Aircraft manufacturer Airbus


"Airbus" and the company "Siemens" will create an electric passenger plane

Aircraft Concern «Airbus» and the German company «Siemens» will begin joint development of electric aircraft.

It became known yesterday, and, as noted by the representatives of both companies, thanks to the agreements reached, attempts will be made in the next few years to create a full passenger aircraft hybrid-electric type, which will reduce emissions into the environment, and reduce the cost of air travel.

According to experts, the first results of joint cooperation are likely to be presented already by 2020, and if both sides are satisfied, by the 2030, mass production of electric passenger aircraft capable of transporting up to hundreds of passengers on board 2 can begin -2,5 thousand kilometers.