LiquidPiston Studies Rotary Diesel For Hybrid Propulsion

LiquidPiston’s X-Engine reimagines the Wankel rotary as a compact diesel powerplant.
Credit: LiquidPiston
LiquidPiston is to study the application of its rotary diesel engine technology to hybrid-electric propulsion systems for unmanned aircraft and advanced air mobility vehicles under a contract from the U.S. Air Force’s AFWERX innovation unit. The startup is working on applying its compact, jet-fuel...
Graham Warwick

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