Technology http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7417/more en UAVs disrupt Friday afternoon operations at Dubai International http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/uavs-disrupt-friday-afternoon-operations-dubai-international <div class="node-body article-body">Air traffic into and out of Dubai International Airport was halted for almost an hour last Friday due to members of the public flying recreational unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) in Dubai terminal airspace.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/uavs-disrupt-friday-afternoon-operations-dubai-international" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/uavs-disrupt-friday-afternoon-operations-dubai-international#comments Daily News Technology Airports & Routes airspace closure ARPAS UK DCAA drones Dubai NATS RPAS UAVs Mon, 26 Jan 2015 19:02:00 +0000 153411 at http://atwonline.com Inmarsat to launch second satellite Feb. 1 http://atwonline.com/technology/inmarsat-launch-second-satellite-feb-1 <div class="node-body article-body">Global mobile satellite communications services provider Inmarsat has confirmed that its second Global Xpress (GX) satellite—Inmarsat-5 F2—is scheduled to launch Feb. 1 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/technology/inmarsat-launch-second-satellite-feb-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/technology/inmarsat-launch-second-satellite-feb-1#comments IFE Daily News Technology Global Xpress Inmarsat Proton Breeze M rocket Rupert Pearce satellite Thu, 22 Jan 2015 17:13:00 +0000 153021 at http://atwonline.com <p>Inmarsat-5 F1 satellite in orbit</p> Courtesy, Inmarsat ESA, Inmarsat partnership to develop satellite overlay aviation data link for Europe http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/esa-inmarsat-partnership-develop-satellite-overlay-aviation-data-link-europe <div class="node-body article-body">The European Space Agency (ESA) has signed a contract with mobile satellite communications services provider Inmarsat for development of a space-based aviation data link for European airspace.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/esa-inmarsat-partnership-develop-satellite-overlay-aviation-data-link-europe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/esa-inmarsat-partnership-develop-satellite-overlay-aviation-data-link-europe#comments Air Traffic Management Daily News Technology air traffic management ATW Plus ESA European Space Agency Inmarsat Iris Program SESAR Single European Skies ATM Research SwiftBroadband Safety Tue, 02 Dec 2014 20:40:00 +0000 148211 at http://atwonline.com NTSB rules FAA has jurisdiction to fine ‘careless or reckless’ UAV operators http://atwonline.com/technology/ntsb-rules-faa-has-jurisdiction-fine-careless-or-reckless-uav-operators <div class="node-body article-body">The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has affirmed FAA’s authority to impose civil fines against commercial operators of small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) engaging in “careless or reckless” flying.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/technology/ntsb-rules-faa-has-jurisdiction-fine-careless-or-reckless-uav-operators" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/technology/ntsb-rules-faa-has-jurisdiction-fine-careless-or-reckless-uav-operators#comments Airframes Daily News Technology ATW Plus FAA National Transportation Safety Board NTSB Raphael Pirker Ritewing Zephyr UAV unmanned aerial vehicle unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) Tue, 18 Nov 2014 20:35:00 +0000 146901 at http://atwonline.com <p>NTSB ruled Tuesday that FAA has the authority to fine UAV operators. Pictured: Google&rsquo;s Project Wing prototype vehicle.</p> Courtesy, Google Inmarsat completes construction of the Global Xpress ground network http://atwonline.com/ife/inmarsat-completes-construction-global-xpress-ground-network <div class="node-body article-body">Mobile satellite communications specialist Inmarsat has completed construction of the final four satellite access stations (SAS) for its Global Xpress (GX) fleet. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/ife/inmarsat-completes-construction-global-xpress-ground-network" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/ife/inmarsat-completes-construction-global-xpress-ground-network#comments IFE Daily News Technology ATW Plus Global Xpress fleet GX Aviation Inmarsat Leo Mondale Tue, 11 Nov 2014 20:29:00 +0000 145681 at http://atwonline.com <p>Satellite access station for Inmarsat&rsquo;s Global Xpress fleet</p> Courtesy, Inmarsat Norway prepares for first biofuel flights http://atwonline.com/technology/norway-prepares-first-biofuel-flights <div class="node-body article-body">Budget carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle and SAS Scandinavian Airlines will conduct their first biofuel flights in Norway Nov. 11. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/technology/norway-prepares-first-biofuel-flights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/technology/norway-prepares-first-biofuel-flights#comments Airlines Daily News Technology ATW Plus Avinor biofuel Bjørn Kjos Dag Falk-Petersen Eco-Aviation Norwegian Air Shuttle Rickard Gustafson SAS Scandinavian Airlines ZERO Fri, 07 Nov 2014 18:40:00 +0000 145251 at http://atwonline.com <p>SAS Airbus A320</p> By Rob Finlayson ATW Photo Gallery: Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo http://atwonline.com/technology/atw-photo-gallery-virgin-galactic-spaceshiptwo <div class="node-body gallery-body">A selection of photos of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/technology/atw-photo-gallery-virgin-galactic-spaceshiptwo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/technology/atw-photo-gallery-virgin-galactic-spaceshiptwo#comments Airframes Airlines Photo Galleries Safety Technology Fri, 31 Oct 2014 20:27:00 +0000 144421 at http://atwonline.com What now for Richard Branson’s space travel dreams? http://atwonline.com/blog/what-now-richard-branson-s-space-travel-dreams <div class="node-body blog-body">A tragic day today for Richard Branson and his Virgin Galactic program, with news that test vehicle SpaceShipTwo has crashed into the Mohave Desert. One of the pilots was killed and the other injured, it was reported.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/atw-editors-blog-0">ATW Editor&#039;s Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/what-now-richard-branson-s-space-travel-dreams" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/what-now-richard-branson-s-space-travel-dreams#comments Airlines Blogs Technology Delta Air Lines Richard Anderson Richard Branson SpaceShipTwo Virgin Atlantic Virgin Galactic ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Fri, 31 Oct 2014 19:52:00 +0000 144401 at http://atwonline.com Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo crashes during flight test http://atwonline.com/aircraft-engines/virgin-galactic-spaceshiptwo-crashes-during-flight-test <div class="node-body article-body">Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo (SS2) has crashed into the Mojave Desert after experiencing an inflight “anomaly” during the first test of a new hybrid rocket motor at Mojave, California on Oct. 31.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/aircraft-engines/virgin-galactic-spaceshiptwo-crashes-during-flight-test" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/aircraft-engines/virgin-galactic-spaceshiptwo-crashes-during-flight-test#comments Airlines Daily News Aircraft & Engines Safety Technology ATW Plus crash Mojave Desert Richard Branson SpaceShipTwo Virgin Galactic WhiteKnightTwo Fri, 31 Oct 2014 19:47:00 +0000 144321 at http://atwonline.com <p>Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo</p> Courtesy, Virgin Galactic Added Value http://atwonline.com/technology/added-value <div class="field-deck"> Additive manufacturing, or 3D printing, is showing real promise in commercial turbofan production </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Greg Morris, head of additive manufacturing strategy for GE Aviation, likes to talk about his Angel Trumpet engine. This tiny gas turbine will never power an aircraft, but previews how 3D printing could be applied throughout a future full-size commercial turbofan.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/technology/added-value" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/technology/added-value#comments Engines Technology Additive Manufacturing ATW Plus CFM LEAP-1A GE Aviation Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:03:00 +0000 144221 at http://atwonline.com <p>GE announced it would introduce additive manufacturing to production aero-engines beginning with fuel nozzles in the CFM LEAP-1 engine, which will enter service in 2016 and will power the Airbus A320neo, Boeing 737 MAX and Comac C919.</p> Photo courtesy CFM