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Widerøe – Rolls-Royce All-Electric Planes By 2026?

Widerøe – Rolls-Royce All-Electric Planes By 2026?

Rolls-Royce, Tecnam and Widerøe in Norway are teaming up to create an all-electric regional aircraft fleet, building on the P-Volt project! Tecnam is an Italian aircraft manufacturer. Most of their production involves smaller GA aircraft, usually with Rotax engines....
AirAsia – Air Taxi Project In The Works?

AirAsia – Air Taxi Project In The Works?

AirAsia CEO Tony Fernandes surprised some observers, when he announced that his company will soon launch an air taxi business. AirAsia has had a troubled time in the pandemic. The airline is one of the ‘big three’ in Asia, along with IndiGo and LionAir. These three...
Joby Aviation Moves Closer To Certification

Joby Aviation Moves Closer To Certification

Joby Aviation is working on a six-rotor eVTOL aircraft, that will operate as an air taxi. And they recently made some decisive new steps. The company started in 2009, before the term ‘urban air mobility’ became known. Joby Aviation stayed under the radar for most of...
MagniX – Going Electric The Measured Way?

MagniX – Going Electric The Measured Way?

Unlike other startups in electric propulsion, MagniX are going electric using a more measured approach: designing the propulsion system. And then fitting it to existing, flying aircraft! We have seen companies using existing aircraft as testbeds, for new systems. This...
Heart ES-19 – Electric Aviation In The Right Environment?

Heart ES-19 – Electric Aviation In The Right Environment?

Heart Aerospace in Sweden are developing the ES-19, a promising all-electric passenger aircraft that ticks many right boxes. And it does so on matters going beyond environmental concerns. We have seen projects of electric aircraft designs from different companies. Big...