Participating companies: Airbus Operations SL (Leader), Altran Innovación SA, Compañía Española de Sistemas Aeronáuticos SAU, Alava Ingenieros SA and Airgrup.
The ESCAPHIB project ultimate objective, is the investigation of four new key blocks of electrical technology that will be tested in a hybrid aircraft demonstrator (E-FAN X) developed by the Airbus Group.
These new blocks to be developed will focus specifically on the high-power cooling system, the intake and exhaust of a high-power generation system, the battery protection system, and the development of new configurations in tail cones. , reaching the validation and verification of these systems on the ground and some in flight.
The project has a duration of three and a half years, to be executed between 2018 and 2022 and is developed with the support of several research organizations and technology centers.