Some key themes
- The age of electric flight is here, but only for small aircraft with limited range.
- Investment from major aviation companies is boosting the development of electric aircraft.
- Larger aircraft, relying on hybrid systems, are already drawing airlines’ interest.
Aerospace firms are working together to tackle the industry’s growing contribution to greenhouse gas emissions. One solution is to power aircraft using electric engines. A prototype of the world’s first commercial all-electric passenger aircraft is already flying. Read more