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Deals/Contracts/Partnerships

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    Ricardo signs multi-year deal to develop hybrid-electric aerospace technology with Pratt & Whitney Canada

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2022

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    Safran Aircraft Engines Selects Ansys Simulation Software to Support Sustainable Next-Generation Aircraft Engines? Development

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2022

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    LTTS will offer end-to-end engineering support in structural design analysis and certification to develop the Jaunt Journey all-electric VTOL aircraft. With offices worldwide, including Toronto, Canada, LTTS anticipates opening R&D offices in Montr?al to support Jaunt Journey.

    Q1(Jan-Feb-Mar), 2022

EIIR Provider Solutions/Capabalities

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    AKKA reveals Green&Fly, its fully electric, hydrogen-powered concept aircraft, featuring a disruptive design based around a rhombohedral wing shape. Designed to carry up to 30 passengers for a range of 500km, it is a zero-emission concept for flights at a regional scale.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2021

EIIR Buyer GIC/R&D Best Practices/Solutions

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    GKN Aerospace is to lead two Dutch collaborative R&D programmes woth ?112M, focused on electrification and thermoplastics, to support the development of sustainable aviation technologies.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2022

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    Collins Aerospace today announced its Perigon computer will be the first certified aviation solution to use the Intel Atom x6400E processor. To bring advanced capabilities like single pilot and autonomous operations to life, future aircraft will require an order of magnitude increase in onboard computing power. Supported by Intel?s Atom x6400E, Perigon will deliver 20 times the processing power of Collins? existing flight control computers.

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2022

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    Airbus to set up UK hydrogen technology centre for zero-emission aircraft

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2022

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    Engineers at the NCC, the U.K.?s R&D center for advanced composites, are working with Airbus on its ?eXtra Performance Wing? demonstrator program designed to accelerate technologies in wing aerodynamics that improve performance and reduce environmental impact. The eXtra Performance Wing program is reported to be developing and validating breakthrough active control technologies that can adapt the wing shape and area to the particular weight, speed and altitude of the aircraft to suit fight conditions

    Q2(Apr-May-Jun), 2022

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    Airbus may produce engines for its hydrogen-fuelled planes. So is vertical integration back with new technology cycles?

    Q1(Jan-Feb-Mar), 2022

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    Safran opens new electronics R&D centre in Valence, France. With this new facility, Safran Electronics & Defense says it has the resources required to prepare for the future in microelectronics, focusing on the main families of high-integration electronics: smart sensors, advanced chips and SiP (System-in-Package) solutions for more electric aircraft and space and defense markets.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2021

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    Spirit AeroSystems has officially opened a new R&D and test centre for high-temperature materials that can be used in hypersonic missiles and spacecraft.

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2021

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    Eve and Senna Brand create Eve-Senna eVTOL

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2021

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    General Dynamics to open a US$18 million R&D and test center for autonomous aircraft in Québec and has invested in Canada-based unmanned aircraft developer Laflamme Aero. Half of R&D investment has been contributed by the Government of Québec.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

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    Airbus launches extra high performance wing demonstrator to fortify decarbonisation ambition. Similar to how an eagle soars, adapting the shape, span and surface of its wings and feathers, this demonstrator allows for increased flight efficiency.

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

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    EmbraerX and Pyka Team Up to Accelerate the Future of Autonomous Agriculture Airplanes

    Q3(Jul-Aug-Sep), 2021

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    Airbus has launched “Advanced Superconducting and Cryogenic Experimental powertraiN Demonstrator” (ASCEND) to explore the impact of superconducting materials and cryogenic temperatures on the performance of an aircraft’s electrical propulsion systems. Advantage is reducing component weight and electric losses by half.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

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    Airbus Helicopters has started in-flight tests on board its Flightlab, a platform-agnostic flying laboratory exclusively dedicated to maturing new technologies. Airbus Helicopters intends to pursue the testing of hybrid and electric propulsion technologies with its Flightlab demonstrator, as well as exploring autonomy, and other technologies aimed at reducing helicopter sound levels or improving maintenance and flight safety.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

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    Airbus Turboprop design gaining favor as first hydrogen plane. A zero emission plane that can carry 100 people for 1000 nautical miles.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

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    GKN Aerospace will lead a ground-breaking UK collaboration programme, called H2GEAR, to develop the company’s first hydrogen propulsion system for sub-regional aircraft.

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

Other News

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    Wisk Aero Secures $450 Million from The Boeing Company to Advance Certified Autonomous Electric Flight

    Q1(Jan-Feb-Mar), 2022

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    The Airbus C295 technology demonstrator of Clean Sky 2 makes its maiden flight

    Q1(Jan-Feb-Mar), 2022

  • 3

    Textron to purchase Pipistrel, a global leader in electrically powered aircraft, based in Slovenia and Italy.

    Q1(Jan-Feb-Mar), 2022

  • 4

    ABB and Lilium team to revolutionize charging infrastructure for regional air travel

    Q4(Oct-Nov-Dec), 2021

  • 5

    Rolls-Royce set to power Vertical Aerospace’s all-electric aircraft

    Q1(Jan-feb-Mar), 2021

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