Daily Archives: Thursday, March 15, 2012

A Look At The Future Of Air Traffic Control

OK, you probably saw the subject line of this post and I’m lucky you’re even reading this far, right? Air traffic control? Really? Yes, really. As much as I love airframes and engines, ATC is a vital part of our … Continue reading

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The A350′s Rolls-Royce Trent XWB Begins Flight Testing

Something else that happened while I was away (yes, I am catching up, can you tell?), the Rolls-Royce Trent XWB made it’s first test flight on February 18th, on the wing of an A380. The Trent XWB is a new … Continue reading

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An A380 Gets A Little – OK, A Lot Of – Paint

A simple time-lapse video showing Malaysia Airlines’ first A380 getting painted in their new livery. I think it is kind of interesting how the stencil work is done. And just how much masking material do they go through? Does any … Continue reading

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Airbus At The Singapore Airshow 2012

I’ve been posting a lot of Boeing videos lately, but they’re not the only one making them. Airbus has been posting videos as well, but, frankly most of them are just so painfully dull. They really need a better video … Continue reading

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Amazon Discovers New Prime Instant Video Content

Amazon today announced a new deal with Discovery Networks to bring nearly 3,000 more titles to Amazon’s Prime Instant Video ‘free’ streaming service. I put ‘free’ in quotes since it requires an Amazon Prime membership, but it is free to … Continue reading

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