How can battery-powered aircraft get off the ground?

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Hear the biggest stories from the world of science | 26 January 2022

On this week's Nature Podcast: How can battery-powered aircraft get off the ground?

Hear the biggest stories from the world of science | 26 January 2022

Your browser does not support the audio element.In this episode:00:45 The challenges facing battery-powered flightWhile battery-powered cars are becoming increasingly common, the same cannot be said for aeroplanes. This week, a team of researchers look at the technical and economic challenges facing battery-powered flight.

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