The Race To Boost Electric Aircraft Speed

Credit: Airbus
Over the years of the Schneider Trophy air race, from 1913 to 1931, aircraft speed increased from about 60 mph to more than 340 mph, setting the stage for the high-performance piston-powered fighters of World War II. The organizers of Air Race E, and founding sponsor Airbus, hope the new racing...

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