Planes

Virgin Galactic delays space tourism flights until Q4 2022

Not long ago, Virgin Galactic celebrated the completion of its first flight sending a civilian crew into orbit. However, there were problems with that flight

Tetra Mk-5 single-seat eVTOL is conducting test flights in California

A Japanese company called Tetra Aviation is currently working on a single-seat eVTOL aircraft that uses multiple rotors to take off and land vertically. The

CityAirbus NextGen is the Urban Air Mobility vehicle of the future

One of the biggest manufacturers of commercial aircraft in the world is Airbus. The company has revealed its plans for the emerging Urban Air Mobility

Watch Rolls-Royce’s all-electric plane ace its first test flight

Rolls-Royce’s experimental all-electric plane, Spirit of Innovation, has successfully flown for the first time, taking the zero-emissions project one step closer to powering “air taxis”

15 Monster Planes That Dominate the Skies

Double deckers, six engines, and wingspans longer than football fields: It’s amazing these big boys can even get off the ground. The marvel of flight

The 30 Most Important Planes of All Time

These legendary aircraft defined the aerospace age. While by no means definitive, the following list of flying machines is what we consider, after many grueling

Boeing unveils F-15QA fighter jets with advanced next-gen systems

On Wednesday, Boeing and the US Air Force teamed with the Qatar Emiri Air Force to unveil the F-15QA, a version of the F-15 fighter

How Fast A Plane Do You Need?

We all love big numbers, but how important are high cruise speeds to your missions? As it turns out, they’re critical. When we look to

Our 2021 Roundup Of Light Twin Aircraft

Until 35 years ago, light twins were a force to be reckoned with. Today, in both the used and new marketplace, they account for a

F-16 Making Its Own Weather; Scrappy Draws A Huge Crowd And Babies Flying Planes

With the big storm in the rearview mirror, Oshkosh AirVenture got back to the business of making magic, and we were there for it all.

Volocopter 2X completed its first US public crewed test flight

Each year the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) holds a massive air show in Wisconsin called AirVenture. At AirVenture 2021, the Volocopter 2X eVTOL aircraft had

Joby Aero full-sized prototype air taxi flies more than 150 miles on a charge

Joby Aero Inc. has announced that its prototype all-electric air taxi has reached an important milestone in its development. The aircraft is designed for commercial

Flight Design F2 Gets FAA Thumbs-Up For S-LSA

The next-gen model of the popular Flight Design two-seat LSA can now be sold and purchased as a ready-to-fly aircraft. Flight Design has announced twin

IWC Is Partnering with a Flying Car Racing Series

The famed Swiss watchmaker has partnered with Airspeeder, a company looking to bring electric flying car racing to life. IWC has been pushing the limits

The flying car you’ve been waiting for

AirCar prototype that actually deserves its ‘car’ tag makes first inter-city flight in Slovakia A Slovakian company has built a prototype flying car that can

Klein Vision AirCar completes a 35-minute test flight between two cities

AirCar is a dual-mode car/aircraft moving towards production after meeting a key development milestone this week. That milestone was its first inter-city flight, where the

180mph Seaglider ‘flying ferry’ concept backed by Brittany Ferries

Part hydrofoil ferry, part electric plane, the Seaglider could slash Channel crossing times by 78% according to its designers. A radical flying ferry concept that

AA and Virgin Atlantic want this eVTOL aircraft for “flying taxi” city hops

American Airlines and Virgin Atlantic are looking to much shorter flights to expand their future services, each inking deals that could see them piloting electric

Archer reveals its demonstrator eVTOL aircraft

Archer is one of the several companies working on electronic vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft. On June 10, the company debuted its first demonstrator

Boeing 737 MAX hit with $17m FAA fine as 787 Dreamliner woes continue

Boeing faces a further $17 million in fines from the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) over the 737 MAX incident, the penalties announced amid rumors

EHang long-range VT-30 autonomous aerial vehicle takes off and lands vertically

EHang has revealed the latest version of its aircraft that it calls an autonomous aerial vehicle or AAV. The aircraft is a long-range VT-30 meant

Airbus taps Luminar LIDAR for its autonomous aircraft’s eyes

LIDAR manufacturer Luminar has inked a new deal with Airbus, to provide its laser scanners for Airbus UpNext’s next-generation aircraft. The agreement could see Luminar

The Top 10 Planes Of All Time: WARNING: This List Goes To 11.

No holds barred. If it flies in the air with a pilot at the controls, it qualifies. This list plays no favorites, takes no nostalgia

Going Direct: Two Degrees Of Separation From Chuck Yeager

How his career and legend shaped my flying life, and those of a million other pilots. My instructor and I were quiet as we flew,

Joby Aviation unveils its eVTOL air taxi flight video for the first time

Joby Aviation certainly isn’t a household name today, but that could change the future. Joby is one of the companies trying to bring affordable and

This Incredible Plane: Cessna 620

Too late for one era, too early for another, this wonderful mini airliner turned out to be both behind and ahead of its time! Twenty

Just the Facts Aviation News Roundup

Record snow and ice caused havoc for airports in Texas, a flying non-car’s U.S. prospects dim, homebuilts face a regulatory wall between the U.S. and

8 Great Used Planes

Plane & Pilot’s lineup of best buys to fit every budget, from $20,000 to $1 million The search for the perfect plane is as old

Terrafugia Transition flying car granted a Light-Sport Airworthiness certificate by the FAA

Terrafugia Inc. announced this week that it reached a milestone in its road to bringing the Transition roadable aircraft to market. The FAA granted Terrafugia

The Top 10 Planes Of All Time: WARNING: This List Goes To 11.

No holds barred. If it flies in the air with a pilot at the controls, it qualifies. This list plays no favorites, takes no nostalgia