EgyptAir passenger plane hijacked. Updated: EgyptAir hijack: Man surrenders at Larnaca airport

martes, 29 de marzo de 2016

An EgyptAir plane has been hijacked flying from Alexandria to Cairo and forced to land in Cyprus, airline and Cypriot officials have said. AP reports Cypriot officials saying they believe there is a bomb on board the plane, which has landed at Larnaka airport. A statement from the Egyptian aviati...

Updated:  EgyptAir hijack: Man surrenders at Larnaca airport 
Some reports said the Egyptian man - named by Cypriot officials as Seif Eldin Mustafa - wanted to talk to his estranged Cypriot wife who lives on the Mediterranean island, while others said he was seeking the release of female prisoners in Egypt. full text and Analysis - BBC security correspondent Frank Gardner:


Airbus to use 3D printed components in its planes | Business

Starting in March, Airbus will install the first 3D printed metal components on it airplanes. The lightweight components are made of titanium powder and use up less material.

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La SAE os invita al "Mes del Aire"


Desde la Sociedad Aeronáutica Española y de la Astronáutica, SAE

Os queremos invitar a nuestro "Mes del Aire" que se celebrará en

 en la c/Príncipe de Vergara, 26 de Madrid 

Domingo 3 de Abril a las 12.00h
"El espectacular mundo del espacio, muy cerca de nosotros"
por D. Isaac Dominguez (Director de estaciones espaciales en ISDEFE)

Viernes 8 de Abril a las 19.00h
"La apasionante historia de los dirigibles"
por D. Francisco A. Gonzalez Redondo (Profesor titular de historia de la ciencia en la UCM))

Domingo 17 de Abril a las 12.00h
"La aventura del paramotor"
por D. Pierre J. Diet (Federación aérea madrileña. Experto y fabricante de motores para parapente)

Domingo 24 de Abril a las 12.30h
"Como vuela un avion, y un dron" 
por D. Javier Gomez Barredo (Presidente de SEPLA y comandante de A330)


Dirigida a público infantil.
Tendrá lugar en la "PAGEA: THE TRAVEL STORE" 
 (Príncipe de Vergara , 26)
¡Ven con tus hijos!

No es necesario confirmar la asistencia,
¡simplemente venir y disfrutar!

Para más información:
 para estar al tanto de la actualidad aeronáutica

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Italian Air Force leadership visits Tecnam production facility after selecting Tecnam to provide an Integrated Training System (ITS)

On March 16, Lieutenant General Pasquale Preziosa, Chief of the Italian Air Force (AMI), visited the Tecnam production facility in Capua, Italy as a a follow up to the recent AMI decision to select Tecnam to provide an Integrated Training System (ITS), which includes the purchase of three Tecnam P2006T Twins for Latina based 70° Stormo.

Hosted by Tecnam CFO Amedeo Fogliano and Fabio Russo, Head of Research & Development, Lieutenant General Preziosa not only toured the single and twin engine production lines but was given an exclusive view of the Tecnam P2012 Traveller prototype, now in final stages of completion.

The twin engine P2006T has been selected by Italian Air Force, after an extensive two year procurement evaluation programme as trainer. Tecnam will be providing not only three P2006T Twin aircraft but also a flight simulator, training for pilots and technicians and maintenance/assistance for a contract period of 3 years and 3.600 hours in total. The first maintenance training course was completed in February.

The Tecnam P2006T Twin was certified under EASA CS-23, IFR category in 2009 and in a further 16 countries to date. It is available in a wide range of models including the P2006T SMP (Special Mission Platform) variant, which provides a flexible, safe and low cost surveillance platform with multiple sensor capability. NASA recently selected the Tecnam P2006T to evaluate ‘distributed power technology’ confirming the platform as one of the best design developed by Tecnam’s award winning President and Head of Design, Professor Luigi Pascale.

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BAE Systems, Airbus and Finmeccanica owned missile builder MBDA to increase staff count by 1,000

Missile-maker MBDA is understood to have bagged record orders, with major deals coming in from Egypt and Qatar. It said that total orders in 2015 stood at €5.2bn (£4.05bn, $5.86bn), which is about 4.7 times more than the 2014 orders of €1.1bn. The Stevenage-headquartered company said it will increase its employee count by 1,000 at its British and French sites, to execute this increase in orders.


COMAC America Corporation está estudiando el concepto de "vuelo sin piloto con supervisión humana" y la caja negra "en la nube"