It’s official, Hi Fly has successfully landed an Airbus A340 in Antarctica for the first time ever. The aircraft was piloted by Captain Carlos Mirpuri from Cape Town to Antarctica and back, a journey that totaled 2,500 nautical miles that entailed flying for just over five hours each way.
Singapore-based Kelley Aerospace is taking the combat drone industry to the next level with their supersonic Arrow. Featuring a carbon fiber monocoque it’s capable of flying over 2,982-miles with a maximum payload of 37,038-pounds. It’s estimated to cost less than $16 million, and as production ramps, as low as $9-million per unit.
British designer Mark Berryman typically works on yachts, but his latest project takes to the skies, literally. This luxury private jet interior not only has a zen-like bedroom, complete with floor accent lighting, but just about everything you’d expect from a penthouse suite.
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.