Airbus Experiments with Modular Planes

The idea of a city in the sky may seem farfetched, but what about the notion of a mall floating in the clouds? It would be a huge facility, complete with a coffee bar, lounge areas, and even spas or spin classes. And these malls would be mobile, so you could actually travel to a […]

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 […]