Monday, 19 February 2018

Headlines
  • Rolls Unveils IntelligentEngine Digital Strategy - Rolls expects the IntelligentEngine initiative to play a greater role in designing more integrated airframe-engine combinations as the industry moves towards turbo-electric and hybrid propulsion systems in the future. While elements of the digital strategy, dubbed the IntelligentEngine, have been emerging for several years as engines have become smarter and...
  • Bird and Drone Early Detection Tech to Solve Acute Airport Problem - Unique, advanced flight safety measures, the SPEED-BIRD systems, were provided to Israel’s Ben Gurion International Airport for bird, wildlife, and drone early detection. Ben Gurion Airport installed two systems following a lengthy and intensive evaluation process. The SPEED-BIRD is based on the successful SPIDER system, with highly sensitive panoramic scanning technology that...
  • Airport plans may leave delays in the past - Beijing Capital International Airport, the busiest in China, will increase ground resources and reduce the number of flights to improve flight punctuality, the airport president said on Wednesday. Many Chinese airports have on-time performance issues. As China’s busiest airport, Beijing Capital International strives for significant improvement to its on-time performance,...
  • Kansai Airports to trial intelligent check-in kiosk -   Kansai Airports is planning to trial SITA’s “KATE” – an intelligent check-in kiosk that can autonomously move to busy areas in the airport as needed. The trial will run from 5 to 28 February and two kiosks will be deployed in Kansai International Airport’s Terminal 1. The following airlines...
  • Facial Thermography Can Assess Pilot’s Mental Pressure - With the skies becoming ever more congesAll Poststed, pilots and air traffic controllers have to juggle a number of tasks and mental pressure on the rise, with multiple tasks demanding both skill and situational awareness. Researchers were interested in developing a method that can estimate the demands being made without...