Auxiliary power unit

Cooperation between Honda and Red Bull Group as from 2022

Friday, October 8, 2021 - 9:00am

On the specific matter of the Honda Formula 1 PU, Red Bull Powertrains will have the right to use Honda IP from 2022, as a support for their F1 programmes with Red Bull Racing and Scuderia AlphaTauri teams.

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  • On the specific matter of the Honda Formula 1 PU, Red Bull Powertrains will have the right to use Honda IP from 2022, as a support for their F1 programmes with Red Bull Racing and Scuderia AlphaTauri teams.
  • This is as a result of the request made to Honda by Red Bull following our announcement that we are leaving the sport.
  • 2) Honda will support Red Bull Powertrains in building the 2022 PU and also provide trackside and race operation support from Japan throughout the 2022 season, and from 2023, Red Bull Powertrains will take responsibility for all manufacturing and servicing of Red Bull Racing and Scuderia AlphaTauri's engines.
  • Specifically, HRC will support the Red Bull Group's Formula 1 activity in 2022, taking charge of all the above-mentioned points.

Dependable Emergency Vehicles and Volta Power Systems Partner on First-in-Market Li-ion APU for Toronto Fire Services

Tuesday, August 3, 2021 - 2:44pm

Holland, MI, Aug. 03, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dependable Emergency Vehicles and Volta Power Systems collaborated to develop fire trucks with zero-emission auxiliary power units (APUs) that cut idling time and the need for on-scene generators.

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  • Holland, MI, Aug. 03, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dependable Emergency Vehicles and Volta Power Systems collaborated to develop fire trucks with zero-emission auxiliary power units (APUs) that cut idling time and the need for on-scene generators.
  • Founded in 2014, Volta Power Systems provides safe, powerful and simple lithium-ion energy storage solutions for small to midsize businesses.
  • RV, marine and specialty vehicle OEMs trust Volta to deliver advanced, automotive-grade power systems that enhance the lifestyle, freedom and comfort of their end-users.
  • Dependable Emergency Vehicles is a leading Canadian manufacturer of custom emergency vehicles, driven by a personal commitment to quality and innovation.

Military Aircraft Auxiliary Power Unit Market Research Report by Technavio Projects $ 72 Million Growth During 2020-2024

Wednesday, December 9, 2020 - 8:30pm

The new military aircraft auxiliary power unit market research report from Technavio indicates negative growth in the short term as the business impact of COVID-19 spreads.

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  • The new military aircraft auxiliary power unit market research report from Technavio indicates negative growth in the short term as the business impact of COVID-19 spreads.
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  • As the markets recover, Technavio expects the military aircraft auxiliary power unit market size to grow by USD 72.26 million during the period 2020-2024.
  • The military aircraft auxiliary power unit market is segmented by Application (Fixed-wing APU, Rotary-wing APU, and UAV APU) and Geography (North America, APAC, Europe, MEA, and South America).

Honeywell Upgrade For 131-9A Auxiliary Power Unit Increases Time-On-Wing While Lowering Fuel Burn

Monday, October 26, 2020 - 1:00pm

PHOENIX, Oct. 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Honeywell (NYSE: HON) has released a high-efficiency mode upgrade for its 131-9A auxiliary power unit for single-aisle Airbus aircraft.

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  • PHOENIX, Oct. 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Honeywell (NYSE: HON) has released a high-efficiency mode upgrade for its 131-9A auxiliary power unit for single-aisle Airbus aircraft.
  • This high-efficiency mode, which is enabled by a software encryption key, is expected to increase the average time-on-wing by 1,200 flight hours and reduce fuel burn by 2%.
  • The 131-9A is known for its reliability and lower maintenance costs over the course of its entire life cycle, resulting in significant fuel savings each year.
  • "This new upgrade enables extended usage and better efficiency for our customers' 131-9A auxiliary power units to help control costs now and in the future."

Global Aircraft Auxiliary Power Unit Market (2020 to 2025) - Growth, Trends, and Forecast - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, September 7, 2020 - 1:32pm

Currently, the commercial segment has the highest market share in the aircraft auxiliary power unit market.

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  • Currently, the commercial segment has the highest market share in the aircraft auxiliary power unit market.
  • Although the sales of general aviation aircraft are higher, the cost of each commercial aircraft APU is more, compared to the general aviation aircraft.
  • Thus, the high number of orders for commercial aircraft is helping the market for commercial aircraft APUs.
  • General aviation aircraft shipments are projected to increase their pace in the years to come.

Global Aerospace and Military Auxiliary Power Unit Market Analysis, Trends, and Forecasts 2019-2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Wednesday, January 1, 2020 - 1:51pm

The "Aerospace and Military Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) - Market Analysis, Trends, and Forecasts" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "Aerospace and Military Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) - Market Analysis, Trends, and Forecasts" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The Aerospace and Military Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) market worldwide is projected to grow by US$531 Million, driven by a compounded growth of 4.1%.
  • Commercial Aircraft, one of the segments analyzed and sized in this study, displays the potential to grow at over 4.1%.
  • Poised to reach over US$1.8 Billion by the year 2025, Commercial Aircraft will bring in healthy gains adding significant momentum to global growth.

Honeywell Auxiliary Power Units Make Aviation History With New Production Milestones

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 2:00pm

Numerous commercial and military platforms have relied on Honeywell APUs to start their main engines and provide additional power to other important systems.

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  • Numerous commercial and military platforms have relied on Honeywell APUs to start their main engines and provide additional power to other important systems.
  • "Honeywell invented the auxiliary power unit, and has been the production and technological leader in APUs ever since," said Brian Sill, president, Engines and Power Systems, Honeywell Aerospace.
  • In August, Honeywell shipped its 15,000th 131-9 auxiliary power unit since introducing this model in 1995.
  • In addition, Honeywell will soon debut a new and smaller power unit designed to provide on-ground power to turboprop and small to midsize jets.

Global Commercial Aircraft Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) Market, 2018 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Friday, February 8, 2019 - 12:46pm

The "Global Commercial Aircraft Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) Market, 2018" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "Global Commercial Aircraft Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) Market, 2018" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • Auxiliary power units (APUs) are no longer an option on commercial aircraft like they were a few decades ago - they have become a standard.
  • APUs' on-the-ground services include the provision of pneumatic power and electrical energy.
  • Original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) Honeywell and Pratt & Whitney dominate the global commercial aircraft APU market.

China Eastern Airlines Selects Pratt & Whitney APS3200 Auxiliary Power Unit for Fleet of 70 New Airbus A320 Family Aircraft

Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 9:00am

ZHUHAI, China, Nov. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --AIR SHOW CHINA-- Pratt & Whitney Canada, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), today announced that China Eastern Airlines ("China Eastern") has selected the APS3200 auxiliary power unit (APU) for the airline's firm order of 70 new Airbus A320neo family aircraft.

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  • ZHUHAI, China, Nov. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --AIR SHOW CHINA-- Pratt & Whitney Canada, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), today announced that China Eastern Airlines ("China Eastern") has selected the APS3200 auxiliary power unit (APU) for the airline's firm order of 70 new Airbus A320neo family aircraft.
  • Pratt & Whitney Canada and China Eastern have also signed a long-term comprehensive support agreement to cover the APS3200 APU maintenance.
  • With this APU selection, China Eastern will operate up to 91 Airbus A320 family aircraft with the APS3200 APU.
  • Pratt & Whitney Canada has delivered 3,300 APS3200 APUs to more than 200 operators for their fleets of Airbus A320 family aircraft.

Honeywell Engines To Power Embraer's Latest Executive Aircraft Models

Sunday, October 14, 2018 - 6:05pm

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) engines will power two Embraer aircraft models revealed today at the National Business Aviation Association 2018 event.

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  • ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) engines will power two Embraer aircraft models revealed today at the National Business Aviation Association 2018 event.
  • Embraer is also equipping these models with Honeywell's auxiliary power units, cabin-related management systems, pressure and control systems, and environmental controls, along with optional inertial reference units.
  • "Honeywell continues to push the boundaries of propulsion engine performance, developing new technologies and design features to meet the growing needs of our business aviation customers," said Brian Sill, president, Engines and Power Systems, Honeywell Aerospace.
  • It eliminates dependence on ground power and also provides substantial fuel savings by reducing the load on main engines.