Wright and easyJet tout progress toward all-electric airliner

Credit: EasyJet/Wright Electric
Working with Spanish hybrid-electric light aircraft developer Axter Aerospace, US startup Wright Electric plans to fly a nine-seat demonstrator in 2019 as a step toward an ultimate goal of developing a 186-seat, electric-powered narrowbody airliner. Madrid-based Axter is flying a two-seat hybrid...
Graham Warwick

Graham leads Aviation Week's coverage of technology, focusing on engineering and technology across the aerospace industry, with a special focus on identifying technologies of strategic importance to aviation, aerospace and defense.

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