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Boeing Backs Biofuel Derived From Tobacco

August 26, 2014 by  
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The aviation industry continues to strive to be in the forefront of industries with regard to managing carbon emissions. To this end the industry aims to attain carbon-neutral growth by the year 2020 as laid out in a resolution dubbed “CNG2020″, as well as working toward cutting emission by up to 50% by 2050 in comparison…

Streamlining Air Traffic Management with GBAS

July 8, 2014 by  
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With the aim of simplifying air traffic management and making the airport more efficient, Australia’s Sydney Airport recently unveiled its ground-based augmentation system (GBAS) manufactured and marketed by Honeywell as the SmartPath® Precision Landing System. As a joint project of Qantas and Airservices, the GBAS has been tested on more than…

Airplanes vs Cars on Energy Efficiency

February 18, 2014 by  
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According to a recent report by the International Air Transport Association, the number of airplane passengers is likely to grow by a third in the next four years, to 3.9 billion. As more and more people travel greater distances…

CAF AirPower Expo 2013

September 12, 2013 by  
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Grab this opportunity to take a ride in a B-29 Superfortress (FiFi); a B-24 Liberator (Diamond Lil); a B-17 Flying Fortress (Sentimental Journey0; a B-25 Mitchell (Devil Dog); P-51 Mustang (Gunfighter); a SB2C Hell Diver; a C-45 Expediter (Bucket of Bolts); T-6 Texan…

Carbon Fiber Composites in Aviation

June 4, 2013 by  
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As the aviation industry attempts to reduce fuel costs by reducing the weight of aircraft, lightweight composite materials with extraordinary strength continue to be developed and improved. Carbon-fiber composites have been created that can match the strength of titanium and aluminum…

VTOL X-Plane Development Challenge

April 22, 2013 by  
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As aviation technology continues to develop at breakneck speed, the goal of producing aircraft with vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) capabilities, that can fly as fast as a fixed-wing airplane may soon become a reality…

Explore California’s Castle Air Museum

December 4, 2012 by  
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Located in Atwater, California, the Castle Air Museum originated with the closure of the Castle Air Force Base in 1994…

Stuart Air Show 2012

October 16, 2012 by  
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Taking place on the weekend of November 10-11, the Stuart Air Show presents a program jam-packed with excitement. Military acts include USAF Glider Demonstration, US Navy’s F18 Demonstration Team…

Airplane Dismantling – Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

July 31, 2012 by  
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With technology constantly being upgraded, and environmental issues taking center stage, aircraft are becoming ever more sophisticated…

Entertainment and Innovation at Farnborough Airshow

July 3, 2012 by  
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Taking place every second year at Farnborough Airport in Hampshire, England, the Farnborough International Airshow, is both a trade show for the aviation industry, and an entertaining event for the public.

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