Video: A windowless jet… concept

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France’s Technicon Design came up with a creative new jet concept… no windows. Instead, the design team, “quickly settled on the controversial yet interesting idea of removing the windows from
the cabin and using existing or very near future technology to display the exterior environment on flexible screens, which cover the walls and ceiling of the cabin, via external cameras. The user experience is greatly enhanced by directly engaging the passengers with the environment outside, giving an unhindered panoramic view.” [Read more…]

Wanted: Photos and stories of the airpark lifestyle

The August issues of General Aviation News will focus on living the residential airpark lifestyle. For those of you who are living the dream, do you have some great photos of your airpark or airpark home that you’d like to share? Any tips for those searching for an airpark home? What about a story or memory that sums up why airpark living is a perfect fit? For those of you searching for a home, which are your favorite airparks? What are the amenities that excite you?

Send your comments and photos to General Aviation News Editor Janice Wood. You can also add your comments below. Thanks!

Video: Is Space X’s Elon Musk looking to aircraft for his next project?

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Elon Musk appeared on The Colbert Report on July 24. At the 1:50 mark of this video he says, “Aircraft should be vertical take-off and landing.” Could a Musk revolution being coming to aviation?

It would be pretty exciting to see what the man who brought us PayPal, Tesla cars and Space X rocketry could do in the aircraft market.