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Airbus developing ground collision alerting system
May20

Airbus developing ground collision alerting system

In 1977, Tenerife airport was the scene of a devastating ground collision between two 747 aircraft, the first one taking off and the other taxiing on the same runway. This remains the world’s deadliest aviation accident, claiming 583 lives. The subsequent investigation found two main causes. The first was a misunderstanding between ATC and the flight crew of the aircraft that was taking off. The second was a lack of coordination...

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AXIS Flight Simulations unveil ‘roll-on roll-off’ pilot training solution
May02

AXIS Flight Simulations unveil ‘roll-on roll-off’ pilot training solution

AXIS Flight Simulation unveils the AX-D Flex, which is the first front-loading “roll-on roll-off” pilot simulator solution, enabling pilots to train on multiple aircraft configurations. The AX-D Flex can be configured for a variety of aircraft types from business jets to mid-size airliners. The ‘mothership’ base platform serves as the basic simulator structure, housing core motion and visual display components....

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Beyond Aero achieve first hydrogen electric flight
Mar09

Beyond Aero achieve first hydrogen electric flight

Beyond Aero has completed manned flights in a hydrogen-electric aircraft using a fuel cell. The test flights, which were flown from Gap-Tallard airfield in Southern France, are the first manned hydrogen flights to be conducted in the country. The aircraft a G1 Aviation two-seater ultralight aircraft retrofitted with Beyond Aero’s hydrogen-electric powertrain. The hydrogen powertrain drives a single propeller with two-thirds of its...

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