Boosted by a research-and-development grant from Washington state, startup Zunum Aero is moving into construction of the prototype powertrain for its planned hybrid-electric small regional airliner. The $800,000 matching grant is the second-largest of five awarded by the state’s Clean Energy Fund, its size proportionate to funding already raised from Boeing HorizonX and JetBlue Technology Ventures. Describing the grant as “a significant amount, a significant endorsement and a ...

REGISTER FOR FREE ACCESS (Valid Email Required)

Register now for free access to " Zunum’s Software-Style Approach To Developing Electric Propulsion" and other premium content selected daily by our editors. Your free registration will also allow you to comment on any article posted to Aviationweek.com.

 

Current magazine subscribers: digital access to articles associated with your subscription are now included at no added charge to you. Simply use your subscriber email to log in to your account (or contact us for assistance in updating your account).
 
Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to http://awin.aviationweek.com for access.

 

Already registered? here.