Airbus unveiled the all-electric E-Fan 1.0 with much fanfare in 2014, the little battery-powered demonstrator flying across the English Channel in 2015. But in 2017, the European giant canceled plans to enter the general aviation (GA) market with a pair of electric light aircraft. Jean Botti was Airbus chief technical officer when the E-Fan 1.0 was developed. He left the company in April 2016, before Airbus canceled the E-Fan 2.0 and 4.0 to focus on different and larger aircraft, including ...

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