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Electric & Hybrid Aerospace Technology Symposium

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Electric & Hybrid Aerospace Technology Symposium Date: 8-9 November, 2018 Location: Cologne, Germany Electric & Hybrid Aerospace Technology Symposium is the world’s leading international conference dedicated to ultra-low-emission aircraft technology and full-electric flight possibilities. The two-day event will cover all aspects of aerospace activity, from general aviation and smaller regional …

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AML set to push ahead electric aviation

AML High Power Density Motor

AML’s electric propulsion shows more than 30% higher performance during high-volume production AML Superconductivity & Magnetics (AML), a developer of magnet-based applications, has launched an electrical machine development programme designed to produce propulsion motors for the aviation and aerospace sector. The programme is inspired by the fact that motors are the …

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NASA to send electric helicopter to Mars

Artist's impression of NASA's Mars helicopter

NASA is working on a small electric helicopter that they plan to fly on Mars during the 2020 mission. The Mars Helicopter, a small, autonomous rotorcraft, will travel with the agency’s Mars 2020 rover mission, currently scheduled to launch in July 2020, to demonstrate the viability and potential of heavier-than-air …

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Pipistrel presents eVTOL concept

Pipistrel's eVTOL concept

Uber Elevate partner Pipistrel has unveiled its eVTOL concept Slovenian light aircraft manufacturer Pipistrel has unveiled an electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) concept. Their new design will be able to carry two-to-six passengers at a time for small-scale family transport. The aircraft-style vehicle utilises dedicated propulsion systems for both …

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ChargePoint develops 2-MW charger for electric aircraft

UberElevate's vision

ChargePoint unveils design for a new high-powered charger aimed at electric aircraft and semi-trucks ChargePoint has revealed the concept design for 2-MW high-powered charging of electric aircraft and semi-trucks. The design, a world first, can be used on electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft. It has been designed as part of …

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