As momentum grows in the aircraft industry’s search for alternative power and propulsion systems two of the leading engine-makers, Honeywell and Safran have become the first to independently display large-scale test hardware for practical hybrid-electric and electric-powered aircraft. While the rise of electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing (eVTOL) urban air mobility vehicles provides the spark for much of the initial development, power generation manufacturers are already starting to ...

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