Smithsonian’s Survival in the Skies highlights lifesaving space and aviation tech inventions

Parachutes, ejection seats, space suits, and jet engines are the space and aviation technology inventions featured on a new Smithsonian Channel series, Survival in the Skies. The series, which debuts on Tuesday, November 28, 2017, at 9:00 pm ET/PT on the Smithsonian Channel, begins with the story behind the space suit. …

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From flying taxis to robocops, Dubai showcases technologies that will transform it into a futuristic metropolis

The authorities at the Dubai Road and Transport Authority (RTA) anticipate five years of testing to put in place safety procedures, infrastructure and legislation governing the system. ‘The air taxi is the star of our innovations, and I am confident that we will see the day it becomes reality,’ said …

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EAA Sport Pilot Academy returns in 2017

The Experimental Aircraft Association’s Sport Pilot Academy, which immerses people in a three-week course that concludes with earning a sports pilot certificate, returns in 2017 with three sessions throughout the year. The all-inclusive course at EAA headquarters in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, features dedicated aircraft and instructors focused on successful completion of sports …

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