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SilentWings Aims for Long Range with Hydrogen

SilentWings Aims for Long Range with Hydrogen

  • 22 Aug 2022 11:31 AM
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Munich-based startup SilentWings is pioneering a novel concept for a vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) drone that combines a hydrogen fuel cell and a unique tail-tilting design.

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Composite-FX Reveals Electric XE-Volt Mosquito Helicopter

Composite-FX Reveals Electric XE-Volt Mosquito Helicopter

  • 02 Aug 2022 10:34 AM
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Composite-FX (CFX) revealed a battery-electric version of its popular XE Mosquito helicopter at EAA AirVenture four days after it made its first flight at the company factory in Trenton, Florida, on July 21, 2022.

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Tier 1 Engineering Pioneers Electric e-R44

Tier 1 Engineering Pioneers Electric e-R44

  • 26 Jun 2022 07:54 AM
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The battery-electric motor STC retrofit of the popular Robinson R44 offers a low-cost, low-risk path to sustainable vertical flight.

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Electric Helicopters

Electric Helicopters

  • 25 Jun 2022 10:49 AM
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Electric vertical flight is not new, but it has taken decades for the enabling technology to mature.

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Safran to Power TCab Tech

Safran to Power TCab Tech

  • 21 Jun 2022 01:31 AM
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TCab Tech, a China-based eVTOL developer, has selected French firm Safran Electrical & Power to provide the electric motors for its E20 eVTOL aircraft, the two companies announced on May 31.

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Tier 1 Engineering Flies magniX-Powered e-R44 Electric Helicopter for First Time

Tier 1 Engineering Flies magniX-Powered e-R44 Electric Helicopter for First Time

  • 07 Jun 2022 02:30 PM
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The electric helicopter revolution moved a big step closer to reality on June 4 with the first flight of Tier 1 Engineering’s third-generation e-R44 powered by a magniX magni250 "electric engine."

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TCab Tech makes transition flights with E20 50%-scale demonstrator

TCab Tech makes transition flights with E20 50%-scale demonstrator

  • 13 May 2022 01:11 PM
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TCab Tech has steadily furthered its E20 development. During the first quarter of the year, the company completed transition flights with its E20 50%-scale tilt-propeller demonstrator.

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Piasecki to Fly World's First Hydrogen Helicopter

Piasecki to Fly World's First Hydrogen Helicopter

  • 03 Apr 2022 02:26 PM
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Piasecki Aircraft revealed on March 29 that it would make what will most likely be the world's first hydrogen-powered helicopter flight test, using the edm aerotec CoAX-2D as the testbed.

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Top 10 eVTOL.news articles for 2021

Top 10 eVTOL.news articles for 2021

  • 03 Jan 2022 08:25 PM
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The 2021 clicks are in and the results speak to the breadth and depth of the detailed stories published on eVTOL.news. Here are the top 10 feature articles published in 2021.

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Skyworks Aeronautics: Something Old, Something New

Skyworks Aeronautics: Something Old, Something New

  • 22 Dec 2021 09:02 AM
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Over the last two years, Skyworks has posted a steady stream of news regarding its gyroplane products, investments and partnerships, a clear indication that this industry veteran is serious about penetrating the AAM sector.

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