General Atomics Details Hybrid-Electric Propulsion Concept

UAS concepts

GA-ASI’s concept for a next-generation UAS includes a hybrid-electric system powering distributed ducted fans.

Credit: GA-ASI
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. became an aircraft engine manufacturer over a decade ago out of bitter necessity. Now the California-based provider of large uncrewed aircraft systems is leveraging that unintentionally gained experience to offer a potentially breakthrough new aircraft...
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