Batteries Are Hot! (Just Ask Boeing)

On January 21, 2013, in Blog, by Richard T. Stuebi

Boeing (NYSE: BA) may soon be on the verge of renaming its new 787 the Nightmareliner… After a prolonged development program and costly production delays, Boeing started delivering its latest state-of-the-art airplane just 15 months ago, three years behind schedule.  Although the company has a lucrative backlog of nearly 800 787s on order, worth roughly […]

Up in the Air With Biofuels

On February 25, 2008, in Blog, by Richard T. Stuebi

by Richard T. Stuebi Over the weekend, Virgin Atlantic Airways flew a passenger-less Boeing 747-400 partially fueled by a biofuel mixture of coconut oil and babassu oil from London’s Heathrow Airport to Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport. (Read USA Today story.) The test flight, performed to evaluate comparative engine performance and emissions rates with standard jet fuel […]

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