DLR Design Challenge Imagines Firefighting eVTOLs

The University of Stuttgart team’s Inferno is a hybrid-electric VTOL aircraft designed for fast, efficient suppression of wildfires.
Credit: University of Stuttgart
With wildfires raging across Europe, German aerospace center DLR has announced the winners of a university challenge to design an optimized fleet of firefighting aircraft, with first place going to a team from the University of Stuttgart and its hybrid-electric vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL)...

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