Aviation Moving Towards Sustainability


In 2012, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) constructed a briefing document for the United Nation Rio+20 conference on Sustainable Development outlining the ICAO’s ongoing commitment to sustainable development in all areas of the aerospace industry. The last fifty years has seen the aviation industry’s commitment to reducing its environmental impact in all aspect of […]

Air Force Wins $21 Million Aerospace Contract


The Air Force Research Laboratory recently awarded the University of Dayton Research Institute $21.6 Million to help with advanced combustion technology. After winning the contract, which runs for eight years. They have been given $40,000 initially and look to resolve problems which have been plaguing the ecosystem for years. The goal of these programs include […]

GPS-Based Instrument Landing System Debuts in China

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A Chinese Airbus A321 for China Eastern Airlines and a Boeing 737-800 for Shandong Airlines have begun using a ground-based augmentation system (GBAS) built by Honeywell Inc. Both planes have also employed instrument-approach procedures developed by Hughes Aerospace, and have been the first to stage these public demonstrations of this new technology in China. The […]