Saft Wins Contract To Supply ULM Batteries To AVIC MA700 Turboprops

Under a new contract, Saft, based in France, plans to provide two ULM batteries per aircraft for AVIC MA700 80-seat turboprop regional aircraft. The aircraft is expected to make its first flight in 2020. The ULM batteries provide power to start the Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) and provide emergency...
Molly McMillin

Molly McMillin, a 25-year aviation journalist, is managing editor of business aviation for the Aviation Week Network and editor-in-chief of The Weekly of Business Aviation, an Aviation Week market intelligence report.

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