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Turboelectric

Overview

NASA N3-X

Fuel burn reduction 70%, same range, speed, airport infrastructure. Technology: Hybrid Wing Body, Fully distributed 50MW, Superconducting, 7500V, power system

NASA N3-X Turboelectric aircraft NASA N3-X Turboelectric diagram showing turboshaft, fuel, electric bus, generator to 2 motors with distributed fans

Empirical Systems Aerospace ECO-150R

Depending on the underlying technology assumptions performance ranges between matching and significantly exceeding current aircraft fuel burn. Technology considered ranges from superconducting electrical machines cooled with liquid hydrogen to conventional machines at various technology levels. The ECO150R, which utilizes midterm electrical machine technology.

NASA ECO-150R aircraft NASA ECO-150R Turboelectric diagram showing turboshaft, fuel, electric bus, generator to 2 motors with distributed fans

EAP Resources

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