August 25, 2014

ADVANCED PROPULSION

Road Map

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ADVANCED PROPULSION

Hyper Science

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Road Map

Rolls-Royce’s future turbofan strategy will leverage European, national and company research

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CLEAN OUR OWN HOUSE FIRST NASA Administrator Charles Bolden’s statement: “If the species is to survive indefinitely, we need to become a multiplanet species” is typical of someone blinded by his own specialty. This and other gems were recounted in “Why Go?” (AW&ST June 23, p. 45).
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Hyper Science

Tests to unravel final hidden hypersonic phenomena will unlock full scramjet potential

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Hybrid Hopes

Turbine-electric propulsion shows promise for keeping aviation’s efficiency improvements going beyond 2030

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AIR TRANSPORT

Long-haul Logjam

Asian LCCs target Australia despite overcapacity concerns

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AIR TRANSPORT

Delayed Response

Leading lessors believe many airlines have waited too long to order new aircraft

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SPACE

New Space Churn

Aerospike revival, advances in composite structures are shaping design of low-cost smallsat launch vehicle

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The World

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Prop Promise

Radical new future propeller concepts emerge from integrated concept design studies

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AIR TRANSPORT

New Model

AirAsia X is confident it has found the right model, but its results have yet to show improvement

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