Despite the rush toward electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing (eVTOL) air systems and urban air mobility, helicopter manufacturers and their suppliers are continuing to explore the potential electrification of anti-torque systems on conventional helicopters. The approach is regarded as a possible first step toward the hybridization of rotorcraft and could bring about key ancillary benefits in terms of performance, safety and environmental aircraft. Leonardo has performed 10 hr. of testing ...


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