Ampaire ECO Caravan

Ampaire is developing with its Eco Caravan aircraft an upgrade to the current world wide operated Cessna Grand Caravan fleet. Ampaire uses a RED Aircraft AO3 series compression ignition engine rated to 550 hp (405 kW) in an integrated parallel configuration. The RED engine provides the base power and the Ampaire electrical system provides the …

FAA type certificate E00092EN amended.

On April 6th 2023, the FAA amended our type certificate to cover the RED A03-005 type with 550 hp as well. For projects in the US we are now able to offer the RED A03-003 500 hpRED A03-005 550 hpRED A03-102 aerobatic gearbox Our thanks goes to the aviation administration in Europe and in the …


HYBRID in aviation is the combination of conventional engines, piston or turbine, with an electric drive systems. If the conventional engine is SAF (Sustainable Aviation fuel) capable, the result is a “net-zero” CO2 solution optimised for the mission profile. The key to success is the software combining the control abilities of the conventional engine with …

Europe EASA

The European Aviation Safety Agency. The regulative body for the European aviation world. We are an EASA Design Organisation DO.You will find us as DOA EASA.21J.433. The DO 21J.433 holds the RED A03 type certificate E.150, compromising the RED A03-003 – 500 hp utilityRED A03-005 – 550 hp utilityRED A03-102 – 500 hp aerobatic gearbox

DHC-2 RED Beaver maiden flight

Read what the pilot says: „The RED A-03 engine installation in the Sealand modified deHavilland DHC-2 Beaver is a powerful and fuel efficient new powerplant for this venerable airplane. It provides simple operation, and the confidence of near complete redundancy. The liquid cooling system maintains ideal engine operating temperatures from the most extreme high power, …

Russian CAA

Although currently suspended, a type certificate for the Russian Federation exists from times before the sanctions were implemented.


The US-FAA issued the type certificate E00092EN for the RED A03 series. The validation for the RED A03-005 550 hp is issued on April 7th 2023.


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A DHC-2 Beaver powered by the RED A03 V12 Jet-A compression ignition engine combines the well proven workhorse with efficient state of the art engine technology.At a quite comparable firewall forward weight compared to the R985, The RED A03 offers 550 hp which led to a remarkable short take-off distance and a steep climb. The …