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Canada Will Introduce a New Tax on Luxury Cars This Fall
Canada Will Introduce a New Tax on Luxury Cars This Fall

23 Jul 2022, 11:58 UTC / The tax will be calculated at the lesser of 10 percent of the luxury item’s full value and 20% of its total price where it exceeds the relevant price threshold

 
Vertical Aerospace Explores New Uses for Its "100 Times Quieter Than a Helicopter" eVTOL
Vertical Aerospace Explores New Uses for Its "100 Times Quieter Than a Helicopter" eVTOL

22 Jul 2022, 15:47 UTC / Vertical Aerospace has teamed up with aerospace and security company Babcock International to explore new applications for the former's VX4 eVTOL aircraft

 
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

 
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.

 
Boom Teams Up With Northrop Grumman for "Special-Mission" Variant of the Overture
Boom Teams Up With Northrop Grumman for "Special-Mission" Variant of the Overture

19 Jul 2022, 19:15 UTC / Boom Supersonic joined forced with Northrop Grumman to develop a special-mission variant of the company's Overture supersonic airliner

 
Archer Chose FACC as a Supplier of Key Fuselage and Wing Elements for Its eVTOL Air Taxi
Archer Chose FACC as a Supplier of Key Fuselage and Wing Elements for Its eVTOL Air Taxi

19 Jul 2022, 18:23 UTC / Archer announced that it's teamed up with FACC, with the latter agreeing to supply the key fuselage and wing elements for its production eVTOL aircraft.

 
Hyundai-Backed Supernal Unveils Five-Seat eVTOL Cabin Concept
Hyundai-Backed Supernal Unveils Five-Seat eVTOL Cabin Concept

18 Jul 2022, 19:42 UTC / Hyundai's Urban Air Mobility (UAM) division has recently showcased its first eVTOL cabin concept, which was designed to keep the comfort levels high

 
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

 
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

 
Discarded RAF Sea Kings Are Now Quirky Glamping Pods, Prince William’s Is a Cafe Kiosk
Discarded RAF Sea Kings Are Now Quirky Glamping Pods, Prince William’s Is a Cafe Kiosk

17 Jul 2022, 05:04 UTC / Businessman buys three scrapped search-and-rescue aircraft, restores them to the original cockpit and modifies the rest to offer glamping facilities

 
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

 
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

 
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

 
Molicel To Supply High-Performance Battery Cells for Vertical Aerospace's VX4 eVTOL
Molicel To Supply High-Performance Battery Cells for Vertical Aerospace's VX4 eVTOL

7 Jul 2022, 10:11 UTC / Vertical Aerospace teamed up with battery cell manufacturer Molicel, with the latter agreeing to supply high-performance cells for Vertical's VX4 eVTOL.

 
That Time the U.S. Army Secretly Built a Flying Saucer
That Time the U.S. Army Secretly Built a Flying Saucer

2 Jul 2022, 16:23 UTC / Meet the Avro Canada VZ-9 Avrocar, the disk-shaped VTOL aircraft built with millions of dollars from the U.S. Government

 
H2 Clipper's Disruptive Airship Boasts Insane Specs, Can Carry 340,000 Lb for 6,000 Miles
H2 Clipper's Disruptive Airship Boasts Insane Specs, Can Carry 340,000 Lb for 6,000 Miles

24 Jun 2022, 07:50 UTC / H2 Clipper is working on an amazing hydrogen-powered airship that is meant to disrupt the air freight industry, with its insane capabilities

 
The Boeing 727 Home in the Woods Is an Iconic Example of Upcycling Done Right
The Boeing 727 Home in the Woods Is an Iconic Example of Upcycling Done Right

18 Jun 2022, 06:27 UTC / Aeronautics enthusiast Bruce Campbell bought the aircraft in 1999 and converted it into his home in Portland, Oregon. It is so much more than a home, though

 
Russian-Owned Private Jets and Helicopters Continue to Fly, Despite Sanctions
Russian-Owned Private Jets and Helicopters Continue to Fly, Despite Sanctions

17 Jun 2022, 02:27 UTC / Surprising absolutely no one, new research shows that international economic sanctions have had little impact as regards privately-owned aircraft

 
The World's Largest Aircraft by Wingspan Sets New Altitude Record
The World's Largest Aircraft by Wingspan Sets New Altitude Record

16 Jun 2022, 23:24 UTC / Stratolaunch's massive carrier aircraft Roc successfully completed its seventh flight test. During the flight, Roc reached a new maximum altitude of 27,000 feet