The French company Maca Flight promises series production of the aircraft with artificial intelligence by 2023. All the signs are that we are getting closer and closer to the age of flying cars, with one company after another emerging to bring this characteristic element of science fiction closer to reality.
The plane is still only a concept, but if it becomes a reality, 279 passengers will be able to fly from London to San Francisco without refuelling, and with zero emissions.
Airbus and Air New Zealand have signed an agreement to jointly explore ways to bring hydrogen-powered aircraft to New Zealand. According to a statement from the airline, the two parties are the first in the Asia-Pacific region to begin such research.
Zero emissions, quick-change pods, solved hydrogen filling. Pressure on competition: what should Boeing improve against this?