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Automatic Takeoff, Wayfinder, and the Next Generation of Aircraft

Airbus has successfully completed the first ever fully automatic takeoff of a commercial aircraft, in a recent demonstration at Toulouse-Blagnac airport. This achievement marks…

A Celebratory, Bittersweet Moment: Vahana’s Final Flight

A Celebratory, Bittersweet Moment: Vahana’s Final Flight

The Cascading Problems Of Not Understanding Weather—And How Aviation Can Solve Them

A community of farmers in Southern Uganda replants their crops next to a nearby river to save them from a drought.

Our Story: Part 4

Here it is - the final post of our timeline series detailing the extraordinary efforts of the Vahana team to take the vehicle from a napkin sketch to the tremendous achievement…