July 25, 2014
Some stories don’t hit the headlines in the way they should. In July 2014 employees of NAV CANADA, Canada’s air traffic management organisation, announced they had raised C$100,000 to support Hope Air, which organises free flights for low-income Canadians who need non-emergency healthcare not available in their local communities.
July 15, 2014
Electric propulsion, in performance terms alone, will always lag behind fossil fuel power for all forms of transport until there is a breakthrough in battery technology. Until batteries can be as light as fuel tanks - and store the same amount of energy and fill up at the same rate - the automobiles, ships and aircraft they power will never be able to go as fast or as far as their fossil-fuel competitors.