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£80 million government investment to develop net-zero planes and cars

Government unveils £80 million investment to help develop the next generation of net-zero electric vehicles and new hybrid aircrafts.
aircraft, aircraft transportation

Aircraft transportation today and in the decade to come

Franck Plouraboué, Senior Scientist CNRS, Fluid Mechanics Institute of Toulouse, discusses how making improvements on aircraft propulsion can solve major issues and make significant advances in the future.
drone laws

New drone laws bring added protection for passengers

New drone laws will restrict the unmanned aerial vehicle from flying above 400 feet and within 1 kilometre of airport boundaries
future aircraft

Technologies for future aircraft designs

University of Bristol’s Jonathan Cooper describes a range of technologies that could be used in future aircraft designs, to enable optimum performance and reduce the impact on the environment
Flights

The decentralisation of flights in the UK from London to regional hubs

News of a new long-haul route at Doncaster Sheffield Airport, and the building of a brand-new railway station to facilitate the airport has been welcomed by the travel industry in a bid to decentralise flights to and from the UK from London
scared of flying

Brits more scared of flying than ever before

According to a recent survey, over 21 million Brits are now more scared of flying compared to 10 years ago
Globemaster III

£260m deal signed to keep RAF giants flying

The Foreign Military Sale agreement will provide support for the RAF’s fleet of eight C-17A Globemaster III aircraft
micro air vehicles

Adaptivity boosts unmanned micro air vehicles (MAV) in urban environments

Wolfram Hardt, Professor at Chemnitz University of Technology gives insight into their ongoing adaptive mission research for unmanned micro air vehicles (MAV) Unmanned micro air vehicles (MAV) have spread widely in use during the last few years. Pilots control their MAV by remote control and video streams. The market for...
digital solutions

How digital solutions enable efficient passenger handling at airports

Renjit Benjamin, Senior research analyst from Frost & Sullivan explores the world of airport passenger flow management, focussing on how digital solutions enable efficient passenger handling The demand for air travel has been increasing over time with the International Association of Air Travel (IATA) expecting 7.2 billion air travellers in...
aircraft configurations

New aircraft configurations

Professor Jonathan Cooper from the Faculty of Engineering at University of Bristol discusses the constant drive for aircraft manufacturers to develop more fuel-efficient designs and new configurations Today’s commercial jet aircraft all look very similar and haven’t changed fundamentally over the past 50 years; essentially the designs consists of a...
Airborne

EUFAR – Looking to the future of airborne environmental research in Europe

Philip R.A. Brown from EUFAR AISBL at the UK’s Met Office takes us on a journey to explore the exciting future of airborne environmental research in Europe today Instrumented aircraft are an important scientific tool, allowing researchers to observe the atmosphere and land and ocean surfaces in support of a...
commercial aircraft

Agenda 2030 and international aviation

Dr. Fang Liu, Secretary-General of the International Civil Aviation Organization, explores how international aviation contributes to Agenda 2030 by empowering local sustainable development through global connections Every 24 hours, some 10 million global travellers are being carried around the world on just over 100,000 flights. Commercial aircraft also carry over half...

Reducing turbulence for more environmentally friendly aircraft

Professor Jonathan Cooper at University of Bristol's Faculty of Engineering describes how reducing the effects of turbulence can benefit the environment

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