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Sleek Star Wars themed ANA B787-9 will soon be ready for takeoff

While Star Wars fans were glued to their computer screens dissecting the latest Force Awakens teaser trailer, a Japanese airline was making aviation history.

IFALPA statement on Germanwings 9525


We, The world’s professional pilots are united in our sadness about the tragedy of Germanwings flight 4U9525. The alleged fate of this flight, as outlined by the French prosecutors, is beyond our comprehension, and would constitute an extremely isolated case.

RIP Germanwings Flug 4U9525


Zou jij een Apple iCar kopen?

Gaat Apple een iCar bouwen? Het lijkt erop. Maar de gevestigde orde slaat nog geen alarm.
Apple is niet aanwezig op de Autosalon in Genève, maar domineert toch het nieuws op de belangrijkste autobeurs van Europa.

Apple and TESLA are fighting over automotive wizkids

Former Apple Mac Engineer Doug Field gives our Seth Weintraub a test drive of the new P85D.

IFALPA briefing leaflet: The RNAV Visual


IFALPA is strongly opposed to the current implementation of RNAV Visual approaches.
The concept of RNAV Visual approaches has merit but ICAO has yet to define Standards and Recommended Practices for this type of approach. Until these standards are established, there continues to be a lack of global harmonization in how these approaches are designed, approved, implemented, trained, and flown.

Java Runtime Environment Error after OS X Yosemite Upgrade

Yosemite java bug

After royally procrastinating the last OS X upgrade, I figured I'd tackle the OS X Yosemite upgrade a little earlier this time, starting with my least critical machine.

Many hints about upgrading have already been written. Still, snags are likely as with every major upgrade of your OS.

For instance, I was just greeted with this error shown above.

Saudia Airline Introduces In-Flight Wi-Fi App

WiFi on board

Saudia has become the first airline to develop and deploy a mobile phone application for free in-flight Wi-Fi. With the app, passengers can scan their ticket’s bar code for Wi-Fi access delivered by aircraft connectivity provider OnAir.

Airborne espresso: your votes please?


Tja, de 'koffie' aan boord. Kunnen jullie deze beoordelen met behulp van onderstaande mindmap? Ik ben benieuwd... — drinking tea at FL410.

Like fine wine, TESLA's get better with age

TESLa roadster 2008

If you try to order a new Tesla Model S P85D today, you'll notice a something rather interesting at the bottom of the order page: "an over-the-air firmware upgrade to the power electronics will improve P85D performance at high speed above what anyone outside Tesla has experienced to date. In other words, the car will be better than you experienced.


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