Cross-Channel Electric Aircraft Flights Spur Controversy

Credit: E-fan: Bernd Sieker
LONDON – Airbus’s electric-powered E-fan demonstrator has made a successful crossing of the English Channel, but its efforts were beaten by an enterprising French aviator. Aerobatic pilot Hugues Duval beat the aerospace giant by flying his electrically powered Cri-Cri aircraft from Dover to Calais...

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