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International Conferences Lead to Collaboration

By Alfonso Núñez | Thu, 11/25/2021 - 15:27

International aerospace in-person and hybrid meetings, such as the Dubai 2021 Airshow and the 72nd International Aeronautical Congress, have further contributed to international collaborations for the continued interest and investment in the aerospace industry by countries such as Mexico, Brazil, the Netherlands, Israel and United Arab Emirates (UAE). Meanwhile, demand for aerospace goods has increased.

 

This week in aerospace:

 

Mexico Strengthens Space Presence

 

Mexico reached agreements regarding the provision of aerospace technology during the 72nd International Aeronautical Congress (IAC 72), the largest and most important meeting for the international space community. Mexico will continue prioritizing social tasks in its involvement and contributions to the aerospace industry.

 

Dubai 2021: An Aerospace Oasis

 

The “Future of the Aerospace Industry” themed Dubai Airshow saw the display of 175 of the world’s most advanced aircraft. Exhibitors engaged in behind-the-scenes deals and news throughout the largest biennial gathering of its kind since its opening in 1989.

 

Israel Aerospace Industries to Open Office in UAE

 

Following the company’s historic participation at the Dubai Airshow, IAI announced it will open an office in the UAE. IAI claims the opening is a testament to its growing collaboration with the country and the region’s governments, industries, companies and media.

 

Embraer and Netherlands Aerospace Research Agency Link Up for R&D

 

Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer and the Netherlands Aerospace Centre signed an agreement to share research and development resources to continue each respective country’s aerospace research, covering areas such as defense and space systems, general aviation, maintenance repair and overhaul, air mobility and sustainability. The two had partnered previously for the R&D of areas such as new materials, flight-deck technology, system development and aerodynamics.

 

Aerospace Goods in High Demand

 

Malaysian headquartered machine industry company SAM Engineering Bhd reported higher sales and profits during 2Q2021 due to increases in sales of casing and aerostructures products and the reopening of international borders.

 

Revealed: The Aerospace and Defense Companies Leading the Way in AI

 

GlobalData’s Thematic Research found that Leidos, Boeing, GE, L3 Harris Technologies, Airbus, AECOM, ManTech International, Prespecta and Bechtel (all from the US except for Airbus) are the companies best positioned to benefit from AI investment.

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