Airframer Rolls-Royce pushes the G700's boundaries with Pearl tests

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Thursday, 14 October 2021

Distress tracking
Embraer selects GADSS supplier for E2 jets
Multi-beam plans
Trio team up for Integrator radar development
Remote access
Honeywell unveils Anthem always-on cloud-connected cockpit system
Size of an EleFanT
GKN and KTH collaborate to develop fan technology
HondaJet 2600 Concept
Honda breaks cover with transcontinental jet contender

Honda breaks cover with transcontinental jet contender

The HondaJet 2600 Concept will feature natural laminar flow technology on wings and nose, and a carbon composite fuselage. Honda says it will be capable of nonstop flight across the United States.
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Master Fluid Solutions WDG GmbH
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Power endurance
Rolls-Royce pushes the G700's boundaries with Pearl tests

Rolls-Royce pushes the G700's boundaries with Pearl tests

Pearl 700 engines have already powered Gulfstream's G700 beyond its maximum operating speed and cruise altitude, flying nearly as fast as the speed of sound at Mach 0.99 while reaching an altitude of 54,000ft.
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Toray Advanced Composites
Distress tracking
Embraer selects GADSS supplier for E2 jets

Embraer selects GADSS supplier for E2 jets

Embraer will install the GADSS solution developed by SKYTRAC and ACR Electronics on its E2 jets as a standard fitting. This will automatically provide an aircraft's precise location as soon as a distress signal is detected.
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Fastems Group
Multi-beam plans
Trio team up for Integrator radar development

Trio team up for Integrator radar development

The Integrator UAS system is based on TNO's AMBER technology and combines ISR functions including zoom synthetic aperture radar and ground moving target indication, into the surveillance reconnaissance system.
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AC Products, Inc.
Remote access
Honeywell unveils Anthem always-on cloud-connected cockpit system

Honeywell unveils Anthem always-on cloud-connected cockpit system

Anthem supports growing levels of aircraft autonomy, leading to complete autonomous capabilities in the future as regulations allow. Honeywell says that flight plans can be uploaded without being near the aircraft.
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Quintus Technologies
Size of an EleFanT
GKN and KTH collaborate to develop fan technology

GKN and KTH collaborate to develop fan technology

GKN Aerospace and KTH's proposed EleFanT solution is a nested fan instead of a conventional propeller. This should offer advantages in safety, noise level and engine installation.
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IHS ESDU