RED Aircraft Positions Its High-Performance Piston Engine for Hybrid-Electric Propulsion
The German company's 500-hp A03 is the most powerful piston aircraft certified to date and could act as a turbogenerator to power electric motors and recharge batteries.
RED Aircraft A03 piston engine
RED Aircraft's A03 piston engine features 12 cylinders arranged in a V-formation so that each bank of 6 cylinders can function independently. [Image: RED Aircraft]