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Joby has flown a new record distance for a full-sized eVTOL aircraft on a single battery charge, covering 154.6 miles (249 km) in a single 77-minute flight, complete with energy-gobbling vertical takeoff and landing phases.Continue ReadingCategory: Aircraft, TransportTags: Joby Aviation, Air Taxis, Electric Aircraft, eVTOL
With the console release of Flight Simulator on the horizon, we speak with Microsoft Flight Simulator head Jorg Neumann about how the game aspired to "twin" the planet, and potential for cloud computing in future games. ...
Blue Origin has announced that 82-year-old space pioneer Mary Wallace "Wally" Funk will fill the fourth seat on New Shepard's first passenger flight on July 20, 2021. A participant in the 1960s Woman in Space program, she will be the oldest person to ever fly into space.Continue ReadingCategory: Space, ScienceTags: Blue Origin, New Shepard, NASA, Astronauts, Space Tourism
As it edges towards the first flights for its Alice aircraft, Eviation has finally unveiled what it says is the production version of the all-electric nine-seater. This final configuration is the one the aviation startup will move forward with as it pursues certification, with the first test flights now slated for later in the year.Continue ReadingCategory: Aircraft, TransportTags: ALICE, Electri
After taking to the air for the first time just last year, Klein Vision's AirCar has now aced its first inter-city flight. The aircraft/road vehicle hybrid took off from Nitra airport early on June 28, landing in Bratislava a little over half an hour later, and then heading into the Slovakian capital by road.Continue ReadingCategory: Aircraft, TransportTags: Klein Vision, Flying Cars, Sports Cars
the AirCar moved closer to production following the completion of a 35-minute flight from the international airport in nitra to the international airport in bratislava on june 28th, 2021.  The post watch klein vision’s AirCar complete its first-ever inter-city flight appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Montreal's Alexandru Duru first flew his electric multirotor hoverboard back in 2015, and quickly set a Guinness World Record for distance. Now this levitating madman is working to commercialize it for sale, while performing stunt shows on the side.Continue ReadingCategory: Aircraft, TransportTags: Personal Flight, Hoverboard, Manned multirotors
Over a year and half after its rollout, Boeing's 737 MAX 10 passenger jet has made its first flight. The largest member of the 737 MAX family, the MAX 10 is designed to compete with the Airbus A321neo in the anticipated highly competitive post-COVID-19 aerospace market and in the wake of the 737 MAX groundings after two fatal air crashes in 2018 and 2019.Continue ReadingCategory: Aircraft, Transp
Following the reveal of its impressive 7-seat eVTOL jet back in March, Lilium has announced that the flight control systems and avionics for its futuristic air taxi will be provided by aerospace firm Honeywell. These systems will be tailored specifically for the design of Lilium's unique aircraft with its high number of small ducted fans, which is slated for launch in 2024.Continue ReadingCategor
Saab and Varjo Technologies are developing a new low-cost, high-resolution mixed-reality (XR) technology for flight simulators to train pilots of the Saab Gripen E/F multi-role fighter aircraft. Called Bionic Display, it cuts the computing power required by taking advantage of the way the human eye works.Continue ReadingCategory: Virtual Reality, TechnologyTags: Saab, Fighter, Virtual Reality, Mi


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