First A350 XWB Sim In Development

domingo, 26 de septiembre de 2010

CAE Announces $67.6 Million Dollars In Contracts For A350, Other Simulators

Though it may be some time before the A350 XWB is ready to fly, a simulator for the new Airbus is already in development. CAE announced Thursday that it has signed a contract with Airbus to design and manufacture two CAE 7000 Series full-flight simulators (FFSs) for the Airbus A350 XWB, representing the world's first FFSs for the new long-range aircraft. In addition, CAE will develop six CAE Simfinity A350 XWB Airbus Procedures Trainers.

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CAE announces C$70 million in contracts for world's first two Airbus A350 XWB full-flight simulators, Airbus simulator upgrades, and Boeing 777 FFS for North American customer

Montreal, September 23, 2010 – (NYSE: CAE; TSX: CAE) – CAE today announced that it has signed a contract with Airbus to design and manufacture two CAE 7000 Series full-flight simulators (FFSs) for the Airbus A350 XWB, representing the world’s first FFSs for the new long-range aircraft. In addition, CAE will develop six CAE SimfinityTM A350 XWB Airbus Procedures Trainers. CAE also announced that it has signed contracts with Airbus to perform a range of upgrades on Airbus-owned FFSs, and that it has received a contract from a North American customer to provide a Boeing 777 FFS. The contracts are valued at approximately C$70 million and bring the total FFS sales that CAE has announced to date in fiscal year 2011 to nine.

CAE has designed, developed and delivered the word’s first full-flight simulators for more than 40 new aircraft representing 16 different original equipment manufacturers (OEMs).

"Airbus customers expect the highest standards of innovation, quality, safety, efficiency and service in their training programs," said Jeff Roberts, CAE’s Group President, Civil Simulation Products, Training and Services." He adds: “CAE has a long history of exceeding expectations, and we look forward to continuing this heritage by developing the first simulators and training devices for A350 XWB aircraft customers around the globe."
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About Embraer’s Multinational KC-390 Tactical Air Transporter

The global competition in the 20-ton air transport segment continues to intensify, with Embraer’s launch of its KC-390 program.

It will develop a jet powered transport that will compete with Lockheed Martin’s C-130J,the larger Airbus A400M, Russia’s AN-12 and its Chinese copy YUN-8/9. Smaller aircraft like the EADS-CASA C-295M and Alenia C-27J could also become indirect competition.

Embraer seeks now to extend its efforts and markets by crafting a jet-powered medium transport with cargo capacity of about 25 tons, that can be refueled in the air, and can provide refueling services to other aircraft by adding dedicated pods.

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Proponen un satélite que captaría la energía del Sol y cubriría las necesidades energéticas de nuestro planeta.

El concepto para un satélite llamado Dyson-Harrop comienza con un bucle de alambre de metal largo y puntiagudo enfocado hacia el sol. Este cable es el encargado de generar un campo magnético cilíndrico que captura los electrones que suponen la mitad del viento solar. Estos electrones son canalizados hacia un receptor esférico de metal para producir corriente que alimenta el campo magnético del alambre, consiguiendo así que el sistema auto-sostenible.

La corriente que no es necesaria para alimentar el campo magnético alimenta un láser infrarrojo que apunta a las antenas parabólicas en la Tierra diseñadas para capturar energía que apuntan a la Tierra. El aire es transparente a los rayos infrarrojos y la atmósfera terrestre no se absorbe la energía del haz antes de llegar al suelo.



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