Tag: Siemens

Airbus, Rolls-Royce, and Siemens Team Up for Electric Future

Reading Time: 2 minutes Airbus, Rolls-Royce, and Siemens have formed a partnership which aims at developing a near-term flight demonstrator which will be a significant step forward in hybrid-electric propulsion for commercial aircraft. The three companies together announced the groundbreaking collaboration, bringing together some of the world’s foremost experts in electrical and propulsion technologies, at the Royal Aeronautical Society […]

Hybrid-Electric Airbus E-Fan 1.2 to Debut at Oshkosh

Reading Time: < 1 minute Powered by a gasoline-electric propulsion system, the new prototype is a precursor to a production version now in development in France. The Airbus E-Fan 1.2, a new version of the aerospace giant’s vision for the future of general aviation flight, will make its U.S. debut next week at EAA AirVenture, highlighting a brand-new hybrid-electric propulsion […]

Siemens And Airbus To Push Electric Aviation Engines

Reading Time: 2 minutes Companies want to jointly develop engine prototypes with power classes ranging from a few 100 kilowatts up to 10 and more megawatts, for short, local trips. Siemens and Airbus teamed up today to develop electric and hybrid electric/combustion engines for commercial and private aircraft. The companies said they would amass a joint development team of […]