Panasonic Avionics has taken the initiative to choose Ericsson to be the next generation brand that is going to take over the aviation and multiple markets when it comes to connectivity services and networking. In the past few years airlines have been slowly enabling Wi-Fi connectivity available on board for crew members and passengers. This has been slowly becoming available to some airplanes but not all. Eventually all airplanes will have either 2G, 3G, LTE or Wi-Fi connectivity. Internet connection is becoming a necessity in today’s world, what a thousand men couldn’t do a hundred years ago one man can do today and this because of how technologically advanced we have become. Aviation connectivity services is definitely on the rise today and we can already see it some of the new cars that have these services available. Soon not only airplanes will have internet connection but every car or vehicle that is moving will have some type of internet connection.


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Engine Data is the best way to enhance the health and performance the airplane engines, every company that designs and manufacturers engines has to face the reality of their product and how it performs from every angle. Engine data can be of great value because it shows the results for performance of an engine in real life where every bit of details can be recorded and seen by experts and engineers in order to make an effort to enhance their design in the future. Teledyne Controls and GE Aviation have agreed to join partnership in order to monitor engine health data. Originally engine data had to be measured or received in a lab with the engine running in a controlled environment. However, now and thanks to technology they are able to measure the engine data wirelessly in real time and while the aircraft is flying. This allows the engineers to measure real time and real event measurements.


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Pratt & Whitney who are Canada innovators are ready to launch they maintenance program which is pay per hour maintenance program. It is called the leading-edge eagle service plan. It is mainly tailored to PT6A customer. Each plan is different and it depends on the airplane and the distance where it is at. It optimizes different plans. All their plans are cost effective which makes them even more appealing and more user friendly. This can save many a lot of money for the long term run. Therefore, many people are using it and many are willing to pay extra to be able to have their one on one service.


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In modern days many more people are travelling, some travel to explore the world and some people travel or basically fly for work reasons. The main point is that many people are flying and are using airplanes and different airport service. Many don’t know what goes behind scenes and many do not realize what really happens at an airport. So this blog is made to inform people with 5 interesting airport facts:


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Rolls-Royce conducted the first test for its Power GearBox (PGB) at its facility in Germany. The beginning of PBG testing has marked an important step for Rolls-Royce’s UltraFan engine as it has been two whole years since the design for the UltraFan was first released. The PGB is an essential part of the fan’s infrastructure and efficiencies. It will enable the engine to provide power that reaches 100,000HP during aircraft take-off, landing, and during flight.


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Boeing released its Biennial World Air Cargo Forecast at the International Air Cargo Association Air Cargo Forum and Exhibition in Paris this October. The model shows the company’s prediction for air cargo traffic over the next 20 years. Boeing’s forecast is more than optimistic despite the “below-trend” growth the air cargo market has experienced in the last several years. Boeing estimates the air cargo traffic rate will increase by 4.2% annually. To meet market demand by 2035, 930 new freighters are needed as well as 1,440 converted freighters.


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As of 2018 flight 747 the original Jumbo Jet Is not going to be served as the main Air force but a modernized version of it will start to serve as the next air force one. Many people think it is the end for this amazing jet. This jet was first flown away in 1969. It has a beautiful history behind it that many people are sad to see it stop production. Many people still view this as the one of the largest planes. It’s said that it is marvelous to be seen in real life. Many people are shocked to how big it is when viewed in person. For example, John F Pearson described it as “exciting plane, even awesome and majestic” he also said “stand near the rear of 47 and you have to bend your head back to see the top of its tail, which is just as high as five story building” this description of this plane makes me even sad to see it come to an end. 747 has been functioning for over 47 years and many people are sad to see it go but at the same time many are trying to enjoy the last moments that is still hanging on.


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Avianca, the Latin American carrier has announced that they are in the process of internally developing an autonomous drone to inspected grounded aircraft for the damages that are caused by bird strikes and lightning. Avianca plans to internally develop the drone and navigation system with a provision schedule of fully launching operations for next year. Jose Ospina, the maintenance engineer for Star Alliance carrier revealed that while other airlines have partnered with drone makers, Avianca is taking it upon themselves to make this happen.


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To stay caught up with the mile-long Fort Worth assembly line, the Defense Department is contributing large amounts of money towards the F-35 Lightening II program. Orlando Carvalho is the Lockheed executive vice president of aeronautics. He has mentioned a large contribution almost amounting to 1 billion dollars. During a speech to the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce, Carvalho mentioned that the reimbursement came shortly after discussing contracts regarding the 149 fighters. Cash amount was leading to a tough finish for the aircraft since they have been self-funding until the reimbursement came through, now cash is less of a hardship, thanks to the Defense Department. The Cost of the aircraft is higher in price due to the software it contains. However, there has been talk that they are having complications with the existing software.


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In Alabama, the French aerospace group has now manufactured a new aircraft the A321 and has delivered it to American Airlines. Since newly received by American Airlines, while being the first airbus produced in the US it took its beginning flight this April.


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