Air India Learns: Composite Aircraft Advertised “Lightweight” Is ‘Stealthy’; “Fuel Saving” Is ‘Cloaked’

News Analysis: Air India Learns: Composite Aircraft Advertised “Lightweight” Is ‘Stealthy’; “Fuel Saving” Is ‘Cloaked’ since “Manufacturing” may be at odds with “Marketing” where it involves Commercial Airline Manufacturers. Beyond the varied inherent problems in Carbon/Carbon Composites (as ‘Rain in the Plane’), there is also the problem of strength to highly stressed areas of an … Read moreAir India Learns: Composite Aircraft Advertised “Lightweight” Is ‘Stealthy’; “Fuel Saving” Is ‘Cloaked’

American Railroad Industry Favors Tank Car Safety Improvements

News Analysis:  American Railroad Industry favors Tank Car Safety Improvements partially predicated on two recent Catastrophic Events involving such equipment. Of the 78,000 estimated Tank Cars In-Service throughout America, the majority are liable for possible ignition in an Accident. An estimated $1,000,000,000.00 for their Replacement or Up-grading is required to be spent by Lessors of … Read moreAmerican Railroad Industry Favors Tank Car Safety Improvements