Rolls-Royce Thinks It’s Developing The Fastest Electric Airplane In The World

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 01 Oct 2020 17:03:54 +0000

Rolls-Royce has decided that it wants to produce the fastest electric airplane in the sky. Furthermore, it’s beyond the concept or visualization phase. Rolls-Royce has tested the technology for this on what’s called an “ionBird,” which means “a full-scale replica of the plane’s core.”

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Airbus Wants ZEROe To Be 1st Zero-Emission Commercial Aircraft In The World … By 2035 (Videos)

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 23:31:55 +0000

Airbus wants to develop the “world’s first zero-emission commercial aircraft,” but its timeline for doing so is “by 2035.”

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More Green Hydrogen For The “Iron Bird” Of The Future

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 16:13:41 +0000

green hydrogen fuel cell airplane Plug PowerPlug Power has a green hydrogen dream for flying fuel cells 1,000 kilometers in the sparkling green economy of the future

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Volocopter Opens World’s 1st Electric Air Taxi Flight Reservations

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 17 Sep 2020 02:10:58 +0000

Volocopter has opened up reservations for the first commercial electric air taxi rides in an electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft. A what? If you haven’t been following along as this industry has been heating up, an eVTOL aircraft is sort of a new-age helicopter

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Pipistrel Ready To Set 7 Electric Aircraft World Records

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 27 Aug 2020 20:48:19 +0000

Pipistrel, a small electric aircraft company we’ve covered several times, has a small electric airplane called the Velis Electro. The Velis Electro got its “first type approval” from the EU aviation security authority and is ready for an adventure. It is going to fly more than 700 kilometers from the Swiss Alps to the North Sea

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US Department of Energy: $33 Million for Carbon-Neutral Hybrid Electric Aviation

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 27 Aug 2020 18:30:00 +0000

The U.S. Department of Energy today announced $33 million in funding for 17 projects as part of the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy’s (ARPA-E) Aviation-class Synergistically Cooled Electric-motors with iNtegrated Drives (ASCEND) and Range Extenders for Electric Aviation with Low Carbon and High Efficiency (REEACH) programs

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Tesla Air? Elon Musk Hints Tesla Could Mass Produce 400 Wh/kg Batteries In 3–4 Years

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Tue, 25 Aug 2020 21:06:19 +0000

Elon Musk suggested on Twitter last night that Tesla may be able to mass produce batteries with 50% more energy density in three to four years, which could possibly enable electric airplanes

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EAG Reveals Hybrid Electric Airplane Concept

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Sun, 23 Aug 2020 17:00:46 +0000

EAG HERA hybrid electric airplaneEarlier this month, EAG, a UK-based engineering and development company, presented what appears to be the world’s first hybrid electric airplane for regional fleets. It’s called the HERA, and with its ultra-low operating cost, whisper-quiet running, and room for up to 70 commercial passengers, the new concept promises to reinvigorate the sustainable mass transportation market

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Toronto Pearson Wins Environment Award for 60% Reduction in Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Credit to Author: Press Release| Date: Tue, 18 Aug 2020 23:00:05 +0000

As of the end of 2019, the GTAA had actually reduced Scope 1 & 2 emissions by almost 60% versus a 2006 baseline, with approximately 30% of these reductions coming from GTAA operational changes and innovations and the other 30% attributed to the cleaning of the provincial power supply

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