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The Approaching Age of Electric Flight

Russian Television article highlights developments in electric-powered aircraft, including a research project involving a Tu214.

Published: 15-Nov-2014

Fuel-thirsty and noisy modern aviation has been pushing for more efficient and quieter engines, and electric aircraft may provide the answer. XXI century technology has made them possible, and commercial electric planes are in the pipeline.

For most people the idea of ??an electric aircraft conjures up images of awkward constructions with a large wingspan, covered with solar panels.

The idea of ??using cheap solar energy for aviation has always been extremely popular among environmentalists, and electric aircraft have set some previously unimaginable records.

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