Rolls-Royce Claims World Speed Record for Electric Spirit of Innovation Flight
Working with battery developer Electroflight and motor and controller maker Yasa, the aero engines group converted an NXT Next kitplane to achieve speeds matching the world's fastest single turboprop aircraft.
Spirit of Innovation
A team led by Rolls-Royce says that its Spirit of Innovation technology demonstrator is now the world's fastest all-electric aircraft. (Photo: Rolls-Royce)