Batteries included

Airbus, Rolls-Royce, and Siemens have teamed up for an electric aircraft test.  The partnership launches E-Fan X hybrid-electric flight demonstrator.  Airbus sent this PR note: “Airbus, Rolls-Royce, and Siemens have formed a partnership which aims at developing...

Hybrid Electric Propulsion Systems

Recently, Airbus Group and Siemens signed an agreement in which they agreed to collaborate on hybrid electric propulsion systems.   This is ground breaking, but should be seen in context – Airbus has been prominently displaying its tiny electric powered E-Fan aircraft...

ELECTRIC AIRPLANE FROM AIRBUS TO GO INTO PRODUCTION

Airbus Group has announced that it is bringing the first electric airplane into production, the E-Fan 2.0 through its subsidiary, Voltair. The group also announced a factory will be built in Pau, near the Spanish border, at which the aircraft will be assembled. First...