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  1. Powering the Future of Air Travel

    Researchers and both business and governmental leaders are looking at energy needs in every sector regarding sustainability and environmental impact to see where improvements can be made. For air travel, unique concerns arise in terms of powering planes and terminals as well as which routes and airline practices are the best for fuel-efficiency. Unfortunately, sustainable air travel with zero carbon emissions does not seem to be on the horizon for various reasons, but that does not mean that the ...
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  2. A Peek Into a Commercial Pilot's Life

    The childhood dream of spending the workday flying through fluffy white clouds while watching the earth from high above the ground has led many to become commercial pilots. While the actual hours spent in-flight can provide incredible views, the job requires far more than sitting in the cockpit. Because the pilot is responsible for the crew and passengers, rigorous training, testing, and hundreds of hours of in-flight experience are required before carrying any cargo or passengers. Regulations are ...
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