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Rockton entered in a LOI to acquire up to 40 new electric ES-30 aircraft

After Heart Aerospace unveiled significant design updates to its first electric aircraft with an expected entry into service in 2028, Rockton has signed a letter of intent with Heart Aerospace to acquire up to 40 aircraft. The new design, called the ES-30, is a regional electric airplane with a capacity of 30 passengers. It is propelled by electric motors powered by batteries, allowing t...

Heart Aerospace unveils new airplane design, confirms Air Canada and Saab as new shareholders

Heart Aerospace unveiled significant design updates to its first electric aircraft and confirmed Air Canada, one of North America’s largest airlines and Saab, the Swedish aerospace and defense company, as new minority shareholders. The new airplane design, called the ES-30, is a regional electric airplane with a capacity of 30 passengers and it replaces the company’s earlier 19-se...

Savback Helicopters became ‘Speeder’ Air Utility Vehicle distributor in Nordic countries

Savback Helicopters signed sales representation agreement with Mayman Aerospace. The deal, effective immediately, will see the Sweden-based company market and distribute the compact, high-speed, eight-turbine, heavy-lift vertical takeoff and landing (HSVTOL) aircraft, exclusively in the Nordic countries. Savback will be targeting defence, forestry, oil and gas, and civil applications...

First flight in history with 100% SAF in both engines on a commercial aircraft

ATR, Swedish airline Braathens Regional Airlines and SAF supplier Neste supplier Neste collaborated to enable the first ever 100% SAF-powered test flight on a commercial aircraft. When used in neat form Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel reduces greenhouse gas emissions over its life cycle by up to 80%* compared to fossil jet fuel use. This historic test flight took place in Sweden...

GKN Aerospace successfully tests new lightweight Turbine Rear Structure concept

GKN Aerospace engineers in Trollhättan, Sweden, have successfully tested a new lightweight demonstrator of a Turbine Rear Structure (TRS) as part of the Clean Sky-2 Engines research Programme. The purpose of a TRS is to manage the flow from the engine’s low-pressure turbine and maximize the axial thrust. It is a key component in improving the efficiency of an aero-engine. Innovative...

First Saab 2000 Cargo Conversion available to the market is under way

TAM, Täby Air Maintenance, is currently finalizing a new exciting project, converting the high-speed turboprop Saab 2000 regional airliner into cargo configuration. The conversion project is spearheaded in close collaboration with launch customer Jetstream Aviation Capital, LLC of Miami, FL. The first aircraft, s/n 037, is now at TAM’s workshops at Örebro Airport. It is planned...

The first all-electric ES-19 airliner - Heart Aerospace partners with Garmin for a fully integrated flight deck

Garmin and Heart Aerospace announced a long-term agreement  to provide the state-of-the-art Garmin G3000® integrated flight deck for the ES-19 electric airliner. Heart Aerospace is working to develop the new ES-19, a 19-seat electric airliner that has the potential to provide the regional air transport market with a more sustainable and environmentally friendly aircraft option a...

Fifth Global Business Jet delivered for Saab GlobalEye airborne surveillance solution

Bombardier delivered the fifth Global business jet at Swedish defense supplier Saab’s Linköping, Sweden, location, ready for conversion into Saab’s Airborne Early Warning and Control solution known as GlobalEye. The aircraft was delivered to Saab from Bombardier’s Toronto manufacturing site and underwent interior completions work at Flying Colours Corp. in Pet...

GKN Aerospace leads new Swedish National project on hydrogen propulsion

GKN Aerospace is leading a Swedish national collaboration programme called H2JET, aiming to develop technical solutions for three important engine subsystems for H2-propulsion of medium range civil aircraft. The two-year project, which started this month, sees GKN Aerospace collaborate with the Swedish Energy Agency, Chalmers University of Technology, Lund University, KTH Royal Inst...

New Swedish technology to support a greener aviation recovery

Flying is like competition sailing: it is all about using good winds and avoiding unfavorable air currents. To allow airlines to fully use the favorable winds there is a new weather optimization service available that shows exactly how the wind blows and where there is bad weather in the atmosphere. With this knowledge airlines can save hundreds of tons of fuel per month which also means less emis...

Camfil & CTT Systems to incorporate Ozone and VOC filtration in humidifiers for flight deck, crew rest and cabin

Camfil announces a Memorandum of Understanding with CTT SYSTEMS AB , the market leader of aircraft humidity control system, to enter a partnership that opts to adapt Camfil’s air filtration technology for aircraft and the aviation industry, primarily to be incorporated in CTT’s humidifier products. The cooperation aims to explore innovative air filter applications tha...

GKN Aerospace Sweden joins feasibility studies of the future fighter jet engine

GKN Aerospace announced its participation in feasibility studies on technology development for the future combat air system and next generation of fighter jet engines with partner industries in Italy and the UK. GKN Aerospace and Saab are the two companies in Sweden that are part of the cooperation. Air combat capabilities are designated by Sweden as a nationa...