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GE’s H-Series to power the new LMS-901

GE’s H-Series to power the new LMS-901

Date 2.8.2021

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GE H80 with EEPC has been selected for the new Light Multifunctional Aircraft 901   Zhukovsky, Russia – Following the first-time display at MAKS Air Show in Moscow and looking at the second engine delivery in support of the certification program, the Russian aircraft manufacturer Baikal-Engineering chose GE Aviation’s H80 engine with Electronic Engine and Propeller […]

Antonov A-26 crashes, all 28 on board feared dead, as debris found

Antonov A-26 crashes, all 28 on board feared dead, as debris found

Date 6.7.2021

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Wreckage/debris found in the Kamchatka Peninsula after the plane carrying 28 people went down while preparing to land in bad weather/poor visibility. The An-26 aircraft lost contact with air traffic control shortly before it was due to land in the settlement of Palana, in the north of the remote Kamchatka peninsula, international media informed. The plane […]

Volocopter flew 2X electric vertical take-off and landing at Le Bourget Airfield

Volocopter flew 2X electric vertical take-off and landing at Le Bourget Airfield

Date 28.6.2021

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The pioneer of urban air mobility (UAM), Volocopter, flew their Volocopter 2X electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft at Le Bourget Airfield during the Paris Air Forum on the 21. June 2021. With both, the flight demonstration of their Volocopter 2X and the VoloCity model onsite, the German UAM developer demonstrated the progress they […]

GE and Safran are seeking a breakthrough technology that cuts fuel consumption by more than 20 percent

GE and Safran are seeking a breakthrough technology that cuts fuel consumption by more than 20 percent

Date 16.6.2021

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GE Aviation and Safran today launched a bold technology development program targeting more than 20 percent lower fuel consumption and CO2 emissions compared to today’s engines. The CFM RISE (Revolutionary Innovation for Sustainable Engines) program will demonstrate and mature a range of new, disruptive technologies for future engines that could enter service by the mid-2030s. […]

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Another great accomplishment of the Grob G 120TP

Another great accomplishment of the Grob G 120TP

Date 16.3.2021

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The German Armed Forces have chosen the aircraft G 120TP to train its air force pilots at the Phoenix-Goodyear airport, Arizona. This adds one more air force in the world operating this modern trainer already and just another triumph to the company’s success story.   With more than 150 aircraft delivered to their customers already and […]

We are building an entire ecosystem for aviation and space technology

We are building an entire ecosystem for aviation and space technology

Date 16.3.2021

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Interview with prof. Michael Valasek, dean of the Faculty of engineering, Czech Technical University (CTU)   Although the Czech Republic has a reputable and long-lasting tradition in engine design, testing and production, the most modern element of the system, the CTU-managed test cell system, was built on a green field. With a significant support of the launch customer, […]

If your head is underwater, it does not matter how deep

If your head is underwater, it does not matter how deep

Date 16.3.2021

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Interview with Milan Slapak, President & CEO Czech Republic and Slovakia at GE   The COVID pandemic hit the entire aviation industry like a lightning out of the blue sky without any warning signs. Some crises are more predictable than others, just like new trends in radical technologies, lurking on the horizon, or newly forming social-economic […]

We are missing a lead nation

We are missing a lead nation

Date 19.1.2021

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“Training pilots to fly combat jets is an expensive proposition. A proposal by European Air Chiefs to cut costs by combining forces has made very little progress so far. However, two well established multinational training programs are readily available in North America. Meanwhile, “downloading” and “contractorization” are the prevailing buzzwords, as all Air Forces try […]

From zero to hero: Strategic pilot training of the highest possible standard in Central Europe

From zero to hero: Strategic pilot training of the highest possible standard in Central Europe

Date 5.1.2021

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If you are looking for an organization that is able to offer both civilian and military state-of-the art pilot training for students, ranging from those with zero experience to the deployment-ready pilot, you won’t find many. And if you are looking for one that commercially operates Sikorsky UH‑60 Black Hawks, there is only one in […]

Always one step ahead of the growing competition

Always one step ahead of the growing competition

Date 4.1.2021

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A producer of aerospace devices, Prvni brnenska strojirna Velka Bites (PBS), celebrates 70 years of its manufacturing plant in the Vysocina Region, southeast of the Czech Republic. We interviewed the CEO of PBS, Mr. Milan Macholan and spoke with him about the PBS products, their target markets, the ongoing research and development in the company. […]

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