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 with
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 owns
As times get increasingly tougher I find increasing evidence of aircraft insurance companies looking for any excuse not to pay. There are good insurance brokers – and underwriters – and er… some not so good ones. This is a story of good insurers not paying – and how things went downhill from there.
You can experience the thrill of spending a night on a Boeing, overlooking the African bushveld and the northern Drakensberg mountains. The dream became a reality for Martin den Dunnen and wife Tracy in March 2019 when time, opportunity, and passion collided and a Boeing 737 ZS-BIL was purchased. The Aerotel
The flight from Tel Aviv to Abu Dhabi operated by El Al with a Boeing 737-900ER (4X-EHD) This is El Al’s first flight to the United Arab Emirates. The flight happened today (August 31, 2020), carrying Israeli and US delegations. The original flight details below: LY971 Tel Aviv – Abu Dhabi
“The HX50 will deliver a truly desirable, attainable and capable aircraft that will re-launch general aviation.” Concept type helicopters have been proposed before … but this one has a better chance than most of flying in the real world. Dr Jason Hill (Ph.D), a helicopter aerodynamicist, is the designer of