Although improvements in vehicle configurations and engine systems have increased
It also means that commercial aviationwill continue to make a significant contribution to greenhouse gas emissions. Air traffic to the United States is expected to grow by 90% over the next 20 years - this will increase the already large contribution of aviation to carbon dioxide emissions.
The project to develop a fully electric aviation platform is designed for three years, NASA plans to allocate about $ 6 million for its implementation.
Earlier it was reported that the Israeli startup Eviation Aircraft before the end of 2019 will begin testing passenger electric aircraft Alice.