NASA’s X-57 Electric Aircraft Demo Begins Ground Runs Written 21 June 2019

21 June 2019
Aviation Week reports that “NASA’s much-delayed X-57 Maxwell electric propulsion demonstrator program has taken a step forward” by beginning its “first ground runs...with electric motors and propellers installed.” The latest test of the X-57 involves “the Mod II configuration, in which 95-hp electric motors replace the P2006T’s two Rotax piston engines.” (Image Credit: NASA)
Full Story (Aviation Week – Subscription Publication)