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PRODUCT READY INNOVATION PRODUCT READY INNOVATION

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Oct 08, 2019

After decades of declined defense budgets from the US Department of Defense, instability among several countries is creating a stronger future for defense contractors. This is partly due to increased tension between the Middle East, North Korea, Eastern Europe and the United States over nuclear powe...

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Location Data: Key To Understanding Airline Customer Behavior LOCATION DATA: KEY TO UNDERSTANDING AIRLINE CUSTOMER BEHAVIOR

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Sep 30, 2019

In order to remain competitive in today’s world, airlines need to embrace and adapt to the vastly evolving marketplace and invest in a digital future. Airlines are learning more about the value of data analytics and location intelligence in order to stay ahead and gain a competitive advantage....

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2025: Air travel for a digital age 2025: AIR TRAVEL FOR A DIGITAL AGE

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Sep 20, 2019

We are in the midst of a significant demographic shift from a pre-digital to a post-digital age. Within 10 years, the majority of the global population will be post-digital generations – those that have grown up interacting with online technology and using it as a way to manage their lives.Thi...

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7 Ways Face Recognition Can Unlock A Secure, Frictionless and Personalized Travel Experience 7 WAYS FACE RECOGNITION CAN UNLOCK A SECURE, FRICTIONLESS AND PERSONALIZED TRAVEL EXPERIENCE

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Sep 10, 2019

Boarding a plane used to be the exciting start to any journey, even a business trip. But today’s airports are busier, more congested and stressful than ever. According to the International Air Transport Association over 4 billion passengers boarded airline flights worldwide in 2017. With deman...

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WHY AI? HOW LANGUAGE & AI SERVICES GO HAND-IN-HAND WHY AI? HOW LANGUAGE & AI SERVICES GO HAND-IN-HAND

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Aug 21, 2019

In practice, of course, things are more complicated. Effective translation necessitates a nuanced understanding of (at least) two languages and cultures, both source and target. It requires an understanding of the original content’s goals. It mandates a fluency in tone and subtext as well as v...

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A BUYER’S GUIDE FOR LOCALIZATION SERVICES: A BUYER’S GUIDE FOR LOCALIZATION SERVICES:

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Aug 21, 2019

Your localization partner is going to do a deep-dive into your business—so start by diving deep into theirs. Are they an industry-leader with 20 years of experience or a relative newcomer? Will they speak Samoan, Uzbek, or Swahili (and all your customers’ languages)? Can they deliver on-...

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USING CONTENT MARKETING TO GENERATE DEMAND, CREATE NEW AUDIENCES USING CONTENT MARKETING TO GENERATE DEMAND, CREATE NEW AUDIENCES

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Aug 14, 2019

Content—and how brands use it to interact with buyers at all stages of the engagement journey—has fundamentally reshaped every business’ go-to-market strategy. This shift has been particularly challenging for “top-of-the-funnel” demand generation marketers, most of who ...

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Digitize Aviation DIGITIZE AVIATION

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Aug 02, 2019

The organisation of aircraft design has changed
considerably: for many years, manufacturers
have developed aircrafts in-house and produced
them in their own factory. Suppliers produced
components and delivered them to the manufacturer’s specification. The main risk ...

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New generation aircraft communications: A unified solution for congested skies NEW GENERATION AIRCRAFT COMMUNICATIONS: A UNIFIED SOLUTION FOR CONGESTED SKIES

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Jul 25, 2019

The world’s airspace has never been busier. With passenger numbers expected to double to 8.2 billion by 2037, the air transport industry faces profound operational challenges across the board. This includes the critical business of aircraft communications, which enables thousands of aircraft &...

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Compete Win in the Age of Account Based Buying COMPETE WIN IN THE AGE OF ACCOUNT BASED BUYING

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Jul 15, 2019

If you’re on a B2B revenue team, it’s likely your Marketing and Sales teams are experiencing some angst these days when it comes to understanding how prospects and customers want to interact with your company. On one hand customers seem to want ultra-personalized attention on every chann...

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Airline Fare Families and Beyond: Untangling Fare Architecture and Improving Monetization Capabilities AIRLINE FARE FAMILIES AND BEYOND: UNTANGLING FARE ARCHITECTURE AND IMPROVING MONETIZATION CAPABILITIES

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Jul 12, 2019

The purpose of this report is to examine the current state of the airline industry and identify the best practices that full-service carriers (FSC) currently use to manage their fare design and monetization opportunities within their sales channels. We will examine the fare offers of the biggest FSC...

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The SiriusDecisions B-to-B Buying Decision Process Framework THE SIRIUSDECISIONS B-TO-B BUYING DECISION PROCESS FRAMEWORK

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Jul 08, 2019

Decisionmaking is a cognitive process defined by psychologists as the selection of a course of action from multiple alternatives (e.g. what to eat, where to shop). John Dewey, the pragmatic philosopher and psychologist, introduced the first decision process framework for consumer buying in his book ...

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The Future of Airports THE FUTURE OF AIRPORTS

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Jul 06, 2019

In 2018, airlines alone created around $821bn of revenue on some 4.3bn passengers flying safely on 46.1m flights, according to ITAT, and ATAG estimates that the total aviation industry employs over 65m people with a global economic impact of around $2.7trillion from its many associated services.

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A holistic approach to a seamless passenger experience A HOLISTIC APPROACH TO A SEAMLESS PASSENGER EXPERIENCE

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Jul 04, 2019

In order to react to the challenge of processing growing passenger numbers through the existing airport infrastructure, the aviation industry requires significant change. Global passenger traffic is expected to double by 2035, reaching 6 billion passengers1 , so it’s no surprise that airport t...

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Drones DRONES

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Jul 04, 2019

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. Frequentis contends that building a harmonised framework for air tr...

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Putting Drone Data to Work in Energy Operations PUTTING DRONE DATA TO WORK IN ENERGY OPERATIONS

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Jul 03, 2019

Today, energy companies are using drones to capture data that was previously dangerous, difficult, or expensive to obtain. Drones collect data without the use of bucket trucks or expensive scaffolding, they can cover larger areas and difficult terrain, and they are much faster than manual data colle...

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Reaching for the Sky: Using Drones to Propel the Mining Industry Forward REACHING FOR THE SKY: USING DRONES TO PROPEL THE MINING INDUSTRY FORWARD

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Jul 01, 2019

Drones are becoming increasingly pervasive across industries. Use of drones in the Metals & Mining (M&M) industry is currently centered on safeguarding human safety in risky and hazardous operations. Cost optimization is an area that is yet to be explored. The lack of solutions related to th...

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The Digital Airport Commerce Ecosystem THE DIGITAL AIRPORT COMMERCE ECOSYSTEM

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Jul 01, 2019

This whitepaper describes how stakeholders in the travel retail industry airports, airlines, brands and duty-free operators can benefit from digitalization and how they can begin their journey on the way to a digital airport commerce ecosystem. Airports, airlines and travel retail operators are curr...

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REQUIREMENTS FOR AN AEROSPACE & DEFENSE PRODUCT COMPLIANCE PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS FOR AN AEROSPACE & DEFENSE PRODUCT COMPLIANCE PROGRAM

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Jun 30, 2019

Aerospace and defense part compositions are difficult to collect data and report on efficiently. In an industry where there is no room for error, parts used to manufacture air-ready products have complex specifications, and are often moved through several custom processes (e.g. plating, hardening, h...

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DATA SCIENCE HYPE OR RIPE FOR AVIATION? DATA SCIENCE HYPE OR RIPE FOR AVIATION?

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Jun 29, 2019

The aviation industry is on the verge of a new era, in which the use of data and the ability to turn data into information and insights will be more crucial than ever. This is reflected in the renewed IATA global strategic priorities, under the pillar, “Control of Data and Digitalization&rdquo...

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U.S. ARMY COMBAT CAPABILITIES DEVELOPMENT COMMAND – AVIATION & MISSILE CENTER U.S. ARMY COMBAT CAPABILITIES DEVELOPMENT COMMAND – AVIATION & MISSILE CENTER

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Jun 28, 2019

For prototype projects that are directly relevant to enhancing the mission effectiveness of military personnel and the supporting platforms, systems, components, or materials proposed to be acquired or developed by the Department of Defense, or to improvement of platforms, systems, components, or ma...

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DIGITAL TWINS IN COMMERCIAL AVIATION DIGITAL TWINS IN COMMERCIAL AVIATION

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Jun 28, 2019

The global digital twin market size is expected to reach USD 26.07 billion by 2025 registering a strong CAGR of 38.2% over the forecast years. Digital twins provide a valuable bridge between the physical and digital worlds across a range of industries, and the business case for the remarkable growth...

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Airports 25 2019 AIRPORTS 25 2019

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Jun 27, 2019

Brand Finance is the world’s leading independent brand valuation consultancy. Brand Finance was set up in 1996 with the aim of ‘bridging the gap between marketing and finance’. For more than 20 years, we have helped companies and organisations of all types to connect their brands t...

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Five Best Practices to Improve Capital Efficiency in Airport Infrastructure Investment FIVE BEST PRACTICES TO IMPROVE CAPITAL EFFICIENCY IN AIRPORT INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT

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Jun 27, 2019

Airport infrastructure plays a vital role in the economic growth and sustainability of a city, region, or country. It stimulates commerce and is a key catalyst in promoting regions as tourist attractions and business destinations. Airports are hubs for large volumes of cargo, further promoting comme...

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A GEOMETRIC APPROACH TOWARDS AIRSPACE ASSESSMENT FOR EMERGING OPERATIONS A GEOMETRIC APPROACH TOWARDS AIRSPACE ASSESSMENT FOR EMERGING OPERATIONS

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Jun 26, 2019

Emerging Urban Air Mobility (UAM) operators propose to introduce extensive flight networks into metropolitan airspace. However, this airspace currently contains complex legacy airspace constructs and flight operations that are perceived as safe, efficient, and generally acceptable to the overflown p...

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CONTRIBUTIONS TO CONCEPTUAL DESIGN OF ELECTRIC AND HYBRID-ELECTRIC AIRCRAFT CONTRIBUTIONS TO CONCEPTUAL DESIGN OF ELECTRIC AND HYBRID-ELECTRIC AIRCRAFT

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Jun 25, 2019

I would like to firstly thank my mom and dad, Dalmi and Gaspar, for being my first school, teaching me the essential values in life: humility and unconditional love. They always believed and inspired my goals, being directly responsible for everything I achieved and still intend to do. Especially to...

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THE JOURNAL OF AERONAUTICAL THE JOURNAL OF AERONAUTICAL

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Jun 25, 2019

Many will know of the thesis written by Frank Whittle during his final term at RAF Cranwell in 1928, titled “Future developments in aircraft design” and mentioned briefly in his autobiography “Jet”. Few will have read it. The original document, hand-written in a small noteboo...

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DIRECTIVE CONSULTING PORTFOLIO DIRECTIVE CONSULTING PORTFOLIO

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Jun 24, 2019

We believe that data-driven marketing shouldn’t be confusing. Every company should know what works for their campaigns in order to make more ROI-driven decisions. At Directive, we not only craft customized campaigns for your unique marketing objectives - we exceed those objectives and truly re...

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Indian aviation: Bracing to ride out headwinds INDIAN AVIATION: BRACING TO RIDE OUT HEADWINDS

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Jun 24, 2019

India’s aviation numbers make it the envy of the world. Over the last four years, on the back of a strong domestic demand, policy push by the Ministry of Civil Aviation, and private sector investment and participation, the industry has grown consistently in double digits, expanding the industr...

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Taxes in the Field of Aviation and their impact TAXES IN THE FIELD OF AVIATION AND THEIR IMPACT

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Jun 23, 2019

Aviation has a unique fiscal regime. On the one hand, in many countries it is subject to specific taxes and charges, such as a departure tax or a solidarity levy. On the other hand, aviation fuel is generally exempt from excise duty and many countries exempt tickets from VAT or apply a zero VAT rate...

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A Fifth-Generation Air Force Disruption for Maritime Surveillance A FIFTH-GENERATION AIR FORCE DISRUPTION FOR MARITIME SURVEILLANCE

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Jun 20, 2019

Air Force is acquiring the MQ-4C Triton Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS2 ) to be operated alongside the P-8A Poseidon to replace the AP-3C Orion. The Triton mission payload relays maritime intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) information directly to the mission crew operator at...

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IMPROVING COMMERCIAL AVIATION SAFETY IN THE FAR NORTH IMPROVING COMMERCIAL AVIATION SAFETY IN THE FAR NORTH

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Jun 20, 2019

Numerous airlines serve as the lifeblood for many
of these small communities by providing yearround transportation of passengers and cargo.
But many more pilots overfly the area operating
long-haul international flights. Cold temperatures,
extended periods of darkness, an...

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HOW TO SERVICE THE DIGITAL PASSENGER HOW TO SERVICE THE DIGITAL PASSENGER

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Jun 20, 2019

Digital transformation has fundamentally changed passenger expectations about air travel. An overwhelming majority of travelers today want access to digital services to improve their journey. Airports are meeting passenger demands with varying degrees of success. For most, the biggest barrier is the...

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SHAPING THE FUTURE OF FLIGHT SHAPING THE FUTURE OF FLIGHT

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Jun 19, 2019

The 2019 AIAA AVIATION Forum Executive Steering Committee welcomes you to Dallas! We have worked hard this past year curating exciting and thought-provoking content around the forum theme, Shaping the Future of Flight. We hope these industry leaders, topics, and discussions inspire you. Make it a gr...

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products designed to solve your most challenging projects PRODUCTS DESIGNED TO SOLVE YOUR MOST CHALLENGING PROJECTS

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Jun 18, 2019

All standard deliveries utilizing the PPG Company delivery service will be free of charge to all serviceable E&I members. Orders placed by noon are delivered the next business day within the standard delivery zone which the local PPG company-operated store network operates and providing goods ar...

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THE REALITY OF MODERN AIRLINE RETAIL THE REALITY OF MODERN AIRLINE RETAIL

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Jun 18, 2019

Trying to assess the long-term future of airlines is hard in the current climate. Some elements such as the cost of fuel and the need for stringent safety regulations will always be there while others, such as what and how airlines present and sell their products are in a constant state of flux.

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Security Convergence Solutions for Airport and Airline Security SECURITY CONVERGENCE SOLUTIONS FOR AIRPORT AND AIRLINE SECURITY

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Jun 18, 2019

To address security concerns, airports have employed greater security both at the periphery of airports and within airport terminals themselves. Security checkpoints, full body scanners and an increase in security personnel serve to provide for threats generating outside of the airport, but the ofte...

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Intelligent airport badging and access management INTELLIGENT AIRPORT BADGING AND ACCESS MANAGEMENT

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Jun 17, 2019

Airport badging offices are moving to fully electronic identity management to reduce badging time, improve data quality and compliance, and enhance security operations.Airport Guardian software is built to address current inefficiencies and enables airports to adapt to ever-changing needs in airport...

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Making driving as safe as flying MAKING DRIVING AS SAFE AS FLYING

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Jun 16, 2019

We are on the cusp of a truly revolutionary transformation in transportation. If the UK government’s vision becomes a reality, we will see the introduction of autonomous vehicles on UK roads within the next three years, changing the ways in which people, goods and services move from A to B for...

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Making Partner Airlines True Retailers with PROS Real-Time Dynamic Pricing MAKING PARTNER AIRLINES TRUE RETAILERS WITH PROS REAL-TIME DYNAMIC PRICING

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Jun 15, 2019

The importance of airline partnerships has grown consistently over the past twenty years, and PROS RTDP has continued to evolve to meet the demands of a shifting industry. The system currently allows airlines to distribute the content of their partners using the latest technical interline agreement ...

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Biometrics for better travel BIOMETRICS FOR BETTER TRAVEL

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Jun 13, 2019

Learn from the experiences of air transport industry (ATI) front runners who are exploring single token identity management to create a frictionless walk-through experience for passengers. This report combines SITA’s global airline, airport and passenger research with ground breaking examples ...

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2019 Commercial Drone Industry Predictions 2019 COMMERCIAL DRONE INDUSTRY PREDICTIONS

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Jun 13, 2019

The golden age of drone technology is upon us, and 2019 promises to build on the industry’s evolution and success over the past year. Enterprise drone use increased by 58 percent from 2016 - 2017 with the construction, mining, agriculture, surveying, and real estate sectors leading the way. Th...

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Urban Air Mobility: Considerations for Vertiport Operation URBAN AIR MOBILITY: CONSIDERATIONS FOR VERTIPORT OPERATION

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Jun 12, 2019

NATA is the national association of general aviation service providers, representing over 2,600 businesses including Fixed Base Operators, Part 135 on-demand air charter operators, Part 145 repair stations, and training providers certificated under Parts 141 and 142. NATA’s diverse membership ...

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Sustainable growth with renewable Jet Fuel SUSTAINABLE GROWTH WITH RENEWABLE JET FUEL

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Jun 12, 2019

The aviation industry is at a crossroads and the time has come to show leadership through the acceleration of the transition to renewable jet fuel.

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Crew Management & Flight Operations: How Technology Is Supporting a Changing Landscape CREW MANAGEMENT & FLIGHT OPERATIONS: HOW TECHNOLOGY IS SUPPORTING A CHANGING LANDSCAPE

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Jun 12, 2019

Few industries have seen the rapid growth and change of the aviation market over the past few decades. Subject to high levels of regulation and scrutiny-as well as unpredictable fluctuations in the market-airlines have had to constantly shift and adapt their technology strategies in order to maintai...

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Aerospace Innovation White Paper AEROSPACE INNOVATION WHITE PAPER

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Jun 11, 2019

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 respects. The Canadian aerospace sector attracts ta...

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Transforming the Future of Airports With Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Generative Design TRANSFORMING THE FUTURE OF AIRPORTS WITH ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE, MACHINE LEARNING AND GENERATIVE DESIGN

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Jun 09, 2019

Increased passenger capacities are fueling the need for airport expansion. Whether airports and airlines can keep pace to match forecasted growth remains to be seen. Artificial intelligence, machine learning, additive manufacturing and generative design may hold the answer. In 2012, the Internationa...

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Aeronautical Ad-Hoc Networking for the Internet-Above-The-Clouds AERONAUTICAL AD-HOC NETWORKING FOR THE INTERNET-ABOVE-THE-CLOUDS

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Jun 06, 2019

The engineering vision of relying on the “smart sky” for supporting air traffic and the “Internet above the clouds” for in-flight entertainment has become imperative for the future aircraft industry. Aeronautical ad hoc Networking (AANET) constitutes a compelling concept for ...

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CREATING A TOURISM DESTINATION FROM AN AIRPORT HUB CREATING A TOURISM DESTINATION FROM AN AIRPORT HUB

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Jun 05, 2019

Aviation route development is a key factor in Travel & Tourism’s success. Over time and through a strategic approach, some aviation hub cities have been able to extend the stays of transit visitors into multi-day stopovers and to encourage visits to the city as a final destination in its o...

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SOFTWARE AS A SERVICE: AN INTUITIVE APPROACH TO AVIATION MAINTENANCE PLANNING SOFTWARE AS A SERVICE: AN INTUITIVE APPROACH TO AVIATION MAINTENANCE PLANNING

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Jun 05, 2019

The commercial aviation market continues to grow as airlines carry more passengers to more destinations every year. But competition for those passengers is also fierce. Existing carriers are expanding their networks and their fleets, and new, often low-cost carriers, regularly enter the market causi...

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Drones: The Insurance Industry DRONES: THE INSURANCE INDUSTRY'S NEXT GAME-CHANGER?

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Jun 04, 2019

Most of us have seen or read about the objects flying above soccer fields during the recent 2014 FIFA World Cup soccer matches. These unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), or drones, were deployed as a security measure to patrol the skies during the sporting event. Understandably, the technology has capt...

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BLOCKCHAIN IN AEROSPACE & DEFENSE BLOCKCHAIN IN AEROSPACE & DEFENSE

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May 31, 2019

For an aerospace and defense industry that relies on complex global supply chains and securing sensitive information, distributed ledger, also known as “blockchain,” technology off ers solutions. Blockchain is already being used widely in fi nancial and other sectors and could address ke...

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Aircraft Manufacturing and Maintenance AIRCRAFT MANUFACTURING AND MAINTENANCE

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May 31, 2019

In the manufacturing and maintenance of aircraft, both product quality and worker safety are equally important to the success of the project. For manufacturers, the challenge is to consistently produce highquality components while meeting tight production schedules to ensure on-time delivery to eith...

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General Aviation Flight Data Monitoring GENERAL AVIATION FLIGHT DATA MONITORING

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May 30, 2019

General Aviation operators are facing ever-increasing pressure to improve the efficiency of their flight operations – the trick is to reduce fuel, maintenance and insurance costs while increasing the level of safety.

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6 critical success factors for airport payments 6 CRITICAL SUCCESS FACTORS FOR AIRPORT PAYMENTS

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May 30, 2019

Payment is undergoing fundamental changes throughout the world. In Sweden, cash accounted for just two percent of the value of payments in 2016; India recently took 500 and 1,000 rupee notes out of circulation in a bid to move to a cashless future. And in Britain, it is no longer possible to pay for...

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A handy guide to Heathrow Airport A HANDY GUIDE TO HEATHROW AIRPORT

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May 29, 2019

Travelling to an airport can often seem the most stressful part of your journey, plan ahead with our tips on the best ways to get to Heathrow from Central London. Catch the Heathrow Express train from London Paddington which runs every 15 minutes from 05.10 am to 23.25 taking you directly into Termi...

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Protecting The Skies In The Drone Era PROTECTING THE SKIES IN THE DRONE ERA

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May 27, 2019

The drone era is here. Just a few years ago, spotting a drone in the skies was rare; today, improved technology and rapid adoption have made drone flights routine and unremarkable. Businesses and governments have all embraced affordable drone technology as a way to do their work faster, cheaper, saf...

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IATA-VR-for-Ground-Operation IATA-VR-FOR-GROUND-OPERATION

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May 27, 2019

Virtual reality (VR) is here to stay! Although VR has been extensively used in the gaming industry, it has only become mainstream in business applications with the recent advancements in the technology. VR software and hardware have developed tremendously which allow organizations to comfortably and...

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Top 5 tips for introducing new technology into your airport TOP 5 TIPS FOR INTRODUCING NEW TECHNOLOGY INTO YOUR AIRPORT

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May 22, 2019

With both the aviation and mainstream press awash with the current round of aviation buzzwords and senior airport and airline executives all pushing to take their airports forward and address the issues of growth and passenger experience, it’s unsurprising that many decision makers may find th...

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6 steps to the perfect flight 6 STEPS TO THE PERFECT FLIGHT

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May 20, 2019

Customer satisfaction for airlines and airports often pivots on ‘on-time departure’ performance. How can airports proactively ensure punctuality and smooth the guest travel experience? Punctuality is a key factor for travellers when choosing both an airline and an airport. A recent surve...

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DATA ACCESSIBILITY IN THE AIRLINE INDUSTRY DATA ACCESSIBILITY IN THE AIRLINE INDUSTRY

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May 19, 2019

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 airplanes lest they themselves become easily repla...

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Protecting airports against drones PROTECTING AIRPORTS AGAINST DRONES

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May 17, 2019

This white paper describes the issues with drones and airports, explains the impact on flight safety and financial losses and discusses drone detection and mitigation solutions. The use of drones is rising worldwide. The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) predicts more than 2 million drones wi...

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Can Airports Match Airlines’ Adoption of IATA Simplified Invoicing? CAN AIRPORTS MATCH AIRLINES’ ADOPTION OF IATA SIMPLIFIED INVOICING?

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May 11, 2019

With 2,500 participants worldwide now embracing IATA’s SIS as a centralised hub for billing and settlement, pressure on airports to fall in line is rising. What are the benefits for airports and is there a quick and easy way to adopt the new standard?

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International aviation collaboration INTERNATIONAL AVIATION COLLABORATION

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May 07, 2019

Aviation is a global industry. As we continue to push the boundaries of technical advancements and operational efficiency in the aviation industry, the reliance on the global workforce will continue to increase. In the United States of America, the majority of educational establishments focus mainly...

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Aerospace Engineering Consulting Services AEROSPACE ENGINEERING CONSULTING SERVICES

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May 04, 2019

DARcorporation engineers work with customers to solve their most critical problems and combine extensive engineering experience with computerized simulation tools to provide the services our customers want. Through the following five disciplines, DARcorporation provides professional services for the...

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The Cargo Facility of the Future THE CARGO FACILITY OF THE FUTURE

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May 02, 2019

World air cargo traffic is forecast to increase dynamically, with the annual growth rate over 4% in the next 20 years. In that, air freight is projected to grow at a rate of 4.3% per annum while airmail will grow at an average rate of 2%. Air cargo market is and will be significantly stimulated by t...

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Cargo and aviation CARGO AND AVIATION

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May 01, 2019

There are no more than a handful of airports in the world of aviation that successfully handle both passengers and cargo. Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is one of the airports capable of achieving this. In 2018, all of 1,716,497 tonnes of cargo were transported via Schiphol. Schiphol thus retains third ...

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Deliver the right meal to the right flight at the right time DELIVER THE RIGHT MEAL TO THE RIGHT FLIGHT AT THE RIGHT TIME

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May 01, 2019

Almost 100,000 meals produced every day, to be delivered to some of the world’s biggest airlines within a 15-minute window. A staff of 2,100 spread out across 19 kitchens and multiple catering centers, serving a variety of culinary tastes. Every meal must be immaculate. Consistency is paramoun...

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2019 Drone Registration Scheme: Charge Proposal Consultation Document 2019 DRONE REGISTRATION SCHEME: CHARGE PROPOSAL CONSULTATION DOCUMENT

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Apr 30, 2019

In 2018, the UK Government decided to mandate a drone registration and education scheme in the UK to strengthen the accountability of drone users and their awareness of how to fly their drones safely. This requirement is now established in UK law and followed a Government consultation on a range of ...

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Ceramic matrix composites taking flight at GE Aviation CERAMIC MATRIX COMPOSITES TAKING FLIGHT AT GE AVIATION

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Apr 30, 2019

Advanced materials have played a key role in improving turbine engine performance ever since the advent of the first turbojets in the 1940s.1 Nickel-based superalloys are the primary high-temperature structural material used within turbines, and the advancements in metals technology are well-documen...

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THE INTELLIGENT ENTERPRISE FOR THE AIRLINES SECTOR THE INTELLIGENT ENTERPRISE FOR THE AIRLINES SECTOR

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Apr 26, 2019

The last 30 years have seen a number of changes and challenges for the airline industry sector, such as the increased  market share of low-cost carriers and major disruptions – from erupting volcanoes to infectious disease outbreaks. The next 30 years will be even more turbulent as the in...

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Aircraft Manufacturing Facility Design AIRCRAFT MANUFACTURING FACILITY DESIGN

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Apr 25, 2019

Aerospace and aviation facilities have been a core component of The Austin Company’s business since 1917. From the days of Curtiss Wright, to current commercial and military aircraft manufacturing facilities, Austin has been helping aerospace clients meet the demands of their manufacturing req...

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Specialist Airport Consultancy and Engineering SPECIALIST AIRPORT CONSULTANCY AND ENGINEERING

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Apr 18, 2019

AERTEC Solutions is an international engineering and consultancy specialised in aeronautics. It was founded in 1997 and today carries out activities in the aviation sector, the aeronautical industry and aerospace & defence systems. Our project references cover more than 130 airports across 40 co...

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What you should know: Future Air Navigation System WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW: FUTURE AIR NAVIGATION SYSTEM

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Mar 31, 2019

Clay Lacy Aviation has developed an FAA-Approved FANS for the Gulfstream GIV, GIV-SP and GV. The Universal Avionics FANS 1/A+ solution includes CPDLC, ADS-B Out, ADS-C with provisioning for Link 2000. This new technology will: Improve safety. Reduce operating costs and flight time. Comply with equip...

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Reducing costs of air traffic control REDUCING COSTS OF AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL

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Mar 26, 2019

Air traffic control is a concentrated industry with high costs. There is a strong political focus on bringing down the costs of air traffic control to preserve the competitiveness of smaller airports. In the political debate, the two most prominent tools to reduce costs are the further expansion of ...

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Automatic Drilling and Fastening System for Large Aircraft Doors AUTOMATIC DRILLING AND FASTENING SYSTEM FOR LARGE AIRCRAFT DOORS

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Mar 19, 2019

Lectroimpact has developed a system for drilling and fastening of cargo door structures which efficiently addresses many of the manufacturing challenges that such parts present. Challenges to door automation include 1) the presence of an inner skin that must be processed, in addition to the outer sk...

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Utilizing Flexible FDR Architectures to Meet Upcoming Regulations UTILIZING FLEXIBLE FDR ARCHITECTURES TO MEET UPCOMING REGULATIONS

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Mar 14, 2019

Flight Data Recorders (FDR), also commonly known as black boxes, are valuable tools for authorities to help increase flight safety. Since their inception, FDRs have provided information to investigators after a critical event; however, various incidents over the years have highlighted shortcomings i...

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China Southern Airlines General Aviation CHINA SOUTHERN AIRLINES GENERAL AVIATION

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Mar 05, 2019

Predicting the future has long been a dream for mankind. After all, who wouldn’t want to know the winner of the race before the start? In the more exotic manifestations of this desire, people have used tea leaves, various cards and even chicken bones to try to tap into the unseen forces impell...

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The Profitable Economics Of Inflight Connectivity THE PROFITABLE ECONOMICS OF INFLIGHT CONNECTIVITY

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Mar 04, 2019

Passengers want to stay connected with friends and family, for business or pleasure, to surf the web, or just to stay up-to-date with their social media.

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Airbus Commercial Aircraft AIRBUS COMMERCIAL AIRCRAFT

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Mar 04, 2019

A330neo is a true new generation The most popular wide body Family  ever Airspace cabin: Perfect space for passengers and airlines. A flexible, high-value Family All new design delivering unrivalled levels of efficiency Airspace cabin: Perfect space for passengers and airlines

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Expanding Oil & Gas Unmanned Aircraft EXPANDING OIL & GAS UNMANNED AIRCRAFT

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Mar 04, 2019

Unmanned Aircraft (UA) aerial infrastructure inspection is transforming the oil and gas services industry, creating avenues for improved worker and public safety, increased productivity through enhanced data availability and more timely and broader-scope data analysis, as well as enhanced operations...

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Air cargo and e-commerce enabling global trade AIR CARGO AND E-COMMERCE ENABLING GLOBAL TRADE

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Mar 03, 2019

Our industry is set to double in size by 2035. IATA’s role is to facilitate the growth of civil aviation and cut airline costs by creating a better regulatory and business environment for our member airlines, and the stakeholders of the air cargo industry.

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FE Modeling Methodology for Load Analysis and Preliminary Sizing of Aircraft Wing Structure FE MODELING METHODOLOGY FOR LOAD ANALYSIS AND PRELIMINARY SIZING OF AIRCRAFT WING STRUCTURE

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Mar 02, 2019

The finite element model has a direct impact on time and cost of analysis especially for internal load evaluation and initial sizing of the aircraft which constructed with enormous number of structural elements.

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Optimization of Flight Plans for the Energy Sector OPTIMIZATION OF FLIGHT PLANS FOR THE ENERGY SECTOR

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Feb 28, 2019

Gaining efficiency and lowering costs have become the unofficial mantras of the energy sector during the latest industry downturn. As the supply-demand imbalance dragged down commodity prices and profits, many companies have turned to technology to improve operations. While the basics of aerodynamic...

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Implementating Air Traffic Fow Management and Airport-Collaborative Decision Making IMPLEMENTATING AIR TRAFFIC FOW MANAGEMENT AND AIRPORT-COLLABORATIVE DECISION MAKING

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Feb 28, 2019

The growth of air transport demands strategic measures to manage operations in a framework of operational security and efficiency. Air traffic flow management (ATFM) is a procedure that balances demand against capacity to create a more orderly and expeditious flow of traffic. ATFM is an enabler of a...

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Principles of Flight PRINCIPLES OF FLIGHT

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Feb 28, 2019

In this lesson, students will learn about forces and motion as they see how the work of Daniel Bernoulli and Sir Isaac Newton help explain flight. Students will also learn how lift and gravity, two of the four forces of flight, act on an airplane while it is in the air. Additionally, students will e...

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Future of Aviation Industry 2035 FUTURE OF AVIATION INDUSTRY 2035

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Feb 27, 2019

This report sets out the findings of a study exploring the forces shaping the future of aviation, and looks at the potential implications for the airline industry. It was commissioned by IATA’s Industry Affairs Committee (IAC) carried out by School of International Futures (SOIF), and informed...

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VIGILAIR Enabling UTM VIGILAIR ENABLING UTM

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Feb 26, 2019

Commercial drones have made tremendous strides in recent years in both technological capabilities as well as availability and functionality, and it seems that these changes are just the beginning of a much more comprehensive development. In the coming years, drones are expected to take on ever-incre...

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SALES STRATEGY FOR A BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT IN THE EUROPEAN AEROSPACE MARKET SALES STRATEGY FOR A BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT IN THE EUROPEAN AEROSPACE MARKET

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Feb 20, 2019

The European market is one of the most populous, rich, and vibrant in the world. The numbers speak for Europe: 754 million people, with a high standard of living (an average of more than 40,000 USD per year per inhabitant). European GDP is 25% of the world’s GDP (and is equal to the USA GDP). ...

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National Green Aviation Policy NATIONAL GREEN AVIATION POLICY

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Feb 19, 2019

Aviation is an essential contributor to the health and well-being of the nation’s economy. Commercial aviation has also evolved as the fastest, safest, and most far-reaching transportation mode globally. The world economy benefits from aviation greatly from the ability to move people and produ...

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The Great Enabler Aerospace in Africa THE GREAT ENABLER AEROSPACE IN AFRICA

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Feb 19, 2019

Historically, the global aerospace industry has driven social and economic transformation around the world. Aerospace has since the beginning enabled many technological breakthroughs facilitating the connection of people, countries and cultures, providing access to global markets and generating trad...

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A One-Year Countdown Until the ADS-B Out Mandate A ONE-YEAR COUNTDOWN UNTIL THE ADS-B OUT MANDATE

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Feb 18, 2019

As stated in the final rule published in May 2010, all aircraft flying in designated controlled airspace  generally the same airspace where transponders are currently required must be equipped with ADS-B Out avionics after January 1, 2020. A decade does provide a substantial lead time, and you ...

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Journal of Air Transport Management JOURNAL OF AIR TRANSPORT MANAGEMENT

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Feb 14, 2019

The Journal of Air Transport Management (JATM) sets out to address, through high quality research articles and authoritative commentary, the major economic, management and policy issues facing the air transport industry today. It offers practitioners and academics an international and dynamic forum ...

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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 09, 2019

SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. Together, SNC-Lavalin, a global fully integrated professional services and project management company, and Atkins help our clients plan, design and enable major ca...

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Aerospace Open Access Journal AEROSPACE OPEN ACCESS JOURNAL

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Feb 05, 2019

Aerospace is an international, peerreviewed, open access journal devoted to the rapid publication of original papers, review articles, short notes and communications related to all fields of aerospace science, engineering and technology, disclosing theoretical, fundamental and applied results linked...

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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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YOUR GUIDE TO AVIATION 2019 YOUR GUIDE TO AVIATION 2019

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Feb 04, 2019

In simple terms, anyone holding or applying for an aviation document, or anyone who has control over the exercise of the privileges of an aviation document, must satisfy the Director of Civil Aviation that they are a fit and proper person to do so. This is a requirement of the Civil Aviation Act 199...

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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) operations, which can only be achieved if safety can...

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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 on digital transformation defines different meaning...

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Drone Ecosystem policy Roadmap book DRONE ECOSYSTEM POLICY ROADMAP BOOK

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Jan 31, 2019

After the launch of the DigitalSky Platform under Civil Aviation Regulations ("CAR") 1.0 with effect from December 1, 2018, a basic framework for regulations has been established. The focus now has been on addressing challenging frontier issues such as Beyond Visual Line of Sight ("BV...

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Accurate Stockpile Measurement with Drones ACCURATE STOCKPILE MEASUREMENT WITH DRONES

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Jan 31, 2019

Whether you work in the construction, mining, or aggregates sectors, stockpile management is a critical requirement on any job site. But measuring stockpiles can be unsafe, time-consuming, and expensive. This puts you in a difficult position. You need accurate data to run your business operations, b...

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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 creating a boom in air travel resulting in high d...

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Results of the study on IT solutions built around the NDC standard RESULTS OF THE STUDY ON IT SOLUTIONS BUILT AROUND THE NDC STANDARD

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Jan 23, 2019

NDC enables airlines to have better control of their distribution because offers and orders are built in the airline environment. Early benefits of the standard have been to improve the sale of ancillaries in the indirect channel and enable travel agents to access rich content (pictures, videos, etc...

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Copper or Fiber for Military & Aerospace Networks COPPER OR FIBER FOR MILITARY & AEROSPACE NETWORKS

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Jan 23, 2019

Both fiber optic and copper wiring technology have been used in a variety of military and aerospace applications for decades, with copper Ethernet typically recognized as the more practical option of the two. As the traditional model for Ethernet cabling, twistedpair copper wiring has been more wide...

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ASL Airlines France Combats Ransomware and Unifies Global Management with Rubrik Polaris ASL AIRLINES FRANCE COMBATS RANSOMWARE AND UNIFIES GLOBAL MANAGEMENT WITH RUBRIK POLARIS

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Jan 22, 2019

ASL Airlines France (ASL) is a cargo and passenger airline based in Tremblay-en-France at Bâtiment Le Séquoia. Their main base is Charles de Gaulle airport, Europe’s second busiest air traffic hub. A majority of ASL’s fleet operates on the behalf of delivery services through...

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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 increased dramatically over the past two years. T...

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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 participant.

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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 and connectivity within Europe and is stimulating ...

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London Assembly Environment Committee LONDON ASSEMBLY ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE

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Jan 16, 2019

The London Assembly Environment Committee is a cross-party group of politicians elected by Londoners, representing their interests to the Mayor and other critical stakeholders. The committee has recently heard from residents and community groups about aircraft noise across widespread areas of London...

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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 resource planning. Operating in a cyclical indust...

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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 typically involves adding data sources to the on-board...

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THE INTELLIGENT ENTERPRISE FOR THE AEROSPACE AND DEFENSE INDUSTRY THE INTELLIGENT ENTERPRISE FOR THE AEROSPACE AND DEFENSE INDUSTRY

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Jan 09, 2019

Aside from traditional air travel, the aerospace and defense (A&D) industry continues to capture imaginations by providing solutions for astonishing achievements, such as sending humans to Mars and transporting passengers from New York to Paris in just two hours. Independent of whether aerospace...

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2019 global aerospace and defense industry outlook 2019 GLOBAL AEROSPACE AND DEFENSE INDUSTRY OUTLOOK

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Jan 08, 2019

In 2018, the global aerospace and defense (A&D) industry recuperated and experienced a solid year as passenger travel demand strengthened and global military expenditure continued to rise.1 The industry is expected to continue its growth trajectory in 2019, led by growing commercial aircraft pro...

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Drone threat and CUAS Technology DRONE THREAT AND CUAS TECHNOLOGY

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Jan 01, 2019

This document describes Elbit Systems`s (herein after: Elbit) understanding of the Drone threats and the roll of Regulation & Technology as part of the CUAS effort. Also in this document is Elbit concept for CUAS system and technology needed to protect against these threats. This paper is based ...

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Communication aspects of Unmanned Aircraft System COMMUNICATION ASPECTS OF UNMANNED AIRCRAFT SYSTEM

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Dec 31, 2018

The unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) or the unmanned aircraft system (UAS) sector is facing a massive expansion, from all points of view. The UAV is also interchangeably called drone, however the standard terminology is UAS. The number of drones put in operation is exploding, with several millions devi...

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Advanced Drone Operations Toolkit: Accelerating the Drone Revolution ADVANCED DRONE OPERATIONS TOOLKIT: ACCELERATING THE DRONE REVOLUTION

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Dec 31, 2018

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is characterized by an unprecedented speed, scale and scope of technological change, with governments around the world struggling to adapt their approaches to policy and regulation in the face of these transformations. From artificial intelligence driving decision-ma...

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Drone Integration Funding DRONE INTEGRATION FUNDING

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Dec 31, 2018

The Drone Advisory Committee (DAC) established Task Group 3 (TG3) to make recommendations related to funding the integration of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) or drones into the National Airspace System (NAS). TG3 submitted an interim report on shortterm funding considerations in May 2017 that was ...

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FIT TO FLY FIT TO FLY

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Dec 31, 2018

The incidence of drunk and disruptive passengers on flights is increasing, having risen significantly since 2013.1 This puts the safety and welfare of passengers and cabin crews at risk, including children. Though perpetrated by a minority of passengers, the consequences of disruptive behaviour are ...

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Managing the evolving skies MANAGING THE EVOLVING SKIES

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Dec 31, 2018

The technology of flight is changing our skies and evolving the way we think about aviation. Passenger and delivery drones, and other elevated vehicles have the potential to address today’s urban congestion, improve logistics, and create new products, services, and markets. As the skies get bu...

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Global Networks, Global Citizens GLOBAL NETWORKS, GLOBAL CITIZENS

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Dec 31, 2018

Commercial aviation is already the most global of businesses. Offi cial Airline Guide data shows that the global network connects all countries in the world: 3,190 cities and 3,250 airports. Connectivity between these airports, which has doubled since the early nineteen-eighties, continues to grow, ...

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Airline Industry Retailing Think Tank AIRLINE INDUSTRY RETAILING THINK TANK

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Dec 31, 2018

The AIR Think Tank, launched in 2018, is led by a group of retail-minded individuals that are keen to transform the aviation industry into retailers. The team includes airlines, strategic partners, supporting organizations and IATA. Together, the team developed the following ideas: These ideas reinf...

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Aviation 2050 AVIATION 2050

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Dec 31, 2018

The government is developing a long term Aviation Strategy to 2050 and beyond, the aim of which is to achieve a safe, secure and sustainable aviation sector that meets the needs of consumers and of a global, outward-looking Britain. The first step in the process of developing the strategy was the pu...

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Technical Information as an ROI Engine for Modern Airlines TECHNICAL INFORMATION AS AN ROI ENGINE FOR MODERN AIRLINES

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Dec 31, 2018

The business of running a successful airline is incredibly complex, involving careful planning and execution across multiple disciplines, including engineering, operations, logistics, and finance. As volatility in fuel prices and steadily increasing costs for new generation eEnabled fleets add to th...

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Remote ID & Commercial Drones REMOTE ID & COMMERCIAL DRONES

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Dec 31, 2018

The commercial drone industry is booming. By 2022, International Data Corporation predicts that the number of U.S. commercial drones will hit 5.7 million by 2022 up from 1.8 million in 2018. As the industry matures, how we identify and track the rapidly-growing numbers of commercial drones in the sk...

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Mobile-Enabled Unmanned Aircraft MOBILE-ENABLED UNMANNED AIRCRAFT

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Dec 31, 2018

T he unique capabilities of mobile networks can be used to support the safe usage of unmanned aircraft1 (UA), which are becoming increasingly popular with consumers and business users. Today UA are generally connected to a ground control system via limited range communications over unlicensed spectr...

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The Aviation Industry Leaders Report 2018: Navigating the Cycle THE AVIATION INDUSTRY LEADERS REPORT 2018: NAVIGATING THE CYCLE

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Dec 31, 2018

The aviation industry is a major contributor to global economic growth and prosperity. It has fuelled the rise of globalisation by bringing businesses and people together. Air transport has doubled in size every fifteen years and is set to continue to expand potentially at a faster rate. The demand ...

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Aerospace Sector Deal AEROSPACE SECTOR DEAL

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Dec 31, 2018

At the Farnborough International Airshow in July the Prime Minister called for industry to work with government on an ambitious civil aerospace Sector Deal. This deal, she said, should build on the strong relationship government has with industry through the Aerospace Growth Partnership and support ...

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Freeing up technicians to build an aircraft FREEING UP TECHNICIANS TO BUILD AN AIRCRAFT

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Dec 31, 2018

Using high-performance customized labels to identify components in airframe manufacture instead of engraved metal plates can save time and complexity. While it’s essential to apply long-lasting and legible identification markers to aircraft components and electrical terminations, it can be tim...

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AVIATION SAFETY AVIATION SAFETY

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Dec 31, 2018

The European Union invests significant funds in research across a wide range of interests via extensive programmes such as the current Horizon 2020 (H2020) programme. As part of its monitoring activity, the EU is investigating certain research areas to determine whether the funding is being well spe...

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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 of microsystems, nanomanufacturing, sensors and ac...

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Air Force Association AIR FORCE ASSOCIATION

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Dec 21, 2018

AFA.org receives a monthly average of 30,000 unique users with over 160,000 page views. Visitors to our website average four pages per session and typically spend over two minutes on the site. Moreover, 70 percent of monthly visitors are new to the website.

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Focus on Aerospace & Aviation FOCUS ON AEROSPACE & AVIATION

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Dec 18, 2018

The aviation industry encompasses aircraft-related enterprises and includes activities such as aircraft assembly and related parts manufacturing, aircraft and engine finance, aircraft MRO (maintenance, repair, overhaul), after-market support services and recruitment.

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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. This is likely to rise to 1500 jobs and a £40...

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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 tactical surveillance, reconnaissance and combat missi...

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Regulatory requirements that impact on the safe use of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS THAT IMPACT ON THE SAFE USE OF REMOTELY PILOTED AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS

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Nov 18, 2018

Like elsewhere in the world, Australia has experienced rapid growth in commercial and recreational Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) use in recent years. The potential of RPAS to change the way in which Australians approach everyday tasks is significant, as they can reduce the cost and risk a...

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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 transport aircraft is presented. Application is demonst...

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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 Internet, with no complicated login procedure and...

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Subsidies and Unfair Competition in Global Commercial Aviation SUBSIDIES AND UNFAIR COMPETITION IN GLOBAL COMMERCIAL AVIATION

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Oct 31, 2018

Commercial air passenger service is a mixed business with privately owned companies competing against state-owned enterprises (SOEs) and partially state-owned firms throughout much of the world. Because World Trade Organization (WTO) rules and those of other trade agreements do not apply to internat...

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Aviation Benefits Beyond Borders AVIATION BENEFITS BEYOND BORDERS

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Oct 31, 2018

The preamble to the Chicago Convention – in many ways aviation’s constitution – says that the “future development of international civil aviation can greatly help to create and preserve friendship and understanding among the nations and peoples of the world”. Drafted in...

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The elephant in the sky THE ELEPHANT IN THE SKY

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Oct 31, 2018

At the very time we should be reducing all greenhouse gas emissions, aviation emissions are projected to increase rapidly. Civil aviation as a whole is commonly cited as being responsible for around 2% a global anthropogenic CO2 emissions – 859 million tonnes(mT) in 2017. These CO2 emissions a...

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Wide Coverage Drone Situational Awareness Picture Airports and Aviation WIDE COVERAGE DRONE SITUATIONAL AWARENESS PICTURE AIRPORTS AND AVIATION

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Oct 31, 2018

VigilAir is Vorpal’s state-of-the-art drone detection, geolocation and tracking solution, providing a unique drone aerial situational awareness picture with extremely high accuracy and great clarity. This whitepaper discusses why VigilAir is the optimal solution for drone monitoring and aviati...

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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 accessing, understanding and acting on increasingly l...

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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; promoting education, training and innovation; empowe...

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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 drones can achieve.

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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 partners have been experimenting with the Blockchain...

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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 relation to its own Brexit-related risk assessments....

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Shaping the future of Airline Disruption Management SHAPING THE FUTURE OF AIRLINE DISRUPTION MANAGEMENT

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Oct 19, 2018

The number of annual global air passengers will increase to 7.3 billion by 2034 – that’s more than double the 3.5 billion passengers that will travel this year. Growth is great news, but it is a dizzying thought when one thinks about the challenges that lie ahead in order to accommodate ...

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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, 2018. Title I, Authorizations, devotes an entire...

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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 electronics, cyber, and advanced anti-access area deni...

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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 our solar system whilst also reducing the cost and ...

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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 the purpose of a CRM was more about preserving the...

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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 affects take-off and landing and the timing of opera...

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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 through 2016.

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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 visitor expenditures on goods and services.

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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 the industry by storm

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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 enhance their presence in the aviation market whi...

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Singapore Airlines : Request for Information SINGAPORE AIRLINES : REQUEST FOR INFORMATION

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Aug 20, 2018

Singapore Airlines Limited (SIA) is in the business of air transportation of passengers and cargo and related businesses. Together with its subsidiaries SilkAir and Scoot, the Company’s passenger route network spans over 130 destinations in more than 30 countries, across 6 continents.

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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 attacks. Also, we are providing the evidences to d...

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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 the west of Ireland following their completion of 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 among Dutch people who fly and a survey among Dutch ...

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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 the continued reliability, autonomous operation a...

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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 current economic impact of the airport, as well as i...

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An Overview of Commercial Aircraft 2018 - 2019 AN OVERVIEW OF COMMERCIAL AIRCRAFT 2018 - 2019

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Jul 26, 2018

In the early seventies, Airbus entered the commercial aviation industry with the A300 as the first member of the A300/A310 family of regional twin aisle aircraft. After the A300B, which sold 250 aircraft by 1984, the A310 arrived, which offered a two-crew electronic flight deck, increased use of com...

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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 Aviation Administration (FAA) with a number of regul...

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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 increase in their 2018 brand value.

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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 improve baggage handling. In this time the baggage...

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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 behavior are not working for any number of reasons. ...

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Why Enterprise CPQ Implementations Fail WHY ENTERPRISE CPQ IMPLEMENTATIONS FAIL

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Jul 23, 2018

You’ve reached a certain point in the evolution of your company and you know it’s time to invest in a CPQ system. But buyer beware: There’s a certain misconception around CPQ systems as being plug-in devices or turnkey-ready overlays of your existing infrastructure, or a simple app...

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Moving Away from Spreadsheets: How to Know When It’s Time MOVING AWAY FROM SPREADSHEETS: HOW TO KNOW WHEN IT’S TIME

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Jul 23, 2018

The spreadsheet conundrum... Joe Smith, sales director for Great Start-Up Number 5 Billion and Thirty-One, puts on a blindfold and reaches out blindly for something, ANYTHING, to help him organize his team’s deals and commissions. He’s hopeful. He’s waiting. He knows he’ll co...

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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 internal materials management and MRO programs. T...

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Blockchain for Aviation Safety BLOCKCHAIN FOR AVIATION SAFETY

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Jul 18, 2018

With modern technology evolving everyday, we take a lot of things for granted. We often forget how convenient travel is today. Aviation plays a bigger role in our lives than one might imagine. Think about this: nearly 63 million jobs are provided by air travel, making aviation a key component in glo...

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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, capacity, and automation tooling. Offering an alternati...

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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. Policymakers are considering whether to develop new spe...

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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, carriers, distributors, and internal MRO organizati...

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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 business activities.

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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 in real-time. In the meantime, the race to connect...

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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 carriers – and the changes in security processes ...

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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 supply authentication to certification of people and ...

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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 spending

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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 renewal agenda across the UK, because it offers bet...

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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 community evolve to create greater value in a new di...

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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 using automated attacks.

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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 speaking to people at the heart of the industry abou...

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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 and freight flights daily.2 Ensuring the safety o...

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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 were government-owned and government-operated

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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 strategize and create innovative technology-aided so...

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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 world’s largest aerospace companies, a crop...

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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 information can then be used to improve performance, ...

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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 thoughtfully pursue and achieve a balanced and executable ac...

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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 15, 2018

The future growth and success of U.S. commercial aviation depends 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 services.
Expanded markets and technology ...

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NASA Puffin Electric Tailsitter VTOL Concept NASA PUFFIN ELECTRIC TAILSITTER VTOL CONCEPT

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Jun 14, 2018

Electric propulsion offers dramatic new vehicle mission capabilities, not possible with turbine or reciprocating engines; including high reliability and efficiency, low engine weight and maintenance, low cooling drag and volume required, very low noise and vibration, and zero emissions.

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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 capabilities are reaching new heights and will have a majo...

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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 infrastructure is a national priority. It requires...

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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’t have enough flying hours

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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’s 2003 aviation White Paper generally supported ...

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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 flight path, navigating through birds and other ob...

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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 connections that can help boost the UK economy, while contin...

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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 owned by the government of Dubai

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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 more authors, which is excellent.

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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 restocking cycle. This paper looks at the current and fu...

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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 incredible technology.

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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 demonstration under their co-funded projects through the Clea...

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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 commercial and military aircraft, and manufacture of aircra...

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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, a wide support system, and an extensive portfolio...

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

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May 09, 2018

Any information presented in this white paper is provisional and may be subject to change at any time. None of the information contained in this document shall be construed as legal, accounting or investment advice of any kind. This document does not constitute an investment solicitation and does no...

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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/PVS-23s) and ancillary hardware, helmet mounts and b...

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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 on the operations.

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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 passenger satisfaction and the quest for rapid and se...

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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 optimizes the safety and operational performance of the ve...

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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 development and testing of a runway sweeper.

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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 debated by industry analysts and airport managers as...

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On a solid profitable growth path ON A SOLID PROFITABLE GROWTH PATH

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Apr 18, 2018

The global A&D industry will strengthen in 2018 as revenues are forecasted to increase by 4.1 percent, doubling last year’s 2.1 percent growth. The recovery of global gross domestic product (GDP), stable commodity prices, and heightened passenger travel demand are likely to ramp up growth ...

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Honeywell Solutions for TCAS II Change 7.1 HONEYWELL SOLUTIONS FOR TCAS II CHANGE 7.1

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Apr 17, 2018

Honeywell is a pioneer in Traffic Collision Avoidance Systems (TCAS) development with over 300 million logged departures.
With air traffic expected to double in the next 20 years to over 1 billion flights, the need for enhanced situational awareness of the increasingly congested airspace is g...

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Global Aerospace and Defense Outlook GLOBAL AEROSPACE AND DEFENSE OUTLOOK

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Apr 17, 2018

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 of respondents represent companies with annual glob...

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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 currently account for about 3% of total EU greenhous...

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real time visibility into global operations REAL TIME VISIBILITY INTO GLOBAL OPERATIONS

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Apr 15, 2018

Each region had its own EDI instance, with separate processes and separate IT resource pools to manage them,” said Theresa Gosko, IT Manager, UTi Worldwide. “We were not able to develop corporate-level best practices and lacked a standardized enterprise approach to integration. We also s...

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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 schedule for the day, the weather at our destination and...

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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 the world’s oceanic fleet and over 12,000 air...

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DECENTRALIZED SPACE AGENCY DECENTRALIZED SPACE AGENCY

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Apr 11, 2018

The SpaceChain Foundation was founded in 2017 to pioneer solutions for humanity to thrive in the coming space age. Its project “SpaceChain” utilizes an open network based on blockchain technology to advance the principles of decentralization and promote international collaboration within...

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Industrial Strategy INDUSTRIAL STRATEGY

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Apr 11, 2018

The white paper identified five foundations of productivity: ideas, people, infrastructure, places and the business environment, and it promised several sector deals between government and industry that would attract investment and improve workers’ skills. There was also a promise to raise tot...

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Systems SYSTEMS'ENGINEERING'BEYOND'AEROSPACE'AND'DEFENSE

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Apr 10, 2018

A myth about the development of Systems Engineers is also easy to believe.  Some!believe that it takes too long to educate and train Systems Engineers.  Some!would even argue that it takes 15 to 20 years to produce a good Chief Systems Engineer. Yes, this may be true in some cases, but you...

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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 commercial helicopter market over the forecast period...

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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 powered by a heady mix of security, foreign policy, an...

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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 your demanding requirements but also the obligated...

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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 penetration of new technologies, etc. to name a few factors...

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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 these articles, we’ll share some of the insights...

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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 philosophy and practices.

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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 and is a follow-up from a short, initial study on t...

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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 of the largest employment sites in Eastleigh with 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 how to design flying machines. His results used mu...

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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 been in the system for over a year before the attacks...

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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 states can match the broad range of industry expertise...

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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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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, characterised by integrated cross-border supply ...

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Aerospace Industry Report AEROSPACE INDUSTRY REPORT

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Mar 19, 2018

The views contained in this document are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official policies or endorsements, either expressed or implied, of the Aerospace Industries Association or Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. This report is for information only and should not be us...

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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 types of networks become more common in new avionic...

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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$18.3 billion in 2017 to reach US$685.6 billion.

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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 Licence is a standard form licence agreement that allow...

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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) sector.

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MITIGATING INTERNATIONAL AVIATION EMISSIONS MITIGATING INTERNATIONAL AVIATION EMISSIONS

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Mar 14, 2018

International aviation is expected to expand at a considerable rate—as much as 4.3% annually—in the next several decades. To mitigate the corresponding increase in greenhouse gas emissions, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) introduced the Carbon Offsetting and Reductio...

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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. Similarly, lowering power consumption throughout the ...

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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 project was supported by the asphalt industry, as well...

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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 continue to plot new and different ways to inflict great...

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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 choice for your travel plans. There is no one ‘ri...

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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 a search bar.

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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 3.8% in the first quarter of 2008.1 International n...

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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 whitepaper to see why airlines need to change their a...

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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 authentication to certification of people and comp...

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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-effective.

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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 proliferation of conventional VTOL aircraft of this size...

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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 an increase in those factors boost the demand for ...

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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 relatively large few, there can be pressing busines...

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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 industry, the air transport system must have the capabili...

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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
management consultancies.

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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 speculative and drew upon existing models from other countri...

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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 different requirements.

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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 Northern Ireland border and what happens to UK citizens...

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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 opportunities, address their most critical challen...

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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 operate over greater ranges than required in the pa...

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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 perspective, that’s roughly equivalent to 36,000...

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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’s why aviation companies are increasingly turni...

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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 significant increase in revenue, streamlined proces...

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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 is an annoyance; which can be defined as a feeling ...

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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 strengthen our focus on areas such as ASMS policy, r...

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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 from a lack of automation, limited scenario coverag...

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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 America (ACI-NA).

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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 practitioners. Further, it is essential to reduce t...

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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 vehicles, propulsive power requirements are met using ...

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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 competition. That is, businesses should be able to ...

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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, with subsequent updates for 2011 through 2014. In...

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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 the same footprint as the 4” VDU, and also u...

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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 determine the exact economic value and business benefit t...

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Airline Industry Retailing AIRLINE INDUSTRY RETAILING

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Jan 18, 2018

Digital transformation is happening  and it is just the beginning. For years, airlines have been enhancing their existing processes supporting the same capabilities. Today, the industry is building new capabilities but keeps on operating within the same kind of business models. How long will it...

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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 strict application of policy may not be appropria...

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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, parachutes, and explosives. The plan was for the bomber ...

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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, inspection, construction, public safety, and more.

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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 as an aircraft and its associated elements operate...

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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 agreements to be renegotiated in that time will be the ...

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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 provide more power to Black Hawk and Apache helic...

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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 and incoming inspections. Since the FastMT-400 micr...

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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 navigating autonomously through the facility, employees ...

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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 industry during 2017, which does not reflect the opinion...

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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 organizations – including their members and c...

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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 the aircraft has increasingly been provided to the...

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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 accomplish its mission. Collaboration and coordination a...

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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 challenges in airframe structure analysis are automation...

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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 using S1000D for the creation and through life man...

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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 capability to reduce emissions but could also unl...

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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 studies on digitalisation in aviation, taking into ...

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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 relied exclusively on Very High Frequency (VHF) radio...

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top 10 risks in aerospace and defense TOP 10 RISKS IN AEROSPACE AND DEFENSE

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Oct 18, 2017

As the global economy undergoes several ups and downs, and different countries change their defense priorities in the face of terrorism and political disruption, the risk universe in aerospace and defense (A&D) keeps on changing. As A&D players design and implement strategies to grow in this...

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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 used primarily in utility and/or observation roles...

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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 the semiconductor industry and the increased regul...

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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, the Society has been at the forefront of developmen...

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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 freighter configuration in the next 20 years.

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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 many other industries, aviation tends to focus on add...

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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 could be exposed to harsh environments, including ext...

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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 environmental impacts.

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FLIGHTCHAIN FLIGHTCHAIN

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Jul 26, 2017

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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CREW RESOURCE SERVICES CREW RESOURCE SERVICES

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Jul 19, 2017

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 good personality match to the overall operation. So ...

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THE FUTURE OF ARMAMENT TEST SYSTEMS THE FUTURE OF ARMAMENT TEST SYSTEMS

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Jun 29, 2017

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 Hawk Helicopters), and C-130J (Lockheed Martin Super...

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Air transport growth - What are the limits? AIR TRANSPORT GROWTH - WHAT ARE THE LIMITS?

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Jun 27, 2017

INAIR is an annual forum where the air transport industry and academia meet to exchange ideas and discuss common challenges. The interaction between researchers and industry representatives is the key to generating innovative solutions for the challenges of the future. It is also a place for discuss...

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The Future of Air Travel:Eight Disruptive Waves of Change THE FUTURE OF AIR TRAVEL:EIGHT DISRUPTIVE WAVES OF CHANGE

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Jun 22, 2017

These eight waves of change should be on the agenda of every travel industry CEO. As new digital technologies continue to re-shape travel experiences and business models, travel industry leaders and policy makers need to assess how growth or even survival can be achieved. Their challenge is to harne...

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THE BENEFITS OF LPV APPROACH OPERATIONS FOR THE AIRLINE OPERATOR THE BENEFITS OF LPV APPROACH OPERATIONS FOR THE AIRLINE OPERATOR

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Jun 14, 2017

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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Media Solutions for the Commercial Aircraft Industry MEDIA SOLUTIONS FOR THE COMMERCIAL AIRCRAFT INDUSTRY

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Jun 14, 2017

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 leasing companies, regulatory officials, commercial ...

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Improving Airport Organizational Performance IMPROVING AIRPORT ORGANIZATIONAL PERFORMANCE

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Jun 13, 2017

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 facilities to enhance the passenger experience and...

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AVIATION BENEFITS AVIATION BENEFITS

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Jun 13, 2017

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 International (ACI), the Civil Air Navigation Servic...

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Military & Aerospace Electronics MILITARY & AEROSPACE ELECTRONICS

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Jun 12, 2017

Military & Aerospace Electronics strives to keep engineers, engineering managers, and executives at defense prime contractors, subcontractors and government agencies informed in today’s fast-moving aerospace and defense electronics landscape. Companies whose designers are expert in militar...

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SIFCO Process selective plating SIFCO PROCESS SELECTIVE PLATING

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Jun 12, 2017

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 properties, viability as an alternative to cadmium, deploy...

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Putting VPX and OpenVPX  To Work PUTTING VPX AND OPENVPX TO WORK

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May 16, 2017

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 field of configurations, these profiles boost reusabil...

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Integrated Modular and Distributed Avionics Take Flight INTEGRATED MODULAR AND DISTRIBUTED AVIONICS TAKE FLIGHT

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Apr 18, 2017

For embedded computing applications in aerospace, Integrated Modular Avionics (IMA) are an important driver in achieving flexibility. With distributed avionics gaining new popularity as a way of achieving IMA, aircraft designers are taking advantage of recent advances in packaging to make distribute...

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INTEGRATED AIR & MISSILE DEFENCE STUDY INTEGRATED AIR & MISSILE DEFENCE STUDY

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Apr 17, 2017

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 force design function. The study was focussed at t...

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Electric Vtol Aircraft :Transformative Vertical Flight ELECTRIC VTOL AIRCRAFT :TRANSFORMATIVE VERTICAL FLIGHT

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Apr 17, 2017

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 efficiency  Higher speed, longer range

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Alternative Aviation Fuels: Overview of Challenges, Opportunities, and Next Steps ALTERNATIVE AVIATION FUELS: OVERVIEW OF CHALLENGES, OPPORTUNITIES, AND NEXT STEPS

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Mar 19, 2017

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) invests in a diverse portfolio of energy technologies to create and sustain American leadership in the transition to a global clean energy economy. In addition to an overview of alternative aviation fuel tr...

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PILOT CASE STUDY INN SWITZERLAND PILOT CASE STUDY INN SWITZERLAND

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Feb 21, 2017

TOURISM IS THE MOST IMPORTANT ECONOMIC SECTOR IN ENGADINE AND WINTER TOURISM IS MORE PROMINENT THAN SUMMER TOURISM. LARGE EVENTS, SUCH AS THE ENGADINE SKI MARATHON, REQUIRE WATER RESOURCES AND ARE DEPENDENT ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF CLIMATE CHANGE

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ASSESSMENT OF THE EFFECTS OF WIND FARMS ON AVIATION OPERATIONS ASSESSMENT OF THE EFFECTS OF WIND FARMS ON AVIATION OPERATIONS

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Feb 17, 2017

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 developments affect aviation interests, and vice versa. ...

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The Blockchain Solution disrupting the global Aviation Business THE BLOCKCHAIN SOLUTION DISRUPTING THE GLOBAL AVIATION BUSINESS

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Jan 31, 2017

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 solutions and complex structures.

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Recycling, Reuse, and Waste Reduction at Airports RECYCLING, REUSE, AND WASTE REDUCTION AT AIRPORTS

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Jan 08, 2017

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 economic growth, environmental stewardship, and social ...

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AVIATION SAFETY ACTION PROGRAM REPORTING OF SECURITY INFORMATION AVIATION SAFETY ACTION PROGRAM REPORTING OF SECURITY INFORMATION

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Dec 22, 2016

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 to protect security information that is voluntari...

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Selecting Solar Technology for Fixed Wing UAVs SELECTING SOLAR TECHNOLOGY FOR FIXED WING UAVS

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Nov 11, 2016

This white paper discusses the key characteristics, tradeoffs and relevant metrics of the various solar photovoltaic technologies available today in the context of fixed-wing unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). We identify the inadequacy of current solar metrics in this context and calculate a new perf...

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Fast Forwarding to a Future of On Demand Urban Air Transportation. FAST FORWARDING TO A FUTURE OF ON DEMAND URBAN AIR TRANSPORTATION.

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Oct 27, 2016

For all of us, that’s less time with family, less time at work growing our economies, more money spent on fuel—and a marked increase in our stress levels: a study in the American Journal of Preventative Medicine, for example, found  that those who commute more than 10 miles were at ...

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THE FUTURE OF SUSTAINABLE AVIATION: BETTING ON JET PROPULSION & LOWER NET CARBON FUELS THE FUTURE OF SUSTAINABLE AVIATION: BETTING ON JET PROPULSION & LOWER NET CARBON FUELS

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Oct 25, 2016

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 for commercial aviation as people travel the world f...

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Air Planning AIR PLANNING

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Oct 06, 2016

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 professionals will manage every aspect of your charter fligh...

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Transforming Airport Management with Radio Communication TRANSFORMING AIRPORT MANAGEMENT WITH RADIO COMMUNICATION

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Sep 15, 2016

Effective communication systems at airports are vital at every stage of operations and in all roles. Motorola Solutions provides products and services to ensure this crucial function.
Airports are high-noise, high-security environments where communication simply cannot fail. With thousands of...

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Business Intelligence for Airlines BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE FOR AIRLINES

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Sep 09, 2016

IATA’s New Distribution Capability (NDC) is ushering in an air travel merchandising revolution designed to help airlines regain control over their product distribution and their customers, before they step on their plane. Airlines are now assessing how best to embrace and implement NDC, its st...

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SELGA-COAT® CHROME: An Alternative to Conventional Chrome Plating SELGA-COAT® CHROME: AN ALTERNATIVE TO CONVENTIONAL CHROME PLATING

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Sep 08, 2016

In nearly all areas of the automotive industry and mechanical engineering, technical hard chrome layers are applied to impart components with a property profile for their intended use, including hardness, corrosion resistance, wear resistance, tribological properties, as well as thermal and chemical...

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FAA AEROSPACE FORECAST Fiscal Years 2016-2036 FAA AEROSPACE FORECAST FISCAL YEARS 2016-2036

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Aug 24, 2016

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 capital intensive but cash poor. However the great reces...

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ICF Aviation Helicopter Analysis and Consulting for Helicopter Emergency Medical Services ICF AVIATION HELICOPTER ANALYSIS AND CONSULTING FOR HELICOPTER EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES

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Aug 22, 2016

ICF aviation staff advises helicopter operators around the world in a broad range of helicopter operations, including the oil and gas sector, VIP aircraft, and critical care operations. ICF understands the complex considerations on a full range of helicopter consulting issues such as fleet selection...

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ICAO ENVIRONMENTAL REPORT 2016 AVIATION AND CLIMATE CHANGE ICAO ENVIRONMENTAL REPORT 2016 AVIATION AND CLIMATE CHANGE

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Aug 17, 2016

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 impact of international civil aviation on the envir...

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The Fundamentals of Route Development THE FUNDAMENTALS OF ROUTE DEVELOPMENT

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Aug 15, 2016

This essential download gives you all you need to get started with air service development.Based on the ASM training course by the same name, the exclusive guide explains the three rules of route development and presentation advice when pitching to potential partners, including:What are the simple r...

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EXPERIENCE MAKES FOR A STRONGER TAILWIND EXPERIENCE MAKES FOR A STRONGER TAILWIND

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Aug 12, 2016

Our core commitment at Delta is providing customers with safe, comfortable and efficient air travel. We are a values-based business and focus all of our long-term,strategic decisions on building and maintaining a sustainable business for our employees, our customer sand our shareowners.

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GKN plc Results Announcement for the six months ended 30 June 2016 GKN PLC RESULTS ANNOUNCEMENT FOR THE SIX MONTHS ENDED 30 JUNE 2016

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Jul 26, 2016

“This is a good set of first half results with GKN continuing to make underlying progress in line with our expectations. Each division has continued to deliver against our strategy. GKN is in good shape with excellent technology and strong positions in the aerospace and automotive markets. Cap...

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PAPERLESS MAINTENANCE IATA drives standards PAPERLESS MAINTENANCE IATA DRIVES STANDARDS

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Jul 20, 2016

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 Airbus Defense and Space, a subsidiary of Airbus Gro...

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Aviation White Paper AVIATION WHITE PAPER

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Jul 20, 2016

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 system. The report also provided information on M...

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Thales Alenia Space expands European footprint through acquisition of RUAG’s opto-electronics business line THALES ALENIA SPACE EXPANDS EUROPEAN FOOTPRINT THROUGH ACQUISITION OF RUAG’S OPTO-ELECTRONICS BUSINESS LINE

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Jul 11, 2016

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 end of the year.

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IRELAND’S ACTION PLAN FOR AVIATION EMISSIONS REDUCTION IRELAND’S ACTION PLAN FOR AVIATION EMISSIONS REDUCTION

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Jun 28, 2016

Ireland is a member of the European Union and of the European Civil Aviation Conference (ECAC). ECAC is an intergovernmental organisation covering the widest grouping of Member States1 of any European organisation dealing with civil aviation. It is currently composed of 44 Member States, and was cre...

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A NEW PERSPECTIVE ON URBAN MOBILITY A NEW PERSPECTIVE ON URBAN MOBILITY

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Jun 15, 2016

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 its experience to make the dream of all commuters an...

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Annual Analyses of the EU Air Transport Market 2016 ANNUAL ANALYSES OF THE EU AIR TRANSPORT MARKET 2016

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Jun 09, 2016

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 capacity, traffic and financial performance of ai...

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Aviation Process Control Software AVIATION PROCESS CONTROL SOFTWARE

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May 16, 2016

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 specialises in providing solutions for the aviation m...

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Direct Approach DIRECT APPROACH

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Apr 25, 2016

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 priority and privilege. The capabilities of our service...

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Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorization Act of 2016 FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION REAUTHORIZATION ACT OF 2016

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Apr 07, 2016

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 periods beginning in 2027.

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Raising Ambition to Reduce International Aviation and Maritime Emissions RAISING AMBITION TO REDUCE INTERNATIONAL AVIATION AND MARITIME EMISSIONS

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Apr 04, 2016

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 improved fuel efficiency.

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XML, NDC, and Airlines XML, NDC, AND AIRLINES

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Mar 03, 2016

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 communications between airlines and travel agents and...

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AIRCRAFT MANAGEMENT AIRCRAFT MANAGEMENT

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Feb 24, 2016

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, aircraft management is complex. That is why many owners...

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SpaceX  Hyperloop Test-Track Specification SPACEX HYPERLOOP TEST-TRACK SPECIFICATION

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Feb 18, 2016

On August 12, 2013, Elon Musk released a white paper on the Hyperloop, his concept of high-speed ground transport. In order to accelerate the development of a functional prototype and to encourage student innovation, SpaceX is moving forward with a competition to design and build a Hyperloop Pod. In...

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Southwest Airlines and the Impact of Low-Cost Carriers On Airline Ticket Prices SOUTHWEST AIRLINES AND THE IMPACT OF LOW-COST CARRIERS ON AIRLINE TICKET PRICES

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Feb 16, 2016

Southwest Airlines is the indisputable leader of the Low-Cost Airline industry in the United States. A product of deregulation, the expansion of its unique business model has been responsible for the substantial real price declines in consumer airfares since the 1980s. However, recent fuel price dec...

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Introduction to ST Aerospace INTRODUCTION TO ST AEROSPACE

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Feb 15, 2016

Started in 1975 as a military MRO service provider in Singapore ► Ventured into commercial MRO in 1990s ► Started globalisation in the mid-90s (facilities in US, Europe, China, Australia and Singapore

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Flying ahead FLYING AHEAD

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Feb 02, 2016

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, manufacturing excellence and corporate responsibility.

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A New Regulatory Model for Foreign Investment in Airlines A NEW REGULATORY MODEL FOR FOREIGN INVESTMENT IN AIRLINES

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Jan 20, 2016

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 sector has historically been segregated from broade...

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Legal Remedies for Downing Flight MH17 LEGAL REMEDIES FOR DOWNING FLIGHT MH17

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Jan 13, 2016

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 whose nationals were lost now seek remedies from thos...

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The Future of Airline Communications THE FUTURE OF AIRLINE COMMUNICATIONS

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Jan 01, 2016

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 the world’s oceanic fleet and over 12,000 air...

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A New Golden Age for Air Travel A NEW GOLDEN AGE FOR AIR TRAVEL

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Dec 30, 2015

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 and safety standards have soared, but the magic o...

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