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Wright Electric & Columbia University Receive U.S. Department of Energy Award for Ultra-Lightweight Battery Development

MALTA, NEW YORK — Wright Electric, in collaboration with Columbia University, is pleased to announce that they have been awarded a contract from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) Pioneering Railroad, Oceanic and Plane Electrification with 1K energy storage systems (PROPEL-1K) for their groundbreaking work on … [continued]

Wright Electric Shares Details About Passenger Plane Retrofit & 2-Megawatt Motor Testing

Steve Hanley recently covered Wright Electric’s November passenger aircraft retrofit news here. The company’s retrofit work builds upon testing of its 2-megawatt (~2,700 horsepower) motor. The electrification of aviation is important because aviation is a source of air pollution, including climate change emissions. Additionally, the extraction, transportation and handling of … [continued]

ChatGPT & DALL-E generated The panoramic image showcases an eVTOL aircraft with a strong emphasis on origami, highlighting intricate paper folding details to enhance its children's toy-like appeal.

Vertical Take-Off Air Taxis Are A Solution In Search Of A Problem (Part 2)

Some of the eVTOLs will end up in billionaire’s stables, along with their other rarely used toys such as Bugattis, but they can afford to be frivolous.