Autonomous passenger air vehicle (PAV), Image/Boeing

Boeing NeXt Program First Test Flight of Autonomous PAV a Success

Autonomous passenger air vehicle (PAV), Image/Boeing Powered by an electric propulsion system, Boeing’s first test flight of its autonomous passenger air vehicle (PAV) was successfully achieved. The flight was recently conducted in Manassas, Virginia, by Boeing subsidiary, Aurora Flight Sciences. Aurora Flight Sciences was selected to design and develop the electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft. In…

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Unmanned Cargo Air Vehicle, Image/Boeing

Boeing Reveals Unmanned Cargo Air Vehicle Prototype

Unmanned Cargo Air Vehicle, Image/Boeing Chicago-based Boeing [NYSE: BA] recently revealed a new “unmanned electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing (eVTOL) cargo air vehicle (CAV) prototype.” Designed and built at the Boeing Research & Technology’s Collaborative Autonomous Systems Laboratory in Missouri, the cargo vehicle will deliver “payload up to 500 pounds for possible future cargo and logistics applications.” Powered by an…

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