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May 18, 2022, 3:00 AM

ATR Eyes Hybrid-Electric Propulsion for New ‘Evo’ Turboprop

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.

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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.
May 13, 2022 - 9:47 AM
In its 16th in a series of “think papers,” Eurocontrol examines cost of emissions reduction measures.
A Tibet Airlines Airbus A319 takes off from Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport in 2013.
May 12, 2022 - 11:01 AM
No deaths reported among the 122 passengers and crew aboard a Tibet Airlines A319 that crashed and caught fire in southwestern China Thursday.
The first ATR 42-600S takes off from Francazal Airport in Cugnaux, France, on May 11, 2022.
May 11, 2022 - 11:28 AM
Following its May 11 first flight, the new 30- to 50-seat STOL aircraft will now enter a phase of ground and flight testing.
Lufthansa Cargo 777-8 Freighter in flight
May 9, 2022 - 2:49 PM
Boeing welcomes Lufthansa as the European launch customer for the 777-8F.