Technology http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7417/more en Ground Wisdom http://atwonline.com/avionics/ground-wisdom <div class="field-deck"> New airport technology is improving ground safety, runway layouts and ATC communications. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Safety on runways and at airports is a major component of overall aviation safety.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/avionics/ground-wisdom" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/avionics/ground-wisdom#comments Avionics Technology Airports & Routes ATC ATW Plus Honeywell Aerospace runway safety Thales Thu, 30 Jul 2015 20:02:00 +0000 174891 at http://atwonline.com <p>Safety on runways and at airports is a major component of overall aviation safety.</p> Editorial - A New Wright Era http://atwonline.com/technology/editorial-new-wright-era <div class="node-body article-body">In some ways, the early 21st century is beginning to mimic the early 20th century in terms of aviation pioneering and experimentation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/technology/editorial-new-wright-era" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/technology/editorial-new-wright-era#comments Airlines Editorial Manufacturers Technology Aircraft technology electric aircraft solar powered flight Wright Brothers Thu, 30 Jul 2015 19:35:00 +0000 174831 at http://atwonline.com 4,000 mph Cruise http://atwonline.com/blog/4000-mph-cruise <div class="node-body blog-body">Cruising at 4,000 mph—Artist’s concept shows a passenger airliner of the future capable of flying 5,750 statute miles at hypersonic cruise speeds of about 4,000 mph. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/time-capsule">Time Capsule</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/4000-mph-cruise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/4000-mph-cruise#comments Airframes Blogs Engines Technology Time Capsule Fri, 24 Jul 2015 18:39:00 +0000 174171 at http://atwonline.com ALPA president: ‘Please call 911’ on people shining lasers into sky http://atwonline.com/associations/alpa-president-please-call-911-people-shining-lasers-sky <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) president Tim Canoll said the wider public has to be educated about the threat laser pointers pose to aircraft and help law enforcement catch people shining lasers into cockpits.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/associations/alpa-president-please-call-911-people-shining-lasers-sky" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/associations/alpa-president-please-call-911-people-shining-lasers-sky#comments Associations Daily News ATW On-Location Technology Air Line Pilots Association ALPA FAA Lasers safety Tim Canoll Wed, 22 Jul 2015 18:18:00 +0000 173791 at http://atwonline.com ALPA: Mandate collision avoidance technology on UAVs http://atwonline.com/technology/alpa-mandate-collision-avoidance-technology-uavs <div class="node-body article-body">The Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) is calling for Traffic Collision and Avoidance Systems (TCAS) technology to be mandated on unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/technology/alpa-mandate-collision-avoidance-technology-uavs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/technology/alpa-mandate-collision-avoidance-technology-uavs#comments Air Traffic Control Airframes Airlines Avionics Daily News ATW On-Location Technology Air Line Pilots Association ALPA Congress drones FAA reauthorization Peter DeFazio safety Tim Canoll UAVs unmanned aerial vehicles unmanned aircraft Wed, 22 Jul 2015 14:22:00 +0000 173711 at http://atwonline.com <p>ALPA president Tim Canoll</p> ALPA UK regulator launches ‘drone code’ following Lufthansa near-miss http://atwonline.com/technology/uk-regulator-launches-drone-code-following-lufthansa-near-miss <div class="node-body article-body">Increasing numbers of near misses between unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and airliners in the UK have prompted the country’s regulator to launch a new code of practice for UAV operators.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/technology/uk-regulator-launches-drone-code-following-lufthansa-near-miss" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/technology/uk-regulator-launches-drone-code-following-lufthansa-near-miss#comments Air Traffic Control Airframes Airlines Daily News Technology A320 awareness CAA code collision drone Heathrow UAV Wed, 22 Jul 2015 12:44:00 +0000 173691 at http://atwonline.com Lufthansa reports near-miss with unmanned aircraft http://atwonline.com/safety/lufthansa-reports-near-miss-unmanned-aircraft <div class="node-body article-body">Polish Air Navigation Services Agency (PANSA) said air traffic controllers changed landing direction for more than 20 flights into Warsaw Chopin Airport on July 20 after a Lufthansa crew on approach reported a near-miss with an unmanned aircraft.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/lufthansa-reports-near-miss-unmanned-aircraft" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/lufthansa-reports-near-miss-unmanned-aircraft#comments Air Traffic Control Airlines Daily News Safety Technology Embraer E-195 PANSA Polish Air Navigation Services Agency unmanned aircraft Warsaw Chopin Airport Tue, 21 Jul 2015 17:11:00 +0000 173591 at http://atwonline.com 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: http://atwonline.com/poll/07172015 <div class="node-body advpoll_binary-body"><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/atwonline.com/files/uploads/2015/06/Poll-150-home-page_1.jpg" style="width: 150px; height: 69px;" /></p> </div><form action="/poll/07172015" accept-charset="UTF-8" method="post" id="advpoll-voting-binary-form-0" class="advpoll-vote"> <div><div class="poll"> <div class="advpoll-available-choices"> <div class="vote-choices"> <div class="form-radios"><div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-1531-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-1531"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-1531" name="choice" value="1531" class="form-radio" /> Totally banned</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-1541-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-1541"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-1541" name="choice" value="1541" class="form-radio" /> Permitted only under license</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-1551-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-1551"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-1551" name="choice" value="1551" class="form-radio" /> Allowed, but with large fines and/or jail sentences for misuse</label> </div> </div> </div> </div> <input type="hidden" name="ajax" id="edit-ajax" value="" class="ajax" /> <input type="hidden" name="nid" id="edit-nid" value="173271" class="edit-nid" /> <input type="submit" name="op" id="edit-vote-binary-0" value="Answer" class="form-submit" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_build_id" id="form-UP0dKHIH6mFV7YT6h64aEU1tEjj7DKV_ntfIy58hgpc" value="form-UP0dKHIH6mFV7YT6h64aEU1tEjj7DKV_ntfIy58hgpc" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_id" id="edit-advpoll-voting-binary-form" value="advpoll_voting_binary_form" /> </div> </div></form> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://atwonline.com/poll/07172015#comments Technology Fri, 17 Jul 2015 14:49:28 +0000 173271 at http://atwonline.com 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? http://atwonline.com/poll/07132015 <div class="node-body advpoll_binary-body"><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/atwonline.com/files/uploads/2015/06/Poll-150-home-page_0.jpg" style="width: 150px; height: 69px; margin: 5px;" /></p> </div><form action="/poll/07132015" accept-charset="UTF-8" method="post" id="advpoll-voting-binary-form-1" class="advpoll-vote"> <div><div class="poll"> <div class="advpoll-available-choices"> <div class="vote-choices"> <div class="form-radios"><div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-1491-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-1491"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-1491" name="choice" value="1491" class="form-radio" /> Solar power</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-1501-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-1501"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-1501" name="choice" value="1501" class="form-radio" /> Electric power</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-1511-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-1511"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-1511" name="choice" value="1511" class="form-radio" /> Biofuel</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-1521-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-1521"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-1521" name="choice" value="1521" class="form-radio" /> Some other technology</label> </div> </div> </div> </div> <input type="hidden" name="ajax" id="edit-ajax-1" value="" class="ajax" /> <input type="hidden" name="nid" id="edit-nid-1" value="172651" class="edit-nid" /> <input type="submit" name="op" id="edit-vote-binary-1" value="Answer" class="form-submit" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_build_id" id="form-jpeVE-2AbIaKFt2Fp4fqtAlyM1AHHAGwGg3PKdx6274" value="form-jpeVE-2AbIaKFt2Fp4fqtAlyM1AHHAGwGg3PKdx6274" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_id" id="edit-advpoll-voting-binary-form-1" value="advpoll_voting_binary_form" /> </div> </div></form> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://atwonline.com/poll/07132015#comments Airframes Technology Mon, 13 Jul 2015 18:12:14 +0000 172651 at http://atwonline.com Three pioneering planes fly for the future http://atwonline.com/blog/three-pioneering-planes-fly-future <div class="node-body blog-body">It’s been an interesting week for aviation and for the potential future shape of commercial air transport. Two tiny planes crossed that sliver of water known as the English Channel and which separates England from continental Europe.</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/three-pioneering-planes-fly-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/three-pioneering-planes-fly-future#comments Airframes Blogs Eco-Aviation Technology Airbus Alpha Electro E-Fan Pipistrel Solar Impulse ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Sat, 11 Jul 2015 21:15:00 +0000 172561 at http://atwonline.com