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Pyka P3 to Revolutionize Autonomous Electric Flight, With Patented Propulsion System
Pyka P3 to Revolutionize Autonomous Electric Flight, With Patented Propulsion System

16 Aug 2021, 09:11 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / A bold, new aircraft is ready to conquer regional flight, with highly-advanced avionics, propulsion system and autonomous capabilities.

 
New British Hybrid-Electric Aircraft to Carry Passengers by Day, Cargo by Night
New British Hybrid-Electric Aircraft to Carry Passengers by Day, Cargo by Night

12 Aug 2021, 04:44 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / This massive 90-seat aircraft promises to disrupt regional flight, with innovative hybrid-electric technology, advanced performance and versatile configuration.

 
What Looks Like a Giant Bumblebee, Can Fly Anywhere, and Started Out as a Car?
What Looks Like a Giant Bumblebee, Can Fly Anywhere, and Started Out as a Car?

6 Aug 2021, 06:48 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / Yes, bumblebees are more yellow than black, but the Blackfly is close. This amphibious aerial vehicle is ready to take recreational flight to the next level.

 
$627k eFlyer 4 Could Replace the Entire Training Aviation Fleet in the U.S.
$627k eFlyer 4 Could Replace the Entire Training Aviation Fleet in the U.S.

5 Aug 2021, 08:55 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / Bye Aerospace continues to increase the performance of its all-electric, 4-seat aircraft that could replace the old trainer aircraft used in aviation today.

 
DHL Will Operate eCargo Plane Fleet for World’s First Electric Express Network
DHL Will Operate eCargo Plane Fleet for World’s First Electric Express Network

4 Aug 2021, 08:30 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / DHL Express is breaking the norm by introducing the first electric delivery network in the world, powered by a fleet of Alice aircraft.

 
Pioneering 7-Seater Electric Jet to Be Powered by Porsche’s Battery Manufacturer
Pioneering 7-Seater Electric Jet to Be Powered by Porsche’s Battery Manufacturer

29 Jul 2021, 09:11 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / A German startup is ready to launch an innovative 7-seater eVTOL, which will use batteries made by Porsche's partner in the Cellforce Group joint venture

 
Pioneering Ultra-Short Takeoff Aircraft With Blown Lift Gets Backed by NASA
Pioneering Ultra-Short Takeoff Aircraft With Blown Lift Gets Backed by NASA

28 Jul 2021, 09:55 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / Electra is a company that is developing a groundbreaking electric ultra-short takeoff aircraft that has already been selected by the U.S. Air Force.

 
USAF’s New eVTOL Can Reach 180 MPH Using 50 Percent Less Energy Than an EV
USAF’s New eVTOL Can Reach 180 MPH Using 50 Percent Less Energy Than an EV

18 Jul 2021, 11:42 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / The fast and silent Heaviside just got cleared by the U.S. Air Force to begin official military-directed testing, before entering service within USAF

 
Ready to Island-Hop Aboard an Electric Airplane? United Airlines Just Bought It
Ready to Island-Hop Aboard an Electric Airplane? United Airlines Just Bought It

15 Jul 2021, 12:57 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / World's first fully-electric regional aircraft is here, and United Airlines purchased 200 of these innovative 19-seaters.

 
All-Electric Plane Alice Ready to Conquer the Sky and Redefine Commuting by Air
All-Electric Plane Alice Ready to Conquer the Sky and Redefine Commuting by Air

2 Jul 2021, 05:27 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / Alice, the long-anticipated, all-electric aircraft is ready for her first flight. Blending luxury with sustainability, this commuter plane is a game-changer

 
“Flying Bum” Airlander 10 to Be Powered by World-Class 500 kW Electric Motors
“Flying Bum” Airlander 10 to Be Powered by World-Class 500 kW Electric Motors

30 Jun 2021, 09:32 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / The largest civil aircraft in the world, famous for its unusual shape, is on the way to becoming the first fully-electric plane, with state-of-the-art motors

 
Jet It Becomes the First to Operate the eFlyer 800 Electric Jet in the U.S.
Jet It Becomes the First to Operate the eFlyer 800 Electric Jet in the U.S.

22 Jun 2021, 08:41 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / Bye Aerospace announced that the innovative 8-seat, all-electric eFlyer 800 just got its first official customer, that will redefine private travel.

 
Fully Electric Aircraft to Be Used for the First Time by a National Air Force
Fully Electric Aircraft to Be Used for the First Time by a National Air Force

8 Jun 2021, 08:58 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / For the first time ever, zero-emission planes will be used for training future pilots, by an European Defense Department

 
Private Airline Company Introduces Electric Flights That Are 30 Percent Cheaper
Private Airline Company Introduces Electric Flights That Are 30 Percent Cheaper

31 May 2021, 14:09 UTC · By: Cristina Mircea / KinectAir and VoltAero partnered to introduce regional, electric flights through a mobile app, at prices that are 30 percent cheaper than conventional aircraft.

 
World’s First Electric Luxury Commuter Plane Alice Aims to Reinvent Air Mobility
World’s First Electric Luxury Commuter Plane Alice Aims to Reinvent Air Mobility

14 May 2021, 14:00 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / Who said small means unluxurious? Eviation’s first aircraft, the 11-seater Alice, is getting ready to start test flights in 2021 for a 2024 delivery

 
NASA's Retractable-Propeller Electric Aircraft to Start High-Voltage Testing
NASA's Retractable-Propeller Electric Aircraft to Start High-Voltage Testing

1 Mar 2021, 15:28 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / X-57 Maxwell is the name of NASA's first experimental airplane in two decades, agency trying to see how electric motors could be used on planes

 
U.S. Air Force Gets Serious About eVTOLs
U.S. Air Force Gets Serious About eVTOLs

8 Jan 2021, 13:54 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / USAF is giving a first contract to Metawave Corporation for the development of a high-precision, all-weather sensing solution for eVTOLs

 
VoltAero’s Cassio 2 Hybrid Plane Is Quieter, More Efficient, Greener
VoltAero’s Cassio 2 Hybrid Plane Is Quieter, More Efficient, Greener

8 May 2020, 03:49 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / Startup announces three models for its second-generation hybrid aircraft, with potential to disrupt the industry by offering a more convenient alternative

 
Eviation Alice Is a 9-Seat Electric Aircraft with 600 Miles Range Coming in 2018
Eviation Alice Is a 9-Seat Electric Aircraft with 600 Miles Range Coming in 2018

22 Jun 2017, 11:02 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / Electrifying the world of aviation is taking a bit longer, and all for obvious reasons, but if this time leads to designs such as this one, nobody's complaining

 
Google Exec's Secret Electric Flying Car Spotted. It Flies, But It's Not a Car
Google Exec's Secret Electric Flying Car Spotted. It Flies, But It's Not a Car

26 Oct 2016, 12:14 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / It's great that people who made lots of money off the explosion of the Internet are willing to put it back in developing new technologies