Keesje From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (7 years 1 month 3 weeks 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 1469 times:
Maybe it is wise to add that this budget is spread out over 7 years and dozens of companies, instutes and countries. It´s common for governments to support basic aerospace research. NASA e.g. gets $0.5 billion a year for aeronautics research.
Prebennorholm From Denmark, joined Mar 2000, 6661 posts, RR: 54
Reply 3, posted (7 years 1 month 3 weeks 1 day 16 hours ago) and read 1414 times:
Quoting RedChili (Reply 2): If they want greener airplanes, can't they fly S7?
I see a great future for Iraqi Airways.
...and maximise recycling of old aircrafts.
And at the same time industry is moving from 75 years of 100% "beercanning" of old aluminum aircrafts to CFRP which can only be cut up and stored in old coal mines for a few billion years until the sun escalated to a red giant, burns it and poisons half of our galaxy.
Always keep your number of landings equal to your number of take-offs, Preben Norholm