Physics

June 29, 2011 - 3:20am

As growing numbers of business jets include refrigerator/freezers as part of galley equipment, new products are introduced to enhance the dining experience.

June 23, 2011 - 3:17am

Raytheon revealed a hyperspectral sensor, which has been adapted to the MQ-1 Predator UAV, at the Paris Air Show on Tuesday. The airborne cueing and exploitation system hyperspectral (Aces HY) is believed to be the first such sensor to enter series production for a tactical airborne platform.

June 22, 2011 - 10:30am

NVision, manufacturer of a non-contact measurement and scanning systems, touts its products as valuable in identifying parts variances and settling legal disputes.

June 20, 2011 - 8:05pm

Gulfstream Aerospace has chosen Securaplane’s lithium-ion battery as standard equipment on its new G650 business jet. The multi-million-dollar deal marks the first time a Gulfstream aircraft will feature the technology, proven some 50-percent lighter than conventional NiCad or lead-acid batteries and carrying a higher energy density.

June 13, 2011 - 8:08am

Most of the time, business aviation makes air travel painless and trouble-free. That’s what you’re paying for and that’s why you love it.

April 30, 2011 - 4:40am

Identifying traditionally covert symptoms of fatigue has always been difficult. But Boeing and Jeppesen have developed an iPhone app–CrewAlert–designed to function as a human fatigue early-warning system of sorts before fatigue-induced inattention causes an accident.

April 27, 2011 - 10:40am

Vector Aerospace will maintain its separate identity as a stand-alone MRO (maintenance, repair and overhaul) company even after it is acquired by Eurocopter Holdings, according to Vector CEO Declan O’Shea.

April 26, 2011 - 12:40pm

As part of its €1.6 billion ($2.2 billion) Clean Sky joint technology initiative, Europe is undertaking a number of projects toward the development of more-electric helicopters.

April 26, 2011 - 9:30am

As a 9,000-hour ATP-rated pilot and a former senior manager in Allegheny Airlines’ flight operations and safety department, RAA senior vice president of operations and safety Scott Foose perhaps brings as balanced a perspective as one could expect when it comes to the issue of fatigue in the cockpit.

 
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