Airbus and STMicroelectronics collaborate on power electronics for aircraft electrification


Airbus, a global pioneer in the aerospace industry, and STMicroelectronics, a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, have signed an agreement to cooperate on power electronics Research & Development to support more efficient and lighter power electronics, essential for future hybrid-powered aircraft and full-electric urban air vehicles.

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Volaris discloses 25 A321neos

Mexican ultra-low-cost airline and all-Airbus operator Volaris has disclosed 25 A321neo from a purchase agreement signed in October 2022. These aircraft bring Volaris total backlog to 143 A320neo Family aircraft, which will support the airline’s continuous fleet renewal and expansion, powered by Pratt & Whitney engines.

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Air Tractor to roll out modified paint scheme, standard color options for customers

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In an effort to meet historic demand, Air Tractor airplanes will be produced with a modified paint scheme, offering customers standardized color options, reports Air Tractor President Jim Hirsch.

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Boeing expands ecoDemonstrator flight testing with ‘Explorer’ airplanes, announces 2023 plan


Boeing is expanding its ecoDemonstrator flight-test program to further accelerate innovation for sustainability and safety. The company announced its 2023 plan to assess 19 technologies on the Boeing 777 ecoDemonstrator, while also adding «Explorer» airplanes that will focus tests on specific technologies.

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