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Flying car earns airworthiness certification from Slovak authorities

Flying car earns airworthiness certification from Slovak authorities

A flying car prototype has been awarded a certificate of airworthiness by the Slovak Transport Authority, moving it one step closer to production. The Aircar, designed by Nitra-based Klein Vision, has space for two passengers and is capable of reaching air speeds of more than 118mph and altitudes of more than 8000ft.  Featuring retractable wings …

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Bentley Flying Spur Hybrid Review

Bentley Flying Spur Hybrid Review

The Flying Spur Hybrid is priced from approximately $210,000 Kelly Serfoss / Bentley It would usually be the hallmark of journalistic laziness to describe a new Bentley as near-silent. Such an assessment would then focus on the pillowy-smooth ride and serene, soundless progress made through somewhere glamorous, like Los Angeles. But instead of being a …

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2022 Bentley Flying Spur Hybrid: Delivering Whisper-Quiet Efficiency

2022 Bentley Flying Spur Hybrid: Delivering Whisper-Quiet Efficiency

2022 Bentley Flying Spur Hybrid at speed © Copyright 2021 Bentley Motors How does a 103-year-old British luxury automaker, which is celebrated for building some of the world’s finest 12-cylinder combustion engines, transition into an electric world? The answer is with innovative, technically advanced, and fuel-efficient sedans such as the new 2022 Flying Spur Hybrid …

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The hydrogen plane aiming to make flying emissions-free

Hydrogen plane concept targets emissions-free flying

A new hydrogen-powered plane concept has been revealed, which could allow up to 279 passengers to fly non-stop from London to San Francisco. It has been developed by British engineers under the FlyZero project banner. That project is part of the UK government- and industry-backed Aerospace Technology Institute which will invest a hefty £3.9 billion in research between …

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The hydrogen plane aiming to make flying emissions-free

The hydrogen plane aiming to make flying emissions-free

The aviation industry presents the biggest challenge in reducing CO2 emissions in the transport world. Planes currently use huge fuel-burning jet engines, and the weight of batteries means that replacing them with purely electric versions simply isn’t feasible. Blame physics. But there’s good news for those hoping to rack up relatively guilt-free air miles in …

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