Courtesy of Joby Aviation Text size There is a future in flying cars, in a way. Morgan stanley is bullish on eVTOL. These are electric airplanes with vertical take-off and landing. These are smaller helicopter-like vehicles that many new startups want to use in ridesharing apps. It’s a bit like an Uber ride in the …

The US Air Force recently tested a prototype robotic system for loading aircraft weapons at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana. Square One’s systems design, MHU-TSX, uses non-hydraulic actuation making its movements precise, a key advantage over current weapon transport systems, the Jackson-based company revealed. Bob Viola, Square One Systems Design’s director of engineering said adding …

US Navy Squadron Cruising Videos are very popular on YouTube, inspiring viewers and future … [+] recruits. Zach Finished Lieutenant Zach Fini, call sign “DirJ”, is an Electronic Warfare Officer (EWO) EWO and instructor with Electronic Attack Squadron VAQ-129. When not strapped into the aft cockpit of an EA-18G Growler, you can find it editing …

Many Malawians have taken to social media to ask President Chakwera’s government to open an investigation into the controversial sale of a presidential jet, the Dassault Falcon 900EX, which many say was never sold but has been given clandestinely to foreigners who exploit it to offset a debt we owe them. Reacting to a main …

AFA NEWS: General wants ‘Manhattan Project’ like pledge to next-generation hunter Air Force Concept Art Air force illustration NATIONAL HARBOR, Maryland – The Chief of Air Combat Command of the Air Force would like to see more funding and a national approach to developing a sixth generation jet fighter. General Mark Kelly said on September …

Laboratory tests show promise for reducing jet noise in commercial and military aviation. Aerospace engineers at the University of Cincinnati and the Naval Research Laboratory have come up with a new nozzle design for F-18 fighter jets that they hope will dampen the deafening roar of the engines without compromising performance. Distinguished Professor Ephraim Gutmark, …

An MH-60S Knighthawk, assigned to the “Eightballers” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 8, takes off from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71) on May 20, 2021. Photo of the US Navy The Navy is organizing a deep-water rescue of what is believed to be the wreckage of the helicopter …

Start-up builder Mammoth Freighters LLC on Wednesday announced a joint venture with GDC Technics, a leading widebody maintenance and overhaul organization based at Alliance Airport in Fort Worth, Texas, to support its nascent program conversion of Boeing 777 passenger planes into cargo planes. Investing in an aerospace company gives Mammoth immediate access to production capacity …

Institution news The team in action at the UAS Challenge 2021 Following this year’s Rail and UAS challenges which culminated in in-person finals over the summer, we are pleased to announce that the 2022 cycle of challenges will open up to new and old teams for themselves. register on October 1, 2021. Each year the …

In July, British “axial flow” electric motor start-up YASA was acquired by Mercedes-Benz for an undisclosed amount. YASA’s electric motors have gained considerable interest in the electric vehicle industry due to their efficiency, high power density, small size and low weight. Indeed, Rolls-Royce, best known in aviation for its jet engines, used YASA engines in …