Small hybrid-electric commuter aircraft are about to change regional air travel. Building on the latest developments in this sector, our EU-funded HECARRUS project analyses advanced technologies for propulsion and power generation.
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The focus is on coupling the most efficient turbine-driven jet engines with electric power generators and motors, as well as state-of-the-art batteries. The aim is to design a hybrid-electric aircraft that generates up to 1 MW power and comprises several propulsive units.