Airbus, Rolls and Siemens Partner on Electric Regional Aircraft Demo

Credit: Siemens
LONDON—Airbus, Rolls-Royce and Siemens are taking the biggest step yet toward hybrid-electric flight with a plan to take a 2.5-megawatt electric generator aloft on a highly modified BAe 146 regional aircraft. The E-Fan X project will see the generator—at least eight times more powerful than anything...

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