Flight Global reports that XTI Aircraft has selected GE Aviation’s Catalyst engine as the core of the hybrid-electric propulsion system for its in-development TriFan 600 vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft. For detailed report, go to: https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/xti-selects-catalyst-engine-for-hybrid-electric-trif-459849/
After presenting their eVTOL at Airventute Oshkosh EmbraerX anounced that they started a competition to name the new vehicle. You want to participate – just go to www.embraerx.com and you may win a model of the aircraft, or perhaps even a ride with the new aircraft as soon as it will be open for use.
Continental Aerospace Technologies announced partnering with Erik Lindbergh and his company Verdego in developement of hybrid power trains for eAircraft and eVtol. More later here.
Airbus presented its “Bird of Prey” concept at Royal International Air Tatoo air show at Royal Air Force Fairford this week with the goal of motivating the next generation of aeronautical engineers, underscoring how they can make a difference by applying technologies researched at the company in hybrid-electric propulsion, active control systems and advanced composite structures.
for Airbus press release of “Bird of Prey”, click here