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Airbus unit Voom said it would begin on-demand, per-seat helicopter service in the San Francisco Bay Area.
The first Leonardo VIP Trekker light twin helicopter is on display this week at the Monaco Yacht Show
Revised SJ30 will have new Honeywell avionics
Safran's new unmanned turboprop engine will fly up to 45,000 feet and produce fewer emissions
A concept would use platforms in space to collect solar radiation that would be turned into microwave energy and transmitted to earth to disrupt storms.
First U.S.-made Airbus EC145e delivery is part of a 25-ship order from Metro Aviation.
Technology seen as critical to expanding unmanned aircraft operations
The emergency airworthiness directive mandates inspections of recently delivered Airbus Helicopters AS350Be and EC130 T2 models.
The UAS traffic management pilot program has shown that unmanned and manned aircraft can coexist at low altitudes without ATC
Heavy twin being delivered to German Federal Police