Podcast: Sustainability And Speed ‘Downunder’

Are these seemingly mutually exclusive goals attainable in an increasingly environmentally concerned world? It was on the agenda at the International Society for Air Breathing Engines (ISABE) conference in Canberra, Australia, from where senior editor Guy Norris discusses everything from biofuels and more electric aviation to hypersonics and long range commercial operations with the Society’s Prof. Ric Parker and Prof. Andrew Neely.

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Podcast: Propulsion—The Power Behind Aviation (and Space)

Advances in aerospace vehicles almost always follow advances in propulsion. And propulsion technology continues to advance, creating new opportunities. So what is in store for the future? Attending the AIAA Propulsion & Energy conference in Indianapolis, senior editor Guy Norris and technology editor Graham Warwick discuss possibilities raging from nuclear rockets to electric aircraft.

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Podcast: Countering Hypersonics

The U.S. is stepping up work on defending against hypersonic missile even as its pursues several, seemingly competing high-speed strike weapon programs. Defense editor Steve Trimble and senior editor Guy Norris, talking with technology editor Graham Warwick, dig deep into what we do and don’t know about what the Pentagon is up to in the rapidly evolving field of offensive and defensive hypersonics.

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