Seraphim completes its Investment in Arqit Quantum Inc



(“Seraphim Space” or “the Company”)


Completion of Investment in Arqit Quantum Inc.


Further to its announcement on 7 September 2021, Seraphim Space Investment Trust plc (LSE: SSIT), the world’s first listed fund focused on Space Tech, is pleased to announce the acquisition of the holding of Arqit Quantum Inc. (“Arqit”) from the Seraphim Space LP (“ Seraphim Space Fund “) . As set out in the IPO prospectus, Seraphim Space will acquire four assets from the Seraphim Space Fund for newly issued ordinary shares in the Company. This acquisition represents the second of those transactions to complete.

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Airbus Helicopters starts flight tests with engine back-up system

Toulouse, 21 September 2021 – Airbus Helicopters, in partnership with the French Civil Aviation Authority DGAC, has started flight testing an engine back-up system (EBS) onboard its Flightlab. The project opens the way to a future hybridised propulsion system for light helicopters while delivering concrete flight safety improvements in the short term. The campaign’s main target is to enhance flight safety of single engine operations by providing emergency electrical power in case of a turbine failure.

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Airbus reveals the next generation of CityAirbus

Toulouse, 21 September 2021 – Airbus has announced plans for a new CityAirbus at the Company’s first #AirbusSummit on “Pioneering Sustainable Aerospace” as the emerging Urban Air Mobility (UAM) market begins to firm up. Ushering in the next generation of CityAirbus, the fully electric vehicle is equipped with fixed wings, a V-shaped tail, and eight electrically powered propellers as part of its uniquely designed distributed propulsion system. It is designed to carry up to four passengers in a zero emissions flight in multiple applications.

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  • Partnership to create eVTOL ride sharing platform in Brazil
  •  Over 50% of Avolon’s orderbook for VA-X4 aircraft now placed

Dublin | 21 September, 2021: Avolon, the international aircraft leasing company, announces a partnership with Gol, Brazil’s largest airline and Grupo Comporte, Brazil’s leading transport operator, to commercialise an eVTOL ride sharing platform in Brazil.

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The Vendée Arctic – Les Sables d’Olonne 2022 Offers a Demanding 3,500 mile course

  • The SAEM Vendée, the organisers  of the Vendée Globe, will also organize the “Vendée Arctic – Les Sables-d’Olonne” which will be the first qualifying stage for the Vendée Globe 2024.
  • The “Arctic Vendée Les Sables-d’Olonne” will leave from Port Olona on June 12, 2022.

The race was first run in July 2020 by the IMOCA Class. The first “Vendée Arctic – Les Sables d’Olonne offered the IMOCA racers a good final test of reliability which proved useful for the fleet before the Vendée Globe. Although because of the health situation the race had to take place ‘behind closed doors’ this race which took skippers to the tough weather systems in northerly latitudes, won over the hearts and minds of the Vendée Globe sailors as well as proving a rigorous competitive challenge.

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Humanity in Motion and Colombia: A Conversation with President Iván Duque

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Left Leans Into Champagne Socialism

September 21 2021
Good morning from Washington, where elites on the left are increasingly comfortable with advancing socialism that doesn’t demand anything from them. Jarrett Stepman spotlights the double standard. On the podcast, reporter Luke Rosiak breaks down what’s so unusual about Biden’s dismissal of Trump appointees from government boards. Plus: Cal Thomas dissects California’s recall election; Star Parker counts the costs of socialism; and Tony Perkins describes the plight of Afghan Christians. On this date in 1942, the U.S. B-29 Superfortress, the largest bomber used in World War II by any nation, makes its debut flight over Seattle.

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