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Day: 22 January 2016

#Aviation Matters#Regulatory Updates#The Drone Age

300,000 Small Unmanned Aircraft Registered in First 30 Days, Says FAA

The FAA reports nearly 300,000 new owners have registered their small unmanned aircraft since the Administration’s online registration system went live on December 21. “I am pleased the public responded to our call to register,” said U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx.  “The […]

#Aircraft Interiors#Aviation Industry Events#Aviation Matters#Dreaming Among the Clouds.#The Flight Fantastic

Brilliant Solutions Abound as Crystal Cabin Awards Enter 10th Year

Move along,’s awards season for aviation!

The Crystal Cabin Awards committee has announced its short-list of candidates and the judging panel of industry experts prepare to decide which of these will receive the coveted prize in each of eight categories: Cabin Concepts; Cabin Systems; Electronic Systems; Greener Cabin, Health, Safety and Environment; Material & Components; Passenger Comfort Hardware; University; and Visionary Concepts.

The Awards received a record number 95 submissions from 18 countries this year; 78 of these have made it to the shortlist.