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MIT: first flight of the plane powered by the ion wind

Eco-friendly and silent mini aircraft that can allow new developments

The mini-aircraft developed by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) carried out its first indoor flight, rising from the ground about half a meter and covering a distance of about 60 meters. Judging from these data does not seem a great goal but this mini aircraft is fully powered by ion wind or a very high-speed ion flow, which makes it silent and ecological as it does not use fossil fuel...

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