Honeywell lands $181 million F-18 logistics contract
Lockheed in $95 million F-16 deal for Oman
Dayton Business Journal
Lockheed Martin Corp. has nabbed a $94.7 million U.S. Air Force deal to retrofit F-16 fighter planes for the government of Oman.
On Friday, the Defense Department announced the contract, which is being administered out of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base under the foreign military sales program.
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Wright State Researcher Playing Role in Next Mars Mission
Air Force Picks Honeywell Unit for Biofuels
Lean Manufacturing Mindset Means Continuous Innovation at Boeing
Air Force Museum Moving Forward with Expansion
Ohio Forms UAV Test Center, Partners with Indiana
Ohio is launching a new UAV and UAS testing center and is searching sites in the Dayton region for the center's offices.
To be called the Ohio Unmanned Aircraft Systems Center and Test Complex, the state is funding the center with $1.5 million, but hopes it will eventually become self-sufficient with testing fees paid by companies that would use the center, according to the state.
The Dayton Development Coalition is charged by the state with leading planning for the UAS Center.
White House to Seek $7B in Green Energy Contracts for Military
The White House announced Tuesday it is inviting contract proposals from green energy firms to boost the Army’s use of renewable energy.
The administration is making $7 billion available for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to spend on locally-generated biomass, geothermal, solar or wind energy for up to 30 years.
The move is part of a broader White House-led push to green the armed forces, over GOP opposition, which claims the efforts are a waste of taxpayer dollars.
Focus on Innovation is Key to Strengthening U.S. Manufacturing
As U.S. manufacturing gets molded by the current administration’s policy initiatives and the political rhetoric of presidential candidates, one thing remains clear: U.S. manufacturing needs to globally dominate if the United States is to remain an economic force. Although the U.S. is the world’s largest manufacturing economy, with about 21 percent of global manufactured goods produced here, that foothold is being threatened by its own policies on taxes, energy, and trade. Many have fingered innovation as a target for strengthening U.S.
UK Aerospace, Defense and Security trade organization ADS and subsidiary Farnborough International Limited (FIL) reported that the 2012 Farnborough Airshow hosted 1,506 exhibiting companies vs 1,450 in 2010; orders for the show so far total US $72b vs $47b in 2010.
The Airshow's peak in terms of deals was reached in 2008 with a total $88.7b in orders.
This year's event, held July 9 - 15, had 70 delegations from 46 countries in attendance, though trade visitors overall were down by 9% year-over-year.
MAG’s New XTi Profiler Sets Metal Removal Record
MAG’s New XTi Profiler sets metal removal record machining titanium at 90+ cubic inches per minute.
Producing unmatched throughput, first two five-spindle XTi profilers will ship to Aerospace Dynamics International, Inc. Erlanger, KY,
GE Aviation lands $5B engine order, service agreement
Cincinnati Business Courier
GE Aviation landed a $5 billion engine order and long-term service agreement with United Airlines, the company announced Thursday at the Farnborough International Air Show.
United Continental Holdings, parent company of United Airlines, ordered 100 advanced LEAP-1Bpowered Boeing 737 MAX airplanes.
LEAP engines are a product of CFM International – a 50/50 joint company between Snecma, part of Safran Group, and General Electric Co.
Ohio Heads to Farnborough International Airshow
The Farnborough International Airshow is a seven-day international aerospace exhibition held every other year in Hampshire, England. The show, which showcases the best of the global aerospace industry, was officially opened Monday, July 9th, by the British Prime Minister David Cameron.
The exhibition is a prime opportunity for the aerospace industry - part trade show, part deal-hatching sessions, part flying exhibition - known particulary for the announcement of new, major developments and orders.
GE Aviation Joint Venture Part of Busy First Day in Farnborough
Engines manufactured by Evendale-based GE Aviation and its French partner Snecma were part of a busy first day at the Farnborough air show.
Boeing Co. opened the show with a $7.2 billion order from Steven Udvar-Hazy’s Air Lease Corp., the first purchase by a lessor for the planemaker’s new, fuel-efficient 737 MAX. The 75-plane firm order is for 60 of the MAX 8 version and 15 of the MAX 9, Chicago-based Boeing said Monday in a statement at the show outside London.
TechSolve Member Company Ferco Tech Tapped to lead Ohio Statewide AIA "Second to None" Campaign
The Campaign seeks to educate Ohio small business Aerospace companies on the impact of indiscriminate budget cuts.
NASA Glenn Brings The Excitement of Space Exploration to The Challenger Learning Center of Dayton
CLEVELAND -- NASA’s Glenn Research Center will share in the excitement of inspiring the next generation of scientists and engineers during Space Day 2012, an Ohio event dedicated to the memory of NASA astronaut Dr. Ronald E. McNair.
Space Day 2012, is hosted by the Challenger Learning Center of Dayton at 1401 Leo Street, Dayton, Ohio. The event will be held on Saturday, May 5, from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., and is free and open to the public.
Collaboration in Ohio Aerospace Industry Leads Towards Global Leadership
GARY CONLEY, VICE CHAIR OF THE OHIO AEROSPACE AND AVIATION COUNCIL. PHOTO BEN FRENCH
In 2011, The Ohio Aerospace and Aviation Council set out to develop new, strategic areas of growth for the Ohio aerospace industry. The council represents all of the historic aerospace organizations that give our state a unique advantage in the industry, as well as several of the key businesses in manufacturing and development.
Ohio Looks to Grow its Aerospace Industry
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Ohio is looking to keep the competitive edge in the aerospace industry. A day-long conference Wednesday looks at how to keep the business and technology coming.
The name of this event gives you a couple of clues about what organizers hope to accomplish. The “Ohio Aerospace Jobs Summit and Technology Showcase” brings together government and corporate leaders to grow Ohio’s number two industry.
Boeing Co. to Increase Business with Ohio Suppliers
Dayton Daily News
EVENDALE – Boeing Co. expects to increase its business with Ohio suppliers, which could make the state more prominent as an aerospace supplier to Boeing than it already is to the French manufacturer Airbus, a top Boeing executive said Wednesday.
Ohio Aerospace Future on Minds of Portman, GE Aviation
Aerospace is Ohio’s second-largest industry, but it will take efficient investment in the state’s workforce and aerospace institutions to grow it, according to keynote speakers at a day-long gathering Wednesday on the industry’s future and job growth at the GE Aviation Learning Centre in Evendale.
More than 160 aerospace executives participated in the Ohio Aerospace & Aviation Council conference led by U.S. Sen. Rob Portman (R- Terrace Park) and hosted by GE Aviation.
Measureable Results: TechSolve Focuses on Innovation, Efficiency and Bottom Line
Headquartered in northern Cincinnati, TechSolve is a problem solving company that has increased sales, promoted innovation and saved money for hospitals, manufacturers and other companies throughout the region through its dedication to a single key word: efficiency.
TechSolve offers solutions to companies aimed at eliminating extraneous costs, increasing production value, and maximizing profits.
As Boeing and Airbus Ramp up, it’s Crunch Time for Aerospace Suppliers
B/E Aerospace Inc. heads into 2012 flush with optimism. The Wellington, Fla.-based manufacturer of aircraft-cabin products is coming off a record 2011, in which the company landed an $800 million order from Boeing Co. to supply its modular lavatory system for the Next-Generation 737 and the 737 MAX.
50th Anniversary Of the National Aviation Hall of Fame Enshrinement Attracting A "Who's Who" Of Aerospace Pioneers, Heroes and Leaders
Dayton, Ohio Selected as Enshrinement Site to Celebrate Four Pioneering Inductees Into The National Aviation Hall Of Fame
The National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) today announced the date and location for the 50th Anniversary of the National Aviation Hall of Fame Enshrinement Dinner & Ceremony, which will be held in Dayton, Ohio on Saturday October 6th, 2012. The decision was made after significant deliberations and commitments from Dayton business leaders to ensure the event is a financial success during these difficult economic times.
Aerospace Jobs Coming To Ohio
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Aircraft manufacturing giant Airbus announced a five year agreement with the National Composite Center in Kettering on Friday.
Officials said that hundreds of aerospace jobs will be created from this deal.
“It shows confidence in Ohio and confidence in our state expertise area in aerospace,” said Christine Schmenk, Director of the Ohio Department of Development.
Local businesses head to Paris
Ohio joins about a dozen leading aerospace manufacturing states such as Washington, Alabama, Texas and Connecticut with exhibits at the week-long event, which will have more than 2,000 exhibitors and draw up to 140,000 business visitors to LeBourget Airport in the show’s first three days.
ASA Marks 50th Anniversary of Kennedy’s Space Goal and Calls For a New Space Vision
President Obama has challenged our nation to enhance humankind’s capacity to “work, learn, operate, and live safely beyond the Earth for extended periods of time,” and to do so in ways that will strengthen our leadership on the frontiers of space.
Aerospace Clusters – Changing States
How Ohio has become a US aerospace industry success through the continued support of its resident aerospace clusters.
Ohio Aerospace, Aviation, & Defense
Getting Ready for AS9100 C
Revision C Helps Aerospace OEMs Qualify Aviation, Space, and Defense Suppliers
“Building a Quality Management System” – Nov 15 Airbus Supplier Summit
Attendees at the third Airbus Americas Supplier Summit on November 15 heard from companies such as Airbus, GE, and RTI that compliance to quality certifications are important for participation in Ohio’s aerospace supply chain. Understand the in’s and out’s of the AS9100 quality standard from TechSolve’s Shakeel Shaique. Download his presentation, “Building Your Aerospace, Space, & Defense Quality Management System.”
Current and Future States of National Defense Industry Explored at Annual Forum
TechSolve showcases advanced manufacturing expertise at 2010 Defense Manufacturing Conference
Airbus Supplier Summit
Aerospace giant Airbus will hold a supplier summit in Columbus Nov. 15
Farnborough Deals Give Hope to Aviation Industry
There was an even louder sound than the roar of jet engines during the daily display at the Farnborough International Airshow this week - a collective sigh of relief from the civil avaition industry.
Strickland, Brown to Attend Aerospace Growth Summit in Kettering
Airbus Packs House for Supplier Conference
Aerospace giant Airbus came to the Dayton area Tuesday on a mission to spend more money with Ohio companies.
Senator Brown, Airbus Americas Chairman to Attend Second Supplier Summit
Ohio Edison Technology Centers Collaborate to Drive Ohio Aerospace Leadership
Edison Centers, including TechSolve, support the Airbus Supplier Summit on December 7, 2009
Ohio’s I-75 Aerospace Technology Corridor Gaining Momentum TechSolve, General Electric commit to making Ohio the nation’s aerospace “Mecca”
Partnership to Help Grow the Aerospace Industry
Chairman Announce Partnership to Help Grow Ohio’s Aerospace Industry
U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown and Airbus Americas Chairman Allan McArtor announced the formalization of a partnership between Airbus and Ohio suppliers aimed at growing Ohio’s aerospace industry.
TechSolve and Ohio Aerospace Institute Partner to Advance Aerospace in Ohio
TechSolve and OAI partner to serve the aerospace industry to build business in Ohio
Schumer Announces Senate Set to Approve Over $21 Million for Military Projects
TechSolve receives $4 million for U.S. Army research