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The latest top stories in aircraft manufacturing worldwide.

The Cavorite X7.
September 28, 2023
Horizon Aircraft is confident its fan-in-wing technology can support this new and larger platform and testing results have provided confidence that it can potentially scale to an even larger aircraft. Full Story
Hydrogen testing at DLR, Cologne.
September 28, 2023
Hydrogen burns far hotter and more rapidly than kerosene, so new nozzles were needed to control the flame position using a new system that progressively mixes air with the hydrogen to manage the fuel's reactivity. Full Story
The PioneerLab is an adapted H145.
September 28, 2023
The PioneerLab's flight campaign has already begun at the manufacturer's largest German site in Donauwörth, with a rotor strike alerting system being the first techno-brick tested on board the demonstrator. Full Story
The hybrid-electric system will enable more efficient engine performance during the different phases of flight, such as take-off, climb and cruise.
September 28, 2023
The two companies will work to integrate high voltage electrical systems on an experimental aircraft, and target flight testing to begin in 2024. Full Story
William Hynett CEO of Britten-Norman and Bob Seely MP for the Isle of Wight open the new production line.
September 28, 2023
The company is planning for new aircraft production to increase fourfold by 2027 with strong economic performance and increased revenue projected. Full Story
Construction continues at Piedmont Triad.
September 28, 2023
With a significant portion of the exterior building constructed, the Overture Superfactory continues to take shape and remains on track for completion in 2024. Full Story
September 21, 2023
The fuselage is planned for delivery to Lilium facilities in Wessling, Germany in the fourth quarter 2023, prior to planned start of assembly of the first Lilium Jet by year end. Full Story
September 21, 2023
Compared to a piston aeroengine or turbine delivering power in a similar range, the XBS is reckoned to be an order of magnitude lighter, considerably smaller and virtually maintenance free. Full Story
September 21, 2023
The facility upgrades include energy-saving LED lighting and high-efficiency systems. Construction on the expansion is expected to be completed mid-year 2024. Full Story