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Accelerating The Transition Of Long-Haul Aviation Towards Net Zero

 

Rolls-Royce, Airbus and Shell investing in the technology required to achieve the transition of long-haul aviation towards net zero Call for further collaboration and greater ambition to scale-up vital production of sustainable aviation fuels and exceed the UN Race to Zero goals for aviation   With just weeks to go before the COP26 climate conference, […]

ROLLS-ROYCE’S ALL-ELECTRIC ‘SPIRIT OF INNOVATION’ TAKES TO THE SKIES FOR THE FIRST TIME

 

15 September 2021 We are pleased to announce the completion of the first flight of our all-electric ‘Spirit of Innovation’ aircraft. At 14:56 (BST) the plane took to the skies propelled by its powerful 400kW (500+hp) electric power train with the most power-dense battery pack ever assembled for an aircraft. This is another step towards […]

Shell and Rolls-Royce sign agreement to accelerate progress towards net zero

 

The companies will join forces to progress the use of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) in aircraft engines and shape policies that support a net zero pathway for the industry Shell and Rolls-Royce today signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) which aims to support the decarbonisation of the aviation industry and their progress towards net zero […]

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