The CAFE Foundation announced recently that Google will sponsor the NASA Centennial Challenge flight competition known as the Green Flight Challenge. CAFE (Comparative Aircraft Flight Efficiency) will conduct the event from September 25 through October 2, 2011, at Charles M. Schulz Sonoma County Airport in Santa Rosa, California. The NASA-funded prize purse of $1.65 million makes this the largest ever prize for aviation. Competing aircraft must demonstrate at least 100 mph and 200 passenger mpg on a 200-mile flight. Continue reading "Google Signs on as Green Flight Challenge Sponsor"