Statistics reveal that in 2013, airplanes spewed up to 700 million metric tons of carbon dioxide into the air, and it is estimated that, if left unchecked, this is likely to more than triple by the year 2050. Although many countries make efforts to regulate the emissions of cars and trucks, efforts at regulating the aviation industry have been largely unsuccessful…
Taking place in Hamburg, Germany, from 9-11 April 2013, Aircraft Interiors Expo 2013 is dedicated to the aircraft interiors industry and is the largest event of its kind in the world. The expo offers the opportunity to view the latest trends in all aspects relating to aircraft interiors…
The Central Europe Private Aviation Expo Prague 2012 (CEPA Expo 2012) will focus on ways to streamline methods of doing business in the Private Aviation market in Central Europe…
Funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), a team of engineers from the University of Lincoln have confirmed that future aircraft could harness and store energy produced by landing gear, which could then be used to taxi the aircraft – a necessary, but very fuel-wasting, function of air travel.
With an increasing number of aircraft taking to the skies every year, the aviation industry is constantly looking at ways to make flying safer. Taking-off and landing are statistically the most risky part of air travel, so new technology aimed at making landing in bad weather safer is good news for both the aviation industry and for passengers.
The ICAS Convention, or International Council of Air Shows, was inaugurated in 1967, and each year, show professionals get together at the convention to network amongst each other, plan upcoming air shows and to bounce new ideas off one another. It is expected that over 1 500 community member of the aviation industry will be [...]
Hosted by F & E Aerospace, the Dubai Air Show 2009 will take place from 15 – 19 November 2009, and is one of the premier air shows of the year. With approximately 850 exhibitors and thousands of visitors, the show is always the venue for major aviation deals and networking, and this year a [...]
It was a day the entire team had been waiting for. The Antonov An-148 lifted off from a runway in Russia, and successfully performed the tasks required during its forty-one minute flight. On its maiden flight, the Antonov An-148 climbed to five thousand meters and maintained speeds of just less than five hundred and fifty-five kilometers per hour. This magnificent collaboration between Russia and Ukraine has produced a new aircraft that has already begun to make a massive impression on the aviation industry.
The Fort Worth Alliance Air Show is an anticipated event for everyone in the aviation industry and those interested in aircraft. Both days are filled with spectacular aerial displays and on the ground; spectators can test their skills in a simulator, enjoy the kids zone and static displays, get performer autographs and browse the exhibit [...]
The FAA (Federal Aviation Administration), has put forward a new proposal for altitude adjustments for commercial aircraft space, also referred to as Class B Airspace. Even though the FAA is confident that their Airspace Redesign Project will not be increasing the noise level, but reduce it, there are many agencies fighting the changes and suggesting [...]