Lilium, a German start-up with Silicon Valley-scale ambitions to develop a 5-passenger “flying taxi”, has raised a second, $90 million round of financing from top tech investors, as the race to to make electric-powered flying an every day event, hots up. Kate King reports. Continue reading
Iran expects to get its first new jet within weeks under a multi-billion-dollar deal with Airbus for 100 planes, a senior official said on Monday, as Tehran and Western firms race to reopen trade
After developing self-driving cars, Google is set to bring its innovation prowess to the seas, with a novel new ship propulsion system that uses kite energy.
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump took aim at another major defense contractor on Monday, saying the cost of Lockheed Martin’s F-35 fighter jet program was too high. Conway Gittens reports. Continue reading
The Swiss pilot who broke a world record with a five-day nonstop solo flight across the Pacific Ocean from Japan to Hawaii says he has fulfilled a childhood dream, and that they have proven solar powered technology works.
The Martin Jetpack is set for commercial launch in 2016, and its creators believe it could transform emergency response and search-and-rescue missions. Jim Drury met the team marketing it.
LE BOURGET, PARIS, FRANCE / YUMA PROVING GROUND IN ARIZONA, UNITED STATES (REUTERS / TEXTRON) – Military flypasts are a highlight of the Paris Airshow.
The Rafale jet fighter wowed the crowds with an acrobatic display.
It’s the best jet of its kind, says Eric Trappier, CEO of Dassault, which made it.
British and Commonwealth veterans take part in VE Day parade through London.
IN FLIGHT,OFF THE COAST OF THE UNITED STATES (UNITED STATES NAVY) – This is the first time an unmanned aircraft has been refueled in flight. This the latest first for the U.S. Navy’s X-47B test aircraft. In 2013 it was the first UAV to take-off and land on an aircraft carrier.