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Digital Technologies to Rejig the Commercial Aerospace Industry—and How!

Airlines today are considered safer, more efficient, and with a highly skilled management team at the helm. Over the past few years, led by a significant rise in the number of people using air transport as their preferred mode of travel, the commercial aerospace industry has raked in record profits. Boeing’s market outlook has analyzed that these growth trends would continue for at least the next two decades predicts the need for 41,000 new aircraft valued at over $6 trillion. Although the current boom in the aerospace industry augurs high revenue opportunities for OEMs, their suppliers, MROs, and their partners,…

By Gururaja Vittal | May 20th, 2019


Gearing Up to Address the Aftermarket of Tomorrow

– Pierre Carpentier Aviation trade shows and expos have always been a melting pot to discuss cutting-edge capabilities, trends, and emerging technologies in the industry. At the 2018 Aviation Forum in November, representatives from large OEMs, Tier 1 companies, and consulting firms congregated in Hamburg for two days of discussion and debate on the future of the industry. Several key themes emerged, such as the effect of globalization and its impact on the supply chain, consolidation in the industry due to the commoditization of services, and the future outlook of how digital technologies can be adopted in the industry. Cyient…

By Pierre Carpentier | January 28th, 2019


Five Trends that will Shape the Aerospace and Defense Industry in 2019

The global aerospace and defense (A&D) business landscape is undergoing significant disruption driven by a keen focus on innovation and digital transformation, and geopolitical situations such as the unknown implications of Brexit. Despite some future uncertainty, demand for commercial aerospace and defense in 2018 finished with a continued, upbeat industry outlook. Both the commercial and defense sectors witnessed robust growth-a rare market situation as these markets have historically and empirically known to be counter-cyclical. The growth of commercial aerospace is primarily being driven by the increasing number of passengers, which in turn is leading to expansion initiatives. A Deloitte research…

By John Kenkel | January 17th, 2019


[Part 2]-Four Takeaways from Farnborough International Airshow 2018: The Future is Coming… Just Slower than Promised

In part one of this blog series, we discussed the key trends that stood out at the Farnborough International Airshow this year-from the focus on digital to the reemergence of supersonic and the Brexit debate. Part two highlights the Cyient impact and our capabilities and solutions that were on display at FIA 2018. Our presence at FIA this year was marked by the showcase of our avionics strength, our aftermarket support, digital technologies, and design-led manufacturing capabilities. However, what stood out included: The Transmit and Receive Module Product Launch: We successfully launched our X-Band TRM product, which provides an important…

By John Kenkel | August 28th, 2018


[Part 1]-Four Takeaways from Farnborough International Airshow 2018

In this two-part blog series, we recap the highlights of one of the A&D industry's flagship events and revisit the Cyient capabilities and solutions that were on display at the show. The Farnborough International Airshow (FIA) 2018, a flagship event for the aerospace and defense industry, provides a platform for A&D professionals to address challenges, discuss solutions, and exhibit their capabilities. This year's edition of the FIA was a success on many fronts. Overall attendance was up 10%, the airshow recorded more than 1,400 commercial aircraft orders valued at $154 billion, and there were an additional 1,432 deals for engines…

By John Kenkel | August 24th, 2018


Designing and Developing UAV applications

This is the second part of this article. You can read the first part here. As companies today, grasp the importance and significance of drones, they are seeking ways to leverage the opportunities this offers. To do so, the leaders in such enterprises need to understand the impact of such investment and prepare to manage the resulting changes in the dynamics between processes, people, and robots. In effect, they need to evaluate where to leverage and benefit from the use of UAVs in business process automation. So, how do companies looking to explore the Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) space get…

By Dinakar Devireddy | November 2nd, 2016


The Changing Face of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) or drones usually have negative connotations because of media’s reports of drone attacks in military operations. However, a less known fact is that UAVs offer a lot of commercial and consumer utility that far outweigh their use in defense tactics. A look at the recent media reports will substantiate this: drones are being increasingly used in agriculture, infrastructure, security, transport, media and entertainment, telecommunications, supply chain, mining, insurance, traffic monitoring, weather monitoring, search and rescue, environmental protection, firefighting, law enforcement, oil & gas, utilities, GIS, smart cities, aerial deliveries, etc. Every few days we see a…

By Dinakar Devireddy | October 18th, 2016


Man, Machine, Nature or Aliens? A Closer Look into Flight Disasters

Yet another air tragedy. And this time, it’s the 24 year old German Airliner Airbus A320 (4U9525) in the French Alps. This is possibly one of the worst air accidents on French soil in decades. Even today when you mention the MH 370 flight, you have people exclaiming about it or putting forth some theory that they feel explains this event. The speculations around this incident included everything from mechanical failures to military coups. There have even been talks of alien abductions, which talked of complete planes being taken to alien ships and with plans to take over our planet.…

By Rajendra Velagapudi | March 25th, 2016