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  • PARIS: Airbus e-Fan is 'new way of flying'


    ​Airbus is literally driving ahead with its e-Fan all-electric trainer project – unveiling at the Paris air show a...


  • PICTURE: FusionMan conquers the Channel


    <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><SPAN lang=EN-US>The Swiss pilot known as <A ...


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  • PARIS: Airbus e-Fan is 'new way of flying'

    News | 15 Jun 2015 10:11 | Dan Thisdell

    ​Airbus is literally driving ahead with its e-Fan all-electric trainer project – unveiling at the Paris air show a full-scale mockup of the production “2.0” model that screams of automotive design influence in its sculpted fuselage and sportscar-style cockpit.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PARIS-Airbus-e-Fan-is-new-way-of-flying-413541/
  • PICTURE: FusionMan conquers the Channel

    News | 27 Sep 2008 13:13 | Jeffrey Decker

    <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><SPAN lang=EN-US>The Swiss pilot known as <A href="http://www.jet-man.com/prod/index_en.html">Fusion&nbsp;Man </A>has flown across the <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /><st1:place w:st="on">English Channel</st1:place> <A href="http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=SzoGQjfH6iA">strapped&nbsp;under his jet-powered personal wing</A>. </SPAN></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt"><SPAN lang=EN-US>Yves Rossy landed in <st1:City w:st="on">Dover</st1:City> at 13:19 on Thursday after his launch aircraft took off from <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on">Calais</st1:City>, <st1:country-region w:st="on">France</st1:country-region></st1:place>. At more than 2,500m (8,200ft), Rossy leapt from a Pilatus Porter, unfolded his 2.4m wing and engaged its four tiny jet motors. He made the 35.4 km trip in under 10min at estimated speeds of 161km/h (100mph), gently contorting his body the whole way in lhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURE-FusionMan-conquers-the-Channel-316609/