Curso de Introducción a la Certificación y Calificación de UAVs

martes, 13 de septiembre de 2011

Curso de Introducción a la Certificación y Calificación de UAVs: Los próximos 20 y 21 de septiembre, elColegio Oficial de Ingenieros Aeronáuticosy laAsociación de Ingenieros Aeronáuticos de Andalucíaorganizan en Sevilla la cuarta edición del Curso de Introducción a la Certificación y Calificación de Aeronaves no tripuladas (UAVs). El curso será impartido por el Dr. Ing. aeronáutico Eduardo Sanchís, deINTA, en las instalaciones delCATEC.El coste...


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Daimler dice que las negociaciones para vender el 7,5% de su participación en EADS prosiguen

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Daimler, que cuenta con un 15% en EADS, matriz de Airbus, intenta desde el pasado mes de febrero encontrar un comprador para la mitad de su participación y llegó a un acuerdo con el Gobierno alemán, que se haría cargo del 7,5%, si no encuentra ...
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El quinto A400M de Airbus Military realizará su primer vuelo a finales de año

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Airbus to exhibit world's largest corporate jet cabin at Jet Expo

Most spacious cabin on display at the show
13 September 2011 Press Release

Airbus will exhibit the world’s widest and tallest corporate jet cabin at Jet Expo in Moscow, allowing visitors to experience the new top-end in bizjet comfort and space for themselves.

It will display an Airbus ACJ318, offered for VVIP charter by Comlux, which features the comfort and practicality of home and office, plus seating for 19 passengers, which is more than traditional business jets.

“Airbus corporate jets are similar in size to traditional business jets on the outside, but are around twice as big on the inside, allowing them to deliver a more comfortable and productive space in which to travel, as well as the ability to carry more passengers,” comments Airbus Chief Operating Officer, Customers, John Leahy. “They also benefit from being derived from the world’s most modern aircraft family,” he adds.

Airbus offers the largest family of corporate jets of any manufacturer, ranging from the Airbus ACJ318 all the way up to the ACJ380, allowing it to offer customers the comfort that they want in the size that they need.

The Airbus ACJ318 that will be displayed features a cabin with a floorspace of around 75 m2/800 ft2, which makes it similar in size to a reasonable size house or apartment.

It features a living area and an office that converts to a bedroom, plus two spacious bathrooms, giving passengers a ride that is comfortable and practical, as well as productive and relaxing.

Like all Airbus corporate jets, the Airbus ACJ318 features intercontinental range, allowing it to serve most destinations in Europe nonstop – as well as to reach much of the world with a single stop.

Airbus has sold more than 170 of its corporate jets to date, with the aircraft flying on every continent, including Antarctica. Its customers include companies, individuals and governments.


Boeing Receives US Air Force F-22 Mission Planning System Contract

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 13, 2011 -- The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] has received a contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide mission planning support for the F-22 Raptor.

The order, valued at up to $24 million if all options are exercised, was awarded under the Air Force's Mission Planning Enterprise Contract-II (MPEC-II). Boeing is one of five contractors selected in June 2010 for MPEC-II, an indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity program with an approximate total value of $920 million over 10 years. The MPEC-II contract provides for the extension and sustainment of mission planning software, services and solutions.

Under the new contract, Boeing will continue development and integration of the existing F-22 Mission Planning Environment (MPE), which provides the ability to interactively plan and validate missions. The MPE gives F-22 crews a full range of mission information, from preflight data reports to postflight debriefing materials.

"Our current support of the F-22 program helped us better understand the Air Force's mission planning requirements," said Mark McGraw, Boeing vice president for Training Systems and Services. "We will continue to work together to improve the integration and testing of mission planning products throughout the MPE development lifecycle."

The F-22 is built by Lockheed Martin in partnership with Boeing and Pratt & Whitney. Boeing supplies the aircraft’s wings and aft fuselage; integrates and tests the advanced avionics; and has responsibility for pilot and maintenance training systems.



Boeing 747-8 Receives ICAO 'Heavy' Designation for Separation

Ruling means newest 747 can operate under same separation distance as 747-400

EVERETT, Wash., Sept. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The new Boeing (NYSE: BA) 747-8 will be able to operate at the same separation distances as the 747-400, according to a ruling from the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). ICAO, a United Nations agency tasked with codifying principles and techniques for international air navigation, sent a letter to all member nations recently saying that a team of wake experts had examined flight test and simulation data, and that it determined that the 747-8 should remain in the same class as its predecessor and retain the same separation distances.

A special ICAO team of experts in the field of wake vortices from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the European Organization for the Safety of Air Navigation (EUROCONTROL), the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the manufacturer "examined flight test and simulation data and established safety case arguments for approach, landing, departure, climb/descent and cruise operations of the Boeing 747-8 relative to other aircraft," the ICAO letter said. "The safety case supports the assertion that the Boeing 747-8 is safely categorized as HEAVY. Consequently, the wake turbulence separation minima specified ... for HEAVY aircraft should be applied."

Receiving "heavy" designation and the same separation criteria as the 747-400 is an important accomplishment for the 747-8 program, said Todd Zarfos, vice president, engineering, 747 program. "We promised our customers that the 747-8 would be able to operate in the same markets and routes they use for the 747-400," he said. "We did extensive testing to show that even though the 747-8 is longer, heavier and has a bigger wingspan than the 747-400, it does not create greater wake vortex effects. That means that airports will be able to operate more efficiently and not have to slow down operations to accommodate this airplane. Combined with its lower noise footprint, the 747-8 will be a great addition to the world's airport operations."

The 747-8 Freighter will give cargo operators the lowest operating costs and best economics of any freighter airplane while providing enhanced environmental performance. It is 250 feet, 2 inches (76.3 m) long, which is 18 feet and 4 inches (5.6 m) longer than the 747-400 Freighter. The 747-8 Intercontinental will have the lowest seat-mile cost of any large commercial jetliner, with double-digit improvements in fuel economy and carbon emissions per passenger, while generating 30 percent smaller noise footprint than the 747-400.