Siemens Proves Feasibility Of Superconducting Electric Propulsion Written 14 August 2019

14 August 2019
Aviation Week reports that “using experiments and digital simulations, Siemens’ eAircraft said it has proved the feasibility of a high power-density superconducting generator that could be used in a hybrid-electric propulsion system for future short-haul commercial aircraft.” Siemens is performing “laboratory tests of the 2-megawatt SP2000 conventional, non-superconducting electric motor that will power Airbus’ E-Fan X hybrid-electric regional aircraft demonstrator in 2021.” (Image: Siemens' eAircraft technology at Siemens Innovation Day USA in Chicago, 27 March 2018. | Jean-Marc Giboux - Associated Press–©)
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