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A helicopter engine cuts this hybrid plane’s fuel use in half

If you've flown a drone, you know that battery life is a problem. Be extra careful when flying over water or your kid's birthday party, because you’ve got something like 20 minutes of flight time before the thing comes down.READ MORE

A helicopter engine cuts this hybrid plane’s fuel use in half2018-10-22T15:07:01+00:00

A hybrid-electric plane will get a boost from a French engine giant

Hybrid-to-electric airplane manufacturer Zunum Aero and France’s Safran Helicopter Engines are teaming up to create the airplane of the future–fuel efficient, cost efficient, and better for the planet.READ MORE

A hybrid-electric plane will get a boost from a French engine giant2018-10-08T16:32:33+00:00

Zunum Aero bets on hybrid electric engines for its small commuter jet

The traditional aviation industry typically moves rather slowly, but over the last few years, we’ve seen a number of upstarts that are challenging the status quo both in the general and commercial aviation business. One of those is Zunum Aero, which is...READ MORE

Zunum Aero bets on hybrid electric engines for its small commuter jet2018-10-08T16:32:41+00:00

Zunum Aero picks Safran to build engine turbines for future hybrid electric aircraft

Zunum Aero has selected France’s Safran Helicopter Engines to provide a new-generation engine turbine for its hybrid-to-electric airplane, due for first flight in the early 2020s.READ MORE

Zunum Aero picks Safran to build engine turbines for future hybrid electric aircraft2018-10-08T16:32:48+00:00

Hybrid-Electric Zunum Plane Gets Surge from Safran

Of the many companies pursuing electric aircraft, Zunum Aero has seemed to be among the most promising ever since it came into the public eye last year. Maybe it’s the backing by Boeing and JetBlue. Or maybe it’s the fact that jet charter company JetSuite has...READ MORE

Hybrid-Electric Zunum Plane Gets Surge from Safran2018-10-08T17:07:17+00:00

Safran Turboshaft To Power Zunum’s Hybrid/Electric Airliner

Zunum Aero has chosen a new turbine engine from Safran Helicopter Engines to drive the electrical generator in the hybrid-to-electric commercial aircraft it expects to reach the market in the early 2020s, the Washington state-based venture...READ MORE

Safran Turboshaft To Power Zunum’s Hybrid/Electric Airliner2018-10-08T17:05:19+00:00

Zunum Picks Safran Turbine For Hybrid-Electric Airliner

Safran will be providing the turbine engine for startup Zunum Aero’s hybrid-electric small regional aircraft. Under the long-term agreement, Safran Helicopter Engines will develop and certify a version of its 1,700-2,000-shp Ardiden 3 turboshaft to generate...READ MORE

Zunum Picks Safran Turbine For Hybrid-Electric Airliner2018-10-08T17:03:08+00:00

Boeing-backed hybrid plane start-up gets an engine supplier

One of the world's biggest airplane-engine manufacturers is betting on a future of electric flight. French engine maker Safran is planning to produce engines for Zunum Aero, a hybrid-electric airplane start-up that has been...READ MORE

Boeing-backed hybrid plane start-up gets an engine supplier2018-10-08T16:57:01+00:00

Zunum Partners With France’s Safran For Hybrid-To-Electric Airplane

If you haven’t heard much from Zunum Aero these past few months, that’s because the company has been hard at work developing its hybrid-to-electric, 12 seat, 700 mile commuter aircraft. In order to do that, Zunum Aero just announced a strategic partnership with...READ MORE

Zunum Partners With France’s Safran For Hybrid-To-Electric Airplane2018-10-08T16:55:05+00:00

Zunum picks Safran for developmental hybrid-electric commuter

oeing-backed US hybrid-electric aircraft start-up Zunum Aero has selected Safran Helicopter Engines to supply a turboshaft engine to generate electric power for the propulsion of its in-development 12-seat commuter aircraft.READ MORE

Zunum picks Safran for developmental hybrid-electric commuter2018-10-08T16:53:12+00:00