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Eurocopter X3: The world's fastest copter

( -- If you asked a child how they would make a helicopter go faster, they would probably tell you to add another engine. The answer would be Zen simple and dead right. The engineers at Eurocopter also seem to ...

dateMay 20, 2011 in Engineering weblog
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Airplanes finally go hybrid-electric

An aircraft with a parallel hybrid engine – the first ever to be able to recharge its batteries in flight – has been successfully tested in the UK, an important early step towards cleaner, low-carbon air travel.

dateDec 23, 2014 in Energy & Green Tech
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