THE NASA/German Space Agency Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, the highly modified Boeing 747SP with a fuselage-mounted 2.7m reflecting telescope, will be retired in September 2022. Entering service in 2014, it detected the first molecule formed in the universe and explored how galaxies, stars and planets evolve.
Prominent on Bombardier’s stand at Geneva was a model of the Global 8000, launched on the first day of EBACE
Leonardo's AW149 could be a contender
The G700 made its public debut at EBACE this May. The sixth aircraft, with a representative interior, was on static display at Geneva Airport
H2FLY predicts that, in just a few years, hydrogen-electric aircraft will be able to transport 40 passengers over distances of up to 2,000km
The HY4 serves as a test platform to further develop the propulsion system and thus lay the foundation for subsequent development work
The four-seat HY4 has successfully demonstrated the applicability of hydrogen-electric propulsion systems in aviation
H2FLY was founded in 2015 by five engineers from the German Aerospace Center in Stuttgart and the University of Ulm
Go-founder and CEO of H2FLY Josef Kallo
Heading the line-up of Falcons at Geneva Airport during EBACE was Falcon 6X F-WZOA
HUNTSVILLE INTERNATIONAL in Alabama is the first US airport to receive Federal Aviation Administration authorisation to accept landings by Sierra Space’s reusable Dream Chaser spaceplane. The company is targeting 2023 for the first landing, but it will need an FAA vehicle operator licence.
FedEx with its Cessna SkyCourier
The HX50 is described by its maker as “the world’s first truly private helicopter”, here in British Racing Green
In-house composites production is key to ensuring that the business remains cost-effective
ATR is working on a next-generation turboprop with its EVO project ATR
GKN Aerospace exploring hydrogen power