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Airbus' First Long-Range A321XLR Completes Maiden Flight, Is a Success
Airbus' First Long-Range A321XLR Completes Maiden Flight, Is a Success

15 Jun 2022, 23:57 UTC / On June 15th, first Airbus A321XLR (Xtra Long Range) took to the skies. The aircraft stayed in the air for approximately 4 hours and 35 minutes

 
Can't Stand Traffic Jams? This Magni M-24 Orion Can Rise Above it All
Can't Stand Traffic Jams? This Magni M-24 Orion Can Rise Above it All

15 Jun 2022, 19:30 UTC / Magni Gyro SRL, the company that builds the M24, currently builds as many as five different variants of the autogyro formula.

 
Overair Receives $145M in Funding, Plans to Fly Its Butterfly eVTOL Next Year
Overair Receives $145M in Funding, Plans to Fly Its Butterfly eVTOL Next Year

15 Jun 2022, 10:14 UTC / Air mobility company Overair is getting closer to flying a prototype of its Butterfly next year, thanks to a recent funding of $145 million

 
Microsoft Flight Simulator Releases New Local Legends Aircraft, the Beechcraft Model 18
Microsoft Flight Simulator Releases New Local Legends Aircraft, the Beechcraft Model 18

15 Jun 2022, 09:37 UTC / The “Twin Beach” is a multi-purpose American aircraft that had its first flight back in 1937 and is still being used by a dozen countries to this day

 
World-Famous Boeing 757 Test Aircraft Is Turning 40 Today
World-Famous Boeing 757 Test Aircraft Is Turning 40 Today

14 Jun 2022, 00:08 UTC / Honeywell's iconic Boeing 757 test aircraft is getting older. The aircraft has been in service for four decades, but the company has no plans to retire it

 
Fixar Unveils New Long-Range eVTOL Aircraft That Can Fly 186 Miles on a Single Charge
Fixar Unveils New Long-Range eVTOL Aircraft That Can Fly 186 Miles on a Single Charge

10 Jun 2022, 11:01 UTC / Fixar unveiled a new eVTOL model that boasts increased flight range and payload capabilities, making it suitable for a variety of commercial applications

 
NASA's Ingenuity Helicopter Loses Sense of Direction, Might Still Fly on Mars
NASA's Ingenuity Helicopter Loses Sense of Direction, Might Still Fly on Mars

8 Jun 2022, 16:56 UTC / As the Martian winter is getting closer, Ingenuity is facing new challenges on Mars. NASA announced that one of the helicopter's navigation sensors is dead

 
Eve and Falcon Aviation Team Up to Bring Air Taxis to Dubai
Eve and Falcon Aviation Team Up to Bring Air Taxis to Dubai

7 Jun 2022, 17:43 UTC / Eve and Falcon Aviation Services joined forces to bring electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft to Dubai

 
Volocopter's Fixed-Wing Flying Taxi, the VoloConnect, Completes Maiden Flight
Volocopter's Fixed-Wing Flying Taxi, the VoloConnect, Completes Maiden Flight

7 Jun 2022, 14:32 UTC / VoloConnect has successfully completed its first flight. The aircraft flew for two minutes and 14 seconds and it performed several maneuvers

 
Both Airbus A330 Pilots Fall Asleep Mid-Flight at the Same Time, Prompting Terrorism Fears
Both Airbus A330 Pilots Fall Asleep Mid-Flight at the Same Time, Prompting Terrorism Fears

3 Jun 2022, 03:17 UTC / A New York to Rome flight on May 1 went 10 minutes without communication, sparking hijacking fears over France and a call to dispatch fighter jets

 
Microsoft Flight Simulator Adds New Local Legend Aircraft, the Savoia - Marchetti S.55
Microsoft Flight Simulator Adds New Local Legend Aircraft, the Savoia - Marchetti S.55

2 Jun 2022, 23:36 UTC / Two versions of the plane that started its journey as a torpedo bomber are now available for purchase for $15, a small price to pay for a great aircraft

 
Google Co-Founder Building Longest Aircraft in the World, Will Serve Humanitarian Missions
Google Co-Founder Building Longest Aircraft in the World, Will Serve Humanitarian Missions

2 Jun 2022, 12:58 UTC / The Pathfinder 1 aircraft is a 400-foot-long (123-meter) new-age zeppelin that could hit the skies in its first test flight in 2023

 
Tango D10S Is a Private Jet That Doubles as Private Diego Maradona Flying Museum
Tango D10S Is a Private Jet That Doubles as Private Diego Maradona Flying Museum

2 Jun 2022, 06:10 UTC / The ultimate fan unveils the ultimate Maradona experience, with a private jet that will be offered for charter before being sold off at auction

 
Airbus Carries Out First Helicopter Flight Powered by SAF in Japan
Airbus Carries Out First Helicopter Flight Powered by SAF in Japan

1 Jun 2022, 12:16 UTC / For the first time, an Airbus' H215 helicopter completed a flight powered by sustainable aviation fuel. The flight took place in Japan and it lasted 30 minutes

 
Lilium's Highly Acclaimed eVTOL Jet Reaches New Milestone, Gets One Step Closer To Launch
Lilium's Highly Acclaimed eVTOL Jet Reaches New Milestone, Gets One Step Closer To Launch

1 Jun 2022, 09:22 UTC / German aircraft developer Lilium has reached a new milestone with its eVTOL jet demonstrator, achieving main wing transition.

 
Airbus’ Longest-Range, Fuel-Efficient Aircraft Is Gearing up for Its First Flight
Airbus’ Longest-Range, Fuel-Efficient Aircraft Is Gearing up for Its First Flight

1 Jun 2022, 05:18 UTC / Airbus is getting ready to launch its next-generation airliner that shows off a monster-range, in addition to increased fuel efficiency

 
Queen Elizabeth’s Embraer Private Jet Caught in Storm, Forced to Abort Original Landing
Queen Elizabeth’s Embraer Private Jet Caught in Storm, Forced to Abort Original Landing

1 Jun 2022, 02:35 UTC / Her Majesty flew from Aberdeen to London ahead of the weekend’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations, but had to delay her arrival due to weather

 
German Startup Vaeridion to Build Electric Microliner for Regional Flights
German Startup Vaeridion to Build Electric Microliner for Regional Flights

30 May 2022, 12:25 UTC / Vaeridion takes inspiration from gliders in creating its electric aircraft and it will begin operating regional flights in 2030.

 
Stratolaunch Reveals First Talon-A Vehicle Set to Be Carried by Massive Aircraft Roc
Stratolaunch Reveals First Talon-A Vehicle Set to Be Carried by Massive Aircraft Roc

27 May 2022, 11:44 UTC / Stratolaunch has unveiled the its first structurally complete Talon-A test vehicle. The vehicle will be carried by the mammoth aircraft Roc later this year

 
Ace Combat 7 – Top Gun: Maverick DLC Out Now, Adds New Aircraft, Emblems, Callsigns
Ace Combat 7 – Top Gun: Maverick DLC Out Now, Adds New Aircraft, Emblems, Callsigns

26 May 2022, 15:50 UTC / Priced to sell for $20, the new DLC adds six new aircraft to the game, 10 emblems, 38 skins, 12 nicknames and two music tracks for multiplayer missions