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2014-01-27 12:20:31

Satterfield Aerospace will do final engineering design and FAA certification of SmartTray X2 product line PHOENIX, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SmartTray International, LLC, an innovation leader and pioneer of proprietary, simple, safe, low cost tablet device in-flight entertainment (IFE) platforms, announced today that it has formed a strategic partnership with Satterfield Aerospace, a Northridge, California based company. Satterfield has been selected to do the final engineering,...

2014-01-24 23:03:36

For the latest information and dialogue on U.S. commercial launch activities, commercial human spaceflight, commercial crew, and commercial spaceports, register for the 17th Annual FAA Commercial Space Transportation Conference in Washington, DC. The conference is set to take place on February 6th and 7th and includes the opportunity to meet and network with key federal officials from DOT, NASA, and DOD, industry leaders, space entrepreneurs, international space partners, legislators,...

2014-01-22 23:02:56

‘Sky Crow’ Now Ready for Global Rollout Following Customer Delivery of First System Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Aeroscraft Corporation (Aeros), a leading FAA-certified lighter-than-air (LTA) manufacturer and technology innovator, announced today the new low-cost and rapidly deployable ‘Sky Crow” tactical aerostat system has joined the “Sky Cobra” and Aeros’ existing aerostat production models (Aeros 3200, Aeros 21M, Aeros 1170) available for acquisition by...

2014-01-16 23:29:38

Company to Begin Testing Airline Pilots Per New FAA Policy Houston, TX (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 Apnix Sleep Diagnostics has recently announced new methods for testing for sleep apnea and other sleep disorders. According to the National Sleep Foundation nearly 70 million Americans suffer from some sort of sleep disorder. What's more, at least a quarter of all men suffer from sleep apnea. It's an unfortunate fact that many of those with sleep apnea often go undiagnosed and the...

2014-01-11 23:02:15

TTF Aerospace, a leading manufacturer of Aircraft Crew Rest Modules, has become the first Crew Rest Manufacturer to achieve in-service compliance with its Bulk Cargo Crew Rest on a major US carrier for FAA Advisory Circular, AC117-1 FDP by the January 4th deadline. The Bulk Cargo Crew Rest (BCCR) houses up to 8 crew members in a fully self-contained module located in the aft cargo compartment of the Airbus A330-200/-300 aircraft. Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) January 11, 2014 TTF...

2014-01-10 23:02:34

'Sky Crow' is Latest Aerostat System in Aeros' Portfolio of LTA Solutions Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 10, 2014 Worldwide Aeros Corp. (Aeros), a leading FAA-certified lighter-than-air (LTA) manufacturer and technology innovator, announced today the company has received multiple orders for a new low-cost and rapidly deployable tactical aerostat system to be used by DOD operators. Aeros’ newest LTA solution, the ‘Sky Crow’ aerostat system is cost-effective, providing a...

2014-01-08 12:20:59

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Camber Corporation is proud to be a part of aviation history as Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi has been named a test site for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The test sites will facilitate testing and research of UAS technologies to provide scientific data on the future integration of these aircraft safely with other air traffic. Congress mandated that the UAS be integrated into the...

2014-01-06 23:01:03

The Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership (MAAP), a partnership of Virginia and New Jersey universities — including Liberty University — has been selected by the FAA as one of six public entities across the U.S. to research and test Unmanned Aircraft Systems (drones). Liberty has been a key player in the competitive selection process, providing support in a number of ways through its School of Aeronautics. Lynchburg, VA (PRWEB) January 06, 2014 On Dec. 30, the Federal Aviation...

2014-01-06 12:21:33

Report Details Five Obstacles to US Leadership in Global Air Transportation WASHINGTON, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new Hudson Institute study finds that America's air traffic control system has fallen seriously behind modern information technology. Case studies illustrate the organizational roadblocks preventing the FAA from modernizing its flight procedures, communications and navigation technology, and governing structure. The report outlines the steps necessary to bring the...

NASA Offers Site For Virginia Tech Drones
2014-01-03 15:50:31

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online NASA announced on Friday that the selection of six unmanned aircraft system (UAS) test sites could have an impact on its research at two of its facilities. The space agency said its Langley Research Center and Wallops Flight Facility could be working with Virginia Tech teams on the UAS research. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced earlier this week that Virginia Tech is planning to conduct UAS failure mode testing and...


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