Airbus Flightlab Demonstrator is an H130 helicopter ( F-WWXD ) modified as a testbed for testing hybrid and electric propulsion technologies and in the future an ergonomic design of intuitive pilot flight controls intended to reduce pilot workload
News of Flightlab
Airbus Flightlab Testing Engine Backup System, 23-Sep-21 : #EBS Airbus and the French Civil Aviation Authority DGAC started flight testing an engine back-up system (EBS) onboard its Flightlab opening the way to a future hybrid propulsion system for light helicopters while delivering concrete flight safety improvements in the short term.
Vertex: Autonomous Features for Airbus Flightlab, 26-Apr-21 : #FlightLab Project Vertex adds vision-based sensors, high performance computing capabilities and advanced image processing technology to the Airbus Flightlab helicopter offering a new level of situational awareness
Airbus Flightlab Demonstrator, 22-Jan-21 : #flightlab Airbus unveiled its H130 helicopter Flightlab demonstrator to pursue the testing of hybrid and electric propulsion technologies. In 2022 will test ergonomic design of intuitive pilot flight controls intended to reduce pilot workload