Safran Planning Turbo-Generator For Hybrid Multicopters

LONDON and ATLANTA—Safran is planning to develop a turbogenerator system for future hybrid-electric vertical take-off-and-landing air vehicles. The company, which is working with Bell on its Nexus tilting multi-copter urban air mobility (UAM) platform, has adapted its Arriel turboshaft to drive a...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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