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Airbus Electric Aircraft Makes Public Flight In UK

By Antony Ingram 5,410 views Jul 18, 2014 Follow Antony Reddit This! Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Aircraft--larger ones, at least--are surprisingly fuel-efficient ways of moving people around. They are however quite noisy, and aren't subject to nearly as many pollution controls as road vehicles, so there's still plenty room for improvement. The E-Fan light aircraft, designed by Airbus, looks like a suitable alternative for light aviation use. ALSO SEE: White House Responds To Tesla Direct-Sales Petition: Sorry, Talk To Congress Back in May the E-Fan took its first test flight , and now it's been shown to the public too at the massive Farnborough Air Show in the UK. Aside from the wind roar audible in the video, the E-Fan seems near-silent--certainly not the case with even the smallest of fossil-fuel powered light aircraft. On either side of the fuselage, mounted towa...

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