(7 DECEMBER 1943 – 24 APRIL 2022) – Tiro Vorster was a world-renowned aviation artist. He was a Fellow of the American Society of Aviation Artists (ASAA) and this information comes from ASAA and from a profile in World Airnews by Pieter Cronjé. TIRO VORSTER GREW UP IN MIDDELBURG TransvaalRead More →

DASSAULT AVIATION HAS launched its latest and largest biz-jet, the Falcon 10X. Still in development, the aircraft won’t be marketed for several years, but the company had a virtual rollout to highlight the features of what it claims will be the business jet with the world’s largest cabin. The FalconRead More →

JoeBen Bevirt has ducked the media spotlight—until now. He discusses how electric air taxis will make urban transport cleaner and cheaper. The most recognizable name in the emerging electrical vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) segment, JoeBen Bevirt, broke years-long silence during a webcast with the Washington Post.  It turns out heRead More →

Boasting record eVTOL pre-sales, UK company Vertical Aerospace (VA) is going public through a SPAC, with backing from Microsoft, American Airlines, Avolon, Honeywell and Rolls-Royce and a bulging US$4 billion-dollar pre-order book for as many as 1,000 of its VA-X4 eVTOL air taxis. The SPAC deal is a merger withRead More →

As eVTOL manufacturers scramble to get next-gen air taxi aircraft certified and into full production, another set of companies are racing to establish themselves as air mobility service providers. These will become the Ubers of the sky. Some eVTOL manufacturers plan to do it themselves; Joby Aviation, for example, now ownsRead More →

This incredible photo was captured shortly after 10:30am Sunday 30th May 2021 at the Buffalo Niagara International Airport in Cheektowaga. Local photographer Matt Pulinski happened to be in the right place at the right time to snap this photo of a Learjet encountering a bird strike upon take-off. A largeRead More →

Obituary- South Africa has lost one of its greatest pilots. General Des Barker had an extraordinarily successful career in the SAAF. He followed that up by becoming the world expert on air show crashes. He wrote the standard text, Zero Error Margin, and his recently released major reference work “AnatomyRead More →