TAG: airports

Panasonic showcases connected airport at Mobile World Congress

March 1, 2017By

Panasonic Business introduced its connected airport concept at Mobile World Congress, which is taking place this week in Barcelona, Spain, and is showcasing a suite of intelligent technology solutions for the first time in Europe. High-tech airports A key technology on display is LinkRay, a one-to-one customer engagement tool for public spaces. With LinkRay, dozens of people can simultaneously get native language information... read more

FAA tests FBI drone detection system at JFK

May 17, 2016By

The United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and its government partners are expanding research on ways to detect “rogue” drones around airports. Together, they are evaluating drone detection technology at John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York. Over the last two years, the FAA has received numerous reports from pilots and residents about unmanned aircraft systems — UAS, or “drones” — around some... read more

FAA Expands Unmanned Aircraft Pathfinder Efforts

October 7, 2015By

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has entered into a Pathfinder agreement with CACI International Inc. to evaluate how the company’s technology can help detect Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) in the vicinity of airports. In testimony today before the House Aviation Subcommittee, FAA Deputy Administrator Mike Whitaker said that flying an unmanned aircraft near a busy airfield poses an unacceptable safety... read more

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UAV Interference with Aircraft Much Higher in 2015

August 13, 2015By

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) wants to send out a clear message that operating drones around airplanes and helicopters is dangerous and illegal. Pilot reports of unmanned aircraft have increased dramatically over the past year, from a total of 238 sightings in all of 2014, to more than 650 by Aug. 9 of this year. Unauthorized operators may be subject... read more

Troubleshoot Before Takeoff

September 1, 2006By

Modeling and simulation, two separate but related activities conducted prior to flight tests of high-performance military navigation systems, can reduce costs, shorten timelines, and remove some uncontrollable variables from the process, to deliver more accurate, verifiable results. read more

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