DA36 E-Star

The world's first serial hybrid electric airplane.

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The world's first so-called series-hybrid electric aircraft, the DA36 E-Star, recently made its debut at the Paris Air Show. For more, check out EADS/Diamond Unveil Electric Hybrid. (Photos courtesy of Siemens)
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The hybrid technology used in the DA36 E-Star has up until now only been seen in cars. For more, check out EADS/Diamond Unveil Electric Hybrid.
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**The DA36 E-Star comes equipped with a 70 kW electric motor, which is linked to a small Wankel engine and generator.
** For more, check out EADS/Diamond Unveil Electric Hybrid.
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The airplane relies on a rechargeable battery for takeoff and climb. For more, check out EADS/Diamond Unveil Electric Hybrid.
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The DA36 E-Star is a collaborative product of Siemens, Diamond Aircraft and EADS. For more, check out EADS/Diamond Unveil Electric Hybrid.
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Das weltweit erste seriell-hybride Elektroflugzeug DA36 E-Star
The sponsors hope the technology being used in the DA36 E-Star will serve as a launching pad for innovation on a larger scale. For more, check out EADS/Diamond Unveil Electric Hybrid.Siemens AG