Magazine April 2024

Welcome to the April 2024 issue of the 100 Knots Magazine.


Our industry stands at a pivotal juncture where the winds of change beckon us toward new horizons. The pace of technological advancement in aviation is breathtaking, offering us unparalleled opportunities to revolutionize every facet of our industry. The possibilities are as vast as the skies, from electric propulsion systems and autonomous aircraft to advanced air traffic management solutions. 


Yet, the realization of this vision hinges not only on technological prowess but also on the framework within which we operate. Openness in policy does not imply recklessness or laissez-faire attitudes; rather, it signifies a willingness to adapt, evolve, and harness the full potential of emerging technologies while upholding the highest standards of safety and accountability. It requires a departure from antiquated regulations that stifle progress and hinder experimentation towards a more agile and responsive regulatory framework that encourages innovation while safeguarding the interests of all stakeholders.


In this edition, we shed light on some disruptive technologies that promise to enhance safety, efficiency, and sustainability and unlock avenues for unprecedented economic growth. With great anticipation and enthusiasm, we extend this message, urging all stakeholders to embrace the transformative power of technology for the collective growth of aviation.


As always, Contributions, comments, and feedback are always welcome. All papers are received with a high degree of enthusiasm and will find a home in future issues.


Our sincere thanks to all the contributors for their support and interest


Together, let us soar to new heights.


Preet Palash

Editor, MD