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Rolls-Royce Reveals Hybrid VTOL »

At the Farnborough International Air Show, which opened Monday in Great Britain, Rolls-Royce revealed a hybrid VTOL concept that could carry four to five passengers at speeds up to 217 knots with a range up to 435 NM. The design should be flying by the “early 2020s,” the company said in a news release. More

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CAFE Symposium To Highlight... »

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Bell, Safran Team On Hybrid... »

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Boeing Names Phase I... »

Boeing has announced its selection of 10 designs that will go on to compete for a $1 million prize to be awarded next year in its GoFly competition, which... More

SubSonex Jet Approved For... »

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Drone Demonstrates Morphing... »

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VSS Unity Completes Second... »

VSS Unity, the aircraft that Virgin Galactic plans to use later this year to carry tourists into space, completed a successful supersonic test flight on... More