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2014-07-21 08:21:07

Improved access & shared flight information between devices highlight new improvements ENGLEWOOD, Colo., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeppesen, a part of Boeing Commercial Aviation Services, now offers operators an enhanced version of its industry-leading FliteDeck Pro electronic flight bag (EFB) solution for iPad. New iOS 7-compliant features and functionality of FliteDeck Pro will help airlines and other large operators work more efficiently, with improved access to critical...

NASA's FACET Big Picture Wins Big
2011-12-24 05:17:02

[ Watch the Video ] Remember life before cell phones? Or GPS? Or tablet computers? Kind of hard, isn't it? Air traffic management researchers feel the same way about life before the Future ATM (Air Traffic Management) Concepts Evaluation Tool, or FACET. FACET is a computer program developed by NASA that generates simulations for managing air traffic scenarios. It provides a "big picture" view of what's happening in the skies overhead. For any given moment in time, it can show thousands...

2010-12-15 17:05:00

ASHLAND, Ore., Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Symbolic Flight announced immediate availability of a major update to Symbolic Flight that sets a new standard in general aviation by delivering a complete, portable, synthetic vision experience for general aviation pilots at a price any pilot can afford. Symbolic Flight 4.0 provides threshold-to-threshold route planning using current FAA enroute and terminal data: Airports, Airspace, Airways, Approaches and Obstacles, marked-up in...

2010-03-22 13:24:00

ORLANDO, Fla., March 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Flightwise, the world's longest-running, web-based flight tracking service announces the availability of its flight tracking applications for the iPhone mobile platform. Available in three flavors: "Free", "Lite", and "Pro", the applications provide easy-to-use, mobile versions of the same data available at the flightwise.com website. The Free version provides the ability to track aircraft by entering basic search criteria, such as a flight ID,...

2008-12-12 09:58:06

At MIT, planning for bad weather involves far more than remembering an umbrella. Researchers in the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics are trying to improve weather forecasting using robotic aircraft and advanced flight plans that consider millions of variables."Weather affects huge sectors of our economy, such as agriculture and transportation," said Nicholas Roy, an assistant professor and one of the researchers who worked on the project. With more time for advanced planning,...

2008-11-05 09:00:18

Lufthansa Systems, a German full-service IT provider for the airline and aviation sector, and Kuwait Airways have signed a three-year extension of their usage agreement for the Lido Operations Center flight planning solution. Kuwait Airways has been using Lido Operations Center (Lido OC) since 2005. According to Lufthansa Systems, Lido OC automatically calculates the ideal route between two airports and creates reliable and easy-to-understand briefing documents for each flight. The solution...

2008-10-07 12:00:37

FlightAware Kimberly Kubas, 713-877-9006 http://flightaware.com/ http://flightaware.com/flightplan/ Logo: http://flightaware.com/ FlightAware, the world leader in flight tracking and online aviation data with over 120,000 registered pilots, released a free online flight planning application this morning at the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) convention in Orlando, Florida. FlightAware Flightplan does not require pilots or dispatchers to pick altitudes, routes, or make...

2008-09-02 09:00:26

By Art Marroquin A computer glitch caused massive delays for flights nationwide Tuesday, but operations appeared to be unaffected at Los Angeles International Airport, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. The problem was reported around 10 a.m. in an FAA computer system located in Hampton, Ga., that processes and files flight plans for jetliners landing at airports across the country, said FAA spokesman Ian Gregor. It was unclear how many flights were affected by the...

2008-08-29 00:00:29

By The Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) - When a computer system that distributes flight plans nationwide came rolling to a halt this week because of a software glitch, so did airplanes on tarmacs from Orlando to Chicago. The ensuing delays drove home just how easily an apparently isolated problem can trigger network-wide disarray in the country's aging air traffic control system."It's aggravating to us ... over 600 flights were affected - which is about 60,000 people - because of one computer...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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