WASHINGTON—United Technologies Corp. (UTC) is modifying a Bombardier Dash 8 Q100 regional aircraft into a hybrid-electric flight demonstrator. The X-plane is scheduled to fly in 2022. UTC is projecting energy savings of at least 30% and is looking at offering the conversion commercially. The demonstrator is the first project to be undertaken by the new United Technologies Advanced Projects (UTAP) organization. Its name, Project 804, comes from the straight-line distance in miles ...

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