Aircraft technology

Net-Zero Aviation with Electric Planes Bound for Australia

The aviation industry has opened up some amazing doors to reduce the environmental impact of aviation with the use of electric airplanes. Australia is all set to launch and use the world’s first all-electric airline. In the backdrop of a… Continue Reading →

Rolls-Royce’s All-Electric Plane Breaks World Records

Rolls-Royce has been curating its all-electric plane, called “Spirit of Innovation,” and the automaker reports of a record-breaking top speed of the plane. At a speed of 623km/h (387.4mph), it has achieved the top speed in its latest test flights…. Continue Reading →

Breakthrough 100-Seat Electric Plane Set to Ply by 2027

An all-electric plane capable of carrying 100 people with an impressive range of 460 miles (740 km) may be available within six years. The plane significantly accelerating the timeline will be a non-kerosene-powered commercial airliner, which will be fitted with… Continue Reading →

The Secret Behind Round-shaped Windows on Planes

Windows are typically rectangle and square-shaped ones. Have you wondered why it’s round on a plane window? What’s the science behind the shape?  Experts explain that it has all to do with pressure. Keep reading to find out more. Aerospace… Continue Reading →

Electric Planes Poised to Make Skies Cleaner

With its plans to reduce its carbon footprint, the airline industry can see the future on the horizon with electric planes. Airline flights are expected to double in the next 20 years, and the industry still needs to transition to… Continue Reading →

Google-Funded Startup Merlin Labs Reveals Pilotless Planes

Merlin Labs, which develops systems that fly airlines, remained in the shadows till now. The company recently emerged from its stealth mode with $25 million in funding from Google Ventures and others for its autonomous plane technology. Merlin Labs visions… Continue Reading →