Japan to ground hobbyist drones in urban areas, impose sweeping restrictions elsewhere | The Japan Times

jueves, 10 de diciembre de 2015

http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2015/12/09/national/japan-ground-hobbyist-drones-urban-areas-impose-sweeping-restrictions-elsewhere/#.VmlhrcsunqB

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Airbus On Track To Beat Boeing For Sales In 2015 [feedly]

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Airbus On Track To Beat Boeing For Sales In 2015
// Aero-News Network

Reports Many More Orders As Year Draws To A Close It looks like Airbus will beat Boeing for new airplane orders in 2015, and by a significant number. The blog ondair.net reports that Airbus has booked 850 firm orders for 2015 compared to 568 for Boeing.
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Hyperloop Technologies to start testing high-speed transport system next month [feedly]

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Hyperloop Technologies to start testing high-speed transport system next month
// Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine

The race to get us racing through near-vacuum tubes close to the speed of sound is heating up. Hyperloop Technologies, one of the startups looking to commercialize Elon Musk's futuristic transport concept, has announced plans to commence testing on an open-air track in Nevada next month, with a view to hitting speeds of 700 mph (1,126 km/h) by the end of 2016.

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Tags: Hyperloop Related Articles: California is getting a Hyperloop, but not where you think Development company for Hyperloop emerges from stealth mode Hyperloop design to be revealed next month SpaceX to build Hyperloop test track, host pod-building competition How does Elon Musk's Hyperloop work? A terminal fit for a Hyperloop?
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Airbus's new spaceplane patent shows company is 'deadly serious' about supersonic flight - Telegraph

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/industry/engineering/12040370/Airbuss-new-spaceplane-patent-shows-company-is-deadly-serious-about-supersonic-flight.html

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Airbus Pursues Saudia A380 Order With Super-Dense 615 Seater - Bloomberg Business

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-11-27/airbus-pursues-saudia-a380-order-with-super-dense-615-seater

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Here Comes Air Traffic Control For Drones - Popular Mechanics [feedly]

Here Comes Air Traffic Control For Drones
Popular Mechanics
This week, ​Lockheed Martin says it has successfully tested a way to integrate unmanned aircraft into the existing National Airspace System (NAS). The prototype system called Unmanned Aircraft System Traffic Management (UTM) is meant to manage the ...

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Purchase of Sukhoi aircraft removed from airBaltic business plan - The Baltic Course [feedly]

Purchase of Sukhoi aircraft removed from airBaltic business plan
The Baltic Course
The government of Latvia on December 8th agreed to amend the airBaltic business plan and remove the purchase of Russian-made Sukhoi aircraft from it, Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma (Unity) told members of the press after the government meeting, ...

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Russia's Sukhoi optimistic about Tata for India joint venture - Economic Times [feedly]

Russia's Sukhoi optimistic about Tata for India joint venture
Economic Times
MOSCOW: Russia's top aircraft manufacturer Sukhoi is exploring the possibility of investing in an Indian joint venture (JV) for the maintenance and spares production of its combat aircraft Su 30 in what could make India a hub for the fighter fleets ...

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NASA Small Satellites to Demonstrate Swarm Communications and Autonomy [feedly]

NASA Small Satellites to Demonstrate Swarm Communications and Autonomy
http://www.spacedaily.com/reports/NASA_Small_Satellites_to_Demonstrate_Swarm_Communications_and_Autonomy_999.html

NASA's two Nodes small satellites hitched a ride to the International Space Station on the fourth Orbital ATK cargo mission, which launched on Dec. 6. Once aboard the station, the satellites will settle in for a two-to-three month stay until deployed into low-Earth orbit in early 2016. The Nodes mission, which consists of two CubeSats weighing just 4.5 pounds each and measuring 4 inches by

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Australia selects Lockheed Martin to develop pilot training system [feedly]

Australia selects Lockheed Martin to develop pilot training system
http://www.spacedaily.com/reports/Australia_selects_Lockheed_Martin_to_develop_pilot_training_system_999.html

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FAA awards type certification to HondaJet [feedly]

The HondaJet HA-420 light business jet has received type certification, allowing Honda Aircraft to begin making deliveries within days.https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/faa-awards-type-certification-to-hondajet-419890/

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On schedule: Airbus’ A320neo with Pratt & Whitney engines receives Type Certification [feedly]

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Turkish Airlines firms-up order for 20 additional A321neo aircraft [feedly]

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Highest honour: Airbus’ A380 is awarded Best Aircraft Type in a major passenger survey [feedly]

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Northrop demonstrates counter UAV technologies - Defense Systems [feedly]


Northrop demonstrates counter UAV technologies
Defense Systems
The system is capable of tracking small UAVs and providing accurate target coordinates while the UAV is in flight, the company said. Venom is described as a ground based targeting system with Northrop's Lightweight Laser Designator Rangefinder, which ...

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Zodiac’s lower deck patent asks more questions than it answers [feedly]


http://www.runwaygirlnetwork.com/2015/12/08/zodiacs-lower-deck-patent-asks-more-questions-than-it-answers/

Zodiac Aerospace is exploring the opportunity of seating passengers underneath the main deck of commercial aircraft, in the area currently occupied by baggage and the occasional crew rest, catering trolley stowage, or downstairs lavatory area.

The interiors powerhouse has applied for a patent around a wide range of methods to enable lower deck seating on passenger aircraft, unearthed by Philip Robinson at the very useful AeroPatent.

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Airlines urged to prepare for VR revolution with great content [feedly]

Airlines urged to prepare for VR revolution with great content
http://www.runwaygirlnetwork.com/2015/12/09/airlines-urged-to-prepare-for-vr-revolution-with-great-content/

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