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News and developments about airplanes, helicopters and unmanned air vehicles used in all varieties of operations, including airlines, military, business, commercial, general aviation and private.

May 18, 2022, 3:00 AM

ATR Eyes Hybrid-Electric Propulsion for New ‘Evo’ Turboprop

The Franco-Italian OEM is also exploring a new eco-design that includes new propellers as part of its drive to reduce fuel burn and CO2 emissions.

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The camouflage-­style paint scheme underscores the HondaJet Elite S’s features, including new painting options, more range, added avionics capabilities, and cabin comfort features.
May 21, 2022 - 11:00 AM
Honda Aircraft presents HondaJet Elite S in EBACE debut and touts new concept jet plan as well as recent milestones.
Daher TBM 960
May 21, 2022 - 3:46 AM
Daher's new TBM 960 sports a more efficient Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6E-66XT engine with a five-blade composite propeller and digital e-throttle.
Designed to fit into the same airports as the 777, the 777X-9’s folding wingtips improve takeoff and climb, and cruise performance while minimizing the airplane’s footprint on the ground.
May 20, 2022 - 12:00 PM
BBJ Max return to service and forthcoming BBJ 777X propel prospects, Boeing reports at EBACE
Flexjet Embraer Legacy 500 on ramp
May 20, 2022 - 10:05 AM
Flexjet Europe is the first operator to install Ka-band on its Legacy 500 fleet.
Falcon 10X cabin
May 20, 2022 - 9:32 AM
The Dassault Falcon 10X has also been named a finalist in the International Yacht & Aviation Awards private jet interiors category.
Digital rendering of hybrid-electric Dash 8  aircraft in flight
May 19, 2022 - 9:35 AM
Pratt & Whitney Canada has chosen Switzerland’s H55 to supply battery systems for its hybrid-electric Dash 8 demonstrator program.
VoltAero's Cassio hybrid-electric aircraft.
May 19, 2022 - 9:26 AM
The manufacturer's Cassio family of aircraft will be operated by partners throughout Europe, providing flights for fractional ownership clients.
Gulfstream G400 interior
May 19, 2022 - 8:11 AM
Gulfstream’s large-cabin G400 twinjet, with planned 2025 entry into service, gets star treatment at EBACE.
Boeing 737 landing at Farnborough airport during Farnborough International Airshow in 2018
May 19, 2022 - 1:37 AM
After the 2020 show was abandoned due to the Covid pandemic, organizers have invested in new features for the event to be held July 18-22.
Surf Air electric-hybrid Cessna Grand Caravan
May 18, 2022 - 1:10 PM
Surf Air Mobility expects to raise $467 million through an IPO, which would fund conversion of its Cessna Grand Caravan fleet to hybrid-electric power.