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Rolls-Royce goes for record with 300mph+ electric aircraft

January 7, 2019

British jet engine maker Rolls-Royce is building an all-electric light aircraft with the aim of setting a new world record speed for electric aircraft of 300mph-plus.

The aircraft is being developed by a team at Gloucestershire Airport and expected to first fly in 2020.

The project is part of a Rolls-Royce initiative called ACCEL – short for “Accelerating the Electrification of Flight” – that’s intended to pioneer a third wave of aviation in support of Rolls-Royce’s strategy to champion electrification.

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