Where Are All the Electric Airplanes?

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Clean, renewable energy is becoming more and more common in our everyday lives. But, as our cars and buildings become more green, tens of thousands of airplanes fly every day using petroleum-based fuel, and there’s seemingly no end in sight. Why?

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