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Bristell e-aircraft flown to AERO 2024

A Bristell B23 Energic, HB-SXD, powered solely by electricity, flew from Sion, Switzerland, to Friedrichshafen, Germany to be showcased at AERO 2024 general aviation trade show.

Electric record-breaker becomes museum-piece

Science Museum gets unique Spirit of Innovation

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Ampaire: developing a hybrid-electric conversion of the Cessna 208

Ampaire is busy developing its Eco Caravan, a hybrid-electric conversion of the Cessna 208, as Dr Susan Ying, SVP Global Operations, explained to Ian Harbison in the October 2023 issue of Airliner World

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NASA’s X-57 Maxwell: the ultimate guide to the electric trailblazer

NASA’s X-57 Maxwell is intended to provide industry and regulators with the knowledge to revolutionise sustainable aviation. Mark Broadbent learns more

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Will the Heart ES-30 electric airliner meet airlines' needs?

The Heart ES-30 is set to be the biggest electric airliner around when it enters passenger service in 2028. But is it big enough... or is technology standing in the way of what airlines actually want? Richard Schuurman investigates

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Aviation sustainability: Why United Airlines is very optimistic

From eVTOLs to the supersonic Boom aircraft: United Airlines has no shortage of pioneering projects in the pipeline. Richard Schuurman catches up with Lauren Riley, its chief sustainability officer, to learn more.

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FACE TO FACE: Claudio Camelier of Heart Aerospace

Heart Aerospace’s Claudio Camelier updates AIR International on the regional electric aircraft developer’s work

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Maeve Aerospace: Leading the charge

Dutch developer Maeve Aerospace is working on a zero-emissions electric passenger aircraft. Mark Broadbent heard more from its CEO, Jan Willem Heinen

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An exciting look at future sustainable propulsion plans

When it comes to powering commercial aircraft, a revolution is starting to take place. It might be in its early stages but its about to take off in a big way, as Selwyn Parker explains

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Brittany Ferries sets sights on Cross-Channel Seagliders

Could the humble seaplane make a triumphant return to 21st century relevancy and give conventional ferries a run for their money? Tom Batchelor explores a radical new project that could revolutionise cross-Channel travel