Demand for low air fares increasing appeal of unmanned flight [feedly]

jueves, 14 de enero de 2016

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Demand for low air fares increasing appeal of unmanned flight
// Flight Global HEADLINES

The rising cost of providing navigation equipment for airline pilots, and the parallel demand for cheaper air fares, will inevitably lead to piloted flight being obsolete in 40 years time, a defence consultant has argued.
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A350-1000 to enter final assembly next month [feedly]

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A350-1000 to enter final assembly next month
// Flight Global HEADLINES

Airbus is expecting the first A350-1000 to enter the final assembly line in February, with first flight set to take place by the end of this year.
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Bombardier Business Aircraft Implementing Business Model Enhancements [feedly]

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Bombardier Business Aircraft Implementing Business Model Enhancements
// Aero-News Network

Moves Intended To Solidify Long-Term Profitability Bombardier Business Aircraft continues to restructure and enhance its business model to improve long-term profitability. To that end, the business segment has completed initiatives to increase the number of direct-to-market channels, including termination of third-party sales representative and distribution agreements, as well as the restructuring of customer commercial agreements.
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New tech boosts 3D printing of metal objects [feedly]

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New tech boosts 3D printing of metal objects
// Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine

The prospects for 3D printing may have just become a little bit stronger, literally, thanks to a new way of using metallic powders to create structures. A Northwestern University team has shown a new technique using liquid inks and common furnaces rather than more expensive lasers or electron beams.

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Category: 3D Printing

Tags: Metals3D Printers3D PrintingNorthwestern University Related Articles: 3D printing of living tissues is easier and cheaper with BioBots Audi demonstrates 3D printing potential with half-scale classic New 3D printing technology creates stronger ceramics L'Oréal plans to start testing cosmetics on 3D-printed skin BioP3 technology could be an alternative to bioprinting organs MultiFab mixes and matches 10 different materials in a single 3D print
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Self-adaptive composite heals itself and returns to its original shape [feedly]

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Self-adaptive composite heals itself and returns to its original shape
// Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine

Self-healing materials that can repair cracks and other damage automatically have been the dream of scientists and engineers for decades, but a team of scientists at Rice University have come up with a new twist. It's a Self-Adaptive Composite (SAC) that is not only self healing, but also has reversible self-stiffening properties that allow it to spring back into shape like a sponge.

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Category: Science

Tags: Self-healingMaterialsRice University Related Articles: Vascular self-healing system allows composite materials to repair multiple times Self-healing polymer restores itself in minutes Regenerating plastic is better on the "hole" 3D-printed materials that change texture on demand "Smart Band-Aid" flexes, delivers medicine and more Move over 3D printing, self-assemblng 4D-printed materials are on the way
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Philippines to offer eight bases to US forces: official

http://www.spacewar.com/reports/Philippines_to_offer_eight_bases_to_US_forces_official_999.html

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US Navy retires its last S-3B Vikings

http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/us-navy-retires-its-last-s-3b-vikings-420816/

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Brazil's Embraer Had Most Deliveries in Five Years in 2015 - Wall Street Journal

http://www.wsj.com/articles/brazils-embraer-had-most-deliveries-in-five-years-in-2015-1452771355

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McCain Applauds White House Plan To Keep A-10 Flying

http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/mccain-applauds-white-house-plan-keep-10-flying

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Boeing Engineers To Vote On New Deal After Secret Talks

http://aviationweek.com/equipment-technology/boeing-engineers-vote-new-deal-after-secret-talks

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