Eviation targets commuters with electric plane Alice

Business / Tech Jun 19, 2019

Eviation targets commuters with electric plane Alice

An electric plane capable of flying up to 650 miles with nine passengers made its debut at the Paris Airshow on Tuesday, with its manufacturer targeting regional commuter routes such as the French capital to the southern city of Toulouse. Eviation Aircraft said the plane ...

Apollo astronauts celebrate 50 years since first moon landing

World Jun 19, 2019

Apollo astronauts celebrate 50 years since first moon landing

Three astronauts instrumental in the groundbreaking U.S. space program of the 1960s and 70s gathered at the Paris Air Show on Tuesday to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, the mission that first put a man on the moon. Walter Cunningham, 87, who was ...

Boeing dealt new blow as Airbus launches long-range A321

Business Jun 18, 2019

Boeing dealt new blow as Airbus launches long-range A321

Boeing suffered a fresh setback on the opening of the Paris Airshow on Monday as its engine supplier announced a delay for the U.S. planemaker's all-new 777X jet while Airbus launched a rival plane aimed at the middle of the market. GE Aviation said it ...

Business Jun 17, 2019

Canada backs start-up to boost big data on space debris

The Canadian government's contracting arm is backing a proposed new satellite system that will use big data analytics to provide commercially available data about the Earth and its orbit amid growing concerns about the risks posed by space debris. Support from the Canadian Commercial Corporation ...