The electric aircraft is taking off

In 2008, the electric motor vehicle experienced a rebirth triggered by a rise in oil prices. Now in 2018, it is the time for another rebirth — in electrical aviation. [Read More]

Summary… * Machine-Made

Currently there is a project underway known as the NASA Electric Aircraft Testbed.
Development of this aircraft is building on work completed with the Airbus E-Fan, a prototype two-seater electric aircraft that was under development by Airbus.
Eviation Alice is an Israeli electric aircraft that is under development by Eviation Aircraft.
In September 2017, U.K. budget carrier EasyJet announced it was developing with Wright Electric an electric 180-seater aircraft to be developed by 2027.
As we follow the long path to successful electric aircraft, we will be reminded of the perilous journey that was followed to achieve successful electric vehicles.

Opinion… * Man-Made

Once past the barriers of batteries, engines, and design, the electric aircraft will soon be taking off. #Transportation #Trend

Source: Techcrunch