Category: News

  • Cranfield Aerospace Solutions to supply 10 Modified Britten Norman Islanders to EVIA AERO

    EVIA AERO – a company focusing on providing zero emissions sub-regional air services within Europe – and Cranfield Aerospace Solutions – a UK SME developing a hydrogen fuel cell conversion of the 9-seat Britten Norman Islander – in connection with a strategic collaboration have signed a letter of intent for ten, hydrogen fuel cell propelled, […]

  • H55 Receives Design and Production Organization Certification for Electric Propulsion Systems

    H55 has been awarded its design organization approval (DOA) from the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). This follows the granting of the company’s production organization approval (POA) by the Swiss Federal Office for Civil Aviation in January of this year. With the DOA and POA secured, the company is well-positioned to receive its type […]

  • Airbus and Linde to cooperate on hydrogen infrastructure for airports

    Airbus and Linde, a leading global industrial gases and engineering company, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to work on the development of hydrogen infrastructure at airports worldwide.  The agreement follows a cooperation agreement signed in Singapore in February and covers collaboration on global supply chains for hydrogen, from production to airport storage, including […]

  • First helicopter flight powered solely by sustainable aviation fuel

    An Airbus H225 has performed the first ever helicopter flight with 100% sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) powering both Safran’s Makila 2 engines. This flight, which follows the flight of an H225 with one SAF-powered Makila 2 engine in November 2021, is part of the flight campaign aimed at understanding the impact of SAF use on […]

  • Pratt & Whitney Canada selects H55 for developing electric propulsion and battery systems.

    Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) has selected H55 S.A. the Swiss based company developing electric propulsion and battery systems, to provide the battery pack for the company’s regional hybrid-electric flight demonstrator program. As the technological spin-off of Solar Impulse, the first electric airplane to fly around the world, the mission of H55, is to make […]

  • Bye Aerospace eFlyer: Program updates

    Bye Aerospace, the maker of the eFlyer electric aircraft series announced recently, that their future production backlog for the eFlyer 800 has increased to 135 purchase deposit and option total agreements. The eFlyer 800 in an all-electrical twin engine aircraft aiming for the regional aircraft market. Over all eFlyer variants, the company claims to have […]

  • First A380 powered by 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel takes to the skies

    Airbus has performed a first A380 flight powered by 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF). Airbus’ A380 test aircraft MSN 1 took off from Blagnac Airport, Toulouse, France at 08h43 on Friday 25 March. The flight lasted about three hours, operating one Rolls-Royce Trent 900 engine on 100% SAF. 27 tonnes of unblended SAF were provided […]

  • Airbus partners with Spirit AeroSystems to develop the wings of CityAirbus NextGen

    Airbus has signed an agreement with Spirit AeroSystems through its subsidiary for the development of CityAirbus NextGen’s wings. This partnership will support Airbus’ exploration of disruptive aircraft design while complying with the most stringent regulations. Spirit AeroSystems will be responsible for developing and manufacturing CityAirbus NextGen’s wings in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Both partners’ ambition is […]

  • Google Operations Research Team Supports Lufthansa Group to Reduce CO2 emissions

    Search and cloud computing giant Google presented some findings of their Operations Research Team, working with Lufthansa Group, to lower CO2 emissions by optimizing the tail assignment for the group subsidiary SWISS International Air Lines. As part of this collaboration, Google developed and launched a mathematical tail assignment solver to optimize the fleet schedule for […]

  • Green Jet Fuel from Norsk e-Fuel consortium to be Produced in Norway

    To make flying cleaner, aviation depends on renewable, synthetic fuels. That is why the industrial consortium Norsk e-Fuel will build its first innovative renewable fuel plant in Mosjøen industrial area. Together with Vefsn municipality and Mosjøen og Omegn Næringsselskap KF (MON) Norsk e-Fuel signed the official options agreement today. On a 24,000 square meters large […]