The man who took Concorde off for the first time in 1969 has died at the age of 94. A polytechnic engineer by training, André Turcat’s name will go down in aviation history.
By its 2017 marketing, the Volocopter VC200 will be a very easy to fly electric helicopter. The machine’s movement controls will be carried out using a simple joystick - currently under test.
Since our last report, 18 months ago, the American company Aerion project has accelerated. Dubbed, the AS2, their future supersonic business jet is taking shape.
France has just deployed its aircraft carrier, Charles de Gaulle, in the Mediterranean as strategic support to intensify air strikes against ISIL. This is the first French nuclear-powered surface vessel, and only nuclear-powered carrier in operation today.