Electric Plane

UPS to buy up to 150 electric cargo aircraft

UPS announced plans to buy up to 150 electric cargo aircraft....


Finnair considers purchase of up to 20 electric aircraft

Finnair considers focusing on electric aviation as the company believes that it will be “one of the tools for the future of flying”....


Rolls-Royce all-electric Spirit of Innovation completes taxiing tests

The ‘Spirit of Innovation’, that Rolls-Royce hopes to be the world’s fastest all-electric plane, completed taxiing tests.   ...


United invests $1 billion in short-haul electric planes

 United Airlines invests $1 billion in Archer Aviation short-haul electric plane development....


Bye Aerospace eFlyer 2 electric two-seater enters production

Bye Aerospace announced the start of production of its eFlyer 2 fully electric two-seater aircraft....


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....