#Aeroplanes

Spirit of Innovation plane is the world’s fastest all-electric aircraft

2 weeks ago — Quick Read

The Spirit of Innovation - an electric aircraft demonstrator developed by Rolls-Royce - has clinched the record for the world's fastest all-electric aircraft.

Will Electric planes solve flying’s CO₂ problem?

2 years ago — Deep Dive

The UK government plans to ban the sale of new conventional petrol and diesel cars by 2040. Clearly the plan is for all citizens to be driving electric or hybrid-electric...

Engineering History – The heartbreaking story of the flying mathematicians of World War I

4 years ago — Deep Dive

Keith Lucas was killed instantly when his BE2 biplane collided with that of a colleague over Salisbury Plain on October 5, 1916. As a captain in the Royal Flying Corps,...