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Anti-UAV Defense System

FAA to evaluate drone detection systems for US airports

One solar-powered and two all-electric-powered aircraft have conducted milestone flights in the past few days. Which technology holds most promise for airliners of the future?


THIS WEEK'S POLL QUESTION: There were 35 “laser incidents” reported by pilots in the US in a single day this past week. Laser pointer sales should be:


This week’s poll question: What’s the most effective way to mitigate the risk of a small drone colliding with an airliner?


Blogs & Commentary
Jun 23, 2016
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Europe divided

Looking around Europe right now, it’s hard to see anything other than fragmentation, with daily aviation strikes and the UK on the brink of deciding on whether to leave the European Union....More
Jun 20, 2016
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Steven Udvar-Hazy takes a step back

When Udvar-Hazy founded ILFC in 1973, leasing a DC-8 to Aeromexico, the commercial aircraft leasing business did not exist....More
ATW On-Location

Click here to read ATW On-Location from Farnborough Airshow 2016 and other events