American Airlines previewed their all-new Flagship Suite seats that will be included on all Airbus A321XLR and Boeing 787-9 aircraft starting in 2024. The airline is also set to retrofit twenty of their Boeing 777-300ER aircraft to include Flagship Suite seats for its long haul routes beginning in late 2024.
CopterPack Gen 2 is essentially the newest all-electric backpack helicopter that comes equipped with a self-leveling autopilot system. Its lightweight airframe is crafted from carbon fiber honeycomb, which means it can withstand the elements with ease, although extreme weather conditions may be another story.
Samson Sky’s Switchblade flying car has just received FAA approval, which gives the company permission for flight testing. Think of it as a luxury car meets personal flying vehicle, powered by a hybrid electric-drive system. After your flight, its wings simply fold into the sides of the vehicle, allowing you to drive on the road like a normal car.
If you demand nothing but the most luxurious business jet, then look no further than the Bombardier Global 8000 aircraft. It’s claimed to be the world’s fastest and longest-range purpose-built business jet with an industry-leading range of 8,000 nautical miles as well as a top speed of Mach 0.94, making it the leader in the long-range class.
If electric vehicles can have DC fast charging, why not all-electric aircraft? Meet the Diamond eDA40. Diamond Aircraft partnered with battery technology company, Electric Power Systems, to use their Battery Module with a DC fast charging system. This means that you’ll be able to power up a fully drained aircraft in approximately 20 minutes.