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Santa Barbara County Based Research Company Gets Research Grant For Work On Hybrid, All Electric Aviation Motors

Posted on Friday, December 14, 2012 12:44am

A Santa Barbara County based technology company has received a federal grant for its research on developing hybrid electric, and full electric propulsion systems for manned, and unmanned aircraft.

Launchpoint Technologies is getting a $150,000 National Science Foundation Small Business Innovation Research grant.

Company officials say they want to try to bring the same kind of success we’ve seen with hybrid, and full electric vehicles to aviation.

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