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Nottingham's new flying motorcycle prepares for take off

Designs for a flying motorcycle that could revolutionise electric aircraft have been unveiled today by the University of Nottingham.

Research Fellow Richard Glassock’s futuristic design sees a detachable motorcycle acting as an additional power source for an electric aircraft – extending the length of time it can fly.  

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New helicopter wing structure for Airbus Helicopters' rotorcraft

The Institute for Advanced Manufacturing (IfAM) at the University of Nottingham has led groundbreaking research into the development of a new wing structure that will provide Airbus Helicopters’ Racer High Speed Helicopter Demonstrator with enhanced speed and range to complete advanced missions.

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Nottingham student wins Amelia Earhart Fellowship

Dafne Gaviria Arcila, a second year mechanical engineering doctoral student at the University of Nottingham, has been awarded the prestigious Amelia Earhart Fellowship from Zonta International for her work in enhancing the performance of the new generation of aero-engines. 

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