1980-09-01

The All-Electric Airplane as an Energy Efficient Transport 801131

The concern for energy conservation and the escalating fuel costs, threatens to impact adversely on the economic viability of the aerospace industry. This paper discusses the role of the All-Electric Airplane in assuaging the problems of fuel costs; it also evaluates the ability of an all-electric secondary power system to take over the functions and services historically in the province of the hydraulic and pneumatic systems.

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