Equipmake, a developer of electrified products, has supplied one of its electric transmission systems for the electric SpiritBARTech35E seaplane manufactured by Spirit Yachts and BAR Technologies.
The motor supplied for the project is a tailored HPM-400, fully electric and light with integrated gearbox able to generate a peak power of 80kW.
The e-drivetrain includes also the IGBT HPI-450 inverter by Equipmake and a customized 120kWh battery pack.
Companies have presented the SpiritBARTech35EF as a 10.6 m electric seaplane and, first ship of its kind, with a fast cruising range of 100 nautical miles.
“In the name of all at Equipmake, I am proud of having played a key role with Spirit Yachts and BAR Technologies in this astonishing electric seaplane, which really establishes new standards for long-range electric vessels “, stated Ian Foley, CEO of Equipmake. “Our in-house developed electrification technology has many high-performance applications, from aerospace to automotive, and SpiritBARTech35EF is the perfect showcase of how it can be applied to the steeply rising electric marine market “.