UK Automotive Motor Supplier Demos Aerospace Electric Drive

Helix’s SCT motor features high-velocity liquid cooling with a carbon-composite coolant sleeve.

Credit: Helix
UK high-performance electric motor developer Helix has completed a project to demonstrate a direct-drive electric propulsion unit for aircraft. The system used core technology from the company’s power-dense electric motors and inverters for high-performance automotive applications. The XBS direct...
Graham Warwick

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