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Virgin Galactic tourism rocket ship reaches space in test

Posted on December 13, 2018

Source: https://phys.org     December 13, 2018 by John Antczak Virgin Galactic’s tourism spaceship climbed more than 50 miles high above California’s Mojave Desert on Thursday, reaching for the first time what the company considers the boundary of space. The rocket ship hit an altitude of 51 miles (82 kilometers) before beginning its gliding descent, said mission official […]

 
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World’s first solid-state aero plane powered in flight by supercharged air molecules

Posted on November 22, 2018

Source: https://www.straitstimes.com   Published  Nov 22, 2018, 2:21 am SGT  / PARIS (AFP) The blue glowing jets of science fiction spacecraft came a step closer to reality on Wednesday (Nov 21) as US physicists unveiled the world’s first solid-state aeroplane powered in flight by supercharged air molecules. More than a century on from the Wright brothers’ first […]

 
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ADAS 2018 Show News

Posted on September 30, 2018

           

 
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Wingtip ADS-B Solution Receives FAA TSO

Posted on September 10, 2018

Wingtip ADS-B Solution Receives FAA TSO Source: AIO / Matt Thurber – September 5, 2018                           The uAvionix skyBeacon incorporates an ADS-B Out transceiver, GPS, antenna, and LED position and anti-collision lights all in one unit.   The FAA has granted technical standard order (TSO) authorization for uAvionix’s skyBeacon wingtipmounted ADS-B Out system. Retailing for $1,849, […]

 
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Spike Aims for Stage 5-compliant Supersonic Bizjet

Posted on September 8, 2018

Spike Aims for Stage 5-compliant Supersonic Bizjet Source: AIO / Chad Trautvetter – September 4, 2018 Spike Aerospace is working to make its Mach 1.6 business jet compliant with Stage 5 engine noise and emissions requirements.(Photo: Spike Aerospace) Spike Aerospace, which is developing the 18-passenger S-512 supersonic business jet (SSBJ), said it shares “critically important” […]

 
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New Dassault Falcons Now Come with Aircare Med Services

Posted on September 4, 2018

Source: AIO / Chad Trautvetter – September 4, 2018 New Dassault Falcons will now come standard with Aircare International’s first aid and emergency medical services, materials, and training, the French aircraft manufacturer announced late last week. “After a review of what was available on the market, and taking into account the needs and desires of […]

 
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Perlan Glider Crosses 62,000 Feet over Patagonia

Posted on August 30, 2018

Source: AIO / Alexa Rexroth – August 30, 2018 The Airbus Perlan Mission 2 recently achieved a glide above a pressure altitude of more than 62,000 feet, thanks to stratospheric mountain waves in El Calafate, Argentina. While pending official validation, it is anticipated that the newly reached altitude marks a gliding altitude world record. The […]

 
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Garmin Acquires Trip Support Firm FltPlan

Posted on August 29, 2018

Source: AIO/ Chad Trautvetter – August 29, 2018 FltPlan offers self-service flight management solutions and premium offerings for business and general aviation operators. (Photo: FltPlan) Garmin has acquired flight planning, scheduling, and trip support services company FltPlan for an undisclosed amount, the avionics manufacturer announced on August 29. More than 6.3 million flight plans are […]

 
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Flying with the Dassault Falcon FalconEye Combined Vision System

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Flying with the Dassault Falcon FalconEye Combined Vision System Source: AIO TV – Aug 29, 2018\ The FalconEye head-up display (HUD) combines live enhanced vision system (EVS) imagery with database-drive synthetic vision system (SVS) imagery. Dassault engineers have been working on FalconEye since 2011, and it was certified in 2016 in the Falcon 2000 and […]

 
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Piper’s ‘M-Class’ Flagship Makes LABACE Debut

Posted on August 15, 2018

Source AIO / David Donald – August 15, 2018 The M600 is the flagship of Piper’s “M-Class,” the new branding for the PA-46 Malibu family. (Photo: David McIntosh) Making its first appearance in Brazil is Piper’s sleek M600 six-seat turboprop single. Local dealer J.P.Martins Aviação is hoping to conclude the first sale in the country […]

 
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