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The Airbus Vahana Flies

October 25th, 2019 | by Nicolas Zart

Airbus electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) development might not be as fast-paced as startups' development, but it is making progress nonetheless. Here's what's new with the Airbus Vahana e


Why Are Tourist Airplanes So Loud?

October 16th, 2019 | by Nicolas Zart

After an 11-day hike around Zion Canyon, Brice Canyon, and the Grand Canyon, one thing became clear. Why are tourist parks and monument aviation so loud? We need quieter and cleaner electric mobility


Is Kitty Hawk Introducing Range Anxiety For eVTOL Aircraft With Its Heaviside?

October 12th, 2019 | by Nicolas Zart

We finally heard about Kitty Hawk's "secret project," which sports the strange name of Heaviside. It introduces the notion of range for an electric vertical take-off & landing (eVTOL) aircraft. The demonstration of the aircraft flying is fantastic but I wonder if we're about to witness another "range anxiety" war between eVTOL manufacturers? Let's hope not


Eviation Aircraft Plans 9-Seat Electric Airplane — Coming Soon? #CleanTechnica Interview

December 25th, 2018 | by Nicolas Zart

Eviation Aircraft has announced that it was selected by Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University for research and development associated with a four-year undergraduate engineering program in its Prescott campus. The program will start in spring of 2019. Embry-Riddle is well known as the world's largest fully accredited university specializing in aviation and aerospace. CleanTechnica interviews Eviation Aircraft CEO Omer Bar-Yohay


Is Siemens Positioning Itself As The Electric Aircraft Industry Standard?

April 18th, 2018 | by Nicolas Zart

It's hard to not bump into a story relating some sort of Siemens-supported electric vehicle (EV) these days. From trains to electric vehicle (EV) motors, the German international giant seems to be everywhere. When it comes to electric aircraft, Siemens seems particularly aggressive and ahead of the game, almost to the point of asking the question, is Siemens trying to corner the market and establish itself as the electric flight standard



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