Meet Boom XB-1, The First Independently Developed Supersonic Aircraft

Four years after Boom Technology revealed its plan to develop a new supersonic jet, the Colorado-based aviation company introduces its first demonstrator, XB-1. Billed as the first independently developed supersonic aircraft, the XB-1 demonstrates the key technologies that will enable safe, efficient and sustainable supersonic travel.

KLM And TU-Delft’s Flying-V Made Successful First Flight… As A Scale Model

Remember the radical Flying-V passenger jet conceived by KLM and TU-Delft? Well, those guys are not joking around when they imagine that we should all be flying inside a wing, along with cargoes and the fuel. They have successfully taken it to the sky… with a scale model of the Flying-V.

Virgin Galactic Revealed Its Mach 3 Supersonic Commercial Jet Design

There have been many developments in supersonic commercial aircraft over the last few years, with the likes of Aerion Supersonic, Boom Technology, Spike Aerospace, and even Charles Bombardier all in the supersonic race.

Kitty Hawk Ditches Flying Car In Favor Of VTOL Electric Personal Air Transport

We are totally not surprised that Kitty Hawk’s supposed flying car is no longer a thing. The plug has been pulled on that one. Instead, the company is embarking on an electric plane proper which it dubbed Project Heaviside.

In Pictures: Boeing Loyal Wingman Unmanned Aircraft For Royal Australian Air Force

Developed by Boeing in Australia for the Royal Australian Air Force, the Boeing Loyal Wingman Unmanned Aircraft Prototype uses artificial intelligence to extend the capabilities of manned and unmanned platforms.

Watfly Is A Single-Seater, All-Electric Personal Air Transport That Requires No License To Fly

Wouldn’t it be nice if we could just take off and soar the sky like a bird? Sadly, we are no X-Men and the closest a person can get to taking off just like that would be an air vehicle like the Watfly Atlas EVTOL.

Chinese Company Carried First Live Fire Fighting Drill Using Fire-fighting Drones

While China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation wants to use rocket launchers to fight high-rise fires, another Chinese company, Guofei Aviation, is banking on drones to do the job. The company has carried out its first live fire fighting drill using specialized eight-rotor fire-fighting drones.

As TU Delft Proposed Bunk Beds For Econ Class, Air NZ May Implement Its Own Patented Solution

The radical KLM Flying-V passenger jet conceived by Delft University of Technology we saw last year has been shortlisted for the Crystal Cabin Awards 2020 for its innovative economy flat bed concept.

Airbus’ Vision Of Future Passenger Is A Flying Wing And It Has A Scaled Demonstrator To Show Too

This is Airbus MAVERIC, a so-called “blended wing aircraft” demonstrator. MAVERIC, if you must really know, stands for Model Aircraft for Validation and Experimentation of Robust Innovative Controls.