The Rolls-Royce plane turned out to be the fastest electric transport in the world. This is reported on the company’s website.
Representatives of the company noticed that after recent flight tests, their Spirit of Innovation aircraft can be called the fastest electric vehicle in the world. The plane managed to accelerate to a speed of 623 kilometers per hour.
The company’s message also says that Spirit of Innovation has set two more world records. The plane reached a maximum speed of 555.9 kilometers per hour at a distance of three kilometers. The aircraft also climbed to an altitude of more than 3,000 meters in 202 seconds, breaking the previous world record by 60 seconds.
Spirit of Innovation is equipped with a 400-kilowatt electric motor. Rolls-Royce engineers note that it is equipped with the most powerful battery ever created in the aerospace industry.
“The development supports our ambitions to provide the technological breakthroughs that society needs to decarbonize transport by air, land, and sea,” the press release says.