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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 […]

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