MagniX launches electric aviation battery

June 26, 2024
The company has been working with NASA to develop electric aircraft, Alfie Shaw writes for Power Technology.

EVERETT, Wash. - MagniX, an electric aviation company, has announced the launch of the Samson battery for electric flying. Samson batteries will be certifiable under aviation regulations, Alfie Shaw writes for Power TechnologyContinue reading original article.

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26 June 2024 - “magniX’s Samson batteries represent a breakthrough for magniX and electric aviation,” said Ben Loxton, VP of Energy Storage Systems (ESS) and the NASA Electric Powertrain Flight Demonstration (EPFD) Program at magniX. “With unrivalled energy density, cycle life, and safety features, magniX’s Samson batteries will help to unlock the tremendous potential of electric flight – enabling many eVTOLs and electric programs on the edge of viability to become viable.”

“We are thrilled to introduce this revolutionary battery technology to the world of electric aviation and beyond,” said Reed Macdonald, CEO of magniX. “With the development of our Samson batteries, magniX can now offer customers a fully integrated electric powertrain, and it’s just the beginning. The roadmap to an energy density of 400Wh/kg or more is looking very promising. The future of flight is here, and it is being powered by magniX.”

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