The electric-flight plan

Small hybrid-electric airliners ready for take off

The Economist
Dec 5, 2017 · 6 min read
Airbus

Electric cars are clean, quiet and, it seems, the way of the future. Tesla, an American firm that has done much to help electric cars shed their museli-munching image, is struggling to meet demand for its mid-market Model 3 (though that has not stopped it announcing plans to build electric lorries as well). Volvo, a Swedish carmaker, has…

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