SAMAD aerospace presents two-seater luxury eVTOL

SAMAD aerospace is a British VTOL designer that presented its first hybrid-electric Starling Jet at Singapore Air Show in February 2018, later followed by an all-electric version, the e-Starling. In a stepping stone to the latter, the company now presented the Q-Starling as a project of smaller-scope, yet with innovations and technologies that will advance their capabilities to the benefit of the e-Starling development.

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Airbus presents 2035 vision with three hydrogen powered electric aircraft

Airbus thinks that by 2035, the first zero-emission commercial aircraft could be flying, and they presented three concepts as a stepping stone towards that vision. They are exploring hydrogen propulsion under the working name ZEROe, which they believe can cut aircraft emissions by up to 50%. Glenn Llewellyn, Airbus Vice-President of Zero-Emission Aircraft, said that five years ago, the company didn’t even consider hydrogen propulsion to be a viable technology to cut emissions. The use of the hydrogen propulsion in other transport areas however has produced data that shows its potential for aviation as well. As recently as five years…

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