The Week In Technology, Nov. 15-19, 2021

Airbus A350-1000 test aircraft
An Airbus A350-1000 test aircraft flew in formation 3 km behind an A350-900, recovering energy from the lead aircraft’s wake to reduce fuel burn.
Credit: Airbus
Transatlantic Formation Flight Shows Fuel Saving Two Airbus A350s arrived at Canada’s Montreal-Trudeau International Airport on Nov. 9 having avoided emitting more than 6 metric tons of CO2 by flying in formation across the Atlantic from Toulouse. The flight confirmed the potential for more than 5%...

The Week In Technology, Nov. 15-19, 2021 is available to both Aviation Week & Space Technology and AWIN subscribers.

Subscribe now to read this content, plus receive critical analysis into emerging trends, technological advancements, operational best practices and continuous updates to policy, requirements and budgets.

Already a subscriber to AW&ST or AWIN? Log in with your existing email and password.