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August 3, 2015

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August 3, 2015

New Database Could Make Airport Ground Movements Quicker, Greener and Cheaper

July 29, 2015 — A new system for calculating the quickest and most fuel efficient routes for moving aircraft on the ground could transform the way our airports operate, according to new ... read more

Learning Early About Late Flights, Weather Complications

June 25, 2015 — A new study improves how air traffic managers cope with unexpected delays and provides them with more predictable ways to manage arrival traffic at airports with adverse ... read more

June 11, 2015 — The galleys inside airliners voraciously consume power - a vital yet limited resource in a plane. Additional power units may soon come to the rescue: housed inside trolley carts in the galleys, these ... read more

Real-Time Data Sharing Can Make Airports Greener and More Efficient

May 18, 2015 — Aviation engineering experts have revealed a new framework that could reduce delays, improve efficiency and cut pollution at major international airports. With increasing air traffic, rising fuel ... read more

Airflow Model to Reduce Time on the Tarmac

May 6, 2015 — A mechanical engineering professor describes in a new article a new mathematical tool he developed to calculate the flow of turbulent air produced by a plane's wing tips when an airplane takes ... read more

Mar. 23, 2015 — The first test flight using a fixed-wing unmanned aircraft to inspect an energy pipeline route was completed, a step toward making aerial inspections of energy pipelines safer and more economical, ... read more

Feb. 27, 2015 — In a world first, researchers have developed a talking drone that can converse with air traffic controllers just like a normal ... read more

Feb. 2, 2015 — A breakthrough propulsion technology to provide greener air transport could be developed after the underlying engineering was declared a ... read more

Jan. 28, 2015 — New research is helping to develop new imaging technology to be used in the design, manufacture and maintenance for current and future generations of carbon composite aircraft. Two new ... read more

Jan. 9, 2015 — A new coating protects business jet interiors against fire. Not only is the agent more environmentally friendly than before; it can also be applied more quickly. This new coating could also be used ... read more

Dec. 16, 2014 — A global fleet of composite planes could reduce carbon emissions by up to 15 percent, but the lighter planes alone will not enable the aviation industry to meet its emissions targets, according to ... read more

Can Cockpit Automation Cause Pilots to Lose Critical Thinking Skills? Research Says Yes

Dec. 1, 2014 — Researchers studied how the prolonged use of cockpit automation negatively impacts pilots’ ability to remember how to perform key critical thinking tasks. "There is widespread concern among ... read more

Nov. 20, 2014 — Modern hand dryers are much worse than paper towels when it comes to spreading germs, according to new research. Airborne germ counts were 27 times higher around jet air dryers in comparison with the ... read more

Nov. 10, 2014 — A new class of apps and wireless devices used by private pilots during flights for everything from GPS information to data about nearby aircraft is vulnerable to a wide range of security attacks, ... read more

Oct. 27, 2014 — Inspired by nature’s own anti-turbulence devices – feathers – researchers have developed an innovative system that could spell the end of turbulence on ... read more

1980s American Aircraft Helps Quantum Technology Take Flight

Oct. 20, 2014 — The X-29, an American experimental aircraft has inspired quantum computing researchers in a development which will bring the technology out of the ... read more

Sep. 29, 2014 — A flight test program is underway on nine commercial aircraft flying regular routes that are carrying sensors to monitor their structural health, alongside their routine maintenance. The flight tests ... read more

Sep. 26, 2014 — A joint NOAA/NASA satellite is one of several satellites providing valuable information to aviators about volcanic ... read more

New Computer Model to Aid Greener, Leaner Aircraft Design

Sep. 23, 2014 — A computer model that accurately predicts how composite materials behave when damaged will make it easier to design lighter, more fuel-efficient ... read more

Sep. 17, 2014 — There are many situations where it’s impossible, complicated or too time-consuming for humans to enter and carry out operations. Think of contaminated areas following a nuclear accident, or the ... read more

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