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Civil Aviation

Climate change may hinder aircraft takeoffs in years ahead

Global warming will affect aircraft takeoffs and landings.Extreme heat over the next several decades will make it more difficult for full planes to get off the ground, requiring airlines to offload fuel, cargo and at times even passengers to manage smooth takeoffs, according to a study by a research unit of Columbia University released on Thursday.

 

US lifts ban laptop ban on EgyptAir flights

US lifts EgyptAir laptop banThe US Department of Homeland Security has lifted a ban on EgyptAir passengers using laptops on US-bound flights, leaving just two Middle Eastern airlines still under restrictions imposed in March.
   

FAA probes near-miss by Air Canada flight in San Francisco

An Air Canada airliner.The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration is investigating how an Air Canada pilot lined up to land last week on a taxiway at San Francisco International Airport where four planes were waiting to depart, the agency said on Tuesday.
   

Boeing selected for $294 million deal with Algeria's Tassili Airlines

Boeing 737s on the production line.Algeria's Tassili Airlines signed a draft deal on Sunday worth $294 million with U.S. planemaker Boeing for three 737-800 aircraft, Algeria's state news agency APS reported.

   

Drone simulator market to grow 15% by 2022

A drone.The global drone, or unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) simulator market is projected to grow from an estimated $376.9 million in 2017 to $764.7 million by 2022, at a CAGR of 15.20% from 2017 to 2022.

   

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