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Air travels electrify. Part 2

30

Dec 2019

Air travels electrify. Part 2

Hybrid aviation is first step to electric one. According to calculations of consulting company Roland Berger number of projects on engineering electric airplanes increased in 2018 by 50% up to 170 and continues to grow – this year their number should reach 200. The major number of such projects is in Europe – 72, in USA work 67 such projects. According to the opinion of…

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Air travels electrify. Part 1

28

Dec 2019

Air travels electrify. Part 1

Tens of companies activate development and introduction of the aviation based on the electric motor drive. All over the world work about 200 projects of electric airplanes’ elaboration – hybrid and fully electric, one-seat and destined for commercial flights. Though this entails small airplanes that may fly on one charge several hundred kilometers, experts consider that within ten years may appear quite big regional airplanes…

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Overhead stowage bin fell on passengers of an airplane

25

Dec 2019

Overhead stowage bin fell on passengers of an airplane

Overhead stowage bin fell on passengers of the airplane that flew from Brazilian city Guarulhos to Frankfurt. Local portal Aero In informs. According to information of the Edition incident took place on the board of Airbus A350 of Brazilian airline company Latam Airlines on the night of December 14th, however information about it appeared only now. As it is seen on the pictures presented by…

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Rolls-Royce presented electric airplane for speed record

23

Dec 2019

Rolls-Royce presented electric airplane for speed record

Rolls-Royce Company presented airplane that, as it estimates, will be able to become the fastest fully electric airplane in the world. Airplane was presented by Rolls-Royce in Gloucestershire airport in Staverton city, England. Fully electric one-seat machine is engineered in the framework of ACCEL (ACCelerating the ELectrification of flight) initiative and will be able, as Company expects, to produce velocity higher than 480 kilometers per…

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Embraer engineers light transport airplane

21

Dec 2019

Embraer engineers light transport airplane

Command of Brazilian Air Force and Brazilian Company Embraer signed memorandum about mutual understanding on the base of which militaries intend to order engineering on the new light transport airplane. As Flightglobal writes on the stage of research works of the project engineers will have to determine parameters of the new airplane that will be used also in Amazonia. At present moment Brazilian Air Force…

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Europeans will engineer passenger airplane for long-haul flights

18

Dec 2019

Europeans will engineer passenger airplane for long-haul flights

European aviation consortium Airbus will engineer new passenger airplane that will be able to make flights on the routes of very long distance. As Flightglobal writes elaboration will be made on demand of Australian Airline Company Qantas. The airplane is planned to be used on regular flights from Sydney to London and back. At present moment Qantas company makes research of the influence of long-haul…

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In Vilnius airport New Year tree was made of prohibited items

16

Dec 2019

In Vilnius airport New Year tree was made of prohibited items

Employees of the Vilnius airport created unique New Year tree during making of which were used items prohibited for transportation by airplane. Information about it was posted on the official Instagram page of the airport. In the airport of Lithuanian capital appeared unique New Year tree. It is made of prohibited items that were confiscated during passenger control. Cigarette lighters, scissors, screwdrivers, blades, knifes, bullets…

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In Gatwick airport police retained airplane on the takeoff strip

14

Dec 2019

In Gatwick airport police retained airplane on the takeoff strip

Incident in the second big London airport policing service named flight safety hazard. Squads on Saturday, December 7th drew a cordon around the airplane of EasyJet Airline Company that landed in Gatwick airport after making the flight EZY8512 from Cracow. The sky was closed for take-off and landing during the operation by special forces. According to the words of a witness from the retained flight…

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Inflatable escape chute has fallen out passenger airplane in the air and landed in the yard of a single-family home

11

Dec 2019

Inflatable escape chute has fallen out passenger airplane in the air and landed in the yard of a single-family home

Airplane of American Airline Company Delta Airlines lost inflatable escape chute while approaching to the Boston airport, Massachusetts state, USA – informs Fox News. Airplane Boeing 767 made flight from France and before landing in USA pilot heard loud noise. Research of Federal Aviation Agency (FAA) says that “airport employees have inspected the airplane after landing and detected that emergency slide is missing”. It appeared…

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Airplane-bullet made first flight

09

Dec 2019

Airplane-bullet made first flight

Perspective American airplane Celera 500L elaborated by Otto Aviation company made first flight. According to The Drive the airplane took off in Victorville, California. As the edition marks it is likely that this was the first flight, however, it is not known for sure because elaboration of the airplane is made in utmost secrecy. Details about flight tests of Celera 500L are not known. The…

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