Sikorsky Experimenting With Electric Aircraft

Sikorsky introduced an all-electric helicopter technology demonstrator, “Project Firefly,” at an electric aircraft symposium at EAA AirVenture. Sikorsky replaced the propulsion system of an S-300C helicopter with a 190-hp electric motor and digital controller from U.S. Hybrid, powered by a lithium...

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