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08
Apr

UK Startup Develops “an eVTOL Bus”

UK Startup Develops “an eVTOL Bus” By Chris Stonor Bristol-based UK startup, Sora Aviation, is developing an eVTOL bus with zero emissions, low noise and affordable ticket prices for the Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) market, writes wearefinn.com, who recently interviewed company co-Founder and CEO, Furqan. Furqan served as the Technical Authority on AAM at GKN and has led multiple electric, hybrid...
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03
Apr

‘Harsh’ eVTOL Operating Demands Shorten Battery Life

‘Harsh’ eVTOL Operating Demands Shorten Battery Life By Hanneke Weitering, Future Flight IFA Comments: Battery management is going to be more than an electrical control system. Monitoring, detecting and repurposing degraded eVTOL batteries could be a major task for aircraft maintainers.   With electric aviation still in its infancy, eVTOL developers have largely been relying on the same lithium-ion battery...
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22
Mar

Is the aviation maintenance industry back in business? An interview with Bird Aviation’s CEO

Is the aviation maintenance industry back in business? An interview with Bird Aviation’s Chief Executive Frederik Pralus Do you think the MRO industry has fully recovered from the pandemic years? The MRO industry has made significant strides towards recovery from the pandemic years, but the resumption of normalcy may vary depending on the specific sector of the MRO and the...
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13
Mar

New report from SimpliFlying on the electric aviation landscape

New report from SimpliFlying on the electric aviation landscape UNDERSTANDING THE POTENTIAL OF ELECTRIC AVIATION Electric and hybrid-electric aircraft promise substantial reductions in carbon emissions, noise pollution and operational costs and a transformative impact on regional air mobility. Electric aviation holds the potential for decarbonising short-feeder flights, easing hub congestion, reviving dormant airports, and improving connectivity in remote and developing...
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05
Mar

CAA Publication Notification: Certification of Aircraft with Electric Powerplant

CAA Publication Notification Service: Certification of Aircraft with Electric Powerplant CRM:001161000007014 IFA Comments: IFA hope that the rule making process to update engineer licensing will be expedited with alacrity. In the coming years powerful electric systems will become a much greater part of engineers work. There is a small number of Pipistrel electric powered engines maintained by Part CAO organisations. ...
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28
Feb

EHang Unveils US$410,000 Suggested Retail Price for EH216-S Pilotless Passenger-Carrying eVTOL Aircraft in Global Markets Outside China

EHang Unveils US$410,000 Suggested Retail Price for EH216-S Pilotless Passenger-Carrying eVTOL Aircraft in Global Markets Outside China EHang Holdings Limited (“EHang” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: EH), the world’s leading urban air mobility (“UAM”) technology platform company, have announced a suggested retail price of US$410,000 for its EH216-S pilotless passenger-carrying electric vertical takeoff and landing (“eVTOL”) aircraft in global markets outside...
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27
Feb

Tecnam reaches a significant milestone by delivering the 400th Tecnam P2006T Twin to Bartolini Air

Tecnam reaches a significant milestone by delivering the 400th Tecnam P2006T Twin to Bartolini Air Tecnam has reached a significant milestone by delivering the 400th Tecnam P2006T Twin to Bartolini Air, Poland’s leading flight training organisation. The renowned Polish flying school has also taken delivery of SN/200; handover of the keys took place during the Pilot ExpoBerlin. Designed in 2006,...
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26
Feb

Singapore Airshow 2024

Singapore Airshow Singapore Airshow, the largest aerospace and defence exhibition in Asia, Took place on 20-25 February 2024. #SGAirshow2024 kicked off with orders for China’s COMAC C919 – which marked its debut outside Chinese territory. To read more from the Airshow Newsroom: Singapore Airshow Newsroom – Singapore Airshow 2024
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21
Feb

Consultation open: High Altitude Platform Systems (HAPS)

Consultation open: High Altitude Platform Systems (HAPS) Dear JARUS colleagues, industry partners, and unmanned aviation stakeholders, Please find attached the Draft of the JARUS WG AW CS-HAPS The document has been prepared by WG-AW and it has been approved by the JARUS Plenary Team for External Consultation. Please use the feedback form provided and direct questions and comments to the...
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14
Feb

Senate Commerce Committee Passes 5-Year Bipartisan Senate FAA Reauthorization Focused on Improving Safety, Advancing Technology

Senate Commerce Committee Passes 5-Year Bipartisan Senate FAA Reauthorization Focused on Improving Safety, Advancing Technology Thursday 8th February, the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation passed the bipartisan Senate Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization Act of 2023. The legislation includes several provisions to strengthen safety standards and oversight at the FAA and responds to safety concerns from recent aviation...
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