Electric Commercial Passenger Airplanes by 2044?

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    “We are 20 or 30 years away from developing a big commercial aircraft,” said Detlef Müller-Wiesner, who is the head of e-aircraft programmes for Airbus Group. “It’s a question of going one step at a time." A regional aircraft containing 90 passenger seats operated with either fully electric or hybrid propulsion can possibly be a reality sooner. The ultimate goal is to meet the Flightpath 2050 vision and targets for aircraft by the European Commission, which includes... The post Electric Commercial Passenger Airplanes by 2044? appeared first on The Gate.

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