Monthly Archives: July 2021

UFO over northeast Michigan sky | News, Sports, Jobs

AP Photo A fake “unidentified flying object” (UFO) and three fake aliens are pictured in a garden in Jacobsdorf near Frankfurt am Oder, Germany on Friday June 25, 2021. NAFTA – On June 21, the U.S. intelligence community released a preliminary report on unidentified flying objects, or UFOs. The report …

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EHang Drone Gets Approval to Fight Fires

A variant of EHang’s flagship autonomous passenger drone has passed a government-recognized technical audit, paving the way for its commercialization as an aerial vehicle capable of fighting fires in high-rise buildings. The verification, conducted by the Chinese National Center for Quality Control of Fire Fighting Equipment affiliated with the Ministry …

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Matheson: Aviation training schools are great neighbors

By Neal Matheson Regarding the recent letter to the editor “Why can’t aviation schools be great neighbors? In the Apache Junction / Gold Canyon Independent newspaper from July 2021: Aviation training schools are great neighbors. Trainer aircraft have been flying safely from Williams / Gateway and Falcon Field airports for …

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Welcome to a new era of space flight

A new kind of space race is set to start this weekend. British entrepreneur and founder of the Virgin Group, Richard Branson, will attempt to fly into space on Sunday in his company’s rocket-propelled vehicle. It would mark the culmination of 17 years of work by his space tourism company, …

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FLYHT Announces $ 6.6 Million Broker-Free Private Company

CALGARY, Alberta, July 7, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – FLYHT Aerospace Solutions Ltée. (TSX-V: FLY) (OTCQX: FLYLF) (the “Company” or “FLYHT”) announced today that the Company intends to complete a non-middleman private placement for gross proceeds of up to 6,600,000 $ CAD (the “Offer”). The offering consists of a maximum of …

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Could this flying car be the future of intercity travel?

After a half-hour aerial demonstration, the AirCar morphed from a plane into a sports car, making science fiction a reality. Looking like an invention somewhere between Blade Runner and Transformers, Klein Vision’s AirCar performed a successful flight last week (June 28) between the Slovak cities of Nitra and Bratislava. Marking …

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Sydney Airport raid shows the power of the big super

Qantas chief executive Alan Joyce is frustrated with the continued damage to the airline as its A380 jets languish in the Mojave Desert as the government’s “horizon” for international travel recedes. But airports are also suffering from big COVID-19 holes in their bottom line, exacerbated by the loss of international …

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The LAX People Mover project completes a key phase

The LAX pedestrian bridge is constructed with partially prefabricated steel trusses. More visible signs of construction related to the people transfer project are now appearing at Los Angeles International Airport.Last month, workers from the consortium of contractors building the passenger transport vehicle completed construction of trusses for the first of …

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South African aviation feels impact of renewed restrictions as passenger traffic slows

Through Siphelele Dludla 2h ago Share this article: ShareTweeterShareShareShareE-mailShare South Africa’s aviation industry has started to feel the hard impact of the renewed and stricter lockdown restrictions as passenger traffic declined at Africa’s busiest airport, OR Tambo International. Comair temporarily suspended all scheduled flights on Friday for three weeks from …

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“Negative impact” on the aerospace industry

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Aerospace Industry Association (MAIA) urged the government to reconsider and allow the industry and its supply chain to continue their activities for the country to secure its place in the arena global aerospace industry. He said that as a result of the improved movement control order, …

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All roads lead to flying cars by 2030

Cars could be launched towards the end of this decade, according to Michael Cole, managing director of European operations at world-leading South Korean automaker Hyundai. Addressing a conference hosted by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, a trade association for the UK auto industry, Cole said Hyundai had made …

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Death after fiery plane crash in Killeen

KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) – Federal Aviation Administration investigators are on their way to Killeen to investigate a plane crash that resulted in the death of an occupant, said Sgt. Bryan Washko of the Texas Department of Public Safety. The DPS confirmed the pilot’s identity as Bradley Guy Marzarik, 60, of …

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Yamaha takes a look at aircraft engines

Yamaha is getting into the aviation engine market a bit as part of a partnership with a Japanese manufacturer. The recreational and industrial vehicle giant will modify one of its existing small-engine designs to fit a conventionally-configured prototype light aircraft to be built by ShinMaywa Industries. “As part of this …

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Eve UAM signs an agreement with Beacon for maintenance

Eve Urban Air Mobility Solutions, Inc. (Eve) has announced a cooperation with Beacon, EmbraerX’s maintenance coordination platform, which will be included in Eve’s portfolio of service and support solutions. Eve will use Beacon’s multi-sided platform that connects and synchronizes industry resources, aftermarket supply chain, and aviation professionals in a more …

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JURCA request due to the situation of Argentines stranded abroad and the low activity of the commercial air transport industry

The Argentine Airline Chamber – JURCA – asks the nation’s chief of staff to assess and reconsider the recently published Administrative Decision 643/2021, which unfortunately was issued without prior coordination or joint work by local authorities and aviation organizations with airlines in Argentina. This regulation provides for an almost total …

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What is Embraer’s biggest plane?

Embraer’s planes are often smaller than other commercial jets on the scene. Nevertheless, the Brazilian outfit today offers large planes. The largest in its arsenal is the E195-E2, a member of the Embraer E-Jet E2 family. Embraer calls the E195-E2 the most efficient next-generation commercial aircraft in the world. Photo: …

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Israel sends two planes to fight fires raging in Cyprus

Israel sent two firefighting planes to neighboring Cyprus on Sunday morning to help fight a massive forest fire raging in the island country that claimed the lives of four people. The fire is raging in the western region of the Troodos Mountains and is said to have forced the evacuation …

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TSA confirms vacation air travel record – Vax Before Travel

(Vax before the trip) The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and Federal Aviation Administration welcome the traveling public to the country’s transportation systems. Since July 4, 2021, the New data from TSA says U.S. travelers exceeded pre-COVID-19 pandemic volume in 2019. As of July 1, 2021, TSA airport screening services have …

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Airplane seats and in-flight wifi; post-pandemic outlook

Key fact # 1: Chinese airlines are mobilizing to take on leading roles by innovating with IFE to be more competitive Many of the major recent developments in flight products come from China. This was helped because the Chinese domestic market has been among the domestic markets least affected by …

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Eviation Aircraft presents technical details for ‘Alice’

Eviation Aircraft has unveiled the design and technical setup of its all-electric Alice aircraft, which is scheduled to make its maiden flight later this year. Certification and entry into service of the tanker aircraft are scheduled for 2024. Alice is an e-plane for nine passengers and two crew members, powered …

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An electrical fire disrupts GAIA services

Although it was not badly affected, an electrical fire at Grantley Adams International Airport during Hurricane Elsa caused a disruption in services. Speaking in Saturday’s post-Hurricane Elsa update, Tourism Minister Senator Lisa Cummings said that while no significant damage was caused at the port of entry, operations no ‘were still …

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Did COVID kill the handshake?

Airport Community Schools eighth-grade summer school students recently read an op-ed in the New Yorker titled “In Memoriam: The Handshake.” They read the article in conjunction with National Handshake Day, which was June 24. The article alleges that the handshake is “dead” as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, and …

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Two 19-seat Dornier 228 planes receive hydrogen update

ZeroAvia, a zero-emission aviation company specializing in hydrogen-electric solutions, has announced that it is expanding its 19-seat aircraft program with the goal of decarbonizing and revolutionizing regional air travel, according to a press release. Based in the UK and USA, ZeroAvia has already received experimental certificates from the CAA and …

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