Airbus, Rolls-Royce, and Siemens launch electric hybrid plane

Airbus, Rolls-Royce, and Siemens have teamed up to for what they call an “electric future partnership”, and have launched the E-Fan X hybrid-electric flight demonstrator

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Airbus, Rolls-Royce, and Siemens have formed a partnership which aims at developing a near-term flight demonstrator which they say will be “a significant step forward in hybrid-electric propulsion for commercial aircraft”. (See picture and infographic below.) Continue reading Airbus, Rolls-Royce, and Siemens launch electric hybrid plane