More Electric Aircraft will bring together relevant stakeholders to ensure maximum knowledge transfer and professional exchange. During a full three-day program with lectures and interactive workshops, you will meet international experts from OEMs, suppliers, and academia to discuss and learn about their experiences with the challenges in the field
Hamburg, Germany| 23rd- 25th OCTOBER 2018
Fraunhofer showcases different types of Lithium-based batteries and their advantages in the long and short term, including the Lithium-ion polymer battery packs (120 cells at 40 Ah) used for the propulsion of the Airbus eFAN prototype, solid-state batteries, Lithium-Air cells encased in a protective shell to exclude water but let Li-ions pass, and the Lithium-Sulfur cells with an interesting potential high gravimetric energy density.
Dr. Christopher Ian Hill shares his presentation on the topic: More Electric Aircraft electro-mechanical actuator regenerated power management.
Safran on MEA technology challenges and opportunities:
- Research and technology activities in MEA
- Technology challenges and opportunities
by John Batchelet, Chief Engineer Electronics Safran
More Electric Aircraft will offer a lot more benefits than just reducing the carbon footprint. Download the presentation here.
Parallel Hybrid Gas Electric Propulsion Design Space - a presentation by the United Technologies Research Center
Charles Lents, Principal Research Engineer at the United Technologies Research Center, shares his presentation on parallel hybrid gas electric propulsion design space.
Antonio Vechhio, CS2JU Project Officer for Systems at Clean Sky, offers his presentation about investing in aeronautics R&Ds.