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Old 07-18-2013, 10:31 AM   #237 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by NeilBlanchard View Post
...The recent serial hybrid *airplane* claims a 25% improvement in fuel mileage.

World?s First Aircraft With Serial Hybrid Electric Drive - Siemens Global Website...
Just read that,
" In the future, the technology, which is intended for later use also in large-scale aircraft, will cut fuel consumption and emissions by 25 percent, compared to today's most efficient aircraft drives"

and with a wankel?!?

I read it on the internet, it must be right. Because carrying two 35kw engines and feathering one in cruise is beyond comprehension (too guaranteed to work actually).
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