Rolls-Royce eyes first battery planes from 2025 as it inks private e-jet deal

Michael Holder
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Artist impression of proposed eVTOL plane ports | Credit: Rolls-Royce
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Artist impression of proposed eVTOL plane ports | Credit: Rolls-Royce

Engineering giant expects first commercial use of small aircraft powered by its battery systems to take off within three to five years

Rolls-Royce is pulling forward its expectations for delivery of the first fully electric planes using its new battery system, with one of the company's top executives indicating aircraft using its zero-emission...

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