Aviation Security

Aviation Security

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...
blockchain

Blockchain technology has a wide range of applications. Currently, it is tested as a means to ensure the privacy and security of aircraft flight...
improved defense

The U.S. will sell India equipment similar to the one used on the two ‘Air Force One’ Boeing 747 aircraft that carry the US...
AR

Aircraft surfaces, or “skins”, are periodically inspected for cracks and corrosion caused by pressurization and depressurization cycles in order to prevent failures. A new...

As always in Israel, there are those who warn and alert and those that do nothing about the warnings. This leads to a disaster...

A Boeing autonomous passenger air vehicle (PAV) had recently completed its first flight. The PAV was designed as part of Boeing’s intention to advance...

Aircraft have been facing a growing threat of collision with other aircraft, unmanned aerial vehicles, etc. A new detect-and-avoid radar to improve air traffic...

The US Department of Transportation announced it would allow drones to fly overnight and over people without waivers under certain conditions. “Drones…are well on...