Aircraft

Distributed Propulsion Aircraft Hits Market, Discussed By IDTechEx

BOSTON, June 18, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Multiple thrusters are one thing. In vertical take-off and landing (VTOL), they reduce the efficiency gap with helicopters, providing unmatched redundancy and wind stability. However, the term distributed propulsion (DP) primarily refers to a fundamentally new wing shape that intimately blends aerodynamics, …

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Israeli plane bombs Gaza within days of new government

GAZA CITY – The IDF said on Wednesday morning that it had carried out airstrikes in the Gaza Strip after officials said the militant group Hamas sent incendiary balloons into southern Israel from Gaza, during the first outbreak of hostilities since an 11-day air war between Israel and Hamas ended …

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EU says it has resolved 17-year air battle with the US

The European Union and the United States have resolved their nearly 17-year dispute over aircraft subsidies, the EU announced on Tuesday, ending a Trump-era tariff package that had soured relations between them. The two sides have been fighting since 2004 in parallel cases at the World Trade Organization concerning subsidies …

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Electric aircraft company Vertical Aerospace plans to go public

Vertical Aerospace, a British electric aircraft maker, announced last Thursday that it intends to go public through a $ 2.2 billion SPAC deal with Broadstone Acquisition. SPAC mergers, once the most popular method for private companies to go public, have recently seen their performance plummet. Pre-merger and post-merger after-sales service …

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