Monthly Archives: April 2022

The world’s first flying car airport opens in the UK: designed for flying taxis

The hub, based in Coventry, covers 17,000 square feet and will be the model for hundreds of other city center airports around the world. It is designed for electric drones and zero-emission air taxis and the airport itself is powered by hydrogen fuel cells. Dubbed “Air-One”, it was completed by …

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Introducing Classic Airplanes: Part 3

Rounding out our showcase of classic aircraft, this latest episode features seven more beautiful vintage aircraft owned and loved by AVweb readers. You can find the first two parts on Classic Aircraft Showcase: Part 1 and Classic Aircraft Showcase: Part 2. 1940 Ryan STM 2 1940 Ryan STM 2 – …

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Locked, Charged and Light – Counterpoint

Shanghai is in lockdown and these are people who are starving, why? Aaron Sarin argues it’s because of ‘tThe Communist Party’s ill-conceived “Zero COVID” policy. He says that “at first it was staggered, with the city on the east side of the Huangpu River being closed for four days, then …

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Archer Aviation and United Airlines form eVTOL Operations Committee

California-based Archer Aviation (NYSE:ACHR) and United Airlines (NASDAQ:UAL) are creating a joint advisory board to support Archer’s goals of operating an airline fleet of electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) air taxis. The news comes as investment analysts at JP Morgan gave Archer an overweight rating with a target of …

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Internet users stunned by mysterious ‘UFO with transparent dome’ flying over Scotland

British mum saw diamond-shaped UFO in broad daylight, netizens call it proof of alien existence Alien enthusiasts are puzzled as a conspiracy theorist has released footage of a disc-shaped UFO flying at high speed over water. After releasing the footage, the conspiracy theorist also claimed that this sighting is genuine …

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Visit the de Havilland Aviation Museum

If you fancy visiting a museum dedicated to an iconic aircraft manufacturer, you can find it at the end of a narrow country road on the edges of the M25 in North London. It’s the de Havilland Aviation Museum and shows the legacy of one of the UK’s oldest and …

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Aero Friedrichshafen returns with a focus on eco-technology

Aero kicked off this year’s four-day event with its traditional media day – a whirlwind tour of selected exhibits that were heavy on electric vertical lift and alternative propulsion concepts. In short, Aero’s usual commitment to ambitious, eco-friendly designs. Here’s a quick look at the media scum, as they followed …

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BA flight cancellations extended until June

British Airways is to halt flights until the end of June – a month longer than expected – to help weather the wave of disruption hitting the travel industry. Airlines have been forced to cancel flights over the past month as they struggled to rehire enough staff to cope with …

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NASA is working on vertiports where flying taxis could take off or land

NASA’s Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) mission is working on different elements to help make flying taxis a reality and one such area of ​​focus is vertiports – where an AAM vehicle could take off and land in the future. . The mission is studying where these vertiports or vertiplexes …

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Countering Small Unmanned Aircraft Requires a Team > Air Force > Article Display

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AFNS) — Not all enemy threats light up the skies or cost millions of dollars. Protecting military installations from threats is a partnership. As the main command of the Air Force’s small unmanned aircraft combat effort, headquarters, Air Force Materiel Commandestablished a symbiotic …

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10 most practical vehicles in video games

Video games are full of impractical vehicles. They look cool and look amazing in-game, but would be physically impossible or at least very difficult to find a use for in real life. Potential-use vehicles, such as supercars and fighter jets, are known to be extremely difficult to control. But there …

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Dana and Robbie Wills open an aircraft repair business at Conway Airport

Dana Wills and her husband, former Arkansas House Speaker Robbie Wills, started Conway Aircraft, a repair business based at Conway Regional Airport. The couple partnered with the City of Conway to build the 10,000 square foot hangar to fill a need in the market as there was no store supply …

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Junk-powered planes could be the future of green aviation

Could a flight you take in the next decade be fueled by trash and sugar? Some aviation industry leaders hope so and are asking lawmakers to help improve flight for Earth. Sustainable Aviation Fuels, or SAFs, are biofuels that can be made from many different products, including municipal wastes like …

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A man has died after a plane crash near Springbank Airport

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article originally stated that the injured woman was in her 30s based on information from AHS EMS. The article was revised after the RCMP later confirmed that she was 22 years old. A man has died in a plane crash near Springbank Airport. Alberta Health Services EMS …

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Why military planes are flying over Wiltshire

In recent times, military aircraft have been seen flying over parts of Wiltshire. Plane spotters could see several planes traveling over our county with people eager to take a picture or track its movements via flight tracking services. From the B-52 bomber to the large military aircraft, skywatchers have been …

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PLA Navy implies imminent launch of China’s 3rd aircraft carrier

aircraft carrier Shandong at a naval port in Sanya. China’s first aircraft carrier Shandong (Hull 17) was officially commissioned by the PLA Navy at a military port in Sanya, south China’s Hainan Province, on the afternoon of December 17, 2019, making China one of the few countries in the world. …

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Remember that big world map in the old Salt Lake City airport? Here’s what happened to him.

Under the glow of fluorescent light in an otherwise dim room, a little piece of Salt Lake City history awaits its great return. For decades, the former airport’s iconic terrazzo world map has delighted travelers, providing a place to meet before flights, a space for children to explore the world …

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Aviation Sustainability and the Environment, CAPA April 21, 2022

airBaltic CEO Martin Gauss said (April 19, 2022) that the carrier introduced several new projects in 2021 that significantly improved the environmental impact and overall performance of the business. Mr. Gauss said: “These projects give us both a short-term contribution and a valuable long-term contribution. Therefore, this year we will …

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How scientists are working to repair the damage caused by pollution

Planet Earth is facing negative man-made changes – scientists are working to stop the bleeding and reverse the damage. The Earth faces a loss of biodiversity, a degraded atmosphere and a human population dependent on fossil fuels. One method of ecological restoration is calledre-wild– a process by which damaged land …

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China Aircraft Leasing: 2021 Environmental, Social and Governance Report

(Incorporated under the laws of the Cayman Islands with limited liability) Stock code: 01848 2021 ENVIRONMENTAL, SOCIAL AND GOVERNANCE REPORT CONTENT 2 4 7 About this report Message from the CEO About CALC 14 Stakeholder engagement and materiality assessment 16 Corporate governance 19 Sustainability 23 Labor and work practices 25 …

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Marriott San Antonio Airport opens in Texas after redevelopment

Leading the revitalization of the San Antonio Airport corridor, the Marriott San Antonio Airport Hotel opens today, Thursday, April 14, 2022. After a massive reinvention that reduced the original building to the studs and reconfigured the entire of space, the new urban oasis ushers in a new era of local …

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Updated airport design guidelines include turf operations

In a recently issued advisory circular (AC) updating its airport design guidelines, the FAA formally recognized turf operations on unpaved runway safety areas (RSAs). According to the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA), it first suggested the policy change a few years ago at the EAA/FAA’s annual Winter Recreation Summit. The update …

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The Flying Battery – The New York Times

He then found himself considering a career on Wall Street, doing something he didn’t want to do away from where he wanted to be: back in Vermont. “There is a brain drain” among engineers in his home country, he said. “People go to college and come back at 40, because …

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European aircraft movements reach 81% of pre-pandemic levels

Data released by the European Organization for the Safety of Air Navigation, or Eurocontrol, reveals that air traffic in Europe reached 81% of pre-pandemic levels last week – and throughout April , it is expected to average 79% from April 2019 levels. According to Eurocontrol, the start of the Northern …

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‘It can hit you at any point in your life’ – Salford cop battling PTSD sets up veterans center

A policeman who fought in the Gulf War builds a cafe for ex-servicemen in Salford. Eccles local police officer Carl Blower has secured a unit at the Eccles Shopping Center and plans to turn it into the Salford Veterans Community Centre. The 52-year-old father of three says he was inspired …

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100 MPH on Larkin, sparks fly before Braidwood man hits tree: Cops

JOLIET – A 25-year-old drug addict from Braidwood is now in Will County Jail after Joliet police say justin grandys was traveling at 100 mph along Larkin Avenue at Glenwood Avenue around 2:05 a.m. on Good Friday. The Braidwood man drove away from the Joliet patrol officers, eventually colliding with …

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Japan scrambled fighter jets to intercept foreign planes more than 1,000 times in fiscal year 2021 – The Diplomat

Defense Asia | Security | East Asia It was the second highest number of jammings in a single year, representing the deteriorating security environment surrounding Japan. Advertisement The Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) jammed its fighter jets 1,004 times in fiscal year 2021 (fiscal year 2021) in response to foreign …

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NCB Mumbai gets full-time area manager as acting chief removed

A DAY after two officials associated with the Mumbai Zonal Unit (MZU) of the CBN have been suspended for dereliction of duty, the office’s acting area director was removed from his post and a full-time area director appointed in his place. Amit Gawate, an IRS agent from 2008, who was …

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Aust airports overwhelmed at Easter | County Leader of St George and Sutherland

Australian airports are having their busiest day in two years as thousands of people fly out for the Easter long weekend amid chronic staff shortages. Passengers are urged to arrive at least two hours early for domestic flights as Sydney Airport faces around 82,000 passengers on Thursday, after a week …

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Self-driving vehicles could prove to be a future model for delivery services, study finds

LAWRENCE — The notion of autonomous vehicles currently arouses as much wonder as concern. But a new study reveals how the pros can outweigh the cons as a business strategy. An article titled “Impact of Autonomous Vehicle Assisted Last Mile Delivery in Urban and Rural Settings” determines that this technology …

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90 SpiceJet pilots barred from Boeing 737 Max after DGCA warning

SpiceJet is the only Indian airline to have Boeing 737 Max in its fleet. New Delhi: India’s aviation regulator DGCA has banned 90 SpiceJet pilots from using the Boeing 737 Max plane after finding them poorly trained. “At this time, we have banned these pilots from flying the Max and …

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Smiths Detection will provide security screening equipment at checkpoints at Incheon International Airport

Seoul, South Korea–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Smiths Detection, a global leader in threat detection and security screening technologies, today announces that it has been awarded a contract through its local partner, Donggok Precision Co., Ltd, to provide a suite of state-of-the-art passenger baggage screening equipment at Terminal 1 of Incheon International Airport (ICN). …

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Air passenger traffic grew 59% in FY22, 40% below pre-covid levels: Icra

Domestic air passenger traffic for fiscal year 2022 is estimated at 84 million, up 59% from the year-ago period, ratings agency Icra said. Air traffic is still 40% below pre-Covid levels. For the month of March, air passenger traffic increased 37% sequentially and 35% year-on-year to 10.6 million. Airline capacity …

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OFFERS: Avis Avios bonus offer, Accor 500 bonus points with Flying Blue and new Hilton member offer

Some links on Turning Left for Less pay us an affiliate commission to support this blog Posted By: Michele April 11, 2022 Bonus Avios Offer Reviews British Airways is offering a bonus Avios of 8 Avios per £1 spent versus the usual rate of 5 Avios per £1 spent. Offer …

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Serbia takes delivery of advanced Chinese anti-aircraft missile system

Russian ally Serbia took delivery of a sophisticated Chinese anti-aircraft system in a veiled operation over the weekend, amid fears in the West that a buildup of weapons in the Balkans at the time of the war in Ukraine only threatens the fragile peace in the region. Media and military …

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Airport staff have been granted Covid exemptions after massive delays at Sydney Airport

Sydney Airport workers have been exempted from Covid close contact rules following huge delays at Sydney Airport at one of the busiest times of the year. Airport travel workers exposed to Covid, including airline check-in staff, have been given the green light to return to work if they show no …

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Airbus and Boeing are divided on the use of Russian titanium

Photo: Morris MacMatzen/AFP (Getty Images) EThe Russian invasion of Ukraine prompted many companies to act unilaterally against the Russian Federation and to sever business relations with it. However, the international aerospace industry depends on titanium to produce aircraft, and Russia is the world’s third largest producer of this metal. Airbus …

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The Toronto automotive dreamer is building a three-wheeled electric vehicle that mines cryptocurrency. And then there’s the flying saucer

After proving he can build e-bikes, scooters and all-terrain vehicles, Toronto entrepreneur Aldo Baiocchi is relaunching his business. He is now working on electric vehicles, including one he says will be able to go faster than anything on the market and will even mine cryptocurrency. “I always wanted to build …

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Ultralight plane crashes on runway at Skydive San Diego

SAN DIEGO — A solo pilot performing a maintenance check flight Friday landed an ultralight plane on the Skydive San Diego runway in Otay Mesa, authorities said. According to Sgt. Shane Burt, with the Imperial Beach Sheriff’s Station. Sheriff officials say a 73-year-old man was on a maintenance check flight. …

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Global Aerospace and Military Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) Market to be Driven by Growing Demand from Aircraft Industry during the forecast period 2021-2026

Expert Market Research’s new report titled “Global Aerospace and Military Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) Market Size, Share, Price, Trends, Growth, Report and Forecast 2021-2026”, provides an analysis in-depth analysis of the global Aerospace and Military Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) Market, assessing the market based on its segments such as application …

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Wittman Airport in Oshkosh to get electric aircraft charging stations

OSHKOSH – The Jetsons Inspired Image electric flying cars isn’t that far away anymore, and users will have a place to recharge these vehicles when they land in Oshkosh. Volatus infrastructure announced on Thursday that it would build the first permanent electric vertical take-off and landing vertiport in the Americas …

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Aircraft lessors see ‘horrendous’ hikes in insurance premiums: BOC Aviation

Likely huge insurance claims related to the cancellation of aircraft leases in Russia are already driving “horrible” increases in the cost of renewing policies, the chief executive of major lessor BOC Aviation Ltd said Thursday. More than 400 leased planes worth nearly $10 billion remained in Russia past the March …

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Aviation program compensation blows budget hole in Senate’s COVID-19 relief plan

Department data shows recipients expected to preserve nearly 31,000 jobs in the aviation industry. The largest prize, $75.5 million, went to Spirit AeroSystems, based in Wichita, Kansas, which claimed to have saved 3,214 jobs in the process. “After witnessing a 96 [percent] decline in global air travel, this critical bipartisan, …

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Pearson airport runway project to take off this month

The Toronto Pearson International Airport Runway 06L/24R rehabilitation project will continue this month and continue through the fall. Courtesy of the GTAA The Toronto Pearson International Airport Runway 06L/24R Rehabilitation Project will continue this month and continue through the fall. Modern innovation and advanced planning will allow the Greater Toronto …

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Binter ATR-72 lands on the wrong runway in Las Palmas

After landing on the wrong runway, a Binter Canarias plane had a close call with an airport vehicle. The ATR-72 landed on the wrong runway at Gran Canaria Airport, where an airport vehicle had been operating moments earlier. Fortunately, an accident was avoided and the plane landed safely. Near miss …

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Pipistrel and Lobo Leasing sign a partnership and order 15 Nuuva V300 hVTOL aircraft

Pipistrel, the world leader in electric aviation and unmanned flight systems, and Lobo Leasing Limited, a global vertical lift leasing platform, have signed a letter of intent with deposits for the acquisition of 15 cargo aircraft autonomous Nuuva V300 hVTOL. The agreement confirms Lobo Leasing and Pipistrel’s commitment to developing …

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San Francisco airport reopens yoga rooms after COVID

San Francisco International Airport has reopened its dedicated yoga rooms after two years. Both yoga rooms, a free airport facility that opened in 2012, had been closed due to COVID. SFO Yoga Rooms are back Yoga rooms at San Francisco International Airport (SFO) reopened to travelers on April 4. The …

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Flight cancellations and delays in Boston continue after frustrating weekend of air travel

Flight cancellations and delays continue Monday at Logan International Airport in Boston after travelers were stuck in terminals for hours over the weekend. As of 9:45 a.m. Monday, FlightAware reported 50 flight cancellations and 62 delays. More than 100 flights to or from Logan Airport were canceled and more than …

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Automotive telematics market size will reach USD 811.82 billion in 2030

VANCOUVER, BC, April 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — the global automotive telematics market size reached $100.70 billion in 2021 and is expected to register a significantly rapid revenue CAGR over the forecast period, according to the latest analysis from Emergen Research. Increase in technological advancements to improve passenger driving experience is …

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Rangers fans light fireworks at Celtic Hotel late night to disrupt Hoops stars ahead of Old Firm

It’s derby day in Glasgow and Rangers fans have tried to disrupt Celtic’s early morning plans. A group of Gers supporters went to the Hoops pre-match hotel to wake them from their slumber. They shot fireworks outside the Dakota Eurocentral hotel on the outskirts of Glasgow. Various fireworks lit up …

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Will airlines soon increase ticket prices for domestic flights?

While jet fuel prices have been rising for some time and are currently at record highs, the aviation industry is facing the heat of its finances. Reports suggest that the Indian aviation industry is expected to report a net loss of Rs 25,000-26,000 crore for the financial year 2021-22. The …

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JET BLAST: Formation Clinic puts trainers and fighter jets above the zone – The Vicksburg Post

MOUND, La. – The morning calm at Vicksburg-Tallulah Regional Airport was broken early Friday by the whine of turbines and gasoline from jet fuel as pilots revved up their engines and took flight over Madison Parish, La., and Vicksburg . The airport hosted a jet training clinic from Thursday to …

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Lyon Airport refines its hydrogen introduction plan

Lyon Airport is refining its hydrogen introduction plan | Aviation Week Network https://aviationweek.com/themes/custom/particle/dist/app-drupal/assets/awn-logo.svg Skip to main content Credit: Vinci Airports LYON — Lyon Saint Exupéry Airport (LYS) is preparing for the introduction of hydrogen on its platform, first for land vehicles and then for planes. From 2023, a hydrogen filling …

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Training key to industry recovery

Training is the bridge between the current state of the industry and a strong and successful recovery. The industry is finally emerging from its two-year crisis. While everyone in aviation takes stock, perhaps the first apparent difference is the number of employees. Large numbers of employees at all levels have …

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Active Against ALS brings Box Car Derby back to Ann Arbor

ANN ARBOUR, Mich. – Prepare to see boxcars whizzing by the Big House. Active Against ALS is partnering with Phi Delta Theta, a University of Michigan fraternity, to bring a fundraising Box Car Derby back to downtown Ann Arbor on April 10. The Tree Town-based nonprofit raises funds for research …

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