The engine builder says it will be powering Vertical Aerospace’s VA-X4 to a top speed of 200 mph. Its first flight will happen this year.
The space agency has taken one giant leap forward with the zero-emissions X-57 Maxwell.
“Phoenix PT,” scheduled to fly next summer, is a prototype of a full-scale, two-passenger aircraft that will make its first flight in 2022.
It comes complete with in-flight entertainment, power outlets, tray tables, even its own drink cooler.
The owner of the world’s largest fleet of business jets gave supersonic technology a big vote of confidence.
Beyond the demo, California aviation startup Joby had a good February, announcing a merger with a large investor and steps towards FAA certification.
Archer’s Maker eVTOL is part of a regional plan to connect much of Southern California by a network of electric air taxis.
Act one was Perseverance landing on Jezero Crater. Act two will be its mini-eVTOL, Ingenuity, flying over the Red Planet’s wild surface.
The program aims to help Black scholars continue in the aerospace field after their studies are complete.