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June 14, 2021, 10:04 PM

Production-conforming AW609 Expected To Fly Soon

The fifth prototype in Leonardo’s AW609 tiltrotor program is nearing final completion at the airframer’s U.S. assembly facility in Philadelphia.

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XTI TriFan 600
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XTI believes its fixed-wing, ducted fan VTOL aircraft will be bought by operators currently using existing business aircraft and helicopters.
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Along with a five-year suspension of tariffs, the EU and U.S. agree to agree on the legality of any financial support to their respective airliner makers.
AW609 test aircraft
Jun 14, 2021 - 10:04 PM
The fifth prototype in Leonardo’s AW609 tiltrotor program is nearing final completion at the airframer’s U.S. assembly facility in Philadelphia.
Airbus Zero E
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Eve eVTOL
Jun 11, 2021 - 5:18 AM
Embraer is in talks over a possible merger of its Eve Urban Air Mobility Solutions subsidiary and special purpose acquisition company Zanite.
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Raisbeck Epic Caravan
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