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An electric plane with no moving parts has made its first flight

The turbineless design uses electroaerodynamic propulsion to fly and could herald the arrival of quieter, lower-emission aircraft.
by Erin Winick

Your typical jet plane is full of fast-moving blades. We need the spinning of turbines and propellers to create thrust and let us take to the skies. Or do we?

In a paper out today in Nature, MIT researchers report that they have created and flown the first plane that doesn’t require any moving part.

Read more on technologyreview.com.

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