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2011-06-20 07:00:00

The future of long-distance air travel is on view now at an airshow in Paris. A scale model of a future aircraft on display this week could leave Paris and land in Tokyo two and-a-half hours later, AFP is reporting. European aerospace giant EADS unveiled the "Zero Emission Hypersonic Transportation" (Zehst) - a low-polluting, rocket-powered airliner that would seat between 50 and 100 passengers and fly across the globe at 3,000 miles-per-hour. "I imagine the plane of the future to look like...

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2010-06-04 12:21:58

Technical director of European aerospace giant EADS said on Friday that it is preparing to unveil the world's first "hybrid" aircraft that runs on algae fuel. Director Jean Botti told the Die Welt daily that the firm will present the machine at the Berlin Air Show (ILA) that runs from June 9 to 13. "At the ILA, we are going to fly for the first time a craft with biofuel that has been made 100 percent from algae. That is a world premiere," Botti said. "We need a paradigm shift in the...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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