TF-X

The TF-X™ will have several unique technical components. The information provided below details our vision for the TF-X™’s technical operations. Conversion between Flight and Drive Modes: The TF-X™ will employ Terrafugia’s folding-wing technology to seamlessly convert between flight and drive modes in under a minute. In the drive configuration, the TF-X™ will fit in a … More TF-X

Making Flying Cars Practical: The Terrafugia Master Plan

Nobody ever told me that making a flying car would be easy. I must admit that the challenge is part of the fascination for me, but it’s more than just a desire to solve difficult problems.  Like many pilots and engineers before me, I want to make personal aviation a bigger part of everyone’s life … More Making Flying Cars Practical: The Terrafugia Master Plan

Terrafugia Inc: 100-Day Update Since Acquisition by Zhejiang Geely Holding Group

Terrafugia Inc: 100-Day Update Since Acquisition by Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Opens new R&D facility in San Francisco Bay Area Creates 105 new jobs representing a six-fold increase in its workforce Developing new prototype of Transition with flying car on track for delivery in 2019 Unveils next generation concept, TF-2, that can carry cargo or … More Terrafugia Inc: 100-Day Update Since Acquisition by Zhejiang Geely Holding Group

Flying-car venture Terrafugia expands workforce

  April 11, 2018 By AOPA ePublishing staff Terrafugia, the company founded in 2006 by five Massachusetts Institute of Technology graduates to bring the goal of a practical flying car to life, has added 75 jobs to its workforce, is recruiting, and expects to hire 50 or more additional workers by the end of 2018. … More Flying-car venture Terrafugia expands workforce

Terrafugia sale may accelerate flying car arrival

  November 20, 2017 By Jim Moore The acquisition of flying car company Terrafugia by Zhejiang Geely Holding Group of China for an undisclosed sum seems likely to accelerate the long-awaited arrival to customer garages of what’s billed as the first practical flying car. It puts Terrafugia’s designs and ambition to transform personal aviation in … More Terrafugia sale may accelerate flying car arrival

Victor And Air BP Launch Carbon Offset Program

Tracks Emissions On Private Jet Charters In Europe Private jet charter provider Victor, in collaboration with Air BP and BP Target Neutral, has officially opened its carbon offset program to operators and customers following a trial phase which began late last year. The program aims to put the company, and participating aircraft operators, ahead of … More Victor And Air BP Launch Carbon Offset Program

A start-up that manufactures rockets with giant 3-D printers just scored $35 million in funding

Start-up Relativity Space’s latest round of venture capital funding brought in $35 million. The company says it can 3-D print 95 percent of its orbital rocket in development. At $10 million, Relativity’s Terran 1 is priced in the middle of today’s rocket market. Michael Sheetz | @thesheetztweetz The Stargate 3D printer at Relativity Space’s facility … More A start-up that manufactures rockets with giant 3-D printers just scored $35 million in funding

Advances In Fuel Cell Technology Target Drones

By AVweb Staff | March 23, 2018 As drone technology continues to evolve, fuel cells appear to be becoming more practical as power sources. Although still expensive and slower to respond to load changes, fuel cells have power-to-weight ratios currently two to five times higher than standard lithium ion batteries. And in the past couple … More Advances In Fuel Cell Technology Target Drones

Aspen Avionics and Sensurion Aerospace team to Co-develop Commercial UAV Avionics

Clear demand for TSO’d and STC UAS avionics brings two industry leaders together ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. and BLOOMINGTON, Minn., March 19, 2018 — Today, Aspen Avionics and Sensurion Aerospace announced a co-development partnership that will bring certified avionics to the burgeoning UAS and unmanned air-taxi marketplace.  Aspen Avionics’/Sensurion’s focus is on FAA certified autopilots, communications, navigation, … More Aspen Avionics and Sensurion Aerospace team to Co-develop Commercial UAV Avionics

Interior Expands Capabilities with Vertical Take Off and Landing Fixed Wing Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems

New Drone will advance Department mission capability, improve safety, and reduce cost 3/13/2018 Last edited 3/13/2018 Date: March 13, 2018 Contacts: Interior_Press@ios.doi.gov BOISE, Idaho – The U.S. Department of the Interior will soon have the use of up to 50 Vertical Take Off and Landing (VTOL) fixed wing unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). The small aircraft support … More Interior Expands Capabilities with Vertical Take Off and Landing Fixed Wing Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems