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Top ten aircraft with the longest wings
27 November, 2014
Aircraft like AN-225 Mriya and Airbus A380 have enormous wingspans, designed to achieve the most efficient lift at take-off. Aerospace-technology.com lists the ten aircraft with the world’s...
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The most powerful commercial jet engines 13 November, 2014 Gargantuan engines such as GE90-115B and Trent XWB develop more power than those used on the Titanic or the first manned space flight. Aerospace-technology.com lists five of the world’s...

October’s top stories: Insitu’s ScanEagle 2 aircraft, GKN's wing technology 03 November, 2014 by Rohit Siripuram Insitu has unveiled ScanEagle 2 unmanned aircraft, GKN Aerospace has developed a natural laminar flow wing for next-generation aircraft, while US researchers develop optical device to...

September’s top stories: India Mars mission, Boeing 737 MAX 200 aircraft 03 October, 2014 by Rohit Siripuram Indian space agency has successfully placed Mars Orbiter Mission spacecraft to orbit, Boeing has unveiled the 737 MAX 200, while US researchers come up with a new algorithm that could help...

August’s top stories: Human-like skin for aircraft, BOC Aviation’s $8.8bn deal 03 September, 2014 by Rohit Siripuram BAE Systems revealed plans for developing human-like skin concept for aircraft, Malaysia Airlines received state buyout offer, while BOC Aviation placed an $8.8bn order for 82 Boeing...

July's top stories: Qatar Airways' $18bn Boeing deal, largest amphibious aircraft 07 August, 2014 by Santosh Kumar Dronamraju Boeing secured an $18bn order from Qatar Airways for 50 777-9Xs, while a Chinese aircraft manufacturer started trial production of the world's largest TA600 amphibious...

June’s top stories: Boeing’s $8bn deal, Google to acquire Skybox Imaging 01 July, 2014 by Sukumar Dara China Eastern Airlines has agreed to buy $8bn Boeing 737 aircraft, Google has signed an agreement to acquire satellite maker Skybox Imaging for $500m, while Solar Impulse 2 aircraft has...

May’s top stories: New brain-controlled aircraft, UK’s new space industry policies 02 June, 2014 by Sukumar Dara German scientists successfully tested brain-controlled aircraft, UK Government announced new policies to support growth of space industry, while the UN aviation agency has pledged to...

April’s top stories: Solar Impluse’s aircraft, UK’s new aerospace headquarters 05 May, 2014 by Sukumar Dara Solar Impluse has unveiled a new aircraft for round-the-world flight, UK has opened new aerospace headquarters to support research and technology projects, while European Commission has...

Beating the clock - the world's fastest business jets 20 March, 2014 Ultra-high speed air travel for business executives has become a reality, thanks to high-speed business jets such as Citation X, Gulfstream G650 and others. Aerospace-technology profiles ten of...

Terror in the air: the worst aeroplane crashes 04 March, 2014 The 20th century witnessed many horrifying aeroplane accidents – the collision of two aircraft in Tenerife in 1977 being among the biggest. Aerospace-technology.com profiles the 10 worst...

The sky is not the limit – the highest altitude passenger planes 03 March, 2014 High altitude operations ensure less congested flight paths and better performance for passenger aircraft. Aerospace-technology.com lists 10 of the world’s best high altitude passenger...

February’s top stories: Spike's windowless cabins, VietJetAir’s Airbus deal 03 March, 2014 by Sukumar Dara Spike Aerospace is planning to incorporate a windowless passenger cabin into its new Supersonic Jet, VietJetAir finalised an order worth more than for Airbus A320 aircraft, while Airbus and...

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