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36 Killer Aircraft Concepts

From Heliboarding Choppers to Futuristic Jet Fighter

— June 29, 2011 — Autos
If you are interested in seeing what the future of aviation will look like, then you are definitely going to want to browse through these killer aircraft concepts. Each of these aircrafts have been designed for the near to far-off future and feature everything from eco-friendly engines to advanced interiors.

If you think having a touchscreen entertainment center mounted to the headrest of the seat in front of you is fancy, you are going to be blown away by all of the commercial aviation innovation found here. Fans of advanced military aircraft will also get a kick out of all of the crazy helicopter and jet concepts being dreamed up by DARPA and other freelance designers. Trust me when I say that you don't know cool until you see a flying Humvee.
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Defence Department Builds Flying Saucers
Defence Department Builds Flying Saucers
Inspired By UFOs?
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Power-Beamed Flight
Power-Beamed Flight
This LaserMotive Laser-Powered Helicopter Flies for Over 12 Hours
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Supersonic Air Travel
Supersonic Air Travel
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Foldable Aircraft Awards
Foldable Aircraft Awards
The ICON Aircraft A5 Receives 2010 Red Dot Award for Design
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Flying Green
Flying Green
Boeing's 787 Dreamliner
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Unmanned Rescue Helicopter
Unmanned Rescue Helicopter
TGR Helicorp's Alpine Wasp
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Transportation Trends
Transportation Trends
The Flying Car Takes Flight
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Hovering Air Craft
Hovering Air Craft
X-Hawk VTOL
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Helicopter-Humvee Hybrids
Helicopter-Humvee Hybrids
The Transformer TX Project Seeks to Create a Militarized Flying Car
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Futuristic Airborne Vehicles
Futuristic Airborne Vehicles
Introducing the Smartfish Flying Vehicle
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Haute High-Flying Jets
Haute High-Flying Jets
The New Cessna Citation Ten is a Turbo Speed of Flying Luxury
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Unmanned Helicopters
Unmanned Helicopters
Swiss UAV's NEOS300 has a Unique Aerodynamic Design
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Classless Plane Concepts (UPDATE)
Classless Plane Concepts (UPDATE)
The Airbus Concept Plane is A Portal Into a High-Tech Oasis
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Personal Jetplanes
Personal Jetplanes
Ava One is the Futuristic Transporation System You've Dreamed Of
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Hybrid Helicopters
Hybrid Helicopters
Patented System Controls Energy Flows for Optimal Efficiency
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Unmanned War Planes
Unmanned War Planes
The British Ministry of Defense Unveils the Taranis Aircraft for Rescues
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Fly Like A Bird
Fly Like A Bird
NASA's Latest Flight Project
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Airline Design Competitions
Airline Design Competitions
These NASA Contest Prototypes Are the Future of Commercial Flight
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Ceilingless Airplanes
Ceilingless Airplanes
Emirates Airbus A340-500
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Unmanned Spy Planes
Unmanned Spy Planes
The Boeing Phantom Ray Looks Like a Futuristic Star-Fighter
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Heliboarding Choppers
Heliboarding Choppers
Snowboarders Can Hit Up Super Gnarly Slopes in the AvA 299 DROP
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Ultra-Lightweight Airplanes
Ultra-Lightweight Airplanes
The Single-Seat Flynano by Aki Suokas Weighs Just 70 Kilograms
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Fuel-Efficient Blimps
Fuel-Efficient Blimps
The Aeros Pelicanto Airship Eliminates Gaseous Atmospheric Waste
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Friendly Futuristic Airplanes
Friendly Futuristic Airplanes
The Boeing Dreamliner May Make Traveling Slightly More Bearable
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High-Speed Hybrid Helicopters
High-Speed Hybrid Helicopters
The Sprightly Eurocopter X3 Can Reach 267 Miles Per Hour
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Electric Commuter Jets
Electric Commuter Jets
The EADS VoltAir Plane is Completely Powered by Batteries
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Silent Helicopter Blades
Silent Helicopter Blades
The Blue Edge Makes a Move Towards 'Whisper Mode'
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Mini Electroplanes
Mini Electroplanes
The EQP2 Excursion Offers a Glimpse into the Future of Aviation
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Airplanes in 2093
Airplanes in 2093
Finnair's Futuristic Transportation Forecasting
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Floating Luxury Palace
Floating Luxury Palace
Airborne Strato Cruiser
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Futuristic Fighter Jets
Futuristic Fighter Jets
The AvA 02 Serafim is a Personal Plane With a Mean Streak
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Insect Inspired Flight
Insect Inspired Flight
Igarashi Single Person Helicopter
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Swimming Planes
Swimming Planes
The Navy's Secret Diving and Flying Spy Plane
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Compact Surveillance Copters
Compact Surveillance Copters
Boeing S-100 Camcopter is a Mini Military Masterpiece
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Luxury Air Yacht
Luxury Air Yacht
Aeroscraft ML866
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Mosquito Helicopters
Mosquito Helicopters
Is Cikaric Dragan's Design the Future of Transportation?
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