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AEMS-IdFIT software enables digital “testing” of innovative technology within electrical aircraft architecture

12 October 2020

Designing aircraft that are powered by electricity and simultaneously satisfy weight and safety requirements is a tricky task.

Eco-Friendly Cabin Ground Demo for Small Aircraft Built

08 October 2020

In September 2020 a full scale ground cabin demonstrator for more affordable small aircraft was built and assembled.

Young innovators take centre stage at Clean Sky’s Best PhD Award 2020

06 October 2020

Each year, the Award recognises PhD candidates whose work reflects the values of Clean Sky and will bring us closer to achieving Clean Sky’s ambitious goal: climate-neutral aviation by 2050.

Tech TP demonstrator forges ahead

05 October 2020

Clean Sky's Tech TP engine demonstrator project paves the way for a 100% European-built engine.

First complex fiber composite component enables light and safe canopy structure for RACER

01 October 2020

The RACER is designed to achieve the best possible trade-off between speed, cost efficiency, sustainability and effectiveness.

PIANO explores how noise-cancelling tech can help silence tilt-rotors

28 September 2020

One of Clean Sky’s goals is to reduce noise from aircraft by 20-30%, and the PIANO project has taken up the challenge.

CARING project scoops Horizon Impact Award 2020 with eco-software SkyBreathe®

23 September 2020

What if there was a technology that helped airlines to calculate the best fuel-saving practices? Could fuel consumption be reduced by just a few tweaks?

Changing Gear: Clean Sky electrifies aircraft landing gear systems for more sustainable and quicker turnarounds

22 September 2020

Clean Sky 2’s Advanced Landing Gears project focuses on the electrification of landing gears.

Lift-off for ALVAR – controlling air flow using suction systems

14 September 2020

Reducing turbulent air flow over wing and tail surfaces of aircraft is vital to achieve safe, efficient flight that minimises fuel consumption.

Electrifying propellers with PROPCONEL

09 September 2020

The propeller is a vital part of aircraft. It was probably the ancient Chinese who first came up with the concept – evidence suggests that Chinese children played with “helicopter toys” made from bamboo as far back as 400BC.