This webinar will examine how far the drive towards delivering 100-seat plus airliners with propulsion technologies that will deliver fundamentally lower emissions is progressing. It will feature leading technology players to explain developments to date and what to expect in the coming 2-3 years covering electric, hybrid, hydrogen fuel and hydrogen combustion technologies.


Frank Haselbach SVP HO Propulsion Engineering @Airbus As Senior Vice President, Head of Propulsion Engineering, Frank is accountable for the end-to-end integration of all propulsive and non-propulsive powerplants in Airbus Commercial Aircraft, including APUs, pylons and nacelles. His organisation needs to provide the capability of design, development, certification and continuous airworthiness management of the propulsion and power systems in all commercial products. Furthermore, in his role, Frank is responsible for the definition and leadership of technical propulsion / powerplant strategy for Airbus Commercial Aircraft with all internal and external partners as well as driving the relevant technology and industrial capability acquisition programmes. Frank joined Airbus in spring 2021 from Rolls-Royce plc, where he held the position of Chief Engineer of Large Engines (incl. all design engineering).

Vince Sidwell Director of Advanced Concepts and Technologies @Pratt & Whitney Vince Sidwell is the Director of Advanced Concepts and Technologies at Pratt & Whitney. He is responsible for conceptual engine design, technology portfolio management, and technology collaboration, including recent designs and technology options aimed at reduced climate impact. Vince joined Pratt & Whitney in 1996 and has served in a variety of positions within Engineering at Pratt & Whitney, supporting both commercial and military products. He holds a Ph.D. in aeronautics and astronautics from MIT.

Dr. Martin Stadlbauer Director Engineering Advanced Programs @MTU Aero Engines Dr. Martin Stadlbauer studied Physics at the Technical University of Munich and received his doctorate in Applied Nuclear Physics. He has been working for MTU Aero Engines in Munich since 2008. Among other roles, his career path at MTU has included management positions in the areas of special measuring technology as well as testing. Today, Stadlbauer serves as Director Engineering Advanced Programs and leads the department responsible for the preliminary design of commercial and military engine programs.