¡Felices fiestas 2011!

jueves, 22 de diciembre de 2011

¡Felices fiestas 2011!:

Seguimos cumpliendo años y navidades con vosotros. Y este año, como todos los anteriores, queremos felicitaros las fiestas con una postal aerotrastornada, y acompañarla de nuestros mejores deseos para estas fiestas.

¡Feliz Navidad!

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Iberia Express empieza a contratar pilotos

Iberia Express empieza a contratar pilotos

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Electravia pone en vuelo el Electrolight 2 equipado con 34 kilos de baterías

El fabricante francés de ultraligeros propulsados por motores eléctricos, Electravia, realizó ayer con éxito el primer vuelo del nuevo ULM motoplaneador Electrolight 2.


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UK MOD invests in future combat air systems - defpro

UK MOD invests in future combat air systems - defpro:


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UK MOD invests in future combat air systems
defpro
The four-year Future Combat Air System (FCAS) focused research contract aims to sustain and develop the UK's critical technology and skills in this field. It will inform the MOD's unmanned air system strategy over the coming decades to ensure that the ...
Pendle MP calls for more investment in aerospace industryPendle Today

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US Navy receives X-47B - UPI.com

US Navy receives X-47B - UPI.com:


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US Navy receives X-47B
UPI.com
22 (UPI) -- Northrop Grumman's tailless X-47B unmanned combat air system has been delivered to the US Navy following a year of testing. The US Naval Air Systems Command said the aircraft -- the first fixed-wing unmanned aerial system designed for use ...
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Unmanned K-max operational in Afghanistan - Flightglobal

Unmanned K-max operational in Afghanistan - Flightglobal:



Unmanned K-max operational in Afghanistan
Flightglobal
The aircraft are deployed on an evaluation basis. Afghanistan has served as an advanced testing ground for a substantial number of developmental systems, including a Navy deployment of the unmanned Northrop Grumman MQ-8B for reconnaissance missions. ...

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Astrium to develop in Italy

Paris,  21 December 2011

  •         Astrium to acquire majority stake in Space Engineering, the Italian specialist in telecommunications and radar technology
  •         This investment demonstrates Astrium’s commitment to the Italian market
  •         Through Space Engineering, Astrium will enhance its product offering to both the institutional and commercial markets and increase its R&D investment

Astrium, Europe’s leading space company, entered into an agreement pursuant to which it will acquire 66.78% of Space Engineering, a specialist in digital telecommunications, RF and antenna equipment engineering for both space and ground based applications. This acquisition of the Rome headquartered company will enhance Astrium’s capability to develop and manufacture sophisticated telecommunications hardware. The purchase demonstrates the company’s commitment to the Italian space market.

Francois Auque, CEO Astrium, said: “This acquisition reinforces our commitment to Italy, a key player in space, and we will build upon Space Engineering’s established product offering, in developing competitive and innovative technologies. As a trusted partner of both the Italian and European Space Agencies, Space Engineering will further strengthen our portfolio, enabling us to provide cutting-edge digital telecommunications and RF technologies – essential for our institutional and commercial customers.”

With sites in Rome and southern Italy (near Potenza), Space Engineering and its main subsidiary, Teleinformatica e Sistemi, specialise in the development of telecommunications, navigation and remote sensing applications and engineering services for both the civilian and defence sectors. The 150 employee company also has extensive expertise in the modelling, design and development of ground based telecommunication hardware and antennas, along with facilities for the assembly, integration and testing of space equipment.

Becoming part of Astrium will enable Space Engineering to make the next step forward in terms of development by giving it access to new markets.

Completion of the transaction is subject to customary conditions, including regulatory approvals.

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US Navy Subs to Deploy Switchblade UAV

The US Navy plans to launch AeroVironment's Switchblade small expendable unmanned aircraft from a submerged submarine during the RIMPAC 2012 naval exercise in the Pacific.

A contract has been awarded to Raytheon, which has developed the submerged launch vehicle (SLV) that allows the UAV to be deployed via the submarine's trash disposal unit when the boat is at periscope depth. The SLV gets the UAV to the surface dry and then ejects it into flight.


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Sukhoi concluye entrega de 12 cazas Su-27SM a Fuerza Aérea de Rusia - RIA Novosti

Sukhoi concluye entrega de 12 cazas Su-27SM a Fuerza Aérea de Rusia - RIA Novosti:



Sukhoi concluye entrega de 12 cazas Su-27SM a Fuerza Aérea de Rusia
RIA Novosti
La empresa aeronáutica rusa Sukhoi dio por concluida hoy la entrega de 12 cazas multipropósito Su-27SM (3) a la Fuerza Aérea de Rusia (FAR) mediante un contrato de 2009. “Sukhoi completó el suministro de 12 cazas multifuncionales Su-27SM (3) a la FAR. ...

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Top 10 Russian Defense Technologies Of The Year

Top 10 Russian Defense Technologies Of The Year: These are top ten defense technologies of Russia for 2011, according to National Defense magazine. The RS-24 Yars, a thermonuclear intercontinental ballistic missile, takes the lead of the list. It was first tested on May 29, 2007 to replace the … Read more...

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La ingeniería seguirá siendo el principal motor de la contratación en Europa en 2012

La ingeniería seguirá siendo el principal motor de contratación en Europa durante el próximo año, según las tendencias del mercado laboral para 2012 del portal de reclutamiento 'online' Monster España.

   La firma señala que las ingenierías son las únicas profesiones que podrán mantener un crecimiento "real" en el "difícil" contexto económico que atraviesa el continente. No obstante, también advierte de que está comenzando a surgir la "preocupación" de que Europa no esté formando "la suficiente cantidad de profesionales con habilidades específicas para las posiciones emergentes que se plantean hoy como grandes oportunidades en este sector".

http://www.europapress.es/economia/laboral-00346/noticia-economia-laboral-ingenieria-seguira-siendo-principal-motor-contratacion-europa-2012-20111221112843.html

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Galileo, el GPS europeo, envía con éxito a la Tierra su primera señal de navegación

Los primeros dos satélites del sistema, puestos en órbita el pasado 21 de octubre, "se encuentran ya en sus órbitas finales, con sus antenas de navegación alineadas con el mundo al que sirven, y sus sistemas han sido activados", indica la ESA en un comunicado. "Efectivamente, Galileo y GPS pueden trabajar juntos, tal como estaba previsto", agregó la ESA, que precisó que "la primera transmisión desde esas antenas tuvo lugar el pasado fin de semana"



http://www.elmundo.es/elmundo/2011/12/14/ciencia/1323884760.html

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Last Surviving B-52 Designer Has Gone West

Last Surviving B-52 Designer Has Gone West: Bob Withington Also Built 1941 Wind Tunnel, Served As Boeing VP In April, it will be time to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the first flight of the US Air Force's B-52 bomber. More remarkable, the venerable design is expected to remain in service another 20 years. The last of the original Boeing design team, whose proposal and balsa scale model won Air Force approval to build the plane, has passed away at age 94.

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NASA Conducts Orion Parachute Testing For Orbital Test Flight

NASA Conducts Orion Parachute Testing For Orbital Test Flight: Test Vehicle Dropped From A C-130 At 25,000 Feet NASA successfully conducted a drop test of the Orion crew vehicle's parachutes high above the Arizona desert Tuesday in preparation for its orbital flight test in 2014. Orion will carry astronauts deeper into space than ever before, provide emergency abort capability, sustain the crew during space travel and ensure a safe re-entry and landing.

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Boeing-747-8 resiste la prueba del frío siberiano - La Voz de Rusia

Boeing-747-8 resiste la prueba del frío siberiano - La Voz de Rusia:


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Boeing-747-8 resiste la prueba del frío siberiano
La Voz de Rusia
En Yakutia (Siberia), con temperaturas bajas extremas, finalizaron las pruebas del nuevo Boeing-747-8 de carga. Durante las pruebas realizadas en el aeropuerto de Yakutsk por expertos norteamericanos, los motores de esta aeronave -tras su aterrizaje- ...

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Todo avión que opere en Europa pagará por los gases de efecto invernadero que genere

La aplicación del régimen de comercio de derechos de emisión a la aviación no viola los principios del Derecho consuetudinario internacional controvertido ni infringe el Acuerdo de «Cielos Abiertos», concluyó el Tribunal europeo.

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JSC SCA and Aeroflot sign the Act of Delivery & Acceptance for the fourth deliverable Sukhoi Superjet 100 MSN 95012

December 22, 2011, Moscow — On completion of Technical acceptance procedure, JSC SCA and Aeroflot signed today the Act of Delivery & Acceptance for the fourth deliverable Sukhoi Superjet 100 MSN 95012 in Komsomolsk-on-Amur. The aircraft received the name after the famous Aeroflot’s pilot Khariton Tskhovrebov and the tail number RA-89004.

The document, signed by the parties, states that the aircraft is technically sound and fully meets the performance criteria. The Act of Delivery & Acceptance also confirms that SSJ100 is transferred to the carrier with a full set of required operational and maintenance documentation and flight kit. The aircraft is ready to start commercial operation on Aeroflot domestic and international route network.

It is planned that the aircraft will fly from Komsomolsk-on-the Amur to Moscow on December 28, 2011.

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Boeing South Carolina Site Achieves 787 Weight on Wheels Milestone

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C., Dec. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) announced today that its first South Carolina-built 787 put weight on wheels for the first time on Dec. 18.

"Our Boeing South Carolina team has achieved another significant milestone, putting weight on wheels," said Jack Jones, Boeing South Carolina vice president and general manager. "This is a result of both great local talent and dedication and talent and knowledge assembled from across Boeing Commercial Airplanes."

The airplane moved on its landing gear, via tug, to the next production position where electrical, hydraulic and mechanical systems installation and testing will continue over the next several weeks. Installation of the airplane's engines and interior will begin soon.

"To achieve weight on wheels just 24 months after breaking ground on this new facility is incredible," said Marco Cavazzoni, Boeing South Carolina Final Assembly and Delivery vice president and general manager. "This is a great testament to what can be done when a well-trained, knowledgeable and highly motivated team focuses on a common goal."

Boeing South Carolina remains on schedule for its first 787 Dreamliner delivery in the first half of 2012.

Made from composite materials, the Boeing 787 Dreamliner is the first mid-size airplane capable of flying long-range routes and will allow airlines to open new, non-stop routes preferred by the traveling public. As a result of innovative technologies, the airplane offers unparalleled operating economics, fuel efficiency and passenger comfort. More than 800 787s are on order by more than 50 airlines, a testament to the airplane's unique capabilities.

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Boeing-747-8 resiste la prueba del frío siberiano - La Voz de Rusia

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La Voz de Rusia

Boeing-747-8 resiste la prueba del frío siberiano
La Voz de Rusia
En Yakutia (Siberia), con temperaturas bajas extremas, finalizaron las pruebas del nuevo Boeing-747-8 de carga. Durante las pruebas realizadas en el aeropuerto de Yakutsk por expertos norteamericanos, los motores de esta aeronave -tras su aterrizaje- ...

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Aguas revueltas en Alestis - El País.com (España)

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Aguas revueltas en Alestis
El País.com (España)
Los sindicatos con representación en la compañía Alestis acusaron ayer a la dirección vasca de la empresa aeronáutica de querer presionar a la Junta de Andalucía en vísperas de las elecciones autonómicas al anunciar en un informe interno su intención ...
El comité de Alestis no teme "por ahora" un ERE extintivoDiario de Cádiz
Los trabajadores de Alestis exigen explicaciones sobre el posible ERELa Voz Digital (Cádiz)

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Airbus Military SL suma 78,6 millones de pérdidas - Cinco Días

Airbus Military SL suma 78,6 millones de pérdidas - Cinco Días:


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Airbus Military SL suma 78,6 millones de pérdidas
Cinco Días
Airbus Military SL, la sociedad española responsable del programa del avión de transporte militar A-400M, acumula unas pérdidas de 78,6 millones de euros en el periodo que va de 2007 a 2010, según las cuentas que figuran en el Registro Mercantil. ...
El quinto A400M de Airbus Military realiza su primer vueloecodiario
Airbus Military devuelve a Sudáfrica el prepago del pedido de ocho ...Europa Press
Airbus Military rembolsa pagos del A400M a ArmscorDefensa.com
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Estados Unidos ha solicitado a la Organización Mundial de Comercio (OMC) que le autorice a tomar represalias de carácter económico contra la Unión Eur

EE.UU. pide a la OMC que autorice represalías económicas contra la ... - RTVE:


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EE.UU. pide a la OMC que autorice represalías económicas contra la ...
RTVE
Estados Unidos ha solicitado a la Organización Mundial de Comercio (OMC) que le autorice a tomar represalias de carácter económico contra la Unión Europea (UE) por no haber retirado las subvenciones a Airbus, consideradas ilegales por ese organismo. ...
Las ayudas a Airbus pueden acarrear multas de 7.600 millones a la UEPreferente
EEUU pide a OMC que autorice represalias económicas contra UE por ...Univisión

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Self-Healing Circuits Use Liquid Metal To Turn Electronics Into Superheroes (via @flatline_____)





Self-Healing Circuits Use Liquid Metal To Turn Electronics Into Superheroes [Science]
GIZMODO | 22 DE DICIEMBRE DE 2011
http://pulse.me/s/4eB06


Researchers have been taking inspiration from X-Men: they've developed a way to create printed circuits that can heal ... Read more

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