Technology en UPS tests UAV launched from delivery truck’s roof <div class="node-body article-body">United Parcel Service (UPS) has conducted a test delivery in which an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) launched from the top of a delivery truck and carried a package in a residential area.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News Technology Fri, 24 Feb 2017 19:22:00 +0000 239731 at <p>An octocopter delivery drone made by Workhorse Group launches from the roof of a UPS delivery truck.</p> UPS Tomorrow’s Airport Checkpoint Will Be Faster, Safer <div class="field-deck"> Innovations are being sought to make airport check-in and security processes faster and safer. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Future airport check-in and security processes will be faster and safer as passengers seamlessly as pass through checkpoints.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology Airports & Routes ATW Plus Fri, 24 Feb 2017 19:11:00 +0000 239401 at WheelTug Enhanced Vision Sees In Dark Through Fog, Smoke, Smog <div class="field-deck"> New cockpit vision technologies are helping reduce delays caused by low visibility conditions around airports </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The FAA will allow airliners with qualified enhanced vision to land without natural vision of runways and takeoff when destination fields are below minimums.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology ATW Plus Fri, 24 Feb 2017 19:11:00 +0000 239331 at Dassult Zurich Airport, NAVBLUE team to increase capacity in low visibility <div class="node-body article-body">Zurich International Airport is reporting that aircraft movements in low visibility conditions have increased 17% since October 2016. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Air Traffic Management Daily News Technology Wed, 22 Feb 2017 22:00:00 +0000 239551 at United flight plan system outage delays hundreds of flights <div class="node-body article-body">Chicago-based United Airlines experienced a five-hour technological problem the morning of Feb. 8, causing delays to “less than 10%, under 500 flights” of its daily schedule, according to a spokesperson. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Daily News Technology Thu, 09 Feb 2017 15:09:00 +0000 238271 at <p>United Airlines Boeing 737-900</p> United Airlines Boeing 737-900 Inmarsat concludes testing of European Aviation Network <div class="node-body article-body">Satellite communications provider Inmarsat has completed testing and validation of its European Aviation Network (EAN) Satellite Access Station (SAS), which will enable airline passengers throughout Europe to have improved onboard connectivity.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Connected Aerospace IFE Daily News Technology Mon, 06 Feb 2017 18:31:00 +0000 237961 at <p>EAN Satellite Access Station testing</p> Inmarsat Turkish Aerospace aims to increase global presence <div class="node-body article-body">Ankara-based Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) is on a drive to increase revenues substantially and grow its international presence under new president and CEO Temel Kotil who leads the company after leaving his position as CEO of Turkish Airlines. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News Materials Technology ATW Plus Fri, 03 Feb 2017 19:07:00 +0000 237841 at <p>Temel Kotil</p> Kurt Hofmann Board games <div class="node-body blog-body">Could organizing passengers on a mat – yes, an actual physical mat - help speed up aircraft boarding and cut turnaround times?</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology Opinions Need I say Moores Thu, 19 Jan 2017 18:21:00 +0000 236321 at Mozambique authorities: No UAV collision with LAM Mozambique 737 <div class="node-body article-body">A LAM Mozambique Boeing 737-700 that landed in Tete, Mozambique, Jan. 5 with nose damage was not hit by an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), authorities in Mozambique have concluded. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News Technology ATW Plus Fri, 13 Jan 2017 21:07:00 +0000 235751 at Gallery: WheelTug electric taxi system <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p><a href="">WheelTug</a> has begun work to complete development of its electric taxi system after FAA signed off on its certification plan. Aiming for FAA approval on the Boeing 737NG by late 2018, the company is focusing demonstrating benefits to airlines in time savings during pushback.</p> </div> Technology Tue, 10 Jan 2017 14:13:00 +0000 235241 at