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  • PARIS AIR SHOW: 100 years of Paris air show highlights

    News | 05 Jun 2009 07:00 | Günter Endres

    100 years of Paris air show highlightshttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PARIS-AIR-SHOW-100-years-of-Paris-air-show-highlights-327190/
  • Flying on fumes

    News | 03 Oct 2000 00:00

    Oil shortages and price rises are once again stimulating interest in the search for alternative fuels for aerospace <p>Guy Norris/LOS ANGELES </p> <p>Fuel is a necessary evil to the aerospace industry, particularly the airlines. It is increasingly expensive, it generates environmentally harmful waste products and even causes accidents. And ultimately, the supply of crude oil that now provides the life blood of the industry will run out. </p> <p>Fuel crises have traditionally provided the incentive for improvements in efficiency, reduced emissions and the driving down of dependency on volatile fuel supplies. By contrast, the search for direct or quasi-alternatives to conventional fossil-based JET-A and A1 has never been so consistent. Tests of a promising hydrogen-powered aircraft engine were conducted in the USA during the late 1950s on a Martin B-57, and various attempts to develop viable, full-scale hydrogen-based fuel systems were pushed during the 1980s and 1990s in the formerhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Flying-on-fumes-120849/