Twin Fuselages and Fuel Cells: DLR’s HY4 With its sights set on enabling electric air taxis for regional transport, German aerospace center DLR plans to fly a hybrid fuel-cell/battery-powered four-seat aircraft from Stuttgart in the summer of 2016. Based on Slovenian manufacturer Pipistrel Aircraft’s prize-winning Taurus G4 electric aircraft, DLR’s HY4 will have dual fuselages, each with two seats side-by-side. The zero-emissions aircraft will cruise on a ...

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