Rolls Unveils IntelligentEngine Digital Strategy

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...
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Bird and Drone Early Detection Tech to Solve Acute Airport Problem

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...
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Airport plans may leave delays in the past

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...
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Kansai Airports to trial intelligent check-in kiosk

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...
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Facial Thermography Can Assess Pilot’s Mental Pressure

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 develo...
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Drones Conduct Efficient Aircraft Inspection

Drones Conduct Efficient Aircraft Inspection

As the rapid growth of drone use continues, the International Air Transportation Association (IATA) has been working on the regulation of the safe integration of drones into the global airspace. If regulated and operated correctly and safely, unmanned vehicl...
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A partnership for next-generation computational fluid dynamics

A partnership for next-generation computational fluid dynamics

A partnership for next-generation computational fluid dynamics Airbus teams up to improve aircraft aerodynamic designs Computational fluid dynamics, or CFD, uses applied mathematics, physics and computational software to help design aerodynamically efficient a...
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TS&S To Use Honeywell Voice Recognition System for MRO

TS&S To Use Honeywell Voice Recognition System for MRO

As part of its efforts to implement advanced technologies into its operation, Turbine Services and Solutions (TS&S) plans to start using a voice-control system (Vocollect) for MRO projects. Vocollect allows mechanics to speak their maintenance log observat...
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Iris and facial-recognition gates go live at Dubai Airport

Iris and facial-recognition gates go live at Dubai Airport

A fleet of state-of-the-art smart gates with facial and iris-recognition technology have gone into action at Dubai Airport (DBX). Princeton Identity announced the installation of 100 Access500e kiosks at the Middle Eastern hub on Sunday. The Emirates Airline...
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Successful biometric e-gate

Successful biometric e-gate

Successful biometric e-gate demonstration at LAX blazes trail for commercial aviation  Passengers entered a British Airways flight from LA to London Heathrow at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) this week, using their faces alone as a boarding pass. “...
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