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Environmental February 09, 2016
Setting the standard

Today saw an historic development on the path towards a sustainable future ...

Environmental January 08, 2016
NASA’s work on new aviation technology

There has been a lot of news coverage recently about NASA’s work on develop...

December 09, 2015
The lightest metal ever?

On this blog, we often highlight the importance of using lighter materials ...

June 18, 2015
The Airbus E-Fan

While a lot of attention has been focused on the ongoing round-the-world tr...

Environmental June 03, 2015
3D printing creates big emissions savings

3D printing has been one of the stand-out innovations to come out of the la...

Environmental March 11, 2015
Efficiency 'bridges' pay off

Although it can take more than a decade to bring a new aircraft model to se...

Environmental February 10, 2015
Ceramic Matrix Composites

The aviation industry is always looking for ways to increase efficiency, wh...

Economic January 23, 2015
Innovation in the aviation industry

There was some encouraging news for the aviation industry coming out of the...

Environmental August 26, 2014
Back to the future in search of environmental perf...

The search for the environmentally perfect aircraft will continue for some ...

Environmental July 15, 2014
Electric flight taking small but steady steps

Electric propulsion, in performance terms alone, will always lag behind fos...

Environmental May 20, 2014
Mallee-based biofuel looks positive for Perth Airp...

Some good news out of Australia as Airbus and Virgin Australia release a st...

Environmental April 27, 2014
Wingtips: every little helps

Wingtips are small devices that have become increasingly popular in recent ...