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nraynaud 901 days ago | link | parent

I've worked for a French military chopper (Tiger, NH-90) company, and they do the same, they short-circuit everything (even the batteries) so that the induced current doesn't grill semiconductors but flows freely through copper. They do that for a very short time, so the cinetic energy in the moving rotor keeps the helicopter airborne.

huhtenberg 901 days ago | link

I wonder what a test cycle for this system is like.


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