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AEON Validation: the results presented to the industry

We have talked several times about the validation activities of the AEON project and how the Consortium aimed to refine the concept of operations through an iterative approach. Now that the final evaluation session marks the end of the evaluation activities, the Consortium organised the Second Advisory Board meeting to present the results to the

By |2022-09-12T14:17:39+02:00September 12th, 2022|Event, News|

Greener Taxiing Operations being validated at ENAC

In the first week of July, the AEON Consortium met in Toulouse at the ENAC facilities to carry out the final evaluation of the operational concept that integrates engine-off taxiing techniques such as TaxiBots, E-Taxi, WheelTugs and Single-Engine Taxiing. The evaluation of AEON's solution began almost a year ago when the Consortium asked the Advisory

By |2022-07-18T15:25:47+02:00July 15th, 2022|News|

Defining the future of airport ground operations

The AEON project has recently flown to Amsterdam Schiphol to meet the partners of the ALBATROSS project, an SJU-funded industrial project aiming to demonstrate how the technical and operational R&D achievements of last years can transform the current fuel-intensive aviation into an environment-friendly industry sector. The two Consortia were able to exchange the results from

By |2022-06-27T18:05:55+02:00June 17th, 2022|News|

Evaluating the AEON prototype at Paris Airport

At the end of April, the AEON Consortium flew to Paris Airport Charles de Gaulle for the intermediate valuation session with the Ground ATCos. The activity is part of the Intermediate Evaluation that AEON carried out to increase the project prototypes fidelity. In particular, the session in Paris aimed to explore different alternatives for the AEON tools

By |2022-05-25T15:23:20+02:00May 25th, 2022|News|

Schiphol steps in the AEON project

The Royal Schiphol Group has officially joined the AEON Consortium. The new partner is bringing in the project the experience matured in the individual TaxiBot trials carried out in 2020, within the ALBATROSS project, and even higher added value. The passion that drives the airport group to become the world's most sustainable airport will help

By |2022-05-30T16:07:35+02:00April 9th, 2022|News|

Engine-off taxiing: a sound and scientifically based concept

The AEON project aims at developing an innovative concept of green taxiing operations based on the coordinated application of autonomous, non-autonomous, and single-engine taxiing operations. A preliminary version of the operational concept and associated tools and HMIs have already been developed and are going to be validated with the involvement of operational experts, mainly air

By |2022-03-15T14:22:13+01:00March 15th, 2022|News|

Report on AEON First Advisory Board Meeting

Figure 1. AEON Advisory Board Composition On September 21, the AEON project gathered all the Advisory Board (AB) members in what come out as a pleasant and fruitful discussion. The well-balanced group of aviation stakeholders were called to provide their inputs on the initial concept of green taxiing techniques, developed by the Consortium

By |2022-05-11T15:05:51+02:00October 27th, 2021|Event, News|

Newsletter #1 issue!

It is with very much pleasure that the AEON Consortium wants to inform you about the launch of our #1 Newsletter! Inside you will find all the progress the AEON project made during the first six months of activity. Along with them, you will also get an overview of the project press coverage gained until

By |2021-10-11T16:09:26+02:00October 12th, 2021|News|

Aerospace Testing International: the AEON greener trajectory

Recently, the AEON project coordinator has been interviewed by the Aerospace Testing International (ATI) magazine, an online journal that presents publications dedicated to the application of testing, evaluation, and inspection in the aviation industry. The Consortium member described how AEON aims to innovate airport ground movements with a greener concept of operations that integrates electric

By |2022-02-28T13:24:39+01:00October 6th, 2021|News|

AEON meets the Advisory Board members

Last week, the AEON project finally met all its Advisory Board members in what turned out as a pleasant and fruitful discussion. The well-balanced group of aviation stakeholders reunited to provide their inputs to the initial concept of green taxiing techniques, developed by the Consortium in the first year of activity. The first Advisory Board

By |2021-09-29T14:58:53+02:00September 29th, 2021|Event, News|
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