Under a NASA contract, electric aircraft developer Ampaire is studying the feasibility of modifying the de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter to hybrid-electric propulsion. The Hawthorne, California-based startup is teamed with experienced Twin Otter modifier Ikhana Aircraft Services. The study is one of several funded as a result of a NASA solicitation seeking proposals for electrified aircraft propulsion (EAP) flight demonstrators. Boeing, GE Aviation and United Technologies Corp. are ...

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