German Researchers Study Hybrid-Electric 100-Seater

The SynergIE regional aircraft concept has a hybrid-electric powertrain driving 10 wing leading-edge propellers.
Credit: DLR
German researchers have conducted virtual flights tests of a concept for a 100-passenger short-haul airliner using distributed hybrid-electric propulsion to reduce energy consumption. The concept was developed under the government-funded SynergIE project by German aerospace center DLR, Airbus, Rolls...

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