Engines

How Aircraft Electric Motors Work »

As important as batteries are, the brushless DC motors that power electric airplanes are just as critical. In this brief Avweb video, Siemen's Frank Anton explains how they work. More

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Heat Shields for Homebuilts »

Protecting your cowling from excess heat. More

Hydrogen Fuel Cells:... »

Hydrogen fuel cells have long been discussed as a potential power source for vehicles, including aircraft, and researchers at the German aerospace center,... More

Video: Siemens' Electric... »

At Aero in Friedrichshafen, Germany, this week, the giant electrical concern Siemens surprised the show with an Extra 330 powered by a 350-hp electric motor.... More

Aero: Diesels Finally Get... »

And thank the baby Jesus, it's about time. Will it be enough to spark some market expansion in a world where basic airplanes are still 400 kilobucks? More

Podcast: Rhett Ross On... »

Continental Motors' Rhett Ross shared some developments in the company's TBR program for diesel engines at Aero this week. We were on hand to ask questions... More

Aero: Continental Extends... »

After years of patient waiting, Continental Motors announced Wednesday at Aero what many diesel owners have been hoping for: significantly longer replacement... More