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Wright brothers glider. Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons.

5 NREL Partnerships Transforming Energy in Aviation

Happy coming National Aviation Day! August 19 marks the birthday of Orville Wright, an American inventor credited for flying the world’s first successful motor-operated airplane in 1903. The aviation industry has seen countless advancements in the 120 years since Wright’s famous 12-second flight. Join the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) … [continued]

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6000 US Flights Grounded: NOTAM Failure Serves As A Wake-up Call For Digital Air Traffic…

The FAA’s NOTAM system failure serves as a reminder that while the benefits of DATC are clear, the path to full implementation and acceptance will be neither smooth nor quick. It will require a concerted effort from all stakeholders in the industry and a willingness to invest in and fully embrace the technology.

Getting Electric Off The Ground With R&D + Analysis On Battery-Powered Electric Aircraft & Seacraft

Electrifying Air and Sea Vehicles Could Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Lower Noise, and Expand Mobility Options for Rural Communities Some have called 2023 the “year of the electric vehicle (EV),” noting the dozens of new battery-powered models set to come available in the United States across all vehicle classes. That … [continued]