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MIT Creates Plane w/ No Moving Parts - Drashner1 - 11-27-2018

See HERE.


RE: MIT Creates Plane w/ No Moving Parts - stevebowers - 11-27-2018

A very elegant plane indeed.

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Here's an old Popular Mechanics illustration of an ion aircraft that never made it off the ground. Not quite as lightweight or airworthy.

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RE: MIT Creates Plane w/ No Moving Parts - Cray - 11-27-2018

It's an old technology. MIT's breakthrough was independent operation, which might give new life to it.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ionocraft