NASA’s X-57 Electric Aircraft Demo Begins Ground Runs

Credit: X-57: NASA
NASA’s much-delayed X-57 Maxwell electric propulsion demonstrator program has taken a step forward. The first ground runs of the modified Tecnam P2006T light aircraft took place with electric motors and propellers installed. The X-57 is being modified in stages, and the latest tests involve the Mod...
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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