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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

This Airbus test centre will provide a space to research technologies for alternative propulsion systems and energy sources – such as electric motors for unmanned aerial vehicles, hybrid propulsion systems and hydrogen for combustion or synthetic fuel use.  

This new Airbus facility will help zero-emission technologies to take flight

The E-Aircraft System House is Europe’s largest test facility dedicated to alternative propulsion systems and fuels

World-leading experts sign on to Airbus Quantum Computing Challenge  

World-leading experts sign on to Airbus Quantum Computing Challenge

These quantum computing experts—from academia to industry—will help select the challenge winners

What is unmanned traffic management?  

What is unmanned traffic management?

Today’s airspace is changing: UTM can provide a more digital, interoperable and scalable approach

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