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emmaS
posted by emmaS on 8 Aug 2011
Airbus spearheads upcoming of air travel with transparent plane
Airbus has exciting plans in the works for a transparent commercial passenger jet. Reports indicate the aircraft manufacturer plans by 2050 to generate a see-through jet supported almost entirely by passenger body temperature. First class seats will no longer exist, either, such is the future. Article resource - Airbus introduces transparent plane powered by body heat by Newsytype.com.



What Champion had to say



Charles Champion, the head of engineering for Airbus, told the Telegraph that the company's hidden concept plane will consist of a see-through fuselage, no first class section and a power plant supported by body warmth. Passengers of all sizes will be comfortable with the SmartTech area in the plane. This is just the first of two areas that will be on the plane. There will be intelligent seats in the other area called the Vitalizing/Relaxing Zone. The physical needs of passengers will be sensed due to the seats.



Good seats



Passengers at Airbus will be able to experience avian air travel. There will be a clear biopolymer membrane around the passengers. Like a bird suspended only by air currents, the SmartTech seats cradle passengers in ergonomic bliss.



But what will perhaps be most revolutionary about the Airbus hidden jet will be the power source.



"The heat of your body can be used to power the aircraft," said Champion.



It has not been made known if the body heat will really power the engines in the plane. It may just power the lights or something similar. Passengers are likely to need to be very full of warmth if they want to survive. They may end up falling to the ground otherwise.



Survey used to choose concept



Airbus based its concept designs on a survey conducted via its corporate site. This is what the survey showed. It said:



"A third of the people that took part in our global Passenger 2050 survey of 10,000 people said that they want the flight itself to feel like a holiday experience and to be able to access all the technological advances which fill their daily lives during the flight."



The Airbus Concept Cabin will be the key motor through which the manufacturer will achieve this unique experience. The see-through biopolymer will apparently be plant-based, according to Champion.



See-through jet



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cAGT5A589xE



Citations



Airbus innovation

airbus.com/innovation/



AOL Travel News

aol.it/kZK97F



CNet

news.cnet.com/8301-17852_3-20070951-71/the-transparent-airbus-powered-by-your-body-heat/



Daily Mail

bit.ly/iEny3q
 
 
itachan
itachan responded to Airbus spearheads upcoming of air travel with transparent plane on 18 Aug 2011
Definitely check up the youtube video, it's amazing!
 
JONJON
JONJON responded to Airbus spearheads upcoming of air travel with transparent plane on 20 Sep 2011
Airbus spearheads upcoming of air travel with clear aircraft

The progression of commercial air travel may quickly take another good leap, if Airbus has something to say about this. The nearly unseen aircraft will reportedly operate on body temperature. First class seating will even be unseen to the place of non-existence. Source for this article - Airbus introduces transparent plane powered by body heat by Newsytype.com.

Champion the upcoming of air travels

There will be no first class section, a power plant fueled by body warmth and a see-through fuselage in the unseen concept plane, according the Telegraph who spoke with Airbus' head of engineering, Charles Champion. The plane will be separated into two zones, the first being the SmartTech area where ergonomic comfort will be unprecedented for an array of passenger shapes and sizes. There will be intelligent seats in the other area called the Vitalizing/Relaxing Zone. The physical needs of passengers will be sensed because of the seats.

Avian sensation

As passengers go through the air with a see-through biopolymer membrane, they will feel sensation of avian flight at Airbus. Like a bird suspended only by air currents, the SmartTech seats cradle passengers in ergonomic bliss.

The power source of the Airbus hidden jet is the most extraordinary part.

"The heat of your body can be used to power the aircraft," said Champion.

It is unclear at this time whether body temperature will powers a sub-system like the lights or the engines of the transparent aircraft. Passengers are likely to need to be very full of heat if they want to survive. They may end up falling to the ground otherwise.


Concept designs came from air travel survey on site

The Airbus corporate site had a survey on it where the concept designs came from. The survey findings showed:

"A third of the people that took part in our global Passenger 2050 survey of 10,000 people said that they want the flight itself to feel like a holiday experience and to be able to access all the technological advances which fill their daily lives during the flight."

With the Airbus Concept Cabin, this can be achieved. This will be the experience wanted. The see-through biopolymer will supposedly be plant-based, according to Champion.

Transparent aircraft

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cAGT5A589xE

Information from

Airbus innovation

airbus.com/innovation/

AOL Travel News

aol.it/kZK97F

CNet

news.cnet.com/8301-17852_3-20070951-71/the-transparent-airbus-powered-by-your-body-heat/

Daily Mail

bit.ly/iEny3q



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