Electric Plane

Boeing NeXt to halt operations while company plans recovery

Boeing NeXt, an urban air mobility division of Boeing, will halt operation as its parent company looks to cut costs and side projects....


Tesla’s new batteries get electric aircraft closer to reality?

Electricity-based urban aviation is getting closer to reality as lithium batteries’ energy density increases, new Tesla research suggests....


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....


Rolls Royce joins Widerøe’s electrical aircraft program

Rolls-Royce and Widerøe announced joining forces on a research program that ultimately strives to develop an electrical aircraft concept. Widerøe is yet another Norwegian company exploring the options of green aviation....


Airbus and SAS join forces to explore hybrid aircraft solutions

Airbus has signed a research agreement with SAS Scandinavian Airlines to cooperate on hybrid and electric aircraft and infrastructure requirements....


Airbus, Rolls-Royce, and Siemens working on electric plane

Soon the electricity-powered vehicles might involve not only cars or bikes but the planes too. Airbus, Rolls-Royce, and Siemens formed a collaboration to create a hybrid-electric driven commercial aircraft....