Neowin News Feed for: Airbus Neowin News Feed for: Airbus en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 FedEx cargo Airbus A321-200 planes could get anti-missile lasers for self-defense if FAA approves <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>FedEx had officially requested permission to install a laser-based anti-missile defense system on its cargo planes; the Airbus A321-200. The FAA is seeking confirmation about the protection mechanisms <a href="">Read more...</a> (Alap Naik Desai) Sat, 15 Jan 2022 22:46:01 +0000 Major Flight Simulator update finally brings VR support, new locations, and a ton of fixes <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft is rolling out Flight Simulator Sim Update 2 that brings VR support, 12 new locations for the holidays, loads of fixes and improvements to ATC, UI, and General Aviation and Airliners. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Abhay V) Tue, 22 Dec 2020 17:50:01 +0000 Airbus to leverage Microsoft mixed reality tech in training and production solutions <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>In a bid to become &quot;a world leader in digital services for the aerospace industry&quot;, Airbus has teamed up with Microsoft to deploy a number of mixed reality solutions to its workforce and customers. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Boyd Chan) Tue, 18 Jun 2019 06:18:01 +0000 Facebook and Airbus working on clandestine drone-based connectivity project <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Facebook and Airbus are working together to develop technology that would allow data connectivity to be beamed down to the Earth&#039;s surface from an Airbus drone in the stratosphere. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Mon, 21 Jan 2019 19:00:02 +0000 Airbus will test its electric flying taxi in 2018 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Airbus has declared that it is on schedule to test a full-scale version of its electric flying taxi, the CityAirbus, in 2018. The aircraft is intended to relieve traffic congestion in major cities. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Richard Tyr Blewitt) Fri, 06 Oct 2017 13:22:01 +0000 DeLorean is reportedly building a flying car capable of speeds of up to 240mph <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>With Tesla dominating the roads, the nephew of the famed creator behind the iconic DeLorean DMC wants to build a flying car capable of 120 miles on a single charge, and a top speed of 240mph. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Dreyer Smit) Wed, 16 Aug 2017 15:56:01 +0000 Microsoft leads investment in drone software maker AirMap <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft seems to be looking to the skies as it leads an investment in drone aviation software start-up AirMap. The company says the investment will allow AirMap to make use of Microsoft&#039;s resources. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Connor Bucy) Fri, 24 Feb 2017 02:24:01 +0000 Airbus planning to test autonomous "air taxi" by the end of 2017 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Airbus is building an ambitious and autonomous flying car that could enable an Uber-style taxi service in the future. The company is set to test its first &quot;air taxi&quot; prototype by the end of this year. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Cage Appleby) Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:46:01 +0000 Nvidia posts record high revenues in latest quarterly report <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Nvidia announced its latest quarterly earnings to the result of $1.23 billion in revenue, giving the company its greatest three-month stretch of business in its own history. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Chris Schroeder) Sat, 08 Nov 2014 09:46:01 +0000 Cloud computing: Airbus to offer Dell PCs for pilots on A320 jets <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1478828021dell-logo-blue-bg.png" alt="" /></div>Dell Latitude notebooks will be made available to pilots of the Airbus A320 airliner family, connecting to flight deck systems, and providing in-flight digital access to crucial documentation. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Fri, 10 May 2013 08:04:12 +0000 Airbus A380 to debut at L.A. <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The world's largest passenger jet, Airbus A380, will make its long-awaited landing Monday at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) as part of its U.S. debut, officials in Los Angeles said. The landing at LAX on... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 19 Mar 2007 15:26:10 +0000 Airbus Withdraws Petition In Microsoft EU Case <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>European plane maker, Airbus, has withdrawn its petition in the on going European Union investigation into Microsoft's activities. The withdrawal has been viewed with some suspicion by Microsoft and analysts, as it comes very close... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 24 Sep 2004 19:40:07 +0000