Eviation’s all-electric Alice aircraft makes its maiden flight

Alice electric aircraft , teasing a future in which regional flights of hundreds of miles will be done with zero emissions and a lot less noise. It’s still a ways off, but today’s demonstration shows it’s at least just a matter of time and money. The Alice is a prototype of what will eventually be … Read more

US aircraft carrier arrives in South Korea for joint drills

BUSAN, South Korea (AP) — The nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan arrived in the South Korean port of Busan on Friday ahead of the two countries’ joint military exercise that aims to show their strength against growing North Korean threats. The joint drills will be the first involving a U.S. aircraft carrier in the … Read more

Kitty Hawk, the electric aircraft moonshot backed by Larry Page, is shutting down

Kitty Hawk, the electric aviation startup founded and led by the “godfather of self-driving cars” Sebastian Thrun and backed by Google co-founder Larry Page, is shutting down. The company said in a tweet and on a post in LinkedIn that it was winding down operations. “We have made the decision to wind down Kittyhawk. We’re … Read more

Broken down Royal Navy aircraft carrier to return to base ahead of repairs

The Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Prince of Wales is to sail back to its home base after breaking down off the Isle of Wight. The £3 billion warship left from Portsmouth Naval Base on August 27 heading to the US for diplomatic visits and exercises including flight trials with the F-35B Lightning jets. The … Read more

Chorus Aviation subsidiary Falko Regional Aircraft selling eight aircraft

HALIFAX — Chorus Aviation Inc. says its subsidiary Falko Regional Aircraft Ltd. has signed agreements to sell eight aircraft for a total of US$45 million in net proceeds after related debt repayments and estimated tax provisions. Chorus chief executive Joe Randell says the sales decrease debt and leverage while generating cash flows from trading. He … Read more

Global Special Mission Aircraft (Military Aviation, Commercial Aviation, UAV) Market 2022-2027 with Boeing, Lockheed Mar

Global Special Mission Aircraft Market Dublin, July 25, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. The special mission aircraft market is projected to grow from USD 15.9 billion in 2022 to USD 19.9 billion by 2027, at a CAGR of 4.6% Aircraft OEMs and component manufacturers are focusing on innovating … Read more

Based on aircraft type, the light aircraft segment of the business jets market is estimated to register highest CAGR fro

The business jets market size is expected to grow from USD 30. 1billion in 2022 to USD 41. 8 billion by 2030, at a CAGR of 4. 2% during the forecast period. The market for business jetsis driven by various factors, such asthe increasing demand for improved passenger experience and replacement of old aircraft fleets. … Read more

Airbus sells 292 A320 aircraft to four Chinese airlines in a blow to Boeing, as US-China tension tips balance in Europea

has secured a bulk order for 292 of its A320 single-aisle aircraft from four Chinese airlines, as deteriorating US-China relations tipped the balance for aviation sales in the European manufacturer’s favour, dealing a blow to the American rival . China Southern Airlines, , China Eastern Airlines and Airlines are the four carriers buying the aircraft, … Read more