The torso is more intuitive – and more precise – than joysticks for piloting drones, both simulated and real, say scientists at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL).
Helicopters, meanwhile, have a spot landing capability, which means they can access crowded urban areas, but this advantage over airplanes is compromised by their noise, which makes city-center heliports unpopular with planners.
The newspaper – which will be seen by an average 1.6m readers today – features Varadkar’s image under ‘Fury at EU Toady’.
WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) –– The two companies leading the pack in the pursuit of space tourism say they are just months away from their first out-of-this-world passenger flights — though neither has set a firm date.
The airship era ended prematurely, Mr Henderson believes, after the Hindenburg disaster in 1937, which killed 36 people.
From the close proximity your seated next to strangers to the unpredictable turbulence, it’s easy to see why so many passengers wind up sick on airplanes.
For example, some travelers plan their trips in order to experience flying on the A380, the world’s largest passenger airliner.
Forbes reports that more airlines are investing in Connected Aircraft technology, which allows onboard systems to communicate with pilots and airline staff on the ground on a variety of data points, from maintenance needs to weather information needed to plot ideal flight paths.
Every departing flight with an empty seat is a missed revenue opportunity for the airline. So what do they do about it? They get tactical.
The time: 5 hours and 13 minutes, besting the previous record, which was three minutes longer.
Boeing Commercial Airplanes (BCA) has joined with hypersonic specialists at the company’s Research & Technology unit to study a Mach 5 passenger transport capable of crossing the Atlantic in 2 hr.
The road to success is paved with failure, devotion and sacrifice, and the pioneers of Turkish aviation have experienced it all first hand
“This means we’ve been reminding passengers there are no dedicated sleeping facilities in the terminal and advising they can no longer sleep on the floor overnight, so passengers should not arrive sooner than their scheduled check-in time.”
Seasoned globetrotter also reveals how he is first to get room service – and why he picks corner rooms in hotels and avoids eating in newly opened restaurants
Few industries have suffered as many publicly damaging blunders
The U.N. aviation agency is expected to include fossil fuels in a landmark global agreement to limit aircraft emissions, a move that could encourage airlines to purchase crude over more costly biojet fuels, sources familiar with the matter said.
Middle Tennessee State University’s seventh annual Introduction to Aviation and Professional Pilot Advanced Camp gave 34 middle and high school students hands-on experience an idea of future career in aviation looks like.
Proper planning makes all the difference between a rushed, stressful trip and a restful, worry-free vacation, whether you’re traveling during the height of vacation season or just a quick weekend getaway.
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Babies are infamous for wailing on planes. But adults are plenty guilty of shedding a tear or two in-flight, and there are a few reasons why.
Summer usually means, taking that much deserved vacation when you finally get to kick your feet up.
In mid-May, news surfaced that in-flight entertainment and connectivity (IFEC) provider Global Eagle would facilitate Telesat in designing and testing its low-Earth orbit (LEO) constellation.
Qantas is ahead of the pack when it comes to jet-lag science. But other airlines have started to join its ranks when it comes to prioritizing wellness at airport lounges
No diversion is fun, but a diversion for a sick crew member is a new level of stress. Stick to your training, use the checklist, and concentrate on a safe landing first. The rest can wait. It has to.—Chip Wright
Tecnam et. al. are pushing this technology hard because they have no choice. If they don’t, someone else will and even in the stodgy backwater of piston general aviation, things don’t stand perfectly still. Only the companies pursuing blue sky initiatives that may go nowhere in the short term will be competitive in that decade or two I’m thinking about. We should all be happy to see such things.
Using credit card points and air miles to fly business class is the smartest way to fly.
When it comes to low-cost carriers, Southwest Airlines ranks highest for the second consecutive year.
Airlines have record-high customer satisfaction in 2018
Travel insurance comparison site, Squaremouth, has reviewed three common air travel nightmares that travel insurance doesn´t cover, the company said.