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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.
Clouds of Mist Giving Birth to Emirates A380 Is the Coolest Short You’ll See All Day
Clouds of Mist Giving Birth to Emirates A380 Is the Coolest Short You’ll See All Day

26 Jul 2022, 12:20 UTC / Someone captured on film the exact moment an Emirates Airbus A380 emerges from mist clouds as it came in to land at an undisclosed airport

 
Federal Aviation Administration Issues Safety Directive for Some Boeing 777 Planes
Federal Aviation Administration Issues Safety Directive for Some Boeing 777 Planes

26 Jul 2022, 05:40 UTC / Boeing Commercial Airplanes suffers a new blow to the reputation of their aircraft production quality with the latest FAA directive

 
World’s Longest Nonstop Passenger Flight to Also Be Highly Luxurious
World’s Longest Nonstop Passenger Flight to Also Be Highly Luxurious

26 Jul 2022, 04:01 UTC / The first class configuration for the A350 that will be completing the pioneering nonstop flights between Australia and the U.S. is truly luxurious

 
Eco Caravan to Become King of Hybrid-Electric Aircraft, Covers Over 1,000 Miles
Eco Caravan to Become King of Hybrid-Electric Aircraft, Covers Over 1,000 Miles

26 Jul 2022, 02:55 UTC / A Los Angeles-based startup is launching Eco Caravan, the hybrid-electric upgraded Cessna Grand Caravan that can cover more miles thanks to a powerful engine

 
EHang's Air Taxi Flies Over Four Cities in Japan, Makes Multiple Breakthroughs
EHang's Air Taxi Flies Over Four Cities in Japan, Makes Multiple Breakthroughs

25 Jul 2022, 08:13 UTC / Chinese eVTOL developer EHang recently conducted a demo flight tour in four Japanese cities, with its EH216 eVTOL making several breakthroughs in the process

 
The Largest Aircraft to Land at London City Is Embraer’s Next-Gen Jet, Powered by SAF
The Largest Aircraft to Land at London City Is Embraer’s Next-Gen Jet, Powered by SAF

25 Jul 2022, 02:11 UTC / This eye-catching jet is gearing up to become the largest aircraft to operate at LCY, after successfully demonstrating a steep angle approach at this location

 
Boeing 737 MAX Is "ReBooted" After Airshow Sales-Company Says
Boeing 737 MAX Is "ReBooted" After Airshow Sales-Company Says

23 Jul 2022, 07:44 UTC / The optimistic expectations among Boeing Commercial Airplane brass heading into the last week's Farnborough airshow became a reality over the five-day event

 
EvTOL Flying Simulators – One Wing Flap Closer to Urban Air Mobility
EvTOL Flying Simulators – One Wing Flap Closer to Urban Air Mobility

22 Jul 2022, 14:05 UTC / Going electric sky-high needs solid ground if it's to take off. Trashing land-roaming cars for evTOLs requires more than clever tech. Wee need to learn to fly

 
Airshow Provides Thrust for GE/CFM Aircraft Engines Sales Worth Billions
Airshow Provides Thrust for GE/CFM Aircraft Engines Sales Worth Billions

22 Jul 2022, 08:23 UTC / GE scores big with substantial orders for its popular CFM LEAP engine line from five different airlines announced at Farnborough

 
French Hybrid-Electric Aircraft to Be Powered by Safran’s Smart Electric Motor
French Hybrid-Electric Aircraft to Be Powered by Safran’s Smart Electric Motor

22 Jul 2022, 05:29 UTC / A French aviation startup is gearing up for the test of its first parallel hybrid aircraft, the Cassio 330, soon to be followed by a powerful regional version

 
New Maritime Patrol Cessna Citation Longitude Is Ready for Special Mission Operations
New Maritime Patrol Cessna Citation Longitude Is Ready for Special Mission Operations

22 Jul 2022, 02:09 UTC / Textron introduced the new Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA) version of the popular super-midsize jet Cessna Citation Longitude

 
GE and NASA Run World’s First Test of a High-Power Hybrid Propulsion System at 45,000 Ft.
GE and NASA Run World’s First Test of a High-Power Hybrid Propulsion System at 45,000 Ft.

21 Jul 2022, 02:14 UTC / GE has successfully tested a pioneering high-power, high-voltage system in simulated altitude conditions, as part of NASA's project for future electric aviation

 
Airbus to Carry Out Hydrogen-Powered Flights With Modified Arcus Glider
Airbus to Carry Out Hydrogen-Powered Flights With Modified Arcus Glider

20 Jul 2022, 15:14 UTC / Airbus plans to launch the project "Blue Condor", which will launch two Arcus-J gliders at high altitudes to compare contrail emissions

 
Jetson Teams Up With Insta360 to Share How the First Affordable Flying Car Was Developed
Jetson Teams Up With Insta360 to Share How the First Affordable Flying Car Was Developed

20 Jul 2022, 15:07 UTC / The Swedish company that developed the most affordable eVTOL on the market tells the story of how its flying car came to be, with the help of Insta360

 
Dronamics To Produce Its Fuel-Efficient Black Swan Cargo Drone in Australia
Dronamics To Produce Its Fuel-Efficient Black Swan Cargo Drone in Australia

20 Jul 2022, 09:02 UTC / Bulgarian drone developer Dronamics is accelerating the production of its Black Swan cargo drone by teaming up with Australian company Quickstep

 
Boom Supersonic Unveils New Design for Their 1300 mph Airliner, It's Quiet and Sustainable
Boom Supersonic Unveils New Design for Their 1300 mph Airliner, It's Quiet and Sustainable

20 Jul 2022, 07:54 UTC / Boom Supersonic announced their work on the Overture a while ago, but they are still improving an already brilliant design, with new improvements just unveiled.

 
Kylie Jenner Is Labeled a “Climate Criminal” for Taking a 17-Minute Private Jet Trip
Kylie Jenner Is Labeled a “Climate Criminal” for Taking a 17-Minute Private Jet Trip

20 Jul 2022, 04:02 UTC / She could have made the trip by car in 45 minutes, but she opted for a private jet. Now, she’s getting called out for her hypocritical stance on climate change

 
Authorities Investigating the Passenger Aircraft That Ended up With Its Wheels in the Air
Authorities Investigating the Passenger Aircraft That Ended up With Its Wheels in the Air

20 Jul 2022, 03:14 UTC / Mystery still surrounds the shocking crash that ended with a passenger airplane being flipped upside down when it was landing at the Mogadishu airport.

 
Gulfstream’s G650 Family Aces Steep Landings, Gains Access to More Airports
Gulfstream’s G650 Family Aces Steep Landings, Gains Access to More Airports

19 Jul 2022, 21:10 UTC / Gulfstream's G650 and G650ER have successfully demonstrated steep approach landings on London City’s short runway, obtaining EASA certification

 
Delta Snubs Airbus, Goes for One Hundred Boeing 737 MAX 10 Single-Aisle Jets
Delta Snubs Airbus, Goes for One Hundred Boeing 737 MAX 10 Single-Aisle Jets

19 Jul 2022, 11:20 UTC / Delta Airlines and Boeing Commercial Airplanes have struck a deal for the airplane maker to supply the carrier with up to 130 737 MAX jets.