Blue-sky approach to Greek island hopping – by seaplane

miércoles, 30 de abril de 2014

Scheduled flights due to be launched this summer, creating a network of links between islands and mainland ports With its 3,000 or more islands, connecting Greece has never been easy. Aristotle Onassis, the late shipping tycoon, dreamed of doing it. A Canadian firm launched a seaplane business in...

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United States the first country to scale back its spending on costly Flight MH370 search, source says

SYDNEY — With the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 entering a new, much longer phase, the countries involved must decide how much they are prepared to spend on the operation a …

http://news.nationalpost.com/2014/04/30/united-states-the-first-country-to-scale-back-its-spending-on-costly-flight-mh370-search-source-says/

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FAA Releases Details of U.S. Airport Improvement Grants for 2014

Dulles International Airport will receive $13 million in an airport improvement grant. Larry Downing / ReutersYesterday, the FAA released its report of the grants awarded to US Airports for Fiscal Year 2014 as part of its Airport Improvement Program (AIP) Grant and Apportionemnet/Entitlement Data...

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Flying Private Is Becoming Affordable

What is your ultimate fantasy? As a travel filmmaker and journalist, mine is the ability to fly exclusively on private jets -- cutting out the hassle of airports, layovers and exposure to germs. And while that dream may not sound attainable for most, it is not far out of the realm of possibilitie...

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How Do I Go to Space? And How Much Will It Cost Me?

Believe it or not, the question isn't as crazy as it seems. There are actually a few different options for budding space tourists—though none are easy, or cheap. Here are the ways to do it, some of them conventional, others not so much. Get a Job on Wall Street Becoming a 1 percenter helps a lot....

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Embraer sees more executive jet demand in Europe, less in China - Reuters [feedly]

  

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Embraer sees more executive jet demand in Europe, less in China
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SAO PAULO, April 30 (Reuters) - Brazilian planemaker Embraer has seen signs of more demand for executive jets in Europe, while an "anti-luxury sentiment" is weighing on short-term demand in China, Chief Executive Frederico Curado told analysts on ...

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Qatar adelanta cómo será la Primera Clase de sus Airbus A380 - Impulso Negocios [feedly]

  

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Qatar adelanta cómo será la Primera Clase de sus Airbus A380
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Hoy Qatar Airways es una de las líneas áreas más premiadas del mundo, y la compañía que busca seguir expandiéndose se prepara para comenzar a volar en su nueva flota de Airbus A380, el imponente avión de doble piso y de mayor capacidad del ...

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Boeing, Ryanair Announce Order for Five Next-Generation 737s [feedly]

  

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Boeing, Ryanair Announce Order for Five Next-Generation 737s
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Airline is world's largest 737-800 customer, operates largest Boeing fleet in Europe
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​Russia tests reusable spaceplane design [feedly]

  

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​Russia tests reusable spaceplane design
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Russia's Central Aerohydrodynamics Institute (TsAGI) has completed the first stage of feasibility research into a conceptual hypersonic-capable reusable winged rocket-carrier space plane.
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Watch Live: NASA on Why 3-D Printing Is the Next Step in the Final Frontier | Science

Join NASA and 3-D printer company Made in Space for a discussion of how 3-D printing technology will enable astronauts to live and work better off planet, starting at 9 a.m. PT/noon ET. This Google+ hangout features NASA's LaNetra Tate, program executive for additive manufactu …

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PICTURE: Comac installs autoclave for C919 composite parts - Flightglobal [feedly]

  

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PICTURE: Comac installs autoclave for C919 composite parts
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Chinese airframer Comac recently mounted an autoclave near Shanghai that will produce the C919 narrowbody aircraft. The autoclave will be used to produce composite parts for the C919, says Comac in a brief statement. It adds that itwill be the biggest ...

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KC-390 Prototype Final Assembly Underway At Embraer - Aviation Week [feedly]

  

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KC-390 Prototype Final Assembly Underway At Embraer
Aviation Week
The fuselage, empennage and wing sections of the first aircraft are being completed prior to assembly at a specially built production site at Gaviao Peixoto, Embraer's extensive test facility near Araraquara in south-central Brazil. The final body join ...

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Wonder-material graphene could be dangerous to humans and the environment

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NASA opens up the ISS to private enterprise

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Polish MiGs deploy as NATO steps up air defences [feedly]

  

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Polish MiGs deploy as NATO steps up air defences
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Poland has sent four of its RAC MiG-29A fighters to Siauliai air base in Lithuania for a planned period of Baltic air policing duty, while heightened tensions between NATO members and Russia have seen additional nations send combat aircraft to eastern Europe.
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KLM : nouvel Embraer, nouvelle livrée - Air-Journal [feedly]

  

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KLM : nouvel Embraer, nouvelle livrée
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La compagnie aérienne KLM Royal Dutch Airlines a profité de la livraison d'un nouvel Embraer 190 à sa filiale Cityhopper pour dévoiler la légère retouche apportée à sa livrée : la transition blanc-bleu est désormais incurvée à l'avant de l'avion. Le ...
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Airbus’ initial A320neo reaches advanced stage in its final assembly [feedly]

  

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Final assembly of the first Airbus A320neo is advancing rapidly in Toulouse, France, putting this...


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E-Fan electric aircraft makes first public flight

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Peac Airlines Airbus descends to 75 meters above water on approach to Naha airport

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Electric airplane: "Airbus Group Innovations - E-Fan" @ YouTube

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Air China continúa su expansión en España

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La Comunidad de Madrid invertirá 397 millones de euros en ampliar la Carpetania... - El Mundo [feedly]

  

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El presidente regional ha hecho estas declaraciones en una visita a las instalaciones de Airbus, que se están ampliando en 400.000 metros cuadrados para albergar los nuevos proyectos que tiene la compañía para construir aviones de reabastecimiento en ...
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Airbus amplía su planta en La Carpetania de Getafe
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La Comunidad de Madrid invertirá 397 millones de euros en ampliar la empresa aeronáutica Airbus | Madrid | EL MUNDO

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Scientists to develop sustainable spaceship to save humans [feedly]

  

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Scientists to develop sustainable spaceship to save humans
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UK scientists are working on developing a self-sustaining spacecraft described as an interstellar Noah's Ark, capable of carrying humans away from Earth in the event of a global disaster.
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UK opens new aerospace headquarters to support research and technology projects [feedly]

  

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A new UK aerospace headquarters has opened, supporting the allocation of £2bn in funding for research and technology schemes across the country.
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Canada Deploys Six CF-18s to Romania [feedly]

  

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Canada Deploys Six CF-18s to Romania
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Today, the Hon. Rob Nicholson, Minister of National Defence, announced six CF-18 fighter aircraft will leave tomorrow morning for Romania as part of the Government of Canada's contributions to NATO measures to reassure Allies in Central and Eastern Europe. The […]

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RAF Typhoons arrive to strengthen Baltic air policing [feedly]

  

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Four Eurofighter Typhoon FGR4s from the Royal Air Force's 3 Sqn touched down at Siauliai air base in Lithuania on 28 April, to support Poland's provision of quick reaction alert cover for the Baltic states from 1 May.
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Final test A350's first flight moves to June [feedly]

  

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Final test A350's first flight moves to June
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Airbus has shifted the maiden flight date for its final A350-900 test aircraft to June, although the type is still on track for certification in the third quarter.
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SR Technics offers to shave 30% off Airbus and Boeing completion costs with standardised cabin solution [feedly]

  

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SR Technics offers to shave 30% off Airbus and Boeing completion costs with standardised cabin solution
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SR Technics is launching an off-the-shelf interior product for Airbus and Boeing narrowbodies that it says will shave 30% off the typical time for a cabin installation by dumping many of the "habits" of the large-business jet completion industry.
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Lockheed develops three new UAV technologies - UPI.com [feedly]

  

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Lockheed develops three new UAV technologies
UPI.com
The Indago vertical take-off and landing quad-rotor UAV, along with a handheld ground control station for it, offers a mobile surveillance, and Lockheed Martin claims that a new commercial avionics suite will maintain the performance capabilities of ...

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Alstom acepta la oferta de compra de General Electric, a la espera de recibir otra de Siemens - RTVE.es

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El consejo de administración de la empresa francesa de energía y transportes Alstom ha aceptado la oferta presentada por General Electric para adquirir su negocio de energía, por el que ofrece 12.350 millones de euros, según ha confirmado este miércoles la compañía gala. El Gobierno francés ha mostrado su preocupación por la posible venta de activos estratégicos a la empresa estadounidense.

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Chinese Drones Soon Flying Over Saudi Arabia | Popular Science

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