Monthly Archives: October 2011

S. Korea Pursues Stealth Drone Demonstrator

When you have a mountain to climb, it makes sense to get an early start. With that in mind, South Korea is moving rapidly into the demonstrator phase for a stealthy combat drone that it does not expect to field until late in the next decade. Probably deciding that they would have trouble leaping into […]

Flight highlights bilateral cooperation on renewable energy between China and the U.S.

  BEIJING, Oct. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Air China, Boeing (NYSE: BA), and Chinese and U.S. aviation energy partners today conducted China’s first sustainable biofuel flight. The two-hour mainland flight from Beijing Capital International Airport was witnessed by officials from both countries and highlights the viability of using sustainable aviation biofuel sourced in China.   […]

Aviation Biofuels Program In Brazil Draws Heavyweight Industry Leadership

Boeing, Embraer And Sao Paulo Research Foundation To Guide Renewable Fuel Research Boeing, Embraer, and the Sao Paulo State Research Foundation (FAPESP) have announced plans to collaborate on long-term aviation biofuels-related research and development, a move that represents another major step toward the creation of a sustainable aviation biofuels industry in Brazil. Azul, GOL, TAM […]

e-GO Simulator

Now you can try the e-Go for yourself. It features a stunning 3D cockpit and graphics developed by Hal Parfitt-Murray.   We’ve used x-plane because it has a comprehensive mathematical model of the airplane. This means that it gives representative handling throughout the envelope, including low speed handling (e.g. stalls) and manoeuvres such as side-slips.   You […]

205 to lose jobs after Piper decides to mothball Altaire jet program

By Ed Bierschen FINDING WORK Officials with Piper Aircraft Inc. said they will attempt to find other employment for the workers they are laying off. The company said it will work with other aviation companies and employers to try to place as many of the workers as possible. Companies interested in hiring these workers can call […]

Rocketplane Kistler Assets To Be Auctioned November 11

Company Was An Advanced Developer Of Fully Reusable Space Transportation Vehicles A global webcast bulk auction of the company assets of Rocketplane Kistler is planned for next month. The approval of Debtor’s Motion to engage Heritage Global Partners is currently pending in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin. Following approval, […]

House votes to ban airline compliance with EU law

By John Crawley WASHINGTON | Mon Oct 24, 2011 7:43pm EDT (Reuters) – Passenger and cargo airlines would be shielded from a European law making carriers worldwide pay for carbon emissions under legislation approved by the House of Representatives on Monday. Lawmakers sent a strong message to the European Union on its unilateral action, fiercely opposed by carriers, […]