The $440,000 “Mk2” suit, which its founder claims will make personal flight “intuitive,” has two mini-jet engines on each arm and a larger one on the backpack.
CycloTech is basing its Cyclogyro aircraft’s design around highly maneuverable Voith Schneider marine propellers used in commercial ships.
The man behind SolarStratos becomes the first person to skydive from an electric aircraft, though the real point of the “record” is about sustainable flight.
A scaled version of the V-Wing made its first flight, showing that alternative designs could become long-distance aircraft of the future.
The laminar-flow design of the Celera 500L gives it a 4,500-mile range while its operating costs are about a sixth of competitive business jets.
The simulator flight last week was a milestone for the business jet manufacturer, allowing it to test the aircraft safely in real-world conditions.
The autonomous Ehang 216 accomplished the landmark feat in China, paving the way for eVTOL air-taxi flights.
With its 50-foot wingspan and twin-tail assembly, Beta Technologies’ Alia was inspired by the look and flying abilities of the Arctic tern.
The converted Cessna E-Caravan may not look as sexy as new-generation electric aircraft, but it will be a lot more practical for flight.