Spencer Irvine discusses implications of tarmac delays and new technology

Posted by on October 29, 2013 at 9:22 am

AirVentions CEO Spencer Irvine commented on the record $1.1M fine levied against United Airlines for stranding passengers for hours: “This story (ABC News) clearly shows the implications of tarmac delays. We can see from the reactions to the incident that there is now an increased emphasis on monitoring and better asset management. The aviation industry [...]

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Spencer Irvine comments on accident at Dulles

Posted by on January 27, 2012 at 12:01 pm

AirVentions CEO Spencer Irvine commented on this week’s incident at Dulles Airport involving a Southwest Airlines employee: “I am deeply saddened to learn the news (Washington Post) of the accident at Dulles which resulted in the loss of a worker involved in ground support operations. Our prayers are with him and his family.  Having personally worked on the [...]

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Spencer Irvine discusses market opportunities

Posted by on January 18, 2012 at 7:56 pm

According to Spencer Irvine, AirVentions  CEO, the opportunities for the GSE (ground support equipment) collision avoidance system have broad applications within the aviation industry. Addressing a group of student interns at his Boston Greentown Labs facility, Spencer stated “As we continue to assess and prioritize our opportunities, it is important that we identify our customer [...]

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Spencer Irvine to be guest on WBNW radio show

Posted by on October 19, 2011 at 2:17 pm

Boston (MA) October 19, 2011 – AirVentions founder and CEO Spencer Irvine will be a guest on the ”Mind Your Own Business” (MYOB) radio show next week.  AirVentions makes collisions avoidance systems to prevent airport ground support equipment vehicles from damaging aircraft. MYOB, a Boston area radio talk show, is hosted by Rick Brutti and Jeffrey [...]

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CEO Update

Posted by on January 3, 2011 at 2:48 am

Spencer Irvine, CEO: We at AirVentions are pleased with our accomplishments to date and are quite excited by prospects moving forward. More specifically:   2010 REVIEW AirVentions formally incorporated August 2010. Target start-up capital was exceeded. Secured 2000 sq. ft. prototyping and testing facility with lab work/office space in Cambridge, MA (temporary). Airline industry executive [...]

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Venture Cafe Interview (text)

Posted by on November 20, 2010 at 2:24 am

CAMBRIDGE, MA (USA) – Interview on November 18, 2010 by Matthew Glidden (The Venture Café) Spencer Irvine, CEO, AIRVENTIONS, INC. discusses startups and patents. Venture Café: “Many engineering companies use patents as a yardstick, given the business potential of a good idea for both startups and conglomerates. Approved and enforceable patents provide a technological head-start [...]

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Spencer Irvine Venture Cafe interview on patents and startups

Posted by on November 18, 2010 at 2:42 pm

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Patents Awarded to Spencer Irvine

Posted by on August 26, 2010 at 12:48 pm

The USPTO has approved two patents (#7268676, #7583183) in support of AirVentions Inc. products.  Applications have also been submitted with the Canadian Intellectual Property Office. ABSTRACT: An actuated braking and distance sensing system for operational regulation of belt loader equipment and/or other applicable ground support equipment, wherein the present invention incorporates, among other embodiments, spring-responsive actuated emergency braking [...]

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