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Jet suits, jetpacks, jetboards ... The new range of crazy personal flight devices all share some things in common: plenty of people would love to fly one, very few have the cash to own one, and even fewer can probably be trusted to fly them safely and legally.Continue ReadingCategory: Military, TechnologyTags: Gravity (company), Jetpack, Personal Flight, Crazy
the new models can accommodate up to 20 passengers and are available in full electric mode. The post pierpaolo lazzarini’s next generation jet capsule is bigger and faster appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Dassault's Falcon 6X widebody business jet has made its first flight. With test pilots Bruno Ferry and Fabrice Valette at the controls, the two and a half hour flight in the skies over Dassault Aviation’s Mérignac plant near Bordeaux on March 10 saw the 6X s/n 01 aircraft reach an altitude of 40,000 feet (12,000 m) and a speed of Mach 0.8 (609 mph, 980 km/h).Continue ReadingCategory: Aircraft, Tr
planned for the 2030 racing season, the E-R9 will be able to actively change its shape to adapt to changes in air flow. The post lotus envisions its electric E-R9 to shapeshift like a fighter jet appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
As part of its goal to reach net zero carbon dioxide emissions by 2050, Rolls-Royce has begun testing the viability of using 100-percent Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) in small commercial business jets. The ground tests used the new Pearl 700 business jet engine in Dahlewitz, Germany, where the Rolls-Royce BR700 family of turbofan engines is manufactured, and follows on previous tests in the lar
The latest variant of the venerable F-15 Strike Eagle fighter jet has taken to the skies for the first time. The F-15EX completed its maiden test flight earlier this week, as Boeing prepares to fulfill an initial order of eight of the advanced fighters for the US Air Force.Continue ReadingCategory: Military, TechnologyTags: Boeing, US Air Force, Flight Tests, Aircraft
A US Air Force jet has became the first military aircraft to have an artificial intelligence algorithm serve as the co-pilot. On December 15, 2020, a U-2 Dragon Lady high-altitude reconnaissance aircraft attached to the 9th Reconnaissance Wing and piloted by Major "Vudu" took off from Beale Air Force Base, California with an AI algorithm called ARTUµ providing assistance during the test flight.Co
Drone-like VTOL capabilities with a long-range, high-speed turboshaft cruise mode: South Africa's Pegasus Vertical Business Jet hopes to deliver the best of both worlds in a futuristic transitioning aircraft for high flyers.Continue ReadingCategory: Aircraft, TransportTags: VTOL, Aircraft, Jets
what’s impressive about the pegasus vertical business jet is that it has been designed with the capability to land on almost any surface. The post the pegasus vertical business jet blends jet performance with helicopter convenience appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
He flew too close to the sun. French extreme sports athlete Vince Reffet has died after a jet suit training incident in the desert near Dubai. The 36-year-old was the second person on the planet to fly Yves Rossi’s Jetman flight suit.Continue ReadingCategory: Aircraft, TransportTags: Jetman Yves Rossy, Yves Rossy, Personal Flight


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