AVIATION TECHNOLOGY

Aevum unveils drone smallsat-launch aircraft

spacenews | December 03, 2020

Little dispatch startup Aevum on Dec. 3 uncovered its Ravn X vehicle, a reusable robot airplane and rocket blend intended to dispatch little payloads to circle.

Ravn X has been a long time being developed. Aevum, situated in Huntsville, Alabama, is situating Ravn X to contend in the undeniably packed little dispatch market, promising quick reaction administration empowered by a self-ruling airplane that can take off from any mile-long runway.

The 55,000-pound unpiloted airplane is 80 feet in length with a 60-foot wingspan. While in flight it will deliver a two-stage rocket that can dispatch 100 kilograms to 500 kilograms of payload to low circles. Skylus said Ravn X will be prepared for activities inside the following year and a half after it clears administrative obstacles.

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The PurePower® PW800 engine is a 16,000-pound-thrust-class turbofan that is optimized for high-flying, fast, long-range business jets and shares the same proven, rigorously tested core technology used in Pratt & Whitney's award-winning PurePower family of geared turbofan commercial engines.

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FAA Selects Palantir for Aircraft Certification Safety Monitoring Solution

Palantir | June 19, 2021

Palantir Technologies Inc. today declared it has been shrunk by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to give a data investigation apparatus that will help advance the office's modernization destinations for aviation safety. Palantir Foundry will uphold the FAA's aircraft certification and proceeded with operational safety activities, including the continuous monitoring of the 737 MAX fleet's re-visitation of administration. The one-year contract with two extra alternative years is esteemed at a maximum of $18.4 million. Utilizing Palantir Foundry will empower FAA aeronautics designers and examiners to all the more quickly and efficiently monitor, analyze, visualize, and share aviation safety data utilized in their assurance of whether an episode presents a past or future safety hazard. Palantir's product skill will assist the FAA with supporting their worldwide administration in the headway of aviation safety and encourage more prominent readiness in adjusting to the unique climate. Foundry takes into consideration the coordination of siloed data, changing the manner in which both public and private associations work by making a central operating system for their data. About Palantir Technologies Palantir Technologies is a software company that builds enterprise data platforms for use by organizations with complex and sensitive data environments. From building safer cars and planes, to discovering new drugs and combating terrorism, Palantir helps customers across the public, private, and nonprofit sectors transform the way they use their data.

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With the Bye Aerospace 'eFlyer 800' electric aircraft, JetClub is Flying into the Future

JetClub | June 22, 2021

Europe's first light jet fractional ownership brand, JetClub, a sister organization of Jet It USA, has affirmed the addition of the Bye Aerospace electric eFlyer 800 to its armada, denoting a momentous milestone in sustainability for the aviation industry. A 7-traveler, all electric, twin turboprop aircraft, the eFlyer 800 offers a maintainable method of movement that accommodates fundamental business travel with worries about environmental change. JetClub CEO & Co-Founder, Vishal Hiremath commented: "Sustainability is at the core of the JetClub and Jet It philosophy. I want to be clear. Aviation is necessary for us to connect, to travel, to explore and to understand. When we travel and learn about each other, we become better versions of ourselves. Travel is truly the best education. Only aviation has made this possible. When we can do this with 100% clean air and zero emissions, it is a win-win for us and the environment. With the addition of the eFlyer 800 to our fleet, we take a leap forward in our sustainability goals without compromising on business travel and economic development." Scheduled to be in activity by 2025, the eFlyer situates up to seven travelers and a couple of pilots. The eFlyer 800 will have zero emanations and only one-fifth the working expenses of traditional twin turboprops and is designed for private ownership, air-taxi, air-cargo, and charter flights. About JetClub JetClub, A Maltese company, and a sister company of US based Jet It, is a fractional ownership business aviation company with an affordable and transparent solution. Owners purchase a share in a JetClub HondaJet and have access to the jet for days at a time. JetClub has a dedicated concierge team for its clients. About Bye Aerospace Based at Centennial Airport near Denver, Colorado, Bye Aerospace specializes in the design and manufacture of electric aircraft, including the eFlyer family of aircraft. Bye Aerospace was founded by George E. Bye, who is also the Chairman and CEO.

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Seabury Solutions’ M&E and MRO Software to Power LAS Cargo’s Aircraft Maintenance Operations

Seabury Solutions | September 22, 2021

Seabury Solutions, a subsidiary of New York-based Seabury Capital Group LLC and the market leader in delivering aircraft M&E and MRO software solutions for the aviation industry, announced today the addition of a new customer for its Alkym® Platform, a Colombia-based cargo carrier, Líneas Aéreas Suramericanas S.A.S. For airlines, this means that acting fast is key. But to act faster, airlines need technology solutions that advance their digital transformation agendas and are supported by a technological partner that can implement and comprehensively support solutions for their new processes. Following an exhaustive selection process, LAS Cargo enlisted the support of Seabury Solutions, licensing several modules of the Alkym suite, to implement the applications for Planning, Engineering, Maintenance Control, Purchasing and Repairs, Inventory, Receiving and Dispatch, Reliability, MRO, as well as the mobile application for mechanics and inspectors. The implementation of Alkym in LAS Cargo allows us to advance in our technological value proposition focused on digital transformation in the processes. We are sure that with this application in a 100% cloud infrastructure and with the support of Seabury Solutions we will be able to advance in this way. - Juan Pablo Bonilla, LAS Cargo IT Manager With the implementation process currently under way, the Alkym software is already supporting the airline’s M&E and MRO operations. LAS Cargo will continue to receive ongoing support from the Seabury Solutions team for the software’s support, maintenance, and updates in the future. LAS Cargo is focused on an ambitious transformation plan that involves a change from corporate governance and its strategic plan, which is centered on a digital culture to provide technological solutions to all stakeholders. Alkym plays an important and fundamental role in the optimization of our processes in the maintenance area. - Maurice Thorin Brauer, Chief Executive Officer of LAS Cargo ABOUT LAS CARGO Líneas Aéreas Suramericanas S.A.S., is a cargo airline based in Bogotá, Colombia. It operates scheduled and chartered cargo flights to South America and the Caribbean. Its main base is El Dorado International Airport. ABOUT SEABURY SOLUTIONS Seabury Solutions is a leading global aviation software development and consultancy company. It was established in 2002 and is part of Seabury Capital Group LLC. Seabury Solutions has built its reputation in the market by delivering an industry-leading aviation suite of IT solutions that enhance the efficiency and decision-making process for airlines, regulators and MROs. Seabury Solutions’ integrated aviation software portfolio encompasses the Alkym® Maintenance Systems for airlines & MROs, eAuthority® (a safety management software for aviation authorities), and a range of airline performance analysis tools within the Enterprise Performance Analysis System (EPAS). The EPAS® suite has models that include capabilities in determining current and future route profitability, maintenance performance, budget planning, fuel planning and distribution channel performance.

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