Air taxis and personal transports

NASA applies ‘data & reasoning fabric’ research to understand challenges associated with urban flights

A Data & Reasoning Fabric (DRF) project by NASA is helping to address challenges encountered when flying in cities and urban areas. Tall buildings, local microclimates, high winds, and other factors present challenges – both […]


New EUR 40 million European HECATE programme will research electric distribution systems

To support hybrid-electric propulsion systems, new high-voltage distribution technologies will be required as electric power levels increase from hundreds of kilowatts in today’s aircraft, to megawatt levels in the aircraft of the future. The HECATE […]


UK government, industry announce USD135 million in eVTOL/zero aviation emissions research

The UK Government has announced an investment with industry of UKP113 million in hydrogen and all-electric flight technologies Through the Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI) Programme, government and industry are jointly backing new zero-carbon technologies, including […]

Business Partnerships

Honeywell-led consortium launches research into thermal management for hybrid/electric airliners

Honeywell’s international development center in Brno, Czech Republic, has launched with consortium partners an research programme into advanced thermal management components and architectures for next-generation narrow body and regional, hybrid-electric aircraft. “Clean Aviation Project TheMa4HERA, […]

AAM/UAM route and programme news

Dovetail Electric Aviation wins multi-million dollar grant for electric aircraft

Dovetail Electric Aviation has announced it has been awarded a research grant by the Federal Government Australia, to support the development of technology enabling the conversion of turbine-powered aircraft to electric, emission-free propulsion. The Minister […]