Tag Archives: Cobham

Cobham Buys SafeLife Systems

Cobham (LON: COB) has purchased SafeLife Systems, a satellite self-test detection service from PROCON Inc., based in Knoxville, Tennessee. The newly acquired service gives thousands of owners of 406 MHz Personal Locator Beacons (PLBs), Emergency Locator Transmitters (ELTs) and Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacons (EPIRBs) the ability to send non-distress …

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Cobham Names Devaney to Board

Cobham has announced the appointment of John Devaney as an independent non-executive director and chairman designate.  The move will take effect February 1. Currently, Mr Devaney serves as executive chairman of National Express, a position held since April 2009 and non-executive chairman of the National Air Traffic Services Ltd, where …

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Cobham Wins Contract from Navy

Cobham has been awarded a development contract by the Navy, that could be worth up to $11.5 million.   Cobham will develop and implement a replacement for the existing TWT-based RF (Radio Frequency) chain in the ALQ-99 Band 5/6 transmitter with a solid state amplifier module and DC-DC converter.   …

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Cobham Receives Technical Standing Order from FAA

Cobham’s HeliSAS Stability Augmentation system has received Technical Standing Order certification from the Federal Aviation Administration. The certification approves the manufacture of the HeliSAS system’s components. According to a press release issued by Cobham, “HeliSAS is a two-axis attitude hold, attitude command, flight control system. The system has two basic …

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Contract Award- Cobham – $154 Million – Chevron Australia

Chevron Australia has awarded Cobham a contract to provide fixed wing aviation services. The contract, valued at approximately $154 million, extends until 2016. Under the contract, Cobham will provide fixed wing aircraft flights from and to Perth and Karratha to Barrow Island. Cobham will use two new 100 seat Avro …

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News- Cobham to Expand Presence in India

Cobham announced the expansion of the company’s presence in India through the formation of a wholly owned subsidiary in India. The subsidiary, named Cobham India Private Limited, will open in early 2010, with offices in Bangalore and New Dehli. The subsidiary will provide Indian clients with a central point of …

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News- Cobham Refueling Pods Successfully Demonstrated

Cobham announced yesterday the successful demonstration of air-to-air refueling pods from the Airbus A330 Multi Role Tanker Transport to F-18s of the Spanish Air Force. The pods are part of the latest generation of the Cobham Aerial Refueling System. Iain Gibson, VP of Mission Equipment at Cobham, said “These ‘wet …

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First FAA Certification for Cobham Helicopter Stability, Autopilot System

Cobham’s HeliSAS two-axis helicopter stability and autopilot system has received its first Supplemental Type Certification (STC) from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration for use in a Robinson model R44 aircraft. Working with Hoh Aeronautics, Inc. of Lomita, Calif., Cobham is in the process of achieving HeliSAS certification for use on …

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News- Cobham Establishes Office in UAE

Cobham announced the opening of an office in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to help provide customers in the Middle East with aerospace equipment maintenance. The Maintenance and Repair Operations (MRO) section of Cobham will have a location within Dubai. MRO provides maintenance, repair operations and overhauling of hydraulic systems, …

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News – 200 New Jobs Anticipated with Planned Cobham Facility

Cobham will open a new composite-parts manufacturing facility in Suffolk, Va., which will manufacture advanced composite products for the aerospace and defense industry. Cobham anticipates creating almost 200 new jobs during the first five years of the new facility’s operations. Complementing similar facilities in San Diego, Calif., the Suffolk facility …

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