Airbus Wants To Build This Self-Flying Personal Aircraft Prototype By Next Year

Airbus’s new Silicon Valley-based technology and business innovation team, called A³ (“A-cubed”, isn’t that cute?) has got some wacky plans up its sleeve, releasing new details for an autonomous personal aircraft it plans to show off in 2017. That’s not a lot of time, especially once you hear all that A³ has planned…

This Airbus Patent For Removable Passenger Pods Would Change How We Board Airplanes

If you think about it, the way we load and unload planes with passengers (or, in airline terminology, ambulatory waste-producing cargo) is wildly inefficient. Slow, shuffling, cranky lines of people slowly filing into seats while the plane is stuck there—isn’t there a better way? Airbus thinks so, and has the patent…

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