Airbus’s Chief Technical Officer (CTO) Grazia Vitadini has urged the aviation world to explore new fields including AI and quantum computing in a bid to create a climate-neutral industry.
Speaking at the International Aviation Women’s Association (IAWA), Vittadini noted: “As aerospace professionals we all know there is no one single solution to the climate change problem”.
“We need to push aerodynamic structures and smart materials. We need alternative fuels and alternative propulsion using hydrogen in the equation or hydro-electric configuration. We need to push for automated air traffic management and explore new fields like AI and quantum computing which are enablers for