Aviation Looks To Lighter Batteries With Longer Lives

Airline battery maintenance
Airlines bringing parked aircraft back into service typically have been asking for batteries to be tested and recertified.
Credit: HEICO
Despite progress in battery applications over the past decade, the market for aircraft batteries in 2021 remains centered on three types. The commercial segment has long been primarily driven by nickel--cadmium (Ni-Cd) batteries, viewed as a robust option for powering systems in aircraft such as the...

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