Aircraft technology

A Plane and a Drone – the Best of Two Worlds

Flying taxis will soon be a reality, appearing in skies sooner than expected. The e-planes are undergoing trials in different parts of the world. India may join the bandwagon as an electric plane made by an IIT Madras professor and… Continue Reading →

How Airlines Use AI to Optimize Maintenance Operations?

It’s a well-known fact that the worst aircraft disasters have happened due to overlooked maintenance or faulty aircraft. In 2019, US airlines reported 302 tarmac delays longer than three hours, compared to 202 in 2018, according to data collected by… Continue Reading →

Electric Airplanes – The Need of an Hour

The aviation industry is on an ever-increasing quest to build batteries that are big enough for planes to fly on clean electricity. To limit climate change, the need to electrify everything including air travel is increasing.

Sci-fi Inspired Experimental Airplane Flies Silently

Aircrafts have always flown with a whining buzz due to moving parts like turbine blades, propellers, or fans for over 100 years. A nearly silent, drone-size aircraft has been built and flown by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) engineers with no… Continue Reading →

New Electric Engine Poised to Power Future Private Flights

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.

Supersonic Jets Link Hundreds of Cities at Affordable Prices

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. The new-generation supersonic aircraft at Mach 2.2 would cut flight times in half.