Hybrid Engine Modification Concept Gains Traction

Credit: Derwent Aviation
Amid concerns that the aviation industry’s drive to cut emissions may be going too slowly, Airbus and low-cost carrier EasyJet are urging further industry studies of a proposed engine modification package designed to convert a conventional turbofan into a hybrid electric propulsion system. Developed...
Guy Norris

Guy is a Senior Editor for Aviation Week, covering technology and propulsion. He is based in Colorado Springs.

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