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August 2, 2021, 10:32 AM

Brazil's Azul Joins Carriers Planning eVTOL Service

Azul has agreed to buy 220 all-electric Lilium Jets, but it is not the only airline with intentions to operate eVTOL aircraft in commercial service.

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Lilium
Aug 2, 2021 - 10:32 AM
Azul has agreed to buy 220 all-electric Lilium Jets, but it is not the only airline with intentions to operate eVTOL aircraft in commercial service.
Jul 30, 2021 - 12:00 PM
Gulfstream is the first company to receive the National Aeronautic Association’s “Sustainable Wings” certification for an SAF-fueled record-setting flight.
Jul 28, 2021 - 12:49 PM
An unleaded replacement for leaded 100LL avgas is on the short-term horizon and may solve a difficult problem for general aviation.
Beam Solar charger
Jul 25, 2021 - 10:18 PM
Clean-technology startup Beam Global believes it has advanced the case for off-grid solar energy as an aircraft power source.
Jul 22, 2021 - 10:41 AM
Rolls-Royce has delivered the generator and related power electronics for its new electric propulsion system to its testbed in the UK.
Eviation Alice
Jul 22, 2021 - 6:14 AM
The New England-based regional airline sees strong benefits from electric aircraft services but admits the business case for the switch is not yet proven.
Grand Caravan EX
Jul 20, 2021 - 7:30 AM
Surf Air Mobility plans to STC an electric-hybrid powertrain for its newly ordered fleet of Cessna Grand Caravan EXs.
Jul 15, 2021 - 2:00 PM
The governments of Canada and Quebec have committed to providing half of a C$163 million investment in Pratt Canada’s hybrid-electric demonstrator program.
Jul 15, 2021 - 11:22 AM
Europe’s dominant airframe maker has committed to invest in SAF development and production in North America.
World Energy SAF
Jul 15, 2021 - 10:29 AM
The European Commission is seeking to introduce a sustainable aviation fuel blending mandate starting in 2025.