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  • Mooney adds composite, diesel-powered aircraft to portfolio

    ​Mooney International is back in the aircraft development business, unveiling two new diesel and jet fuel-powered models at Airshow China in Zhuhai.

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  • OSHKOSH: New Mooney ownership reveals relaunch plans

    Mooney Aviation returned to Oshkosh after a five-year hiatus in grand style, revealing a backlog of 14 orders,...

  • Homing in on threat posed by near Earth objects

    While awareness that a cataclysmic meteor strike could end life on Earth as we know it is hardly new, events this year...

  • Ion wind promises breath of fresh air

    Generating thrust to fly an aircraft using the technology behind ionic air purifiers sounds too good to be true - until...

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  • ANALYSIS: Google gets serious about UAVs

    News | 28 Apr 2015 09:13 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Dave Vos flew radio-controlled aircraft in his native South Africa as a teenager until the hobby began to bore him.
  • ANALYSIS: Geared turbofans usher P&W into Big Data era

    News | 13 Apr 2015 14:57 | Stephen Trimble

    ​By 2030, tens of thousands of Pratt & Whitney geared turbofans will be generating a staggering amount of data along with thrust. The combined fleet will stream 12 petabytes – equivalent to 12 million gigabytes – to servers on the ground every year, with each engine capturing 50 times the amount of data collected by P&W’s previous commercial powerplants.
  • ANALYSIS: Clouds in ASEAN’s open skies

    News | 20 Mar 2015 00:01 | Ellis Taylor

    ​Hopes are high that the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) will be able to make further steps towards a true single aviation market over the next few years.
  • ANALYSIS: Solar Orbiter mission heats up for the European Space Agency

    News | 19 Mar 2015 09:55 | Dan Thisdell

    ​To get a sense of the challenge in designing the European Space Agency’s Solar Orbiter mission, consider that the surface temperature on the planet Mercury gets up to 427°C – nearly twice the melting point of tin.
  • ANALYSIS: Why and how badly is liberalisation stalled?

    News | 10 Feb 2015 10:49 | David Knibb

    Eight years since the US-EU open-skies agreement ushered in what was heralded as a new era in liberalisation, the rhetoric has changed – and perhaps the reality has too.
  • ANALYSIS: Will overcapacity in Southeast Asia continue in 2015?

    News | 17 Dec 2014 01:00 | Ellis Taylor

    ​Carriers in Southeast Asia have battled overcapacity this year, but as they dial back their growth plans, there is a good chance that the market should be better placed to meet demand, with a positive impact on yields.