Airbus Group is entering the light aircraft market with plans to produce two electric-powered general aviation and training aircraft by the end of the decade. The E-Fan 2.0 and 4.0 aircraft will be produced in a new factory, construction of which will begin in the coming months at Bordeaux’s Merignac airport in France. Airbus Group Innovations has led the program with the development of an electric-powered light aircraft prototype called the E-Fan, as a follow on to its ...

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