The Swiss team behind the aEro 1 electric aerobatic aircraft has unveiled plans to develop an eVTOL aircraft with a modular hybrid-electric propulsion system. Zurich-based Dufour Aerospace has taken the wraps off the aEro 2, a two-seat tilt-wing with a range of 120 km (75 mi.) in fully electric, battery-powered configuration, and up to 800 km with an optional auxiliary power unit to extend range. Cruise speed is 320 km/hr. (200 mph). The combination of electric propulsion and large ...

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