EM Microelectronics has staked the claim of having manufactured a chip that starts on 300mV and operates on only 100mV making it the lowest figures in terms of voltage for solar harvester chips. The Swiss chip company is owned by Swatch and has a long storied background in being a power player for ultra-low power electronics. The EM8500 energy harvester chip work can work form TEGs as well as photo-voltaic cells, and on-chips are two peak power tracking algorithms  with one for solar cells and one for TEGs.


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When in an aircraft flying for long flights, many people experience jet lag after they touchdown in their final destination. Qatar Airways claims that they developed new designs in its plane models to reduce jet lag from lengthy flights. This will relieve one of the many headaches of flying like luggage, delays, and turbulence.


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AAR Aircraft Component Services was awarded for the tenth time in a row the honored FAA AMT Diamond Award of Excellence. This award highlights the aviation maintenance technician training program that is used by AAR.


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The Iranians have invited the Boeing manufacture to negotiate a purchase contract on airplanes. The last time the US delivered any jets to the Islamic Republic was reported in 1970. The minister of the Iranian people has invited the company to a meeting regarding the negotiations on the airplanes to his region. So just last month the United States has approved and gave permission to the Boeing Company to do commercial discussions with Iran and giving them a license to do so.


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On Friday March 04 2016, Airbus announced that the first U.S. built A321NEO will be coming from its Mobile, Alabama plant. Figures show that the Airbus A321neo is out selling Boeings 737 Max 9.  Out of 1,269 planes that were ordered by airlines, Boeing’s 737 Max 9 has won only 17 percent of the orders.


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Boeing has created a way to kill close to 100% of germs in its carrier’s lavatories. Ultraviolet light will be used to disinfect all surfaces in the airplane’s bathroom.  This will help prevent the spread of infectious diseases between passengers between international flights.


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According to PressTV.ir, the US Air Force released an image of the newest stealth bomber on February 26, 2016 known as the B-21 (which is considered the very first American bomb of the 21st century).


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Israel Aerospace Industries was awarded the contract to manufacture Boeing 777X tail frames.  They forecast that it will bring in over hundreds of millions of dollars in the coming years. IAI will be producing all horizontal and vertical tail frame parts.


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Benjamin Zhang from Business Insider released an article talking about Airbus’ latest seat patent that could possibly revolutionize the way air ticket sells in order to maximize profits. The federal standard for all widths of airplane seats has been used for over 50 years. This standard width came from a measurement done in 1962.


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Transportation Partners has selected Rockwell Collins as its supplier of avionics parts for 201 Boeing 737 MAX and options for 29 Next-Generation Boeing 737 aircraft. Transportation Partners has been providing their aviation leasing services for years. They are an affiliate of Lion Air, Malindo Air, Wings Air, Batik Air, and Thai Lion Air. The international company based out of Dublin, Ireland and SIngapore selected Rockwell Collins to provide solutions such as the MultiScan™ ThreatTrack weather radar, GLU-925 Multi-Mode Receiver, and Traffic Alert and Collision Avoidance (TCAS II) traffic computer TTR-2100.


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