GKN Partners With Pratt On Hybrid-Electric Demonstrator

De Havilland Canada Dash-8-100

Pratt & Whitney Canada is using a modified De Havilland Canada Dash 8-100 with a parallel hybrid-electric powertrain substituting for one of the aircraft’s two PW120 turboprop engines.

Credit: GKN Aerospace
GKN Aerospace will provide the electrical wiring system for the hybrid-electric flight demonstrator under development by Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC), ahead of the program’s first flight planned for 2024. The collaboration will see GKN design, develop, manufacture and install the high-voltage, high...

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