Category: Aviation / Aerospace

Air Electro (AEI) produces an extensive line of connectors and contacts for the Civil Aerospace industry. Civil interconnect products include MIL-DTL-38999 Series I, II, & III in Aluminum, Steel, and Composite Shells; MIL-DTL-26500 Qualified to the BACC Connector Specifications, EPX General Purpose Rectangular Connectors, ARINC 404 & 600 Series. In addition, AEI distributes a variety of Filter Connectors, Grounding Modules, along with Engine Connectors conforming to EN2997 & MIL-DTL-83723 Series III specifications. Further, AEI distributes a wide range of Fiber Optic, Boeing BACC, and Airbus ASNE Connectors. Air Electro is also the world’s largest distributor for Tri-Star Mil-DTL-39029 contacts, along with their BACC47, and EN3155 Series.

Increased In-Flight Connectivity Drives Demand for Lightweight Connector Products

Air travelers and crew increasingly rely on in-flight connectivity. An expanding array of advanced products and design strategies gives airlines options for how to deliver both in-flight entertainment and critical communications. Over the five-year period spanning 2018 to 2023, in-flight entertainment (IFE) systems are projected to grow from an estimated value of $5 billion to
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On This Day In Aviation History: The Space Shuttle Columbia Blasts Off for Catastrophe

16 January 2003, 15:39:00 UTC, T minus Zero: Space Shuttle Columbia (STS-107) lifted off from Launch Complex 39A at the Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canaveral, Florida. Columbia (OV-102) was America’s first space shuttle. This would be her final flight. 81.7 seconds after launch, Columbia was at approximately 66,000 feet (20,100 meters) altitude and 12.5 miles (20.1 kilometers) downrange, accelerating
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ISO Announces First Drone Safety Standards

The ISO has announced a set of international standards covering quality, safety, security and etiquette for the operation of commercial drones. The standards have been produced by the International Organization for Standardisation (ISO) after a year-long consultation with drone operators, academics and businesses. The ISO said the standards, which are the first in a series
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