New ways to recover the crucial metals in batteries could make EVs more affordable.

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Airbus test automations and pilot assistance technologies for helicopters

Could the humble dragonfly help pilots during flight?

The Airbus UpNext DragonFly demonstrator takes inspiration from the incredible vision and intelligent flight capabilities of the dragonfly. DragonFly has now entered the final three months of its testing phase, which will put its flightpath capability, automated landing technology, and pilot assistance technology through its paces.


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First steps towards the space station of the future


In 1998, the International Space Station was launched, with astronauts living and working aboard. In addition to advances in medicine or helping to face the issues we have on Earth — such as water and air quality — the research conducted on the ISS is critical in our journey to the Moon and Mars and helping humanity explore the confines of the universe.


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Bjorn’s Corner: Sustainable Air Transport. Part 53. Sustainable Aviation Fuel



Last week, we could see in an example how effective Sustainable Aviation Fuel, SAF, blended into our regular Jet fuel, would be in reducing CO2 emissions until 2050. It's the only technology... Read More


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F-15EX Fires Air-to-Air Missiles From New Weapon Stations For The First Time

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80 Years Ago Today Franklin D. Roosevelt Became The First US President To Travel By Air For Work

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Cryogenic tank designs tested for proposed Russian 50-seat regional aircraft

Russian analysts are examining ways to reduce the aerodynamic impact of external cryogenic tanks on smaller aircraft types, as it continues work on a proposed 50-seat design.


https://www.flightglobal.com/aerospace/cryogenic-tank-designs-tested-for-proposed-russian-50-seat-regional-aircraft/151607.article 

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Airbus Helicopters flies DisruptiveLab technology demonstrator

Airbus Helicopters has performed the first flight of its new DisruptiveLab technology demonstrator that will test a host of new technologies designed to cut carbon emissions by up to 50%.


https://www.flightglobal.com/helicopters/airbus-helicopters-flies-disruptivelab-technology-demonstrator/151624.article 

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Sweden charges up electric aviation push with funding pledge and PSO analysis

Sweden has pledged to invest at least SKr15 million ($1.4 million) each year into research and innovation activities to support the rapid adoption of electric aircraft in the country.


https://www.flightglobal.com/aerospace/sweden-charges-up-electric-aviation-push-with-funding-pledge-and-pso-analysis/151631.article 

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NASA now eyes 2023 first flight for X-59, as supersonic projects face heat

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Automations: Airbus tests new technologies to enhance pilot assistance


Airbus UpNext, a wholly owned subsidiary of Airbus, has started testing new, on ground and in-flight, pilot assistance technologies on an A350-1000 test aircraft.

https://www.airbus.com/en/newsroom/press-releases/2023-01-airbus-tests-new-technologies-to-enhance-pilot-assistance?utm_source=feedly&utm_medium=rss 

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F-35 Lightning II conducts first flight with TR-3, configuration

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RAF’s first use of sustainable aviation fuel in Typhoon and Hercules aircraft

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China expects annual production capacity of C919 planes to reach 150 in 5 years

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First flight of a Boeing 737 MAX by a Chinese airline since 2019

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Hawaiian Airlines flight turbulence that injured dozens was due to a cloud behaving weirdly: Report | Fortune

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