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Opinion: For the good of the industry, let’s cool down the hype on eVTOLs

Finnish-Australian technologist Sami Mäkeläinen shares his insight into the vastly hyped world of eVTOLs and flying cars, and cautions that reality may just fall flat on science fiction. New technologies are undoubtably exciting. Sometimes, however, the excitement shared in the concept of new technologies does not translate well into reality, and the idea of what

Comment: Border closures are not the answer to the UK’s COVID crisis

In this cross-posting with The Conversation, human geography professor Laurie Parsons discusses the risk and reward involved in closing international borders to slow the spread of COVID-19. Borders have moved, not uncommonly for the UK, to the forefront of public discussion in 2021. The home secretary, Priti Patel, recently expressed rare contrition for the failure

Comment: Why you should cancel Thanksgiving travel plans

In this cross-posting with The Conversation, Professor Pamela M. Aaltonen of Purdue University discusses why the CDC has informed Americans not to travel for the holidays, and ways to curb the spread of the virus. As Americans prepare for the first Thanksgiving in the time of the coronavirus, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued

Comment: Electric planes won’t solve flying’s CO₂ problem
Future of Aviation

Loughborough University's Duncan Walker argues electric planes won't solve all of aviation's problems, but tech is closing the gap.


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