NASA has developed an experimental fully electric plane with 14 motors on its wings.
NASA decided to embark on this X-57 Maxwell project as it started seeing an increase in accessibility to light yet "reliable" motors and motor controllers.
The aircraft is powered by two 400-pound lithium-ion battery packs in the cabin that contain 23 kilowatt hours of power.
(Source: msn.com April 7, 2020)
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Austrian Airlines was founded in 1957, when Air Austria and Austrian Airways merged.