Advancements in Autonomous Aviation: The Cessna Caravan’s Uncrewed Flight

Reliable Robotics
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In a landmark event for aviation, Reliable Robotics has successfully conducted an autonomous flight of a Cessna 208B Caravan, showcasing a significant advancement in aircraft automation technology. This achievement marks a new era in air transportation, highlighting the possibilities of uncrewed flights in cargo transportation and beyond.

FAA’s Landmark eVTOL Pilot Training and Standards

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The aviation world is on the cusp of a revolutionary change with the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) latest proposal. Setting its sights on the future, the FAA has outlined a comprehensive blueprint for the training and certification of pilots for electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft. This pioneering move is not just a leap into advanced air mobility but a carefully orchestrated plan to usher in a new era of aviation by the end of 2024.

Revolutionizing Air Travel: The Emergence of the SkyBus

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In the waning days of November, a groundbreaking development in the realm of aviation was unveiled by Lyte Aviation. This revelation came in the form of a captivating animated presentation, showcasing the future of air transportation through their innovative creation, the SkyBus. This is not just another addition to the burgeoning air taxi market; rather, it is a leap forward, offering a high-capacity air bus designed to transport up to forty passengers, alongside a crew consisting of two pilots and two attendants.

The world’s largest unmanned electric cargo plane

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The Pelican Cargo aircraft from Pyko could make freight transport easier, with a range of up to 321 kilometres on a single charge, and the manufacturer promises it will be faster and cheaper than traditional ground and air transport.

Startup Natilus is set to revolutionise air freight transport

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The planned unmanned aeroplanes will be able to lift much heavier goods into the air than conventional aircraft, thanks to a unique body design. Air transport is currently the fastest way to transport goods, but also the most expensive, compared to the extremely slow but cost-effective water transport. Californian start-up Natilus is trying to bridge the gap with an unmanned aircraft that, thanks to its mixed-wing body, will be able to carry 60 percent more cargo than an aircraft of the same size.