Air Transport Aircraft & Propulsion

Apr 07, 2021
It may not yet be considered a mature aviation market, but Africa is expected to be a huge area for growth in aircraft acquisition during the 2020s…
Mar 31, 2021
Hydrogen has the potential to enable completely emissions-free flight for most aircraft in the future. MTU Aero Engines has high hopes for it and essentially sees three ways of using the volatile gas.
Mar 25, 2021
Variety may be the spice of life, but diversity seems to be increasingly rare when it comes to the configuration of the latest generations of jet…
Mar 23, 2021
To many, Surf Air Mobility’s acquisition of hybrid-electric aircraft pioneer Ampaire may seem to be small news. Neither company is a household name. But if their plans succeed, the deal could prove to be a milestone for regional aviation and electric aircraft.
Mar 23, 2021
In November 2020, the FAA cleared the way for the Boeing 737 MAX to fly again, ending a 20-month grounding of the type in the US following a second…
May 05, 2021
Swiss startup Dufour Aerospace has secured additional funding to take its aEro3 hybrid-electric vertical-takeoff and-landing aircraft into pre-production and certification. The funding round was led by Swiss early-stage investor Session.vc.
May 05, 2021
Bernard Ziegler, the legendary former Airbus chief pilot and senior vice president-engineering, died May 5. He was 88. 
May 04, 2021
Zero-emission startup Universal Hydrogen has made a key hire away from Airbus, naming Mark Cousin, CEO of the European aerospace giant’s Silicon Valley innovation center—Acubed—as its vice president of engineering.
May 04, 2021
European engineering services company AKKA Technologies is to assist French startup Aura Aero with development of its planned 19-seat Electric Regional Aircraft and Integral E electric aerobatic aircraft.
May 04, 2021
When discussing aero engines, it’s always tempting to begin by going back to basics with the reminder that without these amazing machines, there…
May 04, 2021
The slow pace of Leonardo’s AW609 program has not benefited from the global pandemic.
May 04, 2021
COVID-19 has pushed sustainability and emissions reduction higher up the aviation agenda–and highlighted the need for further action.
May 03, 2021
One inevitable byproduct of macro-level forecasting is over-simplification.