Technology http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7417/more en 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 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 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 Google confident UAVs will bring packages to city doorsteps http://atwonline.com/technology/google-confident-uavs-will-bring-packages-city-doorsteps <div class="node-body article-body">Speedy package delivery in urban areas by small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) “is absolutely going to happen,” according to Nick Roy, the founder of Google’s Project Wing program.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/technology/google-confident-uavs-will-bring-packages-city-doorsteps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/technology/google-confident-uavs-will-bring-packages-city-doorsteps#comments Daily News Trade Shows & Conferences Technology ATW Plus drones Google Project Wing UAS UAVs unmanned aerial vehicle unmanned aircraft systems Tue, 21 Oct 2014 19:57:00 +0000 143041 at http://atwonline.com <p>Project Wing prototype vehicle lowering package to ground near Brisbane, Australia.</p> Courtesy, Google Aireon to offer free global emergency tracking for ADS-B equipped aircraft http://atwonline.com/avionics/aireon-offer-free-global-emergency-tracking-ads-b-equipped-aircraft <div class="node-body article-body">Air traffic surveillance and tracking specialist Aireon said it will offer its Aircraft Locating and Emergency Response Tracking (Aireon ALERT) global emergency tracking solution free of charge to the aviation community for any automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) equipped aircraft.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/avionics/aireon-offer-free-global-emergency-tracking-ads-b-equipped-aircraft" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/avionics/aireon-offer-free-global-emergency-tracking-ads-b-equipped-aircraft#comments Avionics Daily News Technology ADS-B surveillance Aircraft Locating and Emergency Response Tracking Aireon ATW Plus Wed, 24 Sep 2014 19:06:00 +0000 139941 at http://atwonline.com Airline CEOs call for SITA governance review http://atwonline.com/airlines/airline-ceos-call-sita-governance-review <div class="node-body article-body">A group of airlines chiefs, including IAG CEO Willie Walsh, is calling for a review of how air transport communications and IT specialist SITA is structured and governed.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/airline-ceos-call-sita-governance-review" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/airline-ceos-call-sita-governance-review#comments Airlines Associations Daily News Trade Shows & Conferences Technology Akbar Al Baker ATW Plus Emirates IAG IATA Qatar Airways SITA Willie Walsh Tue, 03 Jun 2014 13:03:00 +0000 127511 at http://atwonline.com Inmarsat offers free tracking service after disappearance of MH370 http://atwonline.com/avionics/inmarsat-offers-free-tracking-service-after-disappearance-mh370 <div class="node-body article-body">Satellite operator Inmarsat has offered to establish a global aircraft tracking service over its existing satellite communications network following the loss of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/avionics/inmarsat-offers-free-tracking-service-after-disappearance-mh370" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/avionics/inmarsat-offers-free-tracking-service-after-disappearance-mh370#comments Airlines Avionics Daily News Technology ADS-C ATW Plus Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Contract Boeing 777-200 Inmarsat Malaysia Airlines MH370 Rupert Pearce Mon, 12 May 2014 20:30:00 +0000 125181 at http://atwonline.com Sydney to LAX in 45 minutes? Richard Branson is determined to make it happen. http://atwonline.com/blog/sydney-lax-45-minutes-richard-branson-determined-make-it-happen <div class="node-body blog-body">Virgin Group’s Sir Richard Branson added some star appeal in more ways than one at an aviation summit in Washington DC last week, where he shared insights on his quest to personally fly into space and to make that viable for the traveling public.</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/sydney-lax-45-minutes-richard-branson-determined-make-it-happen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/sydney-lax-45-minutes-richard-branson-determined-make-it-happen#comments Airlines Technology ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Mon, 07 Apr 2014 18:27:00 +0000 121351 at http://atwonline.com Thai signs for fuel efficiency http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/thai-signs-fuel-efficiency <div class="node-body article-body">Thai Airways International has signed up for Airbus’s Smarter Fuel Efficiency (SFE) system.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/thai-signs-fuel-efficiency" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/thai-signs-fuel-efficiency#comments Airlines Eco-Aviation Daily News Manufacturers Technology Airbus ATW Plus fuel IBM SFE Thai Airways Thu, 20 Mar 2014 19:42:00 +0000 119231 at http://atwonline.com