Author Archives: Aimee Turner

Just how busy is Middle East airspace?

UK air traffic management specialist NATS entertained delegates at the recent Global Aerospace Summit with an amazing time lapse video. Aircraft are shown starting to … More ››

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Could MH370 wreckage have washed ashore?

Police in western Australia have secured material washed ashore at its southwestern tip about 190 miles from Perth which could possibly be the wreckage of … More ››

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FLYHT racks up one million flights

FLYHT Aerospace Solutions’ flagship AFIRS automated flight information reporting system has reached a major milestone having surpassed one million flights onboard customer aircraft. Bill Tempany, … More ››

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Optionally piloted Black Hawk demo chalks up maiden flight

Sikorsky Aircraft has demonstrated its optionally piloted Black Hawk helicopter, a significant step toward providing autonomous cargo delivery functionality to the US Army. The Optionally … More ››

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This is your portable captain speaking…

US military researchers at DARPA have created the Aircrew Labor In-Cockpit Automation System (ALIAS) programme enabling high levels of automation into existing aircraft to enable … More ››

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First US unmanned test site operational in North Dakota

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced that the first of six test sites chosen to perform unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) research is operational … More ››

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MH370 search subject to imminent review

The way in which the Australian-led search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 could be subject to imminent review if no fresh leads are … More ››

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Ukraine renews Black Sea state partnerships

Ukraine and its neighbouring Black Sea states have inked new co-ordination agreeements between area control centres. According to the Convention on International Civil Aviation (Chicago … More ››

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ICAO backs Ukraine’s rights over Black Sea

UN aviation agency ICAO is insisting that the right to provide air navigation services in international airspace over the Black Sea within Simferopol flight information … More ››

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Fire In The Hold

A worldwide cargo ban on transporting highly combustible lithium metal batteries on passenger aircraft is likely to come into effect from January 1, 2015, writes … More ››

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