Aircraft

Hughes and SES present the first multi-orbit SATCOM for remotely piloted aircraft

Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES) and SES today announced the first successful demonstration of a new Multi-Orbit Satellite Communications (SATCOM) capability for remotely piloted aircraft. Conducted for General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), the demonstration combined software-defined modems and a Hughes HM series resource management system (RMS) with SES satellites …

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Is there a simpler plane than this electric paramotor?

The dream of getting some fresh air has probably trapped more than a few of us, but for the most part it remains elusive as the safety, regulatory and training frameworks surrounding powered flight make it an effort to the shy ones. [Justine Haupt] probably delivered the simplest propelled plane …

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Airlines reduce aircraft fleets amid pandemic crisis

Planes are lining up at Incheon International Airport. (Yonhap) South Korean airlines have dramatically reduced their aircraft fleets over the past two years as demand for air travel has dried up due to the protracted COVID-19 pandemic, data from the United States showed on Wednesday. ‘industry. The total number of …

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EMSA remotely piloted planes help Spanish authorities actively monitor sulfur emissions from ships transiting the Strait of Gibraltar – sUAS News

During the summer, EMSA remotely piloted planes monitored the level of sulfur oxides released by ships passing through the Strait of Gibraltar, one of the busiest shipping lanes in the world. The operation carried out by the Spanish Directorate General of the Merchant Marine – under the leadership of the …

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AirAsia, Airbus agree to rework aircraft orders – report

Airbus (AIB, Toulouse Blagnac) has agreed to reschedule delivery or lower prices for hundreds of planes ordered by AirAsia Group, a move aimed at saving a contract still worth tens of billions of dollars, said to the Reuters news agency anonymous “industry sources”. September 17. The restructuring reset restores the …

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Vertical planes undergo flight tests | New

EDWARDS AFB – NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center recently completed a series of flight tests using a small plane that can take off and land vertically, much like a helicopter, as part of a program to integrate such an aircraft into an urban environment. These test flights and the flight …

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