Born in Oneonta, New York, on April 7, 1896, Sherman Mills Fairchild made a major contribution to the development of the aviation industry with his many inventions. An astute businessman, Fairchild founded more than seventy companies, including the Fairchild Aviation Corporation, the parent company for many of his aviation-related firms…
The history of the invention of the airplane more often than not brings to mind the Wright Brothers – Wilbur and Orville…
Deniz Ors, George Milde and Leonie Lawniczak are the designers of the MagLevAir, which they are hoping will assist the aircraft of the future during lift off from the runway. The MagLevAir is designed to shuttle the aircraft down the runway and then to propel it into the air, taking on the form of a type of catapult.
Hallmarks of Honda’s products have always been great design, innovation and low cost. This certainly continues to be the case with the company’s new venture into the realm of aviation. The Honda Aircraft company Inc (HACI) has been hard at work creating the recently released HondaJet.
Hosted by Aircraft Specialists Jet Center and presented by “Flying” magazine, Parade of Planes Lawrenceville takes place 13-15 August 2009. This event is dedicated to providing the aviation consumer with up-to-date information on the very latest in aviation products and technology. Date: 13-15 August 2009 Venue: Gwinnett County Airport City: Lawrenceville, Georgia Country: USA
Hosted by Volo Aviation and presented by “Flying” Magazine, Parade of Planes Hayward will take place 15-17 October 2009. Would-be and current aircraft owners will have the benefit of expert advice on the latest in aviation products and technology as they view the many exhibits. Date: 15 -17 October 2009 Venue: Hayward Executive Airport City: [...]
While airlines have been toying with the idea of in-flight internet access for some time now, decreasing passenger numbers and increasing competitiveness between rival airlines in the US, may prove to be the driving force behind the idea becoming a reality. A number of US carriers, including United Airlines, Southwest Airlines and American Airlines, are either testing or have reached the stage of implementing Wi-Fi access on selected flights, marketing this facility as a draw-card for passengers.
It has been one hundred years since the Admiralty first put aside funds to have an airship built for the Royal Navy. The event was history in the making and before long the face of warfare changed completely.
A team of researchers from the University of Yorkâ€™s Department of Electronics have won a â‚¬1m European grant to help aerospace companies try to produce safer aircraft whilst at the same time reducing costs involved. The team will specifically be attempting to tackle the problem of trying to test aircraft equipment against electromagnetic interference during the manufacture process.
In celebration of the companyâ€™s 85th anniversary, Finnair has created a whole array of concept aircraft designed to provide a possible glimpse into the future of aviation. The collection is based mainly on current trends to create more environmentally friendly aircraft technology and to use lightweight materials.