Do Contrails Impact Climate Change ? During the 3 days that commercial aircraft were grounded as a result of the 911 attacks most of the contrails in the sky’s over the U.S. and Canada disapeared, This reduction in cloud cover resulted in the average temperature increasing by 1.8 degrees celcius for this 3 day period.

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The Cost Of Training Pilots Is Based On The Price Of the Plane And The Cost Of Fuel. It is projected that the current shortage of commercial pilots around the world that has resulted from a dramatic and steady increase in air transportation will only continue if not get worse. The costs associated with learning […]

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The Power Of Crosswinds on a Boeing 747. The Boeing 747 is a proven work horse with millions of miles of safe flights behind the design. However even for a plane this size mother nature has sine surprises. I travel a lot so I am not a fan of watching these type of videos, but […]

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Quieter Jet Engines Are Not So Easy To Engineer. If you’ve ever experienced the exceptionally powerful and reverberating sounds of a jet during takeoff, you likely won’t be surprised that the noise produced by jet engines is ranked among the loudest of human-generated noises.

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Honda has decided to get into the executive jet business with a new product line named HondaJet. The video shows the first HondaJet being assemble and the first test flight. Things have moved along nicely for HondaJet since this first flight over two years ago.

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Air transportation has grown at an amazing rate in the last 50 years and the industry is not showing any signs of slowing down. What this means is that the CO2 contributed by airplane engines, namely turbines is also on the increase and will continue to increase unless we make a step change in the […]

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International Flights Between Europe and North America May Get Longer. Great, a new reason for airlines to be late and raise their prices, Climate change! Planes flying between Europe and North America will be spending more time in the air due to the effects of climate change, a new study has shown.

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Drone technology has exploded in recent years with the military leading the way in development but with sales of commercial units outpacing legislation to manage them. Many of the small commercial units you can buy are electric powered using the higher energy density of today’s lithium ion battery technology while the larger ones use gas […]

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KLM Introduces Their Brand New Boeing 787 Dreamliner. Everyone loves the unboxing of a cool new product like a cell phone, computer or camera right. I mean pulling off the protective plastic is as much fun as turning it on for the first time. Once open then you have to figure out all the bells and […]

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There is no doubt that the future of air transportation is electric. Air transportation is exploding around the world, with international connections being added every year to and from most places you may want to go. The major airlines are investing in new planes from Boeing, Airbus and others to stay ahead of demand.

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