Look at the first flight of the largest hybrid electric aircraft Ampaire 337

The Ampaire 337 is based on the six-seat Cessna 337 Skymaster aircraft.Engineers replaced one of the engines with

electric and ensured that both the electric and internal combustion engines worked together to achieve optimal efficiency in the air.

Test flight was performed at the airportCamarillo, in the cockpit were a test pilot and flight engineer. The flight was declared successful - from July to August the company intends to conduct flights of the device several times a week to check the performance of all its systems.

If problems are not detected during testing, Ampaire 337 can enter service until 2021, company representatives say.

Earlier it was reported that the airline KLM Airlines andDelft Technical University (TU Delft) in the Netherlands will develop a joint project - the development of the first V-shaped passenger aircraft Flying-V with a cabin in the wings.