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Airport | Aviation Security

Wencor Group to distribute AmSafe Bridport oxygen, escape slide cylinders to global aerospace market

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PEACHTREE CITY, GA and ANAHEIM, CA Jan. 3, 2017 AmSafe Bridport has appointed Wencor Group as its official stocking distributor and inventory management partner worldwide. Under the new partnership, Wencor Group will provide Oxygen and Escape Slide cylinders for the global aerospace market including Asia, Europe and the Americas effective December 10, 2016, expanding Wencor Group's existing market capability.

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Customs system shuts down, forces international arrivals to wait for hours

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By Steve Bittenbender
Editor, Government Security News

The final day of the 2016-17 holiday travel season hit a snag as the computer system responsible for processing international travelers entering the United States went offline late Monday evening.

The outage, affecting U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s automated I-94 records system, lasted about four hours, but that was long enough to cause delays at several international airports as CBP officials needed to manually process passengers during the downtime.

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Dowty Propellers helps latest Antonov transport plane take off

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KIEV, Ukraine Dec. 21, 2016 This week’s rollout of the Antonov AN-132 twin-engine transport marks the latest application for Dowty Propellers’ proven R408 propeller system, which already is in widespread service around the globe.

Dowty Propellers provided two of the R408 propeller systems and a spare for the AN-132D demonstrator aircraft – which was presented to an international audience at Antonov’s headquarters facility in Kiev.

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Purdue study claims ADS-B technology can drastically lower aviation carbon emissions

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MCLEAN, VA Dec. 21, 2016 A new report, based on research from Purdue University's School of Aeronautics and Astronautics, analyzes the potential impact of space-based automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) technology on global aviation carbon emissions in remote and oceanic airspace. Authored by Dr.

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Sikorsky wins Florida Manufacturer of the Year award

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airport_aviation_security

PALM BEACH, FL Dec. 22, 2016 Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT) was recently recognized as Florida's Manufacturer of the Year by the Manufacturers Association of Florida at the 13th Annual Manufacturers Summit and Marketplace in Gainesville, Fla.

Lockheed Martin has approximately 12,000 employees in Florida with manufacturing areas across the state. Sikorsky's West Palm Beach facility manufactures and tests UH-60M Black Hawk, CH-148 Cyclone and CH-53K King Stallion developmental helicopters.

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DynCorp will go to the courts after GAO denies protest on State Department aviation support award

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airport_aviation_security

MCLEAN, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--DynCorp International (DI) is disappointed that the Government Accountability Office (GAO) has denied its protest of a Department of State (DOS) award of the Worldwide Aviation Support Services (WASS) contract to AAR Airlift Group (AAR).

DI will immediately pursue legal recourse before the U.S. Court of Federal Claims.

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SATS receives IATA accreditation for ramp services training

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SINGAPORE Dec. 15, 2016 SATS Ltd. (SATS), Asia’s leading provider of Gateway Services and Food Solutions, today announced it has been awarded International Air Transport Association (IATA) accreditation for Ramp Services training. The first worldwide to be accredited for ground operations training, SATS is now an Authorized Training Center (ATC) with exclusive rights to train ground handlers in 10 countries regionally - underscoring its leadership in providing gateway services in the region.

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AirMap, DigiCert join forces to develop first digital ID certificate for drones

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airport_aviation_security
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SANTA MONICA, CA Dec. 13, 2016 Today, AirMap announced Drone ID, a partnership with DigiCert that will enable, for the first time, instant authentication of an unmanned aircraft's identity via a digital certificate. Drone ID is a major step forward for drone security, laying the groundwork for a future in which millions of drones can share the airspace safely and efficiently.

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Authorities in Senegal arrest man detected by Securiport immigration control system

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border_security

WASHINGTON Dec. 2, 2016 According to recent media reports in Dakar, Senegal, a French National who was apprehended for acts of armed robbery and wanted by Interpol, was intercepted and detected through Securiport’s Integrated Immigration Control System (IICS). With the intelligent watch-list management database implemented at the International Airport of Dakar, security authorities on-site were alerted immediately and were able to intercept the suspect.

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Spire space-based tracking service aims to prevent air disasters

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airport_aviation_security

SAN FRANCISCO Dec. 5, 2016 Spire has announced the upcoming availability of a space-based global aircraft tracking service (Spire AirSafe). The service, which will capture and provide the location of all Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) equipped planes, will be ready for customers ahead of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) mandate for most international flights to provide updated flight information every 15 minutes.

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