Airbus Tests Hybrid Propulsion On Flightlab Helicopter Written 22 September 2021


EC130 | Credit: Ronnie Macdonald; Wikipedia; CC BY 2.0

Aviation International News  reports that Airbus is testing “an engine backup system (EBS) that uses a 100-Kw motor to provide electric power for up to 30 seconds in the event of main turbine engine failure” aboard its H130 single-turbine “Flightlab.” Tests include “simulated engine failure across a variety of conditions, including takeoff and landing.”
Aviation International News