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CAFE Symposium Explores Future Of Flight »

Our planet’s transportation systems are on the cusp of a radical change to “on-demand mobility,” according to several of the presenters at last week’s CAFE symposium in California. “The technology push and the market pull are converging,” said Bruce Holmes and Roger Parker, of AirMarkets Corp. “A large and growing market for ODM exits and is convergent with technologies for sustainability, safety, affordability, and accessibility.” More

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Wooden Props »

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First Manned Flight For... »

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