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NASA at the forefront of electric airplane development
Aircraft are responsible for a substantial amount of air pollution, but building an electric airplane presents several physical and institutional problems that automobile designers don’t have to worry about. NASA has been working on electric planes, and grappling with these problems, for at least a decade, and has begun to demonstrate some progress.
The agency is working with several private companies, with the aim of phasing in commercial electric flights within the next 15 years.
“Industry used to scoff at the idea of electric planes but that’s no longer the case—they are very interested in this,” said Jim Heidmann, Manager of Advanced Air Transport Technology at NASA’s Glenn Research Center, which operates an electric flight test facility near Cleveland, Ohio.
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