Rolls-Royce’s team in Hungary, Italian aircraft manufacturer Tecnam and Austrian engine manufacturer Rotax have made significant progress in revolutionising aviation and making it more sustainable. Following several successful ground tests, a unique hybrid-powered experimental aircraft took to the skies for the first time on 21 December 2021, the first in the world to be powered by an integrated parallel hybrid propulsion system.
In line with market needs, Óbuda University and MAGNUS Aircraft Zrt. have agreed on an innovative cooperation for the development of electric-powered aircraft suitable for touring – the university told MTI on Tuesday.
It is the aviation division of a British company that supplies electric aircraft engines for small aircraft taking off and landing. Although Rolls-Royce is very well known as the most famous luxury car brand, at least as important a division of the group is the aircraft engine and military machinery manufacturing unit.