About: Clean Sky

Aviation 10-10-2017

Europe, a bulwark against turbulence

A less naive, more reactive, Europe must have a vision for the future of the aviation sector, taking into account the interests of all: aircraft manufacturers, airport platforms and airlines, writes Franck Proust.
Transport 22-12-2016

Aviation exec: Research in electric aircraft ‘developing very rapidly’

Industry interest in electric propulsion for aircraft is growing fast but the first hybrid-electric jetliner is “at least a decade away”, according to one aviation R&D executive.
Transport 18-06-2015

Clean Sky: Aviation researchers test radical ideas in a conservative industry

SPECIAL REPORT / European researchers foresee a time when people could travel across the globe in the equivalent’s of today’s hybrid cars – an airplane that uses fossil fuel when a burst of energy is needed, then switches to stored electricity while cruising to a landing.
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Aviation 01-08-2014

Cleaner and Quieter Aviation: Farnborough International Airshow 2014

The Farnborough International Airshow is a week-long aerospace and defense trade exhibition. The airshow took place between 14 and 20 July and saw 72 billion dollars of orders announced.
Trade & Society 21-06-2013

Winging it: EU researchers look for novel ways to cut aircraft noise

SPECIAL REPORT / As jet engines grow quieter, European researchers are turning to other parts of aircraft to reduce noise to spare those living near airports and to make the final moments before landing more comfortable for passengers. EURACTIV reports from the Paris Air Show.