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May 22, 2022, 10:30 AM

Bombardier Sees Blended-wing Future for Business Jets

Bombardier's research and technology teams have been flight testing a scale-model of a blended wing airframe that could be part of a green Eco Jet design.

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Jet Aviation SAF in Geneva
May 22, 2022 - 12:04 PM
Thanks to a deal signed by Jet Aviation with French fuel producer TotalEnergies, private aircraft departing EBACE 2022 can uplift SAF.
A model of Bombardier's Ecojet blended wing business jet concept
May 22, 2022 - 10:30 AM
Bombardier's research and technology teams have been flight testing a scale-model of a blended wing airframe that could be part of a green Eco Jet design.
May 22, 2022 - 2:00 AM
Piaggio has considered new propulsion systems for its P180 Avanti Evo twin turboprop, but has concluded a new airframe is required.
Farnborough Airport in the UK illuminated at dusk
May 21, 2022 - 12:00 PM
The London-area airport is building a third hangar, while looking ahead to the arrival of new electric aircraft and introducing lower-carbon fuels.
May 19, 2022 - 12:28 PM
In a document issued during a congressional hearing this week, NBAA detailed business aviation’s commitment to sustainability.
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.
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.
Artist rendering of Panama biofuel refinery as seen from aerial view
May 18, 2022 - 1:11 PM
A consortium of energy industry companies has partnered with the Panamanian government to launch what will become the world’s largest biofuel refinery.
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.
May 18, 2022 - 12:15 PM
Azzera, a new provider of carbon offsetting and compliance solutions, has introduced services tailored for the business aviation market.