Explosion Destroys SpaceX Rocket On Launch Pad

| September 1, 2016

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NASA says Space X was test firing its Falcon 9 rocket. No one was on board. Kara Finnstrom reports. That means SpaceX could be the first private company to land hardware on another planet.

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Corporate Information At Sydney Airport, our vision is to deliver a world-class airport experience and foster the growth of aviation for the benefit of Sydney, NSW and Australia. Sydney Airport is the gateway to Australia, welcoming around 42 million passengers a year. The airport is forecast to welcome more than 74 million passengers by 2033.

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Could Altitude Hold The Key To Reducing Aviation Emissions?

Article | February 22, 2020

According to a new study, aircraft altitude could hold the key to drastically reducing global warming. Research shows that a lower flying altitude could help the aviation industry reduce its carbon footprint. That’s despite the fuel inefficiency of low altitude flights. When it comes to the climate, the aviation industry is heavily focused on investing in new technologies to keep passengers in the air. From biofuels to new aircraft designs, the focus is on bringing a green evolution to aviation. However, what if the answer to combatting climate change already existed? It might be a case of casting aside the rulebook and looking at aviation’s carbon footprint from a different angle.

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What’s Interesting About 2019’s Busiest International Routes?

Article | February 17, 2020

Have you ever thought about which routes around the world see the most traffic? What would your guesses be? Every year, the organization OAG (Official Airline Guide) puts out a publication detailing the world’s busiest routes. Their 2019 report had some interesting findings. Here’s what it revealed.

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The Boeing 737 MAX – What Needs To Be Fixed?

Article | March 26, 2020

The Boeing 737 MAX is one of the most praised and also the criticized aircraft ever built. On one hand, it has been popular with airlines with plenty of orders for the American planemaker. However, since being grounded many airlines have become nervous about utilizing the type. How can Boeing move forward? As mentioned in the introduction, the Boeing 737 MAX is a fine aircraft if you look at the pure numbers. It has great fuel efficiency, very versatile thanks to its range and perfectly hits that sweet spot with passenger numbers.

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Will Flights Like Project Sunrise Be The Future Of Air Travel?

Article | April 20, 2020

With rescue flights crisscrossing the globe and passengers keen to get where they are going as soon as possible, will we see the end of hub to hub travel? Has this current aviation crisis signaled the decline of the current model of aviation we know today? One reporter at Simple Flying gives his opinion.

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Corporate Information At Sydney Airport, our vision is to deliver a world-class airport experience and foster the growth of aviation for the benefit of Sydney, NSW and Australia. Sydney Airport is the gateway to Australia, welcoming around 42 million passengers a year. The airport is forecast to welcome more than 74 million passengers by 2033.

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