Technology http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7417/more en Board games http://atwonline.com/blog/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="http://atwonline.com/blog/board-games" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/board-games#comments Technology Opinions Need I say Moores Thu, 19 Jan 2017 18:21:00 +0000 236321 at http://atwonline.com Mozambique authorities: No UAV collision with LAM Mozambique 737 http://atwonline.com/technology/mozambique-authorities-no-uav-collision-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="http://atwonline.com/technology/mozambique-authorities-no-uav-collision-lam-mozambique-737" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/technology/mozambique-authorities-no-uav-collision-lam-mozambique-737#comments Daily News Technology Fri, 13 Jan 2017 21:07:00 +0000 235751 at http://atwonline.com Gallery: WheelTug electric taxi system http://atwonline.com/technology/gallery-wheeltug-electric-taxi-system <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/wheeltug-touts-taxi-system-s-time-savings">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> http://atwonline.com/technology/gallery-wheeltug-electric-taxi-system#comments Technology Tue, 10 Jan 2017 14:13:00 +0000 235241 at http://atwonline.com UK pilots express fears over increasing drone incidents http://atwonline.com/safety/uk-pilots-express-fears-over-increasing-drone-incidents <div class="node-body article-body">The British Airline Pilots’ Association (BALPA) has voiced concerns over the growing number of close encounters involving commercial aircraft and drones and called for tough penalties for those users of unmanned air vehicles (UAVs) who recklessly endanger airliners.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/uk-pilots-express-fears-over-increasing-drone-incidents" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/uk-pilots-express-fears-over-increasing-drone-incidents#comments Daily News Safety Technology Fri, 06 Jan 2017 17:23:00 +0000 234991 at http://atwonline.com UK launches consultation on drone technology http://atwonline.com/regulation/uk-launches-consultation-drone-technology <div class="node-body article-body">The British government has launched a consultation concerning the safety and privacy of unmanned aerial systems as it looks to widen their use in society. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/regulation/uk-launches-consultation-drone-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/regulation/uk-launches-consultation-drone-technology#comments Regulation Daily News Safety Technology ATW Plus Wed, 04 Jan 2017 18:21:00 +0000 234791 at http://atwonline.com Airbus Offers Concept To Let Airlines Quickly Change Modular Cabins http://atwonline.com/technology/airbus-offers-concept-let-airlines-quickly-change-modular-cabins <div class="field-deck"> A modular cabin concept might generate additional revenue for airlines. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A3 unit's Transpose concept would allow different cabin modules that could include brand-name restaurants, gyms, sleeping bunks or soundproof playrooms.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/technology/airbus-offers-concept-let-airlines-quickly-change-modular-cabins" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/technology/airbus-offers-concept-let-airlines-quickly-change-modular-cabins#comments Technology ATW Plus Thu, 22 Dec 2016 18:20:00 +0000 233661 at http://atwonline.com AIRBUS GROUP CONCEPT PHOTOS How Varied Could Future Aircraft Be? http://atwonline.com/technology/how-varied-could-future-aircraft-be <div class="field-deck"> The future of commercial air transport could look very different if research projects bear fruit. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Researchers say everything from single-seat electric air taxis to 45-seat supersonic transports is possible.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/technology/how-varied-could-future-aircraft-be" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/technology/how-varied-could-future-aircraft-be#comments Technology ATW Plus Thu, 22 Dec 2016 18:20:00 +0000 233651 at http://atwonline.com Dzyne Technologies Concepts Amazon Prime Air UAV completes first delivery http://atwonline.com/technology/amazon-prime-air-uav-completes-first-delivery <div class="node-body article-body">The design of Amazon’s delivery unmanned aircraft vehicle (UAV), or drone, has evolved since CEO Jeff Bezos revealed the company’s Prime Air concept in December 2013.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/technology/amazon-prime-air-uav-completes-first-delivery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/technology/amazon-prime-air-uav-completes-first-delivery#comments Daily News Technology ATW Plus Fri, 16 Dec 2016 14:08:00 +0000 233381 at http://atwonline.com Amazon Airbus A350-1000 completes first flight http://atwonline.com/aircraft-engines/airbus-a350-1000-completes-first-flight <div class="node-body article-body">The first Airbus A350-1000, MSN59, took off for its maiden flight from Blagnac in Toulouse at 10:42 a.m. local time Thursday, Nov. 24. The aircraft landed after flying for 4 hours and 18 minutes and completing a low fly pass. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/aircraft-engines/airbus-a350-1000-completes-first-flight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/aircraft-engines/airbus-a350-1000-completes-first-flight#comments Daily News Manufacturers Aircraft & Engines Technology ATW Plus Thu, 24 Nov 2016 12:55:00 +0000 231411 at http://atwonline.com <p>The first Airbus A350-1000 takes off from Toulouse.</p> Kurt Hofmann COMMENTARY: Uber’s flying car vision won’t fly without NextGen http://atwonline.com/technology/commentary-uber-s-flying-car-vision-won-t-fly-without-nextgen <div class="field-byline"> David F. Melcher </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Uber’s recent report outlining its vision for the potential of autonomous flying cars has captured the imagination of city dwellers and commuters worldwide. Who wouldn’t enjoy care-free flying in 10 years that eliminates gridlock at 200mph?</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/technology/commentary-uber-s-flying-car-vision-won-t-fly-without-nextgen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/technology/commentary-uber-s-flying-car-vision-won-t-fly-without-nextgen#comments Associations Government Affairs Regulation Daily News Technology Opinions ATW Plus Wed, 23 Nov 2016 17:18:00 +0000 231351 at http://atwonline.com <p>David F. Melcher</p> AIA