Superconducting Motor Prototype For Future Civil Aircraft Readied

LOS ANGELES—As aviation moves towards more electric and hybrid electric propulsion for general aviation and regional aircraft, researchers in Europe are developing a prototype superconducting motor which could enable electric propulsion for future large civil aircraft. Superconducting motors offer...
Guy Norris

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

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