Trend: Electrification & Sustainability

Volocopter and Safran to Collaborate on Next-Gen Electric Powertrain

Volocopter signed an agreement with Safran Electrical & Power last week that includes plans for developing a next-generation electric powertrain. The powertrain will be designed specifically for electric vertical take-off […]

Ampaire’s Hybrid-Electric Demonstrator Performs 1,135-Mile Nonstop Flight

Ampaire, the hybrid-electric aircraft developer based in Los Angeles, announced completion of a successful 1,135-mile-long nonstop flight with its EEL demonstrator aircraft. The company claims that this journey is the […]

Embraer Outlines Electric Propulsion Vision with New Energia Aircraft Concepts

Embraer executives launched their new Energia family of four aircraft concepts in various configurations that will be use electric and hydrogen-powered propulsion systems during a live-streamed unveiling ceremony on Nov. […]

LaunchPoint Debuts New Hybrid Power Solution to Extend Drone Ranges

Aircraft are at a disadvantage when it comes to battery-powered solutions because current battery technology puts significant strain on an aircraft’s payload capacity. LaunchPoint Electric Propulsion Solutions, Inc., a company […]

Jet It and JetClub to Become Launch Customers of Bye Aerospace Electric eFlyer 800

Jet It and JetClub, two sister companies that operate unique new fractional ownership models in North America and Europe, have become the launch customers for Bye Aerospace’s all-electric twin-turboprop, the […]

GE Aviation & Safran See Sustainability as Key for Next-Gen CFM Engine

GE Aviation and Safran launched a program to develop the next generation CFM engine with sustainability as a top goal. The two companies have partnered on a development program, RISE, […]

Archer Debuts First eVTOL Demonstrator, Maker

The electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) company Archer debuted its first demonstrator aircraft, Maker, during an immersive event in Los Angeles, California on June 10 where they used movie […]

Eve Aims to Bring its eVTOL to Brazil with Helisul Partnership

Eve Urban Air Mobility and Helisul Aviation have formed a partnership to create an urban air mobility (UAM) ecosystem in Brazil for Eve’s electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft, […]

eVTOL Certification: Where Are They Now and the Challenges that Still Lie Ahead

There are questions about how realistic the predictions are concerning the commercial launch of electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft in the next three to four years. While there […]

Wisk and Blade Form New Urban Air Mobility Partnership

As part of a new partnership with Blade Urban Air Mobility, Inc., Wisk Aero will operate 30 of its electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft on Blade’s U.S.-based network […]