Air taxis and personal transports

BeyondAero reports “first flight of hydrogen-powered electric aircraft in France”

France’s BeyondAero reports it has achieved the country’s first flight of a crewed aircraft powered by a hydrogen-electric engine According to a company press release: “This 85kW aircraft serves as a demonstrator, validating the feasibility […]

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Turbotech, Safran report successful completion of prototype hydrogen commercial aviation engine test

Turbotech and Safran report they have completed the first test of a hydrogen-fueled aero gas turbine engine with ultra-high performance regenerative cycle. The test was made possible by ArianeGroup’s expertise in preparing and performing tests […]

Air taxis and personal transports

Swiss startup Sirius goes ahead with January launch of its hydrogen powered eVTOL jet

Following its announcement of  a planned launch (https://www.urbanairmobilitynews.com/air-taxis/sirius-to-unveil-worlds-first-hydrogen-powered-vtol-aircraft-on-january-17/) Swiss startup Sirius Aviation has launched its hydrogen VTOL (vertical take off and landing) aircraft — and an ambitious plan to have it in the air by […]