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Daher / Airbus / Safran EcoPulse

21/06/2023Press Release:
EcoPulse demonstrator
Daher, Safran and Airbus exhibit EcoPulse, a hybrid-electric distributed propulsion aircraft demonstrator, at the Paris Air Show
The new battery in the EcoPulse demonstrator is being developed by Airbus Defence and Space in Toulouse.

Airbus reports progress on Lithium-Ion battery technology

Following cell selection and subsequent design integration for EcoPulse, several prototype/specimen batteries will soon be subjected to testing in Toulouse according to stringent aeronautical standards.

The EcoPulse demonstrator aircraft successfully passed its design review last year.

EcoPulse demonstrator graduates from the wind tunnel

Distributed Propulsion Systems consist of breaking down thrust generation into many small engines spread out along the span of the wing. Wind tunnel work will now reveal its final energy performance.

10/12/2020Press Release:
The EcoPulse distributed propulsion hybrid aircraft demonstrator, developed in collaboration with Safran, Airbus and CORAC, has successfully passed its Preliminary Design Review.
The EcoPulse hybrid aircraft demonstrator achieves its first key milestone with success
17/06/2019Press Release:
EcoPulse announce Airbus Daher Safran partnership.
Daher, Airbus and Safran team up to develop EcoPulse, a distributed hybrid propulsion aircraft demonstrator