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May 18, 2022, 3:00 AM

ATR Eyes Hybrid-Electric Propulsion for New ‘Evo’ Turboprop

The Franco-Italian OEM is also exploring a new eco-design that includes new propellers as part of its drive to reduce fuel burn and CO2 emissions.

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Digital rendering of hybrid-electric Dash 8  aircraft in flight
May 19, 2022 - 9:35 AM
Pratt & Whitney Canada has chosen Switzerland’s H55 to supply battery systems for its hybrid-electric Dash 8 demonstrator program.
VoltAero's Cassio hybrid-electric aircraft.
May 19, 2022 - 9:26 AM
The manufacturer's Cassio family of aircraft will be operated by partners throughout Europe, providing flights for fractional ownership clients.
Gulfstream G400 interior
May 19, 2022 - 8:11 AM
Gulfstream’s large-cabin G400 twinjet, with planned 2025 entry into service, gets star treatment at EBACE.
Boeing 737 landing at Farnborough airport during Farnborough International Airshow in 2018
May 19, 2022 - 1:37 AM
After the 2020 show was abandoned due to the Covid pandemic, organizers have invested in new features for the event to be held July 18-22.
Surf Air electric-hybrid Cessna Grand Caravan
May 18, 2022 - 1:10 PM
Surf Air Mobility expects to raise $467 million through an IPO, which would fund conversion of its Cessna Grand Caravan fleet to hybrid-electric power.
Kani Saritas and Danie Jouber
May 18, 2022 - 11:00 AM
The full gamut of options is in demand, from Textron and Learjet aircraft, to Gulfstreams and Bombardiers.
Action Aviation chairman Hamish Harding plans for further growth during the rest of 2022.
May 18, 2022 - 8:51 AM
The firm says current buy-sell dynamics make for the best market it has ever been involved in.
ATR Evo turboprop in flight over clouds
May 18, 2022 - 3:00 AM
The Franco-Italian OEM is also exploring a new eco-design that includes new propellers as part of its drive to reduce fuel burn and CO2 emissions.
Interior of Gama Aviation FBO
May 17, 2022 - 2:23 PM
Gama Sharjah is intent on expanding its fleet after Wheels Up’s acquisition of Gama Aviation Signature in the U.S. in 2020
The original version of the SSJ100 performs a flying display at the 2021 MAKS airshow outside Moscow.
May 17, 2022 - 11:53 AM
Saturn Design Bureau’s PD-8 has completed ground testing in time for flight trials to start “later this year.”