Tuesday, 20 November 2012

Software 'glitches' are not acceptable. Learn from aviation

GE Aviation acquires 2 mfg firms
Cincinnati.com
GE Aviation has acquired locally based Morris Technologies and Rapid Quality Manufacturing, precision manufacturing companies that make everything from parts for unmanned military vehicles to hip replacement prototypes. Terms were not disclosed.
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Another Brazilian aviation company eyes Melbourne airport
Bizjournals.com
A subsidiary of Brazilian aviation company Solutions Designs & Engineering has applied for tax breaks from the state of Florida, Brevard County and Melbourne as an incentive to open its U.S. operations at Melbourne International Airport, Florida Today ...
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Aviation Sector Weak, Stagnant - Report
AllAfrica.com
Nigeria's aviation industry is weak and stagnating because of regulatory negligence, cutting of corners, ageing fleets and ministerial interference in duties of agencies, a parliamentary investigative committee has said. The draft report of the ...
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GE Aviation lands $1.4B engine order from Turkish Airlines
Bizjournals.com
Evendale-based GE Aviation, an operating unit of General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE), is the world's largest manufacturer of jet engines. The company earlier this month agreed to a deal with Boeing Co. (NYSE:BA) and Aeromexico, supplying engines to Mexico ...
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Aviation's amazing run ends in final
TimesLedger
Aviation, seeded No. 19, reached the school's first title game a year after falling to MLK 8-0 in the semifinals a year ago. It beat No. 3 Francis Lewis, No. 6 New Dorp and No. 7 Tottenville to reach the championship game, after placing in its division ...
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Software 'glitches' are not acceptable. Learn from aviation
Techworld.com
Speaking to Techworld, Dewar said that the banking sector can learn a great deal from ultra-paranoid industries like aviation, which use highly reliable programming languages such as Ada in their application development. Adacore's main product, GNAT ...
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How a Car Guy Fell in Love with Aviation?
Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)
It doesn't take a big stretch of the imagination to wonder why other car-loving people would fall in love with aviation, too. Check out that picture on top of this story. The one with four wheels is a McLaren MP4-12C, a $240,000 supercar capable of 205 ...
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Md. lawmakers take aim at laser-pointer aviation incidents
WTOP
WASHINGTON - "Right now, we're getting hit pretty good with a green laser," radioed the special agent manning the controls of an FBI helicopter. He was one of hundreds of pilots nationwide last year who reported that individuals on the ground were ...
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What's the cure for the EU's aviation emissions headache?
Responding to Climate Change
On 9th November ICAO, the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), the United Nations body regulating international air travel, committed to deliver a global deal for tackling greenhouse gas emissions from aviation by next September. The EU ...
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