NASA Takes Delivery of 1st All-Electric Experimental Aircraft (Video)

NASA Takes Delivery of 1st All-Electric Experimental Aircraft (Video)

The 1st all-electric configuration of NASA’s X-57 Maxwell now is at the agency’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards, California. The X-57, NASA’s first all-electric experimental aircraft, or X-plane – and the first crewed X-plane in two decades – was delivered by Empirical Systems Aerospace (ESAero) of San Luis Obispo, California Wednesday, 2 October, in […]

Supersonic Flight Competition is Heating Up

Supersonic Flight Competition is Heating Up

$LMT These companies are pushing to put supersonic passenger planes back in the sky It has been 16 years since the last commercial supersonic flight, operated by Concorde, flew the Atlantic. Concorde carried travelers from London and Paris to places like New York, Dakar, Senegal, Rio de Janeiro, and Mexico City in 50% the time of traditional aircraft and was the preferred way to fly […]

Optionally Piloted Helicopters By Lockheed

Optionally Piloted Helicopters By Lockheed

Triumph Group (NYSE: TGI)joins Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), in celebrating the successful first flight of the optionally piloted Black Hawk helicopter equipped with a fly-by-wire technology kit. This technology will enable the helicopter to operate as both an unmanned aircraft or with reduced crew as the flight program develops. Triumph Mechanical Solutions, an operating […]

Honda Aircraft Company Expansion

Honda Aircraft Company Expansion

Honda Aircraft Company celebrated its most recent expansion in a groundbreaking ceremony on Tuesday, July 30th, 2019. The new facility will allow for more HondaJet Elite wings to be assembled concurrently, resulting in a major increase in production efficiency. This expansion will also add additional storage for service parts for the growing fleet of HondaJets around […]

HondaJet Elite Becomes Certified In China

HondaJet Elite Becomes Certified In China

Honda Aircraft Company announced today that the HondaJet Elite has received type certification. From the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC). This demonstrates that the aircraft meets the safety standards set by the organization.  HondaJet Elite deliveries in the region will begin this year. The HondaJet Elite holds type certifications around the world. Including, the United States (Federal Aviation […]

Air Travel: Dealing with Turbulence

Air Travel: Dealing with Turbulence

Dealing with turbulence is 1 of the less pleasant aspects of air travel. Turbulence is bumps, jumps and dips that happen during flights because of changes in the airflow surrounding the aircraft. Most people avoid thinking about turbulence until it happens. But reports show that rates of severe turbulence are on the rise, likely because of weather disturbances […]

The Future In Electric Aircraft – IDTechEx

The Future In Electric Aircraft – IDTechEx

It is easy to say that, although small electric aircraft are at last selling, they are a negligible part of the overall aircraft market. Mistake. They will work up from the bottom to be mainstream. Airbus, Boeing and Rolls Royce know this, but many others are sleeping through the future. Some of the successes are […]

Boeing Aerospace and Defense Market To Reach $8.7 Trillion

Boeing Aerospace and Defense Market To Reach $8.7 Trillion

A strong commercial aviation industry, stable defense spending and the need to service all platforms throughout their lifecycle are driving a growing aerospace and defense market, according to the Boeing Market Outlook. Released today at the Paris Air Show, the outlook values the aerospace and defense market at $8.7 trillion over the next decade, up from $8.1 trillion a […]

UFO Evidence Can No Longer Be Ignored

UFO Evidence Can No Longer Be Ignored

Now, there is enough evidence about UFOs that “you can’t really ignore it” anymore, former British Defense Ministry official Nick Pope said Sunday. In a radio interview Mr. Pope said “there has been an increased number of cases where not only has the radar tracked these objects performing extraordinary speeds and maneuvers… but then the […]

Some Things Not to Do on a Flight

Some Things Not to Do on a Flight

In the name of safety and an enjoyable flight, there are some basic rules airplane passengers should follow. Many are told to you at some point during your journey. Some rules, however, are unspoken. Here are 8 things you should never do on a flight. Stow Luggage Anywhere Store your belongings close by instead of […]

President Trump Grounds Boeing 737 Max 8 Airliners

President Trump Grounds Boeing 737 Max 8 Airliners

$BA FLASH: Boeing’s (NYSE:BA) 737 Max fleet to be grounded effective immediately until further notice. The FAA is expected to announce further details soon. President Donald has issued an emergency order grounding all Boeing 737 Max 8 and Max 9 aircraft in the wake of a crash of an Ethiopian Airliner that killed 157 people. […]

The Trump Tax Cut Driving Strong Business Investment

The Trump Tax Cut Driving Strong Business Investment

The Trump Tax Cut Driving Strong Business Investment Shipments of core capital goods rose 0.9% last month after an upwardly revised 0.9% gainer in June. US economy is growing at a 4.6% annualized rate in the third quarter following the government’s data on new-home sales and costs, the Atlanta Federal Reserve’s GDPNow forecast model showed […]

Paris Air Show: Boeing (NYSE:BA), Airbus (OTCMKT:EADSY) in the Spotlights

Paris Air Show: Boeing (NYSE:BA), Airbus (OTCMKT:EADSY) in the Spotlights

Paris Air Show: Boeing (NYSE:BA), Airbus (OTCMKT:EADSY) in the Spotlights $BA, $EADSY, $LMT, $KTOS Boeing (NYSE:BA) and Airbus (OTCMKT:EADSY) are in the spotlights at the Paris Air Show, but a lot of the really interesting “airships” will be on displayat the upcoming biennial aviation and defense industry gathering.   Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE:LMT) F-35 jet will have […]

New Supersonic Jets Could Cut Dubai-New York Flight Time by 50%

New Supersonic Jets Could Cut Dubai-New York Flight Time by 50%

New Supersonic Jets Could Cut Dubai-New York Flight Time by 50% $GE, $HON US-based company Boom plans to begin supersonic passenger jets in the 2020’s US-based company Boom has confirmed that it is working on Supersonic Jets which it hopes to introduce introduce in passenger transport in the 2020’s. The company unveiled its supersonic passenger […]

Embraer (NYSE:ERJ) Negotiating $495-M Aircraft Sale to Surf Air

Embraer (NYSE:ERJ) Negotiating $495-M Aircraft Sale to Surf Air

Embraer (NYSE:ERJ) Negotiating $495-M Aircraft Sale to Surf Air $ERJ, $TXT Brazil’s Embraer , the world’s 3rd-largest commercial aircraft maker, is negotiating an order with Surf Air of California for up to 50 Phenom 300 executive jets worth $495-M, the Valor Economico newspaper reported Monday. Surf Air, a US business aviation company based in Santa […]

Bellissima! The Italian Automotive Renaissance, 1945‒1975

Bellissima! The Italian Automotive Renaissance, 1945‒1975

Bellissima! The Italian Automotive Renaissance, 1945‒1975 $RACE 50 years ago, in Y 1966, Lamborghini introduced a low, sleek, mid-engine  supercar called the Miura. Considered groundbreaking when it was introduced because of its transversely-mounted mid-engine (sidewinder) layout, the vehicle garnered a lots of orders despite being shown only as a rolling chassis a year earlier at […]

No-fly Zone Introduced In Dubai

No-fly Zone Introduced In Dubai

No-fly Zone Introduced In Dubai Dubai’s Civil Aviation Authority has introduced No-fly zones for drones banning the use of the devices near all Airports and Royal Palaces. A DCAA official said the demarcation of Red and Green zones follows an incident last year when a drone was flown into the airspace around Dubai International Airport. […]