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NASA Researching Integrated Propellers Could Be The Future Of Electric Flight

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Electric planes won't happen until battery technology improves by leaps and bounds. That's spurred researchers at NASA to take a different tack, testing a new style of wing that integrates over a dozen small propellers to boost efficiency, reduce drag, and make electric propulsion feasible for light aircraft. (flightclub.jalopnik.com) More...

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oowmmr
oowmmr 1
Great idea, wondering if it wouldn't stall with the constant airflow.

fxg107
felipe gomez 1
it would still stall just at a substantially lower speed with power than without power
bentwing60
bentwing60 1
Aero engineers on LSD!

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