthereasonoftheproblem.Wearewillingtoundertakecorrespondingresponsibilities.Wewouldalsogreatlyappreciateyouradvicesandsuggestionswhichcouldmakeusbetter. Bestregards,  FrankLi NewBusinessDevelopmentDirector Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. 

    Jun 16,2018
  • Sino-Russian Widebody Gets Seven Proposals for Engine

    DevelopersoftheChinese-Russianwidebodyhavereceivedproposalsfromsevenfirmstosupplytheaircraft’spropulsionsystem.   ThesubmissionsweremadetotheChina-RussiaCommercialAircraftCorporation(CRAIC)asaccordingtothe30Maydeadline.Thebidscamefrombothdomesticandforeignsuppliers,saysChineseairframerComac.   CRAICissuedtherequestforproposallastDecember.Lastweek,SukhoiCivilAircraft,thecommercialaviationunitforUnitedAircraft,toldFlightGlobalthatthedevelopersoftheaircrafthaveincreasedtheenginethrustrequiredforthejet.Therequirementisnowfor78,000lb-thrustturbofans,upfromtheprevious75,000lb-thrustspecification.   “Ithaschangedbecauseofmarketingdemandthattheaircraftbeabletobaseinseveralhigh-altitudeaerodromesinChina.AftertheanswertoRFPrequestsfrompotentialenginesuppliersisreceived,thismeasurementmightalsobeelaborated,”itadds.   CRAICsaysitwillanalyse,clarifyandevaluatetheproposalsreceivedbytheendoftheyear.Rolls-RoyceandGeneralElectricareexpectedtobeamongthesevenwhichhavesubmittedbids.   UnitedAircraftandComacaredevelopingthreevariantsofthetwinjet.ThebaselinemodelwillbetheCR929-600withapassengercapacityof281seatsinathree-classconfiguration,andarangeof12,000km.   Theaeroengineindustrychainislongandhasawidecoverage,whichhasahugedrivingeffectonthenationaleconomyandtechnologicaldevelopment.AeroengineprojectisalsoakeyprojectinChinainrecentyears.In2015,thegovernmentworkreportforthefirsttimeincludedaeroengineandgasturbinemanufacturinginthereport,reflectingtheunprecedentedimportanceofthestate.   Underthisbackground,the8th AnnualChinaAerospacePropulsionTechnologyForum(CAPTF2018),whichwillbeheldinthecityofChengdu,onSeptember12th -13th,2018.   Onbehalfoftheorganizingcommittee,wesincerelyinviteyoutoparticipateinthisforum.JointlypromotethedevelopmentofChina'saeroengineindustry.   Register yourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.

    Jun 15,2018
  • Structural Core Materials Market worth 2.32 Billion USD by 2022

    TheglobalstructuralcorematerialsmarketisprojectedtogrowfromUSD1.52Billionin2017toUSD2.32Billionby2022,ataCAGRof8.8%.Increaseintheuseofhoneycombstructuralcorematerialsintheaerospaceindustryisexpectedtodrivethestructuralcorematerialsmarket.Theaerospaceindustryhaswitnessedseveralchangesinitscomponentsmanufacturinginthepastfewdecades.Theuseofwoodandmetalformanufacturingaircraftcomponentshasbeenreplacedbyvariouslightweightcomposites.Thus,thedemandforstructuralcorematerialsisincreasingwiththeincreasingpenetrationofcompositesintheaerospaceindustry. Theincreasingnumberofpatentsfiledforstructuralcorematerialsbyglobalplayers,growingmanufacturingindustries,andcontinuousagreements,partnerships&jointventures,expansions,newproduct&technologylaunches,andmergers&acquisitionsactivitiesundertakenbyvariouscompaniesarekeyfactorsdrivingtheglobalstructuralcorematerialsmarket.Majorfactorsfuelingthegrowthofthestructuralcorematerialsmarketarethegrowingdemandfromthewindenergyindustry,increasingusageofcompositesintheaerospaceindustry,andrecoveryofthemarinesectorintheUSaftertheeconomicrecession. Basedontype,thefoamsegmentisestimatedtoleadthestructuralcorematerialsmarket Foamisthemostcommonstructuralcorematerialusedinvariousapplicationsduetoitseasyavailabilityandlowcost.Foamstructuralcorematerialsareusedinthesandwichconstructionofwindturbineblades,andtheyimpartstrengthandstiffnesswhilekeepingthestructurelightweight.PVC,PET,andSANfoamsarethemostpopularstructuralcorematerialsusedinwindenergyturbines.Thesefoamsareusedinvariousapplications,suchaswindenergybladesandnacelles,dependingontheirresincompatibility,temperature,manufacturingaspects,andcosts.Thedemandforlightweightandfuel-efficientvehiclesinthetransportationindustryisalsodrivingthedemandforfoam.Moreover,theyareusedinvariousend-useindustries,includingmarine. Basedonouterskintype,theGFRPsegmentisestimatedtoleadthestructuralcorematerialsmarket GFRPisacompositeouterskinwhichisusedincompositeapplications,especiallyinthewindenergy,transportation,construction,andmarineend-useindustries.GFRPismainlyusedincombinationwithbalsaandPVCfoam.GFRPpanelsprovideastrongscratchresistantsurface,chemicalresistance,durability,andislightweight.Itispreferredoverotherbuildingmaterialsasitsavesmaintenancecostandischeaperthanotherouterskins.SomeofthemajorapplicationsofGFRPincludeswindblades,walls,andceilings. APACisthekeystructuralcorematerialsmarket Intermsofvolume,theAPACstructuralcorematerialsmarketisprojectedtoregisterthehighestCAGRbetween2017and2022,duetotheincreaseddemandforthesematerialsfromthewindenergyandaerospaceindustries.Inaddition,easyavailabilityofrawmaterials,lowlaborcost,growingmanufacturingindustries,newproductdevelopments,capacityexpansions,andnewplantestablishmentsbyvariousleadingplayersaredrivingthestructuralcorematerialsmarketintheregion. NorthAmericaledthestructuralcorematerialsmarket,intermsofvalue,in2016,owingtohighdemandforhoneycombcorematerialsfromtheaerospaceandwindenergyend-useindustries.Establishedplayers,suchasHexcelCorporation(US)andTheGillCorporation(US)areacceleratingtheireffortstoincreasetheproductionofhoneycombandfoamcorematerialstomeettheincreasingdemandfromaircraftandwindblademanufacturers.Therefore,increasingapplicationofhoneycombandfoamcorematerialsintheaerospaceandwindenergyend-useindustriesisexpectedtodrivethestructuralcorematerialsmarket. Leadingmanufacturersofstructuralcorematerialsare: DiabGroup(Sweden),HexcelCorporation(US),SchweiterTechnologies(Switzerland),EuroComposites(Luxembourg),GuritHolding(Switzerland),TheGillCorporation(US),ChangzhouTianshengNewMaterialsCo.Ltd.(China),PlascoreIncorporated(US),ArmacellInternational(Luxembourg),andEvonikIndustries(Germany).Theseplayersadoptedvariousorganicandinorganicdevelopmentalstrategiesbetween2013and2017. DiabGroup(Sweden)isoneofthemajormanufacturersofstructuralcorematerials,hasalreadyannouncedtoparticipateintheupcoming6thAnnualChinaAeronauticalMaterialsandProcessSummit(CAMPS2018)aspresentationsponsor.Itemphasizesonexcellenceinconsumer-centricproductcreationandfocusesmainlyonstrategies,suchasnewproductlaunches,agreements,partnerships,andexpansionstogrow.Thecompanycarriedoutcontinuousimprovementsinseveralbusinessareasbymaintainingitsfocus.Itfollowsstrategicmovestosustainitspositionasamarketleader. CAMPSisanannuallyeventsinceyearof2012,whichisatopmanagement-gatheringplatformthatofficiallyhostedbyChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronautics,supportedbyChengduMunicipalGovernment,andco-organizedAVICChengduAircraftIndustrial(Group)Co.,Ltd., CAMPS2018willbeheldtoimprovetheefficiencyandqualityofmanufacturingprocessexperiencethroughinnovativetechnologyandmaterials. Registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Jun 19,2018
  • Boeing plans to open new facility in China by year-end

    Theworld'sbiggestplanemakerBoeingCoplanstoopenanewfacilityinChinabytheendofthisyear,tocompletesomeofits737jets,financialnewswebsiteMarketWatchreportedWednesday.   BoeingCEODennisMuilenburgsaidconstructionisunderwayonthenewdeliveryandcompletioncenterinZhoushan,Zhejiangprovince,andsitepreparationhasbeeninitiated.   "We'restilldrivingtowardagoalofbeginningtohaveoperationalcapabilitytowardtheendofthisyear,"Muilenburgadded.   Muilenburgmadetheseremarksatanearningconferencecallafterthecompanyreportedstrong2018first-quarterresults.Boeingreporteda57percentriseforthefirstquarter,whilealsoraisingitsfull-yearforecastforearningpershareandoperatingcashflow.   InlateSeptember,BoeingandCommercialAircraftCorpofChinasignedanagreementandunveiledBoeing'sfirstoverseascompletionanddeliverycenterinZhoushan.   Thecenter,whichconsistofacompletioncenterunderajointventurebetweenBoeingandCOMAC,andadeliverycenterownedbyBoeing,willbecapableoftasksincludingcabininstallation,painting,flighttestingandaircraftmaintenance.   Boeingwillcontinueassembling737satitsplantnearSeattle,butsendsomeplanestoChinaforcompletionatthenewplant,thereportsaid.   InSeptember,aircraftmanufacturerAirbusGroupalsoinauguratedtheTianjincenterofitsfirstwide-bodycompletionanddeliverycenteroutsideEurope,anddeliveredthefirstEuropeanandChinesemadeA330aircrafttoTianjinAirlines.   Currently,AirbusassemblesfourA320aircrafteverymonthinTianjin.Byearly2019,theassemblylinewillproducefiveaircraftamonth,andbyearly2020,itwillproducesixA320samonth,accordingtoanagreementsignedinJanuary.   ChinaisBoeing’slargestoverseasmarket.TheChinesemarketaccountsforone-fifthofBoeing’saircraftdelivery. Boeingpredictsthatinthenext20years,Chinawillneed6,810newaircraftworthatrillionU.S.dollarsintotal,andChinawillthusbecometheworld’sfirstaviationmarketwithatotalvalueofoverUS$trillion."LocalizationInChina"isamaindirectionforBoeingtorunitsbusinessinthismarket,whichisalsoaindustryfocuswiththechangeofpoliticalenvironmentandChineseindustrydevelopment.   OnSeptember12th to13th ,the 9th CivilAircraftIndustryInternationalForum2018 willbeheldinChengdu,China.Intheforum,wewillhavetheseniorindustrialleadersfromAviationIndustryofChina,BoeingAirbusandtheleadingaircraftOEMsworldwidetosharethechallengesandopportunitiesintheworldlargestaviationmarket.   ClickRegister formoredetailedinformationoftheevent.   【Contact】 Company:Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name:DannieWang EmailAddress:marketing@galleon.cc  Phone:+8602151559030 Fax:+8602151559049

    Jun 12,2018
  • Aircraft MRO Market: Trends To Watch in 2018

    RapidfleetexpansionandMROoutsourcingaresomeofthemajorfactorsdrivingtheglobalaircraftMROmarket.Asof2016,thereweremorethan22,000activecommercialwidebodyandnarrowbodyaircraftacrosstheglobe.Theexistingcommercialfleetsareexpectedtobereplacedbymorethan40,000newaircraft,overthenext20years.   Theexpansionoftheexistingcommercialaircraftfleetsalongwiththelaunchofnewairlines,wouldresultinincreasedMROactivitiesinthefuture.Hence,itisexpectedthattherapidfleetexpansionwouldeventuallydrivetheaircraftMROmarket.Inaddition,theincreasedfocusofOEMsonprovidingaircraftMROwouldaddfundstothemarket.   Airtravelinemergingcountriesisgrowing,thusincreasingthedemandforaircraftMROservices.ManynewMROservicecentershavebeensetupinnumerouscountriesinrecently.Thisincreasestheparticipationofregionalcompanies(tier-IIortier-IIIsuppliers)inthefieldofaircraftMRO.   Moreover,thegrowinginternationaltradebetweencountrieshaveincreasedfrequenciesofcargoplanes.Thus,itisessentialtoconducttimelychecksandrepairsonairplanestoensureefficientperformanceandsafeairtravel.ThemarketisdrivenbyvariousfactorssuchasincreasedfocusofOEMsonaircraftMROserviceandrapidaircraftfleetexpansion.Also,theincreasedneedforpropermaintenanceofengines&components,isdrivingthegrowthoftheaircraftMROmarket.   Underthisbackground,CivilAircraftOperationSupport TechnologyInternationalForum(CAOSTIF)willbeheldonSeptember13th-14thinChengdu,China.ThepartnerswillexploreareaswheretheycanleveragetheirstrengthstohelpincreasesupportavailabilityandtechnicalexpertiseforthegrowingoperationsupportmarketinChina.   Register CAOSTIForgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.   【Contact】 Companyname:Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name:DannieWang EmailAddress:marketing@galleon.cc Phone:+860215155.9030

    Jun 12,2018
  • Aircraft Recycling Base Starts Operation in Northeast China

    AnaircraftrecyclingandrebuildingbasewasputintooperationonJune8th inHarbin,capitalofNortheastChina'sHeilongjiangprovince.   Thebasewillrepair,disassembleandreassembleaircraft,aswellasmanageandsellaircraftmaterials.   Covering300,000squaremeters,thebasecanhandle20aircrafteachyear. ThebasewaspaidforbyAircraftRecyclingInternational(ARI),headquarteredinHongKong.   Previously,recyclingofChina'saircraftwasmainlyconductedbyUSandEuropeancompaniesandwascostlyandtime-consuming,saidLiYuze,thegeneralmanagerofZhonglongAircraftDisassemblyBaseCompany,whichoperatesthebase.   Withtheincreasingservicelifeofcivilaircraft,maintenancecosts,fuelconsumption,andthedeclineoftheirflightsafetyandcomfort,someoldaircrafthaveenteredthefinalstageoftheirlife.After15to20years,civilaircraftareusuallyretiredormodifiedtocargoaircraft.   About90percentofanaircraft'ssparepartsarestillvaluable,andtheycanbeputonthemarketaftertestingandcertification.Currently,alotoftopinternationalairlinesareusingsecond-handspareparts. Globally,morethan1,000aircraftneedtobedismantledandrecycledannually,andtheaircraftdismantlesectorisexpectedtonetabout$10billionayearinrevenue.   Underthisbackground,CivilAircraftOperationSupportTechnologyInternationalForum(CAOSTIF)willdiscussthetopicsaboutthedevelopmentofChinarecyclingmarket.TheconferencewillbeheldonSeptember13th-14thinChengdu,China.     Register CAOSTIForgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.   【Contact】 Companyname:Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name:DannieWang EmailAddress:marketing@galleon.cc Phone:+860215155.9030  

    Jun 12,2018
  • China Embraces Major Progress in Civil Aircraft

    Chinaisseeingmajorprogressinthreecivilaircraftmodels,withtheARJ21inoperation,theC919inflighttestsandtheCR929inpreliminarydesign,saidtheirdeveloperMonday.   Embracingits10thanniversary,theCommercialAircraftCorp.ofChina(COMAC)hasmadegreatbreakthroughsincultivatinganationalcivilaviationindustry,saidastatementfromCOMAC.   COMAChadrealizedtheprocessofdevelopingciviljetlinersandformedaproductpedigreefromshort-medium-rangenarrowbodytomedium-long-rangewide-bodyaircraft.   TheC919largepassengeraircraftisundergoingflighttestsatthetestbaseinYanliang,northwestChina'sShaanxiProvince.   China'sfirstself-developedtrunkjetliner,theC919underwentitssuccessfulmaidenflightonMay5,2017,atShanghaiPudongInternationalAirport.   Todate,COMAChasreceived815ordersfrom28customersworldwide.   TheARJ21regionaljetlinerisnowflyingoneightroutesforChengduAirlines.ThecarrierhasfiveARJ21swhichhaveflownaround74,000passengers.   TheARJ21isaChina-developedjetwith78to90seatsandarangeupto3,700km.ItmadeitsmaidenflightinJune2016andmassproductionstartedinSeptember2017.   TheChina-RussiajointCR929wide-bodypassengeraircrafthasenteredthepreliminarydesignphase,accordingtoCOMAC.   Shanghai-basedChina-RussiaCommercialAircraftInternationalCorp.Ltd.(CRAIC),ajointventureofCOMACandRussia'sUnitedAircraftCorp.,wassetupinMay2017tojointlydeveloptheCR929.   InearlyMay,CRAICannouncedthatithadbegunthejointconceptdefinitionphaseforthebodyandtail.   TheCR929projectisafurtherdemonstrationofChina'sdeterminationtoboostitsaviationindustryfollowingtheC919narrow-bodyaircraft.   ItisalsoviewedasamajormovetostrengthenChina'spresenceinitssurgingcivilaviationmarket,whichisdominatedbyU.S.-basedBoeingandEurope'sAirbusaircraft.   FoundedonMay2008,COMAChascultivatedChina'scivilaviationindustrialsystem,leadingandgeneratingresourcesfrom200first-tiersuppliersfrom15countriesandregionsworldwide.   Moreimportantly,China'sdomesticcivilaviationindustrycapacityhasbeenupgradedfollowingthedevelopmentofthethreemajormodels.   Morethan200,000expertsfrom200companiesanduniversitiesaroundthecountryhavecontributedtoChina'sindependentdevelopmentofcivilaviation.   Inthiscontext,the“9thCivilAircraftIndustryInternationalForum 2018”willbeheldinChengduonSeptember12thand 13th(WednesdaytoThursday).Thisforumwillstrivetocreateaplatformforcommunication,cooperation,andinnovation,andtheattendeeswillcoverthewholeindustrialchainfrompolicymakers,aircraftOEMS,totiersuppliersandrelevantpractioners,whichhasbeenaplatformtolearnthetechnologicaldevelopmentandmarketdemandforcutting-edgedevelopmentofcommercialaerospace manufacturingindustry,andjointlycontributeto theprogressofChina'saircraftindustry.   Register yourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.   【Contact】 Companyname:Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name:DannieWang EmailAddress:marketing@galleon.cc  Phone:+8602151559030 Fax:+8602151559049

    May 25,2018
  • C919's Local Engine Alternative Powered Up

    Chinahassuccessfullyachievedpower-onforthefirstCJ-1000AXdemonstratorengine,thealternativepowerplantforthein-developmentCOMACC919.   Thehigh-bypassturbofanengine’scorereachedamaximumspeedof6,600rpms,disclosedChina’sMinistryofIndustryandInformationTechnology.   ItaddsthatsincetheassemblyofthedemonstratorenginewascompletedlastDecember,ChinesemanufacturerAECCCommercialAircraftEnginehasovercomenumerousissuesinconnectionsanddebugging.Alladjustmentswerefinallycompletedon30March.   Withtheenginepower-on,conductedinatestcellinShanghai,theministrysaysthefunctionalityofitsvariouscomponentsandsystemshavepreliminaryverification.Subsequenttestswilldeterminetheperformanceoftheengineinitsentirety.   TheCJ-1000AXhasadiameterof1.95m(76.8in)andalengthof3.29m(10.7ft).Chinaplanstobuild24moreCJ-1000prototypeenginestosupportanairworthinesscampaign,withentryintoservicetargetedafter2021.   TheC919willinitiallybepoweredby CFMInternational Leap-1Cpowerplants.   Theaeroengineindustrychainislongandhasawidecoverage,whichhasahugedrivingeffectonthenationaleconomyandtechnologicaldevelopment.AeroengineprojectisalsoakeyprojectinChinainrecentyears.In2015,thegovernmentworkreportforthefirsttimeincludedaeroengineandgasturbinemanufacturinginthereport,reflectingtheunprecedentedimportanceofthestate.   Promotedbythenationalsecuritystrategyandthesubstitutionoflocalization,theengineindustryisexpectedtoreceivespecialfundsofmorethan100billionyuan.Overthenext20years,China'saeroenginesandgasturbinesmarket demandareexpectedtoexceed2trillionyuan.Amongthem,thedemandofthemilitaryaeroenginemarketisabout300billionyuan,thedemandforsupportingserviceisabout500billionyuan; thedemandofthecivilaeroenginemarketisabout900billionyuan,thedemandforsupportingserviceisabout600billionyuan;thegasturbinemarketdemandisabout275billionyuan,andthecorrespondingservicedemandexceeds255billionyuan.   Formoredetails,pleasepayyourattentionontheupcoming8th AnnualChinaAerospacePropulsionTechnologyForum,whichwillbeheldinthecityofChengdu,on September12th -13th,2018.   Onbehalfoftheorganizingcommittee,wesincerelyinviteyoutoparticipateinthisforum.JointlypromotethedevelopmentofChina'saeroengineindustry.   Register yourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.  

    May 25,2018
  • Beijing Institute of Aeronautical Materials and TWI launch Centre for Advanced Manufacturing Technologies

    TheBeijingInstituteofAeronauticalMaterials(BIAM)andTWIofficiallyunveiledtheirnewcollaborativeCentreforAdvancedManufacturingTechnologiesatTWI'sHQatGreatAbingtonnearCambridge.   Theevent,whichtookplaceon1May2018,sawtheBIAMdelegationreceiveatouroftheTWIsitealongsideaseriesofaddressesbyrepresentativesfrombothcompaniesandtheChineseEmbassyinLondon.   UpdatesonbothcompanieswereofferedbyTWI'sDirectorofTechnology,PaulWoollinandBIAM'sViceChiefEngineer,LuFeng.ThiswasfollowedbyTWIAssociateDirector,SteveShigivinganintroductiontotheCentreofAdvancedManufacturingTechnologies,beforeaddressesfromSunanJiang,theMinisterConsularofScienceandTechnologyfortheChineseEmbassyandBIAM'sExecutiveVicePresident,YajunWang.   ChristophWiesner,TWIChiefExecutive,toldthevariousdelegatesthathewasdelightedwiththeagreementandlookedforwardtoTWIandBIAMworkingtogetherinthefuture.   ThelauncheventallowedBIAMandTWItodiscusstheprojectplansandthescopeofworktobeundertakenbythenewcentrealongsidemeetingsbetweentechnicalstaff.   Aviationmaterialsarelikebuildingmaterials,itisthecornerstoneoftheaeronauticalbuilding,inordertomeetthedesignrequirementsofhighweightlossandlongservicelifeforanewgenerationofChinesedomesticaircraft,toprovidetimelyandreliabletechnicalsupportfortheengineeringandmodelmaterialapplication,thekeymaterialsmustrealizedomesticallymadeandrealizeindependentinnovation.   Underthisbackground,the‘6th AnnualChinaAeronauticalMaterialsandProcessSummit’(CAMPS2018)'willbeheldinthecityofChengduonSeptember12th -13th, 2018.   Onbehalfoftheorganizingcommittee,wesincerelyinviteyoutoparticipateinthisSummit.JointlypromotethedevelopmentofChina'saeronauticalmaterialsindustry.   Register yourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.  

    May 25,2018
  • AJW Group Facilitates First COMAC Aircraft Crosswind Testing

    AstrategicpartnershipbetweenAJWGroupandCOMAChasseenthefirstadvancedregionaljetdevelopedbytheChinesemanufacturersuccessfullycompletecrosswindtestingatIceland’sKeflavikInternationalAirport.   COMAC’sARJ21aircrafthasbeenflyingsinceJune2016andthecompletionofthesetestswillnowenableCOMACtoexpandtheoperatingparametersoftheaircraft.ThisisahugestrategicachievementforCOMACandtheChinesegovernmentwhichwillallowthemanufacturertofulfilthe453ordersplaceduptillnow.   AJWhasbeencollaboratingwithCOMACandIceland’sairportsauthority,ISAVIA,sinceSeptember2017tomanagethefive-weektestingprogramme,whichinvolvedadelegationofmorethan100engineers,meteorologists,pilotsandsupportstafftravellingtoIcelandfromChinatoperformthetests.AJWcoordinatedthelogistics,flightplanapprovals,testflightassessmentsandsparesandmaintenancesupportthroughoutthetests.   Yuerang ZHAO,PresidentofCOMAC,said,“ThesetestsmarkanexcitingmilestoneinthedevelopmentoftheARJ21andahugestrategicbreakthroughforCOMAC.AJW’sunrivalledcommitmenttoCOMAChasaddedtremendousvaluetoourteam.”   WiththedevelopmentofChinacivilaircraft,ChineseoperationsupportmarketislargerandtheChinesecompaniesneedtolearnmoreadvancedtechnologyfromforeigncompanies.   Underthisbackground,CivilAircraftOperationSupport TechnologyInternationalForum(CAOSTIF)willbeheldonSeptember13th-14thinChengdu,China.ThepartnerswillexploreareaswheretheycanleveragetheirstrengthstohelpincreasesupportavailabilityandtechnicalexpertiseforthegrowingoperationsupportmarketinChina.   Register CAOSTIForgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.   【Contact】 Companyname:Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name:DannieWang EmailAddress:marketing@galleon.cc Phone:+860215155.9030

    May 25,2018
  • China-Russia CR929 begins joint concept definition of body, tail

    AChina-Russiawide-bodyaircraftdevelopmentprojecthaskickedoffthejointconceptdefinitionphaseforthebodyandtailoftheplane.   "AteamofChineseandRussianengineersiscurrentlydraftingthegeneraltechnicalproposalfortheCR929,a280-seatjetwitharangeof12,000kilometers,"saidGuoBozhi,generalmanagerofChina-RussiaCommercialAircraftInternationalCo(CRAIC).   "TheCR929willmakeextensiveuseofcompositesinitsstructure,"saidGuo,whoisalsothedeputygeneralmanageroftheCommercialAircraftCorporationofChina(COMAC).   Shanghai-basedCRAICisajointventureofCOMACanditsRussianpartnerUnitedAircraftCorp(UAC).   ItwassetupinMay2017tojointlydeveloptheCR929.   COMACundertakesthetasksofdesigninganddevelopingthefuselageandempennage,orthetail,accordingtotheworkdistributionsoftheChineseandRussiansides.   BothsidesarenowpushingtheirworksontheCR929'sstructure.   Guosaidthatthewide-bodyprojectadoptedthemodelof"mainmanufacturer-suppliers,"andthestanceof"sharingriskandbenefits"toboostdomesticandinternationalcooperation.   OnMarch22,CRAICjoinedCOMACandUACtostartthejointconceptdefinitionoftheengineandairbornesystemsfortheCR929,accordingtoCOMAC.   Meanwhile,theyarealsosteadilycarryingoutworkselectingsuppliersoftheairbornesystems.   TheCR929projectisviewedasamajormovetostrengthenChina'spresenceinitssurgingcivilaviationmarket,whichisdominatedbyUSBoeingandEuropeanAirbusaircraft.   ItisalsoafurtherdemonstrationofChina'sdeterminationtoboostitsaviationindustryfollowingitsself-developedC919narrow-bodyaircraft,whichconductedasuccessfulmaidenflightonMay5lastyear.   UnderstandingthelayoutofthecivilaircraftindustryinChina,learningaboutBoeingandAirbus'slatestdevelopmentstrategyinChina.FromSeptember12to13,2018,the9th AnnualCivilAircraftIndustryInternationalForum willheldinthecityofChengdu,China,register yourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.    

    May 11,2018
  • Air China grounds some 787s on Trent 1000 engine inspections

    AirChina hasgroundedsomeofitsBoeing787spoweredbyRolls-Royce Trent1000engines,whichhadbeenfoundtohavevulcanizationandfatiguecracksinthebladesoftheengine’sintermediatepressure(IP)compressor.   InApril,Rolls-RoycewarnedairlinesthatadditionalchecksofitsTrent1000enginepoweringthe787wouldbeneededtobetterunderstandthedurabilityofthePackageCcompressor, featuredonnearly200787sworldwide.   AirChinahasreplacedthegrounded 787s withAirbus A330s andBoeing 777-300s tooperateoninternationalroutesincludingBeijing-LosAngeles,Beijing-NewYorkNewarkandBeijing-SingaporetoavoidflightdisruptionsasthecarrierstepsupinspectionsofRolls-Royceengines.   AirChinaistheonlyChinesecarrierthathasequippedits787aircraftwithRolls-Royceengines—otherdomesticairlinesincludingChinaSouthern,XiamenAirlinesandHainanAirlinesallpowertheir 787s withGEengines.   Otheraffectedcarriers includeAirNewZealand,BritishAirways,Santiago-based LATAM andUKlong-haulcarrierVirginAtlantic.   Beijing-basedAirChinaisthesecondbiggestBoeing787operatorinChinawith14ofthetype,followingHainanAirlines,whichoperates26787s.   AirChinaoperatesthe787ondomesticroutesconnectingBeijingwithlargehubs—suchasShanghai,Chongqing,ChengduandShenzhen—aswellaslong-haulinternationalroutesfromBeijing.   The3rd CommercialAeroEngineShanghaiInternationalForum isaroundthe corner,SpeakersfromChineseaerospaceindustrywilldeliverspeechesontherelatedtopicsoffutureandcurrentChineseaeroenginedevelopment,,sharingtheirachievementsandseekingfordeepeningcooperationfortheirupcomingresearchanddevelopment.   【Contact】 Companyname: Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name:DannieWang EmailAddress: marketing@galleon.cc  Phone:+860215155.9030 Fax:+860215155.9049  

    May 11,2018
  • China and Estonia boost collaboration in aviation industry

    MagneticMROandGuangzhouHangxinAviationTechnologycompletedthefullacquisitionandchangeofshareholderstructurebycelebratingthismilestonewithaprivateceremony,whichtookpartinLennartMeriTallinnAirport.   ItisrecordedasChina’slargestinvestmentdealinEstonia,worth43millioneuros(about51.43millionUSdollars)ofequityvalue.GuangzhouHangxinAviationTechnologyhasofficiallybecometheparentcompanyandstrategicinvestorofMagneticMROtoexpanditsworldwideMROpresence.   LiChao,ChineseambassadortoEstonia,termedtheacquisitiondealasstrong-stronguniontopromoteandexpandbilateralcooperation,whichimplementstheBeltandRoadInitiative.   WiththeboomingdevelopmentofChina'sairtransportindustry,Chinahasbecomethefastestgrowingcivilaviationmaintenancemarketintheworld. From2014to2018,thetotalmarketofChinesecivilaviationmaintenanceincreasedfrom36billionyuantoabout68billionyuan.   Underthisbackground, CivilAircraftOperationSupportTechnologyInternationalForum(CAOSTIF) willbeheldonSeptember13th-14thin Chengdu, China.   Register yourinterestorgetintouchwith marketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.   【Contact】 Companyname:Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name:DannieWang EmailAddress: marketing@galleon.cc Phone:+860215155.9030 Fax:+860215155.9049

    May 9,2018
  • Rolls-Royce eyes supply deal

    Rolls-RoyceHoldingsPlc,aBritishaircraftenginemanufacturer,saiditwilljointhebidtoprovidetheenginesfortheCR929,long-range,twin-aislepassengeraircraft,andthefirstroundofbiddingwillstartinMay.Theresultisexpectedtobeunveiledbytheendofthisyearornextyear.   InDecember,theplanemakeroftheCR929,China-RussiaCommercialAircraftInternationalCoLtd(CRAIC),ajointventure,issuedtherequestforproposalfortheaircraft'spropulsionsystem,oraeroengines.Rolls-RoyceandGeneralElectric,amongothers,areexpectedtorespond,accordingtoCRAIC.   "Wearetakingitveryseriously.Wewanttobetheengineprovider.TheCR929willinvitealotofpositivecompetitionandinnovativeopportunitiestotheaviationindustry,"saidPaulStein,chieftechnologyofficerofRolls-Royce.   "Chinahasanambitionindevelopingitscivilaviationindustry.Rolls-Roycewantstobepartofthatambitionandgrowth,"SteinsaidinBeijingonFriday.   HeaddedthattheengineeringandtechnologyteamofRolls-RoycehasbeenincloseandcontinuoustouchwithCRAIC,toensurethepotentialenginetobeusedwillbestfittheaircraft.   Currently,Rolls-Royceaccountsfor45percentofthepowerenginemarketofwide-bodyaircraft,followedbyGeneralElectricCoandUnitedTechnologiesCorp'sPratt&WhitneyDivision.   "TheCR929willbeanexcellentaircraft.Wewanttooffersomethingweknowalready,whichistheenginewithoneofthelatestproventechnologies.Wewanttoguaranteethecommercialsuccessofthisnewaircraftmodel,"Steinsaid.   Meanwhile,Rolls-Roycesaiditisimportantforindustrymanufacturerstointegratethelatestdigitaltechnologiestoincreasethepaceandqualityoftheirproductsandservices.Thecompanyisputtingmoreeffortsonimprovingitsintelligentengines,whichcanmonitortheperformanceoftheenginesandweatherconditionsviacloudcomputing.   Inaddition,Rolls-RoycesaidithasbeenindiscussionaboutthepotentialcooperationopportunitieswithChinesefirms,includingaeroenginemanufacturers.   CommercialAircraftCorpofChinaearliersaidthatitisalsotryingtoresearchanddevelopenginesitselftogetherwithRussia.   Inthenexttwodecades,demandformilitaryaircraftenginesisexpectedtoreach$150billion,andthedemandforcivilaircraftengineswillbe$1.6trillion,accordingtotheforecastbyRolls-Royce.   "China'sboominggrowthininternationalflightsrequireswide-bodyaircraft.ThecountryspendsalargeamountofmoneybuyingplanesfromBoeingandAirbus,"saidLinZhijie,anaviationindustryanalystandcolumnistatCarnoc,oneofChina'slargestcivilaviationwebportals.   "ThepotentialcommercialuseoftheCR929willsignificantlyhelptoreducethecostofaircraftpurchases,anddomesticairlineswillbeabletoraisetheirprofitabilityandoffercheaperticketstocustomers."   IntheupcomingCommercialAeroEngineShanghaiInternationalForum2018 ,speakersfromChineseaerospaceindustrywilldeliverspeechesontherelatedtopicsoffutureandcurrentChineseaeroenginedevelopment,sharingtheirachievementsandseekingfordeepeningcooperationfortheirupcomingresearchanddevelopment.   【Contact】 Companyname: Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name:DannieWang EmailAddress: marketing@galleon.cc  Phone:+860215155.9030 Fax:+860215155.9049  

    Apr 27,2018
  • Over 50 Chinese-made aircraft delivered to Belt and Road countries

    Morethan50Chinese-madeY-12seriesaircrafthavebeendeliveredtoeightBeltandRoadcountries,accordingtoaircraftmanufacturerAVICHarbinAircraftIndustryGroupCoLtd(HAIG). ThelatesttwoY-12EaircraftweredeliveredtoNepalonApril17.Theywillbeusedfordomesticshortdistancetransportation,theHAIGsaid.   NepalhadpreviouslyboughttwoY-12Ein2014and2017respectively.Thetwoaircrafthaverecordedmorethan1,725safeflighthours.Theplanemadeasignificantcontributiontotransportingsuppliesafterthecountrysufferedfromanearthquakein2015.   TheHAIG,basedinNortheastChina'sHarbin,isacomponentssupplierforinternationalaviationenterprisessuchasBoeingandAirbus,andhasindependentlydevelopedavarietyofaircraft,includinghelicoptersandlightregionalaircraft.   TheY12seriesarelightandgeneralpurposeaircraft.Thehighwingtwo-engineaircraftcanbeusedforbothpassengerandcargotransportation,aswellasparachutejumpingandtouring.   HAIGhassoldY12seriesaircrafttomorethan30countriesandregionsaroundtheworld,includingtheUnitedStatesandRussia.   China'scivilaircraftindustryisattractingunprecedentedattention.Underthisbackground,9th AnnualCivilAircraftIndustryInternationalForum(CAIIF2018)willbeheldinChengduonSeptember12th -13th,2018.Morethan300professionalattendeeswillparticipateintheforum,Airbus,AVIC,Boeing,COMAC,Embraer,BombardierAerospacewilladdressthekeynotespeech.   Register yourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.  

    Apr 26,2018
  • Ameco, Lufthansa To Look at Maintenance Collaborations

    AircraftMaintenanceandEngineeringispoisedtoextenditsreachfurtherintothebusinessaviationmarketunderanewmemorandumofunderstanding(MoU)signedwithLufthansaTechnik,thecompaniesannouncedMonday.Thislaysthegroundworkforalong-termpartnershiptoprovidebusinessjetservices.   Underthecollaboration,thepartnerswillexploreareaswheretheycanleveragetheirstrengthstohelpincreasesupportavailabilityandtechnicalexpertiseforthegrowingbusinessjetmarketinChina.TheMoUisthefirststepinthepartnership,withthedetailstobehashedout.   ThecollaborationbuildsonthefoundationofAmeco,whichwaslaunchedin1989asajointventurebetweenAirChinaandLufthansaGermanAirlines. Thatventurehasgrownintooneofthelargestcommercialaviationmaintenance,repair,andoverhaulcompaniesinAsia,withmaintenanceapprovalsfrom30regions.   TheBeijing-basedcompanyhasalsolongsupportedexecutiveairlinersandlastyearbecameaBoeingBusinessJetswarrantycenter.ThecompanyalsoprovidesVIPcompletions.LufthansaTechnikprovidesanexpansiverangeofcommercialandVIPservicesandcompletions,with35subsidiariesandaffiliatesandmorethan25,000employees.   Chinaaviationmarketisabigmarketwhichalsoplantodevelopnewmaintenanceofferingstomeetmarketdemands.Underthisbackground,CivilAircraftOperationSupportTechnologyInternationalForum(CAOSTIF) willbeheldonSeptember13th-14thinChengdu, China.   Registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.   【Contact】 Companyname:Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name:DannieWang EmailAddress:marketing@galleon.cc Phone:+860215155.9030 Fax:+860215155.9049

    Apr 26,2018
  • The Latest In MRO Software

    ArecentreportbymarketresearchfirmMarketsandMarketsestimatesthatprojectedgrowthintheaviationMROsoftwaremarketwillreach$4.93billionby2022atacompoundannualgrowthrate(CAGR)of3.85%.ThereportattributesthisgrowthtotheincreasinguseofMROsoftwarebysmall-to-medium-sizedairlinesandMROs,withthehighestgrowthtakingplaceintheAsia-Pacificmarket.Alsoexpectedtogrowaretheenterpriseresourceplanning(ERP)solutionsegmentandcloud-basedsoftwaresolutions,ratherthanon-premisesolutions.   Fromnewcustomeragreementstonewapplicationsandinnovations,herearesomeofthelatestdevelopmentswithinMROsoftwaresofarthisyear.   TheincreaseofChinese MROsoftware industryneedstostandontheshoulderofgiants,needstobeopentotheinternationalleadingcompaniesandseekdouble-winworkingpatternthroughcooperation. CivilAircraftOperationSupportTechnologyInternationalForum2018 istheannualaerosupport eventinChina. TheforumisaimedtoacceleratetheprocessoftheChinesedevelopment,sharingthetechnicalbreakthroughandbarriersintheMRO softwarephase.     Registeryouinterestorgetintouchwith marketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.    

    Apr 12,2018
  • MTU Zhuhai Adapts To Market Conditions

    NextexpansionofMTUsZhuhaiMROfacilitywilladd50%morecapacity   MTUAeroEngines,preparingforcontinuedgrowthinnarrowbodyengineoverhauldemand,ismakingshort-andlong-termplanstoexpanditsZhuhaienginemaintenancefacility,increasingannualcapacityto450shopvisitsinshortorder.   "Themarketisbooming,”FrankBodenhage,presidentandCEOofMTUMaintenanceZhuhai,tellsInsideMRO.“Therearealotofenginesavailable.”   Openedin2001inajointventurewithChinaSouthernAirlines,ZhuhaifocusesonInternationalAeroEnginesV2500-A5sandCFMInternationalCFM56-3sthrough-7s.Anexpansionin2012tookannualshop-visitcapacityfrom200to300;thefacilityinducted280enginesin2017.    Inrecentyears,shopvisitsweresplitroughlybetweenthetwoenginefamilies,butchangesinthemarketplacehaveboostedV2500demandinthelastyearortwo,withtheV2500edgingcloserto60%.MTU,whichcapturesabout35%ofglobalannualV2500overhauldemand,respondedbyaddingV2500-A5capabilityatits Richmond,BritishColumbia,facilitylastyearandismakingbiggerplansforZhuhai.   Thefirststeps,Bodenhagesays,involvedfreeingupsomeexistingspace.Zhuhairelocatedsomesparesandmaterialsithadbeenholdingforcustomerstoathird-partylogisticsprovider.Thisclearedabout5,000m2(54,000ft.2)hesaid—enoughspacetoaddsomeoverhaulcapacityandhandledemandthroughtheendof2019.   In2020,“wewillbuildagain,”Bodenhagesays.Analysisandpreliminarydesignworkisunderway,withagoaltohaveannualcapacityofupto450shopvisitsby2021.   OnekeytoZhuhai’ssuccessistheshop’sflexibility.Unlikesomeoverhaulfacilitieswithdedicated,model-specificmaintenancelines,Zhuhaiissetupwithgeneraltaskareas,suchasassembly-disassemblyandcombustoroverhaul.Employeesaretrainedtohandleworkonatleasttwoenginetypes,addingtotheflexibilitythatallowsittorespondtorapidchangesindemand,suchaswhenmoreV2500srecentlybegantoflowin.     "Icannothaveseparatedlines,”Bodenhagesays.   Zhuhai’sphilosophyisshapedbycustomerdemand.Carriersintheregiontendtobemoreflexiblewiththeiroverhaulschedules,allowingin-servicetime,notthecalendar,todriveremovals.Ifanenginescheduledforremovalinonemonthstillhasgreentime,theairlineisjustaslikelytokeepflyingitratherthansticktoitsoverhaulforecast.ThisislesscommoninEuropeorNorthAmerica.Theresult:ShopslikeZhuhaimustbenimbleenoughtofillgapstheircustomerscreate,yetresponsiveenoughtokeepthemhappy—andtheirworkersbusy.   "Wehavetoensurewehaveenginescomingin,evenifthescheduleisn’tdowntotheday,”Bodenhagesays.   HavingadiversecustomerbasehelpsZhuhaimanagevolume.About50%ofitsshopvisitsaregeneratedbythird-partycustomers—aratethatwillgrowasjointventurepartnerChinaSouthernanditsaffiliateairlinesneedfewerV2500andCFM56overhauls.Zhuhaihasitsownsalesteam,buttheshopalsoisfedworkbyMTU’smaincommercialsalesteambasedatitsHannover,Germany,facility,anditsupportslong-termagreements(LTA)thatV2500customershavewiththeOEM.    Insomecases,multipleMTUshopsmaysupportthesamecustomer,buttypicallygeographywilldeterminewhereanenginegoes.Zhuhaigeneratesabout40%ofitsworkfromjoint-venturepartnerairlines,butthisfigureisdecreasing.About20%isfromotherChineseoperatorsand12%fromelsewhereintheAsia-Pacificregion.Therestisfromaroundtheworld.   "We’renotashareholdershopthatisfilledfromourpartnerairlines,”Bodenhageemphasizes.“Wehavetobecompetitive.”   Zhuhai’sflexibilityisakeydifferentiator.Anevenbiggerone,Bodenhagesays,isthedepthofitscapabilities.Theshopcanrepairoroverhaulabout80%ofthepartsnumbersintheenginesitserves.   "Wedon’tjustdisassembleenginesandsendthepartsintoournetwork,”hesays.“Wecandocombustorrepairs.Wehaveourownplatingshop,ourownnondestrucutivetesting.”   Thegreatestbenefitoftheheavyin-housecapabilities:addedcertainty.   "Wehavemoreunderourlogisticalcontrol,”saysBodenhage.“Wetryto,number-wise,controlasmanypartsaspossibleinourownprocesses.”    TheincreaseofChinese aeroengine MRO industryneedstostandontheshoulderofgiants,needstobeopentotheinternationalleadingcompaniesandseekdouble-winworkingpatternthroughcooperation. CivilAircraftOperationSupportTechnologyInternationalForum2018 istheannualaerosupport eventinChina. TheforumisaimedtoacceleratetheprocessoftheChineseaeroenginedevelopment,sharingthetechnicalbreakthroughandbarriersintheaeroengineMRO phase.   Registeryouinterestorgetintouchwith marketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.  

    Apr 11,2018
  • US regional airlines suspends operations due to pilot shortage

    U.S.basedGreatLakesAirlinessuspendeditsoperationscancellingallflights,thecompanyannouncedonFacebookon27March,2018.Theairlinecitedchangeinregulationsthatresultedinlackofpilotsforregionalairlineswhichledthecompanytoshutdownservice,WyomingNews report.   GreatLakesAirlineswereaffectedby2015revisionofFlightOfficerQualificationsrequiringfirstofficerstohaveAirlineTransportPilotcertificationsandincreasingthehoursofflightexperiencenecessaryfornewlyhiredpilots.   Sincethen,theregionalairlinehasbeensteadilydecreasingthenumberofitsdestinationsandinthepastmonthswasoperatinglessthanadozenroutes.   “Onceservingnumerousroutesinmanystatesandemploying1,600individuals,theairlinehasbeenhighlyexposedtoagrowingpilotshortagethathasforcedevenlargercarrierstocancelserviceandreducefrequencyinrecentyears,”saidRegionalAirlineAssociationina statement.   “Asunprecedentednumbersofmajorairlinepilotsreachmandatoryretirementage,thoseairlinesarehiringregionalairlinepilotsataratethatoutpacesthesupplyofnewpilotsenteringthepipeline,”FayeMalarkeyBlack,RegionalAirlineAssociationpresident,said.   Pilot’seducationusuallyexceeds$100,000.   Despitesuspendingoperations,thecompanyhasnotdeclaredbankruptcyandwillcontinueoperatecertainsegmentsofthebusinessincludingsupportforAerodynamicsInc.flightsbetweenDenverandSouthDakotacities.   GreatLakesAirlineshasbeeninoperationsince1977andwasoncethelargestproviderofEssentialAirServicesintheUS.   InthecomingApril,on17th –18th,the CivilAvionicsInternationalForum willbeformallyconvened,CAAC,Eurocontrol,COAMC,Boeing,AVIAGESYSTEM,Thales,Honeywell,RockwellCollins,AVICCARERIwillparticipateinthisyear’sCAIF,morethan35+speakers,450+professionalattendeeswillattendthisforum, register yourinterestorgetintouchwith marketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.   【Contact】 Companyname: Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name:DannieWang EmailAddress: marketing@galleon.cc  Phone:+860215155.9030 Fax:+860215155.9049  

    Apr 11,2018
  • A new step in CR929 program

    CRAIC,thejointventureofUnitedAircraftCorporation(UAC)andCommercialAircraftCorporationofChina(COMAC),hasofficiallyannouncedthecommencementofJointConceptDefinitionPhase(JCDP)withintheprogramofCR929aircraftdevelopment.   CRAICGeneralManagerMr.GuoBozhiemphasizedthattheformalcommencementofJCDPisofgreatsignificancetopromotethedeepparticipationofpotentialsuppliersinproductdefinition,optimizeairbornesystemsandaircrafttechnicalconcepts.   JCDPstageshallallowChinaandRussiajointteam,togetherwithkeyworldwidepotentialsupplierswithinJCDPphaseofCR929program,toperformamorethoroughreviewofrequirementstothemainairbornesystems:PropulsionSystem,LandingGear,EnvironmentalControlSystem,Avionicsandothers.   ChiefCR929ProgramDesignerfromRussiansideMaximLitvinovexplainedthatthisstageshallforeseemoredetailedanalysisoftechnicalaspectwithregardstoRFPWorkingPackagesthatareplannedtobereleasedbytheendof2018.   JCDPincludesRFPstageduringwhichairframerrequestsproposalsfrompotentialsuppliersofthesystemsandequipments.   JCDPstagewithinCR929Programdoesn'tincludeinteractioninrelationtothepowerpropulsionsystem.Asforthissystem,RFPstothepotentialsuppliersoflongrangewidebodyaircraftprogramweresentinDecember2017andtheanswertosuchrequestsisexpectedtobereceivedbytheendofthisMay.   CompletionofRFP-relatedprocedureswithintheChinese-Russianlongrangewidebodyaircraftprogramisexpectedattheendof2019.   TheestablishmentofthisprojectisacceleratingtheprocessofChinacommercialaerospacedevelopment,theupcoming3rd CommercialAeroEngineShanghaiInternationalForum istheonlyaeroengineeventthatfocusontheR&Dandmanufacturing endinChina,whichhasbeenheldforyearswiththesupportfromAECCdownstreammanufacturesandthewholeindustrialpractioners. It’sapremierplatformforthewholeindustrialpeopletogetknowledgeoftheChinesemarkettrendandseekpotentialopportunities.   Register yourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.   【Contact】 Companyname: Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name:DannieWang EmailAddress: marketing@galleon.cc  Phone:+860215155.9030 Fax:+860215155.9049

    Apr 11,2018
  • Russia’s UEC to Supply Powerplant for Il-96-400M Widebody

    PermEngineCompany,asubsidiaryofRussia’sUnitedEngineCorporation(UEC),planstobegindeliveriesofitsPS-90A1enginesforthefour-enginedIlyushinIl-96-400Mwidebodythisyear.   “Weareworkingonaninitialsetofengines,”saysManagingDirectorSergeyPopov,commentingontheIl-96-400Mproject.“Wewillsupplyenoughoftheseforthe[Il-96-400M]program.Nextcomesthepossibleseriesproductionoftheaircraftandoftheengines.TheIl-96-400Misexpectedtoflynextyear.TheaircraftisapassengerversionoftheIl-96-400Tfreighter,whichdiffersfromtheIl-96-300baselineinastretchedfuselage(+9.65m)andagreatertakeoffweight(+20tons).Thenewairlinerwillseat390passengers(againstthebaseline’s300).   ThePS-90A1wascertifiedin2007.Theengineproduces1400kgmorethrrustthanthePS-90Abaseline.   ProductionofthePS-90familyenginesisexpectedtocontinueforatleastthenext15years.ThisyearPermEngineCompanywillmanufactureits500thpowerplantofthisfamily,whosefirstversionwasdevelopedinthe1990s.InadditiontotheIl-96,theseenginespowerRussia’sIl-76andTupolevTu-204/214aircraft.   Thestate-ownedCOMACsetupajointventurewithitsRussianpartnerUnitedAircraftCorp(UAC)inMaylastyeartobuildthenewjet,whichwasofficiallynamedtheCR929inSeptember.Accordingtoearlierreports,Chinawilldesignandbuildtheplane’sfuselage,andRussiawilldesignthewings.Thetwosidesareexpectedtojointlydeveloptheengines.   IntheupcomingCommercialAeroEngineShanghaiInternationalForum2018 ,wheretheywillhavespeakersfromCOMAC、AECCCAE、UECwilldeliverspeechesontherelatedtopicsoffutureandcurrentChineseaeroenginedevelopment,,sharingtheirachievementsandseekingfordeepeningcooperationfortheirupcomingresearchanddevelopment.   【Contact】 Companyname: Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name:DannieWang EmailAddress: marketing@galleon.cc  Phone:+860215155.9030 Fax:+860215155.9049

    Mar 29,2018
  • Jeppesen Charts added to Honeywell’s GoDirect Bag of Tricks

    Boeing’sJeppesenterminalchartdatawillbeintegratedintoHoneywell’sGoDirectFlightBagProthankstoadealthecompaniesstrucktoincreaseintegration.   TheHoneywellappallowsbusinessaviationpilotstocreateflightplans,viewweatherconditionsandaccessflightbriefinginformationthroughaunifieduserplatform.NowwithJeppesenchartaccess,operatorswillbeabletomakemoreinformeddecisionswhileresearchinganairport,selectingdepartureprocedureswhileflightplanningorreferencingtheirtripkitinformation.   Jeppesenchartsareeasilyaccessedthroughthe GoDirectplatform.OperatorssignintoaccesstheirJeppesendatasubscriptionanddownloadthechartstheyneedfortheirflight.   Jeppesennavigationdataisdevelopedfromacomprehensiveaviationdatabase,whichiscomposedofmorethanonemillionrecords.Toensureaccuracy,Jeppesenflightinformationanalystseditandverifyapproximately150,000databasetransactionsgeneratedfromworldwideaviationdatasourcedocumentsduringevery28-dayrevisioncycle.   InthecomingApril,on17th –18th,theCivilAvionicsInternationalForum willbeformallyconvened,CAAC,Eurocontrol,COAMC,Boeing,AVIAGESYSTEM,Thales,Honeywell,RockwellCollins,AVICCARERIwillparticipateinthisyear’sCAIF,morethan35+speakers,450+professionalattendeeswillattendthisforum,register yourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.   【Contact】 Companyname: Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name:DannieWang EmailAddress: marketing@galleon.cc  Phone:+860215155.9030 Fax:+860215155.9049  

    Mar 29,2018
  • SSAMC Inaugurates New MRO Facility, Adds LEAP Capability

      SichuanServicesAeroEngineMaintenanceCompany(SSAMC),thejointventurebetweenAirChinaandCFMInternational(CFM),hasinauguratedanew43,880-squaremeterfacility,expandingitsmaintenance,repair,andoverhaulcapabilityforCFM56andLEAPenginesto300enginesperyear.   “TheexpandedcapacityofthenewfacilitywillfurtherenhanceSSAMC’scapabilitytoprovideworld-classMROservicestocustomersfromChinaandaroundtheworld,”saidChaiWeixi,seniorvicepresidentofAirChinaandchairmanoftheboardofSSAMC.   Thebrand-newfacility,locatedintheChengduFreeTradeZone,benefitsfromthelateststandardsintermsofequipmentandlayout,isthelargestCFMenginemaintenancefacilityinAsia.   “Iamhonoredtobepartofthiscelebration,”saidOlivierAndriès,CEOofCFMparentcompanySafranAircraftEngines. “SSAMChasgrowntobeahighlyvaluableassetforourpartner,AirChina,andforSafranAircraftEngines,aswesupportourCFMcustomersinAsiaandaroundtheworld. ThequalityoftheworkandturnaroundtimesthisfacilityhasachievedpreparesitwellforfutureLEAPMROcapabilityasthisenginecontinuesthefastestfleetramp-upinaviationhistory,”   SSAMCwasofficiallyestablishedasa60/40jointventurebetweenAirChinaandCFMin2010. Sincethen,thecompanyhasservicedmorethan1,000CFM56-3,CFM56-5B,andCFM56-7enginesformorethan40customersthroughoutChinaandAsia. SSAMCsuccessfullycombinesAirChina’sextensiveexpertisewiththatofCFMtocreateatrulyworld-classmaintenancefacilitythathasbeencertifiedbytheCivilAviationAdministrationofChina,theU.S.FederalAviationAdministration,andtheEuropeanAviationSafetyAgency.   TheincreaseofChinese aeroengine MRO industryneedstostandontheshoulderofgiants,needstobeopentotheinternationalleadingcompaniesandseekdouble-winworkingpatternthroughcooperation. Civil AircraftOperationSupportTechnologyInternationalForum2018 istheannualaerosupport eventinChina. TheforumisaimedtoacceleratetheprocessoftheChineseaeroenginedevelopment,sharingthetechnicalbreakthroughandbarriersintheaeroengineMRO phase.     Registeryouinterestorgetintouchwith marketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.  

    Mar 29,2018
  • Air Esurfing Taps Astronics for Chinese Connectivity STC Contract

    AstronicsCorp.willequipupto300AirbusA320sandBoeing737sforChineseairlines,developinganSTCforantennaeandaValidationSTCforthecabindistributionsystemaspartofthecompany’scontractwithAirEsurfing.   WorkingwithAirEsurfing,whichisabigin-flightconnectivityplayerinChina,andconnectionserviceproviderLufthansaTechnikAG,Astronicswillalsoberesponsibleforadapterplatesandinstallationkits.   Theinitialawardcoversengineeringcostsandtrialkits,thoughAstronicswillberesponsibleforsupportinginstallationafterthesystemistestedandapproved.   AstronicsConnectivitySystemsandCertificationswillbehandlingthecontract.Itspresident,MichaelKuehn,saidheislookingforwardtoanopportunitytomakeheadwayinthegrowingAsianmarket.   TheindustryleadingCivilAvionicsInternationalForum2018 willbeheldinthecityofShanghai,onApril17th -18th,attractingmorethan400professionalattendeesfromallaroundtheworld.ExpertsfromCAAC,EUROCONTROL,Boeing,COMAC,AVICwilladdressthekeynotespeech,focusingonthelatesttechnologydevelopmenttrendsandrapidlyincreasingdemandintheChineseavionicsmarket.   Register youinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.

    Mar 15,2018
  • China Russian JV Seeks Wide Body Engine Proposals

    TheChina-RussiaInternationalAircraftCo.(CRAIC)consortiumhasrequestedproposalsforanengineforitsCR929widebody.   Only Rolls-Royce and GEAviation areexpectedtorespond,sincePratt&Whitneyisconcentratingonenginesfornarrowbodyaircraft.   TheCR929willhavearangeof12,000km(7,500mi.)whilecarrying290passengersintwoclasses.Itwillthereforecompetewiththe Airbus A330-900,butwithafuselagewideenoughfornine-abreasteconomyseatingand,onpaper,bedesignedtoofferoperatinglowercoststhanitscompetitors.   “OnDec.212017,therequestforproposalsfortheCR929’spropulsionsystemwasissued,”CRAICpartnerCOMACsaidinanoriginalChinese-languagestatementreleasedattheSingaporeAirShow.   ComacishopingthataninitialorderfortheCR929willbesignedatAirShowChinainZhuhaiinNovember,saidLuZheng,thedeputygeneralmanageroftheChinesecompany’ssalesandmarketingdepartment.Ludidnotidentifytheprospectivecustomerorcustomers,butChineseandRussianairlinesorleasingcompanieswillalmostcertainlyleadtheCR929orderbook.   CRAICwasformedinMay2017,threeyearsafterCOMACanditsRussianpartner,UnitedAircraftCorp.,agreedtopreliminarycooperation.AlthoughCOMACwantedtodevelopitsownwidebody,onethathadthepreliminarynameC929,toppoliticalleadershipofChinaandRussiadeterminedthetwocountriesshouldworktogether.   TheCR929issupposedtoenterservicenolaterthan2027.   COMACgavenodetailsofthepropulsionrequirement,butthepreliminarydesignrequired71,000-75,000lbfromeachoftwoturbofans.   EngineindustrysourcesagreethatthepoliticalandtechnicalrisksassociatedwiththeCR929programarguestronglyagainstlaunchingdevelopmentofafullynewenginefortheaircraft.   Now,theworldisfocusingontheamazingproject.Intheupcoming3rd  CommercialAeroEngineShanghaiInternationalForum,COMACandthefeasibleaeroenginemanufactureUECfromRussiawillalsopresentheretotalkaboutthelatestinformationoftheirnextdevelopingplans.   【Contact】 Companyname: Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name:DannieWang EmailAddress: marketing@galleon.cc  Phone:+860215155.9030 Fax:+860215155.9049

    Feb 28,2018
  • Air Traffic Control (ATC) Market worth 56.07 Billion USD by 2022

    Thereport"AirTrafficControl(ATC)MarketbyAirspace(ATCSCC,ARTCC,TRACON,ATCT,FSS),Application(Communication,Navigation,Surveillance,Automation),Sector(Commercial,Defense),InvestmentType,System,andRegion-GlobalForecastto2022",TheairtrafficcontrolmarketisprojectedtogrowfromUSD30.77Billionin2017toUSD56.07Billionby2022,ataCAGRof12.75%duringtheforecastperiod.   Browse134MarketDataTablesand47Figuresspreadthrough237Pagesandin-depthTOCon"AirTrafficControl(ATC)Market-GlobalForecastto2022".   TheairtrafficcontrolmarketisprojectedtoreachUSD56.07Billionby2022,ataCAGRof12.75%from2017to2022.FactorssuchasmodernizationofAirTrafficManagement(ATM)infrastructure,increaseinthenumberofairportsinemergingeconomies,andtheneedforefficientairspacemanagementareanticipatedtodrivethegrowthoftheairtrafficcontrolmarket.   TheARTCCsegmentisprojectedtogrowatthehighestCAGRduringtheforecastperiod.   Basedonairspace,theAirRouteTrafficControlCenter(ARTCC)segmentoftheairtrafficcontrolmarketisprojectedtogrowatthehighestCAGRfrom2017to2022.ThisgrowthismainlyattributedtothemodernizationofairportsaswellastheupgradeofATCequipment.   Thehardwaresystemssegmentisestimatedtoaccountforthelargestshareoftheairtrafficcontrolmarketin2017.   Basedonsystem,thehardwaresystemssegmentisestimatedtoaccountforthelargestshareoftheairtrafficcontrolmarketin2017.TheAirTrafficControl(ATC)architecturefundamentallydependsonthehardwaredeployedongroundandinair.DifferenttypesofATChardwaresystemsincludeAirportSurveillanceRadar(ASR),AirRouteSurveillanceRadar(RSR),Mono-PulseSurveillanceRadar(MSSR),VeryHighFrequencyOmni-DirectionalRange(VOR),InstrumentLandingSystem(ILS),simulators,andsurveillancesatellites.ThemajorfunctionofATChardwaresystemsistocollectreal-timeinformation,transmitdata,andmaintainanorderlyflowofairtraffic.   TheairtrafficcontrolmarketinAsiaPacificisprojectedtowitnessthehighestgrowthduringtheforecastperiod.   TheairtrafficcontrolmarketintheAsiaPacificregionisanticipatedtogrowatthehighestCAGRfrom2017to2022.Thisgrowthismainlyattributedtothemodernizationofairportinfrastructure,which,inturn,hasresultedintheincreasedprocurementofairtrafficcontrolequipmenttostreamlineflightoperations.   KeyplayersoperatingintheairtrafficcontrolmarketincludeThalesSA(France),HarrisCorporation(US),RaytheonCompany(US),IndraSistemas,S.A.(Spain),LockheedMartinCorporation(US),andFrequentisAG(Austria),amongothers.   Thedevelopmentoftransportationindustryisthemaindrivingforceofeconomicdevelopment.Underthisbackground,the“2018InternationalSymposiumonAirTrafficManagementforCivilAviation” willbeheldinthecityofBeijing onthecomingMarch20th to21st.ThissymposiumisjointlyhostedbyBeihangUniversity &TechnicalCommitteeofAvionicsandAirTrafficManagement,CSAA,itwasofficiallysupportedbytheAirTrafficManagementBureau,CAAC(ATMB).   TheATMSymposiumChina(2018)willattractatlatest150+professionalattendeesfromallovertheworldincludingGovernmentOfficial,AirportGroup,Airlines,AircraftOEMs,ATMSystemsR&DInstitute/Company(integrators,communication,radar,software,GPWS,ADS-Bandetc.),Universityandetc.. thethemeisFocusontheLatestPolicyandTechnologyDevelopment&DemandofWorldATMSystem,ProspectChina'sATMIndustryintheNext5to10years.   Register youinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.  

    Feb 28,2018
  • CoreAVI, Presagis & Wind River honored by Military & Aerospace Electronics 2017 Innovators Awards Program

    CoreAVI,Presagisand WindRiver announcedtodaythatitsUAVGroundControlStationAvionicsDisplaywithMulti-TouchandGestureControltechnologywasrecognizedbythejudgesoftheannualMilitary&AerospaceElectronicsInnovatorsAwardsprogramwiththePlatinumaward.Thejudgingpanelconsistedofapanelofseniorthird-partyexpertprofessionals.   ThethreecompanieswerehonoredwithaPlatinumawardfortheirjointeffortindevelopinganintegratedtechnologyofaninteractiveGroundControlStationavionicsdisplaydemonstratingtouchand“first-time-use”ofgestureswithinacockpitsettingforready-for-certificationenvironment.CombiningWindRiverVxWorks®RTOSfoundationwithCoreAVI'sArgusCore™SCGraphicsSuite,theapplicationsexecutecodeautomaticallygeneratedfromPresagis'VAPSXT HMI graphicsdesigntool,requiringnocodewriting.     WearehonoredtoannouncethatPresagishasalreadyconfirmedtoparticipateintheupcomingCivilAvionicsInternationalForum2018 aspresentationsponsor,MR.PaulJennings,HeadofOperationsfortheEmbeddedGraphicsBusinessUnitfromPresagiswilladdressakeynotespeechfocusonBringingGesturestotheModernCockpit(Thepresentationwilldescribethedevelopmentofgraphicaluser interfacesthatusegestureswithtoolsthatmakethiseasy, efficient,certifiable,platform-agnostic,andwhichrequirenocode tobewritten.).   Formoredetailspleaseregister yourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.cc.    

    Feb 28,2018
  • CAAC Holds a Work Meeting on Fully Advancing the Implementation of ADS-B Operation

    CAAC'sWorkMeetingonFullyAdvancingtheImplementationofADS-BOperationwasheldinUrumqi,XinjiangonDecember12,2017,whichmarksthatADS-BapplicationhasenteredthestageoffulloperationinChina.CAACDeputyAdministratorWangZhiqingattendedthemeeting.Heunderscoredthatthewholeindustryshallcontinuetoprioritizesafetyandefficiencyimprovement,beconfidentandboldtomakeinnovations,leveragetechnicalmeanstoenhanceATMsupportcapabilitiessoastoprovideastrongtechnicalsupportforimprovingATMoperationalefficiency.   WangZhiqingpointedoutthatacceleratingthedevelopmentandapplicationofnewtechnologiesincludingADS-Bisanecessarychoicefortheindustryinitscurrentdevelopmentstageandaninevitablewaytoeffectivelymitigateresourceshortage,guaranteeflightsafetyandimproveoperationalefficiency,whichisofgreatsignificancetoensurecontinuousandhealthydevelopmentofcivilaviation.Inthenewera,thetechnologicaladvancementandinnovationofATMsystemshallconformtoneedsfordevelopmentandservethenationalstrategy;focusonthecoretechnologiesinanefforttobuildacivilaviationpower;andimprovesafetyandefficiencybasedonoperationalconditions.   WangZhiqingraisedseveralrequirementsatthemeeting.Firstly,theindustryshallattachgreatimportancetotheimplementationofADS-Boperationwhileensuringoperationalsafetyandstrengtheningorganizationalleadership.Secondly,theindustryshallmakeagoodtop-leveldesign,integrateADS-BintotheairtrafficoperationsystemwithChinesecharacteristicsandeffectivelyimprovethesafetylevel,airspacecapacityandoperationalefficiency.Thirdly,thewholeindustryshallmakejointefforts,eachCAACregionaladministrationshallleadtheimplementationofADS-Binareasundertheirrespectivejurisdictions,establishandimprovetheirworkmechanismforfullyadvancingADS-Boperation,anddeveloptimetablesandroadmapsforitsimplementation;ATMBofCAACshallenhancetheirguidanceandoversightonbuildingandoperationofADS-Bsystem;andairlinesshallspeedupairborneequipmentinstallationandmodificationandpersonneltraining.Fourthly,theindustryshallenhancepersonnelqualificationmanagementandtraining,continuetoimprovestaffcompetence,andbringintofullplayofbenefitsofnewtechnologies.Fifthly,theindustryshallcreateafavorableandtolerantenvironmentfortrialsanderrorswhileguaranteeingsafetyandestablishahuman-basedmanagementsystemtosupporttheapplicationofnewtechnologies.   Inrecentyears,CAAChasdevelopedaplanforADS-Bdevelopmentandestablishedandrefinedthesystemofspecificationsandstandards.ADS-Bsystembuildingandpreparatoryworkbeforeoperationhavebeenaccelerated.Equipmentinstallationforgroundstationswillbeaccomplishedbytheendof2017,layingafoundationforfullimplementationofADS-Boperation.InAugustof2017,thepilotprojectforthefirstphaseofADS-BoperationwaslaunchedinXinjiang,whichhasdemonstratedsafeandsteadyflightoperation,significantlyreducedATMoperationintervals,andfurtherreductionofpressureonairtrafficcontrollers.Duringthepilotoperation,ittookXinjiangATMBureauonlythreeandhalfmonthstoaccomplishequipmentinstallation,communications,on-siteacceptanceandflightinspectionfornewly-builtADS-Bprojects.ThesecondphaseofADS-BoperationisplannedtokickoffonJanuary4,2018,whichmarksthefirsttimeforChina'scivilaviationindustrytoimplement"singleADS-Bcontrol".Forthenextstep,CAACwillgraduallypopularizeADS-Boperationandrealizenation-wideapplication.   Thedevelopmentoftransportationindustryisthemaindrivingforceofeconomicdevelopment.Underthisbackground,the“2018InternationalSymposiumonAirTrafficManagementforCivilAviation” willbeheldinBeijing onMarch20th to21st.ThissymposiumisjointlyhostedbyBeihangUniversity &TechnicalCommitteeofAvionicsandAirTrafficManagement,CSAA,itwasofficiallysupportedbytheAirTrafficManagementBureau,CAAC(ATMB).   TheATMSymposiumChina(2018)willattractatlatest150+professionalattendeesfromallovertheworldincludingGovernmentOfficial,AirportGroup,Airlines,AircraftOEMs,ATMSystemsR&DInstitute/Company(integrators,communication,radar,software,GPWS,ADS-Bandetc.),Universityandetc.. thethemeisFocusontheLatestPolicyandTechnologyDevelopment&DemandofWorldATMSystem,ProspectChina'sATMIndustryintheNext5to10years. Register youinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.   【Contact】 Companyname: Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name:DannieWang EmailAddress: marketing@galleon.cc  Phone:+860215155.9030 Fax:+860215155.9049  

    Feb 9,2018
  • Guangzhou’s airspace one of most congested in the world relies on Thales to improve efficiency

    TheGuangzhouTerminalManeuveringArea(TMA)comprisesthreeofthebusiestairportsinChina,includingGuangzhouBaiyunInternationalAirport,China’ssecondbusiestairport,servingover80millionpassengersayearandaround1300airtrafficmovementsperday.ThismakestheGuangzhouTMA,oneofthemostcomplexandcongestedapproachairspacesintheworld.Aspartoftheircontinuingeffortstomaintainsafetyandefficiencyamidstgrowingtrafficandpassengervolumes,theMiddleSouthRegionalAirTrafficManagementBureauofCivilAviationAdministrationofChinahaschosentorelyonThalestohelpthem.   TodayattheSingaporeAirshow,theMiddleSouthRegionalAirTrafficManagementBureauofCivilAviationofChinaandThalesannounceanagreementfortheprovisionofamainAirTrafficControlCentretomonitortheentireTMA. ThenewcentrewillhouseTopSkyATC,themostadvancedairtrafficcontrolsystemintheworld,andwillincludedecentralisedflightplanprocessingtoallowtheGuangzhouTMAtooperateindependentlyfromtheGuangzhouareacontrolcenterwhilemaintainingseamlesssynchronisation.    ThiscontractbuildsonthewealthofexpertiseThaleshasgainedinChina.ThalesistheoldestandmostactivepartnertoChinainallareasofairtrafficmanagementwithatrackrecordspanningover30yearsand,togetherwithitslocaljointventureBEST,monitorover60%ofairtrafficmovementsinthecountry.ThisisthethirdmajorTMAsystemequippedinrecentyearsbyThalesinChina,followingthesolutionsdeployedinShanghaiandBeijing,andisthefirsteverimplementationofacommunicationsnetworksolutiondevelopedbyChinesetelecomgiantHuawei.   “AccordingtoIATAandICAO,Chinaissettobecomethelargestandbusiestaerospacemarketintheworld.TheChinesegovernmentisthereforeundergoingmassiveinvestmentprogrammestomoderniseandfutureprooftheairspacearoundthecountry. ThaleshasworkedshouldertoshoulderwithChineseoperatorsforyears,tohelpthemprovideasafeenvironmentforthegrowingvolumeofairspaceusers.ThiscontractisfurtherproofofthestrongpartnershipswehaveestablishedinChina.” Jean-MarcAlias,ThalesVicePresident,AirTrafficManagementactivities.   Thedevelopmentoftransportationindustryisthemaindrivingforceofeconomicdevelopment.Underthisbackground,the“2018InternationalSymposiumonAirTrafficManagementforCivilAviation” willbeheldinthecityofBeijing onthecomingMarch20th to21st.ThissymposiumisjointlyhostedbyBeihangUniversity &TechnicalCommitteeofAvionicsandAirTrafficManagement,CSAA,itwasofficiallysupportedbytheAirTrafficManagementBureau,CAAC(ATMB).   TheATMSymposiumChina(2018)willattractatlatest150+professionalattendeesfromallovertheworldincludingGovernmentOfficial,AirportGroup,Airlines,AircraftOEMs,ATMSystemsR&DInstitute/Company(integrators,communication,radar,software,GPWS,ADS-Bandetc.),Universityandetc.. thethemeisFocusontheLatestPolicyandTechnologyDevelopment&DemandofWorldATMSystem,ProspectChina'sATMIndustryintheNext5to10years.   Register youinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.     【Contact】 Companyname: Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name:DannieWang EmailAddress: marketing@galleon.cc  Phone:+860215155.9030 Fax:+860215155.9049  

    Feb 9,2018
  • Wind River Recognized with Prestigious Military & Aerospace Electronics Innovation Awards

    2017isyetonemorebanneryearfortheWindRiverVxWorks653Platform.   Weareproudtoannouncethat WindRiverhasbeenrecognizedonceagain byMilitary&AerospaceElectronicsandIntelligentAerospaceTechnologywitha Goldaward forVxWorks653—a testamenttothevalueandcapabilitiesofthisindustryleadingproduct.Wealsoreceiveda Platinumaward forthemulti-touchplatformWindRivercreaedtogetherwithPresagis andCoreAVI,whichincludesVxWorks.   VxWorks653isnowusedbyover220customersinover430integratedmodularavionics(IMA)projectsinover80aircraft. WhenonecombinesthisIMAVxWorks653historyofsuccesswithourfederated/standaloneVxWorkscertificationproductsacrossallindustries,WindRivertechnologiesarenowusedbyover350customersinover550projectsinover100safety-criticalair,sea,andgroundplatforms. Thisissimplyanamazingsuccessstoryforourpowerfulcertificationproductlineandmakes2017anothergreatyearofsuccessfortheVxWorksproductline.   Westartedofftheyearbyachievingcertified FutureAirborneCapabilityEnvironment(FACE™) conformancetotheFACETechnicalStandardOperatingSystemSegment(OSS)SafetyBaseProfile.VxWorks653wasthefirstandisstilltheonlyFACEoperatingsystemtoachievethisindustrystandardsconformance.   ThatwasfollowedbythereleaseofourVxWorks653Multi-coreEditionRTCADO-178CDALACOTScertificationevidence. OurCOTScertificationevidenceDVDnowcontainsover40,000hyperlinkedfilestosupportourcustomer’ssafetycertificationrequirements. ThisfirstsupportedprocessorforthisevidencewastheNXPT2080,andeffortstocreatecertificationevidenceformanyotherprocessorsareunderway.     What makesVxWorks653sosuccessful? Oursingle/dualcoreproduct,VxWorks6532.x,wasbuiltforenablingrapidintegrationof multipleapplicationsupplierssharinganIMAcomputeplatform,andalignswiththemulti-vendor,role-basedsupplychainstandardRTCADO-297.OurrobustpartitioningandRTCADO-330-qualifieddevelopmentandverificationtoolsconstraintestingtothescopeofchange,andeliminatestherequirementtore-testtheentireplatformwhenmodifyingsoftware.Thesecapabilitiessaveourcustomermillionsofdollarsintestandcertificationworkperyear,andincreasetime-to-marketandtime-to-deployment.   VxWorks653Multi-coreEditionaddsevenmorecapability–itfullyutilizesthehardwarevirtualizationassistofadvancedmulti-coreplatformsandsupportsunmodifiedguestOSenvironmentsassignedtoonetomanycores. ThiswillenabletherapidmigrationoflegacyARINC653,POSIX,FACE,andVxWorksapplicationsontonextgenerationmulti-coresilicon. Infact,VxWorks653Multi-coreEditionmaybeusedwithsystemsthatonlyhaveLinuxapplicationsthatareconstrainedbythehighcostofchangeandre-test.   2018willbeanotherexcitingyearfortheproductwithexpandedprocessorsupportandthecontinuedexpansionintonewmarkets,suchasindustrialandtransportation,wherevirtualizationandsafetycertificationcapabilitiesarecriticallyimportant.Welookforwardtoupdatingyouinthenearfuturewiththesenewdevelopments!   WindRiver,asthepremiersponsorwillparticipateintheupcomingCivilAvionicsInternationalForum2018 (CAIF2018),whichwillbeheldinthecityofShanghai,onApril17th -18th. TogetherwithCOMACShanghaiAircraftDesignandResearchInstitutetheywilljointlyhostthe‘AirborneSoftware&AirborneElectronicHardwareSub-Forum’,wesincerelyinviteyoutoparticipateinCAIF2018,focusonthelatesttechnologydevelopmenttrendofcivilavionicsindustry,understandingthedemandofChina'scivilaviationmarket.Register yourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.     【Contact】 Companyname: Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name:DannieWang EmailAddress: marketing@galleon.cc  Phone:+860215155.9030 Fax:+860215155.9049

    Feb 9,2018
  • Russia Launches PD-35 Heavy Engine Development

    Russia’sUnitedEngineCorporation(UEC)hopestosupplyitsfuturePD-35enginefortheRusso-ChineseCR929widebodyairliner.ThemanufacturerofficiallylaunchedthenewpowerplantdevelopmentatitsPerm-basedsubsidiaryAviadvigatel.Thecontract,signedinDecember2017,callsfortheenginetomeetbothRussianandChineseairworthinessandcertificationrequirements.Thedevelopmentcostsareestimatedat64.3billionrubles(aboutUS$1.2billion).   AUECofficialconfirmedto ShowNews thatthecompanywasincludedinthelistoftheCR929’spotentialsuppliers.“Thecorporationiscurrentlypreparingatechnicalproposalfortheaircraftdesigner,”hesaid.   TheCR929isbeingdevelopedbyChina-RussiaCommercialAircraftInternationalCorporation(CRAIC),ajointventurebetweenComacand UnitedAircraftCorporation.ItwasestablishedinMay2017withheadquartersinShanghaibutofficiallytookovermanagementoftheprograminDecember.    Atthesametime,theprogrampassedGate2stage,whichincludedthereviewoftheaircraftengineeringconcept.Thenextphasestartingin2018willbedetaileddesignandtheselectionofsuppliers.    “Supplierswillbeselectedwithinthenextoneto1.5years,”saidUAC.TheinitialenginesuppliersarelikelytobeGeneralElectric or Rolls-Royce,buttheRussianengineisexpectedtobeaddedatalaterstage.   ThedevelopmentofthePD-35isexpectedtobecompletedby2025,saysUEC.Itstechnologydemonstratorprototypewillbeassembledandtestedin2023.Itshouldreach35tonsthrustattakeoffmodeduringbenchtests.    UECspecifiesthatthePD-35programwillrequirethedevelopmentofseveralkeytechnologies,suchascompositefanbladesandlarge-sizeenginenacelles,anewefficienthigh-pressurecompressorandalow-emissioncombustionchamber.TheRussianmanufacturerinsiststhatPD-35parametersmeetCR929requirements.   TheCR929developmentandcertificationcouldtakeupto10years.Theaircraft’sbasicvariantwillbeabletocarryupto280passengersatarangeof12,000km(7,500mi.).UACandCOMACforecastaworldwidedemandfor7,000widebodyairlinersvaluedataboutUS$1.5trillionin2023-45.   TheCR929clearlylookslikeamajorgoalforthePD-35,asRussiacurrentlyhasnodomesticplatformsforsuchapowerplant.ButUECsaysthisenginecanalsobeinstalledonfutureheavytransportaircraft.OneofthedevelopmentgoalscallsfortheuseofPD-35technologiesfordevelopmentoffutureengineswith25-to50-tons-thrustrange.Ithasbeenknown thatUECwillpresentattheupcoming3rd CommercialAeroEngineShanghaiInternationalForum onMay 15th to16thinShanghai,sharingtheirlatestresearchanddevelopinginformationofthefeasibleaeroenginePD-35.   【Contact】 Companyname: Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name:DannieWang EmailAddress: marketing@galleon.cc  Phone:+860215155.9030 Fax:+860215155.9049

    Feb 9,2018
  • China to Become Largest Market in World

    IATAhaspublisheditslatest20yearaviationforecast,andprojectsthatChinawillovertaketheUSintermsofpassengertrafficby2022.ItisclearthattrafficgrowthinAsiawillchangethelandscapeofmajormarkets,withChina,India,IndonesiaandJapantaking4ofthetop6,andThailandjoiningthetop10by2036. Totaltrafficisexpectedtonearlydoubleto7.8billionpassengersin2036,withtheAsia-Pacificregiondrivingmorethanhalfofthenewpassengers. IATAconfirmstheforecastsfromAirbusandBoeingthatallshowmassivegrowthinAsiaoverthenexttwodecades.Infrastructure,fromairportstoairtrafficcontroltotrainedpilotsandmechanics,willchallengetheindustryoverthenexttwodecades.Understandingthemagnitudeoftraveldemandwellinadvanceenablestheindustrytoactinadvancetoprovidethecapacityrequirementstomeetthatdemand.Weareallapartofagrowthindustry,withuniquechallengesandopportunitiesoverthenexttwodecadesthatwillbeinterestingtowatch. Thedevelopmentofairtrafficcontroltechnologyisveryimportanttothedevelopmentofcivilaviationindustry.Airtransportindustryisoneofthemaincontributorstotheglobaleconomicprosperity,longtermsustainedtrafficgrowthcanpromotetechnologicaldevelopment. Basedontheachievementsof‘12thFive-YearPlan‘,during‘13thFive-YearPlan’,civilaviationairtrafficmanagementindustrywillbedrivenbyinnovationandmarkettraction,focusonATMinfrastructureconstruction,leanoperationmanagement,applicationofnewtechnologies,flightoperationcollaborativeenvironment,generalaviationservicesupportsystemandUAVATMresearchandetc.… Underthisbackground,the“2018InternationalSymposiumonAirTrafficManagementforCivilAviation”willbeheldinthecityofBeijingonthecomingMarch20thto21st.ThissymposiumisjointlyhostedbyBeihangUniversity&TechnicalCommitteeofAvionicsandAirTrafficManagement,CSAA,itwasofficiallysupportedbytheAirTrafficManagementBureau,CAAC(ATMB),registeryourinterestorfeeltogetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails. 【Contact】 Companyname:Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name:DannieWang EmailAddress:marketing@galleon.cc Phone:+860215155.9030

    Jan 29,2018
  • China Moves on Aero Engine Business

    NewsfromChinaisthatthestatehasformallycreatedtheAeroEngineCorpofChina.HeadquarteredinBeijing,the companyhasaregisteredcapitalof50billionyuan($7.5bn),and96,000employees. Thenewcompanywillconsistofthreecurrentfirmsbeingmerged. AVICAviationEngineCorp,SichuanChengfaAeroScienceandTechnologyCoLtdandAVICAeroEngineControlsCoLtdarethethreefirmsthatwilltogethercreatethetheAeroEngineCorp. TheWSJreportsChina’spresidentseesthisasastrategicmove. ThisisnosurprisesinceaerospaceisseenasanationalindustrialpriorityinChina. Chinahasstruggledwiththedevelopmentofaeroengines. ItmanagedtocopytheSU-27tocreateanindigenousfighter. ButChinacouldnoteffectivelycopytheengines. China’sbestfightersuseRussian-madeengines. Chinesecommercialaircraftallusewestern-madeengines. Theconsolidationmirrors,toanextent,whatRussiadidwithitsaerospacesector. Thereisanargumentinfavorofconsolidationbecauseofresourcelimits.Butthecounterargumentthatcompetitionspursinnovationismorecompelling. Abignationalchampiondoesnotensuresuccess. Chinahaslongbeenknowntofindcreativewaystoacquirewesterntechnologiesandattempttocopyit. Thisgoesbackasfarasthe1970’swithanattempttocopytheBoeing707. EventhentheChinesehadtouseP&Wengines. Today’sARJ-21isathinlyveiledcopyoftheDC-9anditrequireswesternengines. Somuchforthenegatives. Chinadoeshavethefinancialresourcesand,crucially,thepatiencetotry,failandtryagain. Theywilleventuallysucceed. ButaswehaveseenwiththeprogressfromtheARJ-21totheC919–thelearningcurveisverysteep.BythetimeChinadeliversthefirstC919itwillbeoutclassed.AstheARJ-21isnow. Westernfirmshavefoundthatnothingbeatscompetitiontodriveinnovation–especiallywithlimitedresources. Nationalchampionsmostlyturnouttobejobcreationmachinesratherthansourcesofwizardry. ThedevelopmentofChineseaeroengineindustryneedstostandontheshoulderofgiants,needstobeopentotheinternationalleadingcompaniesandseekdouble-winworkingpatternthroughcooperation.3rdCommercialAeroEngineShanghaiInternationalForumistheonlyannualaeroengineeventinChinafocusingontheR&Dtomanufacture,coveringthewholeindustrychaininChina.TheforumisaimedtoacceleratetheprocessoftheChineseaeroenginedevelopment,sharingthetechnicalbreakthroughandbarriersintheR&Dphase.Registeryourinterestorfeelfreetogetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails. 【Contact】 Companyname:Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name:DannieWang EmailAddress:marketing@galleon.cc Phone:+860215155.9030

    Jan 30,2018
  • Expect Avionics Upgrades, New Technology in 2018

    WiththeFAA’schangetoallowlower-costmodernelectronicstobemoreeasilyusedincockpits,AINexpectsfurtherdevelopmentsfromthistrend,andmanynewupgradeopportunitiesforolderaircraft. Head-updisplays(HUDs),longexclusivetolargeraircraftbecauseoftheirweightandcomplexity,willfindnewmarketsinsmalleraircraft.ProductssuchasRockwellCollins’sHGS-3500compactHUDandthenewGarminGHD2100allowmidsizejetstocarrythisvaluablesafetyequipment.AndsmallairplanesmaysoonbeabletoaddaHUD,asMyGoFlightcompletesdevelopmentofitslow-costSkyDisplayHUD. AlongwithHUDdevelopmentsarenewtypesofsensorsthatwillenableviewingthroughmoistfog,somethingthatcurrentinfraredsensorscan’taccomplish.KerrAvionics,forexample,isdevelopingasystemthatpairsavideocameraontheaircrafttoanencodedLEDbeaconontheground.Othersareworkingonvariousadvancedsensorsthatwilleliminatethefogproblem,possiblyleadingtotruezero-zerolandingcapabilitywithoutthecomplexityofcurrentlyavailableautolandsystems. Ofcourse,nolookatthefutureofavionicswouldbecompletewithoutmentioningtherecentstridesmadeinairborneconnectivity.High-speedKa-bandbroadbandonnewInmarsatandViaSatsatellitesischangingthewaytravelersstayconnectedtotheInternet.Onthehorizonarenewair-to-groundtechnologiesthatwillofferlower-costaccesstohigh-speedInternetaccessinregionswherecompaniessuchasGogoandSmartSkyareaddingtoandbuildingnewnetworks.Iridium’snewNextsatelliteconstellationshouldgolivethisyear,offeringhigh-speedworldwidesatcomserviceswithlesslatency(delay)andcoveragethatincludespolarregions.Allofthesetechnologieswillenablenewproductsthatwillservepassengers,pilots,andevennot-so-futuristicpilotlessairborneplatforms. OnApril17-18th2018,the7thCivilAvionicsInternationalForumwillbeheldinShanghai,China,withanAirborneSoftwareandAirborneElectronicHardwareSub-Forum.Chinahasthebiggestgrowingaviationmarket.Wearegoingtodiscussthetrendiesttopicsofavionicsandshowyoutheneeds.Dobringyournewesttechnologiesandfindyouropportunitieshere.Inthistwodays’event,livepresentations,paneldiscussions,one-to-onebusinessmeetingandon-sitebusinessdockingareinvolved.Registeryourinterestorfeelfreetogetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails. 【Contact】 Companyname:Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name:DannieWang EmailAddress:marketing@galleon.cc Phone:+860215155.9030 Fax:+860215155.9049

    Jan 30,2018
  • First Low-Visibility Take-off with HUD in Chinese Civil Aviation

    OnthemorningofDecember29,FlightSC1181ofShandongAirlinessafelytookofffromJinanYaoqiangInternationalAirportwithHead-upDisplaySystem(HUD)undertheorangealertoffogwhentheotherflightswerealldelayedbytheheavyfog. Thevisibilityofcertainareareducedto50metersduetothethickfogthatday.WiththesupportofShandongAirTrafficManagementBureauandJinanYaoqiangInternationalAirport,ShandongAirlinesusedHUDtosafelytakeoffundervisibilityof150meters,whichisthefirsttake-offinChinesecivilaviationindustrythatoperatedunder150-meterRunwayVisualRange(RVR)aftertheJinan-basedcarrierrantrialtestsinBeijing,Jinan,Qingdao,Kunming,UrumqiandShijiazhuangAirports. HUDsystemisproducedbyRockwellCollins,AmericaandShandongAirlinesisthefirsttoadoptthesystem.Thesystemcanlowertake-offandlandingstandardsbyexplicitlevelingguide.TherewillbeasmallcircleonthescreenofHUDwhentheaircraftapproachestheairportandpilotsmerelyneedtoflyintothecircletorealizeexplicitinstrumentallanding. Basedontheachievementsof‘12thFive-YearPlan‘,during‘13thFive-YearPlan’,civilaviationairtrafficmanagementindustrywillbedrivenbyinnovationandmarkettraction,focusonATMinfrastructureconstruction,leanoperationmanagement,applicationofnewtechnologies,flightoperationcollaborativeenvironment,generalaviationservicesupportsystemandUAVATMresearchandetc.…Inthefaceofgrowingdemandforthedevelopmentofcivilaviationtransportationindustry,strengthentheinnovationofthecivilaviationindustrysystem,increasetheimportanceofATMsystem,toimproveandperfecttheATMtechnicalandequipmentfacilities,deepenthedomesticandinternationalATMtechnologyinformationexchange,maketheATMsystemareliableguaranteeforcivilaviationtransportationindustry,asthestrongsupportofeconomicdevelopment. Underthisbackground,ATMBofCAACandBeihangUniversitywilljointlyhostthe“2018InternationalSymposiumonAirTrafficManagementforCivilAviation”,registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails. 【Contact】 Companyname:Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name:DannieWang EmailAddress:marketing@galleon.cc Phone:+860215155.9030 Fax:+860215155.9049

    Jan 15,2018
  • China Ready to Boost Funding in AVIC Avionics

    AviChinaIndustry&TechnologyCompanyLtd.ishopingtoraisefundsforAVICAvionics. “ThetotalamountofproceedsfromtheIssuanceofConvertible CorporateBondswillbe[2.4billionYuan],”AviChinasaidinadocument filedtotheHongKongstockexchangelastweek,“allofwhich,after deductingtheissuecost,areexpectedtobeusedinthe industrializationprojectsrelevanttotheelectronicbusinessofAVIC Avionicsandthesupplementationofitsworkingcapital.” Inthenextdecade,China'scivilaviationindustrywillcontinuetogrowrapidly,theSino-Russiawide-bodyaircraftprojectCR929hasattractedmuchattention.Underthisbackground,Theindustry-leadingCivilAvionicsInternationalForum2018(CAIF2018)whichistakingplaceinShanghaifromtheApril17th-18th,2018.Registeryourinterestorfeelfreetogetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails. 【Contact】 Companyname:Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name:DannieWang EmailAddress:marketing@galleon.cc Phone:+860215155.9030 Fax:+860215155.9049

    Jan 29,2018
  • China Completes Assembly of First CJ-1000AX Demonstrator Engine

    ThefirstCJ-1000AXdemonstratorenginefinishedassemblyinShanghaionDecember25,2017,markingtheestablishmentofthefirsttestplatformforChinesecivilhighbypassratioturbofanengineandlayingasolidfoundationfortheupcomingresearchanddevelopment. 1.95metersindiameterand3.29metersinlength,CJ-1000AXisdevelopedbyCommercialAircraftEngineCo.ltd.,affiliatedtoAeroEngineCorporationofChina.Consistingof35thousandparts,includingfan/compressor,coreengine,low-pressureturbine,accessorydrivecasingdeviceandsoon,theengine'scomplexstructureisdifficulttobuild.Thusthecompanyadopted"mainmanufacturer-supplier"mode,combiningwith24companiestofinishthetask. Goingthrough18months'toughworkandmakingbreakthroughinseveralkeytechnologies,like3Dprintedfuelnozzleofcombustionchamberandhorizontalassemblyoflarge-diameterandlong-axisunits,thetestmodelwasfinallycomplete. IntheupcomingCommercialAeroEngineShanghaiInternationalForum2018,wheretheywillhavespeakersfromAECCCAEdeliveraspeechonthetopicofExploringtheEngineeringDevelopingProcessofCJ1000A,sharingtheirachievementsandseekingfordeepeningcooperationfortheirupcomingresearchanddevelopment.  Registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails. 【Contact】 Companyname: Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name:DannieWang EmailAddress: marketing@galleon.cc  Phone:+860215155.9030 Fax:+860215155.9049

    Jan 12,2018
  • International CNS and ATM Agreement Signed

    ICAOrecentlyconcludednewtechnicalinformationsharingagreementstohelpensuregreateralignmentbetweenitsglobalstandardsforinternationalaviationandtherelatedworkbeingpursuedbyRTCA,theEuropeanOrganizationforCivilAviationEquipment(EUROCAE),SAEInternational,andArinc. ThememorandumwassignedearlierthismonthduringtheUNaviationagency’sSecondGlobalAirNavigationIndustrySymposium(GANIS/2)inMontreal.ICAOsaidtheagreementservesto“establishnewpartnershipsinaidofmoreintegratedsectoralstandards”forcommunications,navigation,andsurveillance(CNS)systemsandairtrafficmanagement(ATM). “TheexchangeofinformationpermittedbythesenewagreementswillbeveryhelpfultoICAO’seffortstodevelopmatureandcomprehensivestandardsforinternationalcivilaviation,”saidICAOSecretaryGeneralDr.FangLiu.“Industrystandardsserveuniqueandoftencomplementaryrolesinsupportofglobalairnavigationobjectives.Theenhancedinteroperabilitytheseagreementshaveachievedwilldirectlysupportimprovedsectoralperformanceintermsofaviation’ssafety,sustainability,andefficiency.” OnMarch20th-21st2018,InternationalSymposiumonAirTrafficManagementforCivilAviationwillbeheldinBeijing,China.TofillthegapmissinginChinaonATMsystemsoperation,coretechnology,ATMequipment,systemstructureandstandards,weinviteasmanyorganisationsandcompaniesaspossibletojoininATMtodiscussabouttheissuesandlookforactionablesolutions.Theeventperformsinlivepresentations,paneldiscussions,one-to-onebusinessmeetingandon-sitebusinessdockingareinvolved.Plentyofopportunitiesarewaitingyoutofindout. Registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails. 【Contact】 Company Name: Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name: DannieWang EmailAddress:marketing@galleon.cc Web:http://www.galleon.cc/atm2018/industry.html Phone:+86 0 215155-9030

    Dec 29,2017
  • ACSS, L3, Thales Perform China's 'First' ADS-B In Jetliner Flight Demo

    Chinarecentlywitnessedthecountry’s“first”successfulADS-BInjetlinerflightdemonstrations,accordingtoAviationCommunication&SurveillanceSystems(ACSS).Thecompany,alongwithownersL3andThales,performedthedemonstrationsonthreeAirbusA321sonapproachtoShanghai’sHongqiaoInternationalAirport. ThesetestswereconductedincollaborationwiththeCivilAviationAdministrationofChina(CAAC), Shanghai-basedcommercialandcargocarrierJuneyaoAirlines,andAirbus.ACSSsaidtheairtrafficsituationalawarenessenhancedvisualseparationonapproachADS-BInapplicationwashostedonitsT3CASIntegratedSurveillanceSystem,integratedintothecockpitdisplays. “Theseimportantapplicationsplayanintegralroleineffectiveoperationsandcomplementcommunication,navigation,surveillance,airtrafficmanagementmodernizationandADS-BinitiativesinChinaandaroundtheworld,”saidTerryFlaishans,presidentofACSS. ACSSsaiditsT3CASsystemADS-BInapplicationsenhancesoperatorefficiency,aswellaspilotandairtrafficmanagementsituationalawarenessanddecision-makinginallphasesofflight.Thiscouldincludeflight-levelchangeperformanceinnon-radarairspace,suchasoceanicflights. OnApril17-18th2018,the7thCivilAvionicsInternationalForumwillbeheldinShanghai,China,withanAirborneSoftwareandAirborneElectronicHardwareSub-Forum.TodiscussthedemandoftheChinesemarketwithglobalcivilavionicsindustryleadersinthistwodays’event,livepresentations,paneldiscussions,one-to-onebusinessmeetingandon-sitebusinessdockingareinvolved. Registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails. 【Contact】 Company Name: Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name: DannieWang EmailAddress:marketing@galleon.cc Web:www.galleon.cc/CAIF2018/index.html Phone:+86 0 215155-9030

    Dec 29,2017
  • Jetliner Engine CJ1000A Passes Concept Design Appraisal

    ProgramoftheresearchanddevelopmentofJetliners'engineCJ1000ApassedtheconceptdesignappraisalorganizedbydepartmentslikeMinistryofIndustryandInformationTechnology,CivilAviationAdministrationofChina(CAAC),TheNationalDefenseTechnologyIndustryBureauandsoon. CJ1000AisthefirstChineseJetlinerEnginethatpossessescompletelyindependentintellectualpropertyright.SuitableforChineseFirstJetlinerC919,thehighbypassratioturbofanenginestrictlyfollowsthecivilaviationairworthinessstandardsanditsnoiseandemissionmeettherequirementofcurrentairworthinessrules.ThewholeperformanceaimstocompetewiththemostadvancedLeapEngineatpresent.Theprogramisdividedinto5phases,includingrequirementanalysisanddefinition,conceptdesign,preliminarydesign,detaildesignandtestandverification.Thesuccessinconceptdesignappraisalindicatesthatpassingthroughtechnicalidentificationstage,theprogramofChineseJetlinerpowerplantentersintoengineeringdevelopingstage. Whatfurtherrequirementsandneedsofthisprojectwoulditcomesoutbeinthefuture?Isthereanyopportunitiesforoutsidevendorstojointhisenormousprojectanddotheirgoodtotheprocess?TheanswerisdefinitelyforyoufindoutintheupcomingCommercialAeroEngineShanghaiInternationalForum2018on15thto16thinMaynextyear,wherechiefofficersfromAECCCAEwillexplaintheirfutureplanonengineeringstageofthislong-lastingprojecttobringittoanewlevel. Registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails. Contactusviathefollowingways: Ms.DannieWANG Phone:+862151559030 Email:marketing@galleon.cc

    Jan 12,2018
  • ACSS Collaborates To Demonstrate ADS-B In in China

    OnDec.7th,2017,ACSSannouncedthatin-flightADS-BInhassuccessfullydemonstratedinChina.ThreeAirbusA321susedtoperformwereconductedwiththeCivilAviationAdministrationofChina,JuneyaoAirlinesandAirbusinShanghaiHongqiaoInternationalAirport. TheairtrafficsituationalawarenessenhancedvisualseparationwithADS-BInapplicationwashostedonACSS’sT3CASintegratedsurveillancesystemandseamlesslyintegratedintothecockpitdisplays.ACSS’sT3CASisaline-replaceableunitthatcanhostanycombinationofTCAS,TAWSandmode-StransponderwithADS-BIn/Outcapability. “WearepleasedtocollaborateontheADS-BIndemonstrationtoenhancetheaviationsafetyandefficiencyinChina,”saidACSSpresident,TerryFlaishans.“Theseimportantapplicationsplayanintegralroleineffectiveoperationsandcomplementcommunication,navigation,surveillance,airtrafficmanagementmodernizationandADS-BinitiativesinChinaandaroundtheworld.” OnMarch20th-21st2018,InternationalSymposiumonAirTrafficManagementforCivilAviationwillbeheldinBeijing,China.TofillthegapmissingonATMsystemsoperation,coretechnology,ATMequipment,systemstructureandstandards,weinviteasmanyorganisationsandcompaniesaspossibletojoininATMtodiscussabouttheissuesandlookforactionablesolutions.Theeventperformsinlivepresentations,paneldiscussions,one-to-onebusinessmeetingandon-sitebusinessdockingareinvolved. 【Contact】 Company Name: Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name: DannieWang EmailAddress:marketing@galleon.cc Phone:+86 0 215155-9030

    Dec 13,2017
  • Global Commercial Avionics Market to Reach $31.07B by 2024

    In2015,theglobalmarketforcommercialavionicssystemsismainlyoccupiedbytopfourcompaniesincludingThalesGroup,HoneywellAerospace,GarminLtd.andRockwellCollins,whocollectroughly77%ofthemarket,reportedbytransparentmarketresearchrecently.Togrowthecompetitiveinthenextfewyearasleadingcompanies,theywillfocusonthetechnologyinnovationtoadvancethesystems. ThereportshowsthattheglobalcommercialavionicssystemmarketrevenuewillgrowataCAGR3.5%since2016to2024,whichisworthofUSD25.34billionin2016andwillberisinguptoUSD31.07billion. Chinaisthebiggestandfastestgrowingavionicsmarketintheworld.In2014,theMinistryofIndustryandInformationTechnologyestimated,theincrementofdomesticmainlineaircraftwouldreachover5%ofChinesemarketshareby2020.Theannualrevenueofthecivilaircraftindustrywouldexceed100billionYuan.Inthissituation,theavionicssystemwasexpectedtoreachavalueof20billionYuanby2020;thedemandingofavionicssystemwillbeover100billionYuaninthenextfollowing10years. OnApril17th-18th2018,the7thCivilAvionicsInternationalForumwillbeheldinShanghai,China,withanAirborneSoftwareandAirborneElectronicHardwareSub-Forum.TodiscussthedemandoftheChinesemarketwithglobalcivilavionicsindustryleadersinthistwodays’event,livepresentations,paneldiscussions,one-to-onebusinessmeetingandon-sitebusinessdockingareinvolved. 【Contact】 Company Name: Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name: DannieWang EmailAddress:marketing@galleon.cc Web:http://galleon.cc/conference.asp?id=77 Phone:+86 0 215155-9030

    Dec 13,2017
  • IN RUSSIAN-CHINESE AIRCRAFT IT IS DECIDED TO ABANDON THE ENGINES FROM THE WEST

    TheRussian-Chinesewide-bodylong-haulaircraftCR929willbeequippedwithPD35engines. ThecreatorsoftheaircraftareafraidthatatthefinishoftheprogramtheWestern"partners"canrefusetosupplytheirengines,fearingcompetition. ThecivilengineofgreattractionisnowbeingdevelopedbydesignersandengineersoftheUnitedEngine-BuildingCorporation. Theendofworksonitscreationisplannedfortheendof2020. ThiswasannouncedbytheDirectorforInternationalCooperationandRegionalPolicyofRostechaViktorKladovduringtheDubaiAirShow2017. RecallthattheRussianFederationandthePeople'sRepublicofChinaarecreatingagasturbineengineforShFDMS. ChinaofferedtousetheengineofRolls-Royceinnewaircrafts,butacceptedRussia'sargumentsthatsuchanapproachcouldatthelastmomentdisruptplansbecauseoftheWest'srefusaltocooperate. TheheadoftheMinistryofIndustryandTrade,DenisManturov,substantiatedthispositionbythefactthatanalternativeisbeingdevelopedfortheairplanesthathavedividedtheworldmarket-AirbusandBoeing. ThecreatorsofthelatterwillnotbepleasedwiththeactionsofthePRCandRussiaandmaywanttointerfere. Therefore,acompletelyuniqueproductiscreated-theengineforthenewaircraft. Todate,thereisnoanaloguetothedevelopmentofeitherRussiaorChina. TheCR929isthemostambitiouscommercialaeroplanforthePRCafterthetake-offofC919,youwon’taffordtomissanylatestdevelopmentabouttheheartofitsbody-theengine,ofwhichtopicwouldbediscussedintheupcomingCommercialAeroEngineShanghaiInternationalForum,from15thto16thalongwiththeChinaInternationalAviationServiceTradeFair2018. 【Contact】 Company Name: Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name: DannieWang EmailAddress:marketing@galleon.cc Phone:+86 0 215155-9030

    Dec 13,2017
  • Aircraft Hydraulic System Market: Global Industry Trend Analysis 2012 to 2017 and Forecast 2017 - 2025

    GlobalAircraftHydraulicSystemMarket:Introduction FactorssuchasriseinglobalairtravelandsurgeinnewaircraftdeliveriesincountriessuchasChina,Mexico,BrazilandIndiaareestimatedtobethekeygrowthdriversintheglobalaircrafthydraulicsystemmarket.    Hydraulicsystemshaveexperiencedamajortransformationintermsofweight(theyhavebecomelighterovertheyears),simplificationofinspection,easeofinstallationandmaintenancerequirements(latesthydraulicsystemsdemandminimummaintenance).Hydraulicsystemsarenotnewtotheaircraftmarket.Inthepast,aircraftshaveusedhydraulicbrakesystems.Astheaircraftindustryisevolving,manufacturersarecomingupwithnewersystems.Hydraulicpowersystemsweredevelopedtomeettherequirementsofthemodern-dayaircraftindustry.   Aircrafthydraulicsystemsenhancetheefficiencyofanaircraft’scomponents.Aircrafthydraulicsystemsfacilitateeasyoperationofflaps,landinggear,brakesandflightcontrolsurfacesinaircrafts.Thecomplexityofaircrafthydraulicsystemsdependsonthesizeoftheaircraft.Forinstance,smallersizeaircraftsneedhydraulicfluidonlyforwheelbrakes.Largersizecommercialaircrafts,ontheotherhand,requirehydraulicsystemsthatarecomplexandlargeinsize.Toachievetheessentialconsistency,anaircrafthydraulicsystemmayconsistofseveralsubsystems.Eachsubsystemincludeactuators&filters,reservoir,pump,vane&spurgear,hydraulicfluid,pressureregulator,accumulator,valvesandothers(connectors).   Aircrafthydraulicsystemshavemanyadvantagessuchaslowercoolingcost,highreliability,loadhandlingcapacityandhighpowertoweightratio.Suchbeneficialparametersareestimatedtospurtheglobalaircrafthydraulicsystemmarketovertheforecastperiod.   GlobalAircraftHydraulicSystemMarket:Dynamics Drivers: Riseinglobalairtravelandsurgeinnewaircraftdeliveriesaretheprimaryfactorsdrivingthegrowthoftheglobalaircrafthydraulicsystemmarket.ThedemandfornewaircraftsfromcountriessuchasChina,Mexico,BrazilandIndiaisincreasingandthisisexpectedtoaffecttheglobalaircrafthydraulicsystemsmarketinapositiveway.   Furthermore,attractiveinvestmentsinresearch&developmentofaircrafthydraulicsystemsbydevelopednationstoinvestigatethescopeofreliability,loadhandlingcapacityandhighpowertoweightratiowillworkinfavouroftheglobalaircrafthydraulicsystemmarket.   Restraints: However,fluctuationsintheaviationindustrymayactasagrowthrestraintintheglobalaircrafthydraulicsystemmarket.Additionally,globaleconomicuncertaintymayalsohamperthegrowthofglobalaircrafthydraulicsystemmarket.   Moreover,factorssuchashighmaintenancecostandhighsystemweightresultinincreasedusageofelectricsystemswhichisestimatedtoactasagrowthrestraintfortheglobalaircrafthydraulicsystemmarket.   GlobalAircraftHydraulicSystemMarket:Segmentation TheGlobalAircraftHydraulicSystemmarketissegmentedonthebasisoftypeasfollows:ClosedCenterHydraulicSystemandOpenCenterHydraulicSystem   TheGlobalAircraftHydraulicSystemmarketissegmentedonthebasisofcomponentasfollows:Actuators&Filters,Reservoir,Pump,Vane&SpurGear,HydraulicFluid,PressureRegulator,Accumulator,Valves,andOthers(connectors)   TheGlobalAircraftHydraulicSystemmarketissegmentedonthebasisofend-useasfollows:CommercialAviation,BusinessAviation,MilitaryAviationandOthers   TheGlobalAircraftFiltermarketissegmentedonthebasisofplatforminto:Fixed-WingPlatformandRotaryWingPlatform   TheGlobalAircraftFilterMarketissegmentedonthebasisofaircrafttypeinto:LargeWidebody,MediumWidebody,SmallWidebody,SingleAisleandRegionalJets   GlobalAircraftHydraulicSystemMarket:RegionalOutlook Geographically,Japanisestimatedtobealucrativemarketforaircrafthydraulicsystemsovertheforecastperiod.InNorthAmericaaircrafthydraulicsystemmarket,theU.S.aircrafthydraulicsystemmanufacturersarewitnessinghugeopportunitiesinthemarketasthedomesticaircraftindustryisundertakinginternationalprojectstodevelopsmalljetsandtransport&patrolaircraftsfordefence.   Asia-Pacificaircrafthydraulicsystemmarketisestimatedtoaccountforadominantmarketshareoftheglobalmarketovertheforecastperiodowingtoeconomicgrowth,newstructuralactivitiesandhighdemandfornewaircrafts.Europeaircrafthydraulicsystemmarketisestimatedtoregisterstablegrowthduringthestartoftheforecastperiodandregisterstronggrowthbetween2022and2027owingtosignificanteconomicrecovery.LatinAmericaandMiddleEast&Africaareestimatedtoregisterrapidgrowthovertheforecastperiod.   GlobalAircraftHydraulicSystemMarketPlayers: Examplesofsomeofthemarketparticipantsintheglobalaircrafthydraulicsystemmarketidentifiedacrossthevaluechaininclude: · Seniorplc. · PARKERHANNIFINCORP · EatonCorporationPLC · TRIUMPHGROUP,INC. · UnitedTechnologiesCorporation · ArkwinIndustriesInc. · BeaverAerospace&Defense,Inc. · MoogInc. · GeneralAerospaceGmbH · SafranS.A.  Theresearchreportpresentsacomprehensiveassessmentofthemarketandcontainsthoughtfulinsights,facts,historicaldata,andstatisticallysupportedandindustry-validatedmarketdata.Italsocontainsprojectionsusingasuitablesetofassumptionsandmethodologies.Theresearchreportprovidesanalysisandinformationaccordingtomarketsegmentssuchasgeographies,application,andindustry. Sinceyearof2012,eachApril,morethan400+avionicsexpertsfromworldwidegatheredinShanghaitobenefitfrompresentationsanddiscussionsfromover30internationalindustryexpertspeakers. TheCAIFseriesactivitieswasleadingdiscussionsontheChinadomesticaircraftavionicsprojectwithupdates,futurechallengesanddemands. CivilAvionicsInternationalForum2018,anindustryleadingactivityinAPAC,whichwillbeheldinShanghaionApril17th –18th,2018,planningyourtriptoenjoytheEarlyBirddiscountandregister yourinterestformoredetails. 【Contact】 Company Name: Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name: DannieWang EmailAddress:marketing@galleon.cc Phone:+86 0 215155.9030

    Nov 27,2017
  • Top 10 High Growth Composite Material Market: Aerospace & Defense is Fastest Growing Application Segment

    Thetop10highgrowthcompositematerials marketisprojectedtogrowataCAGRof7.04%duringforecastperiod   Thetop10highgrowthcompositematerialsmarketisprojectedtoreachUSD69.50billionin2015toUSD105.26billionby2021,ataCAGRof7.04%between2016and2021.   Themajorfactorexpectedtoboostthegrowthofthemarketishighdemandfortop10compositematerialsfromthetheaerospace&defense,wind,andtransportationapplications.Theaerospace&defenseapplicationledthetop10highgrowthcompositematerialsmarket Asia-Pacificisprojectedtobethefastest-growingmarketfortop10highgrowthcompositematerials. Asia-Pacificisprojectedtobethefastest-growingmarketfortop10highgrowthcompositematerialsinthenextfiveyears.   "Thetop10highgrowthcompositematerialsmarketisprojectedtogrowataCAGRof7.04%duringforecastperiod" Thetop10highgrowthcompositematerialsmarketisprojectedtoreachUSD69.50billionin2015toUSD105.26billionby2021,ataCAGRof7.04%between2016and2021.Themajorfactorexpectedtoboostthegrowthofthemarketishighdemandfortop10compositematerialsfromthetheaerospace&defense,wind,andtransportationapplications.However,thehighcostofmanufacturingandrawmaterialsandrecyclabilityissueassociatedwithcompositesmayrestrainthegrowthofthemarket. "Theaerospace&defenseapplicationledthetop10highgrowthcompositematerialsmarket" Theaerospace&defenseapplicationledthetop10highgrowthcompositematerialsmarket,byvalue.Compositeaerospacestructuresarerequiredtosurviveextremeoperatingconditions,suchashighstress,shock,andimpactloads.Theserequirementsofcomplexaerospacestructuresarefulfilledbycomposites.Thereisanincreaseinthedemandfortop10compositematerials,duetothedevelopmentofnewaircraft,includingAirbusA350XWBandA320neoandBoeing787and737MAX. "Asia-Pacificisprojectedtobethefastest-growingmarketfortop10highgrowthcompositematerials." Asia-Pacificisprojectedtobethefastest-growingmarketfortop10highgrowthcompositematerialsinthenextfiveyears.Themarketintheregionisexpectedtobedrivenbyincreasingconsumptionoftop10compositematerialsinvariousapplications,suchaswindenergy,construction,electrical&electronics,andtransportation.Chinaledthetop10highgrowthcompositematerialsmarketinAsia-Pacific.ThewindenergyindustryinChinawitnessedthehighestnumberofwindenergyinstallationsin2015;itadded30.8GWofnewcapacity.Windenergybeingoneofthemajorapplicationsofcomposites,andisanticipatedtodrivethemarketinthecountry. Thisstudyhasbeenvalidatedthroughprimariesconductedwithvariousindustryexperts,globally. Theseprimarysourceshavebeendividedintofollowingthreecategories: •Bycompanytype-Tier1-70%,Tier2-25%,andTier3-5% •Bydesignation-CLevel-31%,DirectorLevel-46%,andOthers-23% •Byregion-NorthAmerica-65%,Europe-24%,Asia-Pacific-9%,andRoW-2% Thereportprovidescomprehensiveanalysisofcompanyprofileslistedbelow: •HexcelCorporation(U.S.) •HexionInc.(U.S.) •GeneralElectricCompany(U.S.) •Rolls-Royce(U.K.) •RenegadeMaterialsCorporation(U.S.) •StrongwellCorporation(U.S.) •ExelComposites(Finland) •TorayIndustriesInc.(Japan) •TeijinLimited(Japan) •DAIBGroup(Sweden) •CelaneseCorporation(U.S.) •PolyOne(U.S.) •IDIComposites(U.S.) •SolvayGroup(CytecIndustries,Inc.(Belgium) •UPMBiocomposites(Finland) •WeyerhaeuserCompany(U.S.) •CitadelPlasticsHoldingsInc.(U.S.) •HuntsmanCorporation(U.S.)   The“5th AnnualChinaAeronauticalMaterialsandProcessSummit”willbeheldinBeijingonNovember30th -December1st,2017.Morethan100+professionalattendeesfromaircraftOEMs,aero-engineOEMs,aeronauticalmaterialR&Dinstituteanduniversitieswillparticipateinthissummit,register yourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.     【Contact】 CompanyName:Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name:DannieWang EmailAddress:marketing@galleon.cc Web:http://www.galleon.cc/CAMPS2017/index.html Phone:+860215155.9030  

    Nov 27,2017
  • Honeywell bets big on growth in China

    IndustrialconglomerateHoneywellsaidonFridaythatChinaiscurrentlythesinglelargestcontributortoitsglobalgrowthanditwascommittedtoexpandingbusinessinthecountry.   TheUSfirm'sover$2.4billionbusinessinChinahasbeenclockingdouble-digitgrowthratesthisyearandaccountedforover20percentofitsannualgrowth,accordingtoShaneTedjarati,presidentofHoneywellGlobalHighGrowthRegions.   Tedjarati,whowaspartofUSPresidentDonaldTrump'sbusinessdelegationtoChina,saidthecompanywasalsoconfidentthatthedeepeningbilateraltradecooperationbetweenChinaandtheUSwouldbebeneficialforbothcountries.   Honeywell'shigh-growthregionsconsistentlydrivemorethan70percentofthecompany'sgrowthandChinahasthebiggestchunkofthat,hesaid,addingthatChinaisalreadythecompany'ssecondlargestmarketsince2013andhasbeenitsfocusformorethanadecade.   HoneywellsignedtwoagreementswithChinesecompaniesOrientalEnergyandSpringAirlinesinBeijingduringUSPresidentDonaldTrump'sstatevisittoChinathisweek.   China'sSpringAirlinesselectedHoneywell'ssuiteofadvancedcockpittechnologiesandindustry-leadingauxiliarypowerunitsforitsfuturefleetofAirbusA320neoaircraft,whileHoneywellUOP,astrategicbusinessunitofHoneywell'sperformancematerialsandtechnologiesdivision,hasalsosignedamemorandumofunderstandingwithOrientalEnergyontheadoptionofUOP'sC3OleflexunitsinOrientalEnergy'sfivenewpropanedehydrogenation(PDH)projectstohelpconvertpropaneintopropylene.   Tedjaratisaidtheagreements,anothersignificantmilestoneintherelationshipthatHoneywellhashadwithChinasincefirstestablishingitselfherein1935,willadvancecooperationinChina'soilandgasandaviationindustries.   "ThedealsinenergyduringTrump'svisitaremostlylong-termones,whichwillcreatejobs,easethetradedeficitandboostbilateraleconomiccooperationtoanewlevel,"saidHanXiaoping,chiefinformationofficerofChinaEnergyNetConsulting.   "WearecommittedtobeingtheChinesecompetitor,andtoprovidingworldclassproductsandsolutionstotheChinesemarketplace,"saidTedjarati.   TheChineseaerospacemarkethasbeenaindustryfocusforalongtime,especiallywhenthefirstdomesticcommercialaircrsfttookoffinthisMay,hundredsofprojectstobackupthedevelopmentofChinacommercialaircausehavebeenestablished.Suchhugemarketiswaitingtobefedup.Inthiscase, CommercialAeroEngineShanghaiInternationalForum2017 iscoming soonwhichwillbeheld from5th to6th December.Bythattme,thepractionersfromtheentiremanufacture chainofchinaaeroengineandOEMwilldiscussthefutureofChinaAerospaceindustrytrendsandreleasethethesignofpotentialnewmarket.   【Contact】 CompanyName:Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name:DannieWang EmailAddress:marketing@galleon.cc Web:http://www.galleon.cc/AEC2017/ Phone:+860215155.9030  

    Nov 27,2017
  • Huazheng New Material Group to invest CNY 50 million in a composite materials project

    Thecompanyplanstouselongfiberreinforcedthermoplasticcompositematerials(LFT-D)mixingandmoldingtechnologytoproduceLFDT-Dthermoplasticcompositematerialsrelatedproducts. Theannouncementsaidthatthesuccessfulimplementationoftheprojectisexpectedtocreateanewprofitgrowthpointtoincreasethecompany'sprofitability,enhancethecompany'scorecompetitivenessanditsabilitytocontrolrisk,andtoachievesustainableandstabledevelopment. HuazhengNewMaterialismainlyengagedinproductsdesign,researchanddevelopment,productionandsalesofCopperCladLaminate(CCL),insulatingmaterialsandthermoplastichoneycombpanelsandothercompositematerials.Inthefirstthreequartersofthisyear,thecompanyrealizedrevenuesofCNY1,109millionyuan(US$167.3million),up33.5%comparedtothesameperiodof2016,andachievednetincomeofCNY70million(US$10.5million),up3.25%.ThemainreasonwhythenetprofitincreaseissignificantlylowerthantherevenuegrowthisthattheCCLsalescosthasincreased,inacontextofinsufficientsupplyofCCLupstreamrawmaterials. Thecompany'sperformanceisexpectedtofurtherimproveinthefuture,theannouncementcontinues,assertingthatLFT-Dthermoplasticcompositeshaveagoodprospect. “LFT-Drankamongthefastestgrowingmaterialsinthecompositeindustrytoday,andhavemanyuniqueadvantages,suchashightoughness,goodimpactresistance,stableprepreg,nostoragetimelimit,shortmanufacturingcycle,goodchemicalresistance,lowmoistureabsorptionrate,repeatableprocessing,etc.Thermoplasticcompositesarenotonlythekeymaterialsinhigh-technologiesandcutting-edgetechnologies,butalsoimportantmaterialsinthefieldsofautomobile,electricappliances,newenergies,newbuildingmaterialsetc.” Compositematerialsarewidelyusedinaviationmanufacturingindustry,the“5thAnnualChinaAeronauticalMaterialsandProcessSummit”whichwillbeheldinBeijingonNovember30th-December1st,focusontheadvancedaeronauticalmaterialslatestR&DtrendsanddemandsinChinamarket.Morethan100+professionalattendeesfromairlinescompanies,aircraftOEMs,aeroengineOEMs,aeronauticalmaterialssuppliersanduniversitieswillparticipateinthissummit,registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails. 【Contact】 CompanyName:Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name:DannieWang EmailAddress:marketing@galleon.cc Web:http://www.galleon.cc/CAMPS2017/index.html Phone:+860215155.9030

    Nov 15,2017
  • Airbus Shifts into High Gear To Meet A320neo Delivery Target

    Airbus’sA320programleadershipexpectsabusyNovemberandDecember,asthecompanyattemptstoapproachitsoriginaltargetof200A320neodeliveriesbytheendoftheyear.SpeakingTuesdayduringthecompany’sthird-quarterearningscallwithinvestmentanalysts,AirbusCFOHaraldWilhelmexpressedsomereservationsaboutthecompany’sabilitytomeetlastyear’sguidanceof720airplanesintotalfor2017,duemainlytotheenginedeliveryshortfallsfromPratt&WhitneyfortheA320neo.Rather,itnowappearslikelyitwilldeliverslightlymorethan700units,includingthe31A320neositshippedduringthethirdquarter. WilhelmdeclinedtospecifyhowmanyA320neosthecompanydeliveredinOctober,butitstotalof89forthefirstninemonthsoftheyearsuggestsitwouldneedtoship111duringthefourthquartertomeetitsneodeliverygoal.TheCFOalsorevealedthattheA320neo’sengineproblemsextendtothetype’salternativeCFMLeap-1As,someofwhichCFMInternationalshippedassparestoairlinesexperiencingendurancedeficienciesrelatedtopeelingofceramicmatrixcompositecoatingsontheirshrouds. However,theCFMdiversionshaven’treachednearlytheproportionsofthoseofthePrattPW1100Gs,finalfixestowhichtheenginecompanyplanstotestoverthenexttwomonthsandapplyearlynextyear,saidWilhelm. “Wecanconfirmthatthesolutionstoovercomethesetechnicalissueshavebeendefinedandwillbetested,”saidWilhelm.“AsI’vesaidbeforetheyshouldcomeonlineinaircraftintheQ1.” WilhelmaddedthatAirbusexpectsA320neostoaccountforatleast50percentofallA320-familydeliveriesnextyear. “IntermsofthenumberofenginesweneedtohavefromPrattaswellasfromCFM,Ithinkthatisveryclear,”saidWilhelm.“Buttheteststhatneedtobedoneintheremainderoftheyear,in’17andinto’18,stillneedtoconfirmtheplan.Rememberwhatwehavebeendoingin2017.Probablywecouldhavepushedformoreenginestous,i.e.tofitonwinganddelivertheaircraft,butitdoesn’thelp. Ifthecustomerisn’thappywithit...Sothat’stheremaininguncertaintythatweneedtogothrough,butIwouldexpectfromtoday’spointofviewfromthebeginningof’18wereallyseethatclaritycomingthrough.” CFMInternationalisthevendorofCOMACC919aircraftengines,thedirectorofC919/LEAP-1CProgramJohnLiuwillattendtheCommercialAeroEngineShanghaiInternationalForum2017anddeliveraspeechonthetopicofLeap-1CIntegratedPropulsionSystemDevelopmentandIntegrationwithC919Aircraft,tosharetheexperienceincooperatingwithComac.TheforumwillalsofocusonthefrontiertopicsinvolvingthedevelopmentofthedevelopmentofSino-Russianwidebodyaeroengine,thelatestprojectinformationChongqingSkyrizonaero-engineCo,.Ltd.Formorehotindustrialtopicsclickhere. 【Contact】 CompanyName:Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name:DannieWang EmailAddress:marketing@galleon.cc Web:http://www.galleon.cc/AEC2017/ Phone:+860215155.9030

    Nov 15,2017
  • Airbus Helicopters predicts doubling of global fleet by 2036

    Marketgrowthwilldrivearequirementfornearly22,000newcivilandparapublichelicoptersgloballyoverthenexttwodecades,almostdoublingthecurrentfleet,anewstudypredicts.   AirbusHelicopters,inits20-YearMarketForecast–similartotheGlobalMarketForecastsproducedbyitsfixed-wingsibling–saysatotalof21,822newcommercialrotorcraftworth125billion($147billion)willbeacquired.   Emergingeconomiesrepresentthelargestsliceofdemand,at80%,whereasmatureregions,notablyNorthAmericaandEurope,willtake65%ofthoserotorcraftrequiredasreplacements.   Lightsingle-andtwin-enginedhelicopterswilldominate,accountingfor16,234combinedsales,or74%ofthetotal.   However,thelarger,moreexpensivemedium,super-mediumandheavy-twinplatformswillrepresentacombined51%oftheordervalue,itforecasts.   Thelargestmarketsegmentintermsofdeliveriesandvaluewillbecommercial–whichincludesutilityandtransportmissions–accountingforrepresentativefiguresof39%and31%.   Attheotherendofthescale,theweakestperformerwillbetheenergysector,representingjust8%ofdeliveriesand14%byvalue.   Underpinningtheforecast'smodellingisanincreaseintheuseofunmannedairvehicles,notablyforaerialfilmingandsomelawenforcementmissions.   "Inthelongrun,after2030,itisunlikelythatwewillsellhelicoptersforthisapplication[TVwork],"saysDavidPrevor,headofmarketingatAirbusHelicopters.   "Butatthemomentwedon'tknowwhenaUAVwillcomethatcantransportfivepassengers." Henotesthatoftheforecastsalesof10,949light-singles,anumberwillhaveoptionallypilotedcapability.   Surprisingly,giventhemanufacturer'scommitmenttoitsRacerprogramme,onesegmentnotincludedwithintheforecastishigh-speedhelicopters,duetouncertaindemand.   Inaddition,AirbusHelicopterspredictsthat2017willmarkareturntogrowthforcivilhelicoptersales,withthemarkethavingfallenbyabout30%overthepastfiveyears.   First-halffiguresfromallthemanufacturersshowgrowthofabout3%.   “CivilHelicopterIndustryInternationalForum2017”willbeheldinNanjingCityonNovember8th –9th,focusonChina'srapidgrowthanddevelopmentofthegeneralaviationmarket,AirbusHelicopters,LeonardoCompany,BellHelicopters,AVICOPTERwillparticipateintheforum,register yourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.     【Contact】 CompanyName:Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name:DannieWang EmailAddress:marketing@galleon.cc  Web:http://www.galleon.cc/Helicopter2017/index.html Phone:+86 0 215155.9030 Fax:+86 0 215155.9049 Formoreinformation,pleasedownloadChinaAviationAPP,link: http://aero4.galleon.cc/Pop/jsp/galleondownload.htm  

    Nov 1,2017
  • Carbon Fiber Resin: Aerospace & defense and automotive applications to be the major drivers to 2021

    "Increasingdemandforcarbonfibercompositeinend-useindustriesisdrivingthecarbonfiberresinmarket" Thecarbonfiberresinmarketisestimatedtogrowfrom USD292.7million in2016 toUSD532.7millionby2021,atacompoundannualgrowthrate(CAGR)of12.7%from2016to2021.Thegrowthofcarbonfiberresinislargelyassociatedwiththeincreasingdemandforlightweightandstrongcompositematerials,whichareusedinvariousend-useindustriessuchasaerospace&defense,windenergy,automotive,sportinggoods,andmarine,amongotherindustries.Compositecomponentsthataremanufacturedusingcarbonfibersareextremelylightweightandhavehighstrengthandstiffness.   "Aerospace&defenseandautomotiveapplicationstodrivethecarbonfiberresinmarketduringtheforecastperiod" CompositesarebecomingacorestrategicmaterialforautomotiveOEMsforstructuralandnon-structuralcomponents.Theaerospace&defenseapplicationis expectedtocontributethelargestmarketshare duringtheforecastperiod.Materialsmadefromcarbonfiberresinpossesspropertiessuchashighstrength,chemicalresistance,corrosionresistance,andhighviscosity,whichmakethemanidealmaterialtobeusedinaerospaceexteriorandinteriorparts.Moreover,withtheintroductionofCorporateAverageFuelEconomy(CAFE)requirementintheU.S.,whichaimsatthereductionofemissionsfromtheautomobiles,hashelpedinincreasingthedemandforlightweightcarbonfiber-basedcompositematerials.Thehighdemandforlightweightcompositematerialsisexpectedtoultimatelypropelthegrowthofthecarbonfiberresinmarket.   The“AircraftInteriorsSummit2017”whichwillbeheldinBeijingonNovember30th–December1st,focusonthelatestaeronauticalinteriormaterialsR&Ddevelopmenttrendsandapplication,morethan100professionalattendeesfromAirlines,AircraftOEMs,ODMs,InteriorMaterialSuppliers,UniversitiesandMROCompanieswillparticipateinthissummit.Registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.   【Contact】 CompanyName:Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name:DannieWang EmailAddress:marketing@galleon.cc  Web:http://www.galleon.cc/admin/index.asp Phone:+86 0 215155.9030 Fax:+86 0 215155.9049 Formoreinformation,pleasedownloadChinaAviationAPP,link: http://aero4.galleon.cc/Pop/jsp/galleondownload.htm    

    Oct 31,2017
  • Chinese enterprise makes core component of aircraft engines

    ChengduAerospaceSuperalloyTechnologyCo(CAST),alistedminingcompany,madeagreatbreakthroughinproducingasingle-crystalblade,themostimportantpartofanaviationengine,nationalbusinesschannelCCTV2reportedonMonday. Designedtoworkatthehighesttemperatures,underthemostcomplicatedpressurelevelsandexposedtothemostadverseenvironmentintheengine,thesingle-crystalbladeswereproducedbyCASTtoahighstandardandusedcustomizedcastingtechniques. Thesingle-crystalbladesdirectlydeterminetheperformanceofanaviationengine. "Specificationsoftheturbofanenginehavereachedanadvancedinternationallevel.Allcomponentshaveindependentintellectualpropertyrightsforbothdesignandproduction,especiallythemostdifficultpart-thesingle-crystalturbinebladesinsidetheengine,"XuGang,amemberoftheaircraftengineR&DteamanddeanoftheLaboratoryofLight-dutyGas-turbinesintheInstituteofEngineeringThermophysicsoftheChineseAcademyofSciences,wasquotedassayinginthereport. Inthecoreofathrustengine,thecomponentconsistsof60singleblades.Eachbladeoutputspowerthatisequivalenttoasportutilityvehiclecarwitha2.0literengineandthetemperatureismorethan1,720C. Toavoidmelting,thematerialsforsingle-bladeproductionincludeararemetalcalledrhenium. Tomaintainitsdominantpositionintheaviationindustry,theUSandsomeotherWesterncountrieshaveblockedChinafrombothmaterialandtechnicaldetailsforyears,accordingtothereport. CASTisabletopurifyrheniumforthebladeproductinacustomizedfurnacenow,itsaid. Thesingle-crystalbladesdirectlydeterminetheperformanceofanaviationengine.SothistopicwillbediscussedintheCommercialAeroEngineShanghaiInternationalForum2017on5thto6thDecemberinJiaxing,China.Intheconference,expertsfromChongqingSkyrizonwilldeliveraspeechinvolvingtheprocessingofthesingle-crystalblades.AEC2017willsharethelatestinformationofaeroenginemarkettoexploretheopportunitiesincooperationinChinaaeroenginemarket. 【Contact】 CompanyName:Galleon(Shanghai)ConsultingCo.,Ltd. Name:DannieWang EmailAddress:marketing@galleon.cc Web:http://www.galleon.cc/AEC2017/ Phone:+860215155.9030 Fax:+860215155.9049 Formoreinformation,pleasedownloadChinaAviationAPP,link:http://aero4.galleon.cc/Pop/jsp/galleondownload.htm

    Oct 31,2017
  • Sino-Russian Widebody Engine Under Discussion

    RussiaandChinaareintalkstodeepentheircooperationinthedevelopmentofcommercialaircraftenginesandtheiraftermarketsupportpackages.   UntilrecentlyChinatendedtobuyinorlicenseRussianpowerplants,buttheonusisnowshiftingtojointdevelopment,saysVictorKladov,directorofinternationalcooperationforRostec,astateumbrellaorganizationtaskedwithadvancingRussiantechnologybusinesses.   AspartoftheAviationExpoChina2017inBeijing,Russia’sUnitedEngineBuilding(UEB)isholdingtalkswithAviationIndustryCorporationofChina(AVIC),theChinaNationalAero-TechnologyImport&ExportCorporation(CATIC),theAero-EngineCorporationofChina(AECC)andtheCommercialAircraftCorporationofChina(COMAC).   OneofthekeyprojectsunderdiscussionisproductionofanengineforaprospectiveChinese-Russianwidebody,a250-300-seataircraftdubbedtheC929.   CentraltodevelopmentislikelytobeRussia’sUEBandChina’sAECC,theenginedeveloperthatwas formedearlylastyearasanamalgamationofabout93,000employeesfromsmallercompanies. China’stwomainstateaerospacecompanies,AVICandCOMAC,arebothshareholdersinAECC,which,atlaunch,wastobecapitalisedwith$7.5bn.   “Thenegotiationswillbecentredoncooperationinthedesignandmanufactureofprospectivecivilianengines,theirmaintenanceserviceandrepairs,”saidRostecinastatement.   UEBsaysitisdevelopinga‘PD-35’enginefamilyforprospectivewidebodyaircraft.Thedesignissaidtoincorporateadvancedmaterialsforweightsavings,lighterhot-sectioncomponentsandalow-emissioncombustionchamber.   RussianmediareportsthatthePD-35maybuildonthecoredevelopedforthePD-14enginesettopowertheMS-21narrow-bodyaircraftthatiscurrentlyintesting.ThePD-14wasdesignedtooffer15%betterfuelefficiencythancurrent-generationnarrow-bodyengines.   Thedeepeningcooperationbetween Russia’sUEBandChina’sAECCinaeroengineareaspeedsupthepaceofbusinesstechnologyresearchofAECCCAE .Inordertoacceleratetheprocessofdomesticcommercialaircraftengine, andsharethelatestinformationofthecurrentCJ1000aeroengineproject, theAECCCAEisgoingtoco-organizetheCommercialAeroEngineShanghaiInternationalForum2017 on5thto6thDecemberinJaxing Chinathisyear,AEC2017willnotonlyfocusonACAE'sownprojects,alsofocusoninternationalcooperationinChinaaeroenginemarket. Register yourinterestorgetintouchwith marketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.  

    Oct 12,2017
  • From Biofuels to 3-D Printing, Aviation Is Going Green

    Theaviationindustryisrapidlyexpanding,particularlywithintheMiddleEastandAsiaPacific.Infact,ChinaaloneisprojectedtoovertaketheU.S.astheworld’sleadingaerospacemarketby2024.Inaddition,theriseoflow-costairlinefaresandbudgetflyersmeanthatairtravelwillsoonbeaccessibletomuchoftheworld’spopulation,withtheInternationalAirTransportAssociation(IATA)predictingthatallairtravelwilldoubleoverthenext20years.   Thesegrowingmarketsarealreadysettocauseissuesfortheindustry,primarilyintheformofawide-scalemaintenance,repairandoperations(MRO)personnelshortage(althoughtheinclusionofnewtechnologieswouldaddressthis).Itisnosurprisethenthatairlines,aircraftmanufacturersandthosewithinthesupplychainareseekingwaystooffsettheenvironmentalimpactoftheserapidflightincreases.   “GreenAviation”Defined Greenaviationisanumbrellatermaimedatencompassingenvironmentalimprovementstothefieldofaerospace.Theseincludereductionsinemissionsandnoise,improvementstofuelefficiencyandtheintroductionoftechnologiesforimprovedefficiency.Thistermincludesallareasofaviation,fromairlinestoaircraftmanufacturerstotheaerospacesupplychain.Thepursuitofgreenaviationhasrisenasaresultofincreasedknowledgesurroundingtheeffectsoftheindustryontheenvironmentandsociety’sunderstandingofglobalwarmingasawhole.   InnovationsinFlight Lastyear,theSolarImpulse2becamethefirstmannedsolarplanetocircletheearthsuccessfully.Thee-Genius,anexperimentalplanedevelopedbytheInstituteofAircraftDesignatthe UniversityofStuttgart,isanall-electricmannedplanethatcanflyupto249milesontheengine’s56kWhsinglecharge.Whiletheseprototypesareseveralyearsawayfromcommercialflight,mainstreammanufacturersarealsopursuingimmediateimprovements.   Initiallylaunchedin2011,Boeing’secoDemonstratorwascreatedwiththepurposeofimprovingfuelefficiencythroughlightweightwingandwiretechnologyandanti-icingcapabilities.   TheE170,thelatestinstallmentdevelopedalongsideEmbraer,featuresicephobicpaintmeanttodecreasedirtandbugresidueandispoweredusingabiofuelblendcomprisedof10%biokeroseneand90%fossilkerosene.   Evenfurther,BoeinghascreatedtheecoDemonstratortobehighlyrecyclableuponaircraftdismantling,ensuringlessoftheplaneendsupinwasteyards.Asmanufacturershavebeguntopursuemoreeco-friendlyplanes,airlineshavebeguntotaketheirownstepstowardgreenerflights.   AirlinersAreCommitted In2011,ASTMInternationalapprovedbiofuelscomprisedofnaturaloilsforuseincommercialaviation.Sincethen,HoneywellhasintroduceditsownGreenJetFuel aimedatcuttinggreenhouseemissionsby56to85%whencomparedtotraditionaljetfuels.   Thisgreenerfuelalternativehasbeenshowntoimproveflightmileageperformanceanddoesnotrequirechangestoaircraftforuse.   UnitedAirlineshassincecommittedtopoweringflightsfromSanFranciscotoLosAngeleswiththeimprovedfuel.LanzaTechhasbeenworkingwithBoeingtotesttheuseofethanol-basedaircraftfuelinfutureplanes.VirginAtlanticpledgedtoswitch10%ofitsaircraft tothefuelby2020.Andlastyear,AlaskaAirlinesflewatestflightusinga20%renewablebiofuelcomprisedofleftovertreelimbsandbranchesfromloggingactivitiesinthePacificNorthwest.   However,airlinesarenottheonlysectorthatwillneedtoalternatefromtraditionalmethodsoftransport.   GreenSolutionsfortheSupplyChain Anoften-overlookedpolluter,globalshippingnetworkscanbebig,negativecontributorstotheenvironment.Theneedtoshipgoodsinternationallyacrosswaterwaysandviaaircontributestogreenhouseemissions,disruptionsinmarinelife,waterpollutionandmore.   Averysimplesolutiontothiswouldbegloballylocatedwarehouselocations.AircraftpartsdistributorKapcoGlobalhashelpedimplementthisstrategythroughworldwidepartnershipswithestablishedfacilities.Notonlydoesthismeanfasterreceivingtimesforcustomers(acrucialfactorintheaviationindustry),butalsoitmeansthatsuppliestravelashorterdistance.   Inadditiontophysicallocations,supplychainsmustalsoembracemoderntechnologytooffsetenvironmentaleffects,withoneofthebiggesttechnologiestoemergebeingtheuseof3-Dprintingforaircraftparts.   TheImpactof3-DPrinting 3-Dprinting(oradditivemanufacturingforlargerscaleuse)hasalreadybeguntoinfiltratetheaerospacesupplychain.Lastyear,BoeingpartneredwithOakRidgeNationalLaboratorytoprintthelargestsinglepart,a777xwingtrimtool,earningthemaGuinnessWorldRecord.Amonthbeforethat,AirbusflewtheA350-1000,whichincludedaRolls-Royceaircraftenginecontaininganenginestructuremanufacturedusing3-Dprinting.   Whilenotyetavailableforlarge-scalepartsmanufacturing,additivemanufacturinghasbigimplicationsforthefutureenvironmentalimpactofaerospace.Ratherthanphysicallyshippingpartstogloballocations,aircraftpartsdistributorscaninsteadsimplyemailschematicsforprintingtooriginalequipmentmanufacturer(OEMs)andMROsinneed.Notonlydoesthiseliminatecarbonemissionsandothershipping-relatedpollutants,butalsothismethodofmanufacturingvirtuallyeliminateswaste,makingitagreenaviationpursuitthatpositivelyaffectsnearlyallrealmsoftheaerospaceindustry.   Technologyneverbackpedals.Thepowerofflightisnodifferent.Asairlinesthroughouttheglobecontinuetoimproveandasmoreandmorecitizensoncethoughtoutofreachofairtravelbegintofly,thedemandforflightwillonlygrow.Luckily,theindustryhasalreadyrecognizedtheimportanceofimprovingitsenvironmentalfootprintandhasbeguntotakestepstowardafutureofgreeneraviation.   TimGillisthevicepresidentofmanufacturingatKapcoGlobal,an independentglobalaerospacepartsdistributorandmanufacturer.   3-DPrintingbecomemoreandmorepopularintheaviationindustry,meanwhile,itisalsofacedwithairworthinesscertificationproblem. The‘5th AnnualChinaAeronauticalMaterialsandProcessSummit’whichwillbeheldinBeijingonNovember30th toDecember1st,focusonthelatestmaterialsR&Ddevelopmenttrendsandprocessingtechnicapplication,morethan150+professionalattendeesfromworldwidewillparticipateinthissummit,register yourinterestformoredetailsorfeelfreetogetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.cc     

    Oct 12,2017
  • CMIG Leasing Further Enhances Cooperation with Airbus Helicopters in China

    CMIGLeasing(previouslyknownasCMIFL)andAirbusHelicoptersfurtherstrengthenedtheirpartnershipthroughanagreementsignedduringChinaHelicopterExposition2017byTANGMin,PresidentofCMIGLeasing,andMarie-AgnesVeve,GeneralManagerofAirbusHelicoptersChina. Upontheagreement,thetwopartieswillfurtherdeepentheircooperationincivilhelicopteroperationsincludingnavigationaloperationandlow-altitudeairtourism.Inaddition,bothpartiesarecommittedtoexpandingthiscooperationtothepublicservicessegment,includingpoliceaviation,emergencymedicalservices(EMS),andforestfirefighting.Toaccomplishsuchobjectives,CMIGLeasingalsosignedaletterofintentforuptotwopre-ownedH225helicopterstobeusedinfirefightingmissions,furtherdemonstratingtheperformanceandversatilityofthisvariantoftheSuperPumafamily. CMIGLeasingisfollowingthetermsandconditionsoftheexistingframeworkagreementannouncedatChinaHelicopterExpositionin2015,whichcoversatotalof100Ecureuilfamilyhelicopters.Todate,20Ecureuilhelicoptersfromthisagreementhavealreadybeendelivered. "We'redelightedtofurtherstrengthenourstrategicpartnershipandextendthecooperationwithCMIGLeasingforthecivilhelicopterindustryinChina,"saidMarie-AgnesVeve,GeneralManagerofAirbusHelicoptersChina."AirbusHelicoptershasbeenpresentinChinafor50years,asthefirstAlouetteIIIhelicopterenteredintothecountryin1967.WearecommittedtothecontinueddevelopmentofChina'shelicoptersindustryandbyworkingwithsuchgreatpartners,wecanallachievemoresuccesstogether." CMIGLeasingisoneofthemostinfluentialhelicopterleasingcompaniesinChina,aswellasastrategicpartnerofAirbusHelicopters.AtthelastChinaAirshowin2016,CMIGLeasingsignedaLOIforthenewgeneration,twin-engineH160helicopter,makingthemthelaunchcustomerinChinaandstrengtheningtheircommitmenttoChina'sgeneralaviationindustrybyfulfillingdiversifiedmarketdemands. AirbusHelicoptersistheworld'sleadinghelicoptermanufactureandistheleaderaswellinChina'scivilhelicoptermarketwitha40%marketshare.Today,morethan260Airbushelicoptersareflyingacrossthecountry. Withtheaccelerationoftheopeningoflowaltitudeairspace,Chinaisexpectedtobecomethelargestmarketforcivilianhelicoptersinthenexttenyears,“CivilHelicopterIndustryInternationalForum”focusonthelatestdevelopmenttrendsanddemandsofChinacivilianhelicoptermarket,whichwillbeheldinNanjingCity,onNovember8th-9th,2017.Morethan180+professionalattendeesfromofficialgovernments,helicopteroperators,aircraftOEMs,EMS/SAR,policeaviation,systemssupplierswillparticipateinthisforum. Registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.

    Sep 27,2017
  • China's aircraft engine gets a lift

    UkrainianmanufacturerbringsitsexpertisetoajointventureinChongqingLiangjiangNewArea.   ChinaisworkingwithUkraineonanindustrialparkforbuildingaircraftengines,ajointventureexpectedtoextensivelyboostChina'sresearch,developmentandproductioncapabilitiesinthespecializedfield,accordingtoprojectinsiders.   ChongqingSkyrizonAero-PropulsionIndustrialPark,whichbrokegroundinlate2015,willcover5squarekilometersintheChongqingLiangjiangNewArea,andinvolvesaninvestmentof20billionyuan($3.04billion;2.53billioneuros; £2.25billion).   Thepark'sinvestorsareBeijingSkyrizonAviationIndustryInvestmentCo,theonlyprivateaeronauticalenginecompanyinChina;andUkraine'sMotorSichJointStockCo,oneoftheworld'slargestaircraftenginemanufacturers.   Intheinitialstage,theywilljointlyproduceUkrainian-designedengines.Lateron,thecompanieswillusetheparktojointlydevelopandmanufacturenewenginessuchasturboshaft,turbopropandturbofanmodels,saysWangGuangqiu,executivevice-presidentoftheSkyrizonInnovationInstitute,Skyrizon'sresearchwing.   Thefirstenginetestingequipmentintheparkhasbeeninstalledandisreadyfortrialoperations.Thefirstassemblyplantshavebeenbuilt,whichmeansthefirstphaseofconstructioniscomplete,WangtoldChinaDailyinaninterviewonthesidelinesofthe17thChinaAviationExpo,whichopenedinBeijingonSept19.   The17th ChinaAviationExpoishostedbyAeroEngineCorporationofChina(AECC)andCommercialAircraftCorporationofChina(COMAC).AsasubsidiaryofAECC,AECCCommercialAircraftEngineCo.,Ltd(ACAE)istheexecutorofChinadomesticcommercialaeroengineprojectCJ-1000.InordertoacceleratethedevelopmentofCJ-1000project,ACAEwillco-organized“2017CommercialAeroEngineShanghaiInternationalForum” onDecember5th -6th,inJiaxing,China.   Formoreinformation,pleasecontactDannieWANG,marketing@galleon.cc

    Sep 27,2017
  • Boeing Approves New Component Testing Process

    FACC’sactivethermographytestingprocesspledgestoboostqualityassuranceandefficiency. AustriancomponentsmanufacturerFACChasbeenqualifiedbyBoeingtouseitsnewactivethermographytestingprocessforseriesproductionofaircraftcompositeparts.Thetestingprocess,whichwasdevelopedincollaborationwiththeUpperAustrianUniversityofAppliedSciencesandtheHigherTechnicalCollegeinAndorf,promisestimesavingsofupto50%comparedtoconventionaltestingmethodslikeultrasonic. AccordingtoFACCCEORobertMachtlinger,activethermographywillimprovethecompany’squalityassurance.“Itboastsahighlevelofefficiencyininspectionandmaintenancework,increasesreliabilityandtherebyguaranteesthatthehighsafetystandardsoftheaviationindustryaremet,”saysMachtlinger. Related:Rolls-RoyceAndFACCPenFreshEngineCompositesDeal Throughactivethermography,apart’ssurfaceisheatedbyseveraltenthsofadegreeCelsiususingaheatlamp.Sincecavitiesandforeignbodiesinmaterialwillchangeheatflow,componentdefectscanbedetectedthroughthermalwaves,whicharemadevisibleusinganinfraredthermographiccamera.FACCsaysthatinadditiontobeingquickerthanindividuallyexaminingpartsusingultrasonic,activethermographyislessexpensivetobuyandmobile—soitcanbeusedatthecompany’svariousglobalproductionfacilities. WhileBoeingisnotdisclosingwhichcomponentswillbetestedusingactivethermography,FACCcurrentlyproducescomponentssuchaspanels,wingletsandnoseconesfortheaircraftmanufacturer.FACCalsoproducescompositecomponentsforotheraircraftmanufacturers,recentlysigningcontractswithAirbus,Rolls-RoyceandBombardierAerospacetoproduceanddeveloppartslikeoverheadstowagecompartmentsandcompositeenginecomponents. Theuseofcompositematerialsisincreasingintheaviationindustry,performanceadvantagesandaircraftstructuralweightreductionarethemaindrivingforcesforthedevelopmentofcompositematerials,‘5thAnnualChinaAeronauticalMaterialsandProcessSummit’whichwillbeheldinBeijing,onNovember30th–December1st,2017,focusontheadvancedaeronauticalmaterialsR&Dandapplication,morethan150+attendeesfromworldwideincludingaircraftOEMs,materialsR&Dinstitute,universitieswillparticipateinthissummit,registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails. 【Contact】 Name:DannieWang EmailAddress:marketing@galleon.cc Phone:+860215155.9030 Fax:+860215155.9049

    Sep 20,2017
  • Sino-Russian Widebody Jet to Use Self-developed Engines

    RostecStateCorporation,theRussianindustrialconglomerateco-developingalong-haulwidebodyaircraftwithChina,hassaidthetwocountrieswilldeveloptheirownenginesfortheproject,withtheapparentlonger-termaimofbreakingtheduopolyenjoyedbyGeneralElectricandRolls-Royce. VictorKladov,directorofRostec'sinternationalcooperationandregionalpolicy,saidthedevelopmentandmanufactureofanenginefortheplanned280-seatwidebodyjet,knownastheC929,isatoppriority. "OnlyChinaandRussiawillbethemanufacturersoftheengine,"hesaid,and"willtryourbesttochurnoutabest-classengine,tosupportthisaeroplane[project]." ChinaandRussiahaveloftyambitionsforthewidebodyjet,whichisbeingdesignedtohavearangeof12,000kilometres. Shanghai-basedCommercialAircraftCorporationofChina(Comac)andRussiancompaniesincludingaircraftassemblerUnitedAircraftCorporation(UAC)andRostecsetupa50-50jointventurelastyeartodevelopthelong-haulpassengerplane,withdeliveriestargetedatbeginningin2025. Thegloballong-haulaeroenginemarketiscurrentlydominatedbyGEandRolls-Royce. China'sanswertoAirbus,BoeingcompletesShanghaimaidenflight "Wedon'tentirelyruleoutpossiblecooperationwithGEandRolls-Royce,buteveniftheyweretobeinvitedtoparticipateinthedevelopment,itwouldonlybeattheearlystage,"Kladovsaid. Comac'sinitialeffortsatbuildingalargecommercialaeroplanehaveprovedasomewhatconvolutedprocess,afterittookeightyearstolaunchthesmaller168-seatsingle-aisleC919,whichhasarangeofupto5,556km. Thenarrow-bodyjetmadeitsmaidenflightinearlyMayandhasyettosetadefinitivetimeframefordeliveries. ThegovernmenthasspentdozensofbillionsofdollarsbuyingkeycomponentsfortheC919,includingitsenginesandavionicssystems,from15internationalcompaniesincludingGEandHoneywell. Thereisadomesticaeroengineproject“CJ-1000”whichisdesignedforC919inChina.InordertoensureCJ-1000tocompleteairworthinesscertificationin2025,thetimeofeachtechnicalresearchofCJ1000isveryurgent.AstheOEMofCJ-1000,AECCCommercialAircraftEngineCo.,Ltdwillco-organized“CommercialAeroEngineShanghaiInternationalForum2017”inJiaxingonDecember5th-6th,2017. Formoreinformation,pleasecontactDannieWANG,marketing@galleon.cc Name:DannieWang EmailAddress:marketing@galleon.cc Phone:+860215155.9030 Fax:+860215155.9049

    Sep 20,2017
  • AC312E helicopter completed high-temperature test flight

    OnAugust12th,theAC312Ehelicopter developedbyAVICHafeicompletedhigh-temperaturetestflight.Withsixairsortiesfor10.3hours,theflighttestwascarriedoutinfoursubjects covering powerunitcooling,slideoilcooling,generatorcooling and air-conditioningrefrigeration. In grounddriving,hovering,climb,levelflightand single-engine climb,theenginecompartment,slideoil,generatoroutletandothermeasurementpoints ofAC312Ehelicopter haveallreachedtheairworthinessrequirements fortemperature,withhighairconditioningrefrigeration performance.Thismarksthehigh-temperatureperformance ofAC312Ehelicopterhasbeen verified andthe airworthinessverificationtesthastaken asolidstep.   AsChina'slow-altitudeairspaceopensup,China'sdemandforcivilianhelicoptersisontherise,Chinanowhasmorethan900civilianhelicopters,underthisbackground,“CivilHelicopterIndustryInternationalForum2017”willbeheldinNanjingonNovember8th –9th,morethan180+professionalattendeesfromofficialgovernments,helicopteroperators,helicopterOEMsandsupplierswillparticipateinthisforum.   Register yourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.cc formoredetails.   Name:DannieWang EmailAddress: marketing@galleon.cc Phone:+860215155.9030 Fax:+860215155.9049      

    Sep 12,2017
  • Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 TEN receives certification

    FirstproductionenginesarriveinSeattle.   TheRolls-RoyceTrent1000TEN,whichwillpowerallvariantsoftheBoeing787Dreamliner,hasbeengrantedfullflightcertificationfromtheEuropeanAviationSafetyAgency(EASA).ThisimportantmilestonecomesasthefirstsetofpassengerenginesaredeliveredtotheBoeingfacilitiesinSeattle,readyforentryintoservicelaterthisyear.   TheTrent1000TEN(Thrust,EfficiencyandNewTechnology)incorporatestechnologiesfromtheTrentXWBandAdvanceengineprogrammestodeliverimprovedthrustandefficiencyaswellascontributingtotheBoeing787Dreamlinerhavinghalfthenoisefootprintofprevious-generationaircraft.   EarlierthisyeartheTrent1000enginecelebratedahattrickoffirstswhenitpoweredthefirstflightoftheBoeing787-10Dreamliner,havingpoweredthefirstflightsofthe787-8andthe787-9.MorerecentlytheTrent1000TENpoweredan18hourtestflightduringwhichaBoeing787-8DreamlinertestaircraftdrewagiantoutlineoftheplaneacrosstheUnitedStates.   DaveTaylor,Rolls-Royce,ChiefEngineerforTrent1000,said:“ThismarksanothercriticalstepinourjourneytowardsdeliveringadditionalcapabilityandnewtechnologyfortheBoeing787Dreamliner.WewouldliketothankBoeingandEASAfortheirdedicatedfocusinhelpingusreachthisgoalandwelookforwardtotheengineenteringintoservicelaterthisyear.”   CJ1000isthefirstcommercialaeroengineprojectinChinawhichisnowleadedbyAECCCommercialAircraftEngineCo.,Ltd(ACAE).InordertopromotethedevelopmentofCJ1000projectandotherprojects,ACAEwillholditssecond“CommercialAeroEngineShanghaiInternationalForum” onDecember5th -6th,inJiaxingChina.TheworldleadingOEMSsuchasRolls-Royce,GE,PW,Safranandsoonwillbeinvitedtobepresentonthisevent.JinzhangFENG,nowpresidentofACAEwillmakeaspeechonthisevent. Formoreinformation,pleasecontactDannieWANG,marketing@galleon.cc                  Name:DannieWang EmailAddress:marketing@galleon.cc Phone:+860215155.9030 Fax:+860215155.9049

    Aug 24,2017
  • Russia certificates Mil Mi-171A2 helicopter

    RussianHelicoptershassecuredvalidationfortheMilMi-171A2,thelatestvariantofitslong-running,medium-twinhelicopterline.   Rosaviatsia,Russia'sfederalairtransportregulator,grantedthecertificationon17August.ItapprovesoperationoftheMi-171A2forcargoandpassengertransport,inbothvisualandinstrumentflightrulesconditions.   UpgradesoverearlierMi-8/-17variantsincludeuprated,fullauthoritydigitalenginecontrol-equippedKlimovVK-2500PS-03turboshafts,areinforcedtransmission,adigitalnavigationsystemandahealthanduseagemonitoringsystem.Inaddition,itgainsanew,moreaerodynamiccompositemainrotor–increasingrotorthrustby700kg–andanX-shapedtailrotor,replacingthepreviousthree-bladeddesign.   Rosaviatsiasaysitapproved16significantchangesoverthepreviousMi-171Amodel,includinganincreasetomaximumtake-offweight,whichrisesto13tforCatAoperations. RussianHelicoptersusedfourflight-testarticlesforthecertificationeffort,aswellastwostatictestairframes.   SerialproductionoftheMi-171A2hasnowstartedattheUlan-UdeAviationPlant.   "Obtainingatypecertificateisoneofthemostimportanteventsoftheprojectandmeanstheopportunitytodeliverthishelicoptertocommercialoperators,"saysAndreyBoginsky,directorgeneralofRussianHelicopters.   "TheMi-171A2offersampleopportunitiestorenewthehelicopterfleetofRussianandforeignoperators,whohaveexperienceinoperatingMi-8/Mi-17helicopters."   RussianHelicoptersis a leadingplayerin theglobalhelicopterindustry,thesoleRussianrotorcraftdesignerandmanufacturerandoneof thefewcompaniesworldwidewiththecapabilityto design,manufacture,serviceandtestmoderncivilianandmilitaryhelicopters.Recently,RussianHelicoptershasconfirmedtoparticipateintheupcoming“CivilHelicopterIndustryInternationalForum2017”,whichwillbeheldinNanjingCityonNovember8th -9th,registeryourinterestformoredetailsorfeelfreetogetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.cc     Name:DannieWang EmailAddress:marketing@galleon.cc Phone:+860215155.9030 Fax:+8602151559049

    Aug 24,2017
  • Boeing and Dassault Systèmes Announce Extended Partnership

      DassaultSystèmesandBoeinghaveextendedtheirpartnership.BoeingwillexpanditsdeploymentofDassaultSystèmes’productsacrossitscommercialaviation,spaceanddefenseprogramstoincludetheDassaultSystèmes3DEXPERIENCEplatform.   Thisdecisionfollowsacompetitiveprocessthatincludedtherigorousanalysisoftechnicalandfunctionalcapabilities,costandbusinessbenefitsacrossthevaluechain.Boeingwilldeploythe3DEXPERIENCEplatforminphasesandrelyonWinningProgram,Co-DesigntoTarget,ReadyforRate,BuildtoOperateandLicensetoFlyindustrysolutionexperiencesforaerospaceanddefensetodeepenitsendtoenddigitalcollaboration,design,engineering,analysis,manufacturingplanningandshopfloorexecutioncapabilitiesthroughouttheenterprise.   “DassaultSystèmesisproudtocollaboratewithBoeingasitembarksonanothercenturyofinnovationwithapartnerittrusts.Boeingnotonlyleadsthewayinitsownindustry,butinfluencestheprogressofallindustriesacrossmodernsociety,”saidBernardCharlès,ViceChairmanandCEO,DassaultSystèmes.“Weareattheturningpointoftheindustrialera,whereweareshatteringanotherindustryparadigm.Theparallelexchangeofdatabetweenvirtualandrealoperationswilltransformthevalue-addingchainintoavaluecreationchain.Theentire‘extended’enterprisecancontinuouslymeasureandcontrolbusinessprocessesformaximumefficiencyandpotentialtoplinegrowth.Thisis‘BusinessintheAgeofExperience.’”   The3DEXPERIENCEplatformcanreduceintegrationandsupportcosts,improveproductivity,fosternewinnovation,andaidintheintroductionofbestpracticeprocessestodeliverstandardworkacrossthevaluechain.The3DEXPERIENCEplatformcannotonlysimulateproductsandprocesses,butalsofindandeliminatepotentialrisksandqualityissuesbeforeproduction.Theplatform’ssinglesourceofdataacrossallapplicationswillprovidereliableandactionablereal-timeinformationandseamlesscommunicationthroughouttheentireenterpriseandsupplychainaswellasacrossproductgenerations.Thisdigitalcontinuitywillimprovedataandanalyticscapabilities.   “ThedecisiontoadoptDassaultSystèmes’3DEXPERIENCEplatformisakeymilestoneinourdigitaltransformation.Thisdigitalenablerprovidesglobaldesignandmanufacturingcapabilitiesthatwillfueloursecondcentury,”saidTedColbert,ChiefInformationOfficerandSeniorVicePresidentofInformationTechnology&DataAnalytics,Boeing.“ThevalueofthisextendedstrategicpartnershipisamutualdesiretotransformhowBoeingconnects,protects,exploresandinspirestheworld.”  

    Aug 11,2017
  • Upset Prevention and Recovery Training compulsory from next year

        Somegoodhascomeoutofthe2009disasterofflightAirFrance447,whenanAirbusA330onitswayfromRiodeJaneirotoPariswentintoanaerodynamicstallandcrashedintotheAtlanticOcean,killingall228passengersandcrew.   Whentheaircraft’sblackboxwasfinallyrecovered,twoyearsafterthecrash,itwasfoundthatproblemsmeasuringtheaircraft’sairspeed,possiblycausedbyicecrystalsinthepitottube,causedtheautopilottodisconnect.Thepilotrespondedincorrectlyandcreatedthestall,leadingtothecrash.   So,aftermuchconsultationwiththeairlineindustry,theEuropeanAviationSafetyAgencyhasdeterminedthatpilotswillhavetoundergospecialistUpsetPreventionandRecoveryTrainingtohelpthemrespondtounexpectedsituationstoavoidwhat’sknownasLossofControlIn-flight(LOC-I).Theregulationisexpectedtocomeintoforcefrom8April2018,withatransitionperiodofoneyear.   Theproposedpilottrainingwillcompriseofadditionalupset-prevention-andupset-recovery-relatedtheoreticalknowledge(TK)andflightinstructionforthecommercialaeroplanelicences. Anewly-developedadvancedUPRTcourseistobecomemandatoryforATPandMPLtrainingcourses,beforestartingatyperatingcourseinmulti-pilotoperations.InstructorsinvolvedinpilottrainingwillthemselveshavetrainingtodeliverthevariousUPRTelements.   Fortrainingtowardsnon-commerciallicences(lightaircraftpilotlicence(LAPL)andtheprivatepilotlicence(PPL)),theexistingtrainingsyllabuswillbeslightlyrevisedtointroduceUPRTelements.   TherearealsosomechangesinChinaaviationtrainingmarket.ExpertformCAACwillbeinvitedto“ChinaAviationTrainingForum2017”tosharethelatestmarketdynamics.CATF2017ishostedbyShanghaiSocietyofAeronauticsandorganizedbyCOMACShanghaiAircraftCustomerServiceCo.,LtdonSeptember6th-8thinChinaEasterAirlinesTechnologyR&DCenterwhichwillfocusonthetrendofaviationtrainingmarketandflightsafetythroughthesessionsuchaskeynotespeaking,paneldiscussion,exhibition,1to1meetingetc. Formoreinformation,pleasecontactusbelow.       【Contact】 Name:DannieWang EmailAddress:marketing@galleon.cc  Phone:+8602151559030 Fax:+8602151559049  

    Aug 9,2017
  • Opportunities for the global advanced composites to reach $5.2 billion by 2022

      AccordingtoanewmarketreportpublishedbyLucintel,thefutureoftheglobaladvancedcompositesmarketlookspromisingwithopportunitiesinvariousenduseindustriessuchasaerospace&defense,windenergy,transportation,marine,construction,electrical/electronics,consumergoods,andpressurevessels.Theglobaladvancedcompositesmaterialmarketisexpectedtoreachanestimated$5.2billionby2022anditisforecasttogrowataCAGRof8.0%from2017to2022.   Theglobaladvancedcompositesendproductmarketisexpectedtoreachanestimated$17.1billionby2022.Themajordriversofgrowthforthismarketareincreasingdemandoflightweightmaterialsintheaerospace&defenseandautomotiveindustry.   Inthismarket,carbonfiber,S-glassfiber,andaramidfiberarethemajorfiberusedtomanufactureadvancedcompositespartsforvariousenduseindustriessuchasaerospace&defense,transportation,windenergyandconsumergoods.Onthebasisofourcomprehensiveresearch,Lucintelforecaststhatthetransportationisexpectedtoshowaboveaveragegrowthduringtheforecastperiod.   Growingdemandforlightweightmaterialsintheautomotiveindustryisexpectedtospurgrowthforthissegmentovertheforecastperiod.Withintheglobaladvancedcompositesmarket,aerospace&defenseapplicationisexpectedtobetoremainthelargestmarketbyvolumeandvalueconsumption.   Themajordriverforthissegmentistheincreasepenetrationofcompositesinnextgenerationcommercialaircraft,likeBoeing’sB787andAirbus380,regionalaircraftsuchasBombardier’sCSeries,andgeneralaviationaircraftsuchasCirrusandDiamond.Byresintype,epoxy,phenolic,andvinylesterarethemajorresinusedtomanufactureadvancedcompositeparts.   Epoxyresincompositesareexpectedtobethelargestmarketbyvalueandvolume.NorthAmericaisexpectedtoremainthelargestmarketbyvalueandvolumeandisalsoexpectedtoexperiencethehighestgrowthovertheforecastperiodbecauseofgrowthinend-useindustriesandtheincreasingdemandforlightweightmaterialsintheaerospaceandautomotiveindustries.   Emergingtrends,whichhaveadirectimpactonthedynamicsoftheindustry,includeincreaseddemandforcarbonfiberwhichhashightensilestrength,modulus,andcompatibilitywithdifferentresins.Toray,Teijin,MitsubishiRayon,Hexcel,Dupont,Momentive,Huntsman,andOlinEpoxyarethemajoradvancedcompositemanufacturersintheglobaladvancedcompositesmarket.   Lucintel,aleadingglobalstrategicconsultingandmarketresearchfirm,hasanalyzedgrowthopportunitiesintheglobaladvancedcompositesmarketbyenduseindustry,fibertype,resintypeandregion.Lucintelhaspreparedacomprehensiveresearchreportentitled“GrowthOpportunitiesintheGlobalAdvancedCompositesMarket2017-2022:Trends,Forecast,andOpportunityAnalysis.”TheLucintelreportservesasacatalystforgrowthstrategy,asitprovidesacomprehensivedataandanalysisontrends,keydrivers,anddirections.   Thestudyincludesaforecastfortheglobaladvancedcompositesmarketbyenduseindustries,fibertype,resintype,andregion,asfollows:Byenduseindustries($MillionandMillionPoundsfrom2011to2022)•Aerospace&Defense•WindEnergy•Automotive•Marine•Construction•E&E•ConsumerGoods•PressureVessels•OthersByFiberType($MillionandMillionPoundsfrom2011to2022)•CarbonComposites•S-GlassComposites•AramidCompositesByResinType($MillionandMillionPoundsfrom2011to2022)•EpoxyComposites•PhenolicComposites•VinylesterComposites•ThermoplasticComposites•OtherCompositesByRegion($millionandMillionPoundsfrom2011to2022)•NorthAmerica•Europe•AsiaPacific•RestoftheWorldThis249-pageresearchreportwillenableyoutomakeconfidentbusinessdecisionsinthisgloballycompetitivemarketplace.    Asweallknow,afterthefirstChinese-madelargecivilaircraftC-919takesitsmaidenflightinMay,COMACandUACannouncedtoestablishthejointventurecompanynamedasChina-RussiaCommercialAircraftInternationalCo.,Ltd.(CRAIC)forthenextgenerationwide-bodyaircraftproject.ThisSino-Russiancooperatedtwin-aisleaircrafthas280seatsandissimilartoBoeing777andAirbus330.Relateddatashowthatthenewaircraftprojectswillusemorecompositematerialsandadvancedmetalalloys,it’s believedthattheaircraftwilluse50%ofthecompositematerial.COMACwilllaunchtheglobalpurchasingdemandimmediately,whichbringsabrandnewopportunityforallaerospacematerialsuppliers.So,doyouhavewillingnesstoinvolveinthisnewproject?   Underthisbackground,ChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronauticswillhostthe5thAnnualChinaAeronauticalMaterialsandProcessSummitonNovember30thtoDecember1st,2017,inBeijing.TheCAMPSisanannuallyeventsinceyearof2012,wegettheofficiallysupportfromCOMACShanghaiAircraftDesignandResearchInstitute(SADRI), COMACShanghaiAircraftManufacturingCo.,Ltd.(SAMC),AECCBeijingInstituteofAeronauticalMaterialsandAVICBeijingAeronauticalManufacturingTechnologyResearchInstitute.   【Contact】 Name:DannieWang EmailAddress:marketing@galleon.cc Phone:+860215155.9030 Fax:+860215155.9049  

    Aug 8,2017
  • Airbus Helicopters gears up for Chinese market

      ChinahassurpassedtheUnitedStatestobecometheworld'slargestcivilaircraftmarketofAirbusHelicoptersintermsofannualbooking,saycompanyexecutives.   "Chinaisquiteadynamicmarketwitharound20-percentannualgrowth.AirbusHelicoptersforeseesevengreaterpotential,"Marie-AgnesVeve,generalmanagerofAirbusHelicoptersChina,toldXinhuainaninterview. "AirbusHelicoptersaimstoestablishapartnershipwithChina,whichisourlargestmarketandanimportantpartnerinindustrialcooperation."   SUPERPUMAONSHOW AirbusHelicoptersisgearinguptomeetChina'ssurgingdemandwithafullrangeofhelicopters,coveringalmostallsizesandfunctions.   Thecompanyistheleaderintheglobalcivilhelicoptermarket,with47percentofthemarketshare.Lastyear,itdelivered35civilhelicopterstoChina,makingChinathelargestcivilmarketintermsofannualbookings.   ItrecentlyconductedademonstrationtourinChinawithitsheavytwin-engineH215helicopter,thenewestmemberoftheSuperPumafamily.   ThedemonstrationhighlightedtheH215'smulti-functioncapabilitiessuchasfirefighting,powerlinesurvey,lawenforcementandpassengertransport.   ItconductedflightandaerialoperationdemonstrationsinthecoastalcitiesofShenzhenandZhuhai,insouthChina'sGuangdongProvince,andtheplateaucityofLijiang,insouthwestChina'sYunnanProvince.   Inaforestfirefightingsimulation,itcollectedwaterfromanearbylake.WatchedbyChineseaviationinsiders,ithoveredanddropped3tonnesofwaterfromahugebucketabovetheforest.   "Itperformswellwiththepowerfultwinenginesandmodernavionicswithfour-axisautopilot,whichensuresitsstabilityandflexibility,"saidVincentDufour,vicepresidentofAirbusHelicoptersChina.   Inthenext10years,Chinaisexpectedtoacquireabout100aircraftforforestfirefighting.Abouthalfofthesewillbemedium-heavyhelicoptersthatcancarrywaterbucketsandoperateinhighlandregions.   BREAKINGGROUND InMaythisyear,AirbusHelicoptersbrokegroundonitsH135finalassemblyline(FAL)ineastChina'sQingdaocity.ItwillbethefirstWesternhelicoptermanufacturertoestablishanFALinChina.   Itwillbethefirm'sfirstH135FALoutsideEuropeanditisexpectedtostartdeliveryin2019withanannualoutputof18,saidVeve.   AirbusHelicopterswouldalsoofferacomprehensiveservicenetwork,includingpilotandmaintenancetraining,aswellasMaintenance,RepairandOperations(MRO)support.   Chinesedemandforhelicopterswithmultiplefunctionssuchasemergencymedicalservices,lawenforcement,firefighting,andtourismissoaring.However,bytheendof2016,itscivilhelicopterfleetwasestimatedatjust800. Chinaissettoboostthedevelopmentofthegeneralaviationindustry,withafocusoncivilhelicopters.Themarketvalueisexpectedtoreach1trillionyuan(147.2billionU.S.dollars).   ThedemandforcivilhelicoptersisgrowinginChinamarket,helicoptersplayaveryimportantroleinEMR,SAR,lawenforcement,oil&gasandetc.,underthisbackground,‘CivilHelicopterIndustryInternationalForum2017’willbeheldinNanjingonOctober18th-19th,insightintothelatestpolicyofChina'sgeneralaviationmarket,discusshelicopterterminalmarketdemand,understandadvancedcivilhelicopterR&Dtrends,registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails.    【Contact】 Name:DannieWang EmailAddress:marketing@galleon.cc Phone:+8602151559030 Fax:+8602151559049

    Aug 9,2017
  • Meeting the Innovation Imperative for Aircraft MRO Industry

    Nowadays, InnovationisimperativeinaircraftMROindustryduetothecomplexityofthe newgenerationaircraftsandtheeverincreasingglobalcompetition.Innovation impliessurvivalofthefittest.Moreandmorecompaniesstepintocommercial aviationmarket,whileonlythosecompaniesequippedwiththemostadvanced facilitiesandwell-adaptedcouldstandoutfromthecompetition. KeyDriverstoExecuteInnovation The survivalofsoftwaresuppliers,airlineoperatorsandmanyothercompanies dependsoninnovation,whichencompassedaseriesofstrategicreasons.The initialreasonforinnovationisfleetsofbrandnewgenerationaircrafts. PlentyofairlineoperatorsarereadytoreceiveB787andA350.Thereisalsoa partofcompaniesmadeordersonthetwonewmodels.Thetwonewmodelsare equippedwiththenewsystems,anditselectronizationisextremelyhigh.In fact,thetwonewmodelscouldberegardedascomputersgeneratingbigdata whileoperatingthetransportationofpassengersandcargos.Thebigdatafrom thenewmodelaircraftscompletelyexceedthedatafromtraditionalaircrafts. Inaddition,thenewmodelshavebeenequippedwithprognosticssystemsthatcould seekoutthecomingfaultandintegratetherelevantinformationwithadaptivemaintenancetechnology.Thenewgenerationaircrafts isthemaximaldriveforceofcivilaviationinnovation.Oneofthecharacters ofaviationindustryisthatthereareveryfewdramaticinnovationsatthe mostofthetime,butanimportantturningpointcouldleadtosignificant changes.Today,theturningpointwecouldseecomesfromB787andA350.The hugeapplicationofcompositematerialsonaircraftbodyhasimpliedits technicalinnovation.Besides,thestrongcapabilityofgeneratingbigdatais theinitialdriverofinnovationespeciallyfortheairlineoperatorsadopting newmodelaircraftsandthesoftwaresupplierswhoarestrugglingtofulfill thedemandsoftheairlineoperators. 2017China CivilAviationNewModelAircraftProcurementOrders(Updating) RegistrationCode AircraftModel Airliner Status B-1431 B787-9 AirChina Procured B-8965 A320-200neo ChinaSouthern Procured B-LRQ A350-900 CathyPacific Procured B-LRP A350-900 CathyPacific Procured B-18907 A350-900 ChinaAir Procured Statisticsof2016ChinaMainlandAirliner’sNewModelAircraft ProcurementOrders 320neo 789 ARJ AirChina 7 China Southern 2 HainanAir 8 XiamenAir 1 Chengdu Air 1 CivilAircraftOperation SupportTechnologyShanghaiInternationalForum2017withitstheme focusingon“OperationSupportSystemEstablishmentforNewModelAircrafts”, willbeheldonAugust30th–31st,inShanghai,China. The BigFOURChinaAirlineOperatorshaveconfirmedtospeak,including Jiliang NI,GeneralManager,AirChinaEngineeringTechnologyCorporation–Beijing Base Liang FENG,VicePresident,ChinaEasternAirlines Haiqing HU,DeputyGeneralManagerofOperationalCommandCenter,ChinaSouthernAirlines Wei HAO,GeneralManagerofStrategicDevelopment,HainanAirlines OtherconfirmedprominentspeakerscomefromAirbus,Boeing,COMAC,AVICXAC,AVIC HAIG,AMECO,GAMECO,STARCO,STAECO,HAECO,ChengduAirlines,CAACSafety& TechnologyCenter,CAACAirworthinessCertificationCenterandetc. For moredetails,pleasecontacttheconferenceorganizingcommitteeorlogonthe conferenceofficialwebsiteathttp://www.galleon.cc/conference.asp?id=263 Organizing CommitteeContact Dannie WANG Tel: +862151559030 Email:fhlt@comac.cc

    Jul 27,2017
  • H215 in action during China demo tour

    TheH215wrapedupitstwo-weekdemotour inChina.TheheavytwinisthelatestmemberoftheSuperPumahelicopter familyandknownforitsmulti-missionandlong-rangecapabilities.Thedemo tourincludedflightsinZhuhai,ShenzhenandLijiang,coveringmorethan2,000 kmacrossChinaanddemonstrateditscapabilitiesforfirefighting,powerline missions,lawenforcement,andpassengertransportationaswellasits excellentperformanceinhighandhotconditions. Thetourwaskickedoffwithafirststop onJuly3rdinZhuhaionthesoutherncoastofChina.OnJuly5ththeH215 toucheddownforitssecondstopinShenzentodemonstratefor100customers itsversatilityandperformance. Forthefinalstop,some200customersand journalistsgatheredintheancienttownofLinjianginsouth-westChinato witnesstheH215inflightandattendacustomersymposium.TheH215showcased itsmissioncapabilitieswithafirefightinghelicopterbucketdemonstration, astheBaishaAirportisthebasefortheSouthStationofStateForestry AdministrationChina. TheH215isaprovenmultipurpose helicopter,combiningadvancedavionicsandareliableplatformforrugged multi-missioncapabilities.Itsbaselineconfigurationhasbeenoptimizedto offerextremelycompetitivedirectoperatingandmaintenancecosts.Standard featuresincludeprovenMakila1A1engines,thelatestgenerationflight managementsystem,andthemostmoderntechnologies,whichincludeaglass cockpitavionicssystemandtherenowned4-axisautopilotfromAirbus Helicopters’advancedH225–providingflightenvelopeprotection,unrivalled precisionandautomatichoverstabilityineventheharshestoperating conditions. Thedemandforcivilhelicoptersisgrowing inChinamarket,helicoptersplayaveryimportantroleinEMR,SAR,law enforcement,oil&gasandetc.,underthisbackground,‘CivilHelicopter IndustryInternationalForum2017’willbeheldinNanjingonOctober18th -19th,insightintothelatestpolicyofChina'sgeneralaviationmarket, discusshelicopterterminalmarketdemand,understandadvancedcivilhelicopter R&Dtrends,registeryourinterestorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails. sourcefrom:aerotime

    Jul 26,2017
  • Boeing Sees Need for 1.2 Million Pilots and Technicians by 2036

    Boeingexpectstheworld’scommercialaviationindustrywill requiremorethan1.2millionpilotsandmechanicsoverthenext20years, placinganunprecedentedstrainonairlinerecruitersandtraining organizationstokeepupwithdemand.AccordingtoBoeing,theairlineindustry willrequire637,000newpilots,648,000newmechanicsand839,000cabincrew membersduringtheperiod. TheeighthsuchannualforecastproducedbyBoeing,the2017 editionshowsa3.2percentincreaseindemandforpilotscomparedwiththe 2016outlook,anda4.6percentdeclinefromthepreviousyear’sforecastfor mechanics.Boeingattributesthedecreasetoitsprojectionsoffewer maintenancehoursneededonthe737Maxnarrowbodycomparedwiththoseneeded fortheairplanethatnowpredominatesamongBoeingoperators,the 737NG. TheBoeingforecastshowsthemostpronounceddemandfor pilots,techniciansandflightattendantsintheAsia-Pacificregion,which, accordingtoBoeing,standssoontosurpassNorthAmericaastheworld’s biggestcommercialaviationmarket.Specifically,Asia-Pacificwillneed253,000 newpilotsovertheforecastperiod,aswellas256,000mechanicsand308,000 cabincrew.WhileNorthAmericapromisestocommandthesecondhighestdemand forpilotsandmechanics,at117,000and118,000,respectively,Europewill needmorecabincrew,at173,000,thanwillNorthAmerica(154,000). It’sthesameas2016outlookresultthatChinaaviation marketwillbethefasted-growingmarketintheworld. Against this backdrop,“ChinaAviationTrainingForum2017”whichishostedbyShanghaiSocietyofAeronauticswillbe heldonSeptember6th-8th,2017inShanghai,China.CATF2017 willfocusonthetrendofaviationtrainingmarketandflightsafetythrough thesessionsuchaskeynotespeaking,paneldiscussion,exhibition,1to1 meetingetc. Formoreinformation,pleasecontactDannieWang,marketing@galleon.cc sourcefrom:ainonline

    Jul 27,2017
  • Airbus Helicopters' H215 Kicks off Its Debut Demo Tour in China

    Theheavytwin H215helicopter,amemberoftheworld-renownedSuperPumafamily,is demonstratingitsmulti-missioncapabilitiesforfirefighting,powerline missions,lawenforcement,andpassengertransportationaswellasits excellentperformanceinhighandhotconditionsduringitsdebutdemotourin China. Kickingoffthetwo-weeklong tourwithdemoflightstodayinZhuhai,theH215willthenferryflighttoboth ShenzhenandLijiang.TheH215willcovermorethan2,000kmacrossChina, attestinginrealtimetoitsexcellentlongrangecapabilities,power,speed, andlargeusefulpayload. "Itisapleasureforusto welcometheH215forthefirsttimeinChina,asweforeseeaverystrong futureforthishelicopterintheChinesemarket,"saidMarieAgnesVève, GeneralManagerofAirbusHelicoptersChina."TheH215isperfectlysuited tomeetChina'sgrowingdemandforheavyhelicoptersasitpreparestobuildup itsforestaerialsurveillanceandfirefightingcapabilities." Customerswillbeinvited on-boardthehelicoptertoappreciateitsexcellentperformance,high reliabilityandadvancedtechnologies.TheH215willalsoshowcaseitssuperior firefightingcapabilities,performingaseriesofflightdemonstrationsusinga BambiBuckettoextinguishfires. TheH215isaprovenmultipurpose helicopter,combiningadvancedavionicsandareliableplatformforrugged multi-missioncapabilities.Itsbaselineconfigurationhasbeenoptimizedto offerextremelycompetitivedirectoperatingandmaintenancecosts.Standard featuresincludeprovenMakila1A1engines,thelatestgenerationflight managementsystem,andthemostmoderntechnologies,whichincludeaglass cockpitavionicssystemandtherenowned4-axisautopilotfromAirbus Helicopters'advancedH225-providingflightenvelopeprotection,unrivalled precisionandautomatichoverstabilityineventheharshestoperating conditions. "TheH215willeasily complementthecurrentfleetofnearly40SuperPumaaircraftalready performingawiderangeofmissionsinChina,fromoil&gasoperationsto aerialworktoVIPtransportation,"saidVincentDufour,VPCommercial AirbusHelicoptersChina."Thishighlyrobustandversatilerotorcraft providesexcellentperformanceandwillbearealassetforthecountryasthe demandforhelicopterstoprotectitscitizensandnaturallandscapescontinues toincrease." Attheendof2016, therewere3924helicoptersforcivilianuseinAPAC,Chinaadded85helicoptersin2016,achieving21%market growth.Chinaisstilltheregion'sstrongestgrowthinthepastfewyears. Underthisbackground,‘CivilHelicopterIndustryInternationalForum’willbeheldinNanjing,onOctober18th– 19th,2017. Registeryourinterestformore detailsorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.cc Newssource:WorldCivilAviationResourceNet

    Jul 13,2017
  • AfBAA Builds Training Momentum as MOUs Signed with JAA TO and AATO

    TheAfricanBusinessAviationAssociation, AfBAA,hasfurtherstrengtheneditscommitmenttoeducatingtheAfrican businessaviationsectorbysigningtwosignificantMemosofUnderstanding (MoU),withleadinginternationalaviationtrainingorganisations.Nick Fadugba,Vice-ChairofAfBAA'sSafetyandTrainingCommitteesignedthefirst withMrs.MargarethJosephathKyarwenda,SecretaryGeneral,Associationof AfricanAviationTrainingOrganizations,AATO.Whilstthesecondwassignedby SaschaNeusser,ChairofAfBAA'sSafetyandTrainingCommitteealongsideMrs PaulaV.deAlmeida,DirectoroftheJointAviationAuthoritiesTraining Organisation,JAATO. TheAssociationofAfricanAviationTrainingOrganisations workstoharmoniesaviationtrainingandcreatecontinent-widestandardsacross AfricaandunderthetermsoftheMoUAATOwillcollaboratewithAfBAAto createstandard,continent-widerecognizedAfBAAtrainingprograms. DeliveryofthecoursesbyJAATOwillalsoreinforcethevaluepropositionand strengthenthecredibilityoftheAfBAAprograms.JAATOalreadydeliversan extensiveportfolioofregulatorytraining,andwillnowworkwithAfBAAto developspecificprogramswhichwillbridgetheexistingknowledgegaponthe continent. "TrainingisoneofourcentralconcernsatAfBAA.The continent'sbusinessaviationsectorisoftenheldbackowingtoalackof understandingofitsbenefits,sometimesfromwithinaviationitself.With thesenewrelationshipsinplacewearebetterpositionedtoimproveaccessto standardisedinformation,providecrediblecoursescontinentwide,and encourageAfricanprofessionalstobetrainedin,andthensubsequentlywork in,Africanbusinessaviation,"explainedRadyFahmy,CEOofAfBAAabout theimportanceofthenewagreements. AfBAAalsointendstouserevenuesgeneratedfromthe trainingprogrammestoestablishatrainingfundwhichwillbeusedtofurther supportAfBAAmembertraining.Inaddition,thetrainingfundwillsupport trainingworkshopsheldduringAfBAAevents.Furthertrainingdiscussionsare currentlytakingplacewithanumberofAfricancommercialairlinesandlocal nationalbodies,asAfBAAcontinuesitscommitmenttoeducatingthecontinent aboutthevalueofbusinessaviation."Weareinadvanceddiscussionswith keyplayersinAfricanAviationandhopetoannouncefurtherpartnerships duringthesummer,"concludesFahmy. It’ssimilarwithChinaaviationmarket.the shortageofaviationprofessionaltalenthasalwaysbeenthebottleneckwhich restrictthedevelopmentoftheaviationindustryinChina.Chinagovernment haspublishedmanypolicestopromotecivilandgeneralaviationindustry.Underthis background,“China AviationTrainingForum2017”willbeheldonSeptember6th-8th,2017inChinaEasternAirlinesTechnologyR&DCenter. CATF2017willsharethelatestinformationofChinaaviationtrainingmarketto exploretheopportunitiesincooperationinChinaaviationtrainingmarket.We sincerelyinviteyoutoparticipatetheupcomingCATF2017.Ourprofessional organizingcommitteewillprovideyouone-stopservicetohelpyoudigthe maximumvalueforyourbusiness. Formore information,pleasecontactCherryWU,marketing@galleon.cc Newssource:ChinaAviationDaily

    Jul 13,2017
  • NATS, CAAi agree international cooperation

    NATSServices Limited,thecommercialbusinesswithintheUK’sleadingproviderofair trafficcontrolservices,andCAAInternational(CAAi),theconsultancyarmof theUKCivilAviationAuthority(UKCAA),have signedalandmarkagreement tocooperateandpartneronfutureinternationalconsultancyprojects,inan efforttoraiseglobalaviationsafetystandards. Signed byAndyHead,businessdevelopmentdirectorforNATSandMariaRueda,managing directorforCAAi,theagreementsupportsfuturecollaborationonoverseas capacitybuildingprogrammes.CombiningNATS’expertiseinairspacedesign, managementandairtrafficservicesandCAAi’sregulatoryoversightcapability, bothpartiesintendtouniteonaviationprojectswheretheycancomplementone anotherandprovidestateswiththebestpossiblesolutiontoregulatory compliance.Atthesametime,theagreementstipulatesstrictrulesof engagementtomitigateanyconflictofinterestarisingfromthecooperation. Maria Rueda,managingdirectorofCAAi,said:“Wearedelightedtohavesignedthis agreementwithNATSandwelookforwardtoworkingtogether.Increasingly,the overseasaviationregulatorsweworkwithrequireregulatoryexpertisein safetyandsecurityoversight,aswellasairtrafficservices.By collaboratingontheseprojects,bothpartiesareequippedtomakethebiggest positiveimpacttotheglobalaviationcommunityfortheinterestofpassengers andoperatorsflyingtotheselocationsandbeyond”. NATS’ Headsaid,“Aviationisgrowingrapidlythroughouttheworldandthisis placinggreaterandgreaterdemandonlimitedairspaceandairport resources. WorkingwiththeCAAiinthiswayallowsustooffera compellingpropositiontoaidaviationcompaniesaroundtheworldachievetheir objectivesaroundcapacityandsafety,drawingontheexperienceofmanaging someoftheworld’sbusiestairspaceandairportsintheUKandintegrating withEurope”. This partnershipbuildsonanexistingworkingrelationship.In2013,NATSandCAAi joinedforcestoworkwithQataronamajorairspaceredesignproject.Most recently,bothpartiesjointlysupportedtheAirportAuthorityofHongKong withnoisemodellingtosupportenvironmentalimpactimprovements. NATS andCAAiwillbeabletoofferoverseasclientsacombinationoftechnical advisoryservices,rangingfromairspacedesign,capacityplanningand complianceframeworkstobusinessplanning,safetyandsecurityoversightand environmentalreporting. During‘13thFive-YearPlan’,Chinese governmentwillinvest57billionYuantolayoutNextGenATMsysteminChina,under thisbackground,‘CivilAviationAirTrafficManagementIndustryTechnology InternationalForum’willbeheldinBeijing,onSeptember6th-7th, focusonATMinfrastructureconstruction,leanoperationmanagement, applicationofnewtechnologies,flightoperationcollaborativeenvironment, generalaviationservicesupportsystemandUAVATMresearchandetc… Registeryour interestofgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails. Newssource:AirTrafficManagement

    Jun 28,2017
  • Global MRO Worth $120 Billion By 2036,China domestic market will take the biggest cake

    Airbusestimates demandfor550,000newmaintenanceengineersoverthenext20yearsasthe valueoftheglobalMROmarketdoubles. Between2017and2036themanufacturer reckonsthatglobalairlineswillneed34,170newpassenger aircraft(and730freighters)tosupportaverageannual trafficgrowthof4.4%. Thiswillleadtoadoublingoftheglobal fleet,providingAirbus’globalservicesbusinesswitha“catalysttogrow”, accordingtothecompany. Servicesonlyaccountedfor5%ofAirbuscommercialaircraftsaleslast year,asopposedto47%and31%inithelicopteranddefencedivisions, respectively. AsiaPacificwilltakemorenewaircraftthananyotherregion,andwill alsoleadgrowthintheMROmarket,whichAirbuspredictswilldoubleinvalue from$60bntodayto$120bnby2036. Forthefirsttimeinits GlobalMarketOutlookAirbushasalsoincludedguidanceforthecabinand systemsupgrademarket,whichitvaluesat$180bnover20years.Again,Asia Pacificissettobethebiggestsourceofdemand,accountingformorethana thirdoftheglobalmarket. “AsiaPacificcontinuestobeanenginefor growth,withdomesticChinatobecometheworld’slargestmarket.Disposable incomesaregrowingandinemergingeconomiesthenumberofpeopletakinga flightwillnearlytriplebetweennowand2036,”saidJohnLeahy,AirbusCOO, customers. Inordertosupport COMAC’snewaircraft,forthelargeMROservicesandsparepartemarketin Chinaaswell,COMACShanghaiCustomerServiceCenterCo,Ltdwillassociate withChinaEasternAirlinestohost2017CivilAircraftOperationSupport TechnologyInternationalForum,whichwillfocusonaftermarketserviceofnew aircraftinChinasuchasB787-9,A320neo,C919,ARJ21.Thetopicswillincludingafter-sales servicestrategy,networkmaintenanceandsupportsystemconstruction,service dataaccumulationandmonitoring,supplychainmanagementandsupplychain Sharedlibraries. For moreinformationpleasecontact:marketing@galleon.cc Newssource:aviationvoice

    Jun 28,2017
  • ’70 new pilots a day required to meet 10-year demand’ – CAE

    Astaggering255,000newairlinepilots willbeneededoverthenext10years,accordingtotheCAEAirlinePilot DemandOutlook,releasedtodayattheParisAirShow. It’sthefirsttimeCAEhasproducedsuchaforecast.Among thefindingsarethat50%ofthepilotswhowillflytheworld’scommercial aircraftin10yearshavenotyetstartedtotrain.Also,180,000first officerswillneedtodevelopintocaptainsduringthesameperiod,agreater numberthaninanypreviousdecade. Thedocumentbreaksdownthenumbersbyregionandprovidesa thoroughanalysisofthetrainingneedsoftheaviationindustry. “Astheleadingtrainingorganizationintheworld,weareveryproudto introduceourfirst-everCAEAirlinePilotDemandOutlooktothemarket,which willprovideairlineswithaviewontheupcomingneedsanddevelopment opportunitiesforprofessionalpilots,”saidMarcParent,CAE’sPresidentand ChiefExecutiveOfficer. NickLeontidis,CAEGroupPresident,CivilAviationTraining Solutions,said,“Theairlineindustrywillneed70newtype-ratedpilotsper dayforthenext10yearstomeetglobaldemand. “Thisrecorddemandwillchallengecurrentpilotrecruitment channelsanddevelopmentprograms.Newandinnovativepilotcareerpathwaysand trainingsystemswillberequiredtomeettheindustry’spilotneedsand ever-evolvingsafety,competencyandefficiencystandards.” CAEhassponsored“2017ChinaAviationTrainingForum”which ishostedbyShanghaiSocietyofAeronauticsandwillbeheldonSeptember6th-8th,2017inChinaEasternAirlinesR&DCenter.Theorganizing committeeofCATF2017alsoincludesCOMACShanghaiAircraftCustomerService Co.,Ltd,ShanghaiUniversityofEngineeringScience,ChinaEasternAirlines R&DCenter,ShanghaiGeneralAviationAssociation,ShanghaiAviation TrainingAllianceandCATAShanghaiEducation&TrainingCenter. Formoreinformation,pleasecontactKaraWANG,marketing@galleon.cc TheCAEAirlinePilotDemandOutlookisavailablefordownloadhere NewsSource:PILOTCAREERNEWS

    Jun 28,2017
  • Comac Foresees A Future Of ‘Intelligent Aircraft’

    SHANGHAI—Comac islookingatsupersonicspeedandunconventionalconfigurationsamong thetechnologiesforaircrafttofollowthewidebodyairlineritwill developwithUAC. Thetwocompaniesmayregisterajointcompanyforthewidebody aircraftprogramthismonth,ComacVicePresidentShiJianzhongsaid, referringtotheeventthatwouldmarkthelaunchoffull-scale development.HespokeatCivilAircraftIndustryInternationalForum2017inShanghaiorganizedbyGalleon For thefuture,Comacisinvestigatingnewpropulsionsystems;new structures;unconventionalconfigurations;supersonicspeed;andnew energysources,Shisaid.ItisalsoconsideringtheuseofBigData, andaconceptcalledthe“intelligentaircraft.”Theworkisgoingonin consultationwithsuppliers,Shisaid,neithergivingdetailsnor sayingwhenanaircraftincorporatingthetechnologiesmayappear. Comac andUACsaidinNovemberthatdevelopmentofthewidebodyaircraft wouldtake10years.Sincetheprogramisnowsupposedtobefully launchedthisyear,thescheduleimpliesfirst deliveryin2027.However,programmanagershavediscussedadaterangeof2025–28. Slippage isappearingevenbeforethebeginningoffull-scaledevelopment, however.InNovember,ComacandUACexpectedtosetuptheirjoint companyin2016,orinthefirstquarterof2017. Theystill havenotdoneso.“InMay,wemaysignanagreementwiththeRussian sideandholdtheceremonyforregisteringthejointcompanyin Shanghai,”Shisaid. TheC919flight wasplannedforFebruary,Shitoldtheconference.Hewasevidently referringtothelatestschedule,becausewhentheprogramlaunchedin 2008,thefirstprototypewassupposedtoflyin2014.Whenthedayof thefirstflightfinallyarrived,“Everyonewillhavenoticedthatthe weatherwasnotparticularlygood,buttheflightwasquiteperfect,” themanagersaid. Outwardly confidentatthetimeofitsestablishmenttocreatetheC919in2008, Comachasrecentlytendedtoemphasizethechallengesthatithasfaced. Among thedifficultiesatthetimeofestablishment,“Staffingwasa difficulty,”Shisaid.“Atthetime,therewerefewpeopleworkingon commercialaircraftinChina.Includingadministrativestaffmembers,we hadonly3,000people.Butnowwehavepassed10,000,including,of course,someforeigners,peoplewehavetrainedanduniversitystudents inmanyfields—graduatestudents,doctoralstudents,andsoon,”Shi said. ComacwasformedfromseveralAvicunits,particularlythosethatweremakingtheARJ21regionaljet,whichbecameaComacproduct.AvicbuildsthestructuresoftheARJ21andC919. Newssource:AviationWeek

    Jun 14,2017
  • AECC Aims At Near-Leap-1C Performance For Its Engine

    SHANGHAI—AeroEngineCo.ofChina(AECC), developingtheCJ-1000turbofanfortheComacC919airliner,isaiming atwhatitbelievesisaspecificationonlyslightlyinferiortothose ofrivalengines. Thrust-specificfuelconsumptionin cruisefortheinitialversionoftheengine,theCJ-1000A,willbe0.53 lb.perlb.ofthrustperhour,accordingtodetailsissuedbyGalleon, aChineseconferenceorganizer.Galleonhaspublishedtheinformation inabrochureforChinaAerospacePropulsionTechnologyForum2017tobe heldMay24-25atShenyang,China.AECC,whichissupportingthe conference,isevidentlyGalleon’ssource. FortheCFM Leap-1C,theonlyengineavailablefortheC919untiltheCJ-1000is ready,cruisefuelconsumptionis0.5lb.perlb.perhour,Galleon says.Again,theconferenceorganizermustberelyingoninformation fromAECC. ThePW1100GoftheAirbusA320neofamilyhasthesame cruisefuelconsumptionastheLeap-1C,inAECC’sestimation.Engineers workingontheCJ-1000havepreviouslysaidtheyneededtomatchtheCFM Leap-1C,becausetheywereworkingtothesamepropulsionspecification setbyComac. TheCJ-1000Aisintendedtogenerate takeoffthrustof28,200lb.Atimelinesuggeststhetwo-shaft,ungeared turbofanwillgointoproductionin2022. Foreign engineersdoubtthattheCJ-1000Acanbedevelopedinanythinglikethe publishedschedule.TheChineseindustryhasnegligibleexperiencein developingcommercialengines,letaloneonethatissupposedtogo head-to-headwithtwoofthelatestproductsfromWesternmanufacturers. ThesecondversionofAECC’sturbofan,theCJ-1000B,isscheduledto followin2026withathrustof30,800lb.thrustandcruisefuel consumptionof0.52lb.perlb.perhour. Bypassratiofor theCJ-1000Awillbegreaterthannine.Theoverallpressureratiois intendedtobeabout40,whilenoiseshouldbe15PENdBbelowtheFAA’s Stage4requirement. AECCisdesigningitsenginefora turbineinlettemperatureof1,577C(2,871F)andnitrogenoxide emissionsmorethan50%belowtheCAEP6requirementofthe International CivilAviationOrganization. AECCwas formedin2016,mostlybysplittingofftheengineunitsofAvic.The CJ-1000isaprojectofaShanghaisubsidiary,AECCCommercialAircraft Engines,formerlyAvicCommercialAircraftEngines. The manufacturerexpectsaproductionrunof1,670CJ-1000s,including124as spares,accordingtoGalleon’sbrochure.Thatimpliesthat773C919s willusetheengine. Newssource:AviationWeek

    Jun 14,2017
  • Amid ARJ21 Ramp-Up, Comac Plans More Automation

    SHANGHAI—ComacisplanningincreasedautomationasitsetsupasecondproductionlineforitsARJ21regionaljet. AfinalgoalistoachieveamovingproductionlineliketheonethatBoeingusesinmakingthe737,aComacofficialtoldaconferenceinShanghai. But amovinglinelooksfaraway,sincethemanufacturerstillhasworkto doeveningettingitsfirstproductionlineuptoaplannedrateof15 aircraftperyear.Beyondthat,thecompanyistargetingoutput30 aircraftperyear,whichwillneedthesecondlineand,ultimately,50 aircraftperyear. Comacsaidithasordersformorethan300 ARJ21s.Thecompanytendstobelooseinitsdefinitionof“order,” however,countingcontractsthatWesternaircraftmakerswouldnot regardasdefinitive. The currentARJ21lineisattheoldShanghaiAircraftManufacturingplant, theoriginalbaseoftheprogram,atDachang,Shanghai.Thesecondis beingbuiltatComac’snewandvastlylargerplantonthesouthernside ofShanghaiPudongInternationalAirport,whereComacwillalsoassemble the158-seatC919airliner.TheARJ21isdesignedtoseat78intwoclasses. The firstARJ21wasdeliveredinNovember2015toComacsubsidiaryChengdu Airlines,whichbeganflyingthetypecommerciallyinJune2016.Ithas twounitsinservice. “Wehavetwonumbers,”theofficialtoldtheMayCivilAircraftIndustryInternationalForum(CAIIF)organizedbyGalleon. “Oneisanannualproductionrateof30aircraft[thefirsttarget]and anotherisamaximumof50.Butwhetheritis30or50,ourDachang productionlinecannotmeetthedemand.Soweneedasecondproduction line.”Currently,thejoiningofcenterandrearfuselagemodulesis completelymanual,hesaid,adding:“Ournewplanwillcertainlyachieve automation.”Atthesametime,AvicfactoriesatXianandChengdu intendtoautomatetheirworkinbuildingARJ21structures,headded. The DachangplantassemblesARJ21susingmajorstructuralassemblies receivedmostlyfromthoseandotherAvicfactories.Ofsixmain processesatDachang,onlyone—theconnectionofthetailconeandrear fuselage—canbedoneasfast15timesayear,theofficialsaid.The stationforfittingoutthenose,forexample,hasacurrentcapacityof onlyeightunitsperyear.Connectingthecenterfuselageandouter wingboxescanbedoneonlyninetimesperyear. Comac’s productionengineershaveaplanforrelievingeachbottleneckat Dachang.Thisappearsnottoincludemuchoftheautomationplannedfor Pudong,wheretheARJ21productionlinenowunderconstructionisto haveanannualcapacityof30aircraft.ItisnotclearhowComac expectstostretchto50peryear,buttheconferenceheardthatDachang willfurtheraddcapacityifrequired. The capacityofAvic’sfactoriesdoesnotlimitproduction,atleastso far.Surveyingthem,ARJ21programmanagershavefoundthefactoriescan buildstructuresfortheaircraftfasterthanComaccancurrently assemblethem.Someevenhavethecapacitynowtobuildtheirpartsfor 50aircraftperyear. Newssource:AviationWeek

    Jun 14,2017
  • AI to be applied to future wide-body aircraft

    Overahundredofficialswithaircraftmanufacturers,airlinesandavionicsystemsupplierstakepartintheCivilAvionicsInternationalForum2017inShanghaitodiscusstheavionicstrends,airworthinesscertificationandflightreliability.--TiGong THEavionicssystemwithartificialintelligence(AI)willbeappliedtofuturewide-bodyaircrafttorealizeunmannedflying,maintenanceandairtrafficmanagement,anofficialwithCommercialAircraftCorporationofChina(COMAC)said. Theartificialintelligencesystemthatmakesdecisionsforpilotswillbecomeatrendforfutureavionicsystems,saidYanLinfang,directorwiththecomprehensiveavionicsystemdesignandresearchdepartmentoftheCOMACShanghaiAircraftDesignandResearchInstitute.SheleadsthedevelopmentoftheavionicsystemfortheChina-Russiawidebodycommercialaircraftproject. Currently,jetlinerscanalreadytakeoff,cruiseandlandautomaticallyusingtheironboardflightcomputers,butpilotsoperatemanuallyfortakeoffandlandingtoensurethesafety. "Infuture,thepilotwillonlyneedtomonitortheoperationoftheAIsystem,"YantoldtheCivilAvionicsInternationalForum2017.Hundredsofofficialswithaircraftmanufacturers,airlinesandavionicsystemsupplierstookpartintheforumtodiscusstheavionicstrends,airworthinesscertificationandflightreliability. Newssource:Shanghaidaily

    Jun 14,2017
  • China Calls On Germany in C919 EASA Certification Push

    Chinese premierLiKeqianghascalledonGermanytohelpwithChina’spushtowards securingtypecertificationforitsin-developmentC919narrowbodyfromthe EuropeanAviationSafetyAgency. Thiswas reportedbystate-ownedmediaXinhua,duringLi’sofficialvisittoBerlin wherehemetwithGermanchancellorAngelaMerkel. COMACapplied fortypecertificationoftheC919withEASAlastyearviatheCivilAviation AdministrationofChina.Lastmonth,themanufacturerdisclosedthatEASAhas startedworkontheC919approval,havingvisiteditsShanghaifacilityto examinethemanufacturingprocess. TheC919took itsfirstflighton5May,morethansevenyearsaftertheprogrammewasfirst launched.COMAChassofarsecuredcommitmentsfor570ofthetype,althoughlargelyfromChineseairlinesandleasing companies. Themanufacturer’sapproachtoEASAshowsitambitionforthejettonot beconstrainedbyChina’sborders. ItalsoconfirmsCOMAC’sbreakawayfromseekingthe co-operationoftheUSFederalAviationAdministration,whichhasyetto certifytheARJ21regionaljetdespiteyearsspentshadowingtheCAAC. COMACis targetingfortheC919toachievecertificationandenterintoservicein 2020-2021. Recently, COMACalsostartstopaytheironaviationaftermarketservice,COMACShanghaiCustomerServiceCenterCo, LtdwillassociatewithChinaEasternAirlinestohost2017CivilAircraft OperationSupportTechnologyInternationalForum,whichwillfocusonafter marketserviceofnewaircraftinChinasuchasB787-9,A320neo,C919,ARJ21. Thetopicswillincludingafter-salesservicestrategy,networkmaintenanceandsupportsystem construction,servicedataaccumulationandmonitoring,supplychainmanagement andsupplychainSharedlibraries. Formore informationpleasecontact:marketing@galleon.cc

    Jun 14,2017
  • Over 35 000 Aircraft And 530 000 Pilots To Be Needed In The Next 20 Years

    The world’spassengeraircraftfleetabove100seatsissettomorethandoublein thenext20yearstoover40,000planesastrafficissettogrowat4.4 percentperyear,accordingtoAirbus’latestGlobalMarketForecast2017-2036. Over thisperiod,increasingnumbersoffirsttimeflyers,risingdisposableincome spentonairtravel,expandingtourism,industryliberalisation,newroutesand evolvingairlinebusinessmodelsaredrivinganeedfor34,170 passengerand730freighteraircraftworthacombinedtotalof US$5.3trillion. Over70 percentofnewunitsaresingleaislewith60percentforgrowthand40percent forreplacementoflessfuelefficientaircraft. Adoublinginthecommercialfleetoverthenext20years seesaneedfor530,000newpilotsand550,000newmaintenanceengineers,and providesAirbus’globalservicesbusinessacatalysttogrow. Air trafficgrowthishighestinemergingmarketssuchasChina, India,therestofAsiaandLatinAmericaandalmostdoublethe 3.2percentperyeargrowthforecastinmaturemarketssuchasNorth AmericaandWesternEurope. Emerging marketscurrentlyhometo6.4billionoftheworld’s7.4billionpopulationwill accountfornearly50percentoftheworld’sprivateconsumptionby 2036. “Air travelisremarkablyresilienttoexternalshocksanddoublesevery15years,” saidJohnLeahy,ChiefOperatingOfficer–Customers,AirbusCommercial Aircraft.“AsiaPacificcontinuestobeanengineforgrowth,with domesticChinatobecometheworld’slargestmarket.AndonlyinChinamarket,100,000new commercialairlinepilotsand100,000newmaintenancetechnicianswillbeneed. Underthisbackground,“ChinaAviationTrainingForum 2017”willbeheldonSeptember6th-8th,2017 inChinaEasternAirlinesTechnologyR&DCenter.CATF2017willshare thelatestinformationofChinaaviationtrainingmarkettoexplorethe opportunitiesincooperationinChinaaviationtrainingmarket.Wesincerely inviteyoutoparticipatetheupcomingCATF2017.Ourprofessionalorganizing committeewillprovideyouone-stopservicetohelpyoudigthemaximumvalue foryourbusiness. For moreinformation,pleasecontactKaraWANG,marketing@galleon.cc

    Jun 14,2017
  • Exclusive Analysis on the Upcoming China Aero Engine Group

    (TheopinionsbelowdonotrepresentGalleon'sviewpoints.) Aeroenginecompaniestorestructure,promotingasymptoticmajorprojects According toUCAS,thatChinaAeroEngineGroupwillbeformallysetupin Beijing.Itconsistsof46units(22aeroenginemanufacturersand institutes),AVIC621(AVICBeijingInstituteofAeronautical Materials),3repairshopandsomeothersmallunits.Afterthe establishment,theGroupCompanywillbecometheworld'slargestAero Engineenterprise,totalassetsof110billionYuan.National reinvestmentupto35billionYuan,amongit15billionfromthe NationalDevelopmentandReformCommission(NDRC),10billionfromthe Beijinggovernment,3billionfromAVICGroup,2billionfromAVIC CommercialAircraftEngineCo.,Ltd(ACAE),5billionfromChina NationalPetroleumCorporation(CNPC)andChinaNationalOffshoreOil Corporation(CNOOC),etc.ThepresidentofChinaAerospaceScienceand IndustryCorporation(CASIC),CaoJianguowilltakethechairmanof ChinaAeroEngineGroup,vicepresidentofAVICGroup,LiFangyongwill beinchargeofthepresidentofChinaAeroEngineGroup.Thenewly restructuredgroupwillbeofficiallyannouncedandsetuponJanuary 25th2016. Aero enginesystemwillbecompletelyseparatedfromAVICGroup,settingupa brandnewcompany,toseekindependentdevelopment.Thisisan epoch-makingevent. TheestablishmentofChina AeroEngineGroupmeanstheAeroenginesystemwillbecompletely separatedfromAircraftsystem,promotinglargenumberofmajorprojects andofferingmoreopportunityforChinaaviationindustry. Accordingtoanalysts,theestablishmentofChinaAeroEngineGroup meansaeroenginesystemwillbecompletelyseparatedfromAVICGroup, promotingmajorprojectsbrewingsince2012.MinisterofIndustryand informationtechnologyMiaoXumentionedinhisreport,in2016 implementationofmajoraeroengineprojectswouldmeetspiritof agreement. Afewdaysago,ScienceandTechnologyMinister WanGangalsosaidthataccordingtotheCPCCentralCommitteeand StateCouncildecision,theywillpaycloseattentiontotheselection ofcountriesreflectsthestrategicintenttolaunchanumberofmajor scientificandtechnologicalprojectsandengineering,thefirstranked projectistheaeroengineproject,whichisemphasized"topreparethe implementationoftheprogramassoonaspossible."TheChinaAero EngineGroup’sestablishmentisinlinewithqualifiedstandard. Aeroenginetechnologyisfilledwithdifficulty,highrisk,itcosts largeinvestmentandtakeslongcycle,knownastheaircraft manufacturers‘crownjewel’.Currently,onlyfivecountriescould independentlydevelopaviationengines,theyareBritish,France,Unite State,Russia,andChina.ButChina'saeroengineismainlyimported, civilaircraftarealluseimportedproducts,independentresearchand developmentcapabilityfallsbehindotherdevelopedcountries. Specialistssaidthattheaero-enginemanufacturer-independentoutof theaircraftmanufacturesystemisinlinewithinternationalpractice. Itwillhavemoreflexibility,andmaximizeR&Defficiencyfor aeroenginemanufacturers. TheUSNationalKeyTechnology ProgramDocumentationdescribedtheaviationenginetechnologyasa sophisticatedtechnologywhichishardforthenovicetoaccess.It requiresStatestofullyprotectandusetheresultsinthefield, long-termaccumulationofdataandexperience,aswellascountrieswith largeinvestments.’theimplication,aeroengineisakindof significanttechnology,whichcannotsharewithothers. Thereisnodenyingthataircraftistheepitomeofmanufacturing industry,however,aero-engine,theheartoftheaircraft,isworthyof thenameofPearlonthecrowninmanufacturingindustry. ChinaAircraftHeartinBadNeedof Replacement China isalwaysthebiggestbuyerofaircraftandaero-engines.Inorderto solvetheproblemofweakresearchanddevelopingcapabilityof aero-engine,AVIChasestablishedAVICCommercialAircraftEngineCo., Ltd.withstate-ownedbusinesslikeShanghaiElectricGroupCompany Limitedwhoseaimistomeettheneedsofresearch,manufacturingparts ofdomestichighbypassratioturbofanengine.However,itsdevelopment isunsatisfied.ThetechnicaldifficultiesofChinaaero-engine developmentreadasfollows, AccordingtotheresourcesfrommediaandInternet,therestructuremayinvolvethefollowingcompanies, NewsSource:UCAS

    Jun 12,2017
  • IATA Launches First Virtual Reality Training Tool For Ground Operations

    TheInternationalAirTransportAssociation(IATA)announcedthelaunchofRampVR,theindustry’sfirstvirtualreality(VR)trainingplatformforgroundoperations,attheIATAGroundHandlingConference(IGHC)inBangkok. “Improvingrampsafetyandreducingdamagetoaircraftandgroundequipmentthroughbettereducationandtrainingisanindustrypriority,buttraininginthisextremelyactiveenvironmentcanbeachallenge.RampVRallowsuserstosafelyimmersethemselvesinrampoperationsandexperienceavarietyofscenariosindifferentoperatingconditions.” “RampVRalsoprovidesuserswithbuilt-inmetricstotracktheirperformance,andreal-timeaccesstokeyreferencematerial,”saidFredericLeger,IATA’sDirectorforAirport,Passenger,CargoandSecurityProducts. RampVRwasdevelopedinconsultationwithairlines,airportsandgroundserviceproviderstomeettheirtrainingneedswhilereducingtheburdenofaccessingtherampfortraining(security,safety,availabilityofaircraft,etc.).Currentlytwomodulesareavailable:AircraftTurnaroundInspectionsandAircraftMarshalling. RampVRisfullycompliantwithIATAstandardsassetoutintheAirportHandlingManual(AHM)andIATAGroundOperationsManual(IGOM). “Talentdevelopmentisessentialtomakingourindustrysafe,secure,andsustainable.Innovativetechnologyisthekey.” “VRinthelearningcontextincreasesknowledgeretentionbyasmuchasfourtimeswhileimprovingmotivationandengagement.VRisheretostayandwearealreadyconsideringexpandingitsuseindifferenttrainingareas,”NickCareen,IATA’sSeniorVicePresident,Airport,Passenger,CargoandSecurityconcluded. AlsofocusingonVRapplicationinaviationtraining,“ChinaAviationTrainingForum2017”willbeheldonSeptember6th-8th,inChinaEasternAirlinesTechnologyR&DCenterwhichishostedbyShanghaiSocietyofAeronauticsandco-organizedbyCOMACShanghaiAircraftCustomerServiceCo.,LtdandShanghaiUniversityofEngineeringScience.Therewillbeapaneldiscussion“NewTechnologyApplicationinAviationTraining”discussedbyexpertsfromIATA,ICAO,IFALPA,ChinaHainanAirlines,ChinaEasternAirlines... Formoreinformation,pleasecontactKaraWANG,marketing@galleon.cc

    May 26,2017
  • China Business Aviation - Sunset for Aircraft Deliveries Means New Opportunities for MROs

    Despite TheHurunBusinessJetOwners2017reportstatingthere'sstilldemandfor almost2000newjetstobedeliveredtoChineseoperators,expertsacrossthe globeagreethatthegoldenageofnewbizjetsinthemainlandisover.Yet, whenonedoorcloses,anotheropensandwhiledeliveriesinChinamaybe plummeting,demandforMROhassoared.There'sprettysimplereasonwhy. TogetherwithMacau,TaiwanandHongKong,Chinaisthe largestbusinessaviationmarketinAsia-Pacific.Hometoaround480business jets,thiscountryhasexperiencedaboomindeliveriesofnewmachinesover theperiodof2010-2014,stabilizingthenumberto7%fleetgrowththrough 2014-2016,accordingtodataprovidedbyJetMaintenanceSolutions. Meaning,thelargestnumberofbizjetsflyingaround Chinahasalreadyorisabouttoreachtheendofitswarrantyperiod.Without adoubt,aportionofthesewillbesoldtootheroperatorsinotherregions, butitisinevitablethatmajorityofthefleetwillstaywithinthemainland. Furthermore,accordingtodatafromChina,2016wasthefirstyearforalong time,whenpre-ownedaircraftsurpassednewaircraftdeliveries. "ThismaywellbeanamazingopportunityforMROsto tryandestablishtheirpresenceinoneofthemegaeconomiesoftheworld, however,there'smoretothepicturethananakedeyecansee,"explains DariusSaluga,CEOofJetMaintenanceSolutions."Thechallengesstart withtheneedforon-groundpresence.InordertobecompetitiveinChinese bizavmarket,youmustestablishaJVwithlocallegalentity,thisinstantly posesrisktointernalenvironmentandbusinessprocessesduetocultural differences." AsD.Salugaexplains,thisisjustthetipofthe iceberg,asregulationsinthePeople'sRepublicofChinaareveryspecific, makingcustomsclearance,approvalsfromtheCAACandcomponentsshipmenta painintheneck.EveryusedpartmustreceiveCAACcertification,unwillingly pushingoperatorstoentercostlyOEMsupportprograms.Itisinevitablethat thisputsChinainsecondplaceafterAsiaPacificregion(excl.China)in predictedtotalMROspending-US$6.4billionin2025(over90%growthfrom 2015). However,allthosebumpsalongthewayareonlyminor comparedtothebiggestthreattotheindustry-airportnumber.Accordingto 2016numbers,Chinahasfewerthan300airports,againstmorethan5000inthe UnitedStates.Evenbyadding20airportsayear,itwouldtakepreposterous amountoftimetoevenreachtheU.S.number,letalonesurpassit.Thisslowsdown theentireindustry,affectingbusinessaviationalongtheway. "Noairportsmeansnowheretolandforprivatejet flyers.Thisresultsindeliveryslowdownandtheoverallsectordownslacking off.Nevertheless,therearestillwaysforthirdpartyMROstogettheirhands onChinesebizjets.Firstoff,creatinglocalrepresentation,eventhesmallest one,willgiveyouaheadstart.Then,ifnotyetcreated,buildinganetwork oflocalpartnersthathavedeepunderstandingofregulationsandcustomswill opennewopportunities.Lastbutnottheleast-havingatrickupyoursleeve, forJetMSit'sawaytorecertifysparepartsinaccordancetoCAACrules, willplayahugerole.ThisallowsourChineseclientstobreakfreefromOEM supportprograms.Chinaisbig,butit'sonlyopenforthosethatcanadaptto it,"concludesDariusSaluga,CEOofJetMS. In ordertosupportCOMAC’snewaircraft,forthelargeMROservicesandspare partemarketinChinaaswell,COMACShanghaiCustomerServiceCenterCo,Ltd willassociatewithChinaEasternAirlinestohost2017CivilAircraftOperation SupportTechnologyInternationalForum,whichwillfocusonaftermarketservice ofnewaircraftinChinasuchasB787-9,A320neo,C919,ARJ21.Thetopicswillincludingafter-salesservicestrategy,networkmaintenanceand supportsystemconstruction,servicedataaccumulationandmonitoring,supply chainmanagementandsupplychainSharedlibraries. Formoreinformationpleasecontact: marketing@galleon.cc

    May 26,2017
  • CAAC Signs a Letter of Intent with ICAO

    OnMay14-15,theBeltandRoadForumforInternationalCooperationwasheldinBeijing.OntheafternoonofMay14,theCivilAviationAdministrationofChina(CAAC)signedaletterofintentwiththeInternationalCivilAviationOrganization(ICAO)duringtheForum.CAACAdministrationFengZhenglinandICAOSecretaryGeneralLiuFangsignedtheagreementonbehalfofthetwoparties. Accordingtotheagreement,thetwopartieswillworktofurtherstrengthentheconnectivitybetweentheNoCountryLeftBehindInitiativeofICAOandtheBeltandRoadInitiativeofChinaandcollaborateinimprovingtheaviationsafetyofcountriesalongtheBeltandRoad,enhancingtheirsafetyandsecurityoversightcapabilities,promotingaviationcapacitybuildingandfacilitatingairtransportliberalizationandfacilitationinthesecountries,soastojointlypromotecivilaviationdevelopmentofcountriesandregionsalongtheBeltandRoad. Thedevelopmentofairtrafficcontroltechnologyisveryimportanttothedevelopmentofcivilaviationindustry.Airtransportindustryisoneofthemaincontributorstotheglobaleconomicprosperity,longtermsustainedtrafficgrowthcanpromotetechnologicaldevelopment. Duringthe13thFive-YearPlan,Chinesegovernmentwillinvest57billionYuanfortheNextGenerationAirTrafficManagementSystem.Morecivilianairportswillbebuilt,underthisbackground,‘CivilAviationAirTrafficManagementIndustryTechnologyInternationalForum2017’willbeheldinBeijing,onSeptember6th–7th,focusontheNextGenerationATMSystemresearch&developmentandmarketdemands.

    May 26,2017
  • Training Provider L3 Consolidates Brands

     UK-basedtrainingprovidersLinkUK,CTCAviationandAerosimTechnologies,whichareultimatelyownedbyU.S.firmL3Technologies,aretoconsolidateunderanewbrand,L3CommercialTrainingSolutions(L3CTS). L3CTSpresidentAlanCrawfordsaidthenewnameleveragesthestrongbrandingofparentcompanyL3Technologies. Underitsnewidentity,L3CTSwillofferend-to-endpilottraining,coveringcadetpilotwork,flightcrewtrainingandcommercialaircrafttrainingsystems. CrawfordsaidtheunificationwillenableL3CTStosupply"integratedandcomprehensivesolutions"toitsairlinecustomers. Overthenext20years,itispredictedthatChina’sdomestictrafficwillovertakeNorthAmericaastheworld’slargestair-trafficmarkets.Therewillbeahugedemandforpilots.It’spossibleforL3CTStomakecooperationwithChineseairlines. HostedbyShanghaiSocietyofAeronautics,ChinaAviationTrainingForum2017willtakeplaceonSeptember6th-8th,inChinaEasternAirlinesTechnologyR&DCenterCo.,Ltd.CATF2017willmainlydiscussthepossibilitiesofcooperationbetweenforeignprovidersandlocalairlines,aviationtrainingschools,colleges,generalaviationcompanies... Formoredetails,pleasecontactKaraWANG,marketing@galleon.cc NewsSource:ATWDailyNews

    May 15,2017
  • Boeing Breaks Ground on China's 737 Completion and Delivery Center

     Boeinghasbrokengroundona737completionanddeliverycenterinZhoushan,China,whichisintheZhejiangProvince,astheUSmanufacturerseekstoexpanditsglobalfootprintandstrategicpartnershipwithChina.   AsBoeing'sfirstoverseasfactory,thecompletionanddeliverycenterisscheduledtogointoformaloperationin2018andbereadyforaircraftdeliverybytheendof2018.Thedeliverycenterisexpectedtodeliver8-10aircrafteverymonthandabout100aircrafteveryyear.\   LastOctober,BoeingsignedastrategiccooperationframeworkagreementwithCommercialAircraftCorp.ofChina(COMAC)andtheZhejiangprovincialgovernmentinHangzhouforthecenter.   AccordingtoBoeing,the737completioncenterisajointventurewithCOMACwhilethedeliverycenteriswhollyownedbyBoeing.Thecompletionanddeliverycentercoversatotalareaof40hectares(99acres)andincludesamanufacturinghangar,painthangar,deliverycenterofficebuilding,MROhangar,firestationandstoragefacilities. Industryanalystscitedthe"hugepotentialofChinesemarket"asthemainreasonforthecenter.Todate,aboutone-fifthofgloballyproducednarrowbodyaircraftwillbedeliveredtoChina.   Similarly,AirbusbrokegroundonanA330completionanddeliverycenterinChinalastyear,inadditiontoanA320finalassemblylineopenedinTianjinin2008.   NotonlyB737,A330,A320,Recently,thereareseveralnewaircraftsbroughtintoChinamarket.Inordertosupportthesenewaircraftsaftermarketservice,COMACShanghaiCustomerServiceCenterCo,LtdwillassociatewithChinaEasternAirlinestohost2017CivilAircraftOperationSupportTechnologyInternationalForum,whichwillfocusonaftermarketserviceofnewaircraftinChinasuchasB787-9,A320neo,C919,ARJ21.Thetopicswillincludingafter-salesservicestrategy,networkmaintenanceandsupportsystemconstruction,servicedataaccumulationandmonitoring,supplychainmanagementandsupplychainSharedlibraries.   Formoreinformationpleasecontact: Marketing@galleon.cc NewsSource:ATWDailyNews

    May 15,2017
  • C919 completes final ground test, closer to first flight

    China’shomegrowncommercialjetCOMACC919hascompletedaseriesofhigh-speedtaxitestswhichbringthemuch-anticipatedcommercialjetclosertoitsmaidenflight.ThefirsttestwastakenonApril16,2017,andthefourthtestwasperformedonApril23,2017,atShanghaiPudongInternationalAirport(PVG).AccordingtoCNNMoney,theApril23testisthefinalgroundtrialforC919,andCOMACisexpectingtoflytheaircraftbeforetheendofMay2017. Previously,theCFMLEAP-1Cpoweredaircraftreportedlyreachedatopspeedofaround248kilometersperhourinthefirsthigh-speedtaxitest.Localmediareportedthatduringthefirsttest,thejetcompletedmostoftheground-basedpre-flightevaluations,includinglow-speedandmedium-speedtaxiingtests,toexaminethewholeaircraftanditskeycomponentsandconnectingparts. InFebruary2017,theCommercialAircraftCorp.OfChina(COMAC)statedthatwithinthefirsthalfoftheyearC919passengerjetisexpectedtomakeitsmaidenflight.PhilippePetitcolin,CEOofSafran,toldmediathatC919mighttakeitsfirstflightintheendofApril2017. Thenarrow-bodyaircraft,accommodating156-168passengers,aimstocompetewithBoeing737andAirbusA320.WhileChinaseekstobeinthefirstpositionasaglobalaircraftsupplier,theC919jetisakeysymbolofsuchambitions. TheaircraftisduetolaunchitsfirstflightwithChinaEasternAirlines.COMACpreviouslystatedthatithadreceived570ordersfortheC919aircraftfrom23customers.Theaircraftisscheduledforthefirstdeliveryin2019. Withthelatesttestresult,COMAC’sstriveforC919’sfirstflightmightmeetexpectationsoon.AccordingtoCOMAC,thepotentialmarketfortheC919isestimatedataround650billionyuan($96billion).However,ananalysisofIshkaGlobalstatedthatforthesuccessoftheprogramCOMAChastofocusonsuchafter-marketinfrastructuresasMROservicesandsparepartsavailability. InordertosupportCOMAC’snewaircraft,forthelargeMROservicesandsparepartemarketinChinaaswell,COMACShanghaiCustomerServiceCenterCo,LtdwillassociatewithChinaEasternAirlinestohost2017CivilAircraftOperationSupportTechnologyInternationalForum,whichwillfocusonaftermarketserviceofnewaircraftinChinasuchasB787-9,A320neo,C919,ARJ21.Thetopicswillincludingafter-salesservicestrategy,networkmaintenanceandsupportsystemconstruction,servicedataaccumulationandmonitoring,supplychainmanagementandsupplychainSharedlibraries. Tofigureoutmore,pleasedonothesitatetocontactKaraWANG,Marketing@galleon.cc NewsSource:AviationNews

    Apr 26,2017
  • C919 Ends First High-Speed Taxi Test

    The much-anticipatedC919,thelargehomegrownpassengerjet,hasfinished itsfirsthigh-speedtaxiingtest,anditisjustonestepclosertoits maidenflight. Shanghai-based State-ownedCommercialAircraftCorpofChinaLtd,themanufacturerof theC919,completedthehigh-speedtaxiingtestinShanghaionSunday. Since thefirstC919rolledofftheassemblyline,COMAChasbeenconducting testsinpreparationforitsfirstflight.Sofar,ithascompletedmost ofground-basedpre-flightevaluations,includingthelow-speedand medium-speedtaxiingtests,toexaminethewholeaircraftanditskey componentsandconnectingparts. Wang Yanan,editor-in-chiefofAerospaceKnowledgemagazine,saidhigh-speed taxiingtestsareusuallyconductedatspeedsof230to260kilometers perhour,withthefrontlandinggearslightlyliftedtosimulate takeoff. "It ishardtoevaluatetheintervalsbetweeneachhigh-speedtaxiing tests.Itcouldbetwotothreedaysoroneweek.Itcouldbeveryfast ifeverythingwentrightandnobigtechnicalfaultsoccurred,"Wang said. "Usually, everylatterhigh-speedtestwillbeconductedatafasterspeedthan thepreviousone,andmoresimilartotherealconditionbefore takeoff." He saidCOMACwillevaluateiftheexperimentalperformanceisconsistent tothedesignedcapability,andthecompanywouldhavetofinishallthe stepstoguaranteethesuccessofitsflight. ForB787ofBoeingCoandA350ofAirbusGroupSE,bothwidebodyplanesrequiredhigh-speedtaxiingtestsoflessthan10times. The C919,thesingle-aisle,168-seatandtwin-enginejet,isacommercial aircraftformedium-haulflights.Thehomemadeplaneisexpectedto competewiththeupdatedAirbus320andthenew-generationB737,whichcurrentlydominatethemarket. As themanufactureofC919,COMACisaimingtopromotethedevelopmentof Chinacivilaircraftindustry.JianzhongSHI,VPofCOMAC,KaiLI,VPof COMACShanghaiAircraftDesign&ResearchInstituteandJianhua WANG,ARJ21chieftechnologistofCOMACShanghaiAircraftManufacturing Co.,ltdwillattendCivilAircraftIndustryInternationalForum2017on May10th-11th,inShanghaiwhichishostedbyChineseSocietyof AeronauticsandAstronautics,co-organizedbyShanghaiSocietyof Aeronautics,OMACShanghaiAircraftDesign&ResearchInstituteand COMACShanghaiAircraftManufacturingCo.,ltd. Tofigureoutmore,pleasedonothesitatetocontactKaraWANG,Marketing@galleon.cc NewsSource:ChinaDaily

    Apr 26,2017
  • Rolls-Royce Prepares First 'Advance' Engine Core for Testing

    Rolls-Royceismakingfinalpreparationstostarttestingitsnew“Advance3”enginecore,meanttoformthebasisofitsfuturelargepowerplants.TestingwilltakeplaceusingahybridenginebasedonacombinationoftheTrentXWB-84fansystemandTrent1000lowpressureturbine.RollssaysitdesignedtheAdvance3toestablishanew“scaleable”architecture. AssemblyofthefirstAdvance3enginecorestartedlastmonthand“isprogressingwell”atthecompany’sBristolfacilityintheUK;thecompanywillmovethecoretoitsmainbaseinDerby,England,tostarttestinginmid-2017. Unveiledin2014,theAdvanceprogramwillalsoplayapartinfutureUltraFan(includingpossibleOpenRotor)applications.Meanwhile,testingofthefirstprototypePowerGearBox(PGB),whichRollsdescribesas“theworld’smostpowerfulaerospacegearbox”capableofproducingupto100,000horsepower,hasnearedcompletionattheUK-basedcompany’sGermanfacilityinDahlewitz,nearBerlin.Thethree-foot-diameterPGB,alongwitharangeofothernewtechnologyincludinganewlean-burncombustor,willallow20-percentefficiencyimprovementswithinaconventionalenginelayoutanda25-percentimprovementinanUltraFan,thelateriterationofthearchitecture.Althoughthecompanyhasnotidentifiedthefirstapplication,RollsexpectstoreadyAdvanceforentryintoserviceinsomeformby2020andinanUltraFanengineby2025.IthopesthatthePGBcoulduseengineoilforsimplicitybutsaiditwouldnotruleouttheneedtouseadifferentoilinthefinaldesign,giventheextremechallengesuchagearboxpresents.“Itneedstobeabletooperateonahotsummer’sdayintheMiddleEast,”MikeWhitehead,chiefengineerandheadoftheUltraFanprogram,toldjournalistsduringapressvisittoDahlewitzinlateMarch. PhilCurnock,chiefengineerofcivilaerospacestrategyandfutureprograms,addedthatfindingafirstapplicationdependsonaircraftmanufacturers’requirements,andnocompanyhasissuedanRFPyet.HeexplainedthatRollsdesignedthearchitecturetobeasmatureaspossibleaheadoftheidentificationofanapplication,allowingforashorterdevelopmenttimeforthefinalproductionengines. Thegearboxusesfiveplanetarygearsandallowsforaslowerfanbutacorethatcanoperateathigher,moreoptimalspeeds.(Theratioequals4:1withidenticallysizedsungearandplanets.)Theoutergear,alsoknownastheringgear,willnotmoverelativetotheengine.Friedrichshafen,Germany-basedATT(AerospaceTransmissionTechnologies),ajointventureRollsformedwithLiebherrespeciallytodevelopthePGB,hasperformedmuchofthedevelopment. ThefanunderdevelopmentforAdvanceismadeofcarbon/titanium(CTi);Rollshasalreadygonethroughfourgenerationsofbladeandmorethan50birdstriketests.Ithasalsocompletedaflight-testcampaigninTucson,Arizona.Currenttestingtakesthebladebeyond120inchesindiameter,aimedatdevelopingamaturefantechnologyformatingwiththecoreandPGBatDerby. CurnocksaidUltraFanalsoremains“ontrack”fordemonstratorconceptfreeze“laterthisyear,”whileschedulescallforthestartofflighttestingin2021andthepossibilityoffirstapplicationentry-into-servicearound2025. HealsodescribedtechnologydevelopmenteffortsatRolls-Royceforpossiblefutureaircraftthatcouldincludehybrid-electricaircraft,embeddedpropulsionsystemsandpossibledistributedpropulsionusingelectricmotors.AnewRolls-Royce/Airbus-backedAerospaceIntegrationResearchCentre(AIRC)openedatCranfieldUniversityinEnglandonJanuary24toencourageamore“collaborativeapproach”withairframerstodefinepossiblefutureairframe/engineconfigurations,Curnocksaid. According totheforecast,inthenext10years,theglobalturbofan/turbojet engineaccumulativetotaldemandwillexceed73600units,worthoverUSD 416billion;totaldemandforturboshaftexceed34,000units,worth overUSD19billion;turbopropenginetotaldemandexceeds1.6million units,worthoverUSD15billion;pistonenginecumulativetotaldemand over33,000units,accountingformorethan60%ofthegeneralaviation powermarket,worthUSD30billion.Underthisbackground,Chinese SocietyofAeronauticsandAstronauticswillholdChinaAerospace PropulsionTechnologySummit2017topromotethedevelopmentof aerospacepropulsiontechnology,providingstrongtechnicalsupportfor aeroengineindustry.Onbehalfoftheorganizingcommittee,we sincerelyinviteyoutothisyear’sCAPTSwhichwillbeheldin Shenyang,onMay24th-25th,2017,todiscussaeroenginenewR&D andmanufacturingtrends.HopetheCAPTSseriesactivitiescanbringyou themaximumvalue. Tofigureoutmore,pleasedonothesitatetocontactKaraWang,Marketing@galleon.cc

    Apr 12,2017
  • Russian-Chinese widebody passenger airliner project officially launched

    Postedon April5th,2017 byRussianAviationInsiderinAerospace,Air Transport,Russia,Trending ThejointventurewillbeheadquarteredinShanghaiFree-TradeZone(MarinaLystseva) AjointventurebetweenCommercialAircraftCorporationofChina,Ltd.(Comac)andRussia’sUnitedAircraftCorporation(UAC)todevelopalong-haulwidebodyaircraft(provisionallydesignatedComacC929)hasbeenregisteredinChina,asfollowsfromUAC’sannualreport.Theestablishmentoftheventuremarkstheofficialstartoftheproject. KnownasChina-RussiaCommercialAircraftInternationalCorporation,thejointventure’sscopeincludesthedevelopment,production,marketing,andaftersalessupportofalong-rangewidebodyaircraft.TheUACandComachaveequalsharesintheproject. Theproject,whichoriginallycalledforlaunchingtheJVattheendof2016,hasbeenleaningmoretowardtheChineseside,asbothitsheadquartersandtheprojectedfinalassemblylinewillbeestablishedinChina.Additionally,theJVwillbeheadedbyGuoBozhi,generalmanagerofComac’swidebodyarm.TheprimaryRussianrepresentativeontheproject,UAC’sSergeyFominykh,willserveasamemberoftheboardofdirectors. TheaircrafttobedevelopedisexpectedtofindthegreatershareofcustomersontheChinesemarket.Laterthisyear,GeneralElectricandRolls-Royceareexpectedtocontesttherighttoprovidetheaircraft’spowerplant.Theoverallmarketisprojectedatbetween800and1,000aircraft,withdeliveriesstartingin2027. TheJV,China-RussiaCommercialAircraftInternationalCorp.LtdwillestablishinMay,accordingtoreliablesources.Inthemeantime,JianzhongSHI,VPofCOMAC,XiufengYIN,VPofChina-RussiaCommercialAircraftInternationalCorpandKaiLI,EngineeringVPofLRWBCAprogramwillallattendCivilAircraftIndustryInternationalForum2017onMay10th-11th,inShanghai. Tofigureoutmore,pleasedonothesitatetocontactKaraWANG,Marketing@galleon.cc

    Apr 12,2017
  • Honeywell’s APU is now standard on all Airbus A320s

    Onthe21stofMarch,AirbushasdesignatedtheHoneywell(NYSE:HON)131-9Aauxiliarypowerunit(APU)asstandardequipmentforitsA320familyofaircraft–itisnolongerjustaselectableoptionforairlines. Honeywell'sAPUisnowrecognisedasthegoldstandardfortheA320familythatprovidessignificantfuelsavingsanddemonstratedreliability. "Reducingoperatingcostswhileofferingcustomersthebestairtravelexperiencepossiblecontinuestobekeyforairlines,"BrianSill,president,EnginesandPowerSystems,HoneywellAerospace,said. "Together,HoneywellandAirbusareofferingA320seriescustomersanAPUwithbest-in-classoperationalefficiencyenablingmoreefficient,safeandcomfortabletravelexperienceforairlinepassengers,"Silladded. Honeywellrecentlyshippedits5,000th131-9AAPU.ThisputsthenumberofproductionAPUsfromthe131-9familyatmorethan11,000units,withmorethan100milliontotalflighthours. The131-9seriesAPUhasbeenselectedbyairlinesforthemajorityofnarrow-bodyaircraft.Itsprovenreliabilityhelpsreducedelaysandflightcancellations,allowingairlinestostayonschedulesothattheircustomerscanreachtheirdestinationsontime. HoneywellAerospaceservicesprovidethesupportneededonthegroundandintheairtomanagefleets,safelyandefficientlyplanroutes,serviceaircraftandmore.  HoneywellAerospaceservices hasconfirmedthatattendCivilAvionicsInternationalForum2017asoneoftheorganizers.Theannually‘CivilAvionicsInternationalForum’whichwillbeheldinShanghai,onApril18th-19th,2017.Morethan400industryexpertsfromofficialgovernments,industryorganizations,AircraftOEMs,avionicsresearchinstitutes,leadingavionicssuppliersanduniversitieswillparticipateinthisforum. Tofigureoutmore,pleasedonothesitatetocontactKaraWANG,Marketing@galleon.cc   NewsSource:Aviationnews

    Mar 29,2017
  • Bombardier C Series Aircraft Completes Landmark Non-Stop Transatlantic Flight from London City Airport

    BombardierCommercialAircraftconfirmedtodaythataCSeriesaircraftwitharepresentativepayloadsuccessfullyflewnon-stop fromLondonCityAirport(LCY)toJohnF.Kennedy(JFK)AirportinNewYorkCity.ThedirectintercontinentalflightfollowedaseriesofsuccessfulflightstodemonstratetheCS100aircraft'sexceptionalcapabilitiesforoperationstoandfromLCY,includingsteepapproachlandingandshortrunwayperformance. "TheCSeriesaircraftprogramachievedanothersignificantmilestonewiththecompletionofthedemonstrationtestsatLCY.TheCSeriesistheonlycommercialaircraftthatwasspecificallydesignedforoperationsatLCYandweareveryproudofitsperformance.Theaircraftsmoothlyperformedalleighttake-offsandlandingsduringatwo-dayperiod,asplanned.ThisconfirmstheCSeriesaircraft'sunparalleledcapabilities,"saidRobDewar,VicePresident,CSeriesAircraftProgram,BombardierCommercialAircraft."Theaircraftismeetingallperformanceexpectationsandclearlydemonstratesthatitisthebestperformingandmostefficientaircraftinthe100-to150-seatclass." "IthasbeenapleasuretowelcometheBombardierCS100aircraftanditsteamtoLondonCityAirportforthefirsttime,aspartoftheirtestingandevaluationprocess.FollowingthelandmarkCSeriesnon-stopflighttoJFK,welookforwardtothecompletionofitsregulatorycertification,followedbyentryintocommercialpassengeroperationwithSWISS,"addedDecleanCollier,CEOofLondonCityAirport. TransportCanadaandEASAcertificationsforsteepapproachoperationswiththeCS100aircraftisexpectedinthesecondquarterof2017.BombardierhasextensiveexperienceoperatingatLCYAirportwithvariousaircrafttypes,includingtheQ400turbopropaircraft,aswellastheChallenger650aircraftandGlobal5000andGlobal6000businessjets. TheCS100aircraftisthemostefficientandeconomicalcommercialaircraftallowingairlinestoviablyofferdirectintercontinentalflightsfromLCYAirporttobothNorthAmericaaswellastheMiddle-EastontopofopeningnumerousnewrouteopportunitieswithinEurope,RussiaandNorthernAfrica,whichwerenotpossiblewithold-generationaircraft. DavidTidd, formerVicePresident,CSeriesIntegratedProductDevelopment,presentVicePresident,CoreEngineering hasconfirmedthathewouldwillallattendCivilAircraftIndustryInternationalForum2017 tomakeapresentation“HowtoMaketheProcessManagementMoreEffectiveintheProcessofAircraftDevelopmentandProduction” onMay10th -11th,inShanghai,China. Tofigureoutmore,pleasedonothesitatetocontactKaraWANG,Marketing@galleon.cc NewsSource:AviationDaily

    Mar 29,2017
  • Beijing’s Influence In Russo-Chinese Program Growing

    MOSCOWandBEIJING—Chinaincreasinglylookslikeitistakingaleadingroleinapoliticallydrivenwide-bodyaircraftprogramdefinedin2016asanequalpartnershipbetweenMoscowandBeijing. Launchoffull-scaledevelopmentoftheaircraft,comparablewiththeAirbusA330-900,hasslippedbyafewmonths.Fourmonthsagoitwasdueinthelastquarterof2016orthefirstquarterof2017,whichisalmostover.RegistrationofajointprogramcompanyownedbyComacandUnitedAircraftCorp.(UAC)willmarkthelaunch. GeneralElectricandRolls-RoycewillcompetetosupplyaWesternenginewithwhichthewidebodyaircraftwillenterservicearound2027.TheChinesesideisreportedlypushingtodeveloptheintendedsecondtypeofenginefortheaircraft,theLong-RangeWideBodyCommercialAircraft(LRWBCA). Thebalanceoftopappointmentsisoneindicationoftheprogram’stilttowardChina.GuoBozhi,headofComac’swidebodyaircraftdepartment,willbetheoverallprojectleader.Specifically,Guowillbepresidentofthejointcompany,whichwilldesign,sellandsupporttheLRWBCA.SergeyFominykh,UAC’sheadofwide-bodyaircraftprograms,willbeonlyamemberoftheboardofdirectors. Shanghai,Comac’shometown,hasbeenchosenasthelocationfortheheadquartersoftheprojectcompany.ThatwastobepartlybalancedbysettingupthejointengineeringcenterinMoscow.Butithasbeendecidedthattheoffice,responsiblefortop-leveldevelopment,willalsobeinShanghai,anindustrysourcesaid.TheengineerswillspendsomemonthseachyearinMoscow. AWesternengineisneededatfirst.In2016,theRussiansideexpectedtoofferanengine,theforthcomingPD-35ofUnitedEngineCorp.,asanalternativearound2030.TheChinesearepushingtosubstitutetheirproposedengine,theCJ2000,Russia’sLifenewsservicereported.TheChineseambitiontodosoisnotsurprising—andalsoimplausible,sinceChinahasverylittleexperienceindevelopinganykindofaircraftengine,letaloneaturbofanofprobablymorethan70,000lb.thrust,whichtheLRWBCAwillneed. AnothersignofimbalanceisthatComacistobuildtheLRWBCA’smetal-and-compositefuselage,whileUACwillmakethecompositewing.Inbothcases,thatworkwillpresumablyincludedetaildesignanddevelopment.Comacwillalsoperformfinalassembly,thestageofaircraftmanufacturingthatbringsthemostglory.Thewingofanairlinerusuallyaccountsforratherlessthanhalfofthecost,evenifthecenterwingboxisincluded. Discussinghowtobalancethatup,perhapsbyallocatingapreponderantshareofonboardequipment,maybeareasonforthedelayingettingtheprogrammoving.TheChinesenegotiatorsmusthaveheftinthesetalksbecausetheyprobablyhaveeasieraccesstogovernmentfundsthanUAChasandbecauseChina,withitsgreaterpopulationandlargereconomy,willofferamuchbiggerhomemarket. UAC’sannouncementoftheleadershipappointmentsatleastclearsoneobstacletoregisteringthejointcompany—inShanghai.Thiswillhappensoon,aspokespersonforUACsays.TheintendednameisChina-RussiaCommercialAircraftInternationalCorp.Ltd.,agoodsignofitsgovernmentalorigins. Ifthelaunchdelaydoesnotaffecttheschedule,arequestforproposalsforenginesshouldbeissuedinSeptember,saystheindustrysource.Sixmonthslaterwillcometherequestforproposalsforonboardequipment.Atthispreliminarystage,ComacisleaningtowardGeneralElectric,itspartnerontheARJ21andC919,saysthesource,whileUACprefersRolls-Royce. WhilemaximizingitsinfluenceintheLRWBCAprogram,Comacwouldprefertodevelopitsownwide-body,whichithadpenciledinforthe2020sbeforethetopleadershipofChinaandRussiadecided,evidentlyfordiplomaticreasons,thatthetwocountriesshouldworktogether. TheLRWBCAwillbeabletocarryabout280passengersover12,000km(7,500mi.)initsbasicconfiguration. Thejointventure,China-RussiaCommercialAircraftInternationalCorp.LtdwillestablishinearlyMay,accordingtoreliablesources.Inthemeantime,JianzhongSHI,VPofCOMAC,XiufengYIN,VPofChina-RussiaCommercialAircraftInternationalCorpandKaiLI,EngineeringVPofLRWBCAprogramwillallattendCivilAircraftIndustryInternationalForum2017onMay10th-11th,inShanghai. Tofigureoutmore,pleasedonothesitatetocontactKaraWANG,Marketing@galleon.cc NewsSource:AviationWeek

    Mar 29,2017
  • Rolls-Royce Unveils New Maintenance System

    EnginemanufacturerRolls-RoyceistointroduceanewmaintenancesystemforusersofitsTotalCareaftermarketmaintenanceandsupportprogram. Twoyearsago,theUK-basedcompanyopenedanoperationalcenteratitsDerbyheadquarterstooverseemaintenanceactivitiesworldwide,withparticularemphasisonsolvingaircraftongroundsituationsrapidly. Asaresultofearlyexperience,ithasnowdeployedthatexpertiseintothefieldinfiveregions-Asia-Pacific,GreaterChina,MiddleEastandAfrica,EuropeandtheAmericas. Itisnowreplacingthecentraloperationalcenterwithanew"availabilitycenter"inDerbythatwillhaveanoversightroleoverthefivedeployedteams. Amongitsroleswillbethatofqualitycontrolamongthedeployedteams,toensureconsistencyintheiroutput:"Wedon'twanttheregionalteamsdevelopingnewcapabilitiesbythemselves,"saidTomPalmer,SVP-servicesinthecompany'scivilaerospacedivision.Itwillalsoactasalearninghub,ensuringthatlessonslearnedinoneoftheregionsaredisseminatedacrossallfive. WhereastheoperationalcenterwasmorefocusedonurgentengineeringproblemsfacingRolls-Roycepoweredairlines,theavailabilitycenterwouldactasacapacityplanningcenter,ensuringtherightpeopleandpartswereintherightplaceattherighttime,Palmersaid. ItwillbecomeoperationalinMay. Meanwhile,thecompanyisputtingthefinaltouchestoanewcooperativearrangementwithBoeingtomaintainlow-costcarrierNorwegian'sBoeing787s. TheairlinehassignedupwithBoeing'sGoldCareaftercareprogram,whileRolls-Royce'sTotalCarehasbeenassignedtheresponsibilityfortheaircraft'sTrentengines. "GoldCareandTotalCareweren'tdesignedtoworktogether,"Palmersaid.However,theenginemanufacturerhadrealizedthatthetwosystemshadtoco-existinorderfortheairlinetogetthemaximumbenefitfromitsinvestmentinthetwoaftermarketprograms:"Theengine[maintenance]activitieshavetofitwithinthe[overall]aircraftplan." Withthatinmind,Rolls-Roycehadbeenworkingverycloselywithbothairframerandairlinetoputinplacethenecessaryinterfacesandworkingrelationships,hesaid.ThesystemisscheduledtocomeintoeffectinApril. Accordingtotheforecast,inthenext10years,theglobalturbofan/turbojetengineaccumulativetotaldemandwillexceed73600units,worthoverUSD416billion;totaldemandforturboshaftexceed34,000units,worthoverUSD19billion;turbopropenginetotaldemandexceeds1.6millionunits,worthoverUSD15billion;pistonenginecumulativetotaldemandover33,000units,accountingformorethan60%ofthegeneralaviationpowermarket,worthUSD30billion.Underthisbackground,ChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronauticswillholdChinaAerospacePropulsionTechnologySummit2017topromotethedevelopmentofaerospacepropulsiontechnology,providingstrongtechnicalsupportforaeroengineindustry.Onbehalfoftheorganizingcommittee,wesincerelyinviteyoutothisyear’sCAPTSwhichwillbeheldinShenyang,onMay24th-25th,2017,todiscussaeroenginenewR&Dandmanufacturingtrends.HopetheCAPTSseriesactivitiescanbringyouthemaximumvalue. Tofigureoutmore,pleasedonothesitatetocontactKaraWang,Marketing@galleon.cc

    Mar 29,2017
  • TRUEngine Program Hits 15,000 Engines

    The TRUEngineTMprogramreached15,000engineenrollments,a25%increasein thelastyear.Morethan200operatorsandlessorshaveenrolledtheir enginesintheTRUEngineprogram. "Customers understandthesignificantTRUEnginedesignationbenefits,suchas higherassetresidualvalues,optimizedproductsupportandtheeaseof remarketingtheirassets,"saidJeanLydon-Rodgers,presidentandCEOof GEAviation'sServicesorganization."Thisrecognitionisresultingin increasedenrollment." The TRUEnginequalificationprocessincludesthecustomersubmitting maintenancerecordsandareviewbyGEorCFMtoensureengine configurationandoverhaulpracticesareconsistentwithGE-and CFM-issuedenginemanualsandotherrecommendations.Thereisnocostto participate,andtheTRUEnginedesignationisfullytransferable. With theTRUEnginedesignation,engineowners,potentialbuyers,lessorsand appraisersknowanengine'scontentandmaintenancehistoryhavebeen verifiedbyGEorCFM,enablingthemtomoreeasilyevaluateengine configuration,assetvalueandre-marketability.Third-partystudiesshow enginesmaintainedintheOEMconfigurationcanhaveasmuchas50% higherresidualvalueversusthoseenginesmaintainedwithParts ManufacturerApproval(PMA)contentand/orDesignatedEngineeringRepairs (DERs).TheTRUEnginedesignationisprovidedonanindividualengine serialnumberbasisandremainsineffectuntilthenextshopvisit. Launchedin2008fortheCFM56*enginefamily,theprogramhasexpandedtoincludeGE'sGE90,CF6,GEnxandCF34engines. Accordingtotheforecast,inthenext10years,theglobalturbofan/turbojetengineaccumulativetotaldemandwillexceed73600units,worthoverUSD416billion;totaldemandforturboshaftexceed34,000units,worthoverUSD19billion;turbopropenginetotaldemandexceeds1.6millionunits,worthoverUSD15billion;pistonenginecumulativetotaldemandover33,000units,accountingformorethan60%ofthegeneralaviationpowermarket,worthUSD30billion.Underthisbackground,ChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronauticswillholdChinaAerospacePropulsionTechnologySummit2017topromotethedevelopmentofaerospacepropulsiontechnology,providingstrongtechnicalsupportforaeroengineindustry.Onbehalfoftheorganizingcommittee,wesincerelyinviteyoutothisyear’sCAPTSwhichwillbeheldinShenyang,onMay24th-25th,2017,todiscussaeroenginenewR&Dandmanufacturingtrends.HopetheCAPTSseriesactivitiescanbringyouthemaximumvalue. Tofigureoutmore,pleasedonothesitatetocontactKaraWang,Marketing@galleon.cc NewsSource:CANNEWS

    Mar 15,2017
  • Boeing Assures Quick Delivery of B737 Max

    BoeingCoplanstodeliversomeofitsnewfuel-efficientB737MaxaircraftdirectlytoChinesecustomersfromitsfledglingcompletionanddeliverycenterinZhoushan,Zhejiangprovince,aftertheplantbeginsoperations,thecompanysaidinBeijing. TheUSaircraftmanufacturer,whichheldanewsconferenceinBeijingonThursday,didnotdisclosewhenthenewZhoushanplantwouldstartoperating. InOctober,BoeingrevealedthecityofZhoushan,nearShanghaiineasternChina,asthelocationofitsfirstoverseasB737completionanddeliverycenter,asitaimstomeetthestrongdemandforsingle-aisleaircraftinChinaandinternationalmarkets. BoeingsaiditwilldeliveritsfirstB737MaxjetaroundMaythisyearandithassofarreceivedmorethan3,600ordersfromover80customersglobally.AirlinesareattractedtotheMaxbecauseitconsumessignificantlylessfuelthanexistingmodels. ComparedwithB737,thecompanysaysitsB737Maxserieswillhelpsave14percentonaverageonfuelbillsandreducenoiseby40percent,andtheplanehasamorespaciousinteriorwithmorestoragespaceforpassengers. "Currently,one-thirdoftheordersfortheB737scomefromChina,ourlargestcustomerforthemodel.Wecouldexpectasimilarproportionof737MaxordersfromChinainthenearfuture." BoeinghasforecastthatChinawillneedabout5,000single-aisleaircraftinthenexttwodecades. Meanwhile,Boeing'sEuropeanarchrivalAirbusGroupSEisbullishonthegrowthpotentialofthesingle-aisleaircraftmarketinChina. ThecompanysaiditisontargettodeliveritsfirstA330inSeptember2017fromitsnewcompletionanddeliverycenterinTianjin,thecompany'sfirstoverseascompletionanddeliverysitefortheA330. By2019,thecenteraimstoreachastableproductionrateoftwoA330aircraftamonth. ThecompletecenterofB737inZhoushanisajointventurebetweenBoeingandCOMAC.BothofBoeingandCOMACwillattendCivilAircraftIndustryInternationalForum2017onmaywhichishostedbyChineseSocietyofAeronauticandAstronauticandco-organizedbyCOMACShanghaiAircraftDesign&ResearchInstituteandCOMACShanghaiAircraftManufacturingCo.,Ltd. Tofigureoutmore,pleasedonothesitatetocontactKaraWANG,Marketing@galleon.cc NewsSource:ChinaDaily

    Mar 15,2017
  • COMAC ARJ21 performs design optimization flight test

    China’saircraftmanufacturerCOMACannouncedthatARJ21-700AC104 performedadesignoptimizationflighttestthe21st ofFebruary2017in Xining,China. ARJ21aircraftcarriedoutdesign optimizationflighttestoftake-off/go-aroundflightdirectorinXining tofullydemonstratetheperformanceofARJ21take-off/go-aroundflight directorafterdesignoptimization. Previously,COMAC reportedthatARJ21-700aircrafthascompletedfirstglobalCcheckat Taikoo(Shandong)AircraftEngineering(STAECO)onthe8th ofFebruary 2017,markingtheofficialendofthefirstCcheckofthefirst ARJ21-700deliveredtoChengduAirlines. COMACexplainedthat thisCcheckofARJ21-700aircraftwasthefirstenrouteCcheckwhich followedthestandardsofCCAR-145ofCivilAviationAdministrationof China(CAAC).ThisCcheckincludednotonlyroutineCcheckmaintenance itemsbutalsoServiceBulletin(SB)retrofitwork,whichaimsto continuouslyoptimizeandimprovetheaircraftandenhancethesecurity, maintainability,economicalefficiencyandcomfortabilityofthe China-madenewregionalaircraft. COMCAwillsetupanew assemblylineforARJ21toincreasetheintelligentcapabilityin Pudong,Shanghai.JianhuaWANG,theprincipalofthisprogram,will attendCivilAircraftIndustryInternationalForum2017tomakeapresentationabout"ImprovementofIntelligentAssembly:UpgradingofARJ21AssemblyLine”. CAIIF2017ishostedbyChineseSocietyofAeronauticandAstronautic andco-organizedbyCOMACShanghaiAircraftDesign&Research InstituteandCOMACShanghaiAircraftManufacturingCo.,Ltd. Tofigureoutmore,pleasedonothesitatetocontactKaraWANG,Marketing@galleon.cc NewsSource:AviationNews

    Mar 15,2017
  • Honeywell and AVIC FACRI Hold Groundbreaking Ceremony for HonFei's New Plant

    HoneywellandAVICXi'anFlightAutomaticControlResearchInstitute(AVICFACRI)heldagroundbreakingceremonyinXi'antodayforanewR&DandmanufacturingplanttoberunbyHonFeiFlightControlsTechnologyCo.Ltd.Withthisnewplantunderconstruction,HoneywellandAVICFACRIareworkingmorecloselytosupportthedevelopmentofChina'scommercialaircraftprojects. HoneywellAerospaceexecutivesandhonoredguestsattendedtoday'sceremonyheldinXi'ancity.TheattendeesincludeLiYi,memberofthestandingcommitteeofXi'anMunicipalCommitteeandsecretaryofWorkingCommitteeofCPCPartyinHi-TechIndustrialDevelopmentZone;SongKepu,directorofFACRIandchairmanofHonFei;StevenLien,president,AsiaPacific,HoneywellAerospace;andJeffRollins,vicepresident,AsiaPacificOEM,HoneywellAerospace. HonFeiisajointventureofHoneywellandAVICFACRI,anditprovidesaflightcontrolfly-by-wiresystemfortheC919airliner.ThenewplantislocatedinYantadistrictofXi'anandcoversanareaofabout9,400squaremeters(about2.3acres).HonFeiwillsetupnewfacilitiesthatincludeflightcontrolsystem,softwareandhardwarelaboratoriesinadditiontoaHighlyAcceleratedStressScreentestbench,allofwhichwillexpandbothcompany'sR&Dandmanufacturingcapabilities.TakingadvantageofHoneywell'sleadingtechnologyinfly-by-wireflightcontrol,andAVICFACRI'ssolidtechnologybaseanditsexpertiseofmorethanfivedecades,thisnewplantwillprovidestrongsupportforChina'scommercialaircraftprojects,especiallyfortheC919,China'sfirstlargecommercialairliner. Fordecades,HoneywellhasbeenplayinganactiveroleinsupportingChina'sindustrydevelopment.Withitsleadingtechnologyandcomprehensiveproductportfolio,HoneywellwasselectedbyCOMACtoprovideflightcontrolsystems,wheelsandbrakes,auxiliarypowerunits,andnavigationsystemsfortheC919.OnJuly15,2010,HoneywellandAVICFACRIsignedacooperationintentionagreement.In2012,thetwopartiessignedaninvestmentmemorandumofunderstandingwithXi'anHi-TechIndustrialDevelopmentZone,followedbytheestablishmentofHonFei'sprevioussite. Buildaplatformforinternationalexchangesandcooperation,understandingthelatestsituationofSino-Russiawidebodyaircraftprojectandtechnologydemands,theannually‘CivilAvionicsInternationalForum’whichwillbeheldinShanghai,onApril18th-19th,2017. TheindustryleadingcompanieslikeAirbus,Boeing,COMAC,AVIAGESystems,Honeywell,Thales,RockwellCollins,L-3AviationProductswillparticipateinthisyear’sforum. Loginhttp://www.galleon.cc/CAIF2017/index.aspformoredetails. NewsSource:AviationDaily

    Mar 15,2017
  • Honeywell received EASA certification for its JetWave on the A319

    Honeywell(NYSE:HON)receivedEuropeanAviationSafetyAgencycertificationforitsJetWaveTMhigh-speedsatellitecommunicationshardwareontheAirbusA319.ThecertificationallowsJetWavetobeinstalledandusedontheA319aircraft,providingpassengers,pilotsandoperatorswithaccesstoInmarsat’sGlobalXpressKa-bandservice,GXAviation—theonlyhigh-speedwirelessnetworkthatcoverstheentireglobewhileachievingspeedssimilartothoseexperiencedathomeorintheoffice. Honeywell’sequipmentgivesusersaccesstoastable“Wi-FiintheSky”experienceallowingthemtoeasilysurfthenet,checkemail,downloadlargefiles,shoponline,makevideocallsandaccessmoviesondemandwithoutadropinservice,evenwhenflyingoveroceans.SeveralleadingglobalairlineshavecommittedtoHoneywell’sJetWavehardwareandtheInmarsatnetwork,inadditiontootherbusinessjetmanufacturers. EADAerospace,anEclipsecompany,whichworkscloselywithHoneywell,obtainedtheEuropeanAviationSafetyAgency(EASA)certificationtoinstallJetWaveontheA319.AstheexclusivehardwarethatallowsaircrafttoconnecttoGXAviation,JetWaveenablespilotstoaccessonlineservicesandallowspassengerstobrowsetheinternet,checkemails,andstreammusicandvideosthroughouttheirflight.Operatorsandmaintenancepersonnelcanalsobenefitfromreal-timeupdatestomaximizeflightefficiencyandsafety. “OurJetWavehardwareisdesignedwitheaseofinstallationandmaintenanceinmindtoensurereliablecabinconnectivityaswellasaconsistentWi-FiintheSkyexperienceforusers,”saidJamesMacDougall,director,ProductMarketing,HoneywellAerospace.“WiththiscertificationfromEASA,welookforwardtoprovidingAirbusA319operators,pilotsandpassengerswithaccesstotheultimatebroadbandsolutionfortheskies.” TheEASAcertificationfollowsHoneywell’sfirstAirbusA319installationaspartofaVIPprojectinOctober2016,whichfeaturedstate-of-the-arttechnologiesandcustom-madeinteriorfittings.Previously,JetWavehasalsoreceivedcertificationfrombothEASAandtheFederalAviationAdministrationforsafety,environmentalandinstallationstandards. Theupcoming‘CivilAvionicsInternationalForum2017’,whichwillbeheldinShanghai,onApril18th-19th,2017.Morethan400industryexpertsfromofficialgovernments,industryorganizations,AircraftOEMs,avionicsresearchinstitutes,leadingavionicssuppliersanduniversitieswillparticipateinthisforum. RegisterorgetintouchwithMarketing@galleon.ccformoredetail NewsSource:CANNEWS

    Feb 28,2017
  • World's Largest Amphibian Aircraft AG600 Completes First Engine Runs

    State-ownedAVICGeneralAircraftCompanyTuesdaysaidithascompletedfirstenginerunsonallfourenginespoweringitsAG600,theworld'slargestamphibianaircraft. ThefirstprototypeoftheAG600,serialnumber001,rolledoffaproductionlineinthesoutherncityofZhuhailastJuly,andhassinceundergoneaseriesofrigoroustests. BetweenFeb.11and13,allfourofitsenginesperformedexcellentlyintests,accordingtothemanufacturer. TheAG600isexpectedtomakeitsfirstflightinthefirsthalfof2017,twoyearsaftertheoriginally-planned2015. Withamaximumtake-offweightof53.5tonnesandamaximumrangeofaround5,000kilometers,theAG600isintendedforfightingforestfiresandperformingmarinerescues.Italsocanabsorb12tonnesofwaterwithin20seconds. TheAVICGeneralAircraftCompanyhaswon17intentordersfortheamphibiousaircraftAG600,includingtwoat2014ZhuhaiAirShow. Accordingtotheforecast,inthenext10years,theglobalturbofan/turbojetengineaccumulativetotaldemandwillexceed73600units,worthoverUSD416billion;totaldemandforturboshaftexceed34,000units,worthoverUSD19billion;turbopropenginetotaldemandexceeds1.6millionunits,worthoverUSD15billion;pistonenginecumulativetotaldemandover33,000units,accountingformorethan60%ofthegeneralaviationpowermarket,worthUSD30billion.Underthisbackground,ChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronauticswillholdChinaAerospacePropulsionTechnologySummit2017topromotethedevelopmentofaerospacepropulsiontechnology,providingstrongtechnicalsupportforaeroengineindustry.Onbehalfoftheorganizingcommittee,wesincerelyinviteyoutothisyear’sCAPTSwhichwillbeheldinShenyang,onMay24th-25th,2017,todiscussaeroenginenewR&Dandmanufacturingtrends.HopetheCAPTSseriesactivitiescanbringyouthemaximumvalue. Tofigureoutmore,pleasedonothesitatetocontactKaraWang,Marketing@galleon.cc NewsSource:AviationDaily

    Feb 28,2017
  • Chinese-Made Large Passenger Aircraft C919 Plans Maiden Flight in First Half

    Afterfacingseveraldelaysinitsmanufacturing, China'sstate-ownedaerospacemanufacturerCommercialAircraftCorporationof China(COMAC)isallsettomakemaidentestflightofitsnarrow-bodyaircraft C919inthefirsthalfofthisyear,thePeople'sDailyreportedMonday. The Shanghai-basedairframerhasalmostcompletedtheonboardsystemsinstallation aswellasmajorstaticandsystemintegrationtestssinceitwasbuiltonNov. 2,2015. "COMAC isworkingroundtheclock,theFebruarytargetischallengingbutrealistic... majorexperimentsbeforethedebutflighthadalreadybeencompleted." The statictestsimulatesthepressureofflightontheaircraft. "We testedthewholeaircraft,itskeycomponentsandconnectingparts,"said LiQiang,anexpertattheDesignandResearchCenterofCOMAC. In earlyNovember,COMACrantheCFMInternationalLeap-1CenginesontheC919for thefirsttime.TheenginewasalsocertificatedbytheEuropeanAviation SafetyAgencyandtheU.S.FederalAviationAdministrationlastweek. On December25,2016,theC919prototypewasmovedtothetrialflightcenter. The aircraft101conducteditsfirstlow-speedtaxitestonDecember28,andthat thejethasreachedastatewhereitisfullypreparingforitsfirstflight. Meanwhile, thewide-bodyaircraftprojectbetweenCOMACandUACwillstartearlythis year.JianzhongSHI,VicePresidentofCOMACandChiefCommanderofwidebody aircraftproject,willsharetheexperienceofC919firstflighttestandthe progressofwide-bodyaircraftprojectastheChairmanon“Civil AircraftIndustryInternationalForum2017”which ishostedbyChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronauticsandheldonMay 10th-11th,2017inShanghaiChina. Tofigureoutmore,please donothesitatetocontactKaraWANG,Marketing@galleon.cc NewsSource:AviationDaily

    Feb 28,2017
  • Safran to merge with Zodiac Aerospace in a $10.6B takeover

    Safran,aninternationalhigh-technologygroup,andZodiacAerospaceagloballeaderinAerosafety,Aircraftsystems,SeatsandCabins,announcedthattheyhaveenteredintoexclusivenegotiationsforanacquisitionofZodiacAerospacebySafranthroughanagreedpublicofferof29.47pershareandasubsequentmergeronthebasisof0.485SafransharesforoneZodiacAerospaceshare.Priortoandconditionaluponthemerger,Safranwoulddistributeaspecialdividendof5.50persharetoitsexistingshareholders.Themergerisvaluedat10billion($10.6billion). Thetransactionwouldcreateagloballeaderinaircraftequipment,allyingthemarketleadingpositions,expertise,technologiesandtalentsofbothSafranandZodiacAerospace.ThenewentitywouldcombineSafran'scapabilitiesinlandinggear,wheelsandbrakes,nacelles,powersystems,actuationandavionics,withZodiacAerospace'sleadingpositionsinseats,cabininteriors,powerdistribution,lighting,fuel,oxygenandfluidsystemsandsafetyequipment. Inelectricalsystems,ZodiacAerospace'sassetswouldreinforceSafran'sportfoliooftechnologiesandpositionthegroupideallyforfuturedevelopmentstowardsthe"moreelectricalaircraft". Onaproformabasis,includingSafran'sworldleadingpropulsionbusiness,thecombinedgroupwouldhavearound92,000employees(ofwhichmorethan45,000inFrance),21.2billion($22.5billion)inadjustedrevenuesand2.7billion($2.8billion)inadjustedrecurringoperatingincome.Onthisbasisthecombinedgroupwouldformthethirdlargestplayerworldwideintheaerospacesector.Thecombinedgroupwouldbecomethesecondlargestplayerworldwideinaircraftequipmentwithproformarevenuesinthesebusinessesof10billion($10.6billion).Itwouldbepresentinover60countries. Accordingtotheforecast,inthenext10years,theglobalturbofan/turbojetengineaccumulativetotaldemandwillexceed73600units,worthoverUSD416billion;totaldemandforturboshaftexceed34,000units,worthoverUSD19billion;turbopropenginetotaldemandexceeds1.6millionunits,worthoverUSD15billion;pistonenginecumulativetotaldemandover33,000units,accountingformorethan60%ofthegeneralaviationpowermarket,worthUSD30billion.Underthisbackground,ChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronauticswillholdChinaAerospacePropulsionTechnologySummit2017topromotethedevelopmentofaerospacepropulsiontechnology,providingstrongtechnicalsupportforaeroengineindustry.Onbehalfoftheorganizingcommittee,wesincerelyinviteyoutothisyear’sCAPTSwhichwillbeheldinShenyang,onMay24th-25th,2017,todiscussaeroenginenewR&Dandmanufacturingtrends.HopetheCAPTSseriesactivitiescanbringyouthemaximumvalue. Tofigureoutmore,pleasedonothesitatetocontactKaraWang,Marketing@galleon.cc NewsSource:AeroTime

    Feb 15,2017
  • China's Aero Engine Corporation secures credit for expansion drive

    TheAeroEngineCorporationofChina(AECC)- thecountry'snewestdefenseindustrialenterprise-hasenteredafinance agreementwiththeChinaDevelopmentBank(CDB)togainaccesstocreditto supportindustrialexpansion,ithasbeenannounced. Inastatementon30December,theState AdministrationforScience,TechnologyandIndustryforNationalDefense (SASTIND)-theChinesegovernmentbodyresponsiblefordefenseindustrial development-saidthedealwouldcoverarangeofactivitiesundertakenby AECCasitseekstobecomeamajoraero-enginemanufacturer. TheseincludemajorAECCresearchand developmentprojects,infrastructuredevelopment,civil-militaryintegration programs,aswellasmanufacturingactivities,saidSASTIND. Aero Engine(Group)CorporationofChina(AECC)isacompanyestablishedforthe developmentofChina'sdomesticaviationengine. ChineseGovernmenttreat aeroenginesandgasturbinesindustriesaspriorityof‘13thFive-YearPlan’ strategyespeciallypriorityoftechnologicalinnovation,itisundoubtedly well-meaningandalong-termlayout.Andalso,basedon'MadeinChina2025', whichliststhemanufacturingofaeroenginesastopthreetopics. Underthisbackground,Chinese SocietyofAeronauticsandAstronauticswillholdChinaAerospacePropulsionTechnology Summit2017topromotethedevelopmentofaerospacepropulsion technology,providingstrongtechnicalsupportforaeroengineindustry.On behalfoftheorganizingcommittee,wesincerelyinviteyoutothisyear’sCAPTS whichwillbeheldinShenyang,onMay24th-25th,2017,to discussaeroenginenewR&Dandmanufacturingtrends.HopetheCAPTSseries activitiescanbringyouthemaximumvalue. Tofigureoutmore,pleasedonot hesitatetocontactOliviaLiu,Marketing@galleon.cc NewsSource:Janes

    Feb 9,2017
  • FAA’s New EFVS Rule Opens New Benefits

    InDecember2016,the FAA publisheditsnewEnhanced FlightVisionSystem(EFVS)ruleregardingtheallowabledecisionaltitudes, decisionheightsandminimumdescentaltitudesassociatedwiththeoperational useofenhancedvisioncockpitdisplaytechnology.Inarecentblogpost, aerospaceanddefensemanufacturerRockwellCollinsexplainedhowthenewEFVS ruleFAR91.176willexpandapplicabilityofEFVSforbusinessaircraftowners andoperatorsandintroduce,forthefirsttime,similarbenefitstotheair transportindustry. AccordingtothenewpostfromRockwellCollins,thenewEFVS rulewillprovidethefollowing: NewLandingMinima: ·        Permitsoperatorstousean EFVStotouchdownandrollout91.176(a) ·        RelocatesEFVSto100’ operationsto91.176(b) PermitsoperatorswhoconductEFVSoperations underparts121,125or135touseEFVS-equippedaircraft: ·        Dispatch/releaseunderIFR ·        Allowthoseoperatorsto initiateandcontinueanapproachwhendestinationweatherisatorbelow authorizedvisibilityminimumsontheInstrumentApproachPlate(IAP) Theindustry-leadingCivilAvionics InternationalForum2017(CAIF2017)whichis takingplaceinShanghai fromtheApril18th-19th,2017.IndustryleadersfromAirbus,Boeing, COMAC,UAC,AVIAGESystems,Honeywell,RockwellCollins,ThalesandL-3 Avionicswillparticipateinthisforum,discussthelatesttechnology trendsandmarketdemands,registerformoredetailsorfeelfreetogetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.cc NewsSource:AviationToday

    Jan 23,2017
  • First C919 to have flight test in FTCC

    CommercialAircraftCorporationofChina(COMAC)hashandedover thefirstC919aircrafttoFlightTestCenterofCOMAC(FTCC)onthe 25thofDecember2016. HeDongfeng,PresidentofCOMACandExecutiveDeputy GeneralDirectorofC919Program,encouragedallpersonnelparticipatinginthe researchandtestofC919programtocontinuetodotheirbestanddevote themselvestovariouseffortsonfollow-upproduction,scientificresearchand flighttestwithfullenergyandpassion.Healsoemphasizedthatfirst priorityshouldalwaysbegiventosafetyandqualitytoensurethatthereis noriskatall. TheannouncementhasfollowedthecertificationofCFM InternationalLEAP-1CenginebytheboththeEuropeanAviationSafetyAgency (EASA)andtheUSFederalAviationAdministration(FAA)onthe21stofDecember 2016.Theenginewillpowerthe150-passengerC919airplane. InNovember2015,thefirstC919rolledoutatCOMACfacilitiesin Shanghai.Morerecently,COMACsuccessfullystartedtheenginesforthefirsttimeinearly November2016,runningthemfor10minutesatgroundidlepoweratthe company’sShanghaiPudongInternationalAirportfacility. The C919isexpectedtoedgetowarditsfirstflightassoonaslateMarch.Meanwhile,the wide-bodyaircraftprojectbetweenCOMACandUACwillstartearlythisyear.Jianzhong SHI,VicePresidentofCOMACandChiefCommanderofwidebodyaircraftproject ,willharetheexperienceofC919firstflighttestandtheprogressof wide-bodyaircraftprojecton“8th CivilAircraftIndustryInternationalForum2017”astheChairman whichishostedbyChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronauticsandheldon May10th-11th,2017inShanghaiChina. Tofigureoutmore,pleasedonot hesitatetocontactOliviaLiu,marketing@galleon.cc NewsSource:AeroTime

    Jan 23,2017
  • China's COMAC C919 Edges Toward First Flight

    China’seffortsto developasecondairlinertoboostthenation’seconomiccompetitivenessandprestige isslowlycomingtofruitionintheformofthe C919, theinauguralflightofwhichofficialsexpectassoonaslateMarch. Developedbystate-run CommercialAircraftCorporationofChina(COMAC),the narrowbody hasreachedtheearlystagesofpre-flighttrials,includingtaxiandbrake tests,accordingtoaCOMACofficialwhospokewith AIN ontheconditionof anonymity. Launchedin2008, the C919 programhasexperiencedaseriesof setbacksthatpushedbackitsmaidenflightanddeliverydate,originally scheduledfor2014and2016,respectively.Despitethedelays,thenarrowbody servesasatestamenttoChina’sambitionstoadvanceitsstandinginthe aerospacemanufacturingvaluechain. Asthe C919 edges towarditsfirstflight,COMACcontinuestoworktowardgainingaproductioncertificate forthe ARJ.Whiletheofficialsaidthatwon’thappen untilitbuildsbetween10and15 airplanes,onceobtainedthecertificate willallowtheaircrafttoundergoaseriesofupgrades,includinganewavionics suiteandbetterintegrationofitsmajorsystems.Foraircraftalreadyin service,COMACwillofferaretrofit. Meanwhile,the wide-bodyaircraftprojectbetweenCOMACandUACwillstartearlythisyear.Jianzhong SHI,VicePresidentofCOMACandChiefCommanderofwidebodyaircraftproject ,willharetheexperienceofC919firstflighttestandtheprogressof wide-bodyaircraftprojecton“8th CivilAircraftIndustryInternationalForum2017”astheChairman whichishostedbyChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronauticsandheldon May10th-11th,2017inShanghaiChina. Tofigureoutmore,pleasedonot hesitatetocontactOliviaLiu,marketing@galleon.cc NewsSource:AINonline

    Jan 23,2017
  • COMAC Partners with AECC in Engine Development

    State-ownedmanufacturerCommercialAircraftCorporationofChina, Ltd.(COMAC)ThursdaysignedacooperationagreementwiththeAeroEngine CorporationofChina(AECC)inBeijing. Thecollaborationwillrelateto engineandauxiliarypowerunitdevelopmentforChinese-madecommercial aircraft.Thiswillinvolvepersonnelexchangesandresourcesharing,tobring mutualbenefitsandpromotethedevelopmentoftheChineseaerospaceindustry, COMACsaidinastatement. LaunchedinthisAugust,AECCaims todevelopdomesticjetengines,reducingtheneedforforeign-madeparts,so astocreateaself-sufficientaerospacesectorthatcanservecommercialand militaryaviationneedswithhomegrowntechnology. Chinahasdesignedtwopassenger jets,ARJ21andC919,bothrelyonforeignsuppliersfortheirenginesand othermajorcomponents. TheARJ21regionaljet,a 78-to-90-seaterthatenteredcommercialserviceinJune,usesenginesproduced byGeneralElectricCo.,whilethesingle-aisleC919jetliner--stillunder development--willbepoweredbyenginesmadebyCFMInternational. Besides,COMAChasawide-body programC929,whichwillbejointlydevelopedwithRussia. Underthisbackground,Chinese SocietyofAeronauticsandAstronauticswillholdChinaAerospacePropulsionTechnology Summit2017topromotethedevelopmentofaerospacepropulsiontechnology, providingstrongtechnicalsupportforaeroengineindustry.Onbehalfofthe organizingcommittee,wesincerelyinviteyoutothisyear’sCAPTSwhichwill beheldinShenyang, onMay24th -25th,2017,todiscussaeroenginenewR&Dandmanufacturing trends.HopetheCAPTSseriesactivitiescanbringyouthemaximumvalue. Tofigureoutmore,pleasedonot hesitatetocontactOliviaLiu,Marketing@galleon.cc NewsSource:WCARN

    Jan 11,2017
  • Xian ships key parts for second AG600 amphibian

    AVICunitXianAircrafthasdeliveredkeypartsforthe secondAG600amphibianbeingbuiltinthesoutherncityofZhuhai. Majorchangesforthesecondaircraftincludesomestructural modifications,aswellasstrengtheningoftheleadingedgesofthewings,says AVICinastatement. Xi’anaircraftproducestheaircraft’swingsinXianbefore shippingthemtoChinaAviationIndustryGeneralAircraft(CAIGA)inZhuhai. TheforwardfuselageisproducedinChengdu,whiletherear fuselagesectionandtailaremadeinHanzhong. TheAG600madeitspublicdebutontheAirShowChinastatic lineinNovember. AVICissomewayfromgettingaproductioncertificatefor thetype.AproductioncertificatefromtheCivilAviationAdministrationof China(CAAC)meansthateachaircraftproduceddoesnotneedtobe independentlycertificated. TheAG600willundertakearangeofmissions,anditstargetmarketisdomestic parapublicorganisations.Itsmainfunctionsaresearchandrescueand transport. Theaircraftcanalsoserveasawaterbomber,withalarge tanklocatedundertheforwardhalfoftheaircraft. Xi’anaircraft alsoproducesthemiddlefuselageforC919.GuorongYANG,ChiefEngineerof MA700willsharetheirexperienceoffuselagemanufacturingonCivil AircraftIndustryInternationalForum2017whichishostedby ChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronauticsandwilltakeplaceonMay10th -11th,2017. Tofigureout more,pleasedonothesitatetocontactOliviaLiu,marketing@galleon.cc NewsSource:FlightGlobal

    Jan 11,2017
  • World's Largest Amphibious Aircraft AG600 Progressing Toward First Flight

    Thestate-ownedAviationIndustryCorporationofChina(AVIC) hasshippedthefirstprototypeofitsAG600amphibiantothedeliveryandtest center,insouthernportcityofZhuhai,progressingtoward forfirst flight. TheAG600,serialnumber001,willundertakearangeoftasks includinggroundtests,flighttrails,training,anditstargetmarketis domesticparapublicorganizations. TheAG600madeitspublicdebutontheAirShowChinastatic lineinNovember. Thefirstflightisplannedfor2017.Thisistwoyearsafter theoriginally-planned2015,buttherehavebeendevelopmentaldelayswiththe aircraft. Besides,AVICunitXi'anAircrafthasdeliveredkeypartsfor thesecondAG600amphibian(serialnumber002). Majorchangesforthesecondaircraftincludesomestructural modifications,aswellasstrengtheningoftheleadingedgesofthewings,said AVICinastatement. RuguangGENG, VicePresidentofAVICwillmakeapresentationaboutAG600andY20onCivil AircraftIndustryInternationalForum2017whichishostedby ChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronauticsandwilltakeplaceonMay10th -11th,2017. Tofigureout more,pleasedonothesitatetocontactOliviaLiu,marketing@galleon.cc NewsSource:WCARN

    Jan 11,2017
  • COMAC Aims for C919 First Flight in February 2017

    China'sdomesticallymadenarrow-bodyaircraftC919might makeitsmaidenflightinthefirstquarterof2017,asourcefromstate-owned airframerCommercialAircraftCorpofChinaLtd(COMAC)disclosed. Accordingtothesource,theC919islikelytomakeitsdebut flightinFebruary,buttheexactflighttimeistobedecidedasthereare manydetailsthatneedtobeworkedout. "COMACisworkingroundtheclock,theFebruarytarget ischallengingbutrealistic...majorexperimentsbeforethedebutflighthad alreadybeencompleted." InearlyNovember,COMACrantheCFMInternationalLeap-1C enginesontheC919forthefirsttime.Theenginewasalsocertificatedbythe EuropeanAviationSafetyAgencyandtheU.S.FederalAviationAdministration lastweek. OnDecember25,2016,theC919prototypewasmovedtothe trialflightcenter. Theaircraft101conducteditsfirstlow-speedtaxiteston December28,andthatthejethasreachedastatewhereitisfullypreparing foritsfirstflight. Shanghai-basedChinaEasternAirlineswillbecomethefirst customertotakedeliveryoftheC919,theChineseairframersaidduringthis year'sZhuhaiairshow. Sofar,COMAChasreceived570ordersfortheC919from23 customers,includingAirChinaandChinaSouthernAirlines. COMACwillsharetheexperienceofC919firstflight testandtheprogressofwide-bodyaircraftprojectonCivil AircraftIndustryInternationalForum2017whichishostedby ChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronauticsandwilltakeplaceonMay10th -11th,2017. Tofigureout more,pleasedonothesitatetocontactOliviaLiu,marketing@galleon.cc NewsSource:WCARN

    Jan 11,2017
  • C919 expected to experience maiden flight in early 2017

    Chinese-designedC919rollsoffassemblylinein Shanghai,onNovember2,2015.[Photo:Xinhua] China'sfirsthomegrownjumbojet,the C919,isexpectedtohaveitsmaidenflightinthefirstquarterof2017, accordingtoCommercialAircraftCorp.ofChina(COMAC),themanufacturerof theaircraft.TheC919wasmovedtothetestflightcenteronDec.25,2016. Theplanehasgonethroughaseriesof testsafterrollingofftheassemblylineinNovember2015,includingasystems integrationtest,statictrialsandonboardtests.Nowtheaircraftisready forgroundtests.Anindustrysourcesaidtheplane'smaidenflightis scheduledforFebruary.However,theexactdatehasnotyetbeenconfirmed. Bynow,thenumberofordersforthe C919hasreached570.DuringtheZhuhaiAirShowlastNovember,Shanghai-based ChinaEasternAirlinesbecamethefirstcompanytoreceivetheC919modelafter signingacooperativeframeworkagreementwithCOMAC.China'sSPDBFinancial LeasingandCITICFinancialLeasinghaverespectivelyordered20and36ofthe aircraft. COMACwillsharetheexperienceofC919firstflight testandtheprogressofwide-bodyaircraftprojectonCivilAircraftIndustry InternationalForum2017whichishostedbyChineseSocietyofAeronauticsand AstronauticsandwilltakeplaceonMay10th-11th,2017. Tofigureoutmore,pleasedonothesitateto contactOliviaLiu,marketing@galleon.cc NewsSource:CRJENGLISH

    Jan 11,2017
  • 2017 Avionics Mandates: Changes, Dates and Requirements

    In2017,civilaviationregulatorsandagenciesfromaroundthe worldhaveestablishedseveralavionicsequipagemandatesforairspaceusers. Overthelastyear,severalcivilaviationauthoritieshavemadechangesto equipagerequirementsandtimelines.Herearethelatestdates,equipage requirementsandchangesyou’llneedtobeawareof. Boeing737MAXcockpit.Photo:Boeing. Russia’sGLONASSMandate:Jan,1,2017 TheRussianFederationisrequiringRussianand non-Russian-builtaircrafttohaveGlobalnayaNavigazionnayaSputnikovaya Sistema(GLONASS)satellitenavigationequipmentinstalledbyJan.1,2017. ThismandatewasoriginallyestablishedbyRussiain2012,andisapplicableto aircraftweighingabove12,500poundsregisteredonanoperationalcertificate issuedbyRussia’scivilaviationauthority,theFederalAirTransportAgency (FATA).AccordingtoaworkingpaperissuedbytheInternationalCivilAviation OrganizationinSeptember2016,assessmentsoftheoperationalperformanceof GLONASSconductedbetweenJanuary2012andApril2016confirmedthesystem meetstheprecisionandreliabilityrequirementsofICAO’sGlobalNavigation SatelliteSystem(GNSS)StandardsandRecommendedPractices(SARPs). China’sTaipeiADS-BMandate:ChangedFromDec.31,2016toDec. 31,2019 AnaeronauticalinformationsupplementissuedbyChina’sair trafficservicesdivisioninSeptember2016confirmedthenation’sdecisionto delayitsmandateforaircraftflyingintheTaipeiFlightInformationRegion (FIR)tobeequippedwithAutomaticDependentSurveillanceBroadcastOut(ADS-B Out)avionicsfromJan.1,2017toJan.1,2020.Thismandateisapplicable onlytoaircraftflyingatoraboveFlightLevel290(FL290)withintheTaipei FIR.Inissuingthedelay,China’sCivilAeronauticsAdministrationexpressed concernwiththerateoftheADS-BOutequipagelevelofaircraftflyinginthe TaipeiFIR.China’sADS-BOutmandaterequiresequipmentthatmeets configurationstandardsofeithertheEuropeanAviationSafetyAgency(EASA) AcceptableMeansofCompliance(AMC)20-24orAppendixXIofCivilAviation Order20.18oftheCivilAviationSafetyAuthorityofAustralia(CASA). Australia’sADS-BMandate:Feb.2,2017 AustraliancivilaviationregulatorCASAisrequiringall aircraftoperatingunderInstrumentFlightRulesinAustralianairspacetobe equippedwithADS-BOutbyFeb.2,2017.AirservicesAustraliahasbeen introducingADS-Bsurveillanceintothenation’sairspacesince2007.Morethan 1,800AustralianregisteredIFRaircrafthavealreadybeenequippedwiththe technology,aswellasanother350non-IFRaircraft.Aircraftoperatingunder VisualFlightRules(VFR)arenotrequiredtobeequippedwithADS-Bin Australia. InNovember,CASAextendedtheFeb.2, 2017equipagedeadlinefor aircraftweighinglessthan12,500poundstoJan.1,2020.Thisisonly applicabletoaircraftweighinglessthan12,500pounds. UnitedStatesPart135RadioAltimetersMandate:April24,2017 BeginningApril24,2017,Part135categoryrotorcraftare requiredbytheFAAtobe equippedwithan“operableFAA-approvedradioaltimeter,oranFAA-approveddevicethat incorporatesaradioaltimeter,unlessotherwiseauthorizedinthecertificate holder’sapprovedminimumequipmentlist,”accordingtotheagency’srulesfor Part135operations. NorthAtlanticTrackSystemDataLinkMandate:Dec.7,2017 OperatorsflyingtheoptimumNorthAtlanticTracksroutesshould beawareofphase2oftheNorthAtlanticDataLinkMandate(NATDLM),which wasadoptedbytheNorthAtlanticSystemsPlanningGroupasoccurringin3 steps:Phase2A,2Band2C.Currently,allaircraftoperatingonoratany pointalongtwospecifiedtrackswithintheNATOrganizedTrackSystem(OTS) betweenFlightLevel360FL360toFL390(inclusive)duringtheOTSvalidity periodarerequiredtobefittedwithandusingFutureAirNavigationSystem (FANS)1/A(orequivalent)ControllertoPilotDataLinkCommunications(CPDLC) andAutomaticDependentSurveillance-Contract(ADS-C)equipment.ByDec.7, 2017,thisrequirementisexpandedtoapplytothesealtitudesacrossthe entireICAONATregion. The industry-leadingCivilAvionicsInternationalForum2017(CAIF 2017)which istakingplaceinShanghaifromtheApril18th-19th,2017. ExploreSino-RussiaC929avionicsdesignconcept,find outB-777xandA350latestavionicstechnologydevelopmenttrends,thecutting-edge informationbringyouthemostvaluablebusinessopportunities. Registerorgetintouchwithmarketing@galleon.ccformoredetails. NewsSource:AviationToday

    Jan 11,2017
  • Is China the next big market for regional jets?

    Chinaisabouttopublishanewpolicyencouragingairlines todevelopandoperatesecond-tierroutes.Thenewlegislaturemightleadto moreordersformajorplayersintheregionaljetmarket,includingCanada’s BombardierandBrazil’sEmbraer.Withstiffcompetitiontobeexpectedfrom China’sfirsthomegrownpassengerjet–COMAC’sARJ21–itlookslikethe emergingmarketmightbetoughtoconquer. Althoughthepolicyhasnotyetbeenofficiallypublished, industrysourcescitedbyReuterspointoutthatnewlyestablishedairlines willhavetogatherafleetofnolessthan25smallregionaljetsinorderto getpermissiontoflylargerplanes. IndustrysourcesconsiderthispolicyasChina’swayofpreventing airlinesfromexploitingnichesegmentsasashortcuttotheprofitablemajor citymarket,servicedmostlybyAirbusandBoeingaircraft.Ontheotherhand, theupdatedrulesmightcreateobstaclesfornewairlinestogrow,ascommuter routesarenotthatprofitable.Moreover,theroutesoverlapwiththoseoffered bythegrowinghigh-speedtrainnetwork,whichcreatesanevenmorecompetitive environment. Newlegislatureshouldprovidemoreincentivetopurchase regionaljets,includingtheindigenousARJ21,butalsoBombardier,Sukhoiand Embraeraircraft.However,preferentialtreatmenttohomegrowntechnologymight hindertheplansofforeignplanemanufacturerstograbalargepieceofthe marketpie.Thatis,ofcourse,iftheChinese-builtregionaljet(boasting400 orders)provestobesuperiorfordomesticairlines. Embraer,COMAC,AVICXi’anAircraftwillattendCivil AircraftIndustryInternationalForum2017onMay10th-11th,2017inShanghai totalkaboutthistopic.ThisforumishostedbyChineseSocietyof AeronauticsandAstronauticsandhasran7years. Tofigureoutmore,pleasedonothesitateto contactOliviaLiu,marketing@galleon.cc NewsSource:AeroTime

    Dec 28,2016
  • UAC will establish with the Chinese Comac joint venture to create wide-bodied aircraft

    TheBoardofDirectorsof “UnitedaircraftCorporation”(UAC)hasapprovedtheestablishmentofajoint venturewith“theChineseCorporationofcommercialplanes”(Comac)tocreate wide-bodiedaircraft.AboutitreportedinapressreleaseoftheKLA. Thejointventurewill engageinthedevelopmentoftheprogramofcreationofwide-bodylong-haul aircraftintheframeworkofthesignedinJune2016,theRussian-Chinese intergovernmentalagreementoncooperationinthisarea. Inparticular,thejoint venturewillprovideprogrammanagementoftheproject,toengageinthe development,production,salesandafter-salesservicegeneratedawide-body aircraft. Earlier,RussianUACand “ChineseUnitedengineCorporation”discussedthejointcreationofsucha plane.Inparticular,theRussianandChinesesidessignedtheMemorandumin 2014todevelopaircraftoftheRussianFederationandChinaplanto2025-2027. TheUACPresidentYuri Slyusarsaidthattheestablishmentoftheaircraftisestimatedat$12-20 billion. VicePresidentofCOMACand ChiefCommanderofwidebodyaircraftprojectJianzhongSHIwilltalkaboutthe progressofwidebodyaircraftprojecton“8thCivilAircraft IndustryInternationalForum2017”whichishostedbyChineseSocietyof AeronauticsandAstronauticsandheldonMay10th-11th, 2017inShanghaiChina. Tofigureoutmore,pleasedonothesitateto contactOliviaLiu,marketing@galleon.cc NewsSource:True-News

    Dec 28,2016
  • CFM LEAP-1C for COMAC C919 achieves joint EASA, FAA certification

    CFMInternational’sLEAP-1CintegratedpropulsionsystemwassimultaneouslyawardedTypeCertificatesbyboththeEuropeanAviationSafetyAgency(EASA)andtheUSFederalAviationAdministration(FAA)onthe21stofDecember2016,pavingthewayforentryintocommercialserviceontheCOMACC919aircraft. CFMclaimedthatthecertificationisuniqueinthatitistheonlyenginemanufacturertogaindualoriginalcertificationfrombothagencies,ratherthanoneleadagencyissuingatypecertificationandthesecondagencyvalidatingthatcertification. AllenPaxson,executivevicepresidentforCFM,said:“Everyone,fromtheprojectandengineeringteamstomanufacturingandoursuppliers,hasdoneanincrediblejobofkeepingthisprogramonscheduleandbuildinganenginethatisdeliveringeverythingthatwehavepromised.” TheLEAPenginewasofficiallylaunchedinDecember2009whenCOMACselectedtheLEAP-1CasthesoleWesternpowerplantforits150-passengerC919airplane.Theengineincorporatesafullyintegratedpropulsionsystem(IPS). FrancoisBastin,ExecutiveVicePresidentforCFM,said:“TheLEAP-1CistheonlymodelforwhichCFMprovidesatotallyintegratedpropulsionsystemthatincludestheengine,nacelle,andthrustreverser.TheIPS,alongwiththepylondevelopedbyCOMAC,werealldesignedinconjunctionwitheachother.Asaresult,theLEAP-1Cfeaturesimprovedaerodynamics,lowerweight,andeasiermaintenance.Wethinkthatourcustomersaregoingtobepleasedwiththeairplane/enginecombination.” TheLEAP-1CthrustreverserwasdevelopedbyNexcelle,ajointventurebetweenSafranNacellesandGEAviation’sMiddleRiverAircraftSystems(MRAS). ThefirstLEAP-1Cenginesuccessfullycompletedaflighttestprograminlate2014onamodified747flyingtestbedatGEfacilitiesinVictorville,California.InNovember2015,thefirstC919rolledoutatCOMACfacilitiesinShanghai.Morerecently,COMACsuccessfullystartedtheenginesforthefirsttimeinearlyNovember2016,runningthemfor10minutesatgroundidlepoweratthecompany’sShanghaiPudongInternationalAirportfacility. Underthisbackground,ChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronauticswillholdChinaAerospacePropulsionTechnologySummit2017topromotethedevelopmentofaerospacepropulsiontechnology,providingstrongtechnicalsupportforaeroengineindustry.Onbehalfoftheorganizingcommittee,wesincerelyinviteyoutothisyear’sCAPTSwhichwillbeheldinShenyang,onMay24th-25th,2017,todiscussaeroenginenewR&Dandmanufacturingtrends.HopetheCAPTSseriesactivitiescanbringyouthemaximumvalue. Tofigureoutmore,pleasedonothesitatetocontactOliviaLiu,marketing@galleon.cc NewsSource:AeroTime

    Dec 29,2016
  • COMAC ARJ21 Receives First Foreign Certification

    China'sfirstself-developedairliner,the COMACARJ21-700,hasbeen grantedatypecertificatebyCivilAviationAuthorityoftheRepublicof Congo,markingthefirstforeignvalidationfortheregionaljetandamove thatwillallowtheChinese-madeplanetostartflyinginthecountry. Timingforthe deliveryofthefirstARJ21intoCongohasnotbeenfirmed,butbothcountries willworkonpilottrainingaswellasmaintenanceoftheaircraft,asit preparestotakedeliveryofthetype,COMACsaidinastatement. OnDecember30, 2014,theARJ21-700wasawardedtypecertificationbytheCivilAviation AdministrationofChina(CAAC),buthasyettoreceivecertificationfrom eithertheU.S.FederalAviationAdministrationortheEuropeanAviationSafety Agency. TheARJ21-700, dubbedthe"FlyingPhoenix,"enteredcommercialservicewithChengdu AirlinesinJune28,2016.COMACmeanwhilesaidthatthetwoARJ21sdelivered toregionalcarrierhaveachieved"goodmarketperformance",andthat ithasalsoreceivedpositivefeedbackfrompassengersaboutthejet. Sofar,COMAC haswon413ordersfortheARJ21sfrom19customers.Inaddition,C919will finishitsfirstflightintheendofthisyearorearlynextyear.Wide-body aircraftprojectwillalsobeapprovedinthisyear.“CivilAircraftIndustry InternationalForum2017”whichisaprojectorientedevent,willgatherthe expertsfromCOMAC,AVIC,BOEING,AIRBUS,UAC,AIRBUSHELICOPTERStosharethe dynamicinformationoftheirnewaircraftprojectsinChina.Itishostedby ChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronauticsandwillbeheldonMay10th-11th, 2017inShanghai. Tofigureoutmore,pleasedonothesitateto contactOliviaLiu,marketing@galleon.cc NewsSource:ChinaAviationDaily

    Dec 15,2016
  • Chinese Aircraft Manufacturer Launches Internet-Based, Global "Moore Cloud" Platform

    COMAC AmericaCorporationhaslaunchedthe"MooreCloudCivilAviation TechnologySolutionsplatform,"aninternet-basedvirtualR&D, technicalconsultingandtechnologytransactiononlineplatform. "This isoneofourexplorativeinitiatives.Theinternet-basedR&D platformwillfirstaimtosolvetalentissueswearefacingfor researchinganddevelopingC919,andthefuturewide-bodyaircraft project,"JinZhuanglong,chairmanoftheBoardofCommercialAircraft CorporationofChina(COMAC),toldXinhua. According toCOMACAmericaCorporation,thenewplatformfocusesonbuildingan internet-basedandglobalplatformforcivilaviationtechnology transaction,virtualR&Dandtechnicalconsulting.Theprojectaims toconnectprojectresourcesandhumanresourcesinbothChinaandthe UnitedStates. "Moore Cloud"platformhasthree-stagemissions.Intheshort-term,aboutone tothreeyears,thenewplatformwillsupportCOMACSeriesandprovide quickandaccuratetechnicalconsultingservices.COMACAmerica Corporationplanstosolve5percentofoutsourcedR&Ddemandinthe firstyear. Mid-term missioninaboutthreetofiveyears,theprojectaimstoexpandto civilaviationindustrybothhomeandabroad;Andthelongtermmission inaboutfiveto10years,theprojectintendstoextendtohigh-end complexsystemindustry,andstrivetobuildaCOMACcivilaircraft "VirtualR&DPlatform." ItwillpromotethedevelopmentofChinacivilaircraftindustry.TakingdevelopingChinacivilaircraftindustryasagoal,“CivilAircraftIndustryInternationalForum2017”willbeheldonMay 10th-11th,2017inShanghai,China.ItishostedbyChineseSociety ofAeronauticsandAstronautics,co-organizedbyShanghaiSocietyof Aeronautics,BoeingCommercialAirplanes,COMACShanghaiDesignand ResearchInstituteandCOMACShanghaiAircraftManufacturingCo.,Ltd. Thetopicswhichwillbetalkedinthisforumincludingdynamic informationofaircraftprojects(C919,Wide-bodyaircraft, Y20F-100...),advancedmanufacturingtechnologies,etc. Tofigureoutmore,pleasedonothesitatetocontactOliviaLiu,Marketing@galleon.cc NewsSource:COMACNewsCenter

    Nov 30,2016
  • Engines on COMAC C919 Run for the First Time

    State-owned manufacturerCommercialAircraftCorporationofChina,Ltd.(COMAC)has runtheenginesinstalledontheC919flighttestaircraftforthe firsttime. CFM International,thelargestjetenginemanufacturerworldwideaswellas theexclusiveenginesupplierforthehome-madeaircraftC919, deliveredthefirstC919engineslastJulybutnotrunfortheinitial timeuntilNov.9ofthisyear. Thehome-madeaircraftisscheduledtomakeitsfirstflightattheendofthisyearorearly2017. In addition,thejointventurebetweenCOMACandUACforwide-body aircraftwillstartrunningsoon.Itwillmeansthebeginningof wide-bodyaircraftproject.CivilAircraftIndustryInternationalForum2017whichishostedbyChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronautics, co-organizedbyShanghaiSocietyofAeronautics,BoeingCommercial Airplanes,COMACShanghaiDesignandResearchInstituteandCOMAC ShanghaiAircraftManufacturingCo.,LtdwillbeheldonMay10th-11th, 2017inShanghai,China.ThelatestdynamicinformationofChina aircraftprojectssuchasC919,Wide-bodyaircraft,Y20F-100andsoon willbetalkedinthisforum. Tofigureoutmore,pleasedonothesitatetocontactOliviaLiu,Marketing@galleon.cc NewsSource:WCARN

    Nov 30,2016
  • Airshow - China Will Need Almost 6,000 New Aircraft in the Next 20 Years

    AirbusforecaststhatChinawillneednearly6,000newpassengeraircraftandfreightersfrom2016to2035,withatotalmarketvalueofUS$945billion.Itrepresents18percentoftheworldtotaldemandforover33,000newaircraftinthenext20years. AccordingtoAirbus'2016-2035GlobalMarketForecast,newdeliveriesofpassengerandfreightaircraftforChinawillbe5,970overthenext20years,including4,230singleaisleaircraft,and1,740wide-bodyaircraft. Chinawillbecometheleadcountryforpassengerairtraffic,forbothdomesticandinternationalmarketsasthepassengertrafficinChinawillgrowwellabovetheworldaverage,forecasttogrowat6.8%overthenext20years,andwillbethefocalpointforfiveofthetoptwentytrafficflowsworldwide. Withaviationcontinuingtoproveanextremelyefficientwaytomovepeopleandgoodsaroundthecountry,domesticairtrafficinChinawillbecometheworld'snumberonetrafficflowgrowingoverthreetimesfromtoday'salreadyimpressivelevels.FlowsbetweenChinaandtheU.S.,EuropeandAsiaareexpectedtobeamongstthefastestgrowingglobally,withaverageannualgrowthrates6.8%,5.3%and6.7%respectively.Between2015and2035,theaverageannualgrowthrateforallinternationaltrafficfrom/tomainlandChinaisforecasttobe6.7percent. "DomesticpassengertrafficinMainlandChinahasquadrupledoverthelast10years,andissettobecometheworld'snumberoneaviationmarket,"saidJohnLeahy,AirbusChiefOperatingOfficerCustomers."Airbus'shareofthein-servicefleetofaircraftover100seatsontheChinesemainlandstandsat50%,with55%oftheChinesewidebodyfleettodayAirbusaircraft.Inthenext20years,thegreatestdemandforpassengeraircraftwillcomefromChina."headded. HugedemandforaircraftinChinamarketfurtherpromotethedevelopmentofaircraftmanufacturingindustry.TheprojectssuchasA330Complete&DeliveryCenterinTianjin,B737Complete&DeliveryCenterinZhoushan,widebodyaircraftbetweenCOMACandUACareaimedatmeetthemarketdemand.HostedbyCASS(ChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronautics)andco-organizedbyCOMAC,“CivilAircraftIndustryInternationalForum2017”willbetakenplaceonMay10th-11th,2017inShanghai,China,whichwillbefocusingonChinaaircraftprojectsandexploringnewmanufacturingtechnologies.CAIIF2017willoffertheparticipantsanuntrammeledplatformofinformationcommunication,technologiesshareandprojectscooperation.Tofigureoutmore,pleasedonothesitatetocontactOliviaLiu,marketing@galleon.cc NewsSource:ChinaAviationDaily

    Nov 28,2016
  • GE Aviation, CFM secure $3B contract at Airshow China 2016

    GEAviationandCFMInternational,a50/50jointcompanybetweenGEandSafranAircraftEngines,announcedmorethan$3billioninordersandcommitmentsattheAirshowChina2016(1st–6thofNovember2016).Theordersandcommitmentsincludedmorethan200GEandCFMenginesaswellasagreementsforTrueChoicesuiteofenginemaintenanceofferings. TheordersorcommitmentsincludeseveraldealswiththeChinesecompanies. CDBLeasinghasselectedCFMLEAP-1Aenginestopower100%ofitsfirstbatchofnextgenerationsingleaisleaircraftorders,valuedat$1.26billionatlistprice. XiamenAirlinessignedanagreementtoselectGEnx-1BenginetopoweritsadditionalsixBoeing787-9Dreamlineraircraft,aswellasaTrueChoiceMaterialagreementforthenewGEnx-1BfleetforthenewandusedmaterialandadvancerepairsneededforengineMRO.TheengineorderandTrueChoiceMaterialagreementarevaluedatmorethan$630millionatlistpriceandoverthelifeofthecontract. COMAC(CommercialAircraftCorporationofChina)heldasigningceremonywithChinaAerospaceLeasing(CASLC)for20firmand20optionsofARJ21-700aircraftpoweredbyGE'sCF34-10Aengines.Theengineorderforthe20firmaircraftisvaluedat$155millionatlistprice. ChinaSouthernsignedaMemorandumofUnderstanding(MoU)withGEAviationtoselectGE'sGEnx-1Benginestopowerits12newlypurchasedand8leasedBoeing787-9Dreamlineraircraft.Theengineorderisvaluedat$1.1billionatlistprice. GEAviationalsoannouncedotheragreementssuchasdigitalcollaborationwithCOMACandtrainingcooperationbetweenCFMInternationalandAeroEngineMaintenanceandTrainingCenter(AEMTC)inGuanghanCity,China. Accordingtotheforecast,inthenext10years,theglobalturbofan/turbojetengineaccumulativetotaldemandwillexceed73600units,worthoverUSD416billion;totaldemandforturboshaftexceed34,000units,worthoverUSD19billion;turbopropenginetotaldemandexceeds1.6millionunits,worthoverUSD15billion;pistonenginecumulativetotaldemandover33,000units,accountingformorethan60%ofthegeneralaviationpowermarket,worthUSD30billion.Underthisbackground,ChineseSocietyofAeronauticsandAstronauticswillholdChinaAerospacePropulsionTechnologySummit2017topromotethedevelopmentofaerospacepropulsiontechnology,providingstrongtechnicalsupportforaeroengineindustry.Onbehalfoftheorganizingcommittee,wesincerelyinviteyoutothisyear’sCAPTSwhichwillbeheldinShenyang,onMay24th-25th,2017,todiscussaeroenginenewR&Dandmanufacturingtrends.HopetheCAPTSseriesactivitiescanbringyouthemaximumvalue. Tofigureoutmore,pleasedonothesitatetocontactOliviaLiu,Marketing@galleon.cc NewsSource:AeroTime

    Nov 28,2016
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