Bluetail, Inc., a provider of digital aircraft-records management tools, announces that it has achieved SOC 2 Type I compliance in accordance with American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) standards. SOC 2 certification indicates that a third-party has thoroughly reviewed criteria for managing customer data based on security, availability, processing integrity, confidentiality and privacy. This unqualified opinion demonstrates to Bluetail’s current and future customers that the company manages data with the highest standard of security and compliance.
Spirit Aeronautics partners with the FBI on the design and installation of Leica’s Citymapper-2 sensor package into the Bureau’s Cessna Caravan 206. The Citymapper-2 system offers the world’s only hybrid oblique imaging and LiDAR airborne sensors and is specifically designed for airborne urban mapping that captures the highest resolution images of entire cities for terrestrial survey data.
To ensure Duncan Aviation’s customers remain well-informed when it comes to the latest mandates and regulations, two of the company’s avionics experts write a book about flight data recorders (FDRs) and cockpit voice recorders (CVRs). FDRs and CVRs record bits of information from the aircraft and its systems or from the pilots in the cockpit to help investigators learn more about aircraft incidents and accidents, including the events leading up to them.
Rolls-Royce (LSE: RR., ADR: RYCEY) announces its new small gas turbine that has been specifically developed to power hybrid-electric flight is set to begin testing. The engine is part of a turbogenerator system that is being developed for the advanced air-mobility market. This includes electrical vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft for urban air mobility and commuter aircraft applications up to 19 seats.
Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announces further expansion of its completions and outfitting operations at St. Louis Downtown Airport. This growth augments the expansion announced in spring 2022 at the Gulfstream St. Louis Service Center in Cahokia Heights, IL, and was made possible with support from the State of Illinois through its Economic Development for a Growing Economy (EDGE) tax credit program. The agreement stipulates a goal of making a significant capital investment, creating 200 jobs and retaining nearly 500 jobs.