A bird violently smashes into a light aircraft’s windscreen, causing it to shatter. Watch this rare footage shot by a camera from the cockpit of a private US plane. Thousands of incidents like this occur every year. In an attempt to raise awareness of the risk to aircraft, the ICAO is holding an international symposium in Canada this month.
First electric, zero emission air taxis moved a step closer as Lilium Aviation revealed it has successfully carried out flight tests on a new VTOL aircraft prototype over the skies of Germany. Watch the video.
A Porsche Cayenne 4 x 4 driven by a British driver has become the world’s most successful tow car. It set a new world record as it tugged an Air France Airbus A380, weighing 285 tonnes, over a distance of 138ft (42 m) at Paris Charles de Gaulle airport.
The world’s biggest plane, the Stratolaunch, may be flying by the end of the year. The giant twin-fuselage aircraft will act as a low cost air launch platform, but can also carry cargo with a range of 1,300 miles