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Successful integration of piloted air taxi into Air Traffic Management

Successful integration of piloted air taxi into Air Traffic Management

Date 30.8.2019

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Yesterday, Volocopter performed a flight at the Helsinki International Airport successfully integrated into both the Air Traffic Management (ATM) and Unmanned Aircraft System Traffic Management (UTM) system. Within the Single European Sky ATM Research (SESAR) Programme this demonstration is the final leg of the Gulf of Finland (GOF) u-space project showing how ATM and UTM […]

FIGHTING BLAZES

FIGHTING BLAZES

Date 12.8.2019

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Aerial firefighting is today a normal part of the fire protection system in every developed country. Its roots can be traced back to the years after World War II, when the first attempts to extinguish fires using aircraft occurred. Since then, modified ex-military aircraft have been replaced on the market by special firefighting models. Today, […]

FIGHTERS WITH NO CHANCE TO FIGHT

FIGHTERS WITH NO CHANCE TO FIGHT

Date 30.7.2019

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Before World War II, airspace defence was performed by the aviation branch of the then Czechoslovak Gendarmerie. Established under the direct threat of German attack, its role was truly critical, as any of its actions was liable to trigger an international conflict. In spite of this, the Gendarmerie pilots were certainly not afraid of intercepting […]

LAW ENFORCEMENT IN THE SKIES

LAW ENFORCEMENT IN THE SKIES

Date 23.7.2019

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Few people know that the Czechoslovak Air Security Force, a predecessor of the current Police Aviation Department, was the very first in the world to use a helicopter for police duties. In July this year, it will be 71 years since this historical event. And although at that time helicopters were rare, nowadays they present […]

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TOP Interviews

OUR SECURITY CANNOT BE TAKEN FOR GRANTED

OUR SECURITY CANNOT BE TAKEN FOR GRANTED

Date 9.9.2019

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An interview with Mirek Topolanek, Former Prime Minister of the Czech Republic and co-founder of NATO Days   NATO Days are the biggest security show in Europe. Who first came up with the idea of organising this event? NATO Days in Ostrava and Czech Air Force Days are one of the biggest and most important […]

WE SEE AN OPPORTUNITY TO EXTEND OUR ACTIVITIES IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC

WE SEE AN OPPORTUNITY TO EXTEND OUR ACTIVITIES IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC

Date 17.7.2019

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Zodiac Aerospace, the company producing systems and equipment for aircraft, was merged with Safran group in February 2018 and divided into three companies. One of them, Safran Cabin, employs over 13,000 people today and has cooperated with Airbus on developing modern lower-deck modules. “We see a lot of opportunities coming from the merger, and mainly […]

I STILL LOVE FLYING!

I STILL LOVE FLYING!

Date 3.7.2019

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„My personal record shows that I have flown nearly 3000 displays in 39 countries as a team leader, which I believe is an absolute record. But I hope to add several hundreds more in the next seasons," says Jacques Bothelin, chief pilot and owner of Breitling Jet Team

MASTERS OF THE WIND

MASTERS OF THE WIND

Date 28.6.2019

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Interview with Milan Šlapák, President General Electric Czech Republic and Slovakia

Space movies could be more positive

Space movies could be more positive

Date 24.5.2019

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His very height suggests he is closer to the universe than the rest of us. In addition to sustainable architecture on Planet Earth, the Czech architect Tomáš Rousek has been designing buildings that may one day be installed on the Moon or on Mars. He also collaborates with the US government agency NASA and has […]

IN THE SPACE INDUSTRY, NOBODY GRABS YOU BY THE THROAT

IN THE SPACE INDUSTRY, NOBODY GRABS YOU BY THE THROAT

Date 2.5.2019

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Their products have been to Mars and will also travel to distant Jupiter. Today, Brno-based Frentech Aerospace is one of the most successful Czech companies operating in the space industry and continues to accept new challenges. “Working in the space industry is interesting for us – it is a prestigious sector that builds on international cooperation,” […]

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