Sikorsky, GE Team Up On Hybrid-Electric VTOL Demonstrator


Sikorsky President Paul Lemmo (left) and Amy Gowder, President and CEO of Defense & Systems at GE Aerospace, announce the hybrid-electric demonstrator at Heli-Expo 2023.

Credit: Sikorsky/Lockheed Martin
ATLANTA—Sikorsky and GE Aerospace have revealed plans to develop a fully autonomous hybrid-electric vertical-take-off-and-landing (VTOL) demonstrator aimed at proving technology for a family of large multi-role, civil and military advanced air mobility vehicles. Targeting ranges in excess of 500 nm...
Guy Norris

Guy is a Senior Editor for Aviation Week, covering technology and propulsion. He is based in Colorado Springs.

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