Plane w/ flapping wings will debut in 2019 from Virgin Atlantic [April Fool’s]

This is not a drill, though it may be an April Fool’s joke.

Virgin Atlantic announced today they will debut a plane with flapping wings that will generate its own power and allow cruising speeds of up to 900 mph, starting in 2019.

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The debut route in 2019 is slated to be London to Seattle.

Check out the announcement page here.

*Update 4.1: Virgin Atlantic has now announced that they were lying:

Very funny. Not cool.

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