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UK Firm Agrees To Buy 12 Hybrid Airships

April 6th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

A British company says it will buy 12 helium filled Hybrid Airships from Lockheed Martin for a half billion dollars. The aircraft can go where conventional aircraft cannot.

Electric Airplanes Getting Closer To Reality

March 8th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

DARPA and Zee Aero are both working on electric airplanes. Both use electric motors, large rear wings and smaller canard wings in front. DARPA expects a prototype of its plane to fly in 2018.

easyJet To Test Electric Aircraft Features

February 5th, 2016 | by Kyle Park Points

The European airline easyJet is set to test several progressive enviro-friendly features for installation on its aircraft. The proposed advancements center around [&hellip

Icon A5 Is The Tesla Of Airplanes

September 26th, 2015 | by Steve Hanley

The Icon A5 is a carbon fiber airplane that can land on water or the ground and then slip into your garage next to your Tesla. It sells for just $197,000.

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