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Bell wants to soup up tilt-rotor aircraft by adding jet engines
The newest concepts from Bell are machines that can take off and land like helicopters—and then zoom at jet-like speeds.
Russia’s new stealth fighter is a bargain worthy of a Bond villain
That's Checkmate, Mr. Bond: What to know about a mysterious new fighter jet out of Russia—and its superficial similarities to the F-35.
What it’s like to rescue someone at sea from a Coast Guard helicopter
Incidents tend to rise in the summer. We flew in a big MH-60T chopper and watched dramatic practice scenarios unfold first-hand.
What Biden’s big executive order means for the internet, air travel, and more
A sprawling executive order released on Friday tackles a slew of tech topics while focusing on competition and consumer choice.
Skyborg’s latest AI drone test is a preview of the future of air combat
The Air Force's experiment in June involved a big MQ-20 drone, and is part of a promising yet challenging military aviation program.
This Cadillac gets heavier the faster it goes—and that’s a good thing
It takes a wing, a spoiler, and more to keep the CT4-V Blackwing firmly pressed against the asphalt. Here's how it all works.
The Air Force wants $48 million to practice dropping stuff from rockets
A SpaceX contract may be in the cards.
DARPA’s Gremlin drones could be reloaded while airborne
Catching a drone in the sky with another aircraft is tricky, but the military is trying again this fall.
This new electric aircraft has 12 propellers and hints at a flying taxi future
Archer just revealed a craft called Maker, and someday a version of it could fly you around a city.
European fighter jets are making a diplomatic statement with their tiger print
The Portuguese F-16 Fighting Falcon is just one member of a historic squadron.