Rolls-Royce claims to have built the world’s fastest electric aircraft

Rolls-Royce claims to have built the world’s fastest electric aircraft

Rolls-Royce, a UK-based aircraft manufacturer, has claimed to have built “the fastest electric aircraft in the world”.
The Rolls-Royce said in a statement that the “Spirit of Innovation” aircraft set a record for flying at 36.4 miles (623 kilometers) per hour.
The statement further states that Spirit of Innovation has set a total of 3 world records. That includes, Nov. 17, going 1.6 miles at 345.4 miles per hour.

According to the company, the plane took 202 seconds to reach an altitude of 3,000 meters, which is 1 minute less than the previous record.
The plane traveled 9.32 miles at 300 miles per hour at the British Home Office’s military aircraft testing station, setting another new record.
This data has been sent to the FIA ​​for confirmation.
The aircraft was built as part of the Accelerating the Electrification of Flight (AXEL) project. The project is funded by the Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI), the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and Innovate UK, among others.

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This aircraft has a 400 kW circuit. This device provides fast power to the aircraft’s wheels.
Rolls-Royce further claims that the propulsion battery pack used in this aircraft has the highest “power density” of any battery ever produced. That is, it is the fastest in terms of current flow per minute.
Phil O’Dell, a Rolls-Royce pilot and chief operating officer, was in charge of the high-speed flight.

“This is the highlight of my career and an incredible achievement for the whole team,” he said.
Rolls-Royce CEO Warren East said: “Breaking the record for the fastest speed in an electric plane is without a doubt an outstanding achievement for the Axel team and Rolls-Royce.”

East added that this was another milestone in the implementation of the ‘Jet Zero’ initiative, which was discussed at the COP-26 conference and world attention.
“It has taken us a long way to meet society’s expectations of ensuring carbon-free travel by air, land and sea,” he added.

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Jet Zero Council is a partnership agreement between governments of different countries and industry, where ministers from different countries and CEOs of different airlines work together to reduce carbon emissions.
The Jet Zero Council’s long-term plan includes ambitious plans for innovation and the introduction of new technologies to reduce carbon emissions to zero within a generation.

“This aircraft will uncover the enormous potential of electric flying,” said Quasi Quarteng, the UK’s Minister of Commerce.
“In the future, new technologies will come and make such flights a part of daily life,” he added.
Quasi-Quarteng said governments in different countries were proud to support such projects.
He added that people will now be able to use more environmentally friendly, low-carbon flights with full privacy without making changes to their mode of travel.

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