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Aviation

Having been born at about the same time as automobiles, machines that can take to the sky through whatever means have quickly grown into pillars of the society we now know. From drones to supersonic passenger jets and VTOLs, you can experience this magnificent world here, in autoevolution's Aviation section.
World’s Largest Airline to Buy 100 Hydrogen-Electric Powertrains for Green Regional Jets
World’s Largest Airline to Buy 100 Hydrogen-Electric Powertrains for Green Regional Jets

4 Aug 2022, 03:19 UTC / The American Airlines giant wants to soon operate green regional flights, powered by an innovative hydrogen-electric powertrain

 
NASA and Zipline Team Up to Create a Future in Which Delivery Drones and Air Taxis Thrive
NASA and Zipline Team Up to Create a Future in Which Delivery Drones and Air Taxis Thrive

3 Aug 2022, 09:54 UTC / NASA signed an agreement with drone logistics company, Zipline, to research various use cases for UAVs and pursue a future vision of U.S. aviation

 
Nancy Pelosi’s SPAR19 Flight Crashed Tracking App, Millions Chase It Into History Books
Nancy Pelosi’s SPAR19 Flight Crashed Tracking App, Millions Chase It Into History Books

3 Aug 2022, 07:28 UTC / The SPAR19 flight that carried House Speaker Nancy Pelosi from Kuala Lumpur to Taiwan was tracked in all by close to 3 million people

 
Shell and Lufthansa to Sign One of the Biggest Sustainable Fuel Deals in the Industry
Shell and Lufthansa to Sign One of the Biggest Sustainable Fuel Deals in the Industry

3 Aug 2022, 05:16 UTC / Lufthansa and Shell announced a MoU that established the supply of an impressive volume of green jet fuel over the course of seven years

 
Good Luck Tracking an Airplane Today, SPAR19 Craze Messed Everything Up
Good Luck Tracking an Airplane Today, SPAR19 Craze Messed Everything Up

2 Aug 2022, 14:22 UTC / The flight carrying House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan has caused an online craze, with 300,000 people tracking her SPAR19 plane and blocking apps

 
Megawatt-Class Electric Motor for Hybrid-Electric De Havilland Dash Ready for Ground Tests
Megawatt-Class Electric Motor for Hybrid-Electric De Havilland Dash Ready for Ground Tests

2 Aug 2022, 11:55 UTC / The electric motor Collins Aerospace is developing for the Pratt & Whitney De Havilland Dash hybrid-electric demonstrator passes design review

 
Parallel Landings Are Like Airborne Drag Races for Airplanes
Parallel Landings Are Like Airborne Drag Races for Airplanes

2 Aug 2022, 07:28 UTC / Airbus A350 operated by United and a Boeing 737 flown by Singapore Airlines are seen racing to land first at the San Francisco International Airport

 
Slo-Mo Landing of Empress of London City Embraer 190 at St. Maarten Will Make You Gasp
Slo-Mo Landing of Empress of London City Embraer 190 at St. Maarten Will Make You Gasp

1 Aug 2022, 13:47 UTC / Short slow motion clip shows the BA CityFlyer-operated Empress of London City Embraer 190 coming in to land at the Princess Juliana airport in St. Maarten

 
Archer's eVTOL Aircraft Moves to the Final Phase in Its Flight Testing Program
Archer's eVTOL Aircraft Moves to the Final Phase in Its Flight Testing Program

1 Aug 2022, 13:44 UTC / Archer's Maker eVTOL aircraft successfully completed the second of its three key phases in its flight testing program, proving its crosswind capabilities

 
Experienced Pilot Debunks the Popular "My Plane Ran Out of Fuel Over the Ocean" Video
Experienced Pilot Debunks the Popular "My Plane Ran Out of Fuel Over the Ocean" Video

1 Aug 2022, 10:09 UTC / It’s always important to get a second opinion or, even better, verify a news piece thoroughly by looking at three different sources when something big comes up

 
Honeywell Technology Makes This Californian Air Taxi’s Cabin Even More Comfortable
Honeywell Technology Makes This Californian Air Taxi’s Cabin Even More Comfortable

29 Jul 2022, 05:18 UTC / The Maker will benefit from Honeywell's cutting-edge technology for increased safety and performance, aiming to be one of the top air taxis

 
Falcon 8X’s Awesome Vision Power Is Now Double, Already the World’s Most Advanced
Falcon 8X’s Awesome Vision Power Is Now Double, Already the World’s Most Advanced

29 Jul 2022, 03:41 UTC / The French very-long-range trijet is now even more powerful, thanks to a unique dual HUD technology that takes vision to the next level

 
This Volkswagen eVTOL Is the Next Cool Way to Travel Over China
This Volkswagen eVTOL Is the Next Cool Way to Travel Over China

28 Jul 2022, 15:21 UTC / This eVTOL prototype will be able to transport four passengers plus luggage over a distance of up to 200 km (124 miles), in an autonomous and electric way.

 
Dangerous Bird’s Eye View of Antonov An-225 Mriya Taking Off Is Simply Breathtaking
Dangerous Bird’s Eye View of Antonov An-225 Mriya Taking Off Is Simply Breathtaking

28 Jul 2022, 11:46 UTC / Someone shot a drone video of the might Antonov An-225 Mriya taking off back when the plane was still around, and it's breathtaking

 
Supply Chain Pains Hit Boeing 737 MAX Delivery Forecast
Supply Chain Pains Hit Boeing 737 MAX Delivery Forecast

28 Jul 2022, 09:02 UTC / Scaling 737 MAX production as the airline industry gains momentum recovering from the pandemic has proven to be a difficult task

 
Airbus Kicks Off Construction of a Dedicated Test Center for Its Ultra-Silent Air Taxi
Airbus Kicks Off Construction of a Dedicated Test Center for Its Ultra-Silent Air Taxi

28 Jul 2022, 04:32 UTC / A brand-new test center located in Germany will be dedicated to advanced testing for the CityAirbus NextGen eVTOL, one step closer to launch

 
Cessna 170 Is So Polished It’s Borderline Transparent
Cessna 170 Is So Polished It’s Borderline Transparent

27 Jul 2022, 12:52 UTC / The EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2022 aviation event is in full swing over in Wisconsin, and a wealth of stunning images make our way to us from there

 
Canadian-Made Flight Stand 150 Unveiled as the World's Largest Test Stand for Drones
Canadian-Made Flight Stand 150 Unveiled as the World's Largest Test Stand for Drones

27 Jul 2022, 12:48 UTC / Canada-based Tyto Robotics has just unveiled its Flight Stand 150, touting it as the world's largest off-the-shelf test stand for large electric aircraft

 
Brand-New Kodiak 900 Steals the Show, an Awesome Flying Adventure Vehicle
Brand-New Kodiak 900 Steals the Show, an Awesome Flying Adventure Vehicle

27 Jul 2022, 01:15 UTC / Forget boring business jets, this incredible turboprop with utility DNA is like flying the most rugged, powerful, and luxurious van

 
Sikorsky's S-92 Helicopter Fleet Achieves Two Million Flight Hours
Sikorsky's S-92 Helicopter Fleet Achieves Two Million Flight Hours

26 Jul 2022, 16:04 UTC / The global fleet of Sikorsky S-92 multi-mission aircraft has surpasses two million flight hours, with many more expected to be accumulated in the future