#aircraft

New V-shaped aeroplane will reduce weight and increase fuel efficency

3 months ago — Long Read

A new V-shaped aeroplane is being developed in the Netherlands by TU-Delft and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines. The improved aerodynamics of the V shape reduces the weight of the aircraft...

An Ion drive space engine has been used on aircraft for first time!

10 months ago — Long Read

Imagine an aircraft engine that has no moving parts, produces no harmful exhaust and makes no noise. That’s what researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the US...

Flying taxi’s propulsion system fired up for the first time

2 years ago — Quick Read

Airbus Helicopters has recently completed the first full-scale testing for the propulsion system of the CityAirbus demonstrator While a few companies are working on the concept of flying taxis none...