If you've flown a drone, you know that battery life is a problem. Be extra careful when flying over water or your kid's birthday party, because you’ve got something like 20 minutes of flight time before the thing comes down.READ MORE
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Hybrid-to-electric airplane manufacturer Zunum Aero and France’s Safran Helicopter Engines are teaming up to create the airplane of the future–fuel efficient, cost efficient, and better for the planet.READ MORE
The traditional aviation industry typically moves rather slowly, but over the last few years, we’ve seen a number of upstarts that are challenging the status quo both in the general and commercial aviation business. One of those is Zunum Aero, which is...READ MORE
Zunum Aero has selected France’s Safran Helicopter Engines to provide a new-generation engine turbine for its hybrid-to-electric airplane, due for first flight in the early 2020s.READ MORE
Of the many companies pursuing electric aircraft, Zunum Aero has seemed to be among the most promising ever since it came into the public eye last year. Maybe it’s the backing by Boeing and JetBlue. Or maybe it’s the fact that jet charter company JetSuite has...READ MORE
Zunum Aero has chosen a new turbine engine from Safran Helicopter Engines to drive the electrical generator in the hybrid-to-electric commercial aircraft it expects to reach the market in the early 2020s, the Washington state-based venture...READ MORE
Safran will be providing the turbine engine for startup Zunum Aero’s hybrid-electric small regional aircraft. Under the long-term agreement, Safran Helicopter Engines will develop and certify a version of its 1,700-2,000-shp Ardiden 3 turboshaft to generate...READ MORE
One of the world's biggest airplane-engine manufacturers is betting on a future of electric flight. French engine maker Safran is planning to produce engines for Zunum Aero, a hybrid-electric airplane start-up that has been...READ MORE
If you haven’t heard much from Zunum Aero these past few months, that’s because the company has been hard at work developing its hybrid-to-electric, 12 seat, 700 mile commuter aircraft. In order to do that, Zunum Aero just announced a strategic partnership with...READ MORE
oeing-backed US hybrid-electric aircraft start-up Zunum Aero has selected Safran Helicopter Engines to supply a turboshaft engine to generate electric power for the propulsion of its in-development 12-seat commuter aircraft.READ MORE