‘Flying cars’ in PH coming soon | eVTOL

Ask most people about their dream future, and it would likely involve flying cars. From The Jetsons cartoon to the Star Wars movies, we’ve always imagined soaring through the skies riding a car becoming part of everyday life. However, we wouldn’t need to wait longer as more companies are developing flying vehicles worldwide. Case in point, the Philippine News Agency…

Lilium Orders 120 Chargers from Chinese EV Company | eVTOL

Lilium placed an order for 120 chargers from Star Charge, a Chinese electric vehicle (EV) charging station maker.  read more www.ainonline.com

American Airlines increases bag and pet fees for first time since 2018 | Airlines

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — One airline is departing from its typical luggage fees — which have remained the same for the past seven years. American Airlines took the leap in prices in several areas with an announcement on Tuesday, the primary one being a $10 jump in the fee for the first checked bag. 4 nonstop flights out of RDU…

Airline industry: Revenge travel fades and New York, Singapore hubs dominate | Airlines

Cities around the world from Bangkok to Detroit are fading from international flight networks as the post-Covid travel boom funnels traffic into more traditional hubs. Across Southeast Asia, pre-pandemic links with Europe have all but vanished as Philippine Airlines Inc., Garuda Indonesia and Thai Airways International Pcl cut flights. Manila and Jakarta, for example, have no direct services to London…

Lilium to develop eVTOL charging systems with Star Charge; launches new business unit (NASDAQ:LILM) | eVTOL

XH4D/E+ via Getty Images Lilium (NASDAQ:LILM) said Tuesday at the Singapore Airshow that it has partnered with Star Charge to develop, customize, and provide charging systems for its Lilium Jets. Star Charge is a private entity engaged in providing electric vehicle charging infrastructure and microgrid solutions. Lilium said it has placed a first order of 120 chargers for its ground…

Bargain Buys on AircraftForSale: 1952 Cessna 170B

For those with a keen eye for aviation history and a passion for classic designs, the 1952 Cessna 170B presents a golden opportunity. Priced at $85,000, this vintage gem is a testament to Cessna’s post-World War II ingenuity, featuring a timeless tailwheel design that served as the precursor to the renowned Cessna 172. With an airframe total time of 4,450…

Eve Air Mobility names suppliers for wings and pilot controls | eVTOL

Eve Air Mobility has named two new suppliers for its electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft. Aciturri will be responsible for the development and manufacturing of the wing skins and spars as well as the leading and trailing edges of the wing. Crouzet will supply the pilot controls, specifically the inceptor (control stick). Both suppliers have signed agreements that…

Eve And Yugo Join Forces For Southeast Asian eVTOL Network Study | eVTOL

Eve And Yugo Join Forces For Southeast Asian eVTOL Network Study | Aviation Week Network https://aviationweek.com/themes/custom/particle/dist/app-drupal/assets/awn-logo.svg Skip to main content Guy Norris February 20, 2024 The first crewed flight of Eve Air Mobility’s eVTOL aircraft is expected in 2025, with dual type certification scheduled for 2026. Credit: Guy Norris/Aviation Week Network SINGAPORE—Embraer spinoff Eve Air Mobility has signed an agreement…

Rotax Aircraft Engines Fly-In World Tour 2024

Rotax Aircraft Engines has invited their worldwide flock to Wels, Austria, for some years. This charming town north of Salzburg is near the home of Rotax’s headquarters in Gunskirken. On three separate visits to Rotax, I was able to attend one of their Fly-in events, plus a special visit just for aviation journalists. Beautiful and inviting as Wels is, this…

Eve Air Mobility Debuts eVTOL Air Taxi Mockup at the Singapore Airshow | eVTOL

Eve Makes Asia-Pacific Debut at Singapore Air Show Eve showcases eVTOL mockup and virtual reality flight experience Eve Air Mobility is displaying a cabin mockup for its planned eVTOL air taxi. Show attendees have the opportunity to experience a virtual-reality flight simulation inside the mockup. © David McIntosh/AIN  read more www.ainonline.com

Airline sees ‘massive interest’ after announcing ‘mystery’ flight to unnamed destination: ‘Truly exciting’ | Airlines

Travel expert Mark Murphy joins ‘Cavuto: Coast to Coast’ to break down the timeline of Boeing 737 Max crises and the impact it has had on the travel industry. Interested in boarding a flight to the unknown? One European airline is making it happen this year and more than a thousand passengers have signed up so far. The trip offered…

Garmin GFC 500 Autopilot Receives FAA STC for Beechcraft A35 and B35 Aircraft

Garmin announced on February 13 that it had obtained FAA Supplemental Type Certification (STC) for the GFC 500 digital autopilot in Beechcraft A35 and B35 aircraft. This cutting-edge autopilot, designed for light piston aircraft, offers superior in-flight characteristics, self-monitoring capabilities, and reduced maintenance requirements compared to older-generation systems. The fully equipped GFC 500 autopilot offers a straightforward, lightweight, and cost-effective upgrade…

Lilium Partners with PhilJets for Electric Jets in Philippines, Southeast Asia | eVTOL

German manufacturer Lilium intends to bring its seven-seat electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) Lilium Jet to Southeast Asia. The company on Monday announced a partnership with the Philippines’ PhilJets to bring its flagship Jet and high-speed regional air mobility (RAM) services to the region, starting with the Philippines. PhilJets operates private and commercial flights with a fleet comprising 15…

Eve and Yugo sign MoU to study UAM potential in SE Asia | eVTOL

Eve Air Mobility and Yugo Global Industries Pte. Ltd., a Singapore-based aviation company, have announced that the two companies have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to study the potential for Urban Air Mobility (UAM) and eVTOL flights in Southeast Asia. Yugo is a private aviation network established by aviation experts, with a global presence and a focus on Southeast…

Eve Air Mobility and Yugo Global Industries Pioneer Urban Air Mobility in Southeast Asia | eVTOL

In an era where the buzz of drones and the promise of a cleaner, faster mode of transportation are becoming more palpable, a groundbreaking collaboration seeks to turn science fiction into reality. Eve Air Mobility, an innovator in the burgeoning field of Advanced Air Mobility (AAM), has inked a memorandum of understanding with Yugo Global Industries. This alliance, rooted in…

Eve Air Mobility to Make Debut at Singapore Air Show | eVTOL

Company’s eVTOL mock-up and virtual reality experience make first stop in Asia-Pacific as part of world tour. Eve Air Mobility (“Eve”) will make its first appearance at the Singapore Air Show next week following a successful 2023 that saw the start of the production of its first full-scale prototype, selection of numerous suppliers and the announcement of its first production…