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'Aircraft airworthiness' — What does it mean?
International Law Office
'Airworthiness' is a term used to describe whether an aircraft has been certified as suitable for safe flight. It denotes the ability of an aircraft or other airborne equipment or system to operate without significant hazard to aircrew, ground crew, passengers or the general public.
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Lockheed wins $103 million eCASS contract to improve aircraft maintenance
Washington Technology
Lockheed Martin has won a $103 million contract to provide the Navy with new automated test systems meant to increase aircraft mission readiness. Under the contract, Lockheed will produce 36 electronic Consolidated Automated Support System stations, or eCASS stations, and associated support equipment.
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Qantas to send 2 Boeing 747s to Hong Kong for maintenance
The Age
Qantas will send two Boeing 747s to Hong Kong for heavy maintenance this year, dousing any hopes it would keep the work onshore after the closure of its Avalon base in March. Australian Workers Union national vice-president Daniel Walton said the decision sat uneasily with Qantas' campaign for government help to level the playing field against Virgin Australia.
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Avionics outlook: Competition, lower costs
AVweb
What will it take to stimulate a flat avionics retrofit market? There are buyers, by the way. It's just that fewer of them are willing to slap $40,000 on the counter at the avionics shop like they did 10 years ago. Today, $20,000 is the new sweet spot for a modest upgrade. For many, that's a stretch.
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Airlines splurging on new, fuel-efficient jets
NBC News
With many airlines flying aircraft built a decade or two ago, it's been a while since most fliers have experienced that new plane smell or the latest in creature comforts and aviation design. But an "unprecedented" spending spree by carriers promises to change that in the years to come.
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NextGen Fund will help finance avionics
Flying
The Aircraft Electronics Association recently announced it has reached a partnership agreement with the NextGen GA Fund to help aircraft owners find "quick, affordable financial incentives" for upgrading their avionics. With the 2020 equipage deadline, there has been concern within the general aviation community over the cost to upgrade current aircraft to meet the ADS-B mandate.
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New hangar set for takeoff
Winnipeg Free Press
One of the city's largest players in aviation is gearing up to double its aircraft-maintenance workforce and bring work from across North America to a new $10-million hangar on the outskirts of Richardson International Airport in Winnipeg, Canada.
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Embedded market robust, as unmanned applications drive down component size
Avionics Intelligence
"The global market for selected VITA components, including VME and VPX board- and systems-level products, was estimated to be $480 million in 2012," notes Toby Colquhoun, senior analyst with IHS Electronics & Media, during his talk at VITA's Embedded Tech Trends in Phoenix.
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