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Slovakian flying car completes 35-minute flight
Flight Tests

The dual-mode car aircraft completed its 142nd milestone flight landing in Bratislava, Slovakia at 6:05 a.m. on 28 June, driven by its creators, Professor Stefan Klein and Anton Zajac.

Boeing 737 MAX 10 completes first successful flight
Flight Tests

Boeing’s largest 737 variant, the MAX 10 jet, completed its first successful flight over the weekend, as part of a comprehensive test program verifying it is safe for entry into service. The flight took off from Renton Field in Washington at 10:07am on Friday, and after a smooth run, the jet successfully landed at 12:38pm

Virgin Galactic postpones latest spaceplane flight test
Flight Tests

Virgin Galactic has announced it will reschedule a flight test into suborbital space that was planned for later this week, in light of regional COVID-19 restrictions. Richard Branson’s space tourism company was intending to conduct the third crewed test flight of its VSS Unity space plane from New Mexico’s Spaceport America between 19 November and

German flying taxi startup announces first US ‘vertiport’
Business Aviation

German flying taxi startup Lilium has announced plans to set up its first ‘vertiport’ hub in the United States near Orlando, Florida.  Munich-based Lilium is developing an all-electric, vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) jet which can travel distances of up to 300km within one hour on a single charge, as well as its network of

Spain unveils plans for flying taxis in Barcelona
Drones

ENAIRE, Spain’s air traffic management authority, has officially announced plans to begin demonstrating flying taxis throughout the cities of Barcelona and Santiago de Compostela in 2022. Spain hopes to be the first to see its returned tourists offered a new and novel opportunity to explore the city from above, while removing congestion for the streets

Ready to Rise – GE9X
Features

Ready to Rise – GE9X

by WOFA October 29, 2019

A key milestone was achieved at the Boeing Everett factory in Washington in November when engineers completed assembly of the major fuselage sections of the first flight-test B777X, the manufacturer’s latest long-haul, twin-aisle jet.

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