Mark Westwood has been appointed the new Head of the Centre of Aeronautics at Cranfield University. Mark will be joining Cranfield from the Connected Places Catapult where he is currently the Chief Technology Officer. He will take up his post at Cranfield at the end of September 2021.
Budapest Airport welcomed the restoration of its connection to Antalya with SunExpress as the carrier resumed flying the 1,506-kilometre sector on Sunday.
Q: What do Wellington, Spinola and Petraeus have in common and what can they teach us about war?
A: Each man commanded civilian and military forces and achieved a holistic command of war.
NASA Highlights Winners of Challenge to Engineer Human Tissue
Airbus’ commercial aircraft orders and deliveries for the month of May 2021 have been published on airbus.com and are accessible on the link below.
NASA to Air Briefing, Spacewalks to Install New Station Solar Arrays
Expedition 65 astronauts will conduct two spacewalks – one Wednesday, June 16, and the other Sunday, June 20 – to install new solar arrays to help power the International Space Station. NASA will discuss the upcoming spacewalks during a news conference at 2 p.m. EDT Monday, June 14. Live coverage of the news conference and spacewalks will air on NASA Television, the agency’s website, and the NASA app.
Wizz Air has resumed flights between Budapest and another seven destinations, offering customers yet more travel options as restrictions continue to ease. Friday 4 June saw the ultra-low-cost carrier (ULCC) re-open connections from the Hungarian capital to Podgorica, Malta, and Lisbon, while Saturday saw links to Catania relaunch. The weekend concluded with the airport seeing Barcelona, Bari, and Gothenburg on its route map once again.
– MQ-25 T1 test asset refuels a U.S. Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet, demonstrating its aerial refueling mission for the first time
ST. LOUIS, June 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — For the first time in history, the U.S. Navy and Boeing [NYSE: BA] have demonstrated air-to-air refueling using an unmanned aircraft – the Boeing-owned MQ-25™ T1 test asset – to refuel another aircraft.
Munich, 07 June 2021 – A rescue helicopter has flown on sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) for the first time, achieving a new milestone in international aviation. Operated by the German non-profit organization ADAC Luftrettung, the Airbus H145 rescue helicopter had its Arriel 2E engines ceremonially refueled with biofuel, a type of SAF, at the air rescue station at Munich’s Harlaching Clinic in the presence of the ADAC Foundation’s board of directors, as well as the managing directors and top management of ADAC Luftrettung, the engine manufacturer Safran Helicopter Engines, the helicopter manufacturer Airbus Helicopters, and the energy company TotalEnergies. Together, these companies will be a driving force in the decarbonisation of helicopter flight by developing alternatives to conventional aviation fuels.
Today, June 6th we commemorate the 77th anniversary of the longest day, D-Day and Operation Overlord. In 1944 this was the codename given to the allied invasion of Nazi occupied Europe.