NASA is assessing industry proposals for flight demonstrations of electrified aircraft propulsion systems with the goal of rapidly maturing the technologies for use in commercial transports that could enter the fleet by 2035. The agency has set itself the goal of demonstrating technologies for the practical integration of high-power—1 megawatt or greater—electric propulsion with advanced airframes for initial application to thin-haul, regional and single-aisle aircraft. The ...

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