China Airborne: Aviation and the Future of China with James Fallows and Peter Cowhey

University of California Television (UCTV)

America as the world's leading aerospace power and to bring itself from its low-wage past to a high-tech future. Fallows is interviewed by Peter Cowhey, dean of the School of International Relations & Pacific Studies at UC San Diego. Series: "Helen Edison Lecture Series" [6/2012] [Public Affairs] [Show ID: 23590]
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Spotlight

After having some problems in Madrid during the night with heavy rain, this LAN 787 Dreamliner decided to divert to BCN airport. The Dreamliner returned to Madrid at 20:05 local time from runway 07L. Check out this awesome and different perspective of the 787 Dreamliner!


OTHER ON-DEMAND WEBINARS

The Impact of Regulatory Compliance and Through-the-Fence Operations on Small Airports

TRB

TRB conducted a webinar on March 5, 2015, from 2:00pm to 3:30pm ET that featured research conducted by TRB’s Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) on the effects of regulatory compliance costs on small airports and the implementation of Through-the Fence (TTF) operations (outside entities gaining access to the airport’s airside infrastructure). Webinar presenters discussed best practices and practical applications to educate airport management and policymakers on how these matters impact small airports and general aviation.
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Teterboro Airport Shares Pilot Webinar Presentation With Operators

NBAA

Teterboro Airport held its bi-annual Chief Pilot Webinar on Oct. 26, and is sharing the information with NBAA members. The webinar included participants from Teterboro Airport, the Port Authority of New York/New Jersey and FAA Air Traffic Control.
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Driving the more electric aircraft challenge with model-based systems engineering

SIEMENS

As never before, the aerospace industry must reduce time-to-market, maintenance costs and fuel consumption in order to meet tomorrow’s certification rules. In this context, a new trend has appeared: engineers are working on the replacement of conventional hydraulic, pneumatic and mechanical systems with electrical ones (for instance, electromechanical and electrohydraulic actuators, or electric propulsion for greener taxiing operations).
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Operating Oversquare

Savvy Aviation

Many pilots of constant speed prop airplanes have been cautioned never to operate oversquare, with manifold pressure (in inches) above rpm (divided by 100), to avoid damaging the engine. This is dead wrong according to engine guru Mike Busch.
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