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Sikorsky Firefly electric powertrain
"...What the engineers focused on was replacing the Lycoming engine altogether. They pulled it out and replaced it with an electric powertrain. The electric motor and digital controller were supplied by US Hybrid, while the lithium ion energy storage system come from Gaia. The little work that has been done at the exterior of the vehicle, including some airframe modifications, as well as the assembly of the demonstrator were conducted by Eagle Aviation Technologies. The reborn h..." Continue Reading →
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