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November 30, 2022, 7:27 AM

Airbus Reveals Work on Hydrogen Fuel Cells

Hydrogen fuel cells could power a 100-seat regional airliner, Airbus said during this week's Sustainability Summit in Toulouse.

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Digital rendering of Dassault Falcon 8X in flight over Dubai
Nov 29, 2022 - 11:03 AM
Dassault is again bringing its 8X to MEBAA this year as it sees a strong market in the region for its large-cabin models and prepares for future growth.
Cabin of Planet Nine Gulfstream GIV-SP
Nov 29, 2022 - 10:33 AM
Founded in 2018, on-demand charter provider Planet Nine has added the 30th aircraft—a Gulfstream GIV-SP—to its managed fleet.
NetJets Bombardier Global 8000 in flight
Nov 29, 2022 - 9:53 AM
NetJets will start to build its Bombardier Global 8000 fleet with a firm order for four of the type valued at $312 million.
The Sustainable Water-Injecting Turbofan Comprising Hybrid-Electrics project aims to improve fuel efficiency on narrowbody airliners by 25 percent.
Nov 29, 2022 - 6:00 AM
MTU, Pratt & Whitney, Collins, Airbus and GKN are working together on the Sustainable Water-Injecting Turbofan Comprising Hybrid-Electric project.
Global 6000 in hangar at Bombardier Defense Wichita
Nov 28, 2022 - 10:43 AM
Bombardier Defense in Wichita will perform structural modifications to three Global 6000 business jets for delivery to the German armed forces.
F-16 Block 70 Bahrain
Nov 25, 2022 - 11:16 PM
Production of the F-16 has moved to Lockheed Martin's new South Carolina location to free up capacity for F-35 assembly line at Fort Worth in Texas.
Aerial view of Archer's four-passenger Midnight eVTOL aircraft parked on airport ramp
Nov 22, 2022 - 11:43 AM
The FAA has issued a notice of proposed amendment to prepare the way for eVTOL air taxi services with commercial carriers including United Airlines.
The Eco Caravan soars over California in this photo from its first test flight on Nov. 18, 2022.
Nov 18, 2022 - 3:06 PM
The Eco Caravan made a first flight on November 18, marking a key waypoint in Ampaire’s efforts to bring the converted hybrid-electric aircraft to market.
ATP's 500th Cessna Skyhawk 172 parked outside Textron Aviation's Customer Deliver Center
Nov 18, 2022 - 11:47 AM
The Cessna 172 Skyhawk milestone was reached with this week's delivery of five of the type to ATP Flight School.
Royal Australian Air Force Beechcraft King Air 350s in line on taxiway
Nov 18, 2022 - 11:32 AM
Jet Aviation began supporting the Royal Australian Air Force's Beechcraft King Air 350s in 2002.