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Maeve Aerospace adopts Siemens Xcelerator to develop electric zero-emissions commuter aircraft

June 20, 2023
Aircraft enables 44+ passengers to travel in a range over 250 nautical miles at significantly lower energy consumption.
Siemens Digital Industries Software announced Maeve Aerospace B.V. has adopted the Siemens Xcelerator portfolio of industry software and services to aid in the development of Maeve 01, its zero-emissions, all-electric passenger aircraft. Unveiled at the Paris Air Show, Maeve 01 enables 44+ passengers to travel in a range of 250 nautical miles with zero emissions.Maeve’s mission is to transform regional air mobility, guided by a commitment to mitigate environmental impact. With its all-new electric aircraft design, Maeve is aiming to significantly decrease emissions and energy consumption while improving the aviation industry's economic and social prosperity, building a sustainable future that contributes to a healthier planet for future generations.“Maeve's experienced aviation team having the Siemens Xcelerator portfolio of design and simulation tools in their toolbox has given us the perfect opportunity to take our electric aircraft design to the next level,” said Joost Dieben, co-founder and chief commercial officer with Maeve Aerospace. “Maeve is empowered with these tools and Siemens’ expertise has helped us to get one step closer to zero-emission aviation. Together with Siemens, we’ve been able to accelerate our development process to be able to start flying before 2030."

“Maeve, like many aerospace industry innovators, is adopting Siemens Xcelerator as the platform of choice for the development of next-generation vehicles,” said Todd Tuthill, vice president, aerospace and defense, Siemens Digital Industries Software. “To meet market demands, sustainability requirements and remain competitive, aerospace companies need new ways to deliver products faster and Siemens’ goal is to help our customers push the boundaries of innovation while making digital transformation easy, fast, and at scale.”