Hybrid-Electric Airplanes Might Soon Be Ready for Take Off https://www.seeker.com/tech/hybrid-el... “Boeing and JetBlue are funding a company that promises to fly passengers on 10- to 50-seat hybrid-electric aircraft that reduce fuel costs as well as planet-warming carbon emissions.”
How wings really work https://phys.org/news/2012-01-wings.html “It’s one of the most tenacious myths in physics and it frustrates aerodynamicists the world over. Now, University of Cambridge’s Professor Holger Babinsky has created a 1-minute video that he hopes will finally lay to rest a commonly used yet misleading explanation of how wings lift.”
What Makes Airplanes Light Enough To Fly? https://www.seeker.com/what-makes-air... “Aircraft manufacturer Boeing recently unveiled what it's calling the world's lightest metal -- a microlattice structure that's strong, durable and actually around 99.99 percent air. Boeing hopes that the ultralight metal will mark a major shift in aircraft manufacturing.” ____________________
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