Russian Partners Set To Fly Hybrid-electric Airliner Testbed
High-temperature superconductivity specialist SuperOx is providing a new electric motor and generator for a converted Yak-40 regional airliner.
A consortium of Russian companies and scientific agencies is preparing to start flight tests with a Yak-40 airliner converted to a hybrid-electric propulsion system. (Photo: N.E. Zhukovsky Scientific Research Center)