MICHAEL VERDON.

Sikorsky’s S-76 Helicopter Has Transported Big Spenders for Decades, and It’s Not Dead Yet

Although the chopper is being phased out, experts say it’s still viable transportation for another decade.

By Michael Verdon

27/02/2024

Making Waves

Five of the season’s most interesting launches were put through their paces in the Med—with each yacht bringing something new to the water.

By Michael Verdon

03/01/2024

We Tested the Best All-Electric Boats on the Water. Here Are Our 3 Favourites.

A number of battery-powered models were put to the test—these three surged past expectations.

By Michael Verdon

06/12/2023

Japan Airlines Unveils A New First-Class Suite With A Double Bed

The new suites, 1.5 times larger than the previous configuration, will be part of JAL’s flagship Airbus A350-1000 fleet.

By Michael Verdon

04/10/2023

This New 279-Foot Gigayacht Concept Comes With Its Own Revolving Lounge

“Project Life” wants to reinvent onboard living by reinterpreting many givens of yacht design. The builder also announced other cutting-edge projects at the Monaco Yacht Show.

By Michael Verdon

04/10/2023

Australia Takes Home The SailGP Championship

Despite a smooth start and solid lead, the homegrown team—and reigning champions—almost fumbled the $1.5 million finale.

By Michael Verdon

09/05/2023

This 90-Metre Gigayacht Has A Pool That Transforms Into A Dance Floor

“Norn” is the second vessel the German builder Lurssen has made for the same owners in the last 20 years.

By Michael Verdon

04/05/2023

This Hypersonic Plane Flys From New York To Tokyo In An Hour

Texas-based Venus Aerospace is working with rotating-detonation propulsion technology to turn the “Stargazer” from sci-concept to Mach-9 business jet that flies at 11110km/h.

By Michael Verdon

02/05/2023

The World’s Fastest eVTOL Is Here

Alauda’s Airspeeder MK-4, which promises a top speed of 360 km/h, will be used for racing.

By Michael Verdon

23/02/2023

Radical, Fuel-Efficient ‘Flying V’ Airplane Could Replace Jumbo Jets

The 315-passenger jet flies like other commercial airliners its size, according to recent tests, but is 20 percent more fuel efficient. Plus, it just looks a lot cooler.

By Michael Verdon

23/01/2023

The World’s First Floating Spaceport Will Launch Travellers Into the Stratosphere in 2024

MS Voyager will be the waterborne launchpad for Spaceship Neptune.

By Michael Verdon

18/11/2022

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