In this latest edition of FINN’s Snapshot of the Week, the FINN team covered a wide array of news, topics and stories, including Rotorcraft, Space, Innovation and Technology amongst many more!

Airspeeder launches crewed hydrogen-electric flying racing car


Alauda Aeronautics has unveiled the Airspeeder Mk4 – dubbed the world’s first, and fastest, crewed flying car.

Designed and built in Adelaide, Australia, the Airspeeder Mk4 is the world’s fastest electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing (eVTOL) aircraft.

Capable of reaching a top speed of 360 kph (225 mph) in just 30 seconds from a standing start, it’s designed to set the bar for performance and technology in the radical new sport of piloted Airspeeder racing.


ZeroAvia and Birmingham Airport plan for zero-emission flights

SNAPSHOT OF THE WEEK: Zeroavia and Birmingham Airport

Zero-emission, hydrogen-powered air travel is the aim of a new partnership between ZeroAvia and Birmingham Airport (BHX).

The companies have entered into a long-term partnership to make on-airfield hydrogen refuelling and regular domestic passenger flights of zero-emission aircraft a reality.

ZeroAvia is a leader in zero-emission technologies including hydrogen-electric engines for aircraft, with a prototype successfully test-flown at its base in Kemble, Gloucestershire, in January.


The aerospace mentoring platform helping end gender inequality

SNAPSHOT OF THE WEEK: Women's mentoring platform

Browse through the aerospace events calendar here. From airshows to trade shows, this is the place to find out which events are happening throughout the year. To find out more, add the event to your diary or visit the organiser’s website.

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