Accelerating technology innovation in aviation
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the aviation industry faced challenges, but it also helped showcase the potential of emerging technology, from aircraft monitoring systems to remote inspections, and beyond. Such technology will be the key to improve efficiency, anticipate problems, and minimize risk in the future.
As part of our “Flightpath” series, we are showcasing leading perspectives on the latest and most promising technology in the industry. We hope these conversations, along with the rest of our series, inspire you with new ideas and actionable ways to move forward, together.
WATCH: Introducing the Flightpath technology series – meet our host, aviation industry expert Mike Farmery
Accelerating Digital Transformation in Aviation
Title: Accelerating Digital Transformation in Aviation
Aviation industry expert Mike Farmery introduces the Flightpath series on technology and digital transformation.
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For more than a century, aviation has powered progress for people and society.
Today, our industry faces many challenges, but also an unprecedented opportunity to transform the way we fly.
I’m Mike Farmery, and I’ve worked on technical and quality issues with aviation fuel for nearly 30 years.
In this conversation series on Shell Flightpath, I’m looking forward to talking with experts across the industry about how digital and other technologies can be harnessed to help aviation prepare for the next hundred years.
Please join us to find out how a new generation of technologies can modernize your processes, mitigate risk and usher in a safer, more prosperous and efficient future.
Welcome aboard, and please make sure you get the latest perspectives by clicking on the link below.
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Airlines must innovate and become more efficient while safely supplying aviation fuel by addressing the next generation of processes and technologies in the aviation fuel industry. Shell Aviation’s Global Technical and Quality Manager Rob Midgley talks about several steps on how airlines can adopt technology in their operations to stay ahead of the competition.
Elevating the aviation industry’s understanding of new technologies is key to realising the next generation of processes and improving operations. Shell Aviation’s Compliance Lead for the Americas, Mark Boyd, talks about embracing remote and digital inspections that will make airline operations more efficient and cost-effective.
Our Flightpath host, Mike Farmery, recently sat down with Alastair Hobday, Fuel and Lubricants Specialist for Rolls-Royce, to discuss challenges facing the world of jet fuel and emerging filtration technologies.
The aviation sector is eager to return to the skies safely after more than a year of the COVID-19 pandemic. As airlines grapple with enormous uncertainty about the way forward, they also have the chance to embrace new opportunities that could make the industry more efficient and sustainable. Rob Midgley, Shell Aviation’s Global Technical and Quality Manager for Aviation Fuels, shared his thoughts on these topics and more.
In response to COVID-19, unprecedented numbers of passenger aircraft have been grounded with fuel left standing in aircraft wing tanks. For many airlines, this creates the unfamiliar need to proactively monitor and manage the risk of microbial contamination. Shell expert, Robert Midgley, Global Technical and Quality Manager highlights the problem and response to microbe contamination which, if left unchecked, can lead to defuelling and clean-up, or worse, airframe corrosion and blocked fuel systems.
Superabsorbent Polymer (SAP) is a key component in filter monitors that are in standard use across the industry to ensure fuel quality while refuelling aircraft. However, given the accumulated evidence against SAP, the industry recognises the need for new options. At a time when the industry's margin for risk is smaller than ever, is your airline doing enough to mitigate the hidden threats associated with Superabsorbent Polymer (SAP)?
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