The aerial sightseeing trial is open to residents of the Forest Lake project in the popular tourist destination of Zhaoqing city in south China. China’s air mobility company EHang has added another location to its autonomous air taxi roster with the launch of an aerial sightseeing trial in partnership withRead More →

22 December 1945: Test pilot Vern Louis Carstens made the first flight of Beech Aircraft Corporation’s new Beechcraft Model 35 Bonanza. Five prototypes were built. The first two were used as static test articles. The third prototype, NX80150, serial number 3, was the first to fly. “. . . WichitaRead More →

This aircraft is something all pilots should be excited about. A mysterious bullet-shaped plane was spotted at the Southern California Logistics Airport near Victorville in April 2017. Its unusual design prompted immediate speculation. Now the Celera 500L has finally been revealed to the world. This is a private aircraft thatRead More →

After operating in stealth mode for the last four years, San Francisco-based Xwing said in a news release last week it has carried out a number of passenger-carrying flights from take-off to landing remotely using a Cessna 208B Grand Caravan. Xwing’s Auto-flight System retrofits existing aircraft into optionally piloted vehicles byRead More →

Aviation authorities the world over have the responsibility of overseeing aviation safety and security as well as developing the aviation industries in their countries. Aviation safety and the development of aviation are two things that are mostly at loggerheads with each other: a terrific safety record can be achieved byRead More →