Airbus launches pilot project for urban passenger aircraft in Germany - Xinhua | English.news.cn - XinhuaTuesday, August 20, 2019
BERLIN, March 11 (Xinhua) -- Europe's largest aerospace company Airbus has launched a testing project for an electrical-powered passenger aircraft drone in the German city of Ingolstadt on Monday.
The so-called City-Airbus, presented by Airbus as a life-sized demonstration model for the first time, is designed for urban transport and can carry four people over a distance of up to 50 km. The City-Airbus is set to be tested on the airfield in Manching near Ingolstadt starting in the middle of the year.
"Looks pretty cool, now it just has to fly," commented Germany's minister of transport Andreas Scheuer, during the presentation of the Airbus test project on Monday.
As part of the European research program Urban Air Mobility (UAM), several companies and institutes are researching and testing urban passenger drones in Ingoldstadt, including the technical university of Ingolstadt, the Fraunhofer research institute as well as Ingolstadt-based car manufacturer Audi.
Other German car manufacturers have started their own research. Daimler is cooperating with the startup Volocopter and recently announced to test a similar autonomous passenger aircraft at Germany's large...http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2019-03/12/c_137886838.htm
Assumption of 2019 is a holiday? What is the Festival? - Celeb's NetTuesday, August 20, 2019
The definition is based on the results of the census in the year 2011. Thereafter, a legal holiday in the big cities of Munich, Augsburg, Würzburg, Regensburg and Ingolstadt is in 1704 by 2056 Bavarian municipalities of the assumption. A non-working day of the assumption is also for all the inhabitants of upper Bavaria and lower Bavaria. A holiday mood prevails in 96 per cent of the upper Palatinate, municipalities, and 87 percent of the Franconian cities and towns, while in large Parts of Central and upper Franconia normal working day. Where in Bavaria assumption of the virgin Mary a holiday? And if you live in Bavaria, and now are unsure of whether the assumption is a public holiday, or whether your municipality has a predominantly Catholic population? Also then you can be helped. On statistik.bayern.de there's a handy search function to municipalities, so that everyone can easily check his place of residence. feast of the assumption: the meaning of the Christian Festival Catholics celebrate the holiday, which is officially called “the assumption of Mary“, with Church services and herbal blessings: It is to be blessed to bouquets tied herbs. In addition, there are numerous festive processions. Mary as Queen, which is taken up into heaven - an image that adorns countless churches, especially in Bavaria. feast of the assumption churches, the Catholic and the Orthodox is the highest celebration in honor of the mother of God. It is probably one of the oldest holidays in Europe with roots to the ancient times. Even from the times of the Roman Empire the 15. Day of the eighth month of the holiday - on this day, the slaves were free because of the great summer heat in Italy. In Italy, the public holiday "Ferragosto" - a corruption of the Latin "Feriae Augusti" - Augustus holiday means. Traditionally, the Italians are planning their summer holidays around Ferragosto. Except in Italy, 15. August is also the case in many other southern European countries celebrated as a national holiday in Portugal and Greece. The Church began to celebrate the "Dormition" of Mary in the fourth century. According to the old Faith, Mary went to her death, physically unharmed in the sky - what Pope Pius XII arose in the year 1950 of the Dogma. the Feast of The assumption joined the Catholic with the Orthodox and ancient Oriental churches, announced the Archdiocese o...http://www.celebsnet.com/fashion/Assumption-of-2019-is-a-holiday-What-is-the-Festival-h4301.html
2 dead, more than a dozen injured after trains collide in Germany - New York Post Sunday, March 3, 2019
One of the injured is in a serious condition.
Markus Trieb, a spokesman for northern Swabia police, said Tuesday that the passenger train was traveling from Augsburg to Ingolstadt when it hit the cargo train near a station in the town of Aichach.
He said the driver of the cargo train was uninjured. Authorities are investigating the cause of the crash.
In a separate incident in Bavaria, two people were killed Monday when a train hit their car at a crossing near Lake Starnberg.
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STANLEY R. STASIAKWednesday, October 17, 2018
STANLEY R. STASIAK
EAST HAMPTON, CONN. Stanley R. Stasiak, 71, died Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, at home surrounded by his family and friends. He was born March 31, 1947, in Ingolstadt, Germany, the son of Stanislaw and Aniela Stasiak. Stan grew up in Youngstown, where he graduated from Cardinal Mooney High School in 1965. He went on to receive his Bachelor of Science Degree from Youngstown State University where he majored in Business Management in 1979. In June of 1968, Stan joined the U.S. Army, where he served with distinction in the 82nd Airborne in Vietnam. Stan was awarded multiple decorations and honors including an Air Medal and a Bronze Star. He was honorably discharged in June of 1974. Following his military service, he returned to the Youngstown area. He worked for Harshaw Chemical Co. as a supervisor in the optical cutting/polishing department in Solon. In 1987, the family moved to Connecticut where Stan worked for 18 years as superintendent of production for Argo Technology in Berlin, Conn., and five years as shipping supervisor for Regal Supply in Hartford, Conn. He retired in 2012. In recent years, he and Joan traveled regularly to their timesh...http://www.vindy.com/news/tributes/2018/sep/30/stanley-r-stasia/
Is Staten Island’s beer scene getting stale? - SILive.comSunday, January 26, 2020
Advance/Pamela SiHOT STYLES IN THE CITYMost popular on Staten Island at the moment, based on a casual poll of a several restaurants, are IPAs and sour beers.Said Ken Tirado, owner of Killmeyer’s Old Bavaria Inn, Charleston, “Ironically, like many people my age, my taste buds had a hard time adjusting to the bitter and sour tastes of IPAs and sour Goses.”He added, “New breweries pop up all the time and I have surrendered half my draught lines to local breweries.”Juicy Lucy BBQ in Ocean Breeze finds sales of spiked seltzers dominate over mainstream and craft brews. (Staten Island Advance/Pamela SiAnd the two local brewers -- the borough lost its Mariners Harbor-based Staten Island Brewing Co. last year -- are guiding the fields of style and flavor as well.Flagship’s head brewer Mark Szmaida said he plans for the Tompkinsville taproom to feature an exclusive sour beer. He’ll also be testing the waters on a hard seltzer. In the works for February is the brew crew’s Irish Coffee Pastry Stout, a strong stout at 8% aged on whiskey-oak chips. Szmaida selected Staten Island’s own Unique Coffee Roasters as the “Joe” of choice to pair with cocoa nibs and vanilla in the mash. Recently, Flagship collaborated with Holtermann’s for a crumb cake-inspired creation. p class="article__paragraph article__paragraph--left" id="U6...https://www.silive.com/entertainment/2020/01/is-staten-islands-beer-scene-getting-stale.html
The Most Beautiful Cities in Germany - World AtlasSunday, January 26, 2020
Germany varies from one author to the other. Here are some of the cities that pop up whenever the best places in Germany are mentioned.
Nuremberg is the second largest Bavarian city after Munich, with a population of approximately 512,000 residents. The city is known for many things but the most common is the Nuremberg Trial which remains pivotal in the history of Germany. Nuremberg’s origin dates back a millennium and over the years it developed into one of the most important cities in Europe. The city has plenty of places to visit, including old churches, imperial castles, and the Nazi trial grounds. Nuremberg is a pedestrian-friendly city, with the pedestrian-only zone covering a large part of the city.
Hamburg is the second-largest city in Germany after Berlin and the 8th largest in the EU. The city is home to over 1.8 million residents. It is located on the banks of River Eibe and its tributaries and its name reflect the city’s medieval history. Hamburg is known for the impressive red-brick Speicherstadt which is a World Heritage Site. Apart from the buildings, the city has plenty of nightlife, with most party-seekers frequenting the Reeperbahn, popularly known as “German’s most sinful mile.” Hamburg is also Europe’s research, science, and educational hub.
The city of Cologne is set on the banks of the Rhine River. It is German’s fourth-largest city with a population of about 1.1 million residents. The city has a rich history spanning over 2,000 years and features diverse architectural style including ancient Roman walls and medieval churches, as well as post-war constructions. The city’s major attraction is the Cologne Cathedral which is the largest cathedral in Germany. Another thing that makes Cologne a beau...https://www.worldatlas.com/articles/most-beautiful-cities-in-germany.html
The perfect destination foHere is why Germany is the perfect destination for your next holidayr your holiday! Discover nature in Germany - Emirates WomanSunday, January 26, 2020
Alps are characterised by green trees and extensive forests.Rhön UNESCO Biosphere Reserve: at the corner of the three German states, Bavaria, Hesse and ThuringiaThe Rhôn hills are located in the heart of Germany and offer a wide range of beautiful views! And if you are a fan of athletic activities, you can try gliding, water sports, and indulge in a spot of star gazing.Jasmund National Park Mecklenburg-Western Pomeraniait takes you right along the cliffs and features enough natural treasures for several holidays. White chalk cliffs, lush beech forests and the shimmering blue of the sea. You’ll catch sight of a rare white-tailed eagle circling in the skies, while far below a thousand different species of beetle scuttle through the undergrowth in this landscape of contrasts.Black Forest National Park, Baden-Württemberg, South GermanyPerfect for cleansing your lungs. The remarkable feature of this national park is that some areas have been able to develop for more than 100 years without human intervention. This means that all the animals and plants that are found here live in authentic, natural surroundings.You can use Deutsche Bahn trains all over Germany, where it uses 100% green energy. In addition, you can take the InterCity Express for a unique experience, as it is a high-speed train that connects all major cities in Germany with speeds of up to 300 km / hour, and this is one of the fastest ways to reach between Berlin, Hamburg and Cologne!Check out their Instagram: GermanyTourismAr, and Facebook: Germany Tourism Arabia– For more about Dubai’s lifestyle, news and fashion scene straight to your newsfeed, follow us on Facebook Media: Supplied...https://emirateswoman.com/germany/
Southern Germany offers a scenic look at mountainous highs and historic lows - CT InsiderSunday, January 26, 2020
Here’s the great thing about Bavaria and southern Germany for visitors, aside from abundant history and scenery: Germans generally are direct, organized and go by the rules. That’s not just their rep; it’s what we observed.
On the famous Autobahn, they use the left lane to legally go as fast as they want but they slow down when the overhead signs drop the speed limit to 100 kilometers an hour, or even 70. They don’t weave and cut you off like the average highway here.
When they stack firewood in a shed, it’s done precisely, a work of art. If they’re growing apples, the limbs are staked neatly and verically on thin threes with netting above. With similar dedication to organization and standards, the beer they serve is inexpensive and consistently good (don’t ask for an IPA).