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    China Produces World's First Electric Passenger Aircraft

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    China has produced the first electric passenger aircraft which can be charged within two hours and can travel at a maximum speed of 160 km per hour.

    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.

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