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Rolls Royce Electric Airplane Breaks Records

The fastest electric airplane ever made has been built and demonstrated by Rolls Royce.

As far as I know, the first reference to an electric plane is from Amazing Stories 1930, in Synthetic, by Charles Cloukey:


(Electric airplane from 'Synthetic' by Charles Cloukey)
[Something flashed in the sun above and
ahead of me. I looked up and rccognized it as
one of the new silent electric planes
gleaming silvery white
]

A white electric plane approached at great speed, high above the course. It flipped over on one wing, turned, dove, and passed over the cabin-plane where the other members of our party had been watching the race through the binocular telescopes...
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