VoltAero signs up Edeis for infrastructure support
October 25, 2020
VoltAero and Edeis have organised a cross-country demonstration tour in France using VoltAero's Cassio 1 flight test aircraft, which is to visit 11 destinations. The goal is to develop a hybrid-electric ecosystem.
Aerion and Electra join forces in New York metro area
October 25, 2020
In combining Electra's eSTOL with Aerion's AS2 supersonic business jet, the two companies aim to advance development of urban and regional transportation networks, enabling a faster end-to-end journey.
Eve, and its parent company Embraer, believe that the potential of the UAM market is vast. Eve is developing a full portfolio of solutions to enable the UAM market, including the progression and certification of its eVTOL.
GE flight data could help bring Uber safely to the skies
October 20, 2020
Flight data monitoring is the process of analysing and reviewing routinely recorded flight data. GE has years of experience in gathering this data, which will help Uber Elevate make its eVTOL vision a reality.
Cassio power module tests ensure programme remains on time
October 18, 2020
The electric motors on the Cassio's power module will be used for low-noise takeoffs and landings, with the internal combustion engine serving as a range extender and for recharging the aircraft's batteries while aloft.
Apertus Aviation wanted to make a positive difference by supporting sustainable charity organisations, through its Donate programme. It is supporting Trees For All, and is establishing a UK presence to seek more clients.
A contract between Eviation and Potez Aeronautique, which started in July 2020, involves the supply of a set of main passenger access doors, baggage doors and emergency doors, with delivery due in Q1 2021.
Carbon offsetting and renewable energy certificates are additional measures that CAE takes while new technologies and solutions are developed to reduce emissions. Its simulators have greatly reduced CO2 output.
Protium and ZeroAvia put heads together to decarbonise
October 6, 2020
With a legal imperative to achieve net zero by 2050, aviation experts are turning to alternative solutions and energy innovators to secure the sector's long-term growth. ZeroAvia and Protium are looking to lead the pack.
ZeroAvia sends hydrogen-powered Piper into the skies
September 29, 2020
ZeroAvia has been invited by UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson to join the UK's JetZero Council and help the UK towards the goal of the first ever zero emission long haul passenger flight. It has taken a step in that direction.
VistaJet's plans to fly greener include offsetting carbon, using sustainable aviation fuel, flying the most technologically-advanced aircraft, reducing fuel consumption and using a fuel efficient booking system.
Air BP delivers tonnes of SAF to Stockholm's Swedavia
September 26, 2020
A new SAF delivery builds on Air BP's SAF supply agreement with Neste, announced in August, with Air BP offering an increased volume of sustainable aviation fuel to customers in Europe in 2020 and 2021.
A new contract extends Gulfstream's original purchase agreement, which was the first of its kind in business aviation when it was signed in 2015. Since March 2016, Gulfstream has used SAF for its Savannah-based fleet.
An aircraft such as Ampaire's Electric EEL could cut direct operating costs and emissions by up to 50 per cent versus conventional aircraft, playing an essential part in helping Hawaii reach its 2045 energy goals.
Avfuel sources its SAF from Gevo and blends it with petroleum-based jet fuel. Delivered on 9 September, a 7,300 gallon load of SAF could lead to a two metric tonne reduction in CO2 emissions for Atlantic Aviation.
NetJets inks sustainability deal with Signature and Neste
September 15, 2020
In its undiluted form and over the lifecycle, SAF can reduce greenhouse gas emissions by up to 80 per cent compared to conventional jet fuel. Signature has signed for five million gallons, courtesy of Neste.
A supporter of sustainable initiatives, Textron works together with various organisations to increase awareness of SAF benefits among operators. New Beechcraft and Cessna owners are being offered sustainable fuel.
The Celera 500L uses laminar flow over the fuselage, wings and tail to reduce drag. The clean-sheet design of the aircraft should deliver 450mph speeds, 4,500 mile range, great economy and a cabin for six passengers.