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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 First Certified Hydrogen-Powered Passenger Aircraft Closer to Take-Off
World’s First Certified Hydrogen-Powered Passenger Aircraft Closer to Take-Off

15 Jul 2022, 03:32 UTC / A UK-based aviation company has developed a pioneering hydrogen fuel cell aircraft based on the iconic Islander, soon to start operations in Northern Europe

 
Zipline's Drones To Start Instant Medical Deliveries in Yet Another U.S. State
Zipline's Drones To Start Instant Medical Deliveries in Yet Another U.S. State

14 Jul 2022, 20:19 UTC / Zipline brings its automated, on-demand delivery service to yet another U.S. state, via a recently signed agreement with MultiCare Health System.

 
ZeroAvia Plane Crashing Points to Completely New Dangers for Electric-Powered Planes
ZeroAvia Plane Crashing Points to Completely New Dangers for Electric-Powered Planes

14 Jul 2022, 16:25 UTC / One of ZeroAvia hydrogen-powered planes crashed a year ago during a battery-off test, the Air Accidents Investigations Branch reveals

 
Boeing; From Furniture and Wooden Boats to Global Aerospace Giant
Boeing; From Furniture and Wooden Boats to Global Aerospace Giant

14 Jul 2022, 05:25 UTC / The Boeing Aerospace Company began in 1916, just 13 years after the Wright Brothers flew at Kitty Hawk to become a giant in commercial aviation and defense

 
Swiss-Made Hybrid Aircraft With a Tilt-Wing Design to Start Operating in Australia
Swiss-Made Hybrid Aircraft With a Tilt-Wing Design to Start Operating in Australia

14 Jul 2022, 04:39 UTC / A Switzerland-based aviation expert is creating next-generation aircraft that combine the tilt-wing design with hybrid-electric propulsion

 
Virgin Atlantic Reveals Its New A330neo Boasting a State-of-the-Art Retreat Suite
Virgin Atlantic Reveals Its New A330neo Boasting a State-of-the-Art Retreat Suite

14 Jul 2022, 02:49 UTC / An eco-conscious airliner boasting luxurious features such as the Loft and the Retreat Suite will start flying this year with Virgin Atlantic

 
Luxury Brand Reveals a Stunning Yachting-Inspired Interior for a Bombardier Private Jet
Luxury Brand Reveals a Stunning Yachting-Inspired Interior for a Bombardier Private Jet

13 Jul 2022, 02:14 UTC / Forget floating mansions, the custom interior of this private jet turns into a flying luxury resort for the most exquisite personal flight experience

 
Volocopter Announces Its First Air Taxi Exhibition in Asia, Will Showcase Its VoloCity
Volocopter Announces Its First Air Taxi Exhibition in Asia, Will Showcase Its VoloCity

12 Jul 2022, 16:07 UTC / German eVTOL developer, Volocopter, announces its first exhibition to feature its commercial air taxi model in Asia. It will take place in Singapore.

 
Air One, the Sportscar That Can Fly, Completes Successful Hover Flight Test
Air One, the Sportscar That Can Fly, Completes Successful Hover Flight Test

12 Jul 2022, 13:00 UTC / Air EV reports that the Air One prototype is still undergoing tests and performing as expected, taking off the ground for the first time ever

 
Zero-Emissions Elektra Trainer Aircraft Is Silent, Ultralight and Cost-Effective
Zero-Emissions Elektra Trainer Aircraft Is Silent, Ultralight and Cost-Effective

11 Jul 2022, 13:48 UTC / German-made Elektra Trainer aircraft nailed its maiden flight at Memmingen Airport and is now working on getting its certification

 
Boeing Plays Big at the Farnborough International Airshow With a Whole Fleet of Aircraft
Boeing Plays Big at the Farnborough International Airshow With a Whole Fleet of Aircraft

11 Jul 2022, 11:50 UTC / At the Farnborough International Airshow this month, Boeing will demonstrate its newest 737 MAX and 777X models, as well as othera utonomous aircraft

 
Europe Pushes for More Green Jet Fuel To Be Used in Commercial Aviation
Europe Pushes for More Green Jet Fuel To Be Used in Commercial Aviation

11 Jul 2022, 06:05 UTC / The aircraft refueling at EU airports could be required to include a significant amount of SAF in their fuel, according to a recent draft

 
Californian Air Taxi With a Unique Propulsion System to Sport a High-Strength Airframe
Californian Air Taxi With a Unique Propulsion System to Sport a High-Strength Airframe

8 Jul 2022, 05:14 UTC / The unique Butterfly eVTOL is gearing up to soon become one of the most exciting air taxi prototypes, developed in California

 
Record-Breaking H125 Helicopters Smash Pioneering Tasks at 24,000 Feet in Tibet
Record-Breaking H125 Helicopters Smash Pioneering Tasks at 24,000 Feet in Tibet

8 Jul 2022, 04:29 UTC / Up in the snowy mountains of Tibet, a powerful and rugged helicopter is helping build the world's highest automatic weather station

 
Bell 505 Confirms Its Status as One of the Most Popular Options for VIP Flights
Bell 505 Confirms Its Status as One of the Most Popular Options for VIP Flights

7 Jul 2022, 04:28 UTC / Bell Textron scored several purchase agreements for the versatile Bell 505 helicopter, which is increasingly popular for luxury weekend getaways

 
World’s Largest Helitanker Gears up for Another Hot Season in Southern California
World’s Largest Helitanker Gears up for Another Hot Season in Southern California

7 Jul 2022, 03:34 UTC / Southern California is facing another season of potential deadly wildfires, but at least it can count on the world's largest helitanker, the spectacular CH-47

 
A Special Mission Cessna Citation Longitude Jet Will Inspect Japan’s Airways
A Special Mission Cessna Citation Longitude Jet Will Inspect Japan’s Airways

4 Jul 2022, 05:26 UTC / Textron delivered a special mission Cessna Citation Longitude jet to the Japan Civil Aviation Bureau, boasting top-of-the-line capabilities

 
Embraer Jet Completes a 70-Minute Flight With SAF in Its Pratt & Whitney Engines
Embraer Jet Completes a 70-Minute Flight With SAF in Its Pratt & Whitney Engines

4 Jul 2022, 04:15 UTC / The most efficient single aisle aircraft today has completed a pioneering 70-minute flight using unblended SAF in one of its Pratt & Whitney engines

 
All Russian Aircraft Manufacturers Officially Sanctioned by the U.S.
All Russian Aircraft Manufacturers Officially Sanctioned by the U.S.

1 Jul 2022, 02:54 UTC / The latest U.S. Treasury sanctions aim at the heart of Putin's war machine, targeting the infamous Rostec conglomerate and all aircraft manufacturers

 
Here's How Volocopter's First-of-Its-Kind Operating System for Urban Air Mobility Works
Here's How Volocopter's First-of-Its-Kind Operating System for Urban Air Mobility Works

30 Jun 2022, 09:18 UTC / Volocopter shared a video that explains how its VoloIQ, the "world’s first fully integrated digital operations platform for advanced air mobility" works