Bjorn’s Corner: Sustainable Air Transport. Part 47. eVTOL traffic

November 25, 2022, ©. Leeham News: We have gone through the flight principles for different eVTOLs, the critical systems such as battery systems and flight controls, their energy consumption/performance, and how green they are compared to other ways… Read More

Bjorn’s Corner: Largest navigation change since radar

June 15, 2018, ©. Leeham News: The worldwide aviation is heading for its largest navigation change since VOR and Radar was introduced after the Second World War. When scheduled airline traffic started in the late 1920s, navigation was… Read More

Bjorn’s Corner: Transponders, the kingpin of safe air navigation, Part 3.

June 3, 2016, ©. Leeham Co: Over the past few weeks, we have described how transponders go from being little more capable than the WW2 IFF that they were developed from, to how they will act as information beacons,… Read More

Bjorn’s Corner: Transponders, the kingpin of safe air navigation, Part 2

  May 27, 2016, ©. Leeham Co: In last week’s Corner, I started to describe how the aircraft Transponder grew out of the military IFF and how it gradually became a very important part of current Air Traffic… Read More

Bjorn’s Corner: Transponders, the kingpin of safe air navigation

May 19, 2016, ©. Leeham Co: In my recent Corners, I have been describing how a modern airliner navigates using a Flight Management System, (FMS or Computer, FMC) to navigate along the flight plan and how it finally… Read More