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The Do228 research project is being headed by the DLR, which is providing the research aircraft and conducting the flight experiments.
June 29, 2022
The goal is to replace one of the two conventional gas turbine engines on a test Do228 with a 600 kW electric powertrain with energy supplied by a hydrogen-powered fuel cell by the middle of this decade. Full Story
Flight testing during the most recent phase has centered around various hover scenarios to analyze the TPS in the air.
June 29, 2022
As testing progresses, the flight envelope will be expanded with increasing climb and descent rates, and airspeeds. Archer plans to continue to conduct multiple flight tests weekly in the second half of this year. Full Story
H55’s core product is the modular Electric Storage System (ESS) which includes battery packs, battery management systems, and all interfaces with the EPS.
June 29, 2022
H55 has demonstrated that it is capable of designing, developing, flight testing and producing electric propulsion systems including batteries, mechanical assemblies, software and airborne electronic hardware. Full Story
Seen in the picture during the ribbon cutting ceremony: Deepanshu Khurana, Embassy of India; Véronique Canceill, Airbus; Amit Chadha, LTTS; Patrice Vassal, Invest in Toulouse; and Marie-Eve Rigollet, Airbus.
June 29, 2022
The centre will specialise in end-to-end solutions for aerospace design and manufacturing, with a workforce of LTTS engineers having proven expertise in digital engineering, systems engineering and avionics design. Full Story
Reliable power distribution is vital for the Lilium Jet.
June 29, 2022
Lilium Jets will each be equipped with two SPDUs and one CPDU. SPDUs are responsible for high voltage (1,000 VDC) to low voltage (28 VDC) conversion and for low voltage distribution and protection. Full Story
The G800 wilol have longer high-speed range than the G700, to ultimately replace the G650ER.
June 29, 2022
The G800 can fly 8,000 nautical miles at Mach 0.85, thanks to the combination of the Gulfstream-designed, high-speed wing and all-new Rolls-Royce Pearl 700 engines. It is the company's eighth new aircraft in ten years. Full Story
June 22, 2022
This milestone follows the flight of an H225 with one SAF-powered Makila 2 engine in November 2021, and is part of the flight campaign aimed at understanding the impact of SAF use on the helicopter's systems. Full Story
June 22, 2022
The turbogenerator will recharge batteries after take-off or power propellers directly, enabling aircraft to switch between power sources in flight. The development is being part funded by the German government. Full Story
June 22, 2022
Directly interacting with the centre fuselage and the wing, the rear structure will leverage the suppliers' expertise in homogeneous design for FormulaE and Formula One vehicles. Full Story