Archive for the ‘Aircraft technology’ Category

New Electric Engine Poised to Power Future Private Flights

Monday, October 29th, 2018
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Credit: NASA

The future potential of solar and electric engineering in aviation is definitely exhilarating. And, some of the new and ongoing projects that are taking place could make a huge impact on the private charter market in near future.
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Supersonic Jets Link Hundreds of Cities at Affordable Prices

Friday, August 10th, 2018
Boom Supersonic

Boom Supersonic. Credit: Boom Technology, Inc.

A 2000-strong fleet of supersonic jets linking hundreds of destinations across the planet in just a matter of hours would soon be a close reality. According to the mastermind leading the project and attempting to revive the Concorde era, the new-generation supersonic aircraft, which flies at Mach 2.2 would cut flight times in half. (more…)

Explore the New PC-24 Private Jet Designed for Short Runways

Friday, July 6th, 2018
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Pilatus PC-24. Credit: Pilatus Business Aircraft Ltd

The Pilatus PC-24 is wonderfully unique, and the world’s first and only Super Versatile Jet (SVJ). The private jet under the SVJ category has been designed for off-road compatibility from the very beginning. And, it’s outstanding short-field performance, opens amazing levels of mobility.

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Futuristic Air-Travel With An Airplane Taking-Off As a Helicopter

Friday, March 9th, 2018
Starling Jet

Starling Jet. Credit: Samad Aerospace

Imagine hassle-free international air travel, where one can eliminate busy security lines or passport control. A new aeroplane developed by U.K. start-up Samad Aerospace and unveiled at a recent Singapore Airshow has made this dream a business reality. The aeroplane named Starling Jet takes off and lands like a helicopter and can be used for humanitarian use in disaster recovery and also function as an ambulance. (more…)

Battery-Powered Electric Plane Takes Off First Flight in Australia

Thursday, January 18th, 2018

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The world seems all set to transcend into the future of all-electric vehicles (EVs), and it would only seem plausible that EVs would be featured in aeroplanes. In this context, startup Electro.Aero and Slovenian light aircraft manufacturer Pipistrel have recently started a battery-powered electric plane test flight in Perth, Australia. The test flight recently marked the first electric light-sport aircraft and was also certified in the country.

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Enjoy In-Flight Celebrations On Planes With Secret Services

Friday, December 8th, 2017

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Who wouldn’t love celebration cakes, candles, and champagne service, on their special day? It could be a birthday, an anniversary, or a honeymoon, and flying on a special day should remain as exciting. Imagine the glow when you see your loved one enjoy the customized surprise. If that’s exciting, then remember that some airlines offer secret services to enhance the journey. The services may differ between the airlines and also depend on the class being flown in. (more…)

An Inside Look of the World’s Largest Private Jet

Monday, November 20th, 2017

The Bombardier Global 7000 aircraft is reigning as the largest purpose-built business jet in the high-flying community featured with four living spaces and a permanent crew rest area. The new aircraft worth £55m ($73m) reportedly extends around 39m and can fly up to 19 passengers at a speed of Mach 0.925. (more…)

Self Flying Planes – A way to the Future

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

Credit: Public Domain

While the increase in the technological innovations has seen a dramatic change in both our homes and vehicles, it should come as no surprise that air travel is also slowly evolving. Whether it is the safety of the passengers on a flight, or the technological advances, but the aeroplane sector is slowly shifting towards making air travel completely automated.

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Stratos 714 – A Very Light Jet by Stratos Aircraft

Tuesday, September 12th, 2017
Stratos Aircraft

Credit: Stratos Aircraft

Stratos Aircraft located at Redmond, Oregon had made an announcement in the month of July 2008 about making of Stratos 714 – a very light jet (VLJ) aircraft. The company had described the aircraft as owner-flown Very Light Personal Jet (VLPJ – A new terminology). They unveiled Stratos 714 at the AirVenture 2017 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. The plane very quickly grabbed the attention of the guests at AirVenture. (more…)

Will Passengers Like to Board Pilot-less Flight With Lower Fare?

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

Credit: Le Jet

The airlines have to shell approximately $35bn (£27bn) per annum on the pilot’s salary at present and pilotless commercial flights would directly cut these expenses and in turn, can reduce the airfares substantially. (more…)