Electric Aircraft Pilot Training Is Arriving

Credit to Author: Nicolas Zart| Date: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 04:33:51 +0000

Bye Aerospace eFlyer & Quantum OSM Branded Pilot Training. Photo: Bye AerospaceQuantum Air and OSM Aviation Group just announced an electric aircraft pilot training partnership. OSM Aviation Academy will conduct the Quantum-branded pilot training program according to FAA commercial standards. Electric urban air mobility (UAM) is taking shape one step at a time

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Delta Flight Dumps Fuel On School Children

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Wed, 15 Jan 2020 05:31:17 +0000

A Delta flight bound for Shanghai had to make an emergency fuel dump earlier today. That fuel rained down upon Los Angeles near a school playground. Around 40 people were injured, the AJC reports

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Hyundai & Uber Elevate Unveil Autonomous Pods, eVTOL Aircraft, & Hub Ecosystem At CES

Credit to Author: Nicolas Zart| Date: Wed, 15 Jan 2020 02:39:14 +0000

Hyundai S-A1 eVTOL Unveil CES 2020. Photo: Nicolas ZartHyundai Motor Company and Uber Elevate showed us a fairly complete urban air mobility (UAM) electric vertical takeoff & landing (eVTOL) concept vehicle, autonomous pods, and a hub ecosystem that fits with Uber Elevate’s air taxi model at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES)

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ASR Says It Has A Parachute For Every eVTOL Aircraft

Credit to Author: Nicolas Zart| Date: Sun, 05 Jan 2020 02:59:53 +0000

Switchblade with ASR XRD. Photo: Courtesy ASRAviation Safety Resources (ASR) — a leading parachute safety company that won one of Revolution.Aero’s competitions earlier this year — says it has a parachute system that will work with eVTOL aircraft, even at low altitudes. I recently spoke with Larry Williams, CEO of ASR, on how the company’s parachute technology works, its application for eVTOL aircraft, and public perception

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Tesla Cybertruck vs. Garage … Dutch EV Sales Explosion … 2012 Model S Still Beats New Non-Tesla EVs — Top 20 CleanTechnica Stories of December

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 02 Jan 2020 17:32:18 +0000

The Tesla Cybertruck may be “old news” by now (ah, the not-so-endearing ADD of the internet), but a piece of ours explaining why it doesn’t really need a garage was still king of the hill last month. Tesla took silver too, with a story explaining that the 2012 Tesla Model S still has superior specs to new 2020 EV entrants from other companies than Tesla. In third was a piece on world-leading research from our friend Mark Z. Jacobson and several colleagues on how the world could be a galaxy-leading 100% renewable energy planet!

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Green New Deals For The World Are Green Good Deals

Credit to Author: Mark Z. Jacobson| Date: Sun, 29 Dec 2019 21:45:57 +0000

The Earth is rapidly approaching 1.5°C global warming, air pollution kills over 7 million people worldwide each year, and diminishing fossil fuel resources portend social instability. Yet, recently, world leaders at the United Nations Madrid climate talks failed to agree on a path forward. The core of the problem is the belief by some leaders that solving global warming will be expensive and drain the economy of their country. However, new research indicates that this belief is incorrect

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Last CleanTechnica Electric Air Mobility News Roundup Of The Year!

Credit to Author: Nicolas Zart| Date: Sun, 29 Dec 2019 01:04:16 +0000

AirbusUTM UAM Airbus CityAirbusHere’s more urban air mobility (UAM) electric vertical takeoff & landing (eVTOL) and electric fixed-wing aircraft news for the last week of

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From Electric Cars To Electric Airplanes, The End Of A Decade

Credit to Author: Nicolas Zart| Date: Sun, 29 Dec 2019 00:19:45 +0000

Lilium eVTOL Red Dot Award2019 is drawing to a close, so let’s take stock of a decade of green mobility progress that started with a handful of startups a decade ago

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Active Aero Fans Improve Aerodynamics, But Will They Go Into Production Cars?

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Wed, 25 Dec 2019 17:38:01 +0000

A small glimpse into the future of efficient transportation comes from an unexpected source: a new supercar concept. In short, the car uses a powerful electric fan at the rear, pulling air through ducting to increase the vehicle’s performance in several ways

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