Global Briefs

Published on November 30th, 2018 | by Natural Awakenings Publishing Corp.

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Eco Jets

Electric Planes on Horizon

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.



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