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Growing private aviation tourism to Dominican Republic – Airventure2014

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OSHKOSH, Wisconsin 2014, Secretary of State, Executive Director of the Airport Department Fernandez Zucco,  highlighted the sustained growth of trade, tourism and aviation  businesses that prefer to Dominican Republic as a destination, according to  official reports disclosed in this North American city, in EAA AirVenture 2014 opening.

“Dominican Republic has attracted increasing interest in  passionate non-commercial civil aviation as well as aviation  executive, the Dominican government has been conducting a strategic alliance  public-private partnership to promote our country as the main destination”

air-show-p51-Airventure-Oshkosh2014This important Caribbean tourism sector we visit. This year we have  annually tripled the amount of general aviation community,
positioning ourselves solidly in second place in the Caribbean  for business aviation tourist looking to enjoy the benefits of
our land and implement business and investment opportunities. ”

The joint effort, led and coordinated by the Airports Department  was created at the beginning of managing Fernandez Zucco, in 2009,  tourism generating extraordinary results guzzling. the goals  achieved is the result of the synergy between the Ministry of Tourism,  Dominican Institute of Civil Aviation and Airports Department,  which coordinates the working alliance, with the effective
and meaningful participation of companies operating airports International Punta Cana, Santiago, La Romana and those
concession to AERODOM and the Civil Aviation Board.

Osprey-Sohkosh-Airventure2014In conversation with Fernandez Zucco organizers AirVenture 2014, We admired the look of your booth RD, welcomed the enthusiastic demonstrations of tobacco, while he invited a tour  allowing it to assess helicopter from above the exciting
dynamics and interaction between visitors, participating companies  manufacturers and distributors of the most noted aviation entities in general.

“We have been consistent in our presence at the international events and other relevant regional events where
we promote the competitive advantages of our country, its charms natural, safe for tourists, facilities throughout the system
airport and hotel chains to make their stay in visits memorable, with opportunities to engage in business and investments in
Dominican Republic “reiterated Fernández Zucco.

Also other Dominican representatives, Eng. Ludovino Fernández, Director  Planning; Christiern Broberg Architect, Technical Director.; Lic. Carlos Leroux, a member of the Airport Commission; while Institute
Civil Aviation, FAA, Dr. Alejandro Herrera, Director General; the Lord Cheo Zorrilla, Assistant Director and Engineer. Eddian Mendez Ramos, Coordinator Accident and Incident Monitoring of Civil Aviation. The General Miguel
Paulino, Director of Civil Aviation Security Specialist Corps, for the Ministry of Tourism ladies Rocio Diaz and Mary Rodriguez
Assistants to the OPT in Chicago. Participants Aerodom and Airports International Punta Cana and Cibao were present at Airventure.

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Airbus A380 Caribbean Style

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The Airbus A380 family of aircraft has become a legend of its own. Here are some real and some make believe wishes of Airlines using the A380.

The Airbus A380 is a double-deckwide-body, four-engine jet airliner manufactured by Airbus. It is the world’s largest passenger airliner, and many airports have upgraded facilities to accommodate it. It was initially namedAirbus A3XX and designed to challenge Boeing‘s monopoly in the large-aircraft market. 

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Sunseeker Duo First Passenger Flight

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On May The Solar Powered Sun Seeker took flight for the first time with two people onboard.

Eric and Irena Raymond where the Pilots of the Solar Plane.

The Sunseeker’s accomplishment may not seem as impressive as, say, the Solar Impulse crew’s plan to circumnavigate the globe using nothing but wind currents and solar power – or, even its test flight from San Fran to Phoenix – but it’s a huge step forward in the Raymonds’ plans to bring solar-powered electric aircraft to the recreational airplane market.

You’ll be able to see more solar plane goodness at Osh Kosh in July. Until then, you can see more of the Sunseeker Duo at Gizmag’s photo gallery, via the link, below. Enjoy!

Sun Seeker Duo Photos

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Automated assembly of aircraft wings

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Even today, aircraft wings are still assembled manually; but this process could soon be automated thanks to a novel snake-like robot capable of tightening bolts in even the most difficult-to-access cavities of the wing structure.

The volume of air traffic has soared in the past few decades, and aircraft manufacturer Airbus expects to see this figure triple by 2030. On a single day, more than 1,300 take-offs and landings are handled by the flight tower at Frankfurt’s international airport. This represents no less than 155,000 passengers who pass through this airport each day. To provide sufficient planes to cover this need for air transportation capacity, aircraft manufacturers will have to modernize their production processes.

Until now, aircraft assembly has involved a high proportion of manual processes, which limits production output. These processes must be automated to increase the rate of production. In certain cases this can be achieved easily, but wing assembly remains a major challenge. Why is this so? The main reason lies in the complicated internal structure of the wings, which consist of a series of hollow chambers. The only access to this space is through narrow hatches with a length of 45 centimeters and a width of 25 centimeters; this makes it extremely difficult for assembly workers to climb through these openings in order to fit the bolts that hold the parts together and seal the joints. This drilling and sealing operation has to be repeated around 3,000 times for each wingbox. This is time-consuming work that demands intensive physical effort that quickly leads to fatigue, not to mention the health risks resulting from the volatile organic compounds released by the sealing materials.

Read more at: http://phys.org/news/2014-04-automated-aircraft-wings.html#jCp

Social Flight: Pencil Me In

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Pilots are social creatures. If somebody’s listening, we aviators are happy to talk about our aerial adventures, and we love to spend time with other pilots, obsessing over modifications, the latest cockpit goodies or comparing notes on techniques and procedures.

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Sun N Fun 2014 Galeria de Fotos

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La República Dominicana estuvo presente en Sun N Fun 2014. La delegación dominicana esta encabeza por el Director del Departamento Aeroportuario Aristides Fernandez Zucco y el Lic.Carlos Leroux, representando a la Comisión Aeropuertuaria dominicana, junto a los directivos del Aeropuerto Internacional de Santiago de los Caballeros, situado en el centro de la República Dominicana, donde operan unas 10 lineas areas diariamente hacia diferentes destinos.

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RD SE UNE A 40 ANOS DE CONVENCION AEREA SUN AND FUN

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LAKELAND- 2 DE ABRIL— Las autoridades aeronáuticas y turísticas en la República Dominicana se unieron a la celebración de los 40 anos, de una de las mayores convenciones de aviones privados de los Estados Unidos Sun and Fun en Lakeland Florida, celebrando del 1 al 6 de este mes, con el propósito de promover los destinos turísticos dominicanos y los ocho aeropuertos internacionales con que cuenta esa isla, la de mayor actividad turística del Caribe, que fue visita en el 2013 por 159 aerolíneas de todo el mundo charters, vuelos regulares y turismo de aviones privados.

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