Hype technologies to profoundly change aviation – Hans Heerkens, Platform UCA

Hype technologies to profoundly change aviation – Hans Heerkens, Chairman Platform UCA (PUCA) Far from the spotlight of the media, technologies are developed that can significantly change aviation – and society- especially when applied jointly. Two of them are 3D printing and quantum computers. Perhaps you do not think of aviation right away. But these… [read more]

Airbus, Singpost to conduct joint research and trials on drone delivery

Airbus, Singpost to conduct joint research and trials on drone delivery Drones buzzing around the island delivering small parcels may soon become a reality, as Singapore Post inked an agreement on Tuesday (April 18) with Airbus Helicopters to conduct research and trials on drone delivery. The agreement makes SingPost a partner under Airbus Helicopter’s Skyways… [read more]

Drone Delivery Canada teams up with University of Toronto to co-develop vision-based navigation solution for UAVs

Drone Delivery Canada teams up with University of Toronto to co-develop vision-based navigation solution for UAVs Drone Delivery Canada (DDC) has signed a sponsored research and collaboration agreement with Canada’s University of Toronto and Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) to jointly develop a vision-based navigation solution for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) or drones. To… [read more]

3D Printing, Unmanned Aircraft to Revolutionise Logistics

3D Printing, Unmanned Aircraft to Revolutionise Logistics Logistical support for forward-deployed Marines will be revolutionized in the coming years by new technologies like 3-D printing, unmanned aircraft and “smart” logistics gear that can be networked to solve problems faster, a top Marine said. “We’re looking to see what is the art of the possible and… [read more]

IKEA considering drones for inventory management in Dubai distribution centre

IKEA considering drones for inventory management in Dubai distribution centre IKEA is considering the use of drones for inventory management in its Dubai South distribution centre, Abdelaziz Kadri, managing director, IKEA Distribution Services DWC, tells ArabianSupplyChain.com. “The IKEA Distribution Centre is one of the largest of its kind in the region, with a capacity to… [read more]

FAA forecasts continued growth in air transportation in next 20 years

FAA forecasts continued growth in air travel in next 20 years. The FAA released its annual Aerospace Forecast Report Fiscal Years 2017 to 2037, which projects sustained and continued growth in nearly every aspect of air transportation from general aviation private flying to large commercial airline passenger levels. In commercial air travel, Revenue Passenger Miles… [read more]

Are we ready for all these remotely-piloted aircraft systems in our skies? (Video)

Are we ready for all these remotely-piloted aircraft systems in our skies? Remotely-piloted aircraft systems (RPAS), commonly known as drones, are increasingly used for commercial operations and recreational purposes. This has coincided with an exponential increase in reports of RPA operating dangerously close to manned aircraft and airports. Share this00000