AMSL Aero’s Vertiia new electric VTOL aircraft is already at the pre-flight prototype stage. Developed in conjunction with the University of Sydney and autonomy and sensor specialists Mission Systems the aircraft can fly up to 800 km (500 miles) on hydrogen, and it’ll start out as an air ambulance. WithRead More →

Nov 20, 2020: At last week’s fall meeting – held in a virtual format – the EAA board of directors supported the ongoing planning efforts for EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2021, which will be held July 26-August 1 at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh. Among those preparations are incorporating best practicesRead More →

Vincent Reffet 1984-2020.French extreme sports athlete Vince Reffet has died after a jet suit training incident in the desert near Dubai. The 36-year-old was the second person on the planet to fly Yves Rossi’s Jetman flight suit. The Jetman team announced Reffet’s passing today with a  short FaceBook post; “ItRead More →

Around 11pm ET Monday (6am Tuesday South Africa) the SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft docked safely with the International Space Station (ISS). Travelling at more than 17,000miles per hour (27 360 km/h), the spacecraft edged toward ISS, closing the gap before latching onto a port on the ISS’s centre module. ThisRead More →

Wed 11 Nov, 2020. President Ramaphosa updated the country about the sale of alcohol, lockdown regulations and international travel.: “My Fellow South Africans…” Everyone in the tourism industry, and most people in general, had been wondering when international travel would resume, especially as we are approaching the festive season. It’sRead More →

Flying through the clouds or speeding across asphalt, the AirCar prototype is a road-ready car that can transform into a working plane. The fifth generation AirCar designed by Professor Stefan Klein completed two 1,500 foot AGL flights at Piestany Airport in Slovakia Oct. 27, 2020. The AirCar safely achieved twoRead More →