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The partners involved in the conceptual design phase at aircraft level presented their results. With this input, four subsequent, directly related workpackages ‒ dedicated to detailed study of HEP technologies and aeropropulsive integration ‒ can now take up full speed, requiring increased interaction between project levels and partners.“In the project we have defined four basic aircraft designs: a conservative and a radical design version each for regional as well as for short and medium range aircraft. Workpackage 1 has delivered these four initial design versions. Weaving together the different activity strands of the subsequent workpackages 2 to 5, focusing on energy generation, electric components, aeropropulsive integration and electric architecture, will be the decisive success factor of IMOTHEP. Unsurprisingly, and as confirmed in this workshop, hybridisation of all four aircraft is challenging and will need detailed analysis at component level to enable reliable assessment of the performances achievable”, says project coordinator Philippe Novelli (ONERA).