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Winter is Coming




How do airports and airlines deal with the winter season? How do they maintain traffic despite extreme weather. Find all the answers in this new edition. Robotics and aeronautics are also now getting along well, discover how.

AIRPORTS
With changing climates and new weather patterns, an increasing range of airports and airlines are counting themselves in the snow belt.

With changing climates and new weather patterns, an increasing range of airports and airlines are counting themselves in the “snow belt.” Airlines are expected to keep running despite inclement weather but sometimes meltdowns occur and some airports fail to cope.   The question is largely whether it makes sense for an...


Scientists have long predicted that climate change would increase the prevalence of extreme weather – today those forecasts are coming true. From heatwaves and blizzards to flooding and severe turbulence, extreme weather conditions are becoming more and more commonplace around the world. This trend not only spells bad...


Kiss your pilot goodbye – soon an autonomous air taxi will pick you up and take you to work. Drones and artificial intelligence are about to radically alter our airspace.   Flying cars may never be more than science fiction lore but something even more exciting is close to becoming reality. Self-flying electric...


AIRCRAFTS
The aeronautics industry is seeing increased automation.

The aeronautics industry is seeing increased automation, with robots achieving the accuracy and flexibility required for complex component creation and assembly.   Robots are now drilling, milling, welding and handling materials. They are incorporating features such as 3D vision and automatic tool change and are used...


As technologies improve, costs plummet and investors become eager to enter a rapidly growing sector, the new space industry is going stratospheric.   There has been a surge of activity in recent years, with the emergence of new players and a frantic race taking place on earth to capture a corner of the market above....


Courtesy of Airlander

In October, the European Aviation Safety Agency awarded Design Organisation Approval to Hybrid Air Vehicles, which builds aircraft combining aerodynamic and helium lift. The milestone puts the manufacturer one step closer to getting its Airlander 10 aircraft into production and in service with customers. AeroExpo...


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  • Skylights

    WATCH OUR VIDEO. Inflight entertainment is moving beyond the seatback, and nowhere was that more clear than on the Skylights stand at this year’s APEX Expo. Skylights is working with Stelia and InSeat Solutions to integrate its Allosky headset, which can show virtual reality, 3D and 2D movies from your seat. But the...


    WATCH OUR VIDEO. The grapevine was abuzz at this year’s APEX Expo — and Aircraft Interiors Expo Americas — about the tie-up between inflight connectivity titans Panasonic Avionics and Inmarsat, around the GX Ka-band network Inmarsat has put into orbit. But the principal announcements at the show were from ViaSat,...


    NEWS & PRODUCTS
    Tiny robots are capable of inspecting the insides of jet engines.

    In June 2018, a small research team at the Wyss Institute of Harvard University made media headlines across the world as global aerospace firm Rolls-Royce publicized their joint research in building tiny robots capable of inspecting the insides of jet engines. AeroExpo e-magazine caught up with former Wyss Institute...


    At Commercial UAV Expo 2018, the North America’s tradeshow for the commercial drone market that took place in Las Vegas last month, a new nest for capturing drones was unveiled.   SCI Technology has designed AeroGuard, an autonomous drone interdiction system that can capture unauthorized uavs described under American...


    Boeing, the world’s largest aerospace company and producer of commercial jetliners and defence, space and security systems, has opened its first manufacturing site in Europe. The new £40 million (approximately €45.7 million) facility Sheffield, UK, produces more than 100 different high-tech actuation components for...


    Travelling to work via electrical vertical take-off and landing multicopter may soon be a reality for city commuters. Inner urban flight tests of Volocopter’s eVTOL are to take place in Singapore in the second half of 2019, it has been announced. The tests, which are supported by the Ministry of Transport and Civil...


    California-based Kitty Hawk has been flight testing its lightweight, electric plane, which does not require aircraft registration or pilot certification. Designed to be flown for recreational purposes over water and uncongested areas, its weight and speed means it is classed as an “ultralight” by the US’s Federal...


    CONTRIBUTORS

    Sole Møller

    Sole Møller is a Danish freelance journalist based in San Fransisco. He writes about new technologies and contributes to several publications including DirectIndustry e-magazine and AeroExpo e-magazine.


    Lindsay Clark

    Lindsay Clark is a freelance journalist specializing in computing. He has won industry awards as news editor at Computer Weekly. He has also written for newspapers including The Guardian, The Financial Times…


    Camille Rustici

    Camille Rustici is a Video Journalist and the Editor-in-Chief for AeroExpo e-magazine and DirectIndustry e-magazine. She has years of experience in business issues for various media including France 24, Associated Press, Radio France…


    Daniel Allen

    Daniel Allen is a writer and a photographer. His work has featured in numerous publications, including CNN, BBC, The Sunday Times, The Guardian, National Geographic Traveller, Discovery Channel.


    John Walton

    John Walton specialises in cabin interiors, premium class service, airport facilities. He is at the forefront of social media and broke the hijacking of flight ET702 on Twitter (@thatjohn).


    Monica Hutchings

    Monica Hutchings is a Canadian writer and translator from Toronto who has worked on everything from technical descriptions to academic journals. She is a contributor to the magazine as well as our copy-editor.


    Abigail Saltmarsh

    Abigail Saltmarsh is a freelance journalist with 25 years’ experience for industry publications (Packaging Europe) and national magazines (The New York Times, International Herald Tribune).


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