RACER achieves “power on” test, prepares for 2023 maiden flights
Initial function checks were conducted at the Airbus Helicopter facility in Marignane, France, signaling the next step for the composite rotorcraft demonstrator and its highly collaborative teams.
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Rolls-Royce prepares UltraFan technology demonstrator for testing
The UltraFan aeroengine, with a fan diameter of 140 inches, is designed with a suite of technologies to contribute to fuel efficiency for narrowbody and widebody aircraft.
Stratolaunch completes first flight with Talon-A separation vehicle
Eighth flight for the composites-intensive Roc aircraft, and first captive carry flight with TA-0, validates aerodynamic predictions, continues to advance hypersonic flight.
Concept Integrity eVTOL completes successful second test flight
Carbon fiber prototype, developed by partners Umiles Next and Tecnalia, took to the skies in its first free flight intended to determine its feasibility operating in urban environments.
Anisoprint R&D team begins 3D printing center at Jacobs University Bremen
Established research environment to comprehensively upgrade CFC technology, explore new composites methods, formulations and designs.