Sorry for the delay this morning. It helps if I remember to actually schedule it to publish…
This week’s featured link:
Controlling An Airport From 80 Miles Away – Tom Scott
Thanks to Nick for flagging this video about London City’s plan to have a remote control tower. This is most definitely going to be the future, especially when it can make for such great efficiency at smaller airports which won’t require their own dedicated controllers.
A pretty cool video on controlling London City Airport from 80 miles away https://t.co/7F5lHYzLky
— Nick Barnard (@ncbarnard) January 31, 2018
Two for the road:
Could heated airport runways melt away your winter travel headaches? – The Today Show
I love the idea of heated runways, but you also need taxiways, ramps, etc. Oh, and it’s really expensive. But it’s pretty cool to watch the video nonetheless.
Grounded and Gutted, Main Afghan Airline Struggles After Taliban Attack – The New York Times
The next time you all want to complain about United, just read this story.