Electric zero-emissions plane raises hopes for eco-friendly air travel

日期:2019-03-07 09:02:18 作者:祖咕� 阅读:

Steven Barrett, MIT By Douglas Heaven IT ONLY flew for 12 seconds – the same as the Wright brothers achieved with their maiden flight – but it marks another aeronautical milestone. After nine years’ work, Steven Barrett at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his colleagues have flown a first-of-its-kind zero-emissions plane with no moving parts. The small, unpiloted plane flew for 55 metres in an indoor sports hall, steered by remote control. Instead of propellers or jet engines,