air transportation

Bullet 580, Worlds’ largest airship fuelled with algae based bio-diesel

May 25, 2010 / No Comments

Airships have undergone little evolution Post-WWII and sadly, these were restricted to advertisements, which offered us a glimpse of them every now and then. However, pulling them out of this oblivion into the 21st century, E-Green Technologies successfully finished the inflation of the worlds’ largest airship Bullet 580 inside Garrett Coliseum, Montgomery, Alabama.

MIT designed aircraft cuts fuel consumption to just 1/3 of the normal

May 18, 2010 / No Comments

It seems as if a wave of technological and scientific advancements is all set to revolutionize the aviation industry worldwide. After daily news snippets, citing one or the other breakthrough in the field, its researchers from MIT, that is once again riding the wave.

When Trains are Faster than Airplanes

June 17, 2008 / 8 Comments

In some worlds trains are faster than airplanes, or at least definitely more convenient considering fuel and airline ticket prices, rising the way they are. Image by Nicola Beccu Europe's first high speed train link from Paris to Lyon saw air traffic drop significantly. This was followed by the same phenomenon more recently in the Paris-London, Paris-Brussels and Paris-Amsterdam combinations. Madrid-Barcelona high ...