Friday, December 14, 2018

Now Boarding The World’s Longest Flight: A Passenger Jet From Singapore...

A Singapore Airlines passenger jet completed the world’s longest flight on October 12 by covering 10,291 miles between Singapore and Newark, New Jersey, in...

The Summer’s Great Scavenger Hunt For GE’s Aviation Technology At Farnborough...

The summer that just ended included two grueling but immensely enjoyable months for aviation fans, starting in July with England’s high-profile Farnborough International Airshow and continuing...

A Quieter Sonic Boom: GE Is Helping NASA, Lockheed Martin Design...

When Chuck Yeager flew NASA’s first rocket plane, the X-1, past the sound barrier for the first time in October 1947, confirmation of his...

Workers Wanted: Wing Walkers And All, The World’s Largest Airshow Is...

Every year at the end of July, acrobatic pilots turn the sky above Oshkosh, Wisconsin, into a special kind of canvas, their planes’ smoke...

A Lord Of The Wings: America’s Largest Air Force Plane Turns...

Few planes inspire more awe than the Galaxy. A comparison to a flying whale seems apt — but a fast and efficient whale that...

Jet Engines Are Not The Only GE Tech Powering Boeing’s Latest...

The sleek, raptorlike wings with folding tips of Boeing’s new wide-body passenger jet, the 777X, are not the only departure from the earlier aircraft in the successful...

Handheld ultrasound aids patient care, prehospital and in mid air

Airborne within five minutes of receiving an emergency call, New Zealand’s Otago Regional Rescue Helicopter service is equipped with life rafts, stretchers, portable oxygen,...

Digital Air 101: Turning 10 Billion Data Points Into One Super-Efficient...

AirAsia, one of the world’s fastest-growing airlines, is all about trendsetting. By introducing affordable air travel to Asia in 2001, its co-founder and group CEO...

Printing Heads: 3D Printing Has Launched A New Era In Aircraft...

Just a decade ago, the idea of 3D printing metal parts directly from a computer file seemed like science fiction to many people. But the technology...