Science

August 29, 2011 - 7:55am

Engineering researchers at the University of Arkansas have created a statistical model of daily operations at general aviation airports that might uncover unusual activity that could indicate a security threat.

August 3, 2011 - 11:14am

Sometimes, editors simply have to guess. No, not about the facts in their articles, but about what editorial projects will pay off on the time, effort and resources invested in them. 

July 13, 2011 - 11:10am

CAE Flight Training (India) and InterGlobe Enterprises of India are forming a joint-venture training center to provide pilot and maintenance training in India. Located in the National Capital Region, Delhi, India, it is slated to begin operations by the end of next year. It is the fifth CAE facility in the country. CAE currently trains more than 1,500 crewmembers every year at its training center in Bengaluru.

June 22, 2011 - 10:10am

The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) has launched an initiative called Aircraft Cabin Environment Technologies (ACET) to develop, apply and evaluate technologies for healthy and comfortable aircraft cabin environments in pressurized fixed-wing aircraft. Key areas for technology development include acoustics, lighting, ventilation, indoor air quality and health.  “NRC does research for companies that contract with them.

June 20, 2011 - 7:20pm

When Peg Billson first was approached about the opportunity to take over leadership of BBA Aviation’s Legacy Support division and its Ontic subsidiary, it took her just a few minutes to understand the unique nature of the company’s business model.

June 20, 2011 - 7:10am

Keen to promote its expertise and capacity to help technological developments, Canada’s National Research Council (NRC) is here at Le Bourget (Canadian pavilion, Hall 3 E69) to offer its services to the international aerospace community. “We offer one-stop shopping to meet research and technology development needs,” said NRC Institute for Aerospace Research (IAR) director-general Jerzy Komorowski. 

June 8, 2011 - 9:40am

Business Jet Access (BJA) recently celebrated the dedication of its Dallas Love Field facility. The new 50,000-sq-ft facility incorporates two large hangar bays and a main office terminal building. The MRO moved from a 20,000-sq-ft facility across the airport. BJA had formerly occupied hangar and office space co-located with its sister company, Business Jet Center, on the East side of the airport.

May 5, 2011 - 5:25am

Ask experienced aircraft owners and pilots what good product support means to them and they will likely tell you it is extremely important to every safe flight and every successful flight operation.

April 28, 2011 - 8:40am

Taj Air and Metrojet have entered into a joint venture to offer aircraft maintenance and management services in India. The operation will open in Mumbai at the current Taj Air facility, which will undergo renovation. A new facility is slated to be built. Taj Air has been involved in business aviation in the region since 1993.

March 30, 2011 - 7:37am

Recent helicopter industry events have underscored the changing landscape of the MRO business, highlighting the fact that the helicopter market has been underserved, according to Adrienne Robinson, CEO of Associated Aviation in Vancouver, Canada. “The Helicopter Association of Canada [HAC] was an excellent show for us. The event was well attended with a good cross section of operators and vendors,” she told AIN.

 
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