Rolls-Royce Studies More-Electric UltraFan

Credit: Rolls-Royce
As the industry grapples with the reality that gas turbines remain the only viable powerplant in widebody airliners for decades to come, Rolls-Royce has sketched out a long-term road map to evolve its next-generation UltraFan into a more electric, lower-emissions engine. Although battery-powered...
Guy Norris

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

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