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Electric Planes on Horizon

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European airline EasyJet aims to begin service with electric-powered airplanes within the next decade by collaborating with aviation startup Wright Electric. The company wants to build vehicles with room for 120 and 220 passengers and a range of 335 miles. Not only is battery performance steadily improving, but methods are surfacing to improve the performance of electric motors and squeeze more range out of existing technology.


This article appears in the December 2018 issue of Natural Awakenings.

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