Embraer To Flight-Test Electric Propulsion Embraer is to cooperate on research into aircraft electric propulsion with WEG, a Brazilian manufacturer of electric drivetrains for vehicles. The cooperation will include flight tests in 2020 of an EMB-203 Ipanema single-engine agricultural aircraft modified into an electric-propulsion testbed. The cooperation will involve precompetitive R&D to adapt WEG’s electric-drivetrain experience to aircraft propulsion. Embraer says electric ...

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