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Interagency Standards for Fire and Fire Aviation Operations INTERAGENCY STANDARDS FOR FIRE AND FIRE AVIATION OPERATIONS

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Feb 04, 2019

The National Response Framework presents the guiding principles that enable 5 all response partners to prepare for and provide a unified national response to 6 disasters and emergencies—from the smallest incident to the largest catastrophe.

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Integrated controller working positions INTEGRATED CONTROLLER WORKING POSITIONS

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Feb 01, 2019

To solve the challenge, airports need to work more intelligently and efficiently within existing limitations. This will mean increasing the density of air traffic, thereby pushing up the complexity and time sensitivity of air traffic control (ATC) op...

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The Significance of Application Performance Monitoring for the Aviation Industry THE SIGNIFICANCE OF APPLICATION PERFORMANCE MONITORING FOR THE AVIATION INDUSTRY

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Feb 01, 2019

A leading European airlines was recently in the news, as it averted disaster through the usage of application performance monitoring software, in its endeavor to expand its routes to cover North America. The recently released IDG Market Pulse Study o...

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Meeting the Challenges of Aerospace & Defense Supply Chain Management with Cloud ERP MEETING THE CHALLENGES OF AEROSPACE & DEFENSE SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT WITH CLOUD ERP

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Jan 23, 2019

After several years of lackluster performance, the stars are aligned for the Aerospace and Defense (A&D) Industry which is now poised for strong growth. Rapidly rising affluence in developing countries, particularly in the Asia-Pacific region, is...

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VIGILAIR VIGILAIR

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Jan 22, 2019

As drones increasingly become an everyday part of our lives, the need to monitor and respond to rogue drones is becoming more and more urgent and challenging. Reports of unmanned aircraft (UAS) sightings from pilots, citizens and law enforcement have...

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INTRODUCING GATS INTRODUCING GATS

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Jan 21, 2019

In an owner trust structure, the owner trustee (usually administered through a trust company e.g. Wilmington Trust) holds legal title to the aircraft on trust for the benefit of a third party, called the beneficial interest holder or owner participan...

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European Aviation Environmental Report 2019 EUROPEAN AVIATION ENVIRONMENTAL REPORT 2019

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Jan 17, 2019

This second European Aviation Environmental Report (EAER) provides an updated assessment of the environmental performance of the aviation sector published in the first report of 2016. The continued growth of the sector has produced economic benefits ...

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Engineering an Organically Expanding Customer Partnership with Diehl Aircabin ENGINEERING AN ORGANICALLY EXPANDING CUSTOMER PARTNERSHIP WITH DIEHL AIRCABIN

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Jan 15, 2019

Diehl Aircabin has to continually meet challenging schedules with global aircraft original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to deliver the final products on time, within budget, and with superb quality. This involves a lot of careful and time-consuming...

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Bridging Legacy Fiber Channel and Modern Ethernet On-Board A Fighter Aircraft BRIDGING LEGACY FIBER CHANNEL AND MODERN ETHERNET ON-BOARD A FIGHTER AIRCRAFT

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Jan 09, 2019

Multi-role fighter aircraft design was originally envisioned to reduce costs through the use of a common airframe, adapted to a number of different roles. As the airframe changes roles, it’s often upgraded with the latest technology, which typi...

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Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering MECHANICAL AND AEROSPACE ENGINEERING

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Dec 25, 2018

With $8.2 million in grant funding (2017-18), the department’s research activities span a variety of topics: advanced turbomachinery, heat transfer, fluids flow, internal combustion optimization, aerodynamics, rotodynamic, structural integrity ...

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Southampton Airport Draft Master Plan SOUTHAMPTON AIRPORT DRAFT MASTER PLAN

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Nov 29, 2018

The airport is a major local employer of staff. Recent analysis, detailed in Chapter 9, shows that Southampton Airport currently supports around 950 jobs and contributes £161 million per annum gross value added (GVA) to the Hampshire economy. T...

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Upgrading UAV Automatic Landing Subsystems while Reducing Cost and SWaP UPGRADING UAV AUTOMATIC LANDING SUBSYSTEMS WHILE REDUCING COST AND SWAP

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Nov 27, 2018

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) have been a significant advancement in military aviation. UAVs can be designed to log extensive continuous flight hours far exceeding the amount that can be requested of a human pilot, thus enabling long endurance tact...

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Integrated Vehicle Health Management of a Transport Aircraft Landing Gear System INTEGRATED VEHICLE HEALTH MANAGEMENT OF A TRANSPORT AIRCRAFT LANDING GEAR SYSTEM

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Nov 16, 2018

Aircraft landing gear (LG) is one of the most critical systems in an aircraft which requires the maximum maintenance effort, next only to the propulsion system. In this paper a solution approach for IVHM of the landing gear system for a typical trans...

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Why aviation strategies may be a good fit for family offices WHY AVIATION STRATEGIES MAY BE A GOOD FIT FOR FAMILY OFFICES

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Nov 14, 2018

Aviation is a fairly broad field, but we’re squarely focused on a particular segment of the market: mid-life and late-stage commercial aircraft. We typically purchase aircraft for one of three reasons

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HOW THE HOW THE SEAMLESS AIR ALLIANCE HOW THE HOW THE SEAMLESS AIR ALLIANCE

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Nov 02, 2018

By joining this non-profit organization, stakeholders from across the industry spectrum will play a decisive role in enabling travelers to board any flight on any airline anywhere in the world and use their own devices to automatically connect to the...

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AIRCRAFT COMMERCE CONSULTING AIRCRAFT COMMERCE CONSULTING

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Oct 30, 2018

The more information someone has, the better informed will be their decisions: the better informed their decisions, the more likely they are to work efficiently. It’s certainly true for aircraft operations where pilots have to be capable of acc...

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Airbus launches landmark report on the impact and future of
aerospace technologies in Africa AIRBUS LAUNCHES LANDMARK REPORT ON THE IMPACT AND FUTURE OF AEROSPACE TECHNOLOGIES IN AFRICA

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Oct 30, 2018

The extensive report looks at how different segments of the industry can address a core set of challenges on the continent by: increasing access to healthcare; enhancing food security by making African agriculture more competitive and sustainable; pr...

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Reaching 1 cm drone survey accuracy REACHING 1 CM DRONE SURVEY ACCURACY

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Oct 29, 2018

Latest tests in USA and Switzerland prove that the VTOL WingtraOne drone repeatably reaches the best-in-class 1 cm absolute accuracy. In optimal conditions even subcentimeter accuracy is possible. This is 3x higher accuracy than what other fixed wing...

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BLOCKCHAIN IN AVIATION BLOCKCHAIN IN AVIATION

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Oct 24, 2018

IATA has been conducting research and development on this technology for the past five years, starting with prototypes and in some cases testing in a production environment where there was a strong use case. In parallel, several airlines and their pa...

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AEROSPACE BREXIT AEROSPACE BREXIT

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Oct 22, 2018

The ability for aerospace companies to easily move people and products crossborder with minimum delays and bureaucracy and the continued viability of UK bases of operation concerns highlighted, for example, in widely reported comments by Airbus in re...

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2018 FAA Reauthorization Noise Provisions 2018 FAA REAUTHORIZATION NOISE PROVISIONS

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Oct 11, 2018

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization Act of 2018 reauthorizes the FAA and other programs until the end of fiscal year 2023. The bill was passed by Congress on October 3, 2018, and was signed by President Donald Trump on October 5...

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EVOLVING DEFENSE ACQUISITION THROUGH DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION EVOLVING DEFENSE ACQUISITION THROUGH DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

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Oct 10, 2018

The future threat landscape is becoming more agile and dangerous as our adversaries field new capabilities at an increased pace and complexity. New and emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) swarm logic, multifunction digital elec...

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Space Robotics & Autonomous Systems: Widening the horizon of space exploration SPACE ROBOTICS & AUTONOMOUS SYSTEMS: WIDENING THE HORIZON OF SPACE EXPLORATION

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Oct 09, 2018

Robotics already plays a key role in space exploration and exploitation, supporting both manned and unmanned missions. When coupled with increasingly capable autonomous and intelligent systems, robotics will enable yet more audacious exploration of o...

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Driving Sales Behavior With Non-Cash Rewards DRIVING SALES BEHAVIOR WITH NON-CASH REWARDS

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Oct 03, 2018

In the end, you need to be rewarding your sales reps with more than just money if you want to keep them motivated and if you want your sales compensation plan to deliver on its promises.

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Change the sales rep experience, improve the customer experience CHANGE THE SALES REP EXPERIENCE, IMPROVE THE CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE

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Oct 03, 2018

The first CRM launch truly changed the way sales were managed. We went from tracking customers on spreadsheets (and even in rolodexes) to tracking them and their attendant opportunities with software. It wasn’t long before reps started to feel ...

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Pipeline Management and Forecasting Are Key to Improving the Sales Experience PIPELINE MANAGEMENT AND FORECASTING ARE KEY TO IMPROVING THE SALES EXPERIENCE

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Oct 03, 2018

Let’s explore some of the current processes around pipeline management and forecasting and how they can be improved.

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The new Rules of weather for Aviation ground operations THE NEW RULES OF WEATHER FOR AVIATION GROUND OPERATIONS

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Sep 14, 2018

Most weather software solutions for aviation are focused on weather conditions high in the sky. They track the storm patterns and pockets of turbulence that will affect a plane in-flight, but they're not as focused on ground-level weather that af...

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TRANSATLANTIC AIRLINE FUEL EFFICIENCY RANKING TRANSATLANTIC AIRLINE FUEL EFFICIENCY RANKING

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Sep 11, 2018

Public information on airline fuel efficiency remains scarce. Starting in 2013, the International Council on Clean Transportation began assessing the fuel efficiency of U.S. airlines on domestic operations for 2010, with subsequent updates for 2011 t...

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Pilot Workforce Update PILOT WORKFORCE UPDATE

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Aug 30, 2018

In 2014, civil aviation generated $1.6 trillion in economic activity and supported 10.6 million jobs. Civil aviation accounted for 5.1% (846 billion) of the U.S. gross domestic product in 2014. Commercial airline operations enabled $310.0 billion of ...

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Corporate and VIP Aviation is back CORPORATE AND VIP AVIATION IS BACK

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Aug 24, 2018

This sector bore the brunt of the fallout from the recession, with uptake declining significantly and many CVA carriers going out of business altogether. But, the recovery of global financial markets has led to a resurgence of CVA, which is taking th...

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The potential impact on liability in the aviation industry THE POTENTIAL IMPACT ON LIABILITY IN THE AVIATION INDUSTRY

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Aug 24, 2018

International Consolidated Airlines Group is one of the world's largest airline groups, flying to 268 destinations and carrying around 105 million passengers each year. IAG combines leading airlines in Ireland, the UK, and Spain, enabling them to...

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Last Call for SATCOM Security LAST CALL FOR SATCOM SECURITY

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Aug 20, 2018

Hundreds of commercial airplanes from airlines such as Southwest, Norwegian, and Icelandair were found to be affected by these issues. Today, it is still possible to find vessels that are exposed to the Internet, leaving them vulnerable to malicious ...

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Taking flight – 2018 TAKING FLIGHT – 2018

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Aug 18, 2018

Ireland’s aviation offering has seen considerable growth since the birth of commercial aviation in the early 20th century. Indeed, one of Ireland’s earliest introductions to aviation came with the landing of Alcock and Brown in 1919 in th...

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The carrier’s flight plan THE CARRIER’S FLIGHT PLAN

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Aug 13, 2018

This study examines the relationship between the customer value proposition, customer orientation and customer satisfaction in the context of the airline industry. The research question is tested by means of two quantitative studies: an experiment am...

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Use COTS or Not Use COTS in Space Applications? USE COTS OR NOT USE COTS IN SPACE APPLICATIONS?

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Jul 31, 2018

Space is not only one of the harshest environments that electronics need to operate in, but it’s also one of the hardest to replicate. Testing and validation of mission critical systems used in space exist for a reason, as success is defined by...

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THE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF GLASGOW AIRPORT THE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF GLASGOW AIRPORT

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Jul 26, 2018

York Aviation was commissioned by Glasgow Airport Limited in August 2018 to undertake an economic impact
assessment of Glasgow Airport. The airport is currently updating its 2040 Master Plan and this study is intended to
quantify the cu...

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Integration of Civil Unmanned Aircraft Systems INTEGRATION OF CIVIL UNMANNED AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS

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Jul 26, 2018

Unmanned aircraft system (UAS) operations are rapidly increasing in number, technical complexity, and sophistication. The growth in popularity of these new aircraft has presented the U.S. Department of Transportation the Department and the Federal Av...

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Brand Finance Aerospace & Defence 25 2018. BRAND FINANCE AEROSPACE & DEFENCE 25 2018.

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Jul 25, 2018

Aerospace. The merger, which will create the world’s Top 5 Strongest Brands third-largest aviation supplier, was approved by the European Commission, and is likely to drive increased revenue growth in coming years, leading to a significant incr...

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AIR TRANSPORT INDUSTRY INSIGHTS AIR TRANSPORT INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

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Jul 25, 2018

This is the 14th year of the SITA Baggage Report, which gives the global picture of the state of baggage management. Over more than a decade, we have seen increased focus and investment by airlines, and their airport and ground handling partners, to ...

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The Three “S’s” of a Great Incentive Compensation Management System THE THREE “S’S” OF A GREAT INCENTIVE COMPENSATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

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Jul 23, 2018

It all ties together. You want your sales reps to behave a certain way and close a certain amount of deals in specific verticals that match your company’s 3- and/or 5-year vision, but the systems you currently have in place to drive this behavi...

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Five Myths about RFID in the Aerospace Industry and the Reality of How the Technology is Helping Suppliers FIVE MYTHS ABOUT RFID IN THE AEROSPACE INDUSTRY AND THE REALITY OF HOW THE TECHNOLOGY IS HELPING SUPPLIERS

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Jul 20, 2018

Radio frequency identification (RFID) technology use is quickly becoming commonplace in the aerospace industry as airlines, aerospace manufacturers and their suppliers are using tags to track and identify items as part of trading partner programs and...

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How Alaska Airlines Automates HOW ALASKA AIRLINES AUTOMATES

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Jul 18, 2018

Alaska Airlines business units regularly evaluate whether application workloads should be placed into the public cloud or in on-premises data centers. Alaska Airlines evaluates application placement based on a number of factors, including cost, capac...

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Environmental performance of emerging supersonic transport aircraft ENVIRONMENTAL PERFORMANCE OF EMERGING SUPERSONIC TRANSPORT AIRCRAFT

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Jul 17, 2018

Three U.S.-based startup companies are working to develop new supersonic transport aircraft for planned entry into service in the mid2020s. There are currently no international environmental standards for such aircraft, which last flew in 2003. Polic...

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PTC Solution Capabilities for Commercial Aviation PTC SOLUTION CAPABILITIES FOR COMMERCIAL AVIATION

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Jul 13, 2018

The PTC Service Parts Management solution is a strategic part of the MRO businesses of many leading aerospace organizations. PTC solutions support a broad array of challenges in managing the materials to support commercial aviation, including OEMs, c...

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Ultimate Aviation Business Management Software ULTIMATE AVIATION BUSINESS MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE

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Jul 11, 2018

Avery ERP provides all the required tools, reminders, templates and reports in one place integrating business and financial operations across various departments, covering the entire workflow and supplying a multifunctional platform for day-to-day bu...

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5 WAYS IT WILL REVOLUTIONIZE THE PASSENGER EXPERIENCE 5 WAYS IT WILL REVOLUTIONIZE THE PASSENGER EXPERIENCE

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Jul 11, 2018

The ability to be connected on the ground and increasingly up in the air – combined with airlines’ growing commitment to digitally-led service innovation – will allow passengers to be in the know about the progress of their journey ...

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Cybersecurity in the business aviation industry CYBERSECURITY IN THE BUSINESS AVIATION INDUSTRY

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Jul 10, 2018

Rockwell Collins utilizes threat analytics as the backbone of our cyber security practice. Our first line of defense is a strong firewall to prevent modern threats by scanning and addressing vulnerabilities.

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COULD TRAINS OVERTAKE PLANES? COULD TRAINS OVERTAKE PLANES?

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Jul 10, 2018

There have been enormous changes in the passenger aviation industry since its inception 100 years ago. The introduction of the jet plane, the emergence of the jumbo jet, the sizeable reduction in airfares – driven recently by the low-cost carri...

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Complex Avionics Solutions for the A&D Industry COMPLEX AVIONICS SOLUTIONS FOR THE A&D INDUSTRY

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Jul 06, 2018

State-of-the-art digital avionics are essential for today’s aerospace and defense industry. This is driven by the demand for lighter, smaller, and more efficient avionics systems where software is an integral part of the solution.

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FIGHTING FRAUD IN AEROSPACE FIGHTING FRAUD IN AEROSPACE

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Jul 02, 2018

The aviation industry is expanding rapidly. With complex products, deep supply chains, and a decades-long after-market, aerospace and defense organizations must combat fraud in a wide range of scenarios, from multilevel supply chain visibility to sup...

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State of Canada’s Aerospace Industry 2018 STATE OF CANADA’S AEROSPACE INDUSTRY 2018

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Jun 30, 2018

Analysis reflected the latest Statistics Canada revisions of economic impact multipliers for the 2012-2017 period, including the measurement of jobs and GDP impact from the Canadian aerospace industry, its value chain, and associated consumer spendin...

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The challenges and benefits of the electrification of aircraft THE CHALLENGES AND BENEFITS OF THE ELECTRIFICATION OF AIRCRAFT

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Jun 27, 2018

Each day we see the electric car industry growing apace. In the UK, hybrid and electric cars are becoming a more common sight on our roads, as are electric charging points in car parks. Their price is falling, too. Railway electrification is on the r...

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TIME TO FLY TIME TO FLY

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Jun 26, 2018

They did this because they consider the TMC to be their most important business partner today and wish to see them continue to play that role. But it also would be fair to say that, broadly speaking, the TMAG participants would like to see the TMC co...

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INTERNATIONAL AIRLINE FIGHTS FARE SCRAPERS INTERNATIONAL AIRLINE FIGHTS FARE SCRAPERS

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Jun 24, 2018

A major international airline has 30 websites, offered in 11 languages, to provide flight information and host frequent flyer accounts. Cybercriminals and fare aggregators have compromised customer accounts and misappropriated airline information usi...

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The Hardest Roles to Fill in Aviation THE HARDEST ROLES TO FILL IN AVIATION

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Jun 21, 2018

Some roles are proving just too difficult to fill in the current climate, leading to operational disruption and a loss of revenue across the aviation industry.  AeroProfessional has taken a proactive approach to this problem, reaching out and sp...

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JetData JETDATA

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Jun 19, 2018

Aviation is a massive global industry, playing a crucial role in business, trade, and tourism. 4.3 Billion passengers fly annually, $17.5 Billion worth of goods travel by air daily (35% of all world trade value), and there are over 104,000 commercial...

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ACI WORLD REPORT ACI WORLD REPORT

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Jun 19, 2018

Although ACI does not promote any particular form of airport ownership and management structure, the recent attacks on one form, privatization, prompts some elucidation. Until relatively recently, nearly all major commercial airports around the world...

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Learning Management Systems to take Airline Training Programs to the Next Level LEARNING MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS TO TAKE AIRLINE TRAINING PROGRAMS TO THE NEXT LEVEL

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Jun 19, 2018

Developing a training program for the aviation industry is essential. It is significant to work with e-learning professionals to deliver industry-compliant and customized learning programs. With the emerging needs of the aviation workforce, we can st...

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Aviation Prepares to Go From Jet Age to Electric Era of Flight AVIATION PREPARES TO GO FROM JET AGE TO ELECTRIC ERA OF FLIGHT

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Jun 19, 2018

Electric aircraft were once a hobbyist’s fancy in the pursuit of fuel-free and near-silent flight. Today, electricpropulsion aircraft projects are drawing serious investment and attention from a wide range of industry stakeholders including the...

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Digital twin for life predictions in civil aerospace DIGITAL TWIN FOR LIFE PREDICTIONS IN CIVIL AEROSPACE

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Jun 19, 2018

Advanced technology that blurs the lines between the physical and digital worlds is enabling aircraft operators to extend the life of their fleet. Using a digital twin engineers can more accurately determine the life of structural components. The inf...

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THE CUTTERS, BOATS, AND AIRCRAFT OF THE U.S. COAST GUARD THE CUTTERS, BOATS, AND AIRCRAFT OF THE U.S. COAST GUARD

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Jun 18, 2018

Despite these milestones, fleet and aircraft recapitalization timelines lag service need, endangering the ability to be Always Ready to prepare for, respond to, and quickly recover from major incidents. Moving forward, the Coast Guard will thoughtful...

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AI IN AVIATION AI IN AVIATION

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Jun 14, 2018

The commercial aviation industry is no stranger to Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology and has been using it effectively in various parts of the business and across the value chain for decades. However, we are entering an era in which AI capabili...

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Intelligent Aerospace INTELLIGENT AEROSPACE

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Jun 12, 2018

Aerospace engineering is our passion and it shows. Intelligent Aerospace’s arsenal of high-tech editors and subject-matter experts, armed with decades of industry experience and expertise, and a singular focus.

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Defence and National Security Strategy 2018 DEFENCE AND NATIONAL SECURITY STRATEGY 2018

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Jun 12, 2018

The Northern Territory makes an important contribution to the security of Australia. The imperative to guarantee the sovereignty of Australia’s maritime borders, especially in the north, and to protect significant onshore and offshore critical ...

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How airlines can combat the pilot shortage HOW AIRLINES CAN COMBAT THE PILOT SHORTAGE

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Jun 11, 2018

Airlines are feeling the effects of shifting training costs onto individual pilots now that there are fewer pilots qualifying every year. Even when the newly-qualified pilots do approach airlines for jobs, they are often turned away because they don&...

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Airports in the South East of England AIRPORTS IN THE SOUTH EAST OF ENGLAND

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Jun 05, 2018

This note looks at airport development in London and the South East under the present and previous governments, including the work of the Airports Commission, and how airports are planning to develop their current services. The Labour Government&rsqu...

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DETECT & AVOID TECHNOLOGY FOR eVTOL DETECT & AVOID TECHNOLOGY FOR EVTOL

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Jun 05, 2018

VTOL has the power to rid cities of traffic and environmental challenges. Self-piloting will be key to mass adoption of VTOL aircraft. The technology that will make it all possible is Detect & Avoid. The ability to sense and avoid objects in the ...

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Addressing the Challenges to Aviation from Evolving Space Transportation ADDRESSING THE CHALLENGES TO AVIATION FROM EVOLVING SPACE TRANSPORTATION

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Jun 02, 2018

The future growth and success of U.S. commercial aviation depend upon continued safe, dependable, and efficient access to shared public resources, such as the national airspace system (NAS), air traffic management, ground infrastructure, and airport ...

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Draft Airspace Modernisation Strategy DRAFT AIRSPACE MODERNISATION STRATEGY

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May 27, 2018

Airspace is a crucial part of the UK’s infrastructure. It must be maintained and enhanced to provide more choice and value for consumers, through the capacity for airlines to add new flights, reduced flight delays and enhanced global connection...

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Leading airline Emirates boosts leisure travel sales LEADING AIRLINE EMIRATES BOOSTS LEISURE TRAVEL SALES

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May 24, 2018

Emirates launched operations in 1985 with just two aircraft. Today, the airline flies the world’s biggest fleet of Airbus A380s and Boeing 777s. Based in the United Arab Emirates, the airline is a subsidiary of the Emirates Group, which is owne...

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THE JOURNAL OF AERONAUTICAL HISTORY THE JOURNAL OF AERONAUTICAL HISTORY

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May 21, 2018

I was fortunate to start 2018 with several excellent papers already in the pipeline for this volume of the Journal of Aeronautical History, and during the year more have come in. It seems that the journal is becoming better known and is attracting mo...

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Freighter Conversions: capitalizing on the resurgence in demand FREIGHTER CONVERSIONS: CAPITALIZING ON THE RESURGENCE IN DEMAND

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May 17, 2018

Whilst the surge in global freight volumes that was witnessed in the first half of 2017 has peaked, we still expect growth (FTKs) to be somewhere between 4-5% for 2018 as growth returns to more subdued levels following the end of the inventory restoc...

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An Analysis of the Drone Industry’s Progress and Focus on Safety AN ANALYSIS OF THE DRONE INDUSTRY’S PROGRESS AND FOCUS ON SAFETY

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May 15, 2018

The Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) industry is growing at a speed that will challenge our expectations. Global Aerospace continues to work with a significant number of companies to help them understand best practices and safely utilize this incredib...

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44th European Rotorcraft 44TH EUROPEAN ROTORCRAFT

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May 15, 2018

The Airbus Helicopter’s RACER compound helicopter and the Leonardo Helicopter Division’s NEXTGEN CIVIL TILTROTOR initiatives are breaking new ground in taking new technology and innovative solutions towards the stage of flight demonstrati...

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Aerospace Industry Reference Committee AEROSPACE INDUSTRY REFERENCE COMMITTEE

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May 14, 2018

The Australian Aircraft Manufacturing and Repair Services industry provides a critical role in the well-respected Australian aviation industry which manages over 10% of the world’s airspace.1 Services include maintenance and repair of commercia...

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Airport Control Room Solutions AIRPORT CONTROL ROOM SOLUTIONS

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May 14, 2018

They also have to provide access to large amounts of data in a safe and protected environment, providing enough flexibility and scalability to accommodate ever-changing user needs and new technologies. Black Box has the extensive technical expertise,...

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Adams Industries Surface Anvis Mount for Aviation ADAMS INDUSTRIES SURFACE ANVIS MOUNT FOR AVIATION

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May 07, 2018

Operators from the U. S. Army Special Forces and others have been conducting multiple recon and surveillance operations as well as direct action missions and engaging targets utilizing Army aviation night vision systems such as the AN/AVS-6 (or AN/PV...

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Airline disruption management: yesterday, today and tomorrow AIRLINE DISRUPTION MANAGEMENT: YESTERDAY, TODAY AND TOMORROW

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May 06, 2018

Adverse weather conditions, strikes, political reasons, and other different causes can impact the long-term success of an airline. An effective Disruption Management System can predict the occurrence of these events and assist by reducing the impact ...

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The Five Ds: Securing the Nation’s Aviation Infrastructure THE FIVE DS: SECURING THE NATION’S AVIATION INFRASTRUCTURE

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Apr 30, 2018

Airports are undoubtedly a “critical infrastructure” in the United States. It’s a delicate balancing act to maintain an airport’s security infrastructure while remaining mindful of the impacts security measures can have on pas...

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THE AVIATION INDUSTRY AND CANNABIS THE AVIATION INDUSTRY AND CANNABIS

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Apr 28, 2018

For employers in the aviation industry, the safety-sensitive nature of the workplace, coupled with recent incidents involving intoxicated crew members, is driving the need to respond before recreational cannabis becomes a real concern.

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How Power, Lighting, and EVS Improve Rotorcraft Safety and Performance HOW POWER, LIGHTING, AND EVS IMPROVE ROTORCRAFT SAFETY AND PERFORMANCE

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Apr 26, 2018

With rotorcraft serving rugged duty across a wide spectrum of mission-critical industries including firefighting, police work, emergency medical services (EMS), oil and gas transport, and search and rescue (SAR), integrating new technologies optimize...

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10 Key Characteristics for Effective Snow and Ice Removal 10 KEY CHARACTERISTICS FOR EFFECTIVE SNOW AND ICE REMOVAL

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Apr 20, 2018

Brooms first began to be used for airport snow removal in Canada in the mid-1950s. Convinced sweeping could be used in conjunction with ploughing to make runways safer for the new high-speed jet aeroplanes, Transport Canada issued a request for devel...

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An Analysis of the TSA Screening Partnership Program: The Options for Private Staffing of Passenger and Baggage Screening at Airports AN ANALYSIS OF THE TSA SCREENING PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM: THE OPTIONS FOR PRIVATE STAFFING OF PASSENGER AND BAGGAGE SCREENING AT AIRPORTS

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Apr 18, 2018

The events of September 11, 2001, prompted a significant increase in the Federal government’s involvement in airport security and operational matters. However, many aspects of these Federal aviation security programs and procedures have been de...

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Biofuels for Aviation BIOFUELS FOR AVIATION

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Apr 17, 2018

This brief review a range of different targets for emissions reduction in aviation to the year 2050 and estimates the quantity of bio-jet fuels required to meet these targets under a number of growth scenarios. Direct emissions from civil aviation cu...

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Aviation Maintenance & Engineering AVIATION MAINTENANCE & ENGINEERING

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Apr 13, 2018

Automation is edging into every part of our lives. When we wake in the morning, our smart TV can broadcast the latest news relevant to our location and based on our specific interests. Checking our cell phone or tablet device, we are given our schedu...

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The Future of Airline Communication THE FUTURE OF AIRLINE COMMUNICATION

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Apr 11, 2018

Inmarsat has a long-standing commitment to aviation safety services: airlines the world over trust our range of market leading, secure and reliable global connectivity solutions that set the standard for flight deck communications. More than 90% of t...

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The Global Commercial Helicopter Market 2018–2028 THE GLOBAL COMMERCIAL HELICOPTER MARKET 2018–2028

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Apr 06, 2018

The global commercial helicopter market is expected to register a CAGR of 4.11% over 2018–2028. The light helicopter segment is to witness the highest spending in the global commercial helicopter market. Asia-Pacific is expected to lead the com...

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Connected Aircraft in the Internet of Things CONNECTED AIRCRAFT IN THE INTERNET OF THINGS

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Apr 03, 2018

Though the gargantuan task of connecting everything that will eventually comprise the internet of things is still firmly in its infancy, especially in aviation circles, use of the phrase "nose-to-tail connectivity (IFS).

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THE CHINESE AEROSPACE INDUSTRY THE CHINESE AEROSPACE INDUSTRY

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Mar 30, 2018

Chinese aerospace policy represents one of the most comprehensive attempts to enter the top levels of aerospace development and production. If successful, this would be a serious long-term challenge to established western companies. The drive is powe...

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AIRCRAFT DELIVERY AND ACCEPTANCE SERVICES AIRCRAFT DELIVERY AND ACCEPTANCE SERVICES

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Mar 28, 2018

With the very specialized and highly technical nature of aircraft; the high cost and the plethora of customization built into a new aircraft your aircraft needs to be expertly reviewed and validated for the work performed to assure it meets not only ...

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Product Lifecycle Management in the Aerospace Arena PRODUCT LIFECYCLE MANAGEMENT IN THE AEROSPACE ARENA

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Mar 28, 2018

This is primarily driven by the great year that commercial Aviation has been having, coupled with the changes that have occurred both structurally and strategically in the production, in the value chain, in the engineering processes, in the penetrati...

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Test Engineering Insights for Aerospace and Defense TEST ENGINEERING INSIGHTS FOR AEROSPACE AND DEFENSE

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Mar 27, 2018

NI has served the aerospace and defense industry for decades with disruptive, PXI-based instrumentation and application software that reduce the overall cost and risk associated with the design, validation, test, and support of your products. In thes...

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Can Safe Aircraft and MSG-3 Coexist in an Airline Maintenance Program CAN SAFE AIRCRAFT AND MSG-3 COEXIST IN AN AIRLINE MAINTENANCE PROGRAM

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Mar 23, 2018

Maintenance and engineering professionals at air carriers, MRO suppliers, regulatory authorities and other involved partieswrestle with this question every day as they attempt to fully understand and implement the latest advances inmaintenance philos...

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Introduction of electric aviation in norway INTRODUCTION OF ELECTRIC AVIATION IN NORWAY

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Mar 22, 2018

This study presents how the opportunities for electrification of aviation may contribute to future sustainable and low-emission air transport in Norway. It is a part of Avinor’s ongoing efforts toward the electrification of Norwegian aviation a...

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AEROSPACE AND DEFENSE TECHNOLOGY VISION 2018 AEROSPACE AND DEFENSE TECHNOLOGY VISION 2018

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Mar 22, 2018

In today’s tumultuous times, where aerospace and defense companies are contending with myriad challenges from insurgent competitors to breakneck technological change to geopolitical instability being relevant is vitally important.

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Pilot training and competency PILOT TRAINING AND COMPETENCY

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Mar 22, 2018

The commercial aviation industry is at a crossroads, and the practices it adopts now relative to how the pilots of the future are selected, trained and mentored will have critical safety ramifications during a period of projected rapid global growth....

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Southampton Airport Noise Action Plan 2013 - 2018 SOUTHAMPTON AIRPORT NOISE ACTION PLAN 2013 - 2018

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Mar 21, 2018

Southampton Airport is an award winning, regional airport which supports the growing commercial, leisure and cultural success of the region and provides air services that are valued for both business and leisure purposes. Southampton Airport is one o...

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The Future of Vertical Mobility THE FUTURE OF VERTICAL MOBILITY

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Mar 21, 2018

Flying promises a very special and seemingly boundless form of freedom. People have always dreamt of taking off and moving through the air. Leonardo da Vinci 1452-1519, the Italian artist, engineer, and natural philosopher studied birds for ideas on ...

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Cybersecurity Challenges in Aviation CYBERSECURITY CHALLENGES IN AVIATION

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Mar 21, 2018

In 2015, a group of hackers gained access to one of the world’s largest airline’s computer networks, causing temporary disruptions that grounded aircraft for several hours. A U.S. government investigation revealed that the hackers had bee...

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Navigating the Cycle Aviation NAVIGATING THE CYCLE AVIATION

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Mar 19, 2018

Capacity was managed, load factors increased and RPK growth was well above the ten-year trend of 5.5%. Airlines were able to expand their networks and renew their fleets with more efficient aircraft.

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Aviation & Aerospace Brief AVIATION & AEROSPACE BRIEF

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Mar 19, 2018

Florida has long been the world’s premier gateway to space, undisputed air traffic hub for the western hemisphere, a major centre for flight training and MRO, and home to the manufacturing of aircraft and aviation/aerospace components. Few stat...

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The impact of Brexit on the aerospace sector THE IMPACT OF BREXIT ON THE AEROSPACE SECTOR

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Mar 19, 2018

The aerospace sector is one of the most productive and fastest-growing in the UK, accounts for some 7 per cent of manufacturing output and directly employs 114,000 people throughout the country. It is a highly trade-orientated and globalised industry...

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Data Acquisition in High Speed Ethernet & Fibre Channel Avionics Systems DATA ACQUISITION IN HIGH SPEED ETHERNET & FIBRE CHANNEL AVIONICS SYSTEMS

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Mar 18, 2018

As avionics applications grow in complexity and sophistication, these systems are increasingly turning to the use of high-speed serial data networks based on Ethernet and Fibre Channel to meet the ever-increasing demand for data bandwidth. As these t...

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2018 Global aerospace and defense industry financial performance study 2018 GLOBAL AEROSPACE AND DEFENSE INDUSTRY FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE STUDY

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Mar 15, 2018

Global aerospace and defense industry recuperated as revenue growth increased in 2017; however, the industry lagged compared to the global gross domestic product (GDP). Global aerospace and defense (A&D) industry revenues grew 2.7 percent or US$1...

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Australia Aviation State Safety Programme AUSTRALIA AVIATION STATE SAFETY PROGRAMME

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Mar 15, 2018

With the exception of the Coat of Arms the Department of Infrastructure’s photos and graphics copyright in this publication is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia Licence. Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia Licen...

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Challenges of Digitalisation in the Aerospace and Aviation Sectors CHALLENGES OF DIGITALISATION IN THE AEROSPACE AND AVIATION SECTORS

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Mar 15, 2018

Building on the challenges highlighted in Report 2.1, this report describes digital transformation in aerospace and aviation and identifies some challenges that are likely to have parallels with the architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) s...

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2018 Global Airline Online Fraud Management 2018 GLOBAL AIRLINE ONLINE FRAUD MANAGEMENT

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Mar 14, 2018

As airline efforts to promote online direct distribution are increasing, payments are becoming a greater area of focus aiming to not only reduce costs but also to enable expansion into new markets and create seamless digital experiences.

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CONTACTORS FOR AEROSPACE GROW SMARTER AND MORE CAPABLE. CONTACTORS FOR AEROSPACE GROW SMARTER AND MORE CAPABLE.

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Mar 14, 2018

In aerospace and similar applications, designers are concerned with reducing SWaP—size, weight, and power consumption. Space is always at a premium, and weight savings translate in better fuel economy, longer flight times, and larger loads. Sim...

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Logistics in the aerospace industry LOGISTICS IN THE AEROSPACE INDUSTRY

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Mar 13, 2018

In this white paper from our expert insights series, we look at some of the considerations needed when you are selecting a third party logistics supplier in the aerospace industry.

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Airport Pavement Research Program AIRPORT PAVEMENT RESEARCH PROGRAM

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Mar 13, 2018

This project included the review of international literature on airport asphalt performance requirements and modification of the traditional prescriptive asphalt specification to provide a performance-based specification for airport asphalt. The proj...

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Aviation Security Screening AVIATION SECURITY SCREENING

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Mar 12, 2018

A profoundly important gift was given to commercial aviation on Christmas Day 2009 when a failed terrorist attack against Northwest Flight 253 provided a wake-up call. We were reminded, yet again, that highly determined radicals and extremists contin...

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Insider’s Guide to Finding Flights to Bonaire INSIDER’S GUIDE TO FINDING FLIGHTS TO BONAIRE

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Mar 07, 2018

The choices for U.S. and Canadian travelers flying to Bonaire continue to change. Many of these airline alternatives require knowledge of schedules, days of operation, gateway cities and routing to successfully navigate and find the most viable choic...

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A PILOT A PILOT'S GUIDE TO DOCUNET: 5 KEY FEATURES

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Mar 06, 2018

In the fast-paced and highly competitive aviation industry, every process needs to reflect efficiency. That includes a Document Management Solution that allows pilots to access the correct information at their fingertips, at the touch of a button or ...

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The Airport Retail Revolution THE AIRPORT RETAIL REVOLUTION

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Mar 05, 2018

Retail has undergone significant changes in the past decade, in large part driven by the explosion of online shopping and digital media. In the fourth quarter of 2017, U.S. e-commerce sales were 9.1% of total retail sales, compared to approximately 3...

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A SAFE AIRLINE IS A PROFITABLE AIRLINE A SAFE AIRLINE IS A PROFITABLE AIRLINE

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Mar 02, 2018

Airline safety management has become a process that is operated by different silos, working independently and in isolation. While these silos work effectively within their own part of the operation, the bigger picture is quite different. Read our whi...

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BLOCKCHAIN IN AEROSPACE BLOCKCHAIN IN AEROSPACE

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Feb 21, 2018

The aviation industry is expanding rapidly. With complex products, deep supply chains, and a decades-long after-market, aerospace and defence organizations face a wide variety of challenges, ranging from multi-level supply chain visibility to supply ...

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Introduction to remote virtual tower INTRODUCTION TO REMOTE VIRTUAL TOWER

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Feb 21, 2018

Virtually all modern controlled airports are equipped with a staffed tower to provide air traffic services to operate and maintain arrival, departure and ground movement for commercial and non-commercial aircraft.

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COMPOSITES ARE BECOMING COMPETITIVE AND COST EFFECTIVE COMPOSITES ARE BECOMING COMPETITIVE AND COST EFFECTIVE

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Feb 20, 2018

Carbon Fiber Reinforced Composites are widely used in multiple industries due to its high performance although the cost is higher compared to metals. However, recent advances in composites are driving carbon composites to be more competitive and cost...

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Paving the Way for an Electric Future in Aviation PAVING THE WAY FOR AN ELECTRIC FUTURE IN AVIATION

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Feb 20, 2018

Joby Aviation’s main development effort is the S2 Vertical Takeoff and Landing (VTOL) aircraft, shown in figure 1, which addresses the noise, high operating costs, low speed and relatively low safety levels that have severely limited the prolif...

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The Causality Analysis of Air Transport and Socio-economics THE CAUSALITY ANALYSIS OF AIR TRANSPORT AND SOCIO-ECONOMICS

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Feb 20, 2018

Air transport is one of the most important industries in the world with its rapid growth, and direct and indirect contribution to world economy. In other words, GDP, tourism and employment are the key factors causing that growth in air transport and ...

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Effective Airport Master Plans EFFECTIVE AIRPORT MASTER PLANS

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Feb 19, 2018

Anyone who has worked at a few airports has probably had cause to ask something along the lines of “who on earth thought building that there was a good idea?” For many airports, especially for the vast majority that are smaller than the r...

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Finnish Aviation Safety Programme FINNISH AVIATION SAFETY PROGRAMME

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Feb 13, 2018

Commercial air transport is a global, growing and constantly evolving form of transport that has attained a high level of safety through systematic long-term efforts. Because of growing volumes and changes in the operating environment and the industr...

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Current and emerging trends in the aerospace sector CURRENT AND EMERGING TRENDS IN THE AEROSPACE SECTOR

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Feb 12, 2018

SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business is one of the world’s
most respected design, engineering, and project
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AN AEROSPACE PERSPECTIVE AN AEROSPACE PERSPECTIVE

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Feb 12, 2018

A great deal was written in the immediate aftermath of the June 2016 referendum as to the potential impact of Brexit on aerospace interests in the UK and how the future regulatory landscape might look. Much of the literature was inevitably speculativ...

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HOW DOCUMENTS IN THE CLOUD HELP YOUR AIRLINE REMAIN COMPLIANT HOW DOCUMENTS IN THE CLOUD HELP YOUR AIRLINE REMAIN COMPLIANT

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Feb 08, 2018

If your airline is looking to move your document management to the cloud, how can you make sure that your processes remain compliant throughout? Especially if you need to go through several audits with different regulatory bodies who all have differe...

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Brexit and Aviation BREXIT AND AVIATION

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Feb 06, 2018

The UK has voted to leave the European Union. It is scheduled to depart at 11pm UK time on Friday 29 March 2019. The UK and EU have provisionally agreed on the three "divorce" issues of how much the UK owes the EU, what happens to the North...

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THE SWISS AVIATION ECOSYSTEM THE SWISS AVIATION ECOSYSTEM

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Feb 06, 2018

The Boston Consulting Group is a global management consulting firm and the world’s leading advisor on business strategy. We partner with clients from the private, public, and not-forprofit sectors in all regions to identify their highest-value ...

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The 2018 Bomber THE 2018 BOMBER

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Feb 06, 2018

Operating in theaters where U.S. base access declined from 37 airfields per million square miles, as the U.S. experienced during the Cold War, to 15 airfields per million square miles along the Asian-Pacific rim. U.S. air forces will be expected to o...

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FLY A STARFIGHTER FLY A STARFIGHTER

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Feb 06, 2018

The Lockheed F-104 Starfighter is the highest performance, single-engine jet fighter ever made. The F-104 is powered by a single General Electric J79-GE-11A engine capable of generating in excess of 17,000 lbs of thrust and exceeding Mach 2. For pers...

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Composites in Aerospace COMPOSITES IN AEROSPACE

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Feb 05, 2018

The unrelenting passion of the aerospace industry to enhance the performance of commercial and military aircraft is constantly driving the development of improved high-performance structural materials.

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Prioritising safety in unmanned aircraft system traffic management PRIORITISING SAFETY IN UNMANNED AIRCRAFT SYSTEM TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT

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Feb 03, 2018

Drones are proliferating throughout the world’s airspace, making them impossible to ignore. As their numbers rise, the importance of finding a way for them to safely coexist with manned aircraft is growing increasingly urgent.

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Taking In-Flight Entertainment  to New Height TAKING IN-FLIGHT ENTERTAINMENT TO NEW HEIGHT

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Jan 31, 2018

In-flight entertainment (IFE) services are quickly becoming a must-have for airlines. Thanks to advancements in technology, today’s IFE systems have come a long way from yesterday’s expensive, infl exible, embedded wired systems. That&rsq...

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Airline Redux: How IoT is Set to Change Travel as We Know It AIRLINE REDUX: HOW IOT IS SET TO CHANGE TRAVEL AS WE KNOW IT

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Jan 30, 2018

In today’s fast-paced, digital world, technology is advancing rapidly making it critical for businesses to evolve to stay competitive. The need to stay abreast with emerging technology is being felt across industries including the airlines. A s...

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Aircraft Noise and Annoyance AIRCRAFT NOISE AND ANNOYANCE

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Jan 30, 2018

The ever-increasing demand for regular and convenient road, rail and aircraft transportation consequently brings with it an increase in environmental noise and subsequent effects. The most widespread and well documented subjective response to noise i...

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Aviation Safety Spotlight AVIATION SAFETY SPOTLIGHT

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Jan 29, 2018

The DFSB will continue to provide support to all areas which you should expect, such as safety investigations, and hazard reporting. We are focused on ensuring the success of ASR in Sentinel and will continue to work with you on that. We intend to st...

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Airports Authority Of India Achieves Continuous Operations Despite Natural Calamity AIRPORTS AUTHORITY OF INDIA ACHIEVES CONTINUOUS OPERATIONS DESPITE NATURAL CALAMITY

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Jan 26, 2018

Infrastructure and operations (I&O) professionals get the importance of developing a comprehensive disaster recovery (DR) plan, testing it frequently, and automating it as much as possible. But firms in all countries and industries still suffer f...

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AVIATION INDUSTRY AVIATION INDUSTRY

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Jan 26, 2018

The purpose of the paper is to provide industry stakeholders with a summary of the key findings from the recent industry intelligence gathering activities overseen by the Aviation Industry Reference Committee (IRC).

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Credit Ratings and Cash Reserves: How They Influence the Borrowing Costs of Airports: An Industry White Paper CREDIT RATINGS AND CASH RESERVES: HOW THEY INFLUENCE THE BORROWING COSTS OF AIRPORTS: AN INDUSTRY WHITE PAPER

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Jan 25, 2018

Ricondo & Associates, Inc. (R&A) prepared this Industry White Paper regarding the influence of credit ratings and cash reserves on the borrowing costs of airports at the request of the Finance Committee of Airports Council International-North...

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Aircraft Landing Gear Design and Development AIRCRAFT LANDING GEAR DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT

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Jan 24, 2018

Landing gear is one of the critical subsystems of an aircraft. The need to design landing gear with minimum weight, minimum volume, high performance, improved life and reduced life cycle cost have posed many challenges to landing gear designers and p...

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Electric Vertical Takeoff and Landing ELECTRIC VERTICAL TAKEOFF AND LANDING

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Jan 24, 2018

The recent and continuing development in technological state-of-the-art for electric motors, power electronics, and most importantly batteries has led to substantial interest in the design of flight vehicles with all-electric propulsion. In such vehi...

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The US Airline Industry…Fight or Flight!? THE US AIRLINE INDUSTRY…FIGHT OR FLIGHT!?

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Jan 23, 2018

Have you ever been in a situation in which you complained that a good or service has been offered too cheaply? Yes, too cheaply? Indeed, the question is difficult to understand. After all, one of the hallmark pillars of a market economy is business c...

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TRANSPACIFIC AIRLINE FUEL EFFICIENCY RANKING TRANSPACIFIC AIRLINE FUEL EFFICIENCY RANKING

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Jan 22, 2018

Until recently, there has been very little public information on airline fuel efficiency. Starting in 2013, the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) began assessing the fuel efficiency of U.S. airlines on domestic operations for 2010,...

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Flight Deck Door Monitoring Systems FLIGHT DECK DOOR MONITORING SYSTEMS

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Jan 21, 2018

The new 5” SKYCAM VDU is the heart of the Skycam System. It is a direct replacement for the outgoing 4” VDU and is a result of extensive design and development of this reliable and popular product. The 5” VDU will fit directly into ...

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EUROPEAN BUSINESS AVIATION EUROPEAN BUSINESS AVIATION

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Jan 18, 2018

Since the first Business Aviation aircraft took off in 1927, Business Aviation has grown to be a substantial contributor to the European economy. Alas, this contribution has often been little understood and few organisations have been able to determi...

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Airspace Risk and Safety Management Manual AIRSPACE RISK AND SAFETY MANAGEMENT MANUAL

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Jan 15, 2018

Most of the regulatory decisions CASA makes are such that conformity with authoritative policy and established procedures will lead to the achievement of these outcomes. Frequently, however, CASA decision-makers will encounter situations in which the...

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Exploring Drones EXPLORING DRONES

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Jan 15, 2018

During World War II, in a top-secret mission called Operation Aphrodite, the U.S. military endeavored to create an unmanned aerial vehicle. Early reports indicate this military operation largely involved a B-17 bomber equipped with TV cameras, parach...

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Five Critical Enablers for Safe, Efficient, and Viable UAS Traffic Management FIVE CRITICAL ENABLERS FOR SAFE, EFFICIENT, AND VIABLE UAS TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT

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Jan 07, 2018

In the past four years, forecasts have predicted soaring market valuations for the unmanned aircraft industry.1 Already, unmanned aircraft, or drones, are transforming everyday work with proven applications for crop dusting, photogrammetry, inspectio...

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UNMANNED AIRCRAFT – UNMATCHED POTENTIAL UNMANNED AIRCRAFT – UNMATCHED POTENTIAL

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Dec 30, 2017

Unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) enable people to operate in all theatres of human environments – in the air, on land and at sea – where it is simply too dangerous for people. Popularly reffered to as a “drone”, UAS is defined ...

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The Impact of Brexit on the U.S. Aerospace Industry THE IMPACT OF BREXIT ON THE U.S. AEROSPACE INDUSTRY

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Dec 29, 2017

A referendum to decide whether the United Kingdom (UK) should remain in the European Union (EU), or “Brexit,” narrowly passed on June 23, 2016, triggering negotiations to set the terms of withdrawal by March 29, 2019. Among the many agree...

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North Texas Aerospace and Aviation Talent Pipeline Study 2017 NORTH TEXAS AEROSPACE AND AVIATION TALENT PIPELINE STUDY 2017

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Dec 28, 2017

Aerospace and air transportation are critical industries in North Texas. Together, the industries comprise 489 companies in the region and employ more than 75,000 individuals. The industries generate $10.5 billion of in-region purchases between them....

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The Single Spool Core: A proven design for performance and simplicity THE SINGLE SPOOL CORE: A PROVEN DESIGN FOR PERFORMANCE AND SIMPLICITY

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Dec 28, 2017

The Improved Turbine Engine Program (ITEP) is a US Army program that calls on industry to produce a new turboshaft engine that will provide 50% more power, 25% better specific fuel consumption, and reduce life-cycle costs. The program was launched to...

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Measuring Fiber End Face Inspection Microscope Reproducibility using Chrome on Glass Artifacts MEASURING FIBER END FACE INSPECTION MICROSCOPE REPRODUCIBILITY USING CHROME ON GLASS ARTIFACTS

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Dec 20, 2017

Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems (LM-RMS) sources MT cable assemblies from Cinch Connectivity Solutions. Due to the critical nature of these assemblies in the final application, it was vital to ensure reproducible results between outgoing a...

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The cargo facility of the future THE CARGO FACILITY OF THE FUTURE

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Dec 05, 2017

More special commodities, fewer letters, more parcels, more periods of high demand… illustrates a shift in the type and volume of goods handled through cargo facilities. Fully automated high-rack warehouses, automated and green vehicles naviga...

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Global Airline Industry Almanac GLOBAL AIRLINE INDUSTRY ALMANAC

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Nov 23, 2017

For this report, Amadeus undertook primary and secondary research in association with Connections Events, Jacobs Media Group, Fire on the Hill, T2RL and various industry experts. The report is a summary of events that took place in the airline indust...

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A NEW FRONTIER IN AVIATION E-SOURCING PLATFORMS A NEW FRONTIER IN AVIATION E-SOURCING PLATFORMS

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Nov 22, 2017

Our goal is to provide aeronautical professionals with quality resources, the security of blockchain technology and efficient purchasing protocols. This will enable economies of scale for aerospace industry players by optimizing the supply chain as a...

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Managing Supply Chain Data for Modern Aircraft MANAGING SUPPLY CHAIN DATA FOR MODERN AIRCRAFT

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Nov 22, 2017

With S1000D Issue 4.1 and the recent release of Issue 4.2, the capabilities of the specification are widely recognized as an excellent fit for managing aviation technical data. Since S1000D is now jointly produced by multiple defense and commercial o...

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Industry Insights: Aviation Briefing INDUSTRY INSIGHTS: AVIATION BRIEFING

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Nov 21, 2017

Globally, airlines operate a fleet of more than 23,000 commercial jet aircraft valued at approximately $560 billion. Airlines rely heavily on third-party debt and equity to finance the capital-intensive aircraft assets. Third-party equity to finance ...

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Requirements Engineering for the Aerospace and Defense Industry REQUIREMENTS ENGINEERING FOR THE AEROSPACE AND DEFENSE INDUSTRY

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Nov 21, 2017

Requirements engineering and its role in the aerospace and defence industry For a space shuttle to have a successful journey, each astronaut must perform his or her own unique task. But the team also must work together and follow a strategy to accomp...

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Aircraft structural engineering and analysis AIRCRAFT STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING AND ANALYSIS

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Nov 18, 2017

Most aircraft company engineering departments are facing fundamental challenges. This is most strongly felt in the structures areas due to the increased complexity of products and ever-increasing demands for safety and certifications. The main challe...

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Business Rules in S1000D BUSINESS RULES IN S1000D

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Nov 11, 2017

If you have any connection with the technical documentation industry, especially in the Aerospace and Defense sectors, you will have heard of S1000D. Many companies and organizations are now using S1000D as part of their data management strategy. By ...

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VVIP Supplemental Data – Operate with Confidence VVIP SUPPLEMENTAL DATA – OPERATE WITH CONFIDENCE

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Nov 11, 2017

Today’s aircraft are increasingly advanced and highly complex. VVIP interiors have also grown in complexity. Managing “complexity on top of complexity” creates a unique set of challenges for today’s VVIP operators.

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Aircraft Electrical Propulsion – The Next Chapter of Aviation? AIRCRAFT ELECTRICAL PROPULSION – THE NEXT CHAPTER OF AVIATION?

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Nov 10, 2017

There have been consistent upward trends in the electrification of aircraft systems, research into Electrical Propulsion, and fundamentally, a greater investment of money and business effort into electric aircraft. Electrification not only offers the...

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Digitalising Europe’s aviation infrastructure DIGITALISING EUROPE’S AVIATION INFRASTRUCTURE

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Nov 08, 2017

This paper was prepared within the context of European ATM Master Plan 2018 update campaign in order to prompt discussions among European aviation stakeholders on the digital transformation of the sector. The paper makes use of recent EU and global s...

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ACARS: Timeless tech for the connected aircraft age ACARS: TIMELESS TECH FOR THE CONNECTED AIRCRAFT AGE

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Oct 31, 2017

In this new paper, we explore how ACARS is evolving in the connected aircraft age – and why it will remain the aviation industry’s trusted and reliable network in the years to come.When ACARS technology first came into use in 1978, it rel...

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Combat Helicopters and Armament Test COMBAT HELICOPTERS AND ARMAMENT TEST

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Oct 12, 2017

In the decades since it made its debut on the battlefields of the mid-20th Century, the helicopter has come into its own as a nimble, responsive platform capable of performing a variety of missions over the widely divergent terrain. While originally ...

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Detection & Avoidance of Counterfeit Components: Understanding Inspection Test and Authentication Methods DETECTION & AVOIDANCE OF COUNTERFEIT COMPONENTS: UNDERSTANDING INSPECTION TEST AND AUTHENTICATION METHODS

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Oct 02, 2017

Electronic component failure is an unacceptable risk for product manufacturers, especially within the Aerospace and Defense sectors. Counterfeit components are one potential source of this failure. With the constant consolidation of suppliers within ...

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Conceptual Design of Operation Strategies for Hybrid Electric Aircraft CONCEPTUAL DESIGN OF OPERATION STRATEGIES FOR HYBRID ELECTRIC AIRCRAFT

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Sep 25, 2017

Ambitious targets to reduce emissions caused by aviation in the light of an expected ongoing rise of the air transport demand in the future drive the research of propulsion systems with lower CO2 emissions.

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CIVIL AVIATION REGULATION: WHAT FUTURE AFTER BREXIT? CIVIL AVIATION REGULATION: WHAT FUTURE AFTER BREXIT?

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Sep 18, 2017

The Royal Aeronautical Society (‘the Society’) is the world’s only professional body and learned society dedicated to the entire aerospace community. Established in 1866 to further the art, science, and engineering of aeronautics, t...

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Integrated Publications for Converted Freighters INTEGRATED PUBLICATIONS FOR CONVERTED FREIGHTERS

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Aug 28, 2017

Cargo traffic is projected to double by 2035 resulting in a 70 percent increase in the world freighter fleet. To accommodate this growth, Boeing estimates that approximately 1,300 airplanes will be removed from passenger service and converted to a fr...

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FUTURE OF THE AIRLINE INDUSTRY 2035 FUTURE OF THE AIRLINE INDUSTRY 2035

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Aug 22, 2017

IATA’s Industry Affairs Committee (IAC), a group of 20 airline heads of government affairs, commissioned this study with the aim of anticipating the key risks and opportunities global commercial aviation will face between now and 2035. Like man...

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Advancements in Card Lok Technology to Satisfy SWaP and Second Level Maintenance Requirements ADVANCEMENTS IN CARD LOK TECHNOLOGY TO SATISFY SWAP AND SECOND LEVEL MAINTENANCE REQUIREMENTS

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Aug 02, 2017

Military equipment—such as shipboard, surveillance, mobile artillery and control stations, combat aircraft and unmanned air vehicles—often consists of highly technological and sensitive electronics. It is likely that these electronics cou...

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The future of UK aviation THE FUTURE OF UK AVIATION

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Jul 27, 2017

Aviation will have a central role in delivering this, and the issues this document seeks to address should be seen in that context. Already this government has been getting on with taking decisions which support aviation while addressing its environm...

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FLIGHTCHAIN FLIGHTCHAIN

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For this reason, SITA Lab, the technology research team at SITA, initiated a project to investigate the provision of a single version of the truth for flight status data. Called FlightChain

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Many flight operations spend a lot of time and money with recruiting agencies, or hiring “known associates” of their current flight crew rather than actually matching an appropriate crew member to the needs of the company, as well as a go...

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Tests Navy and Marine Corps combat aircraft—AH-1/Z (Attack Helicopter), UH-1N/Y (Venom Helicopter), EA-6B (Northrop Grumman Prowler), AV-8B (McDonnell Douglas Harrier II), F/A-18A-F (McDonnell Douglas Hornet), All H60’s (Sikorsky Black Ha...

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There has been much discussion about the deployment of the Satellite Based Augmentation Systems (SBAS) and the new Instrument Approach Procedures that they enable termed the Localizer Performance with Vertical Guidance (LPV) approaches.

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Air Transport World is the leading brand for the global airline industry; providing intelligence, analysis, and news to enable the air transport industry to make decisions and improve operations. ATW reaches the global airline community; including le...

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The Industry High-Level Group (IHLG) was established in September 2013. It is an initiative of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Secretary General, bringing together the Heads of four industry organizations: the Airports Council In...

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Airports operate in an increasingly demanding commercial environment facing greater scrutiny from passengers, airlines, stakeholders, and investors. Airports compete to win and retain air service, and invest significantly in retail and entertainment ...

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By highlighting the performance and portability of the aerospace-approved, trademarked SIFCO Process, this white paper makes the case for wider use of selective plating for repair and OEM applications. Case studies demonstrate its mechanical properti...

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OpenVPX provides an effective method for describing VPX components, and also defines numerous “profiles” for boards, slots and backplanes that detail specific configurations of channels, interconnections and fabrics. By narrowing the fiel...

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Over the last couple of decades the entire airline industry has been going through a paradigm shift: As air travel became an ever-more easily accessible commodity, airlines had to rethink what their roles should be beyond simply being an operator of ...

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The Williams Foundation conducted an Integrated Air and Missile Defence (IAMD) study between Sep16 and Feb17 to explore the challenges of building Australia’s IAMD capability and the implica=ons for the Department of Defence’s integrated ...

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Eliminate complex rotors! Cyclic, collective, swashplate – Transmissions, gearboxes, shafting, hydraulics, etc.  Distributed Electric Propulsion. Replace single complex system with multiple simple thrusters  Get on a wing for efficien...

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The purpose of this document is to provide information and analysis on the interactions between wind farm developments and aviation safety. This document is not intended to provide recommendations on all of the issues relating to how wind farm develo...

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In Business Aviation, a part of general aviation, but also at Airline's processes and their optimization are still receiving insufficient attention - even today. Digitization and possible automation are slow due to a large number of different sol...

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Over the past several years, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has been encouraging airport sponsors to incorporate sustainability in airport planning, design, and operations. Sustainability has been defined to include the principles of econo...

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ASAP reports accepted by the ERC are protected by congressional legislation from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). This is done to ensure the confidentiality of the report and reporter. An amendment to this legislation is needed...

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A booming middle class, expected to reach 5 billion people by 2030, will likely double the demand for air travel in the next 20 years.1 Urbanization trends suggest that this growing middle class will reside primarily in cities, increasing the need fo...

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Air Planning has been arranging air charter services for some of the most notable entities in the world. Whether your travel need is for 300 passengers attending a corporate event or a small group requiring unparalleled luxury, our team of profession...

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Since its deregulation in 1978, the U.S. commercial air carrier industry has been characterized by boom-to-bust cycles. The volatility that was associated with these cycles was thought by many to be a structural feature of an industry that was capita...

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ICAO first initiated the development of Standards and Recommended Practices related to aircraft noise in the 1960s with similar work on smoke emissions from aircraft engine following shortly thereafter. These efforts were aimed to limit the adverse i...

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FLATIRONS Solutions, provider of technical information management solutions for knowledge-driven industries including aviation, aerospace, shipping, rail, energy, and defense, announced in mid-April 2016 the signing of a new teaming agreement with Ai...

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The Michigan Department of Transportation State Long-Range Transportation Plan 2016-2040 Aviation Technical Report provided an overview of the Michigan Airport System, including a description of the scope of services provided and the condition of the...

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Thales (Euronext Paris: HO) announces today the signature by Thales Alenia Space of a definitive agreement to acquire RUAG’s opto-electronics business line. The transaction is subject to the usual closing conditions, and should be finalized by the en...

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Rush-hour traffic is unbearable for many commuters today – and the problem is growing. By 2030, 60% of the world’s population will live in cities, which is 10% more than today. To address this rising concern, Airbus Group is harnessing it...

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The European Commission has concluded annual reports since 1998 as part of its function as an observatory of the European Air Transport Industry. The reports have highlighted developments on legislative and regulatory measures and covered analysis of...

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This brochure introduces you to the solutions offered by TracWare. It is designed to outline the commercial benefits of these solutions, and to assure you of our pledge to provide the very best in stable, functional software and support. TracWare spe...

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Your aircraft is a method to move your business forward and make the most of your personal trips by providing the convenience to travel on your schedule. At Textron Aviation, maintaining and servicing your Citation, Hawker and King airs are our prior...

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Pay-as-you-go procedures apply because enacting the legislation would affect direct spending and revenues. CBO estimates that enacting the legislation would not increase net direct spending or on-budget deficits in any of the four consecutive 10-year...

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Global aviation and shipping together produce about 5% of global CO2 emissions, and by 2050 this is expected to rise to 10–32%. Yet these sectors offer some of the most cost-effective emission reductions available today, particularly through im...

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The New Distribution Capability (NDC) is an airline industry-supported program launched by IATA for the development and market adoption of a new, XML-based data transmission standard (NDC Standard). The NDC Standard will enhance the capability of com...

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Aircraft ownership can provide the ultimate in privacy, productivity, and time savings. However, having to manage an aircraft can quickly reverse many of the benefits. From crewing and maintenance to flight operations and regulatory compliance, aircr...

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At Airbus Group, ‘we make it fly’ is our motto. Day in and day out, the Company’s men and women deliver more than just products. They make a difference to our customers through innovative solutions, game-changing engineering, manufa...

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The World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on the Future of Travel & Tourism proposes a new regulatory model for foreign investment in airlines. Despite the importance of international aviation to the globalized economy, the airline s...

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On 17 July 2014, Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur was shot down over Eastern Ukraine. On board the Boeing 777 were 283 passengers and 15 crew members who all lost their lives. The victims’ families and the states who...

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Inmarsat has a long-standing commitment to aviation safety services: airlines the world over trust our range of market leading, secure and reliable global connectivity solutions that set the standard for flight deck communications. More than 90% of t...

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In its heyday, air travel was a magical experience. Every passenger felt special and valued, with processes that put the traveler front-and-center of the entire experience. With the rise of mass-market tourism and business travel, prices have tumbled...

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This white paper is the authoritative resource for the rapidly-growing global airline onboard retail industry. The industry includes the sale of any product or service while onboard an airplane. This report comprehensively profiles the size and growt...

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There are hundreds of thousands of airline passenger hours consumed every single day with passengers confined in a tightly controlled space during this time.

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It is my privilege to write the introduction to this the first issue of ‘Airworthiness Matters’, which is the new title for the IFA Annual Magazine, and is part of the rebranding of The International Federation of Airworthiness in its 40t...

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In the last decade, the competitive scenario of the air transport sector has been affected by huge changes that transformed quickly both supply and demand, influencing the airline business models. Many national airlines, that suffered huge financial ...

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Since its inception nearly six decades ago, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has provided the safest, most efficient aerospace system in the world. The FAA achieves this mission by training, empowering, and enabling its professional aviation...

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Many travelers tell us that the air travel industry feels vast and complicated; that it’s hard to feel informed, let alone empowered about making the right choice when navigating the open skies. In recent years the industry has seen carriers co...

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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is implementing the Next Generation (NextGen) Air Transportation System. This technical work supports the modernizing of the future of aviation, yet a more pressing issue the industry faces is the lack of wor...

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Simplifying the Business (StB) is an air travel industry change program focused on transforming business practices and processes to benefit the customer and the industry. StB has an 11-year track record of innovating and delivering value to the entir...

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It used to be so easy; Operations flew the airplanes around the world while MRO made sure that the engineering was up to the job. They were separate functions and you knew which was which. But it’s not so easy today. As in life, in aircraft IT ...

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Paris, September 16, 2015 – In the run-up to the 21st UN international conference on climate change, COP 21, Thales Alenia Space has published a book entitled "Climate Change &Satellites 2015.

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Civil Aviation, in particular air transport, is one of the world’s most important service industries. It serves as a major catalyst for global economic activities. In that regard, it is vital to ensure South Africa’s effective participati...

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Today, a new and rising generation of travelers, what Aruba Networks calls #GenMobile, are flying the skies. They are a flexible, transparent, and collaborative generation with a preference for mobility, and a penchant for creativity and what’s...

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This paper covers both the business and technical considerations for ultra-broadband
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The White Paper on National Civil Aviation Policy (NCAP) acknowledges that the present airport infrastructure is an integral part of the South African transport system. This infrastructure contributes to the socio-economic development of the country ...

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High-Resolution Time-of-Flight Cameras HIGH-RESOLUTION TIME-OF-FLIGHT CAMERAS

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Aug 12, 2015

The Engineering Sample of Basler’s Time-of-Flight Camera features 640 × 480 pixels resolution and delivers 15 frames per second. That corresponds to 4.6 million distance measurements per second. Higher resolutions are being ...

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Jul 23, 2015

Landing Gear system is one of the critical susbsystems of an aircraft and is often configured along with the aircraft structure because of its substantial influence on the aircraft structural configuration itself. Landing gear detail design is taken ...

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Jul 20, 2015

In-flight connectivity is fast becoming a catalyst for change in day-to-day airline operations. Just as connectivity is revolutionising our everyday lives at work and home, the connected aircraft will redefine the way airlines operate.

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Emirates is one of the world’s leading airlines precisely because Emirates does not depend on government subsidies, bail-outs, and bankruptcy laws, but operates as a consumer-focused, profit-driven, commercial enterprise.

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This report provides an empirical case study of one of the areas in which the Gulf States have been the most visible and dynamic generators of global change: the aviation sector. The startling rise of Emirates, Etihad, and Qatar Airways has reshaped ...

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It is generally accepted that an increase in rotorcraft Instrument Flight Rule (IFR) operations would provide a significant safety improvement. Currently, Inadvertent flight into Instrument Meteorological Conditions (IIMC) or Controlled Flight into T...

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2015 Asiana Airlines Sustainability Report focuses on major promotion policy and performances, diverse opinions of the stakeholders, media analysis which has induced significant issues. This report contains the performance of sustainability managemen...

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Open skies agreements were conceived as a way to stretch the framework of bilateral air service agreement to the least restrictive form by “giving the airlines of each contracting party unlimited access to operate services to and from any point...

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Reduce IIMC and Weather Related CFIT Accidents in the largest population of rotorcraft – Single-Engine Part 27 Enable Certification of Affordable, Practical, Simple and Safe SE SPIFR (which means both low cost and low impact on payload).

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This Annual Report contains wide ranging information including details of panasonic's stragies and financial position as well as the companies stance towards fulfilling environmental,social and governance responsibilities.

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Over the past 15 years, FREQUENTIS USA, Inc. has provided communications solutions for the
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The sky may be the limit for in-flight connectivity (IFC) over the long-term; however near-term adoption may be tempered by consumers’ alternative entertainment options. Consumer broadband habits and onboard Wi-Fi take rates to-date suggest tha...

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This report focuses on significant global developments in the commercial aviation sector and air safety in particular, from the beginning of the jet age in 1952 to the present day. It charts the improvement in the safety record of the industry over t...

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ProAdvantage programs enable the mitigation of risk associated with the costs of maintaining your aircraft, precisely and predictably. Depending on the programs you choose, you can cover nearly every working part of your aircraft – even wear-ou...

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The fuel conservation solution from Aviaso provides a full range of data analysis, reporting, and monitoring tools to help airlines save fuel and reduce emissions. It contains more than 100 ready-made reports, which allow an airline thoroughly unders...

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On 16 December 2009, the Government released its aviation white paper. This is the most comprehensive statement of the Government’s aviation policy. The white paper followed the release of the aviation green paper on 2 December 2008, and an ear...

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Implementing MDM (with PME) for Airlines Industry IMPLEMENTING MDM (WITH PME) FOR AIRLINES INDUSTRY

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Purpose of this document is to provide a set of pointers and guidelines on why and how to implement Master Data Management for Airlines industry along with Probabilistic Matching Engine enabled.

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IATA IATA

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New Distribution Capability (NDC) is a key transformation project to modernize airline distribution. It started with the foundation standard approved in October 2012 by the International Air Transport Association (IATA), the US DOT approval in August...

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Aerospace Innovation AEROSPACE INNOVATION

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By any metric, Canadian aerospace is a prime example of how innovation drives the development of national and regional economies and communities. Not only is it an important contributor to the Canadian economy, but it is also a world leader in many r...

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The Future of Aerospace Forces THE FUTURE OF AEROSPACE FORCES

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The 2016 Defence White Paper is an impressive document that is a significant improvement on past White Papers. At the aerospace platform and individual system level the White Paper is mature and balanced, and clearly the result of a more comprehensiv...

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Managed Travel 2020: Technology Drives New Opportunities MANAGED TRAVEL 2020: TECHNOLOGY DRIVES NEW OPPORTUNITIES

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Technology is changing every aspect of our lives, including the way business travel is planned, booked and experienced. Few would consider modern day business travel to be hassle-free, but technology is making business travelers more informed and abl...

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The Benefits of Mobile NFC for Air Travel THE BENEFITS OF MOBILE NFC FOR AIR TRAVEL

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This document identifies the benefits that Universal Integrated Circuit Card (UICC, also known as the “SIM card”)-based, mobile Near Field Communications (NFC) services can bring to the airline industry, airport authorities and the air-tr...

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SwiftBroadband-Safety the Future of Aircraft Communications SWIFTBROADBAND-SAFETY THE FUTURE OF AIRCRAFT COMMUNICATIONS

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Inmarsat has a long-standing commitment to aviation safety services: airlines the world over trust our range of market leading, secure and reliable connectivity solutions that set the standard for flight deck communications. More than 95% of the worl...

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Sky High Connectivity SKY HIGH CONNECTIVITY

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Satellites are shaping a new age of inflight connectivity. New satellite technologies are covering the globe in layers of high-powered, ubiquitous bandwidth, capable of connecting devices on both commercial and business aircraft carrying millions of ...

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Digital Transformation Initiative Aviation, Travel and Tourism Industry DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION INITIATIVE AVIATION, TRAVEL AND TOURISM INDUSTRY

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The Digital Transformation Initiative (DTI) is a project launched by the World Economic Forum in 2015 as part of the System Initiative on Shaping the Future of Digital Economy and Society.

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Airline Turnaround Management AIRLINE TURNAROUND MANAGEMENT

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The traditional way for turnaround time prediction and management in operational environments will not meet the quality and reliability targets defined by initiatives like “Airport Collaborative Decision Making”. Planning a turnaround by ...

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Global Aerospace and Defense Outlook GLOBAL AEROSPACE AND DEFENSE OUTLOOK

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This report is based on a survey of 76 senior aerospace and defense (A&D) executives conducted in early 2016 by Forbes Insights. Approximately half of respondents are based in Europe, while 21 percent are based in the Americas. Almost one-third o...

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2016 Global aerospace and defense sector outlook 2016 GLOBAL AEROSPACE AND DEFENSE SECTOR OUTLOOK

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After several years of revenue expansion, but with a declining trend—5.8 percent in 2012, 3.2 percent in 2013, and 1.9 percent growth in 20141  respectively, the overall global aerospace and defense (A&D) sector revenues are expected t...

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Simplifying the Business SIMPLIFYING THE BUSINESS

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The StB Think Tank started in 2011 to rethink the StB program following the completion in 2010 of the first series of projects: e-ticket, bar-coded boarding passes, common-use self-service kiosks, and the baggage improvement program. The first editio...

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The Connected Fleet: Further Implications of Aircraft Health Monitoring for the Aviation Supply Chain THE CONNECTED FLEET: FURTHER IMPLICATIONS OF AIRCRAFT HEALTH MONITORING FOR THE AVIATION SUPPLY CHAIN

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It is difficult to avoid a hot topic currently permeating the aviation supply chain. The issues surrounding big data and aircraft health monitoring (AHM), data ownership, access, and management are increasingly discussed in industry forums, publicati...

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2016 White Paper on Green Aviation 2016 WHITE PAPER ON GREEN AVIATION

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“Greening” the economy has become a common goal worldwide, and “green aviation” as a focus of global aviation industry, is impacting the business model and development of new technologies of the industry. People are so aware o...

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Aviation Game Changer: New Technology Aircraft AVIATION GAME CHANGER: NEW TECHNOLOGY AIRCRAFT

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The aviation industry is poised for a period of unprecedented technological change, providing significant opportunities and challenges for airlines and suppliers alike. E-enablement’s connectivity solutions are able to transmit data between e-e...

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How New Technology Aircraft Are Transforming Air Service HOW NEW TECHNOLOGY AIRCRAFT ARE TRANSFORMING AIR SERVICE

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The introduction of new technology aircraft marks a change in air service marketing for cities around the globe. These advanced aircraft allow airlines to fly routes that were previously out of range or heavily reliant on large volumes of transfer pa...

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Regional airports REGIONAL AIRPORTS

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This paper looks at policy affecting airports in the UK, outside London and the South East of England, including the work of the Airports Commission and debates around it, and financial support for lifeline services. The Labour Government’s 200...

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Airport Infrastructure Lite — What are the Next Investment Opportunities after TCR? AIRPORT INFRASTRUCTURE LITE — WHAT ARE THE NEXT INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES AFTER TCR?

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With growing competition and a limited pipeline of airport transactions, airport investors are increasingly turning to ancillary airport businesses as a means to accessing the aviation asset class. The 2016 sale of TCR, a ground service equipment lea...

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Review of Aviation Mandates REVIEW OF AVIATION MANDATES

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With commercial airspace becoming increasingly crowded, safety and efficiency upgrades mandated by international regulatory agencies are a fact of aviation life. As the Commission of the European Communities stated in 2009, “Observed and expect...

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Keeping the aviation industry safe KEEPING THE AVIATION INDUSTRY SAFE

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Aviation today is seen as a very safe industry, yet recent accidents have shown that vulnerabilities still exist. In particular, events can occur which were not previously foreseen, so-called ‘game-changers’ such as MH370, MH17 and German...

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Arab Aviation Summit 2016 ARAB AVIATION SUMMIT 2016

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Growing from a position of strength over the years, the aviation and tourism industry is expected to play a key role in driving the region’s economy in 2017 and beyond. Middle East carriers started 2016 on a high note, reporting the strongest y...

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An Introduction to Airline Communication Types AN INTRODUCTION TO AIRLINE COMMUNICATION TYPES

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When looking from the outside into the workings of modern commercial passenger aircraft it is easy to perceive that the communications strategy to control the flow of aircraft is based upon voice communications over dedicated radio channels. However,...

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Fuel Price Uncertainty & Structural Evolution of Aircraft Market Warrant Consideration of New Fleet Strategies FUEL PRICE UNCERTAINTY & STRUCTURAL EVOLUTION OF AIRCRAFT MARKET WARRANT CONSIDERATION OF NEW FLEET STRATEGIES

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The main drivers of this are the competitiveness of current generation aircraft offerings from a network utility standpoint, as well as the dramatic increase in ownership of the world aircraft fleet by operating lessors—and a need for business ...

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DEFENCE white paper DEFENCE WHITE PAPER

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The Defence White Paper 2016 provides the foundation for New Zealand’s security now and into the future at a time of increasing instability and uncertainty in the international strategic environment. The public’s views, from over 300 writ...

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In-flight Wi-Fi: Smart airlines listen to Asia Pacific passenger demand IN-FLIGHT WI-FI: SMART AIRLINES LISTEN TO ASIA PACIFIC PASSENGER DEMAND

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In-flight Wi-Fi is a rapidly developing service offering in Asia Pacific countries and is already widely popular with passengers, which presents a good opportunity for growth.
With only 3% of the aircraft operating today in APAC offering Wi-Fi...

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Aircraft IT Operations Jun-2017 AIRCRAFT IT OPERATIONS JUN-2017

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The Aviobook is a user-friendly Electronic Flight Bag software solution. It is not just an EFB, but a comprehensive aircraft operations suite designed for use across a variety of platforms, online and offline, including desktop and laptop computers, ...

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AIRCRAFT CYBERSECURITY: THE PILOT’S PERSPECTIVE AIRCRAFT CYBERSECURITY: THE PILOT’S PERSPECTIVE

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The risks encountered in flying are frequently mitigated by the knowledge, training, and experience of the professional pilot. As new safety risks are discovered, the aviation community resolves to overcome these safety deficiencies through improveme...

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SwiftBroadband-Safety SWIFTBROADBAND-SAFETY

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Inmarsat has a long-standing commitment to aviation safety services: airlines the world over trust our range of market leading, secure and reliable connectivity solutions that set the standard for flight deck communications. More than 95% of the worl...

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Innovating better together INNOVATING BETTER TOGETHER

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Each year, the StB Think Tank writes a White Paper that encapsulates the ideas and work completed throughout the year. The StB Think Tank grows each year, fostering a shared interest for innovation in our industry. It consists of a subset of StB Stee...

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Aviation market intelligence services. AVIATION MARKET INTELLIGENCE SERVICES.

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The report on wireless IFE is tremendously detailed and offers a thorough explanation of the key underlying trends at play. The authors are very accessible for clarification or to review thoughts on trends and latest developments. This is very helpfu...