The Week In Technology, Nov. 7-11, 2022

Tier 1 Engineering’s e-R44 electrified helicopter

Tier 1’s e-R44 has completed the first flight between two airfields by an electrified helicopter.

Credit: Dan Megna/Tier 1 Engineering
Electric R44 Flies Between Airports A Robinson R44 converted to electrified propulsion by Tier 1 Engineering has completed the first helicopter flight between airfields solely on electric power. The modified R44 flew from Jacqueline Cochran Regional Airport near Coachella, California, to Palm...

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