With more than 100 passenger-carrying autonomous test flights under its belt, China’s Ehang is ready to begin flights in cities.
Rolls-Royce proposes use of sustainable fuel blends is mandated to incentivize production and accelerate the reduction of aviation CO2 emissions.
BAE Systems’ U.S. arm applies experience powering hybrid-electric transit buses to developing products and systems for electrified aircraft.
Electric X-57 arrives; low-boom X-59 CDR; UK backs fuel-cell propulsion; Nordic electric aviation; GE pursues megawatt power; Equator electric seaplane.
Safran will develop a version of the Ardiden 3 helicopter turboshaft to drive the electric generator in the startup’s 12-seat, 700-mi.-range ZA10.
Target Arm will showcase a prototype universal launch and recovery system for unmanned aircraft at a U.S. Army technology demonstration.
DLR cuts aircraft noise; Airbus tests teaming; Bell demos Hydra; NASA picks demos; Airbus backs Biosteel.
Sensors that are more reliable and intelligent are required as aircraft connectivity provides access to more data
High-bandwidth connectivity inside aircraft and between aircraft and the ground is driving the need to add sensing to systems and share the data.
Eagle sensor could aid Airbus’s vision for urban air mobility
How high-definition imagery could pave the way to fully automated helicopter landings.
With venture-capital backing from Boeing and JetBlue, startup Zunum takes the wraps off its first product, a 12-seat hybrid-electric regional aircraft for delivery beginning in 2022.