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On the occasion of the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP21), which has just opened in Paris, we highlight some of the major challenges, which the aviation industry will have to resolve in order to keep to its commitments. By 2050, it foresees having to halve its CO2 emissions.

  • Safety and security, what’s the difference?

    Safety and security are two very different concepts. Yet both are often confused, as demonstrated in this video we recorded at an airport. We provide you with the answer related to aviation.

  • Volta: the all electric helicopter’s first flight in view

    Volta, the first all electrically powered and manned conventional helicopter, should make its first test flight in less than a fortnight. In an ENAC (French National School of Civil Aviation) workshop we went to watch the final adjustments being carried out.

  • AS2 supersonic business jet gains speed

    Since our last report, 18 months ago, the American company Aerion project has accelerated. Dubbed, the AS2, their future supersonic business jet is taking shape.

  • France’s aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle at war against ISIL

    France has just deployed its aircraft carrier, Charles de Gaulle, in the Mediterranean as strategic support to intensify air strikes against ISIL. This is the first French nuclear-powered surface vessel, and only nuclear-powered carrier in operation today.

  • LEAP engine to enter service in June 2016

    The LEAP-1A, high-bypass turbofan engine, has just obtained dual certification from both the US and European civil aviation authorities. In June, the CFM engine designed to equip the A320neo will be able to enter service.

  • A website for used aircraft parts

    The French startup Aerobay will launch on 20 December a website dedicated to the sale and purchase of used aircraft parts. A pre launch version is already online:

  • What is a radome ?

    First of all, Radome is a combination of two words. It is an essential part located at the front of commercial, military aircraft and helicopters. To get the answer, watch the video and read the article.

  • Aircraft cockpit development using a "disposable" concept

    On 18 November, the French National School of Civil Aviation (ENAC) hosted the Aeronautics and sustainable development forum. On this occasion, the highlight was an interactive model designed to accelerate the design of new aircraft instruments.

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