Aviation Security

Aviation Security

counter drone

Small drones have already illustrated their capabilities in harassing much larger planes and leave flights grounded. The small aircraft run the risk of colliding...
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A new technology can improve the safety of UAV flights, especially those performing beyond line of sight (BLOS) flights. The new Automated Emergency Safe...
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New scanners will make traveling through UK’s airports more secure and simple. Currently, passengers taking liquid in their cabin baggage are restricted to containers...
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The US Commercial Drone Alliance asked the FAA to issue regulations — or at least a regulatory framework — for integrating large unmanned aerial...
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An evolving regulatory push by the US Federal Aviation Administration has revealed a new market: drone air traffic control. The nature of the commercial utilization...
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With the increasing number of unmanned aerial systems in the air, keeping the skies safe is critical. Drones will not be permitted to fly...
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The use of biometric identification has become more and more widespread. A new partnership will develop a biometric data-based identification platform that will significantly...
airport security

With a huge chunk of global population emerging as air-travelers, demand for safety and security from the aviation sector is propelling the airport security...
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There are approximately 86 flight crashes a year, which is actually a large number considering the amount of people that can fit onto a...

In aviation maintenance, the direct cost of human-error is estimated at 10% of the total maintenance cost. For an airline operating a fleet of...
drone

Collisions between planes and drones have steadily risen in recent years; it has been reported that there are about 100 cases a month where...
airport

The world's busiest airport - the Dubai International (DXB) - has launched an advanced system that monitors airport operations in real-time and visualizes traffic...
drone

There have already been a handful of verified aircraft collisions with drones around the globe, and several more near-misses, raising awareness of the growing...

A single bird ended up costing the United States Military two million dollars when it and a F-35 Joint Strike Fighter collided into each...
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Nearly a quarter of all military aircraft crashes and 44% of aviation fatalities since combat operations began in 2002 in Afghanistan and Iraq were...

A new move reflects the active collaboration between the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA), airlines and the industry in airport CT technology under its...
facial recognition

Passenger processing in airports often takes time and causes delays. A new facial recognition solution will offer check-in and immigration screening, robot assistants to...

Unauthorized drones entering secure perimeters have made the news regularly in recent months, with unmanned aerial vehicles interrupting airplane traffic at airports in London,...

A mobile radar developed for weather research and storm prediction can now have military uses as well. Researchers at the University of Oklahoma have...
air cargo

An algorithm-based software innovation could significantly improve the efficiency of cargo X-ray screening process, detecting possible threats in aircraft cargo, despite complex X-ray images. Air...

More and more countries have been tightening counter-drone security in their airports. Norway is no exception. A system called Ctrl+Sky was recently installed at...

Increased drone traffic in airports leads to the development of a counter system that would aim to avoid costly travel and security risks. Three...

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