The Boeing 737 MAX – What Needs To Be Fixed?

The Boeing 737 MAX – What Needs To Be Fixed?

The Boeing 737 MAX is one of the most praised and also the criticized aircraft ever built. On one hand, it has been popular with airlines with plenty of orders for the American planemaker. However, since being grounded many airlines...
read more
Lilium Raises $240 Million for Electric Air Taxi Development — ‘At Least 12 Months of Runway’

Lilium Raises $240 Million for Electric Air Taxi Development — ‘At Least 12 Months of Runway’

German electric air taxi developer Lilium completed an internal funding round worth over $240 million, raising its total investment to date to more than $340 million, the company announced. “This raise is an impressive feat considering the currently challeng...
read more
59 Boeing 737 MAX Orders Were Cancelled In February

59 Boeing 737 MAX Orders Were Cancelled In February

Boeing had five orders changed or canceled, wiping a total of 59 aircraft off its backlog. These cancellations represent a loss to the planemaker of $2.9 billion. In fact, Boeing logged more cancellations for commercial aircraft in February than it...
read more
Is China’s COMAC C919 Serious Competition For The 737 MAX?

Is China’s COMAC C919 Serious Competition For The 737 MAX?

In previous articles, we have argued that the COMAC range of aircraft poses future competition to the duopoly of Airbus and Boeing. But could the under-development COMAC C919 topple one of the world’s best selling commercial aircraft, the Boeing 737?...
read more
The Boeing TTBW – The Future Of Passenger Planes?

The Boeing TTBW – The Future Of Passenger Planes?

The Boeing Transonic Truss-Braced Wing (TTBW) airliner is looking to rewrite the rulebook on how planes are designed. If all goes to plan, Boeing predicts we could see planes like this taking to the skies as soon as 2030 –...
read more
What’s The World’s Longest Passenger Plane?

What’s The World’s Longest Passenger Plane?

Which commercial aircraft is the longest in the world? A simple answer is more complicated than it may at first seem. Looking over the sheer range of different widebody aircraft ever built, there are some surprisingly long aircraft that defy...
read more
Airbus Shuts Down Production in Spain and France for Four Days

Airbus Shuts Down Production in Spain and France for Four Days

Airbus has announced it pauses production in France and Spain for the next four days to comply with new emergency measures introduced by the governments in order to fight the spread of the coronavirus in both countries. During these several...
read more
Technical and environmental assessment of all-electric 180-passenger commercial aircraft

Technical and environmental assessment of all-electric 180-passenger commercial aircraft

Both programs are largely based on first-principles, enabling the design of aircraft with unusually short design ranges. A series of optimized 180-passenger aircraft based on the Airbus A320neo configuration are designed and evaluated at 200–1600 nmi desig...
read more
Unmanned aerial vehicles applications in future smart cities

Unmanned aerial vehicles applications in future smart cities

Foreseeing changes in how smart cities manage their resources and provide services to the residents; research, development and production in various relevant technology fields is accelerating. UAV applications among several others can provide cost-effective se...
read more
Airbus Provides Update on COVID-19 Related Measures

Airbus Provides Update on COVID-19 Related Measures

Airbus SE continues to closely monitor the evolution of the COVID-19 virus across the globe and is constantly assessing the situation, the impact on employees, customers, suppliers and the business. Airbus is also working together with its customers and suppli...
read more
1 2 3 70