'Quicker, quieter, cleaner': Government launches green aviation R&D push

James Murray
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 Airbus concept plane / CREDIT: Airbus
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Airbus concept plane / CREDIT: Airbus

Greg Clark announces £343m government and industry-backed aviation research and development drive, including £58m for pioneering electric flight initiative

Weeks after controversially backing plans to expand Heathrow, the government has today unveiled a major new R&D programme designed to curb carbon emissions across the aviation sector and usher in a new...

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