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Leonardo C-27J Spartan demonstrator for Clean Sky 2 programme

Turin 19/02/2024 – The Leonardo C-27J Flying Test Bed is a technological demonstration aircraft in the European Clean Sky 2 programme that concluded, at Turin’s Caselle airport, the Regional Integrated Aircraft Demonstration Platform (REG IADP) campaign. In-flight activities will validate the technical solutions conceived and designed by Leonardo’s engineers in Turin and Pomigliano d’Arco, making Leer másLeonardo C-27J Spartan demonstrator for Clean Sky 2 programme[…]

RTX advances hybrid-electric propulsion demonstrator

PARIS, June 19, 2023, PARIS AIR SHOW (Le Bourget) — RTX has achieved a critical milestone in its hybrid-electric flight demonstrator program, successfully completing a rated power test of the demonstrator’s 1 megawatt (MW) electric motor, developed by Collins Aerospace (Collins). The 1MW motor will be combined with a highly efficient thermal engine, developed by Pratt & Whitney, Leer másRTX advances hybrid-electric propulsion demonstrator[…]

Pratt & Whitney and ATR combine efforts to achieve 100% SAF

Longueuil, Quebec, February 9, 2023 – Pratt & Whitney Canada and ATR, the world’s number one regional aircraft manufacturer, announced an agreement to collaborate on an initiative to achieve 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) readiness in PW127 series engines, including the new PW127XT powering next-generation ATR deliveries, by 2025. “Our collaboration with ATR will be underway throughout 2023 and 2024 Leer másPratt & Whitney and ATR combine efforts to achieve 100% SAF[…]

Successful first Hybrid-Electric engine by Raytheon Technologies

ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 20, 2022 — Raytheon Technologies announced the successful first engine run of the company’s regional hybrid-electric flight demonstrator, marking a key milestone towards flight testing, targeted to begin in 2024. The propulsion system’s initial run took place at Pratt & Whitney’s innovation facility in Longueuil, Quebec and performed as expected. The system fully Leer másSuccessful first Hybrid-Electric engine by Raytheon Technologies[…]

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[…]

NHV performs first SAF flight in offshore wind industry

Ostend, October 03, 2022 — NHV is the first helicopter operator to carry out a Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) flight in the offshore wind industry, in collaboration with partner TotalEnergies. This project marks the beginning of a long-term collaboration between the two companies to support their commitment to the energy transition. The first helicopter flight Leer másNHV performs first SAF flight in offshore wind industry[…]

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