New Hybrid Technology To Prevent Icing On Aircraft and Drones

New Hybrid Technology To Prevent Icing On Aircraft and Drones The testing conducted at NASA’s Icing Research Tunnel has moved the hybrid technology to a readiness level of 6 (TRL6). Image Credit: NEI Corporation Invercon and NEI Corporation’s newly developed de-icing system tested successfully at NASA’s Icing Research Tunnel and was advanced to a TechnologyContinue reading “New Hybrid Technology To Prevent Icing On Aircraft and Drones”

Volocopter First eVTOL Startup To Receive Design Organisation Approval By EASA

Volocopter receives Design Organisation Approval by EASA, left to right: Florian Reuter, CEO Volocopter; Jan-Hendrik Boelens, CTO Volocopter; Rachel Daeschel, Certification Director EASA; Patrick Ky, Executive Director EASA. Copyright: Volocopter Volocopter First eVTOL Startup To Receive Design Organisation Approval By EASA Urban Air Mobility pioneer Volocopter announced today that the European Union Aviation Safety AgencyContinue reading “Volocopter First eVTOL Startup To Receive Design Organisation Approval By EASA”

Alice Electric Planes Set To Revolutionize Air Travel

This Israeli-made electric plane will reduce operating costs by up to 70 percent, bringing the price down to $200 per flight hour versus $1,000 for a turboprop. Image Credit: Eviation Alice Electric Planes Set To Revolutionize Air Travel Alice hasn’t even taken off yet, and already over 150 orders have been placed for her. WhoContinue reading “Alice Electric Planes Set To Revolutionize Air Travel”

Air Taxis Are ‘A Thing’ To Be A Real Mobility Option Soon

Electric-powered air platform concepts from several manufactures are beginning to prove themselves in testing through a wide variety of design platforms. Many that take their lead from traditional drone configurations to multi-engine fan jets that will achieve their flight lift through airplane wing style solutions.

Airbus Inaugurates E-Aircraft Test Facility For Electric, Hybrid And Hydrogen Propulsion Systems For The Aerial Vehicles Of The Future

EAS-Opening-Grazia-Vittadini-Ilse-Aigner Inauguration Ceremony Image Credit: Airbus   Airbus Inaugurates E-Aircraft Test Facility For Electric, Hybrid And Hydrogen Propulsion Systems For The Aerial Vehicles Of The Future Airbus Chief Technology Officer Grazia Vittadini and Airbus Defense and Space CEO Dirk Hoke have officially opened the E-Aircraft Systems House test facility at Airbus’s Taufkirchen/Ottobrunn site alongside Ilse Aigner,Continue reading “Airbus Inaugurates E-Aircraft Test Facility For Electric, Hybrid And Hydrogen Propulsion Systems For The Aerial Vehicles Of The Future”

Research Alliance Develops Sensor Systems For Autonomous Flight And Driving

Image Credit: Bosch   Research Alliance Develops Sensor Systems For Autonomous Flight And Driving Innovative microelectronics cut energy consumption by 90 percent A new semiconductor production method aims to maximize energy efficiency while using components with advanced computing power. Bosch is the German consortium leader of the publicly funded OCEAN12* project with 27 partners acrossContinue reading “Research Alliance Develops Sensor Systems For Autonomous Flight And Driving”