NASA Planning Electrified Propulsion Flight Demonstrations

hybrid-electric twin-engine aircraft
Ampaire has converted a pair of Cessna 337 Skymasters to hybrid-­electric propulsion testbeds.
Credit: Ampaire
Acknowledging the rapid evolution of the electric aircraft market, NASA wants to tap into industry plans for electrified power-train demonstrators to advance toward its ultimate goal of applying the technology to single-aisle airliners. NASA is planning an Electrified Powertrain Flight Demonstration...
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