The Week In Technology, Sept. 20-24, 2021

Rolls-Royce Electric Accel aircraft
Electric Accel is a Nemesis NXT racing kitplane modified to all-electric propulsion in a bid to set a speed record.
Credit: Rolls-Royce
Rolls-Royce’s Electric Accel Takes Flight Rolls-Royce has completed the first flight of its Accel electric-powered aircraft, christened the Spirit of Innovation. The highly modified Sharp Nemesis NXT racing kitplane, which has been described by engineers as a “battery with wings strapped on,” took...

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