NASA All-Electric X-57 Readied For Ground-Test Phase

Credit: Guy Norris/AW&ST
NASA is on track to start systems ground testing of the X-57 Maxwell, the agency’s first all-electric X-plane, by year-end, paving the way for flight tests beginning sometime in the third quarter of 2020. The goal of the demonstrator is to show that an aircraft modified with a distributed electric...

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