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Solar-powered aircraft Solar Impulse 2 (Si2)

Solar Impulse completes first leg of trans-US journey

One solar-powered and two all-electric-powered aircraft have conducted milestone flights in the past few days. Which technology holds most promise for airliners of the future?


THIS WEEK'S POLL QUESTION: There were 35 “laser incidents” reported by pilots in the US in a single day this past week. Laser pointer sales should be:


This week’s poll question: What’s the most effective way to mitigate the risk of a small drone colliding with an airliner?


Blogs & Commentary
May 5, 2016
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Norwegian becomes the new “Gulf” target in the transatlantic battle

Perhaps not surprisingly, last month’s announcement by the US Department of Transportation that Norwegian Air International (NAI) should be granted a foreign carrier permit has so far not unclogged the way for NAI to begin transatlantic services....More
May 3, 2016
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Winners and losers from Delta’s CSeries order 5

“There’s no question this is an industry-accepting order,” Bombardier SVP Colin Bole said....More
ATW On-Location

Click here to read ATW On-Location from the Singapore Air Show and other events