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ATTOL and Wayfinder are two projects in the airbus autonomy portfolio  

Is autonomy the future of aerial mobility?

Autonomous technologies are showing real promise in the development of more autonomous aircraft

Vahana took its final flight in November 2019 in Oregon, USA  

Vahana has come to an end. But a new chapter at Airbus has just begun

How the lessons learned from Vahana will inspire the next generation of eVTOLs at Airbus

E-Fan X  

Zero-emission flight is taking a giant leap forward

Introducing the E-Fan X, a hybrid-electric aircraft demonstrator that is 30 times more powerful that its predecessor

Team Outlaw’s aircraft for Air Race E – Race 9 – is an air racing plane that is currently competing on the formula one race circuit  

Speed, safety, reliability: the formula for success in e-racing?

Team Outlaw aims to transform their formula one air racing plane into an electric-powered champion

Team Condor Aviation e-racer model for Air Race E on static display – Dubai Airshow 2019
This first example of an electric race plane will compete in Air Race E, the world’s first all-electric airplane race of which Airbus is Official Founding Partner. The 2019 Dubai Air Show marks the e-racer’s first public appearance  

This is the first e-racer set to compete in Air Race E

A winning aircraft from air racing competitions of the 1990s has been transformed into an e-racer

This flight demonstrator project aims to prove the technical, operational and economic viability of wake-energy retrieval for commercial aircraft. This collaborative activity could make a significant impact on aircraft’s environmental performance, including potential fuel savings of 5-10% per trip.  

Airlines are looking to reduce fuel consumption. Wake-energy retrieval could help

How aircraft flying together—inspired by migrating geese—could boost the environmental performance of aircraft

Automation vs. autonomy in urban air mobility  

Automation vs. autonomy in urban air mobility

How urban air mobility vehicles are helping to lay the groundwork for more autonomous flight

Shaping the future of aerospace

The future of flight is electric, autonomous and zero-emission. At Airbus, we believe innovation can contribute to a more sustainable world. By taking an unconventional approach to the challenges of today, we can build the sustainable aviation of tomorrow.

Innovation for a more sustainable future

 
Airbus Urban Mobility

Airbus Urban Mobility

Taking urban transport into the sky

Future technology

Future technology

Leveraging the technologies that will revolutionise our world

Open innovation

Open innovation

Translating innovative ideas into aerospace breakthroughs

Tech challenges & competitions

Tech challenges & competitions

Collaborating with bright minds to tackle big challenges

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Is autonomy the future of aerial mobility?

Airbus demonstrates first fully automatic vision-based take-off

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Airbus signs contract with Indian startup for talent acquisition

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Vahana has come to an end. But a new chapter at Airbus has just begun

Zero-emission flight is taking a giant leap forward

Speed, safety, reliability: the formula for success in e-racing?

Sustainability at Airbus

Sustainability at Airbus

Our social & environmental commitment

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