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May 22, 2022, 10:30 AM

Bombardier Sees Blended-wing Future for Business Jets

Bombardier's research and technology teams have been flight testing a scale-model of a blended wing airframe that could be part of a green Eco Jet design.

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Hydroplane's technology demonstrator aircraft.
May 23, 2022 - 1:37 AM
Hydroplane is developing a 200 kW hydrogen fuel cell powerplant it says will be affordable for current small single-engine aircraft.
Pipistrel Panthera aircraft
May 23, 2022 - 1:30 AM
Textron's Pipistrel subsidiary could catapult the company into the electric aviation age, with drones, hydrogen propulsion, and eVTOL vehicles in the mix.
Gulfstream G700 business jeet
May 23, 2022 - 1:13 AM
The new Rolls-Royce engine for the Gulfstream 700 is shifting to production mode.
MagniX is developing an electric-powered Grand Caravan aircraft.
May 23, 2022 - 1:00 AM
MagniX has plans to convert several aircraft, including the Grand Caravan and the DHC-2 Beaver to electric propulsion.
A model of Bombardier's Ecojet blended wing business jet concept
May 22, 2022 - 10:30 AM
Bombardier's research and technology teams have been flight testing a scale-model of a blended wing airframe that could be part of a green Eco Jet design.
May 22, 2022 - 2:00 AM
Piaggio has considered new propulsion systems for its P180 Avanti Evo twin turboprop, but has concluded a new airframe is required.
May 22, 2022 - 1:48 AM
Certification testing on GE Catalyst engine is almost 50 percent complete.
Digital rendering of hybrid-electric Dash 8  aircraft in flight
May 19, 2022 - 9:35 AM
Pratt & Whitney Canada has chosen Switzerland’s H55 to supply battery systems for its hybrid-electric Dash 8 demonstrator program.
VoltAero's Cassio hybrid-electric aircraft.
May 19, 2022 - 9:26 AM
The manufacturer's Cassio family of aircraft will be operated by partners throughout Europe, providing flights for fractional ownership clients.
StandardAero maintenance technician at work on aircraft engine fan blades
May 18, 2022 - 9:50 AM
EB Airfoils acquisition will give StandardAero increased capability in blades, vanes, and other cold section component services.