Boeing ecoDemonstrator Program Update

Boeing ecoDemonstrator Program Update

Boeing provided an update on their ecoDemonstrator program.  The program started in 2012 using an American Airline 737-800.  Since then they have utilized several other models: 2014 was the 787, 2015 was the 757; 2016 an Embraer E-170; 2018 used a FedEx 777F, 2019...

Payload and Fuel Burn

What happens when you decide to treat people as payload?  The DoT allows for an average weight of 209 pounds per passenger. So, doing some math, we can get the weight of people, their bags and the mail.  Then divide all this by gallons of fuel and some neat numbers...

Cessna pops a surprise

You can learn about this new aircraft here. Meanwhile here are the key items: Payload 6,000Lb, Range 900NM. A passenger version could carry 19. FedEx is the launch customer with an order of up to 100 (50+50). From what we can discern, Cessna has offered a simple...