Regional airlines may have shed their humble origins as commuter carriers, but regional aircraft are still best known for their simplicity and economy, rather than their technology. But that must change if the sector is to make its contribution to the aviation industry‚Äôs commitment to reduce its environmental impact. The important reductions in fuel burn and greenhouse-gas emissions now possible with the latest long-haul airliners such as Boeing‚Äôs 787, and promised for next-generation ...
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