Bye Aerospace, XTI To Make VTOL TriFan Hybrid Electric Aircraft

Credit: Artist's concept of TriFan 600: XTI Aircraft
Startup XTI Aircraft has switched to hybrid-electric propulsion for its planned TriFan 600 ducted-fan vertical-takeoff-and-landing (VTOL) business aircraft. Replacing twin turboshaft engines, gearboxes and driveshafts with a turbine-driven generator, batteries and motors will reduce purchase and...

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