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  1. How Airplanes Are Becoming Greener

    It's been nearly 120 years since the Wright brothers made the first airplane flight, which isn't really that long, relatively speaking. Today, it seems as though people have always had the capability of heavier-than-air flight. That may be partly because aviation became so significant to everyday life so soon after the first flight occurred. It was only about a decade afterward that airplanes revolutionized military operations with fighting planes in World War I.
    Since then, aviation has ...
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  2. Now is the Time to Buy Your Own Plane

    If you never thought you could own your own plane, it might be time to revisit that idea. Owning a plane can give you independence and even added income. All you need is a plan.

    How to Pay For It
    Other than a house, a plane is probably the biggest investment you will ever make. It might feel like it's taking forever to save for one, especially if you've had a few surprise expenses along the way.
    You might want to switch from plain saving to something called a velocity banking strategy. ...
  3. Solar Installation Tips for Commercial Construction

    As solar power becomes more affordable and accessible, commercial buildings are increasingly being retrofit with solar panels to take advantage of an endless supply of renewable energy from the sun. However, when you build a new commercial building, you can design it specifically for solar power. Here are some tips on how to do that effectively.

    Choose Roofing Materials With Solar Power in Mind
    The roofing material used has a part to play in the overall solar power system cost. ...
  4. 5 Ways Airlines Save On Operations Costs

    Like many businesses with constantly fluctuating costs, airlines are always looking for clever ways to save on costs. Most of the time, these changes seem so small they may not look like they could add up to significant savings. But because of the sheer scale airlines are working with, even tiny alterations can make a huge difference. Here are some of the popular ways for airlines to save money in their day-to-day operations.

    1. Going Green
    While some airlines have gone fully ...
  5. 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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