Posts Tagged ‘rising cost of aviation fuel’

Most Efficient Plane? What is it?

Wednesday, November 12th, 2008

Well to quote from a great article What Is the Most Fuel-Efficient Airplane? By J. Mac McClellan of Flying Magazine

“It’s the one that delivers the most speed, comfort and range that you demand with the highest specific range. A pilot’s life remains one of tradeoffs, and fuel efficiency is now a big item on the list, but the other choices are still there, too.” Article Link

So at www.what2fly.com you can probably answer the question for the other three choices that remain.

With Rising Aviation Fuel Prices – Electric Planes may fly!

Tuesday, April 29th, 2008

The newest attempt to go green in aviation as well as provide cost effective flying is by a company based in Ajdovscina, Slovenia Pipistrel who is trying to bring an electric plane to market.  Read Article 

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