Italian Typhoons deploy to the Canary Islands to perform Dissimilar Air Combat Training with the Spanish Hornets [feedly]

jueves, 27 de octubre de 2016

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Italian Typhoons deploy to the Canary Islands to perform Dissimilar Air Combat Training with the Spanish Hornets
// The Aviationist

Four Italian F-2000s have deployed to Gando: 1,800 miles from their homebase without logistic support. A first for Italian Air Force tactical aircraft. From Oct. 18 to 21, four Eurofighter Typhoon jets, belonging to the 18° Gruppo (Squadron), 37° Stormo (Wing) of the Italian Air Force, from Trapani airbase, have deployed to Gando Air Base, […]
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Airline app lets passengers view luggage location on maps [feedly]

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Airline app lets passengers view luggage location on maps
// Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine

Though some luggage – such as the Olive, the Floatti and the TraxPack – now has integrated location tracking, the vast majority, of course, do not. US airline Delta, however, is making it possible for anyone to track their luggage, no matter how low-tech it may be, using its Fly Delta app.

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Next-gen batteries inspired by the human intestine [feedly]

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Next-gen batteries inspired by the human intestine
// Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine

This year has already seen some big battery tech breakthroughs, from devices that charge via bacteria, to nanowire electrodes that can cope with hundreds of thousands of cycles. Now, researchers at the University of Cambridge have turned to biology – to cells that line the human intestine – for inspiration in designing next-generation batteries. It's a big step forward for lithium-sulphur batteries, but it'll likely still be few years before the tech becomes commercially available.

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Davis: Marines Want VTOL Drone Before FVL - Breaking Defense

http://breakingdefense.com/2016/10/davis-marines-want-vtol-drone-before-fvl/

Breaking Defense

Davis: Marines Want VTOL Drone Before FVL
Breaking Defense
MUX is an acronym that stands for Marine Air Ground Task Force Unmanned Aerial System Expeditionary. Some in the Pentagon have argued that the Marines don't need a sea-based drone with capabilities akin to the Air Force's Reaper, a Medium Altitude ...

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Russia's A-100LL flying laboratory takes flight: Report

http://www.spacedaily.com/reports/Russias_A-100LL_flying_laboratory_takes_flight_Report_999.html

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Russia, India Discuss FGFA Advanced Fighter, Su-30MKI Upgrade - Sputnik International

https://sputniknews.com/military/201610271046776483-russia-india-fgfa-sukhoi-upgrade/


Sputnik International

Russia, India Discuss FGFA Advanced Fighter, Su-30MKI Upgrade
Sputnik International
Indian and Russian defense delegations discussed joint defense projects and defense issues of mutual interest, in particular, the Sukhoi/HAL Fifth Generation Fighter Aircraft (FGFA) and the upgrade of the Sukhoi Su-30MKI fighter, the sources at the ...

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Boeing Forecasts World Air Cargo Traffic to Grow Long Term as Economy Strengthens

http://boeing.mediaroom.com/2016-10-26-Boeing-Forecasts-World-Air-Cargo-Traffic-to-Grow-Long-Term-as-Economy-Strengthens

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Boeing, UPS Announce Order for 14 747-8 Freighters

http://boeing.mediaroom.com/news-releases-statements?item=129795

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Pratt hires former GE, Sikorsky exec to boost newest engines - Journal Inquirer

http://www.journalinquirer.com/business/pratt-hires-former-ge-sikorsky-exec-to-boost-newest-engines/article_577cb6be-9b92-11e6-bfa0-8fab5ef44eea.html

Pratt hires former GE,Sikorsky exec to boost newest engines
Journal Inquirer
EAST HARTFORD — Pratt & Whitney has hired a formerSikorsky Aircraft and GE Aviation executive to help it with production of its new geared turbofan engines, Gregory J. Hayes, CEO of Pratt corporate parent United Technologies Corp., said Tuesday.
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Union Approves Deal to Keep Sikorsky Aircraft Plant in Connecticut - Wall Street Journal

http://www.wsj.com/articles/union-approves-deal-to-keep-sikorsky-aircraft-plant-in-connecticut-1476056006


Union Approves Deal to Keep Sikorsky Aircraft Plant in Connecticut
Wall Street Journal
HARTFORD, Conn.—Union members approved a deal that would keep Sikorsky Aircraft manufacturing U.S. Navy helicopters in Stratford, Conn., for the next 16 years. More than 2,000 Teamsters voted Sunday for the state deal, which includes a 25% pay cut ...
Union Members Approve Deal to Keep Sikorsky AircraftABC News
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UPS orders 14 747-8 Freighters

http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ups-orders-14-747-8-freighters-430814/

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Northrop won bomber bid on costs - Flightglobal

https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/northrop-won-bomber-bid-on-costs-430784/


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Northrop won bomber bid on costs
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Both Northrop Grumman and Boeing's bids for the US Air Force's long-range strike B-21 bomber met technical requirements, but a top USAF acquisition official tells reporters that the deciding factor came down to costs. During a 26 October event outside ...
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Iran's Revolutionary Guard claims to be using kamikaze UAV - DEBKA file

http://www.debka.com/newsupdatepopup/18640/Iran-s-Revolutionary-Guard-claims-to-be-using-kamikaze-UAV

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Suicide drone? Iran presents amphibious attack UAV - RT

https://www.rt.com/news/364258-iran-amphibious-suicide-drone/

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