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The radical design includes six removable fuel-cell turboprop motors that Airbus engineers are studying to determine how scalable the “pod” configuration could be to a large commercial aircraft.   

These pods could provide a blueprint for future hydrogen aircraft

The radical design includes six removable fuel cell propeller propulsion systems

Quieter city skies  

Quieter city skies

Helicopter sound reduction research amps up

The AlbatrossONE demonstrator has successfully achieved a new milestone: a “gate-to-gate” demonstration with wing-tips that are 75% longer than those tested in the first phase.  

Freely flapping wing-tips on future aircraft just took a leap forward 

AlbatrossONE successfully achieves “gate-to-gate” demonstration

Shaping the future of aerospace

At Airbus, we believe the future of aerospace is autonomous, connected and zero-emission. We collaborate with our innovation ecosystem and leverage our digitised operations to imagine future concepts that will bring this vision to reality.

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Zero emission  

Zero emission

Bringing cleaner technology to aerospace

Transportation and communication network concept.  

Autonomous & Connected

Towards safer, more efficient & interoperable flight

Future concepts  

Future concepts

A fresh approach to aircraft design & materials

Industry 4.0  

Industry 4.0

A future-focused, intelligent & digital industrial ecosystem

Innovation ecosystem  

Innovation ecosystem

Leveraging collective intelligence to deliver results

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