España: Procedimiento para habilitarse como operador de UAVs de menos de 25kg, para trabajos técnicos o científicos

jueves, 30 de abril de 2015

http://www.seguridadaerea.gob.es/media/4350556/procedimiento_para_habilitarse_como_operador.pdf

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Making Unmanned Search And Rescue A Reality: Unmanned K-MAX(R) Helicopter Conducts First Collaborative Casualty Evacuation

BLOOMFIELD, Conn., April 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Dangerous frontline operations call for a safe and efficient method to locate and evacuate wounded personnel. To address this critical need and help save lives, Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), Kaman Aerospace (NYSE: KAMN), and Neya Systems demonstrated the first ever collaborative unmanned air and ground casualty evacuation using the unmanned aerial system (UAS) control segment architecture and K-MAX® cargo helicopter on March 26.

During the demonstration, a distress call led ground operators to send an unmanned ground vehicle to assess the area and injured party.  The ground operators used control stations that communicated with one another using the UAS control segment architecture. Upon successful identification, the ground operators requested airlift by unmanned K-MAX of one individual who was injured. From the ground, the K-MAX operators used a tablet to determine the precise location and a safe landing area to provide assistance to the team. The injured team member was strapped into a seat on the side of the unmanned K-MAX, which then flew that individual to safety.

"This application of the unmanned K-MAX enables day or night transport of wounded personnel to safety without endangering additional lives," said Jay McConville, director of business development for Unmanned Integrated Solutions at Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Training. "Since the K-MAX returned from a nearly three-year deployment with the U.S. Marine Corps, we've seen benefits of and extended our open system design incorporating the UAS control segment architecture, which allows rapid integration of new applications across industry to increase the safety of operations, such as casualty evacuation, where lives are at stake."

"Neya is continuing to develop advanced technologies for human robot interfaces for complex platforms and multi-robot missions," said Dr. Parag Batavia, president of Neya. "Our and Lockheed Martin's use of the unmanned aircraft system control segment architecture greatly sped up integration of our respective technologies, resulting in a comprehensive capability that can be ultimately transitioned to the warfighter very efficiently."

While deployed with the U.S. Marine Corps from 2011 to 2014, unmanned K-MAX successfully conducted resupply operations, delivering more than 4.5 million pounds of cargo during more than 1,900 missions. Manufactured by Kaman and outfitted with an advanced mission suite by Lockheed Martin, unmanned K-MAX is engineered with a twin-rotor design that maximizes lift capability in the most challenging environments, from the mountainous Alps to the Persian Gulf. Its advanced autonomy allows unmanned K-MAX to work day and night, in all-weather, even when manned assets are unable to fly. Lockheed Martin continues to extend and mature the K-MAX helicopter's onboard technology and autonomy for defense operations, as well as demonstrate its use for civil and commercial applications.

With five decades of experience in unmanned and robotic systems for air, land and sea, Lockheed Martin's unmanned systems are engineered to help our military, civil and commercial customers accomplish their most difficult challenges today and in the future.

Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that employs approximately 112,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services. The Corporation's net sales for 2014 were $45.6 billion.

Kaman Aerospace is a division Kaman Corporation , which was founded in 1945 by aviation pioneer Charles H. Kaman. Headquartered in Bloomfield, Connecticut, The company produces and/or markets widely used proprietary aircraft bearings and components; complex metallic and composite aerostructures; safe and arm solutions for missile and bomb systems ; and support for the company's SH-2G Super Seasprite maritime helicopters and K-MAX medium-to-heavy lift helicopters.

Neya Systems, LLC is a small business unmanned systems company in Wexford, Pennsylvania. Founded in 2009, Neya focuses on developing interoperable solutions to the world's hardest robotics problems. Neya Systems, LLC, is a 2014 INC 5000 Listee, and in 2015 was named by Fast Company magazine as one of the Top-10 Worldwide Most Innovative Companies in Robotics. For more information, visit http://www.neyasystems.com

For additional information, visit our website: www.lockheedmartin.com/auvsi

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Russian aircraft Superjet 100 to receive record-breaking state aid - Russia Beyond the Headlines [feedly]

Russia Beyond the Headlines
Russia's civil aviation industry, whose main project is the regional aircraftSukhoi Superjet-100 (SSJ-100), is to receive record state support, with the government promising anti-crisis funding of more than 127 billion rubles ($2.5 billion). According ...

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Beijing Details Plans for Artificial Islands in South China Sea [feedly]

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North Korea May Possess 20 Nuclear Warheads [feedly]

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Peru accepts first locally-assembled Korea Aerospace Industries KT-1 trainer

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Brasil questiona subsídios japoneses a rival da Embraer - EXAME.com [feedly]

Isso porque, ao receber essa ajuda, os jatos japoneses estariam concorrendo no mercado internacional em melhores condições que a Embraer. O Brasil pediu que Tóquio informasse a dimensão dessa ajuda e o motivo pelo qual o Japão não notificou a ...Brasil questiona subsídios japoneses a rival da Embraer

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P&W fights US government criticisms of F-35 engine reliability [feedly]

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Ryanair lost $5m from one of its bank accounts following a fraudulent electronic transfer from a Chinese bank.

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Unmanned, tablet-controlled helicopter can rescue injured troops from warzones [feedly]

Unmanned, tablet-controlled helicopter can rescue injured troops from warzones
http://www.gizmag.com/lockhead-martin-k-max-air-ground-casualty-evacuation/37242/

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Navy Sees Future Not in F-35s, But in Unmanned Aircraft [feedly]

miércoles, 29 de abril de 2015

http://www.spacewar.com/reports/Navy_Sees_Future_Not_in_F_35s_But_in_Unmanned_Aircraft_999.html

Washington DC (Sputnik) Apr 29, 2015
Will future Maverick and Goose wannabes end up as mere drone operators? Navy pilots' dog-fighting days may be numbered as the department's secretary says the F-35 joint strike fighter (JSF) will be "the last manned strike fighter aircraft" the Navy should commission, pointing to drones as the future of naval aviation. Coincidentally, the Navy announced that the yet-to-be-operational F-35 w

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Se subastará uno de los dos Spitfire Mk-I que quedan en vuelo [feedly]

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¿Volver a los hidroaviones de pasajeros? [feedly]

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Cargolux bans lithium-ion batteries after fire analysis [feedly]

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IAI details 767 tanker conversion plans [feedly]

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Afghan air force receives Cheetal helicopters [feedly]

http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Afghan-air-force-receives-Cheetal-helicopters-411690/

The Afghan air force has formally received three Cheetal light helicopters which delivered earlier this month by Hindustan Aeronautics (HAL), with an acceptance ceremony having been held in Kabul on 15 April.

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Construction of new Airbus Asia Training Centre underway [feedly]

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Netherlands, Norway, Poland to jointly issue A330 MRTT RfP - IHS Jane's 360 [feedly]

http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=es&usg=AFQjCNG9F9eJ7IKsqb65TdC6JFA96AYBsQ&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&ei=P7g_VYB95bWZApyQgdgB&url=http://www.janes.com/article/51017/netherlands-norway-poland-to-jointly-issue-a330-mrtt-rfp

Netherlands, Norway, Poland to jointly issue A330 MRTT RfP
IHS Jane's 360
The Netherlands, Norway, and Poland will send a request for proposal (RfP) to Airbus to buy A330 Multi Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) aircraft within a matter of weeks, according to officials close to the issue. Since the platforms will be identical to ...

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New Israeli UAV manufacturer reveals initial plans - Flightglobal [feedly]

New Israeli UAV manufacturer reveals initial plans - Flightglobal
http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=es&usg=AFQjCNEiu3SB0RuFdVgTZUx0Ni7geKMNog&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&ei=jpI_VfDCI4KnmAKclIHoDQ&url=http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/new-israeli-uav-manufacturer-reveals-initial-plans-411663/




Newly founded Israeli manufacturer Meteor is planning to offer a range of affordable and tailor-made unmanned air vehicles to international customers, its new chief executive has revealed. The former president of fellow UAV manufacturer Israel ...

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Republic DH8D near Philadelphia on Apr 28th 2015, engine fire [feedly]

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NASA Balloon Reaches Australia After Nearly One Month Of Flight [feedly]

NASA Balloon Reaches Australia After Nearly One Month Of Flight
http://www.aero-news.net/index.cfm?do=main.textpost&id=08507205-4ca7-4ef4-a597-8b749b21c33c

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Draft Budget Takes $460 Million From Next-Generation Bomber Program


http://www.aero-news.net/index.cfm?do=main.textpost&id=962e715e-f980-4b24-85cd-f7291845eb2b

Draft Budget Takes $460 Million From Next-Generation Bomber Program A draft military budget which will be discussed by the House Armed Services Committee (HASC) this week would cut $460 million from the Pentagon's next-generation bomber program that would lead to a replacement to the aging B-52 and B-1 fleets.

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AOPA Asks FAA To Close Gaps In UAS Rule [feedly]

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Industrial Revolution III 3D printer places electronics within the objects it creates [feedly]

Industrial Revolution III 3D printer places electronics within the objects it creates
http://www.gizmag.com/ir3-3d-printer-electronic-componenst/36966/

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martes, 28 de abril de 2015



http://www.popsci.com/air-force-space-plane-gets-science-fiction-engine




The Air Force’s secret robot space plane is going to try out a new engine. TheX-37B has so far spent a total of 1367 days tooling around in Earth’s orbit, doing classified things. Yesterday, the Air Force Research Lab announced that on its fourth flight, the X-37B will come with a new fuel-efficient engine for maneuvering in space.

Hall thrusters were developed first by the Soviet Union during the 1960s, as a way for satellites to correct their course while in orbit. Apparently the engines were so effective the United States didn’t believe they were real at first. Now, Hall thrusters are commonly used on satellites and deep-space probes. They’re a kind of ion engine, which means the Air Force’s secret space robot will soon have an engine similar to that used by Darth Vader in his specialty Twin Ion Engine (TIE) Fighter.

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Seaplanes again? Aviation could take to the seas to ease pressure on airports, suggests study

http://www3.imperial.ac.uk/newsandeventspggrp/imperialcollege/newssummary/news_17-4-2015-14-25-1

Futuristic trans-Atlantic seaplanes could be the answer to growing pressure on commercial airlines, according to research by Imperial engineers.

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World Ex-Nasa man to plant one billion trees a year using drones

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/exnasa-man-to-plant-one-billion-trees-a-year-using-drones-10160588.html

BioCarbon Engineering wants to use drones to seed up to one billion trees a year


"The only way we're going to take on these age-old problems is with techniques that weren't available to us before," CEO and former Nasa-engineer Lauren Fletcher said. "By using this approach we can meet the scale of the problem out there."

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Navy tests software for automated carrier landing capability

http://www.spacewar.com/reports/Navy_tests_software_for_automated_carrier_landing_capability_999.html

The U.S. Navy has field tested an automated landing software system for carrier-borne F/A-18 and E/A-18G Growler electronic warfare aircraft.

The software tested at sea aboard the USS George H.W. Bush is called MAGIC CARPET, an acronym for Maritime Augmented Guidance with Integrated Controls for Carrier Approach and Recovery Precision Enabling Technologies.

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Spain’s Air Europa details Boeing 787 plans [feedly]

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Russia’s Irkut reports net profit down significantly in 2014 [feedly]

http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AtwDailyNews/~3/zE0N7NuajKk/russia-s-irkut-reports-net-profit-down-significantly-2014

Russia's Irkut Corp. has reported a 2014 net income of RUB72.27 million ($1.88 million at the 38.4 $/RUB rate), down 16 times from RUB1.17 billion in the year-ago period.

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Norwegian eyes UK, Spanish AOCs [feedly]

http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AtwDailyNews/~3/93NzT2Z7slQ/norwegian-eyes-uk-spanish-aocs

Low-cost carrier Norwegian is seeking a UK air operator's certificate (AOC) as it continues to expand its route network. It is also reportedly seeking a Spanish AOC.

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British Airways, Iberia switch allegiance to ELFAA [feedly]

http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AtwDailyNews/~3/vsV1cVifiGU/british-airways-iberia-switch-allegiance-elfaa

The European Low Fares Airline Association (ELFAA) has accepted International Airlines Group (IAG) carriers British Airways, Iberia and Iberia Express as members, effective immediately.

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Wizz Air Ukraine ceases operations [feedly]

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Airbus predicts strong traffic growth for Australia [feedly]

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Women playing pivotal role in AirAsia’s growth: CEO Fernandes [feedly]

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Exclusive research paper gives technical insight into NASA Titan sub concept [feedly]

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Russia Set to Deploy Tactical Drones in the Arctic [feedly]

Russia Set to Deploy Tactical Drones in the Arctic
http://drones.org/military/russia-set-to-deploy-tactical-drones-in-the-arctic-1109/

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We have flown one of the world’s most advanced jet trainers: the M-346 of the Italian Air Force [feedly]

We have flown one of the world's most advanced jet trainers: the M-346 of the Italian Air Force
http://theaviationist.com/2015/04/27/we-flew-the-itaf-m-346/

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Pay-to-fly schemes for young pilots must stop

https://www.eurocockpit.be/stories/20150428/pay-to-fly-schemes-for-young-pilots-must-stop

When young pilots have to pay an airline for flying its aircraft and passengers, something is seriously wrong. This is why the European Cockpit Association strongly denounces this unacceptable – but rapidly growing – phenomenon, practiced by airlines and intermediary agencies in Europe, and calls upon EU decision-makers to ban such “Pay-to-fly” (P2F) schemes. These schemes – also called “self-sponsored line training” – require newly trained pilots to buy a package of flight hours to gain flight experience. Usually, these flight hours are part of the ‘type rating’ – a standard in-house training course on a specific type of aircraft – which is part of every pilot’s professional career.

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Thin rubber membrane keeps a lid on cabin noise [feedly]

Thin rubber membrane keeps a lid on cabin noise
http://www.gizmag.com/acoustic-airplane-membrane/37204/


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Lockheed Martin's drones widen the net for search and rescue missions [feedly]

Lockheed Martin's drones widen the net for search and rescue missions
http://www.gizmag.com/lockheed-martin-drones-search-rescue/37211/

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A380, 10 years later


http://leehamnews.com/2015/04/28/a380-10-years-later/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

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Airbus Fails To Secure A330 Regional Orders

http://aviationweek.com/node/1293351

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Top-Performing Companies Prove Their Business Prowess

http://aviationweek.com/space/top-performing-companies-prove-their-business-prowess


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NASA, Boeing ecoDemonstrator Jet Comes to Shreveport for Anti-Bug Research

lunes, 27 de abril de 2015



press release




NASA will test non-stick wing coatings designed to minimize insect residue and help reduce aircraft fuel consumption during flights in Shreveport, Louisiana during the next two weeks.



The Boeing ecoDemonstrator 757 flight test jet is scheduled to arrive at the Shreveport Regional Airport after flying from Seattle Monday afternoon. To track its progress, go to:



http://flightaware.com/live/flight/BOE016



Media interested in seeing the airplane's arrival should contact Mark Crawford at 318-780-7080. Media will gather at the TacAir Facility located at 6209 Interstate Drive, Shreveport, Louisiana, and be escorted to the plane.



During 15 planned ecoDemonstrator flights through May 15, NASA's Environmentally Responsible Aviation Project will assess how well five different coatings prevent insect remains from sticking to the leading edge of the 757's right wing. Bug residue is a nuisance on cars, but on some aircraft designs it is also a drag, literally. Studies have shown that keeping the flow smooth, or laminar, over a wing can reduce fuel consumption as much as six percent. Even something as small as a bug on a leading edge can cause turbulent wedges that interrupt laminar flow, resulting in an increase in drag and fuel use.



Engineers at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, developed and tested several non-stick coatings in a small wind tunnel and on the wing of a Langley jet. They selected the best candidates to test on the ecoDemonstrator 757, while a NASA, Boeing, U.S. Department of Transportation (Volpe), and University of California-Davis team looked for an area with a large bug population to flight test the surfaces. After narrowing the list of 90 airports to six, Shreveport was chosen based on runway length, temperature, humidity, weather, the ability to handle a 757 aircraft and thunderstorm frequency.



The Langley researchers will work with Boeing pilots and engineers to test the coatings on two of the leading edge slats on the jet’s right wing during the Louisiana flights. The team will establish a bug baseline by using uncoated surfaces to capture insect accumulation rates. Then they will fly untreated control surfaces along with engineered surface samples of the five coatings being tested.



NASA's goals are not only to determine which coating is most effective in decreasing the amount of bug residue, but also to provide data that will allow engineers to measure how reducing the size and specific locations of bug strikes affect laminar flow and help improve fuel efficiency.



According to Boeing, the ecoDemonstrator Program plays a key role in the company’s environmental strategy by testing and accelerating new technologies that can reduce fuel use, carbon emissions and noise. In collaboration with NASA and TUI Group, Europe’s leading travel group, the ecoDemonstrator 757 began flight tests in March with a focus on improving aerodynamic efficiency. In 2014, the company tested more than 25 technologies on the ecoDemonstrator 787. In 2012, Boeing tested 15 ecoDemonstrator technologies on an American Airlines 737-800.



With the exception of Boeing proprietary technology, NASA knowledge gained through the ecoDemonstrator research will be publicly available to benefit industry.


For more information about ecoDemonstrator 757 tests and a photograph of the plane, see:



http://go.nasa.gov/1GAf7rv

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New funds to aid Coast Guard in adopting a UAV

http://www.navytimes.com/story/military/coast-guard/2015/04/25/coast-guard-drone-uav-budget-surveillance/26193019/

The service needs something that can fly in terrible weather, at high altitudes and for days on end to aid in drug and migrant interdiction, search and rescue, and other missions, the unmanned aerial system program manager told an audience recently at the annual Sea Air Space Exposition outside Washington, D.C.

Without funds for its own acquisition program, the Coast Guard is hoping to pick up a modified version of an existing platform, or help facilitate a new drone through the Defense Department's Join Tactical UAV program office.

"We're really agnostic with what it is — whether it's fixed-wing, rotary-wing," Lt. Cmdr. Dan Broadhurst said. "But what we need is a tactical, local asset that we can send out for up to 12 hours and probably up to about 5,000 feet."

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New docking system means drones can re-charge their batteriesl in mid-air





One New Zealand-born man may have come up with a system to change that. Daniel Wilson, a researcher at the University of Sydney's Australian Centre for Field Robotics, has developed a method to allow UAVs to dock and recharge in mid-air, much like military jets do. He believes his team's successful UAV docking in November last year was a world first.

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Space Solar Power Initiative Established by Northrop Grumman and Caltech



PASADENA, Calif. – April 20, 2015 – Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has signed a sponsored research agreement with the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) for the development of the Space Solar Power Initiative (SSPI). Under the terms of the agreement, Northrop Grumman will provide up to $17.5 million to the initiative over three years.




Working together, the team will develop the scientific and technological innovations necessary to enable a space-based solar power system capable of generating electric power at cost parity with grid-connected fossil fuel power plants. SSPI responds to the engineering challenge of providing a cost-competitive source of sustainable energy. SSPI will develop technologies in three areas: high-efficiency ultralight photovoltaics; ultralight deployable space structures; and phased array and power transmission.

SSPI was conceived by three principal investigators from Caltech's Division of Engineering and Applied Science (EAS) who jointly lead the initiative:
  • Harry A. Atwater, Jr., Howard Hughes Professor of Applied Physics and Materials Science, Director of the Resnick Sustainability Institute;
  • Ali Hajimiri, Thomas G. Myers Professor of Electrical Engineering and Medical Engineering; and
  • Sergio Pellegrino, Joyce and Kent Kresa Professor of Aeronautics, Professor of Civil Engineering and Jet Propulsion Laboratory Senior Research Scientist.

Atwater, Hajimiri and Pellegrino have assembled a team of students, postdoctoral scholars, and senior researchers that will eventually exceed 50 members. EAS is building specialized laboratory facilities to support this team. Northrop Grumman engineers and scientists will collaborate with the team at Caltech to develop solutions, build prototypes and obtain experimental and numerical validation of concepts that could allow development to proceed toward eventual implementation.

"By working together with Caltech, Northrop Grumman extends its long heritage of innovation in space-based technologies and mission solutions," said Joseph Ensor, vice president and general manager, Space Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) Systems, Northrop Grumman. "The potential breakthroughs from this research could have extensive applications across a number of related power use challenges."

"This initiative is a great example of how Caltech engineers are working at the leading edges of fundamental science to invent the technologies of the future," said Ares Rosakis, Otis Booth Leadership Chair of the Caltech Division of Engineering and Applied Science and the Theodore von Kármán Professor of Aeronautics and Professor of Mechanical Engineering. "The Space Solar Power Initiative brings together electrical engineers, applied physicists, and aerospace engineers in the type of profound interdisciplinary collaboration that is seamlessly enhanced at a small place like Caltech. I believe it also demonstrates the value of industry and academic partnerships. We are working on extremely difficult problems that could eventually provide the foundations for new industries."

Caltech and Northrop Grumman have a long history of collaboration, dating back decades to joint work between Professor Theodore von Kármán and Jack Northrop. Von Kármán was a scientist and engineer who directed Caltech's Guggenheim Aeronautical Laboratory during the 1930s and later co-founded the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Northrop was an aviation pioneer who in 1939 founded the Northrop Corporation, one of the legacy companies that united to become Northrop Grumman. This unique $17.5 million initiative is one of the largest corporate sponsored research projects Caltech has undertaken in recent years.

Caltech (www.caltech.edu) is a world-renowned research and education institution focused on science and engineering, where faculty and students pursue new knowledge about our world and search for the kinds of bold and innovative advances that will transform our future. The scientific, engineering, and technological contributions of Caltech's faculty and alumni have earned national and international recognition. Caltech's 124-acre campus is located in Pasadena, California. The Institute manages the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) (www.jpl.nasa.gov) for NASA, and owns and operates several large-scale research facilities. The Caltech Division of Engineering and Applied Science (www.eas.caltech.edu) consists of seven departments and supports teaching and research faculty who work with internationally diverse and extremely talented students, postdoctoral scholars, and colleagues.

Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions in unmanned systems, cyber, C4ISR, and logistics and modernization to government and commercial customers worldwide. Please visit www.northropgrumman.com for more information.

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USAF uses new 3D laser technology to maintain ageing KC-135 Stratotankers [feedly]

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Sukhoi posts 2014 loss, despite 45% jump in revenue - MRO Network [feedly]

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Air New Zealand selects Pratt & Whitney GTF engines for A320neos [feedly]

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Diamond Aircraft DA62 Receives EASA Certification [feedly]

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Austro Engine AE300 Receives EASA Certificate For 1,800 Hour TBO [feedly]

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NASA Spacecraft Achieves Unprecedented Success Studying Mercury [feedly]

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Argentina and Russia In Strategic Partnership Deal [feedly]

Argentina and Russia In Strategic Partnership Deal
https://www.defencetalk.com/argentina-and-russia-in-strategic-partnership-deal-63984/

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Saab Signs Contract with Brazil on Weapon Acquisition for Gripen NG [feedly]

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Poland pre-selects Airbus helo for acquisition [feedly]

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Le C919 de COMAC fera son roll out en septembre prochain - Air-Journal [feedly]

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Carplane: el último coche que vuela, presentado en Alemania

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OPINION: Emirates deal takes pressure off Airbus [feedly]

http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OPINION-Emirates-deal-takes-pressure-off-Airbus-411574/

Demand for an expensive A380 refresh project appears to have been kicked into the long grass

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None aboard: Ten UAVs to watch [feedly]

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OPINION: In robot wars, manned and unmanned systems must merge [feedly]

OPINION: In robot wars, manned and unmanned systems must merge
http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OPINION-In-robot-wars-manned-and-unmanned-systems-must-merge-411573/

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10 years in the skies: the A380’s numbers add up [feedly]

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Fleets serving Australia South Pacific to almost double by 2033 [feedly]

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THY A320 at Istanbul on Apr 25th 2015, hard landing, go-around, engine problem, gear problem, gear collapse, runway excursion [feedly]

THY A320 at Istanbul on Apr 25th 2015, hard landing, go-around, engine problem, gear problem, gear collapse, runway excursion
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Some interesting photos of the impressive Israel’s 67th Independence Day flypast [feedly]

Some interesting photos of the impressive Israel's 67th Independence Day flypast
http://theaviationist.com/2015/04/24/israel-flyover-for-67-independence-day/

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BAE selling part of their US branches

http://www.bizjournals.com/washington/blog/fedbiz_daily/2015/04/bae-looks-to-sell-1-5services-consolidate.html

The plan is to sell most of the services businesses in the U.S. subsidiary’s intelligence and security sector, while shifting its geospatial-intelligence unit to the electronics sector,” said Loren Thompson, chief operating officer for the Arlington-based think tank Lexington Institute, who is a consultant to BAE.

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Airbus moves ahead with defence electronics, other asset sales

http://in.reuters.com/article/2015/04/23/airbus-m-a-units-idINKBN0NE1A320150423

Europe's defence industry is struggling as cash-strapped governments cut military spending, and the asset sales are part of efforts announced by Airbus last year to sell half a dozen businesses with combined annual revenues of around 2 billion euros ($2.1 billion).

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US Navy Leans Toward Building More Super Hornets After F-35C Delays

http://www.military.com/daily-news/2015/04/22/navy-leans-toward-building-more-super-hornets-after-f35c-delays.html

"We have looked at the F-18 inventory as part of our overall inventory management. The CNO (Chief of Naval Operations) has testified that looking at our inventory from now into the mid-2020s and 2030s -- we need about two to three squadrons of Super Hornets to really reduce risk going forward as we procure F-35Cs," Rear Adm. Michael Manazir, airector of air warfare, told Military.com in an interview.

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Video: X-47B First to Complete Autonomous Aerial Refueling

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Ryanair's O'Leary Says Biofuel Use Is A 'PR Stunt' [feedly]

Ryanair's O'Leary Says Biofuel Use Is A 'PR Stunt'
http://www.aero-news.net/index.cfm?do=main.textpost&id=565a1fde-01bd-4062-86d7-dc2b8360b147

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Skylon's SABRE engine concept passes US Air Force feasibilty test [feedly]


http://www.gizmag.com/sabre-engine-afrl-feasibility-study/37092/

Reaction Engines' Skylon reusable spaceplane project has been given a boost, with analysis by the United States Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) confirming the feasibility of the SABRE engine cycle concept that lies at its heart. .. Continue Reading SABRE engine concept passes US Air Force feasibilty test

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Audi just created diesel fuel from air and water [feedly]


http://www.gizmag.com/audi-creates-e-diesel-from-co2/37130/

Audi is looking to fuel the future without fossil fuels. One of the company's pilot plants in Germany has just produced the first batches of a synthetic diesel made using only water and air. The company's pilot plant, which is operated by German startup Sunfire, produced its first batches of the "e-diesel" this month. German Federal Minister of Education and Research Johanna Wanka put a few liters of the fuel in her work car, an Audi A8, to commemorate the accomplishment... Continue Reading Audi just created diesel fuel from air and water

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Porsche working on variable-compression engine [feedly]


http://www.gizmag.com/porsche-variable-compression-engine-patent/37186/

While the fashion in high-tech automotive developments might lean towards hybrids and electric vehicles at the moment, there's still plenty of scope to improve the good old internal combustion engine and one of the holy grails of such development is the creation of a viable variable-compression-ratio system. Now Porsche is working on just such an engine, revealed in the form of a newly-published patent, which will be able to alter its compression ratio. .. Continue Reading Porsche working on variable-compression engine

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GKN Aerospace to supply wing skins for Gulfstream G500 and G600 business jets [feedly]

viernes, 24 de abril de 2015

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Nasa creates first 3D printed copper rocket engine component [feedly]

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US drone war under scrutiny after botched strike [feedly]

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A blueprint for clearing the skies of space debris [feedly]

A blueprint for clearing the skies of space debris
http://www.spacedaily.com/reports/A_blueprint_for_clearing_the_skies_of_space_debris_999.html

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SpaceX says rocket recovery failure due to throttle valve problem [feedly]

SpaceX says rocket recovery failure due to throttle valve problem
http://www.spacedaily.com/reports/SpaceX_says_rocket_recovery_failure_due_to_throttle_valve_problem_999.html

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Elytron, el triplano que quiere revolucionar los VTOL [feedly]

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BEA plans A320 flight to validate Germanwings CVR data [feedly]

http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/BEA-plans-A320-flight-to-validate-Germanwings-CVR-data-411534/

Investigators will conduct a flight with an Airbus A320 to validate sounds picked up by the cockpit voice recorder of the Germanwings aircraft that crashed in the French Alps on 24 March.

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Comac breaks ground on flight test centre in Shandong [feedly]

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Delta B763 near Newark on Apr 22nd 2015, turbulence causes injuries [feedly]

Delta B763 near Newark on Apr 22nd 2015, turbulence causes injuries
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KAI Campaigns To Sell 24 FA-50s To Peru [feedly]

KAI Campaigns To Sell 24 FA-50s To Peru
http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/kai-campaigns-sell-24-fa-50s-peru

South Korean President Park Geun-hye is backing a campaign by Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) to sell 24 FA-50 attack aircraft to Peru.

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Belgium Mulling A330 MRTT Purchase [feedly]


http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/belgium-mulling-a330-mrtt-purchase

Belgium is considering the purchase of Airbus A330 Multi-Role Tanker Transports, the Belgian press has reported.

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Vertex hybrid drone combines hovering and fixed-wing flight [feedly]

http://www.gizmag.com/vertex-hybrid-drone/37159/

As consumer drones are becoming increasingly common, we seem to be seeing more of a certain "value-added" feature – quadcopters that are able to hover as needed, but which can also transition to faster and more efficient fixed-wing flight. Recent examples have included the Skyprowler and the X PlusOne. Now, there's also the Vertex. .. Continue Reading Vertex hybrid drone combines hovering and fixed-wing flight

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Uber launches on-demand helicopter rides in Shanghai

jueves, 23 de abril de 2015

http://www.marketwatch.com/story/uber-launches-on-demand-helicopter-rides-in-shanghai-2015-04-23

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Airbus, FlightSafety International’s U.S. Partnership to Help Address Future Commercial Pilot Shortage [feedly]

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Photo Release -- X-47B Unmanned Aircraft Demonstrates the First Autonomous Aerial Refueling






PATUXENT RIVER, Md. – April 22, 2015 – Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) and the U.S. Navy successfully demonstrated fully autonomous aerial refueling (AAR) with the X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System Demonstration (UCAS-D) aircraft today, marking the first time in history that an unmanned aircraft has refueled in-flight.


This is another historic aviation milestone for the X-47B, which in 2013 became the first unmanned aircraft to autonomously launch from and recover aboard an aircraft carrier. In combination, these landmark demonstrations constitute a major step forward in autonomy that has application in both manned and unmanned aircraft. Autonomous launch, recovery and refueling have the potential for reducing operational costs in the future.

"AAR testing with the X-47B helps solidify the concept that future unmanned aircraft can perform standard missions like aerial refueling and operate seamlessly with manned aircraft as part of the Carrier Air Wing," said Capt. Beau Duarte, the Navy's Unmanned Carrier Aviation program manager.

During the probe and drogue (or "Navy-style") AAR demonstration, the X-47B performed a close formation flight rendezvous with an Omega K-707 tanker. Upon clearance from the tanker crew, the X-47B maneuvered into position behind the K-707 and successfully engaged the drogue. On completion of the refueling, the X-47B autonomously disengaged the drogue and maneuvered away from the tanker before returning to base.

"We are very pleased with the outcome of this first round of probe and drogue flights with the X-47B," said Pablo Gonzalez, UCAS-D program manager, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems. "The AAR system and X-47B both performed as expected. While we would certainly benefit from additional probe and drogue flight testing, we have reached a tipping point at which AAR is now feasible."

Northrop Grumman began developing AAR technology for both Navy and Air Force application nearly a decade ago, pioneering a "hybrid" approach that integrates both GPS and infrared imaging to enhance navigational precision and hedge against GPS disruption. Initial UCAS-D flight testing began in 2012 using a manned Learjet as a surrogate for the X-47B. These successful proof-of-concept flights demonstrated the overall feasibility of the X-47B AAR system and helped refine its navigation, command and control, and infrared sensor processing components.

Northrop Grumman is the Navy's UCAS-D prime contractor. The UCAS-D industry team includes Lockheed Martin, Pratt & Whitney, GKN Aerospace, Eaton, General Electric, UTC Aerospace Systems, Dell, Honeywell, Moog, Wind River, Parker Aerospace, Sargent Aerospace & Defense, and Rockwell Collins.

To learn more about the X-47B UCAS Program, visit: http://bit.ly/18iGc2J.

Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions in unmanned systems, cyber, C4ISR, and logistics and modernization to government and commercial customers worldwide. Please visit www.northropgrumman.com for more information.

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Pratt & Whitney Powers X-47B Unmanned Aircraft Aerial Refueling - PR Newswire (press release) [feedly]

PATUXENT RIVER, Md., April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Naval Air Systems Command -- The Northrop Grumman X-47B unmanned combat air system (UCAS) has successfully performed an autonomous aerial refueling (AAR) flight test off the coast of Maryland andVirginia powered by Pratt & Whitney's F100-PW-220U engine and exhaust system. This test event marks the first time an unmanned aircraft has demonstrated mid-air refueling using the Navy's probe-and-drogue refueling method, and completes the final objectives of the UCAS demonstration program. Pratt & Whitney is a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).

The F100-PW-220U engine is based on the extremely successful engine powering the F-15 and F-16 aircraft around the world. The nozzle was uniquely designed for the X-47B application.

"The engine has performed nearly flawlessly," said Dan Grady, manager, Unmanned Systems, Pratt & Whitney. "Its performance and reliability has exceeded our expectations resulting in no unscheduled engine removals, 100 percent dispatch readiness and in-flight reliability."

During the test, the X-47B exchanged refueling messages with a government-designed Refueling Interface System (RIS) aboard the Omega K-707 tanker. While in-flight, the X-47B then autonomously maneuvered its fixed refueling probe into the tanker's drogue, transferred fuel and safely disconnected from the tanker, successfully completing the first contact flight.

"The ability to autonomously transfer and receive fuel in flight will increase the range and flexibility of future unmanned aircraft platforms, ultimately extending carrier power projection," said Capt. Beau Duarte, the Navy's Unmanned Carrier Aviation program manager. "What we accomplished today demonstrates a significant, groundbreaking step forward for the Navy."

Over the last few years, the X-47B conducted five carrier demonstrations, showcasing the Navy's commitment to unmanned carrier aviation through operations in and around the flight deck and maturing an AAR capability.

"Our team has worked closely with the Navy and Northrop Grumman to get ready for this important demonstration," said Grady. "Powering the successful fuel transfer marks a proud moment in history for Pratt & Whitney."

Pratt & Whitney is a world leader in the design, manufacture and service of aircraft engines and auxiliary power units. United Technologies Corp., based in Hartford, Connecticut, provides high technology products and services to the building and aerospace industries. To learn more about UTC, visit its website at www.utc.com, or follow the company on Twitter: @UTC.

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Sweden’s Remote Tower Services go live at Örnsköldsvik Airport [feedly]

Sweden's Remote Tower Services go live at Örnsköldsvik Airport
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/AtwDailyNews/~3/BQ_ad6W_bUk/sweden-s-remote-tower-services-go-live-rnsk-ldsvik-airport

Sweden's Örnsköldsvik Airport has begun operations using the Remote Tower Services (RTS) system developed by Swedish air navigation services provider LFV and Saab.

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Boeing Reports Strong First-Quarter Results [feedly]

Boeing Reports Strong First-Quarter Results
http://boeing.mediaroom.com/2015-04-22-Boeing-Reports-Strong-First-Quarter-Results

Core EPS (non-GAAP) rose 12 percent* to $1.97 on strong operating performance; GAAP EPS of $1.87

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ANA develops new economy class seats with Toyota Boshoku [feedly]

PICTURE: ANA develops new economy class seats with Toyota Boshoku
http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURE-ANA-develops-new-economy-class-seats-with-Toyota-Boshoku-411460/

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easyJet takes delivery of its 250th Airbus aircraft [feedly]

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Airbus Selects Korean Air Aerospace to manufacture Sharklet wingtips for the A330neo Family [feedly]

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Triton UAV conducts first flight with search radar - IHS Jane's 360 [feedly]



Triton UAV conducts first flight with search radar

IHS Jane's 360

The US Navy's (USN's) Northrop Grumman MQ-4C Triton unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) completed its first flight equipped with a Multi-Function Active Sensor (MFAS) on 18 April, the USN announced on 20 April. The USN's MQ-4C Triton UAV has completed ...




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FAA Approves UAV Use for Search and Rescue in Maine - Spar Point Group [feedly]



FAA Approves UAV Use for Search and Rescue in Maine

Spar Point Group

Viking Drone SPAR reported last week that the FAA had introduced a summary grant process to improve the speed at which they could grant 333 exemptions. At the time we published, the process had already increased the number of exemptions from 69 to ...




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Conference Announcement: Future Trends in Certification of Advanced Technology Structures [feedly]

Conference Announcement: Future Trends in Certification of Advanced Technology Structures
http://www.aerosociety.com/News/Society-News/3060/Conference-Announcement-Future-Trends-in-Certification-of-Advanced-Technology-Structures

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GKN Aerospace To Produce Wing Skins For Gulfstream G500/600 [feedly]

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. has selected GKN Aerospace to produce the wing skins for its G500 and G600 ultra-long-range business jets.

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First Delivery of Piaggio Aerospace Avanti Evo

miércoles, 22 de abril de 2015



Piaggio Aerospace announces that the first Avanti EVO aircraft was delivered in Genoa to a Greek customer for charter operations.

“This is a significant milestone for our company – said the CEO Carlo Logli – as we start delivering the third generation of our Business Aviation turboprop, the only one in its market sector to be completely designed and produced in Italy. We expect 6 deliveries by the end of this year to American, Asian and European customers who have selected one of the most performing, environmentally friendly, elegant and comfortable aircraft available today in the international market”.

The delivered Avanti EVO has Extended Range and Full Optional configuration. It is characterised by the typical “Made in Italy” style. Its interiors comprise VIP seats developed by Iacobucci HF and covered with top class leather by Poltrona Frau. Its refined livery adopts the classical Avanti EVO colours (blue and white) adorned by an outlined red bird painted on the vertical stabilizer.

Third generation of P.180 Avanti, the Avanti EVO increases its performance, efficiency and comfort. Able to carry up to 7 passengers and capable of flying at a maximum cruise speed of 404 Kts, (745 km/h) with a range IFR of 1,770 nm (3,278 km), a climbing rate of 2,770 fpm (844 m/per minute) and can fly up to a service ceiling of 41,000 feet (12,500 m). As regards the Avanti EVO fuel consumption, it is 40% lower than that of jet planes of the same class and makes Avanti EVO one of the most environmentally friendly aircraft in its market segment, with a low level of emissions. A low noise power plant, where the turbines are fitted with counter-rotating 5-blades scimitar propellers, permits a 68% reduction of the community noise making the Avanti EVO a better neighbour.

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DARPA Boosts Air Power with 'Plug and Fly' - Armed with Science [feedly]

DARPA Boosts Air Power with 'Plug and Fly' - Armed with Science
http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=es&usg=AFQjCNH9Xd-r2Ah5yzMPNESdjaK57rjB7g&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&ei=Tng2Vcj5I4GMmgK_74C4CQ&url=http://science.dodlive.mil/2015/04/21/darpa-boosts-air-power-with-plug-and-fly/

DARPA Boosts Air Power with 'Plug and Fly'
Armed with Science
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is unveiling a new program to boost U.S. air superiority by separating payloads such as weapons and sensors from the main air platform, and using open-systemarchitectures to seamlessly integrate ...

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Textron Aviation celebrates opening of new Paris Service Center [feedly]

Textron Aviation celebrates opening of new Paris Service Center
http://www.revistaaerea.com/2015/04/21/textron-aviation-celebrates-opening-of-new-paris-service-center/

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L'An-178, petit dernier du constructeur Antonov, fait son roll-out - Le Journal de l'Aviation [feedly]

L'An-178, petit dernier du constructeur Antonov, fait son roll-out - Le Journal de l'Aviation
http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=es&usg=AFQjCNHLxZHhBv3CpV1My1PBr16rzYx-9A&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&ei=uHY2VdmgMYjrmALQxIDwDQ&url=http://www.journal-aviation.com/actualites/29499-l-an-178-petit-dernier-du-constructeur-antonov-fait-son-roll-out

L'An-178, petit dernier du constructeur Antonov, fait son roll-out
Le Journal de l'Aviation
Entouré de Cosaques en costumes de cérémonie, l'An-178 a effectué son roll-out, le 16 avril. L'appareil a quitté son hangar géant de l'usine de construction Antonov à Kiev, entouré par une foule enthousiaste. A l'ombre des ailes hautes ...

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Piaggio Avanti Evo enters service [feedly]

Piaggio Avanti Evo enters service
http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Piaggio-Avanti-Evo-enters-service-411436/

Piaggio has delivered the first Avanti Evo, four months after receiving certification for the third iteration of its P180 twin-pusher and less than a year after it was launched.

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OPINION: Rafale buy gives India a fighting chance [feedly]

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Dassault prepares Falcon 5X for 2 June roll-out [feedly]

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Researchers Seeking Agricultural Applications For Unmanned Aircraft - Growing Produce [feedly]

Researchers Seeking Agricultural Applications For Unmanned Aircraft - Growing Produce
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Researchers Seeking Agricultural Applications For Unmanned Aircraft
Growing Produce
The Citrus Research and Education Center in Lake Alfred, FL, recently hosted a workshop on the future applications of unmanned aerial aircraft (UAVs) in agriculture. The event brought together academics from across the world who specialize in the use ...
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Polish Air Force to form a new F-16 Viper Demo team. And here’s the jets livery [feedly]

Polish Air Force to form a new F-16 Viper Demo team. And here's the jets livery
http://theaviationist.com/2015/04/21/new-polish-f-16-demo-team/

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WARPLANES: No Tears For The T-50/PakFa [feedly]

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USAF consolidates B-1 fleets and LRS-B programme under AFGSC [feedly]

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Embraer, Saab Set Partnership For F-X2 Project Joint Program Management [feedly]

Embraer, Saab Set Partnership For F-X2 Project Joint Program Management
http://www.aero-news.net/index.cfm?do=main.textpost&id=05c28d26-3227-4dbd-a3a0-2886b9a76b22

Will Also Develop A Two-Seat Variant Of The Gripen NG For Brazil Embraer and Saab have signed an agreement that establishes a partnership for joint management of the F-X2 Project for the Brazilian Air Force following the Memorandum of Understanding announced on July 11th, 2014. The partnership agreement is part of Saab's commitment to deliver industrial co-operation in relation to the F-X2 project.

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Airbus Defense and Space Selects Mobile, Alabama for C212 Aircraft Series Worldwide Support Center

martes, 21 de abril de 2015

http://www.marketwired.com/press-release/airbus-defense-space-selects-mobile-alabama-c212-aircraft-series-worldwide-support-center-2010974.htm

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JR Tokai maglev train a blur as it hits world record 603 kph - AJW by The Asahi Shimbun

http://ajw.asahi.com/article/behind_news/social_affairs/AJ201504210068

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To Keep Bugs Off Airplane Wings, NASA Is Trying Out Anti-Stick Coatings

To Keep Bugs Off Airplane Wings, NASA Is Trying Out Anti-Stick Coatings

http://www.popsci.com/nasa-testing-solutions-bug-splattered-windshield

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3 Things You Probably Didn't Know A Printer Could Do

3 Things You Probably Didn't Know A Printer Could Do

http://www.popsci.com/3-things-you-probably-didnt-know-printer-could-do

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How drones see an invisible world

How drones see an invisible world

http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20150410-the-invisible-world-viewed-by-drones?ocid=global_future_rss

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Petición al Ministerio de Fomento para que convoquen plazas para el Cuerpo de Ingenieros Técnicos



No hace mucho se publicó la oferta para el cuerpo de ingenieros del estado. Sin embargo hace CINCO años que no se ofertan plazas para ingenieros técnicos. Es por ello que el Colegio Oficial de Ingenieros Técnicos Aeronáuticos ha creado esta instancia para solicitar que se convoquen plazas para el cuerpo de Ingenieros Técnicos:

(hay que hacerla llegar firmada al Colegio de Ingenieros Técnicos Aeronáuticos, que la presentará en el ministerio)


A LA MINISTRA DE FOMENTO



D/Dña, ________________________, Ingeniero Técnico Aeronáutico y Graduado en Ingeniería Aeroespacial (el que lo sea), con DNI/NIF _________, y domiciliado en _________, calle ____________________, con el respeto y subordinación debidos, al amparo del DERECHO DE PETICIÓN

EXPONE

Que hace más de CINCO años que en el Ministerio de Fomento no se convoca plaza alguna para ingreso en el Cuerpo de Ingenieros Técnicos Aeronáuticos.

Que los ingenieros técnicos aeronáuticos  fueron los primeros inspectores de aviación civil en España y que junto con los ingenieros aeronáuticos han venido y vienen realizando, en igualdad, las funciones de inspección de seguridad aérea en todas las Delegaciones de Seguridad Aérea españolas.

Que por aplicación de la Exclusiones Ex 11 y Ex 17, no se permite al ingeniero técnico aeronáutico ni al Graduado en Ingeniería Aeroespacial acceder a los concursos y plazas de otros Ministerios, por considerarse que somos funcionarios necesarios para el buen funcionamiento de la Agencia Estatal de Seguridad Aérea.

Que anualmente se están convocando plazas en todos los Ministerios, excepto en el Ministerio de Fomento en las que, de acuerdo con lo establecido en la Ley del Estatuto Básico del Empleado Público, el nivel de entrada y los requisitos de formación son estar en posesión del título de ingeniero, licenciado, arquitecto o Grado, a las que el recurrente no puede aspirar por aplicación de la Exclusiones Ex 11 y Ex 17.


Que por todo lo anterior el recurrente considera que el Cuerpo de Ingenieros Técnicos Aeronáuticos del Ministerio de Fomento se encuentra, por decisión de ese Ministerio, en situación de “A EXTINGUIR” y a todos sus miembros se les niega el derecho constitucional de igualdad ante la Ley y a la justa aspiración al desarrollo de su carrera profesional, al aplicárseles las Exclusiones Ex 11 y Ex 17, para que no puedan aspirar a vacantes ministeriales de mayor nivel y consideración que las que le son reconocidas en el Ministerio de Fomento, mientras que en este Ministerio dejan de convocarse vacantes, amortizando todas sus vacantes para aumentar las del Cuerpo de Ingenieros Aeronáuticos en la  misma o mayor proporción,

Y es por lo que, al amparo de lo establecido en la legislación vigente, 

SOLICITA

Sea aplicada la Ley del Estatuto Básico del Empleado Público, en el Ministerio de Fomento permitiendo el concurso a los Graduados en Ingeniería Aeroespacial o, en su caso, dado que la Agencia Estatal de Seguridad Aérea no convoca plazas para ingreso en el Cuerpo de Ingenieros Técnicos Aeronáuticos,

Sea declarado dicho Cuerpo “A Extinguir”, librando de las Exclusiones Ex 11 y Ex 17 a todos sus componentes para poder acceder a las vacantes que se convocan para otros Cuerpos y escalas del resto de los Ministerios.


Madrid, a                 de 2015.




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