COMMERCIAL AVIATION Volocopter has demonstrated its electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing air taxi in Singapore, along with a full-scale mockup of its VoloPort operating base developed with the UK’s Skyports. Boeing is to reduce 787 production to 12 a month from 14 in late 2020, citing a dearth of orders, while 777X deliveries will now begin in early 2021, a delay of about a year. Qantas completed the first trial for proposed ultra-long-haul services on Oct. 20 with a 19 hr. 16 ...


"First Take (Oct. 28, 2019)" is part of Aviation Week & Space Technology’s subscription package. 

Subscribe now to read this full article. And by subscribing, you'll also receive full coverage of what's next in technology from the experts trusted by the global aerospace & defense community. 


Already registered? Log in here.