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Reuters – December 19, 2019 – Rolls-Royce gives first look at one-seater electric plane

Posted on December 20, 2019


Rolls-Royce gives first look at one-seater electric plane

BUSINESS NEWS – DECEMBER 19, 2019 / 5:27 AM / A DAY AGO

LONDON (Reuters) – British engineering company Rolls-Royce gave a first look at a one-seater electric aircraft on Thursday it hopes will fly in late Spring next year and become the world’s fastest all-electric aircraft.

Growing concerns about climate change plus the recent spread of the “flight-shaming” movement on social media, and a promise by the aviation industry to cut carbon emissions, has made airlines hungry for…

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