New Electric VTOL Flying Car Project

New Electric VTOL Flying Car Project

Jetpack Aviation’s David Mayman and Nelson Tyler have already brought honest-to-god jetpacks out of the pages of science fiction books and onto the market. Now, they plan to do the same with flying cars. We spoke with Mayman at length about Jetpack Aviation’s new manned VTOL multirotor project. Jetpack Aviation’s electric VTOL concept: coaxially mounted double props on each arm add thrust and redundancy while reducing the aircraft’s footprint (Credit: […]

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A Drone To Fly At A Major Airport

A Drone To Fly At A Major Airport

The FAA gave the first ever go-ahead for a drone to fly at a major airport It’s the first waiver granted for flight in Class B airspace since the FAA came up with commercial drone rules. It’s not legal to fly your drone anywhere near an airport — at least not without a special waiver from the Federal Aviation Administration. For the first time under the FAA’s commercial drone rules, […]

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Lady Gaga’s Super Bowl halftime show to feature hundreds of drones

Lady Gaga’s Super Bowl halftime show to feature hundreds of drones

Footballs won’t be the only thing flying in Houston this Sunday. Lady Gaga’s Super Bowl halftime show will feature hundreds — yes, hundreds — of lit-up drones, a source with knowledge of the show’s production told CNNMoney. The source said the inclusion of unmanned aerial vehicles required clearance from the Federal Aviation Administration, which has placed a ban on drones at or near the stadium. Earlier this week, the FAA […]

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