RTX business Pratt & Whitney Canada has unveiled a mobile charging unit (MCU) to support its hybrid-electric flight demonstrator. Assembled from commercially available components, the MCU can deliver up to 280 kW and 1500 volts; compatible with megawatt-capable charging aspirations across the industry. “High voltage, bidirectional charging systems will be critical for a growing number of electric and hybrid-electric systems including aircraft, as well as other transport applications,” commented Alexandre Gagnon, vice president of corporate affairs, Pratt & Whitney Canada. The charger’s bidirectional capacity ‘enables it to both charge and discharge batteries, which creates opportunities to recycle unused energy back

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