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Preparing for Your First Flight »

The paperwork, the plane, and the pilot must come together for success. More

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Terrafugia, Vahana Report... »

Two very different “flying-car” projects, Terrafugia and Vahana, have reported major moves forward this week. Terrafugia, which has been working to... More

SureFly's Octocopter »

Ohio-based Workhorse Group, which builds hybrid electric trucks for UPS, FedEx and others, thinks it's time to rethink the design characteristics of the... More

Uber Signs With NASA To... »

Uber has signed a deal with NASA to develop software for the air taxi it plans to have in service within five years. At a web conference in Lisbon on... More

Advances For New Flight... »

Electric powerplants and autonomous systems continue to make progress, with reports this week of first flights and new designs. In China, the two-seat... More

NASA Tests New Wing Designs »

NASA researchers are testing new technologies that should lead to wing designs that are lighter, more efficient, quieter and safer than today’s wings,... More

Branson: Virgin... »

Virgin Galactic is about three months away from launching into space, founder Richard Branson said at a business forum in Finland recently. He added that he... More