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These Eight Green Technologies Could Save Airlines $225 Billion

NASA’s Environmentally Responsible Aviation (ERA) project, created in 2009 and completed in 2015, explored and documented the feasibility, benefits, and technical risk of inventive vehicle concepts and enabling ...

Unmanned Aircraft Crash Tests

Technologies considered necessary for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to safely avoid other aircraft while moving through airspace recently were put to the test using NASA‘s remotely piloted Ikhana aircraft. ...

Proving Electric-Powered Propeller Efficiencies

Somehow, the sight of an airplane wing perching incongruously atop a big-rig truck tractor that’s rumbling across a dry lake bed at dawn might not seem particularly significant to the future of aviation. But when ...