Wisk JV stirs up UAM; SkyPorts funding boost; Jaunt goes for BAE; Ehang plans eVTOL sightseeing; Volocopter impresses spectators; Vahana eVTOL completes flying.
Formation flying airliners; eVTOL crash cause; Pakistan’s low-cost HAPS; stratospheric glider flights; low-noise approach guidance.
A British startup has unveiled a one-fifth scale model of an innovative lunar lander in partnership with a Ukrainian manufacturer, and plans to test another vehicle in the UAE.
Boeing Australia has conducted its first flight tests of autonomously teamed aircraft, apparently using two small jet-powered UAVs as surrogates for its Airpower Teaming System (ATS) “loyal wingman” unmanned aircraft.
Europe’s flutter-free wing; EasyJet and Airbus on electric; Honeywell helps AI startup; Islander is going electric; Boeing’s autonomous teaming test.
Rolls’ German hybrid; Triumph’s thermoplastic elevator; carbon-fiber 3D printer; Volocopter’s agricultural drone; SSTL supplies target satellite.
Blockchain could be a magic wand for record-keeping deficiencies, but is the industry ready?
Distributed ledgers could herald a new era of data collaboration within the aftermarket, but is the industry ready?
Aviation Week pilot gets first-hand experience of the first emergency Autoland system for general aviation.
Airbus backs advanced batteries; VoloDrone; Seaplane becomes ePlane; DARPA’s launch conundrum; GE-powered drone; pilots and drones; Uber Eats’ drone delivers.
Lilium eVTOL advances; Volocopter in Singapore; Hybrid Twin Otter; Safran powers VoltAero; Zipline military deliveries; GKN automates composites; Utah eyes UAM.