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01/10/2016

Aviation

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Transport 14-07-2014

Jet engine executive: industry racing to reduce fuel use

SPECIAL REPORT / While global talks continue on a possible market-based approach to reduce aviation carbon emissions, jet engine manufacturers are “running as fast as we can in order to reduce the fuel burn", said Alan H. Epstein, stressing that engines are growing quieter and more efficient every year.
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Transport 01-08-2014

Cleaner and Quieter Aviation: Farnborough International Airshow 2014

SPECIAL REPORT / The Farnborough International Airshow is a week-long aerospace and defense trade exhibition. The airshow took place between 14 and 20 July and saw 72 billion dollars of orders announced.
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Transport 15-07-2014

PurePower: lower costs, better performance

SPECIAL REPORT / The PurePower engine family from Pratt & Whitney reduces fuel consumption, noise and environmental emissions— factors that improve flight paths, cut emission tariffs and reduce flight time. It’s all about lower costs and better environmental performance.
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Transport 17-07-2014

ICAO under pressure to forge deal on aviation emissions

SPECIAL REPORT / SPECIAL REPORT / The failure to clinch a global deal within two years on reducing aviation greenhouse gas emissions could pave the way to a patchwork of regulations that would harm airlines and the environment, analysts say.
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Transport 15-07-2014

As aircraft become quieter, health concerns about noise grow louder

SPECIAL REPORT / Millions of urban Europeans are exposed to aviation noise that contributes to stress, high blood pressure and even weight gain, say health specialists who want stronger measures to make flying quieter.
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Transport 17-07-2014

Aviation group pushes for ‘level-playing field’ on alternative fuels

SPECIAL REPORT / SPECIAL REPORT / A leading British aviation group Wednesday (16 July) called for immediate action to develop alternative jet fuels while seeking to skirt the controversy that has forced the European Union to reconsider biofuels targets for motor transport.
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Transport 16-07-2014

Small is beautiful: How a tiny device cuts aircraft noise

SPECIAL REPORT / SPECIAL REPORT / The name - vortex generator - sounds more complex than the device itself. Yet the small component developed by German researchers provides a big solution to noise produced by one of the most widely flown passenger aircraft.
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Transport 14-07-2014

New EU rules seen as too timid to reduce airport noise

SPECIAL REPORT / SPECIAL REPORT / New rules on aviation noise that are due to take hold across the European Union in 2016 fall short of what is needed to protect people living near airports, the leader of a leading civil action groups says.
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Transport 16-10-2015

Alcohol and flying – not a good cocktail

SPECIAL REPORT / There are many notorious examples of people - from celebrities to ordinairy holiday-makers - who have become intoxicated on flights to the point of posing a threat to passengers and the flight itself, writes Peter Allebeck. 

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