ACCEL moet 's werelds snelste vliegtuig worden. Illustration: Rolls-Royce

Electric engines increasingly appear as a viable propulsion system for aircraft. Rolls-Royce develops ACCEL, a record-breaking aircraft with electric propulsion. The company is one of the world’s most traditional engine manufacturers and seeks to gain experience with the new technology.

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