7 September 2023

A new supersonic fighter jet for 2035

A partnership between the UK, Italy and Japan aims to create a new supersonic fighter aircraft by 2035, as part of the Global Combat Air Program (GCAP). This revolutionary project promises to cut development times and costs, but faces major technological challenges, particularly in terms of cyber security. In a hangar at […]
12 July 2023

Understanding Mach Speed

The Mach concept is fundamental to aeronautics, and plays an essential role in measuring aircraft speed. It quantifies the relative speed of an aircraft in relation to the speed of sound in the medium through which it travels. Knowledge of Mach speed is crucial to aircraft design, performance and safety. Aircraft speed […]