News tagged with air travelers

Image: Testing electric propulsion

On Aug. 19, National Aviation Day, a lot of people are reflecting on how far aviation has come in the last century. Could this be the future – a plane with many electric motors that can hover like a helicopter and fly like ...

dateAug 20, 2014 in Energy & Green Tech
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Sustainable ways to keep us flying

The global aviation industry continues to expand, with over 3 billion people expected to fly commercially in 2014, along with 38 million metric tons of cargo. This activity will have a huge impact on the environment and requires ...

dateApr 09, 2014 in Engineering
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Designing a super-aerodynamic wing

( —Air travel may be fast and convenient, but exhaust from the millions of flights that take-off and land each year worldwide is having an impact on the health of the planet. Fortunately, a Ryerson researcher is ...

dateOct 28, 2013 in Engineering
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