Safran Tests 'More Electric' Turboprop
The Tech TP technology demonstrator is based on Safran Helicopter Engines' Ardiden-3 turboshaft engine family, incorporating electrical power.
Safran Helicopter Engines maintenance tech closing engine cowling on TP Tech technology demonstrator aircraft.
Safran has been ground-testing a hybrid electric turboprop engine concept that could reduce fuel consumption on regional aircraft by 18 percent. (Image: Safran)