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Day: 2 February 2016

#Aviation Matters#Green Skies#Technically Speaking

easyJet and Cranfield University Reveal Sustainable Aircraft Concept

“Each aircraft would have motors in their main wheels and electronics and system controllers would give pilots total control of the aircraft’s speed, direction and braking during taxi operations. The system would therefore reduce, if not remove altogether, the need for tugs to manoeuvre aircraft in and out of stands, delivering more efficient turnaround times and increased on time performance,” the airline explains.