Rolls-Royce Aims for Electric Speed Record Aero-engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce has revealed more details of a light aircraft now under development that it hopes will break the electric flight speed record in 2020. The project, called Accel (for Accelerating the Electrification of Flight), builds on the partnership with high-power electric motor developer YASA, startup Electroflight and the UK’s Aviation Technology Institute announced at last year’s Farnborough Airshow. The UK ...


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