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September 21, 2020, 9:56 AM

Airbus Commits to Hydrogen Airliners Entering Service In 2035

Airbus unveiled three concepts for the aircraft, which could carry between 100 and 200 passengers on flights of up to around 2,000 nm.

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Universal Hydrogen
Sep 18, 2020 - 6:14 AM
Universal Hydrogen proposes converting Dash 8 and ATR 42 regional airliners to hydrogen power while avoiding the need for costly refueling infrastructure.
Boeing Personal Air Vehicle
Sep 17, 2020 - 11:08 AM
The closure of Boeing NeXt raises questions about the aerospace giant's future in the eVTOL aircraft and supersonic business jet sectors.
Sep 16, 2020 - 11:25 AM
The first purpose-built regional freighter from ATR took off for the first time on Wednesday from Toulouse.
Sep 15, 2020 - 1:12 PM
Turbine aircraft broker jetAviva was the number-one seller of business jets in the first half of this year, according to a JetNet analysis report.
Aerion Supersonic AS2 (Photo: Aerion Supersonic)
Sep 15, 2020 - 11:37 AM
Aerion has opted for a BAE Systems fly-by-wire flight control system with active inceptors on the AS2 supersonic business jet.
Metro Aerospace Microvanes
Sep 15, 2020 - 9:29 AM
Alpine Advanced Materials is pressing the case for its HX5 composite, while sister company Metro Aerospace is looking to cut drag with its Microvane mod.
Sep 14, 2020 - 12:40 PM
SE Falcon is waiting on final approval to purchase the assets of One Aviation out of Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
Aerion Supersonic AS2 (Photo Aerion Supersonic)
Sep 14, 2020 - 10:53 AM
Honeywell and Aerion are making progress on the joint definition phase for the avionics suite and connectivity package for the AS2.
Dassault Rafale
Sep 14, 2020 - 4:32 AM
Greece's announcement that it will acquire a squadron of Rafales coincides with a period of increasing tensions with its neighbor Turkey.
EASA 737 test
Sep 11, 2020 - 11:54 AM
EASA's Joint Operations Evaluation Board will meet in the UK to consider data collected from flight testing of the 737 Max completed this week.