US EPA & FAA to Initiate CO2 Rulemaking Process


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US EPA & FAA to Initiate CO2 Rulemaking Process

April 20, 2015 by  
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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…

Citation Ten Puts Cessna Back in Top Spot as Fastest Civil Aircraft

September 11, 2012 by  
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Cessna Aircraft Corporation recently announced that its Citation Ten has reclaimed the top spot as the fastest civil airplane with a maximum Mach of 0.935. Cessna‚Äôs Citation X held the fastest speed record at a maximum Mach of 0.92 before being overtaken by the …

The Aviation Museum of South Africa

March 27, 2012 by  
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The Aviation Museum of South Africa incorporates the South African Airways Museum Society, the Dakota Association of South Africa and Skyclass Aviation, all of which aim to preserve and promote South Africa’s aviation resources and heritage in its various forms.

Mahindra NM5 to Revolutionize Domestic Air Travel

September 20, 2011 by  
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With its headquarters based in Mumbai, India, and a significant presence in Australia, the Mahindra Group launched its Aerospace Division in 2007 for the purpose of extending its design and manufacturing expertise in the rapidly developing aerospace industry. The latest achievement of the Mahindra Aerospace Division is the five-seat all-metal NM5 aircraft, developed over a three year period as a collaborative project between the Mahindra Group and the state-run CSIR National Aerospace Laboratories.

Aero India Air Show

February 13, 2009 by  
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Aero India has not been established very long yet it is already growing so much in size that this year it will officially be the biggest air show in Asia. The event is organized by the Ministry of Defense and the Government of India in association with the Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO), the Department of Space, the Indian Air Force (IAF) and the Union Ministry For Civil Aviation.

Bombardier Aircraft Brakes Into History Books

October 30, 2008 by  
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Bombardier Aerospace recently achieved another milestone in civil aviation: the use of an all-electric braking system. This achievement in civil aviation was announced to the public on October 28, 2008, not long after the first test flight was successfully performed.

Dakotas Grounded Due To New Air Regulations

June 23, 2008 by  
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The legendary Douglas DC-3 Dakota aircraft has seen its fair share of important events and activities. The aircraft, which was originally designed in 1935 as a luxury civilian aircraft, was drafted by the military during World War II. During that time it served a vital function during D-Day by parachuting allied troops into occupied Europe. After a few years of war-time service the aircraft went back to its original role as a civilian aircraft and it has been maintained and was kept in service until now.