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INCIDENT: J-3 Cub Takes Off With No Pilot And Crashes!

INCIDENT: J-3 Cub Takes Off With No Pilot And Crashes!

A strange incident involving a J-3 Cub crashing without a pilot happened last Tuesday, to the bemusement of many. There were no injuries! We don’t often look at general aviation incidents or accidents, but this one caught our eye. However it is NOT what we mean when...
A Tool In Aviation’s Big Toolbox: Finnair And The ES-19

A Tool In Aviation’s Big Toolbox: Finnair And The ES-19

Finnair signed a letter of interest for 20 ES-19 all-electric aircraft from Heart Aerospace, a promising Swedish aviation start-up. We previously looked in detail at Heart Aerospace and their ES-19, that attracted Finnair’s interest. The Swedish manufacturer hopes to...
Airbus Flightlab – Testing To Turn Dreams Into Aircraft

Airbus Flightlab – Testing To Turn Dreams Into Aircraft

Airbus has a dedicated flight testing arm, that it calls the Flightlab Team. And an Airbus A350 is its most recent new Flightlab. But it won’t be the last! Airbus is keen to push its image as a strong, engineering company. They are also pursuing some demanding new...
Harbour Air To Resume Electric Test Flights

Harbour Air To Resume Electric Test Flights

Canada’s Harbour Air plan to recommence test flights with its all-electric seaplane, to move it closer to carrying paying passengers. In December of 2019, Harbour Air performed the first flight of what they termed “[the] World’s first commercial electric airplane”. Of...
100% Sustainable Fuels For All Boeing Aircraft By 2030?

100% Sustainable Fuels For All Boeing Aircraft By 2030?

On Friday, Boeing committed to making its aircraft capable of running on 100% sustainable fuels by the end of the decade. Its commitment includes both its future and its current aircraft! But what does it all mean? There have already been a number of well-publicised...