Links to our favorite online content and news from the aviation industry during the past week.
This image gallery shows pictures of The Museum of Flight moving its Boeing 787 Dreamliner from the Airpark to the Aviation Pavilion. The pavilion is currently under construction and is expected to be completed in the spring of 2016.
A group of aviation journalists was invited by the National Aviation Heritage Alliance (NAHA) to see many of the stops on The Aviation Trail, a series of 52 historical aviation sites.
The sites on the Aviation Trail are open to the public and center around activities of the Wright Brothers.
Matt Thurber wrote about the event and many of the stops in great detail in this article for AINonline.
From the article: “Dubai’s Emirates Airline has signed an agreement with Cubic Global Defense to develop a virtual, game-based training programme for its cabin crew, a new first for the industry.”
“The deal will be the first time in the aviation industry a commercial airline will use in-depth game-based instruction as part of its training approach.”
Shares of GE rose 3.4% on Friday after the company posted stronger profit margins.
“Profitability at its businesses that make jet engines, power turbines and locomotives increased by a full percentage point as the company aggressively cuts costs.”
“A bullish aviation industry seeking a new runway in south-east England has argued it can meet stringent carbon, noise and pollution limits if the government helps with incentives, provided aircraft engine and biofuel technologies improve as expected.”
Recent News and Resources form Belfort Instrument
The new Model 6400 which has been specifically design to meet the requirements of Meteorological Optical Range (MOR) measurements for applications including synoptic stations, lighthouses, highways, resort areas, as well as shipboard and other marine platforms is now available. The Model 6400 visibility sensor is the latest in a long line of forward scatter visibility sensors manufactured by Belfort for more than 50 years. The 6400 provides visibility measurements from 20 feet (6m) to 50 miles (80km).
Have you ever wondered how likely your US flight is to arrive on time?
We analyzed data from the United States Bureau of Transportation Statistics that tracked over 18 million flights between 2012 and 2014 to find the answer.
The Standard in Measurement Since 1876
Over the years, our products have been deployed in mission critical applications, in virtually all corners of the globe and beyond. From providing wind sensors for the Wright Brothers at Kitty Hawk, to the development of instruments which helped support early efforts to map the surface of the moon.