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I flew on a modern-day air taxi and saw how it’s the perfect middle ground between driving and flying private for regional travel

The modern-day air taxi isn’t a futuristic vertical take-off and land aircraft but often a propeller aircraft that’s inexpensive to operate and can comfortably fly passengers on regional routes. Hopscotch Air provides air taxi flights from airports across the Northeast as a cost-effective alternative to chartering a traditional private aircraft […]
I flew on a modern-day air taxi and saw how it’s the perfect middle ground between driving and flying private for regional travel
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Airbus just acquired a prop plane to act as a research lab in the sky, collecting data to develop self-flying aircraft – here’s how it works

Airbus’ Silicon Valley incubator Acubed is pressing forward with a data collection program that will support future autonomous flight operations. Acubed’s Project Wayfinder just acquired a Beechcraft Baron 58 and equipped it with onboard cameras and instrumentation to be used as a flying lab for researchers. Successful test flights of […]
Airbus just acquired a prop plane to act as a research lab in the sky, collecting data to develop self-flying aircraft – here’s how it works