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Siemens and Airbus to push electric aviation engines

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    Siemens and Airbus teamed up today to develop electric and hybrid electric/combustion engines for commercial and private aircraft.

    The companies said they would amass a joint development team of about 200 employees that would jointly develop prototypes for various propulsion systems with power classes ranging from a few 100 kilowatts up to 10 and more megawatts, for short, local trips with aircraft below 100 seats, helicopters or unmanned aircraft up to classic short and medium-range flights.

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