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This video, from a NASA Social event at Armstrong Flight Research Center, shows an F/A-18 producing a regular sonic boom at 0:43 and and then a low “boom” by performing the dive maneuver at 02:34. NASA researchers are preparing for public tests of technology designed to reduce the noise of sonic booms

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Safran’s SimplyFly! light hearted series of video’s takes on autonomous vehicles - how will they work and what are the main challenges? Learn more about the topic by watching this video.

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AES Global achieves certification for transmitting portable electronic devices on Boeing 777

Boeing 777 

 

Aerospace Engineering Solutions Global has obtained a Supplemental Type Certificate for an operator’s Boeing 777 that allows passengers and crew to use portable electronic devices operating on 2.4GHz and 5GHz frequency bands during all phases of flight

 

The Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) from EASA covers Transmitting Portable Electronic Devices (T-PED) on all of the operator’s Boeing 777 aircraft models and can be tailored for other operators said Aerospace Engineering Solutions Global (AES Global).

 

Anton Heissig, director and head of design for UK-based AES Global, said, “Receipt of this EASA certification broadens our ability to offer this solution to customers and reinforces our commitment in the wireless connectivity market.”

 

EASA STC (No 10065407) can be used as evidence to meet the operational requirements of AMC1 CAT.GEN.MPA.140 (Reg (EU) No 965/2012; Part-CAT) and AMC1 NCC.GEN.130 (Reg (EU) No 965/2012; Part-NCC) for portable electronic devices operating in the 2.4GHz and 5GHz frequency band.

 

It can an also be used in combination with a Wi-Fi system activation to allow full use of T-PED’s.

 

AES Global designs and integrates engineering modification programs on commercial aircraft for airlines and aircraft leasing companies worldwide.

 

May 15, 2018

 


 

Written by Ben Sampson


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