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May 23, 2022, 7:10 AM

Harbour Air’s eBeaver Program Slowed by Supply Chain Kinks

Circumstances out of Harbour Air’s control—namely, the Covid pandemic and resulting supply chain constraints—have slowed progress of its eBeaver program.

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Airbus expects one of three ZeroE hydrogen-powered aircraft concepts to reach the air transport market by 2035.
May 26, 2022 - 8:40 AM
A new Airbus Zero Emission Development Center in Filton, UK, will concentrate on the development of a cryogenic fuel system for hydrogen-powered airliners.
May 25, 2022 - 2:59 AM
Italian manufacturer Tecnam is exhibiting its P2012 Traveller low-cost, short-haul commuterliner at EBACE.
VoltAero's Cassio 1 hybrid-electric prototype in flight over the coast
May 24, 2022 - 11:17 AM
France’s VoltAero plans to perform demonstration flights with its first Cassio hybrid-electric aircraft starting June 13.
Harbour Air's first eBeaver on floats performing flight testing over water
May 23, 2022 - 7:10 AM
Circumstances out of Harbour Air’s control—namely, the Covid pandemic and resulting supply chain constraints—have slowed progress of its eBeaver program.
Dronamics DX-1
May 23, 2022 - 2:02 AM
Bulgarian unmanned cargo airline Dronamics has engaged FlightSafety to ensure its pilots have the right training to maximize operational safety.
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.
ATR Evo turboprop in flight over clouds
May 18, 2022 - 3:00 AM
The Franco-Italian OEM is also exploring a new eco-design that includes new propellers as part of its drive to reduce fuel burn and CO2 emissions.
The original version of the SSJ100 performs a flying display at the 2021 MAKS airshow outside Moscow.
May 17, 2022 - 11:53 AM
Saturn Design Bureau’s PD-8 has completed ground testing in time for flight trials to start “later this year.”
May 17, 2022 - 10:41 AM
AerCap registers a $2 billion loss during the first quarter due to write-offs of aircraft and engines in Russia.
JetBlue Airbus A320
May 16, 2022 - 9:37 AM
New York-based JetBlue has filed a “Vote No” proxy statement for Spirit's upcoming special meeting.