FAA Addresses Recent 5G Statement

 We recognize the economic importance of expanding 5G, and we appreciate the wireless companies working with us to protect the flying public and the country’s supply chain. The complex U.S. airspace leads the world in safety because of our high standards for aviation, and we will maintain this commitment as wireless companies deploy 5G.” — U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg …

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European Air Services Operates the Most Advanced Mixed Reality F-16 Simulator

European Air Services

VRgineers delivered European Air Services (EAS) the game-changing mixed reality simulator, which is combined from the latest version of F-16 BLOCK 70 physical cockpit and the XTAL headset. European Air Services, one of the leading players in the European market for pilot training, purchased the simulator as part of its initiative to keep its Air Force up to date with the latest…

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NASA Transfers Air Traffic Management Tool Updates to FAA

      Air Traffic Management As part of an effort aimed at making aviation more sustainable, NASA has transferred findings from an air traffic management project to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for nationwide implementation, the two agencies announced at a media briefing Tuesday. Over the past six years, NASA’s Airspace Technology Demonstration 2 (ATD-2) project demonstrated the benefits…

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The Airlander 10 by Hybrid Air Vehicles, The World’s Largest Airplane

Hybrid Air Vehicles

The Airlander 10 by Hybrid Air Vehicles, The World’s Largest Airplane By: Rod Washington The Airlander 10, built by British manufacturer Hybrid Air Vehicles (HAV) was originally developed as the HAV 304, a hybrid airship designed as a mix of an helium airship with auxiliary wing and tail surfaces. The HAV 304 used both aerostatic and aerodynamic lift and powered by four diesel driven ducted-fan propellers. Originally built for the United States Army‘s Long…

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DHL Express orders Alice, the first-ever all-electric cargo planes from Eviation

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Electric Cargo Planes! DHL Express, the world’s leading express service provider, announced that they are the first to order 12, Alice, fully electric cargo planes from Eviation, the Seattle-area based global manufacturer of all-electric aircraft.  With this engagement DHL aims to set up an unparalleled electric Express network and make a pioneering step into a sustainable aviation future. Eviation’s Alice is the world’s leading…

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Navy, Boeing Make Aviation History with MQ-25 Becoming the First Unmanned Aircraft to Refuel Another Aircraft

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  For the first time in history, the U.S. Navy and Boeing have demonstrated air-to-air refueling using an unmanned aircraft, the Boeing-owned MQ-25™ T1 test asset, to refuel another aircraft. During a test flight June 4, MQ-25 T1 successfully extended the hose and drogue from its U.S. Navy-issued aerial refueling store (ARS) and safely transferred jet fuel to a U.S. Navy…

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Boeing Commits to Deliver Commercial Airplanes Ready to Fly on 100% Sustainable Fuels

Commercial Airplanes

Boeing (NYSE: BA) is setting an ambitious target to advance the long-term sustainability of commercial aviation, committing that its commercial airplanes are capable and certified to fly on 100% sustainable aviation fuels by 2030. Boeing has previously conducted successful test flights replacing petroleum jet fuel with 100% sustainable fuels to address the urgent challenge of climate change. According to the Air…

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