Aviation news

This news deals with mostly aircraft. The term aerospace does deal with low earth orbits technically. May be it should be aviation instead!

‘Jet pack’ being commercialised

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A jet pack, or rather a twin fan engined personal vehicle is being floated on the Australian stock exchange. Specs include:

  • 200 horsepower engines
  • 30 …

The future of aviation

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The BBC provides a nice overview of the future of aviation. Some things include new materials and single crystal alloys allowing for high temperatures. …

First Airbus A350 XWB to be delivered

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Qatar Airways,will get the first delivery of of the A350 XWB. If you’re wondering what XWB means? well it just means "extra wide body.”. There are a …

A380s less popular for airlines

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The largest passenger plane, the A380, though popular with the public is less so with airline business managers, especially in terms of ordering new …

Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner does some stunts

Want to see some spectacular aerobatics of a big airline? Just some structural testing it would seem. The Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner is well known for …


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