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The craving for new ‘gadgets’ – the pilots’ side

The minute people bought their first digital camera or smartphone, they became exposed to the planned new generation of these two gadgets waiting around the corner.   Even if the purchased electronic devices worked perfectly, blogs have been full of information about the next versions, which will “give you a better experience”.   This trend […]

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Teaching people how to handle unmanned air systems

It was expected but the pace is surprising. In parallel with the growing use of unmanned air systems (UAS) in the world, clients need someone to show them how to best use the systems, and that is good business.   First there were simulators that allowed basic training. However, this is not enough anymore. The […]

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El Al – the Israeli government may act

The Israeli government may take action if El Al’s financial state threatens its ability to continue its operations.   While El Al is a public company, it is still considered the “flag carrier”. This is not only because the government has a “golden share” in the airline, but also because it has a strategic value […]

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FOD solution approved – but will the market respond?

The FAA has recently published its final performance assessment report on the FODetect system. The report follows an interim performance assessment.Results show that the hybrid sensor solution, consisting of integrated radar and electro-optical sensors, meets or exceeds the highest level of performance in every parameter required by FAA regulation.This did not surprise the developers and […]

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Boeing, Elbit UAS agreement – more than meets the eye

The press release seemed like the many that are distributed during air shows. But the one released yesterday by Boeing and Elbit Systems is not only different, it is really an earthquake.   A leading manufacturer of unmanned air systems (UAS) teams up with an aerospace superpower. Such an event will have many consequences. The […]

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Small movements of a giant – Israel’s high sensitivity

When giants make small movements they can send shockwaves that will be detected at very long distances. China is one such giant, and it has recently made small movements that are still being investigated. One thing is already clear – the international arms market is going to change, or rather be transformed. In Israel all […]

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Taking the fighter’s cockpit steps ahead

Upgrades of combat aircraft have come a long way. It began with strengthening the fuselage, then went through adding systems.The next stage is turning the cockpit into something that will give the pilot the tools to operate all the systems that have been put on the airframe in earlier upgrades.This stage in the evolution of […]

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The threat, the solution, the market

The threat evolves and so does the system that is designed to foil it.   It is obvious that not many airliners will be equipped in the foreseeable future with countermeasures against shoulder-launched missiles.   The state of the international aviation industry does not provide the atmosphere in which you can expect airlines to stay […]

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Israeli UAS – the facts and the fiction

Unmanned air systems (UAS) are the subject of many stories, most of which cannot be verified. This is especially true in the Middle East, where Israeli-made UAS are operated every day in many types of combat scenario.For years, the Palestinians in Gaza have been claiming the Israeli airforce’s (IAF) UAS have been attacking members of […]

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Amos 6 – just in time for the Israeli space industry

On my blog I have mentioned more than once that the Israeli space industry needs “miracles” to survive, because the state does very little to preserve and upgrade it.Such a “miracle” came to pass this week, when Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) was selected to build Amos 6 – Israel’s new communication satellite.Amos 6 is expected […]

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