Etihad Airways Engineering and Lantal Textiles AG have opened the first certified Flammability Test Laboratory in the Middle East.
Industry regulators are working to prevent this, but consumers must be made aware of the risks and take action demanding that the makers of their smartphones, cameras, laptops, and other Lithium-powered electronics shift to safer solutions.
Runaway fires from Lithium batteries have already taken the lives of several cargo pilots. If a passenger aircraft were brought down by such an incident, the world will be in an uproar to know why aviation didn’t do something about the issue sooner.
Please let this be a record that aviation has tried.
The latest luggage for the gadgeteer to hit Kickstarter is a combination luggage, motorized scooter, and personal electronic device charger. Because.
This March, I posted an update on the FAA’s all-clear for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner after its issues with lithium-ion batteries. In that post, I pointed out that Boeing seems to have done some clever manoeuvring to get the Federal Aviation Administration […]
Even as we celebrate the extended use of our Personal Electronic Devices (PEDs) onboard, the risk of fire that the batteries which power those PEDs pose to aviation are not yet fully appreciated by the industry itself and the consumer […]
FAA Proposes $78,000 Civil Penalty Against Amazon Fulfillment Services The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) accuses Amazon Fulfillment Services of North Las Vegas, NV., of violating USDOT Hazmat Regulations during a recent shipment of paint sent to one […]
Are you sitting comfortably? Yesterday’s post covered some important facts which govern the certification of aircraft seating. If you’re interested in learning more about those technical details and the processes required to manufacture aircraft seats, and you have a […]
This post is not about aliens from Ork, but it is about other seemingly alien things. Nano Technology may seem alien now, but hopefully we will all soon take it for granted. A Tweet from the most excellent Airchive.com @airchive […]