Joby Aviation’s electric vertical take-off and landing aircraft has already completed over 1,000 test flights completed within the last 10 years. This piloted, four-passenger, emissions free aircraft is capable of traveling 150 miles at speeds of up to 200 miles per hour.
PAL-V has received full certification basis with EASA (European Union Aviation Safety Agency), making it officially the world’s first road-legal flying car. This three-wheeled vehicle is powered by a 100-horsepower engine capable of hitting 62 mph in less than nine seconds, while topping out at 100 mph, in road mode.
China’s futuristic Chengdu Tianfu International Airport is now official open, and to kick things off, the inaugural flight, operated by Sichuan Airlines, took off Sunday morning for Beijing. Construction cost around $10.8 billion USD, and the first phase is capable of handling 60 million passengers per year.
Top Aces debuted the first privately owned F-16 fighter jet successfully completed its maiden flight at the company’s new F-16 Center of Excellence at Mesa Gateway Airport. Under the U.S. Air Force IDIQ contract, the firm will begin to provide its highly touted adversary training for the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy and DoD later this year.
REGENT has just unveiled their new all-electric vehicle, the Seaglider, which will fly along coastal routes operated by airlines, ferry companies, and governments. This aircraft combines the speed, comfort, and navigation systems into an ultra quiet design that offers the convenience, maneuverability, and affordability of a boat.