Tag: electric aircraft

'Social license' is crucial for advanced air mobility, industry warns

‘Social license’ is crucial for advanced air mobility, warns industry

Industry experts have warned that public acceptance of advanced air mobility (AAM) aircraft is vital for driving the sector forward. Last week at the Royal Aeronautical Society's Pilotess Summit in London, leaders in the AAM sector outlined that having the general public onside will prove vital f...

Flying taxis could be a reality as soon as 2028

Flying taxis could be a reality as soon as 2028, under new UK government plans

Flying taxis could be a reality as soon as 2028 in the UK, the government announced today. In collaboration with industry, the UK Department for Transport (DfT) has launched the Future of Flight Action Plan, which sets out a roadmap for drones and novel electric aircraft. According to the DfT,...

INTERVIEW: Pipistrel’s Tine Tomažič navigates the infrastructure challenges posed by the electrification of private air travel

'Sustainability' is a word the aviation industry knows all too well. In commercial aviation, airlines are committing to sustainable aviation fuel programmes in order to meet government or agency imposed mandates. For airside operations, OEMs (original equipment manufacturers) are increasingly beginn...

Honeywell providing advanced flight controls for AIBOT’s electric aircraft

Honeywell has been selected by AIBOT to provide its Compact Fly-By-Wire (cFBW) system to support AIBOT’s fully electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft. This Honeywell technology will empower the next generation of aircraft avionics and create a sustainable transportation ecosystem ...

Orders for the Eviation Alice Pass US$ 2 Billion

Eviation Aircraft, a manufacturer of all-electric aircraft, today announced that the order book for its world-leading nine-seater all-electric Alice airplane has passed a total value of US$ 2 billion. The Eviation Alice conducted its first flight on 27 September 2022 at Grant County Internat...

Eviation’s Alice Achieves Milestone with First Flight of All-Electric Aircraft

Eviation Aircraft, a manufacturer of all-electric aircraft, successfully completed the first flight of its zero-emission Alice aircraft, a historic day and major milestone in electric aviation. Alice lifted off at 7:10 a.m. from Grant County International Airport (MWH), flying for 8 minutes a...

GlobalX Inks Deal With Eviation for 50 All-Electric Alice Aircraft

Eviation Aircraft, a manufacturer of all-electric aircraft, today announced that Global Crossing Airlines Group, Inc., a Miami-based provider of passenger and cargo charter jets, has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) ordering 50 all-electric commuter Alice aircraft. The aircraft will open up new r...

Joby partners with CAE for eVTOL aircraft pilot training

CAE announced today that it has partnered with Joby Aviation Inc., a California-based company developing all-electric aircraft for commercial passenger service, to develop and qualify flight simulation training devices that will be used to train the future pilots of Joby's revolutionary all-electri...

Rolls-Royce x Luxaviation – leading the way in advanced air mobility operations

Rolls-Royce and the Luxaviation Group, a leading luxury jet and helicopter service provider are announcing plans today to collaborate on leading the development and deployment of Advanced Air Mobility (AAM). Rolls-Royce will provide electrification solutions, maintenance support services, and ...

Eviation partners with Clay Lacy Aviation for Alice all-electric aircraft charging stations

Eviation Aircraft, a global manufacturer of all-electric aircraft, today announced a partnership with Clay Lacy Aviation to provide electric charging as part of its Fixed Based Operator (FBO) network of services. The partnership is the first FBO agreement for Eviation that will allow for the ...

Crossover to Electric Aircraft Well Progressed, Says IDTechEx

Electraflyer has announced that it has passed crossover, meaning it now sells more battery-electric aircraft than polluting ones. Pipistrel sold over 100 battery-electric aircraft last year as they take over from its traditional offerings. Bye Aerospace does not even make conventional aircraft....

IDTechEx on National Aviation Day: Bumblebees and Electric Aircraft Cannot Fly

To mark National Aviation Day (19th August 2021), a celebration of the history and development of aviation, IDTechEx analysts consider the future of electric aircraft. For decades the theoreticians proved that bumblebees could not fly and were extremely irritated that they continued to fly anywa...

Electric aircraft startup Archer says its enterprise value cut by $1bln

Reuters News Electric aircraft startup Archer's enterprise value has been cut by $1 billion to $1.7 billion as part of a revised deal, Archer and blank-check firm Atlas Crest Investment Corp said on Thursday. The move comes at a time of growing regulatory concerns over blank-check firms or sp...

Eviation unveils the all-electric Alice Aircraft as It prepares for its inaugural flight

Eviation Aircraft, a global manufacturer of all-electric aircraft, unveiled the design for its Alice all-electric aircraft, which is on track for first flight later this year. The production configuration, optimized based on real-world lessons learned and customer feedback, defines Alice's path...

JetClub flies into a sustainable future with ‘eFlyer 800’ electric aircraft

Europe’s first light jet fractional ownership brand, JetClub, has confirmed the addition of the Bye Aerospace electric eFlyer 800 to its fleet, marking a momentous milestone in sustainability for the aviation, travel and tourism industries. An 8-seat, all electric, twin turboprop aircraft, the...

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