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Airbus inaugurates test facility for propulsion systems of the future

Airbus Chief Technology Officer Grazia Vittadini and Airbus Defence and Space CEO Dirk Hoke have officially opened the E-Aircraft Systems House test facility at Airbus's Taufkirchen/Ottobrunn site alongside Ilse Aigner, President of the Bavarian State Parliament. The test centre will provide a space to research technologies for alternative propulsion systems and energy sources – such as electric motors for unmanned aerial vehicles, hybrid propulsion systems and hydrogen for combustion or synthetic fuel use.

The building, which allows complete systems to be integrated and tested, is the first test centre of its kind worldwide.

Grazia Vittadini said: "The E-Aircraft Systems House represents a real competitive advantage for Airbus. With its 3,000 m2 test area, we now have the infrastructure to move the transition to emission-neutral flight forward at an even faster pace."

Press release issued by Airbus E-Aircraft Systems (EAS) House on October 25, 2019

 

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