Airframer Honda begins wing production at Greensboro facility

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Thursday, 21 January 2021

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UEC streamlines latest VK-2500 engine production
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Future Superjet will feature more Russian parts
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SeaGuardian gains option of Leonardo Seaspray radar
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magniX consolidates worldwide operations in Everett
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Wings under way
Honda begins wing production at Greensboro facility

Honda begins wing production at Greensboro facility

The new facility houses the wing assembly process for the HondaJet Elite, comprising an exterior skin made of machined one-piece aluminium alloys backed by alloy ribs. It will enable the concurrent assembly of more wings.
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Carl Zeiss
70 engine target
UEC streamlines latest VK-2500 engine production

UEC streamlines latest VK-2500 engine production

The latest versions of the VK-2500 engine have a protective system that restores the normal operation of the engine when it stops, when powder and exhaust gases get in and when surge occurs. Production is under way.
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Quintus Technologies
Major upgrade
Future Superjet will feature more Russian parts

Future Superjet will feature more Russian parts

The new version Superjet will use the PD-8 engine, with planned certification in 2023, and dozens of foreign systems and components will be replaced with domestic Russian ones.
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IHS ESDU
Proven system
SeaGuardian gains option of Leonardo Seaspray radar

SeaGuardian gains option of Leonardo Seaspray radar

The Seaspray enhances the capabilities of GA-ASI's MQ-9B and builds on a close partnership with Leonardo. Initial integration work of Leonardo's SAGE electronic surveillance onto SeaGuardian was recently completed.
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Toray Advanced Composites
Global HQ
magniX consolidates worldwide operations in Everett

magniX consolidates worldwide operations in Everett

Eviation, magniX's sister company and maker of an all-electric commuter aircraft, set up base in Arlington, Washington late last year. Now magniX electric aircraft engines will also be manufactured in the state.
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