Experimental NASA airplane features 14 propellers driven by 14 electric motors

By Charles Morris NASA is building an experimental airplane in order to demonstrate that electric propulsion can make planes quieter, more efficient and more environmentally friendly.
The X-57, nicknamed “Maxwell,” has 14 electric motors turning 14 propellers, integrated into a specially-designed wing.
NASA Aeronautics researchers hope to use Maxwell to validate the idea that distributing …read more

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