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Microsoft, Airbus climb aboard drone software firm Airmap

February 24, 2017 11:31 am

AirMap, a start-up which has become the world's top supplier of air traffic management software for drones is raising $26 million in new financing.

A commuter's dream: Entrepreneurs race to develop flying car

January 31, 2017 5:54 pm

Nearly a dozen companies around the globe are competing to be the first to develop a new kind of aircraft that will enable commuters to glide above crowded roadways.

Flying cars under development vary significantly

January 30, 2017 5:46 pm

Entrepreneurs around the globe are vying to become the first to develop a commercially viable "flying car." The designs vary greatly.

Airbus CEO sees 'flying car' prototype ready by end of year

January 17, 2017 12:05 pm

Airbus last year formed a division called Urban Air Mobility that is exploring concepts such as helicopter-style vehicle that can carry multiple riders.

At least 24,000 MoUs signed at Vibrant Gujarat summit, Airbus' defence cluster at Dholera among deals

January 11, 2017 9:20 pm

It includes an agreement with aircraft manufacturer - Airbus - to set up an aerospace and defence cluster at Dholera that will initially manufacture helicopters.

Airbus glider flight all set to step into the stratosphere

May 09, 2016 4:34 pm

Airbus, supporting the Mission Perlan 2 group that launched the ambitious project, aims to test every aspect of the unpowered aircraft.

Airbus sets sights on the stratosphere with glider flight

May 08, 2016 8:55 am

It lasted just a few minutes -- instead of 30 minutes to two hours as scheduled -- because the aircraft is considered more efficient in dry weather, according to chief pilot Jim Payne.

Air India to buy more wide-body planes to expand global network

March 20, 2016 1:20 pm

Indian airlines together are likely to order 1,740 and 1,600 planes respectively over the next 20 years.

Defence FDI limit is not enough for Make in India, says Airbus

March 15, 2016 1:54 am

The firm is aiming investments worth Rs 5,000 crore in India if the defence projects that it is pitching for come through.

Iran to buy 114 Airbus planes this week from France

January 24, 2016 2:12 pm

The first batch of new planes will arrive in the country by March 21.