Ultracapacitors Eyed For Hybrid, More-Electric Applications

Credit: Skeleton Technologies
The trend toward more-electric or all-electric aircraft systems is being paced by the need for improvements in energy storage, principally batteries. But there are other ways of storing electrical energy, if it is only required in short bursts to meet peak power demands. Ultracapacitors, also called...
Graham Warwick

Graham leads Aviation Week's coverage of technology, focusing on engineering and technology across the aerospace industry, with a special focus on identifying technologies of strategic importance to aviation, aerospace and defense.

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