Propulsion Providers Hop On Accelerating Hybrid Power Train

Honeywell hybrid-electric power unit
Honeywell’s 1-megawatt hybrid-electric power unit is built around the HGT1700 auxiliary power unit from the Airbus A350.
Credit: Honeywell Aerospace
As interest grows in larger and more capable electric aircraft beyond the reach of current battery technology, power providers are stepping up development of hybrid systems that harness the core energy of turbine and piston engines. Gas turbine-makers, including Honeywell and Safran, were among the...

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