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May 10, 2021, 11:12 AM

Wright Electric Advances Plans For Electric Airliner

The electric propulsion specialist has demonstrated an inverter that it says will support a 2 MW motor with hybrid-electric, electric or hydrogen power.

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May 12, 2021 - 2:43 PM
Seventeen E175s will enter service with partners Horizon Air and SkyWest starting in 2022 and 13 more 737 Max 9s will enter the mainline in 2023 and 2024.
May 12, 2021 - 11:38 AM
The Paris Court of Appeals on Wednesday referred the case stemming from the 2009 Air France crash of an Airbus A330 to the French criminal court.
May 12, 2021 - 9:11 AM
A modernized assembly line will allow for more capacity flexibility for the Airbus A320 and A321.
commercial aircraft refueling at Munich Airport
May 11, 2021 - 1:23 PM
Starting on June 1 sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) will be available at Germany’s Munich Airport.
May 11, 2021 - 12:03 PM
Along with delivering 17 airplanes during April, Boeing saw its third straight month of positive net order totals.
May 11, 2021 - 9:36 AM
The 50-50 joint venture between ST Engineering and Tamasek will focus on narrowbody P2F conversions.
Wright Electric
May 10, 2021 - 11:12 AM
The electric propulsion specialist has demonstrated an inverter that it says will support a 2 MW motor with hybrid-electric, electric or hydrogen power.
May 7, 2021 - 11:20 AM
Brazil’s largest domestic carrier has made a virtue of a varied fleet.
737
May 5, 2021 - 10:08 AM
A contract with Costa Rica’s COOPESA calls for Boeing to open two more conversion lines for the BCF next year.
Covid test costs
May 4, 2021 - 9:41 AM
An IATA study shows that cost of an air ticket could almost double due to Covid testing requirements.