News tagged with air transportation

Doing More with Your Cell Phone

( -- As technology shrinks, and as it becomes possible to unplug and still conduct all of your business from a hand-held device, we demand more convenience. And there are two entities leading the way in developing ...

dateAug 10, 2009 in Consumer & Gadgets weblog
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US, university test cars that can communicate

In a few weeks, about 2,800 cars, trucks and buses will start talking to each other on the streets of Ann Arbor, Michigan, in a giant experiment that government officials are hoping will lead to safer roads.

dateAug 21, 2012 in Engineering
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Dutch 'flying car' takes to the skies

Is it a flying car or a driving aircraft? Either way, the Personal Air and Land Vehicle, or PAL-V for short, has just proved it can handle the skies as well as the highway, both at up to 180 kilometres (112 miles) per hour, ...

dateApr 03, 2012 in Hi Tech & Innovation
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Air France to power planes with cooking oil

In a giant nod to the growing recycled fuel industry, Air France-KLM has announced that it will start flying planes in September using a blend of kerosene and used cooking oil. More than 200 flights between Paris and Amsterdam ...

dateJul 04, 2011 in Energy & Green Tech
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