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FAA OKs Third Ultralight eVTOL

October 22nd, 2018 | by Nicolas Zart

Here's the third electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft officially recognized as an ultralight vehicle by the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Welcome the HoverSurf Hoverbike S3 to the growing family of eVTOLs


Google Founder Larry Page’s Kitty Hawk Flying Car Project Resurfaces

June 12th, 2018 | by Nicolas Zart

We were wondering why we hadn't heard anything from the Kitty Hawk project recently in the midst of a big wave of autonomous aircraft and electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft news. Then Google Co-founder Larry Page came out of the woodworks to tell us that it is indeed still alive and is actually kicking with major improvements. You just won't believe who they reached out to in order to discuss the matter


Privatization: Trump Wants To Sell Off US To Millionaires & The Saudis, Starting With Air Traffic Control

June 5th, 2017 | by Jeremy Bloom

President Trump says he's going to spend the next week pushing his so-called infrastructure proposals, which are actually just an excuse to sell off YOUR public assets to his buddies. He's putting lipstick on several pigs that have already been rejected by Republicans in Congress as terrible ideas, starting with the sell-off of the Air Traffic Control system


The Future of Flight

July 29th, 2011 | by Silvio Marcacci

By all accounts, aviation is the most carbon-intensive form of transportation we use. But when you've got a million-pound aircraft, slipping the surly bonds of Earth isn't an easy task . Engineers are constantly working to make aircraft more fuel efficient and more environmentally friendly, and several new technological innovations may finally make the future of flight a sustainable one



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