Technology https://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7417/more en Volocopter eVTOL air taxi flies in shared airspace at Helsinki Airport https://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/volocopter-evtol-air-taxi-flies-shared-airspace-helsinki-airport <div class="node-body article-body">Germany’s Volocopter has conducted a test flight at Finland’s Helsinki International Airport with its prototype electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing (eVTOL) air taxi.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/volocopter-evtol-air-taxi-flies-shared-airspace-helsinki-airport" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/air-traffic-management/volocopter-evtol-air-taxi-flies-shared-airspace-helsinki-airport#comments Air Traffic Management Daily News Technology ATW Plus Tue, 03 Sep 2019 18:42:00 +0000 315700 at https://atwonline.com Volocopter Rolls-Royce, Widerøe partner on zero emissions aviation https://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/rolls-royce-wider-e-partner-zero-emissions-aviation <div class="node-body article-body">Rolls-Royce and Widerøe are teaming up to research zero emission aviation as the Scandinavian regional airline aims for an all-electric fleet, in parallel with the Norwegian government’s goal of zero emission domestic flights by 2040. </div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/rolls-royce-wider-e-partner-zero-emissions-aviation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/eco-aviation/rolls-royce-wider-e-partner-zero-emissions-aviation#comments Airframes Eco-Aviation Daily News Technology ATW Plus Thu, 29 Aug 2019 13:57:00 +0000 315669 at https://atwonline.com <p><span style="font-size: 12.8px;">The project aims to replace&nbsp;</span>Wider&oslash;e&rsquo;s<span style="font-size: 12.8px;">&nbsp;legacy fleet of Bombardier Dash 8 regional aircraft by 2030.</span></p> Widerøe Aerion, Boom urge DOT to revise proposed supersonic standards https://atwonline.com/regulation/aerion-boom-urge-dot-revise-proposed-supersonic-standards <div class="node-body article-body">The leading US developers of supersonic aircraft called on the Department of Transportation (DOT) Aug. 27 to modify its proposed rule on supersonic flight authorizations, arguing the proposal’s wording amounts to an effective prohibition on all supersonic flight.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/regulation/aerion-boom-urge-dot-revise-proposed-supersonic-standards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/regulation/aerion-boom-urge-dot-revise-proposed-supersonic-standards#comments Regulation Daily News Technology Thu, 29 Aug 2019 12:56:00 +0000 315667 at https://atwonline.com FAA suspends automated drone authorization system at NY JFK airport https://atwonline.com/regulation/faa-suspends-automated-drone-authorization-system-ny-jfk-airport <div class="node-body article-body">The FAA has suspended the use of an automated system at New York JFK International Airport that allows drone operators to request and obtain authorization to fly in the vicinity of the New York City airport.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/regulation/faa-suspends-automated-drone-authorization-system-ny-jfk-airport" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/regulation/faa-suspends-automated-drone-authorization-system-ny-jfk-airport#comments Regulation Daily News Technology ATW Plus Wed, 28 Aug 2019 17:47:00 +0000 315664 at https://atwonline.com Elroy Air begins flight testing large VTOL unmanned cargo aircraft https://atwonline.com/technology/elroy-air-begins-flight-testing-large-vtol-unmanned-cargo-aircraft <div class="node-body article-body">San Francisco-based startup Elroy Air has begun flight testing its Chaparral large unmanned cargo aircraft. </div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/technology/elroy-air-begins-flight-testing-large-vtol-unmanned-cargo-aircraft" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/technology/elroy-air-begins-flight-testing-large-vtol-unmanned-cargo-aircraft#comments Airframes Daily News Technology ATW Plus Wed, 28 Aug 2019 13:18:00 +0000 315659 at https://atwonline.com Elroy Air Germany plans to fly electric regional aircraft demonstrator in 2020 https://atwonline.com/technology/germany-plans-fly-electric-regional-aircraft-demonstrator-2020 <div class="node-body article-body">German aerospace center DLR is planning a regional-size electric propulsion flight demonstrator. </div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/technology/germany-plans-fly-electric-regional-aircraft-demonstrator-2020" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/technology/germany-plans-fly-electric-regional-aircraft-demonstrator-2020#comments Airframes Daily News Technology ATW Plus Mon, 26 Aug 2019 18:58:00 +0000 315643 at https://atwonline.com DLR Iridium names Certus satcom development partners https://atwonline.com/technology/iridium-names-certus-satcom-development-partners <div class="node-body article-body">Avionics suppliers Cobham, Blue Sky Network and SkyTrac Systems are among 10 “beta partners” Iridium has named to develop new products based on its Certus 9770 satellite communications (satcom) transceiver.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/technology/iridium-names-certus-satcom-development-partners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/technology/iridium-names-certus-satcom-development-partners#comments Daily News Connected Aerospace Technology Fri, 23 Aug 2019 18:36:00 +0000 315632 at https://atwonline.com Volocopter reveals production electric air taxi design https://atwonline.com/technology/volocopter-reveals-production-electric-air-taxi-design <div class="node-body article-body">Germany’s Volocopter has unveiled the design of its production electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing (eVTOL) air taxi, which the company plans to fly within 18 months. </div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/technology/volocopter-reveals-production-electric-air-taxi-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/technology/volocopter-reveals-production-electric-air-taxi-design#comments Daily News Technology Wed, 21 Aug 2019 14:58:00 +0000 315592 at https://atwonline.com <p>Volocopter VoloCity electric air taxi</p> Volocopter FAA permits Kansas team to fly drones beyond line of sight https://atwonline.com/technology/faa-permits-kansas-team-fly-drones-beyond-line-sight <div class="node-body article-body">FAA has granted a waiver to a team headed by the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) to fly small drones beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) of an operator using an onboard detect-and-avoid system.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/technology/faa-permits-kansas-team-fly-drones-beyond-line-sight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/technology/faa-permits-kansas-team-fly-drones-beyond-line-sight#comments Daily News Technology ATW Plus Thu, 15 Aug 2019 17:29:00 +0000 315540 at https://atwonline.com FAA urged to address regulations for large UAVs https://atwonline.com/technology/faa-urged-address-regulations-large-uavs <div class="node-body article-body">The Commercial Drone Alliance (CDA) is calling on the FAA and White House to speed the development of regulations allowing the commercial use of large unmanned aircraft vehicles (UAVs).</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/technology/faa-urged-address-regulations-large-uavs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/technology/faa-urged-address-regulations-large-uavs#comments Daily News Technology ATW Plus Wed, 14 Aug 2019 14:17:00 +0000 315521 at https://atwonline.com