China has produced the first electric passenger aircraft and it will soon receive a certificate allowing it to make its first flight.
The RX1E airplane has a 14.5 meter wingspan and a maximum payload of 230 kg. It can fly at an altitude of 3,000 meters.
The charging of the plane takes around two hours and has a flight time of 45 minutes to one hour with a maximum speed of 160 km per hour.
The Shenyang Aerospace University and Liaoning General Aviation Academy in the northeastern Liaoning Province designed the plane.