Ampaire’s Hybrid-electric Vision

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In the latest Global SkyCast, we spoke with Susan Ying, Senior Vice President, Ampaire, about her experience from working with Boeing to Ampaire, and the start-up company’s sustainability goal and focus on making hybrid-electric aircraft.

Main Content

(00:40 - 02:00)

From Boeing to Ampaire

(02:00 - 04:17)

The sustainable evolution of the aviation industry: cleaner, quieter, more affordable

(04:17 - 07:08)

Short-distance commutes are ideal for electric aircraft

(07:08 - 11:40)

Optimizing the EEL’s green credentials

(11:40 - 17:36)

The EEL takes flight for the first time

(17:36 - 19:33)

The role of EEL as a technology demonstrator and hybrid-electric engine testbed

(19:33 - 23:20)

Market adoption and the work on the Electric Caravan

(23:20 - 30:00)

Future projects with NASA

(30:00 - 35:00)

Bigger aircraft rather than smaller ones

(35:00 - 38:01)

Batteries are the main stumbling block when it comes to larger aircraft

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