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Aircraft technology

Battery-Powered Electric Plane Takes Off First Flight in Australia

The world seems all set to transcend into the future of all-electric vehicles (EVs), and it would only seem plausible that EVs would be featured in aeroplanes. In this context, startup Electro.Aero and Slovenian light aircraft manufacturer Pipistrel have recently started a battery-powered electric plane test flight in Perth, Australia.

Enjoy In-Flight Celebrations On Planes With Secret Services

Who wouldn’t love celebration cakes, candles, and champagne service, on their special day? It could be a birthday, an anniversary, or a honeymoon, and flying on a special day should remain as exciting. Imagine the glow when you see your loved one enjoy the customized surprise. If that’s exciting, then remember that some airlines offer secret services to enhance the journey.

An Inside Look of the World’s Largest Private Jet

The Bombardier Global 7000 aircraft is reigning as the largest purpose-built business jet in the high-flying community featured with four living spaces and a permanent crew rest area. The new aircraft worth £55m ($73m) reportedly extends around 39m and can fly up to 19 passengers at a speed of Mach 0.925.

Self Flying Planes – A way to the Future

While the increase in the technological innovations has seen a dramatic change in both our homes and vehicles, it should come as no surprise that air travel is also slowly evolving. Whether it is the safety of the passengers on a flight, or the technological advances, but the aeroplane sector is slowly shifting towards making air travel completely automated.

Stratos 714 – A Very Light Jet by Stratos Aircraft

Stratos Aircraft located at Redmond, Oregon had made an announcement in the month of July 2008 about making of Stratos 714 – a very light jet (VLJ) aircraft. The company had described the aircraft as owner-flown Very Light Personal Jet (VLPJ – A new terminology).

Will Passengers Like to Board Pilot-less Flight With Lower Fare?

The airlines have to shell approximately $35bn (£27bn) per annum on the pilot’s salary at present and pilotless commercial flights would directly cut these expenses and in turn, can reduce the airfares substantially.