Aviation & Aerospace

Aerostruktur Faserverbundtechnik GmbH Selects HyperWorks Suite to Streamline Development Process of Airborne Structures

TROY, Mich., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ — Altair Engineering, Inc., a leading global provider of simulation technology and engineering services that empower client innovation and decision-making, announced today that Aerostruktur Faserverbundtechnik GmbH, a Germany-based aerospace supplier, has chosen HyperWorks, Altair’s computer aided engineering (CAE) suite, to reduce modeling time and to accelerate the overall development process. …

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AeroMechanical Services Ltd. Announces European and Canadian Approval for Business Jets

AeroMechanical Services Ltd. (“AMA”) is pleased to announce, further to the press release dated September 9, 2009, approval from the European Aviation Safety Agency and Transport Canada has been received. This activation approval or Supplemental Type Certificate applies to the Hawker Beechcraft 750, 800XP, 850XP and 900XP models, of which over 700 are presently in …

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Airservices Australia Selects Quintiq for Rostering

Australia’s air navigation services provider, Airservices Australia, has selected Quintiq as its new workforce planning solution. Airservices has air traffic controllers working from two major centres in Melbourne and Brisbane, four terminal control units and 26 towers at international and regional airports. Airservices will use the Quintiq solution for its operational air traffic management workforce. …

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Northrop Grumman to Present at Credit Suisse Fifteenth Annual Aerospace and Defense Conference

Northrop Grumman Corporation is a leading global security company whose 120,000 employees provide innovative systems, products, and solutions in aerospace, electronics, information systems, shipbuilding and technical services to government and commercial customers worldwide. Note: Statements in the presentation to be made at the conference and in any accompanying materials, other than statements of historical fact, …

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Xlibris Releases New Sci-Fi Action: KASEI — Kristina M. Norris Weaves a Fascinating Out-of-This-World Tale in Upcoming Novel

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif., Nov. 24, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Over two million years ago on the planet Mars, or Caipria as its inhabitants call it, a baby is born. Anointed as the Kasei and the dying emperor’s replacement, he is thrust into a caste-based society where association with different caste members is strictly forbidden except …

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FlyersRights.org Applauds Secretary Ray LaHood for Imposing Precedent Setting Stuck on Tarmac Fines

NAPA, Calif., Nov. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Flying Public has a reason to celebrate! The U.S. Department of Transportation today levied total civil penalties of $175,000 against Continental Airlines, Express Jet, and Mesaba, a code share partner of Delta Airlines, for their roles in causing the passengers on board Continental Express flight 2816 to remain …

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Quantum Technologies to Acquire Schneider Power

The acquisition of Schneider Power will enhance Quantum’s strategic position as a fully integrated alternative energy company with technologies and capabilities to further the commercial use and adoption of alternative and renewable energies. The transaction will combine Schneider Power’s wind and solar power generation development portfolio with Quantum’s world-leading alternative fuel technologies and solar power …

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NetDimensions Congratulates Peak Pacific CEO for Winning Outstanding Achievement Award

“I am delighted to have won this award,” said Kishor. Organized and presented by e.learning age, the E-Learning Awards were setup to recognize excellence in the e-learning industry — the programs,projects, teams, individuals and strategies that have enjoyed the greatestsuccess during the year. True Passion for Learning Kishor has dedicated the past 25 years of …

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Scalable Display Technologies Delivers on Contract for U.S. Coast Guard Aircrew Training Simulator

CAMBRIDGE, MA and ORLANDO, FL — (Marketwire) — 11/30/09 — I/ITSEC — Scalable DisplayTechnologies, a leading provider of software for multi-projector displaysystems, today announced the installation of its EasyBlend(TM) software inan aircrew weapons training simulator for the U.S. Coast Guard. PathfinderSystems, which specializes in the management and execution of U.S.government contracts, led the project to …

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Raytheon Awarded $17 Million To Upgrade South Koreas Patriot Systems

With emphasis on upgrading the global Patriot fleet, Raytheon will deliver prime-power equipment as an alternative power source for Patriot system operations and will deliver communications equipment to enhance Patriot interoperability with air defense command centers. This contract from the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., augments Raytheon’s ongoing efforts as systems …

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Research and Markets: Learn About Aerospace & Defense in France

The Aerospace & Defense in France industry profile is an essential resource for top-level data and analysis covering the aerospace & defense industry. It includes detailed data on market size and segmentation, plus textual and graphical analysis of the key trends and competitive landscape, leading companies and demographic information. Highlights: Why you should buy this …

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Photo Release — Northrop Grumman Ships LCROSS to NASAs Kennedy Space Center

An image accompanying this release is available at: media.primezone.com/noc. LCROSS will impact the moon some 90 days following its launch in the search for water ice or hydrated minerals that could sustain human habitation. Scientists will also study the impact and the debris it generates to learn more about the moon’s geology and the basic …

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Genesis Lease Limited Schedules Fourth Quarter and Year End Earnings Conference Call for March 4, 2009

In connection with the earnings release, Genesis will host a conference call and webcast for investors and analysts to discuss its results for the quarter on Wednesday, March 4, 2009, at 2:00 pm (GMT) / 9:00 am (Eastern Time) / 6:00am (Pacific Time). A telephonic replay will be available for anyone unable to participate in …

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Avis aux mdias : Le ministre des Anciens Combattants rend hommage aux anciens combattants des Forces ariennes du Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO–(Marketwire – 20 fv. 2009) – L’honorable Greg Thompson, ministre des Anciens Combattants, rendra hommage aux anciens combattants des Forces ariennes du Canada dans le cadre de l’ouverture de l’exposition “Les ailes du Canada : un sicle d’aviation prodigieux” au Muse de l’aviation du Canada. /T/ Endroit : Muse de l’aviation du Canada 11, …

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Ducommun Incorporated Reports Results for the Fourth Quarter and Year Ended December 31, 2008

Sales for the fourth quarter of 2008 increased 8% to $101.4 million from $93.5 million for the fourth quarter of 2007. Ducommun had a net loss in the fourth quarter of 2008 of $4.2 million, or ($0.40) per diluted share, compared to net income of $5.4 million, or $0.51 per diluted share, for the comparable …

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Symmetry Medical Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2008 Financial Results

The weighted average number of diluted shares outstanding during the fourth quarter of 2008 was 35,368,601. Mr. Moore continued, “Looking forward into 2009, we have an optimistic outlook on the many opportunities that our strong market position offers. However, given the current macroeconomic climate, we are managing the business on a conservative basis as we …

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PPG Aerospace Lightweight Fuel Tank Sealant Improves Airplane Fuel Efficiency

PR-2007 polysulfide sealant made by PPG Aerospace – PRC-DeSoto is the first product qualified to SAE International’s Aerospace Material Specification (AMS) 3281 Type II for low-density, fuel-resistant polysulfide sealing compound and the lightest AMS-qualified aircraft sealant, according to Bill Keller, PPG Aerospace global segment manager for aerospace sealants. “Using proprietary technology, we are taking sealant …

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BAE Systems Receives $107 Million Contract for More than 5,100 Armor Kits for Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles

The U.S. Army has awarded BAE Systems a contract to supply more than 5,100 armor kits, known as “B-kits”, for the Long Term Armor Strategy (LTAS) configured Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles (FMTV). The contract is worth up to $190 million, with $107 million of funding already committed. “This contract demonstrates the U.S. Army’s commitment …

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BAE Systems Delivers Two M-ATV Prototypes for Military Testing and Evaluation

BAE Systems has delivered two different M-ATV (Mine Resistant Ambush Protected All-Terrain Vehicles) prototypes to the U.S. Government for two months of testing and evaluation. Two different segments of the company’s Land & Armaments operating group produced a version for consideration. M-ATVs are tactical vehicles designed for U.S. soldiers and Marines in Afghanistan. They are …

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Company Profile for Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman

Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman is recognized as a preeminent plaintiffs’ mass disaster law firm which has represented thousands of victims in commercial transportation accidents and pharmaceutical personal injury and wrongful death cases across the United States and worldwide. Their attorneys have appeared in the media over 2,500 times regarding high-profile aviation, bus, train and …

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Cleantech Magazine Features Quantum and Fisker Automotive as Emerging Leaders in the Development of Advanced Hybrid Vehicles

Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide, Inc. (NasdaqGM: QTWW), a fully integrated alternative energy company, is a leader in the development and production of advanced propulsion systems, energy storage technologies, and alternative fuel vehicles. Quantum’s portfolio of technologies includes advanced lithium-ion battery systems, electronic controls, hybrid electric drive systems, hydrogen storage and metering systems, and alternative …

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Green Hills Software Supports Latest Versions of the Intel Atom Processor Z5xx Series

SANTA BARBARA, CA — (Marketwire) — 03/03/09 — Green Hills Software, Inc., the worldleader in secure operating systems, today announced the early availabilityof its embedded software development solution for the latest options forthe Intel(R) Atom(TM) processor Z5xx series, which include an industrialtemperature range of -40 C to +85 C. These are the Intel Atom processorZ520PT …

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A330 Multi-Role Tanker Transport Production Marks a Milestone With First Wing Set Deliveries for the U.K.s Future Strategic Tanker Aircraft

ARLINGTON, VA — (Marketwire) — 03/03/09 — EADS’ ability to build and deliver highlycapable tanker/transport aircraft for NATO air forces and allied countrieswas underscored by a recent delivery of the first wing set for the FutureStrategic Tanker Aircraft (FSTA) to be operated by the U.K.’s Royal AirForce. The FSTA is based on the EADS A330 …

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Titan Medical Inc. Announces Results for the Year Ended December 31, 2008

Operational Highlights Titan has successfully completed Phase B prototype of Amadeus(R), a next generation robotic surgical system being developed to address keyhole robotic minimally invasive surgery, and continues to advance its technology through strategic partnerships related to telesurgical, haptic and visual capabilities, including those with Bell Canada and HaiVision Systems Inc., among others. Amadeus(R) is …

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Radiant Delays Filing of Annual Financial Statements

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwire – March 5, 2009) – NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION IN THE UNITED STATES In the interim, the company has voluntarily requested that the Ontario Securities Commission and other Canadian securities regulatory authorities issue a temporary management cease trade order related to the company’s securities against certain officers of the company for so long as …

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Questionmark Enlists Tom King as Interoperability Evangelist

Questionmark(TM) today announced that eLearning standards expert Tom King has joined the company, taking on the role of Interoperability Evangelist. King is working with specification and standards organizations to help streamline integrations for Questionmark and its customers. He is also speaking at tradeshows and conferences and supporting standards-related activities for customers and partners. King, an …

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