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Vertical Aerospace Unveils All Electric Flying Taxi

Vertical Aerospace Unveils All Electric Flying Taxi

Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 21, 2020
NASA Is Developing an All-Electric X-57 X-Plane: A Cleaner Way to Fly

NASA Is Developing an All-Electric X-57 X-Plane: A Cleaner Way to Fly

NASA is developing an electrically powered X-57 plane. Just as electric cars are becoming more and more commonplace on our roads each day, aerospace engineers are seeking to make electric air transportation a reality.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 12, 2020
EHang Launches Intelligent Aerial Firefighting Solution

EHang Launches Intelligent Aerial Firefighting Solution

EHang Holdings Limited announced the launch of the world's first large-payload intelligent aerial firefighting solution. Based on its flagship product, this new firefighting version of EHang 216, "EHang 216F" is specially designed for high-rise firefighting.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 6, 2020
Airbus: Successful Autonomous Taxi, Take-off and Landing

Airbus: Successful Autonomous Taxi, Take-off and Landing

Following an extensive two-year flight test programme, Airbus has successfully concluded its Autonomous Taxi, Take-Off and Landing (ATTOL) project. In completing this project, Airbus has achieved autonomous taxiing, take-off and landing of a commercial aircraft through fully automatic vision-based flight tests using on-board image recognition technology - a world-first in aviation.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jul 29, 2020
Green Motion and Pipistrel Partner on Charging for Electric Planes

Green Motion and Pipistrel Partner on Charging for Electric Planes

Green Motion and Pipistrel are announcing a game-changing partnership to develop a universal, future-proof, environmentally friendly, turnkey charging technology for electric airplanes. This new charging infrastructure will be in line with approvals of EASA, European Union Aviation Safety Agency.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jul 16, 2020
Could Drones Deliver Packages More Efficiently by Hopping on the Bus?

Could Drones Deliver Packages More Efficiently by Hopping on the Bus?

One-click purchases and instant delivery have helped fuel the growth of e-commerce, but this convenience has come at the cost of increased traffic congestion, longer commute times, and strained urban communities.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jun 29, 2020
ZeroAvia Conducts UK's First Commercial-Scale Electric Flight

ZeroAvia Conducts UK's First Commercial-Scale Electric Flight

ZeroAvia conducted the first ever electric-powered flight of a commercial-scale aircraft carried out in the UK. The test flight is a significant milestone both for the UK's net zero and green aviation ambitions, and for ZeroAvia on the journey to demonstrating long-distance zero emission flights in large aircraft.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jun 29, 2020
Navigation Algorithm for Deep Drone Acrobatics

Navigation Algorithm for Deep Drone Acrobatics

A navigation algorithm enables drones to learn challenging acrobatic maneuvers. Autonomous quadcopters can be trained using simulations to increase their speed, agility and efficiency, which benefits conventional search and rescue operations.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jun 17, 2020
Pipistrel Gets First Ever Type Certificate for an Electric Aeroplane

Pipistrel Gets First Ever Type Certificate for an Electric Aeroplane

After years of intensive research and several successful award-winning electric aircraft models developed since 2007, Pipistrel has achieved a breakthrough feat in aviation history, having type certified the battery powered Velis Electro.
External Company Press Release
Commercial Plant for Hydrogen Based Renewable Aviation Fuel in Norway

Commercial Plant for Hydrogen Based Renewable Aviation Fuel in Norway

A new European industry consortium headquartered in Oslo, has announced it is to industrialize Power-to-Liquid technology in Norway for the European Market. The new state-of-the-art project will allow the conversion of Norway's extensive renewable electricity resources into renewable fuels.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 21, 2020
NASA Is Developing an All-Electric X-57 X-Plane: A Cleaner Way to Fly

NASA Is Developing an All-Electric X-57 X-Plane: A Cleaner Way to Fly

NASA is developing an electrically powered X-57 plane. Just as electric cars are becoming more and more commonplace on our roads each day, aerospace engineers are seeking to make electric air transportation a reality.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 6, 2020
Airbus: Successful Autonomous Taxi, Take-off and Landing

Airbus: Successful Autonomous Taxi, Take-off and Landing

Following an extensive two-year flight test programme, Airbus has successfully concluded its Autonomous Taxi, Take-Off and Landing (ATTOL) project. In completing this project, Airbus has achieved autonomous taxiing, take-off and landing of a commercial aircraft through fully automatic vision-based flight tests using on-board image recognition technology - a world-first in aviation.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jul 16, 2020
Could Drones Deliver Packages More Efficiently by Hopping on the Bus?

Could Drones Deliver Packages More Efficiently by Hopping on the Bus?

One-click purchases and instant delivery have helped fuel the growth of e-commerce, but this convenience has come at the cost of increased traffic congestion, longer commute times, and strained urban communities.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jun 29, 2020
Navigation Algorithm for Deep Drone Acrobatics

Navigation Algorithm for Deep Drone Acrobatics

A navigation algorithm enables drones to learn challenging acrobatic maneuvers. Autonomous quadcopters can be trained using simulations to increase their speed, agility and efficiency, which benefits conventional search and rescue operations.
External Company Press Release
Commercial Plant for Hydrogen Based Renewable Aviation Fuel in Norway

Commercial Plant for Hydrogen Based Renewable Aviation Fuel in Norway

A new European industry consortium headquartered in Oslo, has announced it is to industrialize Power-to-Liquid technology in Norway for the European Market. The new state-of-the-art project will allow the conversion of Norway's extensive renewable electricity resources into renewable fuels.
Electric Vehicles Research
Aug 12, 2020
EHang Launches Intelligent Aerial Firefighting Solution

EHang Launches Intelligent Aerial Firefighting Solution

EHang Holdings Limited announced the launch of the world's first large-payload intelligent aerial firefighting solution. Based on its flagship product, this new firefighting version of EHang 216, "EHang 216F" is specially designed for high-rise firefighting.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jul 29, 2020
Green Motion and Pipistrel Partner on Charging for Electric Planes

Green Motion and Pipistrel Partner on Charging for Electric Planes

Green Motion and Pipistrel are announcing a game-changing partnership to develop a universal, future-proof, environmentally friendly, turnkey charging technology for electric airplanes. This new charging infrastructure will be in line with approvals of EASA, European Union Aviation Safety Agency.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jun 29, 2020
ZeroAvia Conducts UK's First Commercial-Scale Electric Flight

ZeroAvia Conducts UK's First Commercial-Scale Electric Flight

ZeroAvia conducted the first ever electric-powered flight of a commercial-scale aircraft carried out in the UK. The test flight is a significant milestone both for the UK's net zero and green aviation ambitions, and for ZeroAvia on the journey to demonstrating long-distance zero emission flights in large aircraft.
Electric Vehicles Research
Jun 17, 2020
Pipistrel Gets First Ever Type Certificate for an Electric Aeroplane

Pipistrel Gets First Ever Type Certificate for an Electric Aeroplane

After years of intensive research and several successful award-winning electric aircraft models developed since 2007, Pipistrel has achieved a breakthrough feat in aviation history, having type certified the battery powered Velis Electro.
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