Aerospace

UPS Partners with Wingcopter to Develop, Certify Drone Delivery Fleet

UPS' drone delivery venture is partnering with German drone-maker Wingcopter to develop and certify new tiltrotor package delivery drones for a wide range of use cases in the United States and internationally. UPS Flight Forward, which earned th ...

Volocopter Opens 1,000 Reservations for First Commercial Flights

German air taxi developer Volocopter announced at Greentech Festival in Berlin it will take 1,000 reservations to be among the first to fly the aircraft once it is certified and ...

Volansi Secures $50 Million Series B for Autonomous VTOL Cargo Delivery

Volansi completed a $50 million Series B financing round led by Icon Ventures to continue development of its autonomous vertical takeoff and landing ...

Satcom Direct Brings Intelligent Aircraft Spend Management to SD Pro

Satcom Direct established a new strategic alliance with MySky to bring artificial intelligence (AI)-powered spend management to its SD Pro flight ...

LG Chem completes landmark drone flight using lithium-sulfur battery

LG Chem Ltd. (Seoul, South Korea) announced that a high-altitude long-endurance solar-powered unmanned vehicle (EAV-3) developed by Korea Aerospace ...

New academia-industry partnership focused on AI-driven materials discovery

A new partnership focused on using artificial intelligence for materials discovery has been launched. The Alliance for AI-Accelerated Materials ...

What's Trending in Aerospace - September 13, 2020

Check out the Sep. 13 edition of What's Trending in Aerospace, where editors and contributors for Avionics International bring you some of the latest ...

CropX Acquires Regen to Expand Farm Management Platform

CropX has acquired New Zealand-based Regen, provider of cloud-based effluent and irrigation decision support tools, the company announced Thursday. ...

Aspen Technology and Wood form partnership to deliver APM technologies

Aspen Technology, Inc. (Bedford, Mass.) and Wood (Aberdeen, Scotland announced a new partnership that will offer Wood's clients Aspen's Mtell ...
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Intelsat CCO Says Gogo Acquisition Will ‘Transform’ the IFC Experience

  Intelsat recently made the news with its acquisition of Gogo‘s Commercial Aviation division. The deal vertically integrates the In-Flight Connectivity (IFC) business with ...

Cyber Commission Provides Guidance To Develop Federal Cyber Workforce

A U.S. commission focused on bolstering the nation's cyber security posture on Tuesday released guidelines aimed at creating a strategy to ...

Krebs Outlines Three Threat Lines Amid COVID Pandemic

Traditional nation-state actors, cyber criminals and disinformation campaigns are the three "primary lines of attack" in the nation's ...

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What's Trending in Aerospace - September 6, 2020

Check out the Sep. 6 edition of What's Trending in Aerospace, where editors and contributors for Avionics International bring you some of the latest ...

Heide Refinery accelerates its digital journey with Aspen Technology software

Aspen Technology, Inc. (Bedford, Mass.) announced that Heide Refinery, one of the most complex refineries in Europe, has licensed Aspen Generic ...

The Energy-Sector Threat: How to Address Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities

Electric-power and gas companies are especially vulnerable to cyberattacks, but a structured approach that applies communication, organizational, and ...

CISA Issues Binding Directive For Agencies To Develop Vulnerability Disclosures

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) on Wednesday issued its final directive requiring federal civilian agencies to develop ...

FCC Study Supports Using 5 GHz Band for Drone Operations

A report submitted to Congress by the Federal Communications Commission's Wireless Telecommunications Bureau on spectrum allocation for unmanned ...

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COVID-19 has caused a dramatic shift in the consumption of electricity across the U.S. Stay-at-home mandates have forced millions of businesses to close or shutter their offices and ...

Technology in Construction: Matching Solutions to Specific Challenges

This is the last of a three-part series on technology in construction. In the May issue, Part I focused on predicting and adapting to change. Part II& ...

Air Canada Cargo Talks ULDs and Internet of Things

On this episode of the Connected Aircraft Podcast, we feature a presentation given by Tomal Sohorab, Manager of Cargo solutions, Air Canada Cargo ...

Emerson acquires software provider OSI Inc. for $1.6 billion

Emerson (St. Louis, Mo.) agreed to acquire Open Systems International, Inc. (OSI Inc.) for $1.6 billion in an all cash transaction. OSI Inc. is a ...

Vertical Aerospace Reveals ‘VA-1X’ Air Taxi, Targets 2024 for Commercial Operations

Vertical Aerospace, Britain's leading entrant in the race to commercialize electric vertical flight, unveiled the VA-1X, a vectored-thrust air ...

PI System Software-Maker OSIsoft Being Acquired by AVEVA

In a $5 billion deal, engineering and industrial software company AVEVA has agreed to acquire OSIsoft, maker of the PI System, which is a ...

Inmarsat, CPN, MiniFarm Simplify LoRaWAN Satellite Connections

Inmarsat is working with CPN Satellite Services and MinFarm Tech to simplify connecting Low Power Wide Area (LoRa) networks to satellite. The ...

U.S. Air Force Leaders Witness Manned eVTOL Demonstration by LIFT Aircraft’s HEXA

Leadership from the U.S. Air Force observed a manned demonstration of an electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft last week near Austin, ...