LONDON—Aero-engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce has revealed more detail on a light aircraft currently under development that it hopes will break the electric flight speed record in 2020. The project, called Accel—short for “Accelerating the Electrification of Flight”—builds on the company’s partnership with high-power motor developer YASA, start-up Electroflight and the UK’s Aviation Technology Institute announced at last year’s Farnborough ...


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