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Autonomous Vehicles, New Mobility & the Built Environment Smart Cities Wireless

C-Band 5G’s Threat to Aviation

Note: The above explainer video from Alex Scerri was added on 12/2/20 Is the impeccable safety record of aviation threatened by the use of C-Band frequencies (specifically 3.7-3.98 GHz in the U.S.) for 5G? Yes, would be the conclusion one could draw from RTCA’s November 30th, 2020 webinar, Interference Risk to Radar Altimeters from Planned […]

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Autonomous Vehicles, New Mobility & the Built Environment Technology

Hydrogen: The Future of Sustainable Air Transportation?

The first word that may come to mind when seeing hydrogen and air travel in the same sentence is Hindenburg. Future generations, however, may think of sustainability when they hear the words hydrogen and aviation in the same breath. The April 7th, 2020 webinar, “Powertrains for the air transportation market: Hydrogen vs. Lithium – what’s […]

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Autonomous Vehicles, New Mobility & the Built Environment Electric Vehicles

A Top 100 Airport Equivalent on 3-Acres – Vertiport of the Future

With a throughput of 4.8 million passengers, the vertiport modeled by Darrell Swanson, a consultant for Swanson Aviation, Ltd., would serve as many people on only a three-acre footprint as a traditional airport covering hundreds of acres. Of course, this isn’t an apples-to-apples comparison as, although both serve as an interface between terrestrial and sky-based […]

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Autonomous Vehicles, New Mobility & the Built Environment Electric Vehicles

Going Where Long Haul Trucking Can’t

With as many as 8 of 10 communities inaccessible by road, aviation is a critical part of Alaska’s infrastructure that ensures the delivery of fresh food, mail, and cargo to the entire population, according to a 2017 report (PDF) from the American Society of Civil Engineers. Seizing on this opportunity, Ed De Reyes, CEO of […]