Jan 27, 2022 11:17 EST
ROYAN, France, January 27, 2022 (Newswire.com)
The VoltAero prototype Cassio 330 hybrid-electric aircraft will be equipped with Electric Power Systems’ EPiC™ energy storage system, bringing industry-leading battery technology to VoltAero’s first-built versions of its Cassio airplane family.
An agreement announced today by the two companies calls for the initial EPiC™ energy storage system to be delivered in the first half of 2022 for integration on VoltAero’s no. 1 Cassio 330 – the company’s four-seat variant with a combined hybrid-electric power of 330 kilowatts.
“Electric Power Systems is at the forefront of electric aircraft battery technology, which makes the company a natural match-up for our Cassio aircraft and its unique hybrid propulsion unit,” said Jean Botti, VoltAero’s CEO and Chief Technology Officer. “This…