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The easyJet ecoJet – Has Its Time Arrived?

The easyJet ecoJet – Has Its Time Arrived?

The ecoJet, an easyJet idea for an efficient airliner, seemed a bit ‘too out there’ when it appeared nearly 14 years ago. But is it far-fetched now? A recent article reminded us of this old concept. Back in June 2007, easyJet presented the world with ecoJet, their...
Safran Open Rotor – The Next Engine Design Leap?

Safran Open Rotor – The Next Engine Design Leap?

Safran has been working on its Open Rotor engine design for some years. But what is it? And what advantages does it hold? Will it become operational? It is certainly an unusual look. But at its heart, Safran’s Open Rotor is not a new idea. Previous iterations, from...