Airline Pilots Under Financial Stress | Fabrizio Poli | LinkedIn

lunes, 16 de febrero de 2015

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Why the US Government Is Terrified of Hobbyist Drones [feedly]

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Why the US Government Is Terrified of Hobbyist Drones
// WIRED » Danger Room

If you want to understand why the government freaked out when a $400 remote-controlled quad copter landed on the White House grounds last week, you need to look four miles away, to a small briefing room in Arlington, Virginia. There, just 10 days earlier, officials from the US military, the Department of Homeland Security, and the FAA gathered for a DHS "summit" on a danger that had been consuming them privately for years: the potential use of hobbyist drones as weapons of terror or assassination.

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Airbus Set to Sign Indian MRTT Tanker Contract - Defenseworld.net [feedly]

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Airbus Set to Sign Indian MRTT Tanker Contract - Defenseworld.net
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Defenseworld.net

Airbus Set to Sign Indian MRTT Tanker Contract
Defenseworld.net
Airbus and the Indian MoD are set to sign a contract to procure the multirole tanker transporter (MRTT) aircraft based on the A330 platform. Well informed officials told Defenseworld.net Delhi correspondent that the contract negotiations committee has ...

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General Atomics Claims Laser Weapon Advance [feedly]

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General Atomics Claims Laser Weapon Advance
// Aviation Week

General Atomics claims laser breakthrough

So far, laser weapons have been deemed too big, too expensive and insufficiently lethal for mainstream use. General Atomics says it has taken steps to solving that problem.

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NASA tests TGALS glider-based satellite launch system - Gizmag [feedly]

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NASA tests TGALS glider-based satellite launch system - Gizmag
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Gizmag

NASA tests TGALS glider-based satellite launch system
Gizmag
TGALS' approach is to go for a more flexible and cheaper design by making an unmanned or pilot-optional glider that's cheaper to build than a custom aircraft, and uses an open structure for more flexibility in payload size. Because TGALS is towed into ...

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ESA's IXV Demonstrates Reusability [feedly]

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ESA's IXV Demonstrates Reusability
// Aviation Week

The success of Europe's experimental IXV technology demonstration could open the door for future development of reusable space transportation vehicles.

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FAA Finally Proposes 'Flexible' Rule On Small UAS - Aviation Week [feedly]

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FAA Finally Proposes 'Flexible' Rule On Small UAS - Aviation Week
// unmanned air system: Google Noticias

Summit County Citizens Voice

FAA Finally Proposes 'Flexible' Rule On Small UAS
Aviation Week
According to the long-delayed small unmanned aircraft systems (SUAS) notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM), aircraft must weigh less than 55 lb., must remain within unaided visual line-of-sight of the operator or visual observer and can fly only in ...
Proposed rule sets limits on small UAS
Presidential Memorandum: Promoting Economic Competitiveness While ...

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Darpa To Focus On How Unmanned Can Help Manned - Aviation Week [feedly]

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Darpa To Focus On How Unmanned Can Help Manned - Aviation Week
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Darpa To Focus On How Unmanned Can Help Manned
Aviation Week
... fiscal 2016 budget request. "We have done some modeling and simulation looking at low-cost air vehicles and how you distribute those in a system-of-systems approach to compete certain missions," says Darpa Deputy Director Steven Walker. "We've seen ...

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USAF chief keeps sights on close air support mission [feedly]

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USAF chief keeps sights on close air support mission
// Aircraft news

The US Air Force's desire to gradually phase out operation of the Fairchild Republic A-10 is in no way indicative of a lack of enthusiasm for the close air support mission, its chief of staff Gen Mark Welsh says.
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​Irkut to conclude shipment of Su-30MKI kits to India [feedly]

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​Irkut to conclude shipment of Su-30MKI kits to India
// Aircraft news

Russia's Irkut will complete deliveries of Sukhoi Su-30MKI assembly kits to India in 2015, with the firm stating that a "complete transfer of technology" has taken place in the programme.
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FAA to announce new rules for flying drones - CNN [feedly]

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FAA to announce new rules for flying drones - CNN
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Christian Science Monitor

FAA to announce new rules for flying drones
CNN
Only a handful of those exemptions have been granted since the first was awarded to energy giant BP and UAV manufacturer AeroVironment in June for aerial surveys in Alaska. "These surveys on Alaska's North Slope are another important step toward ...
The FAA just took a huge step towards legalizing commercial drone ...
"Safely integrating these aircraft:" FAA proposes allowing ...

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FAA floats new rules for commercial drone use

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NASA tests TGALS glider-based satellite launch system

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