KLM to replace Brussels flight with train to cut emissions

[ad_1] KLM will from March 2020 reduce from five to four the number of flights from Amsterdam to Brussels in a bid to cut its environmental impact Is it a bird, is it a plane? No, says Dutch airline KLM, when it comes to one of its shortest routes, it will soon be a train. […]

Bell sees nimble autonomous cargo vehicle in flight

[ad_1] Bell has cause to celebrate its first autonomous test flight of a delivery drone, which took place in Fort Worth, Texas. A video titled “Bell APT 70 Autonomous Flight” was posted earlier this week. It shows the machine successfully taking off, flying and landing. APT stands for autonomous pod transport and, following the success […]

Bell's self-flying cargo drone completes its first flight

[ad_1] “We are excited to reach this milestone, and look forward to continuing to advance this technology for our customers,” said Scott Drennan, vice president of Bell’s Innovation team. The company will be testing the APT 70 for the rest of the year. Following that trial period, it plans to use the vehicle to conduct […]

Bell's self-flying cargo drone completes its first flight

[ad_1] “We are excited to reach this milestone, and look forward to continuing to advance this technology for our customers,” said Scott Drennan, vice president of Bell’s Innovation team. The company will be testing the APT 70 for the rest of the year. Following that trial period, it plans to use the vehicle to conduct […]

Chocks away for round-the-world Spitfire flight

[ad_1] Two British aviators, Matt Jones and Steve Brooks, are taking turns to fly the Silver Spitfire on its four-month, 43,500-kilometre adventure westwards around the globe—the first time a Spitfire will ever have circumnavigated the planet A vintage World War II Spitfire plane took off for an unprecedented journey around the world on Monday, which will […]