Air France-KLM Move to Support Electric Aircraft with Ampaire

Aircraft support provider Air France Industries KLM Engineering and Maintenance (AFI KLM E&M) has taken steps to support electric aircraft, signing a memorandum of understanding with US electric aviation pioneer Ampaire. The move, announced on October 19, means the maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) giant will accelerate its familiarity with…

First All-Electric Commuter Airplane Takes Maiden Flight

Eviation Alice - the first all-electric commuter plane - made its maiden flight on Wednesday from Grant County International Airport at Moses Lake, Wash. The airplane took off at 7:11 a.m. and landed 7:19 a.m. local time . Despite being only 8-minute long, this is a historic moment for electric…

Australia’s Regional Express Moves to Electrify Turboprop Aircraft

Australian airline Regional Express announced on July 21, 2022, it will be forming a partnership with Dovetail Electric Aviation in an effort to lead the way in converting turboprop aircraft to full electric propulsion. Collaborating together, and operating under the Dovetail brand, the two will work to develop and certify…

Electrifying Flight: Ampaire – Pioneering Electric Aviation

From canvas to composites, the airplane as we know it has been redefined throughout the history of flight. Yet, despite the Wright Flyer having long faded into obsolescence, the principles of flight remain. Those principles - control, lift and propulsion - comprise a three-legged stool on which all aircraft must…

American and Virgin Atlantic Commit to Zero-Emission Air Taxi

Continuing the recent flood of news of airlines investing in "the future of aviation," Vertical Aerospace has entered the market with its own creation and customers already lining up for the new product. The English company has announced that it has acquired interest for roughly 1,000 units of its new…

Embraer Begins Research Aimed At Electric-Powered Aircraft

In a time period where there is a huge push for businesses and corporations to be more energy-efficient, the aviation industry has developed its own methods to work to become more environmentally friendly and sustainable. The proposals and projects can range from the implementation of new technology and reduction of…