Archive | April, 2008

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777F Enters Final Body Join

The first Boeing 777F began final body join as the all-new long range freighter moves closer to taking to the skies later this quarter. Sources familiar with the 777 program tell FlightBlogger that the body join process got underway today. During the final body join, the forward, center and aft sections of the 777F fuselage […]

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The infrared enhanced vision system. Notice the Airbus A380 in teh distance.

Night Flight – Part I – Ground School

On the evening of February 11, 2008, three of my colleagues from Flight and I were invited by Gulfstream and Honeywell to participate in an in-flight demonstration of the next generation in aviation situational awareness. The Synthetic Vision-Primary Flight Display (SV-PFD), which is part of the Integrated Primary Flight Display (IPFD) from Honeywell, received FAA certification on Gulfstream jets late January 2008.

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