First Multi-Engine Hybrid-Electric Aircraft Flies

Credit: Modified DA40: Diamond Aircraft Industries
Diamond Aircraft Industries has flown the first multi-engine hybrid-electric aircraft, a demonstrator developed jointly with electric motor supplier Siemens. The modified DA40 made its first flight Oct. 31 from Wiener Neustadt in Austria. The DA40’s single piston engine has been replaced with two 75...
Graham Warwick

Graham leads Aviation Week's coverage of technology, focusing on engineering and technology across the aerospace industry, with a special focus on identifying technologies of strategic importance to aviation, aerospace and defense.

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