First, we'd like to share the news that ENAIRE is holding the 'Human Factor Days' congress online until October 1st. They're partnering with EUROCONTROL, FAA, Austro Control and Aprocata, the professional air traffic controllers association. The goal of the event is to inspire and raise awareness about human factors and human performance in air traffic control.
When it comes to the future of air travel, it's always exciting to look at the progress of eVTOL. Recently, the Think team visited the VRCO headquarters to discuss the progress of their x4 eVTOL and their Future of Flight Simulator. Here's the full story so you can find out more.
There's exciting news from the US as NASA transfers ATM tool updates to the FAA. The technology that NASA uses to plan space flight will now also be used in the world of commercial aviation to better plan more direct gate-to-gate resources. The objective is to remove the need for taxiing and waiting for clearance to take off; rather, planes will leave the gate and go straight to take off.
Finally, it's interesting to see South Korea taking a lead on unmanned urban mobility. Indeed, the Korean Transport Ministry recently published a white paper stating that the first services will launch in 2025. We don't have long to wait it seems!
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