The Pegasus VTOL business jet made an appearance at EBACE this year, albeit as a scale model. Based in Pretoria, South Africa, Pegasus Universal Aerospace is working toward a VTOL, twin-engine jet capable of either vertical liftoff or rolling takeoff, and a cruise speed of 430 knots.
The reality is that we cant spend every second flying in hyper-alert mode dodging unknown and unnamed dangers coming at us in full stealth mode so that we avoid any risk of an accident. What we can do is decide that flying precisely and knowing our airplane is a point of pride as a pilot.
Honda Aircraft will break ground on a new 82,000-square-foot facility in Greensboro, North Carolina, this July that could lead to a production increase of 25%. Honda currently builds four HondaJet Elites a month, but additional capacity will allow this boost when the facility opens next summer.
Launching by August, the new Cirrus Services facility at the McKinney National Airport (KTKI, 30 miles northeast of downtown Dallas) will by early 2020 morph into an entirely new facility that will include flight training, maintenance and aircraft management.
The D-Day Squadron is the American contingent participating in the Daks Over Normandy flyover crossing the English Channel to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day on June 6, 2019. The epic journey of a fleet of C-47s (military DC-3 aircraft) will honor the soldiers of the War.