Scotland Plans Sustainable Aircraft Flights From Orkney Test Site

Ampaire’s hybrid-electric testbed is to be flown under the SATE project led by Scotland’s Highlands and Islands Airports.
Credit: Ampaire

The UK’s first test site for sustainable aviation, including electric and hydrogen propulsion, is to be established at Kirkwall Airport in Scotland’s Orkney Islands. Hybrid-electric propulsion pioneer Ampaire and fuel-cell power-train developer ZeroAvia are part of the effort, as is Scottish...

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