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May 3, 2021, 8:20 AM

The Case For Hydrogen Powered Aircraft Gains Momentum

Pioneers are working on plans for hydrogen-powered aircraft, ranging in size from 6 to 200 seats, some of which could enter service as soon as 2025.

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Phillips 66 refinery
Apr 5, 2021 - 2:07 PM
A coalition of aviation industry organizations and companies is asking the Biden Administration to establish new financial incentives for SAF producton.
Bell Wichita staff
Mar 22, 2021 - 10:00 AM
Bell opened the Wichita site in August 2020 to support its efforts to win contracts on two substantial future vertical lift programs for the U.S. Army.
Mar 19, 2021 - 12:53 PM
The joint Deloitte/AIA study sees the AAM market, including flying taxis and cargo drones, to generate the equivalent of 0.5 percent of U.S. GDP by 2035.
Carbon fiber composite manufacturing
Mar 11, 2021 - 10:07 AM
Researchers at the University of Sydney have developed a new method that they say will allow the reclamation of unrecyclable carbon fiber parts.
Feb 26, 2021 - 12:07 PM
Deadline for submitting proposals to NASA for Electrified Aircraft Propulsion (EAP) technologies set for April 20.
Feb 24, 2021 - 8:16 AM
Clean Planet Energy launched a new sustainable aviation fuel produced from non-recyclable plastics.
Ingenuity micro copter
Feb 18, 2021 - 4:40 PM
NASA's Ingenuity micro copter was parachuted onto the planet’s surface from the belly of the Perseverance rover.
Airbus H130 Flightlab
Jan 22, 2021 - 3:12 AM
Airbus flying laboratory dedicated to evaluating future UAM and helicopter innovations.
Jan 4, 2021 - 1:11 PM
The Teledyne $8 billion acquisition of FLIR is anticipated to close midyear, bringing together two major players in the proprietary sensor field.
Education session at past FSANA event
Dec 29, 2020 - 10:29 AM
The Flight School Association of North America announced it will hold its upcoming annual International Flight School Conference as a live event.