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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.
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.

 
Pratt & Whitney Kicks Off Certification Testing for Its Next-Generation Engine
Pratt & Whitney Kicks Off Certification Testing for Its Next-Generation Engine

19 Jul 2022, 05:16 UTC / The powerful and fuel efficient GTF Advantage is getting ready to becoming fully certified, after a pioneering test on 100% SAF

 
Hydrogen-Electric Aircraft Gears up for Inaugural Flight, Powered by Swedish Fuel Cells
Hydrogen-Electric Aircraft Gears up for Inaugural Flight, Powered by Swedish Fuel Cells

19 Jul 2022, 04:36 UTC / An aircraft powered by a pioneering 600 kW hydrogen-electric powertrain and Swedish fuel cell stacks, is ready to take to the sky for its first test flight

 
Rolls-Royce to Break the Norm With UltraFan, World’s Largest Aero-Engine Demonstrator
Rolls-Royce to Break the Norm With UltraFan, World’s Largest Aero-Engine Demonstrator

19 Jul 2022, 02:50 UTC / The incredible UltraFan, boasting the largest fan diameter and a gearbox that could power an entire city, is closer to its first test run

 
Joby Aims to Bring Its SUV-Like Air Taxi to the UK, Has Applied for Certification
Joby Aims to Bring Its SUV-Like Air Taxi to the UK, Has Applied for Certification

18 Jul 2022, 15:34 UTC / California-based eVTOL developer, Joby Aviation, plans to expand its air taxi services and has officially applied for U.K. aircraft certification

 
"Honey, I Shrunk the Plane" Award Goes to Austrian Man Who Built an A-380 in 1,700 Hours
"Honey, I Shrunk the Plane" Award Goes to Austrian Man Who Built an A-380 in 1,700 Hours

18 Jul 2022, 15:30 UTC / At which point do you stop calling a Radio-Controlled car, boat, or plane a toy? It's all a mix of size, required investment, and skill to pilot it

 
Eve Unveils Its First Full-Sized eVTOL Cabin Mock-Up at the Farnborough Airshow Event
Eve Unveils Its First Full-Sized eVTOL Cabin Mock-Up at the Farnborough Airshow Event

18 Jul 2022, 08:27 UTC / Aerospace company Eve Air Mobility showcases a full-sized eVTOL cabin for the first time at the Farnborough Airshow event this week

 
Boeing Is Optimistic, Clear Blue Skies Lie Ahead for 787 Dreamliner Sales
Boeing Is Optimistic, Clear Blue Skies Lie Ahead for 787 Dreamliner Sales

18 Jul 2022, 07:11 UTC / Since the very first delivery of the Boeing Commercial Airplane's 787 Dreamliner back in 2011, the company has dealt with a variety of problems with the jet

 
World’s Fastest Airliner Comes With $600 Futuristic Apparel for Supersonic Travel
World’s Fastest Airliner Comes With $600 Futuristic Apparel for Supersonic Travel

18 Jul 2022, 03:41 UTC / Coffee-infused socks and the world's fastest blazer are a very unexpected, but fun addition to the Boom Supersonic flight experience

 
All-New Gulfstream G800 Shows Outstanding Performance Just Weeks After Its Debut
All-New Gulfstream G800 Shows Outstanding Performance Just Weeks After Its Debut

18 Jul 2022, 01:04 UTC / It's not the newest ultralong-range business jet for nothing - the G800 flew over the Atlantic with ease, just weeks after its maiden flight

 
Aerospace Giant Boeing Adjusts 20-year Outlook For Commercial Airplanes
Aerospace Giant Boeing Adjusts 20-year Outlook For Commercial Airplanes

17 Jul 2022, 15:18 UTC / Ahead of the 2022 Farnborough International Airshow, Boeing has trimmed their forecast for new commercial airplanes by 6%

 
An Unmanned Cargo Ship That Can Fly Is Being Developed As We Speak
An Unmanned Cargo Ship That Can Fly Is Being Developed As We Speak

17 Jul 2022, 15:06 UTC / The Flying Ship Company is developing a plane-ship hybrid which aims to meet the increasing demand for shipping price-sensitive and time-sensitive goods.

 
Vertical Approach for Business Aviation Company's Call for Clean, Quiet Air Taxis
Vertical Approach for Business Aviation Company's Call for Clean, Quiet Air Taxis

16 Jul 2022, 19:41 UTC / Next-level business aviation gives an electrifying option for its customers. Door-to-door (or office-to-airport) evTOL taxis might cut more than emissions

 
Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott’s His-and-Hers Private Jets Are a Whole New Kind of Flex
Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott’s His-and-Hers Private Jets Are a Whole New Kind of Flex

16 Jul 2022, 04:34 UTC / The definition of a power couple has been updated to include ownership of a pair of $72 million custom Bombardier Global 7500 jets

 
Smart WonderLand System Helps Drones Land Autonomously, Safely, and Accurately on Any Site
Smart WonderLand System Helps Drones Land Autonomously, Safely, and Accurately on Any Site

15 Jul 2022, 13:24 UTC / Delaware-based company Wonder Robotics claims to have developed a highly unique BVLOS technology that allows drones to safely and autonomously land on any site