Business Wire

The EUROGLIDER Autonomous Electric Glider Project Takes Off

Share

The result of an innovative partnership involving the European Association for the Development of Gliding (AEDEVV), Dassault Aviation and the engineering schools of the ISAE Group, the EUROGLIDER project aims to develop an electrically powered two-seater glider for training, release and practice. At the crossroads of several technological challenges, the project is currently in the experimental test phase and will shortly begin preparations for its industrial phase. The ambition of this glider is to be able to carry out complete instructional flights autonomously without having to wait for favorable aerological conditions and while preserving the environment.

The EUROGLIDER project attempts to satisfy the requests of the European gliding training centers. Because of a long waiting period, nearly 2/3 of the new registrants give up before their first "solo" flight. Thanks to its electric propulsion, the EUROGLIDER will be able to link several training flights of more than 40 minutes in an autonomous way and without waiting for favorable conditions. It will therefore allow training organizations to multiply by 3 times their number of school flights over a year while reducing the learning period.

Due to its autonomous take-off, the EUROGLIDER will reduce take-off costs by 60 to 70% compared to the use of a conventional tug plane.

The EUROGLIDER project is part of the application areas of the Clean Sky 2 program launched by the European Commission, which aims at the industrial implementation of new environmental preservation technologies.

The EUROGLIDER meets several challenges:

> An energy challenge: to make it possible for an aircraft weighing more than 600 kg to perform a series of 50 minute flight lessons with a series of climbs above 1,300 meters without ascents, using an optimized onboard energy density.

> A construction challenge to control weight and wing loading: to design a high-performance EASA-certified aerostructure, while reducing the weight of the airframe compared to equivalent non-powered conventional training gliders, with a compatible and controlled production and acquisition cost.

> A challenge in the overall design for operational use: to enable simple and reliable use, reproducing all the characteristics and flight qualities as well as the ergonomics of the usual training gliders for student pilots and instructors; to integrate new innovative and efficient training methods and tools; to facilitate maintenance.

More informations : https://www.ecole-air-espace.fr/euroglider-espace-presse-du-27-mai-2021/

To view this piece of content from cts.businesswire.com, please give your consent at the top of this page.

Contact information

Leïla Colaud
leila.c@oxygen-rp.com

About Business Wire

For more than 50 years, Business Wire has been the global leader in press release distribution and regulatory disclosure.

Subscribe to releases from Business Wire

Subscribe to all the latest releases from Business Wire by registering your e-mail address below. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Latest releases from Business Wire

Schneider Electric Moves Forward With Its Sustainability Impact Targets, Mobilizing Support From Employees, Partners and Customers30.7.2021 09:32:00 EEST | Press release

Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, published today its half-year progress overview on setting up and advancing on its 2021-2025 sustainability impact targets. Schneider Electric, named as the world’s most sustainable corporation 2021 by the Corporate Knights Global 100 Index, announced the acceleration of its sustainability strategy in January, aligned to its commitments regarding climate, resources, trust, equal opportunities, generations, and local communities. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210729006295/en/ Schneider Sustainability Impact - H1 Results (Graphic: Business Wire) Since then, the Group has successfully launched The Zero Carbon Project, its initiative to halve carbon emissions of its top supply chain partners by 2025, a call to action already joined by 91% of them. By engaging, training, and supporting the sustainable transformation

Takeda Delivers Solid First Quarter FY2021 Results, Positioning Company to Accelerate Topline Growth and Continued Pipeline Progress30.7.2021 09:00:00 EEST | Press release

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TOKYO:4502/NYSE:TAK) (“Takeda”) today announced financial results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2021 (period ended June 30, 2021). Based on the solid first-quarter results, the Company also confirmed its fiscal year 2021 management guidance and forecast. Fiscal year 2021 remains a year of inflection with Takeda positioned for topline acceleration and continued pipeline progress, including critical regulatory submissions, potential approvals and additional new molecular entities (NMEs) advancing in pivotal studies. Costa Saroukos, Chief Financial Officer, commented: “With the Shire integration behind us and continued transformation over the last two years, we’ve pivoted towards accelerating topline growth and investing in R&D to fuel our highly innovative pipeline. Takeda’s first-quarter results demonstrate the continued strength of our 14 global brands and, with the business momentum from this strong start to our fiscal year, we remain on t

Conviva and the Trade Desk Partner to Improve Contextual Advertising for Premium Streaming Publishers29.7.2021 20:04:00 EEST | Press release

Conviva, the intelligence cloud for streaming media, and global advertising technology leader The Trade Desk, have entered a first-of-its-kind partnership to provide the streaming advertising industry the contextual content signals needed in the bidstream to improve their connected TV campaigns based on signals and effectiveness. Together, the two companies will help premium publishers supply programmatic buyers with the network, genre, rating, length and other detailed data sorely lacking in the streaming industry while still maintaining data control. Details of the partnership, product offering, participating publishers and how premium publishers can participate and benefit, will be available via a webinar in August. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210729005953/en/ The Trade Desk + Conviva (Graphic: Business Wire) According to Conviva’s State of Streaming Advertising report, released in June 2021, only 39% o

New Harris Poll: Cybersecurity Fears May Stall COVID-19 Digital Vaccine Card Adoption in the United Kingdom, Identity Theft and Fake Cards Top List of Concerns29.7.2021 18:02:00 EEST | Press release

Anomali, the leader in intelligence-driven cybersecurity solutions, today announced availability of its latest survey conducted by The Harris Poll. The study, which gathered responses from more than 1,000 adults aged 18 and over in the United Kingdom, reveals that more than three-quarters of British adults have cybersecurity fears around the use of COVID-19 digital vaccination cards. Additional findings showed which entities respondents believe are responsible for protecting them against cyberattacks and who they believe the most likely culprits will be. A majority of respondents predict that a disruptive cyberattack will follow digital vaccine card adoption, findings also reveal confidence levels when it comes to how prepared the nation is to mount a defense. Among key findings: 76% have cybersecurity concerns related to COVID-19 digital vaccination cards. Identity theft topped the list at 51%, with fake vaccine cards that could be used to hack smartphones (44%) and data breaches (45%

QuadraGen Announces the Launch of Its Next Generation Commercial Loan Processing SaaS Platform and Edward Ho Joins As Chairman29.7.2021 17:00:00 EEST | Press release

QuadraGen announces the launch of its next generation commercial loan servicing SaaS platform to help financial institutions transform their complex loan processing capabilities. The QuadraGen Platform supports various areas of loan operations, enabling more efficient and effective processing of loan information, risk management, and decision-making. The QuadraGen SaaS platform consists of a suite of independently deployable microservices that augment existing technology, filling in gaps where processes and functions are not well executed, or replacing legacy capabilities with its next generation software. QuadraGen’s key differentiator is its team of experts, who have decades of commercial lending experience understanding and solving complex loan operation issues. Financial institutions are challenged by the size, complexity, number of participants, and speed of the loan markets. Many institutions use in-house or legacy systems that are inadequate for today’s ever-growing needs. Quadr

Comcast Announces Peacock Coming to Sky29.7.2021 16:30:00 EEST | Press release

Comcast today announced NBCUniversal and Sky will make Peacock available at no additional cost to nearly 20 million Sky customers in Europe. Beginning later this year, Peacock will make its international debut across Sky platforms, including Sky Q, NOW, and Sky Ticket, currently serving customers throughout the UK, Ireland, Germany, Italy, Austria, and Switzerland. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210729005660/en/ “Comcast’s Xfinity has been integral to the success of our go-to-market strategy with Peacock in the U.S., and we see a similar opportunity to expand internationally with Sky,” said Jeff Shell, Chief Executive Officer, NBCUniversal. “We are excited to bring Peacock to millions of Sky customers and add incredible value to their platforms with a premium catalog of the best entertainment from across NBCUniversal that is included with their subscription. By leveraging Comcast’s Xfinity platforms in the U.

BOW Group Acquires Musart, Adding Innovative Art Marketplace to Its Offering29.7.2021 16:15:00 EEST | Press release

BOW Group today announced that it has successfully completed the acquisition of Musart.com, a fast-growing online destination to buy original artworks and licensed products. This transaction will allow BOW Group to seize new opportunities in the booming digital art market. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210729005637/en/ (Photo: Musart) “BOW Group and Musart share the same passion for good yet accessible design that brings emotions to consumers at every moment of the day,” said Boris Brault, BOW Group Founder and CEO. “Together, with Musart’s unique product curation and established relationships with leading institutions, we can conquer the thriving online art market thanks to our global ecommerce, logistics and development capabilities. With Musart in our portfolio, we are expanding our offering and enhancing the growth potential of our business beyond IoT and lifestyle objects. Today, the art world is fundam

In our pressroom you can read all our latest releases, find our press contacts, images, documents and other relevant information about us.

Visit our pressroom