Megawatt Electrical Motor Designed By MIT Engineers Could Help Electrify Aviation

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sun, 11 Jun 2023 03:00:51 +0000

Aviation’s huge carbon footprint could shrink significantly with electrification. To date, however, only small all-electric planes have gotten off the ground. Their electric motors generate hundreds of kilowatts of power. To electrify larger, heavier jets, such as commercial airliners, megawatt-scale motors are required. These would be propelled by hybrid or turbo-electric propulsion systems where an […]

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Orders For Eviation Alice Electric Plane Pass $2 Billion

Credit to Author: Tim Tyler| Date: Sat, 05 Nov 2022 03:57:45 +0000

Eviation Aircraft has just announced that the order book for the all-electric Alice airplane has passed a total value of $2 billion. Eviation is developing all-electric aircraft that are built to make flight sustainable, affordable, and a quiet solution to regional travel. On September 27, Eviation’s Alice electric plane conducted its first flight at Moses […]

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Electric Airplane Flights Coming to Florida, the Bahamas, and the Caribbean — in 2027

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 24 Sep 2022 16:13:11 +0000

Eviation Alice electric airplane interior seats layout designElectric aircraft are all the rage, and they have been for several years, but when are we going to see actual commercial electric airplane options for normal people? Soon! Well, sort of soon. The electric aircraft “Alice” from Eviation Aircraft has been getting real orders lately, including from a young airline based in Florida. There’s […]

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Another Sign Hybrid-Electric Aircraft Are The Future

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 25 Jul 2022 03:20:27 +0000

One of the news items that recently crossed our path is the news that Pratt & Whitney Canada — which is a self-proclaimed “world leader in the design, manufacture and service of aircraft and helicopter engines and auxiliary power units” — has signed an agreement with consulting firm Ricardo to co-develop hybrid-electric aircraft technology. Typically, […]

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Electric Air Transport of the Future: Air Mobility Initiative

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 06 May 2022 01:10:30 +0000

To advance the development of regional and Urban Air Mobility, leading companies, universities, and research institutions as well as municipalities and organizations are joining forces to form the Air Mobility Initiative (AMI). The Institute of Flight Mechanics and Controls (iFR) [de] at the University of Stuttgart is also a partner in the initiative. This initiative, […]

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Getting Electric Off The Ground With R&D + Analysis On Battery-Powered Electric Aircraft & Seacraft

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Wed, 06 Apr 2022 03:00:10 +0000

Electrifying Air and Sea Vehicles Could Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Lower Noise, and Expand Mobility Options for Rural Communities Some have called 2023 the “year of the electric vehicle (EV),” noting the dozens of new battery-powered models set to come available in the United States across all vehicle classes. That milestone is owed, in part, […]

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Electrifying Trains, Planes, & Dirty Big Mining Trucks

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Mon, 14 Mar 2022 05:30:32 +0000

Twiggy has all the big boy toys, and he is planning to electrify them all and run them on green hydrogen and gravity. CleanTechnica has previously published on Fortescue Future Industries’ (FFI) purchase of Williams Advanced Engineering (WAE). Twiggy Forrest is planning to use their battery tech in his push to electrify Fortescue’s mining equipment […]

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