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Clement Charpentreau
VoltAero’s hybrid plane Cassio makes maiden flight [Video]

The first prototype of the VoltAero Cassio, a hybrid-powered aircraft, took off for the first time, marking the beginning of the flight test campaign with the ENGINeUS electric motors designed by Safran....


Clement Charpentreau
Why fully electric aviation is not for tomorrow

The aviation industry is under unprecedented pressure regarding its impact on the climate. Aircraft manufacturers and airlines redouble their engagement to limit their carbon footprint. Motivated by the example of the car industry, a number of them see the electric plane as a way forward. However, that will not likely happen tomorrow....


Rolls Royce acquires Siemens eAircraft
AeroTime Team
Rolls Royce acquires Siemens eAircraft

“We are at the dawn of the third era of aviation,” proclaims Rolls-Royce as it announces the acquisition of Siemens’ electric and hybrid-electric aerospace propulsion business, marking a clear step further into making greener engines....