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Airbus unveils its DisruptiveLab helicopter

Toulouse, 30 November 2022 – Airbus used the occasion of its annual Summit to unveil its DisruptiveLab, a new flying laboratory designed to test technologies destined to improve aircraft performance and to reduce helicopters’ CO2 emissions. The DisruptiveLab will evaluate a new aerodynamic architecture intended to reduce fuel consumption, as well as pursuing the implementation of Leer másAirbus unveils its DisruptiveLab helicopter[…]

Airbus A330MRTT completes first 100% SAF test flight

Brize Norton, 18​ November 2022 – The Royal Air Force, Airbus and other industry partners have carried out the world’s first 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) flight using an in-service A330MRTT military aircraft. It is also the first 100% SAF flight of any aircraft type carried out in UK airspace. An RAF Voyager — the military variant Leer másAirbus A330MRTT completes first 100% SAF test flight[…]

Join Clean Aviation at ILA Berlin on 22-26 June 2022

Discover Clean Aviation joint stand with the European Commission in Hall 4, right next to the ILA Berlin Future Lab, where you can find out how the Clean Aviation Joint Undertaking will contribute to the European Union’s climate neutrality goals. Their aim to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in aviation by 30% by 2035, using disruptive Leer másJoin Clean Aviation at ILA Berlin on 22-26 June 2022[…]

Pratt & Whitney successfully tests GTF Advantage engine on 100% SAF

HARTFORD, Conn., March 15, 2022 – Pratt & Whitney has successfully tested the GTF Advantage engine configuration with 100 percent sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). The test took place at the company’s facility in West Palm Beach, Florida, USA starting on March 1 and marks a key step on the road toward 100 percent SAF operation of Leer másPratt & Whitney successfully tests GTF Advantage engine on 100% SAF[…]

Wireless tech ready for helicopters thanks to HIRIS project

The HIRIS project (Helicopter Innovative Rotating Instrumentation System) decided to leverage technologies from the consumer world to make them applicable to helicopters while taking into account all of the constraints that they have. The technology was attached to the helicopter’s rotors and some of the challenges that the team faced included dealing with rotation speed, Leer másWireless tech ready for helicopters thanks to HIRIS project[…]

Bristow and Overair sign MOU to Butterfly eVTOL aircraft

SANTA ANA, California, and HOUSTON, December 2021 – Bristow Group and Overair announced signed a MOU to collaborate on the development of Butterfly eVTOL commercialization plans. Overair, Inc. («Overair») is a developer of electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) vehicles, and Bristow Group Inc. (NYSE: VTOL) is the world’s leading provider of innovative and sustainable vertical flight Leer másBristow and Overair sign MOU to Butterfly eVTOL aircraft[…]

A Bristow S-92 completed offshore flight using sustainable aviation fuel

HOUSTON, Dec. 10, 2021 —  A Sikorsky S-92 helicopter from Bristow Group completed an offshore flight using sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), marking one of the first SAF-powered flights to an offshore operation in the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS). The aircraft flew from Aberdeen to installations operated by BP. As part of its strategic relationship with Air Leer másA Bristow S-92 completed offshore flight using sustainable aviation fuel[…]

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Bell 525 completes first flight with Sustainable Aviation Fuel

Fort Worth, TX (November 16, 2021) — Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced the Bell 525 Relentless completed its first flight using Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) in summer 2021. Bell first incorporated SAF in its training and demonstration fleet in March 2021. «The Bell 525 continues to demonstrate unprecedented performance as it progresses Leer másBell 525 completes first flight with Sustainable Aviation Fuel[…]

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