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Large, Civilian Drone Takes Off for the First Time From an International Airport in Alaska
Large, Civilian Drone Takes Off for the First Time From an International Airport in Alaska

25 May 2022, 10:02 UTC / The first civilian large drone operation from an international airport in Alaska took place recently, led by the University of Alaska Fairbanks

 
$6.2 Million Mansion With 2 Private Hangars Is an Aviation Enthusiast’s Dream Come True
$6.2 Million Mansion With 2 Private Hangars Is an Aviation Enthusiast’s Dream Come True

21 May 2022, 00:30 UTC / Compound is located in Spruce Creek Fly-In aviation community in Florida and offers a little bit of everything for everyone, as long as money is no concern

 
Jetson Releases New Footage of Its Popular Flying Car That Anyone Can Buy and Operate
Jetson Releases New Footage of Its Popular Flying Car That Anyone Can Buy and Operate

19 May 2022, 13:39 UTC / Jetson Aero comes back with fresh footage of its popular ONE eVTOL flying above trees, just to remind its customers that the personal flying car is on its way

 
PewDiePie Flies His Dogs on Charter Private Jet Because They’re Too Fat for Commercial
PewDiePie Flies His Dogs on Charter Private Jet Because They’re Too Fat for Commercial

18 May 2022, 06:13 UTC / One of the most popular content creators in the world, PewDiePie, has moved to Japan on a business visa. His biggest challenge was bringing in his dogs

 
Ryse Recon Aims to Have Farmers Fly Above Their Crops in Their Personal eVTOL Aircraft
Ryse Recon Aims to Have Farmers Fly Above Their Crops in Their Personal eVTOL Aircraft

17 May 2022, 10:01 UTC / A new eVTOL was recently unveiled in California and it is a modular aircraft designed for personal use and targeting especially the rural sector

 
Gorgeous, Aircraft-Inspired BMW R nineT Bike Looks Like It's Ready to Take to the Skies
Gorgeous, Aircraft-Inspired BMW R nineT Bike Looks Like It's Ready to Take to the Skies

17 May 2022, 07:44 UTC / FabMan Creations bike shop turns a low mileage BMW R nineT motorcycle into an aircraft on two wheels, wrapped in aluminum panels.

 
Passenger With Zero Flight Experience Lands Cessna 208, After Mid-Air Emergency
Passenger With Zero Flight Experience Lands Cessna 208, After Mid-Air Emergency

12 May 2022, 04:12 UTC / The plane’s pilot became incapacitated mid-flight, so one of the two passengers took over and landed, with help from an experienced air traffic controller

 
Billionaire Attorney Owns One of the World’s Largest Private Jets, a Gorgeous Boeing 767
Billionaire Attorney Owns One of the World’s Largest Private Jets, a Gorgeous Boeing 767

11 May 2022, 10:48 UTC / John H. Ruiz’s private jet has completed a 6-month remodel, and it looks like a flying mansion with 2 staterooms, 4 bathrooms, and private cinema

 
Joby Aviation Teamed Up With NASA to Demonstrate How Quiet Its Electric Air Taxi Is
Joby Aviation Teamed Up With NASA to Demonstrate How Quiet Its Electric Air Taxi Is

11 May 2022, 09:22 UTC / Joby Aviation put its electric air taxi to the test to find out its acoustic footprint. The noise level of the eVTOL was measured using NASA's technology

 
General Atomics Develops New MQ-9B Aircraft With STOL Capabilities
General Atomics Develops New MQ-9B Aircraft With STOL Capabilities

10 May 2022, 16:11 UTC / General Atomics announced that it will develop a new MQ-9B aircraft with short takeoff and landing (STOL) capabilities that can be used in various settings

 
First Cessna SkyCourier Twin Utility Turboprop Delivered to FedEx Express
First Cessna SkyCourier Twin Utility Turboprop Delivered to FedEx Express

9 May 2022, 21:22 UTC / Textron Aviation announced the delivery of the first Cessna SkyCourier to FedEx Express. Another 49 aircraft are expected to be delivered to FedEx

 
Israeli Startup Unveils Full-Scale eVTOL Prototype Air One for Personal Flight
Israeli Startup Unveils Full-Scale eVTOL Prototype Air One for Personal Flight

9 May 2022, 19:38 UTC / AIR unveiled the full-scale prototype of its Air One "flying car" at the Kentucky Derby. The company plans to start hover testing this year

 
Flying Motorcycle Speeder Is Really Happening, and It’ll Be Awesome
Flying Motorcycle Speeder Is Really Happening, and It’ll Be Awesome

7 May 2022, 02:46 UTC / Inventor and JetPack Aviation founder David Mayman talks progress on the Speeder, says the production version will be nothing short of amazing

 
Microsoft Flight Simulator Dev Promises New Patch to Fix Last Update’s Issues
Microsoft Flight Simulator Dev Promises New Patch to Fix Last Update’s Issues

6 May 2022, 19:23 UTC / No details and patch notes have been revealed yet, but a breakdown of the development roadmap has been announced which includes at least two major updates

 
Tom Cruise Lands a Helicopter on the USS Midway for Top Gun: Maverick Premiere
Tom Cruise Lands a Helicopter on the USS Midway for Top Gun: Maverick Premiere

5 May 2022, 06:10 UTC / Tom Cruise arrives in style for the world premiere of the movie, jokes that he doesn’t do simple. The premiere was held on board the historic museum vessel

 
Massive Airplane Roc Aces Fifth Test Flight, Gears Up to Carry Hypersonic Vehicles
Massive Airplane Roc Aces Fifth Test Flight, Gears Up to Carry Hypersonic Vehicles

5 May 2022, 00:44 UTC / Stratolaunch's massive carrier aircraft Roc has successfully completed its fifth flight, moving closer to launch hypersonic vehicles

 
Project Freedom: The Airplane Home With Deck, Garage, and a Second Plane for Entertaining
Project Freedom: The Airplane Home With Deck, Garage, and a Second Plane for Entertaining

3 May 2022, 07:48 UTC / Joe Axline has always loved planes and dreamed of living in one. He decided to do just that when his wife filed for divorce

 
Red Bull Pilot Luke Aikins Falls on His Sword for Illegal Plane Swap Stunt
Red Bull Pilot Luke Aikins Falls on His Sword for Illegal Plane Swap Stunt

30 Apr 2022, 06:42 UTC / Aikins accepts full responsibility for the Arizona stunt, saying he chose to disregard the FAA denial that said they could only fly if they had backup pilots

 
First USAF T-7A Red Hawk Advanced Trainer Jet Rolls Out of the Production Facility
First USAF T-7A Red Hawk Advanced Trainer Jet Rolls Out of the Production Facility

28 Apr 2022, 19:12 UTC / Today, Thursday 28th, Boeing unveiled the first T-7A Red Hawk advanced trainer jet for the U.S. Air Force ahead of official delivery

 
Pokémon "Pokéjets": Limited Edition Boeing Jetliners That Make You Wanna Catch 'Em All
Pokémon "Pokéjets": Limited Edition Boeing Jetliners That Make You Wanna Catch 'Em All

26 Apr 2022, 22:49 UTC / With an HQ only a short bullet-train trip away from Nintendo's, it makes sense that the two parties had the wherewithal to make this partnership happen