While automation is inevitable, it will take time and FAA certification before flying an aircraft involves pushing a button and taking off. But aviation experts say it’s coming.
Zeppelins are usually equated with the Hindenburg disaster, but today’s airships use modern materials and some aspire to be as luxurious as superyachts.
New Hampshire becomes the first state to pass a law regulating these alternative vehicles, as they come closer to production.
Several air-charter firms and upscale travel companies are packaging private jets and resorts as the new, Covid-19-free vacation.
Sir Richard Branson, Martha Stewart and William Shatner have all floated weightlessly around the cabin of the specially modified Boeing 727. Following a special Covid-19 protocol, Zero-G’s flight tour is taking off again.
The King Air 360 is a luxurious flying SUV, with upgraded cabin comfort for passengers, as well as automatic pressurization and autothrottles for pilots.
Fraudsters are taking advantage of the jump in demand for private flights.
The aim is for pilots to have the best possible chance of recovering when things go awry.
The autonomous Ehang 216 accomplished the landmark feat in China, paving the way for eVTOL air-taxi flights.