The term “hybrid” gets used a lot these days, even when it doesn’t really fit. Of course, most people hear the term and think of a car with a combination drive system: an electric motor assisted by a small gasoline engine to take up the slack and charge the batteries if need be. In aviation, there aren’t any production “hybrids” yet, but we’re close, and leading the way is one design that pushes the envelope both in terms of technology and believability. Okay, this might be April, but this design is no joke.
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