Electric aircraft are getting larger and larger, a positive sign for an industry historically reliant upon petroleum-based fuels. The world’s largest electric aircraft, a modified Cessna Grand Caravan, took off from Moses Lake, Washington, the aircraft flew around for 30 minutes before returning safely without using aviation fuel. The flightRead More →

Simone Weber, Technology Integration Manager at Airbus Helicopters in the UK working on the BladeSense project


Airbus Helicopters in the UK is exploring future activities to follow on from a four-year research project, in conjunction with Cranfield University, that has shown strong potential for advancing the state-of-the-art in measuring deformation of helicopter rotor blades in the rotating frame. The BladeSense project, a £2 million programme supportedRead More →