Electric Aircraft

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Maeve Aerospace: Leading the charge

Dutch developer Maeve Aerospace is working on a zero-emissions electric passenger aircraft. Mark Broadbent heard more from its CEO, Jan Willem Heinen

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An exciting look at future sustainable propulsion plans

When it comes to powering commercial aircraft, a revolution is starting to take place. It might be in its early stages but its about to take off in a big way, as Selwyn Parker explains

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Brittany Ferries sets sights on Cross-Channel Seagliders

Could the humble seaplane make a triumphant return to 21st century relevancy and give conventional ferries a run for their money? Tom Batchelor explores a radical new project that could revolutionise cross-Channel travel

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Pipistrel Aircraft's grand designs

Pipistrel Aircraft of Slovenia is determined to take its tech global, not least the ground-breaking Velis Electro two-seater. Tom Batchelor reports

Eviation partners with Clay Lacy Aviation for all-electric aircraft charging stations

The installation of the infrastructure is a significant milestone in achieving the two companies' shared vision for a sustainable industry

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DSEI 2021: BAE and Malloy team-up on all-electric T-650 UAS

BAE Systems and Malloy Aeronautics announced plans to explore the development of an all-electric heavy-lift uncrewed air system at the DSEI conference at the ExCeL London Centre in Newham, East London, on September 14

Ampaire begins electric aircraft trials

US tech firm Ampaire, a specialist in hybrid electric aircraft, launches demonstration flights between Exeter and Newquay airports this week

DHL orders 12 electric aircraft from Eviation

While delivery is not expected until 2024, the type will perform its maiden flight later this year

Denmark orders electric aircraft for training role

Denmark has become the first country in the world to procure an electric aircraft for operational use within its armed forces

L3Harris and Bye to develop all-electric multi-mission aircraft

L3Harris Technologies and Bye Aerospace have signed an agreement to develop an all-electric, multi-mission aircraft, which will provide ISR capabilities for domestic and international operators