CityAirbus NextGen makes its debutCityAirbus NextGen makes its debut
  • Design and Capacity: The CityAirbus, falling in the two-tonne class, boasts an approximately 12-meter wingspan.
  • Performance Specifications: It is engineered to achieve an 80 km range and a cruising speed of 120 km/h, ideal for urban missions.
  • Eco-Friendly: As a fully electric vehicle, the CityAirbus aligns with growing environmental consciousness in urban transportation.

Donauwörth, Germany – In a significant leap towards advanced urban air mobility, Airbus has showcased its fully electric CityAirbus NextGen prototype.

The unveiling event, set in Donauwörth, precedes the anticipated inaugural flight scheduled for later this year.

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Donauwörth’s Role in Airbus’ Electric Vision

The event also marked the inauguration of the new CityAirbus test centre in Donauwörth, a facility dedicated to electric vertical takeoff and landing vehicles (eVTOLs). This development is a part of Airbus’ sustained commitment to Advanced Air Mobility (AAM).

The CityAirbus NextGen is a testament to Airbus’ innovative strides in revolutionizing urban air transportation. By integrating electric vehicles in the urban landscape, Airbus is paving the way for a new era of sustainable, efficient, and advanced urban air mobility. The upcoming maiden flight of the CityAirbus NextGen is eagerly awaited as a milestone in aviation history.

By Lisa Luckas

Lisa Luckas is a Sr. Business News Editor at Nobot.News.

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