Wright Electric and Axter Aerospace have successfully completed the maiden flights of their hybrid-electric crop duster aircraft, which has 800 kW of combined shaft horsepower. Wright also announced that its electric propulsion unit has achieved 1.2 megawatts (MW) of peak shaft horsepower and 1.1 MW continuous power output. The hybrid-electric crop duster aircraft is the result of a collaborative effort between Wright Electric and its Spanish partner, Axter Aerospace. “The successful maiden flight of our hybrid-electric crop duster aircraft marks a significant step forward in our mission to transform the aviation industry,” said Jeff Engler, CEO of Wright Electric. “We

This content is restricted to site members.

If you are an existing user, please login below.
New users may register below.

Existing Users Log In