U.S. regulator awards amended type certificate to newest member of 737 MAX family

Airplane now being prepped for delivery in the coming weeks

SEATTLE, Feb. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] announced today that the 737 MAX 9 has received an amended type certificate (ATC) from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), officially certifying the airplane for commercial service.

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U.S. regulator awards amended type certificate to newest member of 737 MAX family

Airplane now being prepped for delivery in the coming weeks

SEATTLE, Feb. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] announced today that the 737 MAX 9 has received an amended type certificate (ATC) from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), officially certifying the airplane for commercial service.

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Gatwick is world’s first major airport to introduce a cloud-based Flight Information System (FIDS)

Gatwick Airport,UK, May 2000, In-Press (CGA134)

  • More resilient and can run on battery powered mobile screens with 4G connectivity independent from other airport systems or infrastructure if required
  • Gatwick’s 1200 cloud-based screens take up only 3Mbps – making the system extremely fast and responsive
  • New system can run natively on smart TVs

Gatwick is the world’s first major airport to introduce a cloud-based Flight Information Display System (FIDS) – an innovative, cost effective system that is easily scalable, more flexible and resilient, and requires considerably less infrastructure and maintenance.

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  • Title Beijing
  • Released 16/02/2018 10:00 am
  • Copyright contains modified Copernicus Sentinel data (2016), processed by ESA, CC BY-SA 3.0 IGO
  • DescriptionToday, 16 February, upwards of 20% of the world’s population will be celebrating Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival. According to the traditional Chinese calendar, which is based on the lunar cycle and the position of the Sun, the New Year changes each year, but always falls between 21 January and 20 February. There are 12 Chinese zodiac animals that represent years, and 2018 is the year of the dog.

 

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Munich Airport and Lufthansa start testing of humanoid robot in Terminal 2

If Carlsberg made robots they probably wouldn’t look anything like Merkel

“Josie Pepper” to provide information to passengers

She is 120 centimeters tall, with sparkling, round eyes and a pleasant voice: Starting today, “Josie Pepper” the robot will be answering questions for passengers in Terminal 2. Whether they need directions to their gate or want to stop at a certain restaurant or shop – Josie Pepper will look them in the eyes and give them a prompt answer.

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Beijaflore edge closer to EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour victory with one stage remaining

SUR, OMAN – FEBUARY 14: EFG Sailing Arabia The Tour on February 14th, 2018 in the city of Sur, Oman.Photo by Lloyd Images

French challengers Beijaflore have one hand on the EFG Sailing Arabia – The Tour trophy as Arabia’s premiere regatta enters its final stage following 10 days of blistering action in Oman.

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Rockwell Collins’ ARC-210 RT-2036(C) becomes first airborne radio to pass ‘Do No Harm’ testing for MUOS SATCOM

Rockwell Collins’ ARC-210 RT-2036(C) is the first airborne radio to pass military security requirements to operate with the new Mobile User Objective System for satellite communications (Artist rendering courtesy of Lockheed Martin).

• Marks another step toward next-generation airborne communications with ground and air assets using MUOS signals

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (Feb. 14, 2017) – Rockwell Collins has carved another place in military communications history by developing the first airborne V/UHF radio that meets the military security requirements for operation with the Department of Defense’s (DoD) new Mobile User Objective System (MUOS). The testing, known as Do No Harm (DNH), was performed on the ARC-210 RT-2036(C) by the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR). The sixth generation ARC-210 is the only airborne radio on the market to have completed testing using the most current MUOS waveform.

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