Navy and Marines Get Their Ospreys Back in the Air, But Air Force Waits

A U.S. Air Force CV-22 Osprey lands at Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center, Michigan ( Credits: U.S. Air Force)

All three branches of the US military fly the V-22 Osprey aircraft, but they’re not all back in the air yet after a safety grounding in March. The Navy and Marines have cleared their Ospreys…

South Korea Gets Self-Sufficient: Building a Place to Fix Their F-35 Jets by 2027

A view of the F35 Jet group formation cruising among the cloud (Credits: Adobe Stock)

South Korea is building a special place to fix their F-35 fighter jets. This new repair shop, called a maintenance depot, will be located at Cheongju Air Base and is expected to be up and…

The End of an Era: Delta Rockets Launch No More After Almost 64 Years

Delta 4 heavy rocket lifts off with NRO spy satellite (Credits: Spaceflight Now)

The Delta rockets have been a workhorse for the United States space program for over 60 years. They started out as a military missile but eventually became a launch vehicle for important missions. The very…

Hypersonic Scientist Conviction Raises Espionage Concerns

Hypersonic Scientist Conviction Raises Espionage Concerns

Regarding hypersonic technology, Russia’s ambitions collide with geopolitical tensions and espionage allegations, casting a shadow over scientific progress. The recent conviction of Alexander Kuranvo, a prominent hypersonic scientist, underscores the complexities and risks inherent in…

Giving Used Airplane Parts a Second Life! New Group Gets Recycling in High Gear

Boeing new manufactured airplanes assembly line (Credits: CNBC)

Airplane graveyards are overflowing with old planes, but a new group is working on a solution. Six aviation companies have joined forces to create the Aviation Circularity Consortium (ACC). Their mission? To give used airplane…

Scary Moment on United Airlines Flight! Plane Makes Emergency Landing Due to Smoke

Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner (Credits: Aviation Geeks)

A United Airlines flight from Los Angeles to Hong Kong had a scare on Friday. Shortly after takeoff, passengers and crew reported smelling smoke in the cabin. The pilots decided to play it safe and…

Electra’s eSTOL: Military Logistics Game-Changer Takes Flight

Electra's eSTOL Military Logistics Game-Changer Takes Flight

Electra’s groundbreaking eSTOL (electric short takeoff and landing) aircraft has garnered attention for its potential to revolutionize military logistics. Recognizing its significance, the US Army has awarded funds to accelerate Electra’s flight test program, signaling…

Beta Technologies’ UL-Certified Charge Cube: Revolutionizing Electric Aviation Charging

Beta Technologies' UL-Certified Charge Cube

The most recent addition to the electric charging scene is Beta Technologies, which is now officially the only charger designed specifically for electric aircraft and is UL-certified. Known for its Alia eVTOL (electric vertical takeoff…

Zuri’s Revolutionary Hybrid VTOL: Redefining Regional Travel

Zuri's Revolutionary Hybrid VTOL

Zuri stands out prominently in the European Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) sector. This Czech startup is pioneering the development of a VTOL (Vertical Takeoff and Landing) aircraft, leveraging hybrid-electric propulsion to enhance performance. Featuring a…

Air New Zealand’s Sustainable Aviation Milestone with Neste Partnership

Air New Zealand's Sustainable Aviation Milestone with Neste Partnership

Air New Zealand’s partnership with Neste signifies a significant step towards sustainability in aviation. As the world’s largest producer of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF), Neste plays a pivotal role in reducing emissions in the aviation…

Electra’s eSTOL Partnership Revolutionizes Australian Air Mobility

Electra's eSTOL Partnership Revolutionizes Australian Air Mobility

If you’ve been keeping up with the latest in Advanced Air Mobility (AAM), you’re likely familiar with Electra, an American eSTOL (electric short takeoff and landing) manufacturer, and Skyportz, an Australian infrastructure expert. However, there’s…

Crisalion and Kookiejar: Pioneering Sustainable Air Mobility Solutions

Crisalion and Kookiejar

The field of emission-free air travel is quickly changing, driven by advancements in aircraft design, infrastructure, and regulations. Crisalion and Kookiejar are among the pioneering companies working to accelerate this transformation, offering sustainable flight options.…

Embraer’s E-Freighter: A New Era in Cargo Transportation

Embraer's E-Freighter A New Era in Cargo Transportation

Nearly two years since Brazil-based aviation giant Embraer revealed its groundbreaking E-Freighter project, the first unit of the highly-anticipated E190F nears completion of final tests before deployment with a US leasing company. Embraer, renowned for…

New Weapons Tech: LRASM Missile’s Role in Modern Air Defense

LRASM Missile's Role in Modern Air Defense

Advancements in air defense technology have rendered present-day missiles increasingly ineffective in reaching their targets. Consequently, defense contractors are investing heavily in new weapon systems capable of operating in denied environments. Among these solutions is…

AutoFlight’s Prosperity eVTOL Milestones: Urban Air Mobility Advancements

AutoFlight's Prosperity eVTOL Milestones

Chinese eVTOL (electric vertical takeoff and landing) manufacturer AutoFlight continues to redefine the air mobility world with its innovative Prosperity eVTOL. With the recent delivery of its first Prosperity aircraft to a Japanese customer, AutoFlight…

Revolutionary Rolls-Royce Pearl 10X: Business Aviation’s Powerhouse Engine

Revolutionary Rolls-Royce Pearl 10X Business Aviation's Powerhouse Engine

Dubbed the Pearl 10X, Rolls-Royce introduces a groundbreaking business engine that rivals the power of a fighter jet. Revealed in 2021, the Pearl 10X stands as Rolls-Royce’s most potent engine for business aviation, generating a…

TCab Tech’s E20: China’s Tilt-Rotor Revolution Takes Flight

TCab Tech's E20 China's Tilt-Rotor Revolution Takes Flight

EHang has long been recognized as a prominent player in the electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) industry, but a new contender has emerged with equally ambitious aspirations. While EHang pioneered fully autonomous electric air…

Gulfstream G700 Receives FAA Certification Milestone

Gulfstream G700 Receives FAA Certification Milestone

Gulfstream, an established aircraft manufacturer since 1958, recently achieved a significant milestone with the FAA certification of its revamped G700 business jet. This certification, following rigorous testing, underscores Gulfstream’s commitment to innovation and excellence. The…

Global Tensions Drive Military Modernization Efforts

Global Tensions Drive Military Modernization Efforts

Amidst a semblance of normalcy, global tensions escalate, fueled by conflicts in Europe and the Middle East. The palpable tension manifests in heightened military rearmament worldwide and advancements in weaponry, even extending to unrelated modernization…

DARPA’s X-65: Redefining Aviation with Revolutionary Design

DARPA's X-65 Redefining Aviation with Revolutionary Design

Understanding the mechanics of an aircraft doesn’t necessarily require aviation expertise. In basic terms, engines propel it forward, wings generate lift, and various control surfaces like stabilizers, rudders, flaps, ailerons, and slats facilitate maneuvers such…

Hivemind AI Revolutionizing Military Operations: Shield AI

Hivemind AI Revolutionizing Military Operations Shield AI

Hivemind represents a breakthrough in artificial intelligence developed by defense startup Shield AI. Unlike conventional AI used for generating content or manipulating media, Hivemind is designed specifically to operate and control various military hardware autonomously.…

Bell’s Helicopter Dominance: Viper, Venom, and Upgrades

Bell's Helicopter Dominance Viper, Venom, and Upgrades

Bell, renowned for its helicopter manufacturing prowess, showcases a dominance in military aerial platforms, particularly with the AH-1Z Viper and UH-1Y Venom leading its sales charts. Introduced over two decades ago, these helicopters embody versatility…

Chevrolet’s Off-Road Dilemma: Missed Opportunities in SUV Market

Chevrolet's Off-Road Dilemma Missed Opportunities in SUV Market

Despite the popularity of high-performance off-road SUVs, Chevrolet has yet to capitalize on this trend, unlike competitors such as Ford and Jeep. The demand for vehicles like the Ford Bronco and Jeep Wrangler demonstrates a…

Emirates Leads Green Aviation with Neste Partnership

Emirates Leads Green Aviation with Neste Partnership

Emirates reaffirms its commitment to promoting sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) by launching another successful initiative aimed at integrating SAF into regular commercial operations. Commencing this month, Schiphol Airport’s fueling system will incorporate SAF throughout 2024.…

Archer Aviation Achieves Milestone in Air Taxi Certification

Archer Aviation Achieves Milestone in Air Taxi Certification

Archer Aviation, a prominent American eVTOL manufacturer, achieves a significant milestone in its journey towards full certification, demonstrating the resilience and safety of its future air taxi. With the successful completion of rigorous battery testing,…

US Air Force Invests in Blended-Wing Aircraft: Future of Military Transport

US Air Force Invests in Blended-Wing Aircraft Future of Military Transport

As the U.S. Air Force endeavors to modernize its aircraft fleet, it’s exploring innovative designs like the blended-wing body aircraft, allocating $235 million over four years to its development. This aircraft design, blending features of…

Revolutionizing Air Mobility: PAL-V’s Flying Cars Take Flight in Middle East & Africa

Revolutionizing Air Mobility PAL-V's Flying Cars Take Flight in Middle East & Africa

While numerous aviation operators are delving into Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) and contemplating fleet renewal with new-generation eVTOLs (electric vertical takeoff and landing), only a select few are daring enough to explore flying cars. Disrupting…

Japan’s First UAM Hub: EHang EH216-S Takes Flight in Kanto

Japan's First UAM Hub EHang EH216-S Takes Flight in Kanto

Japan recently welcomed its inaugural UAM (Urban Air Mobility) hub, marking the commencement of regular eVTOL (electric Vertical Takeoff and Landing) flights in the country. Spearheaded by EHang, a leading Chinese aircraft manufacturer specializing in…

Jetson One: Leading the Revolution in Personal Electric Aircraft

Jetson One Leading the Revolution in Personal Electric Aircraft

Conventional aviation is gradually making room for greener alternatives, including the futuristic eVTOLs (electric vertical takeoff and landing) that come in various shapes and sizes. We can anticipate witnessing more traditional events in the aviation…

WindRunner: Revolutionizing Wind Turbine Transport with Innovative Aircraft

WindRunner Revolutionizing Wind Turbine Transport with Innovative Aircraft

Businesses often arise from a fundamental need, driven by the belief in addressing a perceived demand for a product or service. In the ever-evolving environment of renewable energy, the proliferation of wind turbines stands as…

Sun Country Airlines: A Unique Entity in U.S. Aviation

Sun Country Airlines A Unique Entity in U.S. Aviation

Sun Country Airlines stands as a unique entity in U.S. aviation, operating outside the traditional paradigms of ultra-low-cost carriers and legacy airlines. Founded over four decades ago, Sun Country maintains its primary hub at Minneapolis-Saint…

Avelo Airlines Resumes Wisconsin-Orlando Flights for Summer Season

Avelo Airlines Resumes Wisconsin-Orlando Flights for Summer Season

Avelo Airlines has announced plans to resume its flights between Wisconsin and Orlando for the upcoming summer season after a brief pause starting in late April. Starting from early June, the airline will operate two…