Airframer Elbit's latest Hermes UAS adds range and payload

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Thursday, 22 February 2024

Supporting Airbus
Spirit opens engineering design centre in Malaysia
Meeting GTF demand
P&W adds HPT disk manufacturing capacity in Singapore
Experience onboard
Eve names suppliers for wings and pilot controls
Flight testing
Leonardo's morphing surface demonstrator makes first flight
Eyes on everything
Whisper tracks propulsor production with ION software

Whisper tracks propulsor production with ION software

ION captures everything that happens on the factory floor, including processes, parts, inspections and red lines. This will significantly reduce the time it takes to comply with the rigorous audits required for certification.
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Master Fluid Solutions WDG GmbH
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Expanded envelope
Elbit's latest Hermes UAS adds range and payload

Elbit's latest Hermes UAS adds range and payload

The Hermes 650 Spark is the latest addition to the highly acclaimed Hermes family, and expands the operational flight envelope with next-generation multi-mission capability, versatility and survivability.
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AMETEK PDS
Supporting Airbus
Spirit opens engineering design centre in Malaysia

Spirit opens engineering design centre in Malaysia

The company's engineering team in Malaysia is already a significant player in the design of the A350XWB Section 15 Freighter, A350XWB Ultra Long Range and a key partner to A220 Wing program.
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Toray Advanced Composites
Meeting GTF demand
P&W adds HPT disk manufacturing capacity in Singapore

P&W adds HPT disk manufacturing capacity in Singapore

The facility currently produces 2,400 turbine disks annually, and the expansion is expected to increase annual output yield of the disks by approximately 45% by January 2026.
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Fastems Group
Experience onboard
Eve names suppliers for wings and pilot controls

Eve names suppliers for wings and pilot controls

Crouzet will manufacture and supply the pilot controls, specifically the inceptor, while Aciturri will develop and manufacture the wing skins and spars as well as the leading and trailing edges of the wing.
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S. Himmelstein and Co.
Flight testing
Leonardo's morphing surface demonstrator makes first flight

Leonardo's morphing surface demonstrator makes first flight

The experimental data has potential for training artificial intelligence algorithms for maturing flight controls and future digital systems offering great reliability and incremental levels of autonomy, with reduced workload.
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IHS ESDU