Airframer Element partners Roll-Royce for UK spin testing

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Thursday, 20 January 2022

E-scan radar
Contracts bring Leonardo to the heart of latest Typhoon radar
Engines and more
Safran chalks up diverse involvement in the H160M
Domestic capabilities
TAAC strives for critical system development in Turkey
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Superman-like eVTOL completes first flight
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Regent appoints builder for seaglider demonstrator

Regent appoints builder for seaglider demonstrator

Leveraging existing dock infrastructure, Regent's commercial seaglider will float, foil, and fly. Not strictly speaking an aircraft, it will be regulated and certified by maritime authorities.
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Master Fluid Solutions WDG GmbH
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Element partners Roll-Royce for UK spin testing

Element partners Roll-Royce for UK spin testing

The Element team at Warwick will help Rolls-Royce conduct a comprehensive evaluation of its next generation disc alloy in shorter timescales, more conveniently than possible with its existing Berlin facility.
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Carl Zeiss
E-scan radar
Contracts bring Leonardo to the heart of latest Typhoon radar

Contracts bring Leonardo to the heart of latest Typhoon radar

Leonardo is already the design authority for the ECRS Mk0 E-scan radar ordered by Kuwait and Qatar, the design of which underpins the ECRS Mk1, and is the design authority for the UK-led ECRS Mk2 radar.
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Fastems Group
Engines and more
Safran chalks up diverse involvement in the H160M

Safran chalks up diverse involvement in the H160M

Designed, built and supported in France, Arrano engines will power the French armed forces' Leopard helicopter. Safran will also supply a range of other systems and components for the program.
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S. Himmelstein and Co.
Domestic capabilities
TAAC strives for critical system development in Turkey

TAAC strives for critical system development in Turkey

TAAC carries out R&D, design and production of critical subsystems for fixed and rotary wing aerial platforms, including the opening/closing mechanisms of the landing gear and gun cover of the National Combat Aircraft.
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Toray Advanced Composites
Four minutes
Superman-like eVTOL completes first flight

Superman-like eVTOL completes first flight

The uncrewed Zeva demonstration aircraft completed four flights, totalling more than four minutes of controlled hovering, simulated taxiing manoeuvres at slow speeds, and limited vertical climb manoeuvres.
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Quintus Technologies