First Contenders Revealed In Zero Carbon Transatlantic Challenge

The first competitors have been announced in the Freedom Flight challenge. The challenge seeks to encourage a zero-carbon aircraft to fly from London to New York and back within 24 hours, with 100+ ‘passengers’ onboard.

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12hrs to fly from London - New York! :flushed: I get this whole trying to save the planet thing and somewhat support it but my god 12 hrs? Thats the double normal time… Hardly efficient… Technology really needs to improve if you expect the public to support this…