May 25, 2024

Flying Taxi Maker Joins Paris Airshow

While the world’s largest air show typically focused on military and commercial planes, flying taxi maker Volocopter showed up at the Paris Airshow to show it is on track to ferry customers around Paris Olympics next year. Other 2023 newcomers to the world’s largest air show included electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft.

Archives Sleuths Track Military Valor Theft

Valor Theft

Investigators at the National Archives area making research resources more available to law enforcement to deal with what an uptick in “stolen valor” cases to obtain benefits or loans during the COVID-19 pandemic.

F-35B Forced to Land, Leaking Fuel

F-35

An F-35B was forced to land after the fuel light attached to its 14,000-gallon fuel tank came on. The jet was reported leaking fuel when it landed and that the engine ran out of fuel before the aircraft came to a stop.