Kiwis Claim Another World-First With Pizza Delivery by Drone

jueves, 25 de agosto de 2016



http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-08-25/kiwis-claim-another-world-first-with-pizza-delivery-by-drone




Domino’s Pizza Enterprises Ltd. has joined forces with U.S.-based self-proclaimed “flying robot” operator Flirtey for the world’s first commercial drone pizza delivery, the fast-food company said Thursday. Domino’s will start testing the service in New Zealand later this year and is also looking at using drones in Australia, Belgium, France, the Netherlands, Japan and Germany.

“We’ve always said that it doesn’t make sense to have a two-ton machine delivering a two-kilogram order,” Domino’s Group Chief Executive Officer Don Meij said in a statement. “The reach that a drone offers is far greater than other current options which are restricted by traffic, roads and sheer distance.”

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China unveils Mars probe



China unveiled the design of its Mars probe on Aug 23. The Mars probe will consist of three parts-the orbiter, the lander and the rover, according to design illustrations released by the China National Space Administration. The nation plans to send an unmanned probe to Mars to orbit and land on the planet around 2020, Liu Jizhong, deputy head of China’s Mars exploration program, said at a ceremony to reveal the probe’s design. http://english.gov.cn/news/top_news/2016/08/24/content_281475424523694.htm

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[video] Airlander 10 crashing into the ground cardington shed airship

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Airlander 10: World’s largest aircraft crash lands second flight



Airlander 10's second test flight, which took place this morning, ended with the giant airship nosediving into the ground. The cockpit was damaged, but Hybrid Air Vehicles says the crew are "safe and well."

HAV told Ars that the flight lasted for 100 minutes and that it "completed all the planned tasks." HAV said the incident was not an unplanned dealtitudinal craft-terrafirma conflict, but rather "a heavy landing" as the craft returned to Cardington Airfield. Full article in:
http://arstechnica.co.uk/business/2016/08/airlander-10-largest-aircraft-airship-details-test-flight/

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Planet Found in Habitable Zone Around Nearest Star | ESO

miércoles, 24 de agosto de 2016

http://www.eso.org/public/news/eso1629/

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Connected In The Air: Drones Take Flight For CNN Video, Amazon Delivery - MediaPost Communications [feedly]


TechCrunch

Connected In The Air: Drones Take Flight For CNN Video, Amazon Delivery
MediaPost Communications
CNN recently launched its new CNN AIR division to expand news coverage to aerial perspectives, using Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) like quadcopters with gyro-stabilized cameras on-board. The AIR unit, which CNN says is shortened from Aerial ...
The Week In Technology, Aug. 22-26, 2016Aviation Week
CNN LAUNCHES CNN AIRCNN (blog)

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Reviewing the New FAA Small Drone Rule Requirements - Disciples of Flight [feedly]


Reviewing the New FAA Small Drone Rule Requirements
Disciples of Flight
Individuals with any physical or mental condition that would interfere with the safe operation of a small drone / sUAS are not allowed to operate theaircraft. A foreign registered sUAS may operate under Part 107 if it satisfies the requirements of ...

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Drones in a Busy Sky - Air & Space Magazine [feedly]


Air & Space Magazine

Drones in a Busy Sky
Air & Space Magazine
The Ikhana project is part of a multi-year NASA study called the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration in the National Airspace System (UAS-NAS). Launched in 2011, the UAS-NAS conducts research to enable routine airspace access by unmanned aircraft ...

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Sukhoi Superjet : Finnair, piste étroite et version allongée - Air-Journal [feedly]


Air-Journal

Sukhoi Superjet : Finnair, piste étroite et version allongée
Air-Journal
La compagnie aérienne Finnair déploie pendant un mois un Sukhoi SSJ100-95 Superjet sur trois routes au départ d'Helsinki, dont Genève. L'avion vient d'être certifié par l'AESA pour opérer sur des pistes étroites, et va bénéficier d'une version allongée ...

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Iran to buy Sukhoi fighter jets From Russia - Washington Times [feedly]


Washington Times

Iran to buy Sukhoi fighter jets From Russia
Washington Times
In this file photo, a Russian made Indian Air Force Sukhoi-30 fighter aircraft is seen on display at at Yelahanka air base on the outskirts of Bangalore, India. The Obama administration said Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016, that a proposed Russian ... more >.
Iran plans negotiations with Russia on purchase of SukhoifightersArmenpress.am

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Boeing offers sneak peak of new T-X trainer [feedly]

Boeing offers sneak peak of new T-X trainer
http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/boeing-offers-sneak-peak-of-new-t-x-trainer-428709/

After photos leaked of Northrop Grumman and BAE System s new T-X trainer offering, Boeing and Saab revealed their own T-X sneak peak this week.

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MH370 search likely to wrap up in December [feedly]

MH370 search likely to wrap up in December
http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/mh370-search-likely-to-wrap-up-in-december-428756/

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Israel, Kazakhstan seal UAV pact - Flightglobal [feedly]


Trend News Agency

Israel, Kazakhstan seal UAV pact
Flightglobal
Kazakhstan's defence ministry has struck an agreement with its counterpart in Tel Aviv over the supply of Israeli-made unmanned air vehicles. No detail on the quantity or potential providers has been released, but Kazakhstan appears most interested in ...
Israel, Kazakhstan seek to bolster security tiesAnadolu Agency
Kazakhstan, Israel to jointly manufacture UAVsTrend News Agency

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Pontifications: Getting there from here on Boeing’s deferred production costs [feedly]

Pontifications: Getting there from here on Boeing's deferred production costs
https://leehamnews.com/2016/08/22/pontifications-getting-boeings-deferred-production-costs/

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AvWeek obtains Boeing sales targets [feedly]

AvWeek obtains Boeing sales targets
https://leehamnews.com/2016/08/23/avweek-obtains-boeing-sales-targets/

t's the kind of leak that drives a company crazy. Aviation Week obtained an internal Boeing sales target list that is well below a book:bill of 1:1 this year. The math shows that Boeing would have a book:bill of just 0.72:1.

Even this may be optimistic.

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Luftwaffe A310 MRTTs Complete 1,000 Flying Hours Over Syria And Iraq [feedly]

Luftwaffe A310 MRTTs Complete 1,000 Flying Hours Over Syria And Iraq
http://aviationweek.com/blog/luftwaffe-a310-mrtts-complete-1000-flying-hours-over-syria-and-iraq

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Syrian Su-24s attempting to fly close to U.S. Special Forces in Syria get intercepted and “encouraged to leave” by F-22 Raptors [feedly]

Syrian Su-24s attempting to fly close to U.S. Special Forces in Syria get intercepted and "encouraged to leave" by F-22 Raptors
https://theaviationist.com/2016/08/20/syrian-su-24s-attempting-to-fly-close-to-u-s-special-forces-in-syria-get-intercepted-and-encouraged-to-leave-by-f-22-raptors/

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Boeing wins $2.8bn for low-rate initial production of USAF’s KC-46A tanker [feedly]

Boeing wins $2.8bn for low-rate initial production of USAF's KC-46A tanker
http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsboeing-wins-28bn-for-low-rate-initial-production-of-usafs-kc-46a-tanker-4984096

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IAF deploys Sukhoi-30 MKI in Arunachal Pradesh near China border [feedly]

IAF deploys Sukhoi-30 MKI in Arunachal Pradesh near China border
http://www.airforce-technology.com/news/newsiaf-deploys-sukhoi-30-mki-in-arunachal-pradesh-near-china-border-4985517

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Helicopters Bought By U.K. Government Can't Use Hospital Helipads [feedly]

Helicopters Bought By U.K. Government Can't Use Hospital Helipads
http://www.aero-news.net/index.cfm?do=main.textpost&id=213b01f0-bf4c-4c00-ab5a-f17d7956b62c

Aircraft Are Too Large To Land At Many Hospitals Twenty-two Sikorsky S92 and AgustaWestland AW189 helicopters purchased by the U.K. government for emergency medical services are too big to land at many hospital helipads, according to media reports.

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