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Cassio 330 electric-hybrid aircraft © VoltAero

VoltAero’s Cassio 330’s electric-hybrid powertrain enters certification testing

In a significant advancement for VoltAero’s Cassio e-aircraft family, the company has commenced certification testing for the five-seat Cassio 330’s parallel electric-hybrid powertrain. The powertrain, mounted on a ground-based test bench, incorporates crucial components for the series production of Cassio 330s: Safran Electrical & Power’s ENGINeUS™ 100 smart electric motor and Kawasaki’s four-cylinder high-performance thermal […]

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Cassio 330 electric-hybrid aircraft © VoltAero

VoltAero joins General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA)

VoltAero has recently joined the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) as an associate member, participating in the Electric Propulsion & Innovation Committee (EPIC). Based in Washington, D.C., GAMA is a trade organisation that promotes the welfare, safety and interests of the global business and general aviation industry. With VoltAero’s involvement in EPIC as an associate

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Cassio 330 electric-hybrid aircraft © VoltAero

VoltAero chooses Safran electrical wiring to equip Cassio 330 certification aircraft

Safran Electrical & Power has been selected to supply the electrical wiring on VoltAero’s Cassio 330 electric-hybrid certification aircraft, confirming Safran’s role as a leading partner in VoltAero’s clean-sheet e-airplane. With this contract, Safran Electrical & Power will design and produce electrical wiring for the propulsion system and power distribution system – in particular, the

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The intelligent mobile charger for Cassio airplanes and other e-aircraft

VoltAero showcases intelligent mobile charger for Cassio 330

A universal mobile charger for the Cassio family of electric-hybrid airplanes and other electric aircraft was unveiled by VoltAero at the Dubai Airshow 2023. This intelligent charging unit is part of VoltAero’s strategy to create the infrastructure for its Cassio airplane family, which begins with the five-seat Cassio 330. The charger will also be offered for

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Ground-breaking ceremony at Rochefort Airport in the Charente-Maritime department of France’s Nouvelle-Aquitaine region

VoltAero breaks-ground on final-assembly line at Rochefort Airport, France

VoltAero has marked another important step toward the full-scale production of its Cassio electric-hybrid aircraft family with the ground-breaking of a final-assembly line at Rochefort Airport in the Charente-Maritime department of France’s Nouvelle-Aquitaine region. This 2,400 m² facility will serve as the build-up site and delivery centre for VoltAero’s all-new product line of Cassio general aviation/regional

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VoltAero’s Cassio S testbed airplane is loaded with TotalEnergies’ Excellium Racing 100 fuel for its demonstration flight

VoltAero uses 100% SAF for first-ever electric-hybrid aircraft flight

VoltAero has announced the successful maiden flight of its electric-hybrid aircraft propulsion unit using 100% sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). This milestone demonstration was performed with VoltAero’s Cassio S testbed airplane, operated by the company to validate its electric-hybrid powertrain and the application of sustainable fuels, thereby de-risking airworthiness certification for upcoming production versions of the

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VoltAero Cassio 330 mockup instrument-panel

Avidyne to develop and supply avionics to equip the Cassio 330

VoltAero has confirmed its selection of Avidyne for the development and supply of avionics to equip the Cassio 330 in an exclusive agreement, establishing a long-term relationship that includes customised software specifically tailored for the electric-hybrid operations of this clean-sheet design aircraft. The Cassio 330 will be equipped with a glass cockpit incorporating Avidyne’s new-generation

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VoltAero Cassio 330

VoltAero receives €5.6 million government grant for Cassio electric-hybrid aircraft development

VoltAero’s Cassio 330 electric-hybrid aircraft development programme has received a financial boost from the French government in the form of a €5.6 million grant via BPI France. The financing was made available through the “France 2030” investment plan, which had previously been established by the French government to assist with sustainably transforming key sectors of

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Kawasaki Motors becomes strategic investor in VoltAero

Kawasaki Motors has become a strategic investor in VoltAero, joining Series B funding for the development, production and certification of VoltAero’s Cassio electric-hybrid aircraft family. This investment – which was announced prior to the opening of the EBACE European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition in Geneva, Switzerland – marks the Cassio programme’s latest milestone, uniting VoltAero

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Construction bids now sought for building of VoltAero industrial facility

Construction bids are now being sought for a 7,400-square metre facility where assembly and deliveries of VoltAero’s Cassio electric-hybrid family of aircraft will take place. The premises will include three Cassio aircraft final assembly lines, along with a workshop, logistics area and offices. June 2024 is the target date for VoltAero to take full occupation

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