Not sure if anyone here remembers Pierpaolo Lazzarini of Lazzarini Design, the man behind the adorable Water Jet Capsule from 2013 and “the Shinkansen of the water” SeaJet from last year.
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Boom Technology Unveiled “Production Refined” Overture Supersonic Aircraft
There is a new development from Boom Technology. The Colorado-based supersonic aircraft maker has taken to Farnborough International Airshow (July 18-22, 2022) to reveal the s0-called “production refined” Boom Supersonic Overture.
Fraundorfer Aeronautics Tensor 600X STOL Gyroplane: Runway Required
You are probably half-expecting the Fraundorfer Aeronautics Tensor 600X STOL Gyroplane to be an all-electric aircraft. Well, it is not, which is a surprise given how electric drive is all the rage in recent years. The Tensor 600X is a good’ol fossil fuel burner.
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.
Amazon’s Ambitious Mothership Is Real! Nah, Just Kidding. It Is Fake. Phew!
For a moment, it appears that Amazon may have make good on its patent filed in 2014 for an autonomous airborne fulfillment center. Airborne Fulfillment Center or AFC is basically a giant warehouse in the sky that dispatches delivery drones from as high as 45,000 feet. It was a concept that is bold and yet …
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ICON A5 Light Sport Aircraft Is Taking Pre-order, Again
Wait. What? The spectacular personal air transport ICON A5 that we featured years ago wasn’t delivered? Well, that is news to us. Apparently, not only has not been delivered, it now cost three times more over the original quoted price? Oh, wow. You see. That’s the problem with a blog like us. We have too …
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This Is It, Virgin Galactic VSS Unity Has Made Its First Space Flight
The biggest story today belongs to Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic, a company dedicated to bring space travel to everyday people (who have the money to drop). In between the unveiling of the Spaceship Two VSS Unity a couple of years ago, they have several incremental test flights, but today, at Mojave, CA, Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShip …
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Farmer Built His Own Airbus A320 To Realize Dream Of Owning A Jetliner
Many have dreamed of becoming the pilot of his/her own aircraft, but not everyone is able to fulfill this dream. Chinese farmer Zhu Yue is one of the ‘many’. While the dream of owning and flying a jet airliner may not is a dream dashed, he is not about to let that dream pass. Instead …
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Airbus BelugaXL Super Transporter Completes Maiden Flight With A Smile
This is BelugaXL, the next-generation Airbus super transport destined to replace the original Beluga inducted into service in the mid 90s. Based on the Airbus A330-200 Freighter, the BelugaXL touts 30 percent more capacity and 12 percent bump in payload over its predecessor. So, what’s so special about this supersized cargo plane? Obviously, a huge …
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You Can Buy Anything On Taobao, Including Boeing 747 Jumbo Jets
It is official. You can buy just about anything on Taobao for the cheap, now including used Boeing 747 Jumbo Jets. Yep. That’s plural right there because there are not one, not two, but three on the block and they are available on Taobao alongside other more mundane items like real estates, motor vehicles, and …
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