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2014-06-23 08:21:46

EAST ROCHESTER, N.Y., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Defense and security company Saab has announced that the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Aeronautics Research Institute (NARI) has awarded the company a cooperative agreement to prototype and test a new tool for the optimization of air traffic across multiple phases of operations, including the airport surface and terminal airspace, with more efficient 4D trajectory solutions. This research project will enable...

2014-06-18 16:21:14

FlyersRights' Position On Boeing 787 Approval For Long-Haul Operations WASHINGTON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- FLYERSRIGHTS.ORG, the largest passenger advocacy organization, issued a statement on the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) issuance of Extended Operations (ETOPS) approval for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner and the recent approval of the Boeing 787-9 (stretch model). ETOPS approval is required for two engine commercial aircraft flying long distances away from...

Airbags Take The Weight In ACTE G-III Loads Tests
2014-06-18 03:05:00

NASA Technicians at NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center’s Flight Loads Laboratory recently completed structural evaluations on a modified Gulfstream G-III aircraft that will serve as a test bed for the Adaptive Compliant Trailing Edge (ACTE) project. The loads tests assisted engineers in predicting the levels of structural stress the airplane will likely experience during ACTE research flights. And for the first time, some unusual hardware aided the process: the aircraft was...

2014-06-17 08:25:59

Potential for use as Medical Device in Europe CAPE TOWN, South Africa, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leatt Corporation (OTCQB: LEAT), a developer and marketer of protective equipment and ancillary products for all forms of sports, especially extreme high-velocity sports, including the award winning Leatt-Brace®, announced today that its new 3-point knee brace will be in stores and available for sale during the third quarter of 2014. The knee brace is designed to be used by those...

2014-06-13 23:05:57

CarpenterDev announces the results of a survey it conducted during the first half of 2014 to identify the need within the General Aviation (GA) pilot and owner community for feature additions desired for popular handhelds and aviation apps that will improve flight safety and convenience. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 CarpenterDev, LLC announced today the results of its six-month long survey of airplane pilots and owners in the GA community seeking to better understand which features...

2014-06-10 12:21:20

WASHINGTON, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) today commended the United States House of Representatives for passing the DeFazio/Westmoreland Amendment that ensures U.S. airlines and aviation crewmembers are afforded a level playing field for transatlantic flying. The bipartisan amendment attached to the 2015 Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development Appropriations Act (H.R. 4745), introduced by Reps. Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and...

2014-06-05 12:20:54

OTTAWA, June 5 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Changes in transportation oversight have inspectors concerned about the safety of the travelling public. Christine Collins, National President of the Union of Canadian Transportation Employees (UCTE), told parliament you can't do away with direct inspections without putting people at risk. UCTE is the national union that represents most inspectors at Transport Canada and the Transportation Safety Board. Of the 1350 Inspectors at Transport Canada we...

2014-06-03 12:21:26

LONDON, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:The Commercial Aircraft Modernisation, Upgrade & Retrofit Market 2013-2023http://www.reportbuyer.com/industry_manufacturing/aerospace/commercial_aircraft_modernisation_upgrade_retrofit_market.html Report DetailsThe world commercial aircraft modernisation, Upgrade & Retrofit market is in a healthy state and projected to expand as airlines take on new orders. At the moment the market is...

2014-05-30 12:20:59

OTTAWA, May 30, 2014 /CNW/ - Urging industry and regulators to take action on a number of outstanding safety recommendations, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) today released its annual reassessment of responses to Board recommendations. The reassessments show that progress has been slow especially in Aviation where only 61% of the Board's recommendations have been implemented. Again this year, the aviation sector has seen limited movement on recommendations. While...

2014-05-28 12:22:00

MELBOURNE, Fla., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Florida Institute of Technology is pioneering new partnerships aimed at enhancing its role as an international leader for flight training. The university's flight training organization, FIT Aviation, has earned authorization from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) to become the first Approved Training Organization (ATO) to achieve compliance under new European standards. "This gives us the authority to provide flight...


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