2022-10-20 If there is one document that is indispensable in the design of Flight Training Devices (FSTDs) it is Arinc Report 610 (A610) published by the Flight Simulation Engineering and Maintenance Committee (FSEMC). This month we thought we would look at the document in more detail and just why it is so pivotal in the design of an FSTD.
2022-05-04 MTU Aero Engines, headquartered in Munich, Germany, shares their approach to Risk Based Audit System including requirements of AS13100 & RM13005 in relation to risk, implementation of a risk based audit system, MTU’s way to risk based supplier audits and their outlook. MTU focuses on the overall goal of reducing the audit burden by strengthening and using the supplier audit system.
2022-04-28 Tata Advanced Systems Limited (TASL), located in Hyderabad, is propelling India forward in all areas of advanced systems including engineering services, special processes, tool design & fabrication, sheet metal forming, composite structures, metal machining, major assemblies & airframes and aero-engine components manufacturing, special process & assembly. TASL is on the journey to transition to AS13100 by December 31, 2022 and shares the details of that journey in this presentation.
2022-03-25 The COVID pandemic has truly impacted the aerospace industry in many unforeseen ways including reduced ridership, supply chain interruptions, mergers/acquisitions, and personnel turnover. While the industry has experienced each of these in the past, and has adapted and recovered, it is only now that we are beginning to see what aviation will look like as we plan for 2023.
2021-10-06 GKN Aerospace AS13100 Deployment Strategy GKN Aerospace is a global business with three core markets including civil, engines and defence. GKN Aerospace is the world’s leading tier one aerospace supplier of systems and components. With over 15,000 employees across 41 manufacturing sites in 13 countries, they serve over 90% of the world’s aircraft and engine manufacturers.
2021-06-09 For newcomers into our industry the tasks of selecting, qualifying and operating a Flight Simulation Training Device (FSTD) can seem daunting. However, there is a vast amount of material available for assistance, much of it having been produced by people and companies in our industry on a voluntary basis. This week we take a quick walk through these sources and the documents they produce.
2020-07-24 Dear Members and Friends, We hope you and your families are doing well in these challenging times. The mission of SAE Industry Technologies Consortia (SAE ITC) is to support the mobility industries in the tough times as well as the good times. This is obviously one of the tough times.
2020-07-01 Today, the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) released the second version of the Unmanned Air Systems Standards Collaborative Roadmap. Pulled together as an industry-wide initiative and including applicable ARINC standards, this document represents the capture of UAS standards including those from SAE-Industry Technologies Consortia, SAE-International and other Standards Development Organizations (SDOs).
2020-01-08 For over 75 years, Birken Manufacturing of Bloomfield, CT, has specialized in the manufacturing of complex aerospace jet engine components and utilizing processes such as CNC machining, Tig Welding, Conventional and NDT Inspection, Concurrent Engineering, and Assembly and Testing Services.
2020-01-08 Pratt & Whitney Kalisz, established in 1992, is located in central Poland. Over 1,500 employees in 4 plants produce components and parts for aircraft engines for Pratt & Whitney – the world’s leader in supplying engines for business aircrafts, communication - both local and intercontinental - and helicopters.
2019-12-09 For over 80 years MECACHROME is a leader in the design, engineering, manufacturing and assembling of complex precision-engineered components for aircraft and automotive applications. Headquartered in France, MECACHROME used the AS13003 to develop its own MSA specification and implemented it.