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Courtesy of Joby Aviation Text size There is a future in flying cars, in a way. Morgan stanley is bullish on eVTOL. These are electric airplanes with vertical take-off and landing. These are smaller helicopter-like vehicles that many new startups want to use in ridesharing apps. It’s a bit like an Uber ride in the …

Many Malawians have taken to social media to ask President Chakwera’s government to open an investigation into the controversial sale of a presidential jet, the Dassault Falcon 900EX, which many say was never sold but has been given clandestinely to foreigners who exploit it to offset a debt we owe them. Reacting to a main …

AFA NEWS: General wants ‘Manhattan Project’ like pledge to next-generation hunter Air Force Concept Art Air force illustration NATIONAL HARBOR, Maryland – The Chief of Air Combat Command of the Air Force would like to see more funding and a national approach to developing a sixth generation jet fighter. General Mark Kelly said on September …

Start-up builder Mammoth Freighters LLC on Wednesday announced a joint venture with GDC Technics, a leading widebody maintenance and overhaul organization based at Alliance Airport in Fort Worth, Texas, to support its nascent program conversion of Boeing 777 passenger planes into cargo planes. Investing in an aerospace company gives Mammoth immediate access to production capacity …

In July, British “axial flow” electric motor start-up YASA was acquired by Mercedes-Benz for an undisclosed amount. YASA’s electric motors have gained considerable interest in the electric vehicle industry due to their efficiency, high power density, small size and low weight. Indeed, Rolls-Royce, best known in aviation for its jet engines, used YASA engines in …

Air charter group based in Cyprus Zela Aviation at the end of August, entered into a strategic partnership with an airline based in Tanzania Precision air. As of October 1, the agreement provides that Zela Aviation will act as General representative for the rental of aircraft, crew, maintenance and insurance (ACMI) from Precision Air to …

United Arab Emirates, Dubai: RoyalJet, the wholly owned subsidiary of the RoyalJet group owned and operated by Abu Dhabi – an award-winning leader in premium private aviation – has expanded its presence to the United Arab Emirates, adding Dubai as a new base of operations. In addition to its existing operational bases at Abu Dhabi …

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WXIX) – The Ohio State Highway Patrol Aviation Unit is working to expand statewide technology that connects law enforcement on the ground to live feeds from planes in the sky. The next deployment of the technology called “Downlink” will be in Butler County. A tower will be built allowing the technology to be …

Newswise – US Department of Energy (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory, DOEVehicle Technology Office (VTO), National Administration of Space and Aeronautics (Nasa) The Glenn Research Center and other experts aim to make electric aviation a reality. The world of aviation has undergone a growing revolution over the past five years with the transition from jet engines …

Photo credit: Boeing Hexcel Corp (Stamford, Connecticut, USA) has won a multi-year contract for the production of HexPEKK-100 aerospace structures for the Boeing (Chicago, Illinois, USA) 777X. The parts will be manufactured at the company’s additive manufacturing site near Hartford, Connecticut, USA According to Hexcel, HexPEKK components can be manufactured to be printed for commercial …