XTI’s TriFan VTOL Goes Hybrid With Bye Aerospace

Credit: XTI Aircraft
Startup XTI Aircraft Co. has switched to hybrid-electric propulsion for its planned TriFan 600 ducted-fan vertical-takeoff-and-landing (VTOL) business aircraft. Replacing twin turboshaft engines, gearboxes and driveshafts with a turbine-driven generator, batteries and motors will reduce purchase and...
Graham Warwick

Graham leads Aviation Week's coverage of technology, focusing on engineering and technology across the aerospace industry, with a special focus on identifying technologies of strategic importance to aviation, aerospace and defense.

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