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Safran e-taxi update

It has been some time since we last heard about any e-taxi news from Safran.  But it seems something is cooking. Safran was partnering with Honeywell but is now moving forward on its own. The solution is to power the main gear with electric motors.   Our last update...

e-Taxi update

It has been a while since we last heard about this part of the industry.  Low fuel costs pushed it down people's consciousness.  Now that fuel prices are rising again, its coming back.   Since the last fuel price spike, the leading contender, WheelTug modified their...

The correlation between airline ground time and profits

Airlines know that fast turnarounds mean profits – Southwest advertised ten-minute turns back in 1982. While there have been various claims about turnaround times, there has been a shortage of data to help determine just how important this factor is to airlines’...

Premium #238 – How Will Aviation Keep Up with Technological Change?

Let’s take a look at what flying could be like 20 years from now.  Will the airport, aircraft, systems, and infrastructure be ready for an improved experience? It is 20 years from now.  What might the travel experience be? You no longer own a car, as Uber-Hertz will...

e-Taxi update

It has been a while since we last heard about this part of the industry.  Low fuel costs pushed it down people's...