The Airlander 10 by Hybrid Air Vehicles, The World’s Largest Airplane

Hybrid Air Vehicles

The Airlander 10 by Hybrid Air Vehicles, The World’s Largest Airplane By: Rod Washington The Airlander 10, built by British manufacturer Hybrid Air Vehicles (HAV) was originally developed as the HAV 304, a hybrid airship designed as a mix of an helium airship with auxiliary wing and tail surfaces. The HAV 304 used both aerostatic and aerodynamic lift and powered by four diesel driven ducted-fan propellers. Originally built for the United States Army‘s Long…

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DHL Express orders Alice, the first-ever all-electric cargo planes from Eviation

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Electric Cargo Planes! DHL Express, the world’s leading express service provider, announced that they are the first to order 12, Alice, fully electric cargo planes from Eviation, the Seattle-area based global manufacturer of all-electric aircraft.  With this engagement DHL aims to set up an unparalleled electric Express network and make a pioneering step into a sustainable aviation future. Eviation’s Alice is the world’s leading…

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Navy, Boeing Make Aviation History with MQ-25 Becoming the First Unmanned Aircraft to Refuel Another Aircraft

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  For the first time in history, the U.S. Navy and Boeing have demonstrated air-to-air refueling using an unmanned aircraft, the Boeing-owned MQ-25™ T1 test asset, to refuel another aircraft. During a test flight June 4, MQ-25 T1 successfully extended the hose and drogue from its U.S. Navy-issued aerial refueling store (ARS) and safely transferred jet fuel to a U.S. Navy…

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Boeing Commits to Deliver Commercial Airplanes Ready to Fly on 100% Sustainable Fuels

Commercial Airplanes

Boeing (NYSE: BA) is setting an ambitious target to advance the long-term sustainability of commercial aviation, committing that its commercial airplanes are capable and certified to fly on 100% sustainable aviation fuels by 2030. Boeing has previously conducted successful test flights replacing petroleum jet fuel with 100% sustainable fuels to address the urgent challenge of climate change. According to the Air…

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