Boom, an aviation startup based out of Colorado, is trying to bring back supersonic air travel and make it affordable.
The company has support from Richard Branson and is using technology to build jets capable of flying at 1,451 miles-per-hour.
At this speed a trip from London to New York would take less than four hours.
CNN explores the Ethiopian Aviation Academy, the largest aviation training school in Africa.
The school trains pilots, ground staff, maintenance technicians, cabin crew and leadership employees. They are currently training over 1,300 students from all over the continent.
GE Aviation is expanding their investment in Evendale by about $500 million dollars for R&D, jet engine testing and manufacturing operations.
“The vision here is trying to make a campus that’s collaborative, innovative, full of technology that’s testing our latest engines, that’s developing our latest materials,” said Tim Meyers, Evendale plant manager. “So it’s exciting. We’re in a really good spot (for) an aviation headquarters.”
This article from Machine Design discusses the push toward electric-hybrid aircraft with a goal of cutting carbon emissions.
NASA and Airbus are leading the way by designing both pure electric and hybrid aircraft.
Lifestyle Aviation is building a network of flight centers to offer more choice for flight school operators.
Their flight centers contain comfortable training facilities, a fleet of Diamond Aircraft and proven training methods.
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