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Helicopters. Started flight tests with engine back-up system
Paving the way for a future hybridised propulsion system for aircraft
Airbus Helicopters, in partnership with the French Civil Aviation Authority DGAC, has started flight testing an Engine Back-up System (EBS) onboard its Flightlab. The project opens the way to a future hybridised propulsion system for light helicopters while delivering concrete flight safety improvements in the short term. The campaign’s main target is to enhance flight safety of single engine operations b...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency