by WebMaster November 27, 2014

ESA’S ROSETTA MISSION POISED TO ‘HARPOON’ A COMET

By James Rice

ESA’S ROSETTA MISSION POISED TO ‘HARPOON’ A COMET , Airman Medical ExamsOn Wednesday, Nov. 12, after a journey of nearly 11 years and an estimated 4 billion miles – scientists will attempt its first ever landing upon a comet. This double lobed icy body has […]

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by WebMaster November 25, 2014

Solar Flight Announces Modular SunStar

By Pia Bergqvist

Solar Flight Announces Modular SunStar , Aviation Medical ExaminerOne of the pioneers of solar powered flight, a company aptly named Solar Flight, which has been developing solar powered airplanes for the last 28 years, announced a new solar powered aircraft, which appears to be a […]

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by WebMaster November 20, 2014

AT&T Scraps Plan for Inflight 4G LTE Internet

By Stephen Pope

AT&T Scraps Plan for Inflight 4G LTE InternetJust three weeks after touting an ambitious plan to develop a nationwide inflight Internet service with partner Honeywell, AT&T has canceled the launch of the 4G LTE network to conserve cash for other expansion initiatives.

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by WebMaster November 18, 2014

NASA Tests Flexible Flap Design

By Pia Bergqvist

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NASA has started flight testing a new flap design that has the potential to make flying quieter and more fuel-efficient. The Adaptive Compliant Trailing Edge (ACTE) project is a collaborative effort between NASA as part of its green aviation project and the U.S. Air […]

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by WebMaster November 13, 2014

Airbus A350-900 Receives FAA Type Certification

By Gregory Polek

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration awarded the Airbus A350-900 type certification on Wednesday at FAA headquarters in Washington, D.C. FAA Associate Administrator for Aviation Safety Peggy Gilligan and Airbus Group chairman Allan McArtor joined FAAAdministrator Michael Huerta to take part in the official signing ceremony. The milestone follows […]

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by WebMaster November 11, 2014

Boeing Inks Record Deal for 737 Max 8s

By Gregory Polek

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Boeing posted its largest single order for 737 Max narrow-bodies from a leasing company Monday after collecting a firm order for eighty 737 Max 8s from SMBC Aviation Capital worth more than $8.5 billion at list prices, the airframer announced. […]

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