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The American Society of Mechanical Engineers – August 12, 2019 – Flying Green with Hybrid-Electric Planes

Posted on August 13, 2019

ASME – August 12, 2019 – Flying Green with Hybrid-Electric Planes

By Carlos M. González
Monday, August 12, 2019

Faradair Aerospace is a British startup looking to change the landscape of hybrid-powered flight. The company recently unveiled new design plans for an 18-seat biofuel-powered hybrid plane for passenger and cargo transport.

“When we released the announcement this past March at Revolution.AERO in London, the level of interest went through the roof. Our 15-second video clip of the aircraft received 40,000 views on LinkedIn and was being shared all over the place,” said Neil Cloughley, CEO and founder of Faradair.

According to Cloughley, Faradair has designed the plane, called the Bio-Electric Hybrid Aircraft (BEHA) M1H, to solve three major problems plaguing the aircraft industry today. The first is to…

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