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May 10, 2021, 11:12 AM

Wright Electric Advances Plans For Electric Airliner

The electric propulsion specialist has demonstrated an inverter that it says will support a 2 MW motor with hybrid-electric, electric or hydrogen power.

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SAF Tanker at Truckee Tahoe Airport
May 12, 2021 - 11:17 AM
California’s Truckee Tahoe Airport District is the latest location in the state to offer a continuous supply of sustainable aviation fuel.
Neste's Rotterdam SAF Refinery
May 11, 2021 - 2:28 PM
Major sustainable fuel producer Neste has finally greenlit a long-discussed quarter-billion-dollar expansion project at its Rotterdam refinery.
commercial aircraft refueling at Munich Airport
May 11, 2021 - 1:23 PM
Starting on June 1 sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) will be available at Germany’s Munich Airport.
Wright Electric
May 10, 2021 - 11:12 AM
The electric propulsion specialist has demonstrated an inverter that it says will support a 2 MW motor with hybrid-electric, electric or hydrogen power.
MTU hydrogen
May 3, 2021 - 8:30 AM
Pratt & Whitney, along with rivals such as GE, Rolls-Royce, and MTU, see multiple paths to air transport's green future, with hydrogen only one of these.
Airbus ZeroE
May 3, 2021 - 8:20 AM
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.
May 3, 2021 - 8:15 AM
Major technical, safety, and prototype challenges need to be overcome to establish the feasibility of hydrogen fuel for aviation.
Textron Aviation's Wichita headquarters
Apr 29, 2021 - 11:36 AM
Avfuel has signed an agreement with Textron Aviation to provide the Wichita airframer with a continuous supply of Neste sustainable aviation fuel.
Apr 27, 2021 - 11:32 AM
VistaJet is aiming to be the first carbon-neutral business aviation operator by 2025 and is also pushing the broader industry to step up its climate goals.
Clermont-Ferrand Auvergine Airport
Apr 26, 2021 - 9:36 AM
France’s Clermont-Ferrand Auvergne Airport is now the first in the country to supply sustainable aviation fuel.