Engineering News | Aerospace http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/aerospace Fri, 21 Sep 2018 04:48:19 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Aeronautical Society to focus on inclusivity and collaboration http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/aeronautical-society-to-focus-on-inclusivity-and-collaboration-2018-08-31 Jessica Oosthuizen Aerospace Fri, 31 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 496031 1535439105 1535666400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000747891_resized_aerospacebloomberg08181022.jpg TECHNOLOGICAL CAPABILITY The local aviation industry has to remain relevant in terms of technology 511 287 R&D must be prioritised as Industry 4.0 disrupts http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/rd-must-be-prioritised-as-industry-40-disrupts-2018-08-31 Jessica Oosthuizen Aerospace Fri, 31 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 495995 1535439103 1535666400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000747947_resized_ndiphiwentuli08181022.jpg NDIPHIWE NTULI Closer collaboration between industry roleplayers is key to unlocking the growth potential of aviation 511 287 Politics hamper African airlines’ growth potential http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/politics-hamper-african-airlines-growth-potential-2018-08-31 Jessica Oosthuizen Aerospace Fri, 31 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 496004 1535446310 1535666400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000747851_resized_carladasilva08181022.jpg CARLA DA SILVA Better and more communication is needed in terms of the benefits of aviation and the role that it plays in stimulating gross domestic product and job creation 511 287 Spotlight on CTC and potential legal inconsistencies http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/spotlight-on-ctc-and-potential-legal-inconsistencies-2018-08-31 Jessica Oosthuizen Aerospace Fri, 31 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 496064 1537185970 1535666400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000747975_resized_legalsystem08181022.jpg COMPLIANCY CHECK An aviation working group is evaluating whether South Africa implements and complies with the rights and remedies provided for in the Cape Town Convention 511 287 Aerotropolis market access to foster economic growth http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/aerotropolis-improves-access-to-international-market-2018-01-26 Donald Makhafola Aerospace Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 473637 1516688534 1516917600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Ekurhuleni unlocks investment opportunities http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/aerotropolis-unlocks-investment-opportunities-2018-01-26 Donald Makhafola Aerospace Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 473414 1516688534 1516917600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Plans in the pipeline for new ATNS development http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/plans-in-the-pipeline-for-new-atns-development-2018-01-26 Donald Makhafola Aerospace Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 474996 1516948264 1516917600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 ORTIA IDZ development gaining traction http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/or-tambo-idz-development-gaining-traction-2018-01-26 Donald Makhafola Aerospace Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 474006 1516970492 1516917600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Industry support evident despite challenges http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/reduced-spending-leads-to-decrease-in-research-2017-09-01 Victor Moolman Aerospace Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 462112 1503989764 1504216800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 International summit features young industry professionals http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/forum-to-be-held-alongside-international-summit-2017-09-01 Victor Moolman Aerospace Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 462122 1503989764 1504216800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Local aviation industry needs to be technology ready http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-aviation-industry-needs-to-be-technology-ready-2017-09-01 Victor Moolman Aerospace Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 462054 1503989763 1504216800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000672288_resized_aerosud201121022duane.jpg HIGH-TECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY The Aerospace industry requires advanced technologies 511 287 Self-protection system set for 2020 completion http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/production-of-aircraft-self-protection-system-set-for-2020-completion-2017-09-01 Victor Moolman Aerospace Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 462073 1503989763 1504216800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 UAVs lead way for smaller aerospace manufacturers http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/uavs-lead-way-for-smaller-aerospace-manufacturers-2016-08-26 Sebastian Whyle Aerospace Fri, 26 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0200 423537 1471932875 1472162400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000577640_resized_denelseekeriiuavsystem107121022duane.jpg AEROSPACE SECTOR GROWTH An increase in interest around UAVs and the manufacturing of complete aircraft has been observed over the past few years 511 287 Electric propulsion the future of aircraft http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/electric-propulsion-the-future-of-aircraft-2016-08-26 Sebastian Whyle Aerospace Fri, 26 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0200 423570 1471932875 1472162400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000577884_resized_img145310222.jpg AIRCRAFT TECHNOLOGY In the small aircraft arena, continuing innovation has resulted in safer and faster small aircraft being manufactured 511 287 Airliner purchase agreement signed by Tanzanian government http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/airliner-purchase-agreement-signed-by-tanzanian-government-2016-08-26 Sebastian Whyle Aerospace Fri, 26 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0200 423542 1471932875 1472162400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000577802_resized_original110221.jpg VERSATILE AIRCRAFT The Q400 aircraft is exceptionally versatile and can be adapted to a variety of business models 511 287 Aviation bureau approves maintenance service provider http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/aviation-bureau-approves-maintenance-service-provider-2016-08-26 Sebastian Whyle Aerospace Fri, 26 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0200 423534 1471932875 1472162400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Contractor sponsors winning team at rocketry challenge http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/aerospace-defence-contractor-sponsors-winning-team-at-international-rocketry-challenge-2016-08-26 Sebastian Whyle Aerospace Fri, 26 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0200 423550 1471932875 1472162400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000577811_resized_farnborough150716100110221.jpg SECOND CONSECUTIVE VICTORY 2016 marks the second year in a row in which a team from the US claimed the international title 511 287 AISI to focus on technology-based supplier development http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/aisi-to-focus-on-technology-based-supplier-development-2016-08-26 Creamer Media Reporter Aerospace Fri, 26 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0200 424767 1471935244 1472162400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000580489_resized_validatingtechnologyforimprovedsupplierdevelopment11022jpg.jpeg 511 287 Reconnaissance aircraft poised for commercial production http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/reconnaissance-aircraft-poised-for-commercial-production-2015-08-28 Mia Breytenbach Aerospace Fri, 28 Aug 2015 00:00:00 +0200 381008 1440491541 1440712800 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000455919_resized_aerospaceaviationarhlacparamountgroup1022.jpg EN ROUTE Paramount Group aims to produce between 10 and 15 Advanced High-Performance Reconnaissance Light Aircraft a year at its new production facility 511 287 Airbus-approved supplier homes in on international contracts http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/airbus-approved-supplier-hones-in-on-international-contracts-2015-08-28 Mia Breytenbach Aerospace Fri, 28 Aug 2015 00:00:00 +0200 381073 1440491541 1440712800 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000456161_resized_aerospaceaviationmachiningcapabilitydaliff1022.jpg REPOSITIONED ENGINEERING Daliff re-engineered several machining processes and enhanced its quality-control systems 511 287 Tech investment boosts manufacture of aircraft composites http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tech-investment-boosts-manufacture-of-aircraft-composites-2015-08-28 Mia Breytenbach Aerospace Fri, 28 Aug 2015 00:00:00 +0200 381043 1440491541 1440712800 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000456049_resized_aerospaceaviationarrayofpressclavesaatcompositeshorizontal1022.jpg HIGH VOLUME AAT Composites uses press claves and autoclaves to manufacture sophisticated composite parts, with a moulding capacity of more than 10 000 items a month 511 287 Support initiative gaining ground, boosting supplier development http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/support-initiative-gaining-ground-boosting-supplier-development-2015-08-28 Mia Breytenbach Aerospace Fri, 28 Aug 2015 00:00:00 +0200 381138 1440491541 1440712800 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000456308_resized_aerospaceaviationcomponentmountingtraydaliffcsiraisi1022.jpg MARKET APPROACH The design and production of a 3/8 mounting tray will now enable a full range of mounting trays to be developed locally 511 287 Airline manufacturer continues growth trend in Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/airline-manufacturer-continues-growth-trend-in-africa-2015-08-28 Mia Breytenbach Aerospace Fri, 28 Aug 2015 00:00:00 +0200 381154 1439546847 1440712800 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000456361_resized_airbusfamilyflighta330a350xwba380airtoair21022.jpg ASCENDING AFRICA Airbus customers in the African region account for 255 orders since 1974 while there are currently 209 Airbus aircraft in service with 38 carriers in the region 511 287 Local factory developing new-generation certified training aircraft http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-factory-developing-new-generation-certified-aircraft-2015-08-28 Mia Breytenbach Aerospace Fri, 28 Aug 2015 00:00:00 +0200 380936 1440491541 1440712800 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000455717_resized_aerospaceaviationslingaircraftairplanefactory1022.jpg TAKING FLIGHT The new certified aeroplane will be suitable for use in flying schools, recreation and other limited commercial purposes throughout the world 511 287 Indra SA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/indra-sa-2015-08-28 Samantha Herbst Aerospace Fri, 28 Aug 2015 00:00:00 +0200 381526 1440493170 1440712800 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000460134_resized_0000457364pic11022.jpg 511 287 Aircraft set to boost African aerospace industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/aircraft-set-to-boost-african-aerospace-industry-2014-09-05 Jonathan Rodin Aerospace Fri, 05 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0200 342445 1409643918 1409868000 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 Factory notches up 200 aircraft http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/factory-notches-up-200-aircraft-2014-09-05 Jonathan Rodin Aerospace Fri, 05 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0200 342274 1409643918 1409868000 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 Science council supports aerospace industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/science-council-supports-aerospace-industry-2014-09-05 Jonathan Rodin Aerospace Fri, 05 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0200 342457 1409643918 1409868000 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 Strong order book drives new growth era http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/strong-order-book-drives-new-growth-era-2014-09-05 Jonathan Rodin Aerospace Fri, 05 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0200 342279 1409643918 1409868000 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 African airline signs letter of intent http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/african-airline-signs-letter-of-intent-2014-09-05 Jonathan Rodin Aerospace Fri, 05 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0200 342283 1409643918 1409868000 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 Company on schedule to supply generators http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-on-schedule-to-supply-generators-2014-09-05 Jonathan Rodin Aerospace Fri, 05 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0200 342879 1409646118 1409868000 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 Geotech Aviation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/geotech-aviation-2014-09-05 Megan van Wyngaardt Aerospace Fri, 05 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0200 343844 1409728707 1409868000 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 Aerosud Aviation prepares for new opportunities, challenges http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/aerosud-aviation-prepares-for-new-opportunities-challenges-2014-09-05 Megan van Wyngaardt Aerospace Fri, 05 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0200 343937 1409896940 1409868000 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000350601_resized_mg501611022.jpg 511 287 UAVs greatly benefit local industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/uavs-greatly-benefit-local-industry-2013-09-13 Carina Borralho Aerospace Fri, 13 Sep 2013 00:00:00 +0200 303894 1378795683 1379023200 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000254664_resized_csirplane1022.jpg PROTECTING THE ENVIRONMENTUAVs can provide significant collateral surveillance capability to support among many other roles, the anti-rhino poaching efforts in South Africa 511 287 Aerospace centre plans to expand human capital development support http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/aerospace-centre-plans-to-expand-human-capital-development-support-2013-09-13 Carina Borralho Aerospace Fri, 13 Sep 2013 00:00:00 +0200 303890 1378795683 1379023200 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 Defence technology supplier explores benefits of UAVs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/defence-technology-supplier-explores-benefits-of-uavs-2013-09-13 Carina Borralho Aerospace Fri, 13 Sep 2013 00:00:00 +0200 304166 1378795684 1379023200 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 UAVs may lead to fewer pilots in future http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/uavs-being-welcomed-in-south-african-aerospace-industry-2013-09-13 Carina Borralho Aerospace Fri, 13 Sep 2013 00:00:00 +0200 303955 1379068038 1379023200 99999999999 Tracy Hancock 0 0 AAD 2012 sets standard for African aviation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/aad-2012-sets-standard-for-african-aviation-2012-09-14 Anine Kilian Aerospace Fri, 14 Sep 2012 00:00:00 +0200 266659 1347346252 1347573600 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0