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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[…]

Airbus RACER demonstrator closer to taking flight this 2022

Airbus RACER demonstrator is closer now to taking flight along this 2022. The ANGELA Consortium finalised and delivered to Airbus Helicopters a flight-cleared landing gear system which will be integrated into the RACER high-speed compound helicopter. RACER will be assembled and flight-tested in 2022. Landing gears are one of the most critical aircraft and helicopter sub-systems to Leer másAirbus RACER demonstrator closer to taking flight this 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[…]

Pratt & Whitney and Embraer partners on 100% SAF Flight Demo Program

EAST HARTFORD, CONN., November 30, 2021 – Pratt & Whitney announced today that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with Embraer to collaborate on studies of 100% SAF (Sustainable Aviation Fuel). Technical teams from the two companies will engage to define an integrated ground and flight test plan for 100% SAF in a GTF-powered Embraer Leer másPratt & Whitney and Embraer partners on 100% SAF Flight Demo Program[…]

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