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(AIAA LA-LV) Evolution to Electric & Hybrid Aircraft

When:  Feb 20, 2019 from 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM (PT)
Associated with  Los Angeles-Las Vegas Section
AIAA LA-LV Section February Dinner Meeting
Wednesday, February 20th, 2019
Evolution to Electric & Hybrid Aircraft
Dr. Evgeni Ganev
Chief Engineer for Electromechanical Power Systems at Honeywell Aerospace, Torrance, CA, USA
The electric and hybrid aircraft are becoming a reality at a very fast pace. At the same time, there are many problems that need to be resolved to progress successfully and affordably. Various elements of the existing and future architectures will be reviewed. Systems and components like electric drives, power sources, distribution busses, environmental and thermal control, electric rotating machines, power electronics will be reviewed and needs for improvements targeted. Examples will be revealed.
Various subjects will be discussed, including:
  • Why Electric and Hybrid Aircraft?
  • Typical Attributes of E&H Aircraft
  • Challenges Resulting from E&H Aircraft Implementation
  • Heritage from Traditional MEA and Progression to E&H Aircraft
  • Architectural Solutions
  • Components Solutions
  • Progression Examples
  • Summary / Conclusions
Manhattan Beach Library
1320 Highland Avenue
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
(South of 105 Hwy and West of 405 Hwy/Pacific Coast Hwy (1))
(Lot 8 - Free - 10 hour limit, Lots 5, 6, 14, & 15 - $.75 per hour - 2 hour limit)
Wednesday, February 20, 2019, 5:30PM - 9:00PM (Presentation starts at 6:45 PM)
(Library closes at 9:00 PM, but the networking can continue in the patio.)
(Ticket sale will end after Monday, February 18, 2019)
Dress Code
Business Casual
Contact or (949)426-8175 if any questions
Coordinating Organization: 


Manhattan Beach Library
1320 Highland Avenue
Manhattan Beach, CO 90266
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