Do you want to access to this and other private contents?
Log in if you are a subscriber or click here to request service
RR: a challenge to build an all electric aircraft
This zero-emissions plane with a speed of 300+ MPH (480+ KMH)
Inside a bustling hangar bay at the far end of Gloucestershire airport in South West England, a team of British engineers, designers, and data specialists recruited from across Rolls-Royce (RR) have set out to make history. They’re building a high-performance electric airplane. Scheduled to take to the skies over Great Britain in 2020, the aircraft will reach a speed of 300 mph –and quite likely mor...
© AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency Srl