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Zhuhai Air Show 2021: China’s weirdest aircraft projects

Zhuhai Air Show, also known as Airshow China, has come to an end. Here are AeroTime's picks for the weirdest, most interesting, or simply ‘out there’ ideas....


Germany considers defense applications of Aurora space plane

The German Defense Ministry awarded the startup Polaris a €250,000 contract to study the application of the Aurora spaceplane for reconnaissance missions....


MAKS: the space plane An-225 Mriya was supposed to launch

The famous An-225 Mriya was designed to be able to launch spacecraft into orbit from its back. Meet MAKS: a space plane designed specifically for that....


Dream Chaser Space Plane Passes Landing Test

Private spaceflight company Sierra Nevada announced that its Dream Chaser spaceplane had successfully glided and landed on a runway....