News tagged with air traffic controller

EU moves to help aviation heal $3.3 billion losses

(AP) -- Europe should help its aviation sector recover from up to euro2.5 billion ($3.3 billion) in losses from the Icelandic volcano ash crisis by combining sweeping reform of air traffic control with short-term ...

Apr 27, 2010
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Problems plague new air traffic control computers

(AP) -- New computers crucial to modernizing the U.S. air traffic control system have run into serious problems and may not be fully operational by the end of this year when the current system is supposed to be replaced, ...

Apr 21, 2010
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Satellite data improve aviation safety

(PhysOrg.com) -- Thousands of planes are grounded across Europe due to the spread of volcanic ash following the recent eruption under Iceland's Eyjafjallajoekull glacier. Volcanic eruptions eject large amounts ...

Apr 16, 2010
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Ames Researcher Revolutionizes Air Traffic

(PhysOrg.com) -- Forty-five years ago, 27-year old Heinz Erzberger arrived at NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif. armed with a new doctorate in mathematics and engineering. In 1973 Erzberger began ...

Mar 25, 2010
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New formula helps gauge the winds of change

The Greek philosopher Heraclitus said that change is the only constant. People change, organizations change, the way people and institutions interact changes over time. Change affects social interactions and the natural world, ...

Jan 27, 2010
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Hybrid systems get strengthened through diversity

(PhysOrg.com) -- Our everyday work and home lives are becoming increasingly dependent on complex computerised networks with built-in control systems. European researchers are working to make the controls more ...

Jan 11, 2010
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'Triple Space' offers web for web services

(PhysOrg.com) -- What the World Wide Web is to humans, the Triple Space could become for machines, say European researchers who have helped lay the foundations for this innovative integration of web services, semantic web ...

Sep 23, 2009
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LincRNAs serve as genetic air-traffic controllers

Earlier this year, a scientific team from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) and the Broad Institute identified a class of RNA genes known as large intervening non-coding RNAs or "lincRNAs," a discovery that has ...

Jul 14, 2009
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