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April 15, 2020

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Apr

Interesting Engineering – Boeing’s Solar Autonomous Aircraft can Fly Forever

Boeing’s Solar Autonomous Aircraft Can Fly Forever IFA Comment: Fascinating By Loukia Papadopoulos Built with advanced solar cells and lightweight material, the novel high-altitude pseudo-satellite called Odysseus can effectively fly indefinitely powered only by clean energy. Boeing’s Aurora Flight Services announced today the introduction of their high-altitude pseudo-satellite called Odysseus, a vessel it says is the world’s most capable solar-powered autonomous aircraft....
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Apr

Airbus – How aerospace will shape the future (for the kids)

A link to share Airbus Discover At Home with content to keep your kids occupied and inspired.
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15
Apr

The Verge – The ancient computers in the Boeing 737 MAX are holding up a fix

Writing for The Verge, Darryl Campbell covers the perils of fixing a hardware problem with software.
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15
Apr

ASD – Covid-19 Updates and resources

The corona pandemic is an unprecedented crisis, with dramatic economic consequences. This severely affects all ASD sectors. The impact is particularly devastating for Europe’s civil aerospace industry which may face an existential threat. ASD provides resources and links.
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Apr

What is a safety culture? Why does it matter

Aviation has long had what is commonly referred to as a strong safety culture.  But what does that mean and why is it important?  Michael Huerta, Kitty Hawk Leadership team and former FAA Administrator explains.
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