Swiss aviation startup Sirius Aviation AG has unveiled its revolutionary Sirius Jet – the world’s first hydrogen-powered Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) aircraft.
Crafted and designed in collaboration with BMW’s Designworks and Sauber Group, the new VTOL jet This marks a further milestone in sustainable aviation development.
High Performance VTOL
The Sirius Jet, touted as a game-changer in aviation, is a high-performance VTOL aircraft propelled by a cutting-edge hydrogen-electric propulsion system.
Marrying jet aerodynamics with the versatility of airplanes and helicopters, it achieves extended flight distances, impressive speeds, and high altitudes with near-silent operation.
This marks a new era in excellence, where technology, design, and engineering converge to set an unprecedented industry standard.
Sirius Jet Versions
In the year 2025, the Sirius Jet will take into the skies in two distinct versions: the Sirius Business Jet and the Sirius Millennium Jet.
The Sirius Business Jet, tailored for private jet needs, boasts an impressive 1150-mile flight range, a cruise speed of 323 mph, an altitude capability of 30,000 feet, ultra-quiet noise levels of 60dBa, and comfortably accommodates up to 3 passengers.
On the other hand, the Sirius Millennium Jet, crafted for commercial aviation, offers a 650-mile flight range, matching the cruise speed of 323 mph, a ceiling of 30,000 feet, a sound footprint of 60dBa, and the capacity to carry up to 5 passengers. This revolutionary leap will reshape the landscape of the global transportation industry.
Sirius Jet Specifications
Sirius Business Jet
Zero-emission: Leading the charge in eco-friendly aviation.
Flight Range: 1150 miles
Cruise Speed: 323 mph
Altitude Capability: Operational altitudes of up to 30,000 feet.
Noise Levels: 60dBa.
Passenger Capacity: Accommodating 3 passengers.
Sirius Millennium Jet
Zero-emission: Paving the way for sustainable commercial aviation.
Flight Range: A respectable 650 miles, catering to diverse travel needs.
Cruise Speed: 323 mph, ensuring efficiency in transit.
Altitude Capability: Scaling heights of 30,000 feet for smooth and swift travel.
Noise Levels: 60dBa
Passenger Capacity: Accomodating 5 passengers
Sirius Aviation AG maintains strategic partnerships with global leaders, including a collaboration with BMW Group’s DesignWorks and Sauber Group, renowned for Formula 1 excellence.
Alongside Alfleth Engineering AG and ALD Group, this powerhouse alliance sets a pioneering benchmark for sustainable, efficient, and high-performance aviation.
Event at Payerne Airport
On Wednesday, January 17, 2024, Sirius Aviation AG will host a notable event at Payerne Airport in Switzerland.
This historic occasion will unveil the aircraft’s advanced Hydrogen-Electric Ducted Fan Propulsion System, featuring the first public inaugural ignition.
The event promises a press conference and insightful remarks from esteemed global leaders, providing a glimpse into the future of aviation.
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