Declassified document shows ‘real’ flying saucer

jueves, 25 de octubre de 2012

Declassified document shows ‘real’ flying saucer: The grainy film showed a round ship floating out of a hangar. Its silver, aluminum exterior glinted in the sun as it hovered a few feet off the ground. As it glided over a pool of water, it kicked debris into the air and the glass canopies of the two cockpits were showered with grass [...]



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Serbia considers new carrier

Serbia considers new carrier:
Serbian government is considering launching a new carrier to replace the state-owned, loss-making JAT Airways (JU).

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Lockheed and DCMA complete C-5M Super Galaxy flight

Lockheed and DCMA complete C-5M Super Galaxy flight: Lockheed Martin and the Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) have completed the first joint acceptance test flight of the US Air Force's (USAF) C-5M Super Galaxy aircraft at Lockheed's Marietta facility in Georgia, US.

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Fully Autonomous ADS-B Collision Avoidance Demonstrated For UAS

Fully Autonomous ADS-B Collision Avoidance Demonstrated For UAS: Executed By A Sense And Avoid System Installed On An Unspecified Unmanned Aircraft System The the first ADS-B based, fully autonomous collision avoidance sequence, executed by a sense and avoid system installed on an unmanned aircraft system (UAS) has been demonstrated by R³ Engineering (R³E).

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Los billetes de avión subirán un 6% por el incremento de las tasa – La Vanguardia

Los billetes de avión subirán un 6% por el incremento de las tasa – La Vanguardia: Lainformacion.com


Los billetes de avión subirán un 6% por el incremento de las tasaLa VanguardiaLa subida de las tasas aéreas en España provocará un aumento de en torno al 6% en el precio de los billetes y conllevará la pérdida de unos 2,9 millones de llegadas en avión, según cálculos de la Agencia Internacional del Transporte [...]

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European UAV sense-and-avoid system to begin trial flights by year-end - Flightglobal

European UAV sense-and-avoid system to begin trial flights by year-end - Flightglobal:


European UAV sense-and-avoid system to begin trial flights by year-end
Flightglobal
First test flights are imminent for a European effort to develop an automated sense-and-avoid mid-air collision avoidance system that would help overcome safety concerns preventing use of unmanned aircraft in civilian airspace. The so-called MIDCAS ...

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Universidades chinas y europeas crean un programa de colaboración para la enseñanza de ingenierías

Universidades chinas y europeas crean un programa de colaboración para la enseñanza de ingenierías:

CLUSTER, una asociación de doce universidades científico-técnicas punteras de Europa (entre ellas la Politécnica de Cataluña ), y 18 universidades chinas también punteras han acordado una cooperación más estrecha en la educación en ingeniería: El acuerdo se denomina "Hoja de ruta Harbin", e incluye entre otras cosas, planes para ofrecer una escuela de doctorado chino-europea sobre ingeniería de la sostenibilidad, un programa doble de másters,y escuelas de postgrado de verano y de invierno.

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Embraer gana 218,9 millones de dólares hasta septiembre - Expansión.com

Embraer gana 218,9 millones de dólares hasta septiembre - Expansión.com:


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Embraer gana 218,9 millones de dólares hasta septiembre
Expansión.com
El fabricante aeronáutico brasileño Embraer registró un beneficio neto de 444,1 millones de reales (unos 218,9 millones de dólares) en los tres primeros trimestres del año, anunció hoy la compañía. La firma registró un beneficio bruto de explotación ...
Embraer incumple previsión ganancia por financiamiento aerolíneaReuters América Latina
Embraer registró en 3T ganancias mayores a 2T ya igual periodo de ...swissinfo.ch
Embraer registra 132,5 millones en gananciaThe Wall Street Journal Americas

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El Gobierno alemán quiere comprar hasta un 15% de EADS



En concreto, Berlín habría indicado al banco público KfW que iniciara conversaciones con el fabricante de automóviles Daimler y el consorcio bancario Dedalus con el objetivo de comprarles sus respectivas participaciones del 7,5% en EADS antes de final de año, según informa el diario 'Financial Times'.

Aunque no se ha fijado un precio, se cree que la operación rondará los 2.700 millones. En este sentido, como KfW y otras entidades públicas controlan alrededor de un 3% del accionariado de EADS a través de Dedalus, sólo sería necesario adquirir un 12% adicional.

http://www.europapress.es/economia/noticia-economia-empresas-gobierno-aleman-quiere-comprar-15-eads-20121024174809.html

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ANDALUCÍA | ECONOMÍA Alestis debe 73,9 millones - Andalucía Información

ANDALUCÍA | ECONOMÍA Alestis debe 73,9 millones - Andalucía Información:


ANDALUCÍA | ECONOMÍA Alestis debe 73,9 millones
Andalucía Información
A éstas le siguen Aciturri Composites, con 1,46 millones; Sicamb (544.000 euros); Aernova Aerospace SL (538.000); Fibertecnic SA (474.000) o In MAPA Aeronáutica SL, con 432.000 euros, al que le siguen una larga lista de clientes, la mayoría sin superar ...

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Francia respalda a Airbus en disputa con Alemania - Reuters América Latina

Francia respalda a Airbus en disputa con Alemania - Reuters América Latina:


Francia respalda a Airbus en disputa con Alemania
Reuters América Latina
TOULOUSE, Francia (Reuters) - Francia respaldó el martes al fabricante europeo de aviones Airbus en una disputa con Alemania por el financiamiento de su próxima aeronave, en una nueva señal de la persistente tensión tras el fracaso de una fusión en la ...

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Airbus elevaría producción de A350-1000 - El Financiero

Airbus elevaría producción de A350-1000 - El Financiero:


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Airbus elevaría producción de A350-1000
El Financiero
Reuters. París.- Airbus está buscando elevar la producción del modelo más grande de su línea A350 para fortalecer su posición en una crucial disputa con Boeing por un lucrativo espacio en el mercado de aeronaves, dijeron dos fuentes cercanas al asunto.
Airbus A350 XWB la primera cola luce sus coloresFly-News
El plano vertical de cola del primer A350 XWB ya tiene libreaQué.es
Airbus aumentaría producción de A350El Semanario Sin Limites

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América Latina, la región con mayor tasa de accidentes aéreos

América Latina, la región con mayor tasa de accidentes aéreos:

América Latina, la región más insegura para volar, según datos estadísticos del 2011

La región menos segura para viajar, con mayor tasa de accidentes aéreos, resultó ser América Latina, según un estudio realizado por la Organización de Aviación Civil Internacional (OACI), de Naciones Unidas. En concreto, durante el año pasado esta región contó un total de 15 accidentes de a

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Airship Programs - Not So Buoyant, Says GAO


(Bad) timing is everything in aerospace. At the height of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, airships looked to be the answer to demands for persistent, "staring-eye" surveillance. But problems developing the systems - including, surprisingly, the decades-old technology of building a lighter-than-air vehicle - means they are coming along just as the window of opportunity is closing.
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) tells a heavy tale of lighter-than-air development and procurement troubles in a new report on Pentagon aerostat and airship programs. Here are some of the highlights:  Airship Programs - Not So Buoyant, Says GAO

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Lockheed and DCMA complete C-5M Super Galaxy flight

Lockheed and DCMA complete C-5M Super Galaxy flight: Lockheed Martin and the Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) have completed the first joint acceptance test flight of the US Air Force's (USAF) C-5M Super Galaxy aircraft at Lockheed's Marietta facility in Georgia, US.

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Boeing Projects $820 Billion Market for 7,290 New Airplanes in North America

  • - High fuel prices drive need for new, more fuel-efficient single-aisle airplanes
  • - Low-cost carriers' growth continues to outpace network carriers

TORONTO, Oct. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] forecasts that air carriers in North America will take delivery of 7,290 new airplanes over the next 20 years at a market value of $820 billion. Taking retirements of airplanes into account, the North America fleet will grow from 6,650 airplanes today to about 8,830 airplanes by 2031.

"The North American commercial aviation market is about to record a third consecutive year of profit, with modest passenger traffic growth," said Randy Tinseth, vice president of Marketing, Boeing Commercial Airplanes, who released Boeing's 2012 North America market outlook today in Toronto. "The long-term outlook for the North American airline industry is approximately 3 percent annual traffic growth through the forecast period. The market is shaped by aggressive growth of low-cost carriers and the need to replace aging airplanes in the fleets of the established network carriers."

The network carriers are expected to maintain strict capacity discipline. Low-cost carriers will continue to outpace network carrier growth to accommodate increased demand and fill some markets abandoned by network carriers. Financial stability will also be a key indicator of future growth. Several airlines have indicated growth planning to be executed when returns are sufficient to fund their strategic goals.

Boeing forecasts single-aisle airplanes will grow to 69 percent of the total North America fleet by 2031. High fuel prices are intensifying the need for new fuel-efficient airplanes, prompting several airlines in the United States to accelerate their fleet renewal programs. Alaska, American, Delta, Southwest and United have announced plans to replace some of their older, less efficient airplanes with Next-Generation 737s or the new 737 MAX. Both the Next-Generation 737 and the 737 MAX offer significant advantages in improved capabilities, fuel efficiency and maintenance costs, as well as enhanced environmental performance.

Long-haul international traffic to and from North America is forecasted to grow at an annual rate of approximately 5 percent. The international growth is primarily driven by anticipated passenger traffic to Southwest Asia, China, the Middle East, Africa and South America. Passenger traffic between North America and those regions is forecasted grow at or above 6 percent per year. This growth in the long-haul segment is expected to result in demand for an additional 1,320 new fuel-efficient, twin-aisle airplanes such as the Boeing 787 Dreamliner.

Large airplanes (747-size and larger) will not see significant demand in North America, with only about 40 airplanes, or 1 percent of the total investment.

More information on the North America market forecast can be found at:http://www.boeing.com/commercial/cmo/north_america.html

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BAE switches on F-35 production line

BAE switches on F-35 production line: BAE Systems has switched on a new, state-of-the-art production line for the fifth generation F-35 Lightning aircraft at the company’s facility in Samlesbury, UK.

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USAF to flight test final X-51A Waverider jet in 2013

USAF to flight test final X-51A Waverider jet in 2013: The US Air Force (USAF) is planning to flight test its fourth and final experimental hypersonic jet X-51A Waverider in 2013, Air Force Research Laboratory's X-51A programme manager Charlie Brink has revealed.

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España concentra el 11% de la carga de trabajo del A350 XWB

España concentra el 11% de la carga de trabajo del A350 XWB:


En el caso del A380, las plantas españolas solo participan en un 8%.

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Las aerolíneas indemnizarán a los pasajeros por retrasos de más de tres horas

Las aerolíneas indemnizarán a los pasajeros por retrasos de más de tres horas:
Luxemburgo.- El Tribunal de Justicia de la Unión Europea (UE) confirmó el pasado lunes que los pasajeros aéreos que lleguen a su destino final con más de tres horas de retraso sobre el horario previsto tienen derecho a  percibir una compensación de la aerolínea, siempre que el retraso no obedezca a circunstancias extraordinarias imposibles de evitar.

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La Soyuz TMA-06M con tres astronautas a bordo llegaron a la ISS (con video)


Cabo Cañaveral. – La nave rusa Soyuz TMA-06 con tres astronautas a bordo llegó ayer a la Estación Espacial Internacional (ISS) después de un viaje de dos días desde el cosmódromo de Baikonur, en Kazajstán.

Noticia completa aqui La Soyuz TMA-06M con tres astronautas a bordo llegaron a la ISS. Video justo debajo

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¿Gasolina a partir del aire? Es posible y se está haciendo en el Reino Unido

http://www.gizmodo.es/2012/10/24/gasolina-a-partir-del-aire-es-posible-y-se-esta-haciendo-en-el-reino-unido.html

La idea es recoger el dióxido de carbono del aire y obtener hidrógeno del vapor de agua. Combinando el hidrógeno con el carbono, y a través de un catalizador se crea metanol. Por último, con un biorreactor el metanol se convierte en gasolina.

Las ventajas del sistema, a parte de que usa aire y vapor de agua, es que la gasolina es una forma muy sencilla de almacenar energía y que ya existe una infraestructura por todo el mundo para su uso. El sistema además se puede hacer más grande fácilmente y colocarlo junto a una central eléctrica para tener producción local de gasolina sin depender de otros países.

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Éxito de la conferencia sobre sistemas de control de satélites, organizada por GMV



Entre los asistentes se encontraban ESA, CNES, Eutelsat, SES, Arabsat, Telenor, Turksat, Hispasat, HellasSat, Avanti, Nilesat, Measat, Sky Perfect JSAT, Star One, Astrium, TAS, Loral y Orbital

Los participantes recibieron información y asistieron a demostraciones
de los productos de GMV, además de compartir experiencias
entre agencias espaciales, operadores de satélites de comunicaciones y constructores de satélites

Madrid, 25 de octubre de 2012.- Recientemente, GMV ha organizado la quinta edición de la conferencia “GMV Users Conference”, sobre sistemas de control de satélites, GUC´2012, que ha tenido lugar a primeros de octubre en el Chateau d'Esclimont, Rambouillet (Francia), y que ha contado con la asistencia de cerca de 50 representantes de 18 organizaciones diferentes, entre las que se encontraban agencias espaciales, operadores de satélites de comunicaciones y constructores de satélites.

Durante tres días, los participantes han tenido oportunidad de asistir a presentaciones tecnológicas, compartir sus experiencias operacionales y participar en debates y mesas redondas sobre temas actuales que afectan al sector.

En la conferencia se trataron temas de gran interés para los asistentes, que giraron en torno a la automatización de las operaciones, nuevas tecnologías aplicadas a los sistemas de control en tierra, seguridad en la red y nuevos retos en la provisión de soluciones dinámica de vuelo a medida.

Los participantes tuvieron también la oportunidad de recibir información y asistir a demostraciones de las diferentes líneas de productos para el control de los satélites, como el sistema multimisión-multisatélite para monitorización y control de satélites hifly®; la infraestructura de productos genéricos de dinámica de vuelo, focusSuite; la herramienta de reconfiguración de la carga de pago de satélites de telecomunicación, smart rings; la herramienta de análisis de misión, matool; la herramienta de optimización de la capacidad del satélite, smarthz; la herramienta de monitorizado y control de estaciones de seguimiento, magnet; así como nuestras soluciones de seguridad en la red. Igualmente se presentaron y debatieron con los asistentes a la conferencia, las nuevas funcionalidades de estos productos y los futuros desarrollos de los mismos.

Al finalizar la conferencia, los asistentes tuvieron la oportunidad de expresar su entusiasmo por este tipo de iniciativas lideradas por GMV, como una oportunidad única no sólo para recibir información sobre los desarrollos tecnológicos y las tendencia futuras, sino que además constituye el marco inmejorable en el que debatir y compartir experiencias operacionales entre los diferentes actores involucrados en el sector espacial. Las conferencias proporcionan asimismo una excelente oportunidad para relacionarse y fortalecer vínculos entre participantes, fomentando además el conocimiento y la comunicación entre las organizaciones a las que pertenecen sus asistentes.

La lista completa de las organizaciones registradas en la conferencia ha incluido a ESA, CNES, Eutelsat, SES, Arabsat, Telenor, Turksat, Hispasat, HellasSat, Avanti, Nilesat, Measat, Sky Perfect JSAT, Star One, Astrium, TAS, Loral y Orbital.




GMV es un grupo tecnológico español fundado en 1984, de capital privado y con presencia internacional. Opera en los sectores: Aeroespacial, Defensa y Seguridad, Transporte, Sanidad, Telecomunicaciones y Tecnologías de la Información para AAPP y grandes empresas. Obtuvo unos ingresos en 2011 de más de 100 millones de euros, con una plantilla de más de 1.000 profesionales. La estrategia de crecimiento de la compañía está basada en la innovación continua, dedicando un 10% de su facturación a I+D+i. GMV ha alcanzado el nivel 5 de CMMI, el modelo más prestigioso del mundo en cuanto a la mejora de la capacidad de los procesos de una organización y cuenta con numerosas patentes internacionales. En la actualidad GMV es el primer proveedor independiente del mundo de Sistemas de Control en Tierra para operadores de satélites comerciales de telecomunicaciones; la tercera empresa europea por volumen de participación en Galileo; el principal proveedor de sistemas de mando y control C3I del Ejército de Tierra español. En el sector TIC ha llevado a cabo proyectos emblemáticos en el desarrollo e implantación de portales y plataformas de correo, se ha constituido en referente nacional como proveedor de soluciones y servicios avanzados de seguridad en redes IP, aplicaciones de movilidad y aplicaciones TICs para las Administraciones Públicas y el desarrollo de la e-Administración.

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CASSIDIAN develops new Engineering Support System for Eurofighter


  • Cassidian’s Engineering Support System improves operational capability of the German Eurofighter fleet.
  • German Air Force to receive Engineering Support System in 2014

Cassidian is developing a new Engineering Support System (ESS) for German Air Force Eurofighter. The Cassidian ESS acts as an interface for the exchange of maintenance data with the aircraft, the analysis of aircraft and engine data, structural loads, and the interpretation of error messages from the Eurofighter avionic systems.

A successor to the present ESS – which is used by the four Eurofighter core nations – is needed in order to provide optimum support for future equipment upgrades to the Eurofighter as of software version SRP12 (P1E). In addition, the new system is fully connected to the Bundeswehr’s logistics information system (SASPF – standard application software product families). The Cassidian ESS will also improve the operational capability of the German Eurofighter fleet, for instance significantly shortening the inspection times between consecutive missions.

The ESS has a modular design and contains a standard interface for linking it to various logistics systems. This not only enables it to support other weapon systems, but also to be tailored to the specific requirements of other nations. Cassidian was awarded the development contract by the German Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw) in early October. The new system is being developed at the Military Air Systems Centre in Manching in cooperation with the German Air Force, and will be delivered to the customer in 2014.

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Boeing Starts Building First 777 at Increased Rate

8.3 per month rate is highest ever for a Boeing twin-aisle airplane


EVERETT, Wash., Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) today began building the first 777 at the highest rate ever for a Boeing twin-aisle airplane. The rate of 8.3 airplanes per month is a nearly 20 percent increase over the previous seven per month rate.

The first part, the lower lobe of the aft fuselage, of the first 777 to be built at the new rate was loaded into position in the factory earlier today.

"The preparation the team has done for this historic rate increase has been comprehensive from floor to ceiling," said Scott Fancher, 777 vice president and general manager. "We've hired and trained hundreds of additional employees and the efforts of the team to get us to this point have been simply outstanding," he said.

New technologies have been implemented to achieve the highest production rate the Everett plant has seen. Flex-track drilling machines in the 777 body and wings area along with automated spray-painting equipment have enabled employees to increase productivity and improve quality and safety.

"This rate increase reflects the strong demand for the 777. It continues to be the clear leader in the 300-400 passenger seat market," Fancher said.

The airplane, a 777 Freighter, will be delivered to Korean Air in February 2013.

1,049 777s are currently in service. 1,380 have been ordered from 63 customers around the globe.

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Boeing Reports Third-Quarter Results and Raises 2012 Guidance

Earnings per share of $1.35 reported on revenue of $20.0 billion

  • Operating earnings rose at Commercial Airplanes and Defense, Space & Security
  • Backlog grew to $378 billion driven by $24 billion of new orders
  • Operating cash flow before pension contributions* totaled $2.3 billion
  • Cash and marketable securities of $11.2 billion provide strong liquidity
  • Guidance increased for revenue, EPS and operating cash flow

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Boeing-COMAC Technology Center Announces First Biofuel Research Project

  • Hangzhou Energy Engineering & Technology will find ways to convert waste cooking oil for use as jet fuel

BEIJING, Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A newly formed technology center created by Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China (COMAC) has announced that Hangzhou Energy Engineering & Technology, Co., Ltd., (HEET) will conduct the center's first research project.

HEET, a company with experience developing alternative energy technologies, will focus on ways to convert discarded cooking oil into a component of sustainable aviation biofuel at the Boeing-COMAC Aviation Energy Conservation and Emissions Reductions Technology Center.

The project aims to identify contaminants in waste cooking oil, which often is described in China as "gutter oil," and processes that may treat and clean it for use as jet fuel. The focus of the project for the first year will be to demonstrate the feasibility of achieving significant cost reduction in converting gutter oils and other waste oils into jet fuel through improvement of conversion efficiency and associated technology.

The Boeing-COMAC technology center is working with China-based universities and research institutions to expand knowledge in areas such as sustainable aviation biofuels and air traffic management that improve commercial aviation's efficiency and reduce carbon emissions.

Funded by both companies, the center opened in August at COMAC's new Beijing Aeronautical Science and Technology Research Institute (BASTRI).

"As one of the member organizations of COMAC, BASTRI was built for carrying out civil aviation industry research and we aim at expanding knowledge in sustainable aviation biofuels and carbon emissions reduction," said Qin Fuguang, president of BASTRI, COMAC. "China is the world's fastest growing aviation market and the biggest consumer of cooking oil. There's great potential for converting the waste cooking oil into sustainable aviation fuel. It's a good opportunity for Boeing, HEET and COMAC to work together and make efforts to protect the environment."

"HEET is a strong partner for the Boeing-COMAC technology center's 'gutter oil' research project," said Dong Yang Wu, vice president of Boeing Research & Technology - China. "We are excited about opportunities to partner with leading research capabilities in China to accelerate the global push for renewable jet fuels and support commercial aviation's growth while reducing its environmental footprint."

Waste cooking oil shows potential as a feedstock for sustainable aviation biofuel production and an alternative to petroleum-based fuel because China annually consumes approximately 29 million tons of cooking oil, while its aviation system uses 20 million tons of jet fuel. Finding more efficient ways to convert "gutter oil" into jet fuel could increase regional biofuel supplies and improve biofuel's affordability, enhancing the potential for commercial use.

About COMAC

The Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China, Ltd. (COMAC) is a state-owned company, which is formed with the approval of the State Council and jointly invested by the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission (SASAC) of the State Council, Shanghai Guosheng (Group) Co., Ltd., Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC), China Aluminum Corporation (CHINALCO), Baosteel Group, and Sinochem Group. COMAC was held on May 11th, 2008. COMAC is headquartered in Shanghai. Mr Jin Zhuanglong serves as Chairman of the Board, and Mr He Dongfeng as President.

COMAC functions as the main vehicle in implementing large passenger aircraft programs in China. It is also mandated with the overall planning of developing trunk liner and regional jet programs and realizing the industrialization of civil aircraft in China. COMAC is engaged in the research, manufacture and flight tests of civil aircraft and related businesses such as marketing, servicing, leasing and operations of civil aircraft. The company has seven member organizations: Shanghai Aircraft Design and Research Institute (SADRI), Shanghai Aircraft Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (SAMC), Shanghai Aircraft Customer Service Co., Ltd., Beijing Aeronautical Science and Technology Research Institute (BASTRI), COMAC Fight Test Centre (CFTC), Shanghai Aviation Industrial (Group) Co., Ltd. (SAIGC) and Shanghai Commercial Aircraft Magazine Co., Ltd.

COMAC adopts a "major manufacturer-suppliers" model, focusing on aircraft design, final assembly and manufacture of aircraft, marketing and customer service, and acquisition of certification. COMAC adheres to the principle of "developing with Chinese characteristics and representing the technical progress" and makes self-reliant advancement in the process of marketing, integration, localization and globalization. The company endeavors to manufacture large passenger aircraft that are safe, economical, comfortable and environmentally friendly. COMAC is determined to independently build large Chinese passenger aircraft that will soon be soaring through the blue skies.

About Boeing

Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense, space and security systems. A top U.S. exporter, the company supports airlines and U.S. and allied government customers in 150 countries. Boeing products and tailored services include commercial and military aircraft, satellites, weapons, electronic and defense systems, launch systems, advanced information and communication systems, and performance-based logistics and training. For more information about Boeing please visit www.boeing.com.

In 2012, Boeing celebrates the 40th anniversary of its partnership with China's aviation industry. Boeing is the single largest purchaser of made-in-China aviation parts, committing hundreds of millions of dollars annually to dozens of suppliers. Today, some 6,000 Boeing airplanes fly throughout the world with integrated China-built parts and assemblies.

About Hangzhou Energy Engineering & Technology Co., Ltd.

Hangzhou Energy Engineering & Technology Co., Ltd. is a leading energy technology company that specializes in developing alternative and green energy technology. It is dedicated to Research & Development and commercialization of technologies that will help save energy and protect environment. HEET is located in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province.

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Video: CHAMP high-powered microwaves degrade or destroy electronic targets without collateral damage



via: http://www.boeing.com/Features/2012/10/bds_champ_10_22_12.html

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X-51a test results released

X-51a test results released:
Artists concept of the X-51A (Image: US Air Force)
The United States Air Force (USAF) has released the results of last August’s third test of the X-51a Waverider, which resulted in the crash of the unmanned scramjet demonstrator. At a press teleconference featuring the Program Manager for Air Force Research Laboratory, Charles Brink, it was confirmed that a malfunctioning fin was the cause of the crash. However, engineers are confident of correcting the fault in time for the fourth test flight scheduled for (Northern Hemisphere) late spring or early summer of next year... Continue Reading X-51a test results released

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