Hybrid-electric

Electra finds launch customer for 50 eSTOL hybrid-electric planes

The British civil helicopter operator Bristow agreed to become the launch customer for 50 Electra Aero eSTOL hybrid-electric aircraft....


Pratt & Whitney to develop Dash 8 hybrid-electric demonstrator by 2024

The Canadian branch of Pratt & Whitney announces the development of the De Havilland Canada Dash 8 demonstrator with hybrid-electric engines....


American startup Electra Aero unveils design of new hybrid-electric aircraft

The American startup company Electra Aero unveiled the design of its first commercial hybrid-electric aircraft....


Rolls-Royce starts testing new hybrid-electric system

Rolls-Royce has started testing its most powerful hybrid-electric aero power and propulsion system in Testbed 108....


Rolls-Royce launch new effort for supersonic propulsion

Rolls-Royce and Reaction Engines will partner to develop high-speed aircraft propulsion systems for civil and defense aerospace gas and hybrid-electric engines.  ...


EAG unveils world’s first hybrid electric regional plane

Electric Aviation Group (EAG), UK-based engineering and development company, presented what appears to be the world’s first hybrid electric regional airliner designed to become an entry point for sustainable mass transportation market....


Airbus to launch new single-aisle by 2030s?

Airbus has said it is planning to build an all-new narrow-body jet that it says could be launched in the early 2030s. But what type of an aircraft will it be and will the technology the manufacturer is banking on be ready in time?...


Hybrid-electric Ampaire 337 makes maiden flight [Video]

American hybrid-electric aircraft Ampaire 337 made its maiden flight  from Camarillo airport, California, on June 6, 2019. Ampair 337 is already hailed by some as the largest hybrid-electric aircraft ever flown, while the company strives to be the first to offer hybrid aircraft in commercial service.  ...