Posts Tagged ‘plane’

The Aerial Vehicle – Solar Ship – A Game Changer in Cargo Movement

Thursday, October 13th, 2016
Solar Ship. Credit: Solar Ship Inc.

Solar Ship. Credit: Solar Ship Inc.

Across the globe moving a cargo in remote places which are not accessible by roads or sea has been always a very costly and too much time-consuming affair and a cause of major concern especially during natural calamities. Solar Ship Inc. a Canadian based company has developed a hybrid aircraft technology that very well addresses this problem, also called as a flying machine. (more…)

Virgin Atlantic & LanzaTech Achieve Breakthrough in Producing Low Carbon Jet Fuel

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016
Virgin Atlantic Boeing 787. Credit: Aleem Yousaf

Virgin Atlantic Boeing 787. Credit: Aleem Yousaf

Reducing CO2 emissions from the new generation aeroplanes has always been a headache for the researchers, as the planes contribute to more than 2% of the global carbon emissions and the aviation industry is growing rapidly. It was Virgin Atlantic who had flown a commercial flight with biofuel way back in 2008. Though it was only a small percentage of coconut and babassu oil mixture which was added to the regular aviation fuel. (more…)

JetPurple Airwayz provides private jet travel for the public

Friday, October 23rd, 2015
Credit: JetPurple

Credit: JetPurple

JetPurple has turned the aviation industry upside down by creating a private jet charter that anyone can get in on. The plane charter that is offered through JetPurple allows travelers to feel comfortable with the trips they are taking, and everyone who is traveling with the company can jump on any flight to avoid the commercial airlines that are charging too much just to pack planes to the gills with people. (more…)

World’s most expensive private planes

Friday, February 27th, 2015

In the aviation industry, most planes are known for their utility. However, when it comes to celebrities and business industry, private charter planes and private jet charter are more common. Charter planes exude luxury, style and class and when the rich charter a plane, here is what it looks like:

1. Airbus A340-300

Airbus A340-300

Airbus A340-300

Alisher Usmanov’s plane might have cost $238 million when it was bought but thanks to the Russian billionaire’s expensive furnishings inside the plane, its estimated value is around $600 million. (more…)

Surf Air founders take off with all-you-can-fly private flight service Beacon

Thursday, February 19th, 2015

Service polls indicate that travelling via a plane has one of the worst ratings regarding customer feedback. Most business travellers cringe having to report to an airport a couple of hours in advance in order to get through the always unpredictable security screenings. (more…)

Solar powered plane completes 26-hour flight successfully

Thursday, July 8th, 2010

Solar impulse II (HB-SIB) concept image (GFDL/SolarImpulse)

A solar powered plane designed to fly round-the-clock without traditional fuels has completed its 26-hour flight after flying continuously through the night. (more…)