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The Future of Aviation Propulsion 

The Future of Aviation Propulsion 

Plane icon created by Freepik - Flaticon EnviroTREC, was formed to support the development and growth of the Glacier engine testing facility in Thompson, Manitoba.  Providing more than ten years of successful icing certification testing for new engine models,...

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A Great Light Show Along the 49th Parallel

A Great Light Show Along the 49th Parallel

The week of Oct 10th, 2021, provided many Canadians and US residents with an extraordinarily light show. People in many Canadian cities such as Vancouver, Calgary and Winnipeg, as well as US residents of  Seattle, New York, and parts in between, were able to see...

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EnviroTREC has a new Executive Director

EnviroTREC has a new Executive Director

After over 10 years as the Executive Director of EnviroTREC, David Simpson is retiring effective July 8th, 2021.  David wishes to thank all those in the Manitoba aerospace community that have been instrumental in the progress achieved by EnviroTREC. Kim Olson...

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Smart Factory and Industry 4.0

Smart Factory and Industry 4.0

The term Smart Factory describes an environment where machinery and equipment are able to improve processes through automation and self-optimization. The benefits extend beyond just the physical production of goods to functions like planning, supply chain logistics,...

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Interoperability and Industry 4.0

Interoperability and Industry 4.0

Digitalization continues to drive massive levels of change in factories, where automation and computerized control systems abound. Integrating the multitude of legacy - and often proprietary - systems that were not designed to communicate across production lines is a...

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Cyber Physical Systems and Industry 4.0

Cyber Physical Systems and Industry 4.0

Cyber Physical Systems are integrations of computation, networking, and physical processes. Embedded computers and networks monitor and control the physical processes, with feedback loops where physical processes affect computations and vice versa. The economic...

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Big Data and Industry 4.0

Big Data and Industry 4.0

Big Data is a term that describes the large volume of data – both structured and unstructured – that inundates a business on a day-to-day basis. What is relevant to understanding Big Data is that what is done with the data is what matters. Big Data can be analyzed for...

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How Manitoba is preparing for Industry 4.0

How Manitoba is preparing for Industry 4.0

In the coming days, a series of presentations will be posted on our website which will identify the key elements of Industry 4.0, Manitoba’s need to proceed in this direction, and participants who are already working with these technologies. What is Industry 4.0?...

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Partner News

Ammonia as a fuel for jet aircraft

Ammonia as a fuel for jet aircraft

In our pursuit of exciting stories about Green Aviation, we found two interesting stories that pointed in the same direction – that of using ammonia to fuel jet engines.

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ATI’s concept piece for a hydrogen-powered aircraft

ATI’s concept piece for a hydrogen-powered aircraft

The FlyZero project, which is led by the Aerospace Technology Institute and is funded by the UK government, has come up with a concept for a liquid hydrogen-powered midsize aircraft. The aircraft is based on the Boeing 767 class design, which has a 54-meter wingspan...

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