Bjorn’s Corner: New aircraft technologies. Part 20. Efficient flying

July 7, 2023, ©. Leeham News: We explore different technologies in the series that can make our next-generation airliners more efficient and, thus, less polluting. We have discussed developments of engine and airframe technologies, such as Turbofans versus… Read More

Pontifications: Only time will tell

June 20, 2023, © Leeham News: Here at the Paris Air Show in what is the first normalized show after the 2020-2021 COVID-19 pandemic, the sense of excitement is almost tangible. There are predictions by some that when… Read More

Bjorn’s Corner: New aircraft technologies. Part 17P. Airframe with lower induced drag

Subscription required June 16, 2023, ©. Leeham News: This is a complementary article to Part 17. Airframe with lower induced drag. It discusses in detail the simulations we have done on a Truss Braced Wing, using our Aircraft… Read More

Pontificatons: Paris Air Show preview

June 13, 2023, © Leeham News: The Paris Air Show officially opens next Monday. LNA will be there, with some events scheduled as early as this Friday. Our expectations are modest. We don’t expect any new airplane programs… Read More

Bjorn’s Corner: New aircraft technologies. Part 11. Airframe.

May 5, 2023, ©. Leeham News: In our series on the different technologies available when developing next-generation airliners, we have covered the fuselage configuration and engine options. Now we turn to airframe technologies. We will look at different… Read More

Bjorn’s Corner: Aircraft technology developments. Part 1.

February 24, 2023, ©. Leeham News: In the Sustainable Air Transport series we finished last week, we described new aircraft technologies developed to reduce Green House Gas (GHG) emissions. There was one area we didn’t discuss, the progress… Read More