Will pilots have to train in a simulator before they can fly the Max again?After Boeing announced it was ready to deploy the MCAS software update in April, the FAA initially said that simulator training still wouldn't be required. But some pilots and regulatory officials from other countries, like Canadian Transport Minister Marc Garneau, quickly disagreed with that decision. They won an influential supporter on June 19, 2019, when "Miracle on the Hudson" Capt. Chesley B. "Sully" Sullenberger argued before a congressional committee that simulator training should be required before pilots take the Max back into the air. He also said the original design of MCAS was "fatally flawed and should never have been approved." … [Read more...] about Boeing 737 Max could stay grounded until late 2020
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This is a program that demonstrates success when you have continuity of purpose going from one administration to the next. If we go back all the way to commercial resupply, that started under President George W. Bush. And commercial crew under President Obama. And Charlie Bolden did absolutely magnificent work as the NASA administrator at a time when this particular program didn’t have a lot of support in Congress. And here we are all these years later having success. … [Read more...] about Trump space speech in Florida likely to test apolitical nature of NASA
While LiFi isn’t in every device and every light today, pureLiFi now has Light Antenna components that are ready to be designed into your next mobile device. pureLiFi is currently working with some of the largest device manufacturers and lighting suppliers to get this technology into the hands of the consumer. With LiFi, we will all be ready for the fast-changing connectivity landscape. … [Read more...] about How can light supercharge the future of data?
Axial3D is a Belfast, Northern Ireland, startup that enlists AI to accelerate the production time of 3D-printed models for medical images used in planning surgeries. Having redirected its resources at COVID-19, the company is now supplying face shields and is among those building ventilators for the U.K.’s National Health Service. It has also begun 3D printing of swab kits for testing as well as valves for respirators. (Check out their on-demand webinar.) … [Read more...] about AI to Hit Mars, Blunt Coronavirus, Play at the London Symphony Orchestra
Surfshark VPNDemand for VPNs has skyrocketed with the spread of the coronavirus, as businesses and individuals look to preserve their online privacy and bypass internet restrictions. Surfshark is giving away six-month VPN plans to small businesses (up to ten employees), in a bid to help them weather the storm. … [Read more...] about Paid software and services available for free during the pandemic from Microsoft, Facebook and more [updated daily]