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Ferrari introduces the world’s first low-bake paint technology

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August 15, 2018 • Auto, Editor

Thanks to the on-going collaboration with PPG, Ferrari has introduced an innovative low temperature paint system, making the Prancing Horse the world’s first car manufacturer to adopt the new Low Cure clear coats technology. This move further underscores Ferrari’s ongoing commitment to the pursuit of both excellence and sustainability. In 2004, it became one of… Read More ›

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Ferrari introduces the world’s first low-bake paint technology

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Thanks to the on-going collaboration with PPG, Ferrari has introduced an innovative low temperature paint system, making the Prancing Horse the world’s first car manufacturer to adopt the new Low Cure clear coats technology. This move further underscores Ferrari’s ongoing commitment to the pursuit of both excellence and sustainability. In 2004, it became one of… Read More ›

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Passenger Demand Accelerates in June

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The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for June showing that demand (measured in total revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) rose by 7.8% compared to June 2017. This was up from 6.0% year-over-year growth recorded in both May and April. June capacity (available seat kilometers or ASKs) increased by 6.5%, and… Read More ›

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Aeroflot named among world’s best airlines for on-board wine selection

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Aeroflot’s wine selection in Business Class has been named among the best in the world by Global Traveler, the high-end US magazine for luxury travelers. Aeroflot’s La Capra Chenin Blanc 2016 from South Africa was named Best International Business-Class White Wine in Global Traveler’s 15th annual Wines on the Wing Airline Wine Competition. Aeroflot was… Read More ›

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Sweden signs agreement with U.S. government for Patriot Air and Missile Defense System

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Sweden becomes 16th nation to entrust lower tier air and missile defense to Raytheon’s Patriot system. The government of Sweden signed an agreement to purchase Raytheon’s (NYSE: RTN) Patriot™ air and missile defense system from the U.S. Army. The agreement, formally referred to as a Letter of Offer and Acceptance, paves the way for Sweden’s Patriot… Read More ›

Aerospace »

NASA, ULA Launch Parker Solar Probe on Historic Journey to Touch Sun

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Hours before the rise of the very star it will study, NASA’s Parker Solar Probe launched from Florida Sunday to begin its journey to the Sun, where it will undertake a landmark mission. The spacecraft will transmit its first science observations in December, beginning a revolution in our understanding of the star that makes life… Read More ›

Ideas »

European-wide research flights focus on greenhouse gas methane

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Effective monitoring of greenhouse gases is required to achieve ambitious targets for limiting greenhouse gas emissions. In addition, the sources and sinks of greenhouse gases must be understood as precisely as possible to produce reliable climate forecasts. From mid-May to mid-June 2018, a flight test campaign led by the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für… Read More ›

Engines »

CFM International, IATA sign landmark agreement

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• CFM reaffirms strategy for an open MRO market CFM International (CFM) and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) have signed a commercial settlement agreement concerning CFM’s MRO (maintenance, repair and overhaul) policies and activities. Under the terms of this agreement, CFM reaffirms its commitment to maintain and foster robust and open competition within the… Read More ›

business aviation »

Citation Latitude thrives in Europe, achieves NetJets milestones

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Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, is today celebrating two milestones during the European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) 2018 — the success of the NetJets European Citation Latitude fleet, which has recently surpassed 5,000 flight hours, and the delivery of the ninth NetJets Citation Latitude in Europe. The Citation Latitude has… Read More ›

Aviationpedia »

Widerøe

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Widerøe is the largest regional airline in Scandinavia, with a staff of 3,000 and a turnover of NOK 3.5 billion. The company carries around 2.8 million passengers annually and flies to 46 domestic and international destinations. Widerøe operates more than 450 flights every day and operates to more than twice as many airports in Norway… Read More ›

Technology »

Samsung Electronics Starts Mass Production of Industry’s First 4-bit Consumer SSD

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New 4TB QLC SSD features performance levels on par with 3-bit SATA SSDs offers 540MB/s read speed, 520MB/s write speed and 3-year warranty period. Samsung Electronics, the world leader in advanced memory technology, today announced that it has begun mass producing the industry’s first 4-bit (QLC, quad-level cell) 4-terabyte (TB) SATA solid-state drive (SSD) for… Read More ›

Auto »

No 14 Lexus Takes Sixth at Road America

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The 3GT Racing No. 14 Lexus RC F GT3 recorded a sixth-place result in the GTD class in Sunday’s IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race at Road America with drivers Dominik Baumann and Kyle Marcelli. Baumann started the sprint race second behind the wheel of the No. 14 Lexus and held his position during his initial… Read More ›

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Benetti successfully launches M/Y IRONMAN, the sixth fast 140’ model

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M/Y Ironman, a 42 m semi-displacement fiberglass yacht in the Class product line, has been successfully launched in Viareggio. The interiors are by US-based designer Alfred Karram Jr. Benetti has successfully launched BF206 M/Y Ironman, the sixth FAST 140’ model built so far. This yacht in the Fast category has exteriors designed by Stefano Righini,… Read More ›

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