DARPA Funds New X-Plane With Hybrid-Electric Propulsion System | Animation

Aurora Flight Science's 'LightningStrike' experimental plane features will include: Vertical Take Off and Landing (VTOL), hover and high-speed ford-flight and will be powered by distributed hybrid-electric propulsion ducted fans. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is funding its development. Unmanned Sub Hunters & Robot Battle Managers On the Horizon, DARPA Says

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