Dec 15, 2022

How a Zero Carbon Electric Helicopter Could Save Lives and the Planet

Tier One Engineering is working with launch customer United Therapeutics to convert a Robinson R44 helicopter to electric propulsion using MagniX’s motors. United Therapeutics wants to use the aircraft to deliver organs, such as lungs, for transplant procedures. The company is attracted to the e-R44 because it will be much quieter than a piston-powered helicopter and will fly at a lower cost without emitting carbon.

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