IL-112 Russia's New Military Transport Plane Set to Make Its Maiden Flight in 2017

martes, 31 de marzo de 2015



The Ilyushin Il-112, Russia's brand new light military transport plane, is slated to make its maiden flight in 2017, said Yury Borisov, a Russian Deputy Minister of Defense.



The aircraft's mass production is expected to be launched in 2019.



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Media hysteria is creating new crop of fearful flyers: experts - Runway GirlRunway Girl

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DARPA wants an army of drones to overwhelm the enemy - Engadget [feedly]

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Sikorsky outlines goals, timeline for S-97 flight test [feedly]

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​As Sikorsky continues to inch toward first flight of the S-97 Raider demonstrator, company officials have outlined the scope and duration of the flight test programme for the high-speed, compound helicopter.
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Bird-inspired self-folding wings could help drones recover from collisions

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Russian T-50 Program Sees Funding Cuts

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NASA selects Tecnam P2006T for electric powered multi engined aircraft

lunes, 30 de marzo de 2015



NASA SELECTS TECNAM P2006T TWIN FOR ‘LEAPTECH’ ELECTRIC POWERED PROPULSION TECHNOLOGIES EVALUATION AND FLIGHT TEST PROGRAMME



Tecnam today (24/3/15) announced that NASA has selected the Tecnam P2006T twin as the airframe on which it will evaluate the potential of ‘LEAPtech’ (Leading Edge Asynchronous Technology), with the aim of developing safer, more energy efficient, lower operating cost and greener General Aviation aircraft.

LEAPTech is a key element of NASA’s plan to help a significant portion of the general aircraft industry transition to electrical propulsion within the next decade.

NASA will fit an experimental 31-foot aircraft wing with 18 electric motors placed along the leading edge onto a Tecnam P2006T aircraft frame. The wing is made of carbon composite, while the electric engines are powered by lithium iron phosphate batteries. The wing and electric motors will both manufactured and integrated on the P2006T airframe by the US based companies ESAero and Joby Aviation.

Researchers hope to fly the modified Tecnam P2006T piloted X-plane within the next couple years, enabling NASA engineers to easily compare the performance of the X-plane version with the standard Tecnam P2006T Twin.

The Tecnam P2006T Twin has already established itself as the aircraft of choice by many of the world’s leading Flight Training Organisations. Bringing together Italian innovation, engineering and design flair, the P2006T has also been modified and currently undertakes a wide range of aerial missions including for surveillance, observation, surveying, aerial mapping and many other special mission tasks.

Tecnam opened its 21,000 sq ft North American facility at Sebring, FL. In 2014.
The Sebring facility is not only a showroom and delivery center for new Tecnam aircraft but is also an airframe maintenance and training center, as well as the parts warehouse for all North American Tecnam owners.

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Tecnam delivers first P Twenty-Ten to the Middle East

Tecnam announced today the delivery of the first P Twenty-Ten to the Middle East.

P Twenty-Ten ‘A7-TBA’ was delivered directly from Tecnam’s Capua, Italy production facility to Qatar based ‘Aviation Home’ at Al Khor Airport. The ferry flight routing included stops in Brindisi, Corfu, Crete, Alexandria, Cairo, Hurgada, Madina, Riyadh and Doha in just 25 flight hours.

The landing on Crete’s runway 030 was achieved in a rain storm, wind 350 28 knots, gusting 40 knots.

P Twenty-Ten ‘A7-TBA’ joins a wide range of Tecnam aircraft already in service with Aviation Home, Tecnam’s dealer for both the United Arab Emirates, Qatar and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. These include the Tecnam Astore, P2006T Twin and a number of P200JF’s.

The ‘P Twenty Ten’ brings together an advanced technology all carbon fibre fuselage with a metal wing and stabilator/rudder based on the best of TECNAM’s recent P2006T Twin and P2008 experience. This single engine, 4 seat aeroplane has been eagerly anticipated by the General Aviation community.

Professor Luigi Pascale, Tecnam’s award winning President and Head of Design, is especially proud of creating the P2010. “It was 50 years ago that we originally introduce a four-seater single engine high wing aircraft. I am delighted at the response from so many in the General Aviation community, be they private owners or flight schools who have appreciated the benefits of our all new innovative and affordable Tecnam P2010.”

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El grupo Iberia estrena una temporada de verano repleta de nuevas rutas

  • Iberia, Iberia Express y la franquicia Iberia Regional Air Nostrum inauguran 39 nuevas rutas e incorporan 19 destinos adicionales a la red de grupo
  • Las aerolíneas aumentan la oferta en otras 22 rutas



Se inicia la temporada de verano para el transporte aéreo y el Grupo Iberia presenta más novedades que nunca. El grupo, incluyendo la franquicia Iberia Regional Air Nostrum, abre 39 nuevas rutas que suponen incorporar 19 destinos adicionales a la red. Además, las compañías aumentan su oferta, bien en vuelos o en asientos, en 22 de sus rutas actuales.

La Habana, la estrella del largo radio

En la red de largo radio esta temporada Iberia estrena tres destinos, La Habana, a partir del 1 de junio, y Cali y Medellín desde el 3 de julio. A la Habana vuelve la compañía tras un paréntesis de algo más dos años, mientras que Cali y Medellín se incorporan a la red de la aerolínea por primera vez.

Esta temporada también se cuenta como novedad los vuelos a Montevideo y Santo Domingo, que se inauguraron el pasado 1 de septiembre. Precisamente en el caso de Santo Domingo, la compañía aumenta la oferta de cinco vuelos semanales a un vuelo diario a partir de este miércoles.

Novedades por toda Europa

Europa es el mercado que presenta más novedades, en especial en Italia, Reino Unido, Francia, Alemania y Portugal. Iberia e Iberia Express inauguran vuelos a 5 nuevos destinos de Italia, Florencia y Nápoles de forma permanente, y Palermo, Catania y Verona en los meses de verano. Además, aumenta la oferta en las rutas con Venecia.

En Alemania, Iberia inaugura los vuelos directos a Hamburgo y el grupo aumenta la oferta con Berlín, Frankfurt y Dusseldorf.

En Francia, se inaguran vuelos con el aeropuerto de Paris Charles de Gaulle desde Madrid, operados por Iberia Express, y desde Santander, por Iberia Regional Air Nostrum.

Iberia Express por su parte inicia vuelos a Lyon, Niza y Nantes complementando la oferta de Iberia Regional Air Nostrum, y de Tenerife a Lyon. Iberia inaugura vuelos directos La Coruña-París, e Iberia Regional Air Nostrum lanza vuelos de temporada en las rutas Madrid-Lourdes, Madrid-Perpiñán, Ibiza-Perpiñán y Alicante-Carcassona. Finalmente Iberia aumenta su oferta con París Orly.

También son numerosas las novedades en el Reino Unido. Iberia Express va a inaugurar vuelos directos desde Madrid con Edimburgo, Mánchester y Londres Gatwitck, además de vuelos a Londres Heathrow desde Tenerife, Gran Canaria y Mallorca. Air Nostrum inaugura hoy los vuelos entre Vigo y Londres Luton.

También con Portugal se estrenan novedades. Iberia e Iberia Regional ofrecerán vuelos estacionales a Funchal y Faro respectivamente, además de aumentar la oferta con Lisboa.

Budapest es otro de los destinos de verano ofrecido por Iberia e Iberia Express. Y en España, la ruta Tenerife-Asturias por esta última.

Como todos los años, además, Iberia recupera sus vuelos directos con Los Angeles, Boston, San Petersburgo, Zagreb y Dubrovnik, Iberia Regional con Split e Iberia Express con Ibiza, entre otros.



Refuerzo de oferta en otras 16 rutas Además de las nuevas rutas, las compañías refuerzan su oferta en otros muchos destinos, como el ya mencionado Santo Domingo, además de México, Bruselas, Ginebra, Marraquech, Praga, Tel Aviv, Zagreb, Atenas, Dublín, Gran Canaria, Ibiza, La Palma, Mallorca, Tenerife o Asturias

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Airbus Helicopters names Stéphane Chery as its Head of Digital Strategy



Stéphane Chery has been appointed as Airbus Helicopters’ Head of Digital Strategy, reporting to Clive Schley, Head of Strategy and Marketing. He will be responsible for implementing the company’s vision and top objectives in this domain, enabling new culture and behaviors governing digital technologies across the company.

Airbus Helicopters’ creation of the Digital Strategy position underscores the significance of digitalization in all aspects of the company’s operations – from design, development and production to customer support and services – along with Airbus Group’s top priority on digital technologies in 2015.

“The evolution of digital capabilities is a key element of Airbus Helicopters’ global transformation plan, which is focused on better serving and satisfying our customers,” explained Airbus Helicopters’ President & CEO Guillaume Faury. “Embedded in the Strategy department, Stéphane will be capitalizing on and further fostering the digital initiatives we have already implemented.”

Chery joined Airbus Helicopters four years ago as the Head of External Communications, developing the company’s image and reputation – and supporting the branding of its new identity within Airbus Group. His career includes 15 years of experience in change management and corporate communications.

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Airbus Group delivers first new UH-72A Lakota for Army initial-entry trainer mission



Airbus Group yesterday delivered to the U.S. Army the first UH-72A Lakota helicopter to come off the Airbus Helicopters Inc. production line configured for the Lakota’s latest mission, as the service’s initial-entry training helicopter.

The aircraft will join seven Lakotas previously in the Army inventory that have already been modified to the training configuration and fielded to Fort Rucker, in preparation for the Lakota’s formal introduction into the training curriculum in early fiscal 2016. Ultimately, Army plans call for an initial-entry rotary wing training fleet of 187 Lakotas, made up of a mix of new deliveries and already in-service aircraft reconfigured for the training mission.

To date, the Department of Defense has ordered 411 Lakotas, 400 for the U.S. Army. With today’s delivery, 332 completed aircraft have been delivered – all on time and on budget – from the Airbus Helicopters Inc. production facility in Columbus, Miss.

“For a program to succeed in the current budget environment, affordability and reliable program performance must accompany mission flexibility,” said Allan McArtor, Airbus Group Chairman and CEO. “Since awarding the contract in 2006, the Army has managed this program unfailingly on cost and on schedule, and we’re proud to see that record continue as we deliver the latest configuration of this versatile, multi-mission aircraft.”

“We’re making the necessary important investments to ensure a successful transition of the Lakota into training operations at Fort Rucker,” said Marc Paganini, President and CEO of Airbus Helicopters Inc. “We’re honored that future Army aviators will begin their flying careers at the controls of the Lakota.”

The Lakota was competitively selected in 2006 to fill a wide variety of roles for the Active Army and Army National Guard, including search and rescue, medical evacuation, border security, command and control, VIP transport, general utility and training. Army National Guard units, operating UH-72As equipped with the Security & Support Mission Equipment Package, are deployed supporting Customs and Border Protection missions along the U.S.-Mexico border. The Lakota is also operated in a training role by the U.S. Naval Test Pilot School.

The Royal Thai Army has ordered UH-72As through the U.S. government’s Foreign Military Sales program. These Lakotas are scheduled to be fielded to Thailand within the coming months. Airbus Helicopters is marketing the UH-72A to other allied nations with requirements for a modern, low cost multi-mission helicopter.

A modern, twin-engine aircraft, the UH-72A is a powerful, stable, and agile platform with a glass cockpit that is compatible with night vision goggles. The Lakota is single-pilot Instrument Flight Rules certified. It has the lowest cost to buy, own and operate of any U.S. military helicopter in production, and is built in Columbus, Miss., by a workforce that is 43 percent U.S. military veterans.

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Germanwings "No Right to Rule Out Other Hypotheses"

As if awaking from a stunned stupor, (incapacitation with breathing perhaps?) the Bureau d'Enquêtes et d'Analyses, the French air safety investigatory authority, has suddenly spoken. After six days in which French law enforcement has all but wrapped up the case of the crash of Germanwings Flight 9525, the spokeswoman for the BEA has told The New York Times, her agency's ire was focused on the shocking leak of the content of the cockpit voice recorder, but had no statement about the appropriateness of concluding the cause of the accident without recovering crucial pieces of evidence.


That wise disclaimer was left for Jean-Pierre Michel an official with the judicial police who, in one of the only moderate statements to emerge from this fiasco told the Times, “we have no right today to rule out other hypotheses including the mechanical hypotheses, as long as we haven’t proved that the plane had no problems.” 


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Netherlands places order for first batch of F-35 Lightning II aircraft [feedly]

Netherlands places order for first batch of F-35 Lightning II aircraft
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​KAI tapped as preferred bidder for KFX [feedly]

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A330 selected for AWACS India project [feedly]

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Dutch airliner KLM buys 17 Embraer planes for $764 million - Economic Times [feedly]

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Ukraine Conflict Stalls Indian AF Upgrades - DefenseNews.com [feedly]

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Mexico becomes 1st customer for C295 with winglets



Thanks to the winglets, the C295W will be able to transport more payload to a longer distance with around a 4% fuel savings, even in hot and high conditions.

The Mexican Navy has specified the winglets for two C295s, for which the order was already announced, and winglets will be standard for all new C295s ordered from now on.

“The advantage of the winglets in hot and high conditions means that the development of the C295W is a key step for our highly successful light and medium transport family. And it is a particular pleasure to deliver this first aircraft to Mexico, which already has the biggest Airbus Defence and Space transport fleet in Latin America,” said Antonio Rodríguez Barberán, Head of Commercial for Airbus Defence and Space in Latin America.

“The C295 has served us well for many years. We had some concerns about operating a mixed fleet of aircraft with and without winglets, but when we studied the enhanced performance of this new version it was clear that it would bring very significant operating benefits for us that could not be ignored”, said Rear Admiral from Mexican Navy, José María García Macedo.

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Facebook's UAV Flies, Builds On Developments In Solar Power - Aviation Week [feedly]

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NASA Announces Next Steps On Journey To Mars [feedly]

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Bell Helicopter Exhibits V-280 Tiltrotor Mockup At Army Aviation Summit [feedly]

Bell Helicopter Exhibits V-280 Tiltrotor Mockup At Army Aviation Summit
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Nature-inspired morphing wings that recover from impacts set for UAV lift-off | News | The Engineer

domingo, 29 de marzo de 2015

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Air Canada A320 at Halifax on Mar 29th 2015, touched down short of runway [feedly]

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Real life evacuation not needed for 195-seat A320 approval: Airbus - Runway GirlRunway Girl

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Cirrus Unveils Specially Designed SR22T For Australia [feedly]

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Cirrus Aircraft announced a Special Edition SR22T for use in the Australian market, called the Australis. The aircraft was designed and tailored to the climate, condition and remote area flight operations that Australian pilots frequently experience, the company said. The Australis features a custom interior and exterior design with a two-tone paint exterior and an array of color options, bolstered leather seats, carbon fiber accents on the instrument panel and polished lights and vents throughout the cabin.

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Pilatus Delivers 1,300th PC-12 [feedly]

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​Pilatus Aircraft recently delivered its 1,300th turboprop PC-12 to Surf Air, a private air travel club based in California. Surf Air flies members to small airports in the San Francisco Bay area, Los Angeles Metro area, Santa Barbara, Carlsbad/San Diego, Truckee/Lake Tahoe and Las Vegas and is adding destinations. The PC-12 NG delivery marked  Surf Air's fourth since it placed an order for 15 aircraft with options for an additional 50 last fall.

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EASA recommends minimum two crew in the cockpit | EASA

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UAS expert reacts to Amazon's experimental UAS certificate - UAS Magazine [feedly]

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Last week, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration issued an experimental airworthiness certificate to an Amazon Logistics Inc. unmanned aircraft system (UAS) design that the company will use for research and development and crew training. Under the ...
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DARPA selects AeroVironment and Northrop for Tern Phase Two prime contracts - Naval Technology [feedly]

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The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has selected AeroVironment and Northrop Grumman as the prime contracts for phase two of the tactically exploited reconnaissance node (TERN) programme. Tern, a joint programme between ...
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Boeing to Release First-Quarter Results on April 22 [feedly]

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Boeing, ANA Finalize Order for Three 787-10 Dreamliners [feedly]

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First Asian airline to operate all three members of 787 family
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Bombardier CEO suggests new CSeries delay possible [feedly]

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​Bombardier's new chief executive appeared to disclose a new delay for first delivery of the CS100 at a press conference in Montreal on 27 March, but a company spokeswoman says there has been no change.
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HondaJet gains provisional type certificate, deliveries near [feedly]

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​A newly-awarded provisional type certificate for the HA-420 HondaJet moves the North Carolina-based manufacturer a major stiep closer in its 12-year-long quest of entering the light business jet market.
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AeroVironment and Northrop Grumman will compete to build a Predator-sized unmanned air system (UAS) that can be launched and recovered from a naval patrol vessel, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has announced.
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The U.S. Air Force is deploying 12 F-15 jets to Europe as first Air National Guard theater security package [feedly]

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SPECIAL OPERATIONS: Bringing Cannon Back To The AC-130 [feedly]

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Indian Air Force receives first two Mirage 2000 I/TI fighters from Dassault [feedly]

Indian Air Force receives first two Mirage 2000 I/TI fighters from Dassault
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Quadcopter converted into balloon-hunting Laser Drone [feedly]

Quadcopter converted into balloon-hunting Laser Drone
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Facebook successfully tests its internet-beaming drones [feedly]

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Vuela por el mundo, la nueva e innovadora aplicación de Iberia

jueves, 26 de marzo de 2015

  • Permite ser testigo del vuelo de un avión de Iberia desde el ordenador usando el móvil o tablet como mando.
  • Accesible desde http://flight.iberia.com/, ofrece una experiencia de vuelo muy real, gracias a las ocho cámaras que permiten ver el avión desde varias perspectivas.
  • La app permite hacer fotos y compartirlas en redes sociales, o guardarlas como fondo de escritorio.

 Iberia ha estrenado en Marzo una nueva e innovadora aplicación, "Vuela por el mundo", que permite disfrutar del placer de volar desde el ordenador.

Boston, Los Ángeles, Estambul, Londres, París, Florencia, Hamburgo, Tel Aviv… El usuario puede volar a todos los destinos de Iberia desde el ordenador. Tan sólo tiene que entrar en http://flight.iberia.com/, elegir el destino y volar. Se recomienda sincronizar el móvil y utilizar auriculares para mejorar la experiencia de vuelo.

Hay ocho cámaras que otorgan libertad de movimiento y una visualización completa del avión, de todos los ángulos posibles, y todo ello con un altísimo nivel de realismo logrado gracias a la tecnología webGL. Las nubes, el cielo, los sombreados, el sonido 3D de los motores… todo está creado con un gran realismo que hace que la experiencia de vuelo sea auténtica. Incluso se respeta la luz del día, que varía en función de la hora de despegue del vuelo.

Esta aplicación permite hacer fotos y compartirlas en redes sociales, o guardarlas como fondo de escritorio.

Vuela por el mundo está disponible en español, inglés, francés, alemán, italiano y portugués. Y los mensajes de la tripulación en español o inglés.

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Carbures aumenta su capacidad productiva en aeronáutica

Invierte en tecnología para aumentar la capacidad de fabricación de piezas de avión en fibra

 

Carbures aumenta su capacidad productiva en aeronáutica

 

  • ·         Carbures amplía su capacidad de producción en línea con el ramp up, o incremento progresivo de fabricación, de sus principales clientes del sector aeronáutico.
  • ·         Adquiere una tecnología que permite multiplicar por diez la velocidad del recanteo de piezas, la parte final del proceso industrial de fabricación de piezas de avión en fibra de carbono: cuando antes se hacía un recanteo, prácticamente artesanal de piezas, ahora la nueva tecnología permitirá hacer diez piezas en el mismo tiempo y con una mayor precisión milimétrica.
  • ·         La nueva tecnología está instalada en la planta de Jerez de la frontera, la mayor del Grupo en aeronáutica.

 

. Carbures aumenta su velocidad crucero en los procesos de fabricación en el sector aeronáutico. La Compañía ha adquirido una tecnología denominada BR25, un centro de mecanizado que le permite multiplicar por diez la cadencia industrial en la fase final del proceso de fabricación, que consiste en el corte y recanteo de las piezas. Esta nueva tecnología permite a Carbures atender la creciente demanda de pedidos que tiene en el sector aeronáutico y que viaja en paralelo al ramp up, incremento progresivo de fabricación, de sus clientes aeronáuticos.

 

La BR25 ha sido diseñada por la compañía EPMM, especialmente para el mecanizado de piezas de fibra de carbono, que requieren de unos estrictos requerimientos en base a los actuales programas aeronáuticos. Esta tecnología puede alcanzar una aceleración en los ejes lineales de hasta 3 m/sg² y una velocidad en vacío de hasta 70 m/min. Es decir, que permite multiplicar por diez la velocidad de producción de piezas en esta última fase del proceso industrial.

Las previsiones de fabricación del sector aeronáutico registran unos incrementos notables. Las flechas de los gráficos de fabricación apuntan al cielo. Los gigantes del sector, como Airbus, tienen previsto incrementar la fabricación de aviones. Por ejemplo, Airbus prevé fabricar cerca de un centenar de su nuevo avión A-320 en 2016, y la cifra se dispara hasta los 540 en 2018.

 

Carbures ha adquirido esta nueva tecnología para satisfacer el incremento previsto por los grandes fabricantes en la cadena industrial aeronáutica relativa a los materiales compuestos como la fibra de carbono. El ramp up de los grandes fabricantes tiene su reflejo en los datos de facturación previstos por la Compañía en su plan de negocio 15-17. Así, Carbures prevé unos ingresos de 35,5 millones de euros sólo en el sector aeronáutico para este año, lo que supone el 30 por ciento del total de facturación prevista para el ejercicio actual (118,5 millones). La previsión de los ingresos en aeronáutica de la empresa, siempre desde un enfoque conservador, aplicando las cifras provenientes de la cartera de proyectos ya firmados a día de hoy, crecen en 2017 hasta los 161 millones de euros, de los que el 35,4 por ciento, 57 millones, se anotan en el área de actividad de la industria aeronáutica.

 

"Seguimos trabajando en el cumplimiento de nuestra hoja de ruta, cuyo foco está puesto ahora en seguir creciendo como compañía. En esta nueva fase, nos esforzamos por impulsar el crecimiento orgánico de Carbures, y esta tecnología responde a este objetivo estratégico", afirma el Consejero Delegado del Grupo, José María Tarragó. "Hemos puesto todo nuestro empeño en dar una cobertura completa a nuestros clientes y para ello adquirimos una tecnología punta en la fabricación de piezas de avión en fibra, que nos posiciona a la cabeza de esta industria en España, en los polos aeronáuticos sur y centro, y, probablemente, del europeo", añade Tarragó.

 

Sobre Carbures

 

Carbures es un grupo industrial especializado en la fabricación de estructuras con materiales compuestos, como la fibra de carbono, para los sectores relacionados con la movilidad, como el aeronáutico, la automoción, el ferroviario, el deportivo y el de obra civil. A lo largo de una década, Carbures ha desarrollado una tecnología propia que le posiciona como la compañía líder en Europa en la fabricación, tanto en series largas como cortas, de piezas de fibra de carbono para aviones, coches, trenes, bicicletas y estructuras y vigas de construcción.

 

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Segunda Jornada Internacional Mujer y Aeronáutica: Mujeres que llegan muy alto

Por segundo año consecutivo se ha celebrado la segunda Jornada Internacional Mujer y Aeronáutica, en la que han participado altas directivas y responsables de empresas del sector aeroespacial como Boeing, Airbus, GMV, CESA, Inaer, Agencia Espacial Europea,  los colegios profesionales COIAE y COIT y el Ejercito del Aire.

 

Las mujeres en España representan al 60 por ciento de los licenciados y el 45 por ciento del mercado laboral, pero al llegar a la alta dirección esta cifra desciende al 10 por ciento. ¿Cómo es posible romper el techo de cristal? El evento que se ha celebrado esta mañana en la Fundación Telefónica de Madrid, ha tenido como objetivo central el análisis del papel de la mujer en la industria aeroespacial y transporte aéreo, y la investigación en este sector así como los principales obstáculos y dificultades que deben afrontar para el desarrollo de su trabajo y conciliación de su vida personal.

 

La jornada ha estado dividida en dos mesas de debate, y ha contado con la presencia de mujeres emprendedoras y referentes de la industria aeronáutica. En la primera estuvieron Beatriz Riofrío, Responsable de estrategia de aviones regionales y derivados militares de Airbus, Nadia Curiel, Capitán del Grupo 43 del Ejército del Aire, Estefanía Matesanz Decana del COIAE, Begoña Rodríguez, Jefe programa de desarrollo deCESA y Lorena Rodrigo, Directora de comunicación del Grupo Inaer. La segunda mesa en la que se ha debatido sobre la progresión profesional de la mujer en le ámbito científico ha contado con Mónica Martínez, Presidenta de GMV,  Maite Trujillo, Ingeniera de sistemas de la ESA (Agencia Espacial Europea), Silvia Lazcano Responsable de investigación de y Tecnología en Airbus Operations, Nieves lapeña, directora técnico del departamento de pila de combustible y materiales del Boeing BR & T Europe, Andrea Iglesias miembro de la junta directiva del COIT.

Por su parte, Laura Ruiz deGalarreta, Directora General de la Mujer de la Comunidad de Madrid, ha inaugurado el evento, que ha destacado: " la importancia de una jornada de este tipo para dar visibilidad a mujeres que destacan en actividades tan importantes como la investigación científica o la alta tecnología" . la directora general ha pedido además, un minuto de silencio por las victimas del accidente GemanWings, "en un escenario tan aeronáutico como el de hoy".

Una de las intervenciones adestacar ha sido la de Samantha Cristoforetti, astronauta de la Agencia Europea del Espacio (ESA) que ha irrumpido en medio de la jornada, en un mensaje grabado especialmente para los asistentes en lso que desde la Estación Espacial Internacional, ha animado a hombre, mujeres y jóvenes, a elegir un itinerario profesional relacionado con la ciencia y la tecnología, describiendo su maravillosa experiencia en el espacio.

 

Si hay un punto en el que todas coinciden es, precisamente, la importancia clave de la inversión de las empresas en políticas internas que favorezcan la diversidad de género. Así,Beatriz Riofrío destacaba que "la diversidad de género es fuente de riqueza en las organizaciones" y Nieves Lapeña, Responsable del departamento de pila de combustible y materiales en Boeing R&T Europe, que "la capacidad profesional no depende del género".


 
Sobre Grupo Aeropress Comunicación

Las claves del éxito del Grupo Aeropress Comunicación se basan en la calidad profesional de los equipos, innovación, aportación de servicios eficaces y atención personalizada: una trayectoria que les ha situado como uno de los claros referentes de eficacia y calidad de servicio del mercado español. Aeropress cuenta con un equipo de periodistas y expertos en comunicación, que hacen posible el éxito de la empresa y la satisfacción de los clientes. Consciente de la importancia de las nuevas tecnologías, la agencia de comunicación Aeropress está especializada en el uso de nuevas tecnologías en el entorno de comunicación.

Acerca de Fly News

Fly News es la revista de información aeroespacial para profesionales líder en español, con una importante presencia en los mercados latinoamericanos,  tanto con la revista mensual como con la web www.fly-news.es, que tiene ya más de 30.000 usuarios únicos mensuales que ven más de 90.000 páginas al mes.  

 

 

 

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Meeting technology challenges in aerospace - Funding competition - innovateuk

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Siemens develops world-record electric motor for aircraft

Munich, 2015-Mar-24

  • Technical milestone: five times more powerful than comparable motors
  • Larger electrically powered aircraft now a real possibility

Siemens researchers have developed a new type of electric motor that, with a weight of just 50 kilograms, delivers a continuous output of about 260 kilowatts – five times more than comparable drive systems. The motor has been specially designed for use in aircraft. Thanks to its record-setting power-to-weight ratio, larger aircraft with takeoff weights of up to two tons will now be able to use electric drives for the first time.

To implement the world-record motor, Siemens' experts scrutinized all the components of previous motors and optimized them up to their technical limits. New simulation techniques and sophisticated lightweight construction enabled the drive system to achieve a unique weight-to-performance ratio of five kilowatts (kW) per kilogram (kg). The electric motors of comparable strength that are used in industrial applications deliver less than one kW per kg. The performance of the drive systems used in electric vehicles is about two kW per kg. Since the new motor delivers its record-setting performance at rotational speeds of just 2,500 revolutions per minute, it can drive propellers directly, without the use of a transmission. "This innovation will make it possible to build series hybrid-electric aircraft with four or more seats," said Frank Anton, Head of eAircraft at Siemens Corporate Technology, the company's central research unit. The motor is scheduled to begin flight-testing before the end of 2015. In the next step, the Siemens researchers will boost output further. "We're convinced that the use of hybrid-electric drives in regional airliners with 50 to 100 passengers is a real medium-term possibility," said Anton.

In 2013, Siemens, Airbus and Diamond Aircraft successfully flight-tested a series hybrid-electric drive in a DA36 E-Star 2 motor glider for the first time. The test aircraft had a power output of 60 kW.

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DARPA, Navy contract for new UAS-ship capability - UPI.com [feedly]

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DARPA, Navy contract for new UAS-ship capability
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"To offer the equivalent of land-based UAS capabilities from small-deck ships, our Phase 2 performers are each designing a new unmanned air system intended to enable two previously unavailable capabilities: 1. the ability for a UAS to take off and land ...
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Siemens unveils electric motor for aircraft [feedly]

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Siemens has unveiled an electric motor for aircraft with take-off weights of up to 2t.
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Comac kicks off ARJ21 route-proving trials [feedly]

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​Comac has started a six-month route-proving campaign for its ARJ21-700, as the programme gears towards the delivery of the first aircraft to launch customer Chengdu Airlines.
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GE Honda Aero engines receives US approval for HF120 production [feedly]

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​GE Honda Aero Engines has cleared a key milestone for its HF120 turbofan, which powers the HondaJet light twin-engined business jet, with the US Federal Aviation Administration granting production approval for its new manufacturing plant in Burlington, Massachusetts.
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USAF’s 82nd Aerial Targets Squadron receives first production QF-16 target

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Crash: Germanwings A320 near Barcelonnette on Mar 24th 2015, lost height and impacted terrain

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BEA reported, they have been able to listen to the audio for a first time, but having the audio only for a few minutes prior to the press conference are unable to make any further statement. The debris and distribution of debris does not suggest there has been any explosion on board of the aircraft. When confronted by journalists with rumours originating in Finnish media quoting Finland's CAA about a burst windshield, the BEA said they have no such information.

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757 EcoDemo Focuses On Laminar And Active Flow | Technology content from Aviation Week

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Wichita State scientist develops new virtual tests for bird strikes, planes | The Wichita Eagle The Wichita Eagle

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A scientist at Wichita State University has developed new virtual tests to analyze how airplanes behave during bird strikes, officials at the university said on Tuesday.

The innovation could save aerospace companies a lot of money over time because virtual testing will reduce the need for some expensive actual tests where they smash cockpit windows and airplane wings, said Gerardo Olivares, who created the software tools and methods.

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Germanwings A320 near Barcelonnette on Mar 24th 2015, lost height and impacted terrain [feedly]

martes, 24 de marzo de 2015

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Germanwings A320 near Barcelonnette on Mar 24th 2015, lost height and impacted terrain
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No early answers in Germanwings flight 4U9525 French Alps crash [feedly]

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Airbus’ Wichita Engineering Center Moving To WSU’s New Innovation Campus [feedly]

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Airbus Americas will move its engineering center, along with 400 employees, from Wichita's Old Town to Wichita State University's new Innovation Campus, the company said.

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US airlines endorse ATC privatization [feedly]

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American Airlines chairman and CEO Doug Parker told Congress that US airlines favor moving US air traffic control (ATC) to "a commercialized, non-profit type governance structure."

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Do we even need another bomber? Northrop says yes, and explains why - Silicon Valley Business Journal [feedly]

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Silicon Valley Business Journal

Do we even need another bomber? Northrop says yes, and explains why
Silicon Valley Business Journal
We can figure that a Pentagon award of the Long-Range Strike Bomber contract by summer will cause the conversation to transition pretty quickly from the competition to the price tag. Northrop points to the changing approach of adversaries as the reason ...

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​OPINION: Why Airbus is wrestling with its 'A380neo' decision [feedly]

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​OPINION: Why Airbus is wrestling with its 'A380neo' decision
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With re-engining central to four successful airframe-refresh programmes, one could be forgiven for wondering why Airbus is wrestling with its decision about whether to update its flagship product.
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Google targets low-cost ADS-B Out avionics market [feedly]

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Google's quest to introduce small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) into low altitude airspace within a "few years" has driven the company to launch an unexpected foray into the avionics market, says Dave Vos, head of the Internet company's Project Wing.
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RwandAir selects the A330 for fleet growth and modernisation [feedly]

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RwandAir selects the A330 for fleet growth and modernisation
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New Airbus operator with commitment for two A330s


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Germanwings Flight 4U95625 -- What We Know So Far

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Air Shepherd drones keep a watchful eye over endangered species

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Precision planetary lander technology tested by NASA

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USAF releases requirements for T-X trainer programme

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Russian Tu-22 bomber scares NATO air defenses flying at supersonic speed over the Baltic Sea for the first time

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U.S. A-10 Thunderbolt attack planes have arrived in Poland

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Airbus A320 crash: German Wings flight 'down in southern France' - Europe - World - The Independent

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B-29 Superfortress known as Doc to be Rolled out Today!!!

lunes, 23 de marzo de 2015

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This map of the world’s longest flights may end debates but not griping | Road Warrior Voices

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India To Start Production Of its indigenous combat helicopter In 2017 [feedly]

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India plans to start production of its indigenous Light Combat Helicopter (LCH) in 2017 to provide its defense forces with an attack helicopter.

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Airbus celebrates delivery of its 9,000th aircraft [feedly]

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A321 for fast-growing Vietnamese carrier VietJetAir


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Convertiplane Developer Aims For Mid-Year Flight Tests [feedly]

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Elytron Aircraft plans to begin flight tests this summer of a two-seat, proof-of-concept tiltwing aircraft designed to take off and land like a helicopter but operate from point to point at fixed-wing speeds.

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George Bye Hopes His Electric Sun Flyer Will Revitalize General Aviation [feedly]

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Well, it seemed like a good idea at the time. It was 2010, the pilot training business was badly suffering in the recession, fuel costs were high, and training aircraft costs were sky high. George Bye thought he might have an ideal solution. 

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Positioning Of Captain’s Personal Camera Caused Near Crash Of U.K. A330 [feedly]

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Positioning Of Captain's Personal Camera Caused Near Crash Of U.K. A330
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The Airbus A330-200 Voyager multi-role tanker transport came close to being lost with all 198 passengers and crew onboard.

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University of Illinois researchers test aircraft flight control technology [feedly]

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Researchers from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have tested aircraft flight control technology, which is said to improve commercial aviation safety.
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Northrop Grumman Discusses its Economic Impact at California Aerospace Week - PR Newswire (press release) [feedly]

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Northrop Grumman Discusses its Economic Impact at California Aerospace Week
PR Newswire (press release)
REDONDO BEACH, Calif., March 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- California's largest aerospace company, Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC), will highlight its significant economic and educational impact on the state during California Aerospace Week ...

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Zero-G flying means high stress for an old A310 [feedly]

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Repeatedly pulling 1.8g in fiercely steep climbs and dives is no way for an airline to treat its customers, but for one of the world's most specialised operators, that's exactly what they're paying for.
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Aurora and high altitude dust cloud detected in Martian atmosphere

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UAV Causes Concern For News Helicopter Crews

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Nuevo UAV ruso con tren de aterrizaje de cojín de aire

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SXSW 2015: AeroMobil Says It Will Put Its Flying Car On The Market In 2017

SXSW 2015: AeroMobil Says It Will Put Its Flying Car On The Market In 2017

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New Liquid-Based 3D Printer Takes Minutes, Not Hours

New Liquid-Based 3D Printer Takes Minutes, Not Hours

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Vídeo del futuro avión de transporte militar ruso [feedly]

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Airbus Defence and Space optimising components using 3D printing for new Eurostar E3000 satellite platforms




  • Aluminium additive layer manufactured (ALM) bracket saves weight and reduces manufacturing time
  • Greater stiffness provides better pointing accuracy for mounting antennas

Press Release


Airbus Defence and Space in UK is now producing its first space qualified aluminium 3D printed components after a two year research and development programme under the National Space Technology Programme, through Innovate UK (formerly the Technology Strategy Board) and the UK Space Agency.

The 3D printed components being developed by the UK team are part of a programme that is now able to introduce components that cannot be manufactured using conventional technology. This includes a structural bracket for Eurostar E3000 telecommunications satellites manufactured from aluminium alloy. It is a single piece laser melted part weighing 35% less than the previous bracket which comprises four parts and 44 rivets. The additive layer manufactured (ALM) bracket is also 40% stiffer than the previous manufactured component, and does not result in waste generated by conventional machining.

The bracket is for mounting the telemetry and telecommand (TMTC) antennas onto the satellite, and has successfully completed flight qualification testing. It is ready to be flown on a forthcoming satellite.

Amy Glover, Senior Spacecraft Structures Engineer responsible for the project said: “Producing the first flight qualified ALM component is a major milestone and the result of two years of great teamwork funded by Innovate UK in partnership with our suppliers. Through developing and proving the design and manufacturing process, which significantly reduces the testing required, we can now look at what other opportunities there are for ALM components that will be lighter and quicker to manufacture.”

Tim Just, Head of Space at Innovate UK, said: “Space is a vital and growing sector of the UK economy worth over £11bn and employing directly 34,000 people and supporting a further 72,000 jobs. Our unique role in Innovate UK means that we can bring the expertise and learning of the high-value manufacturing to bear in the space sector, creating greater growth. I had the pleasure to present the Innovation award at last year’s Airbus staff awards, which was won by a UK team and it is great to see these ideas turning into commercial reality. We at Innovate UK are determined to maximise the opportunities for companies big and small to build a UK space supply chain and build the new jobs of tomorrow.”

The ALM bracket was manufactured for Airbus Defence and Space by 3T RPD Ltd, a leading production Additive Manufacturing company based in Newbury.

Airbus Defence and Space is continuing with its implementation plans for ALM waveguides, heat pipes, propulsion components, secondary structures and tanks.

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All Nippon Airways versus Japan’s high-speed rail: game on [feedly]

sábado, 21 de marzo de 2015

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All Nippon Airways versus Japan's high-speed rail: game on
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Facing strong competition on the ground from the high-speed Shinkansen railway network All Nippon Airways (ANA) says it plans to work towards making air travel more attractive by easing some of aviation's traditional restrictions, like wait time at the airport before departure.

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Watch a robot automate inspection procedures for engine components [feedly]

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Watch a robot automate inspection procedures for engine components
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Lufthansa Technik is developing an AutoInspect robot to automate inspection procedures for engine components at its headquarters in Hamburg, Germany

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No FAA Approval Leaves U.S. SSJ100 Suppliers Struggling With MRO Support [feedly]

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No FAA Approval Leaves U.S. SSJ100 Suppliers Struggling With MRO Support
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Most work on SSJ100s can't be done at U.S.-based repair stations

Regulators on both sides of the Atlantic are aware of the issue, but caution that solving it may not be easy.

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Europe Proposes ‘Proportionate’ Regulation For Civil UAS [feedly]

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Europe's aviation regulator has proposed a framework for unmanned-aircraft operations with three categories based on risk, the lowest of which would not involve any oversight by aviation authorities. 

The European Aviation Safety Agency's (EASA) "Concept of Operations for Drones" says unmanned aircraft "should be regulated in a manner proportionate to the risk of the specific operation."

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Sky-Futures USA earns UAV exemption for oil, gas inspection - UAS Magazine [feedly]

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UAS Magazine

Sky-Futures USA earns UAV exemption for oil, gas inspection
UAS Magazine
Sky-Futures USA, an unmanned aircraft vehicle inspection service, has received a U.S. Federal Aviation Administration exemption to use Ascending Technology's Falcon 8 drone for inspection services in the oil and gas industry. "Now Sky-Futures USA can ...

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NASA Conducts Successful Test Flights For Mars Landing Technology [feedly]

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ADAPT System Flown On Masten Xombie Platform It's tricky to get a spacecraft to land exactly where you want. That's why the area where the Mars rover Curiosity team had targeted to land was an ellipse that may seem large, measuring 12 miles by 4 miles.
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Ryanair retracts transatlantic announcement [feedly]

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Ryanair retracts transatlantic announcement
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Just days after announcing it planned to launch long-haul, low-cost transatlantic services, Ireland-based Ryanair has retracted its statement.

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Dr. Fang Liu Becomes First Woman Appointed Secretary General Of ICAO [feedly]

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Dr. Fang Liu Becomes First Woman Appointed Secretary General Of ICAO
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Succeeds Raymond Benjamin, Who Held The Position For Two Consecutive Terms The Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has appointed Dr. Fang Liu of China as the new Secretary General of the Organization for a three-year term, beginning August 1st, 2015.
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