ZeroAvia Testing Hydrogen-Powered Electric Airplanes

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Tue, 20 Aug 2019 15:45:41 +0000

ZeroAvia electric airplaneZeroAvia announced this week it has been conducting test flights of a hydrogen fuel cell powered electric airplane under the auspices of the FAA. It plans to build 10 to 20 passenger airplanes for flights up to 500 miles.

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Embraer, Bell, Brazil, & Uber Elevate Are Shaping Our Urban Air Mobility Future

Credit to Author: Nicolas Zart| Date: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 01:52:00 +0000

Embraer EmbraerX eVTOLA flurry of aviation startups have challenged our current air mobility system and are introducing urban air mobility (UAM) to more people. Embraer, Bell, Brazil, & Uber Elevate are a few innovating in this fast-paced new industry

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Lilium Flirts With Biomimicry, Wins Red Dot Award

Credit to Author: Nicolas Zart| Date: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 01:03:30 +0000

Lilium eVTOL Red Dot AwardOne benefit of the new wave of electric vertical take-off & landing (eVTOL) and electric conventional takeoff and landing (eCTOL) airplanes is the freedom the electric propulsion system gives designers. Airbus has a “Bird of Prey” concept that will please most Star Trek fans, and now a flying Manta Ray could grace our skies in a few years

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After The Hoversurf Bike Comes The eVTOL Hoversurf Formula

Credit to Author: Nicolas Zart| Date: Sun, 18 Aug 2019 15:54:31 +0000

HoverSurf Formula eVTOLAs cool as the Hoversurf Hoverbike is, the company is now working on another electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) air vehicle, the Hoversurf Formula. There are bigger ambitions for the latter

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Bye Aerospace & OXIS Energy To Commercialize Lithium-Sulfur Batteries For Urban Air Mobility (UAM)

Credit to Author: Nicolas Zart| Date: Sun, 18 Aug 2019 03:40:13 +0000

Bye Aerospace is an extremely busy electric aviation company developing the future of our urban air mobility (UAM) world. It has two electric airplanes (eCTOL) and is working on an electric vertical take-off & landing (eVTOL) project with Uber Elevate. But that’s not all. It is also partnering with another two companies focusing on pre‐crash sensing technologies, parachute ballistic recovery systems, landing gear‐airframe crashworthy structural concepts, high-energy absorbing seats, and advanced restraints

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Captain hailed hero after bird strike disables Russian plane

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Thu, 15 Aug 2019 11:47:10 +0000

Captain hailed hero after bird strike disables Russian plane

MOSCOW — The captain of a Russian passenger jet was hailed as a hero Thursday for landing his plane in a cornfield after it collided with a flock of gulls seconds after takeoff, causing both engines to malfunction. While dozens of people sought medical assistance, only one was hospitalized. The event drew comparisons to the […]

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Flights from Hong Kong Airport to resume from 6 am Tuesday

Credit to Author: racosta| Date: Mon, 12 Aug 2019 12:49:41 +0000

Flights from Hong Kong Airport to resume from 6 am Tuesday

Hong Kong Airport Authority hopes to resume flights from 6 a.m. on Tuesday after more than 180 departures were canceled earlier today, according to Hong Kong Media.

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Cathay grounds pilot, removes 2 staff after regulator’s warning

Credit to Author: cmiranda| Date: Sun, 11 Aug 2019 09:39:20 +0000

Cathay grounds pilot, removes 2 staff after regulator's warning

HONG KONG – A Hong Kong pilot charged with rioting for taking part in a recent protest has been grounded, Cathy Pacific confirmed on Saturday. This came a day after the embattled carrier received a warning from the nation’s aviation regulator over safety risk and queries from passengers and the public. The airline also confirmed that two […]

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60% of flight attendants of Japanese airlines victimized by sneaky filming on duty—survey

Credit to Author: hniitsu| Date: Sun, 11 Aug 2019 09:11:00 +0000

60% of flight attendants of Japanese airlines victimized by sneaky filming on duty—survey

TOKYO — About 60 percent of flight attendants have fallen prey to surreptitious photographing and filming while on duty, but many of them face difficulties in charging offenders over such acts in the sky. The Japan Federation of Aviation Industry Unions — a Tokyo-based labor union for workers in the aviation industry — conducted a nationwide […]

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Chinese regulator warns Cathay Pacific on security issues

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Sat, 10 Aug 2019 03:49:33 +0000

Chinese regulator warns Cathay Pacific on security issues

The Civil Aviation Administration of China issued a warning to Cathay Pacific in Hong Kong for a number of safety and security risks.

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